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Digital Files
2024.2.3 · Series · 1997-2002
Part of "It's Still Winter" eJournal Collection

Series consists of digital records collected by Don Precosky and Barry McKinnon in relation to the publication of "It's Still Winter: A Web Journal of Contemporary Canadian Poetry and Poetics". Includes digital manuscript submissions, unpublished material, and the eJournal website files (including the audio sound recordings from relevant issues). Also includes an unpublished issue #6.2 from 2003. File types include PDF, HTML, DOC, RA (RealAudio), MP3, and GIF, among others.

Drafts and Submissions
2024.2.2 · Series · 1997-2002
Part of "It's Still Winter" eJournal Collection

Series contains printed drafts and submissions to the eJournal "It's Still Winter: A Web Journal of Contemporary Canadian Poetry and Poetics", which was co-published online by College of New Caledonia and the University of Northern British Columbia between 1997 and 2002. The editors of the journal were Don Precosky and Barry McKinnon.

Digital submissions are maintained in the 2024.2.3 Digital Files series.

Issues
2024.2.1 · Series · 1997-2002
Part of "It's Still Winter" eJournal Collection

Series contains analogue reproductions of the 11 issues of the eJournal "It's Still Winter: A Web Journal of Contemporary Canadian Poetry and Poetics", which was co-published online by College of New Caledonia and the University of Northern British Columbia between 1997 and 2002. The editors of the journal were Don Precosky and Barry McKinnon.

2003.11.2 · Series · 1999-2000
Part of Island Cache Recovery Project Collection

Series consists of copies of City of Prince George records photocopied and organized by Island Cache Recovery Project researchers. Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence between the city and Island Cache residents, legal real estate and building inspection documents for Island Cache properties, and reports regarding Island Cache (Cottonwood Island).

Oral History Interviews
2003.11.1 · Series · 1999-2000
Part of Island Cache Recovery Project Collection

Series consists of the 46 oral histories conducted by the Island Cache Recovery Project. A file exists for each participant in the research project, which includes the original recorded oral history on cassette tape and/or VHS, consent forms for use of the oral history, a written transcript for the oral history, and a digital version of the written transcript. Label on diskette states, "Island Cache Research Project. Transcription of Heinz Bartkowski interview (by: Lori Koop) June 12-99 file: Heinz.rtf FNST 272."

2003.11.3 · Series · 1999-2000
Part of Island Cache Recovery Project Collection

Series consists of research material collected for the Island Cache Recovery Project. Includes resources photocopied from participants in the study (particularly material collected by Bob Parris), including newspaper articles, photographs, and personal correspondence. Also includes research material gathered by the researchers from other sources, such as copies of maps, articles, and public records.

Research projects
2023.2.2 · Series · 1960-2024
Part of Dr. Paul Sanborn fonds

Series consists of records created and collected in relation to research projects Dr. Paul Sanborn was engaged in, often with other colleagues, during his employment with the BC Ministry of Forests and/or the University of Northern British Columbia. These archival research records are predominantly unpublished documents, reports, data, and photographs. Some of Sanborn's research projects did not result in a formal scientific publication. In other instances, some of Sanborn's research projects resulted in only a portion of the collected data utilized for a formal publication.

Sanborn compiled details about each research project and its associated records in a summary note. Each of these notes is provided in PDF format along with its research project series. These notes serve as an essential guide for researchers who wish to interpret, utilize, and repurpose Sanborn's data for other future research projects.

Maps
2012.13.6 · Series · 1917-2003
Part of J. Kent Sedgwick fonds

Series consists of maps collected by Kent Sedgwick covering historical and contemporary British Columbia. The maps include originals and photocopies that depict Fort George; Indian Reserve No.1; Anahim Lake, Bella Colla, Quesnel; Salmon Valley; the Cariboo district; the Peace River Country; Prince Rupert; Terrace; Bowron River; Giscome; Prince George; and Isle Pierre. The maps include tourism and recreation maps, pre-emptor maps, and resource maps created by the Province of British Columbia.

2002.14.3 · Series · 1989-2006, predominant 1995-2002
Part of Marianne (Marika) Ainley fonds

Series largely consists of Ainley's administrative activities as professor and chair of the Women's Studies Program at the University of Northern British Columbia. Material is arranged, predominately, according to the activities with which Ainley was involved, including overseeing program restructuring, coverage of the Women's Studies Program in the media, presentations to prospective students, planning for research presentations and conferences, curriculum development and retirement preparation. Series also documents Ainley's appointment as an adjunct professor in the Environmental Studies department at the University of Victoria. The series also includes records concerning Ainley's graduate student research assistants and their work with her. The series consists of memoranda, meeting minutes, reports, posters, speaking notes, correspondence, brochures, pamphlets, articles, course descriptions and syllabi, notes, printed emails, and employment contracts.

2020.4.6 · Series · 1976-2012
Part of G. Gary Runka fonds

Series consists of the client file project records of G.G. Runka Land Sense Ltd., Gary Runka's consultancy business (co-owned with Joan Sawicki until 1991). G.G. Runka Land Sense Limited was incorporated as a company on 30 Nov. 1978 and dissolved on 30 Nov. 2018. Most business activity ceased after Gary Runka's death in July 2013. The company provided comprehensive professional services in land inventory, environmental assessment, integrated resource management, land and water use conflict resolution and interdisciplinary land use planning. Over the course of the company's operation, Gary Runka and his firm consulted on 681 assignments ranging from very large projects (such as the Site C project) to small residential/commercial land capability assessments.

The Land Sense Ltd. client files generally include records such as correspondence, contracts, invoices, project reports, publications, ephemera, memoranda, map excerpts, legal documents, meeting materials, clippings, and handwritten notes. Some client files are accompanied by related maps, photographs, aerial photographs, and/or digital records on storage media.

Correspondence
1996.2.01 · Series · 1962-2003
Part of Brian Fawcett fonds

Series consists of Brian Fawcett's correspondence with friends, members of the literary community, and organizations.

Maps, plans, and drawings
2023.5.1 · Series · 1976-2020
Part of UNBC School of Planning and Sustainability fonds

Series consists of maps, plans, and drawings collected by faculty in the UNBC School of Planning and Sustainability. The majority of these maps reflect the planning history of the City of Prince George and include large format, hand-drawn plans created by the City Planning Department from the 1970s and 1980s. Maps from City of Prince George Official Community Plans are also included.

Research reference material
2023.2.1 · Series · 1976-2016
Part of Dr. Paul Sanborn fonds

Series consists of reference material collected by Dr. Paul Sanborn, including field trip guidebooks, resource inventory documents, collected sources for various areas of research, and proceedings and abstracts for conferences and workshops.

Research Subject Files
2012.13.2 · Series · 1937-2011
Part of J. Kent Sedgwick fonds

Kent Sedgwick’s research subject files contain original research notes, interviews and oral histories, news clippings, and collected primary and secondary sources. The series also includes both original and reproduction photographs, audio recordings, and maps. The subject files primarily relate to the history, urban planning, and historical geography of the Central Interior of British Columbia, especially Prince George area and the East Line communities over the course of the 20th century. They also include extensive notes on geographic features, landscapes, interpretative trails, architectural history, industrial history, history of Western exploration and land survey, and the First Nations history of the region.

Personal Records
2000.23.3 · Series · 1970-2005
Part of Audrey Smedley L'Heureux fonds

Series consists of records relating to the personal life of author and journalist Audrey Smedley L'Heureux. Includes a commemoratory home video DVD production that recognizes Audrey L’Heureux on her 80th birthday as a valued member of her family and as an accomplished community figure. This series also includes a photograph of Audrey L'Heureux in the 1970s.

Writing
2000.23.2 · Series · 1970-1990
Part of Audrey Smedley L'Heureux fonds

Audrey Smedley L'Heureux writing, and journalism career spanned her editorship of the Nechako Chronicle (1964-1971), the Smithers Interior News (1974-1975), and the Alcan Ingot (1976-1977). Through her journalism experience, Audrey L’Heureux gained an interest in British Columbia history and began compiling her research into books.

This series consists of records relating to L'Heureux's writing, including book manuscripts, book reviews, and correspondence about publications. L'Heureux's "From Trail to Rail" book series was her most widely available publication. This series includes:

  • "From Trail to Rail: Surveys & Gold, 1862 to 1904" published in 1987;
  • "From Trail to Rail: Settlement Begins, 1905-1914" published in 1989; and,
  • a third 1983 manuscript tentatively titled "From Trail to Rail: [Out of the Heart of British Columbia]" that was never published.
    Draft manuscripts for all three of these publications are included in this series, in both digital and print format. The series also includes research materials for Audrey L'Heureux's first book "Northern B.C. in Retrospect" which was published in 1979.
Research Subject Files
2000.23.1 · Series · 1958-2001
Part of Audrey Smedley L'Heureux fonds

Series consists of research subject files accumulated by Audrey L'Heureux over the course of her journalism and writing careers, with material collected between 1960 and 2005. L'Heureux arranged her subject files alphabetically; the files were organized by topics such as specific communities, people, historical events, industries, and geographic features. The files consist of reproductions from secondary sources such as periodicals and publications, as well as reproductions from primary sources from other archives (including copy prints of historical photographs). The files also include newspaper clippings, maps, correspondence, books, postcards, and journal articles. The material in the files covers a date range of 1860 to 2005, but material from earlier dates are reproductions only.

