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Dr. D. B. Lazier Record of Confinements

  • 2018.05
  • Collection
  • Sept. 1901 - Jan. 1930

This journal by Dr. Lazier consists of his obstetric notes on pregnancies, childbirths, infant deaths, and maternal deaths during his practice from 1901 through 1918 and 1922 through 1930. Some of the locations and regions covered in the journal include: Prince George/Fort George and the surrounding area, Nakusp, Arrowhead, Beaton, Camborne, Princeton, Fraser Lake, Burns Lake, Grayson (Saskatchewan), Neville (Saskatchewan), Ranfurly (Alberta), Minburn (Alberta), etc. A few pages at the back of the journal consists of a child’s writing in pencil of a “list of made up words” and a list of “German words.”

Dr. David Brownlee Lazier

Family Records series

Series consists of records reflecting the activities of the Dezell and Rustad families. Series include mayoral records from Bea and Garvin Dezell when Garvin served as Mayor of Prince George. Series includes materials celebrating Bea Dezell's life created by her family. Series also includes fundraising efforts for the Northern Medical Programs Trust. Finally, series includes a collection of "spruce" dollars and commemorative coins.

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 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".

Joyce Collison, Tom Moorhouse, medical officer & unidentified man by boat on Nass River, BC

Boat floats close to shore in foreground, forest and hills on opposite shore in background. Joyce is the daughter of Bertha and W.E. Collison, and the granddaughter of Marion and Archdeacon W.H. Collison.

Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Upper Nass River Sept. 1933. Joyce with Tom Moorhouse & the medical officer".

Mission hospital in Metlakatla, BC

Photograph depicts a large two-storey building with the sign: "CALEDONIA HOSPITAL". Fence crosses foreground, hills visible in background.

Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Mission Hosp at Metlakatla B.C."

Veterans Affairs

Subseries consists of correspondence and accompanying informational material related to the Department of Veterans Affairs. Records include news releases, maps, reports, memoranda, and speeches by Minister of Veteran Affairs Daniel MacDonald. Includes correspondence regarding medical services from the Canadian Pension Commission, Veterans Affairs offices in northern British Columbia. Veterans rights, the fiftieth anniversary of the Royal Canadian Legion, and veterans housing under the Veterans Land Act.

Urban Affairs

Subseries consists of correspondence and accompanying informational material related to the Department of Urban Affairs and housing concerns. Records include newspaper clippings, reports, brochures and pamphlets, news releases, maps, and speeches from the Minister of Urban Affairs Barney Danson and others. Includes correspondence regarding urban transportation, federal housing grants and housing in Canada, mortgages and the Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation, public housing developments, inquiries and applications for grants, and student housing.

Health and Welfare

Subseries consists of correspondence and accompanying informational material related to the Department of Health and Welfare (Health and Welfare Canada) and health and welfare issues in general, particularly those that apply to northern British Columbia. Includes correspondence regarding medical services and programs; funding for social services; abortion laws; food additives; smoking, alcohol, and drug addictions; northern BC hospitals; and programs for persons with mental illness or disabilities. Also includes correspondence regarding welfare; old-age pensions; social security programs; services for women; the International Year of the Child; International Women's Year; the Canada Pension Plan; federal funding for daycare and women’s groups; and the federal Advisory Council on the Status of Women.

CUSO Mission in Angola - Unidentified child seated in a wheelchair

Photograph is one of seven images orginally included within a diary dated 12-22 November 1987. Photos depict a day to day account of Canadian University Service Overseas (CUSO) mission to establish whether or not a Canadian presence is justified in the fight against Apartheid and for the liberation of Namibia within a Soviet Sphere Socialist State. See also items 2009.6.1.490 - 2009.6.1.496.

CUSO Mission, North-eastern Thailand - Unidentified woman in group lifts a cup in a demonstration

Second woman helps by holding tray with unknown materials.

Photograph is one of 18 images depicting Campagnolo's work with Canadian University Service Overseas (CUSO) in collaboration with Foreign Affairs Minister Flora MacDonald on the facilitation and development of a largely Canadian financed refugee camp near Nakorn Rachisima (formerly Korat), to help the refugees coming over the border from Laos and Cambodia. See also items 2009.6.1.440 - 2009.6.1.457.

CUSO Mission, North-eastern Thailand - Unidentified group kneels on floor

Unidentified blond woman speaks to group of men, women, and small children gathered around books and pencils on floor.

Photograph is one of 18 images depicting Campagnolo's work with Canadian University Service Overseas (CUSO) in collaboration with Foreign Affairs Minister Flora MacDonald on the facilitation and development of a largely Canadian financed refugee camp near Nakorn Rachisima (formerly Korat), to help the refugees coming over the border from Laos and Cambodia. See also items 2009.6.1.440 - 2009.6.1.457.

CUSO Mission, North-eastern Thailand - Unidentified woman putting a shirt on a young girl in front of other young children

Second woman is partially visible on far right.

Photograph is one of 18 images depicting Campagnolo's work with Canadian University Service Overseas (CUSO) in collaboration with Foreign Affairs Minister Flora MacDonald on the facilitation and development of a largely Canadian financed refugee camp near Nakorn Rachisima (formerly Korat), to help the refugees coming over the border from Laos and Cambodia. See also items 2009.6.1.440 - 2009.6.1.457.

McMaster International Health Centre

Series consists of reports, speeches, correspondence, newsletters, newspaper clippings and an editorial for The McMaster Internationalist newsletter related to the Honourable Iona Campagnolo’s involvement as Associate Director of the McMaster International Health Centre.

