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Date Range
1948-1951
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is an account of Ed Corson Jr.'s memories of his years in highschool in Smithers. Recollections include the journey to Smithers, cold winters, classmates and teachers, baseball games, hockey, working for The Province newspaper
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Edward Corson Jr.
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
254
Physical Description
1 cm textual record
Date Range
1948-1951
History / Biographical
Ed Corson Jr., son of BC Police Officer Ed Corson Sr., lived in Smithers from 1948-1951.
Scope and Content
Item is an account of Ed Corson Jr.'s memories of his years in highschool in Smithers. Recollections include the journey to Smithers, cold winters, classmates and teachers, baseball games, hockey, working for The Province newspaper
Type of Record
Archival Description

Proud Past: A History of the Wet'suwet'en of Moricetown, BC

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions8616
Date Range
1980
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a book entitled "Proud Past: A History of the Wet'suwet'en of Moricetown, B.C." The book contains an introduction title "The Origin of Tribes", four chapters title "In the Old Days", "A Time of Change", "The Old Ways Pass", "Hard Times", and a conclusion titled "The Future Calls".
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Frank Cassidy
Maureen Cassidy
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
233
Accession No.
2019.35.1
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Date Range
1980
Publication
Moricetown, Canada: Moricetown Band
History / Biographical
(from back of book) Maureen Cassidy taught local history for Northwest Community College and worked as a land claims researcher for the Gitksan-Carrier Tribal Council. Frank Cassidy was coordinator of the Hazelton campus of Northwest Community College.
Scope and Content
Item is a book entitled "Proud Past: A History of the Wet'suwet'en of Moricetown, B.C." The book contains an introduction title "The Origin of Tribes", four chapters title "In the Old Days", "A Time of Change", "The Old Ways Pass", "Hard Times", and a conclusion titled "The Future Calls".
Subject Access
Witsuwit'en
Geographic Access
Hagwilget Canyon
Hagwilget, B.C.
Moricetown Canyon
Moricetown, B.C.
Witset, B.C.
Notes
Title based on contents
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright belongs to the publisher, the Moricetown Band. Copyright for photos included in the publication may belong to other museums, archives, or individuals.
Type of Record
Archival Description

A Brief History of the Bulkley Valley in the 1900's

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions8617
Date Range
1996
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a book entitled "A Brief History of the Bulkley Valley in the [sic] 1900's" compiled for the 75th anniversary of Smithers in 1996. Timeline begins in 1896 and runs to 1996. Also includes script for "Hats Off", performed at the April 30 1996 Resident's Potluck Dinner.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Lynn Turnbull
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
237
Accession No.
2017.131.1
Physical Description
3 cm of textual records
Date Range
1996
Scope and Content
Item is a book entitled "A Brief History of the Bulkley Valley in the [sic] 1900's" compiled for the 75th anniversary of Smithers in 1996. Timeline begins in 1896 and runs to 1996. Also includes script for "Hats Off", performed at the April 30 1996 Resident's Potluck Dinner.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Title based on contents
Type of Record
Archival Description

Along the Totem Trail: Port Essington to Hazelton

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions8621
Date Range
1961
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Mrs E.N. Whitlow
Sperry Cline
Stanley Rough
William John "Wiggs" O'Neill
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
298
Accession No.
2000.9.2
Physical Description
1 cm of textual record
Date Range
1961
Edition
[1st]
Publication
Kitimat, B.C.: Northern Sentinel Press Ltd.
Geographic Access
Cedarvale, B.C.
Hazelton, B.C.
Kispiox, B.C.
Kitselas, B.C.
Kleanza Creek
Lorne Creek, B.C.
Pacific, B.C.
Skeena River
Usk, B.C.
Notes
This book appears to be a first edition. Edited by Stanley Rough.
Type of Record
Archival Description

The Hazeltons: a journey through time, promotional pamphlet

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions8702
Date Range
1997
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a promotional / tourism pamphlet for Hazelton, B.C.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Other Title Info
Title based on title of pamphlet.
Creator
Enterprise Northwest
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 299
Item No.
2019.35
Accession No.
2019.35
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
1997
Scope and Content
Item is a promotional / tourism pamphlet for Hazelton, B.C.
Subject Access
Hazelton Visitor Information
Village of Hazelton
Geographic Access
Hazelton, B.C.
Kispiox River
Kispiox, B.C.
'Ksan, B.C.
Old Hazelton, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
1997
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a walking tour booklet for 'Old Town' Hazelton.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Other Title Info
Title based on title of pamphlet.
Creator
Hazelton Area Historical Association
Hazelton District Public Library
'Ksan
Village of Hazelton
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 301
Item No.
2019.35
Accession No.
2019.35
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
1997
Scope and Content
Item is a walking tour booklet for 'Old Town' Hazelton.
Subject Access
Hudson's Bay Company
Geographic Access
Hazelton, B.C.
'Ksan, B.C.
Old Hazelton, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

