Fonds PR-1081 - Ball family fonds

Janet Patterson, daughter of Raymond Patterson, at Hazelton Yours truly, Samuel Sylvester Major Workman with world record Stone's sheep George Ball at Nahlin sitting on his dog, Wolf George Ball George Sylvester To Geo. Ball from the "Quints" Oct. 2, 1945 Hand painted signs attached to two trees George Ball, guide & outfitter : trophies taken by Major Workman of Belfast, Ireland; first h... George Ball and George Adsit in front of George Ball's house in Telegraph Creek Jean Crisp, Agnes Ball, Ross Morrison, Myrtle James and Barrett Willoughby Colonel Leonard Ropner, M.C., M.P.

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Ball family fonds

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  • 1912-1981 (Creation)
    Ball (family)

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40 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 his daughter 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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Archives code(s): MS-2185; MS-2230; MS-3344; MS-3345; F1985:15

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Accession number(s): 85-105, 85-139, 85-163, 92-7654; 198512-007; 198602-010; T4238; ; F1985:15


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Includes: 270 photographs, 2 film reels, 3 audio reels, and 18 audio cassettes.

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