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    43rd Mining Company on Germanson Creek

    Letter book containing copies of outgoing correspondence written by Smith Sterling  during the Omenica Gold Rush, found in the 43rd Mining Company warehouse on Germanson Creek.   The collection also contains playing cards and poker chips found on the warehouse table, when Robert Craig McCorkell took down the building in the 1920s to make way for renewed mining operations.   McCorkell taped associated ephemera into the book.   2012.27. 1- 4  Ephemera.

    1871-72

    Ahira, Mohinder K Interview

    Subjects:  Gerry Ahira, immigration; community; temple

    2007 / Audio

    Alexander MacKenzie Heritage Trail Association Records

    Business records relating to the management and development of the trail, correspondence, minutes, advertising materials, newspaper clippings, Bicentennial Journey,  financial records. M1999.12.0

    1975-1993 / 77.5 cm textual records

    Alexandria School Ledgers

    School attendance records. M1957.96- 97 Ledgers

    1912 – 1919 / 5 cm textual records.

    Allcock Family Records

    Photographs, a memoir written by Ernest H. (Bert) Allcock "Through the Years 1887-1981," financial records and newspaper clippings related to Allcock's road construction activities, a scrapbook of the Stathnaver School 50th Anniversary and miscellaneous material including voting lists.  M2003.2.0 / M2003.3.1 / P2003.2.1-.743

    1915-1980 / 5 cm textual records 743 photographs.

    Allen, Frank Interview

    Subjects: Sydney Allan, Government Agent, Rose Allen (Nee Atkinson),  war bride, immigration, working life, Cariboo Dry, Carson Truck Lines, Cariboo Digest, Alex Sahonavitch, businesses in Quesnel 1940s-50s, Dentist, Dr. Somner, Barkerville 1940s, mining, Curtis family, Fraser River Bridge, weather, spring breakup, ice roads, natural gas pipeline

    2013

    Allison's Drug Store Records

    1 ledger recording the prescriptions dispensed by Charles Henry Allison at Allison's Drug Store for 1917-1930, 1948-49 and three slip cased, binders containing hand written prescriptions for October 1934 - Feb 1935,  1937 and 1942.  James Kinley was the dispensing pharmacist from 1934 and took over the business in 1948, subsequently changing the name to Kinley Drugs.  M2005.31.1-4  Ledgers 

    1917 - 1949

    Antler Creek Map

    Map of placer mines on Antler Creek in Cariboo District B.C. Surveyed and drawn by Amos Bowman, mining engineer, assisted by James McEvoy. The bottom portion of the map shows Antler Creek and Cariboo Schists. The upper portion of the map includes The Antler Creek Cherts and Bear Lake Beds and Begg's Gulch. Produced by the Geological Survey Department of Canada.  G 1989.1.1   Scale: 1 inch = 26 chains

    1885-1886

    Armstrong, Lewis Interview

    Subjects: Bouchie Lake: Northern Pictorial; O'Haras; Pioneers of Bouchie Lake; schools; teachers; education.

    2018 / Audio

    Armstrong, Richard Interview

    Subjects: Aircraft recognition; airplane goes through ice; Armstrong generations; Bouchie Lake; Co-op; ground observers; pilot's license; Salmon Arm Observer; sawmills, aviation; schools; education; West Quesnel.

    2018 / Audio

    Atlin and Telegraph Creek Map

    Map of Atlin and Telgraph Creek.  Surveyed and drawn by Amos Bowman, Mining Engineer, assisted by James McEvoy. The map includes Nahlin Telegraph Station, Taku River and Atlin. Produced by the Geological Survey Department of Canada.  G 1989.2.1   Scale1 inch = 4 miles    

    1926

    B.C. Deer, Moose, Sheep & Elk Numbers Map

    Four maps of B.C. showing where deer, sheep, caribou, elk, and moose are located. On the back of the map there are descriptions of the following fur bearing game: mink, muskrat, beaver, marten, squirrel, fisher, lynx, wolf, bobcat, raccoon, coyote, badger, long-tailed weasel, short-tailed weasel, spotted skunk, striped skunk, wolverine, otter, and fox. There are photographs of the beaver, marten, mink and muskrat from the years 1921 – 1953 with the amount of royalty collected from each of the fur bearing animals. Produced by the B.C. Gaming Commission. Scale: 2 cm = 40 miles  G1994.112.9

    1956

    B.C. Energy Map

    Color-coded B.C. Energy map including hydro-electric plants, diesel-electric plants, thermal-electric plants, hydro-mechanical plants, potential energy of coal deposits, oil and gas fields, electric transmission lines, oil and gas pipelines. On the back of map there are descriptions of developed and undeveloped hydro-electric power. Produced by the Geographic Division Survey and Mapping Branch. Scale: 2 cm = 40 miles  G1994.112.10

    1956

    B.C. Forest Resources Map

    British Columbia Forest Resources Map. The map lists the cubic feet per acre of mature timber including forest administration, forest management licenses, public working circles, farm woodlot licenses and tree farms. The areas covered are Vancouver, Prince Rupert, Prince George and Kamloops. The map shows photos of the Port Edward Pulpmill near Prince Rupert. Produced by Parks and Recreation Division BC Forest Service.  Scale: 2 cm = 40 miles  G1994.112.1

    1956

    B.C. Ghost Towns Map

    B.C. Ghost Towns souvenir map including ghost towns, forts, and Indian villages. This is the revised 3rd Edition, drawn by Garnet Basque.  Copyright 1973 Garnet Publishing Company. The map contains locations for over 275 ghost towns, forts, Indian villages, treasure sites and points of interest in British Columbia and Northern Washington.  M2009.27.1

    1973

    B.C. Groundfish, Herring and Halibut Map

    B.C. Groundfish, Herring and Halibut maps with graph showing the herring production, trawl landings, average annual catch and halibut catch. The years listed are from 1951-1954. On the back of the map there are descriptions of whales, clams, and oysters, crabs and shrimps. Produced by Fisheries Research Board of Canada Biological Station.  M1994.112.14

    1956

    B.C. Landforms Map

    Map of B.C. Land Forms with coded diagrams to showing the plain with stream slightly incised, swamp, mesa formation, dissected plateau, partly dissected plateau, partly dissected lava plateau, morainic featured, stream deeply incised in plateau, low mountains, high mountains, high mountains with ice fields and glaciers. Produced by the BC Natural Resource Conference.  Scale: 2 cm = 40 miles  G1994.112.7

    1956

    B.C. Mining Districts Map

    Map of B.C. Mining Districts including:  Atlin, Liard, Stikine, Omineca (peace river), Skeena, Bella Coola, Cariboo, Quesnel, Clinton, Kamloops, Revelstoke, Golden, Nanaimo, Lillooet, Ashcroft, Nicola, Vernon, Arrow Lake, Slocan City, Ainsworth, Windermere, new Westminster, Yale, Similkameen, Osoyoos, greenwood, grand forks, trail creek, nelson, fort Steele, Quatsino, Clyoquot, Alberni and Victoria. M1991.17.38

    1907

    B.C. Mining Divisions Map

    Map showing the Yukon at top, the Pacific Ocean on the left, a slight portion of Alaska at top left, the province of B.C. in the center, a portion of Alberta on the right and a portion of the United States at the bottom. Produced by the Department of Mines.  M1991.17.23   Scale 1 inch = 50 miles

    1931

    B.C. Population Map

    B.C. Population Regional Analysis of Labour Force by Industry map color-coded to show agriculture, forestry-logging, fishing and trapping, mining and quarrying, manufacturing, tertiary and construction. The map includes description of the growth of population, age and sex characteristics, source of migrants and disposition of migrants.  Produced by the Regional Planning Division.  Scale: 2 cm = 40 miles  G1994.112.6

    1951

    B.C. Provincial Parks Map

    B.C. Provincial Parks map including codes for anchorage, boating camping, fishing hiking, historic sites, mountaineering, picnicking, photography, riding, skiing, swimming and wilderness. It also lists the provincial parks from 1-32.  On the back of the map up water consumption and flood control, it describes the cause of floods, maximum stream flows, water consumption, flood control, snow survey and stage prediction stations, dyked area and potential storage reservoirs. Produced by Parks & Recreation Division BC Forest Service. 2cm = 40 miles  G1994.112.13

    1956

    B.C. Recreation Map

    B.C. Recreation map  includes a guide with symbols for waterfalls, beaches, skiing, historic sites, mountaineering, yachting, gorges, hot springs, fishing, fish ladders, parks, golf courses, main roads and scenic highways.  Produced by the Parks and Recreation Division BC Forest Service.  Scale: 2 cm = 40 miles  G1994.112.5

    1956

    B.C. Soils Map

    Color-coded map B.C Soils. The map lists symbols in the soil areas terrain type and parent material. On the back of map it lists meteoroprological and hydrological measurement, meteorological stations and hydrometric stations, snow courses and flood-warning stations and sedimentation and tidal gauges.  Produced by Department of Soil Science UBC Soil Survey Experimental Farm Service.  Scale: 2cm = 40 miles  G1994.112.3

    1956

    B.C. Transportation Road and Air Map

    B.C. Transportation Road and Air map showing the paved and gravel roads, air routes and airports. On the back of map there are descriptions transportation, rail and water.  Produced by the Bureau of Economic & Statistics Geological Division Survey & Mapping Branch. Scale: 2cm = 40 miles  G1994.112.4

    1956

    B.C. Upland Game Birds Waterfowl Map

    B.C. Upland Game Birds Waterfowl map showing the regions where grouse, ducks, pheasants, and geese are located. On the back of the map there is a description of sport fish including the fishing pressure and annual angler expenditure of 1954.  Tt also describes the trout, char, salmon whitefish and grayling, other sport fish such as ling, northern pike and pike-perch, white sturgeon, smallmouth bass, and black crappie. Produced by the BC Gaming Commission Department of Attorney General.  Scale: 1cm = 50 miles  G1994.112.11

    1956

    B.C. Water Consumption Storage Map

    B.C. Water Consumption Storage Facilities and Flood Control map including small map of the Lower Fraser Valley Dykes.  Produced by Water Rights Branch BC Land Service / Geographic Division, Surveys and Mapping Branch. Scale: 2 cm = 40 miles  G1994.112.12

    1956

    Baker Family Records

    Correspondence relating to the family of Marvin Perlie Elmore and Auguste Boulanger/Baker (1881-1918), a manuscript written by Vera Baker Currie on the Baker Family History entitled "Susie", assessment records and Auguste Baker's booklet documenting the passengers crossing the Fraser River at Quesnel. M1953.4.0 / M1980.3.0 / M1987.264.1-.3

    1867-1978 / 5 cm textual records

    Baker, G.R. Hospital Auxiliary Records

    Correspondence (1942) and Accounts Payable (1947-1949). M1976.1.0

    1942 & 1947-1949 / 2 cm of textual records

    Barkerville Area Map

    Colour, map of the Barkerville area, Cariboo District, British Columbia. There are colour coded legends along both left and right sides and quartz ledgers beneath the legend on the left side.  On the bottom left side it says "to accompany memoir by W. A. Johnston and W. L. Uglow." The map includes the following points and areas in between: (northwest)  Sugar Creek, (northeast)  Mt. Murray and Murray Creek, (southeast) Cunningham Creek and (southwest) Fountain Creek. Produced by the Department of Mines.  G1989.5.1   Scale: 1 inch = 1 mile

    1925

    Barkerville Highway Ledger

    Account book recording pay and disbursements, identified by donor as Jack Wilkinson's account book for work on the Barkerville Highway.   Entries from c 1932, 1940s and late 1960s,  by two or more hands.   M2004.34.1  Ledgers

    1932-1969

    Barlow, Alec Interview

    Quesnel and area; M1998.47.20

    Audio

    Bazan, Gary Interview

    Stories written by Gary which were later published in his book "From a Storytellers Basket" in 2012.

    2002 / Transcript

    Beat, Viola Interview

    journal; memoir

    2012 / Transcript

    Beat, Viola Journal

    Subjects: family history; memories of father and siblings; traveling to Wyoming by wagon; living in Wyoming/South Dakota/Grand Junction/Borger/San Francisco; school memories; farm life; attending Glad Tidings Bible Institute 1930-32 in San Francisco; moving to Osoyoos; church involvement

    2012 / Transcript

    Beath, Chuck Interview

    Subjects: Kersley Ranch; Shepherd's Ranch; ranching; M1998.47.21

    1993 / Audio

    Bennett, Eldon Records

    Correspondence from the Deputy Minister and Superintendent of Education, School District No. 28 Area Reps. and Board of School Trustees meeting minutes for 1953, ephemera from B. C. Social Credit Party, and a letter to Harvey Bryant from Cariboo Membership Chairman, Agnes Bourque. 2011.26.0

    1952-1953 & 1965-1966 / 3cm of textual records

    Bettcher, Wilfred & Beulah Interview

    Subjects: St. Paul Alberta; one-room school; sawmills; logging; Beaver Planer Mills; H.J. Gardner; Buckridge; Two-Mile Planer Mill; Sam Ketchum; power saws; Tip Top Service Station; Quesnel Woodsman Supply; Dave Bettcher; Goodridge Alberta; O'Keefe Ranch; marriage; telephone office; Marie-Corbett-Winter; Bernie Palmer; Lois Palmer; school; Milburn Mountain Riding Club; Search and Rescue; Gary Roselle; Dick Beetle; Stewy Coldwell; Snowmobile Club; Cliff Falloon; salmon run; Baker Creek; First Nations; canning; Neil Webb; Meals on Wheels; Sue Maile; community organizations

    2006 / Audio

    Big Bonanza Mining Company Records

    Record books that contain minutes of meetings held, bills, notices, payments, and wages paid to the various working members.  M1957.77-80

    1877-1897 / 12 cm textual records

    Billy Barker Days

    The collection consists of ephemera including programs, posters, ticket stubs and pamphlets all pertaining to the Quesnel Billy Barker Days Festival held the third weekend in July.  2019.18.0

     

    1975- / 5cm of textual records

    Bining, Kalbiro Kaur Interview

    2008

    Board of Trade Chamber of Commerce Records

    Records of the Board of Trade and later the Chamber of Commerce from 1931 - 1979, including research and history of the Board of Trade prepared by Harold Turner, Information prepared for Vancouver Board of Trade Excursion to Cariboo 1933, memoirs from A.S. Vaughn, meeting minutes, Town Planning Committee report 1934, and one b/w photograph of the Quesnel Volunteer Fireman's Band in a 1934 parade.  2014.21.0

    1931-1979 / 8.5cm of textual records

    Boates, Isobel (Nicky) Interview

    Subjects: moving to Quesnel; starting the radio station; nursing; curling; husband's passing; daughters; grandchildren

    2015 / Transcript

    Bobtail - Punchaw Recreation Area Map

    Forestry Maps and Forestry Rec Site Maps. Bobtail - Punchaw Recreation Area map. Forestry recreation site map with detailed index and mileage chart on one side and Forest Service information, rules and restrictions on the other side. Produced by Department of Lands Forests and Water Resources. Scale: 1/2 cm = 5 miles   2014.30.5

    1980

    Bohanon/Fuller Records

    Personal and business records of James Madison Bohanon, his brother Samuel Hall Bohanon, Flora Minetta Fuller (née Guy) and Clarence Melville Fuller who inherited the Bohanon House in Quesnel. The family's primary business was the operation of a ranch/mixed farm in the Kersley area which was sold in 1898. The records also include material pertaining to the Omenica Gold Rush, 1870-71, the mining and fur trading records of Clarence Fuller (1932 – 1973) and his military records with the Royal Canadian Air Force (1917-1919).  M1976.22.1-.13 / M1994.92.1-.25b / 1986.635

    1859-1973 / 1 m. textual records

    Borsato, Robert Interview

    Community organizations; Farmer's Market; agriculture; farming; Box-A-Weel; Community Futures; BC Association of Farmer's Markets; Cariboo Agriculture Producers Association (CAPA); Kersley Farmer's Institute; young farmers

    2017 / Audio

    Bouchie Lake Women's Institute Records

    Financial records, minutes, membership lists, annual reports and a scrap book. M1985.7.0 / P1985.7.1 / P1999.3.1-.83

    1946-1969 & 1975 / 6 cm textual records, 84 photographs

    Bowron Lake Lodge and Resort Map

    Bowron Lake Lodge & Resorts Ltd.  P.O. Box 160, Quesnel, B.C.  Bowron Lake Park playground of Barkerville Provincial Park. Reference (park boundary, cabin, primitive campground, contour (interval 500 feet), roads local, roads unimproved, trail, glacier or icefield.  R.D. Mckitrick, Proprietor. There is an inset at bottom left showing Bowron Lake Park in relation to British Columbia.  Scale: 1 inch = 1 mile  G1989.4.1

    No date on map

    Boyd, John & Family Records

    Business records pertaining to the Cox, Wade and Moorland Ranch and the Coldspring and Cottonwood Road Houses (1863- 1953), exhibition and financial records of the Cariboo Agricultural and Historical Association (1912- 1953), Mining Records including the Big Bonanza Mining Company(1880 -1947), personal correspondence and financial records. Includes assessment, tax and estate records pertaining to the Nam Sing Ranch and correspondence from Willie Bowron Mining office. In 2008 additional records of John Boyd were found in a warehouse on Two Mile Flat in Quesnel that had been owned by Smith’s Transfer Ltd. They were later donated by Donald H. Stonehouse of Williams Lake B.C. The John Boyd Estate Records 2008.28.0 are business transactions including cash deposits, bills of sale, trader and liquor licenses, accounting records on sale of property and a minute book of the Big Bonanza Mining Co. Two notable companies that came up several times in the documents were Beaver Pass Lumber Co. and Cascades Spruce Mills Ltd.

    1862- 1953 / 4.3 meters, textural records, photographs, maps.

    Boyd, Mrs. Albert E. Records

    Mrs. Boyd’s personal records including correspondence, written material, a report card, a certificate and eleven b/w photographs (2012.31.68-.69).   2012.31.0

    1917-1948 / 2cm of textual records and photographs

    Braun, Sursati Interview

    2008 / Transcript

    British Columbia Assessment Authority Records, Cariboo Assessment Office

    Crown grant land titles, certificates of purchase, registration of changes, assessed values of properties & tax rolls.  Only records located in the Quesnel sub office are included in this collection.

    1929-1977. 146 cm of textual records.

