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Joseph L. Coyle and Mr. James Kirby

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Date Range
ca 1962
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1535
Accession No.
1987.1.72
Physical Description
1 Photograph: colour; 8.5 x 12.5 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
ca 1962
History / Biographical
Written on top front of photo: "at Mrs. Whitakers - 1962" & at bottom: Dad & Mr. Kirby - Vancouver" On back of photo" (both lived to be centenarions); Joseph Coyle - James Kirby at Mr. Kirby's cousins(?) Home West Vancouver 1962"
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Joseph L. Coyle and Mr. Murphy standing in the streets in Aldermere.

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Date Range
ca May 1911
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1488
Accession No.
1987.1.25
Physical Description
1 Photograph: b&w; 13.5 x.5 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
ca May 1911
Geographic Access
Aldemere, B.C.
Notes
1 Photograph: b&w; 17 x 10.5 cm; Both photographs have information written on back Joseph L. Coyle and Mr. Murphy (telegraph operator in Aldermere until 1913) standing in the streets in Aldermere.
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Joseph L. Coyle and Wiggs O'Neil

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Date Range
August 1962
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1531
Accession No.
1987.1.68
Physical Description
1 Photograph: b&w; 9.0 x 9.0 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
August 1962
Notes
Written on back of photograph: "Joseph L. Coyle chatting with Wiggs O'Neil - 1962. Two old-timers meeting again: 'Wiggs' and Dad, Smithers, B.C. Summer 1962".
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Joseph L. Coyle at the Centenial Pavillion

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Date Range
April 1971
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1533
Accession No.
1987.1.70
Physical Description
1 Photograph: Colour; 9.0 x 9.0 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
April 1971
Notes
Written on back of photograph: "Joseph L. Coyle in foreground; Dad in foreground, Centennial Pavilion Centenial awards, Apr. 1971, Grace McCarthy, president".
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Joseph L. Coyle fonds

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Date Range
[1910; 1916; 1942]
Collection
Joseph L. Coyle fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Fonds includes correspondence and ephemera. Ephemera includes business cards and signs for egg-safety cartons, as well as an order book for his company: Coyle-Riegle Specialty Co.
Joseph L. Coyle fonds Fonds No. PF16 Physical Description: 2.5 cm of textual records Date Range: [1910; 1916; 1942] Administrative History/Biographical Sketch Joseph Leopold Coyle was born in Ontario on May 31, 1871 and began his career as clean-up and delivery boy to the Walkerton Telescope
Collection
Joseph L. Coyle fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
PF16
Accession No.
1987.1
Physical Description
2.5 cm of textual records
Date Range
[1910; 1916; 1942]
History / Biographical
Joseph Leopold Coyle was born in Ontario in 1871 and began his career as a journalist apprentice. Coyle first moved to New Jersey, then Alaska, before settling in the Bulkley Valley in 1906. He founded several newspapers, including the Omineca Herald, Bulkley Pioneer and Interior news. He is best known for inventing the egg carton in 1911, patented 1918, settling a dispute between a farmer and hotel owner near Aldermere, B.C, over broken eggs being delivered. While the original carton was created by hand, Coyle later designed, engineered and fabricated a machine for the mass production of egg cartons in Smithers. To finance this endeavor, Coyle sold his interests in the Interior News, as well as all of his holdings in the Bulkley Valley. He later moved his base of operations first to Vancouver, B.C., and then to Los Angeles, California. Coyle also invented other items, such as a coin counter/separator, an automobile anti-theft club and a pocket cigar-cutter. Coyle passed away in New Westminster, B.C. on April 18, 1972.
Scope and Content
Fonds includes correspondence and ephemera. Ephemera includes business cards and signs for egg-safety cartons, as well as an order book for his company: Coyle-Riegle Specialty Co.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Joseph L. Coyle with daughter Ellen and playmate Violet Whitlow at McNeil's Store in Aldermere.

