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2001.1.069 · File · 2021-2023
Part of NBCA Document and Ephemera Collection

File consists of flyers and leaflets relating to protests and activism in Prince George. Includes:

  • "Grasslands Not Gas Lands" leaflet regarding action against Westcoast Olefins extraction plant in Pineview, 2021
  • "'Centralized Strategy' Decision Student Led Protest" flyer regarding resistance against the City of Prince George's decision to centralize Prince George homeless populations into the Moccasin Flats encampment, 2023
2001.1.068 · File · 2020-2023
Part of NBCA Document and Ephemera Collection

File consists of promotional pamphlets and brochures advertising the City of Prince George. Includes:

  • Prince George Downtown Business Improvement Association, "Your Guide to Downtown Prince George 2020/21"
  • City of Prince George, "Trail Guide", [ca. 2020]
  • Tourism PG, "Falls Guide: Waterfall Destinations", [ca. 2022]
  • Tourism PG, "Recreation Sites Guide: Prince George Area", [ca. 2022]
  • Prince George Citizen, "Taste of Prince George 2023" restaurant guide
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.

UNBC History Collection
1993.1 · Collection · 1988-2019

Collection consists textual material, objects, and ephemera related to the history of the University of Northern British Columbia.

University of Northern British Columbia
1993.1.2.047 · File · 2008-2019
Part of UNBC History Collection

File consists of issues of "The Northern Voice" UNBC Northern Studies Program newsletter. Includes:

  • February, 2008 Edition (Print and digital)
  • March, 2008 Edition (Print and digital)
  • May, 2008 Edition (Print and digital)
  • September, 2008 Edition (Print and digital)
  • October, 2008 Edition (Print and digital)
  • December, 2008 Edition (Print and digital)
  • January, 2009 Edition (Print and digital)
  • May, 2009 Edition (Print and digital)
  • September, 2009 Edition (Print and digital)
  • November, 2009 Edition (Print and digital)
  • March, 2010 Edition (Print and digital)
  • October, 2010 Edition (Print and digital)
  • January, 2011 Edition (Print and digital)
  • September, 2011 Edition (Print and digital)
  • February, 2012 Edition (Print and digital)
  • September, 2012 Edition (Print and digital)
  • February, 2013 Edition (Print and digital)
  • March 2014 Edition (Digital)
  • January 2016 Edition (Digital)
  • January 2017 Edition (Digital)
  • November 2018 Edition (Digital)
  • March 2019 Edition (Digital)
2006.18 · Fonds · 2001-2019

The Aleza Lake Research Forest Society (ALRFS) records encompass material that was created or collected by the Society over its existence (2001-present). Records created by the ALRFS consist of administrative and operational records, as well as publications from the Society. Collected records include historical records relating to the Aleza Lake Experiment Forest gifted to the Society or its members. These include maps, photographs, reference material, and documents. Members and associates of the ALRFS also documented the history of the forest through the creation of oral history recordings and written histories such as John Revel's "Devil's Club, Black Flies, and Snowshoes".

The fonds includes a significant amount of reproduced archival material about Aleza Lake from other institutions, such as BC Archives, the Canadian Forest Service, and the BC Forest Service. Many of these reproductions were created as part of the 2006 ALRFS Natural Resources History Internship in an effort to compile the history of the research forest.

Also included are cartographic and photographic materials that depict the Aleza Lake Research Forest and surrounding areas.

2014.6.1.16 · Item · 2017
Part of Rustad & Dezell Family fonds

Item is the published book "Sunshine and Rhubarb Wine: The Life and Legacy of Bea Dezell". The book is the life story of Bea Dezell, born in Vancouver in 1908 and moved to Williams Lake in 1932, then lived in Wells and Quesnel before settling in Prince George. She was a pioneer of the Cariboo region. Her husband Garvin Dezell, a builder, was the mayor of Prince George for many years in the 1950s and 60s. Bea died in 2014 at the age of 105.

This version of the book contains colour photograph reproductions. Other versions of the book have black & white photograph reproductions.

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.

2006.18.4 · Series · 1949-2016
Part of Aleza Lake Research Forest Society fonds

Series consists of publications created by those associated with the Aleza Lake Research Forest as well as the Aleza Lake Research Forest Society itself. Includes various clippings and articles from serial publications such as newspapers and newsletters that focus on the ALRF. Also includes publications that served as reference material on topics relevant to the ALRF.

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.

John Revel
2006.18.1.02 · File · 1990-2015
Part of Aleza Lake Research Forest Society fonds

File consists of:

  • Poem written by John Revel in 1963 entitled "Cruisers (To George Silburn)"
  • Eulogy for John Revel by Mike Jull, May 2015
  • Obituary for John Revel in July-August 2015 issue of BC Forest Professional
  • Photograph printed on foamcore of John Revel and two others checking cones from 1972 seed crop
Bea's Kitchen
2014.6.1.12 · File · 2015
Part of Rustad & Dezell Family fonds

File consists of a family cook book "Bea's Kitchen" dedicated to Bea Dezell and compiled by Noreen Rustad (nee Dezell).