    British Columbia Map

    Map of British Columbia with a small portion of the Yukon at top, the Pacific Ocean on the left, a slight portion of Alaska at top left and a bit of the United States at the bottom. The map title is at the bottom left and there is a box above the title with information pertaining to pre-emption.  Produced by the Department of Lands Victoria.  Scale: 1 inch = 35 miles  M1991.17.22

    1911

    British Columbia Map

    Map of British Columbia. The districts are separated by red lines and include Cassiar, Cariboo, Westminster, Lillooet, Yale, Kootenay, Alberni, Nanaimo, Cowichan and Esquimault.  There is an inset of Victoria, Vancouver and vicinity at the top right covering a portion of Athabasca.  Scale: 1 cm = 20 miles  2011.30.1-.2

    1896

    British Columbia Map

    Large map of the province of British Columbia including the Western portion of Alberta.  G1989.34.1

    1884

    British Columbia Map

    Map of the province of B.C. compiled by J.H. Brownlee. D.L.S. by direction of the Honorable F.G. Vernon Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works Victoria, B.C. 1893.    M1996.16.1

    1893

    British Columbia Map (Boyd/Bohanon Fuller)

    Map of British Columbia showing main and trunk highways. The map also includes an index of post offices, administration lists for Government agencies, land recording districts and offices and mining divisions and offices. There are distance tables for roads, railways and the coast. Produced by the Department of Lands and Forests. Scale: 1inch = 27 miles

    1948

    British Columbia Mining Divisions (Boyd/Bohanon Fuller)

    Map of British Columbia Mining Divisions and Recording Offices by district. Published by the Department of Mines. Scale: 1 inch = 50 miles

    1922

    British Columbia Mining Divisions Map

    British Columbia Mining Divisions Map. Legend: Mining Recorder's Offices, Sub Recorder's Offices, Mining District Boundaries, Railways, Railways Under Construction, Roads, and Trails & Portages. Mining Divisions & Recording Offices are listed on top right hand side of map. Produced by Geographic Branch, Surveyor General's Office.     Scale: 1 inch = 50 miles    M1995.53.11

    1914

    British Columbia Mining Land Lots Map

    British Columbia Mining Land Lots Map includes the following points and areas in between - (NW) Stoney Lake and Willow River, (NE) Haggen Creek, (SW) Wingdam and Mosquito Creek, (SE) Sandy Lake.  2010.24.2

    No date on map

    British Columbia Mining Land Lots Map

    British Columbia Mining Land Lots Map includes the following points and areas in between - (NW) Stoney Lake and Willow River, (NE) Haggen Creek, (SW) Wingdam and Mosquito Creek, (SE) Sandy Lake.  2010.24.1

    No date on map

    Campbell, A.B. Records

    A.B. Campbell was a businessperson who operated stores at Harper’s Camp (Horsefly), Quesnelle Dam and Cedar Creek (Likely) at various times in the early to mid-1900’s. He married Alva Walters. The collection consists of business records from 1924-1947 including correspondence, ledger pages, receipts, certificates, permits, notices, forms, reports and financial records all pertaining to A. B. Campbell's business ventures in the Likely and Horsefly areas. 2012.20.0

    1924-1947. 5cm of textual records

    Canada Map

    Large map of Canada.  G1989.35.1

    No date on map

    Canadian Pacific Railway Company's Map

    Map of Canadian Pacific Railway Company's British Columbia Coast Steamship Services to Puget Sound, Vancouver Island and Northern British Columbia points. The map also includes Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway on Vancouver Island.  M1983.10.1

    1911

    Canadian Pacific Railway Map (Boyd/Bohanon Fuller)

    Map shows Canadian Pacific Railway lines and the Connections (Mercator Projection) Map shows as far east as St.Jons, as far west as Vancouver/ Washington/ Oregon/ California, as far north as Fort George/ Fort Saskatchewan/ Lake Winnipeg/ Hamilton Inlet and as far south as Virginia/ Louiseville/ Sacramento.

    No date on map

    Canadian, British Columbian & Dawson City Telegraph Co. Map

    Canadian, British Columbian & Dawson City Telegraph Co. map.  M2008.16.3.1-.2

    1899

    Cariboo District Map

    Fraser River vacinity of Quesnel. The Fraser River runs north/south through the middle of the map. Punchaw Tlut Lake is in the western portion of the map. In the east is Anaheim Lake with Willow River in the northeast. French Road is to the south end of the map.  G1989.51.1

    No date on map

    Cariboo District Nort of Lillooet Map

    Cariboo District North of Lillooet. The map shows the following points and areas in between - (NW) Battle Creek and Deep Creek, (NE) Harpers Camp, (Southwest corner of map - San Jose River and 150Mile House. Southeast corner of map - Eagle Lake.   G1989.41.1

    No date on map

    Cariboo Farmers' Co-operative Records

    Financial records, Quality reports and a route report pertaining to the operation of a creamery.  M1987.3 / M1995.16

    1929- 1952 / 77 cm of textual records

    Cariboo Fishing Map Map

    Cariboo Fishing Map. Shows the various fishing lakes in the Cariboo region and outlying areas as well as details about the lakes highlighted on the map. Produced by Cariboo Tourist Association.  2015.54.3

    No date on map

    Cariboo Gold Quartz Mine and Hospital Records

    Records from the Cariboo Gold Quartz Mine and Gold Quartz Hospital. The records include time cards, hospital supply bills, financial records, general ledger sheets, and hospital invoices and cash journal vouchers.  2014.37.0

    1932-1947 / 12cm of textual records

    Cariboo Gold Quartz Mine Telegraph Records

    The collection consists of 59 incoming and outgoing telegraphs for the Cariboo Gold Quartz Mine and 1 postcard from the Wokmen’s Compensation Board.  2018.27.0

    1946-1948 / 1 cm of textual records

    Cariboo Highland Games Records

    The collection consists of photographs, scrapbooks, financial records, minutes, agendas, business records, grant information, plaques, newspaper clippings, photographs, programs, brochures, correspondence, notes, reports, bookkeeping software and digital files from 2000-2012 during which time the Cariboo Highland Games were taking place.  2016.34.0

    2000-2012 / 45cm of textual records, photographs, scrapbooks and awards

    Cariboo Historical Society Records

    Records of the Quesnel Branch of the Cariboo Historical Society including minutes, constitution & bylaws, membership lists, outgoing/incoming correspondence, financial records, grant applications, and various projects and events supported by the Historical Society (campaign for the building of the Quesnel Museum, acquisition of the Cottonwood House/Ranch collection, restoration project for the S.S. Enterprise, and 1979 Seminar for the B.C. & Yukon Regional Council of Heritage Canada), 79 photographic prints, 62 negatives and a map. M1995.6.0 / M1991.40.1-.7

    1951-1981 / 50 cm textual records 79 photographs, 1 map

    Cariboo Hotel

    Guest register.  M1991.35.3

    1965-1972 / 5 cm textual records.

    Cariboo Junior Secondary School Records

    The fonds consists of financial records and a working copy of a yearbook from Cariboo Junior Secondary School. M2009.18.0

    1977-1979 / 13.5 cm textural records

    Cariboo Mining District British Columbia Map

    Map of the Cariboo Mining District British Columbia, by Amos Bowman, Mining Engineer, assisted by James McEvoy. The map is color coded and has a "note on construction of map" at the top right, "explanation" of lines below that, and "explanation" of colors below that. Produced by The Department of the Interior.  G1989.10.1 

    No date on map

    Cariboo Seed Potato Association

    Memorabilia of the Cariboo Certified Seed Potato Growers Association care of Katherine Yorston including history of the potato written by the Kersley Women's Institute, seed potatoes scrapbook, a certificate, a handmade stitched trade sign, a hand drawn map, and two photographs.  M2000.24.0

    1981 & 1988 / 2cm of textual records and photographs

    Cariboo: Chilcotin - Nazko Rivers Map

    Cariboo District Reserved From Sale or Lease. The map shows the following points and areas in between - (NW)Clesbaco Creek, (NE) no defining features, (SW)Chilanco River and Puntee Lake, (SE)Chilcotin River and Anaheim Creek. The wagon trail is marked on the map.  G1989.54.1

    No date on map

    Carlson, Denise Interview

    Subjects: Macalister; Netherlands Overseas Mill; Girbralter Mines Survey Branch; Alexandria School; substitute teaching; reading program; VAULT Program; College of New Caledonia; Job Orientation Program; Carolyn Hilbert; Alexandria Reservation; teaching; Alexandria Band Office; teacher training; Steve Hilbert; First nations; mentoring; Elementary Schools; adult education; teachers; colleges; technical schools; cable car

    2007 / Audio

    Carson Family Records

    Personal & business correspondence, mining certificates, photographs and ephemera of Alfred Karlsson/Carson, his wife Mary Ann (née Boyd) and their children.  M1993.104.1-.7 / M1993.105.1-.9 / M1993.15.5-.6

    1892-1934 / 4 cm of textual records

    Carson, Verna Records

    The fonds consists of 5 aural cassette tapes, a typed manuscript, photographs corresponding to the typed manuscript, a handwritten manuscript, three short stories and a small amount of miscellaneous correspondence and ephemera. The typed manuscript is titled Laughter and Tears in Pioneer Years and contains an account of Verna’s experience growing up as the only child in the Bouchie Lake area in the 1910s and 1920s. The handwritten manuscript contains an account of Verna’s first marriage and some of her experiences living as a young married woman in the Quesnel area. Four of the cassette tapes are of Verna reading the second manuscript, while the fifth contains an account of Verna’s medical history.  M2000.20.0 / P2000.20.1-.8

    1914-1980 / 5 cm textual records 28 photographs, 5 tapes

    Casam, Rosie Interview

    2007 / Video

    Central British Columbia Map

    Map of Central British Columbia, including the Queen Charlotte Islands on the left and part of Alberta on the right. Produced by the Department of Lands.  1 inch= 15.78 miles  M1978.7.1

    1929

    Chan, Ben Interview

    2006 & 2007 / Video

    Chantyman, Bella Interview

    2007 / Video

    Charlton, Elvina

    Subjects: family history; parents immigrating from Russia; life and events in Kersley; starting the first fire department; nursing in Tofino; meeting her husband Wayne; school days; Happy Norman; Forty-Five Ninety; CD Hoy

    2011 / Transcript

    Chilcotin Map

    Color-coded Pre-emptor Series map of the Chilcotin, by the British Columbia Department of Lands and Forests.  Top left shows the Euchiniko Lakes and Kluskus Lakes; top center shows Nazko and the Nazko River; top right shows the Fraser River, Bouchie and Milburn Lakes; center shows Nazko, Loomis, Summit and Alexis Lakes; continuing downward are Redstone River, Alexis Creek and the Chilcotin River.  Scale: 1 inch = 3 miles  G1989.46.1

    1950

    Chilcotin Pre-emptor Map

    Color-coded Pre-emptor's map Chilcotin Sheet, by the British Columbia Department of Lands. Ttop left shows the Euchiniko Lakes and Kluskus lakes; top center shows Nazko and the Nazko River; top right shows the Fraser River, Bouchie and Milburn Lakes; center shows Nazko, Loomis, Summit and Alexis Lakes; continuing downward are Redstone River, Alexis Creek and the Chilcotin River.  Scale: 1 inch = 3 miles  G1991.16.1

    1934

    Chilcotin Pre-emptor Map

    Color-coded Chilcotin Pre-Emptor map showing lands open for pre-emption in pink, lands in University Reserve in blue, and Lands Reserved for Public Auction in light blue.  The reference is in a white background box at top right There is a boxed note on the right about midway down and an idex map insert at the bottom center. Lakes included on the map are:  Euchiniko (top left), Puntzi (left center), Tatla (left edge), Choelquot , Tatlayoco, Tsuniah, Chilko (all left bottom).  Rivers include: Euchiniko, Coglisitco, Baezaeko, Nazko, Clisbako, Chilcotin, Chinchintampan, Chilanko, Chilko and Taseko. Produced by the Department of Lands.  Scale: 1 inch = 3 miles   M1991.17.7

    1915

    Chinese Textual Records

    Correspondence, Accounts payable and receivable of various members of the Chinese Community in the Quesnel area.  M1994.35.1-.15

    1902-1923 / 2 cm of textual records

    Chow, Jimmy

    2006 & 2007 / Video

    Chow, Sharon Interview

    Community organizations; coaching; figure skating; Quesnel Figure Skating Club

    2017 / Audio

    City of New Westminster British Columbia Map

    Semi color-coded map of the city of New Westminster, B.C., 1892.  Fraser River in foreground.  G1989.18.1

    1892

    City of Quesnel Map

    City of Quesnel map showing city boundary and outlying regional areas not part of the city. Reference 93 - B098 Parts G008 Parts. Indexed on IGRD. Negative No. 185 087.  Produced by the Ministry of Environment.  Scale: 2 cm = 200 meters   2017.10.24

    1979

    City of Quesnel Map

    City of Quesnel map showing city boundary and outlying regional areas not part of the city. Reference 93B 098, 93G 008. Negative No. 185 087.  Produced by the Ministry of Environment.  Scale: 2 cm = 200 meters  2017.10.25

    1996

    Clayton Funeral Directors Records

    The collection consists financial records, correspondence, ledgers, and other documents belonging to Herb Clayton, director of Clayton's Funeral Chapel. There are both personal and business records in this collection.  1999.34.0

    1947-1980 / 58cm of textual records, 21 photographs and 21 negatives

    Clayton, Moira Interview

    Subjects: childhood; Hanceville; Alexis Creek; Alexandria; farming; ranching; farm work and chores; education; distance education; correspondence; public school; May Day events; university; normal school; teaching; McLeese Lake; marriage; motherhood; family; airport; Expo '67; Legion Auxilliary; Marguerite Ferry; trains; memoir about Vancouver, UBC and cooking

    2017 / Audio

    Coast and Rupert District Map

    Color-coded map showing the land masses on either side of the Queen Charlotte Sound.  The Johnstone Strait is on the far right side near the bottom of the map with Broughton Strait is to the left of that. The color-coding is at the bottom below the map outline:  yellow denotes alienated land, red denotes Indian Reserves, green denotes timber leases and unsurveyed timber licences not shewn (spelled according to map spelling).  Quatsino sound and Brooks Bay are at the bottom left and Bonanza Lake and Tiny Mosquito Lake are at the bottom right. Produced by the Land and Works Department.   M1991.17.35

    1907

    Cockin, Margaret Ann Records

    Personal records of Margaret Ann Cockin including bankbooks, cancelled cheques, receipts, red cross membership card, personal notes, photographs and negatives.  1999.8.0

    1927-1935 / 7cm of textual records, photographs and negatives

    Cockin, William & Family Records

    Cattle branding records and correspondence, immigration, Cecil Cockin school records, Assurance and forestry records. M1994.34.1-.28

    1904 – 1942. 4 cm textual records.

    Conn, Bob Interview

    Subjects: Keithly Creek; M1998.47.29

    1979 / Audio

    Cooke, Florence Interview

    Part 1 On Arriving in the Cariboo: traveling to Kersley; building a home; caring for sick animals; accidental shooting of Alex Strand; health issues; heat attack at Cariboo Hotel. Part 2 Remembering Old Kersley House: ministers who gave service at Kersley; fall fairs; social life in Kersley; entertaining guests; memories of the Barlow's, Bohanon's, Moffat's, Strand's and Shepherd's. Part 3 Quesnel, Stands, Early Life in the Cariboo: Strand family history; mining; Front Street fire; hostel for pregnant women; marriage to Billy Cooke; her own family history.

    1971 / Audio

    Cooper, Anna Interview

    Subjects: family history (Icelandic parents); growing up on a farm in Alberta; moving to Quesnel; schooling; education; courtship; marriage; working on the trap line; trapping; trap lines; Cattlemen's Association; Baker Creek Community Club; children; grandchildren; great grandchildren; family life

    2010 / Transcript

    Cooper, Tom Interview

    Subjects: Cooper family history; working on the farm; farming; bridge memories; school; memories of working with Pan Phillips

    2010 / Transcript

    Coreau, James L. Interview

    Subjects: Ponderay River; cedar;  Cottonwood; 1935 ice jam in Cottonwood; gold; the Kelly's hauling freight; old freight road to Barkerville; blasting; staking claims; mining claims; Harry Crooks; transportation; hauling mail; post office; Willy Ford; sorting mail; Minnesota

    1982 / Transcript

    Coulthard, James Roland Interview

    Subjects: Soda Creek; Coulthard Ranch; Walter Coulthard; Crosten; mail delivery; Dunlevy Ranch; building sternwheelers at Soda Creek and Alexandria; water powered flour mill and sawmill Soda Creek; guiding; Macken Creek; Haines Meadow; Barlow Meadow; Brilley Meadow; ranching; Alex Fraser's funeral; Gordon Woods; Camp Creek; Right Trucking; oil and gas; trapping; hunting; Bill Coulthard; Val Coulthard; Ollie Knowles; Ed Bob; Beecher Meadow; Marguerite; Bob End; shake roofs; Northern Ranches; dam on Tingley Creek; Chow Lee; Ting Lee (Tingley); Eric Collier; Emmitt Miller; Curtis'; Jim Kelley; Salmon Ranch; crossing the Fraser; ice bridge at Marguerite; Marguerite Ferry; Dean Barlow; Bautiste; hauling lumber; Soda Creek Ferry

    2008 / Audio

    Crick, Lucille Interview

    Subjects: Clara Davis; Eldon Bennett; Quesnel View; school; Helen Dixon; Mr. Clark; Quesnel Junior secondary School; babysittng; cost of living; Wells Hospital; marriage; foster care; parenting; holidays; travel; May Higdon; loos of children; Babs Garvin; Milbrun Lake; Livestock; cattle; recreational activities; Foster Parents; ranch life; ranching; living in Barkerville; restoring Barkerville; Fran Dowey; Gordon Crick

    2008 / Audio

    Crocker, Patricia Muriel Interview

    Subjects: home birth; Joseph DeRose; Mildred (Dixon) DeRose; Wells; Barkerville; mining; Wells School; marriage; Bill Stevens; childbirth; loss of children; logging; moving; roads; Bear Cabin; Wingdam hotels; dads passing

    2008 / Audio

    Crooked River Recreation Area

    Forestry Maps and Forestry Rec Site Maps. Crooked River Recreation Area. Forestry recreation site map with detailed index and mileage chart on one side and Forest Service information, rules and restrictions on the other side. Produced by Department of Lands Forests and Water Resources.  Scale: 1/2 cm = 5miles  2014.30.6

    1980

    Cunningham and Antler Creek Map (Boyd/Bohanon Fuller)

    Handdrawn map produced by H.F. Eastman June 3, 1946. The map includes the following points - Antler and Cunningham Creeks showing claims owned by the Hansen Group, Tregillus and Mckinnon. Produced by Bralorne Mines Ltd. Scale: 1 inch = 1500 feet

    1946

    Cupples, Amelia Interview

    2007 / Audio

    Dale, Ron Interview

    2006 / Audio

    Dattoff, George Don Interview

    2008 / Audio

    Dease Lake Area: Cassiar District Map (Boyd/Bohanon Fuller)

    Department of Mines Geological Survey map of Dease Lake Area Cassiar District. The map includes the following points and areas in between: (northwest) Bull Creek, (northeast) Dease River, (southwest) Eight Mile Creek, (southeast) Squaw Creek and Eagle River. Published by the Department of Mines. Scale: 1inch = 2 miles.