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Date Range
May 18, 1913
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Item No.
P1486
Accession No.
987.1.23
Scan Resolution
96dpi
Date Range
May 18, 1913
History / Biographical
Ellen and Violet were the only two children in Aldermere at this time.
Geographic Access
Aldermere, B.C.
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Coyle

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Date Range
1908
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1496
Accession No.
1987.1.33
Physical Description
1 Postcard: sepia; 14 x 8.5 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
1908
Notes
1 Photograph: b&w; 18 x 11.5 Mrs. Winnifred Coyle with husband Joseph Coyle and daughter Ellen, Mrs. Davey Scott and two unidentified people (one man and one woman). Addressed to "Miss Bradly, Port Essington, B.C." mailed from Kitselas Jul 4 08
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Interviews with Ellen Coyle Myton

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Date Range
April 1987
[1987]
Collection
BVM Oral History collection
Description Level
File
GMD
sound recording
electronic record
Scope and Content
Two interviews with Ellen Myton (nee Coyle), daughter of egg carton inventor and Interior News founder Joseph Coyle. One was recorded in April 1987 by Carol Morgenthaler as part of a BVLD radio show. The other was recorded at an unknown date (prior to Myton's death around 1999) by Bulkley Valley Mu…
Collection
BVM Oral History collection
Description Level
File
GMD
sound recording
electronic record
Creator
Carol Morgenthaler
Ruth Murdoch?
Fonds No.
C5
Item No.
2021.21.31
Accession No.
2021.21
Physical Description
733 MB of digital records
Date Range
April 1987
[1987]
Scope and Content
Two interviews with Ellen Myton (nee Coyle), daughter of egg carton inventor and Interior News founder Joseph Coyle. One was recorded in April 1987 by Carol Morgenthaler as part of a BVLD radio show. The other was recorded at an unknown date (prior to Myton's death around 1999) by Bulkley Valley Museum staff. Includes raw and edited .WAV files and MP3 access files.
Notes
Second interviewer unidentified but sounds like Ruth Murdoch.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Audio Tracks

Ellen Coyle Myton gives an overview of her father's career, from working a boyhood job at a newspaper office in Ontario, to becoming the founder of the Interior News in Aldermere.

keywords

Aldermere; careers; Juno, Alaska; Ontario; Telkwa; typesetting; Washington state

subjects

Interior News; Joseph Coyle

Myton recounts her memories of Aldermere, including the difficulty of receiving water and milk, the precise location of the town, and a sled that her father gave her when she was a little girl.

keywords

Aldermere Heights; childhood; Croteau's ranch; location of Aldermere; sleigh; Telkwa; Tona Hetherington

subjects

Aldermere

Myton describes how her father ran the Interior News as a one-man business in Aldermere, including what sort of news was reported and how it was gathered.

keywords

isolation; London, England; news; newspapers; printing; typesetting; winter

subjects

Aldermere; business; Interior News

Myton discusses her family's move to Smithers around 1913-14 and life in the town during its earliest days.

keywords

Bulkley Hotel; cars; clearing land; ditches; Doodson's butcher shop; Joseph Coyle; Muriel Adams; news; pack train; railroad; roads

subjects

childhood; Interior News; Smithers

Myton describes where her family moved after Smithers and how her father's egg carton business expanded over the following years.

keywords

1920s; business; California; Depression of 1920-1921; invention; Los Angeles; Vancouver

subjects

egg carton; Joseph Coyle

Myton describes her teaching career and adult life, including moves along the west coast and a vacation to Europe.

keywords

Bellingham, Washington; Europe; New Westminster; retirement; Santa Monica, California; teaching

subjects

careers; Ellen Coyle Myton

Having returned to Smithers for the 80th anniversary of the Interior News, Ellen Coyle Myton describes her impression of the town and how it has changed since she left.

keywords

anniversary; Interior News; old vs. new

subjects

Smithers

Interview begins with Ellen Coyle Myton discussing the Catholic missionary Father Godfrey (Eichelsbacher), who baptized her as a child, as well as the Anglican Church that her mother attended in Telkwa. Note: interview starts mid-sentence without any introduction.

keywords

Anglicanism; baptism; Catholicism; Father Godfrey Eichelsbacher; mass; missionary; priest; Telkwa Anglican Church; worship

subjects

religion

Myton shares her childhood memories of Smithers, including the time she fell in the Main Street ditch.

