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Date Range
[before 1964]
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P5164
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 25 x 20 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
[before 1964]
Subject Access
Bovill Motors
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Associated Boards of Trade of Central British Columbia, minutes of annual conventions

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions5887
Date Range
1947-1963
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File includes the miniutes of annual conventions for the Associated Boards of Trade of Central British Columbia (1947-1963). Convention locations included Prince Rupert, B.C., Prince George, B.C., Smithers, B.C., Terrace, B.C., Burns Lake, B.C., Vanderhoof, B.C., Ketchikan, Alaska, and Juneau, Alas…
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 232
Accession No.
2017.92
Physical Description
2.5 cm of textual records
Date Range
1947-1963
Custodial History
Items were collected by Don Forward.
Scope and Content
File includes the miniutes of annual conventions for the Associated Boards of Trade of Central British Columbia (1947-1963). Convention locations included Prince Rupert, B.C., Prince George, B.C., Smithers, B.C., Terrace, B.C., Burns Lake, B.C., Vanderhoof, B.C., Ketchikan, Alaska, and Juneau, Alaska.
Subject Access
Associated Boards of Trade of Central British Columbia
Geographic Access
Burns Lake, B.C.
Juneau, Alaska
Ketchikan, Alaska
Prince George, B.C.
Prince Rupert, B.C.
Smithers, B.C.
Terrace, B.C.
Vanderhoof, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

"Bill" Bovill's Happy Motoring pamphlets

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions6167
Date Range
n.d.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File contains 8 Happy Motoring magazines to be sold at Bovill Motors.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Imperial Esso Service: Happy Motoring Magazine
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 248
Accession No.
2017.136
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
n.d.
Publication
Toronto: Imperial Esso Service
Custodial History
Items were originally sent to and collected by Fred Bayson.
Scope and Content
File contains 8 Happy Motoring magazines to be sold at Bovill Motors.
Subject Access
Bovill Motors
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Material
METAL-STEEL; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAINT
Description
A) This tool is about 29.7cm long, made of steel and painted green. It has a clamp on the top end which has a large screw for tightening the clamp. It also has two levers with round wooden knob handles, one at the top and one at the bottom. The bottom half of this tool has a brass cylinder shaped a…
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Other Names
Loader and Crimper
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT ACCESSORY
Description
A) This tool is about 29.7cm long, made of steel and painted green. It has a clamp on the top end which has a large screw for tightening the clamp. It also has two levers with round wooden knob handles, one at the top and one at the bottom. The bottom half of this tool has a brass cylinder shaped attachment. The bottom part of this attachment pushes upward. Also, wired to the top of this is a small brass measuring cup with handle for measuring gun powder. It looks like a short fat bullet shell with a finger sized handle attached to it, and a small curved spout on the top for pouring the powder. It also has an adjustable measuring device on the bottom of it. Engraved on it is 'POWDER 2 1/2 2 3 3 1/4 3 1/2 SHOT'. B) This shell loader has a clamp for attaching loader to table top, a handle on the left hand side to hold the empty casing in place and a handle on right.
Narrative
This tool was used for loading and crimping shotgun shells.
Material
METAL-STEEL; METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAINT
Length
29.7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1971.1.15 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

Bovill Motors Esso Service, Smithers B.C.

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions2498
Date Range
May 1954
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Louis Schibli
Fonds No.
PF17
Item No.
P1744
Accession No.
1988.3.127
Physical Description
1 Photograph: b&w; 12.5 x 10 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
May 1954
History / Biographical
Smithers business Bovill Motors Esso Service located on the cornor of Main Street and Broadway Avenue.
Subject Access
Bovill Motors
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Bovill Motors show room, Smithers, B.C.

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions2499
Date Range
May 1954
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Louis Schibli
Fonds No.
PF17
Item No.
P1745
Accession No.
1988.3.128
Physical Description
1 Photograph: b&w; 12.5 x 10 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
May 1954
History / Biographical
Fifteen unidentified people in Bovill Motors new show room.
Subject Access
Bovill Motors
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Bovill Motors Esso Service, Smithers B.C.

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions2500
Date Range
ca May 1954
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Louis Schibli
Fonds No.
PF17
Item No.
P1746
Accession No.
1988.3.129
Physical Description
1 Photograph: b&w;12.5 x 10 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
ca May 1954
History / Biographical
Bovill Motors, c. May 1954. The building was constructed by Bovill and Hann, General contractors and has had many lives over the years, including housing Rainbow Alley restaurant.
Subject Access
Bovill Motors
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Bovill motors Esso Service, Smithers B.C.

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions2501
Date Range
May 1954
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Louis Schibli
Fonds No.
PF17
Item No.
P1747
Accession No.
1988.3.130
Physical Description
1 Photograph: b&w; 12.5 x 10 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
May 1954
History / Biographical
Five unidentified people (4 men, 1 girl) standing in front of Bovill motors Esso Service. Three men in Esso uniforms identified as, from left: Bill Bovill, Tom Robinson, Len Evans
Subject Access
Bovill Motors
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Bovill Motors and Wall's Electric Store, Smithers B.C.

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions2505
Date Range
ca 1952
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Louis Schibli
Fonds No.
PF17
Item No.
P1751
Accession No.
1988.3.134
Physical Description
1 Photograph: b&w; 12.5 x 10 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
ca 1952
History / Biographical
Bovill Motors and Wall's Electric Store, looking from the corner of Main Street and Broadway Ave., unidentified man standing in the right hand corner of the picture.
Subject Access
Bovill Motors
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images

Bovill Motors show room, Smithers B.C.

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions2516
Date Range
1953
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
  1 Image  
Collection
Louis Schibli fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
Louis Schibli
Fonds No.
PF17
Item No.
P1762
Accession No.
1988.3.146
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
1953
History / Biographical
Opening of the Bovil Motors new show room on Main Street. Also see P1745
Subject Access
Bovill Motors
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; METAL/ALLOY-BRONZE;
Description
This item is 20.5cm long and tear drop shaped, made of brass and bronze with indented leaf pattern design on both sides. Attached to the top is a small open ended brass cylinder or spout for measuring powder. Inscribed on it is 'DIXON & SONS'. At the base of the cylinder is a lever that has a push …
  1 Image  
Manufacturer
DIXON&SONS
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT ACCESSORY
Description
This item is 20.5cm long and tear drop shaped, made of brass and bronze with indented leaf pattern design on both sides. Attached to the top is a small open ended brass cylinder or spout for measuring powder. Inscribed on it is 'DIXON & SONS'. At the base of the cylinder is a lever that has a push action for opening and closing the top of the powder flask. This was considered to be an automatic pre-measuring device.
Narrative
This type of item was used from the 1600s to the mid 1800s. They were used for reloading mussel loader or cap & ball type pistols. They were always made of a non-marking material, generally copper (though brass and silver are sometimes encountered). This one is made of brass & bronze.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; METAL/ALLOY-BRONZE;
Length
20.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1975.106.11
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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