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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

Handkerchief and Soft Collar Holder

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Description
a) Handkerchief holder or bag, made of brown leather with strap and silver buckle with engraving. Interior has two pockets, one labeled ' Soft Collars', the other ' Handkerchiefs' in gold stylized writing. Interior of the pockets is a blue and orange floral patterned fabric. b) white linen handherc…
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Other Names
collar bag
Handkerchief bag
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
Start Date
1830
End Date
1930
Period or Date Notes
Source: https://library.wustl.edu/advertising-19th-century-detachable-collar/, accessed 1/18/2019
Description
a) Handkerchief holder or bag, made of brown leather with strap and silver buckle with engraving. Interior has two pockets, one labeled ' Soft Collars', the other ' Handkerchiefs' in gold stylized writing. Interior of the pockets is a blue and orange floral patterned fabric. b) white linen handherchief with "M" embroidered in red thread. c) white linen handherchief
History Of Use
Detachable collars worn by men that were unstarched were referred to as "soft collars". Detachable collars were most popular from the mid nineteenth to early twentieth centuries.
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.64.1 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
CARDBOARD; UNKNOWN
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
1981.57.20a: A three section dark brown leather wallet which opens out flat. There is a pocket on either end of the inside. One has DUNFORD'S LIMITED REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS Victoria BC. The centre section has a clear plastic pocket with the opening at the top. The inside is lined with black co…
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Title
CNR Railway Watch Record Card
Original Owner
George Johnson
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
PERSONAL GEAR
RAIL TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT
Start Date
July 1933
End Date
1934
Period or Date Notes
Dates taken from the card and are from Date Last Cleaned and Due Oct 1934
Description
1981.57.20a: A three section dark brown leather wallet which opens out flat. There is a pocket on either end of the inside. One has DUNFORD'S LIMITED REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENTS Victoria BC. The centre section has a clear plastic pocket with the opening at the top. The inside is lined with black cotton. 1981.57.20b: Is a dark brown leather purse with a zippered top and rounded bottom. The inside is lined with a either a plastic or rubber coating. 1981.57.20c: A Canadian National Railways Employee's Watch Rating Card for Mr. Geo. Johnson. Occupation Fireman. The card has the record of: Last Date Cleaned July 1933 Dec. 1934 and it records the name of the cleaner and inspector as J.S. Gray, Smithers, BC. The back of the card has recorded dates when checked and margin of error
History Of Use
Canadian National Railways Watch Cards were used to record when their watches had been cleaned and checked for accuracy to ensure the trains were on time. The cards were to be carried with the employee at all times.
Material
ANIMAL - LEATHER
CARDBOARD; UNKNOWN
FABRIC-COTTON;
Number Of Parts
3
Accession No.
1981.57.20 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images