Subseries consists of material collected and created by Kent Sedgwick for research regarding schools in Prince George and area, as well as materials relating to Kent Sedgwick's involvement with the Prince George Retired Teacher's Association. Files primarily consist of notes regarding the location and history of various schools in and surrounding Prince George and photographs depicting historic school buildings. The research on schools aided the development of a history of schools for the Prince George Retired Teachers' Association.
Series contains material created during Kent Sedgwick’s teaching appointments at the College of New Caledonia and the University of Northern British Columbia. He held a position as a Geography Instructor at CNC from 1970 until 1983 and did frequent guest lectures at UNBC until he became an adjunct professor from 2003 until 2009. He conducted guest lectures and taught course on historical geography and local history. The files primarily consist of lectures, notes, and correspondence between Sedgwick and the institutions.
File consists of notes, clippings, and reproductions relating to a book chapter titled "Frontier Outpost to 'Northern Capital': the functional transformation of Prince George, B.C., Canada" written by Kent Sedgwick and Greg Halseth for "Beyond the Metropolis: Urban Geography as if Small Cities Mattered". Includes: "RE: Book Chapters" printed email from Ben Ofori-Amoah to Greg Halseth and Kent Sedgwick (14 Sept. 2004). Includes a CD containing notes and material relating to the book chapter co-written by Kent Sedgwick and Greg Halseth (2004).
File consists of notes, clippings, and reproductions relating to Kent Sedgwick's guest lecture at the University of Northern British Columbia on Prince George. Includes: "Situating Prince George" handwritten lecture notes by Kent Sedgwick (2006) and "Geography of British Columbia" university syllabus (2003). Also includes a CD-R "Situating P.G". containing Kent Sedgwick's notes and photographs (Mar. 2006).
File consists of notes, clippings, and reproductions relating to Kent Sedgwick's work at the University of Northern British Columbia. Includes: "Gifts in Kind with a Value" award of recognition presented to Susan and J. Sedgwick from the University of Northern British Columbia (31 Mar. 2005); "Re: Guest Lecture in Geography 200" typed letter from Jim Windsor to Kent Sedgwick (15 Apr. 2009); and "Re-appointment" typed letter from J. Howard Brunt, Vice-President of the University of Northern British Columbia to Kent Sedgwick (13 Nov. 2006).
File consists of notes relating to Kent Sedgwick's guest lecture on historical geography and transportation routes in New Caledonia, including the interior plateau of Central British Columbia. Includes correspondence with James Windsor, the instructor for the course, and Kent Sedgwick's notes for the lecture.
File consists of typed documents titled "The Prince George Writings of Kent Sedgwick" by Kent Sedgwick, and includes "The Land of Sunshine, Warm Days, and Cool Nights: Early Agricultural Settlement in the Prince George Area,"; "Prince George as a Central Place"; "A New Historical Framework for New Caledonia,"; "The Salmon River Portage," "Dr. George in the Central Interior,"; "Chala-oo-chick Revisited,"; "Connaught Hill Park,"; "A Brief History of Cottonwood Island,"; and "Some comments on the Cottonwood Island Park Designation of the Official Community Plan".
File consists of notes, reproductions, pamphlets, and postcards relating to the Peyto Glacier, situated in the Canadian Rockies in Banff National Park, Alberta. Includes: "Inland Waters Branch" handwritten letter to Kent Sedgwick (4 Sept. 1970); "Peyto Glacier general information" pamphlet prepared by the Inland Waters Directorate, Water Resources Branch of Environment Canada (1975); and photographs depicting a Peyto Glacier workshop with Kent Sedgwick and colleagues (1996) and personal photographs depicting Kent Sedgwick, his wife, and friends visiting and hiking Peyto Glacier (1990).
File consists of notes and clippings relating to the take-over of Caitlin Press after the passing of Cynthia Wilson who had owned the publishing company between 1991 and 2005 and had moved it to Prince George. The purchase of Caitlin Press was being considered by Vivien, Barry McKinnon, Lana Coldwell, Jeanette Turpin, and Kent Sedgwick. The file includes email correspondance between them regarding this decision.
File consists of notes and reproductions relating to the local history project done by June Chamberland and her book "From Broadaxe to Clay Chinking: Stories about the Pioneers in and around the Prince George area" winning the Jeanne Clarke history award. The book includes a chapter "Introduction to Early Agricultural Settlement in the Prince George Area" by Kent Sedgwick. Includes a CD titled "June photos" containing photographs depicting interviewees of the project (2003).
File consists of notes, clippings, and reproductions relating to Kent Sedgwick's book "Giscome Chronicle: The Rise and Demise of a Sawmill Community in Central British Columbia, 1912-1976". Includes various printed email correspondences regarding copies of "Giscome Chronicle"; and "New book explores Giscome's history" clipped article from the Prince George Citizen newspaper (18 Dec. 2008).
File consists of notes and reproductions relating to "Northern Approaches to New Caledonia" lecture conducted by Kent Sedgwick, relating to the article he wrote on "Crossing the Divide: Northern Approaches to New Caledonia". File predominantly contains Kent Sedgwick's handwritten notes and notes and transparent sheets of film depicting various maps of northern British Columbia. File also contains photographs depicting various maps (Oct. 2002).
File consists of notes, clippings, and reproductions relating to Kent Sedgwick's book chapter "Crossing the Divide Northern Approaches to New Caledonia" from the book "Simon Fraser's New Caledonia: A Geography of Northern B.C". published by the College of New Caledonia. Includes: typescript letter correspondence between Kent Sedgwick and J. Alistair McVey (Sept. 1992); "RE: Book on the Geography of Northern B.C" typescript letter from Jim Windsor to Kent Sedgwick (June 2002); and "BC Studies" typed letter from Cole Harris to Kent Sedgwick (24 Jan. 2001).
File consists of notes and reproductions for use by Kent Sedgwick for lectures. Includes: "Annual Meeting Western Division Canadian Association of Geographers" conference program and abstracts (7-8 Mar. 1997).
File consists of notes, clippings, and reproductions relating to a New Caledonia theme for the Heritage Society of British Columbia Seventh Annual Conference. Includes: "New Caledonia: The Frontier Yesterday and Today" typescript document by Garvin Moles and Kent Sedgwick (June 1985) and "Horizon 2" journal publication vol. 24 no. 2 (1986).
File consists of notes, clippings, and reproductions relating to the British Columbia Historical Federation (BCHF) conference of 2003. Includes: the 2003 BCHF conference schedule, titled "Work and Society: Perspectives on Northern BC History" (May 2003); "RE: BC Historical Federation Conference" typed letter from the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George to Kent Sedgwick (24 Feb. 2003); and "Organizing Committee Members" typed letter from the City of Prince George to Kent Sedgwick (17 Feb. 2003).
File consists of notes and reproductions relating to a field trip to Shelley conducted by Bev Christensen. Includes: "Lheidli T'enneh and Fort George" typed document by the BC Historical Federation (May 2003).
File consists of a clipped article and a reproduction relating to a field trip to Lethbridge, Alberta. Includes "Lethbridge field trip" typescript document prepared by Kent Sedgwick for the field trip (1982).
File consists of notes and reproductions relating to the Upper Fraser historical geography field trip for the BC Historical Federation by Kent Sedgwick. Includes photographs depicting a group from the BC Historical Federation standing outside at one of the East Line communities listening to a presentation by Kent Sedgwick and Greg Halseth (May 2003).
File consists of notes, clippings, and reproductions relating to an event for writers on the East Line at the Prince George Railway & Forestry Museum. Includes photographs depicting people visiting Giscome, a community on the East Line (2009).
File consists of notes, clippings, and reproductions relating to research of the Upper Fraser as part of the UNBC Upper Fraser Historical Geography Project. Includes photographs depicting students and professors researching in the Upper Fraser region (Dec. 1999).
File consists of notes and reproductions relating to the Upper Fraser Historical Geography Project done on the East Line and Upper Fraser in collaboration with the University of Northern British Columbia researchers. Includes a CD titled "Kent's Upper Fraser Files" containing Kent's research files for the Upper Fraser project (7 Jan. 2004) and a computer diskette titled "Oral Histories" containing an oral history interview with a woman (2004).
File consists of notes, clippings, and reproductions relating to rural schools in the Prince George region. Includes photographs depicting the first and second school buildings for the North Nechako school; one was sold and the other has been closed (2005).
File consists of notes, clippings, and reproductions relating to the Prince George Retired Teachers Association. Includes: "Kent Sedgwick's Information on Rural Schools" typed document by Kent Sedgwick (Feb. 2009); and "Help Save the History of Our Schools" pamphlet prepared by the Prince George Retired Teachers' Education Heritage Committee (Apr. 2004).
File consists of notes relating to Buckhorn Elementary School. Also includes photographs depicting the old Buckhorn School building and the Prince George Snowmobile club building from the exterior (between 2001 and 2005).