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Material
FABRIC-NYLON;
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Description
A long white and blue banner with a full sized blue image of a hiker centered down the middle and HOME COMIING printed in large blue letters across the bottom. Large hems at both ends, each with a single brass gromet mounted at both ends of one side, Banner was designed to hang length wise, and ca…
Manufacturer
Image Group Inc.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Vancouver, British Columbia
Description
A long white and blue banner with a full sized blue image of a hiker centered down the middle and HOME COMIING printed in large blue letters across the bottom. Large hems at both ends, each with a single brass gromet mounted at both ends of one side, Banner was designed to hang length wise, and can be read from both sides
History Of Use
Used for 75th anniversary Home Coming, Smithers BC. Possibly hung from light standards down Main Steet
Material
FABRIC-NYLON;
METAL/ALLOY-BRASS;
Accession No.
2018.19.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
White outdoor banner from Smithers Centennial 2013. Printed in red letters: "We all have a good thing going for 2013". Printed in purple lettering: "Homecoming Smithers 100th 2013". On far end is the Smithers Centennial logo in blue. Banner has metal eyelets in each corner for hanging.
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Title
Smithers Centennial Banner
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Start Date
2013
End Date
2013
Description
White outdoor banner from Smithers Centennial 2013. Printed in red letters: "We all have a good thing going for 2013". Printed in purple lettering: "Homecoming Smithers 100th 2013". On far end is the Smithers Centennial logo in blue. Banner has metal eyelets in each corner for hanging.
History Of Use
Smithers celebrated its centennial August 2nd - 10th 2013 with a "homecoming" celebration.
Accession No.
2017.121.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
McClary's heaters pamphlet booklet containing ten different models of Heaters with a description for each with particulars included. Green and white booklet with mutiple folds.
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Title
McClary's Heaters
Brand Name
McClary's
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Place Of Manufacture
Canada
Description
McClary's heaters pamphlet booklet containing ten different models of Heaters with a description for each with particulars included. Green and white booklet with mutiple folds.
Accession No.
1993.11.51
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Orange and Green coloured pamphlet by Iron Age for Horse Hoes Harrows and Cultivators. front and back covers have coloured images of the equipment in use. Inside pages have black and white images of products, including price, name, and description for each. Eight numbered pages.
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Title
Horse Hoes Harrows and Cultivators
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
Orange and Green coloured pamphlet by Iron Age for Horse Hoes Harrows and Cultivators. front and back covers have coloured images of the equipment in use. Inside pages have black and white images of products, including price, name, and description for each. Eight numbered pages.
Width
10
Length
23
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Measurements when booklet is completely folded.
Accession No.
1993.11.50
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PAPER;
Description
Street's Seeds 1949 Price List. Cover has a black and white illustration of a man, woman and child picking apples.
Title
Street's Seeds 1949 Price List
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: British Columbia
Start Date
1949
End Date
1949
Description
Street's Seeds 1949 Price List. Cover has a black and white illustration of a man, woman and child picking apples.
History Of Use
Booklet from Roy A. McDonell's private collection.
Material
PAPER;
Accession No.
2009.40.49
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD
Description
Rectangular cardboard box with the words: "Linit Perfect Laundry Starch" on the front. Box is white with light and dark blue accents. The back of the box contains further instructions and suggested concentrations. One side is opened and the other side has two additional markings: the word "LOVE" wr…
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Title
Linit Laundry Starch
Manufacturer Notes
The Canada Starch Co. Ltd.
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Place Of Manufacture
Canada
Description
Rectangular cardboard box with the words: "Linit Perfect Laundry Starch" on the front. Box is white with light and dark blue accents. The back of the box contains further instructions and suggested concentrations. One side is opened and the other side has two additional markings: the word "LOVE" written in pencil and the number "17" written in red.
Material
PAPER-CARDBOARD
Accession No.
2018.47.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Blue button with pin clasp at back. Pin says "Smithers / 60 / 1921-1981" in stylized white writing with train as part of the "60" portion of the image.
Title
Smithers 60th Anniversary button
Other Names
pin
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Start Date
1981
End Date
1981
Description
Blue button with pin clasp at back. Pin says "Smithers / 60 / 1921-1981" in stylized white writing with train as part of the "60" portion of the image.
History Of Use
Produced for 60th anniversary of Smithers achieiving village status in 1981.
Accession No.
2019.45.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Black leather cardholder with a pebbled texture and single button closure. On front : R.W. Calderwood / Real Estate-Insurance / Phone 3, Box 122 / Smithers, BC. Inside there are pouches for cards, one on each side. One has a plastic sleeve.
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
PERSONAL GEAR
Start Date
1921
Period or Date Notes
Date based on telephone number ("3"), indicating early years of telephone service in Smithers
Description
Black leather cardholder with a pebbled texture and single button closure. On front : R.W. Calderwood / Real Estate-Insurance / Phone 3, Box 122 / Smithers, BC. Inside there are pouches for cards, one on each side. One has a plastic sleeve.
Accession No.
2012.10.1a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Orange and white front cover titled "Eaton's of Canada, Wall-papers 1955." backside of front page contains "do it yourself" instructions and the following pages are each a large real sample of the wall paper paired with a page of information, including price, style, dimensions, and description. Som…
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Title
Eaton's wall-paper catalogue
Manufacturer
T. Eaton Co.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Start Date
1955
Description
Orange and white front cover titled "Eaton's of Canada, Wall-papers 1955." backside of front page contains "do it yourself" instructions and the following pages are each a large real sample of the wall paper paired with a page of information, including price, style, dimensions, and description. Some pages have been torn out. Pink stain on front cover and missing pieces of the cover along the spine, maybe the book fragile to open.
Width
22
Length
25
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2017.71.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL/ALLOY-TIN;
Description
Small rectangular tin that is pale yellow with some dark blue. The front reads: "O.K Pure White / Cigarette Papers / Double Automatic." The tin has two small screwholes for mounting, located at the top and bottom of the tin.
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Title
O.K Cigarette Paper Holder
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
Small rectangular tin that is pale yellow with some dark blue. The front reads: "O.K Pure White / Cigarette Papers / Double Automatic." The tin has two small screwholes for mounting, located at the top and bottom of the tin.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-TIN;
Accession No.
2018.45.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
a: red and off-white coupons, "Have You Tried Squirrel Peanut Butter". Coupon No. 178635 b: green and off-white coupon with hole punched in the middle. "Try Delicious Sungo-- Orange Flavour Crystals". Coupon numbered 067414 c: red and off-white coupon, "Try Delicious Sungold Orange Flavour Crysta…
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Title
Nabob Coupons
Manufacturer
Nabob
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Place Used
Canada
Start Date
1970
End Date
1979
Description
a: red and off-white coupons, "Have You Tried Squirrel Peanut Butter". Coupon No. 178635 b: green and off-white coupon with hole punched in the middle. "Try Delicious Sungo-- Orange Flavour Crystals". Coupon numbered 067414 c: red and off-white coupon, "Try Delicious Sungold Orange Flavour Crystals". No. 166595 d: red and white coupon, "Delicious Nabob Jams and Marmalade" No. 899268 e: blue and white coupon, "Delicious Nabob Jams and Marmalade". No. 438579 f-g: two samples of red and white coupon, "Enjoy Superb Tea with Handy Nabob Tea Bags". No 303550 and 802792 h: black and white coupon, "Try 100% Pure Nabob Instant Coffee", No. 824605. i: blue and white coupon, "Try 100% Pure Nabob Instant Coffee", No. 52353 j: red and off-white (yellowed) coupon, "Try 100% Pure Nabob Instant Coffee", No. 315360 k: red and white coupon, "Try 100% Pure Nabob Instant Coffee", No. 831104 l: red and off-white (yellowed) coupon, "M-M-M Lemon Cheese by Nabob". No. 498710 m: red and white (yellowed) coupon, "M-M-M Lemon Cheese by Nabob". No. 404012. n: red and white coupon with hole punched in middle. "1 Nabob Premium Cerficiate". Note this coupon is slightly larger in size than all the others. o: red and off-white coupon, "Nabob Premium Certificate", No. 933251, type F-7. p: red and white coupon, "Nabob Premium Certificate", No. 294151, type D-7. q: blue and white coupon, "2 Nabob Premium Certificate", No. 381178, type B-7. All coupons were valid in Canada only.
