File 2008.27.3 - Articles and papers written about Knox McCusker

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Articles and papers written about Knox McCusker

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  • 1935-1997 (Creation)

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(1890 - 1955)

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File consists of the following items:

  • "Mac" by D.L. Surveyor
  • "Knox (Mac) McCusker: Dominion Land Surveyor" by E.L. Rutherford, V.C. Brink, R.S. Silver and M.Z. (Smokey) Neighbour
  • Excerpts from Men and Meridians by Don W. Thomson
  • Article re: Knox McCusker written on the occasion of his death (April 14, 1955)
  • "McKusker (sic) to open up Blueberry Mountain Area" (Alaska Highway News, June 8, 1950)
  • "McCusker was surveyor, big game guide….also rancher and trail blazer"
  • "Knox Freeman McCusker" written on the occasion of his death (The Canadian Surveyor, July 1955)
  • "Veteran Surveyor - Alaska Highway Stories"
  • Memories of Knox McCusker by his oldest niece Betty (McCusker) Rutherford
  • "Veteran Surveyor prefers horses for long bush treks" by Eric Young (Edmonton Journal)
  • Eulogy for Knox McCusker read by Stanley D. Seif at Burch Presbyterian Church in Fort St. John, B.C.
  • Eulogy for Gwendolyn Dorothy McCusker (July 1997)
  • "Tropical Valley No Myth: amazing story of woman who lived there" by Thomas A. Wayling (Vancouver Sun)
  • Photocopy of section of map: "Topographical sketch map showing route traversed by the Bedaux Sub-Arctic Expedition 1934 through the Rocky Mountains" (by Frank Swannell, March 27, 1935)
  • Memories of Knox McCusker by Bill McCusker, his oldest nephew
  • "There is always a reason; destiny made it a date. The corridor of the Alcan didn’t just happen" (Fort St. John publication)
  • Article on Knox McCusker (ALS News, Winter 1983)

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    Personal or academic use of materials is welcomed under the standard fair dealing and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.

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