    1926

    Developed and Potential Areas of Power Sites Map

    Map of B.C. showing the Developed and Potential Areas of Power Sites. The developed areas are marked with an orange -red circle and the potential marked with a yellow circle. Index at bottom left names the places of power. Produced by Water Right Branch Geographic Division.  Scale: 2 cm = 40 miles  G1994.112.2

    1956

    Diakiw, Hetty Interview

    Subjects: Nick Diakiw; marriage; children; Bouchie Lake; living in Maeford Place; changes in Quesnel over the years;  4H Club; roads; town life

    2008 / Audio

    Dinsdale, Jeff Interview

    Subjects: social work; mental health; Child Development Center; Yukon; sled dogs; mail run; Sled Dog Mail Run; Cariboo Wagon Road; Telegraph Trail; Barkerville; climate change; Site C Dam; Alexander Mackenzie; Dawson City; Paddle for Peace; Rivers Day; En Avant Program; Mountain Pine Beetle; Chilcotin Chiefs

    2017 / Audio

    Ditchlines for Cottonwood Ranch Map (Boyd/Bohanon Fuller)

    Hand drawn map showing the elevation gain and loss for the Cottonwood Ranch Ditch Lines. Includes diagrams of the sections of ditch line from soft to hard ground. Published and signed by Seymour Baker. Scale: Horizontal 1 inch = 200 feet Vertical 1 inch = 8 feet

    No date on map

    Dixon, Helen Records

    Records consist of a day book containing lesson plans and notes from 1955 to 1958, the Teacher’s “Concise” Class Record 1957 -1958, Nature notes and sketches, 26 textbooks, and a report card issued at Chezacut by Helen Ferguson, various teaching and lesson aids. M1995.51.0

    1955- 1960 / 8cm of textual records

    Doern, Wally Interview

    Subjects: community organizations; school; bullying; boxing; logging; river-drive; Nazko; guiding and outfitting; beetle-kill; Two Rivers Boxing Club

    2017 / Audio

    Dominion of Canada Map

    Color-coded map of the Dominion of Canada on one side and the Great West on the other. Provinces in 1904 include British  Columbia, Athabaska, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Assiniboia, Manitoba, Keewatin, Ontario, Quebec, Ungava, Labrador, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Yukon and Mackenzie.  The Great West Provinces include British Columbia, Alberta, Athabaska, Saskatchewan, Assiniboia, Manitoba, Keewatin, Mackenzie and Yukon.  G1989.49.1

    1904

    Durrell, Nettie Interview

    Subjects: Kersley Dale Ranch; Cariboo Wagon Road; Kersley; Shepherd's; William Henry Dale; Barbara Katherine Wise; farm life; farming; ranching; ranches; farms; shipping produce and livestock; Dog Prairie; Sister Creek School; Dragon Lake School; Bob Durrell; Dale Landing; Jim Truman; school; Quesnel School births; doctors; health services

    2007 / Audio

    Dye, Shirley (Sis) Interview

    Subjects: Chuck Beath; house on Vaughan Street; nursing; Chuck Beath Motors; Ford Dealership; World War II; rationing; Dragon Lake; Legion Beach; Irwin's Beach; Donnelly's Beach; Pierce; Ruth Trueman; July 1st Celebration; native camp on West Side; salmon run; horse races; chores; religion; schools; Helen Dixon; Quesnel School; school dances; marriage; curling; Lola Day; competitive curling; B.C. Curling Association; volunteering; cancer survivor; Cancer Society; Fraser River Bridge; G.R. Baker Hospital; Radio Station; school basketball trips; paving the highway; skating rink; Scout Hall; Donna Gilbert; Dunrovin; childhood; closing off McLean Street for town sleigh hill

    2010 / Audio

    Earley, Alice Records

    Photographs, correspondence, 2 teaching certificates, an fire insurance policy and miscellaneous ephemera Alice Northcott was one of the first teachers in Quesnel. She married John Edwards Bowron and Otis Earley.  M1997.13.0 / P1997.13.1-.160

    1884-1956 / 3 cm textual records and photographs

    Edward, Walter & Betty Interview

    2006 / Audio

    Edwards, Betty Helsdon Interview

    Subjects: family history; flooding; ice jams at Kersley Flats; education; schooling; correspondence

    2008 / Audio

    Edwards, Betty Helsdon Interview

    Subjects: Coronation Surrey China donated to Quesnel Museum; mining at Kallenberger's on Slough Creek in 1936; family history; farm life; schooling; correspondence course; making clothing as a child; Walter Edwards' plane and pilot's license; Kersley Women's Institute

    2012 / Audio

    Edwards, Ernest K. Records

    Records consist of meeting minutes for various conventions, government issued information pamphlets and handbooks, newsletters, miscellaneous reports, and other miscellaneous documents during the time that Mr. Edwards was involved with the Kersley Farmers' Institute. M1999.7.0

    1935-1991 / 3cm of textual records

    Emergency Preparedness

    Published pamphlets, manuals and an educational guides pertaining to emergency preparedness and what to do in case of disaster or nuclear attack.  2017.3.0

    1966-1986 / 2.5cm of textual records

    Engbretson, Harold Interview

    Audio

    Epilepsy Quesnel

    Records consist of two envelopes containing a DVD video, publications, information sheets, resource lists, notepads, pens, bracelets, ribbons and first aid cards and a copy of Coffee Break May17-30/2017.  All of the items are concerning epilepsy and the non-profit group Epilepsy Quesnel. 2017.9.0

    2009- / .5cm of textual records and a video recording

    Epilespy Quesnel Records

    The collection consists of DVD video, publications, information sheets, resource lists and ephemera. All of the items are concerning epilepsy and the non-profit group Epilepsy Quesnel.   2017.9.0


     

    2009- / .5cm of textual records and a video recording

    Eutsuk Lake Area Map (Boyd/Bohanon Fuller)

    Geological Survey map of Eutsuk Lake Area in the Coast District. The map includes the following points and areas in between: (north)  Mosquitp Hills, (east) Eutsak Peak, (south) Tesla Lake, (west) Whitesail Lake and Range. Published by the Department of Mines. Scale: 1 inch = 4miles

    1926

    Ewing Family Records

    William Thomas (Bill) Ewing ran butcher shops and during the 1920s and built the Quesnel Hotel. The collection of records consists of accounts receivable and payable.

    1925-1926. 10 cm of textual records.

    Ewing, Ernest W. Records

    Collection consists of Canadian Militia Pay Books from 1940-1945 and one property tax receipt paid to the Corporation of the Village of Quesnel by Mr. Ewing.

    1940-1945 / 1cm of textual records

    Falloon, Cliff Interview

    Subjects: Brownmiller Bros.; Herb Falloon; Mildred Styles; childhood; school; sawmills; Falloon Brothers Sawmill; logging; John A. Fraser's store; stores in Quesnel; Banks in Quesnel; pulp mills; foods; logging equipment; Quadra Logging; Ken Falloon; Eldorado Recreation; 1956 rain storm; fishing; freighting; forestry; storms; elementary schools; education; grocery trade; industrial waste

    2006 / Audio

    Ferguson-Dumais, Maggie Interview

    Subjects: community organizations; Toronto; art; teaching; Arts Council; employment counseling; Friendship Center; Elders' Luncheon; volunteering; Gallery of Honour; permanent collection; Farmer's Market; community; Harvest Society

    2017 / Audio

    First Jailhouse in Quesnel Blueprint

    Small blueprint for the first jail in Quesnel drawn by Henry Holbrook, Plan No. 29. Titled at the bottom "Gaol at Quesnelmouth British Columbia".  Scale: ¾ inch = 5 feet   M2004.11.1

    1865

    Flahr, John Interivew

    Subjects: ice bridges; new traffic lights at the Fraser River Bridge; Fraser River Bridge; Fraser River Bridge damage; first moose in the Quesnel area; ferry/canoe service across the river

    2011 / Audio

    Fleming, John Records

    The fonds consists of correspondence, mining records (including records from the Big Bonanza Mining Company), grocery lists, miscellaneous daybook entries, a tax receipt, and miscellaneous rough notes. M1957.95.0

    1881-1896 / 2 cm textual records

    Forbes, Molly Interview

    Subjects: 155 Mile House; interior of 122 Mile House; roadhouses; Mile Houses; M1998.47.18

    1986 / Audio

    Forest Industry and Mine Sites Map

    Color-coded map of the Forest Industry and Mine Sites of Northern British Columbia. Includes five page index and small map reference sheet.  The map is the Revised Edition of 1969-1970, and the indexes are dated august 30, 1972 and august 31, 1972.  Produced by the Department of Lands, Forests and Water Resources.  Scale: 30 miles to 1 inch or 1:1   2010.24.3 

    1969

    Fort Fraser - Vanderhoof Recreation Area Map

    Forestry Maps and Forestry Rec Site Maps. Fort Fraser - Vanderhoof Recreation Area. Forestry recreation site map with detailed index and mileage chart on one side and Forest Service information, rules and restrictions on the other side. Produced by Department of Lands Forests and Water Resources. Scale: 1/2 cm = 5 miles  2014.30.7

    1980

    Fraser River Gold Mines and their Place Names: a map from Hope to Quesnel Forks Map

    Fraser River Gold Mines and their Place Names:  a map from Hope to Quesnel Forks consists of Panels A to D, two on each side of the map, showing historic mining sites and claims in British Columbia.  It includes b/w and color photographs.Produced by the Department of Natural Resources UBC.  2012.17.1

    2011

    Fraser River Skyline Blueprint

    Plan for the Fraser Skyline operation of Western Plywood (Cariboo) Ltd. Detailed blueprint of the East Bent mast.  1995.52.1

    1953

    Fraser, Don Interview

    Subjects: railway stories; railorads; trains; M1998.47.37

    Audio

    Fraser, John A. Company Limited Records

    Business records of the John A. Fraser Company Limited Store.  Included in these business records are: Correspondence, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Personnel Records, Life Insurance Records, Financial Records, Wartime Prices and Trade Board Records, and the J.A. Fraser Co. Ltd. Merchandise Stock Information.  M1995.15.0

    1925-1957 / 1 meter of textual records

    Fuller, Flora Guest Register

    A record of guests staying with Flora Fuller at the Bohanon House in Quesnel.    M1988.20.1 Ledgers. 

    1946-1951

    Fuller, Flora Records

    The collection consists of address books, recipes, and miscellaneous records, of which include: identification cards, a commemorative diploma, prescriptions, correspondence, receipts, and an application form for Old Age Securities.  Fonds#3

    1923-1964 / 6 cm of textual records

    Fuller, Florence Interview

    Subjects: Chinese in Quesnel; Quesnel in the 1920's; M1998.47.42

    Audio

    Fun, Gerry Interview

    2006 & 2007 / Video

    Gale, Margaret Claire Interview

    Subjects: Dorothy Stimpson; Bert Allcock; Strathnaver; bridge building; road building; Alf King; Strathnaver School; school at Moose Heights; teaching; schools; Emigration; normal schools; elementary school; education; Christianity; religion; teachers; bees; organizations

    2008 / Audio

    Galena Hill: Yukon Map (Boyd/Bohanon Fuller)

    Mineral map of the Galena Hill Mayo District in the Yukon.  The map includes the following points and areas in between: (south) Williams and Parent Creeks, (north) McQuesten River Valley, (east) Duncan Creek, (west) Galena Creek. Published by the Department of Mines. Scale: 1 inch = 2000 feet

    1926

    Gardner & Sons Lumber Yard Ledgers

    2 ledgers recording customers and materials ordered from H.J. Gardner & Sons Lumber yard on Reid Street in Quesnel.  June 1938 - April 1940 and June 1942 - April 1944.   Customers include mining companies, local builders and businesses; entries document the construction of infrastructure such as schools, airports.   M2006.31.1-2  Ledgers

    1938 - 1944

    Gardner, H.J. Records

    Records of the Store in Stanley and the Van Winkle Post Office (1905-1918), Coroner records for the Barkerville area (1912-1928), Financial records - cancelled cheques (1906-1916).   M1951.1-15 / M5975.4.1

    1905 - 1928 / 63 cm textual records.

    General Store and Roadhouse from the Likely area Ledger

    Account book for lodging, meals, stabling, groceries, clothing and other sundries.  Attributed to the Likely area due to list of customers including William Parker, John Hutch, J. Ehalt,  Quesnel Hydraulic Gold Mining Co, Moorehead Mining Company.  Attributed to Samuel Prior, Little Lake Ranch / Roadhouse base on internal evidence.  2012.13.1  Ledgers

    1909 -1915

    General Store in Barkerville Ledger

    Ledger of accounts for a general store, thought to be in Barkerville from the list of customers.   M1958.6.1 Ledgers.

    1912

    Genrealized Geological Map of the Canadian Cordillera Map

    Color coded Geological Map of the Canadian Cordillera. Produced by the Department of Mines and Petroleum Resources.  G1989.17.1  Scale: 1 inch = 39.45 miles

    1976

    Geological Map of Canada Map

    Map of the Geological Aspects of Canada as of 1954. Color-coded for sedimentary and volcanic rocks with list of ages of the geological make-up of the land in Canada. Map 1045a. Produced by the Canadian Dept. of Mines & Techno Surveys.  M1996.24.1

    1954

    George, Julia Interview

    2007 / Video

    Gibbons, Hazel Interview

    Subjects: Patenaude family; Woodjam Ranch; ranching; first white child born in Horsefly; M1998.47.17

    Audio

    Gilbert, Donna Jeanne Interview

    Subjects: Charles Edkins; community organizations; McLean Street; life during World War II; Helen Dixon School; streets in Quesnel; Millers skating rink; skating; outdoor rinks; swimming pools; curling; childhood; Wells; marriage; Macalister School; the Daser's; growth of Quesnel; Sunday School; houses; unit residences; school buildings; swimming pools; elementary schools; normal schools; teaching; teachers; education; recreational activities

    2008 / Audio

    Gilbert, Louise Interview

    Subjects: Wells B.C.; family history; moving from Lower Mainland to Wells; growing up in Wells; school days in Wells; work history; marriage; children; collapse of the Cottonwood Bridge; army testing "Winter War Machines' in Wells; The Polar Bear Scheme, work at Wells Produce; The Wells Hotel; working as a telephone operator

    2014 / Transcript

    Girvin, Jim Interview

    Subjects: childhood in Vancouver; early jobs; Quesnel Elementary School; sports; teachers; teaching; education; delivery services; coroners; occupations; universities; logging; school buildings; foods

    2007 / Audio

    Gold Rush Trail Sled Dog Mail Run Records

    Digital copy of information files including newspaper clippings, newsletters, donor/participant lists, rules and regulations, awards lists, envelope art work and design, invitations, volunteer information, banquet information, programs, general event information, correspondence and photographs from the Gold Rush Trail Sled Dog Mail Run.

