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General Crozier briefing members of the Auxiliary Division of the Royal Irish Constabulary

Text on recto of photograph reads: "Briefing the Auxiliaries: General Crozier, officer commanding the Auxiliary Division of the R.I.C. giving some of his men a briefing. The photographer who took this picture and the one above had to hide his camera behind a bystander’s back since her would have been arrested if he had been seen.”

Portrait of Lady Harriot Dufferin

Portrait of Lady Dufferin, wife of Lord Dufferin (Governor General of Canada, 1872-1878) was given to W.H. and Marion Collison on the occasion of their visit to the North Coast in 1876.

Handwritten annotation in pen on the verso which reads: “Given to my parents.” Recto of photograph is signed by Lady Dufferin. Photographers mark on recto reads: “Cabinet Portrait Hunter & Co. Toronto, Ontario”.

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.”

Collage of 13 Images Decpiting Prince Rupert, BC

Printed captions below images on recto read: “Souvenir of Prince Rupert BC; Prince Rupert June 1st, 1909; Prince Rupert Sept 1st, 1913; Public School; Water Front; City Hall; Haye Cove; Margaeto Fleet; Harbour Scene; SS Prince Marquitta at Prince Georg; Sunrise Prince Rupert Harbour; General Hospital; Gold Storage Place; Prince Rupert from Summit”.

W.E. Collison travelling by boat on business trip up Nass River, BC

Three men can be seen on deck of small boat. Rocky shore in foreground, forest and hills on opposite shore in background.

Handwritten annotations on verso read: "Dad - en route up Nass River on official business. (hence the flag & business suit!)"; "Going up the Nass. Dad (Indian Agent) Cap Barry (Inspect. of Schools) travelling up the Nass River to Aiyansh".

The “Naskeena” at Kitkatla, BC

Indian agency boat the “Naskeena” off Kitkatla B.C. W.E. Collison, Indian Agent standing at the stern.

Handwritten annotation in pen on verso reads: “‘Naskeena’ Gov. patrol boat off Kitkatla BC. W.E. Collison on stern.”

Indian Agent Inspection Trip in the Babine region

W.E. Collison, Indian Agent, shaves by a mirror propped up against a boat at dry dock while RCMP Officer Ackland prepares for the day.

Handwritten annotation in pencil on verso reads: “W.E. Collison Indian Agent, Maj. Ackland RCMP on inspection trip to village in the Babine area."

The Special Gang "F" Auxiliary, Dublin, Ireland

This is believed to be a cropped copy print of an original photo of the erroneously entitled the "Cairo Gang." Handwritten annotation on verso of photo reads: “Members of Igoe Gang. These were a group of police spies under the leadership of a fearless R.I.C. officer who were brought in from country posts to identify volunteers who would come in from Command Post in the country to visit H.Q. Dublin.” This annotation may be incorrect; instead, the photograph may depict members of the Special Gang "F" Coy. Auxiliary.

Gitlakdamix Village Council

Photograph depicts 8 men posing in suits and ties, and a young girl, Ruth Adams, holding trophy seated in foreground. The group is gathered in open field, large building and hills visible in distance. Man on far right stands in uniform.

Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Gitlakdamix Village Council 1923. [Charlie Morven] Chairman. / Geo. Manase. / John Davis. / Dennis Woods. / Andrew Nass. / James Adams. Secretary. / Frank Blackwing. Chief Constable. / Walter McMillan (Nass). Constable."

W.E. Collison and others on inspection trip by boat to villages on Nass River, BC

Group of six men sit and stand on small boat close to shore. Rev. W.E. Collison stands on far right (son of Marion and Archdeacon W.H. Collison).

Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Dr. Macdonald Med officer (Kincolith) / Dr. [McQuarrie?] Med officer Victoria / Steven Clayton Native boat owner / Capt. Bary - Insp. of Indian Schools / W.E. Collison Indian agent. / Inspection trip to villages of upper Nass River".

