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Date Range
1985 [migrated 1994]
Collection
Bulkley Valley Museum fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
sound recording
Scope and Content
File includes a recording of a Bulkley Valley Historical & Museum Society meeting.
Collection
Bulkley Valley Museum fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
sound recording
Creator
Bulkley Valley Museum
Name Access
Bulkley Valley Museum
Fonds No.
OF1
File No.
117
Accession No.
2018.15
Physical Description
1 CD: 14 min.
Date Range
1985 [migrated 1994]
Custodial History
The original recording was made in 1985. These were migrated to CD in 1994. In 2018, files were migrated from the CD to the Museum's shared drive.
Scope and Content
File includes a recording of a Bulkley Valley Historical & Museum Society meeting.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
1915; 1926
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File contains a money order receipt, a Yakima Valley Nursery Company receipt and an individual liquor permit.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
1
Accession No.
1981.24
Physical Description
2.5 cm of textual records
Date Range
1915; 1926
Scope and Content
File contains a money order receipt, a Yakima Valley Nursery Company receipt and an individual liquor permit.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Interior News, sample circular letterheads

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions5052
Date Range
1922
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File consists of a letter from Interior News, promoting the benefits of the circular letter system and use of the Interior News' services, as well as sample letterheads. These samples include letterheads for a variety of business in Smithers and the surrounding Bulkley Valley.
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Name Access
Adams, J. Mason
Beirnes, George M.
Bulkley Valley Fall Fair
Burns Lake Auto Transfer
City Transfer Company
E. C. Mc Geachy General Merchant
Harrer, Archibald T.
Hazelton Hotel
Henry, William S.
Kennedy Billiard Parlor
Mulville, P. L.
Native Sons of Canada [Burns Lake]
R. Cunningham and Sons Ltd
Rattenbury Lands Ltd
Shaunavon Ranch
Smithers Electric Ltd
Telkwa Medical and Nursing Home Fund
Wheatley's Hat and Style Shop
Fonds No.
BF5
File No.
File 3
Accession No.
1981.53
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
1922
History / Biographical
The Interior News was the result of Joseph L. Coyle's determination to build a newspaper in Northwest British Columbia. In 1907 he started the Bulkley Pioneer in Aldermere/Telkwa; he then moved to Hazelton and published the Omineca Herald. In 1913, he settled in Smithers to coninue with the Interior News. In 1918, Joseph S. Coyle sold the paper to L. B. Warner; he remained the publisher for the next twenty-two years.
Custodial History
Records were donated to the Archives on August 19, 1981.
Scope and Content
File consists of a letter from Interior News, promoting the benefits of the circular letter system and use of the Interior News' services, as well as sample letterheads. These samples include letterheads for a variety of business in Smithers and the surrounding Bulkley Valley.
Notes
Records have been inappropriately labelled with the wrong accession number.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
1932
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File consists of a prescription from Dr. C H Hankinson and prescription envelope from J. Mason Adams.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 22
Accession No.
1981.57
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
1932
Scope and Content
File consists of a prescription from Dr. C H Hankinson and prescription envelope from J. Mason Adams.
Reproduction Restrictions
Item contains medical information and cannot be reproduced.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
1904
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File contains a report of H. Helgesen's inspection of Babine Lake, and tributaries, and head waters of the Skeena River.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
H. Helgesen
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 2
Accession No.
1981.44
Physical Description
2.5 cm of textual records
Date Range
1904
Scope and Content
File contains a report of H. Helgesen's inspection of Babine Lake, and tributaries, and head waters of the Skeena River.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
n.d.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File includes two blank Union Bank of Canada cheques.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Union Bank of Canada
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 145
Accession No.
2003.49
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records (2 p.)
Date Range
n.d.
Scope and Content
File includes two blank Union Bank of Canada cheques.
Arrangement
March 2017: Originally there were 5 blank cheques, three were deaccessioned.
Subject Access
Union Bank of Canada
Type of Record
Archival Description
Collection
Lynn Shervill fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
These photographs are of members of Donald Simpson's family.
Collection
Lynn Shervill fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Creator
R. Lynn Shervill
Series No.
2
File No.
3
Physical Description
6 photographs and negatives
Custodial History
Photographs came to Lynn Shervill from J. A. Simpson on Dauphin Manitoba.
Scope and Content
These photographs are of members of Donald Simpson's family.
Notes
6/1/2018, missing
Type of Record
Archival Description
Collection
Archive
Description Level
File
Collection
Archive
Description Level
File
Creator
Lori Cachia
Name Access
Lori Cachia
Accession No.
2013.6.1
Type of Record
Archival Description
Collection
Archive
Description Level
File
Collection
Archive
Description Level
File
Creator
Lori Cachia
Accession No.
2013.6.2
Type of Record
Archival Description

Correspondence, Bernice Medberry Martin

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions5399
Date Range
1912-1914
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Letters offer significant information on life in railroad camps in northwestern British Columbia in the early 1900s. Martin describes the living conditions, railway progress, her husband's work, and the people she encountered.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Bernice Medberry Martin
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 43
Accession No.
1983.67
Physical Description
2.54 cm of textual records
Date Range
1912-1914
History / Biographical
Bernice Medberry Martin, left for British Columbia with her husband, Leslie Martin, immediately after their marriage in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, in February 1912. Leslie Martin was a sub-contractor for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railroad.
Custodial History
Letters were transcribed by Martin's daughter Leslie Anne Vaniman in 1979 and the typewritten copies were donated to the Archives in 1983.
Scope and Content
Letters offer significant information on life in railroad camps in northwestern British Columbia in the early 1900s. Martin describes the living conditions, railway progress, her husband's work, and the people she encountered.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Bulkley Valley Creamery, butter wrappers

