Fonds consists of records reflecting the activities of the Dezell and Rustad families. Fonds includes materials related to the Rustad Bros. & Co. Ltd. company and mills as well as materials related to the forest industry in British Columbia and Canada. Fonds includes mayoral records from Bea and Garvin Dezell when Garvin served as Mayor of Prince George as well as materials celebrating Bea Dezell's life created by her family. Fonds also includes fundraising efforts for the Northern Medical Programs Trust. Finally, fonds includes a collection of "spruce" dollars and commemorative coins.
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.
File consists of the book "Free Trade: The Real Story" edited by John Crispo gifted to James Rustad by Gordon Ritchie, author of the article "The Negotiating Process" within "Tree Trade" along with accompanying correspondence.
File consists of 2 VHS tapes of Dezell Family Movies: 1953-1959 and 1964-1970. Videos include images of family Christmas celebrations, horse racing, Prince George Soapbox Car Derby races, and constriction. Videos have no sound.
File consists of materials related to official events and invitations for Mayor Garvin Dezell of Prince George. File includes correspondence, invitations, event schedules, and two photographs: one of a local dinner with RCMP and the other of Winnipeg CFL Grey Cup win celebration.
File consists of several notes and letters addressed to Bea Dezell or Mr. and Mrs. G. Dezell. Most of the letters are short thank you notes but two letters concern her support for the creation and expansion of UNBC.
File consists of various "Spruce Dollars" consisting of thin rounds of spruce wood stamped commemorating an event or place. Some are contained in their original plastic bags with some of the bags marked with the names of the people who owned them. File also includes a thank you note from UNBC for the donation.
Fonds consists of records Harry Coates created or received and retained during his career as a BC Forest Service Research Technician and into his retirement as a Sustainable Forest Management activist. Fonds includes materials from his work at the Aleza Lake Research Forest.
File consists of the Aleza Lake Research Forest Management and Working Plan #2 Draft #3 for the period of April 1, 1997 to March 31, 2002, pertaining to special use permit #19070, submitted by the Aleza Lake Steering Committee and prepared by Madrone Consultants Ltd. May 9, 1997. File includes related correspondence and a briefing note. File includes a map insert of Aleza Lake Research Forest land management units and boundaries also by Madrone Consultants Ltd. May, 9, 1997, Scale 1:20,000.
File consists of a photocopy of the Aleza Lake Research Forest Management and Working Plan #1 For the Period of April 1, 1992 to March 31, 2002 Pertaining to Special Use Permit # 19070 (November 1, 1992). File also includes Aleza Lake Research Forest: List of Reports, Articles etc.; a Request for Proposals for the ALRF Ten-Year Management Plan Update and Research Extension Strategy Development; a Draft of the Joint Protocol for Co-ordination Research and Operational Planning Activities at the Aleza Lake Research Forest; Proposed Future Management Structure for the Research Forest; Amendment for Special Use Permit # 19070; and Seventy Years of Northern Forestry: The Aleza Lake Research Forest.
File consists of a letter to Harry Coates from Ev Van Eerden 1992/1993; Christmas card to Harry Coates from Aleza lake Research Forest 2014; Colouring page "3 R's of Forestry"; Letter to Alan Hunter from Dr. Art Fredeen 2004.
File consists of a draft of "My History" from "Our Forests can be Sustainable through Research and Silviculture" with handwritten notes on the back of the pages; a page entitled "The foundations of forestry"; and "The Way It Was: the History of Aleza Lake" by Ethelwynn MacArthur.
File consists of 35 photographs of trees, cleared forest land, experimental plots sites, plantations, equipment, and one photograph of Harry Coates.
8 photos in folder "FES [Forest Experiment Station] [Stem?] Mapping"; photos include pictures of the Aleza Lake Research Forest Sign, trees, 3 photos from CP 410 Oct. 1992, and photo of Aleza Lake E loop [trail?] 1992
Black and white photo of a young Harry Coates
5 photos in folder "SHEEP July 1990" include 2 photos of cleared land (back of each photo reads "Sheep penny?") and 3 photos of a an unknown piece of forestry equipment
8 photos in folder "Fire" of various locations of fire damaged forests in 1992
13 photos in "More Planting" envelope; photos include 1 from Red Rock plantation in 1971; 2 from Cedar Plot in Valemont in Fall 1992; 2 from Cedar Goat R[oad] Fall 1992; 2 from [Compan Plantation?], Spittal Creek Fall 1992; Douglas Fir, Valemount - Cedar [Creal?]; Spaced Aspen Spittal Creek Fall 1992; 2 Cedar Plot, Spittal Creek, Fall 1992; Whit Pine Spittal Creek Fall 1992; Buckhorn B. Spruce 1978.
File consists of 26 photographs including: 10 images of Aleza Lake Research Forest aerial photos; 4 images of packed cones from Red Rock to Duncan 1970; 11 black and white forestry photographs; photo of J. Revel.
File consists of "History of the Buckhorn Research Demonstration Area Prince George Forest Region" by J. Revel Nov. 1988 and maps, diagrams, and documentation for:
File also include three large maps: a reproduction of a BC Forest Service Aleza Lake Research Forest map, North Eastern British Columbia Fire Location Map (1961), and map of Summit Lake, Cariboo District B.C. (1966).
Series consists of records pertaining to Harry Coates work and training as a BC Forest Service Research Technician. Series includes documentation for various Sx trials and experimental plots (E.P.) Harry Coates worked on.
Series consists of published materials collected by Harry Coates for his research and work in forestry. Materials consist of journal articles, government publications, and guidebooks. Series also includes ephemera consisting of recreational guides for parks, trails, and forests.
Item is McBride, B.C. Sheet 93H and Part of 83E Second Status Edition (1971) from "Classification and Interpretation of some Ecosystems of the Rocky Mountain Trench, Prince George Forest Region, British Columbia: First Approximation" (1984).
Item is McNaughton Lake, B.C. Map 83D and Part of 83C Second Status Edition (1975) from "Classification and Interpretation of some Ecosystems of the Rocky Mountain Trench, Prince George Forest Region, British Columbia: First Approximation" (1984).