    1976-2016

    Goldpan Blueprint

    Blueprint showing the schematic diagram and scale for the giant gold pan located at the train station. The gold pan was previously at the north entrance to the city. The city had the goldpan moved in the summer of 2020. The blueprint also includes General Notes for the welders.  It was created by Woodpro Engineering Ltd. in Prince George for Linden Welding & Fabricating in Quesnel.  It is stamped Received (at City Hall) June 4, 1987.  2010.9.1

    1987

    Gook, Peter Interview

    2006 / Audio

    Gordon, Marion Interview

    Subjects: community organizations; farming; school; fall fair; garden tours; Communities in Bloom; Heritage Garden; community gardens; Red Hat Ladies; Good Food Box; Arts Council; volunteering; Bluegrass Festival; Seniors Centre; Billy Baker Days; Citizen of the Year

    2017 / Audio

    Government Reserve at Quesnelmouth Map

    Sketch map of the Government Reserve at Quesnelmouth extended for a distance of 2 miles above and 2 miles below the junctions of the Quesnel and Fraser Rivers, and for a distance of a 1 2 mile back from the banks of the Fraser River.    M1996.10.1

    1862

    Grossehmig, Dora Interview

    Subjects: Poson; growing up in Germany during the War; tough memories of father being away at War; father death; World War I; World War II; farming; farm life; immigration; refugees; Russians; moving to Saskatchewan; moving to Quesnel; Gordon Avenue

    2006 / Audio

    Guathier, Paul Interview

    Subjects: steam engineering; first sexual encounter; working in the Arctic; bear exploration and Radium; Eskimo culture; Rex Theatre; moving to Wells; moving to the Cariboo; mining in Haida and Alsaka; Ceal Tingley bootlegging; Dan McMillan pilot; Will Rogers pilot; Moscow Russia; witnessing a death at the mine; marriage; divorce; opening the Carib Theatre; family history; Quesnel Kangaroos Hockey Team

    2006 / Audio

    Halleran, Noreen M. Records

    The records consist of 104 color slides of Fiddler on the Roof and Camelot performances, five scrapbooks, Cariboo High School Annuals 1961-66 and 1968-69,  miscellaneous newspaper clippings, a copy of the Northern Pictorial Christmas issue vol.8 no.17, 1959, Cariboo High School Band patch, , theatre tickets , greeting cards, Senior Band meeting minutes 1962-63, receipt from Canadian Coachways and Greyhound, correspondence from Super-Valu Stores, correspondence from Kelly Douglas & Company Limited, Cn Telecommunications note, senior band list 1968-69, summer music school registration form, report card insert, theatre and revue programs 1962-1971, letters of support in the nomination of Mrs. Halleran into the Quesnel Arts Council’s Gallery of Honor and copies of articles on Noreen Halleran.  2012.41.0

    1957-1959 / 18cm textual records, yearbooks, slides and photographs

    Hance, Herbert Interview

    Video

    Harris Rome, Lorene Interview

    Subjects: Yorston; Windt Brothers; Catline; packer cab line; dredging in Barkerville; mining in Barkerville; Alexandria; Australian Ranch picnic; Lansdowne School; marriage; Isabel Moffat; horse races; Klahani Boutique Craft Shop; community organizations; dancing; theatre buildings; mining; elementary school; Christmas; Royal visit; stores

    2006 / Audio

    Hayman, John Interview

    2010 / Audio

    Helsdon, Chris Records

    The records include correspondence, receipts, minutes, reports and notes from the Kersley Farmers Institute, Kersley Farmers’ Cooperative Association, North Cariboo Growers’ Cooperative Association and Quesnel Agricultural Planning Committee. 2016.42.0

    1920-1974 / 11cm of textual records

    Hendry, Yvonne Interview

    2006 / Audio

    Hernstedt, Pat Interview

    2006 / Audio

    Hess, Lillian Rose Interview

    Subjects: growing up in England; Harold Edward; immigration; War Brides; S.S. Letitia; immigrating to Canada; living in Calgary; house work; family; high school; trains; elementary school; education

    2008 / Audio

    Higdon, May Interview

    Subjects: Steve Batison; Edgar C. Lunn; Cantin; Gravelle Ferry; Frank Cannon; Daisy Higdon; Elsa Zeidrich; Higdon Farm; D.A. Higdon; farming; ranching; immigration; doctors; schools; dances; marriage; school buildings; hotel trade; 4H Clubs; farm life

    2000 & 2001 / Audio

    Hilborn, Edna Interview

    Subjects: Quesnel Little Theatre; 1950's; 50th Anniversary of the Quesnel Drama Assocaition; M1998.47.14

    1982 / Audio

    Hilborn, Gordon Interview

    Subjects: Bohanon family; Hilborn family: Roddy Moffat; M1998.47.4

    1993 / Audio

    Holt, John Records

    Correspondence and certificates relating to his role as Justice of the Peace, Stipendiary Magistrate and Judge for Juvenile Court.  M1978.3.1-.6

    1907-1943 / 6 pgs. of textual records

    Homan and Stanton Records

    Documents consist of financial records: lease agreements for Stan-Hom Lodge & The British American Hotel, inventories of leased premises, mortgage papers, tax records (forms, receipts, statements for income and property taxes), insurance agreements, investment papers (including plans, sales agreements, receipts, correspondence, and tax papers pertaining to some property they purchased in Burnaby, British Columbia), and personal and miscellaneous records. M1995.13.0

    1914-1948 / 20 cm of textual records.

    Homan, Dora Records

    The collection primarily consists of Dora Homan's diary, correspondence & postcards, miscellaneous personal papers (rough notes, newspaper clippings, tax records) and business records for Stan-Hom Lodge and British American Hotel. Fonds#4

    1909-1959 / 20 cm textual records.

    Hong, Louie Interview

    2006 / Video

    Hong, Muriel Interview

    2006 / Video

    Hong, Ray Interview

    2006 & 2007 / Video

    Hong, Shirley Interview

    2006 / Video

    Hotel Ledger

    A ledger recording guests, room allocation, date of arrival and charges for an unidentified hotel. Many names are recognizable from the Quesnel area.   M5975.5.1  Ledgers

    1925 - 1929

    Hudson's Bay Company Ledger

    Ledger recording goods shipped to Quesnel store 1904-1908.  One  book of customer orders August 1907 - May 1908.  M1955.114.1, M1957.631.1  Ledgers

    1904-1908

    Huxley, Joan Interview

    Subjects: family origins; immigration; mining; Wells B.C.; skiing; cross country skiing; moving to Quesnel; death; Vacnouver; Weldwood; wildlife encounters; education; schooling; employment in real estate, secretary and accounting; toastmistress; farm life; Wingdam School

    2008 / Audio

    Immigration and Colonization Records

    Applications for citizenship and related correspondence by Alfred Vaughan on behalf of Chinese residents living in the Quesnel area. 1923-1930.  M1995.1.0

    1923-1930 / 3 cm of textual records, 2 photographs

    Interim Forest Cover Series Map

    Interim Forest Cover Series of five maps. Map dated October, 1956 including the following points and areas in between: (NW) Cheslatta - (NE) Stony Creek Reserve - (SW) Tweesdmuir National Park - (SE) Blackwater River.  2017.8.1.1

    1956

    Interim Forest Cover Series Map

     Interim Forest Cover Series of five maps. 2of 2 First Edition December 1, 1956 including the following points and areas in between: (NW) Hulatt & Hogback Lake - (NE) Reid Lake - (SW) Baezaeko & Coglistiko River - (SE) Pantage Lake & Udy Creek.  2017.8.1.2

    1956

    Interim Forest Cover Series Map

    Interim Forest Cover Series of five maps. 3of3 First Edition November 1, 1956 including the following points and areas in between: (NW) Ghost Lake - (NE) Wells Grey Park - (SW) Hendrix Creek - (SE) Murtle River.  2017.8.1.3

    1956

    Interim Forest Cover Series Map

    Interim Forest Cover Series of five maps dated April 1952 Revised Nov.1950 and Nov. 1952 including the following points and areas in between: (NW) Fishpot Lkae - (NE) Quesnel - (SW) Punti Lake) - (SE) Williams Lake. 2017.8.1.4

    1952

    Interim Forest Cover Series Map

    Interim Forest Cover Series Map revised July 1953, October 1953 and November 1953 including the following points and areas in between:(NW) Dankskin & Grassy Plains - (NE) Tachick / Nulki Lakes - (SW) Tetachuck Lake - (SE) Euchiniko / Kluskus Lakes.  2017.8.1.5
     

     

    1953

    Interior of British Columbia Map

    The map is topographical with Quesnel in the center. The border of Tweedsmuir National Park runs along the western side of the map. The border of Jasper National Park runs along the western side of the map. 150 Mile House and Tatla Lake are present in the southern portion of the map. In the north are Francois and Purden Lake.   G1989.37.1

    1932

    Isaak, Olive Maureen Interview

    Subjects: O'Haras Furniture Store Penticton; Frank Burns; Carib Theatre; Paul Gauthier; Mickey's Esso Service; Pat and Ethel O'Hara; death of brother Denny; dances; schools; football; private school; food services; trains

    2008 / Audio

    Island Mountain: Caribou District B.C. Map (Boyd/Bohanon Fuller)

    Map of Island Mountain area including mineral deposits and mineral claims. The map includes the following points and areas in between (north) Willow River, East Wells, (south) Jack of Clubs Lake, (west) Coulter Creek and Island Gulch. Scale: 1 inch = 1500 feet

    No date on map

    Ives, Jack Interview

    Subjects: Mrs. Seeley; fur trading; Nazko; Paul Krestinuk; Joe Sphere; M1998.47.21

    1993 / Audio

    Joe, Lona Interview

    2007 / Video

    Joephy, Peter Memoirs

    "The Peter Josephy Story" book; typed on page bio; "Mexican Impressions" all written by Peter Josephy

    2006

    Johnson, Carl Emil Family Reocrds

    Records pertaining to the Johnson’s family life and Mr. Johnsons involvement with mining in the Kootney’s (Gladys Mineral Claim) and includes four black and white photographs, newspapers, ephemera, correspondence, bill of sale and miscellaneous records.

    1887-1958 / 4 cm of textual records and photographs

    Johnston, Carolyn Sylvia Interview

    Subjects: growing up in Vancouver; Christmas in Vancouver; Quesnel students boarding in Vancouver; Albert Johnston; Alvin Johnston; marriage; 1960 Centennial Year; Mr. Kees; Johnston Family; Johnston Livery; Johnston Bros. Motors; chickens; apartment buildings; teachers; teaching; education; historical associations; Councillors; Christmas; gambling

    2009 / Audio

    Kauldher, Anita Interview

    2008 / Transcript

    Keen, Harry Interview

    2006 & 2007 / Video

    Kersley and Area Map

    Hand drawn map of Kersley and Area. The map includes a key and a list of names with numbers that coincide with residence locations on the map. The map is addressed to District Commisioner, Quesnel District From: Brad Arnoldus, 1st North Cariboo Troop. The map is part of the Kersley Boy Scouts Fonds.   2000.3.1

    1960's

    Kersley Boy Scouts Records

    Notebooks, troop records, log books, receipts, and scouts assignments (1955-70) including a hand drawn map of Kersley and area (2000.3.1).  Pamphlets and news letters from the BC and Yukon Scouting Association. Includes the Scout Diary (1928) of Ernest K Edwards , who served as Scout leader from 1952-1972.  M2000.3.0

    1928 & 1954-1972 / 19 cm textual records

    Kersley Farmers' Institute Records

    Meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, governmental circulars, a guest book, and Farmers’ Institute yearbooks. Most of the records relate directly to the Kersley Farmers’ Institute; however, some of the records are related to Farmers’ Institutes on a provincial level.   M1997.35.0

    1928-1990 / 26 cm of textual records

    Kersley Women's Institute Interviews

    Subjects: community organizations; Katherine Prentice; Alice Selzler; Janice Magnuson; Lorraine Preston; Donna Koning; Karen Smith; Kathy Dyer; Nancy Cullum; Women's Institutes; history; lunch program; train station; general store; community association; Farmer's Institutes; farming; mills; Australian Ranch Picnic; Good News Gang; sawmills; Centennial

    2017 / Audio

    Kew, Bea Interview

    Subjects: Sturgeon fishing

    Audio

    Kluskus Recreation Area Map

    Forestry Maps and Forestry Rec Site Maps. Kluskus Recreation Area. Forestry recreation site map with detailed index and mileage chart on one side and Forest Service information, rules and restrictions on the other side. Produced by Department of Lands Forests and Water Resources.  Scale: 1/2 cm = 5 miles  2014.30.8

    1980

    Kotak, Navin Chandra Interview

    2007 / Transcript

    Kovach, Jack Interview

    Subjects: cattle drives; dipnetting; Dr.Baker, Downtown Quesnel changes over the years; family history; school days; Happy Norman; Forty-Five Ninety; C.D. Hoy

    2010 / Audio

    Koyama, Cadi & Cora Interview

    2008 / Audio

    Krestenuk, Paul Business Records

    Paul Kestenuk was a fur trader with stores in Nazko, Lhoosk'us, Ulkatcho and a store or warehouse in Quesnel.  The collection consists of a ledger with inventory and accounts for 1925-30, 10 receipt books for 1930-36 and correspondence regarding cattle sales and reimbursement for goods with Family Allowance, 1956.                   M1991.20.1-5, M 1995.19 .1  Ephemera

    1925- 1956

    Langley, Edna Interview

    2010 / Transcript

    Laurent, Mary Jane Interview

    2007 / Video

    Laurent, Melanie Interview

    2006 / Video

    Lawrence, Greg Interview

    Subjects: community organizations; Community Futures; economic development; Western Diversification; Wood Enterprise Centre; Self-Employment Program; Green Heat Initiative; Rotary Club; 4H; mill closures; logging; education

    2017 / Audio

    Lazzarin, Gloria Interview

    Subjects: Baker Farm location; West Quesnel development; West Quesnel Rate Payers Association; community halls; dances at the Legion Hall; John Lazzarin Sr.; Wes Quesnel Pioneers; bussinessmen; interesting Quesnel residents; Dewdrop Inn; community life;Helen Dixon School; Mrs. Sealy; Dr. Baker; Chinese Businessmen; pioneers in Quesnel; city councils; municipal elections; municipal government; being of woman on City Council; women in politics; serving for director for Cariboo Regional District; radio station; Mrs. Lazzarin; Lazzarin house; mental health; sports; provincial parks; volunteering; development when pulp mills came to Quesnel

    2007 / Audio

    Lebec, Robert (Bob) Music

    Fraser Bridge Song; M1997.31.1

    1997 / Audio

    Lee, Danny Interview

    2007 / Video

    Lee, Dorothy K. Records

    Unpublished nine page typed personal writing by Dorothy K. Lee about summers spent at her cabin in Bowron Lakes B.C. and two accompanying photographs.   2017.2.0

    1950's / .5cm of textual records and photographs

    Lidder, Nirmal Interview

    Audio

    Little Snowshoe and Kiethly Creeks Map

    Little Snowshoe and Kiethly Creeks is part of a series of nine maps from "Maps of the Principal Auriferous Creeks in the Cariboo Mining District, British Columbia", by Amos Bowman. Produced by the Geological Survey of Canada.  M1995.53.7

    1895

    Louis, Peter Interview

    Video

    Louttit, Robert Winston Interview

    Subjects: welfare; train hopping; working on farms; working as a delivery driver; moving to the Cariboo; working for Gilbert Olsen; working for Stuckleberger; logging; working for Alfred King; unemployment; demonstrations; hospitals; sawmills; Seniors Centre

    2006 / Audio

    Lower Fraser Valley Parts of New Westminster and Yale Districts Map

    Color-coded map of the Lower Fraser Valley. The Fraser River runs from top (near right) down and across to the left edge of the map. Cultus Lake is at bottom center and Chilliwack Lake is at bottom near the right.   M1991.17.20

    1892

    Lust, Melvin Interview

    Subjects: Dragon Lake; Dragon Lake Farm; road to Quesnel through Red Bluff Reserve; old road; bush Mill in Nazko; Dragon Lake Gold Course; Dragon Lake School creamery; corwood and block ice contracts; Kenworth; logging; hand falling; social activities; mechanical work; WWII

    2008 / Audio

    Lyne Family Interview

    Subjects: Deep Creek Roadhouse Ranch 1889-1950; M1998.47.11

    Audio

    MacDonald, Melanie Interview

    Subjects: community organizations; Women's Centre; fundraising; violence against women; non-profit; youth; Season's House; homelessness; housing; healthcare

    2017 / Audio

    MacKenzie's Voyages Map

    Color reproduction map of Alexander Mackenzie's Voyages across Canada. Included are Northwest Company and Hudson's Bay Company posts along with the exploration routes of Mackenzie in 1789 and 1793.  2017.10.22

    No date on map

    Magnuson, Fred Interview

    Subjects: first born in Second Hospital; living in a logging camp on Claymine Road, dad's accident; childhood eye problems; cost of gas; Johnston family; work for H.J. Gardner; son Fredrik George Magnuson; school; Nugget Cafe; canning; Quesnel Junior Secondary;  liquor; roads; personal accidents; seeds; seed potatoes; agriculture; logging; grandchildren

    2008 / Audio

    Mankoo, Pritam Singh Interview

    2007 / Transcript

    Marsh, Richard & Myrtle Interview

    2006

    Marsh, Ruruic Richard Interview

    Subjects: Josephine Marsh; Edward Bouchie; Alice Moffit; West Quesnel; Cariboo Log Cabin Camp; Marsh House; Quesnel View; ice cutting on Dragon Lake; ice houses meeting Myrtle Marsh; courtship; marriage; Redi-Mix; Faucets Store; July 1st horse races; Rich Hobson; Pan Phillips; community halls; dances; hockey; cattle drives; Baker Ranch; Fireman's Band; Marsh family history; Bouchie Lake; town layout before sidewalks; Helen Dixon; school memories; Auto Court; Fraser River ice jam

    2006 / Audio

    Matison, Patricia (Pat) Interview

    Subjects: family history; her father's wartime work on the Queen Charlotte Islands (Haida Gwaii); moving to Williams Lake; moving to Quesnel; chilhood; Fawcette's Store; watching Dr. Baker perform surgeries; hospital ward aide work; marriage to husband Ron Matison; figure skating; babysitting; child care; fishing and dipnetting with Ron; skiing

    2011 / Transcript

    Mattison, Ron Interview

    Subjects: moving to Quesnel; house on Carson Ave.; Wingdam; Hugh Gook's Coca Cola plant; Joe Rice mine at Swift River; Ralph (Mattie) Mattison; Annie Usher; storekeepers; horse races in LeBourdais Park; childhood; siblings; Patricia Fawcett; marriage; children; Helen Dixon; team sports; Legion Hall; retirement;

    2006 / Audio

    McBride - Valemount Recreation Area Map

    Forestry Maps and Forestry Rec Site Maps. McBride - Valemount Recreation Area. Forestry recreation site map with detailed index and mileage chart on one side and Forest Service information, rules and restrictions on the other side. Produced by Department of Lands Forests and Water Resources.  Scale: 1/2 cm = 5 miles  2014.30.9

    1980

    McBride Forest District Map

    Forestry Maps and Forestry Rec Site Maps. McBride Forest District Map. National Topographic System Second Status Edition Sheet 93H and Part of 83E McBride British Columbia Map showing Forests, Parks and Mountain Ranges in the area. Produced by Department of Lands Forests and Water Resources.  Scale: 1 inch = 4 miles  2014.30.4

    1971

    McColl, Roberta Diana Interview

    Subjects: personal history; birth; family; movement of family; working in special education; drugs; teachers; teaching; Trenton State University Friendship and Day Camps; original Cariboo Highway; Wells; developing curriculum for special needs; Child Development Center; labour unions; Christianity; religion; private schools; cars; bicycles; deaths; house fires; Hill Meat Market

    2006 / Audio

    McLean, Annie Beatrice Interview

    Subjects: Hugh McLean; Reginald Coldwell; Dorothy (Pennant) Coldwell; growing in Bouchie Lake; memories of moving around; getting Brucellosis; sister Gladys' wedding; teachers; Janet Couldwell; memories of school; childhood activities; dances; community organizations; Ages Morel; Royal visits; sawmills; illnesses

    2006 / Audio

    McLean, Sarah Frances Interview

    Subjects: Cooking Lake; loss of mother to childbirth; being raised by Grandmother; memories of father; memories of relatives; working at Canada Packers; meeting husband; marriage; Bert McLean; life with Bert; moving to Quesnel; living in Ernie Dawson's cabin; China Lake; living in the Okanagan; Government House; memories of raising children; memories of school; writing; poetry; camping

    2006 / Audio

    McLeese, Robert Ledger

    Ledger recording passengers and freight Yale to Soda Creek, Sept1871 - Jan 1872 (10 pages) and business correspondence, May 1873 - March 1879, 128 pages + inclusions.  M5975.114.1  Ledgers. 

    1871-1879 / 1.5cm of textual records

    McLeod Lake Forest District Map

    Forestry Maps and Forestry Rec Site Maps. McLeod Lake Forest District Map. National Topographic System First Status Edition Sheet 93JMcLeod Lake British Columbia Map showing Harvesting Forests and Tree Farm License areas. Produced by Department of Lands Forests and Water Resources.  Scale: 1 inch = 4 miles  2014.30.3

    1967

    McMillan, Dora IInterview

    Subjects: Baker Creek Enhancement Society; environment; CORE process; air quality; E-Teams; particulate matter; volunteerism; education; community.

    2016 / Audio

    McMillan, Dora Interview

    Subjects: Qusnel Hospital; Mary McIntrye; Wilfred Laviolette; Alexandria; Landsdown School; Miss Johnston; Miss Rusk; Australian Ranch picnic; Dougal McMillan

    2009 / Transcript

    McRae, Dan Records

    Personal records, financial documents, legal documents and published materials. The records document the expense of building during this time period.  2008.21.0

    1952-1957 / 4cm of textual records

    Meidlinger, Sandy Interview

    Subjects: community organizations; special needs; volunteering; Child Development Centre; accessible playground; disabilities; fundraising; childcare; Literacy Quesnel; Child First Committee; Success by Six; Quesnel Advisory fir Accessibility and Inclusion; Youth-in-Action Program

    2017 / Audio

    Merz, Budworth (Bud) Laverne, Interview

    Subjects: family history; parents stopping house out towards Nazko; Milburn Lake School; Flem Harrington; Diamond Dot ranch; Quesnel Light and Water Company; hydro-electric generation, trapping, hydro-electric dams; bridges; logging; International Sawmills; Ernst sawmill; maintaining Milburn Mountain Road; sawmills; TriPac; stories about parents; work done in different seasons; mail truck to Nazko; C.H. Allison store; Jim Tibbles; salmon run; wildlife stories; Major Franklin; Joe Spehar; George Aitkin; Fred Norberg; Cocky Evens; Fraser River ice jam; Quesnel characters; steamboats; coming of railway; hauling lumber; road names in Quesnel; Hangman's Spring name; people and place names on Nazko Road; freighting Blackwater Road; Musquash Fur Farm; Blackwater Station; Hank Valou; Baker Creek; yvonne Merz; canoe building and travelling; Quesnel School; Nazko pioneers; Chiaze Lake; Quesnel Hydraulic Mining Co.; Lavoie; mechanicing; Bowman Maps; Mustang Creek

    2006 / Audio

    Milburn Lake Social Club

    Financial records, meeting minutes, administrative records, and other miscellaneous documents.  M1999.5.0

    1958-1987 / 18 cm of textual records

    Miller, Phyllis May Interview

    Subjects: elementary schools; cars; airplanes; beverages; diaries; farming; 4H Clubs

    2007 / Audio

    Miller, Roy Interview

    2009

    Mineral Map of British Columbia Map

    Color-coded showing the far west and West Coast of B.C. as well as the Pacific Ocean.  The map includes an index of mining properties. Produced by the Department of Mines and Technical Surveys.  G1989.45.1 & G1989.45.2

    1951

    Mineral Reference Map Barkerville Lightning Creek Map

    Canadian mineral reference map (showing surveyed claims) Barkerville - Lightning Creek covering portions of Cariboo and Quesnel Mining Divisions Cariboo District. Produced by the Department of Lands. G1989.6.1   Scale: 1 inch = 1 mile

    1935

    Mining & Claim Numbers Cottonwood Area Map (Boyd/Bohanon Fuller)

    Mining & Claim Numbers Cottonwood Area map. Includes the following points and ares in between - (SW) Punchesakut Lake, (SE) Cottonwood, (NW)Punchaw Lake, (NE) Teapot Lake. 

    No date on map

    Mining Claims Guide - Fraser Cottonwood Map

    Mining Claims Guide - Fraser Cottonwood Map including the following points and areas in between - (SW)Punchesakut Lake, (SE)Cottonwood, (NW)Punchaw Lake, (NE)Teapot Lake.  M1991.17.25

    1963

    Mining Claims on Lightning Creek Map

    Hand Drawn map of mining claims on Lightening Creek including the Main Trunk Road and the mouth of the Swift River.                    Scale: 1 inch = 1/2 mile

    No date on map

    Ministry of Mines Annual Reports

    PDF files of Ministry of Mines Annual Reports including indexes to the reports from 1874-1964.

    1874-2001

    Miss Quesnel Self Development Society Records

    The fonds consists of newspaper clippings and ephemera related to the Miss Quesnel Pageant from 1956 – 2004, correspondence, minutes, and other records created by the Miss Quesnel Self Development Society during the course of their operation, 765 photographs, 139 negatives, 4 framed oversize photographs, scrapbooks, VHS cassettes of various Speech and Talent Nights and Pageants, a video cassette, cassette tapes for Miss Quesnel functions and floppy discs containing administrative information.  M2003.38.0 / P2003.38.1-.758

    1956-2004 / 1.35 m textual records, photographs, audio, video and disk

    Mitchel, Edna Interview

    Subjects: adolescents; hotel service; funeral; women

    2001 / Audio

    Moffat, Joyce Findlay Interview

    Subjects: family history; Air Force Clerk; teaching at Macaliste school; Quesnel Elementary; Tom Roddy Moffat; schools; entertainment; roads; swimming; fires; Gardner's Mill

    2006 / Transcript

    Moffat, Kathryn (Katie) Interview

    Subjects: Moose Heights; Mrs. Allcock; Moxley's; The Depression; Carille Yorston; farming; boarding; Mrs; Lambert; Helen Dixon School; technical school; Harry Moffat; walking bridge recollections; cattle drives; Moffat Ranch; shipping milk; Lansdowne School; sports; flood of 1955; birth of daughter during flood; 1958 Centennial Celebrations at Alexandria; Century Farm; School Board; curling; seed potatoes; Women's Institute

    2010 / Transcript

    Moffat, Ronnie Interview

    2006 / Transcript

    Moffat, Thomas (Tom) Roddy Interview

    Subjects: Nellie Baker; making money as a youngster; Jim Donnelly; hockey coach Dick Roddis; Air Force; dredging; Sawmills; Welwood; West Fraser; North Central Plywood; family farm of Front Street; delivering milk; ranching; farming; lamp lighting; sports; hockey; baseball; recreational activities; hoop and stick game; childhood games; Moffat family history; Windt family; Judy Hart; school buildings; entrepreneurs; delivery services;

    2006 / Audio

    Monkman Pass Forest District Map

    Monkman Pass Forest District Map. National Topographic System First Status Edition Sheet 93I Monkman Pass British Columbia Map showing Harvesting Forests and Tree Farm Licence areas. Produced by the Department of Lands, Forests and Water Resources.  Scale: 1 inch = 4 miles   2014.30.2

    1967

    Moriss, Jim & Helen Interview

    Subjects: M1998.47.39

    Audio

    Moriss, Jim Interview

    Subjects: family life; immigration; M1998.47.38

    1984 / Audio

    Motherwell, Andy Interview

    Subjects: school Cobble Hill; teachers; war time; logging; sawmills; Garner Brothers logging; bushmills; Pacific Western Planing Mill; Mackin Creek bushmill; Beaubien Cabins; school board; teaching; Agriculture program at Quesnel Secondary School; Career Day; Rotary; Cariboo Junior School; development of school cafeteria; buses; Prism Realty; political career; Fraser Basin Council; Alexander Mackenzie Trail Society; Alexander Mackenzie Grease Trail; marriage; divorce; Iona Campangnolo; Marie Mervyn; outdoor activities; forerst fires; Fish Lake; travel; Cariboo Regional District

    2009 / Audio

    Motherwell, Betty Interview

    Subjects: hunting; diaries; milk; horseback; riding; horses; basketball; hiking

    2006 / Audio

    Mouth of Quesnel Map (Boyd/Bohanon Fuller)

    Blue print pre-emptor map for the town of Quesnel. Traced by J.B. Launders.

    No date on map

    Mufford Sawmill Records

    The collection consists of 17 scribbler’s records of financial transactions, 1947 Revised Table of Income Tax Deductions and 4 B.C. Livestock Producers Co-Operative Association Market Reports for Williams Lake 1980 all pertaining to Mufford Sawmill.  2006.18.0

    1944-1980 / 7cm of textual records

    Mufford, Bob Interview

    Subjects: Chinese in Quesnel; Sing family; Kong Sing; Nam Sing; Ah Foo; mining; discrimination of Chinese mining; Chinese tunnels at Quesnel; M2004.32.1

    2004 / Audio

    Mufford, Lorne Interview

    Subjects: Ten Mile Lake; Moose Heights; Him Sing's Place; Him Sing; Old Sing Ranch; Bert Tatchell; roads; logging; sawmills; portable sawmills; Alec Miller; road building; Cinema; flying; Gordon Hilton house; John A. Fraser's Store

    2006 / Audio

    Narcosli Women's Institute Records

    Records consist of a Certificate of Incorporation, a minute book, a cash book, and a copy of the Farmers’ and Women’s Institute Constitution and By-laws for the Narcosli Women’s Institute.

    1964-1966 / 1 cm textual records

    Neal, Jessy Interview

    Subjects: volunteer; Big Brothers Big Sisters; social work; guardianship worker; youth; racism; community; Friendship Center

    2016 / Audio

    Nelson, John Bruce (Jack) Interview

    Subjects: family farm on Hydraulic Road; family history; Western Plywood; university; courtship; marriage; changes in Quesnel; John A. Fraser's Store; Jack Rome; work; Quesnel Machinery; growth in forest industry; forestry; sawmills; portable sawmills; bushmills; West Fraser; Tibbles Lake; writing history columns for Observer Newspaper; Mrs. Kelly; Gladys Kelly; public speaking; Jaycees; Quesnel Little Theatre; United Church; Citizen of the Year; early days of the radio station; Television coming to Quesnel; walking bridge; cattle drives; Pan Phillips; conducting weddings and funerals; Willis Harper; art

    2010 / Transcript

    Nelson, Nelie Interview

    2007

    Noble, Tom Interview

    2010 / Transcript

    Norn, Wilfred F. Interview

    Subjects: Dr. Champlain; Cinema; M1998.47.36

    Audio

    North Cariboo Growers’ Co-Operative Association Records

    Ledger book and loose sheets from a ledger book that include meeting minutes, ledger balance sheets and notes all pertaining to the North Cariboo Growers Co-Operative Association.  2012.25.0

    1897-1966 / 10cm of textual records

    North Coast Parts of British Columbia Map

    Map of the North Coast parts of B.C. showing Cassiar District at top, Mainland and Prince of Wales Island at top left, Babine Lake and Mountains at top right, Axis of the Cascade or Coast Range running down from top center, Coast District at the right, Milbank Sound and Queen Sound at bottom right, Graham Island and Moresby Island at bottom left  with Hecate Strait to the right. Produced by Land and Works Department.  Scale: 2 cm = 10 miles  M1991.17.28

    1901

    Northern Alberta Map

    Northern Alberta map showing the Peace River Land district including areas with coal seams, tar sands and where they bore for oil and gas. It also shows the transfer of land from British Columbia to the Federal Government.  M1991.17.18

    1919

    Northern British Columbia Map

    Map the Northern portion of British Columbia. Tagish Lake, Atlin Lake and Teslin Lake are at the top left and Kotcho Lake is at top right. Land Districts include:  Cassiar, Peace River and a portion of Coast and Cariboo (at the bottom).  Produced by the Department of Lands.  1 inch = 17.75 miles   M1991.17.2

    1917

    Northern British Columbia Map

    Color-coded map of Northern British Columbia with Alaska at top left and the Pacific Ocean at bottom left; Axis of the Coast Range of Mountains; Omenica Mountains; Babine Mountains; Foot Hills of the Coast Mountains; Chilcotin Plateau; Frying Pan Mountains; Nation Lakes; Rocky Mountains (top right) and Fort George and Quesnelle (bottom right).  Produced by the Land and Works Department.  Scale: 1 inch = 8 miles  M1991.17.9

    1891

    Northern Interior of British Columbia Map

    Map of the Northern interior of British Columbia including the following Mining Divisions: Atlin, Liard, Stikine, Omineca (Peace River), Skeena, Bella Coola, Cariboo, Quesnel, Clinton, Kamloops, Revelstoke, Golden, Nanaimo, Lillooet, Ashcroft, Nicola, Vernon, Arrow Lake, Slocan City, Ainsworth, Windermere, New Westminster, Yale, Similkameen, Osoyoos, Greenwood, Grand Forks, Trail Creek, Nelson, Fort Steele, Quatsino, Clyoquot, Alberni and Victoria.  Produced by Provincial Bureau of Information.  3 cm = 20 miles   M1991.61.2

    1912

    Northern Interior of British Columbia Map

    Map of the Northern Interior of British Columbia. Between 1660-1880 Adrian Gabriel Morice, a French Missionary, mapped the Northern Interior of British Columbia for the government. This map is a product of his research during that time and includes the following areas and lands in between: SE - Quesnel, SW - McBride and the Bulkley Valley, NW - Omineca Mountains, NE - Hudson's Hope.   2017.10.23

    1907

    Old Age Pensioners Newsletter Collection

    The collection consists of Newsletters from the O.A.P.O Branch #77. The newsletters are titled “The Seventy Seven and sold for .25 cents. There are 139 issues in total from 1999-2014.  2018.28.0

    1999-2014 / 9cm of textual records

    Pacific Great Eastern Railway Guestbook

    Cariboo Pioneers were invited to ride on the first PGE train to travel from Quesnel to Prince George, November 1, 1952. The Cariboo Historical Society collected the signatures of all participants with the date of their arrival or their role on the trip ( ie  railway officials and employees, press, band members).    The book was used again August 29, 1956, when the line was extended from Squamish to North Vancouver.    M2004.31.1  Ledgers

    1952, 1956

    Pacific Great Eastern Railway North of 10 Mile Lake Map

    Map showing the P.G.E. route north of 10 Mile Lake including it crossing the Cottonwood River up to the Naver Forest Blocks, 93G 018.

    Pacific Great Eastern Railway Routes Map

    Forest cover map series Timber Supple Area Quesnel. 1999.0012.0001.7 shows the P.G.E route to 10 Mile Lake 93G 008. 1999.0012.0001.8 shows the P.G.E. north of 10 Mile Lake 93G 018. The forest cover maps were used by Andy Motherwell to try and recreate the proposed route(s) of the P.G.E. The route(s) appear to be colored in green, access roads are colored in pink and the rivers blue.

    Patchett, Marian Interview

    Subjects: religion; Christianity; organizations; adolescents; public hygiene; dancing; advertising; immigration

    2001 / Audio

    Patenaude, Branwen & Wilf Interview

    Subjects: P.H. Nind; M1998.47.16

    1981 / Audio

    Patenaude, Branwen & Wilf Interview

    Subjects: Chartres Brew; Charters Brew; P.H. Nind; M1998.47.34

    1993 / Audio

    Patenaude, Branwen Interview

    Subjects: Felker family; Chimney Lake; M1998.47.32

    Audio

    Patenaude, Branwen Interview

    Subjects: roadhouses; wall hangings; Chinese miners; Jim Boyd; Cottonwood House; M1998.47.3

    Audio

    Patenaude, Branwen Interview

    Subjects: Masonic Hall; old Masonic Hall; M1998.47.42

    1993 / Audio

    Patenaude, Branwen Interview

    Subjects: immigration; women; Christianity; religion; mining; logging; animals; cookery; roadhouses; Women's Rights; women's institutes

    2000 / Audio

    Patenaude, Wilf and Ida Interview

    Subjects: Woodjam Ranch; ranching; M1998.47.17

    Audio

    Patenaude, Wilf Interview

    Subjects: Woodjam Ranch; ranching; M1998.47.13

    Audio

    Patrick, Doreen Interview

    2014 / Video

    Paul, Cecelia Interview

    2007 / Video

    Paul, Monica Interview

    2007 / Video

    Peever, Vera Interview

    Subjects: Quesnel and area; M1998.47.20

    Audio

    Perry, Gordon & Marliss Interview

    Subjects:  family history; death of siblings; becoming a professional photographer and photo framer; hockey; Quesnel Kangaroos; skating parties on Dragon Lake; effects of recession and technology on their business; C.D. Hoy; Hoy family; immigrating from England to Quesnel; school

    2012 / Transcript

    Perry, Gordon Interview

    Subjects: family history; The BX's last trip; brother getting swept down the river; loss of a sibling; becoming a professional photographer; meeting his wife Marliss; The Saga of Huckleberry Perry; history of the Fraser River; Stan Perry's childhood winter adventure on a chunk of ice; Stan's current life and health; Stan Perry, Marliss Perry

    2013 / Transcript

    Perry, Gordon Records

    For over 30 years Gordon and Marliss Perry operated Perry's Picture Place on Reid Street. Long an avid amateur shutterbug, Gordon plunged headlong into the craft and became one of the region’s best known professional photographers. This collection consists of photographs documenting infrastructure and development of Quesnel's commercial center including the construction of a number of businesses and community buildings. Also included in the grouping is “Quesnel the Beautiful My Home Town” published by Gordon Perry in 2013 and "A Perry Family History 1615-1998."   2013.26.0 / 2013.26.32

    1915-2010 / 6 cm of photographs and textual records

    Petrowitz, Dolly Interview

    Subjects: Felker family; Chimney Lake; M1998.47.32

    Audio

    Phillips, Stanley (Stan) Interview

    Subjects:

    2009 / Transcript

    Placer Mines & Quartz Locations in the Vicinity of Williams Creek Map

    Color coded map of Placer Mines & Quartz Locations in the Vicinity of Williams Creek Cariboo District.  Surveyed and drawn by Amos Bowman, Mining Engineer and assisted by James McEvoy. Color coded in red with a longitudinal section of Williams Creek running down the left side. Produced by the Geological Survey Department, Canada.  G1989.29.1

