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Public works and economic development

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Date Range
1912-1920
Collection
Smithers Citizens' Association fonds
Description Level
Series
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
The series contains records pertaining to the development of Smithers, including general improvements, expansion, public works initiatives and land and employment inquiries. These records primarily consist of correspondence.
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Collection
Smithers Citizens' Association fonds
Description Level
Series
GMD
textual record
Creator
Smithers Citizens' Association
Fonds No.
AF2
Series No.
S3
Accession No.
1988.1
Physical Description
6 cm of textual records
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1912-1920
Scope and Content
The series contains records pertaining to the development of Smithers, including general improvements, expansion, public works initiatives and land and employment inquiries. These records primarily consist of correspondence.
Type of Record
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Date Range
1913-1915; 1918
Collection
Smithers Citizens' Association fonds
Description Level
Series
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Series includes records related to the administrative activities of the Association. The series contains a report of the committee, list of members, meeting minutes, a proposal, executive resignations and nominations and reference materials.
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Collection
Smithers Citizens' Association fonds
Description Level
Series
GMD
textual record
Creator
Smithers Citizens' Association
Fonds No.
AF2
Series No.
S1
Accession No.
1988.1
Physical Description
2.5 cm of textual records
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1913-1915; 1918
Scope and Content
Series includes records related to the administrative activities of the Association. The series contains a report of the committee, list of members, meeting minutes, a proposal, executive resignations and nominations and reference materials.
Type of Record
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Date Range
1947
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is the diary of Henry Gunderson, depicting his time tie-hacking, working on farms and constructing government roads.
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Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Henry Gunderson
Name Access
Lundstrom, Oscar
Marten, Eric
Mortenson, Carl
Ruskanko, Antony
Sturzenegger, Paul
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 70
Item No.
1990.28.1
Accession No.
1990 28 1
Physical Description
2.5 cm of textual records
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1947
History / Biographical
Henry Gunderson worked as a tie cutter and farm hand in the Bulkley Valley. He lived with his sister, Gertie Gunderson, and Bill Wilson on the Telkwa High Road (close to Moricetown, B.C.)
Scope and Content
Item is the diary of Henry Gunderson, depicting his time tie-hacking, working on farms and constructing government roads.
Notes
The identity of the creator was determined by an interview with a pioneer settler, Eleanor Robinson, and note on Sept. 28 "$260.00 due me, Henry Gunderson."
Type of Record
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Dominion Experimental Substation, Smithers, British Columbia, progress report, 1938-1950

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Date Range
1952
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a progress report created by the Canada Department of Agriculture Experimental Farms Service, regarding the Dominion Experimental Substation in Smithers, B.C.
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Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 138
Item No.
2000.34.1
Accession No.
2000.34
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records (44 p.)
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Date Range
1952
Publication
Ottawa: Queen's Printer and Controller of Stationery
Scope and Content
Item is a progress report created by the Canada Department of Agriculture Experimental Farms Service, regarding the Dominion Experimental Substation in Smithers, B.C.
Subject Access
Dominion Experimental Substation
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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Date Range
[1929]
Collection
Ernest Hann fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
This is a mining booklet and map published by the Smithers Districts Board of Trade. It describes in detail the claims, mines, and owners in the Bulkley Valley.
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Collection
Ernest Hann fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Smithers District Board of Trade
Fonds No.
PF8
Series No.
S2
File No.
11
Item No.
2016.6.3
Accession No.
2016.6
Physical Description
0.2 cm of textual records
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
[1929]
Scope and Content
This is a mining booklet and map published by the Smithers Districts Board of Trade. It describes in detail the claims, mines, and owners in the Bulkley Valley.
Type of Record
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Date Range
May 1927
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a school assignment completed by Pete Eby. It discusses Smithers history regarding Indigenous people in Smithers, sports, the Telkwa horse race, industries, mining, and Burns Lake.
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Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
textual record
Creator
Pete Eby
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 38
Item No.
1983.58.1
Accession No.
1983.58
Physical Description
2.5 cm of textual records
29 photographs
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
May 1927
Scope and Content
Item is a school assignment completed by Pete Eby. It discusses Smithers history regarding Indigenous people in Smithers, sports, the Telkwa horse race, industries, mining, and Burns Lake.
Type of Record
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Program, inaugural meeting of Smithers Town Council