History Of Use
Coupons used in the Bulkley Valley in the 1970s
Number Of Parts
17
Accession No.
2009.16.1 a-q
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

Field Collections - Summer 1998 Driftwood Canyon Provincial Park

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Date Range
1939-1998
Collection
Bulkley Valley Museum collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
The series consists of a report of all fossils from samples at Driftwood Canyon Provincial Park fossil sites. Listings of insects, plants, fish and amber found on a five day fossil hunt in August of 1998. Compiled by Kenneth W. Pugh. Also includes a listing of collections recorded and their cont…
Collection
Bulkley Valley Museum collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Kenneth Pugh
Name Access
Driftwood Fossil Beds
L'Orsa, Anthony
Item No.
2000 37
Accession No.
2000 37 1
Physical Description
42 pages printed both sides 22.5x28cm. Bound in brown thick paper by staples.
Date Range
1939-1998
Scope and Content
The series consists of a report of all fossils from samples at Driftwood Canyon Provincial Park fossil sites. Listings of insects, plants, fish and amber found on a five day fossil hunt in August of 1998. Compiled by Kenneth W. Pugh. Also includes a listing of collections recorded and their contents by Anthony L'Orsa
Arrangement
Retain in archives ONLY if it is original. WC November 3, 2003.
Subject Access
FOSSILS
PARKS - Provinvial
Notes
Report published by the Fraser Centre for Non-Marine Eocene Research of Chilliwack, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; PLASTIC;
PAINT;
Description
One advertisement sign produced by the Imperial Tobacco Co. of Canada that reads 'PREVENT FIRES - Enjoy it, then be sure it's out'. Made of metal with yellow background and red and black center. Also has a picture of a cigarette lite on the front. The sign is very thin, almost as thin as paper.
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Manufacturer Notes
IMPERIAL TOBACCO CO.
Category
COMMUNICATION ARTIFACTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
One advertisement sign produced by the Imperial Tobacco Co. of Canada that reads 'PREVENT FIRES - Enjoy it, then be sure it's out'. Made of metal with yellow background and red and black center. Also has a picture of a cigarette lite on the front. The sign is very thin, almost as thin as paper.
Material
METAL/ALLOY-UNKNOWN; PLASTIC;
PAINT;
Width
44.7
Length
38.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1990.82.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Part A is a cream hexgonal cardboard hat box lid with a drawing of the Eiffel Tower "Fashions with a Continenal Flair". The word Artistic is written across with Ladies Wear Limited London, Canada in block capitals. It has gold paper trim around the 3cm deep edge. Part b the base is a dark cream ca…
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
Part A is a cream hexgonal cardboard hat box lid with a drawing of the Eiffel Tower "Fashions with a Continenal Flair". The word Artistic is written across with Ladies Wear Limited London, Canada in block capitals. It has gold paper trim around the 3cm deep edge. Part b the base is a dark cream cardboard hexagon box with gold polka dots all over it. A narrow yellow cord is threaded through it for carrying purposes.
Narrative
This hat box was found with three hats in it 2016.3.1; 2016.3.2; 2016.3.3
Height
Box: 17
Lid: 3
Width
Box: 14.4
Lid: 15
Depth
Box: 17
Diameter
29.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Each side is 15cm wide
Part Names
Part a is lid Part b is the box bottom
Accession No.
2016.3.4 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Brown and stained catalogue of High-Grade Farm Implements pages 7-95 have the page number present (Front is missing first pages and last two pages are very torn and do not have the page numbers anymore.) Models with images, descriptions, names, and numbers. Pages between 36 and 37 are coloured ima…
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Title
High-Grade Farm Implements
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
Brown and stained catalogue of High-Grade Farm Implements pages 7-95 have the page number present (Front is missing first pages and last two pages are very torn and do not have the page numbers anymore.) Models with images, descriptions, names, and numbers. Pages between 36 and 37 are coloured images of the Implements.
Width
16.5
Length
23.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1993.11.52
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PLASTIC;
Description
An orange clear plastic ice scraper for clearing ice off of car windows. Printed on the front of the scraper area is BOVILL MOTORS CHRYLER PLYMOUTH APPROVED SERVICE Smithers, B.C. In an oval at the base of the handle is Esso Imperial Service.
