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Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds Geographic Features
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Shoreline Petroglyphs

Petroglyphs featuring coppers painting onto a rock face next to a lake.Handwritten annotation in pencil on verso reads: “As seen from the R.R. track. By Harlan I. Smith. 4 poles E of 92 mile or about 1 ½ meter E. of Tyce, B.C., Red Pictograph, Not...

Large crowd in Prince Rupert harbor

Large crowd is gathered around main building in a harbor. Many boats visible in foreground. Smoke from tugboat partially obscures the scene. Annotation on recto reads: "Prince Rupert BC. Photo by MCrae Bros."

Across the bay

Photograph of the bay at dusk. Trees and distant machinery are silhouetted against a cloudy sky and dark waterfront. Annotation on recto reads: "Across the Bay, Prince Rupert, BC No 4466."

Overhead view of downtown Prince Rupert

Wide angle photograph of many buildings scattered in a clear cut area. Foreground shows several businesses, including "Kelly Carruther's Supply" and "Prince Rupert Hardware and Supply Co." Some remaining forest is visible ...

Prince Rupert looking east from waterworks

Wide angle photograph of Prince Rupert sometime during the winter. There is snow on the ground and a marge mountain range is visible in the background. Annotation on recto reads: "Prince Rupert looking East from Waterworks J.D.A Pho 5/2."

Sunset in Prince Rupert

Wide angled photograph of a sunset on the waterfront in Prince Rupert. Several buildings are silhouetted in the foreground. Annotation on recto: "Sunset, Prince Rupert, BC No. 4465."

First Nations jail at Metlakatla, BC

Photograph depicts a man and woman standing on steps to a round tower in fenced area. Roofs of other buildings can be seen below on right; water and shore visible in background.Printed on image: "Indian Jail, Metlatkla".

Sternwheeler passing shore of Metlakatla, BC

Unidentified man can be seen standing by small boat on shore in foreground, a second boat visible in water behind. Hills on opposite shore can be seen in background.Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Metlakathla B.C. 'Stern-wheeler&...

Rock carvings

Carvings visible on a moss covered rocky outcrop. Handwritten annotation in pencil on verso reads: “Rock carvings. Copper Mountain, Al”.

Prince Rupert wharf and waterfront

Photograph of a small vessel on the ocean with a dock and harbour buildings in the foreground. Tents and piles of lumber can be seen among the buildings. Annotation on recto reads: "The Wharf, Prince Rupert, BC. 1657." Printed annotatio...

View of Port Essington, BC from bridge

Photograph depicts buildings along shore; bridge and boardwalk cross forest in right foreground. Hills visible in distance.Handwritten annotation below image reads: "Port Essington from bridge"; on verso: "Heading or full page Illus...

Island at low tide

Small rocky island very near to shore depicted at low tide; sandy beach visible in mid ground along with a temporarily beached sailboat. Handwritten annotation in pencil on verso reads: “Ninstints site of the fort opposite village”.

Funeral party on beach at Metlakatla, BC

Photograph depicts a group of men, women, and children walking across beach towards water. Buildings visible on shore in left background.Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Funeral party - en route to boat Metlakatla BC (Taking body over ...

Eastern section of Port Simpson, BC

Photograph depicts town buildings on opposite shore. Beach and dock can be seen in foreground.Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Chapter XXII, No 1. Eastern Section of Port Simpson as christianized."

First Nations village at Haida Gwaii

Rocky shoreline featuring a small dwelling, totem pole, net rack, canoes pulled up to shore, barrels and boxes and a tent.Handwritten annotation in pencil on verso reads: “Kunhalas [sic] at entrance to C--- Harbour”.

First Passenger Engine at Prince Rupert

Head on shot of steam engine traveling through a pass with mountains in the background. Handwritten annotation in pen on verso reads: "First Passenger Engine to reach Prince Rupert." Annotation on recto reads: "First Passenger Eng...

SS Distributor at Prince Rupert

Photograph of the SS "Distributor" in the open water, with another vessel and mountains in the background. Several passengers and/or crew are visible on deck. Annotation on recto reads: "SS 'Distributor' at Prince Rupert...

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