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Date Range
1967
Collection
Town of Smithers fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a program for the inagural meeting of Smithers Town Council, marking the incorporation of Smithers as a town.
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Collection
Town of Smithers fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
GF4
File No.
File 7
Item No.
1991.239.1
Accession No.
1991.239
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1967
Custodial History
Item was donated to the Archives by an unknown individual in 1991.
Scope and Content
Item is a program for the inagural meeting of Smithers Town Council, marking the incorporation of Smithers as a town.
Type of Record
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Date Range
May 23, 1943
Collection
McDonell Family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a letter from group captain J. W. Colquhoun to Roy McDonell, offering his condolences regarding the accidental death of Roy's son, John.
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Collection
McDonell Family fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Name Access
John Donald McDonell
Fonds No.
PF12
Series No.
S1
File No.
File 3
Item No.
2017.5.1
Accession No.
2017.5
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
May 23, 1943
Scope and Content
Item is a letter from group captain J. W. Colquhoun to Roy McDonell, offering his condolences regarding the accidental death of Roy's son, John.
Type of Record
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Date Range
January 27, 1914
Collection
Alfred Smithers, scrapbook pieces
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a bulletin about the progress taking in place in Smithers, B.C. and in British Columbia in general.
  1 Document  
Collection
Alfred Smithers, scrapbook pieces
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 84
Item No.
1992.1.13
Accession No.
1992.1
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Date Range
January 27, 1914
Scope and Content
Item is a bulletin about the progress taking in place in Smithers, B.C. and in British Columbia in general.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
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Date Range
1981
Collection
Lynn Shervill fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is the book "Smithers: From Swamp to Village" written by R. Lynn Shervill in 1981 for the 60th Anniversary Project for the Town of Smithers.
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Collection
Lynn Shervill fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
R. Lynn Shervill
Name Access
Lynn Shervill
Fonds No.
PF27
Item No.
2017.17.1
Accession No.
2017.17
Physical Description
2.5 cm of textual records
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Standard No.
ISBN 0-9690737-0-4
Date Range
1981
Publication
Smithers, B.C.: Town of Smithers, 1981
Language
English
Scope and Content
Item is the book "Smithers: From Swamp to Village" written by R. Lynn Shervill in 1981 for the 60th Anniversary Project for the Town of Smithers.
Reproduction Restrictions
Three photographs do not appear in the digital copy of this item due to copyright.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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Flyer, movie screenings for Roi Theatre and Sky-Hi Drive-In

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Date Range
1973
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
electronic record
Scope and Content
Item is a double-sided flyer advertising May and June movie screenings at the Roi Theatre and the Sky-Hi Drive-In.
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Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
electronic record
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 143
Item No.
2017.21.1
Accession No.
2017.21
Physical Description
1.2 MB of textual records (PDF)
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1973
Scope and Content
Item is a double-sided flyer advertising May and June movie screenings at the Roi Theatre and the Sky-Hi Drive-In.
Subject Access
Roi Theatre
Sky-Hi Drive-In
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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Voter’s list for the municipal election in the Village of Smithers

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Date Range
1924
Collection
Town of Smithers fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a voter's list for the municipal election in the Village of Smithers on January 31, 1924, listing all residents eligible to vote.
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Collection
Town of Smithers fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
GF4
File No.
File 9
Item No.
2009.50.3
Accession No.
2009.50
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records (7 p.)
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1924
Custodial History
Item was found in the assessment roll ledger (2009.50.1) donated to the BV Museum in 2009 by Jocelyn Pearce, the President of the Museum's Board of Directors.
Scope and Content
Item is a voter's list for the municipal election in the Village of Smithers on January 31, 1924, listing all residents eligible to vote.
Subject Access
Village of Smithers
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
In April 2017, item was removed from ledger for preservation and accessibility. Item was originally placed before the 1925 roll assessment within the ledger.
Type of Record
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Date Range
1913
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Scope and Content
Item is a Preemptor's map of the Bulkley area created by the British columbia Department of Lands.
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Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
cartographic material
Creator
British Columbia Department of Lands
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
File 17
Item No.
2010.34.1
Accession No.
2010.34
Physical Description
1 map
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Date Range
1913
Custodial History
Item was donated to the Langley Centennial Museum by George Byron Medd of Fresno, California. The item is believed to be originally owned by Walter or Otway Wilkie and was salvaged after the death of Mr. Wilkie (ca. 1950s). Medd believes Wilkie worked for the CNR or CPR and, possibly, the Great Northern Railroad. Item was transferred to the Archives on November 22, 2010.
Scope and Content
Item is a Preemptor's map of the Bulkley area created by the British columbia Department of Lands.
Type of Record
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Marriage certificate and note of authenticity