    1885-1886

    Placer MInes & Quartz Locations in the Vicinity of Williams Creek Map

    Placer MInes & Quartz Locations in the Vicinity of Williams Creek is part of a series of nine maps from "Maps of the Principal Auriferous Creeks in the Cariboo Mining District, British Columbia", by Amos Bowman. Produced by the Geological Survey of Canada.  M1995.53.2

    1895

    Placer Mines & Quartz Veins in the Vicinity of Lightning Creek Map

    Color coded map of Placer Mines and Quartz Veins in the Vicinity of Lightning Creek, by Amos Bowman, Mining Engineer.  Drawn by James McEvoy.  Color coding is in various shades of red.  G1989.19.1 & G1989.19.2  

    1885-1886

    Placer Mines & Quartz Veins in the Vicinity of Lightning Creek Map

    Placer Mines & Quartz Veins in the Vicinity of Lightning Creek is part of a series of nine maps from "Maps of the Principal Auriferous Creeks in the Cariboo Mining District, British Columbia", by Amos Bowman. Produced by the Geological Survey of Canada.  M1995.53.3

    1895

    Placer Mines & Quartz Veins in the Vicinity of Lightning Creek Map

    Placer Mines & Quartz Veins in the Vicinity of Lightning Creek shows a section of Lightning Creek running along the bottom of the map. Surveyed and drawn by Amos Bowman, Mining Engineer and assisted by James McEvoy. Produced by The Geological Survey Department of Canada.   M1999.21.2

    1877

    Placer Mines of Antler Creek Map

    Placer Mines of Antler Creek is part of a series of nine maps from "Maps of the Principal Auriferous Creeks in the Cariboo Mining District, British Columbia", by Amos Bowman.Produced by the Geological Survey of Canada.  M1995.53.4

    1895

    Placer Mines of Antler Creek Map

    Placer Mines of Antler Creek Map shows the area from the Antler Ck. Cherts and Bear Lake Bed to the North and Cariboo Schists to the South. Surveyed and drawn by Amos Bowman, Mining Engineer and assisted by James McEvoy. Produced by The Geological Survey Department of Canada.  M1999.21.1

    1877

    Placer Mines of Harvey Creek Map

    Placer Mines of Harvey Creek is part of a series of nine maps from "Maps of the Principal Auriferous Creeks in the Cariboo Mining District, British Columbia", by Amos Bowman. Produced by the Geological Survey of Canada.  M1995.53.9

    1895

    Placer of Mines of Cunningham Creek Map

    Placer Mines of Cunningham Creek map surveyed and drawn by Amos Bowman, Mining Engineer, assisted by James McEvoy. The map is color coded in red and there is a legend on the bottom right side. Produced by the Geological Survey Department of Canada.  G1989.11.1  

    1885-1886

    Placer of Mines of Cunningham Creek Map

    Placer Mines of Cunningham Creek is part of a series of nine maps from "Maps of the Principal Auriferous Creeks in the Cariboo Mining District, British Columbia", by Amos Bowman. Produced by the Geological Survey of Canada.  M1995.53.6

    1895

    Plan of Quesnel Townsite Map

    One blueprint of plan of Quesnel Townsite showing additional blocks.  The Quesnel River curves around the top and down along the right side and joins into the Fraser River that runs along the bottom.  Produced by the Lands and Works Department.  Scale is 200 feet = 1 inch   G1989.58.1

    1900

    Pre-emptor Fort George Sheet Map (Boyd/Bohanon Fuller)

    Pre-emptors map for Fort George area showing the land district boundary with Quesnel. The map includes the following points and areas in bewtween: (northwest) Stuart / Salmon River / Summit Lake, (northeast) Herrick Creek / McGregor River, (southwest) Blackwater River / West Road, (southeast) Bowron Chain of Lakes. Produced by the Department of Lands. Scale: 1 inch = 3 miles

    1930

    Pre-emptor Quesnel Sheet Map (Boyd/Bohanon Fuller)

    Pre-emptor series map for Quesnel area, revised to May 1, 1921. The map includes the following points and areas in between: (northwest) Cottonwood River and Ten Mile Lake, (northeast) Bowron Chain of Lakes, (southwest) Chilcotin River, Dog Creek and Gang Ranch, (southeast) Sheridan and Horse Lakes. Produced by the Department of Lands. Scale: 1 inch = 3 miles

    1921

    Pre-Emptor Series Map Quesnel Map

    Color-coded Pre-emptor Series Map No. 3G of the Quesnel, Williams Lake and Lillooet Land Recording Districts. A unique characteristic of this map is that it notes the types of trees native to various areas.The map includes the following points and areas in between - (NW) Cinema, (NE) Bowron Chain of Lakes, (SW) Chilcotin River and Churn Creek, (SE) Sheridan and Horse Lakes. Produced by the Department of Lands and Forests.  Scale: 1 inch = 3 miles   M1998.52.1

    1949

    Pre-Emptor Series Quesnel Map

    Color-coded Pre-emptor Series Map showing the Quesnel Land Recording District from Cinema at top left to south of Williams Lake at near bottom left, the border of the Cariboo Land District and the Lillooet Land District in a line of black dashes a couple of inches below Williams Lake. The Lillooet Land Recording District is the bottom portion of the map.  Produced by the Department of Lands and Forests.  Scale: 1 inch = 3 miles   M2006.35.1

    1949

    Pre-Emptor's Map Fort George Sheet Map

    Color-coded Pre-emptor Series map Fort George and area by the British Columbia Department of Lands and Forests.  Included on the map is the Fort George Land Recording District and also part of the Quesnel Land Recording District.  The map was revised to May 1, 1949.  G1991.16.6

    1949

    Pre-Emptor's Map Fort George Sheet Map

    Color-coded Pre-Emptor's Map Fort George Sheet by the British Columbia Department of Lands and Forests. Included on the map is the Fort George Land Recording District and part of the Quesnel Land Recording District.  The map title and scale are at the right near bottom, an inset index map is at top right, the reference is at center near bottom, and a boxed noted is at top left.  Scale: 1 inch = 3 miles  M1991.17.34

    1923

    Pre-emptor's Map Lillooet Map

    Map showing the Lillooet Land Recording Division, the New Westminster Land Recording Division and the Vancouver Division. The map title is at the top left, the Yalakom Game Reserve is top center and the Fraser River runs down the right side from the top center.  Big Bar and Clinton are at top right.  The reference and a boxed note are on the right side at center.  An inset index map is just below them on the right side, as is an inset index map. The Lillooet River runs from the left side at center and down to Harrison Lake at the bottom and just to the right of center.  Squamish is at the bottom left, along with Howe Sound.  Produced by Department of Lands.  Scale: 1inch = 3 miles  M1991.17.41

    1915

    Pre-emptor's Map Lillooet Map

    Map showing the Lillooet Land Recording Division, the New Westminster Land Recording Division and the Vancouver Division. The map title is at the top left, the Yalakom Game Reserve is top center and the Fraser River runs down the right side from the top center.  Big Bar and Clinton are at top right.  The reference and a boxed note are on the right side at center.  An inset index map is just below them on the right side, as is an inset index map. The Lillooet River runs from the left side at center and down to Harrison Lake at the bottom and just to the right of center.  Squamish is at the bottom left, along with Howe Sound.  Produced by Department of Lands.  Scale: 1inch = 3 miles  M1991.17.42

    1913

    Pre-emptor's Map Lillooet Map

    Map showing the Lillooet Land Recording Division, the New Westminster Land Recording Division and the Vancouver Division. The map title is at the top left, the Yalakom Game Reserve is top center and the Fraser River runs down the right side from the top center.  Big Bar and Clinton are at top right.  The reference and a boxed note are on the right side at center.  An inset index map is just below them on the right side, as is an inset index map. The Lillooet River runs from the left side at center and down to Harrison Lake at the bottom and just to the right of center.  Squamish is at the bottom left, along with Howe Sound.  Produced by Department of Lands.  Scale: 1inch = 3 miles  M1991.17.44

    1924

    Pre-Emptor's Map Nechako Map

    Color-coded Pre-Emptor's Map Nechako region. Hazelton Land Recording Division is at top left; the map title and scale is top center; Fort George Land Recording Division runs down the right side; Fort Fraser Land Recording Division runs down the center and left side; and a small portion of Cariboo Division is at bottom right.  There is an index map pre-emptor's series insert at bottom left; a boxed note lower right and a boxed reference for the color-coding to the right again and a little up.  Lakes included on the map are: Francois (top left), Ootsa (center left), Eutsuk and Tetachuck (bottom left), Cheslatta (about center), and Natalkuz and Euchu (bottom center). Produced by the Department of Lands.  Scale 1 inch = 3 miles  M1991.17.37

    1921

    Pre-Emptor's Map Peace River Map

    Map showing the Peace River Land Recording Division with lands open to pre-emption colored pink.  There is a very large square on the right in b/w showing the Dominion Government Peace River block of 3,500,000 acres.  The map title and scale is at the bottom center, an insert index map with a list of pre-emptor's maps is at the bottom left, and a boxed note is at the bottom right.  Sheet no. 5 revised to 1st May, 1913 is at the bottom right corner.  Produced by the Department of Lands.  Scale: 1 inch = 4 miles  M1991.17.4

    1913

    Pre-Emptor's Map Peace River Map

    Map showing the Peace River Land Recording Division and a small portion of the Fort George Land Recording Division. The map’s title and scale is on the left side just above center, an insert index map is at the bottom left, and a boxed note is to the right of the index map.  The reference is to the left of the map title.  Map No. 3e is at the bottom right corner and revised to 2nd July, 1930 is at the bottom left corner.  Finlay Forks is at the left about center, then Gold Bar, Hudson Hope, and Fort St. John as you move across the map to the right.  Pouce Coupe is at the right near the bottom.  Produced by the Department of Lands.  Scale: 1 inch = 4 miles  M1991.17.24

    1928

    Pre-emptor's Map Prince Rupert Map

    Color-coded map of the Prince Rupert Land Recording Division.  Surveyed lands alienated are buff color and surveyed lands under reserve against pre-emption are light buff.  All other surveyed lands not colored are open for pre-emption, subject to verification at the Government Agent's Office.  The Smithers Land Recording Division begins on the far right side of the map.  There is an inset at the top left showing the Gov't. Reserve around Stewart and the Portland Canal.  The reference guide is on the right side.  There is another inset at bottom left of the index map, pre-emptor's series and land series.  Porcher Island is at bottom right and a Government Reserve area around Kitimat is at bottom right.  Produced by the Department of Lands.  Scale: 1 inch = 3 miles  M1991.17.16

    1929

    Pre-Emptor's Map Quesnel Sheet Map

    British Columbia Department of Lands Pre-emption Map Quesnel Sheet showing the Quesnel area east to Quesnel Lake, west to West Quesnel, north to Cinema and south to the Gang Ranch. Scale: 1 inch = 3 miles   M1995.47.1

    1927

    Pre-emptor's Map Quesnel Sheet Map

    British Columbia Department of Lands Pre-emptor's Map Quesnel Sheet. The Lillooet Land Recording Division is at the bottom and the Cariboo Land Recording Division is at the top.  Scale: 1 inch = 3 miles  2010.30.1

    1914

    Pre-Emptor's Map Stuart Lake Map

    Stuart Lake Pre-emptor's map showing four land recording divisions:  Peace River at top left, Fort Fraser at bottom left, Fort George at bottom center, and Peace River continuing down the far right.  The map title and scale, a boxed note, and the reference are at top just to right of center and run down just over half the way. There is also an inset index map on the right near bottom.  Produced by the Department of Lands.  Scale: 1 inch = 3 miles   M1991.17.3

    1914

    Pre-Emptor's Map Tete Jaune Cache Map

    Pre-Emptor's Map Tete Jaune Cache showing the Fort George Land Recording Division, and portions of the Cariboo and Kamloops Land Recording Divisions.  The right side shows the interprovincial boundary and a small portion of Alberta. There is an inset map of the vicinity of Mcbride Cariboo District at the top right corner.  Below it are the reference, an inset index map (color-coded), and a boxed note. Produced by the Department of Lands.  Scale: 1 inch = 3 miles   M1991.17.6

    1915

    Pre-Emptor's Map Tete Jaune Cache Map

    Pre-Emptor's Map Tete Jaune Cache showing the Fort George Land Recording Division, and portions of the Cariboo and Kamloops Land Recording Divisions.  The right side shows the interprovincial boundary and a small portion of Alberta. There is an inset map of the vicinity of Mcbride Cariboo District at the top right corner.  Below it are the reference, an inset index map (color-coded), and a boxed note. Produced by the Department of Lands.  Scale: 1 inch = 3 miles   M1991.17.19

    1919

    Precipitation Stations in British Columbia Map

    Maps illustrating Precipitation Stations in B.C. and Water Powers in B.C. Commission of Conservation Canada Sir Clifford, M.C.M.G. Chairman James White Assistant to Chairman 1917. Includes accompanying report on Water Powers in British Columbia by Arthur V. White Consulting Engineer. Produced by the Commission of Conservation Canada.  Scale: 1 cm = 20 miles  M1995.54.1-.2

    1917

    Preston, Ella Beatrice (Bea) Interview

    Subjects: Alexandria Farm; Zschiedrich; early life at Dragon Lake; Helen and Jim Moriss; Yorston; Dr. Baker; farming; shipping milk; volunteerism; Cancer Society; marriage; war coupons; electricity; farm at Kersley; cattle sales; elementary school; births; teachers; telephones; communication; vehicle accidents; cancer; mils; domestic life

    2008 / Audio

    Prince George Forest District Map

    Forestry Maps and Forestry Rec Site Maps. National Topographic System First Status Edition Sheet 93G Prince George British Columbia Map showing Harvesting Forests and Tree Farm Licence areas in the Prince George Forest District.  Produced by the Department of Lands, Forests and Water Resources.  Scale 1 inch = 4 miles  2014.30.1

    1966

    Puri, Kiran Interview

    2008 / Transcript

    Quartz Veins & Placer Mines of Little Snowshoe and Keithley Creeks

    Color-coded map of Quartz Veins & Placer Mines of Little Snowshoe and Keithley Creeks by Amos Bowman, Mining Engineer. Drawn by James McEvoy.  Color-coding is in red.  G1989.20.1 & G1989.20.2

    1885-1886

    Quartz Veins and Placer Digging of Grouse Creek Map

    Quartz Veins and Placer Digging of Grouse Creek is part of a series of nine maps from "Maps of the Principal Auriferous Creeks in the Cariboo Mining District, British Columbia", by Amos Bowman. Produced by the Geological Survey of Canada.   M1995.53.5

    1895

    Quesnel & District Community Arts Council Records

    The Quesnel & District Community Arts Council appointed a committee, known as the Quesnel Grand Piano Fund, to raise funds for a Grand Piano for the community of Quesnel. The records consist of correspondence between the Arts Council’s Quesnel Grand Piano Fund Chairman and various Government Departments and local businesses and groups, a brochure for the Yamaha Grand Piano, a receipt for one Grand Piano paid in full, a thank you card, a warranty card, and a three page document containing information pertaining to the Arts Council.   2006.26.0

    1983 / 1cm of textual records

    Quesnel & District Gladiolus Society Records

    Correspondence, exhibition information, contest forms, entry tags, prize cards, booklets, catalogues and newspaper clippings all pertaining to the Quesnel & District Gladiolus Society.  2010.2.0

    1956-1962 / .5cm of textual records

    Quesnel 2000 BC Winter Games Records

    The fonds consists of meeting minutes, Society Act information, volunteer information including criminal record checks and registration forms, financial information, a photograph and photographic negatives, information about Legacy Awards including applications, judging sheets, and letters to both the successful and unsuccessful applicants, and other ephemera. M2000.26.0 / P2000.26.1-.35

    1998-2000 / 1.8 m of textual records, photographs and negatives.

    Quesnel and Area Map

    Map of Quesnel and Area produced by the Cariboo Observer. The map includes outlying areas. Along the sides of the map there are advertisements for businesses.  M2003.42.58

    1991

    Quesnel Athletic Club Ledger

    Minute book. M5975.145.1 Ledgers

    1931-1947 / 2 cm textual records

    Quesnel Board of School Trustees Records

    Correspondence regarding the construction of a new school in Quesnel 1936-7and Board expenses (cheque books).  M1991.3.0

    1936-1957 / 8.5 cm textual records.