The content of the research subject files spans Northern and Central British Columbia, with a focus on the communities of Smithers, Prince George, and Vanderhoof where L'Heureux lived. L'Heureux's research subject files cover the transitional phases in British Columbia’s history, including natural resource extraction, the impact of the railways, industrialization, land survey, and interactions with Indigenous communities. Other topics reflect changes to British Columbia post-industrialization, including collected research material on fisheries, telegraph lines, law enforcement, and historic sites. L’Heureux also collected research material about the people who shaped the province and local community figures in Northern and Central British Columbia.

Photographs
2009.7.1 · Series · [ca. 1873 - ca. 1939]
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

Series consists of images pertaining the Collison family, North Coastal First Nations communities, means of transportation along North Coastal British Columbia, and various church structures and religious events.

Instruction
2001.8.3 · Series · 1960-2000
Part of Geoffrey R. Weller fonds

Series consists of material related to courses taught by Weller as a professor at Bishop’s University, Lakehead University and UNBC. Material includes lecture notes, syllabi, reading lists, exam questions, assignments, photocopied articles, and newspaper clippings.

Historical Information
2006.18.1 · Series · 1990-2016
Part of Aleza Lake Research Forest Society fonds

Series consists of records created or accumulated by the Aleza Lake Research Forest Society regarding the research forest's history. Includes oral histories and material from long-time personnel that worked at the ALRF, such as Harry Coates, John Revel, and Frank Hellenius. Also contains copies of archival records from other archival institutions that concern the history of ALRF, which were compiled as part of a 2006/2007 history internship project.

Historical Info
2007.1.25 · Series · 1913-1998
Part of Aleza Lake Research Forest fonds

Series contains historical information regarding the Aleza Lake Research Forest. Includes photographs and slides pertaining to the Aleza Lake Experiment Station.

Maps
2008.2.1 · Series · 1910-2002
Part of Northern BC Cartographic Collection

Series consists of an assortment of maps concerning Northern B.C. Included are topographic maps, pre-emptor’s and preliminary maps, physiographic maps, and resource (geological, game, etc.) maps.

Family Records series
2014.6.1 · Series · 1953-2017
Part of Rustad & Dezell Family fonds

Series consists of records reflecting the activities of the Dezell and Rustad families. Series include mayoral records from Bea and Garvin Dezell when Garvin served as Mayor of Prince George. Series includes materials celebrating Bea Dezell's life created by her family. Series also includes fundraising efforts for the Northern Medical Programs Trust. Finally, series includes a collection of "spruce" dollars and commemorative coins.

Wildlife and Habitat
2023.7.4 · Series · 1953-2015
Part of Grant Hazelwood fonds

Series consists of textual material regarding wildlife and habitat in British Columbia created or collected by Grant Hazelwood. Predominantly includes reports (published and draft), discussion papers, article reprints, memoranda, and booklets.

Career Records
2023.7.5 · Series · 1979-2007
Part of Grant Hazelwood fonds

Series consists of records relating to Grant Hazelwood's career as a wildlife biologist.

2023.7.3 · Series · 1943-2005
Part of Grant Hazelwood fonds

Series consists of materials and records created or collected by Grant Hazelwood in relation to parks and conservation areas in British Columbia. Grant Hazelwood was a BC Parks wildlife biologist and later a consultant via his business, Alpenglow Resources Ltd.; much of his work was in relation to wildlife in parks and conservation areas.

2009.7.2 · Series · 1870-2006
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

Series consists of journals, draft manuscripts, correspondence, CMS documents and orders, speeches, sermons all written by or to Archdeacon W. H. Collison. Series also contains correspondence to W.E. Collison and Joyce Collison, genealogical information on the Collison family, newspaper clippings and a school paper written by Archdeacon Collison's grandaughter Katy.

