Barkerville, BC

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              61 Archival description results for 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.

              Barkerville ephemera
              2001.1.002 · File · 1961-1983
              Part of NBCA Document and Ephemera Collection

              File consists of:

              • Barkerville Historical Park pamphlet (1961?)
              • Postcard of St. Saviour's Church, Barkerville, "one of BC's oldest churches" (2 Aug. 1964)
              • An informational booklet about St. Saviour's Church, Barkerville (2 Aug. 1964)
              • Theatre Royal, Barkerville playbill (2 Nov. 1966)
              • Theatre Royal, "The Legend of Fanny Bendixon" playbill (1983)
              • Barkerville Schedule of Events (1983)
              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.

              2002.12.21 · Item · 1979
              Part of Bob Harkins fonds

              Item consists of transcript and tape summary of interview with Tom Payne who discusses his life, emigration from England, service in World War I, and career as shoemaker in Quesnel. Also discusses his subsequent work at the Experimental Farm in Prince George

              Harkins, Bob
              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.

              House Interior
              2012. · Item · May 1974
              Part of J. Kent Sedgwick fonds

              Image depicts the interior of an old house, possibly the Cottonwood House, and most likely in or near Barkerville, B.C.

              Corner of a Log House
              2012. · Item · Sep. 1970
              Part of J. Kent Sedgwick fonds

              Image depicts the corner of a log house, the slide itself labels the picture as being from Barkerville, B.C. and also indicates the corner is an example of a "round log" dovetail joint.

              Forman's General Store
              2012. · Item · [1980?]
              Part of J. Kent Sedgwick fonds

              Image depicts the abandoned and crumbling Forman's General Store somewhere in or near either Barkerville or Wells, B.C.