    Quesnel British Columbia Cariboo Land District Map

    Map showing land lots in the Quesnel area south to Williams Lake, including Dragon Lake, Kersley, Menzinger, Narcosli Creek, Australian, Alexandria, Castle Rock, Marguerite, Macalister, McLeese Lake, Soda Creek, and Meldrum Creek; west to Nazko in the north and Alexis Creek in the south; and east along the Quesnel River to Gravelle Ferry.  2012.12.1

    1966

    Quesnel Community Aid Society Records

    Meeting minutes, correspondence, handwritten notes and lists, financial statements and newspaper clippings pertaining to the Quesnel Community Aid Society.   2011.24.0

    1975-1997 / 3.5cm of textual records

    Quesnel Community Foundation Annual Reports

    The collection consists of the organization’s annual community reports.  2019.17.0


     

    2008 & 2011-2019 / .5 cm of textual records & PDF files

    Quesnel Eulogies and Memorial Cards Collection

    The grouping consists of memorial cards, programs, notes and eulogies from various local residents memorial services.  This collection is ongoing and will grow over time. 2013.40.0

    1988- / .5cm of textual records

    Quesnel Forks Sheet Cariboo District Map

    Map of the Quesnel Forks Sheet Cariboo District. Produced by the Department of Mines.  G1989.22.1

    1933

    Quesnel Gateway to Historic Barkerville / Guide to Wells-Barkerville Historic Park Map

    Tourist map with Quesnel townsite on one side and Wells, Barkerville and Bowron Lakes on the other side.   M2002.13.1

    1960's

    Quesnel Gateway to Historic Barkerville Map

    Three maps of the town of Quesnel. The map shows an overhead view of the downtown streets with some labeled buildings. There are red numbered dots that coincide with the legend. The dots indicate specific busineses, hotels and civic properties. Part of West Quesnel and the Fraser River are inculded in the map. Two of the maps are on blue carbon paper and do not include the title, key or markers. Map is signed Gwen Lewis.  2017.33.1A-C

    No date on map

    Quesnel Hotel Guest Register

    Guest register.   M1976.25.1  Ledgers

    1942-1945 / 4cm of textual records

    Quesnel Hydro Daily Log

    Log book tracks power generated, water levels, weather and any operational irregularities.   May 22 - Aug 4, 1936.  M1993.3.1  Ephemera

    1936

    Quesnel Kangaroo Hockey Club Collection

    The collection belonged to Helen Lattman who was involved with the club for many years. It consists of Quesnel Kangaroo Hockey Club ephemera including programs, scrapbook, letterhead, cartoon, member list , souvenir card and a place mat. 2006.29.1-.39

    1949-1992 / 12cm of ephemera

    Quesnel Lake Area Map

    The map shows Quesnel Lake in the South. The Goat River in the North. Clesbaco and Nazko River on the top middle portion of the map. In the east there is a portion of the Fraser River showing Government Reserves 3 miles on either side. The map also contians the Bowron chain of lakes.   G1989.52.1

    No date on map

    Quesnel Land Recording District Map

    Quesnel Land Recording District Map. The map includes Quesnel Land Recording District, Williams Lake Land Recording District and the Lillooet Land Recording District. G1989.32.1

    1949

    Quesnel Little Theatre Records

    Records related to theatrical productions arranged by the Quesnel Little Theatre. The collection contains scripts, posters, programs, tickets, newsletters, photographs, scrapbook, certificates, speeches and correspondence. 2019.20.0

    1955-1984 / 9 inches of textual records, promotional materials and photographs

    Quesnel Map

    Map of Quesnel in 1952 showing the Carson Farm on the right, which became Carson Subdivision in 1958.  It also shows the Quesnel and Fraser Rivers and Dragon Creek.  Produced by Surveys & Mapping Service Dept. of Lands & Forests.  Scale: 1 inch = 500 feet  M2002.24.1

    1952

    Quesnel Museum Blueprint

    Quesnel Museum Blueprint including alternative to the original blueprint.  M1994.96.1.1-.2

    1963

    Quesnel School District No. 28 Records

    School records including enrolment statistics, teacher’s reports, supply purchases, minutes, payments, school account books, cheque books, ledger sheets, blank record forms and blank report cards. The records document a number of schools in the district including: Baker Creek, Alexandria, Gravel Ferry, Milburn Lake, West Quesnel School, Ten Mile Lake, Castle Rock, Dragon Lake, Macalister, Narcosli Creek, Lansdowne, Moose Heights, Quesnel High and Elementary and Wells Barkerville High.    2005.15.0

    1926-1992 / 39cm of textual records

    Quesnel Sheet Including Lillooet and Cariboo Map

    Quesnel Sheet Including Lillooet and Cariboo is a color coded map by the British Columbia Department of Lands, titled Quesnel Sheet.  It shows from Cinema down almost to Riske Creek in the Quesnel Land Recording District on the far left and from Riske Creek down to Indian Reserve No. 3 at Canoe Creek, which is a little east of the Gang Ranch in the Lillooet Land Recording District.  It also shows from the Bowron Lakes on the far right down to Murphy Lake and then from Lang Lake down to Sheridan Lake, just south and east of Horse Lake in the Lillooet District.  There is a reference for the map coding, natural resources reference, notes in 5 points and Provincial Mineralogist's statements in boxes around the map.  The principal areas of concern here are the Cariboo and Lillooet Land Districts, which are separated by a broken bold black line near the bottom of the map.  Scale = 3 miles to 1 inch  G1989.47.1

    1935

    Quesnel Sub-Regional Civic Properties and Recreation Commission Records

    Meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records, a petition, a questionnaire, reports and a Master Plan for the Quesnel Sub-Regional Civic Properties and Recreation Commission.  2011.11.0

    1983-1984 / 8.5cm of textual records

    Quesnel Townsite Map

    Map of Quesnel Townsite prior to the construction of Moffat Bridge. M1992.54.1

    Pre 1970

    Quesnel Townsite Map

    Blueprint map of Quesnel Townsite and areas to north of Woodpecker Island showing all the lots along the Fraser River.  G1989.50.1

    Pre 1913

    Quesnel Townsite Prices Map

    Quesnel Townsite Prices is color coded map showing the townsite of Quesnel between the Fraser River on the left and the Quesnel River on the right and bottom.  The color coding reads: blue = residental = $3500.00; green = residential = $500.00; uncolored = residential = $1500.00; red = commercial.  Lots 6-9, Block 50 are uncolored and lots 6&7, block 51 are uncolored.  Scale: 1 inch = 200 feet   G1989.39.1

    1937

    Quesnel Trough British Columbia, Canada Exploration and Mining Activity Map

    Quesnel Trough British Columbia, Canada Exploration and Mining Activity is a color coded map of exploration of mining activity in the areas north to Prince George and south towards Kamploops. For each site color there is accompanying information on the corporation responsible for the exploration. The information profiles are along the bottom and sides of the map inside individual suqares.  2017.10.21

    2011

    Quesnel View Women's Institute Records

    The records consist of membership, minute and cash books, seven institute scrapbooks from which 89 photographs have been accessioned, correspondence and some miscellaneous documents relating to the Quesnel View Women’s Institute.  M1996.4.0A – G / P1996.4.1-89

    1951-1996 / 34 cm textual records and photographs.

    Quesnel, City of

    The records consist of the Village Clerk's records from approximately the time of incorporation until the amalgamation of West Quesnel.  Clerk, Administration, Administration/Treasury, Building Inspection, Bylaw Enforcement, Election, Fire Department, Personnel, Planning, Public Works, Treasury, and Welfare Records. M1995.17.0

    1928-1963 / 14 m 23 cm of textual records and recordings

    Quesnel, Village & Township Records

    The collection consists of administration, building inspection, bylaw enforcement, election, fire department, personnel, planning, public works, treasury and welfare records.

    1928-1963. 2 m, 33 cm textual and cartographic records.

    Quesnellemouth Townsite Map

    Small blueprint map of the plan of subdivision of lot 385 in the Townsite of Quesnellemouth, showing the Quesnelle River on the right, Bowron Avenue along the bottom, then Gordon Avenue and Sutherland Avenue.  Front Street (Cariboo Road)  is on the left. The lots are numbered 1 to 13 and 15.  Registered owner and witness are signed at bottom left and the land surveyor confirmation note is at bottom right.  At top right is the plan title and "1215 April 26th/13" with a signature. Produced by the Lands and Works Department.   Scale: 200 feet = 1 inch   G1989.56.1

    1913

    Rankin, Gerald Interview

    Subjects: Soda Creek; M1998.47.8

    1983 / Audio

    Rankin, Gerald, Joan & Mary Interview

    Subjects: Soda Creek; M1998.47.22

    1983 / Audio

    Rankin, Jim & Joan Interview

    Subjects: Lyne family; Soda Creek; M1998.47.10

    1983 / Audio

    Rankin, Jim Interview

    Subjects: 4th generation Lyne family; Lyne Family; Lyne's Creek Roadhouse; M1998.47.10

    1984 / Audio

    Rankin, Nellie (Robins) Interview

    Subjects: Lyne Roadhouse; Billy Lyne Jr. Angelique Lyne; M1998.47.11

    1983 / Audio

    Rankin, Nellie (Robins) Interview

    Subjects: Billy Lyne Jr. Angelique Lyne; roadhouses; Lyne Creek; Deep Creek; interior of roadhouses; Jim Rankin; Fred Rankin; M1998.47.9

    1984 / Audio

    Richter, Tyra Interview

    Subjects: family history; farming; mining; logging; employment at Eatons, Sears, the hospital and with the school board; downtown Quesnel in the past; explosion at Carryall Book Store; childhood stories; The Windy Reeds

    2013 / Transcript

    Roads Designated by Numbers Map

    Map of Quesnel and Area Roads Designated by Numbers. Map includes as far north as Puchchaw Lake, east to Isaac Lake, South to McLeese Lake and west to Baezaekko.  Scale: 1 inch = 4 miles   G1989.36.1

    1975

    Ron Paull Communications Museum Marketing Plan Records

    In 1997 the City of Quesnel posted a position for Museum Marketing Coordinator for the term of one year. Ron Paull Communications accepted the position. The project included developing a short and long term marketing strategy, working with local businesses and community groups, organizing special events and implementation of strategies to increase attendance. The records include plans, layout, notes, quotes, summary of Museum work, stats for 1996 and 1997, correspondence, BCMA directory of Museums in BC 1996, BCMA conference schedule of events 1997 and contract information.  2018.11.0

    1997-1998 / 2 cm of textual records

    S.S. Enterprise Remains Site Plan

    Blueprint plan for a site to house the remains of the S.S. Enterprise, showing the Fraser River at top, riverbank, existing grassed area, an area for the sternwheeler remains with benches and crushed rock, power poles and existing waterwheel and monument on Front Street.   M1995.6.79

    1976

    Scoullar, Ruth Interview

    Subjects: Regina; Silton; Saskatchewan; moving out West; Kitimat; Terrace; Quesnel; Citizen of the Year 1987; marriages; death of a child; writing for the Cariboo Observer; Volunteerism; Girl Guides; Citizens Concerned with Crimes Against Children (the 4 Cs); Teen Time; United Church; choirs; Senior's Advocacy Group (SAG)

    2015 / Transcript

    Seale, Eileen Interview

    2006

    Section Along Harvey Creek Map

    Section Along Harvey Creek is part of a series of nine maps from "Maps of the Principal Auriferous Creeks in the Cariboo Mining District, British Columbia", by Amos Bowman. Produced by the Geological Survey of Canada.  M1995.53.10

    1895

    Seizer, Alice Sophie Interview

    Subjects: early life in Alberta; early life in the Cariboo; early life in British Columbia; arriving in Quesnel; moving to Kersley; family; youth activities; children; grandchildren; Women's Institute; Beta Sigma Phi; husband's job at West Fraser

    2015 / Transcript

    Senior Citizens Apartment Complex For Fraser Village Home Society Quesnel B.C. Site Plan

    Site plans of the Fraser Village Home Society building proposed addition. There are a series of 12 maps attached and stapled  including: A1 Locality Plan and Site Plan, A2 Partial Site Plan, A3 Foundation Plan, A4 Basement Floor Plan, A5 Main Floor Plan, A6 2nd Floor Plan, A7 Sections, A8 Typical Construction Details, A9 Elevations, A10 Elevations, A11 Typical Suite Details, A12 Room Finish Schedule and Door Schedule. 12 sheets in total. Produced by William Graham Consultants.   2016.16.1.1-.12

    1980

    Shiraoi House Phase II Site Plan

    Site plans for Shiroai House Phase II, including the bathrooms and tea room. 9 pages attached and stapled consisting of drawings of the Shiraoi House plans including:  A-1= site, A-2= lower floor/foundation, A-3= main floor, A-7= sections, A-8= details, A-9= details, A-10= details, A-11= finish schedule, A-12= door & window schedule, A-13= tea room. 10 sheets in total. Produced by Leith Anderson Architecture.  2015.6.1.1-.10

    2003

    Sill, Hilda Interview

    2007 / Video

    Sinclair, Hilda Interview

    Subjects: family History, joining the service in the intelligence department; marriage; having children; life in Quesnel, Legion startup; Pipe Band in Quesnel; businesses in Quesnel; downtown Quesnel; Princess Margaret visit to Quesnel

    2010 / Transcript

    Sing, John Interview

    2007

    Sjorstrom, Mary Interview

    Subjects: community organizations; school; nursing; Chamber of Commerce; home-based business; politics; City Council; Palliative Care; Shiraoi Twinning Society; Rotary; Communities in Bloom; Queen's Diamond Jubilee; volunteers; mill closures; diversification; health care

    2017 / Audio

    Smith Family Scrapbooks

    Two photograph scrapbook albums. The first album is from 1899-1964 and is made up of photographs, certificates, tickets, newspaper clippings, correspondence, biographical information, pay book, cards, postcards, programs and sheet music. The second album is from 1964-1970 and is made up of photographs, school patches, newspaper clippings, postcards, certificates, greeting cards, tickets and student identification cards.   2014.44.0

    1899-1970 / 12cm scrapbook albums

    Smith, Seth Records

    The records pertain to property and business activities of Mr. Smith including property purchased from Mr. Leonard, Lot 16 Block 6 property taken over from Mr. Archibald, purchase of Williams Transfer and the lease agreement for Smith Transfer Ltd.  They consists of a ledger book of expenses with the following loose documents tucked inside: birth certificate, business card, payment receipts for property and building supplies, purchase agreements, lease agreement for Smith Transfer Ltd., and a tax notice.  M2003.30.0 / P2003.30.1-.12

    1894 & 1942-1958 / 3cm of textual records and photographs

    Soil Map of Quesnel Map

    Soil Map of Quesnel is a color-coded map from Woodpecker at the top down to Marguerite at the bottom.  The map portion is on the right side of the map and along the left side are: the map title and scale.  The soil legend includes: Soils of the Nechako Plain Developed from Water Deposited Materials; Soils of the Nechako Uplands Developed on Glacial Till Deposits; Soils of the Coast Range Inter-Mountain Valleys Developed on Water Deposited Materials; Miscellaneous Soils; Soil Complexes; Soil Groups; Topographic Classes; and the reference is at bottom left.  Produced by Experimental Farms Service Department of Lands & Forests.  Scale: 1 inch = 2 miles   M1991.17.26

    1951

    Southern Alberta Map

    Color-coded map of Southern Alberta, showing a portion of B.C. on the far left. Shows homesteads, reserves, timber births and gazing leases.  M1991.17.1

    1911

    Southwestern British Columbia Map

    Map of the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island.  From top to bottom and left to right are:  Cariboo, Coast, Lillooet, Kamloops, Rupert, Sayward, Nootka, Comox, New Westminster, Yale, Nelson, Clayoquot and Alberni Districts.  Produced by the Land and Works Department.  Scale: 2 cm = 10 miles  M1991.17.11

    Speare, Jean Interview

    2006

    Stanley Hotel Day Books

    John Fleming recorded customer accounts for accommodation, meals, and feed for horses, provided by the Stanley Hotel in three day books covering the period June 1880 to February 1884.    The first 50 pages of the 2nd volume were originally dedicated to customer accounts for the supply of meat in 1874.  The blank portions of the pages were used for accounts for the Big Bonanza Mining Company in 1891 & 1895.   The first 10 pages of the 3rd volume contain minutes and accounts for the Perseverance Mining Company, Lightning Creek, 1877.  John Boyd used the pages remaining at the back as a day book for Cottonwood House, November 8 1890 - April 3, 1891.  M1957.74 - 76.  Ledgers 

    1880-1884 / 7cm of textual records and a microfilm reel

    Steadman Quartz Mining Company Ledger

    Ledger with shareholder lists, accounts company policies and minutes.  Later used as a recipe book.   M1959.83.1 Ledgers

    1886-1889 / 1cm of textual records

    Steele, Grace Interview

    Subjects: university; normal school; Texeda Island; Quesnel Elementary; curriculum; marriage; Heritage B.C. Museum Commission; immigration; historic sites; secondary schools; vehicle accidents; temperance; historical association; teaching; normal schools; archaeology; dancing

    2001

    Steele, Grace Records

    Heritage Advisory Committee binder containing minutes, correspondence and information on Quesnel Buildings. In addition there is folder that contains Museum Board of Trustees minutes, agendas and correspondence, reports, guides, request (name bank for Water Licensing purpose) includes maps of water precincts in the Quesnel region 1988, notes and draft for a brochure, copy of a sketch of Barkerville St. Saviors Church by Joanne Loan 1982.  1996.33.0

    1979-1988 / 8cm of textual records

    Stikine River Map

    Map showing Liard Mining Division (top left), Atlin Mining Division (top right) Stikine Mining Division (center), Portland Canal Mining Division (bottom right) and a portion of Alaska (bottom left).  M1991.17.33

    1929

    Stuart Lake Recreation Area Map

    Forestry Maps and Forestry Rec Site Maps. Stuart Lake Recreation Area. Forestry recreation site map with detailed index and mileage chart on one side and Forest Service information, rules and restrictions on the other side. Produced by Department of Lands Forests and Water Resources. Scale: 1/2 cm = 5 miles   2014.30.10

    1980

    Sull, Amarjit Interview

    2008 / Transcript

    Survey of Bohanon Farm Map

    Hand drawn map showing the farm holdings blocks of Samual Hall Bohanon, surveyed in 1878.  The map is drawn on a long rectangular piece of paper that has been glued to cloth.  There is information in black handwriting at the top regarding the blocks, which are numbered a-e.  The blocks have been shaded with red around the perimeters and there is a direction arrow in red on the left.  The surveyor’s signature is on the bottom right.   M2006.12.1

    1878

    Swaile, Dolores Records

    The collection consists of an account book, a record book with meals recorded as well payments for a couple of items, letters, magazine clippings and other ephemera items.   M2003.7.0

    1975-1992 / 2cm of textual records

    Sweet Harmony Records

    The collection consist of two photograph scrapbooks depicting the Sweet Harmony singing group in various performances throughout their career, greeting cards, certificates, financial records and notes.  2015.2.0

    1985-2014 / 9cm of textual records and scrapbooks

    Tatla: Bella Coola Area Map (Boyd/Bohanon Fuller)

    Mineral map of the Coast District including the following points and areas in between: (southeast) Tatla Lake and Razorback, (northwest) Bella Coola River and Mackenzie's Rock. Published by the Department of Mines. Scale: 1 inch = 4 miles

    1926

    Telegraph Creek Map

    Map of the area between the Nahlin River to the North and Telegraph Creek P.O. on the Stikine River to the south.  This map is the south sheet that joins the north sheet of G.S.C. map No. 2097, Reconnaissance between Atlin and Telegraph Creek".  The legend is on the left side and information about level Mtn. is on the right side. Map accompanies a report by W.E. Cockfield Summary Report Part A.  G1989.27.1

    1925

    The Great North Road: Portland to the Cariboo Map (Boyd/Bohanon Fuller)

    Map showing Central and Southern British Columbia and the State of Washington including main highways and connections. On the back of the map there are writeups of significant places along the route with black and white images. Produced by The Similikamean-Nicola Highway Association. Scale: 1cm = 10 miles

    1925

    The Historic Cariboo Road Map (Boyd/Bohanon Fuller)

    Map of the Cariboo Highway and connecting roads between Vancouver and Prince George. Produced by the Cariboo Automobile Association of B.C.

