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.
File consists of:
Informational material about visiting BC Archives
Computer print-outs of BC Archives searches and finding aids relating to Aleza Lake archival material
Copy of the Access to Personal Information Agreement signed by David Mills to access records at BC Archives
Correspondence to David Mills from BC Archives *Copy of the "British Columbia Archives Research Orientation Guide"
File consists of:
Correspondence regarding the transfer of the Ministry of Forests records related to the Aleza Lake Experimental Station
Aleza Lake Research Forest research notes on historical records
Ministry of Forests Records Classifications
Inventory report of BC Forest Service records relating to Aleza Lake
Database print-out from the BC Forest Service Prince George Forest Region Research Installation Archive
Ministry of Forests website print-outs from 2007, including a page on "Research Branch History"
Series consists of publications created by those associated with the Aleza Lake Research Forest as well as the Aleza Lake Research Forest Society itself. Includes various clippings and articles from serial publications such as newspapers and newsletters that focus on the ALRF. Also includes publications that served as reference material on topics relevant to the ALRF.
Slide depicts a detonation in an area of cleared ground in a forested area, likely the Aleza Lake Experiment Station. Work may have been undertaken for roadbuilding activities at the Experiment Station.
Photograph depicts a tarp spread out on the grass, two men sit nearby the tarp. There is a canvas tent in the background with a man standing beside it. Behind the tent is a low hill with a fence bordering the top of the hill. There are blankets drying on the fence.
Photograph depicts a man bathing himself while standing in a small metal tub. Photograph description in album notes this as "His 'Semi Annual'" [bath]. On the left is a log structure, presumably a cache building. A large clearing surrounds the building and bathing man. There is a forest and bluff in the background. Possibly located near Giscome Portage.
This short colour film depicts logging and sawmill operations at Ferguson Lake in March 1959. Scenes include tree felling, log hauling equipment, the Ferguson Lake lumber yard, use of Ferguson Lake to float logs, and the inside operations of the Ferguson Lake sawmill. Film also includes a brief clip of family film footage of the McKay family home and garden on Melville Street in Prince George with scenes showing a Newfoundland dog named Barney with Donald McKay and Joan McKay.