Fort George, BC

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Arrival of the First Stage Coach at the Hotel Northern, South Fort George, BC. 19 October 1911.

Postcard featuring a photograph of a photograph of the arrival of the first stage coach at the Hotel Northern in South Fort George, BC on 19 October 1911. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph reads: “Arrival of first stage at So. Ft. George B.C. Oct. 19, 1911. 28” Printed caption on the recto of the postcard reads: “First stage coach Prince George, B.C.” Handwritten annotation in pen on verso of postcard reads: “Mrs. C. Morris, Box 925, Penticton, BC. Thurs. 6pm, Dear Mother. Arr. Safely, good trip (bad pen!) Lovely weather. Hope all are well. Bia (?) Mary & Ed”

Audrey L'Heureux Northern BC History Collection

  • 2000.23
  • Collection
  • ca. 1960-ca. 1970

Collection consists of textual reserach notes created by L'heureux related to the history and geography of Northern BC, BC,

L'Heureux, Audrey

Bridge Near Burns Lake, BC

Photograph depicts a log bridge interrupting a wide dirt road in forest. Distant hills in background. Image has been cropped to an oval shape. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Fort George - Hazleton Highway Near Burn's Lake".

Cariboo stagecoaches in front of the Hotel Northern in South Fort George, BC

Photograph depicts two, four-horse stagecoaches laden with passengers parked outside the Hotel Northern in South Fort George. A group comprised of primarily men watch the stagecoaches from the veranda of the hotel. Handwritten annotation in bottom right corner of photograph reads: "Cariboo Stage at South Ft. George, BC. Oct 19-1911."

Central Avenue, Fort George, BC

Printed annotation on recto reads: “Central Avenue Fort George B.C. Copyright Canada June 25th 1913”. Handwritten annotation in ink on recto reads: “Hotel Fort George; Pool room; Men’s furnishing; General store; Bank Vancouver; Telephone office; Temperance House; Trust-company; Grand stand & fair grounds; Hospital; Ware house and general store.” Cancelled 1 cent Canadian stamp on verso is dated: "Fort George BC Jul 14 13". Handwritten message in ink on verso is addressed to Mr. Chas H Wilson 94 Gould St Toronto: "Fort George. B.C> Box 65, July 13/ 13. Dear Father, This is a 'bird's eye view' of our main street - ha! ha! some class alright. We live right behind the bakery lunch room on the right hand side of the picture, on 1st avenue, some people eh? Will be moving to Cassiar Ave soon. How are all the folks. Mae is writing. Peace. M."

Church at Fort George Reserve, BC

Photograph depicts two men standing in street at the Fort George Reserve. A church with steeple stands in midground, on left side of street. Forest in background. Handwritten annotation on verso and recto of this photograph reads: "Fort George Temple." See item 2009.5.3.28 for photograph depicting this reserve which belonged to the Lheidli T'enneh Band.

Fort George

Colour-coded map depicting surveyed lands alienated, available for purchase or lease under Land Act, and available for pre-emption. Depicts land districts, land recording districts, provincial forests, parks, game reserves, communities, bodies of water, transport routes, communication lines, and triangulation stations.

Fort George

Colour-coded map depicts surveyed lands alienated, available for purchase or lease under Land Act, or available for pre-emption. Depicts land districts, land recording districts, provincial forests, parks, game reserves, communities, bodies of water, transport routes, communication lines, triangulation stations, and government reserves.

Fort George from Across the Fraser River

Photograph depicts the early settlement of Fort George. The buildings to the left of the fence are believed to be owned by the Hudson's Bay Company. The land to the right of the fence belonged to the Fort George Reserve, the home of today's Lheidli T'enneh Band who relocated to a reserve at Shelley when this reserve was sold in 1912. Handwritten annotation on verso and recto of this photograph reads: "Fort George from opposite side of Fraser River".

Government Buildings, Fort George, BC

Photo of buildings behind street, fenced on either side. Man and horse can be seen on street. Printed annotation on verso reads: “The Government buildings Fort George B. C.” Handwritten annotation on recto reads: “This is the place I receive my patent from next June.”

Henderson-Roe collection

  • 2002.17
  • Collection
  • 1912-1914

Collection consists of materials related to Fort George surveying and preemption, including both legal and personal correspondence, legal documents and records, plans of lots, photographs, and a map. Includes records from the Cariboo Investment Company, Ltd., J.B. Henderson-Roe and C.H. Henderson Roe.

Hudson Bay Company Post at Fort George, BC

Photograph depicts two buildings behind fence, sheds visible in background. Unidentified men can be seen walking in foreground. Small structures believed to be teepees can be seen behind fence.

Latest Map of Fort George District

Map is entitled "Latest Map of Fort George District" and published 1912. Includes Peace River Recording Land District, Fort George Land Recording District, and Cariboo Land Recording District. Several sections are marked with red pencil.

Legal Correspondence

Consists of 3 notes sent by Blunt & Brocklehurst, Solicitors, Macclesfield, to C.H. Henderson-Roe, Esq. concerning financial matters.

