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Description
Plaque is made of wood, shaped to look like the province of British Columbia. On the centre of the plaque is a gold coloured metal plate inscribed with: "SMITHERS SPORTS HALL OF FAME / ROY MCDONELL / SMITHERS LIONS CLUB"
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Title
Smithers Sports Hall of Fame Plaque
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
Plaque is made of wood, shaped to look like the province of British Columbia. On the centre of the plaque is a gold coloured metal plate inscribed with: "SMITHERS SPORTS HALL OF FAME / ROY MCDONELL / SMITHERS LIONS CLUB"
Inscriptions
ROY MCDONELL
SMITHERS LIONS CLUB
SMITHERS SPORTS HALL OF FAME
Accession No.
1990.121.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
A small hand-held lantern with a metal body and a large carrying handle wrapped in black rubber. Sits on a round metal stand which also protects the light bulb on the bottom off the lantern. The lid to the lantern is fitted with the words "Caution, remove battery when dead" printed around the edge.
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Manufacturer
Adlake (Adams & Westlake Co.)
Other Names
Lamp
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
RAIL TRANSPORTATION ACCESSORY
Description
A small hand-held lantern with a metal body and a large carrying handle wrapped in black rubber. Sits on a round metal stand which also protects the light bulb on the bottom off the lantern. The lid to the lantern is fitted with the words "Caution, remove battery when dead" printed around the edge.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Height
14
Diameter
29
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.18.1 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL\ALLOY-COPPER; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
The bell is copper color with a small handle on top. Around the body it says '1910 COLONIAL 1832 COLONIAL'. It has a metal piece in the middle to bump up against each side to ring.
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
The bell is copper color with a small handle on top. Around the body it says '1910 COLONIAL 1832 COLONIAL'. It has a metal piece in the middle to bump up against each side to ring.
History Of Use
The bell was made in 1910.
Material
METAL\ALLOY-COPPER; METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Height
10
Width
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1974.100.1
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
Description
Oval shaped frame with rusted metal bars and a gray cord with wires exposed on each end. Black paint is chipping off from the frame, exposing the cracked metal undernearth.
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
LAND TRANSPORTATION,ACCESSORY
Description
Oval shaped frame with rusted metal bars and a gray cord with wires exposed on each end. Black paint is chipping off from the frame, exposing the cracked metal undernearth.
Width
7.5
Length
13
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2005.2.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Hand-held Volt-Ammeter that measures volts and amps. Attached is a leather cord. Some scratches on the glass.
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Other Names
Telegraph Key
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
LAND TRANSPORTATION,ACCESSORY
Place Of Manufacture
United States
Description
Hand-held Volt-Ammeter that measures volts and amps. Attached is a leather cord. Some scratches on the glass.
Diameter
5
Circumference
18
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2005.2.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
a) Black rectangular camera with "RICOH 500 G" on the front and a lens with several dials protruding from the front. Attached to either side is a white fabric strap. On the top of the camera are several small metal pieces. b) The black leather case for the camera with "RICOH" on the front. The case…
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Other Names
Ricoh 500 Camera
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
a) Black rectangular camera with "RICOH 500 G" on the front and a lens with several dials protruding from the front. Attached to either side is a white fabric strap. On the top of the camera are several small metal pieces. b) The black leather case for the camera with "RICOH" on the front. The case can be closed with a small zipper. c) A black rubber ring that can screw onto the lens of the camera d) A black plastic lens cover with "RICOH" on the front.
History Of Use
Belonged to father - Phil Smith Omi. Used when a priest here in the valley, Given to Lorraine when he left. Now living in Ucluelet at Holy Family Parish. Contact: philsmith@ukeecable.net. 250 726-4275
Height
a) 7.5 b) 8.5 c) 1.4 d) 1
Width
a) 5.5 b) 4
Length
a) 11 b) 15
Diameter
c) 7.5 d) 5.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
4
Accession No.
2011.30.1 a-d
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
a) A black rectangular detachable flash with a metal meter on one side. The front says "SPIRATONE MINI-STROBE 40". On the back is a label that says "SMITH". On the bottom of the flash is a small cube shaped piece that attaches it to a camera. b) Long black plastic power cord for the flash. c) Small…
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PHOTOGRAPHIC TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
a) A black rectangular detachable flash with a metal meter on one side. The front says "SPIRATONE MINI-STROBE 40". On the back is a label that says "SMITH". On the bottom of the flash is a small cube shaped piece that attaches it to a camera. b) Long black plastic power cord for the flash. c) Small black cord that can attach flash to camera (2011.20.1)
History Of Use
Belonged to father - Phil Smith Omi. Used when a priest here in the valley, Given to Lorraine when he left. Now living in Ucluelet at Holy Family Parish. Contact: philsmith@ukeecable.net. 250 726-4275
Height
a) 3.4
Width
a) 5.8
Length
a) 14.2 b) 300 c) 29.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
3
Accession No.