Publications Series
2009.7.4 · Series · 1872-1967
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

Series contains publications on the following subjects: linguistics, First Nations studies, anthropology, museum studies, the Missionary Society of the Church of England, the Metlakatla Inquiry, material culture and Canadian geography. It is believed that items published prior to 1922 had been collected by the Archdeacon W.H. Collison, while those published post 1922 (the year W.H. Collison passed away) were collected by both his son W.E. Collison and then his grandaughter Joyce Collison.

2009.7.3 · Series · 1878-1929
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

Maps within this series document the placer streams, islands and harbours of the Queen Charlotte Islands; as well as the mining properties located within the vicinity of Stewart, BC.

2023.7.2 · Series · 1979-1986
Part of Grant Hazelwood fonds

Series consists of records created and collected by Grant Hazelwood for the BC Ministry of Environment's "Upper Nass Assessment Project", a project that included the biophysical mapping of the Northwest-Klappan Road Access Area. Grant Hazelwood (Alpenglow Resources) was hired as the wildlife biologist for to undertake project work.

2020.4.4 · Series · 1968-2013
Part of G. Gary Runka fonds

Series consists of records created and collected by Gary Runka during and after his time with the British Columbia Agricultural Land Commission. In the early 1970s, Runka served as the first general manager of the BC Agricultural Land Commission, the independent provincial body that has administered BC's Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) for over 40 years. As the first manager, Runka spearheaded the establishment of the ALR undertaking the technical tasks of setting ALR agricultural use boundaries, policies and procedures, as well as the building awareness and support for farmland preservation within government and with the public. He later served as Commission chair. Records include correspondence, informational material, publications, clippings, news releases, memoranda, symposium/conference material, reports, speech notes, and other textual material. Also includes seven maps, two buttons, six floppies, eighty slides, and one audio cassette tape.

Photographs
2012.13.1 · Series · [before 2011]
Part of J. Kent Sedgwick fonds

Series consists of photographs taken and collected by Kent Sedgwick that primarily depict communities within the Central Interior of British Columbia, especially Prince George, Giscome, and the East Line area. Kent Sedgwick used photography to document the development and history of the natural and built landscape of the British Columbia Central Interior. The photographs depict geographic features, landscapes, previous settlements, architectural history, and industrial history.

Professorial Records
2012.13.5 · Series · 1972-2009
Part of J. Kent Sedgwick fonds

Series contains material created during Kent Sedgwick’s teaching appointments at the College of New Caledonia and the University of Northern British Columbia. He held a position as a Geography Instructor at CNC from 1970 until 1983 and did frequent guest lectures at UNBC until he became an adjunct professor from 2003 until 2009. He conducted guest lectures and taught course on historical geography and local history. The files primarily consist of lectures, notes, and correspondence between Sedgwick and the institutions.

Works by Kent Sedgwick
2012.13.4 · Series · 1966-2010
Part of J. Kent Sedgwick fonds

Series consists of material collected and created by Kent Sedgwick in relation to his writings, publications, editorial work, and lectures. The files contain material regarding Kent Sedgwick’s writing and lectures on the Lheidli T’enneh cemetery; his book "Monumental Transformation: The Story of Prince George's National Historic Monument"; his book chapter "Crossing the Divide: Northern Approaches to New Caledonia"; his book "Giscome Chronicle: The rise and demise of a sawmill community in central British Columbia, 1912-1976"; edits done to June Chamberland’s book "From Broadaxe to Clay Chinking: Stories about the Pioneers in and around the Prince George area"; writing for the Prince George Heritage Advisory Committee; and Sedgwick’s MA thesis on the Peyto Glacier. The files primarily consist of notes, correspondence, and completed works.

Community Involvement
2012.13.3 · Series · 1950-2011
Part of J. Kent Sedgwick fonds

Series contains material created and collected by Kent Sedgwick over the course of his work with the Prince George Heritage Commission, the Alexander Mackenzie Heritage Trail Association, and other local organizations. The files primarily consist of meeting minutes, typescript documents, and correspondence between Sedgwick and the organizations.

Arthur Holland Album
2014.10.1 · Series · 1907-1920
Part of Arthur Holland Land Surveying Collection

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, stagecoach and horse travel in British Columbia and some First Nation village sites. It also captures preparatory survey work and dawn of the age of rail travel.

Digital Records
2020.4.9 · Series · 1987-2021
Part of G. Gary Runka fonds

Series consists of digital material created and collected by Gary Runka and Joan Sawicki and encompass personal, professional, and business records. Includes textual documents (PDF and Word format), spreadsheets (Excel), digital images (JPEG), email backup files, video documentaries, and digital publications.

