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Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
Long narrow, white table runner. Has wide lace styled embroidary around the outside edges, and in rows down the center.
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Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
HOUSEHOLD ACCESSORY
Description
Long narrow, white table runner. Has wide lace styled embroidary around the outside edges, and in rows down the center.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Accession No.
1997.9.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
Off white cotton flour sack. "Purity Flour Mills" across top of blue circe, "Purity Flour" in large red letters across the middle. 98 lb. sack.
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Manufacturer
Purity Flour Mills
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MERCHANDISING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1905
End Date
1981
Period or Date Notes
Likely dates to 1950s as it is branded with Purity Flour Mills only, not the Western Canada Flour Mills. Source: http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/sites/westerncanadaflourmills.shtml, accessed January 2019
Description
Off white cotton flour sack. "Purity Flour Mills" across top of blue circe, "Purity Flour" in large red letters across the middle. 98 lb. sack.
History Of Use
Purity Flour was first milled during Canada’s “wheat boom” in 1905 by the Western Canada Flour Mills Company, who became the largest flour milling company in Canada. Source: https://digex.lib.uoguelph.ca/exhibits/show/tried-tested-true/advertising-cookbooks/purity-flour-book, accessed Jan 2019
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Width
51
Length
85
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1997.15.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
Off white cotton flour sack with text on both sides. One one side are ink removal instructions, "Milled from Washed Wheat / Treadmark / Robin Hood Flour" in large red letters over a coat of arms. Under coat of arms is "For Bread, Cakes & Pastry / Robin Hood FLour Mills Limited / Moose Jaw Calgary …
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Manufacturer
Robin Hood Flour Mills Limited
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MERCHANDISING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1928
End Date
1966
Period or Date Notes
Based on opening of Saskatoon factory (referenced on the bag) and closing of the Moose Jaw factory (also referenced on the bag), based on dates in Wikipedia entry for "Robin Hood Flour", accessed January 30 2019
Description
Off white cotton flour sack with text on both sides. One one side are ink removal instructions, "Milled from Washed Wheat / Treadmark / Robin Hood Flour" in large red letters over a coat of arms. Under coat of arms is "For Bread, Cakes & Pastry / Robin Hood FLour Mills Limited / Moose Jaw Calgary Saskatoon". On reverse side is similar text, but with cartoon drawing of a Robin Hood character with a bow and arrow. 98 lb bag.
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Width
50
Length
88
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1997.16.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-SILK;
Description
Light pink silk camisole with pink silk shoulder straps. Top chest portion is mainly lace that has a flowered pattern throughout. In the center top chest area is two silk flowers, one pink and one blue. Cinched fabric bottom.
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Title
Silk camisole
Other Names
bra
brassiere
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING,OUTERWEAR
Description
Light pink silk camisole with pink silk shoulder straps. Top chest portion is mainly lace that has a flowered pattern throughout. In the center top chest area is two silk flowers, one pink and one blue. Cinched fabric bottom.
Material
FABRIC-SILK;
Accession No.
1997.18.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-SILK;
Description
Men's off-white silk shirt with thick and thin brown stripes going from top to bottom. There is no collar but there are botton holes for attaching detachable collars. "16 1/2" stamped on collar, indicating size. Maker's tag inside: "W.G.R. / Double Wear Cuffs / Patented 1918" in red. Near the waist…
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Title
Silk shirt
Manufacturer
W.G.R.
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Start Date
1918
Period or Date Notes
based on patented date on maker's tag
Description
Men's off-white silk shirt with thick and thin brown stripes going from top to bottom. There is no collar but there are botton holes for attaching detachable collars. "16 1/2" stamped on collar, indicating size. Maker's tag inside: "W.G.R. / Double Wear Cuffs / Patented 1918" in red. Near the waist on the left hand side is stamped "D 265 / 16 1/2 35 / 522".
Material
FABRIC-SILK;
Accession No.
1997.20.1 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Description
Waist length ladies off-white cotton blouse, with high narrow lace collar. Arm length sleeves with lace strips, spaced from top of sleeves to bottom in decorative pattern. Front has embroidered lace patch work in the form of a 'V' from shoulders down to waist. Buttons at back, as well as metal clas…
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Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, OUTERWEAR
Description
Waist length ladies off-white cotton blouse, with high narrow lace collar. Arm length sleeves with lace strips, spaced from top of sleeves to bottom in decorative pattern. Front has embroidered lace patch work in the form of a 'V' from shoulders down to waist. Buttons at back, as well as metal clasps at neck (2) and waist (1).
Material
FABRIC-COTTON;
Accession No.
1997.25.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
White doeskin leather gloves. Cut so that the fabric flares out to one side on each hand (e.g. left hand, flares to the left). Inside the left handed glove (a) on the top of the wrist is stamped: "?718 / ENGLISH DOESKIN / WASHABLE (? word is unclear) / MADE IN ENGLAND". Inside the right hand glove …
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Title
Ladies gloves
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Place Of Manufacture