1993.1.2.041 · File · 2015
Part of UNBC History Collection

File consists of:

  • Keynote speech by Dr. Charles Jago to the Northeast BC Resource Municipalities Coalition in Fort St. John on 25 Nov. 2015
  • Speech by Dr. Charles Jago to the Canadian Association of Research Administration Western Canada Branch at UNBC on 4 Dec. 2015
Jago, Charles
1993.1.2.040 · File · 2011-2014
Part of UNBC History Collection

File consists of:

  • Program for 6th Annual UNBC Graduate Conference (March 2011)
  • Program for 8th Annual UNBC Graduate Conference (March 2013)
  • Program for 9th Annual UNBC Graduate Conference (Feb. 2014)
UNBC Office of Graduate Programs
Artifacts
1994.1.2.4 · Series · [after 1990]
Part of UNBC Office of External Relations

Series consists of objects such as posters, t-shirts, and artwork collected or created by the UNBC Office of Development.

Textual records
1994.1.2.2 · Series · [after 1990]
Part of UNBC Office of External Relations

Series consists of invitations, cards, news releases, and other textual material collected or created by the UNBC Office of Development.

Queen Bea
2014.6.1.11 · File · 2014
Part of Rustad & Dezell Family fonds

File consists of the self-published book "Queen Bea: Highlights of the Life of Bea Dezell".

Publications
1994.1.2.3 · Series · [after 1990]
Part of UNBC Office of External Relations

Series consists of brochures, reports, and other publications collected or created by the UNBC Office of Development.

1993.1.2.059 · File · 2007-2013
Part of UNBC History Collection

File consists of:

  • Northern Sport Centre - Grand Opening September 21, 2007 - Commemorative magazine
  • Northern Sport Centre 2007 brochure
  • Northern Sport Centre 2008-2009 Timberwolf Trail Challenge brochure
  • Northern Sport Centre Spring/Summer 2012 Activity Guide
  • Northern Sport Centre Summer 2013 Activity Guide
2012.13.2.02 · Subseries · 1941-2011
Part of J. Kent Sedgwick fonds

Subseries includes research material created and collected by Kent Sedgwick relating to land survey, development, and settlement in Prince George and British Columbia. Land surveys were conducted in British Columbia by surveyors George Dawson, the North Coast Land Company, Alfred R.C. Selwyn, and the Geological Survey of Canada during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. James C. Anderson and engineer J. Gill conducted topographical surveys for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway on Fort George and the Indian Reserve. Surveyors and land plot companies developed the land for sale to promote settlement in the area. Also includes materials regarding the continued development of the City of Prince George throughout the 20th century. The files primarily consist of newspaper clippings, research notes, and photocopied documents.

2012.13.2.11 · Subseries · 1937-2011
Part of J. Kent Sedgwick fonds

Subseries consists of materials collected by Kent Sedgwick for research on the geography and natural resources in Prince George and its region. Includes material on the natural resource industry, including the opening of the McArthur Sawmill, the W. Lamb and Sons Lumber Sawmill, and mining; photocopied aerial photographs of Prince George; the climate, temperatures, and flooding; and the geographical features of Prince George.

East Line
2012.13.2.17 · Subseries · 1972-2011
Part of J. Kent Sedgwick fonds

Subseries consists of material collected by Kent Sedgwick for research regarding the communities along the East Line of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway in Central British Columbia, particularly between Prince George and McBride. These communities and locations include, among others, Shelley, Willow River, Sinclair Mills, Longworth, Dunster, Tete Jaune, Valemount, Mount Robson, and the Yellowhead Pass. Research on these communities was conducted during Kent Sedgwick's involvement in the UNBC-led Upper Fraser Historical Geography Project. The files primarily consist of research notes, audio and transcripts of oral interviews, and photographs of the East Line communities.

J. Kent Sedgwick fonds
2012.13 · Fonds · 1937-2011

This fonds consists of material created and collected by Kent Sedgwick, author, professor, Prince George urban planner, and prominent local historian. This body of records documents Sedgwick’s research interests in the history and geography of the Central Interior of British Columbia. The fonds also reflects his work as a Prince George Senior City Planner, his involvement in local community organizations, and his teaching at the College of New Caledonia and the University of Northern British Columbia.

The fonds includes:
1) Photographs taken by Kent Sedgwick across British Columbia, predominantly in the Central Interior region;
2) Research subject files consisting of original research documentation and collected reference material, predominantly focusing on topics relating to local history, city planning, and geography in the Prince George area and the British Columbia Central Interior;
3) Documentation of Kent Sedgwick’s community involvement, including records created over the course of his work with the Prince George Heritage Commission, , the Alexander Mackenzie Heritage Trail Association, and other local organizations;
4) Writings, publications, and lectures written, edited, or conducted by Kent Sedgwick;
5) Professorial records consisting of lectures and material relating to Sedgwick’s teaching appointments at the College of New Caledonia and the University of Northern British Columbia;
6) Maps collected by Kent Sedgwick covering historical and contemporary British Columbia.

Sedgwick, J. Kent
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.

Board of Governors fonds
2013.1 · Fonds · 1987-2011

Fonds consists of records held by the Board of Governors relating to the history of the University of Northern British Columbia and the operations of its Board of Governors. Includes records relating to the Interior University Society, the Interim Governing Council and its committees, the Prince George Campus Committee, the Executive Committee, and the Endowment Investment Committee. Also includes Board of Governors meeting minutes and financial records.

University of Northern British Columbia
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.