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Material
FABRIC-COTTON; PAPER-CARDBOARD;
FABRIC-LINEN
Description
A soft brown leather collar bag with a small pocket on the side. A double piece of cord tied and secured with two leather tassles at each end forms a drawstring closure for the bag. The inside is lined with cotton and the bottom is stiff - probably with cardboard sandwiched in between the leather a…
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Artist or Maker
Stanhope
Other Names
BAG, COLLAR
BAG, GARMENT
Collar box
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Start Date
1910
End Date
1951
Description
A soft brown leather collar bag with a small pocket on the side. A double piece of cord tied and secured with two leather tassles at each end forms a drawstring closure for the bag. The inside is lined with cotton and the bottom is stiff - probably with cardboard sandwiched in between the leather and cotton lining. Inside are four, 12cm high stiff linen collars 28.5cm; Marked STANHOPE 101/2 W.B Norburn74 Tottrnham Court Rd. The date 1951 has been written on in ink.
History Of Use
1910 used by John Ritchie McIntyre, the First Commissioner of Smithers
Material
FABRIC-COTTON; PAPER-CARDBOARD;
FABRIC-LINEN
Height
15.5cm
Diameter
18.2cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
5
Accession No.
1971.16.2 a-e
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Left handed leather glove. Pattern of three flowers stitched in coloured thread across wrist area. Single red flower edged with blue on back of hand area. Red fabric band around wrist. Fringe of leather for decoration at wrist.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Start Date
1915
End Date
1986
Description
Left handed leather glove. Pattern of three flowers stitched in coloured thread across wrist area. Single red flower edged with blue on back of hand area. Red fabric band around wrist. Fringe of leather for decoration at wrist.
Narrative
Ellen Hankin Widen was born December 1903 in Hagwilget to Herbert Hankin and Annie Tiljoe. She married Emil Widen in 1922, marriage certificate indicates she resided in both Hagwilget and Moricetown (Witset) at the time. Emil and Ellen later resided in Houston, and Telkwa. According to donor (granddaughter) Ellen tanned hides and sewed shoes (moccasins), gloves, etc. Ellen died in May 1986. She is referred to as the "first white child born in the Bulkley Valley" in Bulkley Valley Stories.
Cultural Context
Witsuwit'en
Width
17
Length
36.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Width measured at widest part across wrist
Accession No.
2012.71.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Left handed leather glove with blue, red and green beaded floral design. Red band across wrist area formed by groupings of 2 beads side by side and spaced in a row. Top wrist area leather cut in jagged design.
Artist or Maker
Ellen Hankin Widen
Original Owner
Ellen Hankin Widen
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Start Date
1915
End Date
1986
Description
Left handed leather glove with blue, red and green beaded floral design. Red band across wrist area formed by groupings of 2 beads side by side and spaced in a row. Top wrist area leather cut in jagged design.
Narrative
Ellen Hankin Widen was born December 1903 in Hagwilget to Herbert Hankin and Annie Tiljoe. She married Emil Widen in 1922, marriage certificate indicates she resided in both Hagwilget and Moricetown (Witset) at the time. Emil and Ellen later resided in Houston, and Telkwa. According to donor (granddaughter) Ellen tanned hides and sewed shoes (moccasins), gloves, etc. Ellen died in May 1986. She is referred to as the "first white child born in the Bulkley Valley" in Bulkley Valley Stories.
Cultural Context
Witsuwit'en
Width
14
Length
25
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Length is approximate, fingers cannot be fully extended. Width measurement taken at widest point across upper wrist.
Accession No.
2012.71.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Right handed leather glove with floral / plant design sewn on in pink and green pastle covered threads. Small rhinestone beads have been used to outline the design. Black "x's and o's" design across the top of the wrist area. Fringed leather stripes decorate near the wrist. Inside lined with black …
Artist or Maker
Ellen Hankin Widen
Original Owner
Ellen Hankin Widen
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Start Date
1915
End Date
1986
Description
Right handed leather glove with floral / plant design sewn on in pink and green pastle covered threads. Small rhinestone beads have been used to outline the design. Black "x's and o's" design across the top of the wrist area. Fringed leather stripes decorate near the wrist. Inside lined with black fabric.
Narrative
Ellen Hankin Widen was born December 1903 in Hagwilget to Herbert Hankin and Annie Tiljoe. She married Emil Widen in 1922, marriage certificate indicates she resided in both Hagwilget and Moricetown (Witset) at the time. Emil and Ellen later resided in Houston, and Telkwa. According to donor (granddaughter) Ellen tanned hides and sewed shoes (moccasins), gloves, etc. Ellen died in May 1986. She is referred to as the "first white child born in the Bulkley Valley" in Bulkley Valley Stories.