keywords

Adams Drugstore; Jean Kilpatrick; Main Street ditch; Muriel Adams

subjects

childhood; Smithers

Myton describes her father's invention of the egg carton and how her family supported itself after leaving Smithers.

keywords

Depression of 1920-1921; Interior News; Jack McNeil; Los Angeles; Patrick Coyle; Vancouver

subjects

egg carton; inventions; Joseph Coyle

Subject changes abruptly (mid-sentence) to outings and social events in early Smithers, as well as Joseph Coyle's ranch and brick-making business in Tatlow. Interview ends without a proper conclusion.

keywords

berry picking; boating; brick-making business; cars; Chicken Lake; fishing; gatherings; Joseph Coyle; kiln; Lake Kathlyn; Moricetown; outdoors; picnics; salmon; Tatlow; Witset

subjects

outings; Smithers; social events

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Ephemera, egg-safety carton

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Date Range
[1942]
Collection
Joseph L. Coyle fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
File includes ephemera produced for Joseph Coyle's egg carton business, including two business cards and an ink blotter.
Collection
Joseph L. Coyle fonds
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Joseph Coyle
Fonds No.
PF16
File No.
File 4
Item No.
1987.1.1
1987.1.2
1987.1.3
Accession No.
1987.1
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
[1942]
Scope and Content
File includes ephemera produced for Joseph Coyle's egg carton business, including two business cards and an ink blotter.
Geographic Access
Vancouver, B.C.
London, Ont.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Smithers: From Swamp to Village

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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.
and the Methodist Church all constructed houses of worship, an outdoor skating rink was built, and a bridge was being constructed across the Bulkley River at the foot of Main Street. Joseph L. Coyle, former editor of The Bulkley Pioneer in Telkwa and The Omineca Herald in Hazelton, moved his paper, The Interior
Collection
Lynn Shervill fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
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
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

Documents

Smithers: From Swamp to Village

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Smithers 75th Homecoming Supplement

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Date Range
June 26, 1996
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
newspaper
Scope and Content
Celebration of 75th anniversary of Smithers' incorporation as a village.
, B.C. YEARS OF FLAVOUR, YEARS OF FRIENDSHIP! 40 �Memories: Early Smithers and Main Street SMITHERS townsite, 1913 Ellen Coyle Myton (daughter of Joseph Coyle, founder of Interior News) "I was three ... when we moved to Smithers [1913/14] and six when we left... I remember the ditch very well
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
newspaper
Fonds No.
BF5
Accession No.
2020.6.80
Physical Description
1 cm textual records
Date Range
June 26, 1996
History / Biographical
Printed in the Interior News and Houston Today.
Scope and Content
Celebration of 75th anniversary of Smithers' incorporation as a village.
Subject Access
Interior News
Type of Record
Archival Description

Documents

Smithers 75th Homecoming Supplement

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Place Name Stories of the Bulkley Valley, Book 1

