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Pacific Great Eastern Railway & Alaska Highway Scrapbook
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Original Scrapbook utilized by HGT Perry to record political activities related to the Pacific Great Eastern Railway development and Alaska Highway developments c.1920s-c.1940s.
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File Contains scrapbook with misc textual records, including newspaper pages and clippings re: Northern BC political and economic Development Ex. Alaska Hwy and need for extension of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway..
Scrapbook – contains misc. textual records including newspaper pages, newsclippings, (loose and glued in book) regarding Northern BC political and economic developments c.1920s-50s. Includes letters & reports re building of Pacific Great Eastern Railway (1920s-30s) and need for railway to Peace River Country. Also includes reports relating to the building of the Alaska Highway 1950s. (Loose; fragile). Scrapbook also includes a series of correspondence (within scrapbook) between Perry and John Oliver regarding the proposed completion of the PGE 1920s and issue of Liberal nominations 1920s. Includes typed speech given by MLA H.G.T. Perry in the BC Legislature, 1925
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Personal or academic use of materials is welcomed under the standard fair dealing and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.
Part of the H.G.T. (Harry) Perry fonds
See Separation Sheet. Moved 4 /Maps to Map Cabinet. Drawer 7.
Separation Sheet. Newsarticles: Edmonton Journal: March 17th, 1928. “Which Outlet is Best to Pacific Coast” ; The Daily Colonist: September 5th, 1943. Victoria, BC ; Journal of Commerce: August 25th, 1956 ; The Fort George Weekly Tribune: July 25th, 1914. Moved to 2002.7 O/S Box 19.
? Blueprint of Transcanadian-Alaska proposed pipeline, oil route noted as “confidential”, made by Corps of Engineers, US Army, May 29,1942.
? Map BC-Yukon-Alaska Highway Commission – Map showing Highway Routes to Accompany Preliminary report on Proposed Highway to Alaska, January 1/1940 with taped “route B” legend.
? Map with Marked Suggested Highway routes to Alaska and draft of a Mileage Table taped to map with notes – n.d [it is pre-1949] – c.1942?.
? Completed Map Suggested Highway Routes to Alaska with Legend and notes c.1942. • Some items removed to Oversized Material, Box 19