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British Columbia and Yukon Directories

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Date Range
1924-1935
Collection
Bulkley Valley Museum collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
This collection consists of directories for British Columbia and the Yukon, 1924-1935. Description as follows: The Wrigley's British Columbia: 1924, is a gazeteer of cities, towns, villages, stations, post offices and settlements in the Province, described in alphabetical order, followed by a dire…
Collection
Bulkley Valley Museum collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Item No.
1971 66
Accession No.
1971 66 1-2
Physical Description
14.4 cm of textual record: 2 books; 18 x 26 7 cm, 21 x 28 x 7.5 cm
Date Range
1924-1935
Scope and Content
This collection consists of directories for British Columbia and the Yukon, 1924-1935. Description as follows: The Wrigley's British Columbia: 1924, is a gazeteer of cities, towns, villages, stations, post offices and settlements in the Province, described in alphabetical order, followed by a directory of firms, employees, professional men, farmers, fruit-growers, stock-raisers, lumbermen, miners, fishermen, etc., with which is also included a complete street and avenue directory, an alphabetically arranged list of business citizens of the Cities of Vancouver and Victoria, followed by a complete Business and Classified Directory. The British Columbia and Yukon Directory: 1935, contains an alphabetically arranged list of business houses, private citizens, civic, Provincial and Dominion Governments, Churches, Public and Private Schools, Secret and Benevolent Organizations, Associations, etc., also an Avenue and Street guide and directory of householders for Vancouver and Victoria and Classified and Business Directory.
Subject Access
CORPORATIONS
DIRECTORIES-Provincial
GEOGRAPHIC FEATURES [Artificial]-Cities
GEOGRAPHIC FEATURES [Artificial]-Towns
GEOGRAPHIC FEATURES [Artificial]-Villages
GOVERNMENT SERVICES-Postal Services
MAPS-Road
OCCUPATIONS [General]
OCCUPATIONS [Professional]
Notes
Title based on acquisition from unknown donor(s). This collection was an anonymous donation to the Bulkley Valley Museum Archives in 1971. 1924 Directory is in good condition, except the spine is torn and page 33/34 is detatched. 1935 Directory is in good condition.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; WOOD-UNKNOWN; FABRIC - UNKNOWN
Description
This item is a wooden rod, measuring 91.5cm long. It is made up of three short wooden rods bound together with brass bindings. Two of the brass binding have 'B.G.I.Co. Pat. Feb.9.92' engraved on them. One end of the rod has grips carved into it for a handle, the other end has a small round cloth co…
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT,ACCESSORY
Description
This item is a wooden rod, measuring 91.5cm long. It is made up of three short wooden rods bound together with brass bindings. Two of the brass binding have 'B.G.I.Co. Pat. Feb.9.92' engraved on them. One end of the rod has grips carved into it for a handle, the other end has a small round cloth covered end attached to it.
History Of Use
This ram rod was patented on Feb.9.1892. This type of item was used for loading muskets with gun powder.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS; WOOD-UNKNOWN; FABRIC - UNKNOWN
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1971.0001.0013
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
20 mm shell casing for machine gun used on the B36B Bomber.
Sub-Category
ARMAMENT,ACCESSORY
Description
20 mm shell casing for machine gun used on the B36B Bomber.
Accession No.
2009.59.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact