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Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Description
A commemorative gold coin. On one side is an image of the Hudson Bay mountain and the words: "SMITHERS" around the top, "INC. 1921" below the mountain, and "BRITISH COLUMBIA" along the bottom. On the reverse side are the words "THE HEART OF THE BULKLEY VALLEY", printed around the top edge. A mining…
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
A commemorative gold coin. On one side is an image of the Hudson Bay mountain and the words: "SMITHERS" around the top, "INC. 1921" below the mountain, and "BRITISH COLUMBIA" along the bottom. On the reverse side are the words "THE HEART OF THE BULKLEY VALLEY", printed around the top edge. A mining pick and shovel, a cattle head, and four trees are inside of a heart.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN;
Circumference
11.8
Accession No.
1996.164.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Gold coloured coin with " Smithers" embossed along the top on one side of the coin. On the centre of this side is Hudson Bay mountain with "INC. 1921" below it. Then "British Columbia" is embossed along the bottom. On the other side of the coin is "The Heart of the Bulkley Valley" embossed along th…
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Title
Smithers British Columbia Commemorative Coin
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
Gold coloured coin with " Smithers" embossed along the top on one side of the coin. On the centre of this side is Hudson Bay mountain with "INC. 1921" below it. Then "British Columbia" is embossed along the bottom. On the other side of the coin is "The Heart of the Bulkley Valley" embossed along the top. Then there is a heart witth a pick axe and shovel, four trees, and a steer head inside of it.
Accession No.
1980.168.14
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

British Columbia Centennial Commemorative Medal

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Description
A: A brass coloured medal with an oarange and blue ribbon. The medal has three "C"s back to back with a dogwood in the centre. "British Columbia Centennial '71 Pioneer" is inscribed on the front. On the back is: "Province of British Columbia Canada" and the BC Coat of Arms. The ribbon is connected …
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
A: A brass coloured medal with an oarange and blue ribbon. The medal has three "C"s back to back with a dogwood in the centre. "British Columbia Centennial '71 Pioneer" is inscribed on the front. On the back is: "Province of British Columbia Canada" and the BC Coat of Arms. The ribbon is connected to the medal with two rings and has a pin at the top. B: Box with a black bottom and clear plastic lid
Diameter
3.9
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1992.28.3 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
A desk trophy. It has a wooden stand with a felt bottom. On top of the wooden stand is a large copper plaque. In the centre of the copper plaque is a wreath surrounding a gold coloured coin that says "Canada Dollar British Columbia 1858 1958". Around the wreath are some detailed flowers, and again …
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
A desk trophy. It has a wooden stand with a felt bottom. On top of the wooden stand is a large copper plaque. In the centre of the copper plaque is a wreath surrounding a gold coloured coin that says "Canada Dollar British Columbia 1858 1958". Around the wreath are some detailed flowers, and again "British Columbia 1858 1958". Along the edge of the stand is a small plaque that reads "Chairman A.C. Powler B.C. Centennial Award of Merit".
Accession No.
1980.168.12
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

British Columbia Centennial '71 Pioneer Medal

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Description
A brass medal with an orange and blue ribbon in a clear and black plastic case. A: the medal has three C's back to back with a dogwood in the centre and "British Columbia Centennial '71 Pioneer" inscribed on the front. The ribbon is connected to the medal with two rings and has a pin at the top. T…
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
A brass medal with an orange and blue ribbon in a clear and black plastic case. A: the medal has three C's back to back with a dogwood in the centre and "British Columbia Centennial '71 Pioneer" inscribed on the front. The ribbon is connected to the medal with two rings and has a pin at the top. The medal has "Province of British Columbia Canada" and the B.C. coat of arms on the back. B: the case has a clear top, and a black bottom.
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1980.168.6 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
White felt badge with "Smithers Little League Champs 1964" written in blue letters. The back has an ink drawing.
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
White felt badge with "Smithers Little League Champs 1964" written in blue letters. The back has an ink drawing.
Accession No.
1990.167.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

"British Columbia Honours Canadian Pioneers 1967" Medal and Case

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Description
A: The medal is silver-coloured with the words "British Columbia Honours Canadian Pioneers 1967" around the edge of the face. There is "100" and a dogwood flower in the centre. On the other side is "The First Explorer From Canada. By Land." around the edge, with a picture who appears to be Alexande…
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
A: The medal is silver-coloured with the words "British Columbia Honours Canadian Pioneers 1967" around the edge of the face. There is "100" and a dogwood flower in the centre. On the other side is "The First Explorer From Canada. By Land." around the edge, with a picture who appears to be Alexander Mackenzie. There is an inscription that reads "Alexander Mackenzie 1793". Attached to the medal is a blue ribbon and a pin B: The case is made of clear plastic that snaps shut.
Inscriptions
Noted in the description.
Accession No.
1992.28.2 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
A wooden bear figurine holding a hammer. The wood is light-coloured and unstained. The artist included many details, especially the fur and the mouth.
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ART
Description
A wooden bear figurine holding a hammer. The wood is light-coloured and unstained. The artist included many details, especially the fur and the mouth.
Accession No.
1990.125.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

Commemorative Glass for Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee

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Material
GLASS;
Description
Cylindrical glass with acid etched silhouette of Queen Victoria. Arched around her is ' A GLORIOUS REIGN OF SIXTY YEARS' with flowers and leaves beside the lettering. These are also acid etched. Near the bottom are thick ribs surrounding the glass.
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
Cylindrical glass with acid etched silhouette of Queen Victoria. Arched around her is ' A GLORIOUS REIGN OF SIXTY YEARS' with flowers and leaves beside the lettering. These are also acid etched. Near the bottom are thick ribs surrounding the glass.
Material
GLASS;
Height
11.9
Diameter
Top: 7.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1979.52.8
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
A black cemetery seal "Bulkley Valley Cemetery Company Seal. Incorporated April 22nd, 1921." Used to make cemetery records offical with a seal on paper.
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
A black cemetery seal "Bulkley Valley Cemetery Company Seal. Incorporated April 22nd, 1921." Used to make cemetery records offical with a seal on paper.
History Of Use
Found by Town of Smithers staff member, Mark Allen. No longer used by town. Donated to the museum.
Accession No.
2003.39.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Free Coffee Token. Smitty's. Chevrolet Oldsmobile O'Neills. Red Plastic
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Title
Smitty's Coffee Token
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
EXCHANGE MEDIUM
Description
Free Coffee Token. Smitty's. Chevrolet Oldsmobile O'Neills. Red Plastic
Accession No.
2012.56.15
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Free Coffee Token. Smitty's. Chevrolet Oldsmobile O'Neills. Red Plastic
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Title
Smitty's Coffee Token
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
EXCHANGE MEDIUM
Description
Free Coffee Token. Smitty's. Chevrolet Oldsmobile O'Neills. Red Plastic
Accession No.
2012.56.16
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Free Coffee Token. Smitty's. Chevrolet Oldsmobile O'Neills. Red Plastic
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Title
Smitty's Coffee Token
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
EXCHANGE MEDIUM
Description
Free Coffee Token. Smitty's. Chevrolet Oldsmobile O'Neills. Red Plastic
Accession No.
2012.56.17
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Free Coffee Token. Smitty's. Chevrolet Oldsmobile O'Neills. Red Plastic
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Title
Smitty's Coffee Token
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
EXCHANGE MEDIUM
Description
Free Coffee Token. Smitty's. Chevrolet Oldsmobile O'Neills. Red Plastic
Accession No.
2012.56.18
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
Description
Postcard with image of Santa Claus and text expressing Christmas wishes. Back is blank of text. "Post Card / This side for correspondence / The address to be written on this side" printed across top of postcard, also a space for postage. There is faded text (possibly erased) written in pencil, poss…
Title
Christmas Card
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
WRITTEN COMMUNICATION TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Postcard with image of Santa Claus and text expressing Christmas wishes. Back is blank of text. "Post Card / This side for correspondence / The address to be written on this side" printed across top of postcard, also a space for postage. There is faded text (possibly erased) written in pencil, possibly says "Dear Daniel."
Accession No.
1990.10.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Brass Plaque with the words: "Presented to the / B.V. Museum and Historical Society / by the/ Smithers Lions Club / in honour of Canada's 100th and / Lions International's 50th Anniversaries / December 21, 1967".
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Start Date
December 21, 1967
Description
Brass Plaque with the words: "Presented to the / B.V. Museum and Historical Society / by the/ Smithers Lions Club / in honour of Canada's 100th and / Lions International's 50th Anniversaries / December 21, 1967".
Accession No.
2012.62.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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