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Title
Bovill Motors
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
An orange clear plastic ice scraper for clearing ice off of car windows. Printed on the front of the scraper area is BOVILL MOTORS CHRYLER PLYMOUTH APPROVED SERVICE Smithers, B.C. In an oval at the base of the handle is Esso Imperial Service.
Material
PLASTIC;
Accession No.
2016.10.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PAPER;
PLASTIC;
Description
A small plastic key tab and chain with BOVILL MOTORS Chrysler-Plymouth Fargo Truck Smithers, B.C. printed on one side and the picture of a grey car on the other side. The chain is metal and is threaded through a small hole at the top if the tab.
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Title
Bovill Motors
Other Names
Key chain
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
A small plastic key tab and chain with BOVILL MOTORS Chrysler-Plymouth Fargo Truck Smithers, B.C. printed on one side and the picture of a grey car on the other side. The chain is metal and is threaded through a small hole at the top if the tab.
Material
METAL / ALLOY - UNKNOWN
PAPER;
PLASTIC;
Accession No.
2016.10.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Leach Brothers red Matchbook. 20 pink tipped matches. Leach Brothers Meats and Groceries in Smithers, B. C.
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Title
Leach Brothers
Manufacturer
Eddy Match Co Limited
Original Owner
Albert William Vinson
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
Leach Brothers red Matchbook. 20 pink tipped matches. Leach Brothers Meats and Groceries in Smithers, B. C.
Width
4
Length
5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2013.14.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
PLASTIC;
Description
2016.10.5a: A white thermal plastic travel mug with O'Neills written in green script with a small green shamrock beside it. GM is printed in white below it in a small dark blue square. Below that is SMITHERS, B.C. General Motors Dealers since 1924. On the other side is written in dark blue 60th An…
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Title
O'Neills GM Smithers BC
Manufacturer Notes
PrecisionCraft
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Place Of Manufacture
Canada
End Date
1995
Period or Date Notes
Chronicles of Smithers
Description
2016.10.5a: A white thermal plastic travel mug with O'Neills written in green script with a small green shamrock beside it. GM is printed in white below it in a small dark blue square. Below that is SMITHERS, B.C. General Motors Dealers since 1924. On the other side is written in dark blue 60th Anniversary. One the bottom of the mug is written Duracraft. Made in Canada by Precision Craft A.S.I. 7930. 2016.10.5b: A white lid that fits on tightly and has a small opening on one side for drinking and a tab and small air hole opposite to help pop the lid off.
Material
PLASTIC;
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2016.10.5 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAINT
Description
Objects are a group of 6 wooden pencils advertising various companies. 1981.57.4 a: An unused yellow pencil with JAKE'S PLUMBING & HEATING LTD. Smither BC on the side; 1981.57.4 b: An unused silver pencil with JAKE'S PLUMBING & HEATING Smithers BC on the side 1981.57.4 c: An unused yellow pencil wi…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
ADVERTISING MEDIUM
Description
Objects are a group of 6 wooden pencils advertising various companies. 1981.57.4 a: An unused yellow pencil with JAKE'S PLUMBING & HEATING LTD. Smither BC on the side; 1981.57.4 b: An unused silver pencil with JAKE'S PLUMBING & HEATING Smithers BC on the side 1981.57.4 c: An unused yellow pencil with O K IMPORT , Vancouver BC on the side. 1981.57.4 d: An unused green pencil with Compliments of your FULLER BRUSH COMPANY in both English & French 1981.57.4 e: An unused new blue pencil with Compliments of your FULLER BRUSH COMPANY in both English&French 1981.57.4 f: An used yellow pencil with PROPERTY OF THE PROVINCE OF BRITISH COMUMBIA Made in Canada written on the side.
Narrative
1981,57.4 f has no letter designation on it - The original numbering was 1981.57.4 a-e so the "f" has been added to the data base record
6/13/2016
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; PAINT
Length
19cm
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Unsharpend pencils are all 19cm long: 1981,57.4 f is16.5cm
Number Of Parts
6
Accession No.
1981.57.4 a-f
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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