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Interior University Society fonds

  • 1992.1
  • Fonds
  • 1987 - 1990
The fonds consists of minutes of executive meetings (1988-1989), Board of Directors meetings (1988-1989), annual general meetings (1988-1989), and a public meeting (1989); administration files including constitution, incorporation documents, and annual financial reports; correspondence, including that of the IUS presidents Elsie Gerdes and W. Murray Sadler and of various IUS committee members, and letters of support; reports, speeches, and records of membership campaigns and various programs of IUS committees; news releases and studies, including briefs to the provincial government; correspondence with the Carrier Sekani Tribal Council relating to the establishment of an Aboriginal Studies Faculty; records and reports of the Implementation Planning Group; clippings; photographs of IUS meetings and activities; and, ephemera.

UNBC History Audio Recording items

  • 1992.11
  • Collection
  • 1991 - 1991
Fonds consists of 4 audio recordings of interviews related to the opening of the University of Northern British Columbia, including Jean Forsythe, Russ Clinton, John Chapman, and Charlie Lasser. All were interviewed by T. Cattell.

Alain Lefebvre collection

  • 1992.16
  • Collection
  • 12 February 1991
Collection contains a signed Spruce Kings hat, a signed game puck and a letter to Al Lefebvre of UNBC.

UNBC History Collection

  • 1992.19
  • Item
  • 6 September 1990
Item consists of 1 wooden commemorative paddle, affixed with a plaque, painted, and signed.

Sadler, W. Murray

Interior University Society fonds (Elsie Gerdes)

  • 1992.3
  • Fonds
  • 1987 - 1990
The fonds consists of textual materials pertaining to Ms. Gerdes’ participation in the Interior University Society and the Implementation Planning Group and includes correspondence, meeting minutes, financial documents, handwritten notes, reports, briefs, news releases, a transparency, facsimiles and newspaper clippings.

Ministry of Advanced Education and Job Training Report

  • 1992.31
  • Fonds
  • September 1988
Collection contains 1 copy of a report entitled "Access to Advanced Education and Job Training in British Columbia: Report of the Provincial Access Committee." The Provincial Access Committee, chaired by E.L. Bullen, submitted this report to Stanley B. Hagen, Minister of Advanced Education and Job Training, September 1988.

Interior University Society fonds (W. Murray Sadler)

  • 1992.4
  • Fonds
  • 1987-1988
Fonds consists of the records of W. Murray Sadler which are related to the Interior University Society. The Interior University Society was incorporated in 1987 after organizational efforts initiated by Tom Steadman, Bryson Stone and Charles McCaffray. The society’s objectives were to promote the establishment of a university in Prince George, B.C., later to be known as the University of Northern British Columbia. The first president of the society was Prince George lawyer W. Murray Sadler. The Society launched a membership campaign in 1987, retained the services of Dr. Urban Dahllof to undertake a feasibility study, and conducted a survey to determine the support level in northern B.C. for a university. In October, 1988, the society’s proposals and studies were presented to the provincial cabinet. In 1989, an Implementation Planning Group was established, chaired by Horst Sander. The planning group completed its study and reported to the government in December of 1989, recommending a full-status university be established in the north.

Sadler, W. Murray

Interior University Society fonds (Dale McMann)

  • 1992.5
  • Fonds
  • 1987 - 1990
The fonds consists of Mr. McMann's records relating to the Interior University Society and the Implementation Planning Group (for the proposed University of Northern British Columbia), including correspondence, minutes, briefs, proposals, and committee and program files. Although a correspondence series was created, correspondence in the form of letters and memos are found in all series.

Interior University Society fonds (Francis Asten Howard-Gibbon)

  • 1992.6
  • Fonds
  • 1987 - 1990
Fonds consists of the records of Francis Asten Howard-Gibbon related to the Interior University Society. The Interior University Society was incorporated in 1987 after organizational efforts initiated by Tom Steadman, Bryson Stone and Charles McCaffray. The society’s objectives were to promote the establishment of a university in Prince George, B.C., later to be known as the University of Northern British Columbia. The first president of the society was Prince George lawyer W. Murray Sadler. The Society launched a membership campaign in 1987, retained the services of Dr. Urban Dahllof to undertake a feasibility study, and conducted a survey to determine the support level in northern B.C. for a university. In October, 1988, the society’s proposals and studies were presented to the provincial cabinet. In 1989, an Implementation Planning Group was established, chaired by Horst Sander. The planning group completed its study and reported to the government in December of 1989, recommending a full-status university be established in the north.