Man & Women Standing at German Bakery

Photograph depicts one man and three woman standing in front of shop windows of three story building with the sign "GERMAN. BAKERY. F. TIEMEYER" A window nook and small balcony extend from second floor. Road in foreground. Handwritten annotations on recto of photograph: "Main Building 30 x 32. Lean to for Bake Shop. Food cellar. Five Food Rooms upstairs. Electric lights throughout entire house. Burned badly Jan 15 - 9 45 PM 1969. Was originally moved from South."

Men at Empress Hotel

Three men stand under deck of three story hotel. Handwritten annotation on verso of photograph: "Empress Hotel South Fort George, B.C.", on recto: "according to Mrs [illegible] Williams this Hotel burned down New Years 1914 and the owner collected insurance & moved to Anchorage Alaska. (smell of kerosene)", "Boucher [sic]".

Dangerous Point at Giscome Rapids

Photograph depicts the Giscome Rapids. Opposite shore in background, rocky beach in foreground. Handwritten photo caption on verso and recto of this photo reads: "Point where G.T.P. [Grand Trunk Pacific] canoe capsized at Giscome Rapids & where 3 men were drowned."

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."

Thomas Crosby Mission Ship Photograph Collection

  • 2009.21
  • Collection
  • 1932-1946

Subject areas identified in this collection include: church and hospital buildings (including nurses quarters); group photos featuring doctors, nurses, and hospital workers; grave markers; landscapes; processing of oolichan fish; and various church-related events such as weddings and church openings.

Thomas Crosby Mission Ships

Social / Political Action

File consists of: Letter and copy of 1936 presentation sent to Bridget Moran from Betty Rutherford (Nov. 2, 1978) Letter of thanks from the Ron Brent staff Copy of newspaper clippings from the Citizen Fax from Clelie Rich to Bridget Moran wishing her luck upon her resignation from the Board [CNC?] (July 1998) Fax from Mavis M. Gillie to Bridget Moran re: support for the finalization of the Nisga'a Agreement (Jan. 16, 1999) Generic letter to Bridget Moran from Mavis M. Gillie re: the Friends of the Nisga'a Committee. (Jan. 18, 1999).

Correspondence, contracts and clippings

File consists of: Letter of suspension from R.J. Burnham, Department of Social Welfare to Bridget Moran (Feb. 17, 1964) Letter to Bridget Moran from R.M. Strachan, MLA re: copy of letter to Premier Bennett (Jan. 9, 1964) Newspaper clippings from: The Sun; the Province; and the Citizen Letter from H.M. Morrison, Chair of Civil Service Commission to Bridget Moran lifting her suspension (June 9, 1965). Copy of contract between Bridget Moran and Arsenal Pulp Press Book Publishers for the publication of Stoney Creek Woman (June 3, 1988) Copy of speech made by Judy Kennedy at Bridget Moran's Retirement Roast Copy of Ms. Moran's resume (1999) School District #57 Teacher Contract with Bridget Moran (Sept. 23, 1977) Writer's Contract and License between the CBC and Bridget Moran for the broadcast of 1 original story 10 min. in length (Dec. 20, 1979) Original copy of Bridget Moran's undergraduate [microfilmed?] transcript from the University of Toronto (received 1963) Typed letter from (Mary?) Martin to Bridget Moran (Nov. 15, 1974) Letter of thanks from CJOR Radio "Nightline" Moderator Chuck Cook to Bridget Moran (April 13, 1972) Letter of rejection from Western Producer Prairie Books to Bridget Moran for Where Winds Come Sweet (October 2, 1981) Three copies of Ms. Moran's School District 57 (Prince George) Employee Earnings Statements.

Extra material from suspension, early 1960's

File consists of: Staff meeting brief outlining requests from Prince George and Vanderhoof Dept. of Social Welfare offices Copy of letter to Mr. J.A. Sadler, Director of Social Welfare from V.H. Dallamore re: survey of educational needs [of] unemployed employable applicants (April 4, 1961) List of [identified] people taking correspondence courses on June 1, 1961 [RESTRICTED] Copy of "Education & Vocational Potential Assessment"List of [identified] "heads of families" who have been on Social Assistance for one year or more [RESTRICTED] "Planning" document reporting on the state of welfare in Prince George by C.H. Moorhouse, Acting District Supervisor. Newspaper clippings from the following newspapers: Vancouver Sun; The Citizen; the Sun; the Province; and Victoria Daily Times. Letter to Bridget Moran from Harry Rankin re: Department of Social Welfare (April 21, 1964)
*Copy of letter from Bridget Moran to W.B. Milner.

Anti-poverty Activism, Vancouver

File consists of: Letter to Bridget Moran from the Welfare Rights Organization (1972) Newspaper clippings from the following newspapers: The Sun, The Vancouver Sun and the ProvinceExtract from the Minutes of the Vancouver city Council meeting of October 2, 1973 Copies of "A Charter of Human Rights for Recipients of Social Assistance" (July 1973) Letter and candidate information package sent to Bridget Moran regarding election to the South Vancouver Community Resource Board Copies of paper "Poverty is Big Business" presented to Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association of Social Workers, June 1973 by Bridget Moran Copy of "Brief Committee on Integration of Welfare Services" by People on Welfare (?) August 1973 "The Forgotten Poor: Who Are We?" by the Committee on Welfare Copy of letter to Harry Rankin, Chair, Social Services Committee from Bridget Moran on behalf of People on Welfare (July 8, 1973) An address delivered at the School of Social Work, U.B.C. on September 25, 1972 by Bridget Moran*"Emergency Welfare Services" by People on Welfare (Jan. 24, 1974).

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