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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
Description
Blank Bank of Montreal Farm Account Book with pages to record inventories of machinery, live stock, crops, etc.
Title
Bank of Montreal Farm Account Book
Manufacturer
Bank of Montreal
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Start Date
1967
Period or Date Notes
Booklet has "150th Anniversary 1817 to 1967" on front cover
Description
Blank Bank of Montreal Farm Account Book with pages to record inventories of machinery, live stock, crops, etc.
Accession No.
2018.74.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Brown plastic address book. On the top is a slider that makes the book open to a specific section. Book is opened by pushing down the button along the bottom. Index cards inside detail former BV Museum contacts
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Japan
Description
Brown plastic address book. On the top is a slider that makes the book open to a specific section. Book is opened by pushing down the button along the bottom. Index cards inside detail former BV Museum contacts
Narrative
This item was retained both as an example of an address book (which are becoming obsolete with the use of cell phones) and because of its relationship to the history of the Museum (past Museum contacts)
Accession No.
2018.18.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Description
A small poster advertising a Burroughs typewriter and bookkeeping machine. The back is solid red and the front has a red border and a picture of the machine.
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
United States: Detroit, Michigan
Description
A small poster advertising a Burroughs typewriter and bookkeeping machine. The back is solid red and the front has a red border and a picture of the machine.
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD;
Width
24.5
Length
31.8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2017.50.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
a: Small black leatherette (?) case with a button clasp. When opened has two inside leaves that open horizontally and one leaf that opens vertically. Inside is a piece of hard black cloth where badges are held. b: Small gold coloured badge. Three ringlet design where pin is attached. Attached to th…
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
a: Small black leatherette (?) case with a button clasp. When opened has two inside leaves that open horizontally and one leaf that opens vertically. Inside is a piece of hard black cloth where badges are held. b: Small gold coloured badge. Three ringlet design where pin is attached. Attached to this as well - by a smaller ring - is the badge itself: a circular object with a star inside, which itself contains a dove carrying what appears to be an olive branch. c: Small badge with colour scheme of gold, light purple and light green. Written in the center of the badge in white is the number 25. On the back is inscribed: "Sis. Muriel Fowler Mystic Jewel Rebekah Lodge No. 42 Smithers, BC 2008".
Number Of Parts
3
Accession No.
1980.168.9 a-c
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
Description
Small shield-shaped pin. On the pin is a tree, and the words "British Columbia Forest Service Volunteer Fire Warden". The number "708" is inscribed on the back. It is made of a metal alloy.
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
Small shield-shaped pin. On the pin is a tree, and the words "British Columbia Forest Service Volunteer Fire Warden". The number "708" is inscribed on the back. It is made of a metal alloy.
Width
4.3
Length
4.3
Depth
1
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1992.28.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Small yellow hardcovered book titled "Musson's Improved Lumber and Log Book / New and Revised / Illustrated Edition". Handwritten on the cover is the date 1905. Inside is inscribed "E. Hann 1905" in pencil. The book details measurements for various building parameters, including wood, bricks, etc.
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Title
Musson's Improved Lumber and Log Book
Manufacturer
Musson Book Company
Original Owner
Ernest Hann
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Start Date
1905
Description
Small yellow hardcovered book titled "Musson's Improved Lumber and Log Book / New and Revised / Illustrated Edition". Handwritten on the cover is the date 1905. Inside is inscribed "E. Hann 1905" in pencil. The book details measurements for various building parameters, including wood, bricks, etc.
History Of Use
The book was owned by Ernest Hann, Smithers pioneer. The title page of the book indicates that it is intended for use "For ship and boat builders, lumber merchants, saw-mill men, farmers and mechanics". Original price was $0.25.
Accession No.
2017.8.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Soft covered children's school book. Illustrated cover shows a young girl holding a doll looking at a scene of a tree and garden. Inside the cover is a square stick-on label that reads: "Free Text Book / The Property of / Dora J. Lyness (handwritten)".
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Title
The British Columbia Readers: Beginner's Reader
Manufacturer
W.J. Gage and Company Limited
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Description
Soft covered children's school book. Illustrated cover shows a young girl holding a doll looking at a scene of a tree and garden. Inside the cover is a square stick-on label that reads: "Free Text Book / The Property of / Dora J. Lyness (handwritten)".
History Of Use
No clear indication this particular item was used in Smithers, but is considered representative of a text book likely used in early education and schools in Smithers.
Accession No.
1981.16.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Blue covered paper book with orange and blue stylized drawing of a fire on front, titled "Songs for Canadian Girl Guides".
Title
Songs for Canadian Girl Guides, 3rd Edition
Manufacturer Notes
Girl Guides of Canada
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Start Date
1971
Period or Date Notes
Copyright date for 3rd edition in back of book
Description
Blue covered paper book with orange and blue stylized drawing of a fire on front, titled "Songs for Canadian Girl Guides".
Accession No.
2018.42.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
"Art of the Pacific Coast" colouring book. The front features a photograph of a totem pole alongside a line drawing of the same totem pole. Writtem on the front in marker is "A. Denny". The colouring book contains various blank designs for colouring.
Title
Art of the Pacific Coast
Manufacturer Notes
Kaskaid Communications
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Mission, British Columbia
Start Date
1978
End Date
1978
Description
"Art of the Pacific Coast" colouring book. The front features a photograph of a totem pole alongside a line drawing of the same totem pole. Writtem on the front in marker is "A. Denny". The colouring book contains various blank designs for colouring.
