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A.C. Hirschfeld fonds

  • PR-2204
  • Fonds
  • 1889-[ca. 1910]

The fonds consists of 81 glass negatives and 1 negative taken or copied by A.C. Hirschfeld between 1894 and 1910. The photographs include images of the Golden Gate Midwinter fair in San Francisco in 1894; photographs of Alaska, Atlin and Dawson City as well as interior and exterior shots taken ca. 1910 of the Hirschfeld home in Vancouver. The fonds also includes 10 copy negatives and 10 prints showing the Klondike Gold rush. Some show gold rush people on their way through a unknown pass to the gold fields, some Dawson City and the mines circa 1898. Other pictures show "The Scales," and the horse train.

Hirschfeld, A.C., 1866-1926

Alaska trips

Sub-series consists of colonial administration field photographs taken by Richard Maynard during his Department of Indian Affairs tours of inspection to Alaska, including Pribiliof Island, in 1879, 1882, 1887, and 1892.

Articles on bicycling

The file contains draft copies of two illustrated articles on early bicycles and bicycling submitted for publication in "The Wheelmen" magazine by Frank B. Cameron of Seattle.
Article 1 entitled "The Pacific Coast Velocipede" is an account of the velocipede era - or fad - of 1869-1870 in the Western United States and British Columbia.
Article 2 "Klondike Bike: Bicycling in the Alaska Yukon Gold Fields, 1897-1906" details the practical uses of bicycles by prospectors and others during the Klondike gold rush.

Brave new north

Promotional film. Mining in the Yukon, yesterday and today, and the importance of the White Pass and Yukon Railway as a transportation system. Shows the development and start-up of the Anvil Mine, a lead-zinc mine on the Ross River; its impact on the port of Skagway and the upgrading of transport infrastructure. The first shipment of ore travels by truck to Whitehorse, by rail to Skagway, and by ship to world markets.

Brave new north

The item is a video copy of a promotional film. It shows mining in the Yukon, yesterday and today, and the importance of the White Pass and Yukon Railway as a transportation system. Shows the development and start-up of the Anvil Mine, a lead-zinc mine on the Ross River; its impact on the port of Skagway and the upgrading of transport infrastructure. The first shipment of ore travels by truck to Whitehorse, by rail to Skagway, and by ship to world markets.

Briefs, reports and papers

  • GR-1718
  • Series
  • 1964

This series contains a brief submitted by the Atlin District Board of Trade on "Proposed Development for North-West British Columbia." The series also contains reports and position papers submitted by the provincial government to the Alaska-British Columbia-Yukon Conference at Whitehorse, 1964.

British Columbia. Executive Council

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