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Description
Ladies jewel case
Other Names
Jewelery Case
Sub-Category
CLOTHING,ACCESSORY
Description
Ladies jewel case
History Of Use
"Hand made in the 1800's" - info found on catalogue care Dec 2003 - JY
Accession No.
1971.0001.0019
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Metal wrench. One end has one head that is 2.8cm wide, the other end has two heads, each approximately 2cm wide. "G70" stamped on one side.
Title
Madison Plow Company G70 Implement Wrench
Manufacturer
Madison Plow Company
Other Names
farm wrench
implement wrench
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Madison
United States
Wisconsin
Start Date
1910
End Date
1951
Period or Date Notes
Dates based on Madison Plow Company operations, as per http://www.historicmadison.org/Madison%27s%20Past/Places/Walking%20Tours/IndustrialTour2.html (accessed November 2017).
Description
Metal wrench. One end has one head that is 2.8cm wide, the other end has two heads, each approximately 2cm wide. "G70" stamped on one side.
History Of Use
G70 wrench is listed in Madison Plow Company for their wood and steel frame transplanters, cultivators, planters, and disc harrows. It is only one of two wrenches that have been attributed to the Madison Plow Company. (Source: http://www.wrenchingnews.com/sell-page/sell.html, accessed November 2017).
Length
18.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2017.118.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
a) A round leather box witha cardboard liner. It has a drawstring closure laced through the leather of the box with a leather tassel on the end. The outside of the bag is decorated with a picture of the head of an Aboriginal in a headdress. Beside this are the initials "A.M.L." Beside this is a pic…
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Other Names
Collar Box
Cuff Box
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING,ACCESSORY
Description
a) A round leather box witha cardboard liner. It has a drawstring closure laced through the leather of the box with a leather tassel on the end. The outside of the bag is decorated with a picture of the head of an Aboriginal in a headdress. Beside this are the initials "A.M.L." Beside this is a picture of several tepees and "COLLARS". The leather extends above the cardboard lining and has a scallopped pattern on its edge. b) A stiff white collar with "TRADE MARK ARROW CLUETT PEABODY & CO. CANADA DORSET CLUPECO SHRUNK 16" written on the inside in black ink. c) A cloth collar that is white on the inside and speckled blue with brown stripes on the outside. Written on the inside is "16 1/2". There are three button holes spaced out along the bottom of the collar. d) A cloth collar that is white on the inside with blue stripes on the outside. There are three button holes spaced out along the bottom of the collar. e) A stiff collar that is white on the outside with black stripes on the outside. Written on the inside is "Forsyth HAND MADE PRE-SHRUNK PILOT TO BE STARCHED 2060-17" in black ink. There are three button holes spaced out along the bottom of the collar. f) A stiff collar that is white on the outside with black stripes on the outside. Written on the inside is "Forsyth HAND MADE PRE-SHRUNK PICARDY TO BE STARCHED 3060-17" in black ink. There are three button holes spaced out along the bottom of the collar. g) A small metal collar button. h) A small metal collar button.
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
FABRIC-UNKNOWN;
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Height
8
Diameter
17.8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
8
Accession No.
1971.2.4 a-h
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Yellow scarf of shear material with zig-zag patterns on it.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING,ACCESSORY
Period or Date Notes
c.1950s
Description
Yellow scarf of shear material with zig-zag patterns on it.
History Of Use
Scarf belongs to a set called "Lady Elegant Glove and Scarf set", c.1950s. Possibly purchased by Lorraine's mother, Elsie Custison (nee Green). It was never used.
Accession No.
2011.2.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Yellow glove set of a scarf & glove set by Lady Elegant. Nylon stretch with 3 embroidered flowers on the top of each hand.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING,ACCESSORY
Period or Date Notes
c.1950s
Description
Yellow glove set of a scarf & glove set by Lady Elegant. Nylon stretch with 3 embroidered flowers on the top of each hand.
History Of Use
"Lady Elegant" scarf & glove set possibly purchased by Elsie Custison (nee Green) in the 1950s. Set was never used.
Accession No.
2011.2.4 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Item is a wooden handled drain cleaner. One end has a cylindrical metal cap which is affixed with a screw. The other end has a twisted metal attachment, which presumably would be inserted into the drain and twisted to free up clogged material. An "H" is carved into the twisted base end, and an "O" …
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Item is a wooden handled drain cleaner. One end has a cylindrical metal cap which is affixed with a screw. The other end has a twisted metal attachment, which presumably would be inserted into the drain and twisted to free up clogged material. An "H" is carved into the twisted base end, and an "O" is carved into the top cylinder cap.
Length
41.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1998.9.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL-IRON
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
A large wooden object consisting of 5 long pieces joined together at various angles with metal bolts and braces. One of the long pieces has jagged cuts on one side; long sections are joined together at the top and sandwiched between two oval pieces with 4 bolts. There is a wooden wheel at one end.
Other Names
buggy jack
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A large wooden object consisting of 5 long pieces joined together at various angles with metal bolts and braces. One of the long pieces has jagged cuts on one side; long sections are joined together at the top and sandwiched between two oval pieces with 4 bolts. There is a wooden wheel at one end.
Material
METAL-IRON
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Accession No.
2018.20.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
"Oliver Farm Truck and Wagon Gears" white and red pamphlet. Seven seperate models throughout the booklet with a photo and description on each item.
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Title
Farm Trucks and Wagon Gears
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
"Oliver Farm Truck and Wagon Gears" white and red pamphlet. Seven seperate models throughout the booklet with a photo and description on each item.
Accession No.
1993.11.55
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
This is a long handled mattock with a flat yellow metal head. It has a wooden handle that is gently curved. This item blonged to (?) Glass, a tree planting contractor that lived in in Telkwa. Glass gave the donor this shovel 5 - 10 years ago and the donor displayed it in his barbershop since then.…
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Title
Treeplanting Mattock
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
This is a long handled mattock with a flat yellow metal head. It has a wooden handle that is gently curved. This item blonged to (?) Glass, a tree planting contractor that lived in in Telkwa. Glass gave the donor this shovel 5 - 10 years ago and the donor displayed it in his barbershop since then. According to donor mattocks began to be used 50 years ago and were used up until recently for tree planting.
Accession No.
2017.126.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Hay knife is a wide, saw like tool with two separate 10cm wood handles and a 55cm jagged blade. The slightly curved blade with large chunky teeth are sharp on the outer edge.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Hay knife is a wide, saw like tool with two separate 10cm wood handles and a 55cm jagged blade. The slightly curved blade with large chunky teeth are sharp on the outer edge.
History Of Use
Hay knife works like a saw to cut portions of hay from the haystack.
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Width
14
Length
82
Depth
1
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Depth measurement pertains to blade.
Accession No.
1996.37.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Bush or brush hook has a 85 cm oval, wooden handle with open hearth metal blade strapped by metal collar on one end and through metal eye on upper portion. The double-edged blade is curved outwards similar to a scythe with the bottom rounded. Blade measures 29 cm by 6 cm and is still quite sharp.…
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Other Names
Bush hook
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Bush or brush hook has a 85 cm oval, wooden handle with open hearth metal blade strapped by metal collar on one end and through metal eye on upper portion. The double-edged blade is curved outwards similar to a scythe with the bottom rounded. Blade measures 29 cm by 6 cm and is still quite sharp. Handle has scroll end, grey in color and wearing due to age.
History Of Use
Bush hook was used for agriculture use in controlling underbrush and the clearing of grasses.
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Width
13
Length
98
Depth
3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.86.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Bush or brush hook has an oval wooden handle with open hearth metal blade strapped by metal collar on one end and through metal eye on upper portion. The blade is curved outwards similar to a scythe with the bottom rounded. Blade is slightly chipped but still quite sharp. Handle has scroll end and …
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Other Names
Bush hook
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Bush or brush hook has an oval wooden handle with open hearth metal blade strapped by metal collar on one end and through metal eye on upper portion. The blade is curved outwards similar to a scythe with the bottom rounded. Blade is slightly chipped but still quite sharp. Handle has scroll end and is in good condition.
History Of Use
Bush hook was used for agriculture use in controlling underbrush and the clearing of grasses.
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Accession No.
2018.65.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL ALLOY/UNKNOWN
Description
Shovel with a wooden handle and a metal scoop. The scoop is rounded and very worn from use, especially at the tip which has a very thin edge. The wooden handle fits into the scoop and is attached by two bolts. Stamped into the metal towards the bottom of the handle: "FOX2".
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Other Names
Spade
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Shovel with a wooden handle and a metal scoop. The scoop is rounded and very worn from use, especially at the tip which has a very thin edge. The wooden handle fits into the scoop and is attached by two bolts. Stamped into the metal towards the bottom of the handle: "FOX2".
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL ALLOY/UNKNOWN
Accession No.
1984.5.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY - UNKNOWN; WOOD - UNKNOWN
Description
Metal axe with a long wooden handle. The axe head is flat and double-sided with two blades and a hole through the center, which the wooden handle fits into. The handle is wide at the top and bottom with a slightly tapered length. Two strips of black electrical tape have been wrapped around the hand…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Metal axe with a long wooden handle. The axe head is flat and double-sided with two blades and a hole through the center, which the wooden handle fits into. The handle is wide at the top and bottom with a slightly tapered length. Two strips of black electrical tape have been wrapped around the handle.
