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Cartographic Material

The Cartographic Materials series consists of maps, plans, schematics and blueprints documenting a wide variety of subject areas pertaining to both the operation of the Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd., and the company township of Cassiar, B.C.

Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd.

Correspondence

Series consists of copies of and some original incoming and outgoing correspondence, internal memos and electronic correspondence concerning Interior University Society affairs much of which is directed to Murray Sadler, who was President of the Society before Ms. Gerdes.

Joint UNDP / FAO Agricultural Programme Mission

Series consists of lists of names of Mission members, memos and notes by Mr. Williston concerning the forest industry in Indonesia, correspondence, a brochure, miscellaneous textual materials concerning the purpose and objectives of the trip, and the Mission’s final report.

Columbia River Treaty

Series consists of photocopies of the memoranda of agreement, memos and notes made by Mr. Williston, two reports (one of which is a published copy of the Treaty, maps) brochures, a speech, miscellaneous printed materials and newspaper clippings.

Objects and Ephemera

Series comprises objects and ephemera related to the Interior University Society including Society sweatshirts, brochures, a scrapbook, campaign buttons, campaign bumper stickers, appointment books, an address book, corporate seal, invitations, bank deposit stamp, telephone stickers, guest book, IUS membership forms, receipts and computer disks, all circa 1989-1990.

Miscellaneous Material

Series consists of a typed euology prepared by Bob Harkins on the occassion of Jack Carbutt's funeral, as well as an associated Remembrance Card for Mr. Carbutt - both items dated Aug. 25, 1990. Also, present is 1 videocassette of a CKPG-TV interview of Lorna Carbutt (daughter of Jack) discussing the transfer of her father's audio reel collection to the Northern BC Archives and Special Collections in 2000.

Grand Trunk Pacific Railway

The Grand Trunk Railway and Grand Trunk Pacific Railway series consists of administrative records, correspondence between railways, and ephemera. Also consists of maps and technical drawings depicting Grand Trunk Railway and Grand Trunk Pacific Railway rail lines and structures.

British Columbia Railway (BCR)

The British Columbia Railway (BC Rail) series consists of promotional ephemera material, employee time tables, fare rates and multiple forms, used and unused, pertaining to daily train movements and BCR operations. Several employee manuals, employee examination material, employee seniority listings, and union agreements are also contained within. Three plans detail various BC Rail sites.

British Columbia Railway

Publications

Series consists of publications made or received by Mary Fallis during the course of her professional, personal and academic activities.

Photographic Material

Series consists of three albums and loose photos, most of which relating to the surveying of Northern BC between 1929 – 1935. The albums in particular, feature photographs from 1929, 1931 and 1935; while the loose photos are mostly dated from 1934 when the Bedaux Expedition was initiated.

Women in Power Project

Series consists of correspondence, contracts, manuscripts and a memorandum pertaining to the Honourable Iona Campagnolo's involvement and contribution to a group publication tentatively titled All of Us: Women in Canadian Power and Politics that was scheduled for publication by Random House Canada Ltd. This project was ultimately disbanded and the resulting manuscript was never published.

Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia

Series consists of speeches, memoranda (which include: itineraries, seating plans, agendas, speaking orders, participant lists) correspondence, event programs, invitations, newspaper clippings, background material, list of regrets, agendas by calendar month and ephemera pertaining to The Honourable Iona Campagnolo's duties and responsibilities as Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

Historical Info

Series contains historical information regarding the Aleza Lake Research Forest. Includes photographs and slides pertaining to the Aleza Lake Experiment Station.

Personal records

Series contains two diplomas awarded to Dr. Ainley by the University of Northern British Columbia, news clippings, and photographs. Series also includes some of her activities during her retirement including her art exhibits, a cruise, and membership in Federation of BC Writers.

Professor of women's studies and environmental studies

Series largely consists of Ainley's administrative activities as professor and chair of the Women's Studies Program at the University of Northern British Columbia. Material is arranged, predominately, according to the activities with which Ainley was involved, including overseeing program restructuring, coverage of the Women's Studies Program in the media, presentations to prospective students, planning for research presentations and conferences, curriculum development and retirement preparation. Series also documents Ainley's appointment as an adjunct professor in the Environmental Studies department at the University of Victoria. The series also includes records concerning Ainley's graduate student research assistants and their work with her. The series consists of memoranda, meeting minutes, reports, posters, speaking notes, correspondence, brochures, pamphlets, articles, course descriptions and syllabi, notes, printed emails, and employment contracts.