2011.30.2 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
CARDBOARD; UNKNOWN
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PAPER;
PLASTIC;
Description
a) Rectangular black portable radio with "General Electric Solid State AM" written across the front. There are black dials on either side and a black fabric strap attached to one side. b) The red, orange, and white lid to the box for the radio. Written across the fron is "AM Miniature - Portable Ra…
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Other Names
Portable Radio
Subject Access
communication
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
SOUND COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
a) Rectangular black portable radio with "General Electric Solid State AM" written across the front. There are black dials on either side and a black fabric strap attached to one side. b) The red, orange, and white lid to the box for the radio. Written across the fron is "AM Miniature - Portable Radio". c) The white bottom to the box for the radio. d) The white earphone for the radio e) A white booklet titled "Use and Care Guide". f) A white Ownership Registration Certificate.
Narrative
GE Portable Radio. Model P2790
Material
CARDBOARD; UNKNOWN
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PAPER;
PLASTIC;
Height
a) 2.8 b) 3.4 c) 3.4
Width
a) 6.5 b) 7.5 c) 7.2 e) 11.1 f) 8.2
Length
a) 10.3 b) 13.5 c) 13 d) 99 e) 20.9 f) 18.8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
6
Accession No.
2012.81.4 a-f
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PAPER;
Description
a) A brass coloured metal note dispenser with a rounded opening for a roll of paper at one end. There is a flat piece of metal with an opening where the paper can be written on and a finger grip hold at the other end of the holder. There are various inscriptions on the front of the holder. b) A rol…
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
a) A brass coloured metal note dispenser with a rounded opening for a roll of paper at one end. There is a flat piece of metal with an opening where the paper can be written on and a finger grip hold at the other end of the holder. There are various inscriptions on the front of the holder. b) A roll of brown paper in the dispenser.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PAPER;
Inscriptions
Written on the front of the dispenser are the words "INSURANCE IN ALL ITS BRANCHES ROBERT S. DAY & SON LIMITED 1124 BROAD STREET VICTORIA, B.C. PHONE 30 REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS AND RENTALS. On the writing section are the words "BEST EVER SCRATCH ROLL". On the bottom of the dispenser are the words "FINGER GRIP HOLE - PULL PAPER STRAIGHT DOWN TEAR FROM LEFT TO RIGHT".
Width
8.5
Length
22.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1997.51.5 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Description
a) A rectangular paper Kodak Movie Dial with a black dial on the front giving the best exposure settings for daylight movies. On the back is a dial for indoor movies. The main colours of the dial are red, black and yellow. b) The red paper cover for the dial. On the front is the title "KODAK MOVIE …
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Manufacturer
Eastman Kodak Company
Other Names
Kodak Movie Dial
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
United States: Rochester, New York
Description
a) A rectangular paper Kodak Movie Dial with a black dial on the front giving the best exposure settings for daylight movies. On the back is a dial for indoor movies. The main colours of the dial are red, black and yellow. b) The red paper cover for the dial. On the front is the title "KODAK MOVIE DIAL". On the back are several tips for using the dial.
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Width
a) 7.6 b) 8
Length
a) 11.4 b) 11.7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2017.58.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
One lithographed print, mounted and framed. Titled "The Gitksan Warrior, Quest for Land". Mounted to the back of the frame is an information card on artist Vernon Stephens published as part of the 'Ksan Art Card Series. The card describes the image as well.
Title
The Gitksan Warrior, Quest for Land
Artist or Maker
Vernon Stephens
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ART
Start Date
1975
Period or Date Notes
date based on print
Description
One lithographed print, mounted and framed. Titled "The Gitksan Warrior, Quest for Land". Mounted to the back of the frame is an information card on artist Vernon Stephens published as part of the 'Ksan Art Card Series. The card describes the image as well.
Accession No.