    No date on map

    Tingley, Ceal Interview

    Subjects: Quesnel characters; 1930-1950; Fred Lindsay; Jack Ritson; M1998.47.21

    1993 / Audio

    Tingley, Ceal Interview

    Subjects: Happy Norman; M1998.47.35

    1993 / Audio

    Tingley, Helen Lattman Interview

    2006

    Tingley, Lynn Interview

    Subjects: Quesnel Little Theatre; 50th Anniversary of the Quesnel Drama Association; M1998.47.14

    1982 / Audio

    Townsite of Quesnel Cariboo District Plan

    Plan of Townsite of Quesnel Cariboo District shows the Fraser River on left and the Quesnel River on right curving at bottom to join the Fraser on the left.Produced by the Department of Lands.  Scale: 1 cm = 100 Feet   G1989.21.1

    1914

    Townsite of Quesnellemouth Map

    Blueprint map of the Townsite of Quesnellemouth, 1913, plan of subdivision of portion of Lot 385, Group 1, Cariboo District, B.C. showing Bowron Avenue in foreground, Gordon Avenue in background and the Fraser River on the left.  G1989.25.1

    1913

    Trenches in France Map (Boyd/Bohanon Fuller)

    Topographical map showing trenches in France. Included in the as references are both enemy and British trench locations, wire entaglments, enemy tracks, burried pipelines, supply dumps, ammujition, wearthworks, dug-outs, observation posts, listening posts mine craters railways etc. On the back of the map there is an iscription that says "this has made so many trips to the trenches that it is pretty well wore out RHM." Scale: 1:20000

    1914-1918

    Trotter, Maureen Interview

    Subjects: Women's Resource Centre; community garden; Respectful Relationships program; volunteers; stopping the violence; counseling; mental health; immigrant women; social workers; homelessness; sexual assault protocol; March on Poverty; Take Back the Might; Luna Clinic; National Action Coalition

    2008 / Audio

    Trudeau, Ruby Interview

    Subjects: marriage; Alexandria; industrial accidents; Lansdowne School; Alexandria School; school buildings; Catholic Church at Alexandria; Teddy's Drive-In; Vintage Car Club; Legion; church buildings; secondary schools; cemeteries; organizations

    2008 / Audio

    Trueman, Jean Laurene Interview

    Subjects: Maurice Durocher; farm life; farming; Helen Dixon School; elementary schools; secondary schools; buses; Christmas; Mayors; 4H Clubs; fall fair; First Nations camps; fairs; marriage; Mrs. Halston

    2006 / Audio

    Tweedsmuir Park Map

    One large map of Tweedsmuir Park Reserve outlined in green.  Bella Coola is at the bottom, Dean Channel is on the left, Rainbow Mountains are on the right, Nechako Road is at top right, Ootsa Lake is at top center and Nanika Lake Tahtsa lake are at top left. Produced by the B.C. Gazette.  Scale: 1 cm = 1 mile  G1989.42.1

    1936

    Tweedsmuir Park Reserve Map

    Photocopy of inception map of Tweedsmuir Park Reserve, British Columbia, on march 19th, 1936.  complete with participants signatures, including Louis LeBourdais.  G1989.28.1

    1936

    Upper Fraser Valley Farms Map

    Map of the Upper Fraser Valley Farms which are the front yard of the Great Fort George Country. Produced by Natural Resources Security Company, Ltd.  There is soil, market, applications (to purchase 40, 80, 160, 330 and 640 acre farms), water and transportation information at bottom front.  On the back there is a map of the existing ranches and the sections for sale as well as a personal statement of a trip through the Upper Fraser Valley Farms, while the map on front shows B. C., part of Alberta and Washington, and the railways throughout the province.  It shows the agricultural and timber land as well.  G1989.8.1

    1910

    Van Buskirk, Donald Interview

    Subjects: Dr. Champlain; M1998.47.34

    1993 / Audio

    Vasa Lodge Records

    Cariboo Lodge #690 – Vasa Order business records including minutes, financial records, annual reports, correspondence, membership information, publications and photographs.  2011.17.0

    1970-2010

    Veins & Placer Mines of Sugar Creek, Hardscrabble, Slough Creek, Nelson Creek, Willow River and Dragon Creek Map

    Veins & Placer Mines of Sugar Creek, Hardscrabble, Slough Creek, Nelson Creek, Willow River and Dragon Creek is part of a series of nine maps from "Maps of the Principal Auriferous Creeks in the Cariboo Mining District, British Columbia", by Amos Bowman. Produced by the Geological Survey of Canada.  M1995.53.8

    1895

    Wahlstrom, Pat Interview

    Subjects: school; art; volunteering; Arts Council; Quesnel Arts Society; fundraising; Quesnel Art Gallery; 2000 B.C. Winter Games; Artsfest; Holly and Ivy; Empty Institute; young farmers; entertainment

    2016 / Audio

    Wall, June Interview

    2006 / Audio

    Warden. Beatrice Interview

    Subjects: conscription; working in the plotting room; war; military services; DDay; Redcaps; marriage; weddings; ships; women's institutes; life on Bouchie Lake; Hospital Auxilliary

    2006 / Audio

    Webster and Tingley Creeks Map

    Map showing a portion of the North Cariboo that includes:  Narcosli Creek, Webster Creek, Tingley Creek, Twan Creek, Beaverdam Creek, Mackin Creek, Twan Lake, Suzannie Lake, and Tingley Lake.  Someone has previously drawn lines in blue ink between Webster Creek and in a runabout manner over to and up Tingley Creek.  They have also printed "cabin" and "mill" near the top of the map.  There are also pencil lines drawn on both the upper and lower portions of the map. Produced by the Department of Lands and Forests.  M1991.17.5   Scale: 1 inch = 1/2 mile

    1954

    Webster Estate Ledger

    Cash book  recording  revenue and expenses for the operation of the Webster Ranch, which was located 20 miles south of Quesnel on the West bank of the Fraser River.  Includes wages (less expenses) for hired hands; amounts owed to Quesnel businesses, sale of livestock.  Employees include members of the Twan and Telford families, Floyd Monkman, A. Baker.    Also includes a list of tenants and rents for Westview Apartment Holdings 1969-70.   M 1991.19.1  Ledgers

    1936-1942, 1969-70

    Weldon, Marie Interview

    Subjects: courtship; marriage; house at Dragon Lake; Canadian Association of Therapeutic Riding; nurses; nursing; polio; painting; bridges; houses; horseback riding; Child Development Center; special needs; ice rinks; lakes; beekeeping; Christianity; nature; Dragon Lake Golf Course; fish spawning at Dragon Lake; bridges; Citizen of the Year

    2008 / Audio

    Wells Map

    Color Map of Wells Cariboo District of B.C. Produced by the Department of Mines, Surveys and Mapping Branch.  M1991.88.1   Scale: 1:50000

    1961

    West Fraser Chip Chatter Newsletter Collection

    The collection consists of newsletters form West Fraser sawmills. There are 41 issue in total from 1976-2000. Included in this grouping is a pamphlet for the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra at Correlieu Secondary School sponsored by West Fraser and a 1974 packaging pictorial booklet.   2018.1.0

    1976-2000 / 2 cm of textual records

    West Quesnel Municipal Boundaries Map

    One copy blueprint map showing Quesnel Municipal Boundaries, including West Quesnel, Quesnel and Johnston Subdivision. There is a red line drawn by hand around Quesnel and around West Quesnel, also dividing Quesnel into sections.  Produced by M.H Ramsey.  Scale: 1 inch = 50 feet   G1989.57.1

    No date on map

    West Quesnel Plan #1150

    West Quesnel Plan #1150 is a blueprint map of West Quesnel showing the Fraser River in foreground and Baker Creek winding up through the blocks.  G1989.24.1

    No date on map

    West Quesnel Restaking Map

    West Quesnel Restaking is a photocopy map showing a section of West Quesnel beginning at the Fraser River and continuing for four blocks west and four blocks north.  North Fraser Drive was known as River Street on this map, then there were First, Second and Third Streets.  From south to north the roads were labelled Mcnaughton Avenue, Bartlett Ave., Maskell Ave., Ferry Ave., Akerly Ave. and Park Ave.  Scale: 100 ft. = 1 inch.  This is a copy of registered plan #772.  G1989.38.1

    1937

    Western Plywood Co. (Cariboo) Ltd. Records

    M1995.52.0 consists of a log book (dated January 19, 1957 - January 3, 1963), photocopied drawing of the Fraser Skyline operations, blue print drawing of the mast 1953 (1995.0052.0001), and Plant Skyline schedule with list of people involved in the operation.  M1995.55.0 consists of correspondence, advertisements, and miscellaneous documents, including a warranty regarding a mall model 10 chainsaw.

    1947-1963 / 4cm of textual records

    Whitaker, Ernie Interview

    2010 / Transcript

    Wildlife Suitability of the Mackenzie-Heritage Trail Corridor Map

    Wildlife Suitability of the Mackenzie-Heritage Trail Corridor map series show the wildlife suitability of the habitat units within the heritage trail which follows the route taken by Sir Alexander Mackenzie in 1793. The corridor is located along the Blackwater river on the Fraser Plateau in the central interior of British Columbia between latitude 52 degrees 45' and 53 degrees 30' and longitude 123 degrees and 126 degrees. There are a total of five maps in the series and this is the map legend with explanatory notes, explanation of map symbols, map unit symbols, sources of further information, credits and a key map.  Scale: 1:50000   1999.12.1.1

    1980

    Wildlife Suitability of the Mackenzie-Heritage Trail Corridor Map

    Wildlife Suitability of the Mackenzie-Heritage Trail Corridor map series show the wildlife suitability of the habitiat units within the heritage trail which follows the route taken by Sir Alexander Mackenzie in 1793. The corridor is located along the Blackwater river on the Fraser Plateau in the central interior of British Columbia between latitute 52 degrees 45' and 53 degrees 30' and longitude 123 degrees and 126 degrees. There are a total of five maps in the series and this one is labeled N.T.S. Map Sheet: portions of 93 C/13 & 93 C/14 1 of 5.  Scale: 1:50000  1999.12.1.2

    1980

    Wildlife Suitability of the Mackenzie-Heritage Trail Corridor Map

    Wildlife Suitability of the Mackenzie-Heritage Trail Corridor map series show the wildlife suitability of the habitat units within the heritage trail which follows the route taken by Sir Alexander Mackenzie in 1793. The corridor is located along the Blackwater river on the Fraser Plateau in the central interior of British Columbia between latitude 52 degrees 45' and 53 degrees 30' and longitude 123 degrees and 126 degrees. There are a total of five maps in the series and this one is labeled N.T.S. Map Sheet: portions of 93 C/15 & 93 F/2 2 of 5.  Scale: 1:50000  199912.1.3

    1980

    Wildlife Suitability of the Mackenzie-Heritage Trail Corridor Map

    Wildlife Suitability of the Mackenzie-Heritage Trail Corridor map series show the wildlife suitability of the habitat units within the heritage trail which follows the route taken by Sir Alexander Mackenzie in 1793. The corridor is located along the Blackwater river on the Fraser Plateau in the central interior of British Columbia between latitude 52 degrees 45' and 53 degrees 30' and longitude 123 degrees and 126 degrees. There are a total of five maps in the series and this one is labeled N.T.S. Map Sheet: 93 F/1 3 of 5.  Scale: 1:50000   1999.12.1.4

    1980

    Wildlife Suitability of the Mackenzie-Heritage Trail Corridor Map

    Wildlife Suitability of the Mackenzie-Heritage Trail Corridor map series show the wildlife suitability of the habitat units within the heritage trail which follows the route taken by Sir Alexander Mackenzie in 1793. The corridor is located along the Blackwater river on the Fraser Plateau in the central interior of British Columbia between latitude 52 degrees 45' and 53 degrees 30' and longitude 123 degrees and 126 degrees. There are a total of five maps in the series and this one is labeled N.T.S. Map Sheet: portions of 93 G/4 & 93 G/5 4 of 5.  Scale: 1:50000  1999.12.1.5

    1980

    Wildlife Suitability of the Mackenzie-Heritage Trail Corridor Map

    Wildlife Suitability of the Mackenzie-Heritage Trail Corridor map series show the wildlife suitability of the habitat units within the heritage trail which follows the route taken by Sir Alexander Mackenzie in 1793. The corridor is located along the Blackwater river on the Fraser Plateau in the central interior of British Columbia between latitude 52 degrees 45' and 53 degrees 30' and longitude 123 degrees and 126 degrees. There are a total of five maps in the series and this one is labeled N.T.S. Map Sheet: portions of G/6 & 93 G/7 5 of 5.  Scale: 1:50000  1999.12.1.6

    1980

    Williams, Agnes Interview

    Subjects: Horsefly; M1998.47.41

    1983 / Audio

    Williston - MacKenzie Recreation Area Map

    Forestry Maps and Forestry Rec Site Maps. Williston - MacKenzie Recreation Area.Forestry recreation site map with detailed index and mileage chart on one side and Forest Service information, rules and restrictions on the other side. Produced by Department of Lands Forests and Water Resources. Scale: 1/2 cm = 5 miles   2014.30.11

    1980

    Willow - Bowron Recreation Area Map

    Forestry Maps and Forestry Rec Site Maps. Willow - Bowron Recreation Area. Forestry recreation site map with detailed index and mileage chart on one side and Forest Service information, rules and restrictions on the other side. Produced by Department of Lands Forests and Water Resources. Scale: 1/2 cm = 5 miles   2014.30.12

    1980

    Wilson, Albert J. Records

    Personal and business records of Albert J. Wilson.  Included are: correspondence, general receipts, employment records, travel records from England to Canada, service/war records, prizes from the Cariboo Agricultural and Horticultural Association for art works, musical & poetry records, and financial and account books.  Two black and white photographs are also included which were found with a personal letter of correspondence, dated 1961, from Mrs. King.  M1995.44.0 / P1995.44.1-.2

    1897-1964 / 8 cm textual records.

    Windt, Tom Interview

    Subjects: freighters; freighting; M1998.47.19

    Audio

    Windt, Tom Interview

    Subjects: roadhouses; stopping places; M1998.47.43

    1993 / Audio

    Wing, Paddy Interview

    2007 / Audio

    Wintrip, Edward Ledgers

    Edward Wintrip was a miner and blacksmith in Barkerville.The ledgers contains detailed accounts of the hardware he produced in his blacksmith business on Williams Creek for his customers, primarily mining companies.   Ledgers  M5975.140.1-.2

    1872-1897 / 5 cm textual records.

    Women's Auxiliary to the British Empire Service League, Branch 94

    The collection primarily consists of approximately 600 letters of correspondence from Canadian service men and women to the Women's Auxiliary of the Canadian Legion of the British Empire Service League.  The correspondence are mainly letters of thanks and appreciation for letters and parcels received.  There are also some letters and records relating to business matters of the Women's Auxiliary. There is detailed index of the letters.  M1995.11

    1939-1951 / 27 cm textual records

    Women's Auxiliary to the Canadian Legion Records

    The collection primarily consists of letters of correspondence from Canadian service men and women to the Women's Auxiliary of the Canadian Legion of the British Empire Service League.  The correspondence are mainly letters of thanks and appreciation for letters and parcels received.  The collection also contains letters and administrative records relating to business matters of the Women's Auxiliary.  M1995.11.0

    1939-1946 & 1951 / 27 cm of textual records

    Yale District and Portion of Adjacent Districts Map

    Color-coded map showing land divisions in red and mining divisions in brown as read on the map title at top right.  Mining divisions in brown are (from top to bottom, and left to right): Cariboo, Quesnel,  Golden, Revelstoke, Clinton, Kamloops,  Illecillewaet, Lillooet, Lardeau, Trout Lake, Ashcroft, Vernon, Arrow Lake, Yale, Similkameen, Greenwood, Clocan City, New Westminster, Nelson, Osoyoos, Grand Forks and Trail Creek.  The land districts in red are (from top to bottom, and left to right): Cariboo, Lillooet, Revelstoke, Kamloops, Osoyoos, Yale, Nelson and Similkameen. Produced by Land and Works Department.  M1991.17.

    1907

    Yale District and Portion of Adjacent Districts Map

    Color- coded map of Yale District and Portion of Adjacent Districts showing railways constructed, railways under construction, railways projected and land districts.  The districts include (from top to bottom and left to right): Cariboo, Lillooet, Kamloops, Kootenay, Osoyoos, Yale and Similkameen. Yale District 1912 has been hand written in ink along the left margin. Produced by the Land and Works Department.  M1991.17.30

    1912

    Yale District Map

    Map of Yale District and portion of adjacent districts, British Columbia.  Compiled and drawn in the Lands and Works Department, Victoria, B.C., 1910.  The land divisions are coded in red.  Cariboo Division is in the northwest, Lillooet Division is below that, Kamloops Division of Yale is east of Lillooet, Osoyoos Division of Yale is south of Kamloops, Kootenay District (west division) is east of Osoyoos, Similkameen Division of Yale is south of Osoyoos.  G1989.31.1

    1910

    Yorston, Carrile Interview

    Subjects: Australian Ranch; Yorston Ranch; moving to the Cariboo; Moose Heights; childhood memories; farm work; marriage; children; grandchildren; Women's Institute; Fraser Village Home Society; family life and history; Barkerville

    2006 / Audio

    Yorston, Kath Interview

    2006 / Audio

    Young, W.R. Interview

    Subjects: 183 Mile House; McInnes House; roadhouses; M1998.47.16

    1981 / Audio

    Zacharias, Tammy Interview

    Subjects: 2nd Chance Wildlife Rescue; wildlife sanctuary; animal rehabilitation

    2012 / Transcript

    Zirnhelt, Ida Interview

    Subjects: Patenaude family: M1978.47.26

    1978 / Audio

    Zirnhelt, Ida Interview

    Subjects: Ann Patenaude; teaching; Hosrefly; first teacher in Hosefly; M1998.47.28

    Audio

    Zymoetz River Area Map (Boyd/Bohanon Fuller)

    Geological Survey map of Zymoetz River Area. The map includes the following points and areas in between: (northwest) Dorreen, (northeast) Trout Creek and Evelyn, (southwest) Zymoetz River. The Canadian National Railway is shown in the (southeast) corner of the map. Published by the Department of Mines. Scale: 1 inch = 4 miles

    1926