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Booklet

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Material
PAPER;
Description
Light blue booklet entitled Vinegar Making on the Farm, written by the Division of Bacteriology at the Central Experimental Farm in Ottawa, and issued by the Dominion Department of Agriculture. 4 pages
Title
Vinegar Making on the Farm
Artist or Maker
Division of Bacteriology, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa
Dominion Department of Agriculture
Original Owner
Carr or Bovill family
Other Names
Pamphlet
Brochure
Subject Access
farm
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Ottawa, Ontario
Place Used
Bulkley Valley, British Columbia
Period or Date Notes
Early 20th century
Description
Light blue booklet entitled Vinegar Making on the Farm, written by the Division of Bacteriology at the Central Experimental Farm in Ottawa, and issued by the Dominion Department of Agriculture. 4 pages
History Of Use
Was collected and used by the Carr or Bovill family. Passed on to donor Laura Bolster by her father-in-law, Barney (Bernard) Bolster.
Material
PAPER;
Height
21.5
Width
0.1
Length
14
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2020.33.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Booklet

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Material
PAPER;
Description
Brown booklet entitled Information Concerning the Policy of the Life Stock Branch (Dominion of Canada, Department of Agriculture, Ottawa) Regarding Pure-Bred Rams. Pamphlet No. 19. Picture of a sheep's head on the cover. 4 pages + application form.
Title
Information Concerning the Policy of the Live Stock Branch Regarding Pure-Bred Rams
Artist or Maker
Sheep and Goat Division, Live Stock Branch, Department of Agriculture, Ottawa
Original Owner
Carr or Bovill family
Other Names
Pamphlet
Brochure
Subject Access
farm
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Ottawa, Ontario
Place Used
Bulkley Valley, British Columbia
Start Date
1919
End Date
1919
Description
Brown booklet entitled Information Concerning the Policy of the Life Stock Branch (Dominion of Canada, Department of Agriculture, Ottawa) Regarding Pure-Bred Rams. Pamphlet No. 19. Picture of a sheep's head on the cover. 4 pages + application form.
History Of Use
Was collected and used by the Carr or Bovill family. Passed on to donor Laura Bolster by her father-in-law, Barney (Bernard) Bolster.
Material
PAPER;
Height
20.3
Width
0.1
Length
11.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2020.33.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Booklet

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Material
PAPER;
Description
Light brown booklet entitled Practical Assistance to Wool Growers in the Marketing of their Wool Clips. 20 pages.
Title
Practical Assistance to Wool Growers in the Marketing of their Wool Clips
Artist or Maker
Sheep and Goat Division, Live Stock Branch, Department of Agriculture
Manufacturer
Government Printing Bureau
Original Owner
Carr or Bovill family
Other Names
Pamphlet
Brochure
Subject Access
farm
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Ottawa, Ontario
Place Used
Bulkley Valley, British Columbia
Start Date
1916
End Date
1916
Description
Light brown booklet entitled Practical Assistance to Wool Growers in the Marketing of their Wool Clips. 20 pages.
History Of Use
Was collected and used by the Carr or Bovill family. Passed on to donor Laura Bolster by her father-in-law, Barney (Bernard) Bolster.
Material
PAPER;
Height
20.3
Width
0.1
Length
10
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2020.33.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Booklet

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Material
PAPER;
Description
Beige booklet on Poultry-House Construction. Bulletin No. 63 (Fifth Edition). 36 pages
Title
Poultry-House Construction
Artist or Maker
J. R. Terry, Chief Poultry Instructor, Poultry Branch, Department of Agriculture, Province of British Columbia
Manufacturer
Charles F. Banfield
Original Owner
Carr or Bovill family
Other Names
Pamphlet
Brochure
Subject Access
farm
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Victoria, British Columbia
Place Used
Bulkley Valley, British Columbia
Start Date
1928
End Date
1928
Description
Beige booklet on Poultry-House Construction. Bulletin No. 63 (Fifth Edition). 36 pages
History Of Use
Was collected and used by the Carr or Bovill family. Passed on to donor Laura Bolster by her father-in-law, Barney (Bernard) Bolster.
Material
PAPER;
Height
25.5
Width
0.2
Length
16.9
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2020.33.5
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Booklet

