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Collection consists of two letters written by John McCormick to a friend describing his experiences in Barkerville and the gold mining conditions on Williams Creek.
- 11 Dec. 1869
Part of John McCormick Collection
Item consists of a letter documenting Johns McCormick’s experiences at Williams Creek in Barkerville during the winter of 1869. He describes the poor gold mining conditions on Williams Creek and his hopes for future prosperity.
- 31 Jan. 1869
Part of John McCormick Collection
Item consists of a letter written by John McCormick to a person named James; it is not made clear if James is a friend or relative. In both his letter to James, John McCormick makes several references to Victoria. His familiarity with Victoria sug...
- 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 p...
- [ca. 1900 - 1940]
Photographs within this file document resource industries within Northern BC such as mining, fishing, forestry etc. They also represent resource industry cooperatives, processing, packing and shipping industries, construction and ship building, as...
Consists of photographs depicting the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, the British Columbia Railway, the Canadian Pacific Railway, and the Canadian National Railway. Also includes photographs of various forestry-rela...
Photograph depicts a cluster of tents on the edge of a meadow. Four or more people stand or sit amongst the tents. Smoke rises from a wood fire and drifts amongst the stub alpine trees in the background.
- [ca. 1900]
Five unidentified miners pose for a photo. Logs and wood scraps in foreground, forest in background.Printed annotation on recto of photograph: "PLACER MINING, ATLINTOD RIVER, ATLIN, B.C. A.C. HIRSHFELD NO. 753."
Collection consists of 2 taxidermied polar bear pelts (1 adult & 1 cub) intended for educational display.
- 28 July 1901
Group of five miners stand in mining area on left. Woman, man, and young girl sit and stand on far right in more formal attire. Mining tools and equipment throughout.Printed annotation on recto of photograph: "Société Minière de B.C., Atlin B...
- [ca. 1901-1940]
Photograph of a team of horses pulling a large load of logs. Several men are posed around the sleigh. Printed annotation on recto reads: "Eagle Lake Spruce Mills, Giscome, B.C." Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "4/ This is the...
Photograph depicts a scow loaded with three or more pack horses with men attending. The scow is crossing the river, guided by a cable. There is one building, and forest in the background.
Photograph depicts twelve or more horses loaded with packs. Three or more men attending. There is a telegraph pole in the midground, treed low hills in the background. The horses are standing in a field.
Photograph depicts several men on a long scow loaded with supplies amidst swirling deep river water.
Collection consists of a photograph album from A. H. Holland, a British Columbia Land Surveyor, that was created while working in the Central Interior, the Cariboo, the Chilcotin and southeast British Columbia. This album visually documents steamb...
Holland, Arthur H.
Photograph depicts a long scow on the river's edge, supplies are being loaded. There is a smoke rising from the wood stove at the center of the scow. Several men are assisting.
Photograph depicts several men on the river's edge pulling on a long rope attached to a large scow downstream.
Series consists of a photograph album from A. H. Holland, a British Columbia Land Surveyor, that was created while working in the Central Interior, the Cariboo, the Chilcotin and southeast British Columbia. This album visually documents steamboat,...
- 29 February 1908
Photograph of a person chopping down firewood in a forest. Printed annotation on recto reads: "Chopping Fire-Wood, near Fort Simpson, 1118." Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "55 Avenell Road, N. 29-2-'08 I wanted to write...
- [ca. 1909-1930]
Head on photograph of a trapper standing in front of his cabin in Prince Rupert, BC. The front of the cabin is covered in various pelts. Printed annotation on recto reads: "A Trappers Cabin near Prince Rupert."
- [ca. 1909-1930]
Photograph of a line of rail cars along a track next to a blasted pile of rubble. Printed annotation on recto reads: "Photo by McRae Bros. Prince Rupert." Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "Hello Charly. I have been dead for 2 ...
- October 1909
Photograph of Prince Rupert businesses amidst clear cut stumps. Businesses include "Stewart and Mobley Groceries, Fruits and Produce." Printed annotation on recto reads: "Prince Rupert, B.C., Oct. 09."