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Description
Octagonal silver token. Stamped on one side is "Good For / 1 / Quart / Milk", stamped on the other side is "Riverside / Smithers / BC / Dairy".
Title
Riverside Dairy Milk Token
Category
COMMUNICATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
EXCHANGE MEDIUM
Start Date
1918
End Date
1949
Description
Octagonal silver token. Stamped on one side is "Good For / 1 / Quart / Milk", stamped on the other side is "Riverside / Smithers / BC / Dairy".
History Of Use
Riverside Dairy opened in 1918 and was operated by Gustav Rosenthal and Louis Devoin. It was located on the Bulkley River (reference: Swamp to Village). From about 1890 to the period between the First and Second World Wars, local merchants across Canada issued large quantities of variously shaped trade tokens that were exchangeable for a variety of goods and services. Source: https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/coins-and-tokens, accessed Sept 27 2018
Accession No.
2018.84.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Fossils are located in a number of greyish-brown, jagged, sedimentary rocks with porous surface. Eighteen have been described previously as unknown; however most have triangular shellfish or clams shapes and impressions.
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Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Fossils are located in a number of greyish-brown, jagged, sedimentary rocks with porous surface. Eighteen have been described previously as unknown; however most have triangular shellfish or clams shapes and impressions.
History Of Use
A total of 40 fossils have been originally accessioned, however only 38 recovered to date. Some of fossils have been specifically identified but 18 have been categorized as unknown. These fossils were found at McDonell Lake area.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
13.5
Length
19
Depth
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Largest fossil dimensions listed.
Accession No.
1987.32.1 a-o
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Petrified fossil is brown in color with black lines separating the layers. Some of the layers are a dark grey color ranging to a light cream color. One side has a smooth cut from a rock saw and the opposite side is rough with white minerals all over.
Other Names
petrified wood
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Petrified fossil is brown in color with black lines separating the layers. Some of the layers are a dark grey color ranging to a light cream color. One side has a smooth cut from a rock saw and the opposite side is rough with white minerals all over.
History Of Use
No location on where this fossil was located.
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
5
Length
7
Depth
2
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1987.35.1
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Fossil of a Ginkgo leaf. The rock in which the fossil is embedded is a finely laminated, light-brown shale and has been trimmed inta a rectangular shape. The fossil is dark brown in color. The rock has been broken through the midsection but has been taped together on the back.
Other Names
GINKGO ADIANTOIDES
Category
ROCKS AND MINERALS
Sub-Category
ROCKS,SEDIMENTARY-FOSSILS
Description
Fossil of a Ginkgo leaf. The rock in which the fossil is embedded is a finely laminated, light-brown shale and has been trimmed inta a rectangular shape. The fossil is dark brown in color. The rock has been broken through the midsection but has been taped together on the back.
History Of Use
Ginkgo adiantoides fossil found at Driftwood Creek fossil beds. The Ginkgois native to China. Only Ginkgo biloba exists today but doesn't grow wild. This species only lives in Chinese and Japanese temple gardens, having being planted there since ancient
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
4
Length
7
Depth
0.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
2
Accession No.
1989.1.1 a-b
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Description
Light-beige colored shale has a two diamond shaped samples mounted together on a wooden board. There is a rust colored outline extending the perimeter of the sample with mirror image of two Sequoia leaves and a fern-like image near the bottom. Cracked on the bottom of sample near fern-like image. …
Other Names
plant fossil
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Light-beige colored shale has a two diamond shaped samples mounted together on a wooden board. There is a rust colored outline extending the perimeter of the sample with mirror image of two Sequoia leaves and a fern-like image near the bottom. Cracked on the bottom of sample near fern-like image. "Donated by Gordon Harvey" is written on the back.
History Of Use
Fossil has sample of Sequoia or Redwood leaves and a fern-like image. This fossil is mounted on a wooden board and is in two halves which are a mirror image of themselves. Located at the Driftwood Creek fossil beds, this fossil dates back to the Eocena
Material
MINERAL/ROCK-SEDIMENTARY;
Width
2
Length
28
Depth
1.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1994.21.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
A rectangular, beige fossil of a redwood leaf. There is a small hole punched in the top left hand corner of the fossil.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
A rectangular, beige fossil of a redwood leaf. There is a small hole punched in the top left hand corner of the fossil.
Narrative
Fossils found in the Driftwood Canyon
History Of Use
John Dando broght these fossils in on behlaf of Ron Kolterman who is now deceased.
Height
0.4
Width
4.2
Length
8.3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.16.1 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
STONE;
Description
Rectangular, beige fossil of an unidentified insect. There is a small hole in the top centre of the fossil.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, INSECT
Description
Rectangular, beige fossil of an unidentified insect. There is a small hole in the top centre of the fossil.
History Of Use
John Dando broght these fossils in on behlaf of Ron Kolterman who is now deceased.
Material
STONE;
Height
0.5
Width
4.2
Length
5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
2003.16.2
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Description
Fossil with one single insect. Measurements are 3.5 inches long and 1.75 inches wide.
