98 records – page 1 of 5.

Along the Totem Trail: Port Essington to Hazelton

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Date Range
1961
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Creator
Sperry Cline
William John "Wiggs" O'Neill
Mrs E.N. Whitlow
Stanley Rough
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
298
Accession No.
2000.9.2
Physical Description
1 cm of textual record
Date Range
1961
Edition
[1st]
Publication
Kitimat, B.C.: Northern Sentinel Press Ltd.
Geographic Access
Skeena River
Hazelton, B.C.
Kispiox, B.C.
Cedarvale, B.C.
Kitselas, B.C.
Kleanza Creek
Pacific, B.C.
Usk, B.C.
Lorne Creek, B.C.
Notes
This book appears to be a first edition. Edited by Stanley Rough.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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Barry McIvaney, George Baws, Smitty and Dunc McGibbon with dog sleds on a mail train along the Skeena River

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Date Range
1910
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents and description on the backside of postcard.
Creator
J.V.?
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0338
Accession No.
1979.7.279
Physical Description
1 postcard: sepia; 13.5x9 cm.
Scan Resolution
96dpi
Negative Number
F34; F35
Date Range
1910
Geographic Access
Skeena River
Notes
Silver and red fluorescent sticker with number 1185 printed in black on backside of postcard. Written on the front 'Mail Teams, Skeena River, BC, during construction of G.T.P.R.R. Written on the back "This is the way they carried the mail [last?] winter."
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Big Canyon, Skeena River, B.C.

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Date Range
September 23, 1910
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents.
Creator
[J.C.D.?]
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0382
Accession No.
1979.7.325
Physical Description
1 postcard: b & w; 13.5 x 8.5m.
Scan Resolution
96dpi
Negative Number
F39
Date Range
September 23, 1910
Geographic Access
Skeena River
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Blast along the Skeena River.

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Date Range
[190-?]
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0494
Accession No.
1979.7.440
Physical Description
1 photograph: b & w; 24 x 15cm.
Date Range
[190-?]
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Skeena River
Notes
Written on front 'A big blast G.T.P.R. Skeena River.'
Photo is a modern reprint
Type of Record
Archival Description

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British Columbia Department of Lands and Forests fonds

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Date Range
1949-1964
Collection
British Columbia Department of Lands and Forests fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
cartographic material
graphic material
Scope and Content
Collection consists of aerial survey photographs of the Skeena/Bulkley Valley region from the Department of Lands and Forests and the Department of Lands, Forests and Water Resources. Roll numbers: Box 1 (1960-1965): BC 4267, 4269, 4277, 4278, 4281, 4340, 4341, 4342, 4342, 4343, 4349, 4110, 4134, 2…
Collection
British Columbia Department of Lands and Forests fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
cartographic material
graphic material
Creator
BC Ministry of Forests
Fonds No.
GF9
Accession No.
2019.30
Date Range
1949-1964
History / Biographical
BC government air photographs of the Skeena/Stikine region (Prince Rupert to Smithers).
Scope and Content
Collection consists of aerial survey photographs of the Skeena/Bulkley Valley region from the Department of Lands and Forests and the Department of Lands, Forests and Water Resources. Roll numbers: Box 1 (1960-1965): BC 4267, 4269, 4277, 4278, 4281, 4340, 4341, 4342, 4342, 4343, 4349, 4110, 4134, 2830, 4088, 4089, 4090, 4091, 4092 Box 2 (1949-1960): BC 2819, 2818, 1019, 1021, 1022, 2558, 2559, 2674, 2625, 2113, 2179, 2181, 2182, 2183, 2184, 1941 Box 3 (1949-1960): BC 2787, 2788, 2789, 2790, 2795, 2800, 2801, 2802, 2220, 2219, 1651, 1596, 1620, 1887, 1002, 1003, 1020, 1001, 1006, 1007, 1651, 1691, 1692, 1695, 1825, 1847, 1884, 1885 Box 4 (1953-1957): BC 1587, 1595, 1592, 1584, 1583, 1582, 1579, 1432, 1594, 1419, 1417, 1586, 1585, 1584, 1591, 1588, 2220, 2221, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1937, 1940 Box 5 (1954-1958): BC 1904, 1905, 1915, 1916, 1917, 1918, 2223, 2226, 2413, 1914, 2414, 2415, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1906 Box 6 (1949-1957): BC 1586, 1595, 2222, 1939, 1020, 1015, 1017, 1047, 1023, 1025, 1024, 1018, 1148, 1149, 1191, 1209, 1020, 1214, 1215 Box 7 (1950-1960): BC 2820, 2822, 2821, 2823, 2806, 2824, 2803, 2804, 2806, 2811, 2812, 2813, 2815, 2816, 2676, 2677, 2678, 2679, 2080, 2682, 2681, 2687, 2709, 2786, 1255, 1254, 1252, 1349, 1377, 1253, 2221 Box 8 (1949-1954): BC 1016, 1015, 1014, 1013, 1912, 1008, 1009, 1010 Box 9 (1958-1963): BC 2416, 2555, 2556, 2554, 2553, 2417, 4109, 4159 Box 10 (1954-1964): BC 1942, 1943, 1993, 1994, 1996, 2107, 2417, 2530, 2531, 2668, 2669, 2670, 2671, 2672, 2673, 4154, 4411, 4164, 4165, 4166, 4167, 4208, 4209, 4210, 4260, 4261, 4262
Subject Access
British Columbia Department of Lands and Forests
Geographic Access
Bulkley Valley
Skeena River
Reproduction Restrictions
Air photos are available to order from the BC Ministry of Sustainable Resource Management as high-resolution digital files.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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Church in Usk flood

