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Work Crew Eating Outside in Cold Weather

Handwritten caption beside this photo reads: "Work crew eating in open at 10˚ below zero, evicted from Lunchroom, due to damage to, from falling rock." Men are shown sitting in snow. Various metal materials in foreground, snow-covered mountainside in background. It is believed that power lines are also visible in background.

Winnifred Emily Warner Russell Interview

  • 2003.2
  • Item
  • c. 1923 - c. 1957

Fonds consists of 1 copy of a typed transcript featuring Winnifred Emily Warner Russell (nee Large) being interviewed by her daughter Bev Christensen. Content of transcript includes the topics of nursing training in Vernon (1923-26) and nursing in Grace Hospital in Vancouver, and General Hospitals in Prince George, Prince Rupert, and Smithers up until 1957. No audio recording gifted.

"What is National Health Insurance?"

File consists of notes and the text of a speech given by Weller titled "What is National Health Insurance?", which was delivered at the 8th Annual Arrowhead Conference on Aging in Duluth on 27 August, 1985.

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".

Waste in Mine Valley

Photograph depicts large swath of dark waste down mountainside to right of valley. The waste dump is believed to be visible at top of swath on right of image. Bench mining visible on the North and South peak in background. Handwritten annotation on recto of photograph: "Oct. 25 / 65 4:25 PM."

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.

"Unlocking the Medicine Chest" drafts

Series consists of different drafts of Chapter 7, "Unlocking the Medicine Chest: The Implications of Transferring Control of Health Services to First Nations," for the book, Prospering Together: The Economic Impact of Aboriginal Settlement in British Columbia, published by the Laurier Institute, as well as other related records. Includes publication "A Statistical Report on the Health of First Nations in British Columbia", Health Canada, 1995.

"University Education on the Northern Frontier"

File consists of a typed copy of a speech by Weller titled "University Education on the Northern Frontier" as well as brochures and schedules from the "On the Frontier" conference. This file was originally numbered to correspond with conference paper number 75 listed in Weller's CV.

"Universities, Politics and Development in Northern Ontario and Northern Sweden: A Comparative Analysis"

File consists of versions of an article titled "Universities, Politics and Development in Northern Ontario and Northern Sweden: A Comparative Analysis" by Geoffrey Weller and Robert G. Rosehart, published in the "Canadian Journal of Higher Education " Vol. 15, No. 3, 1985 as well as related correspondence and other material. This file was originally numbered to correspond with article number 22 listed in Weller's CV.

"Universities, Politics and Development in Northern Ontario and Northern Sweden: A Comparative Analysis"

File consists of a paper titled "Universities, Politics and Development in Northern Ontario and Northern Sweden: A Comparative Analysis" presented by Weller and Robert G. Rosehart at the 1985 Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education conference. This file was originally numbered to correspond with conference paper number 36 listed in Weller's CV.

"Universities in Northern Canada"

File consists of a conference paper titled "Universities in Northern Canada" presented by Weller at the Western Regional Science Association conference, Monterey, California, 18-21 Feb. 1998. This file was originally numbered to correspond with conference paper number 100 listed in Weller's CV.

Underground mine

This file contains various aspects of the underground mine.

  • Photos depicting damage to the underground mine such as fallen rocks, cracked shotcrete, twisted rock bolts and metal mesh, exposed and damaged steel structural frames, and repairs underway.
  • Steel cables, chains, support arches, and custom welded rebar frames used in the structural reinforcement of the underground mine.
  • Several engineering tests related to the structural damages are depicted.
  • Two sets of images show a Porta Power hydraulic tool with a ready rod attached, a hand pump, as well as images of a technician testing the holding power of a rock bolt.
  • Set of images documents a technician drilling cores and installing extensometer anchors, as well as grouting the anchors and connecting an extensometer. Technicians are shown inspecting damages with a ruler and rockhammer for scale.
  • A set of images showcase the threaded rebar, nuts, and face plates used for rockbolts.
  • Utility vehicles, yellow vent ducting, and utility pipes are visible in several images.
  • Also include is an image of a man in office space, foggy night scene with a telephone pole, office desk, stack of supplies including concrete, steel cable, and spray paint, and several images of a broken piece of ore and concrete outside the mine portal.
  • Several images depict miners working in the bucket of a scoop tram.
  • Photos of the stramler feeder breakers, which was used in the underground mine.
  • Images of ground support verifications where the deficiency of the exhaust ramp was investigated. This collection has various annotations explaining the broken shotcrete and the wire mesh installed.
  • A collection of photographs depicting tunnel shotcrete failures. Each photograph has an accompanied textual annotation.
  • Photos of MMD #750 Sizer equipment - assumed used in Underground Mine.
  • Photos of pump used in 1335 level, wheel fan for ventilation removed from 1350 level,
  • A collection of ground fall event 29 March 1989 - with annotations depicting damage

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

"Thinking about Foreign Policy"

File consists of a review by Weller of "Thinking About Foreign Policy" by Peter C. Dobell and Bruce Thordarson. This file was originally numbered to correspond with article number 1 listed in Weller's CV.

Thesis documents

File consists of handwritten notes, unfilled forms, and information for McGill University Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research. Headings in the notes are titled: "Check List," "Chapters previously submitted which have been dropped from the thesis or incorporated into new chapters," and "publications and papers based on research for dissertation."

The Year of the Child

File consists of: Newspaper article "Year of the child? Tell that to Nancy" by Bridget Moran (The Vancouver Sun, Nov. 9, 1979) Annotated copy of "Declaration of the Rights of the Child"Copy of social work assessment of an identified School District #57 child [RESTRICTED*].

"The University and the National Economy"

File consists of a paper titled "The University and the National Economy" by Weller and R.G. Rosehart, presented at the 1988 Congress of Commonwealth Universities. This file was originally numbered to correspond with article number 35 listed in Weller's CV.

The Two Scientists: A Study of the Career Orientation of Scientists in Industry and Academic Research Settings

Consists of 1 unpublished paper entitled "The Two Scientists: A Study of the Career Orientation of Scientists in Industry and Academic Research Settings," presented by D. de Hesse and D.G. Fish, The Association of Canadian Medical Colleges, at the meetings of the Canadian Association of Sociology and Anthropology, Ottawa, 10-11 June 1967.

"The Role of Local Government in the Provision of Health Services: A Comparison of the British, American and Canadian Experience"

File consists of a conference paper by Weller, Pranlal Manga, and Wendy Muckle titled "The Role of Local Government in the Provision of Health Services: A Comparison of the British, American and Canadian Experience." This file was originally numbered to correspond with conference paper number 46 listed in Weller's CV.

"The Reemergence of the Private Sector in Health: A Comparative Analysis of Canada, Britain and the United States"

File consists of a paper titled "The Reemergence of the Private Sector in Health: A Comparative Analysis of Canada, Britain and the United States" presented by Weller and Pran Manga at the 1982 International Political Science Association Congress and a postcard from Rio de Janeiro where the conference was held. This file was originally numbered to correspond with conference paper number 22 listed in Weller's CV.

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