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Date Range
2019-2020
Collection
Alan Pickard fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is the compiled book "Place Name Stories of the Bulkley Valley, Book 1" written by Alan Pickard. Place names include Aldermere, Aldrich Lake, Barrett Place, Bigelow, Bulkley River, Canyon Creek, China Nose, Cronin Mountain, Debenture Creek, Dennis Lake, Dibble Place, Driftwood Creek, Elwyn Lak…
Collection
Alan Pickard fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Alan Pickard
Fonds No.
PF23
Series No.
SS1
File No.
1
Accession No.
2020.2.1
Physical Description
28.4 mb PDF
Standard No.
ISBN 978-0-9739123-3-3
Date Range
2019-2020
Edition
2nd
Publication
Alan Pickard, January 11 2020
Scope and Content
Item is the compiled book "Place Name Stories of the Bulkley Valley, Book 1" written by Alan Pickard. Place names include Aldermere, Aldrich Lake, Barrett Place, Bigelow, Bulkley River, Canyon Creek, China Nose, Cronin Mountain, Debenture Creek, Dennis Lake, Dibble Place, Driftwood Creek, Elwyn Lake, Glacier House, Glentanna, Goathorn Creek, Government Ranch, Gramophone Creek, Harvey, Howson, Lake Kathlyn, Little Joe, Maney Creek, Meed Creek, Moricetown (Witset), Newitt Creek, Oschawwinna, Reiseter Creek, Roche Deboulez, Rose Lake, Round Lake, Seymour Lake, Simpson Creek, Telkwa High Road, Tenas Creek, Twin Creek, Tyhee Lake, Webster Creek, and Wilson Lake.
Geographic Access
Aldemere, B.C.
Aldrich Lake, B.C.
Barrett, B.C.
Canyon Creek
Debenture Creek
Driftwood, B.C.
Reiseter Creek
Babine Mountains
Bulkley River
Bulkley Valley
Cronin Basin
Glentanna, B.C.
Hagwilget, B.C.
Lake Kathlyn, B.C.
Moricetown, B.C.
Witset, B.C.
Rocher De Boule Mountain
Round Lake, B.C.
Seymour Lake, B.C.
Tyhee Lake
Notes
Second edition of the book, including updated materials, donated January 2020, replacing the first edition.
Reproduction Restrictions
Images included in the publication may or may not be protected by copyright, including images credited to the BC Archives.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Documents

Place Name Stories of the Bulkley Valley, Book 1

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Historical Writings

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Date Range
2008-2019
Collection
Harry Kruisselbrink fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
electronic record
Scope and Content
Series contains short articles and other historical writings by Harry Kruisselbrink including: Tribute to Gordon Hetherington, Crossing the Bulkley: A History of the Bulkley River Bridges, Smithers: BC's First Village, Fred Watson's Last Flight, The Dave Havard Story, as well as other short article…
{add=Gordon Hetherington – a tribute. Gordon Stuart Hetherington was born in Smithers on March 14, 1923. He passed away in Victoria, B.C. on March 20, 2017 just days after his 94th birthday. Gordon’s roots in Smithers and the Bulkley Valley ran deep. His father, Joseph Harris Hetherington, was born
Collection
Harry Kruisselbrink fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
electronic record
Creator
Harry Kruisselbrink
Fonds No.
PF32
Series No.
S1
Accession No.
2019.33
2020.18
2021.8
Date Range
2008-2019
Scope and Content
Series contains short articles and other historical writings by Harry Kruisselbrink including: Tribute to Gordon Hetherington, Crossing the Bulkley: A History of the Bulkley River Bridges, Smithers: BC's First Village, Fred Watson's Last Flight, The Dave Havard Story, as well as other short articles about Gilbert Clarke Killam, James Kirby, Sadie Hadley and D.C. Sangster, Werner (Vern) Dettwiler, Art Priestly written by Kruisselbrink. Some articles were published in Autumn Leaves (produced by the Smithers Senior Citizens Association and Heirlines (produced by the BV Genealogical Society).
Arrangement
Items were compiled together from previously shared material for research purposes.
Subject Access
Bulkley River
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Notes
Some articles co-written by Dirk Mendel. Crossing the Bulkley cowritten by Phillip Jones.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Documents