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Date Range
1914; 1918
Collection
Ernest Hann fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File contains a certificate of marriage between Ernest Hann and Addie Pearl Bannister and noterized certificate of authenticity.
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Collection
Ernest Hann fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
PF8
Series No.
S2
File No.
File 17
Item No.
2003.35.1
2003.35.2
Accession No.
2003.35
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Date Range
1914; 1918
Scope and Content
File contains a certificate of marriage between Ernest Hann and Addie Pearl Bannister and noterized certificate of authenticity.
Subject Access
Addie Pearl Bannister
Ernest Hann
Notes
On the back of the note of authenticity Ernest Hann has written: "This had to be carried all during the first world war. I got arrested at Burns Lake for not having it on my person"
Type of Record
Archival Description
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December 5, 1996
Collection
Pictorial fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is the first issue of the Pictorial published December 5, 1966.
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Collection
Pictorial fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Pictorial
Name Access
Pictorial
Fonds No.
BF4
Item No.
2008.7.1
Accession No.
2008.7
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Date Range
December 5, 1996
Scope and Content
Item is the first issue of the Pictorial published December 5, 1966.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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Annual report and statement of finances, 1923

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Date Range
1923
Collection
Bulkley Valley District Hospital fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a Bulkley Valley District Hospital annual report and statement of finances for 1923.
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Collection
Bulkley Valley District Hospital fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
GF5
Series No.
S1
File No.
File 1
Accession No.
2017.25
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
1923
Scope and Content
Item is a Bulkley Valley District Hospital annual report and statement of finances for 1923.
Subject Access
Bulkley Valley District Hospital
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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Date Range
1920
Collection
Bulkley Valley District Hospital fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is the by-laws for the Bulkley Valley District Hospital, incorporated under the "Benevolent Societies Act"
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Collection
Bulkley Valley District Hospital fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
GF5
Series No.
S1
File No.
File 3
Accession No.
1986.7
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Date Range
1920
Scope and Content
Item is the by-laws for the Bulkley Valley District Hospital, incorporated under the "Benevolent Societies Act"
Subject Access
Bulkley Valley District Hospital
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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December 12, 1996
Collection
Pictorial fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is the second issue (Vol.1 No.2) of the Pictorial published December 12, 1966.
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Collection
Pictorial fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Northern Graphics Ltd.
Name Access
Northern Graphics Ltd.
Fonds No.
BF4
Item No.
2008.7.2
Accession No.
2008.7
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Date Range
December 12, 1996
Publication
Smithers, B.C.: Northern Graphics Ltd.
Scope and Content
Item is the second issue (Vol.1 No.2) of the Pictorial published December 12, 1966.
Subject Access
Pictorial
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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December 19, 1996
Collection
Pictorial fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is the third issue (Vol. 1, No.3) of the Pictorial published December 19, 1966.
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Collection
Pictorial fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Northern Graphics Ltd.
Name Access
Northern Graphics Ltd.
Fonds No.
BF4
Item No.
2008.7.3
Accession No.
2008.7
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Date Range
December 19, 1996
Publication
Smithers, B.C.: Northern Graphics Ltd.
Scope and Content
Item is the third issue (Vol. 1, No.3) of the Pictorial published December 19, 1966.
Subject Access
Pictorial
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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December 27, 1996
Collection
Pictorial fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is the fourth issue (Vol. 1, No.4) of the Pictorial published December 27, 1966.
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Collection
Pictorial fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Northern Graphics Ltd.
Name Access
Northern Graphics Ltd.
Fonds No.
BF4
Item No.
2008.7.4
Accession No.
2008.7
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Date Range
December 27, 1996
Publication
Smithers, B.C.: Northern Graphics Ltd.
Scope and Content
Item is the fourth issue (Vol. 1, No.4) of the Pictorial published December 27, 1966.
Subject Access
Pictorial
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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