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Material
PAPER;
Description
Beige booklet entitled Advice to the Breeder in the Selection of Breeding Stock. Pamphlet No. 4, Third Edition. Picture of a sheep's head on the cover. 13 pages
Title
Advice to the Breeder in the Selection of Breeding Stock
Artist or Maker
T. Reg. Arkell, Sheep and Goat Division, Live Stock Branch, Dominion Department of Agriculture
Original Owner
Carr or Bovill family
Other Names
Pamphlet
Brochure
Subject Access
farm
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Ottawa, Ontario
Place Used
Bulkley Valley, British Columbia
Start Date
1918
End Date
1918
Description
Beige booklet entitled Advice to the Breeder in the Selection of Breeding Stock. Pamphlet No. 4, Third Edition. Picture of a sheep's head on the cover. 13 pages
History Of Use
Was collected and used by the Carr or Bovill family. Passed on to donor Laura Bolster by her father-in-law, Barney (Bernard) Bolster.
Material
PAPER;
Height
24.7
Width
0.1
Length
16.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2020.33.6
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Booklet

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Material
PAPER;
Description
Beige booklet entitled Natural and Artificial Incubation and Brooding. Photo of an incubator on the cover. Bulletin No. 39 (Sixth Edition). 19 pages
Title
Natural and Artificial Incubation and Brooding
Artist or Maker
J.R. Terry, Chief Poultry Instructor, Poultry Branch, Department of Agriculture
Manufacturer
Charles F. Banfield
Original Owner
Carr or Bovill family
Other Names
Pamphlet
Brochure
Subject Access
farm
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Victoria, British Columbia
Place Used
Bulkley Valley, British Columbia
Start Date
1928
End Date
1928
Description
Beige booklet entitled Natural and Artificial Incubation and Brooding. Photo of an incubator on the cover. Bulletin No. 39 (Sixth Edition). 19 pages
History Of Use
Was collected and used by the Carr or Bovill family. Passed on to donor Laura Bolster by her father-in-law, Barney (Bernard) Bolster.
Material
PAPER;
Height
25.3
Width
0.2
Length
16.7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2020.33.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Booklet

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Material
PAPER;
Description
Beige booklet entitled Wool and its Manufacture: A Description of the Different Processes of Manufacture and the Classes of Wool Used for the Various Fabrics... Photo of six tufts of wool on the cover. 16 pages
Title
Wool and its Manufacture
Artist or Maker
T. Reg. Arkell, Sheep and Goat Division, Live Stock Branch, Department of Agriculture
Original Owner
Carr or Bovill family
Other Names
Pamphlet
Brochure
Subject Access
farm
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Ottawa, Ontario
Place Used
Bulkley Valley, British Columbia
Start Date
1917
End Date
1917
Description
Beige booklet entitled Wool and its Manufacture: A Description of the Different Processes of Manufacture and the Classes of Wool Used for the Various Fabrics... Photo of six tufts of wool on the cover. 16 pages
History Of Use
Was collected and used by the Carr or Bovill family. Passed on to donor Laura Bolster by her father-in-law, Barney (Bernard) Bolster.
Material
PAPER;
Height
24.8
Width
0.2
Length
16.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2020.33.8
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Booklet

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Material
PAPER;
Description
Light brown booklet entitled Edible Fish-Meal: Its Compositions and Value with Instructions for its Use in Feeding Cattle, Swine, Sheep, and Poultry. 80 pages
Title
Edible Fish-Meal
Artist or Maker
Rodney DeLisle, Department of Agriculture, Province of British Columbia
Manufacturer
Charles F. Banfield
Original Owner
Carr or Bovill family
Other Names
Pamphlet
Brochure
Subject Access
farm
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Victoria, British Columbia
Place Used
Bulkley Valley, British Columbia
Start Date
1930
End Date
1930
Description
Light brown booklet entitled Edible Fish-Meal: Its Compositions and Value with Instructions for its Use in Feeding Cattle, Swine, Sheep, and Poultry. 80 pages
History Of Use
Was collected and used by the Carr or Bovill family. Passed on to donor Laura Bolster by her father-in-law, Barney (Bernard) Bolster.
Material
PAPER;
Height
26.7
Width
0.8
Length
18.7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2020.33.9
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Pamphlet

