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2000.1.1.2.01 · File · [195-]
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

This file contains photograph from early construction of Cassiar Mine and townsite. Photographs were stapled to inter-office correspondence paper and sent with pages of photo descriptions. Photographs have been removed and rehoused, maintaining original order.

2000.1.1.1.29 · File · [197-?]
Part of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

Photographs of asbestos milling in Welshpool, Australia. Collection depicts the mazza machine, mixing plant, beam rollers, paper machine, asbestos feeder, asbestos store house, asbestos transport, bower separator, laboratory equipment, curling box rollers, pipe turning lathe, pipe flexural tester and pipe coupling multi parter.

Port Essington, B.C.
2001.1.022 · File · [ca. 1870]-1986
Part of NBCA Document and Ephemera Collection

Consists of copies of lot plans, a blueprint of the townsite of Port Essington, and an article on Port Essington from the 15 November 1984 edition of the Prince Rupert Daily News.

W.H. Collison correspondence
2009.7.2.01 · File · 1873-1921
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

File predominantly consists of correspondence to Rev. W.H. Collison from the Church Missionary Society. However, some letters in this file are also from individual parishioners, fellow clergymen, Massett councillors, and the American Geographical Society.

W.H. Collison manuscript
2009.7.2.05 · File · [between 1880 and 1915]
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

This unpublished manuscript, authored by W.H. Collison and handwritten by Joyce Collison, comprises 29 identifiable chapters. Content of this manuscript appears to be focused upon the retelling of First Nations stories. The donor identified that this manuscript was intended for publication but was never completed.

Geographic Features
2006.20.11 · File · [ca. 1890 - 1940]
Part of Northern BC Archives Historical Photograph Collection

Photographs within this file document natural and artificial features across the landscape of Northern British Columbia. This landscape also includes the physical, built, urban and industrial landscapes; topography; site plans; boundaries, districts, reserves, parks, sanctuaries, towns, villages and cities, etc.

Correspondence
2000.15.2.1 · File · 1895-1896
Part of Bullion Mines Collection

File contains letters and notes from October 31, 1895 to March 30, 1896 concerning the purchase of dynamite for the mine.

The Glassey Album
2009.5.2 · File · 1899-01-01 - 1959-12-31
Part of Taylor-Baxter Family Photograph Collection

This photograph album consists of photographs, membership cards and correspondence of Herbert F. Glassey. Subjects identified in this album include: automobiles, landscape vistas, hunting scenes, snowshoeing, dog sledding, provincial government offices and waterscapes. Identified geographic locations include: Nesutlane Trading Post, Atlin, Teslin Lake, Atlin Lake, McKee Creek, Taku Glacier and Otter Creek. The following of Mr. Glassey’s membership cards are also included within this album: “White Pass & Yukon Route, No. 308: Government Agent, Atlin account, 1939-1940”; “White Pass & Yukon Route, No. 283: Government Agent account, 1941-1942”; “Registration Certificate, 1940”; “The Wartime Prices and Trade Board, no.1305, 1942”; “Dominion Bureau of Statistics, no.252”; “The Society of Notaries Public Membership Card, 1956”; and “Prince Rupert Liberal Association, 1953”.

Glassey, Sarah
Industries
2006.20.10 · File · [ca. 1900 - 1940]
Part of Northern BC Archives Historical Photograph Collection

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 well as salvage companies and operations.

2009.7.4.17 · File · 1904-1905
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

The New Era (2 editions) :

  • The New Era: the official magazine of the Missionary Society of the Church of England in Canada. Vol. II, No. 4. Toronto: April 1904. (some annotations)
  • The New Era: the official magazine of the Missionary Society of the Church of England in Canada. Vol. III, No. 4. Toronto: April 1905. (some annotations)
2009.7.2.06 · File · [ca. 1906]
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

Small booklet containing handwritten notes of what appears to be a speech prepared by W.H. Collison on the topic of traditions and events he had been witness to along the northwest coast of British Columbia.

