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Description
Blue button with pin clasp at back. Pin says "Smithers / 60 / 1921-1981" in stylized white writing with train as part of the "60" portion of the image.
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Title
Smithers 60th Anniversary button
Other Names
pin
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Start Date
1981
End Date
1981
Description
Blue button with pin clasp at back. Pin says "Smithers / 60 / 1921-1981" in stylized white writing with train as part of the "60" portion of the image.
History Of Use
Produced for 60th anniversary of Smithers achieiving village status in 1981.
Accession No.
2019.45.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS;
Description
Cylindrical clear, glass mug. Attached below the rim is a long 'C' shaped handle. The sides are long then curve into a short round base. Featured on the side of the mug is a painted representation of the front of the Wall's Electric & Furniture building. Below the representation is 'WALL'S ELEC…
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Category
COMMUNICATION ARTIFACTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
Cylindrical clear, glass mug. Attached below the rim is a long 'C' shaped handle. The sides are long then curve into a short round base. Featured on the side of the mug is a painted representation of the front of the Wall's Electric & Furniture building. Below the representation is 'WALL'S ELECTRIC & FURNITURE, SMITHERS, B.C., SERVING THE BEAUTIFUL BULKLEY VALLEY SINCE 1944'. Impressed on the bottom of the mug is a 'D'.
Narrative
The mug was used as advertising for Walls Electric and Furniture Store.
Material
GLASS;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1979.0.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Date Range
ca June 1914
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
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Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1494
Accession No.
1987.1.31
Physical Description
1 Postcard: b&w: 14 x 9 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
ca June 1914
Subject Access
Aldermere-Telkwa Trail
Geographic Access
Aldermere, B.C.
Notes
1 Photograph; b&w; 17 x 11.5 cm Mrs. Winnifred Coyle and Ellen with Mrs. Davey Scott walking the Aldermere-Telkwa trail. Information written on back of both cards. Notations also written on front of post card. Writing with arrow indicating Ellen Coyle reads "Aldermere's first baby."
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Description
Black leather cardholder with a pebbled texture and single button closure. On front : R.W. Calderwood / Real Estate-Insurance / Phone 3, Box 122 / Smithers, BC. Inside there are pouches for cards, one on each side. One has a plastic sleeve.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
PERSONAL GEAR
Start Date
1921
Period or Date Notes
Date based on telephone number ("3"), indicating early years of telephone service in Smithers
Description
Black leather cardholder with a pebbled texture and single button closure. On front : R.W. Calderwood / Real Estate-Insurance / Phone 3, Box 122 / Smithers, BC. Inside there are pouches for cards, one on each side. One has a plastic sleeve.
Accession No.
2012.10.1a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PLASTIC;
Description
An orange clear plastic ice scraper for clearing ice off of car windows. Printed on the front of the scraper area is BOVILL MOTORS CHRYLER PLYMOUTH APPROVED SERVICE Smithers, B.C. In an oval at the base of the handle is Esso Imperial Service.
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Title
Bovill Motors
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
An orange clear plastic ice scraper for clearing ice off of car windows. Printed on the front of the scraper area is BOVILL MOTORS CHRYLER PLYMOUTH APPROVED SERVICE Smithers, B.C. In an oval at the base of the handle is Esso Imperial Service.
Material
PLASTIC;
Accession No.
2016.10.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PAPER;
PLASTIC;
Description
A small plastic key tab and chain with BOVILL MOTORS Chrysler-Plymouth Fargo Truck Smithers, B.C. printed on one side and the picture of a grey car on the other side. The chain is metal and is threaded through a small hole at the top if the tab.
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Title
Bovill Motors
Other Names
Key chain
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
A small plastic key tab and chain with BOVILL MOTORS Chrysler-Plymouth Fargo Truck Smithers, B.C. printed on one side and the picture of a grey car on the other side. The chain is metal and is threaded through a small hole at the top if the tab.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PAPER;
PLASTIC;
Accession No.
2016.10.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
PAPER;
Description
2016.10.1a: A brown leather wallet that opens into a flat rectangular shape. There are two pockets on either side, each with a flap that is held shut by a snap. On one pocket is BOVILL MOTORS CHRYSLER-PLYMOUTH-FARGO SMITHERS, B.C. printed in gold lettering. The other pocket (coin)has English Morocc…
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
PERSONAL GEAR
Start Date
1953
End Date
1954
Period or Date Notes
Dates are taken from the pocket calendar
Description
2016.10.1a: A brown leather wallet that opens into a flat rectangular shape. There are two pockets on either side, each with a flap that is held shut by a snap. On one pocket is BOVILL MOTORS CHRYSLER-PLYMOUTH-FARGO SMITHERS, B.C. printed in gold lettering. The other pocket (coin)has English Morocco printed on it which refers to the type of leather the wallet is made from. Behind both pockets is another section for storing business cards, etc. The wallet is held shut with a narrow leather tab and snap. 2016.10.2b: Is a Pocket 1954 Calendar with "Will you be trained in ST JOHN AMBULANCE FIRST AID and ready for any emergency in 1954. On the opposite side of the card is DAY BY DAY 1953 DRAWS TO A CLOSE BUT are you trained in FIRST AID to meet the Day by Day Emergencies" If not why not take a course with St. John Ambulance before the year ends. Sept - Dec 1953 calendars are at the bottom of this side. 2016.10.4c: Is a blank Identification card with spaces for owners address and In Case of Accident Please Notify and that name and address. There is a tall gentleman on the side of the card.