The Honourable Iona Campagnolo fonds

  • 2009.6
  • Fonds
  • 1937 - 2007

This fonds illustrates the Honourable Iona Campagnolo’s careers as a broadcaster, a theatre producer, community leader, a politician, a feminist, a social activist, a speaker, a lecturer, a Chancellor, an advocate, a consultant and Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia. Types of records reflective of her various careers include: speeches, correspondence, itineraries, contracts, draft manuscripts, newspaper clippings, background material, photographs and ephemera. The Honourable Iona Campagnolo fonds has been divided into the following thirteen series:
1) Photographs
2) Theatre & Community Development
3) Political Career
4) Non-political Activities
5) McMaster International Health Centre
6) Women in Power Project
7) University of Northern British Columbia
8) Fraser Basin Council
9) Miscellaneous – First Nations Material
10) National Speakers Bureau
11) Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia
12) Honours & Awards
13) Political Papers

Campagnolo, Iona

Social Credit Cabinet

Item is a photograph of the Cabinet taken in late February 1956 days before the resignation of Lands & Forests Minister Robert Sommers. From left: Highways Minister P.A. Gaglardi; Education Minister Ray Williston; Trade, Industry & Fisheries Minister R. Chetwynd; Health Minister Eric Martin; Agriculture Minister Ken Kiernan; Premier Bennett; Attorney-General R. Bonner; Provincial Secretary W. Black; Mr. Sommers; Labour Minister L. Wicks and Public Works Minister W. Chant.

Princess Margaret watching a prospector pan for gold

Item is a photograph of Princess Margaret on July 17, 1958 at an event staged in the Prince George railway yards. Alex Moffat dressed as a prospector demonstrates panning for previously salted gold nuggets, which were later given to the Princess.

Princess Margaret arriving in Prince George 2

Item is a photograph of Princess Margaret arriving by Canadian Air Forces jet at Prince George. Lieutenant-Governor Frank Ross is walking beside the Princess.

Originally mounted on a poster with photographs 115, 115.2, 115.3.

Princess Margaret on a train

Item is a photograph of Princess Margaret on the back deck of the Royal train's caboose just prior to her departure from Prince George during her 1958 visit to British Columbia.

Originally mounted on a poster with photographs 115, 115.2, 115.3.

Cabinet members in canoe

Item is a photograph of Ray Williston and other cabinet ministers paddling a birch bark canoe in the grass during BC Centennial celebrations in Prince George.

Originally mounted on poster with photographs 115.1, 115.2, 115.3.

Princess Margaret arriving in Prince George 1

Item is a photograph of Princess Margaret arriving by Canadian Air Forces jet at Prince George. Lieutenant-Governor Frank Ross is walking beside the Princess.

Originally mounted on a poster with photographs 115, 115.2, 115.3.

B.C. Electric Board of Directors

Item is a photograph of the B.C. Electric Board taken the day after the company’s take over by the Social Credit government on August 1, 1961. Pictured from the left are: Bill Means, former Lieutenant-Governor Frank Ross, Einar Gunderson, board secretary W. Goth, Gordon Shrum, Mr. Williston, Hydro lawyer Arthur Fouks and John Dunsmuir.

Signing of the protocol and power sale agreements 1

Item is a photograph of the signing of the protocol agreements with reference to the Columbia River Treaty at the White House on January 22, 1964. Seated from the left seated are: Paul Martin, Sr., Lester B. Pearson and Lyndon Johnson. Mr. Williston is on the extreme right at the edge of the picture.

Signing of the protocol and power sale agreements 3

Item is a photograph of the exchange of notes during the signing of the protocol and power sale agreements with reference to the Columbia River Treaty on January 22, 1964. Seated from the left are: Paul Martin, Sr., Lester B. Pearson, Lyndon Johnson and Dean Rusk. Mr. Williston is behind and to the right of President Johnson.

Signing of the protocol and power sale agreements 2

Item is a photograph of the signing of the protocol agreements with reference to the Columbia River Treaty at the White House on January 22, 1964. Seated from the left are: Paul Martin, Sr., Lester B. Pearson, Lyndon Johnson and Dean Rusk. Mr. Williston is in the second row on the right.

Signing of the protocol and power sale agreements 4

Item is a photograph of the exchange of notes during the signing of the protocol and power sale agreements with reference to the Columbia River Treaty on January 22, 1964. Seated from the left are: Paul Martin, Sr., Lester B. Pearson, Lyndon Johnson and Dean Rusk. Mr. Williston is behind and to the right of President Johnson.

Ray Williston bowling

Item is a photograph of members of the Legislative Bowling Team, from left, Minister of Recreation Earl Westwood, Ray Williston Minister of Lands and Forests and Ken Kiernan.

Presentation to Arthur Paget

Item is a photograph of Mr. Williston presenting Mr. Paget, retiring Deputy Minister of Water Resources, with a certificate for meritorious service.

Retirement of Arthur Paget

Item is a photograph of retiring Water Resources Deputy Minister Arthur Paget congratulating incoming Deputy Minister Walter Rauvsep while Mr. Williston looks on.

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