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Description
"Oliver Farm Truck and Wagon Gears" white and red pamphlet. Seven seperate models throughout the booklet with a photo and description on each item.
Title
Farm Trucks and Wagon Gears
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
"Oliver Farm Truck and Wagon Gears" white and red pamphlet. Seven seperate models throughout the booklet with a photo and description on each item.
Accession No.
1993.11.55
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Booklet

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Material
PAPER;
Description
Booklet on The Potato in British Columbia, Bulletin No. 86 published by the Province of British Columbia Department of Agriculture, Soil and Crop Division. Cover is a dull brownish-green colour. 75 pages
Title
The Potato in British Columbia
Artist or Maker
Province of British Columbia, Department of Agriculture
Manufacturer
William H. Cullin
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
DOCUMENTARY OBJECT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Victoria, British Columbia
Start Date
1921
End Date
1921
Description
Booklet on The Potato in British Columbia, Bulletin No. 86 published by the Province of British Columbia Department of Agriculture, Soil and Crop Division. Cover is a dull brownish-green colour. 75 pages
Material
PAPER;
Height
25.4
Width
0.4
Length
17.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2020.34.6
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Axe

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Material
METAL/ALLOY - UNKNOWN; WOOD - UNKNOWN
Description
Metal axe with a long wooden handle. The axe head is flat and double-sided with two blades and a hole through the center, which the wooden handle fits into. The handle is wide at the top and bottom with a slightly tapered length. Two strips of black electrical tape have been wrapped around the hand…
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Metal axe with a long wooden handle. The axe head is flat and double-sided with two blades and a hole through the center, which the wooden handle fits into. The handle is wide at the top and bottom with a slightly tapered length. Two strips of black electrical tape have been wrapped around the handle.
Material
METAL/ALLOY - UNKNOWN; WOOD - UNKNOWN
Width
23.6
Length
90.2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1991.165.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Brush Hook

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Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Bush or brush hook has an oval wooden handle with open hearth metal blade strapped by metal collar on one end and through metal eye on upper portion. The blade is curved outwards similar to a scythe with the bottom rounded. Blade is slightly chipped but still quite sharp. Handle has scroll end and …
Other Names
Bush hook
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Bush or brush hook has an oval wooden handle with open hearth metal blade strapped by metal collar on one end and through metal eye on upper portion. The blade is curved outwards similar to a scythe with the bottom rounded. Blade is slightly chipped but still quite sharp. Handle has scroll end and is in good condition.
History Of Use
Bush hook was used for agriculture use in controlling underbrush and the clearing of grasses.
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Accession No.
2018.65.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Brush Hook

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Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Bush or brush hook has a 85 cm oval, wooden handle with open hearth metal blade strapped by metal collar on one end and through metal eye on upper portion. The double-edged blade is curved outwards similar to a scythe with the bottom rounded. Blade measures 29 cm by 6 cm and is still quite sharp.…
Other Names
Bush hook
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Bush or brush hook has a 85 cm oval, wooden handle with open hearth metal blade strapped by metal collar on one end and through metal eye on upper portion. The double-edged blade is curved outwards similar to a scythe with the bottom rounded. Blade measures 29 cm by 6 cm and is still quite sharp. Handle has scroll end, grey in color and wearing due to age.
History Of Use
Bush hook was used for agriculture use in controlling underbrush and the clearing of grasses.
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Width
13
Length
98
Depth
3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1996.86.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Brush Hook

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Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Bush or brush hook has a 91.5 cm oval, wooden handle with open hearth metal blade strapped by metal collar on one end and through metal eye on upper portion. The double-edged blade is curved outwards similar to a scythe with the bottom rounded. Blade measures 29.5 cm by 9.5cm and is still quite sha…
Manufacturer
Collins & Co
Other Names
Bush hook
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Start Date
1826
End Date
1950
Period or Date Notes
Dates based on Collins & Co. records held by the Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, Connecticut
Description
Bush or brush hook has a 91.5 cm oval, wooden handle with open hearth metal blade strapped by metal collar on one end and through metal eye on upper portion. The double-edged blade is curved outwards similar to a scythe with the bottom rounded. Blade measures 29.5 cm by 9.5cm and is still quite sharp. Handle has scroll end and is wearing due to age. Stamped on blade is "COLLINS & CO / HARTFORD" and "LEGITIMUS"
History Of Use
Bush hook was used for agriculture use in controlling underbrush and the clearing of grasses.
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Width
26.5
Length
103
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1979.115.22
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Drain Cleaner