England
Description
White doeskin leather gloves. Cut so that the fabric flares out to one side on each hand (e.g. left hand, flares to the left). Inside the left handed glove (a) on the top of the wrist is stamped: "?718 / ENGLISH DOESKIN / WASHABLE (? word is unclear) / MADE IN ENGLAND". Inside the right hand glove (b) on the top of the wrist is stamped: "? 718 / ??", and on the bottom of the wrist is stamped "Hudson's Bay Company" in the characteristic styled letters used in the logo of that company.
History Of Use
Gloves manufactured for and/or sold by the Hudson's Bay Company
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2001.11.3 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
White right handed leather glove with three round pearl-like buttons on the wrist. Top of hand has three verticle lines for decoration. Inside is stamped: "PERRIN'S MAKE" in blue ink. Other small blue marks around the top of the wrist. Other black text marks illegible. Possible that these are Perri…
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Title
Ladies Glove
Category
PERSONAL OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CLOTHING, ACCESSORY
Start Date
1893
End Date
1959
Period or Date Notes
based on start date of company, style, use of gloves in fashion
Description
White right handed leather glove with three round pearl-like buttons on the wrist. Top of hand has three verticle lines for decoration. Inside is stamped: "PERRIN'S MAKE" in blue ink. Other small blue marks around the top of the wrist. Other black text marks illegible. Possible that these are Perrin's Court Suede gloves based on similar styles seen online. In online example left handed glove (missing from this set) was stamped with the glove style.
History Of Use
Perrin or Perrin's of France was founded in 1893. Kid and other leather gloves were sold throughout the early to mid 1900s. Perrin is still in business in 2019.
Accession No.
2001.11.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Church Improvement Guilding Fund Thermometer. It is gyproc covered on both sides with brown paper. 90cm long by 20 cm across. It looks just like a large theremometer.This item is accessioned in three parts as it has broken into three parts. Part a) has part of an advertisement for gyp rock walls on…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR COMMUNICATION
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
Church Improvement Guilding Fund Thermometer. It is gyproc covered on both sides with brown paper. 90cm long by 20 cm across. It looks just like a large theremometer.This item is accessioned in three parts as it has broken into three parts. Part a) has part of an advertisement for gyp rock walls on the back.
Narrative
Found in Old Church.
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions in description
Number Of Parts
3
Accession No.
2004.43.3 a-c
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Clear glass Coca-Cola bottle.
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MERCHANDISING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Clear glass Coca-Cola bottle.
Accession No.
2008.5.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
Green glass wine bottle with 4/5 Quart repeated four times around the base.
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Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
HOUSEHOLD ACCESSORY
Description
Green glass wine bottle with 4/5 Quart repeated four times around the base.
Material
GLASS
Accession No.
1982.27.25
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
Brown glass, BC Brewing Ltd (Vancouver)
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Title
B.C. Breweries Ltd.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Description
Brown glass, BC Brewing Ltd (Vancouver)
Material
GLASS
Accession No.
1982.27.24
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Brown glass, possible a medical bottle, picture of cod liver fish on bottle
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Category
FURNISHINGS
Sub-Category
HOUSEHOLD ACCESSORY
Description
Brown glass, possible a medical bottle, picture of cod liver fish on bottle
Accession No.
2009.27.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
GLASS
Description
Green glass, Japanese symbols on bottom
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Title
Three Arrow Chinese
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MERCHANDISING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Green glass, Japanese symbols on bottom
Material
GLASS
Accession No.
1982.27.23
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Grey Nokia cellphone in a black leather protective case. Case has velcro closures. Phone has black extendable antenna. Bought for job hunting in the 1990s. Purchased in Port Hardy because the donor lived there at the time. Donor has lived in Smithers since 1999. A: cellphone B: car charger
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Description
Grey Nokia cellphone in a black leather protective case. Case has velcro closures. Phone has black extendable antenna. Bought for job hunting in the 1990s. Purchased in Port Hardy because the donor lived there at the time. Donor has lived in Smithers since 1999. A: cellphone B: car charger
Width
6.5
Length
17
Depth
3.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
2015.4.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
Gold coloured coin with " Smithers" embossed along the top on one side of the coin. On the centre of this side is Hudson Bay mountain with "INC. 1921" below it. Then "British Columbia" is embossed along the bottom. On the other side of the coin is "The Heart of the Bulkley Valley" embossed along th…
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Title
Smithers British Columbia Commemorative Coin
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
Gold coloured coin with " Smithers" embossed along the top on one side of the coin. On the centre of this side is Hudson Bay mountain with "INC. 1921" below it. Then "British Columbia" is embossed along the bottom. On the other side of the coin is "The Heart of the Bulkley Valley" embossed along the top. Then there is a heart witth a pick axe and shovel, four trees, and a steer head inside of it.
Accession No.
1980.168.14
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

