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Eaton's of Canada order office in Smithers, B.C.

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Date Range
ca 1953
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Louis Schibli
Fonds No.
PF17
Item No.
P1752
Accession No.
1988.3.135
Physical Description
1 Photograph: b&w; 12.5 x 10 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
ca 1953
History / Biographical
Eaton's of Canada order office on Main Street.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
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Alice O'Neill at front desk of Eaton's of Canada Order Office

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Date Range
[1950-1960]
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Louis Schibli
Fonds No.
PF17
Item No.
P2907
Accession No.
1988.3.140
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 11.5 x 9.5 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Negative Number
F259
Date Range
[1950-1960]
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
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"Indian Chiefs from Northern B.C. visiting the head office of the Union Bank of Canada, Winnipeg"

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Date Range
ca 1925
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on caption written on photograph.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P2025
Accession No.
1990.72.5
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 14 x 9 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
ca 1925
History / Biographical
Writing on the back of original reads: "Mrs. H.H. Kilpatrick, Smithers, B.C. The Union Bank + Royal Bank amalgamated in 1925. I was on the staff of the Union Bank from 1915 to 1923. (Jean Grant)".
Geographic Access
Winnipeg, MB
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
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Interior shot of the Royal Bank of Canada, Smithers, B.C.

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Date Range
September 6, [1960?]
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1140
Accession No.
1982.21
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 14 x 10.5 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
September 6, [1960?]
History / Biographical
The Royal Bank of Canada shared the Pioneer Block building with the Hanson Lumber & Timber Co.
Subject Access
Royal Bank of Canada
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Written on back of photo: "Interior Royal Bank recently renovated! Hanson Bldg." Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
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Royal Bank of Canada on Main Street, Smithers, B.C.

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Date Range
1930s
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P6412
Accession No.
1989.46
Physical Description
1 photograph; b&w; 10x6cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1930s
Subject Access
Royal Bank of Canada
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Building in the photo was also referred to as the Pioneer Block Building.
Type of Record
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Construction of the Post Office on Main Street, Smithers, B.C.

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Date Range
1950s
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1046
Accession No.
1982.10
Physical Description
1 photograph; b&w; 11.5 x 6cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1950s
Subject Access
Smithers Post Office
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Negative copy also available.
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First government office in Smithers, B.C.

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Date Range
[1920s]
Collection
Oswald Hoskins fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
Oswald Hoskins fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
PF34
Series No.
S2
Item No.
P6936
Accession No.
2019.22
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 17.5 x 12 cm
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
300 dpi
Date Range
[1920s]
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Written on the back: "O Hoskins. 1st Govt Office in Smithers on site of present Smithers Garage Ltd (1963). Left to Right: S.H. Hoskins, Jack Byrne, A.E. Campbell, George [Hoffeman], [W Dunn], Henry Windt. James E. Kirby"
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First Government office, Smithers B.C.

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Date Range
[1913 -1927]
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Based on information on photo.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P3992
Physical Description
1 Photograph: b&w; 25.5 x 20.5 cm
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
300 dpi
Date Range
[1913 -1927]
Notes
Written in ink on bottom back of photo: "1st. Gov't office in Smithers - corner of Main & 3rd. L to R: S.H Hoskins, Jack Bryne, A.E. Campbell, Geo Heffrman, Wm. Dunn, Henry Windt, James E. Kirby". Photograph is a modern copy.
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G.E. Greene law office, Queen Street and Alfred Ave, Smithers, B.C.

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Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P5594
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 12.5 x 10 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
History / Biographical
Constructed by Nils Svenson (sometimes recorded as Nels Svenson), carpenter, in 1934. Sometime circa 1944-1946 was bought by George H. Adomeit, and was G.H. Adomeit & Co., general contracting/carpentry until 1974. Reg's Service from 1974-1979, Hometown Electric 1982-1984, also Law Centre offices 1980-1984. Purchased by G.E. Greene 1985.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Photograph was originally pasted to a poster, most likely prepared by the Bulkley Valley Museum at some point.
Type of Record
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Main Street buildings seen from the Post Office, Smithers, B.C.

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Date Range
1954-1958
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Written on back of photograph: "Taken from Post Office steps. Liquor store, dress shop, and Rexall drug on corner, which leads the way to the coldest house in B.C. Forgot to mention, this was taken during rush hour."
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents and information written on the back of photograph
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P6273
Accession No.
2018.53
Physical Description
1 photograph; b&w; 9.5 x 7 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
1200 dpi
Date Range
1954-1958
History / Biographical
The first liquor store in Smithers opened in 1921. New premises were occupied in 1927 and housed the liquor store for 30 years. J.W. Turner was a vendor from 1927 to 1953 and during his 26 years his wit and way with words made him a renowned Bulkley River character whose stories are still related today.
Scope and Content
Written on back of photograph: "Taken from Post Office steps. Liquor store, dress shop, and Rexall drug on corner, which leads the way to the coldest house in B.C. Forgot to mention, this was taken during rush hour."
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Main Street buildings seen in photograph:
Government Liquor Store
Rexall Drug Store
[Stewart's] Dress Shop Stewart's Dress Shop was at this location beside the Government Liquor Store from 1954 (newspaper articles record the move) until Anna Stewart's death in 1958, after which time the name changed to Pauline's Dress Shop.
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Post Office building, Main Street, Smithers, B.C.

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Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P5608
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 12.5 x 10 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
History / Biographical
Building housed the post office from 1954-1998. The building was built in the 1950s by contractors Bovill and Hann. Since the building was a federal building it housed the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, jail cells, Department of Fisheries, BC Telephone and CN Telegraphs.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Photograph was originally pasted to a poster, most likely prepared by the Bulkley Valley Museum at some point.
Type of Record
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The R.W. Calderwood Office in Smithers, B.C.

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Date Range
February 1953
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Louis Schibli
Fonds No.
PF17
Item No.
P1757
Accession No.
1988.3.141
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 12.5 x 10 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
February 1953
History / Biographical
Office was located between 1st and 2nd Avenue on Main Street.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
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Union Bank of Canada building in Telkwa, B.C.

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Date Range
ca 1914
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1598
Accession No.
1987.49.1
Physical Description
1 Photograph: b&w; 11.7 x 9 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
ca 1914
History / Biographical
The Union Bank of Canada building in Telkwa with two men outside the building (one sitting, one standing), both unidentified.
Subject Access
Union Bank of Canada
Geographic Access
Telkwa, B.C.
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
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Proposed Building for Canada Post Corporation - Smithers

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Date Range
1998
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
architectural drawing
Scope and Content
Six architectural drawings (site plans, floor plans, and elevations) for the Canada Post Office located on Third Avenue in Smithers, B.C. The building was completed in 1998 and still serves as Smithers' main Post Office as of September 2020.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
architectural drawing
Creator
Breakwater Design Group, Surrey, B.C.
Fonds No.
C1
Accession No.
1999.13.1a-f
Physical Description
6 architectural drawings
Date Range
1998
Custodial History
Item was donated to the Museum by Lynn Van Horn in 1999.
Scope and Content
Six architectural drawings (site plans, floor plans, and elevations) for the Canada Post Office located on Third Avenue in Smithers, B.C. The building was completed in 1998 and still serves as Smithers' main Post Office as of September 2020.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
1/16" = 1'
Type of Record
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Royal Bank of Canada float wins Most Original in Smithers 60th anniversary parade

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Date Range
ca 1981
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P4684
Accession No.
2004.72.1
Physical Description
1 photograph: colour; 11 x 8.5 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
ca 1981
Subject Access
Royal Bank of Canada
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Royal Bank of Canada Smithers Branch cheque

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Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a blank cheque from the Royal Bank of Canada Smithers, B.C. branch with 3 cent stamp affixed to one corner
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Royal Bank of Canada Smithers B.C.
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 141
Item No.
1997.51.22
Accession No.
1997.51
Physical Description
1 cheque
Scope and Content
Item is a blank cheque from the Royal Bank of Canada Smithers, B.C. branch with 3 cent stamp affixed to one corner
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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Salmon Jumping Moricetown Falls on Bulkley River, Smithers BC Canada.

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Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on contents
Creator
W.V. Tomlinson
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P4475
Accession No.
2004.46
Physical Description
1 postcard: b&w; 14 x 8.5
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Geographic Access
Witset, B.C.
Widzin Kwah Canyon
Notes
Black and White photo card titled Salmon Jumping Moricetown Falls on Bulkley River. Smithers BC Canada. Back has printed POSTCARD MADE in CANADA.
Type of Record
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Smithers, British Columbia Canada, promotional pamphlet

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Date Range
[1950s]
Collection
Chamber of Commerce fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Collection
Chamber of Commerce fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Other Title Info
Title based on title of pamphlet.
Fonds No.
GF10
File No.
File 2
Item No.
2018.5.4
Accession No.
2018.5
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
[1950s]
Publication
Smithers, B.C.: See-Moore Printing Ltd.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Telkwa, B.C.
Moricetown, B.C.
Witset, B.C.
Driftwood Creek
Notes
Item is a pamphlet describing various sites and activities in the Smithers area, including Babine Lake, Chapman Lake, Widzin Kwah Canyon (Moricetown Canyon), Telkwa, Driftwood fossil beds, Hudson Bay Mountain, and Twin Falls.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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Smithers Canada Day parade, 1981

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Date Range
July 1, 1981
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1127
Accession No.
1982.18
Physical Description
1 photograph: col.; 11 x 9 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
July 1, 1981
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Royal Bank float Canada Day July 1, 1981
Mrs. Kilpatrick became a teller in 1921. Lora Romio became a teller in 1941, And, Bowie Stephens was an accountant at the time.
Identified (l-r): Back row: Bowie Stephens, [?], [?]; Front row: Lora Romio and Jean Kilpatrick
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Casbit "one-eye" William posing in front of Doctor Wrinch's office in Hazelton, B.C.

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Date Range
[192-?]
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph description from "The ways of our ancestors".
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0755
Accession No.
1982.2.11
Physical Description
1 photograph: b & w; 9 x 14cm.
Scan Resolution
96dpi
Negative Number
F337
Date Range
[192-?]
History / Biographical
Casbit William is a wing chief from Yikh Ts'iwit'an' (Thin house). Identified as a Witsuwit'en medicine man.
Geographic Access
Hazelton, B.C.
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
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