Accession No.
2018.63.10 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Book titled "Oriental Occupation of British Columbia" by Tom MacInnes. Chapters include ""Keep Canada Canadian", "British Columbia for the British", etc.
Title
Oriental Occupation of British Columbia
Manufacturer
Sun Publishing Company Limited
Original Owner
Ernest Hann
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Vancouver, British Columbia
Start Date
1927
Period or Date Notes
Based on publication date
Description
Book titled "Oriental Occupation of British Columbia" by Tom MacInnes. Chapters include ""Keep Canada Canadian", "British Columbia for the British", etc.
Accession No.
1992.9.59
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Hardcover book titled "The New Basic Reader: The New Fun with Dick and Jane". Stamped with "Smithers Distric #54 Pool Library" inside, and number 18 has been marked on inside cover suggesting this was a textbook for distribution (1 of at least 18 copies).
Title
The New Fun with Dick and Jane
Manufacturer
W.J. Gage and Company Limited
Original Owner
Ordinall family
Manufacturer Notes
Gage & Co. are publishers
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Start Date
1951
End Date
1956
Period or Date Notes
Date range based on web searches for book
Description
Hardcover book titled "The New Basic Reader: The New Fun with Dick and Jane". Stamped with "Smithers Distric #54 Pool Library" inside, and number 18 has been marked on inside cover suggesting this was a textbook for distribution (1 of at least 18 copies).
History Of Use
Used by the Ordinall family children while attending Muheim Memorial Elementary School in the 1960s.
Accession No.
2019.41.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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
Description
A small white booklet with the title "Studio Light: Incorporationg the Aristo Eagle and the Artura Bulletin" with a pictures of cows on the front cover.
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
A small white booklet with the title "Studio Light: Incorporationg the Aristo Eagle and the Artura Bulletin" with a pictures of cows on the front cover.
Narrative
The booklet or magazine was published in October 1915 by Canadian Kodak Co., Limited, Toronto, Canada.
Height
0.2
Width
13.5
Length
18.8
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1993.11.49
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Large book titled "Big Picture Story Book". On the fron is a picture of a boy in a yellow hat, white shirt, and blue pants and a girl in a purple dress and orange crown. On the back is a picture of several fairytale characters dancing in a circle. Published by M.A. Donohue & CO Chicago
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
United States
Description
Large book titled "Big Picture Story Book". On the fron is a picture of a boy in a yellow hat, white shirt, and blue pants and a girl in a purple dress and orange crown. On the back is a picture of several fairytale characters dancing in a circle. Published by M.A. Donohue & CO Chicago
Height
1
Width
20.3
Length
27
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2017.49.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PAPER;
Description
Dark blue covered paper booklet titled "Radio Short Wave Equipment Parts and Accessories / 1935 / Payette & Co. Limited". Booklet advertises various products including radios, insulators, resistors, etc.
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Title
Radio Shortwave Equipment Parts and Accessories
Manufacturer
Payette & Co.
Original Owner
Noonan family
Manufacturer Notes
It appears from the booklet that rather than manufacturing the equipment, Payette & Co. may have been a reseller for various companies, as Hammond and Western Electric products are referrenced.
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Montreal, Quebec
Start Date
1935
Description
Dark blue covered paper booklet titled "Radio Short Wave Equipment Parts and Accessories / 1935 / Payette & Co. Limited". Booklet advertises various products including radios, insulators, resistors, etc.
Material
PAPER;
Accession No.
2017.9.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PAPER;
Description
Paper booklet with tan coloured cover, with "Burdock Blood Bitters 1931 Almanac and Key to Health" in stylized black text. The booklet is an advertisement for various medical products such as "Laxa Liver Pills", "Heart and Nerve Pills", etc. alongside testimonials from users, monthly calendars (the…
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Title
Burdock Blood Bitters Almanac and Key to Health
Manufacturer
T. Milburn Co. Limited
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Toronto, Ontario
Start Date
1931
End Date
1931
Period or Date Notes
Stated inside the booklet that this is the 65th edition of the almanac, the first printed in 1866.
Description
Paper booklet with tan coloured cover, with "Burdock Blood Bitters 1931 Almanac and Key to Health" in stylized black text. The booklet is an advertisement for various medical products such as "Laxa Liver Pills", "Heart and Nerve Pills", etc. alongside testimonials from users, monthly calendars (the almanac component), and other general health "advice".
Material
PAPER;
Accession No.
2017.10.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Brown booklet with black lines along the top and bottom of the cover. Booklet is created by folding a single sheet of paper to create a front and back cover and two inside pages. Front cover reads: "Instructions for Installation and Operation / of / Victor / Radio / Models R50 and R-52 / an eight-t…
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Title
Instructions for Installation and Operation of Victor Radio Models R-50 and R-52
Brand Name
Victor Radio
Manufacturer
Victor Talking Machine of Canada Limited
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Montreal, Quebec
Start Date
1932
Description
Brown booklet with black lines along the top and bottom of the cover. Booklet is created by folding a single sheet of paper to create a front and back cover and two inside pages. Front cover reads: "Instructions for Installation and Operation / of / Victor / Radio / Models R50 and R-52 / an eight-tube superheterodyne receiver / with automatic volume control". On the back it states the date of purchase for the model R-52 radio this belonged to was purchased December 17 1932 from the authorized sales dealer J.S. Gray.
Accession No.
2017.16.1
Model Name or No.
R-52
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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