Collection 2001.11 - Jack Boudreau collection

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Jack Boudreau collection

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2001.11

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  • 1910-1996 (Creation)
    Creator
    Boudreau, Jack

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1 album (120+ photographs) - textual records

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(4 February 1933-)

Biographical history

Jack Boudreau was born in the small community of Penny in the central region of British Columbia between the McGregor and Upper Fraser Rivers. BC. Jack's parents, Joe and Bessie Boudreau, moved to Penny on May 15, 1923, and had seven children- Jack being the fifth. Jack Boudreau was the postmaster in Penny for several years, and then worked in forestry until his retirement in 1993. He has devoted his professional life to British Columbia's forest industry working as a licensed scaler, industrial first-aid attendant and forest fire fighter mostly with the Ministry of Forests. From early childhood he has been an avid lover of the outdoors. He is a mountain climber, fisher and skier. Boudreau is the author of five bestsellers—"Sternwheelers and Canyon Cats," "Crazy Man's Creek," "Grizzly Bear Mountain," "Wilderness Dreams and Mountains," "Campfires and Memories." He now lives in Prince George, BC, where he spends his time writing about the early settlers and homesteaders of BC.

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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.

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Accession # 2001.11

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Some images are copy prints--collected by Boudreau for his book, "Crazy Man's Creek".

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2001.11

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