Fonds PR-1081 - Ball family fonds

Janet Patterson, daughter of Raymond Patterson, at Hazelton; Georgianna Ball collection.

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Ball family fonds

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  • multiple media

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  • 1920-1981 (Creation)
    Ball (family)

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22 cm of textual records and other material

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The Ball family ran the Diamond B Guest Ranch at Telegraph Creek, B.C. George and Georgiana were also involved in mining and business activities.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, clippings, articles and photographs relating to big game hunting in the Cassiar District, principally created by George and Georgiana Ball. Fonds also includes home movies of Ball family activities and oral history interviews with family and neighbours.

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  • Conservation restriction: material in cool or cold storage requires special retrieval and handling.

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Item-level descriptions of the films and sound recordings are available on-line.

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No further accruals are expected.

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Archives code(s): MS-2185; MS-2230; 198512-007; 198602-010; F1985:15; T4238.

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Accession number(s): 76-009; F1985:15; 198512-007; 198602-010; T4238; 92-7654


Sound recording and moving image originals may be in cool or cold storage. Contact staff for specific details.

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Includes: 260 photographs, 2 film reels, 3 audio reels, and 18 audio cassettes.

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