PF32S1_2019.33_Gilbert%20Clarke%20Killam

PF32S1_2019.33_Gordon%20Hetherington

PF32S1_2019.33_Heirlines_December_2015_Hadley%20and%20Sangster

PF32S1_2019.33_James%20Ernest%20Kirby

PF32S1_2019.33_Werner%20Vern%20Dettwiler

PF32S2_2020.18_The%20Dave%20Havard%20Story%20in%20WWII

PF32S2_2020.18_Fred%20Watson's%20Last%20Flight

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Interior News fonds

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Date Range
1910-2011
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
graphic material
Scope and Content
Records in the fonds reflect the functions of the Interior News, which included printing for other businesses, as well as publishing a weekly paper. Records include photographs, promotional materials, cheques, supplements, advertisements, sample circular letterheads, microfilm reels containing the …
History/Biographical Sketch The Interior News was first established as the Bulkley Pioneer in 1907 by Ontario-born Joseph Coyle, who had moved to the Bulkley Valley from Juneau, Alaska in the hopes of starting a paper. Coyle, who would later invent the egg carton, ran the Pioneer from his ranch
Collection
Interior News fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
graphic material
Creator
Interior News
Fonds No.
BF5
Accession No.
1981.53
1982.34
2017.130
2017.136
2018.2
2020.6
2020.34
2020.36
2021.1
Physical Description
9 cm of textual records; 82 microfilm reels; 1000+ photographs; 24 boxes of negatives; 1000+ PDF files
Date Range
1910-2011
History / Biographical
Although it was initially established in 1907 as the newspaper for the nearby community of Aldermere, the Interior News transferred to Smithers in 1915 with Joseph Coyle as the editor. He remained editor until 1918 when the newspaper was sold to Lawrence Beverly (L. B.) Warner (nee Nyland), who published the paper out of his house in Smithers with the help of his wife, Margaret “Peg” Warner. In its initial years, the paper was hand set, five pages long, and cost ten cents. After Warner’s death on February 25, 1940, his wife, Margaret, and son, Kenneth (Ken) Warner, continued to publish the paper. Ken Warner sold the paper to Bill Yorke-Hardy, Keith Marshall, and Gary White, of North Central Press. In 1981, North Central Press sold The Interior News to Black Press, which still owns the paper to this day. For more detailed information, see Finding Aid.
Custodial History
It is unknown when and how exactly the 1910-2007 Interior News microfilm reels, which make up the bulk of this fonds, were donated. They were most likely microfilmed by the BC Archives. They were never given accession numbers. The 2007-2011 Interior News pdfs were donated to the Museum by the Interior News in July 2019. They were also never given accession numbers. Items from 1981.53 were donated to the archives by an unknown donor on August 19, 1981. They were originally processed by J.J. Horne in 1992. Items from 1982.34 were donated by Mary Wood in 1982. Items from 2020.6 were donated to the museum in 2007 by the Interior News and stored in the Old Works Yard building until being removed and processed in April 2020. On May 5th 2020 an accession form for them was signed by Grant Harris of the Interior News. Items from 2020.34 had previously been in the museum’s reference files, but were accessioned and added to fonds in August 2020. Items from 2020.36 and 2021.1 were found while cleaning Room 6 in September 2020-February 2021 and may have been among the items donated by the Interior News in 2007.
Scope and Content
Records in the fonds reflect the functions of the Interior News, which included printing for other businesses, as well as publishing a weekly paper. Records include photographs, promotional materials, cheques, supplements, advertisements, sample circular letterheads, microfilm reels containing the paper’s entire run from 1910 to 2007, and pdf files of the paper’s run from 2007 to 2011.
Arrangement
Fonds is arranged into four series. S1 contains the full run of the Interior News from 1910 to 2011, stored as microfilm and PDF files. S2 contains physical copies of supplements which were published alongside the Interior News. S3 contains ephemera produced by the Interior News, such as letterhead and cheques. S4 contains photographs and negatives which were produced by or submitted to the Interior News.
Subject Access
Interior News
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Bulkley Valley
Notes
All papers from 1910 to 2007 (minus most supplements) are available on Newspapers.com.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Documents

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Village of Telkwa fonds

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Date Range
1962-1965
Collection
Village of Telkwa fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Records include auditor’s reports and financial statements for the Village of Telkwa.
office, and a newspaper run by Joseph Coyle, among other businesses. However, the proposal of the GTP’s construction of a divisional point in Telkwa was met with local opposition; the company instead chose a location at the base of Hudson Bay Mountain which later became the town of Smithers. In 1914
Collection
Village of Telkwa fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
Fonds No.
GF7
Accession No.
2017.36
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
1962-1965
History / Biographical
Euro-Canadian settlement in the Telkwa area began around 1904 in the nearby town site of Aldermere. Around 1907, many people began to move down the hill to be closer to the juncture of the rivers and the anticipated route of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway (GTP). The town site of Telkwa was soon surveyed and growing rapidly, with a hotel and church being constructed. By 1912, the village boasted a laundromat, real estate office, and a newspaper run by Joseph Coyle, among other businesses. However, the proposal of the GTP’s construction of a divisional point in Telkwa was met with local opposition; the company instead chose a location at the base of Hudson Bay Mountain which later became the town of Smithers. In 1914, Telkwa’ s boom ended abruptly as it suffered tremendous loss during a fire that started in Kennedy’s Pool Room and spread to other businesses. In total, 13 buildings in the village were lost and many others damaged. Many business owners chose not to rebuild in Telkwa, instead deciding to move to the growing town of Smithers. Today, the village has a population of approximately 1000.
Scope and Content
Records include auditor’s reports and financial statements for the Village of Telkwa.
Geographic Access
Telkwa, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Coyle Ranch, Tatlow