Cultural Context
Witsuwit'en
Width
18
Length
34
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Width measured at wrist, widest part
Accession No.
2012.71.5
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
Men's white replacement collar, size 15 1/2 short point. Collar is in original plastic packaging.
Title
Replacement Collar
Manufacturer
Tailorform
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Description
Men's white replacement collar, size 15 1/2 short point. Collar is in original plastic packaging.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.12.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Part A is a brown canvas armband. It is held closed by two beige buttons that are sewn into the inside. There are two button holes to allow the wearer to adjust the tightness. On the front in black letters is: "NO. 52 COY. / P.C.M.R. / SMITHERS RANGERS". Parts B and C are two small leather dogtag-…
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Other Names
Uniform Belt
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Start Date
1942
End Date
1945
Period or Date Notes
based on activity period of P.C.M.R
Description
Part A is a brown canvas armband. It is held closed by two beige buttons that are sewn into the inside. There are two button holes to allow the wearer to adjust the tightness. On the front in black letters is: "NO. 52 COY. / P.C.M.R. / SMITHERS RANGERS". Parts B and C are two small leather dogtag-like items. Part B is a reddish brown tag, stamped with "K 515581 / RANGER / KIRBY JE / CE CDN". Part C is a brown octangon shaped tag stamped with the same information. Both parts B and C have two holes punched in them and are held together by a tied piece of string.
History Of Use
Used by James Ernest Kirby (1865-1965), resident of Smithers from 1918 to 1965. Kirby served as local Mining Recorder. "P.C.M.R" stands for Pacific Coast Militia Rangers. Formed on March 3, 1942, the Pacific Coast Militia Rangers were volunteers who patrolled, performed military surveillance, and provided local defence of the coastline of British Columbia and in Yukon against the wartime threat of a possible Japanese invasion. At their height, the PCMR consisted of 15,000 volunteers in 138 companies. The Pacific Coast Militia Rangers were disbanded on September 30, 1945, after Japan's surrender in the Second World War. (Source: Wikipedia entry for Canadian Rangers, accessed 2019-01-28).
Number Of Parts
4
Part Names
Armband
dog tags
Accession No.
1971.2.12 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Left handed leather glove. Decorated with flowers stitched in various coloured thread. Leather fringe near wrist opening.
Artist or Maker
Ellen Hankin Widen
Original Owner
Ellen Hankin Widen
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Start Date
1915
End Date
1986
Description
Left handed leather glove. Decorated with flowers stitched in various coloured thread. Leather fringe near wrist opening.
Narrative
Ellen Hankin Widen was born December 1903 in Hagwilget to Herbert Hankin and Annie Tiljoe. She married Emil Widen in 1922, marriage certificate indicates she resided in both Hagwilget and Moricetown (Witset) at the time. Emil and Ellen later resided in Houston, and Telkwa. According to donor (granddaughter) Ellen tanned hides and sewed shoes (moccasins), gloves, etc. Ellen died in May 1986. She is referred to as the "first white child born in the Bulkley Valley" in Bulkley Valley Stories.
Cultural Context
Witsuwit'en
Width
16
Length
32.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Width measured across wrist at widest part
Accession No.
2012.71.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Striped men's sock garters (suspenders). Mostly green with coloured stripes and 8 sided leather piece with metal clasps. Made of an elastic material.
Original Owner
Donor record indicates items came from the estate of Jean Grant Kilpatrick
Other Names
sock suspenders
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Description
Striped men's sock garters (suspenders). Mostly green with coloured stripes and 8 sided leather piece with metal clasps. Made of an elastic material.
History Of Use
Men's sock garters were used to hold up socks and stop them from slipping down the ankle.
Accession No.
1997.51.13 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Two bow ties. a) white with fringed edge, slight pattern of lines b) white with blue stripes, fringed edge
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Description
Two bow ties. a) white with fringed edge, slight pattern of lines b) white with blue stripes, fringed edge
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1984.4.9 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
ANIMAL-ANIMAL HAIR; FABRIC-SATIN;
Description
Brown fur collar, it is a long narrow strip of fur that widens at the ends. One end has a large button hole. This item is lined with brown satin.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Description
Brown fur collar, it is a long narrow strip of fur that widens at the ends. One end has a large button hole. This item is lined with brown satin.