Newspaper clippings
2000.16.1.1 · File · 1907, 1912
Part of Prince Rupert Empire collection

File contains two newspaper clippings, one from the B.C. Saturday Sunset of September 14, 1912 concerning economic development on Vancouver Island and the second from The Globe dated Saturday March 23, 1907 which contains two photographs of Prince Rupert.

2008.27.7 · File · 1909, 1934, 1938
Part of Knox McCusker Collection

File consists of the following original items:

  • Letter to G.G. Aitken from K.F. McCusker (Jan. 9, 1934)
  • Letter to G.G. Aitken from K.F. McCusker (June 20, 1934)
  • Letter to G.G. Aitken from K.F. McCusker (May. 9, 1938)
  • Certificate no. 484 bestowed upon Knox Freeman McCusker enabling him to be admitted as an Articled Pupil with the Dominion Lands Surveyors. (Feb. 22, 1909)
Album 1
2003.13.1.1 · File · [after 1909]
Part of Parker Bonney Photograph Collection

Consists of a photograph album that contains 224 photographs that depict Parker Bonney's early years as a Forest Engineer. Includes photographs of the expedition to the Nass Valley undertaken by Parker Bonney, Sam Brown, and others. May also include photographs of later surveying expeditions. Also includes three photographs of the University of Washington rowing team, of which Parker Bonney was a member between 1909 and 1913.

2011.3.3 · File · 1909 - [ca. 1930]
Part of North Coast & Central BC Postcard Collection

File contains postcards portraying life in Prince Rupert, B.C. Images depict harbour scenes, street scenes (Third Avenue, Sixth Street, Central Street, and Mainstreet), airplanes, large ships, fisheries, city aerials, parades, military, a dog sled mail team, and a frozen fishing boat.

2013.6.29.05 · File · 1909
Part of David Davies Railway Collection

File consists of an original 1909 provincial publication entitled "British Columbia, the Mineral Province of Canada, being a Short History of Mining in the Province, a Synopsis of the Mining Laws in force, Statistics of Mineral Production to Date, and a Brief Summary of the Progress of Mining during 1908". Includes inset plates and pull-out graphs.

Timber License No.2109
2016.5.2.09 · File · 1911-1953
Part of Harry Coates fonds

File consists of a timber license originally issued in Victoria 19 October 1911 by the Government of the Province of British Columbia, department of Lands, through the Land Act and Amendments to Frederick Ormes, Administrator of the Estate of Susan (?) Ormes. Additional attached licenses subsequently issued in 1919, 1951 and 1953.

2001.1.050 · File · 1911-1917
Part of NBCA Document and Ephemera Collection

File consists of documents recording the founding, funding, explorations, and investments of the pioneering Queen Charlotte Islands General Development Company, Ltd. (London, England). Includes approximately 150 pages of manuscript and the following items of interest:

  • "Memorandum and Articles of Association, London, 1911
  • Notice of First General Meeting, 1912
  • First and later minutes of meetings in Victoria, BC and elsewhere
  • Extensive correspondence with their representatives in the Queen Charlotte Islands including mining surveyors
  • Reports from Queen Charlotte Islands from their representatives at Cumshewa, Skidegate, and Alliford Bay
  • Records regarding all aspects of financing the company
    Most of the items date from 1912-1913, providing a very detailed account of the founding and aspirations of the company, and revealing the difficulties in doing business in the remote Queen Charlotte Islands. Also notably includes correspondence and reports from Henry Collison.
2009.7.4.13 · File · Oct. 1911, April 1931
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

North British Columbia News with which is incorporated Aiyansh Notes (2 editions):

  • North British Columbia News with which is incorporated Aiyansh Notes: A Journal of Missionary Endeavor in the Diocese of Caledonia, British Columbia. Vol. 1, No. 8. October 1911.
  • North British Columbia News with which is incorporated Aiyansh Notes: A Journal of Missionary Endeavor in the Diocese of Caledonia, British Columbia. No. 84 April 1931.