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Description
Unframed oil on canvas painting of two trees in fall. Hudson Bay Mountain is in the background. R. Hoskins signed in bottom right hand corner.
Title
Two Trees at the Smithers Golf Course
Artist or Maker
Ruby Hoskins
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ART
Start Date
1960
End Date
1966
Period or Date Notes
Dates based on information provided by the donor
Description
Unframed oil on canvas painting of two trees in fall. Hudson Bay Mountain is in the background. R. Hoskins signed in bottom right hand corner.
Narrative
Painting is of two trees on the Smithers Golf Course. The trees are apparently no longer standing.
Accession No.
2014.18.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Magazine titled "Beautiful British Columbia Land of New Horizons", Winter 1964 edition. Edition contains two page aerial photo of Smithers on page 30-31.
Title
Beautiful British Columbia Winter Volume 6 1964
Manufacturer
Department of Recreation and Conservation of British Columbia
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Start Date
1964
End Date
1964
Description
Magazine titled "Beautiful British Columbia Land of New Horizons", Winter 1964 edition. Edition contains two page aerial photo of Smithers on page 30-31.
Accession No.
1991.208.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Magazine with image of dozens of green and coloured maple leaves on the bottom half of the cover. "Century: 1867-1967" is printed in black text across the top. "The Canadian Saga" is in smaller lettering above the maple leaves. Centennial publication of articles and stories about the history and cu…
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Title
Century 1867-1967: The Canadian Saga
Manufacturer
The Province
Manufacturer Notes
Published by the Toronto Daily Star
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Start Date
1967
End Date
1967
Description
Magazine with image of dozens of green and coloured maple leaves on the bottom half of the cover. "Century: 1867-1967" is printed in black text across the top. "The Canadian Saga" is in smaller lettering above the maple leaves. Centennial publication of articles and stories about the history and culture of Canada. According to the title page, it appears to be an edition of "The Province" from February 13 1967.
Accession No.
1986.11.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Field and Stream Magazine from April 1961.
Title
Field & Stream Vol LXV No. 12, April 1961
Manufacturer
Holt, Rinehart and Winston Inc.
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
New York
Start Date
1961
End Date
1961
Description
Field and Stream Magazine from April 1961.
Accession No.
2018.44.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Sports Afield Magazine from April 1961.
Title
Sports Afield April 1961
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
New York
Start Date
1961
End Date
1961
Description
Sports Afield Magazine from April 1961.
Accession No.
2018.44.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Country Guide, The Farm Magazine April 1969. Cover features a picture of two red vehicles in a field.
Title
Country Guide, The Farm Magazine April 1969
Original Owner
Postage mark on front cover is labelled WM H Essex
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Start Date
1969
End Date
1969
Description
Country Guide, The Farm Magazine April 1969. Cover features a picture of two red vehicles in a field.
Accession No.
2018.44.8
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
British Columbia Digest magazine, February 1962. Photo of interest on page 4 features Highway 16 with a view of Hudson Bay Mountain.
Title
British Columbia Digest February 1962
Original Owner
Stamp on the back of the magazine is addressed to A.S. Flint (Box 297 Smithers, B.C)
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Start Date
1962
End Date
1962
Description
British Columbia Digest magazine, February 1962. Photo of interest on page 4 features Highway 16 with a view of Hudson Bay Mountain.
Accession No.
2018.63.11
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
The Northwest Digest magazine, June 1957. "Featuring Highway 16" edition. Article of interest: "Smithers and the Railway Era of Central B.C" by Wiggs O'Neill on page 8.
Title
The Northwest Digest June 1957
Original Owner
Stamp on the back of the magazine is addressed to A.S. Flint (Box 297 Smithers, B.C)
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Start Date
1962
End Date
1962
Description
The Northwest Digest magazine, June 1957. "Featuring Highway 16" edition. Article of interest: "Smithers and the Railway Era of Central B.C" by Wiggs O'Neill on page 8.
Accession No.