Noranda Inc. Corporate Office

Series contains records created and accumulated by Adam Zimmerman at the Noranda Inc. (formerly Noranda Mines) corporate office in Toronto during his tenures as Assistant Comptroller (1958-1961), Comptroller (1961-1966), Vice-President and Comptroller (1966-1974), Executive Vice-President (1974-1982), President and CEO (1982-1987), and Vice-Chairman (1987-1992). Includes administrative records, information regarding events attended by Zimmerman and other Noranda executives, government liaison material, financial records, human resources records, and documents regarding Noranda's many and various acquisitions and investments.

Noranda Inc.

Photographs

Photographs in this series document Perry's political career, his business enterprises and his familial connection with relatives in England. Other featured subjects include various transportation modes (ca. 1913) used in the BC Interior, as well as railroad and bridge construction in the same era.

Political Activities

Series documents H.G.T. Perry's political activities primarily in British Columbia. They include his tenure as Mayor of Prince George (1917-1918; and 1920); as Member of the Legislative Assembly for Fort George (1920-1928 & 1933-1945); as Speaker (1933-1937)and Deputy Speaker (1924 to 1928) of the Legislative Assembly; as Minister of Education (1941- 45); and as Chairman of the Post-War Rehabilitation Council (1942-194?). This series is comprised of significant materials covering a wide range of topics related to Northern British Columbia (such as Northern BC political and economic developments); World War II and Post-War Rehabilitation and politics in British Columbia.

Types of records include: Speakers' Decisions (1877-1943) in the BC Legislative Assembly, memoranda, publications, reports, correspondence, advertisements, telegrams, resolutions, speeches, radio addresses, proposals, maps, plans, file notes, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, ephemera, and postcards and WWII and Post-War Printed Material.

Personal Life

Series includes material related to the personal activities of H.G.T. Perry, which incorporates various materials from family and acquaintances. Included are correspondence between family and friends, news clippings regarding family funerals, Christmas cards, telegrams and postcards. Also includes printed notes and clippings of poetry, stories, and humour with commentary by H.G.T. Perry.

Social Activism – Okanagan Region

Series consists of newsletters, correspondence, reports, conference programmes, poetry, agendas, brochures, newspaper clippings, articles, conference proceedings, position papers, fact sheets, technical assessments, press releases, political campaign material and briefs pertaining to Walt Taylor's extensive involvement with various grass-roots level environmental, socio-political and peace movements while living in the Okanagan region of British Columbia from ca. 1965-1982. Also included in this series is a very small amount of early correspondence (1951 & 1955) regarding a recent publication (1951) and an update of their activities (1955). Organizations represented in this series include: British Columbia Man & Resources Programme & Provincial Conference (1972-1973); South Okanagan Civil Liberties Society; Human Rights Commission of British Columbia; the British Columbia Conference on the Emerging International Economic Order (1979); United Nations Environment Programme; New Democratic Party; Conserver Society; Amax of Canada Ltd. Mine at Kitsault; South Okanagan Environmental Coalition; Southern Interior Ecological Liaison; Peace Valley Environmental Association; Friends of the Stikine; Canadian Friends Service Committee; Cluff Lake Board of Inquiry; Dai Dong of the Fellowship of Reconciliation; Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides; Institute for Food Development Policy; B.C. Hydro: Hat Creek Coal Fired Power Plant; the Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace; and Amnesty International.

Political Career

Series consists of correspondence, campaign advertisements and publications, newspaper clippings, itineraries, reports, scrapbooks, speeches, newsletters, poetry, ephemera, memoranda, invitations, commercial publications, party publications, certificates, agendas, press releases, minutes and background information all pertaining to Iona Campagnolo’s political career as M.P. for Skeena; Minister of State Fitness and Amateur Sport, and President of the Liberal Party of Canada; as well as, pertaining to her continued interest in the political state of Canada.

Audio Recordings

Series contains audio recordings taken by Nedra (Ginty) Jane Paul of stories and songs from First Nations people and other residents of Northern BC.

