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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
FABRIC-COTTON; PLASTIC; FABRIC-FELT;
Description
Cap of grey cotton with yellow band around the mid section. Black plastic band stretches across the front above the brim. Brim is curved and flat. Tag inside reads: "Western Made / Totem Brand / Made by Western Cap Co. Ltd. / Vancouver Canada". Stylized image of a totem pole included. Hat is size 7…
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Title
Band Hat
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, HEADWEAR
Start Date
1935
End Date
1945
Period or Date Notes
CIRCA 1935:1945
Description
Cap of grey cotton with yellow band around the mid section. Black plastic band stretches across the front above the brim. Brim is curved and flat. Tag inside reads: "Western Made / Totem Brand / Made by Western Cap Co. Ltd. / Vancouver Canada". Stylized image of a totem pole included. Hat is size 7 1/2. Interior labels and green felt are covered by a plastic lining.
History Of Use
Hat was worn by Reginald John Collison as a member of the Rotary Band. Reginald Collison came to Smithers in 1928, deceased 1985.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON; PLASTIC; FABRIC-FELT;
Diameter
Top: 26.5 Base: 75
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.160.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Off-white pink tinged pill box hat with lace hanging down the front (would go in front of wearer's face). The lace strands narrow down each side and meet at a point with a square of velvet and a small rhinestone. There is a velvet ribbon around the hat that meets at the front in a bow and meets in …
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Title
Pillbox hat
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, HEADWEAR
Start Date
1930
End Date
1970
Description
Off-white pink tinged pill box hat with lace hanging down the front (would go in front of wearer's face). The lace strands narrow down each side and meet at a point with a square of velvet and a small rhinestone. There is a velvet ribbon around the hat that meets at the front in a bow and meets in a simple cross at the back.
Accession No.
2018.25.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-WOOL;
Description
a) black cloth hat with a flat brim, top is coated in plastic. Grey decorative cord is stretched across front of the hat and held at each side by silver buttons embossed with a design that looks like an urn or harp. Inside is a faded grey makers mark: "A.B. Hewer Co. / Caps". Brown leather band aro…
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Title
Smithers Band Hat
Manufacturer
A.B. Hewer Co.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, HEADWEAR
Start Date
1930
End Date
1940
Period or Date Notes
CIRCA 1930:1940
Description
a) black cloth hat with a flat brim, top is coated in plastic. Grey decorative cord is stretched across front of the hat and held at each side by silver buttons embossed with a design that looks like an urn or harp. Inside is a faded grey makers mark: "A.B. Hewer Co. / Caps". Brown leather band around the interior rim. b) gold pin with same symbol as the silver buttons, pinned to front of the hat.
History Of Use
Band hat worn by Reginald Collison as a member of the Smithers Band (sometimes called "Gray's Orchestra"). Collison arrived in Smithers in 1928, died in 1985.
Material
FABRIC-WOOL;
Length
29.5
Diameter
Outside: 23.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1996.160.3 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images