This paper by Brad Hawkes describes, from a newspaper media's perspective, changes in how fires were fought, reported, and described from 1912-1961 for significant fire years in the Prince George area.Sans titre
Series consists of the client file project records of G.G. Runka Land Sense Ltd., Gary Runka's consultancy business (co-owned with Joan Sawicki until 1991). G.G. Runka Land Sense Limited was incorporated as a company on 30 Nov. 1978 and dissolved on 30 Nov. 2018. Most business activity ceased after Gary Runka's death in July 2013. The company provided comprehensive professional services in land inventory, environmental assessment, integrated resource management, land and water use conflict resolution and interdisciplinary land use planning. Over the course of the company's operation, Gary Runka and his firm consulted on 681 assignments ranging from very large projects (such as the Site C project) to small residential/commercial land capability assessments.
The Land Sense Ltd. client files generally include records such as correspondence, contracts, invoices, project reports, publications, ephemera, memoranda, map excerpts, legal documents, meeting materials, clippings, and handwritten notes. Some client files are accompanied by related maps, photographs, aerial photographs, and/or digital records on storage media.
Fonds consists of personal papers, books, manuscripts, photographic materials, audio recordings and electronic records arranged into five series, which relate to Mr. Fawcett's personal life, his creative works and his relationships with members of the literary community.Sans titre
The map is part of an advertising pamphlet that depicts the Yellowhead Highway 16. The map highlights towns and tourist attractions along Highway 16 like Hazelton, Kitimat, Vanderhoof, Fraser Lake, Burns Lake, Fort St. James, Prince George, Terrace, and Smithers.
This photocopy of a 1911 pre-emptor's map depicts land parcels in the vicinity of the Fraser River, Salmon River, and Willow River in the Fort George and Peace River areas.
This 1967 centennial map depicts Canadian achievements from 1867 to 1967. The map includes over 73 moments, events, and people that have shaped Canada in the last one hundred years.
The map is taken from the supplement of the Omineca Express/Bugle Caledonia Courier newspaper. The area map depicts highways, secondary roads, lakes, and gravel roads near Fort St. James, Stuart Lake, Fraser Lake, Fort Fraser, and Vanderhoof.
The poster lists the names of World War II Canadian Indigenous soldiers from Cheslatta, Lake Babine, Stoney Creek, Tl'azt'en Nation, Mcleod Lake, Lheit-Lit'en Nation, Stellat'en First Nation, Nak'azdli, Broman Lake, Telkwa, Nadleh Whut'en, Burns Lake, Grassy Plains, and Nazko. This poster was created by the Yinka Dene Language Institute.
The map depicts the distribution locations and transportation routes for the processing of mineral and petroleum in British Columbia.
File consists of material collected relating to Indigenous Peoples of British Columbia, predominantly the Gitksan-Carrier people. Consists of information on traplines and land claims. Materials include newspaper clippings, pamphlets, a map, a reproduction of a thesis, a poster, and photocopied articles. Highlights include:
- "The Indian Heritage Series" collectable coins, 1977 (pamphlet)
- Robin Fisher, "Indian Warfare and Two Frontiers: A Comparison of Washington Territory during the Early Years of Settlement", 1980 (photocopied journal article)
- Douglas Ridley Hudson, Masters Thesis, "The Historical Determinants of Carrier Social Organization: A Study of Northwest Athabascan Matriliny", 1972 (reproduction)
- Map of "Band/Reserve Locations in Northern B.C."
- "Northern Times Magazine", Vol. 6, No. 150 (Sept. 1, 181) and Vol. 7, No. 160 (May 23, 1982)
- Jo-Anne Fiske Thesis, "And Then We Prayed Again: Carrier Women, Colonialism and Mission Schools", 1981 (reproduction)
- Yinka Dene Language Institute, "Lest We Forget", [198-?] (poster)
This Alcan newsletter titled "Kemano Completion Project Information" from May 1994 covers questions on the highly controversial KCP project.
File consists of newspaper clippings, news releases, meeting minutes, cartoon illustrations of the Alcan company, promotional pamphlets, and correspondence. Includes issues of "The Watershed" newspaper (Vol. 1, No. 3) and the "Ingot" newspaper published by Alcan (various issues, 1975-1995). Highlights include:
- Brian Gardiner, "House of Commons Canada", 1993 (news release)
- District Municipality of Vanderhoof, Meeting summary regarding "Nechako River Loss An Environmental Flashpoint", 19 May 1993 (booklet)
- District Municipality of Vanderhoof, "Agenda, Town Hall Meeting", 18 May 1993 (document)
- Murray Rankin and Arvay Finlay, "Alcan's Kemano Project: Options and Recommendations", 1992 (book)
- Brian Gardiner, "Submission to the B.C. Utilities Commission Public Meetings on 'Procedural Matters' Regarding the 'Public Review of the Kemano Completion Project'", 1993
- Hans Edward Albert Kuppers, "The 5th Year Anniversary Collection by HEAK", 1981 (cartoon book)
- Alcan, Letter of appreciation to Audrey Smedley-L'Heureux, 1979 (correspondence)
- Audrey Smedley-L'Heureux to NDP Committee, Reproduction of letter regarding "The Need For Continued Support", 1980 (correspondence)
- Alcan, "Grande Baie", 1981 (booklet)
- Alcan, "Alcan in Canada", 1979 (booklet)
- Nechako Neyenkut Society, Certificate of thanks and founding to Ed & Audrey L'Heureux, 1983 (certificate)
- Nechako Neyenkut Society, Constitution and legal Society Act documentation, 1980 (document)
- Alcan, "Kemano Completion Project Information", 1994 (newsletter)
- Rivers Defence Coalition, "Privatising the Nechako River", 1993 (pamphlet)
- Greenpeace, "The Price of Power", 1993 (pamphlet)
- Allied Rivers Commission, "The Hidden Costs of Kemano", [199-??] (pamphlet)
- Alcan, "Special Report", 22 Sept 1993 (booklet)
- Reproduction of "Concept..". article in the Western Business & Industry Magazine 24 (4), Apr. 1953 (article)
- "The Watershed" newspaper, Vol.1 No.3 June 1994
The Robson Valley Courier newspaper, issue Vol. 15 No. 30, from July 28, 1982, includes a feature article on McBride's golden jubilee and covers major events from 1932 to 1982.
File consists of material relating to the Yukon Telegraph. Materials include newspaper clippings, correspondence, a magazine, pamphlets, a newspaper, and reproductions of articles. Highlights include:
- Beautiful British Columbia Magazine, Vol. 32 No. 2 , 1990
- Ministry of Lands, Parks, and Housing, "Provincial Parks of British Columbia Map", 1980 (pamphlet)
- Telegraph Trail Preservation Society, "Telegraph trail Hiking & Recreational Guide", [198-?] (pamphlet)
- BC Provincial Archives, "Atlin- Quesnel Telegraph Line", [191-?] (photograph reproduction)
- BC Provincial Archives, "Pack Train Atlin Quesnel Telegraph Line", [191-?] (photograph reproduction)
- BC Provincial Archives, "Cooking at Teamsters Camp Atlin Quesnel Telegraph Line", [191-?] (photograph reproduction)
The Gold Country 86 supplement is a commemorative supplement in the Quesnel Cariboo Observer for Expo 1986.
This item is the Vol. 2 No. 2 February 1985 issue of the Fraser Fort George Museum Society newsletter titled Museum Mirror. This issue includes a feature on the early days of settlement in British Columbia and an article on Billy and Granny Seymour.