Publications

The Publications series consists of 5 editions of The B.C. Teacher, 1 consolidated copy of the Vancouver Charter, and 1 consolidated copy of the Manual of the School Law and Rules of the Council of Public Instruction

Research projects

Series documents academic research undertaken by Dr. Marika Ainley throughout her academic career. It contains research material from projects in Ainley's main areas of research, the history of ornithology and the history of early and contemporary women scientists, as well as research on the relationship between early women scientists and Aboriginal peoples. The series is arranged into thirteen subseries: ornithology research, Louise de Kiriline Lawrence and Doris Huestis Speirs correspondence monograph; "Scientists vs. government experts: The wood buffalo controversy, 1920-1991," "Restless energy: A biography of William Rowan, 1891-1957," women in science and engineering research, Catharine Parr Traill, "Critical turning points: Women engineers within and outside the profession," funding applications, North American and Australian indigenous knowledge and science, oral histories, "Creating complicated lives," publications, and Mabel F. Timlin. Series consists of photocopies of articles; correspondence; bibliographies; draft and published versions of articles, conference proceedings, and monographs; interviews and transcripts; recordings of conferences; statistical data; questionnaires; consent, submission, and other forms; pamphlets and other material from conferences; applications for grants and funding; overhead transparencies; photographs; and notes.

Honours and Awards

Series consists of photographs, event itineraries and programs, letters of congratulations, letters of recommendation, newspaper clippings, invitations and place name cards all pertaining to Bridget’s receipt of the Lieutenant Governor’s Medal, the B.C. Book Prize, and honourary doctorate degrees from both the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) and the University of Victoria (UVic).

Posters

This series contains twenty posters which likely hung in the offices of the Prince George Women's Resource Centre and the Prince George Women's Connection.

Published and Unpublished Materials

Series consists of newspaper clippings, correspondence, photographs, pamphlets, newsletters, advertisements, contracts, notebooks, audiocassettes of oral interviews and readings, transcripts, book launch announcements, front cover mock-ups, edited drafts, manuscripts, fact sheets, poems, catalogues, bookmarks, skits, conference events programme, poster, grant applications and related correspondence, a wooden placard, handwritten notes, book reviews, inquest reports, background material, VHS recordings of classroom talks given by Bridget Moran, Mary John and Justa Monk re: her publications, and ephemera. This series contains material from all five of her publications:

  1. (1988) Stoney Creek Woman: The Story of Mary John. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press.
  2. (1990) Judgment at Stoney Creek. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press
  3. (1992) A Little Rebellion. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press.
  4. (1994) Justa: A First Nations Leader. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press.
  5. (1996) Prince George Remembered. Prince George, British Columbia: Moran Publishing.
    This series also consists of, but is not limited to, a number of unpublished manuscripts and drafts and/or writing contest submissions also written by Bridget Moran, such as:
    • "Mary and Me" (ca. 1998)
    • "Where Winds Come Sweet" (ca. 1981)
    • "The Horizontal Land" (ca. 1992)
    • "The Summer of '81"
    • "The Relief Cheque" (ca. 1998)
    • "The Case of the Box of Matches" (ca. 1987)
    • "Unholy Deadlock" (ca. 1990)
    • "The Numbers Game"
    • "Reflections on Theme" (ca. 1967)
    • "Come Hell or High Water" (ca. 1976)
    • "Man Alive"
    • "The Deadbeat Mystique"
    • "Hell on Wheels"
    • "Backstairs at the Palace"
    • "James MacCallum" (ca. 1984)
    • "Hushaby, Baby" (ca. 1981)
    • "The Decline and Fall of Mr. Sullivan"
    • "Case History of a Gadfly"
    • "Welfare and the Good Life"
    • "Childhood Memories" (ca. 1976)
    • "The Three Musketeers" (ca. 1974-75)
    • "A Child's Christmas in Saskatchewan" (ca. 1979)
    • "Diary of Success Homecoming"
    • "My Old Flame" (ca. 1992)
    • "O Ye Dry Bones" (ca. 1996)
    • "Supper, Little Children" (ca. 1983).

Timber Sales

Series consists of timber sale contracts, correspondence, logging inspection reports, diagrams, datasheets, prescription reports, and maps.

Management and Working Plans

Series contains working and management plans, a policy handbook, drafts, correspondence, proposals, recommendations, revenue records, photographs, handwritten notes, maps, and planning projects.

Works by Others

Series consists of books, draft manuscripts of published works, newspaper and magazine clippings, unpublished poetry and miscellaneous textual material created by authors other than Brian Fawcett that contextualize Fawcett's literary community.

Short Fiction

Series consists of draft manuscripts and published anthologies of short stories, including "My Career with the Leafs and Other Stories" (1982), "Capital Tales" (1984), "The Secret Journal of Alexander Mackenzie" (1985), "Cambodia: A Book for People Who Find Television Too Slow" (1986), and "Public Eye: An Investigation into the Disappearance of the World" (1990).

Locomotives

Series consists of research material relating to steam and diesel locomotives that were used on British Columbia railways. Includes information about the steam to diesel transition period, details about specific locomotives, locomotive manufacturers, and self-propelled coaches.

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