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Date Range
1936
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.
P3213
Accession No.
1989.46.43
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 11.5 x 7 cm
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
300 dpi
Date Range
1936
Geographic Access
Skeena River
Terrace, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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The completed Skeena Crossing Bridge, 15 miles below Hazelton

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Date Range
July 6, 1912
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
William Walter Wrathall
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1922
Accession No.
1988.19.24
Physical Description
1 Photo - postcard format; b&w; 14 x 9 cm
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
July 6, 1912
History / Biographical
Photo from black photo album which had this written on the first page: "In memory: Howard Sanborn, Hollywood, Calif. Early British Columbia 1900's. Prince Rupert on Skeena River by paddle wheeler to old Hazeltown*** By pack train and small boats on Bulkley River to Telkwa, B.C."
The completed Skeena Crossing Bridge 15 miles below Hazelton, many unidentifiable people on the bridge, the S.S. Inlander on the river going under the bridge and another unidentified sternwheeler passing the Inlander going the other way (to Hazelton. Position & date printed at bottom of photo.
Geographic Access
Skeena River
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Construction of Skeena Crossing Bridge, B.C.

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Date Range
ca 1911
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Creator
William Walter Wrathall
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P4084
Accession No.
2000.6
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 21 x 16 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
ca 1911
Geographic Access
Skeena River
Notes
The Inlander sternwheeler can be seen in the photograph.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Crossing Skeena River

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Collection
Oswald Hoskins fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
Oswald Hoskins fonds
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on postcard caption
Fonds No.
PF34
Series No.
S2
Item No.
P6960
Accession No.
2019.22
Physical Description
1 postcard: b&w; 14 x 8.7 cm
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
300 dpi
Geographic Access
Skeena River
Notes
Written on the front but partially illegible: "Philip Hoskins, [?] [Sartorio.] Crossing Skeena River." Typed on the back: "Phil Hoskins said you wanted one of these."
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Damage from the Skeena River flood

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Date Range
May 1936
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title is based on photograph contents.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0664
Accession No.
1981.32.2
Physical Description
1 photograph: b & w; 12.5 x 10cm.
Date Range
May 1936
Geographic Access
Skeena River
Notes
Photograph is a modern reprint.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Damage to a town by the Skeena River flood

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Date Range
May 1936
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0670
Accession No.
1981.32.9
Physical Description
1 photograph: b & w; 13 x 10cm.
Date Range
May 1936
Geographic Access
Skeena River
Notes
Photograph is a modern reprint.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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[Dept. of Agriculture] Leaflet No. 2: Central British Columbia

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Date Range
[1923-1924]
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
Item is a five page document that details climate, soil, crop, settlement, and other information about the Skeena Land Recording Division, specifically the Bella Coola Valley, Skeena River Valley, Naas Valley (sic), Kitimat-Kitsumgallum (sic) Valley, and Lakelse Valley. Includes 1923 Climactic Reco…
Collection
BVM discrete item collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
textual record
Other Title Info
Title based on heading of document and presumed authoring department of report
Creator
Dept. of Agriculture
Fonds No.
C1
File No.
302
Accession No.
2019.46
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records
Date Range
[1923-1924]
Scope and Content
Item is a five page document that details climate, soil, crop, settlement, and other information about the Skeena Land Recording Division, specifically the Bella Coola Valley, Skeena River Valley, Naas Valley (sic), Kitimat-Kitsumgallum (sic) Valley, and Lakelse Valley. Includes 1923 Climactic Records (temperature, precipitation) values for Bella Coola, Naas Harbour (sic), Prince Rupert, Stewart, Terrace, and Surf Inlet (Princess Royal Island).
Geographic Access
Skeena River
Prince Rupert, B.C.
Terrace, B.C.
Kitsumkalum, B.C.
Kitimat, B.C.
Nass Valley, B.C.
Stewart, B.C.
Bella Coola, B.C.
Notes
Skeena Land Recording Division was under the Department of Lands, but this document appears to have been produced by the Department of Agriculture.
Type of Record
Archival Description
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Flanders 20 crossing the Skeena River

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Date Range
1911?
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Flanders 20 being transported over the Skeena River by rope.
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P5306
Physical Description
1 photograph; b&w
Scan Resolution
600 dpi
Date Range
1911?
History / Biographical
Photo was taken during a 38-day trip from Seattle, Washington to Hazelton, B.C. in a Flanders 20 car driven by P.E. Sands. This was the first automobile to reach Hazelton.
Custodial History
No donor information known; possibly acquired around 2009-2012.
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Flanders 20 being transported over the Skeena River by rope.
Geographic Access
Skeena River
Notes
It is possible that this was actually taken during a second trip by P.E. Sands in 1930.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Government Telegraph office, Skeena Canyon, B.C.

