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Cariboo Region (B.C.)
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3721 Archival description results for Cariboo Region (B.C.)
3721 results directly related Exclude narrower terms
- [197-?] [date recorded]
RECORDED: Williams Lake (B.C.), [197-?] SUMMARY: [No documentation is available for this tape.];
- [between 1958 and 1975]
SUMMARY: Three parts of a radio program entitled "A View from the Inside", by Robert Cummings of Prince George radio station CJCI. The three parts focus on the history of Prince George and Barkerville.;
Daybook of unidentified blacksmith at Quesnel, 1871-1882; papers relating to E.T. Dodge, including power of attorney, 1867 and a number of promissory notes; papers re post office at Hanceville, 1902-1904; cartoon of a politician courting Chinese and Indian voters.
Quesnel, B.C.; Blacksmith
Testimonial presented on his leaving the Cariboo to return to Canada.
Wattie, James, 1829-1907. Camerontown; Miner and Woolen Mill Owner
Assessment notice for income tax.
Cowan, George, 1831-1910
The item is a photocopy of the reminiscences of Ernest Hubert Allcock. Allcock emigrated from England to Alberta in 1909 and worked on farms and on the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. In 1914 he homesteaded near White's Landing, north of Quesnel. He was highway foreman in Quesnel, and from 1941 to 1952 in Lillooet.
- no date
The file contains a copy of reminiscences by Annie Elizabeth Greenfield, of a motor trip made in the summer of 1927 from Vancouver to Hazelton via the Fraser Canyon and Cariboo Highway, and of the return journey made via Kamloops, the Okanagan, and Washington state.
The item consists of a typescript copy of an essay by Angus Gordon Ryder titled "Recollections of Four Years at the Fifty Nine Mile House, Cariboo Road, 1910 to 1914".
- ca 1869
Acting side for the part of Captain Oakley in the play "The Vermont Wool Dealer" performed by the Cariboo Amateur Dramatic Association in the Theatre Royal, Barkerville, March 27, 1869 and March 12, 1870.
Transferred from Barkerville Historic Park, 1976.
Cariboo Amateur Dramatic Association
Letter from Theodore Davie, May 24, 1894, replying to a letter from Prentice stating that Davie had threatened to withhold money set aside in the estimates to reimburse the Western Canadian Ranching Company for road building if Prentice ran as an opposition candidate. Davie denies the accusation but expresses surprise that Prentice should ally himself with a group tending towards "Socialism and communism", and points out that the money had been granted because the government thought of Prentice as a deserving friend.
Presented by Alison Prentice, Toronto, per the editors, BC Historical News, 1980.
Prentice, James Douglas, 1861-1911
"Memoirs." Recollections of author's boyhood in London, Ontario, studies at Ontario Agricultural College, and medical training at the University of Western Ontario, reminiscences of his career as medical practitioner in Alberta (1906) and Victoria (1907-1940). MS includes detailed account of author's military career - notably his service in South Africa (1899-1900) with Canadian Artillery and the Canadian Scouts; in Victoria (1907-1914) with 88th Fusiliers and Victoria Independent Squadron of Horse; and in Europe (1915-1918) with 2nd Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles, and 102nd Battalion (North British Columbians). Additional reminiscences of author's inter-war service with 16th Battalion (Canadian Scottish Regiment), and of his postings with 2nd Battalion (Canadian Scottish) [1940-1942] and Canadian Army Medical Corps. [Folders 1-3]. Bapty's first-hand account of battles of Vimy Ridge and Passchendaele, regimental diary of 2nd Battalion, Canadian Scottish (1936-1942), pamphlet on regimental colours of 30th Regiment (BC Horse), correspondence dealing with soldiers' morale, and memoranda (1942) pertaining to British Columbia coastal defence included in collection [microfilm]. Unit also contains accounts of holiday expeditions to Barkerville (1927) and Forbidden Plateau (1936), plus eulogies and newspaper clippings concerning Bapty's career [Folders 4-7]. For photograph of author in South African War see Visual Records (Accession No. 95251).
"Memoirs" presented by Mrs. David Williams (daughter), M.D., Duncan, 1981.
Missionaries and Indians in Cariboo: a history of St. Joseph's Mission, Williams Lake, British Columbia. viii, leaves: illus., map. Thesis (M.A.), University of Victoria, 1979. Bibliography: leaves 184-189. Vita. Canadian theses, 44541.
The item is a copy of a thesis by Robert Galois titled "Gold mining and its effects on landscapes of the Cariboo." vii, 188 leaves, illus., figs., maps, tables. Thesis (M.A.), University of Calgary, 1970. Bibliography: leaves 170-178.
Some Aspects of Society in Cariboo from its discovery until 1871. viii, 182 leaves: maps, tables. Essay, University of British Columbia, 1932. Bibliography: leaves 174-182.
Bescoby, Isabel M., d. 1969
The file contains "Adventures of a farm girl in Canada in 1925", by Joan Simpson, with a forward by her god-daughter, June Knowles. It consists of four reminiscences about life on a cattle ranch and in a fruit growing area of British Columbia by a young English woman who spent a year or two in British Columbia in the early 1930s. Although both personal and geographical names have been changed, the ranch on which Miss Simpson worked was undoubtedly the Church Ranch at Big Creek in the Chilcotin district.
Account book for general supplies such as food, hay, clothing, shoes, tools, tobacco and drinks, paid for mainly by gold dust but also by cash and goods. Two customers identified, Captain Mitchell, Quesnelle Forks, and John Love, Richfield. Although the name Kamloops appears on the microfilm title page, there is no evidence to connect this manuscript with Kamloops.
Records of business conducted; accounts of merchandise sold, 1866-1868 (liquor, sardines, cigars, matches), accounts of the Full Rigged Co. including payroll, amount of gold mined and bills paid, 1867-1927.