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions5401
Date Range
n.d.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Records include five unsalted, sweet butter wrappers, two dairy butter wrappers and one Riverside Brand second grade creamery butter wrapper.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Bulkley Valley Creamery
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 49
Accession No.
1983.23
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
n.d.
History / Biographical
Thorvald Einor Paulsen was born in Laso, Denmark on July 7, 1903, and immigrated to Canada in 1926. He worked on the railroad and at an Alberta creamery before moving to British Columbia in 1934, where he worked for Interior Creameries in Prince George. The company sent him to Telkwa in 1938 to build and manage a creamery there, which he did until 1942 when he went to Williams Lake to build another. In 1947, Paulsen and his family returned to the Bulkley Valley and purchased the Telkwa Creamery, which he operated for the next 29 years. Paulsen closed the creamery in 1969. Paulsen passed away March 26, 1988.
Scope and Content
Records include five unsalted, sweet butter wrappers, two dairy butter wrappers and one Riverside Brand second grade creamery butter wrapper.
Arrangement
Two unsalted butter wrappers and one dairy butter wrapper were deaccessioned because of their poor condition.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
n.d.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File includes five photocopied pages of handwritten memoirs written by Mary Simpson regarding prospecting and living at the Victory claim, as well as life in Smithers.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Mary Simpson
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 50
Accession No.
1983.56
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
n.d.
History / Biographical
Mary Simpson was the wife of Donald Simpson (a prospector) and an active musician and artist in Smithers, B.C.
Scope and Content
File includes five photocopied pages of handwritten memoirs written by Mary Simpson regarding prospecting and living at the Victory claim, as well as life in Smithers.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Souvenir hockey program, Coy cup playdowns

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions5407
Date Range
1947
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File includes two copies of the Coy Cup playdowns souvenir hockey program at the Prince George Civic Arena.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 57
Accession No.
1985.15
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
1947
Scope and Content
File includes two copies of the Coy Cup playdowns souvenir hockey program at the Prince George Civic Arena.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Programs and price lists, Bulkley Valley barbecue

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions5409
Date Range
1916; 1919; 1922; 1924
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File includes 3 programs and 1 price list for the Bulkley Valley barbecue held in Telkwa, B.C.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
61
Accession No.
1978.2
1986.13
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
1916; 1919; 1922; 1924
Scope and Content
File includes 3 programs and 1 price list for the Bulkley Valley barbecue held in Telkwa, B.C.
Arrangement
1978.2: 1919 BV barbecue record was removed from the Kirby fonds on October 20, 2003 by Wendi Croft in discussion with the AABC educator.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Bulkley Valley Players Club, constitution and by-laws

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions5411
Date Range
June 4, 1962
Collection
Bulkley Valley Players Club fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File contains the constitution and by-laws of the Bulkley Valley Players Club, adopted by the membership on June 4, 1962.
Collection
Bulkley Valley Players Club fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
AF9
Series No.
S1
File No.
File 1
Accession No.
1987.15
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
June 4, 1962
Scope and Content
File contains the constitution and by-laws of the Bulkley Valley Players Club, adopted by the membership on June 4, 1962.
Subject Access
Bulkley Valley Players Club
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Programs, Smithers Catholic Men's Club minstrel show

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions5418
Date Range
1961
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File consists of two programs for the Smithers Catholic Men's Club minstrel show in 1961.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 72
Accession No.
1987.14
1990.118
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
1961
Scope and Content
File consists of two programs for the Smithers Catholic Men's Club minstrel show in 1961.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Young Rangers’ Bands, rules and procedure booklets and annals

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions5421
Date Range
[1935]
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File contains a booklet on the rules and procedures of the Young Rangers' Bands and then a manuscript regarding the annals of the Young Rangers' Bands of Northern British Columbia.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 77
Accession No.
1991.217
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
[1935]
Scope and Content
File contains a booklet on the rules and procedures of the Young Rangers' Bands and then a manuscript regarding the annals of the Young Rangers' Bands of Northern British Columbia.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Ethel (Barwise) and Robert Dunbar, correspondence, certificates and obituaries

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions5428
Date Range
[1906-1947; 1981?]
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File includes correspondence regarding Ethel's teaching career, newspaper clippings, obituaries and photocopies of Ethel's birth certificate and marriage license to Robert Dunbar.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 85
Accession No.
1992.34
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Date Range
[1906-1947; 1981?]
Scope and Content
File includes correspondence regarding Ethel's teaching career, newspaper clippings, obituaries and photocopies of Ethel's birth certificate and marriage license to Robert Dunbar.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
1938-1940
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File includes certificates awarded to Roy Calderwood for First Aid to the Injured and Industrial First Aid, awarded by the St. John Ambulance Association.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 88
Accession No.
1992.16
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
1938-1940
Scope and Content
File includes certificates awarded to Roy Calderwood for First Aid to the Injured and Industrial First Aid, awarded by the St. John Ambulance Association.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Cunard White Star Line, Swiss settlement reports

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions5433
Date Range
1935-1936
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File includes a series of settlement reports written by Cunard White Star regarding various towns in British Columbia and Canada in general, as well as reports on Swiss families who immigrated to British Columbia.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Cunard White Star Limited
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 92
Accession No.
1992.11
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
1935-1936
Language
English
Swiss
Scope and Content
File includes a series of settlement reports written by Cunard White Star regarding various towns in British Columbia and Canada in general, as well as reports on Swiss families who immigrated to British Columbia.
Notes
All reports are written in Swiss with some accompanied with English translations.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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