G.G. Runka Land Sense Ltd.
2020.4.5 · Series · 1978-2018
Part of G. Gary Runka fonds

Series consists of the business records of G.G. Runka Land Sense Ltd., Gary Runka's consultancy business (co-owned with Joan Sawicki until 1991). G.G. Runka Land Sense Limited was incorporated as a company on 30 Nov. 1978 and dissolved on 30 Nov. 2018. Most business activity ceased after Gary Runka's death in July 2013. The company provided comprehensive professional services in land inventory, environmental assessment, integrated resource management, land and water use conflict resolution and interdisciplinary land use planning. Over the course of the company's operation, Gary Runka and his firm consulted on 681 assignments ranging from very large projects (such as the Site C project) to small residential/commercial land capability assessments.

The records within this series include company information documents, company client and project lists, and an early company accounting ledger. Also included are Runka's business "Communications Planners", which include a page for every business contact with summarized notes about communication with that individual; these provide a very detailed record of company business.

Speeches and Publications
2020.4.2 · Series · 1945-2009
Part of G. Gary Runka fonds

Series consists of works written or collected by G. Gary Runka.

The 2020.4.2.1 Speeches sub-series includes manuscripts of speeches written by G. Gary Runka.

The 2020.4.2.2 G. Gary Runka Writing sub-series includes publications, manuscripts, and drafts of worked written, co-written, or edited by G. Gary Runka over the course of his career.

The 2020.4.2.3 Collected Works sub-series includes works collected by G. Gary Runka. Runka collected a comprehensive resource library of publications, reports, and rare grey literature that reflected the depth and breadth of natural resource issues in British Columbia. Material from this resource library was intrinsically tied to Runka's work; selected unique items from the resource library are contained within this sub-series to contextualize the scope of land management issues.

Maps & Oversize
2020.4.7 · Series · 1965-2009
Part of G. Gary Runka fonds

Series consists of maps, technical drawings, and other oversize material collected by Gary Runka that are not associated with specific Land Sense Ltd. client jobs.

Photographs
2020.4.8 · Series · 1956-2013
Part of G. Gary Runka fonds

Gary Runka was a hobbyist photographer and documented his work and personal life through photography as he travelled across every region of British Columbia. His photographs document the evolution of British Columbia communities and regions over a 30 year period. Gary Runka's core interest was land and changing land uses. Many of his photographs tell a story of urban edge and/or natural resource compatibility/conflict. There are also a substantial number of photographs related to soils, including soil profiles, soil erosion and land (topography, drainage etc.) capability for agriculture. The collection also includes specific client-related photos, tied to Land Sense Ltd. client file job numbers.

The collection also documents personal travels and hiking trips throughout British Columbia and backpacking in some historic areas, such as the West Coast Trail and Cape Scott. These photographs also represent land evolution over time, including extent of alpine glaciation or biodiversity/plant species inhabiting the area.

Professional Records
2020.4.3 · Series · 1970-2013
Part of G. Gary Runka fonds

Series consists of records relating to G. Gary Runka's professional career development, interests, and involvement beyond his Land Sense Ltd. work. Runka was involved in many professional associations, including the Agricultural Institute of Canada, the B.C. Federation of Naturalists, the B.C. Institute of Agrologists, the Bella Coola Watershed Conservation Society, the Canadian Consulting Agrologists Association, the Canadian Institute of Forestry, the Canadian Society of Landscape Ecology and Management, the Grasslands Conservation Council of British Columbia, the Lambda Alpha International Society for Range Management, the Soil and Water Conservation Society, and the Wilderness Tourism Association, among others. Records include material relating to Runka's involvement with these professional associations, as well as collected professional resource material relating to agriculture and environment topics. Also includes Runka's business card collection.

Personal Records
2020.4.1 · Series · 1953-2014
Part of G. Gary Runka fonds

Series consists of records relating to G. Gary Runka's personal life, including academic records, personal resume, and posthumous materials. Also includes Runka's personal correspondence during his time with the Agricultural Land Commission and memorabilia from his curling activities.

Cartographic Material
2000.1.2 · Series · 1952 - 1972
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

The Cartographic Materials series consists of maps, plans, schematics and blueprints documenting a wide variety of subject areas pertaining to both the operation of the Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd., and the company township of Cassiar, B.C.

Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd.