Handwritten photo album caption beside and below this photo reads: "F/S. I[?].M. McLean, Ft. S. John. C.D. #2 Unit. N.W.S.R. 'Just as you see him'." Photograph depicts the Sergeant in sergeant's hat and rubber boots, sitting in open doorway of Officers' Quarters [see item 2006.20.12.15]. There is a broom on right, boots on far left, and wood slat sidewalk in foreground.
Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: “Packing for home: ^Sick Indian.” Arrow is pointed at man facing plane and holding small bundle. Three other men in uniform stand with luggage in front of plane (one believed to be unidentified man from item 2006.20.12.18). A fifth man in suit is semi-visible, loading plane.
Chancellor Campagnolo stands with Founding Dean of the Faculty of Natural Resources and Environmental Studies Fred Gilbert in hallway, two unidentified women stand in doorway behind them. Photograph was taken during the chancellor's tour of the Peace-Liard Region, 1993.
File consists of the following items: “Mac” by D.L. Surveyor ; “Knox (Mac) McCusker: Dominion Land Surveyor” by E.L. Rutherford, V.C. Brink, R.S. Silver and M.Z. (Smokey) Neighbour ; Excerpts from Men and Meridians by Don W. Thomson ; Article re: Knox McCusker written on the occasion of his death (April 14, 1955); “McKusker (sic) to open up Blueberry Mountain Area” (Alaska Highway News, June 8, 1950) ; “McCusker was surveyor, big game guide….also rancher and trail blazer” ; “Knox Freeman McCusker” written on the occasion of his death (The Canadian Surveyor, July 1955) ; “Veteran Surveyor – Alaska Highway Stories” ; Memories of Knox McCusker by his oldest niece Betty (McCusker) Rutherford; “Veteran Surveyor prefers horses for long bush treks” by Eric Young (Edmonton Journal); Eulogy for Knox McCusker read by Stanley D. Seif at Burch Presbyterian Church in Fort St. John, B.C. ; Eulogy for Gwendolyn Dorothy McCusker (July 1997) ; “Tropical Valley No Myth: amazing story of woman who lived there” by Thomas A. Wayling (Vancouver Sun) ; Photocopy of section of map: “Topographical sketch map showing route traversed by the Bedaux Sub-Arctic Expedition 1934 through the Rocky Mountains” (by Frank Swannell, March 27, 1935) ; Memories of Knox McCusker by Bill McCusker, his oldes nephew ; “There is always a reason; destiny made it a date. The corridor of the Alcan didn’t just happen” (Fort St. John publication) ; Article on Knox McCusker (ALS News, Winter 1983).
Image depicts a group of individuals and a bus with words that read: "Prince George Limousine & Charter." The river in the background is possibly the Peace River, and the location is possibly somewhere near Fort St. John, B.C.
The Knox McCusker Collection consists primarily of photocopies of publications written by Mary Henry (1931-1935); annual reports; articles and papers written about Knox McCusker (1935-1997) as well as research materials pertaining to his life; articles and speeched written by Knox McCusker and general correspondence regarding surveying. Aside from these photocopies are some original records; namely: original correspondence between McCusker and G.G. Aitken (1934-1938); photographs (ca. 1930-1950); McCuskers 1909 certificate enabling him to be an Articled Pupil with the Dominion Land Surveyors; and an interview with McCusker conducted by J. Frank Willis (CBC, 1954).
Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: “Ready for Work”. Photograph depicts two unidentified men in uniform, standing in front of military plane with the number "...53" on its side. Luggage in foreground, including two suitcases with red cross symbol on side.
Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: “Cpt. Read.” Photograph depicts the captain sitting in open doorway of Officers’ Quarters [see item 2006.20.12.15] at Fort St. John. Wood slat sidewalk in foreground.
Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: “The Next Morning.” Photograph depicts man believed to be Captain Read, arms linked with a second unidentified man in uniform. The two men are standing on wood slat sidewalk in front of building with many windows speculated to be barracks [see item 2006.20.12.16] at Fort St. John. This photograph was beside item 2006.20.12.19 which depicts unidentified man in this photo and a second man, ready to go out for the evening.
Photographs within this file document Canadian military service, training activities, military institutions, bases and site; individuals and organizations (eg. veterans, military personnel, militia, cadets), military vehicles and ships, equipment, weapons, uniforms, artifacts and legislation as it pertains to Northern British Columbia.
Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: " 'General Duties' (G.D.) man at Officers' Quarters." Photograph depicts man in sweater vest and tie sitting in front of closed door with "R.C.A.F OFFICERS QUARTERS" printed on side. There is a broom on right, boots on left, and wood slat sidewalk in foreground.
Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: "Barracks at Ft. S. John." Photograph depicts two long buildings with many tall windows on the side. The buildings are in a muddy area, and wood slat sidewalk runs in front of them. There is a large gravel pile between the buildings, enclosed with a short log fence. A man can be seen in front of second barrack in background.
Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: “Going Out for the Evening.” Photograph depicts unidentified man from item 2006.20.12.18, arms linked and hands clasped with a second unidentified man. Both are dressed in uniform and standing on steps in front of doorway. Building speculated to be barracks at Fort St. John.
Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: “Officers' Quarters, Ft St John.” Photograph depicts two men standing in distance at doorway of officers' quarters, wood slat sidewalk in foreground. Fence and trees on horizon in background, dirt pile to right of building. The two men are believed to be Captain Read (2006.20.12.17) and the man in charge of general duties (item 2006.20.12.15).
Handwritten photo album caption below this photo reads: “Fort St John Apron. F/Rideouts 'Norseman'^" Arrow is pointed at plane on far right with the number "2466" on its side and unidentified equipment below. Runway in foreground, approximately four military planes in background surrounded with unidentified people and equipment.