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Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Parallel Title
Government Telegraph office, Kiselas Canyon, B.C.
Government Telegraph office, Kisalas Canyon, B.C.
Other Title Info
Title based on information provided on back.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P4240
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 20 x 14.5 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
1200 dpi
Geographic Access
Kitselas Canyon, B.C.
Kitsalas Canyon, B.C.
Skeena River
Notes
Written on the back of the photograph: "Govt Telegraph office Skeen Canyon B.C. A [?] operator. Please return this photo [piece missing] as possible [Arma-?]
Notes written by Katie O'Neill on back of photo: "Kitselas Canyon, B.C. Skeena River.; Mr. McIntosh was [piece missing] before that was [piece missing]; H.N. Boss Telegraph Opr.; Mrs. McIntosh Mr. McI [sic] was post master at Pt. Essington. They had a summer home at Kitsumkalum.; J.W. Wells; Mr. [Q? Lockerby?] person on HBC boots. I wonder if this is McIntosh. K On."
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Grand Trunk Pacific boat, "Port Simpson," on the Skeena River.

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Date Range
August 27, 1910
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents.
Creator
[J.C.D.?]
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0384
Accession No.
1979.7.327
Physical Description
1 postcard: b & w; 13.5 x 8.5cm.
Scan Resolution
96dpi
Negative Number
F39
Date Range
August 27, 1910
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Skeena River
Notes
On the front of the photograph is written: "Pris-Hays party of the GTPR, Skeena River, B.C. 8-27-10, [J.C.D.?]". Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Grand Trunk Pacific steam shovel, Skeena River, B.C.

https://search.bvmuseum.org/link/descriptions1144
Date Range
[September 21, 1910]
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on photograph contents and description on backside of postcard.
Creator
[J.C.D.?]
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0381
Accession No.
1979.7.324
Physical Description
1 postcard: b & w; 13.5 x 8.5cm.
Scan Resolution
96dpi
Negative Number
F38; F39
Date Range
[September 21, 1910]
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Skeena River
Notes
Written on back "Steam shovel G.T.P."
Type of Record
Archival Description

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Group photo at Nash Y on the Skeen River, 1933

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Date Range
1933
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on donor notes.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P5153
Accession No.
2009.74
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 15 x 10 cm
Scan Resolution
300 dpi
600 dpi
Date Range
1933
Geographic Access
Skeena River
Notes
Photograph is a modern reprint.
Adult (l-r): Torstein Kasa, Anna Berg, Anna Kasa, Steinar Berg, Elna Stordahl, Conrad Stordahl, Else Dahlie, Chris Dahlie
Children: Chris Kasa and Betty Stordahl
Type of Record
Archival Description

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"G.T.P. passenger train at Skeena Crossing"

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Date Range
July 7, 1912
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on caption written on photograph.
Creator
William Walter Wrathall
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P1923
Accession No.
1988.19.25
Physical Description
1 Photo - postcard format; b&w; 14 x 8.5 cmt
Scan Resolution
96 dpi
Date Range
July 7, 1912
History / Biographical
Photo from black photo album which had this written on the first page: "In memory: Howard Sanborn, Hollywood, Calif. Early British Columbia 1900's. Prince Rupert on Skeena River by paddle wheeler to old Hazeltown*** By pack train and small boats on Bulkley River to Telkwa, B.C."
A Grand Trunk Pacific passenger train just crossing the completed Skeena Crossing bridge 15 miles below Hazelton, many unidentified people standing on the side looking at the train, many scraps laying beside the tracks. Location and date printed at bottom of photo.
Geographic Access
Skeena River
Notes
Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
Archival Description

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"GTP passenger train at Skeena Crossing"

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Date Range
July 7, 1912
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on caption written on photograph.
Creator
William Walter Wrathall
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P2486
Accession No.
1983.15.1
Physical Description
1 photograph: b&w; 3 x 3.8 cm
Scan Resolution
150 dpi
Date Range
July 7, 1912
Subject Access
Grand Trunk Pacific Railway
Geographic Access
Skeena River
Notes
Same photo as P1923
Type of Record
Archival Description

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The Hazelton traveling on the Skeena River

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Date Range
August 28, 1910
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Collection
BVM visual record collection
Description Level
Item
GMD
graphic material
Other Title Info
Title based on description on frontside of photograph.
Creator
J.C.D.
Fonds No.
C2
Item No.
P0552
Accession No.
1980.9.527
Physical Description
1 photograph: b & w; 15 x 9cm.
Scan Resolution
96dpi
Negative Number
F47
Date Range
August 28, 1910
Geographic Access
Skeena River
Notes
Written on front "The Hazelton thru the Big Canyon. Skeena River B.C. 8-28-10." Negative copy also available.
Type of Record
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