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
PAPER;
Accession No.
2016.10.4 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PLASTIC;
Description
2016.10.5a: A white thermal plastic travel mug with O'Neills written in green script with a small green shamrock beside it. GM is printed in white below it in a small dark blue square. Below that is SMITHERS, B.C. General Motors Dealers since 1924. On the other side is written in dark blue 60th An…
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Title
O'Neills GM Smithers BC
Manufacturer Notes
PrecisionCraft
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Place Of Manufacture
Canada
End Date
1995
Period or Date Notes
Chronicles of Smithers
Description
2016.10.5a: A white thermal plastic travel mug with O'Neills written in green script with a small green shamrock beside it. GM is printed in white below it in a small dark blue square. Below that is SMITHERS, B.C. General Motors Dealers since 1924. On the other side is written in dark blue 60th Anniversary. One the bottom of the mug is written Duracraft. Made in Canada by Precision Craft A.S.I. 7930. 2016.10.5b: A white lid that fits on tightly and has a small opening on one side for drinking and a tab and small air hole opposite to help pop the lid off.
Material
PLASTIC;
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2016.10.5 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
A large Burns' Bakeasy Brand Shortening Tin. It is made of gold metal with a white covering with blue and red advertising around the outside. Two small oval hoop handles are located on opposite sides of this cylindrical tin, near the lid (part b). There is some suggestions on how to use shortening …
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Manufacturer
Burns & co. Limited Canada
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
A large Burns' Bakeasy Brand Shortening Tin. It is made of gold metal with a white covering with blue and red advertising around the outside. Two small oval hoop handles are located on opposite sides of this cylindrical tin, near the lid (part b). There is some suggestions on how to use shortening written in both French and English on one side. The label claims the tin is capable of carrying 50 lbs. of this material.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Height
39.5
Diameter
31.2
Circumference
99.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1999.1.6 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD
Description
Rectangular cardboard box with the words: "Linit Perfect Laundry Starch" on the front. Box is white with light and dark blue accents. The back of the box contains further instructions and suggested concentrations. One side is opened and the other side has two additional markings: the word "LOVE" wr…
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Title
Linit Laundry Starch
Manufacturer Notes
The Canada Starch Co. Ltd.
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Place Of Manufacture
Canada
Description
Rectangular cardboard box with the words: "Linit Perfect Laundry Starch" on the front. Box is white with light and dark blue accents. The back of the box contains further instructions and suggested concentrations. One side is opened and the other side has two additional markings: the word "LOVE" written in pencil and the number "17" written in red.
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD
Accession No.
2018.47.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Blue felt pennant flag with "Smithers B.C." in white lettering on right side (narrow end) and a red beaver with the word "Canada" above (left side).
Title
Smithers B.C. Pennant
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
Blue felt pennant flag with "Smithers B.C." in white lettering on right side (narrow end) and a red beaver with the word "Canada" above (left side).
Width
12
Length
28
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
width measured at widest end
Accession No.
2019.46.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; PLASTIC;
PAINT;
Description
One advertisement sign produced by the Imperial Tobacco Co. of Canada that reads 'PREVENT FIRES - Enjoy it, then be sure it's out'. Made of metal with yellow background and red and black center. Also has a picture of a cigarette lite on the front. The sign is very thin, almost as thin as paper.
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Manufacturer Notes
IMPERIAL TOBACCO CO.
Category
COMMUNICATION ARTIFACTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
One advertisement sign produced by the Imperial Tobacco Co. of Canada that reads 'PREVENT FIRES - Enjoy it, then be sure it's out'. Made of metal with yellow background and red and black center. Also has a picture of a cigarette lite on the front. The sign is very thin, almost as thin as paper.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; PLASTIC;
PAINT;
Width
44.7
Length
38.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.82.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
A round wooden nickel with an Indian head pictured in the centrer. Wooden Nickel- 5 Cents - good for use at Smithers Taxi. 24 hour service. Radio Controlled Cars. Smithers BC 847-2424
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Place Of Manufacture
U.S.A
Place Used
Smithers Taxi
Description
A round wooden nickel with an Indian head pictured in the centrer. Wooden Nickel- 5 Cents - good for use at Smithers Taxi. 24 hour service. Radio Controlled Cars. Smithers BC 847-2424
History Of Use
Glass Family- Evelyn Glass Estate
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Accession No.
