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Description
Small Birch Bark Basket
Sub-Category
BASKET,BROOM & BRUSH MAKING TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
Description
Small Birch Bark Basket
Accession No.
2012.0082.0001
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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-STEEL;
Description
Ice pick has a 7.5cm metal sleeve that attaches to the top of broom and a tapered chisel-like pick extending 8cm out. Wood remains in the end of sleeve from a previous broom handle with a nail in the center. The pick has embossment in center 'MADE IN CANADA' and is 2.5cm wide.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
BASKET,BROOM & BRUSH MAKING TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
Description
Ice pick has a 7.5cm metal sleeve that attaches to the top of broom and a tapered chisel-like pick extending 8cm out. Wood remains in the end of sleeve from a previous broom handle with a nail in the center. The pick has embossment in center 'MADE IN CANADA' and is 2.5cm wide.
History Of Use
Ice pick was used on the end of brooms used on the C.N.R. for chipping snow and ice away.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Width
2.5
Length
15.5
Circumference
9.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.0054.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE);
Description
A) large bundle of narrow strips of bark folded in half. The exact number of strips is estimated at 48. B) Bundle B is quite thick in volume, and the strips are quite thick. A thinner strip is wrapped around the middle. It is physically numbered 1974.106.4 a-c, but as we have A and C numbered sepe…
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Other Names
Basket Strips
Cedar Strips
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
BASKET,BROOM & BRUSH MAKING TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
Description
A) large bundle of narrow strips of bark folded in half. The exact number of strips is estimated at 48. B) Bundle B is quite thick in volume, and the strips are quite thick. A thinner strip is wrapped around the middle. It is physically numbered 1974.106.4 a-c, but as we have A and C numbered seperately, we have called this B. C) Bundle C is comprised of lighter coloured strips, and has been flattened more closely than bundle B.
Narrative
There are 3 bundles with this accesssion.
History Of Use
George DeWitt 1929-1987. For more info, see Historical Research file: DeWitt,George. These strips were gathered for various weavings of articles. Old card states these strips are from the Kitwancool area.
Material
WOOD-ROOT (SPRUCE);
Height
15
Width
16
Length
50
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
measurements recorded are as a bundle not individual
Number Of Parts
3
Accession No.
1974.106.4 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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