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Date Range
1987-1989
Collection
Hudson Bay Mountain Resort fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File contains a newspaper supplement for the 1987 British Columbia Juvenile Championships and Juvenile Development Camp, and a free souvenir edition of the 1989 Canadian Juvenile Championships program.
Collection
Hudson Bay Mountain Resort fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
BF8
Series No.
S1
File No.
3
Accession No.
2020.6.35
2020.6.38
Physical Description
0.3 cm of textual records
Date Range
1987-1989
Publication
Smithers, B.C.: The Interior News
Scope and Content
File contains a newspaper supplement for the 1987 British Columbia Juvenile Championships and Juvenile Development Camp, and a free souvenir edition of the 1989 Canadian Juvenile Championships program.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Ski Smithers
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
January 1982 - June 1982
Collection
School District No. 54 fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File contains three Quarterly 54 newspapers from January 27, April 14, and June 16 1982. These were published as Interior News supplements.
Collection
School District No. 54 fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Board of School Trustees
Fonds No.
GF3
Series No.
S1
File No.
1
Accession No.
2020.6.39
2020.6.40
2020.6.41
Physical Description
0.1 cm of textual records
Date Range
January 1982 - June 1982
Custodial History
Item was donated to the museum by Grant Harris of the Interior News in 2007 and stored with other newspapers in the Old Works Yard storage shed until April 2020, when it was removed and formally accessioned.
Scope and Content
File contains three Quarterly 54 newspapers from January 27, April 14, and June 16 1982. These were published as Interior News supplements.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
1981-2006
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Series contains general supplements to the Interior News, dating from July 1981 to August 2006. Topics include: Smithers anniversaries and retrospectives (1981, 1990, 1996, 2006), winter (1982, 1989), home and garden (1982), summer / tourism (1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990), rodeo (1985, …
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Interior News
Fonds No.
BF5
Accession No.
2017.136
2020.6.51-.80
Physical Description
4.2 cm of textual records
Date Range
1981-2006
History / Biographical
Items were published as supplements to the Interior News between 1981 and 2006.
Scope and Content
Series contains general supplements to the Interior News, dating from July 1981 to August 2006. Topics include: Smithers anniversaries and retrospectives (1981, 1990, 1996, 2006), winter (1982, 1989), home and garden (1982), summer / tourism (1982, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990), rodeo (1985, 1990), Northcountry Insurance Christmas carols (1985, 1986, 1987, 1989), scout / guide week (1987, 1988, 1990), 4H (1987), Smithers Curling Club 60th anniversary (1988), National Forest Week (1989, 1990), Pleasant Valley Days (1989), Skeena pulp mill (1989), mining (1990), and environmentalism (1990).
Subject Access
Interior News
Geographic Access
Bulkley Valley
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Some Interior News supplements from 2020.6 were removed and put into other fonds due to having stronger links with these organizations. These supplements can be found in fonds AF1 (Fall Fair supplements), AF16 (Western Guidelines newspapers), AF17 (Smithers Kinsmen Club Rodeo supplements), AF18 (Kispiox Valley Rodeo supplements), BF8 (Ski Smithers supplements), and GF3 (Quarterly ’54 newspaper). See File List for a detailed list of supplements.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Interior News advertising supplements

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions8940
Date Range
1981-1990
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Series contains advertisements and promotional material published as supplements to the Interior News, dating from 1981 to May 1990. Topic include: renewable wood-heating systems (1981), Wall's Home Furnishings (1981, 1984, 1985, 1987), Northwest Automotive News (1984-1986), the Ice Burg grand open…
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Interior News
Fonds No.
BF5
Accession No.
2020.6.81-.100
Physical Description
2.1 cm of textual records
Date Range
1981-1990
History / Biographical
Items were published as supplements to the Interior News between 1981 and 1990.
Scope and Content
Series contains advertisements and promotional material published as supplements to the Interior News, dating from 1981 to May 1990. Topic include: renewable wood-heating systems (1981), Wall's Home Furnishings (1981, 1984, 1985, 1987), Northwest Automotive News (1984-1986), the Ice Burg grand opening (1984), Mackenzie Furniture (1985), Smithers Lumber Yard 20th anniversary (1985), RRSPs (1987), Smithers Shopping Centre (1987), Nechako Northcoast Construction Services 1st anniversary (1989), and Homes of the Valley (1990).
Subject Access
Interior News
Geographic Access
Bulkley Valley
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
A full listing of contents can be found in the File List.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
1994-1995; 2000-2001; [1990s-2000s]
Collection
School District No. 54 fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
This file contains materials related to Smithers Secondary School's cooperative education program. It includes 2 certificates awarded to the Bulkley Valley Museum for having participated as a work station in the program; one (2020.10.1) is dated 1994-1995 and the other (2020.10.2) is dated 2000-200…
Collection
School District No. 54 fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Smithers Secondary School
Fonds No.
GF3
Series No.
SF2
Accession No.
2020.10
2020.27.6
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records
Date Range
1994-1995; 2000-2001; [1990s-2000s]
History / Biographical
The cooperative education/work experience program was a program offered by the Smithers Secondary School in which students combined their educational studies with a work placement in the community. Businesses and instutitions such as the Bulkley Valley Museum offered to be 'work stations' at which the students spent a minimum of 200 hours. The same or a similar program is still offered at the school, but the documents in this file pertain to the 1990s and early 2000s.
Custodial History
Items were kept with the Bulkley Valley Museum's internal records for an unknown period of time before being formally accessioned in May 2020.
Scope and Content
This file contains materials related to Smithers Secondary School's cooperative education program. It includes 2 certificates awarded to the Bulkley Valley Museum for having participated as a work station in the program; one (2020.10.1) is dated 1994-1995 and the other (2020.10.2) is dated 2000-2001. There are also a number of printed pages with information relating to the cooperative education program, probably dating from the 1990s or early 2000s, and a Work Experience Programs pamphlet from 1994.
Subject Access
Bulkley Valley Museum
Smithers Secondary School
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Work Experience Programs pamphlet also has information about programs offered by the Dze L K'ant Friendship Centre, Northwest Community College, Smithers Community Services, and Bulkley Valley Christian School.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Smithers Community Services Association

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions8947
Date Range
March 1997-May 1997
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File contains an invitation to a March 19th 1997 SCSA meeting regarding plans for the restoration of the Smithers CN Station Building (2020.11.1), an agenda for the aforementioned meeting (2020.11.2) and a 2-page letter from the SCSA to the Bulkley Valley Museum regarding the station (2020.11.3).
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Smithers Community Services Association
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
309
Accession No.
2020.11.1
2020.11.2
2020.11.3
Date Range
March 1997-May 1997
History / Biographical
The Smithers Community Services Association is a local organization which provides services for people with developmental disabilities, parenting programs, youth programs, public transit systems, and family housing sponsored by BC Housing. In 1997 it purchased the Smithers CN rail station with the intention of restoring it.
Custodial History
Items were stored with BVM records for an unknown period of time before being found and formally accessioned in May 2020.
Scope and Content
File contains an invitation to a March 19th 1997 SCSA meeting regarding plans for the restoration of the Smithers CN Station Building (2020.11.1), an agenda for the aforementioned meeting (2020.11.2) and a 2-page letter from the SCSA to the Bulkley Valley Museum regarding the station (2020.11.3).
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Bulkley Valley Museum Fall Fair contract and maps