2018.63.12
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Circular gold coin created for the Smithers 1913-1963 Golden Jubilee. Various scenes on the medal, Hudson Bay Mountain, Railway car, etc. The coin has had a hole drilled in the top under the words GOLDEN JUBILEE. This is not original to the artifact as artifact 2011.27.1 (same coin) does not have t…
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Start Date
1963
End Date
1963
Description
Circular gold coin created for the Smithers 1913-1963 Golden Jubilee. Various scenes on the medal, Hudson Bay Mountain, Railway car, etc. The coin has had a hole drilled in the top under the words GOLDEN JUBILEE. This is not original to the artifact as artifact 2011.27.1 (same coin) does not have this hole.
History Of Use
From owners private collection.
Accession No.
2009.13.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Commemorative coin. Golden Jubilee Coin for Smither's 50th Anniversary (1913-1963). On Coin are the Hudson Bay Mountains, Trees, Logs, Train on tracks; Dresses, a Bull's Head and the words " Tourist Paradise, Hunting, Fishing, Camping, Skiing" Next to Bulls head. Below Hudson Bay Mountains "Hudson …
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Start Date
1963
End Date
1963
Description
Commemorative coin. Golden Jubilee Coin for Smither's 50th Anniversary (1913-1963). On Coin are the Hudson Bay Mountains, Trees, Logs, Train on tracks; Dresses, a Bull's Head and the words " Tourist Paradise, Hunting, Fishing, Camping, Skiing" Next to Bulls head. Below Hudson Bay Mountains "Hudson Bay Mountain"
Accession No.
2011.27.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Gold plaque mounted to wood. Plaque reads: "In Appreciation and Recognition / This Plaque is Presented / to / A.R. "Roy" McDonell / for his / Many Years of Faithful Service / Towards / Promotion and Development / of / Junior and Senior Hockey / in / Smithers".
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Title
A.R. "Roy" McDonald Hockey Plaque
Original Owner
Alexander Roy McDonell
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CEREMONIAL OBJECT
Start Date
1940
End Date
1963
Period or Date Notes
1940 start date is circa based on photos in the collection of Roy McDonell coaching hockey teams. 1969 based on death of Alexander Roy McDonell
Description
Gold plaque mounted to wood. Plaque reads: "In Appreciation and Recognition / This Plaque is Presented / to / A.R. "Roy" McDonell / for his / Many Years of Faithful Service / Towards / Promotion and Development / of / Junior and Senior Hockey / in / Smithers".
Accession No.
1986.26.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
a: Round gold coloured coin. One one side is a stylized maple leaf with the words "In Honour of the Centenary of Canadian Confederation / 1967" around the edges. On the other side is a stylized pacific dogwood (BC's official flower) with "100" above it. Around the edges are the words "In Honour of …
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Title
Canadian Centenary Coin
Manufacturer
Canadian Confederation Centennial Committee of British Columbia
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
British Columbia
Canada
Start Date
1966
End Date
1967
Description
a: Round gold coloured coin. One one side is a stylized maple leaf with the words "In Honour of the Centenary of Canadian Confederation / 1967" around the edges. On the other side is a stylized pacific dogwood (BC's official flower) with "100" above it. Around the edges are the words "In Honour of British Columbia's Centenary / 1966". b: Rectangular cardboard information card with square hole missing in centre. Contains information about 1966 being the 100th anniversary of the union of the Colonies on Vancouver Island and the Mainland, as well as 1967 being the anniversary of the confederation of Canada. "50 c" is marked in pencil on the card.
History Of Use
Coin made to commemorate confederation 100th anniversary and anniversary of BC's creation
Accession No.
2018.29.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Date Range
1965-1974; 1990-1991
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Files include 12 phone books/telephone directories for the Bulkley Valley area.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
B.C. Tel
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 195
File 196
File 197
Accession No.
2017.33
Physical Description
30.5 cm of textual records
Date Range
1965-1974; 1990-1991
Scope and Content
Files include 12 phone books/telephone directories for the Bulkley Valley area.
Subject Access
B.C. Tel
B.C. Telephone Company
Geographic Access
Burns Lake, B.C.
Hazelton, B.C.
Houston, B.C.
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Description
Wood plaque with a gold plated crest, which has "E. HANN" engraved on it. There is also a gold decorative piece at the top. Written on the back is "Fall Fair 1966 or 7" and "WP2A".
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Start Date
1966
End Date
1967
Description
Wood plaque with a gold plated crest, which has "E. HANN" engraved on it. There is also a gold decorative piece at the top. Written on the back is "Fall Fair 1966 or 7" and "WP2A".
Accession No.