Loaded scow on the Nechako River

View of a scow loaded with provisions and several people passing through rapids of the Grand Canyon. Printed annotation on recto reads: “A scow loaded with provisions passing through the Grand Canyon on it’s way to Fort George.” Handwritten annotation in pencil on recto reads: “Nearly Bumped, Nachaco River” Handwritten annotation in pencil on verso reads: “My address will be Fort George BC. Dear Mrs. Cooper, I am up in the wild part of BC now where men horses and everything get drowned every day, sometimes automobiles get drowned also. This is the way we travel up where I am now. I saw a boat upside down in this Canyon it had a bundle of blankets tied on it and one oar was dancing in the whirlpool. This made my hair stand straight up and down.”

North Coast & Central BC Postcard Collection

  • 2011.3
  • Collection
  • 1901 - [ca.1930]

A collection of postcard photographs of Port Essington BC, Port Simpson BC, Atlin, Quesnel, McBride, Hagwilget Village, Giscome, Likely, Kitwanga, Smithers, Prince Rupert BC, Prince (Fort) George BC Images depict street scenes, water scenes, community events, businesses, buildings, and aerials of the towns. Collection also depicts a number of Northern BC paddle wheelers.

Personal Correspondence 1913

Consists of 6 letters written by Jack Henderson-Roe, of Fort George, to his father, C.H. Henderson-Roe, of England, regarding proposed land acquisitions in Fort George.

Personal Correspondence 1914

Consists of 5 letters written by Jack Henderson-Roe, of Fort George, to his father, C.H. Henderson-Roe, of England, regarding investments and proposed land acquisitions in Fort George.

Photographs

Photographs consist of 16 black & white photographs depicting Fort George land and surveying, including 3 photographs of Jack Henderson-Roe in front of his log cabin that he constructed in Fort George in 1913.

Picnic at Central Fort George

Photograph depicts a large group of women, men, and children standing and sitting on grass. Stand of trees crosses midground, forest visible in background. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Picnic at Fort George (Central) 1920." Photograph believed to have been taken at current location of Spruceland Shopping Center.

Plans and Legal Records

Consists of legal records and documents related to the holdings and activities of J. B. Henderson-Roe and his father, C.H. Henderson-Roe, including a hand-drawn map of Prince George, Fort George, and South Fort George, as well as a surveyor's plan for a subdivision.

Pre-Emptor’s Map, Fort George Sheet

Colour-coded map depicting lands surveyed as alienated, reserved, Statutory Timber Lands, B.C. Land Settlement Board Area, or open for pre-emption. Depicts land districts, land recording divisions, communities, game reserves, bodies of water, transport routes, and communication lines.

Prince George Historical Photograph Collection

  • 2010.13
  • Collection
  • 1910 - [ca. 1950]

Collection contains photographs depicting community life in Prince George, B.C. Images depict holiday events, sports teams, government buildings, businesses (hotels, banks, retail, newspaper office), riverboats, railroad construction, fishing, a cemetery, street scenes, aerials, and landscapes. Also includes photos taken outside of the Prince George vicinity including Prairie Creek, Thomas Creek and Barkerville, B.C.

Prince George to Tete Jaune

Stern wheeler in river. Handwritten annotation in pencil on verso reads: “Prince George to Tete Jaune” Hand written message in ink on verso is addressed to “Mademoiselle Elisabeth Joliet, Terrguy – Les Dijore Cote a Or France”

Second Street in Fort George, BC

Photograph depicts a street scene along Second St. in Fort George. Wagons line the dirt road which is flanked by wooden buildings. A group of unidentified men stand on the boardwalk outside of Rigg's Restaurant. Handwritten annotation along bottom of photograph: "Second St. Ft. George".

Taylor-Baxter Family Photograph Collection

  • 2009.5
  • Collection
  • 1899-1959

This Collection consists of photographs documenting early development of the Central Interior including such subjects as: homesteading, railway construction, packing & freighting, modes and routes of transportation, schools, mercantile development, leisurely activities, sports, natural resource development and exploitation, political movements, town-site development and policing. This collection also provides a look at history of the Taylor-Baxter Family - a long time pioneering family of this region, including: A.K. & Lillian Bourchier; Hugh & Hermina "Minnie" (nee Wessel) Taylor and family; Herbert & Sarah (nee Wessel) Glassey; and Bob & Violet (nee Taylor) Baxter and family.

The Taylor Album

This photograph album consists of images pertaining to early settlements, bridges, riverboats, railways, cross-land travel companies, and family and social life including portraits and such events as cross country skiing, picnics, family gatherings, basketball team photos, masquerade dances, dramatic plays, hockey games and team dinners. Identified individuals include: the Tillicums, Bill Bennett, Jean Caux, Frank Johnstron, the Taylor Family (Hermina, Hugh, Ellen, Violet, Lucy, Dixon, Arthur, Virginia, Tom and Hugh Jr.), H.G.T. Perry, Betty Angus, Mrs. Kirkpatrick and Mrs. Davis. Identified geographic locations include: South Fort George, Prince George, Hagwilget Bridge, Walcott, Prince Rupert, Finlay River Rapids, Lulu Island, Ashcroft, Skeena River, Nechako River, Bulkley River, Kispiox and Hazelton.

This file also contains a one way Canadian National Railways ticket in the name of Miss V.B. (Violet Bourchier) Taylor to travel from Prince Rupert to Vancouver in July 1927.

Taylor, Hugh

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