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Date Range
1997
Collection
Bulkley Valley Agricultural and Industrial Association fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
textual record
Scope and Content
File contains a 1997 contract between the Bulkley Valley Museum and the Bulkley Valley Agricultural and Industrial Association for booth space at the Fall Fair; there are also three maps of the Fall Fair grounds and the layout of the booths.
Collection
Bulkley Valley Agricultural and Industrial Association fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
textual record
Creator
Bulkley Valley Agricultural and Industrial Association
Fonds No.
AF1
Series No.
S2
Accession No.
2020.12.1
2020.12.2
2020.12.3
2020.12.4
Date Range
1997
Custodial History
Items were kept with BVM internal records for an unknown period of time before being removed and formally accessioned in May 2020.
Scope and Content
File contains a 1997 contract between the Bulkley Valley Museum and the Bulkley Valley Agricultural and Industrial Association for booth space at the Fall Fair; there are also three maps of the Fall Fair grounds and the layout of the booths.
Subject Access
Bulkley Valley Agricultural and Industrial Association
Bulkley Valley Fall Fair
Bulkley Valley Museum
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
1999-2000
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, photographs, project descriptions, and other documents relating to the Smithers Mountain and Historic Signage Project.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Town of Smithers Parks, Recreation, and Culture Commission; Bulkley Valley Historical and Museum Society
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
310
Accession No.
2020.16
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
1999-2000
History / Biographical
The Smithers Mountain and Historic Signage Project was an effort in the late 1990s/early 2000s to erect a series of educational signs about the town’s mountain and historic heritage. It was undertaken by the Town of Smithers Parks, Recreation, and Culture Commission and the Bulkley Valley Museum, with attempts to involve Village of Telkwa and the Office of the Wit'suwet'en as well. The project was ultimately unsuccessful.
Custodial History
The items were kept with BVM internal records for an unknown period of time before being found and formally accessioned in May 2020.
Scope and Content
File consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, photographs, project descriptions, and other documents relating to the Smithers Mountain and Historic Signage Project.
Geographic Access
Moricetown, B.C.
Smithers, B.C.
Telkwa, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
1991
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Includes a handwritten letter from David Boan to BVM curator Leah Hubensky and written responses to a museum questionnaire about history of the Smithers airport and Boan's time there. Includes brief recollections on his job, where he lived in Smithers, incidents at the Smithers airport, and local i…
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
David Boan
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
314
Accession No.
2020.27
Physical Description
1cm textual material
Date Range
1991
History / Biographical
David Boan was stationed at the RCAF base at the Smithers airport from 1943-1945
Scope and Content
Includes a handwritten letter from David Boan to BVM curator Leah Hubensky and written responses to a museum questionnaire about history of the Smithers airport and Boan's time there. Includes brief recollections on his job, where he lived in Smithers, incidents at the Smithers airport, and local indigenous peoples.
Subject Access
Smithers Regional Airport
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
1982 - 1994
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
1994 correspondence between Lillian Weedmark, BVM curator, and Ellen Coyle-Myton about photographs donated to the Museum, and other recollections by Ellen about her father, and early Smithers / Bulkley Valley settler history. Also a letter to curator Susan Denny in 1982.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Ellen Coyle-Myton
Lillian Weedmark
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
315
Accession No.
2020.27
Physical Description
1cm textual record
Date Range
1982 - 1994
History / Biographical
Ellen Coyle-Myton was the daughter of Joseph Coyle, inventor of the egg carton
Scope and Content
1994 correspondence between Lillian Weedmark, BVM curator, and Ellen Coyle-Myton about photographs donated to the Museum, and other recollections by Ellen about her father, and early Smithers / Bulkley Valley settler history. Also a letter to curator Susan Denny in 1982.
Geographic Access
Aldermere, B.C.
Smithers, B.C.
Telkwa, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

"Bill" Bovill's Happy Motoring pamphlets

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions6167
Date Range
n.d.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File contains 8 Happy Motoring magazines to be sold at Bovill Motors.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Imperial Esso Service: Happy Motoring Magazine
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 248
Accession No.
2017.136
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
n.d.
Publication
Toronto: Imperial Esso Service
Custodial History
Items were originally sent to and collected by Fred Bayson.
Scope and Content
File contains 8 Happy Motoring magazines to be sold at Bovill Motors.
Subject Access
Bovill Motors
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

