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“Post War Measures, Dominion Provincial Conference 1944”

  • “Post-War Measures for consideration of the Premier as subjects for submission to the Dominion-Provincial Conference” Bureau of Post-war Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, Hon. H.G.T. Perry, 20pp. ministers copy and private copy with comments.
  • Speeches, Pamphlets re International Empire 1940s.

“Postwar Reconstruction”

  • Addresses/Clippings re Liberals/Social Credit Convention
  • PWRC
  • BC’s Women’s Institues
  • Communism
  • Aids to Education
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Vocational School Assistance Agreement

“Provincial Election 1941”

  • Fort George Liberal Convention Delegate Sept 18 1941 ribbons
  • (2 ribbons with red ink, 2 on dark purple silk with gold ink, and 3 with gold ink).
  • Newsclippings
  • Vote Perry – complete set of 19 posters

“Report of Various Proposed Railway Routes – Western Outlet to Pacific 1925”

  • Report on Various Proposed Railway Routes for A Western Outlet to the Pacific from the Peace River District by A joint Board of Engineers of the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railways, Montreal, February 26, 1925.” Marked Confidential. – Perry marked on report “This never printed or published – confidential – from Mr. Dunning Minister of Finance, Ottawa to HG Perry, Minister.” Note attached “this was confidential at the time from Hon Chas. Dunning to me but has the most valuable detailed railway information at that time 1925 but is now outdated – HG Perry.”

“Speeches and Speech Materials”

  • HG Perry, radio address 1950s; and speech notes on political events, acts, and politicians. Article “Synthetic Socialism Versus Unified Progress, Prosperity is Main Issue Before Voters”, The Citizen Press, Prince George. Article, “The Road to Serfdom A Condensation from the Book by Friedrich A. Hayek” The Readers Digest, April 1945. Miscellaneous news clippings, c.1950s and others no date. Additional News clippings.

“Various Correspondence”

Example of letters contained:

  • Get Well cards to Perry (HGT Perry at St Joseph’s hospital)
  • 1958 – Happy New Year letters
  • Christmas cards
  • Letters to Harry McLeod
  • Christmas cards 1957
  • Letters 1954
  • Clipping Dec 28 1956 – “Sale of the Cowichan Leader Effective Next Wednesday”- Western Press Clipping Bureau
  • 1954 – letter from John Anderson
  • Letter re: “The Star” and “Saanich Review” From Harry H Gregson
  • Letter from Ronald B Worley – 1959
  • newsclipping re Mr and Mrs Bob Carter

‘Cheque Cancelled’

  • Bank of British North America – “The Bank of British North America was the first Bank here; at South Fort Georoge. These are their Cheque forms” – notation signed by H.G. Perry on it. He also states “For Historical File, from Mrs John Monro, widow of First Manager, John Monro.

‘Editorials, Letters, Misc’

  • Correspondence – to/from H.G. Perry, Minister of Education and George Pearson, Provincial Secretary regarding issue of creation of Old People’s Home in Prince George, 1943-45.
  • Election address, H.G. Perry, candidate for Fort George Electoral District. October, no date.
  • News clippings and Scrapbook Pages of news clippings regarding H.G. Perry speeches in the Legislature. Includes letters and notes congratulating Perry on speech by individual politicians. Includes identifications by Frank S. Perry.
  • News clippings and original of H.G. Perry’s editorial to newspaper regarding the issue of “single transferable vote”, c.1951
  • Copy of correspondence cc. To H.G. Perry from W.G. Fraser, City Clerk Prince George re need of a land registry office in Prince George, September 29, 1945.
  • Coalition Convention Sept 18 1945
  • Letter to Perry (Minister of Education) from Provincial Secretary

0-4-0 Porter saddle tank locomotive located in Fernie

Photograph depicts a 0-4-0 porter saddle tank located in a public park in Fernie. It has a 4' 8 1/2" gauge and 170lbs of pressure. It was probably used with the car behind it to feed the 70 coke ovens situated just above Fernie, on the south side of the C.P.R. tracks. The three trams to the rear are 3' gauge.

0-4-4 "Dunrobin" locomotive built by Sharp, Stewart, & Co. Ltd. In 1895

Photograph depicts the 0-4-4 "Dunrobin" locomotive in the B.C. Electric Railway locomotive shed in New Westminster. The front buffer beam has been removed, exposing 2 inside cylinders 13x18". Total weight = 25 1/4 tons. Working pressure = 150 lb./sq. inch. Coupled wheels= 4'6" diameter, bogie wheels = 2'6". It was built by Sharp, Stewart, & Co. Ltd. in 1895 at Atlas Works, Glasgow and formerly owned by the Duke of Sutherland. It was steamed for the first time in B.C. on Tuesday, 19th April 1966, and probably for the first time in 2 years.

0-4-4 "Dunrobin" locomotive built by Sharp, Stewart, & Co. Ltd. In 1895

Photograph depicts a 0-4-4 "Dunrobin" locomotive built by Sharp, Stewart, & Co. Ltd. in 1895 at Atlas Works, Glasgow and formerly owned by the Duke of Sutherland. It was taken inside the B.C. Electric Railway locomotive shed at New Westminster where it was receiving a check-over for steam running and a paint job. The cover to steam dome has been removed.

10 British Columbia Photograph Album

Series consists of 268 black and white photographs (and computer disc copies) of Prentiss Gray's month-long trip from Hudson's Hope to Dome Creek in late August to September 1927.

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