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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
Material
GLASS;
Description
There are 25 different colored marbles. There are small, medium and large marbles that have a black cloth carrying case to put them in. Some of the marbles have the colors black, yellow, orange, white, blue, red, brown, green, and clear in and on them.
Category
RECREATIONAL ARTIFACTS
Sub-Category
GAME
Description
There are 25 different colored marbles. There are small, medium and large marbles that have a black cloth carrying case to put them in. Some of the marbles have the colors black, yellow, orange, white, blue, red, brown, green, and clear in and on them.
Narrative
Reference file: Marbles Book: KOVELS' Antiques & Collectibles Price List 1992 pg. 464
History Of Use
The game of marbles has been popular since the days of the ancient Romans. American children were able to buy marbles by the mid-eighteenth century. Dutch glazed clay marbles were least expensive. Glazed pottery marbles, attributed to the Benningt
Material
GLASS;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1981.0057.0014
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Description
This object is a long board which folds in half. Down the centre is a long oval panel covered with flowers and a white banner with 3 MEN ON A HORSE printed in red. 4637x1 is on one end of the banner and 4637x2 on the other end. Around the outside of the centre panel are instructions for playing the…
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Title
Three Men on a Horse
Original Owner
Jean Kilpatrick
Subject Access
recreation
Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
GAME
Start Date
1936
Description
This object is a long board which folds in half. Down the centre is a long oval panel covered with flowers and a white banner with 3 MEN ON A HORSE printed in red. 4637x1 is on one end of the banner and 4637x2 on the other end. Around the outside of the centre panel are instructions for playing the game. The Start and Finish are in the centre of the board. "Start" beginning on one side of centre and "Finish" on the opposite side.
Narrative
The game should have 6 numbered cardboard horses, 1 dice, plus enough men to place 3 in front of each horse.Throughout the game men are either added or taken off depending on the instructions at each stop
History Of Use
1936 Milton Bradley Game #4367. This game is based on the Warner Bros.1936 comedy movie of the same name.
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Width
26cm
Length
48.4cm closed 97.4cm open
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1997.51.11
Model Name or No.
1936 Milton Bradley game #4367
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD; METAL-STEEL;
WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAINT
Description
A spelling and counting game for children. In an oval shape with numbers around the outside rim and letters in red colour with black letters on wooden tiles in the center and around side has numbers and symblos on tiles marked "Richmond Educational Spelling Board, Letters/Numbers" manufatured by ri…
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Manufacturer
Richmond School Furniture Co. Muncie, Indiana, U.S.A.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
GAME
TOY
Place Of Manufacture
U.S.A
Description
A spelling and counting game for children. In an oval shape with numbers around the outside rim and letters in red colour with black letters on wooden tiles in the center and around side has numbers and symblos on tiles marked "Richmond Educational Spelling Board, Letters/Numbers" manufatured by richmond School Furniture Co. Munice Indiana, USA. No. 50 Junior Spelling and Number Board copyrighted 1940 Oval measures 33 cm x 24 cm
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD; METAL-STEEL;
WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAINT
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2004.35.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Whizzer Quizzer game. A) Plain white bottom of the box. B) Lid of the box. Is bright red. Has white and blue writing on the front, and a picture of a man, along with the 'electric switch'. Has a cut-out where you can see the question. C) Inset. It is a piece of cream cardboard, with a blue outli…
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Manufacturer
Rex Accessories Co. Rancine, Wis. Made in U.S.A.
Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
GAME
Description
Whizzer Quizzer game. A) Plain white bottom of the box. B) Lid of the box. Is bright red. Has white and blue writing on the front, and a picture of a man, along with the 'electric switch'. Has a cut-out where you can see the question. C) Inset. It is a piece of cream cardboard, with a blue outline that helps shape a circle on the middle. It has the words "Electric", "Whizzer-Quizzer", "Over 250", "Questions & Answers", one in each corner. D) Geography Quiz wheel. E) True or False quiz wheel. F) History quiz wheel G) General Questions No. 1 H) General Questions No.2 I) Animals-Plants J) Aviation-Sports K) Riddles
Number Of Parts
11
Accession No.
1997.51.10 a-k
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
WOOD-CEDAR;
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
a) A small (20.5cm x 5cm) wooden cribbage boardwith holes in each end covered by a movable metal plate. In the holes on one end are 4 pieces of matchsticks which would have been sued as pegs. It is made of a soft wood, such as cedar with darker inlays marking out of each set of 2 rows of 5 holes. b…
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Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
GAME
Description
a) A small (20.5cm x 5cm) wooden cribbage boardwith holes in each end covered by a movable metal plate. In the holes on one end are 4 pieces of matchsticks which would have been sued as pegs. It is made of a soft wood, such as cedar with darker inlays marking out of each set of 2 rows of 5 holes. b-f) Five matchsticks used as pegs.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
WOOD-CEDAR;
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Width
5.3cm
Length
20.5cm
Depth
1.1cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
5
Accession No.
2004.36.1 a-f
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Date Range
1942-1943
Collection
Aida Family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
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Collection
Aida Family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
PF5
Item No.
P6705
Accession No.
2015.13.1
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 12.2 x 9 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
1942-1943
Subject Access
Columbia Power
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Writing on the back (probably Tetsuo Aida's) reads: "1942-1943 summer. Worked for Columbia Power, Smithers B.C."
