Barkerville, BC

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4-wheeled wagon

Photograph depicts a 4- wheeled wagon that was designed to hold 'pay dirt' or 'rubbish' with a drop bottom worked by a ratchet and chains.

Barkerville ephemera

File consists of: Barkerville Historical Park pamphlet (1961?) Postcard of St. Saviour's Church, Barkerville, "one of BC's oldest churches" (2 Aug. 1964) An informational booklet about St. Saviour's Church, Barkerville (2 Aug. 1964) Theatre Royal, Barkerville playbill (2 Nov. 1966) Theatre Royal, "The Legend of Fanny Bendixon" playbill (1983) Barkerville Schedule of Events (1983)

Bob Harkins interview with Tom Payne

Item consists of transcript and tape summary of interview with Tom Payne who discusses his life, emigration from England, service in World War I, and career as shoemaker in Quesnel. Also discusses his subsequent work at the Experimental Farm in Prince George

Bob Harkins

Corner of a Log House

Image depicts the corner of a log house, the slide itself labels the picture as being from Barkerville, B.C. and also indicates the corner is an example of a "round log" dovetail joint.

Daphne Baldwin Collection

  • 2006.17
  • Fonds

1 contemporary print on orange paper advertising "Gold Rush Gaieties" at Barkerville's Theatre Royal.

Forman's General Store

Image depicts the abandoned and crumbling Forman's General Store somewhere in or near either Barkerville or Wells, B.C.

House Interior

Image depicts the interior of an old house, possibly the Cottonwood House, and most likely in or near Barkerville, B.C.

John McCormick Cariboo Letter January 31, 1869

Item consists of a letter written by John McCormick to a person named James; it is not made clear if James is a friend or relative. In both his letter to James, John McCormick makes several references to Victoria. His familiarity with Victoria suggests that he may have travelled from Victoria to Barkerville to mine for gold. In his letters to James, John McCormick describes having no money and living under poor conditions. He mentions the great fire that swept through Barkerville and that he lost nothing due to its distance from his house. McCormick also mentions that the Indians are dying quickly of Small Pox in Victoria.

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