The Social Effects of Rapid Growth: A Northern Sickness, album and report

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Date Range
1974
Collection
Joseph Allen L'Orsa map and photograph collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
textual record
Scope and Content
File includes a 21 page report by Richard Overstall of SPEC Smithers titled, "The social Effects of Rapid Growth: A Northern Sickness" (April 1974), and an accompanying album of photographs and a proposed development scheme map with a photograph location map overlay.
Collection
Joseph Allen L'Orsa map and photograph collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
textual record
Creator
Richard Overstall
Fonds No.
C7
Series No.
S2
File No.
File 17
Accession No.
2018.24
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
31 photographs
Date Range
1974
Scope and Content
File includes a 21 page report by Richard Overstall of SPEC Smithers titled, "The social Effects of Rapid Growth: A Northern Sickness" (April 1974), and an accompanying album of photographs and a proposed development scheme map with a photograph location map overlay.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
1994
Collection
Smithers 1994 B.C. Winter Games Society fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
object
textual record
Scope and Content
File contains a large brown scrapbook with attached scrapbook pages outlining the highlights of the Winter Games in Smithers. Scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, photographs, pins, a medal, and Winter Games pamphlets.
Collection
Smithers 1994 B.C. Winter Games Society fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
object
textual record
Fonds No.
AF11
File No.
File 1
Accession No.
1995.15
Physical Description
1 medal
133 colour photographs
15 b/w photographs
2 pins
Date Range
1994
Scope and Content
File contains a large brown scrapbook with attached scrapbook pages outlining the highlights of the Winter Games in Smithers. Scrapbook contains newspaper clippings, photographs, pins, a medal, and Winter Games pamphlets.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
1994
Collection
Smithers 1994 B.C. Winter Games Society fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
textual record
Scope and Content
File consists of newspaper clippings and pamphlets from the 1994 Winter Games in Smithers.
Collection
Smithers 1994 B.C. Winter Games Society fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
textual record
Fonds No.
AF11
File No.
File 2
Accession No.
1995.15
Physical Description
2 cm of textual record
Date Range
1994
Scope and Content
File consists of newspaper clippings and pamphlets from the 1994 Winter Games in Smithers.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
August 1993-March 1994
Collection
Smithers 1994 B.C. Winter Games Society fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File consists of a red and blue designed address book with 13 pages of guest signatures from the 1994 B.C. Winter Games.
Collection
Smithers 1994 B.C. Winter Games Society fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
AF11
File No.
File 3
Accession No.
1995.15
Physical Description
1.5 cm of textual record
Date Range
August 1993-March 1994
Scope and Content
File consists of a red and blue designed address book with 13 pages of guest signatures from the 1994 B.C. Winter Games.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Bulkey Valley Swiss Club, peak register

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions6570
Date Range
2011-2014
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Items are small weather proof register books from the Hudson Bay Mountain placed by the Bulkley Valley Swiss Club.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
262
Accession No.
2018.49
Physical Description
3.5 cm of textual records
Date Range
2011-2014
History / Biographical
Books put on peak since 1980s by the Bulkley Valley Swiss Club.
Custodial History
Registers from the South peak of Hudson Bay Mountain, placed there by the Bulkley Valley Swiss Club.
Scope and Content
Items are small weather proof register books from the Hudson Bay Mountain placed by the Bulkley Valley Swiss Club.
Geographic Access
Hudson Bay Mountain
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
1967
Collection
Smithers Harmonettes fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File consists of a scrapbook of the Harmonettes trip to the Montreal Expo in 1967. Scrapbook includes newspaper clippings, C.N. train pamphlets and tickets, and Expo ephemera.
Collection
Smithers Harmonettes fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
AF21
File No.
7
Accession No.
2009.10
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Date Range
1967
Custodial History
Scrapbook was put together by Carol Spicer and donated on April 15, 2009 after the 2007 Harmonettes reunion.
Scope and Content
File consists of a scrapbook of the Harmonettes trip to the Montreal Expo in 1967. Scrapbook includes newspaper clippings, C.N. train pamphlets and tickets, and Expo ephemera.
Subject Access
Smithers Harmonettes
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Date Range
September 1930
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a Touring Topics magazine from Septemeber 1930. "Through the Land of the Golden Twilight" article on page 12 contains information on the Flanders "20" in Hazelton.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 263
Accession No.
2018.51
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records: 50 p.
Date Range
September 1930
Scope and Content
Item is a Touring Topics magazine from Septemeber 1930. "Through the Land of the Golden Twilight" article on page 12 contains information on the Flanders "20" in Hazelton.
Geographic Access
Hazelton, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Bulkley Valley Swiss Club, Hudson Bay Mountain peak guest books

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions6575
Date Range
1985-1995
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File contains two guest books placed at the Hudson Bay Peak by the Bulkley Valley Swiss Club.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Bulkley Valley Swiss Club
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
268
Accession No.
2018.52
Physical Description
5 cm of textual records
Date Range
1985-1995
Scope and Content
File contains two guest books placed at the Hudson Bay Peak by the Bulkley Valley Swiss Club.
Geographic Access
Hudson Bay Mountain
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Guest books, Bulkley Valley pioneers and early day residents open house

https://search.bvmuseum.org/permalink/descriptions6576
Date Range
June 25, 1967
Collection
Bulkley Lodge fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File contains two guest books created for the open house held for the Bulkley Valley pioneers and early day residents.
Collection
Bulkley Lodge fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
GF8
File No.
3
Item No.
2009.21.1
2009.21.2
Accession No.
2009.21
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
Date Range
June 25, 1967
Scope and Content
File contains two guest books created for the open house held for the Bulkley Valley pioneers and early day residents.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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