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Description
Item is a wooden handled drain cleaner. One end has a cylindrical metal cap which is affixed with a screw. The other end has a twisted metal attachment, which presumably would be inserted into the drain and twisted to free up clogged material. An "H" is carved into the twisted base end, and an "O" …
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Item is a wooden handled drain cleaner. One end has a cylindrical metal cap which is affixed with a screw. The other end has a twisted metal attachment, which presumably would be inserted into the drain and twisted to free up clogged material. An "H" is carved into the twisted base end, and an "O" is carved into the top cylinder cap.
Length
41.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1998.9.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Hay Knife

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Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
Hay knife is a wide, saw like tool with two separate 10cm wood handles and a 55cm jagged blade. The slightly curved blade with large chunky teeth are sharp on the outer edge.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Hay knife is a wide, saw like tool with two separate 10cm wood handles and a 55cm jagged blade. The slightly curved blade with large chunky teeth are sharp on the outer edge.
History Of Use
Hay knife works like a saw to cut portions of hay from the haystack.
Material
METAL-STEEL; WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Width
14
Length
82
Depth
1
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Depth measurement pertains to blade.
Accession No.
1996.37.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Hay Tongs

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Description
Curved metal tongs with rounded metal handles, and ending in two points. Joined in the centre by a screw.
Other Names
hay baling tongs
hay lifting tongs
ice tongs
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Curved metal tongs with rounded metal handles, and ending in two points. Joined in the centre by a screw.
History Of Use
These tongs were likely used for lifting hay bales, but could also be ice tongs. Staff determined they were likely for hay as they allowed for an object of a larger circumference to be lifted than other ice tongs in the collection, but exact use remains undetermined.
Width
48
Length
91
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Total length from end of the hook to end of handle measured
Width is the width across the tongs when they are in their most upright and closed position
Accession No.
2017.110.1 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Mattock

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Description
This is a long handled mattock with a flat yellow metal head. It has a wooden handle that is gently curved. This item blonged to (?) Glass, a tree planting contractor that lived in in Telkwa. Glass gave the donor this shovel 5 - 10 years ago and the donor displayed it in his barbershop since then.…
Title
Treeplanting Mattock
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
This is a long handled mattock with a flat yellow metal head. It has a wooden handle that is gently curved. This item blonged to (?) Glass, a tree planting contractor that lived in in Telkwa. Glass gave the donor this shovel 5 - 10 years ago and the donor displayed it in his barbershop since then. According to donor mattocks began to be used 50 years ago and were used up until recently for tree planting.
Accession No.
2017.126.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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Pitch fork

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Description
Three-tine pitch fork head. Middle tine is broken. (Mack Schat filed the end of it). Most likely used for hay, etc.
Other Names
Pitchfork
Hayfork
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Three-tine pitch fork head. Middle tine is broken. (Mack Schat filed the end of it). Most likely used for hay, etc.
History Of Use
Salvaged by Mack Schat in the 1970s or 1980s while demolishing an unknown railway station, probably in the Smithers area.
Accession No.
2010.10.14
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
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Shovel

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Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL ALLOY/UNKNOWN
Description
Shovel with a wooden handle and a metal scoop. The scoop is rounded and very worn from use, especially at the tip which has a very thin edge. The wooden handle fits into the scoop and is attached by two bolts. Stamped into the metal towards the bottom of the handle: "FOX2".
Other Names
Spade
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
AGRICULTURE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Shovel with a wooden handle and a metal scoop. The scoop is rounded and very worn from use, especially at the tip which has a very thin edge. The wooden handle fits into the scoop and is attached by two bolts. Stamped into the metal towards the bottom of the handle: "FOX2".
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN; METAL ALLOY/UNKNOWN
Accession No.
1984.5.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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