1981.30.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Hardcover book titled "Things We Do". Book is part of series Ladybird Key Words Reading Scheme, book 4a.
Title
Things We Do / Key Words Reading Scheme 4a
Original Owner
Ordinall family
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Start Date
1964
End Date
1985
Period or Date Notes
Date range based on web searches for book. Earliest publication of this series was 1964-1967, but this appears to be a late 1970s to early 1980s edition.
Description
Hardcover book titled "Things We Do". Book is part of series Ladybird Key Words Reading Scheme, book 4a.
History Of Use
Used by the Ordinall family children while attending Muheim Memorial Elementary School in the 1960s.
Accession No.
2019.41.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Hardcover book titled "Seeing Through Arithmetic".
Title
Seeing Through Arithmetic
Manufacturer
W.J. Gage Limited
Original Owner
Ordinall family
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Start Date
1965
End Date
1965
Period or Date Notes
Date based on copyright date inside book
Description
Hardcover book titled "Seeing Through Arithmetic".
Accession No.
2019.41.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
Small wooden gavel with a gold plated engraving that reads, 'ERNIE HANN, PRESIDENT B.V. FALL FAIR, 1958 - 1963.'
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL SYMBOL
Start Date
1958
End Date
1963
Description
Small wooden gavel with a gold plated engraving that reads, 'ERNIE HANN, PRESIDENT B.V. FALL FAIR, 1958 - 1963.'
History Of Use
Ernest Hann 1889-1982. See historical Research file: Hann,Ernest/Addie for more information. This Gavel was given to Ernie when he retired from the position of President for the BV Fall Fair Organization. Mr. Hann was very active in the community and this is just one of the items he received for his donated time. Other clubs he belonged to were: Lapidary club, Curling club, Band club, Masonic Lodge, and he was on the School Board and Hospital Board. He was also the founder of the BV Museum.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Height
5
Width
9
Length
25
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1983.0032.0030
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
White plate with image of Hudson Bay Mountain, train on track, trees, etc. in brown within inner circle. "GOLDEN JUBILEE" in brown across top of inner circle. "1913 - SMITHERS, B.C., 1963" across bottom. Additional text reads: 'Tourist paradise / Hunting / Fishing / Camping / Skiing". Offical flowe…
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Title
Smithers B.C. 50th anniversary Plate
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Start Date
1963
End Date
1963
Description
White plate with image of Hudson Bay Mountain, train on track, trees, etc. in brown within inner circle. "GOLDEN JUBILEE" in brown across top of inner circle. "1913 - SMITHERS, B.C., 1963" across bottom. Additional text reads: 'Tourist paradise / Hunting / Fishing / Camping / Skiing". Offical flower of each province in colour around exterior edge with British Columbia dogwood at the top.
History Of Use
Commemorative plate made for Smithers 50th anniversary in 1963. May have been targeted at tourists based on reference to tourism in the decoration as well as locals.
Accession No.
2019.12.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
Metal
Plastic
Description
TR-882 8-track player by Realistic. Brown 'wood'-patterned with a grey metal front and a long cord.
Brand Name
Realistic
Manufacturer
Realistic
Other Names
8-Track player
8-Track stereo
Eight-Track stereo
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
SOUND COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Start Date
[1960s]
End Date
[1980s]
Period or Date Notes
The 8-track tape was popular in the United States from the mid-1960s until the early 1980s.
Description
TR-882 8-track player by Realistic. Brown 'wood'-patterned with a grey metal front and a long cord.
Material
Metal
Plastic
Height
9.5
Width
21.5
Length
33.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2020.36.1a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
Metal
Plastic
Description
B-55 stereo power amplifier by Sansui. Used with an 8-Track stereo. Item is black with a grey metal front and a long cord.
Brand Name
Sansui
Manufacturer
Sansui
Other Names
8-Track amplifier
Amplifier
Stereo amplifier
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
SOUND COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Start Date
[1960s]
End Date
[1980s]
Period or Date Notes
The 8-track tape was popular in the United States from the mid-1960s until the early 1980s.
Description
B-55 stereo power amplifier by Sansui. Used with an 8-Track stereo. Item is black with a grey metal front and a long cord.
Material
Metal
Plastic
Height
6.5
Width
20.5
Length
43
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2020.36.1b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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