2013.30.13
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Framed oil on canvas board painting of a house amongst trees. "G. Hamming Smithers BC" in one corner. On the back is written "Not for competition", "Farm / Mrs. Harvey", "G. Hamming Smithers BC"
Title
Mrs. Harvey's Farm
Artist or Maker
G. Hamming
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ART
Description
Framed oil on canvas board painting of a house amongst trees. "G. Hamming Smithers BC" in one corner. On the back is written "Not for competition", "Farm / Mrs. Harvey", "G. Hamming Smithers BC"
Narrative
Painting is of Charles "Peavine" and Katherine Harvey's farm in Driftwood.
Width
42
Length
53
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2013.30.22
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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
Framed oil painting of Hudson Bay Mountain and Lake Kathlyn. Painting is signed in lower left hand corner.
Title
Hudson Bay Mountain and Lake Kathlyn
Artist or Maker
Ruby Hoskins
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ART
Description
Framed oil painting of Hudson Bay Mountain and Lake Kathlyn. Painting is signed in lower left hand corner.
Accession No.
2011.9.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Unframed scenic oil painting on art board. Image depicts trees on a hill near a river with mountains in the background. No description of the setting is provided, but it's possible this is somewhere along the Skeena or Bulkley rivers. On the back is information about the art board manufacturer.
Artist or Maker
Anna Schufer
Manufacturer Notes
Anna Schufer is referred to as "Mrs. P. Schufer" in the Museum's records. The 1921 census indicates her name was Anna. BC Archives search shows a marriage between an Annie Look and a Peter Schufer in 1901 in Vancouver, so it is possible her name was Annie.
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ART
Description
Unframed scenic oil painting on art board. Image depicts trees on a hill near a river with mountains in the background. No description of the setting is provided, but it's possible this is somewhere along the Skeena or Bulkley rivers. On the back is information about the art board manufacturer.
Accession No.
1971.57.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Wooden sign that reads: "Dominion Government Telegraphs" in black paint, with a wavy line beneath.
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Title
Dominion Government Telegraphs sign
Other Names
Wooden sign
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Used
According to the donation sheet this sign was from the first telegraph office in Smithers. The operator was Bob Barker in 1914.
Period or Date Notes
late 1800s
Description
Wooden sign that reads: "Dominion Government Telegraphs" in black paint, with a wavy line beneath.
Narrative
ca 1890s
History Of Use
Sign from circa 1890s for the Dominion Telegraph system. The donor`s father, Les Buchanan worked for the Dominion Telegraph. Found during the dig of the highway building in 1979. The sign was done with old grease pencil. This rubs off like charcoal.
Accession No.
1979.154.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
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
Large circular metal sign. The backside is bare metal. Front side is yellow with MASSEY HARRIS printed in bold black letters around the top and bottom. Between the words there is an logo that outlines the yellow letters in red.
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Title
Massey Harris sign
Manufacturer
Massey Harris
Manufacturer Notes
Massey Harris was founded as Massey Ferguson in 1847 in Newcastle, Ontario by Daniel Massey. In 1879 the company relocated to Toronto and was renamed Massey Manufacturing. In 1891, Massey Manufacturing merged with A. Harris, Son & Co. Ltd to become Massey-Harris Limited and became the largest agricultural equipment maker in the British Empire. Massey-Harris made threshing machines and reapers as well as safety bicycles, tractors, etc. (Source: Wikipedia, accessed 2017-11-02).
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Start Date
1891
End Date
1953
Period or Date Notes
In 1953, Massey-Harris merged with the Ferguson Company to become Massey-Harris-Ferguson.
Description
Large circular metal sign. The backside is bare metal. Front side is yellow with MASSEY HARRIS printed in bold black letters around the top and bottom. Between the words there is an logo that outlines the yellow letters in red.
Accession No.
2017.105.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Rectangular metal sign. On a white background is printed "Sportsman Cigarettes" in large letters. The S if Sportsman is red and the rest of the word is in blue letters. "Rolled with 'ALLWEATHER' waterproof paper" is printed along the bottom in white italic lettering on a red background.
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Title
Sportsman Cigarettes sign
Manufacturer
Rothmans, Benson & Hedges
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
Rectangular metal sign. On a white background is printed "Sportsman Cigarettes" in large letters. The S if Sportsman is red and the rest of the word is in blue letters. "Rolled with 'ALLWEATHER' waterproof paper" is printed along the bottom in white italic lettering on a red background.
History Of Use
Rothmans, Benson & Hedges began in 1899 with the Rock City Tobacco Company in Quebec City, the makers of the cigarette brands Craven A and Sportsman.
Accession No.
2017.106.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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