Barkerville, BC

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              2001.1.1.2 · Item · 31 Jan. 1869
              Part of NBCA Document and Ephemera 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 suggests that he may have travelled from Victoria to Barkerville to mine for gold. In his letters to James, John McCormick describes having no money and living under poor conditions. He mentions the great fire that swept through Barkerville and that he lost nothing due to its distance from his house. McCormick also mentions that the Indians are dying quickly of Small Pox in Victoria.

              2010.13 · Collection · 1910 - [ca. 1950]

              Collection contains photographs depicting community life in Prince George, B.C. Images depict holiday events, sports teams, government buildings, businesses (hotels, banks, retail, newspaper office), riverboats, railroad construction, fishing, a cemetery, street scenes, aerials, and landscapes. Also includes photos taken outside of the Prince George vicinity including Prairie Creek, Thomas Creek and Barkerville, B.C.

              2001.1.042 · Item · 10 Aug. 1929
              Part of NBCA Document and Ephemera Collection

              Item reads "Programme of Ceremony at Unveiling of Cairn at Barkerville under the auspices of Cariboo Lodge No. 4, A.F. & A.M., to mark completion of the historic Cariboo Road in 1865". Includes an order of ceremony, the committee in charge, information about children's sports at the event, and a listing of pioneers and "old-timers" present in the platform party at the event.