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Cunard Canadian services [booklet]

This booklet, published by the Cunard Steam Ship Company, Ltd., provides an overview of Canada, England's emigration agents in Canada, and of the amenities provided by the Cunard Lines to its passengers immigrating to Canada from England via steamship. Booklet was printed in England.

Ship "Camosun"

Photograph depicts a steamship "Camosun" in water with mountains in the background. Possibly near Stewart B.C.

"Kemano / Justa"

File consists of newspaper clippings:

  • "Surrender" (The Georgia Straight, July 19-26)
  • "The Kemano deal: scientists, salmon sacrificed" (The Watershed, Nov. 1993)
  • "Carrier-Sekani people speak for the fish" (The Watershed, Nov. 1993)
  • "Alcan bid rejected by Court"(Canadian Press, Sept. 26, 1994)
  • "Kemano hearings concluded" (The Democrat, Autumn, 1994)
  • "What's up with Kemano II" (The Democrat, Spring, 1994)
  • "How Kemano deal came to happen" (The Prince George Citizen, Aug. 13, 1994)
  • "Memos reveal Kemano project conflicts ; editorial comments" (The Prince George Citizen, Oct. 14, 1994)
  • "Kemano battle shifts to Ottawa" (The Prince George Citizen, Dec. 9, 1992)
  • "Scientists condemn Kemano deal" (The Prince George Citizen, May 27, 1994)
  • "North must stick together to protect river" (The Prince George Citizen, Feb. 6, 1993)
  • "Controversy clouds start of hearings" (The Prince George Citizen, Nove. 9, 1993)
  • "Alcan explains contract" (The Prince George Citizen, July 15, 1994)
  • "Fisheries chief stays out of Kemano controversy" (The Prince George Citizen, April 7, 1994)
  • "Kemano hearings reconvene in city" (The Prince George Citizen, July 19, 1994)
  • "Exemption on Kemano ruled illegal" (The Vancouver Sun, May 25, 1993)
  • "Kemano opponents get federal cash" ((The Prince George Citizen, March 31, 1994)
  • "Ottawa joins Kemano project inquiry" ((The Prince George Citizen)
  • "Your Opinion" ((The Prince George Citizen, Oct. 28, 1993)
  • "Kemano hearings almost at an end" (The Prince George Citizen, July 23, 1994)
  • "Siddon proud of Kemano deal" (The Prince George Citizen, July 22, 1994)
  • "Former fisheries minister testifies" (The Prince George Citizen, July 21, 1994)
  • "Social, economic costs of Kemano described here" (The Prince George Citizen, July 20, 1994)
  • "Siddon anticipated" (The Prince George Citizen, July 16, 1994)
  • Editorial comment on the Kemano project by Carolyn Linden (The Prince George Citizen, July 16, 1994)
  • "Pulp mill's effects debated" (The Prince George Citizen, July 13, 1994)
  • "Farming issues raised at Kemano hearing" and "Float plane operators worried about project" (The Prince George Citizen, July 12, 1994)
  • "Vanderhoof wary about Alcan plan" (The Prince George Citizen, July 11, 1994)
  • "Natives seek..." (The Prince George Citizen, June 4, 1994)
  • "Where will the power from Kemano..." (The Prince George Citizen, June 11, 1994)