[Dept. of Agriculture] Leaflet No. 2: Central British Columbia

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Date Range
[1923-1924]
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a five page document that details climate, soil, crop, settlement, and other information about the Skeena Land Recording Division, specifically the Bella Coola Valley, Skeena River Valley, Naas Valley (sic), Kitimat-Kitsumgallum (sic) Valley, and Lakelse Valley. Includes 1923 Climactic Reco…
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Other Title Info
Title based on heading of document and presumed authoring department of report
Creator
Dept. of Agriculture
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
302
Accession No.
2019.46
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
[1923-1924]
Scope and Content
Item is a five page document that details climate, soil, crop, settlement, and other information about the Skeena Land Recording Division, specifically the Bella Coola Valley, Skeena River Valley, Naas Valley (sic), Kitimat-Kitsumgallum (sic) Valley, and Lakelse Valley. Includes 1923 Climactic Records (temperature, precipitation) values for Bella Coola, Naas Harbour (sic), Prince Rupert, Stewart, Terrace, and Surf Inlet (Princess Royal Island).
Geographic Access
Bella Coola, B.C.
Kitimat, B.C.
Kitsumkalum, B.C.
Nass Valley, B.C.
Prince Rupert, B.C.
Skeena River
Stewart, B.C.
Terrace, B.C.
Notes
Skeena Land Recording Division was under the Department of Lands, but this document appears to have been produced by the Department of Agriculture.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Time and Place: Stories of Northern British Columbia

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions8848
Date Range
1958
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a fifty three page book that contains a collection of stories that first appeared as a newspaper column in the Northern Sentinel of Kitimat in 1955
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Gordon Robinson
Sperry Cline
Stanley Rough
William "Wiggs" O'Neill
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
305
Accession No.
2020.5
Physical Description
1cm of textual recordss
Date Range
1958
Publication
Printed by Prince Rupert Daily News Ltd.
Scope and Content
Item is a fifty three page book that contains a collection of stories that first appeared as a newspaper column in the Northern Sentinel of Kitimat in 1955
Geographic Access
Hazelton, B.C.
Kitimat, B.C.
Skeena River
Terrace, B.C.
Notes
Signed by Wiggs O'Neill and Henry Doyle. Henry Doyle was a friend of Wiggs O'Neill and this was his personal copy. Henry Doyle was paternal grandfather to the donor.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
[1960-1969]
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a spiral bound booklet of recipes compiled by the Order of Royal Purple, No. 47 Smithers branch. Advertisements for various Smithers and area businesses included.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Order of Royal Purple No. 47
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
303
Accession No.
2020.4.1
Physical Description
1cm textual material
Date Range
[1960-1969]
Scope and Content
Item is a spiral bound booklet of recipes compiled by the Order of Royal Purple, No. 47 Smithers branch. Advertisements for various Smithers and area businesses included.
Type of Record
Archival Description

From 1 to 10 and Back Again: A Decade of Writing

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions8896
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a 74 page spiral bound booklet that contains short stories and poems contributed by over 20 regional authors.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Northern Scribblers Guild
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
305
Accession No.
2020.4.2
Physical Description
1cm of textual record
History / Biographical
Northern Scribblers Guild was established on August 6 1991 in Burns Lake by three initial members who enjoyed creative writing. The Guild offered workshops to the community and hosted sessions with authors including Shelia Peters, Bridget Moran, Todd Lee, Charles Walden, Barbara Monk, Monty Bassett, and Doris Ray. The Guild published an anthology each year beginning in 1993. As of 2019 it appears the group moved online in 2003 as the Northern Scribblers Online.
Scope and Content
Item is a 74 page spiral bound booklet that contains short stories and poems contributed by over 20 regional authors.
Reproduction Restrictions
Copyright retained by the original authors.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
24 page booklet that contains various cookie recipies.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Carol Leavy Karp
Linda Buchfink
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
306
Accession No.
2020.4.3
Physical Description
1cm of textual record
Edition
3rd printing
History / Biographical
Linda and Gary Buchfink and their children Brody and Molly, originally from the United States, lived in the Quick area from the approximately the late 1970s until 1994. The family died in a helicopter crash January 29th 1994 while on route to Mount Morice. Linda worked at Smither Secondary School in the co-op education department and as a student advisor at Northwest Community College. Linda's sister Carol Leavy Karp compiled the book in remembrance of Linda. The booklet was first printed in May 1994, revised for a second printing in June 1994, and reprinted again in January 1996.
Scope and Content
24 page booklet that contains various cookie recipies.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Well-being Connector N.W. Vol. 2 No. 1

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions8934
Date Range
October-November 1984
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is Vol. 2. No. 1 of the Well-being Connector N.W., a newsletter promoting mental health in Northwestern British Columbia. It deals with topics such as unemployment, relaxation tapes, Women's Self-Help Education Kit, domestic violence, family education, and local events.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
The Mental Health Network Northwest
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
308
Accession No.
2020.6.43
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual material
Date Range
October-November 1984
History / Biographical
Item was published by the Mental Health Network Northwest, a project of the Canadian Mental Health Association, B.C. Division. This support system had over 400 members across the Northwest working to promote mental health.
Custodial History
Item was stored with other documents in bound binders in the Old Works Yard building until April 2020.
Scope and Content
Item is Vol. 2. No. 1 of the Well-being Connector N.W., a newsletter promoting mental health in Northwestern British Columbia. It deals with topics such as unemployment, relaxation tapes, Women's Self-Help Education Kit, domestic violence, family education, and local events.
Geographic Access
Bulkley Valley
Hazelton, B.C.
Houston, B.C.
Kitimat, B.C.
Prince Rupert, B.C.
Smithers, B.C.
Terrace, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Smithers Community Services Association

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions8947
Date Range
March 1997-May 1997
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File contains an invitation to a March 19th 1997 SCSA meeting regarding plans for the restoration of the Smithers CN Station Building (2020.11.1), an agenda for the aforementioned meeting (2020.11.2) and a 2-page letter from the SCSA to the Bulkley Valley Museum regarding the station (2020.11.3).
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Smithers Community Services Association
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
309
Accession No.
2020.11.1
2020.11.2
2020.11.3
Date Range
March 1997-May 1997
History / Biographical
The Smithers Community Services Association is a local organization which provides services for people with developmental disabilities, parenting programs, youth programs, public transit systems, and family housing sponsored by BC Housing. In 1997 it purchased the Smithers CN rail station with the intention of restoring it.
Custodial History
Items were stored with BVM records for an unknown period of time before being found and formally accessioned in May 2020.
Scope and Content
File contains an invitation to a March 19th 1997 SCSA meeting regarding plans for the restoration of the Smithers CN Station Building (2020.11.1), an agenda for the aforementioned meeting (2020.11.2) and a 2-page letter from the SCSA to the Bulkley Valley Museum regarding the station (2020.11.3).
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Muriel Adams Rosenblatt correspondence

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions8949
Date Range
1996-2002
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Three letters written by fomer Smithers resident Muriel Adams Rosenblatt. The first (2020.13.1) dates from April 1996 and was sent to the Interior News for the town's 75th anniversary; it details her childhood in Smithers and her life afterwards. The second (2020.13.2) is a companion to the first l…
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Muriel Rosenblatt
Fonds No.
C1
Accession No.
2020.13.1
2020.13.2
2020.13.3
Date Range
1996-2002
History / Biographical
Muriel Adams Rosenblatt was the daughter of J. Mason Adams (Smithers' first druggist) and Bertha L. Adams. She was born in Hazelton in 1910 and later moved to Telkwa and then Smithers in 1914. The family left for southern California in August 1927 due to the ill health of Muriel's sister Doris. She returned to Smithers for the first time for a visit in 1970. In 1996 she wrote to the Interior News for Smithers' 75th anniversary, giving her recollections of life in town.
Custodial History
These items were stored with BVM internal records for an unknown length of time before being discovered and formally accessioned in May 2020.
Scope and Content
Three letters written by fomer Smithers resident Muriel Adams Rosenblatt. The first (2020.13.1) dates from April 1996 and was sent to the Interior News for the town's 75th anniversary; it details her childhood in Smithers and her life afterwards. The second (2020.13.2) is a companion to the first letter explaining its purpose. The third (2020.13.3) is dated October 9, 2002 and thanks 'Linda' for sending her an article on pioneer women, as well as giving more recollections about Smithers.
Subject Access
Avis Wall Reid
Bertha Louise Adams
Ernest Hann
Interior News
J. Mason Adams
James Porteous
Oswald Hoskins
Patricia Hartnett Kring
Vina Eby
William "Wiggs" O'Neill
Geographic Access
Hazelton, B.C.
Smithers, B.C.
Telkwa, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
1999-2000
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, photographs, project descriptions, and other documents relating to the Smithers Mountain and Historic Signage Project.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Town of Smithers Parks, Recreation, and Culture Commission; Bulkley Valley Historical and Museum Society
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
310
Accession No.
2020.16
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
1999-2000
History / Biographical
The Smithers Mountain and Historic Signage Project was an effort in the late 1990s/early 2000s to erect a series of educational signs about the town’s mountain and historic heritage. It was undertaken by the Town of Smithers Parks, Recreation, and Culture Commission and the Bulkley Valley Museum, with attempts to involve Village of Telkwa and the Office of the Wit'suwet'en as well. The project was ultimately unsuccessful.
Custodial History
The items were kept with BVM internal records for an unknown period of time before being found and formally accessioned in May 2020.
Scope and Content
File consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, photographs, project descriptions, and other documents relating to the Smithers Mountain and Historic Signage Project.
Geographic Access
Moricetown, B.C.
Smithers, B.C.
Telkwa, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
September 12 1960
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is the 1960 Provincial election voting card for William Ashburner (Billy) Wedge, indicating his polling station is the Mesich Ranch in Glentanna area. The card is annotated with a tally of the votes cast for the candidates at the Mesich Ranch polling station, showing 24 votes in total with Don…
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Province of British Columbia
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
307
Accession No.
2020.17
Physical Description
0.5cm of textual material
Date Range
September 12 1960
Scope and Content
Item is the 1960 Provincial election voting card for William Ashburner (Billy) Wedge, indicating his polling station is the Mesich Ranch in Glentanna area. The card is annotated with a tally of the votes cast for the candidates at the Mesich Ranch polling station, showing 24 votes in total with Don Stickney (Liberal) taking the most votes.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Bulkley Valley Community Assn. Lifetime Pass