Material
METAL/ALLOY - UNKNOWN; WOOD - UNKNOWN
Width
23.6
Length
90.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1991.165.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Description
Rectangular cardboard paper with eight buttons on it. Paper has 'Nouveaute', on it. Buttons are bronze colored metal with leaf design on each. On one half of each button is copper colored metal under leaf design.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING,ACCESSORY
Description
Rectangular cardboard paper with eight buttons on it. Paper has 'Nouveaute', on it. Buttons are bronze colored metal with leaf design on each. On one half of each button is copper colored metal under leaf design.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Width
7.5cm
Length
11.0cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1993.11.35
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON; GLASS; PLASTIC; ANIMAL-LEATHER;
Description
Long buckskin gloves with a flower and butterfly design on the front, done in glass and plastic beads. Colours used are white, brown, blue, green, red, clear, and pink. The tops of gloves are wide enough to cover the bottom of a coat sleeve. The tops of the gloves were cut with a 'pinking shears…
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Other Names
BUCKSKIN GLOVES
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING,ACCESSORY
Description
Long buckskin gloves with a flower and butterfly design on the front, done in glass and plastic beads. Colours used are white, brown, blue, green, red, clear, and pink. The tops of gloves are wide enough to cover the bottom of a coat sleeve. The tops of the gloves were cut with a 'pinking shears' for a finished look and lined with a grey fabric lining. There are fringes down one side of the gloves (on the top half).
History Of Use
Request sent to donor for more info. Donor is the daughter of Olaf Hanson. Olaf Hanson 1882-1952. He was born in Sweden and arrived in Canada in 1907. He pioneered the north, formed the Hanson Lumber & Timber Co which made & sold railway ties and cedar poles, he was a MP in the Skeena for 15 yrs, was a Swedish consul and a member of the International Fisheries Commission. Te traveled extensively and many who met him thought him a generous man. For more into, see Historical Research file: Hanson, Olaf.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON; GLASS; PLASTIC; ANIMAL-LEATHER;
Width
18
Length
32
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.71.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Bush or brush hook has a 91.5 cm oval, wooden handle with open hearth metal blade strapped by metal collar on one end and through metal eye on upper portion. The double-edged blade is curved outwards similar to a scythe with the bottom rounded. Blade measures 29.5 cm by 9.5cm and is still quite sha…
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Manufacturer
Collins & Co
Other Names
Bush hook
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1826
End Date
1950
Period or Date Notes
Dates based on Collins & Co. records held by the Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, Connecticut
Description
Bush or brush hook has a 91.5 cm oval, wooden handle with open hearth metal blade strapped by metal collar on one end and through metal eye on upper portion. The double-edged blade is curved outwards similar to a scythe with the bottom rounded. Blade measures 29.5 cm by 9.5cm and is still quite sharp. Handle has scroll end and is wearing due to age. Stamped on blade is "COLLINS & CO / HARTFORD" and "LEGITIMUS"
History Of Use
Bush hook was used for agriculture use in controlling underbrush and the clearing of grasses.
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Width
26.5
Length
103
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1979.115.22
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
GLASS;
Description
A belt with red, white & brown details. It has a geometric design is geometric with red, brown, white, and black beads. A row of white glass beads and one of green are the border along the edge. The back is covered in cotton/canvas material to add strength. Two patches of blue material are secur…
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING,ACCESSORY
Description
A belt with red, white & brown details. It has a geometric design is geometric with red, brown, white, and black beads. A row of white glass beads and one of green are the border along the edge. The back is covered in cotton/canvas material to add strength. Two patches of blue material are secured to each end.
History Of Use
Katie O'Neill was Wiggs O'Neills youngest sister. She was referred to as an historian. She was born in Barkerville, raised on the Queen Charolettes, became a nurse, worked in several places and retired in Smithers. For more info see Historical Research: O'Neill, Katie. This belt is believed to have been made with beads from porcupine quill. However that cannot be confirmed nor can the place it was made nor by whom it was made.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
GLASS;
Width
4.5
Length
73
Depth
0.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.1.8
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON; FABRIC-VELVET; ANIMAL-LEATHER; ANIMAL-UNKNOWN;
Description
Green & white design belt bordered with a row of white beads. The backing is leather; the ends are made of brown velvet and crudely sewn. The beads have been sewn on with thread as opposed to glue.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING,ACCESSORY
Description
Green & white design belt bordered with a row of white beads. The backing is leather; the ends are made of brown velvet and crudely sewn. The beads have been sewn on with thread as opposed to glue.
History Of Use
Katie O'Niell was born in Barkerville, raised on the Queen Charolettes, became a nurse, retired in Smithers and was known as an historian. For more info see Historical Research file: O'Niell,Katie. It is not known for sure if the beads are from porcupine quill or where it was made and by whom.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON; FABRIC-VELVET; ANIMAL-LEATHER; ANIMAL-UNKNOWN;
Width
4.5
Length
70
Depth
0.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.1.9
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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