Showing 485 results

Archival description
2009.7.1.264 · Item · [ca. 1880-1920]
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

Illustration of a large ocean liner in dry dock. The name "Minnesota" is inscribed on the top right side of vessel. Annotation on recto reads: "William T. Donnelly Consulting Engineer 17 Battery Place Tel. Rector 1491 20000 tons pontoon floating dry dock Prince Rupert, BC"

2009.7.1.261 · Item · 8 August 1909
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

Photograph shows two men and a cart full of lumber at a street intersection. Various residential buildings are visible in the background and atop a large clear cut hill. Annotation on recto reads: "3rd, 4th Aves and Fullton St. Prince Rupert. BC. Allen Photo 8/Aug/09."

2006.20.9.29 · Item · ca. 1918
Part of Northern BC Archives Historical Photograph Collection

Handwritten annotation on recto of postcard reads: “Were there’s a will there’s a way, 5th Street, Prince Rupert, B.C., F. Button photo Pr. Rupert. No. 514.” Handwritten annotation in pen on verso of postcard reads: “Miss Belding, 33 Marlbro Avenue, Hull Yorkshire, England. S.S. Prince George. Dec. 1918. Dear Bertha, This is a street in the centre of the town Prince Rupert. There is a capacity list of passengers on board. The boat is registered to hold 384. We left at midnight and exped to arrive in Vancouver tomorrow at 3:30 pm. Love from Edie.”

A House
2012. · Item · [198-?]
Part of J. Kent Sedgwick fonds

Image depicts a house which is possibly in Prince Rupert, B.C.

Across the bay
2009.7.1.276 · Item · [ca. 1880-1920]
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

Photograph of the bay at dusk. Trees and distant machinery are silhouetted against a cloudy sky and dark waterfront. Annotation on recto reads: "Across the Bay, Prince Rupert, BC No 4466."

Aerial view of Prince Rupert
2012. · Item · [ca. 1967]
Part of Columbia Cellulose Company, Ltd. fonds

Attached description: The thriving city of Prince Rupert is shown in this aerial picture. Prince Rupert has been enjoying a construction boom which includes the construction of the $80 million Skeena Kraft mill, hundreds of single-family homes, and hundreds of units in apartments, motels, and hotels. The construction of Skeena Kraft provided the stimulus for a population expansion to over 17,000. The Columbia Cellulose and Skeen a Kraft payrolls account for well over a third of the incomes of the city. Prince Rupert is, along with Terrace, the hub of a new economic region encompassing the Nass and Skeena valley regions.

After the Blast 21 Jan 1914
2009.7.1.259 · Item · 21 January 1914
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

Wide angle photograph of a crowd milling around railroad tracks. A large pile of rubble and various buildings are visible on the right side. Annotation on recto reads: "After the Blast 21 Jan 1914 McRae Bros Photo."

2009.7.1.260 · Item · 24 April 1913
Part of Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

Foreground shows a rocky shore covered in debris. A small crowd is visible along the coastline, and there are foggy outlines of hills beyond the water. Annotation on recto reads: "McRae Bros After the Blast 24th Apr. 13."

Avenue A in Prince Rupert
2011.3.3.75 · Item · 9 August 1908
Part of North Coast & Central BC Postcard Collection

Slightly elevated view of the Prince Rupert Inn on Avenue A. Printed annotation on recto reads: "Avenue A Prince Rupert BC Allen Photo." Handwritten annotation on verso reads: "August 9 1908 Hopping[sic] this will find you all well with kind regards. [illegible]. C Mouat." Postcard is addressed to: "Miss Jemima Colvin Rosedale Farm Cowichan Station B.C." Verso affixed with a one cent Canadian stamp. Postmark on verso reads: "Prince Rupert BC Au 9 08."

2012. · Item · Aug. 1979
Part of J. Kent Sedgwick fonds

Image depicts a boat docked inside what appears to be a type of boathouse, possibly located in Metlakatla near Prince Rupert, B.C.