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions8991
Date Range
February 29, 1964
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Lifetime pass for the Bulkley Valley Community Association, presented to Mr. and Mrs. J. Silver, signed by the association's President (W. M. McAlaney?) and Treasurer (G/B? Renning/Remming?). The card is encased in transparent plastic.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Other Title Info
Title based on content.
Fonds No.
C1
Accession No.
2020.3.1
Physical Description
1 card
Date Range
February 29, 1964
History / Biographical
This pass was presented at the Official Opening of the Artificial Ice in Smithers, B.C. on February 29th, 1964. It provided free access to all winter activities at the Bulkley Valley Civic Centre.
Custodial History
Item was donated by Gerry Gebert in November 2019 and accessioned in January 2020.
Scope and Content
Lifetime pass for the Bulkley Valley Community Association, presented to Mr. and Mrs. J. Silver, signed by the association's President (W. M. McAlaney?) and Treasurer (G/B? Renning/Remming?). The card is encased in transparent plastic.
Subject Access
Bulkley Valley Civic Centre
Bulkley Valley Community Association
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Canadian Legion New Year's Eve Frolic admission

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Date Range
December 31, 1954
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a small leaflet providing admission to the Canadian Legion New Year's Eve Frolic. It includes a menu and programme for the evening.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Other Title Info
Title based on content.
Fonds No.
C1
Accession No.
2020.3.2
Physical Description
1 card
Date Range
December 31, 1954
History / Biographical
This item provided admission to the Canadian Legion's (B.V. Branch No. 63) New Year's Eve Frolic held on December 31st 1954.
Custodial History
Item was donated by Gerry Gebert in November 2019 and accessioned in January 2020.
Scope and Content
Item is a small leaflet providing admission to the Canadian Legion New Year's Eve Frolic. It includes a menu and programme for the evening.
Subject Access
Canadian Legion
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
1914-1945
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a paper sign reading "PATRONIZE YOUR LOCAL BARBER - When in Smithers visit Sandy" on both sides.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Other Title Info
Title based on content.
Fonds No.
C1
Accession No.
2020.3.3
Physical Description
1 card
Date Range
1914-1945
History / Biographical
Sandy Gazely operated a barber shop in Smithers between 1914 and 1945.
Custodial History
Item was donated by Gerry Gebert in November 2019 and accessioned in January 2020.
Scope and Content
Item is a paper sign reading "PATRONIZE YOUR LOCAL BARBER - When in Smithers visit Sandy" on both sides.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Village of Telkwa Job Creation Partnership application

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions8997
Date Range
2003
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Village of Telkwa
File No.
312
Accession No.
2020.22
Physical Description
1cm textual records
Date Range
2003
Notes
Item is an application to the Job Creation Partnership program for the Restoration of St. Stephen's Heritage Church project. Primarily a description of restoration work planned for the church in 2003, as well as some photocopied images, and a letter of support for the project from Telkwa Museum Society.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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