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Prince Rupert Pioneers’ Association: charter souvenir, 1914 [book]

This commemorative souvenir was produced by the Prince Rupert Pioneers’ Association in 1914. Its content provides a textual overview of the individual persons who pioneered the establishment of Prince Rupert, as well as, their associated portrait photographs. This publication also provides a brief introduction to the history of Prince Rupert and includes some related historical photographs.

Banquet menu for Elks convention

Banquet was held for Visiting Officers and Delegates to the B.P.O.E. Provincial Convention in Prince George, B.C. May 25-27, 1938. The banquet was held in the Elks’ Hall on Thursday May 26, 1938. Menu features food courses, toast list and dance programme.

Book of Remembrance [program]

This program is a newspaper clipping scrapbook featuring articles on the passing of, and services for, Mr. H.F. Glassey and Mrs. Sarah Glassey. Also included in an attached envelope at the back of this program:

  • A certificate of appointment issued and signed by the Lieutenant-Governor of B.C., Frank Stillman Barnard appointing H.F. Glassey to the position of Notary Public for B.C. in the county of Atlin. Signed and sealed by John Duncan MacLeary, Provincial Secretary, July 25, 1917. (item removed and rehoused with oversize materials)
  • Handwritten letter of condolence to Mrs. Glassey on the passing of Mr. Glassey from Mr. Ted Applewaite (Stipendiary Magistrate and former M.P. for the Skeena Riding)
  • Letter of condolence to Mrs. Glassey on the passing of Mr. Glassey from Mr. P.J. Lester, mayor of Prince Rupert, October 19, 1962.
  • A formal luncheon invitation (presumably to Mrs. Glassey) issued by the Commissioners of the Board of Parks and Public Recreation of the City of Vancouver. Luncheon to be followed by the unveiling of the Lord Stanley Statue buy the Governor General of Canada, His Excellency Major General Georges Vanier, in commemoration of the opening and dedication of Stanley Park, dated May 19, 1960.
  • Card of sympathy from the City of Prince Rupert. Included a photograph of two new graves laid side by side. (Photograph removed and housed with photographs)
  • A photograph of a women wearing a hat and coat, ca. 1910. (Item removed and housed with photographs)
  • Two negatives of Mr. H.F. Glassey (Item removed and housed with photographs)
  • One photograph featuring a fully laden dog sled. (Item removed and housed with photographs)

Cariboo Road Postcard to H.F. Glassey

Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Early Days on the Cariboo Road. No. 8." Photograph depicts man driving two covered wagons pulled by team of six horses on gravel road. Valley crosses midground, hills in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "H. F. Glassey Esq. P.O Box 950 Prince Rupert B.C. Dear Bert: We have been kept very busy have been on committee work all through the convention but it was wonderful will write you a long letter from Vancouver. Mrs Earley wants me to stay until Monday morning train. Met Mr. [Colley?] everything going fine here. I am sure you are busy [...?] Love from Sadie. Mr & Mrs. [Graif?] are living here."

Ron Stewart, H.F. Glassey, & Unknown Man with Wolf Pelts

Photograph depicts an unidentified First Nations man standing to right of wolf pelts that hang from eaves of house in Atlin, B.C. Stewart and Glassey stand on left, Glassey wearing a suit and tie. Typed annotation on recto of photograph: "Wolf pelts from Teslin, B.C.", handwritten: "Ron Stewart is policeman." See also items 2009.5.2.67 & 2009.5.2.68.

H.F. Glassey at Unknown Building

Photograph depicts Bert Glassey standing on wood sidewalk in front of building believed to be a small hotel. A dog stands in doorway, and a woman can be seen walking beside building. Trees and hills in background. Sign partially visible to left of Glassey reads "ROOMS".

H.F. Glassey with Snowshoes near Teslin Lake, BC

Photograph depicts Bert Glassey in winter gear standing with snowshoes and what appears to be a dogsled. Bushes and trees in background. Typed annotation on recto of photograph: "The Tribulations and privations of a Coroner in Northern British Columbia. April 18th, 1936. Taken in the Teslin Lake country of B.C."

Postcard from Soldier named Williamson

Photograph depicts 9 soldiers posed in uniform on steps. Wooden boardwalk in foreground, side of building in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Like the Country over here but it is very wet at present have you been around the ranch lately, would have come home, but we had to leave in a hurry hope to see you all well when I come back how are the fruit trees looking, let me have all the news. Yours Truly [Pete?] G Williamson 63rd B Battalion No 464284 Army Post Office London England." Photograph speculated to have been sent to H.F. Glassey or his family.

H.F Glassey in Costume at Hazelton, BC

Photograph depicts H.F. Glassey standing on left with handcuffs and baton. Thirteen people stand in costume in foreground. Curtain, framed pictures, and decorative branches hang on wall in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "H. F. (Bert) Glassey - Policeman, small man - Druggist, Smith girl, Matron Hospital (Wrench Hospital), Bandaged Head, Bank Manager, 1913 Hazelton Player Club."

Three Men and Dog

Photograph depicts a man speculated to be H.F. Glassey standing between two other men behind large dog. The men stand smoking cigarettes in snowy area, unidentified buildings in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Bert Glassey Esq."

H.F. Glassey at Nesutlane Trading Post, Teslin Lake, YT

Photograph depicts Bert Glassey standing with two men on deck of building with the sign "POST OFFICE". Snow bank in foreground, two other buildings visible in right background. Typed annotation on recto of photograph: "Nesutlane Trading Post, at Teslin Lake, Yukon T. Self, Moor R.C.M.P and Stewart B.C. Police. Moore is a Brother of Verge."

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