2010.26.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PAPER; PAPER-CARDBOARD; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
Object is a orange paper cardboard folder with Rexall on the cover and three different sets of sewing needles plus a small metal threader to make it easier to thread needles. Two sets of needles are mounted on green foil, the larger set is on red foil. Threader is on pink foil. One set on the green…
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Title
Rexall
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
Object is a orange paper cardboard folder with Rexall on the cover and three different sets of sewing needles plus a small metal threader to make it easier to thread needles. Two sets of needles are mounted on green foil, the larger set is on red foil. Threader is on pink foil. One set on the green foil has 2 needles missing. A loose piece of 8cmx10cm thin black paper keeps the needles from rubbing again each other. Inside of the folder is blue. On the outside of the folder is Rexall is written in blue inside blue oval. Below it on one side is MAKE A POINT OF SAVING AT OUR REXALL DRUG STORE. On the other side is ASSUREZ-VOUS D'ECONOMISER A NOTRE PHARMACIE REXALL. In smaller letters Japan is printed on the lower right hand corner and T-145 on the opposite lower corner.
Material
PAPER; PAPER-CARDBOARD; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Height
8.6cm
Width
12.6cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1989.23.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAINT
Description
Objects are a group of 6 wooden pencils advertising various companies. 1981.57.4 a: An unused yellow pencil with JAKE'S PLUMBING & HEATING LTD. Smither BC on the side; 1981.57.4 b: An unused silver pencil with JAKE'S PLUMBING & HEATING Smithers BC on the side 1981.57.4 c: An unused yellow pencil wi…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
Objects are a group of 6 wooden pencils advertising various companies. 1981.57.4 a: An unused yellow pencil with JAKE'S PLUMBING & HEATING LTD. Smither BC on the side; 1981.57.4 b: An unused silver pencil with JAKE'S PLUMBING & HEATING Smithers BC on the side 1981.57.4 c: An unused yellow pencil with O K IMPORT , Vancouver BC on the side. 1981.57.4 d: An unused green pencil with Compliments of your FULLER BRUSH COMPANY in both English & French 1981.57.4 e: An unused new blue pencil with Compliments of your FULLER BRUSH COMPANY in both English&French 1981.57.4 f: An used yellow pencil with PROPERTY OF THE PROVINCE OF BRITISH COMUMBIA Made in Canada written on the side.
Narrative
1981,57.4 f has no letter designation on it - The original numbering was 1981.57.4 a-e so the "f" has been added to the data base record
6/13/2016
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAINT
Length
19cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Unsharpend pencils are all 19cm long: 1981,57.4 f is16.5cm
Number Of Parts
6
Accession No.
1981.57.4 a-f
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Leach Brothers red Matchbook. 20 pink tipped matches. Leach Brothers Meats and Groceries in Smithers, B. C.
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Title
Leach Brothers
Manufacturer
Eddy Match Co Limited
Original Owner
Albert William Vinson
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
Leach Brothers red Matchbook. 20 pink tipped matches. Leach Brothers Meats and Groceries in Smithers, B. C.
Width
4
Length
5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2013.14.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-NYLON;
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Description
A long white and blue banner with a full sized blue image of a hiker centered down the middle and HOME COMIING printed in large blue letters across the bottom. Large hems at both ends, each with a single brass gromet mounted at both ends of one side, Banner was designed to hang length wise, and ca…
Manufacturer
Image Group Inc.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Vancouver, British Columbia
Description
A long white and blue banner with a full sized blue image of a hiker centered down the middle and HOME COMIING printed in large blue letters across the bottom. Large hems at both ends, each with a single brass gromet mounted at both ends of one side, Banner was designed to hang length wise, and can be read from both sides
History Of Use
Used for 75th anniversary Home Coming, Smithers BC. Possibly hung from light standards down Main Steet
Material
FABRIC-NYLON;
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Accession No.
2018.19.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
White outdoor banner from Smithers Centennial 2013. Printed in red letters: "We all have a good thing going for 2013". Printed in purple lettering: "Homecoming Smithers 100th 2013". On far end is the Smithers Centennial logo in blue. Banner has metal eyelets in each corner for hanging.
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Title
Smithers Centennial Banner
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Start Date
2013
End Date
2013
Description
White outdoor banner from Smithers Centennial 2013. Printed in red letters: "We all have a good thing going for 2013". Printed in purple lettering: "Homecoming Smithers 100th 2013". On far end is the Smithers Centennial logo in blue. Banner has metal eyelets in each corner for hanging.
History Of Use
Smithers celebrated its centennial August 2nd - 10th 2013 with a "homecoming" celebration.
Accession No.
2017.121.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
McClary's heaters pamphlet booklet containing ten different models of Heaters with a description for each with particulars included. Green and white booklet with mutiple folds.
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Title
McClary's Heaters
Brand Name
McClary's
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Place Of Manufacture
Canada
Description
McClary's heaters pamphlet booklet containing ten different models of Heaters with a description for each with particulars included. Green and white booklet with mutiple folds.
Accession No.
1993.11.51
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Fold open pannel pamphlet brochure for traps thats hold Wolves, Coyote and Lynx. Inside pages have various traps with names, prices, pictures, and descriptions. Order form on the last pannel.
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
Fold open pannel pamphlet brochure for traps thats hold Wolves, Coyote and Lynx. Inside pages have various traps with names, prices, pictures, and descriptions. Order form on the last pannel.
Width
58
Length
22.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions are when Pamphlet is unfolded.
Accession No.
1993.11.47
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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