Material
ANIMAL-ANIMAL HAIR; FABRIC-SATIN;
Length
110
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1988.3.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Brown crocheted trim, bell pattern.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Description
Brown crocheted trim, bell pattern.
Accession No.
1990.148.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Off-white lace dress inset (or dickie) with narrow collar. Off white lining down three quarters of the length of piece. Snap closures (10).
Other Names
collar
dickey
dicky
dress insert
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Description
Off-white lace dress inset (or dickie) with narrow collar. Off white lining down three quarters of the length of piece. Snap closures (10).
Width
15.5
Length
64
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.191.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
FABRIC-SATIN;
Description
Men's tie navy blue tie with pattern of stripes and lighter blue end. Maker's tag reads: "Wembley"
Manufacturer
Wembley Tie Company
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Start Date
1925
End Date
1968
Period or Date Notes
Wembley Tie Company starts operations 1925, name changes to Wemco around 1968. Source: https://www.nola.com/business/index.ssf/2014/05/member_of_the_family_that_buil.html, accessed 2019-01-30
Description
Men's tie navy blue tie with pattern of stripes and lighter blue end. Maker's tag reads: "Wembley"
History Of Use
Wembley ties were made of "Wemlon" polyester, which was prized for not wrinkling. Unclear whether this tie is made from this specific type (maker's label does not indicate it is).
Material
FABRIC-SATIN;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1997.4.1 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
FABRIC-NYLON;
Description
Ladies white gloves, slim fit. There are three embroidered black stripes on the top of the hand, and black stripes around the wrist. Small black snap closures on the outside wrist sections, four on each. Interior edge of wrist is black. Right hand is part a, left hand part b.
Title
Ladies Gloves
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Description
Ladies white gloves, slim fit. There are three embroidered black stripes on the top of the hand, and black stripes around the wrist. Small black snap closures on the outside wrist sections, four on each. Interior edge of wrist is black. Right hand is part a, left hand part b.
Material
FABRIC-NYLON;
Accession No.
1997.5.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Three beige khaki coloured armbands. Buttons inside on reverse. Front side reads "No. 52 Coy. / P.C.M.R / Smithers Rangers" in black text.
Original Owner
Donor form indicates items came from estate of Jean Grant Kilpatrick
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Start Date
1942
End Date
1945
Period or Date Notes
based on activity period of P.C.M.R
Description
Three beige khaki coloured armbands. Buttons inside on reverse. Front side reads "No. 52 Coy. / P.C.M.R / Smithers Rangers" in black text.
History Of Use
"P.C.M.R" stands for Pacific Coast Militia Rangers. Formed on March 3, 1942, the Pacific Coast Militia Rangers were volunteers who patrolled, performed military surveillance, and provided local defence of the coastline of British Columbia and in Yukon against the wartime threat of a possible Japanese invasion. At their height, the P.C.M.R consisted of 15,000 volunteers in 138 companies. The Pacific Coast Militia Rangers were disbanded on September 30, 1945, after Japan's surrender in the Second World War. (Source: Wikipedia entry for Canadian Rangers, accessed 2019-01-28).
Width
9
Length
16
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
3
Accession No.
1997.51.14 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Crocheted baby cuffs with pearl-coloured buttons to close. One has a pink tinged edge.
Original Owner
Donor record indicates these are from the estate of Jean Grant Kilpatrick
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
End Date
1997
Period or Date Notes
based on maker's date of death
Description
Crocheted baby cuffs with pearl-coloured buttons to close. One has a pink tinged edge.
History Of Use
Made by Jean Grant Kilpatrick
Accession No.
1997.51.12 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Cotton Apron commemorating BC's Centenary 1858-1958
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Manufacturer Notes
Possibly homemade
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Start Date
1958
End Date
1958
Period or Date Notes
Marking BC's Centenary
Description
Cotton Apron commemorating BC's Centenary 1858-1958
History Of Use
BC Centenary
Accession No.
2011.4.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Simple metal button hook with ivory white handle.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Description
Simple metal button hook with ivory white handle.
Width
1.5
Length
16.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.4.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Tan colored, crocheted collar with intricate loop design pattern
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Description
Tan colored, crocheted collar with intricate loop design pattern
History Of Use
Item was never used as a decorative collar
Width
6
Length
54.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.148.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
White button with a cloth covering over a metal base. There are two small holes in the centre.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Description
White button with a cloth covering over a metal base. There are two small holes in the centre.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Diameter
1.25
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2016.5.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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