  • "Scientists testify at inquiry" (The Prince George Citizen)
  • "Threat to Tweedsmuir Park predicted"
  • "Protesters disrupt inquiry" (The Prince George Citizen, June 24, 1994)
  • "Power struggle" (The Weekend Sun, April 23, 1994)
  • "Council rates Nechako 'most endangered river'" and "Alcan finds no evidence of PCB contamination" (Lakes District News, May 18, 1994)
  • "Siddon wanted at hearings" (The Prince George Citizen, May 20, 1994)
  • "Weed growth fears expressed" (The Prince George Citizen, July 8, 1994)
  • "Chemical threat to river feared" (The Prince George Citizen, April 14, 1994)
  • Newspaper advertisement: "Five things you should know about Kemano Completion" (The Weekend Sun, April 23, 1994)
  • "Retired scientist says he was told to support gov't" (The Prince George Citizen, May 12, 1994)
  • "Kemano opponents rifle paper" (The Prince George Citizen)
  • "Court rejects Kemano challenge" (The Prince George Citizen, Feb. 4, 1993)
  • "Kemano probe called 'a sham'" (The Prince George Citizen, April 14, 1994)
  • "Special Kemano 'deals' denied" (The Prince George Citizen, July 15, 1994)
  • "Nechako warning 'ignored' in '86" (The Prince George Citizen, May 4, 1994)
  • "Scientists say deal bad" (The Prince George Citizen, May 7, 1994)
  • "Kemano in jeopardy, gov't hints" (The Prince George Citizen)
  • "Kemano inquiry promise sought" (The Prince George Citizen, July 14, 1994)
  • "Kemano fight pledged" (The Prince George Citizen)
  • "Kemano report 'shocks' natives" (The Prince George Citizen)
  • "Single moms worst off"
  • "Kemano won't be shut down" (The Prince George Citizen, Jan. 20, 1993)
  • "Your Opinion" (The Prince George Citizen, Nov. 25, 1992)
  • "Kemano queries keep group busy" (The Prince George Citizen, March 25, 1993)
  • "Kemano project battle promised" (The Prince George Citizen, Feb. 5, 1993)
  • "Indians get flooding settlement" (The Prince George Citizen, March 17, 1993)
  • "A move to damn cabinet action in dam controversy" (Vancouver Sun, Jun 24, 1993)
  • "Your Opinion" (The Prince George Citizen, April 7, 1993)
  • "Fort Fraser folk just let it all hang out" (The Prince George Citizen, April 10, 1993)
  • "Kemano answers demanded" (The Prince George Citizen, April 5, 1993)
  • "Nechako 'worth more than a few lousy jobs'" (The Prince George Citizen)
  • "Indians gather to reclaim heritage" (The Prince George Citizen, July 7, 1993)
  • "Kemano hearings hit the road" (The Prince George Citizen, July 25, 1994)
  • "Stand rapped" (The Prince George Citizen, Jan. 26, 1992)
  • "Kemano-gov't conflict claimed" (The Prince George Citizen, April 11, 1994)
  • "Natives could join inquiry" (The Prince George Citizen, Jan. 24, 1994)
  • "Gov't kills Kemano project" (The Prince George Citizen, Jan. 23, 1995)
  • "The Kemano decision" (The Prince George Citizen, Jan. 24, 1995)
  • "Alcan breaks silence: Kemano decision criticized" and "Long, tiring battle over for Monk" (Prince George This Week, Jan. 29, 1995)

File also includes:

  • River Views: Newsletter of the Allied Rivers Commission, vol.1, issue 2 (May. 1992) including Allied Rivers Commission "Policies and Objectives" (July 10, 1991) and "Nechako River winter flow comparison"
  • River Views: Newsletter of the Allied Rivers Commission, vol.3, issue 1 (Nov. 1993)
  • Blueprint: "Tanizul Timber Ltd. T.F.L 42, updated to 93 / 07
  • Brian Gardiner, M.P. Campaign '93 Newsletter
  • Gardiner Report - Update by Brian Gardiner, MP re: Fed must act on Kemano.
  • Handwritten note by Bridget Moran re: Kemano project.
  • Newsletter for the Nechacko Environmental Coalition, Edition 1:14 (Mar/April 1993)
  • River Views: Newsletter of the Allied Rivers Commission, vol.2, issue 2 (March 1993)
  • Information sheet re: public review of Kemano completion project.

Art Gallery: Violence Against Women

File consists of:

  • Letter from Annette Schroeter, Exhibition Technician, Prince George Art Gallery to Bridget Moran re: Bridget's involvement with the exhibition entitled: "Creating, Preventing & Transforming: Art on the Prevention of Violence Towards Women" (March 17, 1998)
  • Copy of "Prevention of Violence Towards Women" exhibition agreement between Bridget Moran and the Prince George Art Gallery (Sept. 17, 1997)
  • Artist's biographies for the "Prevention of Violence Towards Women" exhibition
  • Prince George Art Gallery Programming Schedule, Sept.-Oct. 1997
  • Four copies of the publication created for the exhibition "Prevention of Violence Towards Women" in which is found an article "A Thousand Words" written by Bridget Moran. (1997)
  • "A Cold Coming We Had of It: a collection of art and writing" produced by the Prince George Art Gallery and contributed to by Bridget Moran as literary juror to this project.

Speeches: September, 2006

File contains speeches, memoranda, draft memoranda, event programmes, event itineraries, newspaper clippings, and background material. Includes:

  • September 2006 - calendar print out
  • B.C. Communities in Bloom Awards, Prince George, September 8, 2006
  • Sooke Fall Fair Opening Ceremony, Sooke, September 9, 2006
  • HMCS OTTAWA Farewell, Esquimalt, September 10, 2006
  • St. Margaret's School New Junior School Building Official Opening, Victoria, September 13, 2006
  • Government House Media Advisory: "North Western British Columbia welcomes the Lieutenant Governor", September 14, 2006
  • Lawn Point Memorial Service, Port Hardy, September 15, 2006
  • Correspondence between Caroline McAndrews and Iona Campagnolo re: travel, Sept. 17, 2006
  • Battle of Britain Memorial Parade, Delta, September 17, 2006
  • Outline Schedule for Her Honour's visit to Atlin, Dease Lake, Telegraph Creek and Stewart, September 18-22, 2006
  • Newspaper clipping: "Life at Government House" The Comox Valley Echo, September 22, 2006
  • MOSAIC Annual General Meeting, Vancouver, September 25, 2006
  • Newspaper clipping: "Green fingers, green concerns" The Comox Valley Echo Extra, September 26, 2006
  • Royal Hudson Grand Steam Up Event, Squamish, September 28, 2006
  • Newspaper clipping: "Unsung heroes make the biggest mark" The Comox Valley Echo, September 29, 2006
  • Canadian Forces Reservists Reception, Victoria, September 29, 2006
  • Veterans' Oral History Project Reception, Esquimalt, September 29, 2006
  • Canadian Veterans' Commemorative Plaque, Brentwood Bay, September 30, 2006
  • First Nations' Emergency Service Society Long Service Awards Dinner, Victoria, September 30, 2006

Misc, Materials P.G

  • Includes history by Perry of the Prince George Fall Fair. HG Perry’s telephone booklet.
  • 1 Hall of Remembrance photo and description, Ottawa. And Misc. telegrams and notes (Perry’s poem re PGE issue) from political activities.

Exhibit 581 - Nechako River Flow Control 1991/1992, Data Report Number RM91-8, Prepared by Triton Environmental Consultants Ltd.

Item consists of an exhibit for the British Columbia Utilities Commission's hearings on the Kemano Completion Project entitled "Nechako River Flow Control 1991/1992, Data Report Number RM91-8, Prepared by Triton Environmental Consultants Ltd., dated April 1993".

Adulation (1) [B]

File consists of:

  • Letter from Jon Swainger, UNBC, Peace River / Liard Regional Office, to Bridget Moran re: visit and itinerary for trip to satellite campus (Jan.2, 1997)
  • Letter from Rosalie Goldstein to Bridget Moran re: feedback from class visit (June 1, 1996)
  • Package containing thank you cards from classes at Mackenzie Secondary School to Bridget Moran
  • Card from Katharine Mansfield to Bridget Moran re: personal update (1998)
  • Letter from Jackie to Bridget Moran
  • Letter from student Elaine Hauck to Bridget Moran re: participation in CNC Convocation Ceremony (June 14, 1998)
  • Letter of thanks from School District No.91 to Bridget Moran re: facilitation of workshop Stoney Creek Woman (June 24, 1998)
  • Thank you card to Bridget Moran from New Caltec team, Simon Fraser University, Faculty of Education re: Moran's participation in conference "Diversity Honouring Differences" (1998)
  • Thank you card from grade nine classes at Kelly Road Secondary School to Bridget Moran re: Stoney Creek Woman.
  • Thank you card from Corey, with the Federation of B.C. Writers to Bridget Moran re: her comments (1998)
  • Fax from Jacqui Ferry, Co-chair, Children, Families, Communities '98 Conference to Bridget Moran re: her attendance at conference opening ceremonies (May 14, 1998)
  • Letter from Andrea Sanborn, U'mista Cultural Society to Bridget Moran re: thank you for gift (Oct. 22, 1998)
  • Postcard from Roseanne Moran to Bridget Moran re: trip to Greece (Sept.11, 1998)
  • Thank you card from Marie Alexander to Bridget Moran, CNC Board member re: her attendance at a farewell tea
  • Letter from Violence Against Women in Relationships Committee to Bridget Moran re: thank you for speaking at memorial (Dec.10, 1998)
  • Letter from Myra Rutherdale, Women's Studies at Simon Fraser University to Bridget Moran re: personal update (Dec.9, 1998)
  • Card from Lorna Crozier to Bridget Moran re: appreciation for Moran's poetry (Sept.22, 1998)
  • Card from Bev Dow, Adult Education Instructor, CNC, Fort Babine, to Bridget Moran re: request for Bridget to meet students (May 10, 1995)
  • Card from Barb Dean, Prince George Public Library to Bridget Moran re: thank you for participation in "Roots and Wings '95 Conference" (Oct.26, 1995)
  • Letter from Brian John Busby, of the Federation of British Columbia Writers to Bridget Moran re: her participation in BC High School Reading Pilot Project (Oct.16, 1995)
  • Letter from Corey Van't Haaff welcoming Bridget Moran to the Federation of British Columbia Writers (Oct.6, 1995)
  • Note and card of gratitude from a students to Bridget Moran; summary form of talk given by Bridget Moran to Kelly Road Secondary School students (Nov. 1995)
  • Photocopy of letter to Tillaccum Library from Margaret Bradshaw (?) re: appreciation for book Stoney Creek Woman (Oct.7, 1990)
  • Package sent to Bridget Moran from Dianne de Champlain re: student response to visit by Bridget Moran March 25, 1996; includes notes of appreciation and three student papers.
  • Letter from Nan Dickie to Bridget Moran re: appreciation of workshop and of meeting (Jan.8, 1998)
  • Newspaper articles: Photograph of Mary John with honourary UNBC doctorate, and Dr. Antonia Mills (May 30, 1996); "Time to pay tribute to the Earth" (The Free Press, April 21, 1996).

Family photographs

File consists of family photographs of Bertha Schenk (Wood) and her husband, James Wood.

Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds

  • 2000.1
  • Fondo
  • 3 April 1952 - 15 March 1993

Fonds consists of textual, photographic, cartographic, electronic and promotional films/video recordings related to the mining operations of Cassiar Asbestos Mining Corporation (CAMC) and creation of Cassiar townsite. CAMC records primarily consist of records related to mining operations including construction, engineering, daily mining operations, administration of CAMC, tallies of extractions, labour and union activities, corporate events and visits by dignitaries. Townsite records are primarily visual representations of townsite construction, including the creation of health, education and community services including Cassiar's private hospital, school, library, as well as townsite images. Photographs include documentation of natural and man-made landscapes within the Cassiar region of Northern BC. Other holdings include a near complete run of Cassiar's community newspaper.

Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd.

Spectators sitting in the shade

Photograph depicts a row of spectators wearing nice clothing, sitting on the curb in the shade of mature chestnut trees. Many of the spectators appear to be Indigenous women and children. They may be gathered to watch a parade or special event. There are Union Jacks and Canadian Red Ensign flags hanging in the trees, suggesting the event may be a Dominion Day event. Although the location is unknown, the presence of the chestnut trees suggests that this may have been taken on Lillooet Main Street.

Railway workers on Pacific Great Eastern #3 locomotive

Photograph depicts the Pacific Great Eastern Railway #3 locomotive from the Davenport Locomotive Works. Two railway workers lean against the front of the locomotive for a posed portrait. The individual at left may be Angus McRae, a PGE locomotive engineer.

More information about the locomotive, Pacific Great Eastern #3:
The locomotive was built by Davenport Locomotive Works in Davenport, Iowa in February 1914, serial number 1477, for Patrick Welch, one of the developers (Foley, Welch & Stewart) of the PGE railway. Most of the early equipment, although lettered with the Pacific Great Eastern name, was owned by Patrick Welch. The Provincial Archives in Victoria holds a document showing that Welch sold all the equipment to the newly incorporated Pacific Great Eastern Equipment Company, of which he was also a director, on 14 June 1916 in exchange for 6000 shares in the company. Much, if not all, of the equipment had PGEEC "ownership plates" applied during the 1916-1918 period. It was not until the Provincial Government acquired the railway (and the Equipment Company) in 1918 that the equipment actually became the property of the railway. Pacific Great Eastern #3 was a switching locomotive with an 0-6-0 wheel arrangement and eight-wheel tender built to a standard Davenport design.

Pacific Great Eastern Railway train on Pavilion Creek trestle

Photograph depicts a Pacific Great Eastern Railway train on Pavilion Creek trestle at Mile 20.3. Also visible are a water tank and possibly the graveyard at Pavilion.

The ca. 1921-1927 “PGE Bridge List” from the notebook of William H. Hewlett (1914-1968) references a 389.4 foot long, 34 ft. high, framed trestle with 26 spans of 14.8 feet at Mile 20.3 carrying the line over Pavilion Creek. There was a water tank at Pavilion located between the North end of the siding and the South end of the trestle. A track profile chart confirms that the track at this point is on a 12 degree curve. This photograph was taken from a vantage point up the hill to the North. The structures at the lower left of this image (2020.08.82) are consistent with a small construction camp, which accounts for the presence of a camp cook in image 2020.08.83.

"Canadian Railway and Marine World" reported in their January 1916 issue (p. 11, c.1), that track had been laid to within ½ mile of Clinton (Mile 45.0) on Dec. 14, 1915. If a constant rate of construction had been maintained from Mile 14, reached on July 30, 1915 as previously discussed, to Clinton, the approximate date of completion to Pavilion would be around the end of August, 1915 which is probably the earliest possible date for this photograph.

View of Seton Lake area

Photograph depicts a view of Seton Lake and the surrounding area, including the Pacific Great Eastern railway line. The railway grade is visible at left. Also visible is the Seton Lake fish hatchery at the east end of the lake and its employee boarding house, superintendent's cottage, and weir at the head of what was then referred to as "Lake Creek". The road seen in the centre foreground travelled from Lillooet to Seton Lake then to Golden Cache Mine.

View of Cayoosh Creek

Photograph depicts the confluence of the Cayoosh Creek outflow into the Fraser River in Lillooet, BC. Seton River is visible in the foreground. This area is Cayoose Creek Band (Sekw'el'wás First Nation) territory and includes land currently encompassed within Cayoosh Creek Indian Reserve 1. The Pacific Great Eastern Railway bridge over the Fraser River is also visible in the background.

Pacific Great Eastern Railway work train

Photograph depicts a Pacific Great Eastern Railway locomotive, caboose (C2), and train cars operating as a work train, possibly on the south side of the Sallus Creek cut. A steam shovel may be loading gravel to or from the train cars. Location appears to be around the Lillooet area. The locomotive appears to be #56, a Canadian Locomotive Corporation 2-8-0, which was later lost in an Anderson Lake accident on August 8, 1944.

Special Train - PGE Railway

Photograph depicts a Pacific Great Eastern Railway "Special Train" that is "carrying a number of members of B.C. Legislature on their tour of inspection. First train into Lillooet, B.C. Feb. 20, 1915, 5 p.m." The train is depicted on the grade along the Seton River as it leaves Seton Lake.

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