Type of Record
Archival Description
Images
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Description
Two decks of Canasta cards in a green and gold box. Items are lettered (a) to (aaaaa). Three cards are missing.(8 of diamonds, 9 of hearts and Jack & Queen of hearts). Top of box has ' Blackstone', CANASTA, and a picture of a bowl holding four Jokers in it.
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Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
GAME
Description
Two decks of Canasta cards in a green and gold box. Items are lettered (a) to (aaaaa). Three cards are missing.(8 of diamonds, 9 of hearts and Jack & Queen of hearts). Top of box has ' Blackstone', CANASTA, and a picture of a bowl holding four Jokers in it.
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Width
9.6
Length
12.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.170.1 a-aaaaa
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
A: 32 red and 32 black squared flat board. B-M: 12 red checkers (round wood, 1/4' pieces of wood). N-P: 3 black checkers (round wood, 1/4' pieces of wood).
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Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
GAME
Description
A: 32 red and 32 black squared flat board. B-M: 12 red checkers (round wood, 1/4' pieces of wood). N-P: 3 black checkers (round wood, 1/4' pieces of wood).
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Height
0.2
Width
28
Length
28
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
16
Accession No.
1987.6.1 a-p
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-TIN; PAPER
Description
A metal diamond shaped ring toss game on a with a picture of a clown inside a blue and white ring. There are numbers1-12, with hooks above each one. Two hooks are missing - #9 and #12. The outside of the diamond is painted yellow with a narrow trim of brown, red and white stripes around the edges. …
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Manufacturer
Eagle Toys
Other Names
Ring toss game
Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
GAME
Place Of Manufacture
Canada
Description
A metal diamond shaped ring toss game on a with a picture of a clown inside a blue and white ring. There are numbers1-12, with hooks above each one. Two hooks are missing - #9 and #12. The outside of the diamond is painted yellow with a narrow trim of brown, red and white stripes around the edges. An small emblem in the shape of an eagle is at the top with EAGLE TOYS written across it. At the bottom of the circle and around the outside is MADE IN CANADA EAGLE TOYS LTD. There is a small round hole at the top of the game used to hang the game up. The back is covered with a piece of corregated cardboard.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-TIN; PAPER
Dimension Notes
Game is painted on a 31.4cm square with the game painted on the diagonal
Accession No.
1999.2.22
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD; PLASTIC; METAL/ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Description
A deck of 53 cards with a cardboard case. Each card has a picture from the White Pass and Yukon Route. On the back of each is a red, blue, gold, and white design that reads: "Scenic Railway of the World / The White Pass and Yukon Route / Gateway to the Yukon". The cardboard and plastic is black on …
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Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
GAME
Description
A deck of 53 cards with a cardboard case. Each card has a picture from the White Pass and Yukon Route. On the back of each is a red, blue, gold, and white design that reads: "Scenic Railway of the World / The White Pass and Yukon Route / Gateway to the Yukon". The cardboard and plastic is black on the outside, brown on the inside, and snaps shut. Four metal brackets keep the cards in place.
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD; PLASTIC; METAL/ALLOY - UNKNOWN
Height
9
Width
2.2
Length
6.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.1.23 a-bbb
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Description
A deck of cards with a cardboard case. The front of the case is light green, with a picture of a slanted cigarette. Over the center of the cigarette is a picture of a Scottish lady in an oval frame. Above this is 'MacDONALD'S MENTHOL' in white print.
Category
RECREATIONAL ARTIFACTS
Sub-Category
GAME
Description
A deck of cards with a cardboard case. The front of the case is light green, with a picture of a slanted cigarette. Over the center of the cigarette is a picture of a Scottish lady in an oval frame. Above this is 'MacDONALD'S MENTHOL' in white print.
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Height
9.2
Width
1.6
Length
5.9
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1991.0104.0001.1-54
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
CARDBOARD; UNKNOWN
Description
2012.66.1 a: A red cardboard slip case with a paper picture of a lady wearing a brown hat with green & blue ribbons in the center. Around the picture is black and patterened with gold swirts. Grand Trunk Pacific is printed in gold within small black squares in each corner. The picture is finished o…
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Category
RECREATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
GAME
Start Date
1914
End Date
1923
Period or Date Notes
Incorporated in 1903, it was built between 1906 - 1914 to provide the Grand Trunk Railway with western connections. The Grand Trunk went into receivership and in 1919 the federal government decided to acquire both the Grand Trunk at a price to be established by arbritation. In 1923 the operations of the Grand Trunk, Grank Trunk Pacific and the National Transcontinental merged with those of recently nationslized Canadian Northern Railway to form the ner Canadian national railways system. Source: The Canadian Encyclopedia
Description
2012.66.1 a: A red cardboard slip case with a paper picture of a lady wearing a brown hat with green & blue ribbons in the center. Around the picture is black and patterened with gold swirts. Grand Trunk Pacific is printed in gold within small black squares in each corner. The picture is finished off with a narrow black band. 2012.66.1 b: An open ended box which holds the deck of cards and slips into the above case. 2012.66.1 c: The full deck of cards with the same picture on the front of the cards as on the slip case. On the back of each card is an oval photo of various areas the GTR would have gone through en route across Canada
History Of Use
Grand Trunk Pacific railway
Material
CARDBOARD; UNKNOWN
Height
2.1 cm
Width
6.7 cm
Length
9.3 cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
3
Accession No.
2012.66.1 a-c
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

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