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Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Description
A) SHORTER OF THE TWO 17.5 LONG AND 2.5 CM WIDE, BLUNT END FAIRLY HEAVY, STUBBY AND STRAIGHT B)LONG HANDLE AND LONG HEAD, HANDLE IS ROUND, HEAD IS FLAT AND NARROWS TO A POINT 21CM LONG & 2.5 CM WIDE.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
A) SHORTER OF THE TWO 17.5 LONG AND 2.5 CM WIDE, BLUNT END FAIRLY HEAVY, STUBBY AND STRAIGHT B)LONG HANDLE AND LONG HEAD, HANDLE IS ROUND, HEAD IS FLAT AND NARROWS TO A POINT 21CM LONG & 2.5 CM WIDE.
History Of Use
THE DONOR, THOR PAULSON, BUILT THE TELKWA CREAMERY IN 1938 AND MANAGED IT UNITL 1942. HE MOVED TO WILLIAMS LAKE IN 1947 AND MOVED BACK TO TELKWA AND BOUGHT THE CREAMERY. HE OWNED AND OPERATED IT FOR 29 YEARS. THESE WERE THOR'S COLD CHISELS, USED FOR REPAIRING THE EQUIPMENT, PRIMARILY FOR SHAPING AND CHISELING AFTER IT HAD COOLED. SOME OF THE EQUIPMENT WAS RUN BY STEAM.
Material
WOOD-UNKNOWN;
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions included in description of object
Accession No.
1983.0023.0008
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Screw grip pipe wrench has a small 2.5cm head and jaws that screw up and down by a small 1.5cm dial on the bottom jaw. Visible cast marks on the handle: 'MADE IN ENGLAND' 'B6' on the opposite side of handle 'KING-DICK' and markings on the head include: 'A306'.
Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Screw grip pipe wrench has a small 2.5cm head and jaws that screw up and down by a small 1.5cm dial on the bottom jaw. Visible cast marks on the handle: 'MADE IN ENGLAND' 'B6' on the opposite side of handle 'KING-DICK' and markings on the head include: 'A306'.
History Of Use
Screw grip pipe wrench used by Thor Paulson in Telkwa for miscellaneous metalworking purposes.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Width
4.5
Length
17.5
Depth
1
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1983.0023.0006.2
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Description
Spring grip pipe wrench has a rounded head with a spring-loaded, round gear with teeth for jaws. The gear is in a casing on the 19cm handle of wrench, it is attached by a bolt in the center and allows the gear wheel to move up and down for different sized jobs. The handle is a rounded hollow piec…
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Category
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT FOR MATERIALS
Sub-Category
METALWORKING TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
Description
Spring grip pipe wrench has a rounded head with a spring-loaded, round gear with teeth for jaws. The gear is in a casing on the 19cm handle of wrench, it is attached by a bolt in the center and allows the gear wheel to move up and down for different sized jobs. The handle is a rounded hollow piece of metal with a hole at the very end and the following cast marks on the handle: 'CRAFT 10 IN.' On the opposite side of handle: 'THE CRAFTSMAN TOOL CO. CONNEAUT.O.PAT.NOV.1907'
History Of Use
Spring grip pipe wrench used by Thor Paulson in Telkwa for miscellaneous metalworking purposes.
Material
METAL-STEEL;
Width
7
Length
27.5
Depth
3
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Accession No.
1983.23.6
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Date Range
1981-1986
Collection
Lynn Shervill fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
Scope and Content
The fonds reflects the research conducted by Lynn Shervill for his book, “Smithers: From Swamp to Village.” The fonds is arranged into a single series: Research records. Records primarily include newspaper clippings, hand-written research notes and correspondence.
Collection
Lynn Shervill fonds
Description Level
Fonds
GMD
textual record
Creator
Lynn Shervill
Name Access
Shervill, Lynn
Fonds No.
PF27
Accession No.
1996.184
Physical Description
12 cm of textual records
Date Range
1981-1986
History / Biographical
Lynn Shervill and Sheila Peters created the Creekstone Press in 1988, a printing business where local authors could have their materials published. As of 2019 it had published 21 books. Lynn and Shelia moved to Powell River in 2019.
Lynn Shervill was born in December 1946 and graduated from Western University’s journalism program, beginning his career as a reporter for the London Free Press. By 1988, Shervill had received an RN diploma from the College of New Caledonia in Prince George, B.C., and proceeded to spend the following 10 years working at the Bulkley Valley District Hospital in Smithers, B.C. Lynn worked to establish both the Smithers Cancer Care Unit at Bulkley Valley District Hospital and a palliative care program. He has been on the board of the BV Hospice Society for many years, working mostly in grief support and NavCare – a program to support the frail elderly.
Shervill and his wife, Sheila Peters married in 1978, moving to Driftwood Canyon. In his spare time Lynn became invested in the community’s local history. Shervill was on the Town of Smithers’ 60th Anniversary Committee, and authored a book for the anniversary titled, “Smithers: From Swamp to Village.” Both Lynn and Shelia were active environmental and social justice campaigners (Telkwa Foundation, Amnesty International, Driftwood Foundation, Smithers Human Rights Society).
Custodial History
Records were collected and created by Shervill while conducting research for “Smithers: From Swamp to Village.”
Scope and Content
The fonds reflects the research conducted by Lynn Shervill for his book, “Smithers: From Swamp to Village.” The fonds is arranged into a single series: Research records. Records primarily include newspaper clippings, hand-written research notes and correspondence.
Arrangement
Records are artificially arranged.
Subject Access
Coyle, Joseph
Duhamel, George
Gilbert Clarke Killam
Hankinson, Cecil
Hanson, Olaf
Hoskins, Stephen
Jack Joseph
Kelly, Joe
Sealy, Jack
Simpson, Donald
Geographic Access
Smithers, B.C.
Type of Record
Archival Description