British Columbia Centennial Commemorative Medal

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Description
A: A brass coloured medal with an oarange and blue ribbon. The medal has three "C"s back to back with a dogwood in the centre. "British Columbia Centennial '71 Pioneer" is inscribed on the front. On the back is: "Province of British Columbia Canada" and the BC Coat of Arms. The ribbon is connected …
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
A: A brass coloured medal with an oarange and blue ribbon. The medal has three "C"s back to back with a dogwood in the centre. "British Columbia Centennial '71 Pioneer" is inscribed on the front. On the back is: "Province of British Columbia Canada" and the BC Coat of Arms. The ribbon is connected to the medal with two rings and has a pin at the top. B: Box with a black bottom and clear plastic lid
Diameter
3.9
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1992.28.3 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
A desk trophy. It has a wooden stand with a felt bottom. On top of the wooden stand is a large copper plaque. In the centre of the copper plaque is a wreath surrounding a gold coloured coin that says "Canada Dollar British Columbia 1858 1958". Around the wreath are some detailed flowers, and again …
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
A desk trophy. It has a wooden stand with a felt bottom. On top of the wooden stand is a large copper plaque. In the centre of the copper plaque is a wreath surrounding a gold coloured coin that says "Canada Dollar British Columbia 1858 1958". Around the wreath are some detailed flowers, and again "British Columbia 1858 1958". Along the edge of the stand is a small plaque that reads "Chairman A.C. Powler B.C. Centennial Award of Merit".
Accession No.
1980.168.12
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

British Columbia Centennial '71 Pioneer Medal

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Description
A brass medal with an orange and blue ribbon in a clear and black plastic case. A: the medal has three C's back to back with a dogwood in the centre and "British Columbia Centennial '71 Pioneer" inscribed on the front. The ribbon is connected to the medal with two rings and has a pin at the top. T…
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
A brass medal with an orange and blue ribbon in a clear and black plastic case. A: the medal has three C's back to back with a dogwood in the centre and "British Columbia Centennial '71 Pioneer" inscribed on the front. The ribbon is connected to the medal with two rings and has a pin at the top. The medal has "Province of British Columbia Canada" and the B.C. coat of arms on the back. B: the case has a clear top, and a black bottom.
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1980.168.6 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Description
White felt badge with "Smithers Little League Champs 1964" written in blue letters. The back has an ink drawing.
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Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Description
White felt badge with "Smithers Little League Champs 1964" written in blue letters. The back has an ink drawing.
Accession No.
1990.167.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images

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