Interior University Society fonds (Joanne Hewlett)

  • 1992.7
  • Fonds
  • 1989 - 1990
Fonds contains the records of Joanne Hewlett which relate to the Interior University Society. The Interior University Society was incorporated in 1987 after organizational efforts initiated by Tom Steadman, Bryson Stone and Charles McCaffray. The society’s objectives were to promote the establishment of a university in Prince George, B.C., later to be known as the University of Northern British Columbia. The first president of the society was Prince George lawyer W. Murray Sadler. The Society launched a membership campaign in 1987, retained the services of Dr. Urban Dahllof to undertake a feasibility study, and conducted a survey to determine the support level in northern B.C. for a university. In October, 1988, the society’s proposals and studies were presented to the provincial cabinet. In 1989, an Implementation Planning Group was established, chaired by Horst Sander. The planning group completed its study and reported to the government in December of 1989, recommending a full-status university be established in the north.

UNBC History Collection

  • 1993.1
  • Collection
  • 1988-2019
Collection consists textual material, objects, and ephemera related to the history of the University of Northern British Columbia.

University of Northern British Columbia

UNBC History Collection

  • 1993.3
  • Fonds
  • October 1993 - October 1993
Collection consists of 2 copies of 1 booklet entitled "History of UNBC, 1987-1993," written, designed and produced by the UNBC Office of Communications. Author "CNK" [possibly Office of Communications Manager Clive Keen] Printed by Papyrus Printing Ltd., Prince George

Billy Edmund collection

  • 1994.24
  • Collection
  • c. 1994 - c. 1994
Collection consists of 5 yellow cedar carvings by Billy Edmund. The three unpainted carvings are entitled "Raven," "Flying Hawk," and "Raven, Bear, Salmon and Beaver Totem." The final two carvings, both entitled "Salmon," are painted in red, black and teal.

Edmund, Billy

Brian Fawcett fonds

  • 1996.2
  • Fonds
  • 1951-2006
Fonds consists of personal papers, books, manuscripts, photographic materials, audio recordings and electronic records arranged into five series, which relate to Mr. Fawcett's personal life, his creative works and his relationships with members of the literary community.

Fawcett, Brian

BCUC Kemano Completion Project Review Collection

  • 1996.7
  • Collection
  • [between 1993 and 1994]
Collection consists of material created or received by the British Columbia Utilities Commission for the Kemano Completion Project Review. This material was copied for reference for the Commissioner of the Kemano Completion Project Review, Dr. Peter Larkin. Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, BCUC documents, information requests from the registered participants in the review, submissions to the public review and community hearings from participants, and exhibits submitted for inclusion in the review.

Interior University Society fonds

  • 1997.2
  • Fonds
Fonds consists of 1 video recording of reminiscences of members of the Interior University Society. Recorded by Clive Keen.

UNBC History Video Recordings

  • 1997.3
  • Fonds
  • 1993 - 1994
Fonds consists of 26 large-format video recordings entitled "UNBC Updates" related to early history of UNBC; also includes footage of Civic Centre February 1993

CKPG

H.D.C. Hunter basket collection

  • 1997.4
  • Collection
  • c. 1950s - c. 1950s
Collection consists of 3 woven Nuu-Chah-Nulth baskets purchased by H.D.C. Hunter c. 1950s

Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

  • 2000.1
  • Fonds
  • 3 April 1952 - 15 March 1993
Fonds consists of textual, photographic, cartographic, electronic and promotional films/video recordings related to the mining operations of Cassiar Asbestos Mining Corporation (CAMC) and creation of Cassiar townsite. CAMC records primarily consist of records related to mining operations including construction, engineering, daily mining operations, administration of CAMC, tallies of extractions, labour and union activities, corporate events and visits by dignitaries. Townsite records are primarily visual representations of townsite construction, including the creation of health, education and community services including Cassiar's private hospital, school, library, as well as townsite images. Photographs include documentation of natural and man-made landscapes within the Cassiar region of Northern BC. Other holdings include a near complete run of Cassiar's community newspaper.

Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd.

David G. Fish fonds

  • 2000.10
  • Fonds
  • 1963-1997
Fonds contains 12.5 cm of textual records consisting of drafts of papers, off-prints of articles authored and co-authored by Fish, and files pertaining to his consultancy work in the Maldives and Sri Lanka. Also contains digital records and on diskettes (which have been migrated to CD), which include correspondence, memoranda, drafts, and other working files.

Fish, David G.

Mary Fallis fonds

  • 2000.11
  • Fonds
  • 1920 - 1995
Fonds consists of records relating to the life of Mary Fallis. Documented are aspects of her personal life and interests, club affiliations and environmental campaigns. Types of materials found within this fonds include slides, photographs, postcards, letters, personal diaries, an annual yearbook, and a scrapbook. The fonds is arranged into the following series: Photographic Material, Personal Papers and Correspondence, and Publications

Norah Banbery Doherty fonds

  • 2000.12
  • Fonds
  • 1930 - 1960
Fonds consists of 1 copy of an unpublished manuscript ("A Man's Country") written by Norah Banbery Doherty, and a photocopied article written by Doherty for the 11 April 1939 issue of the Express and Star

Ray Williston fonds

  • 2000.13
  • Fonds
  • 1914 - 1999, predominant 1954 – 2001
Fonds consists of photographs, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and memorabilia, correspondence, reports and other textual material. The photographs relate to Mr. Williston’s life from childhood to the late 1990s, the scrapbooks document Mr. Williston’s years in political office, and the textual materials relate to both Mr. Williston’s public life and private interests.

Williston, Ray Gillis

R. J. Baker fonds

  • 2000.14
  • Fonds
  • 1960- 1961; 1989-1990
The R.J. Baker fonds is made up of two distinct series. The first consists of textual materials including reports and correspondence between R.J. Baker and the BC Ministry of Advanced Education and Job Training, as well as, copies of reports written by other consultants and by the Implementation Planning Group - all of which have as their subject the creation of a university in northern British Columbia. The second series consists of 26 audio reels created on the Nadleh Whuten (Nautley-Fort Fraser) First Nation community in 1960-61 by Baker while studying the Carrier language in Nautley, BC. The recordings comprise a linguistic study of the Carrier language of that distinct area.

Baker, Ron James

Bullion Mines Collection

  • 2000.15
  • Collection
  • 1894 - 1925
The fonds consists of six company ledgers: 1894 - 1896, 1896, 1898 - 1901, 1900, 1904 - 1905, 1923 - 1926. Also includes 15 pages of correspondence and notes. The ledgers note expenses for various operations in the mine and in the company owned premises in town. The letters and notes concern the purchase of explosives for the mine and discusses the Consolidated Cariboo Hydraulic Mining Company.

Bullion Mines

Prince Rupert Empire collection

  • 2000.16
  • Collection
  • 1906–1912
The collection consists of 9 photographs and copies of photographs showing scenes of Prince Rupert and area, groups of townspeople, a stone totem pole at Metlakatla, and a man poling a dug-out canoe probably on the Skeena River. It includes two newspaper clippings, one from the BC Saturday Sunset dated September 14, 1912 and another from The Globe dated Saturday March 23, 1907. The bound volumes of the Prince Rupert Empire newspaper were transferred to Special Collections. See accompanying note.

Prince Rupert Daily News

Marcus Smith and Family fonds

  • 2000.17
  • Fonds
The fonds consists of 14 binders of photocopied material. The original materials include notebooks, diaries and loose pages. The Smith Family photograph album was copied onto cd-rom, as were digital pictures of Smith Family artifacts and some documents. A small number of photographs were photographically copied. Includes photographs of Arthur Gordon Smith, Anne Clarice Smith, and Marcus Smith.

Prentiss Gray Collection

  • 2000.19
  • Fonds
  • 1926 - 1932
Collection consists of 760+ images in 3 photo albums depicting Gray's travels throughout Northern BC and Alberta and 6 computer discs consisting of digital copies of these photographs.

Jack Carbutt Collection

  • 2000.21
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1979, 2001, - predominant 1959 - 1964.
The fonds consists of audio reels and dubbed audio cassettes of a radio programs hosted by Jack Carbutt at CKPG Radio in Prince George, and includes transcriptions in electronic and textual format. This collection has been divided into the following three series: "Audio Recordings" (2000.21.1); "Transcriptions" (2000.21.2); and "Miscellaneous Materials" (2000.21.3).

Carbutt, Jack

Audrey L'Heureux Northern BC History Collection

  • 2000.23
  • Collection
  • ca. 1960-ca. 1970
Collection consists of textual reserach notes created by L'heureux related to the history and geography of Northern BC, BC,

L'Heureux, Audrey

UNBC Archives Collection

  • 2000.28
  • Fonds
The collection consists of textual records, publications, photographs, a videocassette, and ephemera that record the establishment and development of the University of Northern British Columbia.

Rose Prince collection

  • 2000.29
  • Collection
  • 1998
Collection consists of 1 video recording (VHS) entitled "Uncorrupted : The Story of Rose Prince." The documentary, originally shown on EWTN, asks "Will Rose Prince be British Columbia's First Saint?" Director/Producer Ken Frith travels across British Columbia, Canada on twelve occasions to interview people about Rose Prince. Each journey is recorded as a short travel log showing the environment in which the interviewee lives. In addition, the film records the events taking place at the annual July pilgrimage to her gravesite at Lejac and the fact that miracles are being associated with the use of dirt from Rose's grave.

Prince George Oral History Group Collection

  • 2000.3
  • Collection
  • 1998 - 2000
The initial collection consists of seven audio cassettes containing oral history interviews on various aspects of life in Prince George conducted by members of the PGOHG. These recordings document various social aspects of Prince George and region's community history including experiences of pioneer teachers, and the history of lawn bowling.

Tommy Tompkins collection

  • 2000.4
  • Collection
  • [196? - 198?]
The fonds consists of 5 - 16mm prints of Tompkins's films, and 48 slide boxes featuring natural history images. Includes "Nahani," "Where Timber Wolves Call," "White Bear of the Kalum," and "Waterway Adventure with Tommy Tompkins."

Tompkins, Tommy

Barry McKinnon fonds

  • 2000.6
  • Fonds
  • 1958-2003
Fonds consists of a large and extended correspondence, manuscript materials (both his own and others), publications, proofs, financial records, transcriptions, audio tapes, lectures and preparation work for teaching. A large quantity of influential (and obscure) periodicals published in the west is also included. Includes material related to Barry McKinnon and The Caledonia Writing Series and Gorse Press. The audio collection consists of cassette and reel to reel tapes of poetry readings and interviews in Prince George and other locations within Canada, including Edmonton, Montreal, and Vancouver. Readings from the 1980 Writing Conference Words/Loves at the College of New Caledonia (CNC) are also included along with many Poetry Readings at CNC during the 1970s to the 1990s. Poets and writers in the audio collection include Barry McKinnon, Ken Belford, Earle Birney, Bill Bissett, George Bowering, Robert Creeley, Brian Fawcett, Gerry Gilbert, Arti Gold, Elizabeth Hay, Roy Kiyooka, Robert Kroetsch, Evelyn Lau, Irving Layton, Dorothy Livesay, Daphne Marlatt, Susan Musgrave, bp Nichol, Michael Ondaatje, Stan Persky, David Phillips, Al Purdy, George Stanley, Sharon Thesen, Fred Wah, and Tom Wayman.

Personal correspondence with Andy Suknaski

  • 2000.6.01.1.193
  • File
  • 1970-1989
File contains correspondence dating from July 25, 1970 to June 19, 1981 and from November 30, 1987 to September 5, 1989 concerning various personal topics and a review of Mr. McKinnon's I Wanted To Say Something. File also includes Andy Suknaski's introduction to I Wanted to Say Something, 1990, second edition printing; typescript of Suknaski poems, poetry manuscript drafts and photocopied pages from Mr. Suknaski's diary, newspaper clippings, photocopies of drawings by Mr. Suknaski and a letter to Dennis Lee from Mr. Suknaski regarding Barry McKinnon's poetry.

Personal correspondence with Andy Suknaski

  • 2000.6.01.193
  • File
  • 1970-1989
File contains correspondence dating from July 25, 1970 to June 19, 1981 and from November 30, 1987 to September 5, 1989 concerning various personal topics and a review of Mr. McKinnon's I Wanted To Say Something. File also includes Andy Suknaski's introduction to I Wanted to Say Something, 1990, second edition printing; typescript of Suknaski poems, poetry manuscript drafts and photocopied pages from Mr. Suknaski's diary, newspaper clippings, photocopies of drawings by Mr. Suknaski and a letter to Dennis Lee from Mr. Suknaski regarding Barry McKinnon's poetry.

Theresa Healy fonds

  • 2000.7
  • Fonds
  • 1969 - 1999
Collection consists of 2 audio recordings, 7 photocopies, and 1 release form.

Ferry family fonds

  • 2000.8
  • Fonds
  • 1917-[199-?]
The fonds consists of newspaper articles on John Ferry and several documents related to Carney Ferry's work as a CNR agent. The bulk of the fonds documents William Dow Ferry's accomplishments, from his sixth grade report card to law school transcripts, university diplomas and certificates of appointment. Most photos are formal shots of William Ferry but one series relates to his military service, including photographs of soldiers in Whitehorse ca. 1940.

Ferry family

Eric Collier collection

  • 2000.9
  • Collection
  • 1959-1967
The fonds consists of 4 letters by Collier written to McKilvington and 1 letter from McKilvington to Collier. Collier's letters discuss the problems in getting a signed copy of his book to McKilvington, and also respond to McKilvington's letter with information about mutual friends in the Chilcotin and with opinions on the depletion of wildlife in the Chilcotin district. McKilvington's letter is autobiographical, and also contains his opinions on the depletion of wildlife in the Chilcotin, gun control and provincial game regulations. One letter is a response to a letter McKilvington sent to the provincial government on the mismanagement of wildlife, ostensibly written by Ken Kiernan (BC Minister of Recreation & Conservation) but, according to Collier, probably written by Jim Hatter, Kiernan's deputy. The newspaper clippings include an obituary of Collier, an article and letter by Collier, and two photographs of Mrs. Collier taken at local functions.

McKilvington, Benjamin (Bud) W.

Northern BC Ephemera Collection

  • 2001.1
  • Collection
  • 1869-2005
Collection consists of accumulated material relating to Northern BC. This material includes unpublished grey literature, discrete textual records with limited provenance, and other ephemeral items.

Jack Boudreau collection

  • 2001.11
  • Collection
  • 1910-1996
Collection consists of over 120 images, copy prints, originals, digitized images, postcards and reproductions of textual materials relating to the pioneers, wildlife, and trapping of the Prince George region.

Boudreau, Jack

Bob Harkins fonds

  • 2001.12
  • Fonds
  • c.1953 - c.2000
Fonds consists of textual records, photographic items and published reports related to professional life and career of Bob Harkins, broadcaster, local historian, and former city councilor. Includes textual and photographic items related to development and history of city of Prince George and the Central Interior of BC region history and development in late 20th century. Items includes an unpublished manuscript on the life of Ray Williston by Eileen Williston, an unpublished paper on the history of technological change in logging industry; an unpublished paper on the history of radio and television in Prince George; a report related to the creation of a university for Northern British Columbia (1989) and proofs of the publication "Wild Liard Waters: Canoeing Canada's Historic Liard River" by Ferdi Wenger, c.1998. Also includes photographic files including CKPG Radio Studio photographic items c.1953; and photographs and correspondence regarding guide outfitter Skook Davidson c.1975.

Bob Harkins

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