Other Names
Gerridae
insect
water strider
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, INSECT
Description
Fossil with one single insect. Measurements are 3.5 inches long and 1.75 inches wide.
History Of Use
John Dando brought these fossils in on behalf of Ron Kolterman who is now deceased.
Cultural Context
Driftwood Canyon
Accession No.
2003.16.3
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
STONE;
Description
A square beige fossil with an unidentified object imprinted on it.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, UNIDENTIFIABLE
Description
A square beige fossil with an unidentified object imprinted on it.
Material
STONE;
Height
0.9
Width
8.4
Length
7.4
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.16.11
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
STONE;
Description
A rectangular beige fossil of a small pine branch. There is a small hole in the top centre of the fossil.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
A rectangular beige fossil of a small pine branch. There is a small hole in the top centre of the fossil.
Narrative
Found in the Driftwood Canyon
Material
STONE;
Height
0.8
Width
6.8
Length
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.16.10
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
STONE;
Description
A rectangular, beige fossil of an unidentified plant.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, UNIDENTIFIABLE
Description
A rectangular, beige fossil of an unidentified plant.
Material
STONE;
Height
1
Width
7
Length
9.6
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
2003.16.6
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
STONE;
Description
Rectangular, beige fossil of two small redwood branches. There is a small whole punched into the top centre of the fossil.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Rectangular, beige fossil of two small redwood branches. There is a small whole punched into the top centre of the fossil.
Material
STONE;
Height
0.6
Width
9.1
Length
7
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.16.9
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
STONE;
Description
A rectangular, beige fossil of a single water pine branch.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
A rectangular, beige fossil of a single water pine branch.
Material
STONE;
Height
0.3
Width
9
Length
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.16.7
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
STONE;
Description
Fossil of a Metasequoia or "dawn redwood". There is a small hole in the top centre of the fossil and it has been squared into a rectangular shape. There are fossil imprints on both sides.
Title
Metasequoia
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Fossil of a Metasequoia or "dawn redwood". There is a small hole in the top centre of the fossil and it has been squared into a rectangular shape. There are fossil imprints on both sides.
Narrative
Found in the Driftwood Canyon
Material
STONE;
Height
0.8
Width
6.8
Length
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.16.8
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
STONE;
Description
Leaf fossil. Fossil has been squared off into a rectangular shape and has a small hole drilled in the top.
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Leaf fossil. Fossil has been squared off into a rectangular shape and has a small hole drilled in the top.
Narrative
Found in the Driftwood Canyon
Material
STONE;
Height
0.8
Width
6.8
Length
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.16.5
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
STONE;
Description
Metasequoia or "dawn redwood" fossil. Fossil has been squared off into a rectangular shape and has a small hole drilled in the top.
Title
Metasequoia
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Metasequoia or "dawn redwood" fossil. Fossil has been squared off into a rectangular shape and has a small hole drilled in the top.
Narrative
Found in the Driftwood Canyon
Material
STONE;
Height
0.8
Width
6.8
Length
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.16.4
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
STONE;
Description
Fossil of Metasequoia foliage with branch attached.
Title
Metasequoia
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FLORA
Description
Fossil of Metasequoia foliage with branch attached.
Narrative
Found in the Driftwood Canyon
Material
STONE;
Height
0.8
Width
6.8
Length
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.16.14
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
STONE;
Description
Fossil of head and fin of fish. Possibly same fish as 2003.16.13.
Title
Fish fossil
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FISH
Description
Fossil of head and fin of fish. Possibly same fish as 2003.16.13.
Narrative
Found in the Driftwood Canyon
Material
STONE;
Height
0.8
Width
6.8
Length
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.16.12
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
STONE;
Description
Fossil of head and fin of fish. Possibly same fish as 2003.16.12.
Title
Fish fossil
Category
NATURAL HISTORY
Sub-Category
FOSSIL, FISH
Description
Fossil of head and fin of fish. Possibly same fish as 2003.16.12.
Narrative
Found in the Driftwood Canyon
Material
STONE;
Height
0.8
Width
6.8
Length
10.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
2003.16.13
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
FABRIC-BURLAP;
Description
A white clothed bag with 'B.C. SUGAR REFINERY', 'VANCOUVER', 'FINE' and 'GRANULATED SUGAR' in blue print and 'Rodgers Trademark Registered' and 10 lbs NET' in red print with 'PURE CANE' in red banner near bottom; back of bag has 'To Open Bag' and instructions and diagrams of bag closure in red prin…
Manufacturer
Rogers
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Sub-Category
MERCHANDISING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Place Of Manufacture
Canada: Vancouver, British Columbia
Description
A white clothed bag with 'B.C. SUGAR REFINERY', 'VANCOUVER', 'FINE' and 'GRANULATED SUGAR' in blue print and 'Rodgers Trademark Registered' and 10 lbs NET' in red print with 'PURE CANE' in red banner near bottom; back of bag has 'To Open Bag' and instructions and diagrams of bag closure in red print.
Material
FABRIC-BURLAP;
Height
40.5
Width
19.5
Length
40.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1991.1.1 a
Type of Record
Museum Artifact

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