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions2274
Date Range
1909
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1513
Accession No.
1987.1.50
Physical Description
1 Photograph: b&w; 13 x 8 cm 1 enlargement: b&w; 17.5 x 10.5 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
1909
Subject Access
Brick Kiln
Coyle Ranch
Notes
View of the Joseph Coyle ranch in Tatlow on the Bulkley River, one mile from Telkwa. Joseph L. Coyle can be seen faintly by trees.
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

Images

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Ellen Coyle-Myton correspondence

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Date Range
1982 - 1994
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
1994 correspondence between Lillian Weedmark, BVM curator, and Ellen Coyle-Myton about photographs donated to the Museum, and other recollections by Ellen about her father, and early Smithers / Bulkley Valley settler history. Also a letter to curator Susan Denny in 1982.
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
File
GMD
textual record
Creator
Ellen Coyle-Myton
Lillian Weedmark
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
315
Accession No.
2020.27
Physical Description
1cm textual record
Date Range
1982 - 1994
History / Biographical
Ellen Coyle-Myton was the daughter of Joseph Coyle, inventor of the egg carton
Scope and Content
1994 correspondence between Lillian Weedmark, BVM curator, and Ellen Coyle-Myton about photographs donated to the Museum, and other recollections by Ellen about her father, and early Smithers / Bulkley Valley settler history. Also a letter to curator Susan Denny in 1982.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Telkwa, B.C.
Aldermere, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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Coyle Ranch Clay Pit

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions2273
Date Range
1909
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1512
Accession No.
1987.1.49
Physical Description
1 Photogra[h: sepia; 13 x 8 cm 1 enlargement: b&w; 17.5 x 10.5 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
1909
Subject Access
Brick Kiln
Coyle Ranch
Notes
"Clay pit on Coyle Ranch, Tatlow; Joseph L Coyle looking on. (Maggie Doyle's father made chimney bricks from this clay)".
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Ellen Coyle Myton on the Interior News' 80th anniversary

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Date Range
April 1987
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photo of Ellen Myton (nee Coyle) at a party held at the Central Park Building to celebrate the 80-year anniversary of the Interior News. Appears to have been taken in the Smithers Art Gallery.
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P8002
Accession No.
2020.36
Physical Description
1 photograph; colour
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
Date Range
April 1987
History / Biographical
Ellen Coyle Myton was the daughter of Joseph Coyle, founder of the Interior News and inventor of the egg carton.
Custodial History
Item was found inside a scrapbook in Room 6 in October 2020. It was removed and accessioned into the BVM visual record collection on October 29th.
Scope and Content
Photo of Ellen Myton (nee Coyle) at a party held at the Central Park Building to celebrate the 80-year anniversary of the Interior News. Appears to have been taken in the Smithers Art Gallery.
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Blue Clay Steeple

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Date Range
ca 1909
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
William E. Covert
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1515
Accession No.
1987.1.52
Physical Description
1 Postcard: sepia; 8.5 x 13.5 cm 1 Enlargement: b&w; 11.5 x 19 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
ca 1909
Subject Access
Brick Kiln
Coyle Ranch
Geographic Access
Telkwa, B.C.
Notes
Printed on both, bottom front corner "Gumbo Vent (?) Telkwa B.C." On back of enlargement is: "Blue clay Steeeple on bank of Bulkey river flats - near Coyle Ranch 1909 " The smaller photo has the same except it is "near Joseph L Coyle ranch - Tatlow".
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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