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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
Description
Cream coloured cape. Two layers, one longer, one shorter around the shoulders. Shorter layer edged with decorative fabri. Ribbon across the back of the shorter section with small flower decorations. Ribbon at the neck on side to tie it closed.
  2 Images  
Title
Christening Cape
Original Owner
Barbara Evitt Hastings donating the items to the Mission Museum in 2015. She was born in Smithers in 1944. See donation form from 2015 for detailed family geneaology.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1920
End Date
1945
Period or Date Notes
based on family history, marriage certificate for Winnifred Grant and Leonard Evitt.
Description
Cream coloured cape. Two layers, one longer, one shorter around the shoulders. Shorter layer edged with decorative fabri. Ribbon across the back of the shorter section with small flower decorations. Ribbon at the neck on side to tie it closed.
History Of Use
According to the donor the cape was worn by her mother, Winnifred Grant Evitt, daughter of Andrew and Dorothy (Jones) Grant. Winnifred married Leonard Evitt in Smithers in 1942, and the donor was born in 1944. The family left Smithers around 1945. The cape is remembered as possibly being used for christenings.
Accession No.
2015.8.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Cream coloured knit christening gown with sleeves. Blue ribbon across the front chest to tie it closed at the back.
Original Owner
Barbara Evitt Hastings donating the items to the Mission Museum in 2015. She was born in Smithers in 1944. See donation form from 2015 for detailed family geneaology.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1920
End Date
1978
Period or Date Notes
based on family history, death certificate for Dorothy Esther (Jones) Grant, marriage certificate for Winnifred Grant Evitt
Description
Cream coloured knit christening gown with sleeves. Blue ribbon across the front chest to tie it closed at the back.
History Of Use
According to the donor the gown was made by her paternal grandmother Barbara Evitt. Barbara and Arthur Evitt had a son named Leonard Evitt who married Winnifred Grant in Smithers in 1942, and the donor was born in 1944. The family left Smithers around 1945.
Accession No.
2015.8.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Sheer beige "flapper" style dress with intricate beadwork around the neck, chest, arms, and bottom of the dress. Beads sewn on with gold thread.
  2 Images  
Title
Flapper dress
Original Owner
Katie O'Neill
Marian O'Neill
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1920
End Date
1930
Period or Date Notes
based on "flapper" style popularity
Description
Sheer beige "flapper" style dress with intricate beadwork around the neck, chest, arms, and bottom of the dress. Beads sewn on with gold thread.
Accession No.
2019.6.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Pink nightgown with white lace and tie-ups, full length, short sleeves, machine and hand stitched, with handmade roses.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1930
End Date
1939
Period or Date Notes
Accession record / previous database entry indicate a circa 1930s date range
Description
Pink nightgown with white lace and tie-ups, full length, short sleeves, machine and hand stitched, with handmade roses.
Accession No.
2003.30.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact