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Annual grazing reports

  • GR-1233
  • Series
  • 1932-1933

This series contains annual grazing reports submitted to the Chief Forester by the District Forester of the Fort George Forest District.

British Columbia. Forest Branch

Circulars from District Forester to field staff pertaining to forest management

  • GR-1216
  • Series
  • 1966-1977

This series contains circular letters from District Forester to field staff pertaining to forest protection, forest management, etc. It includes some circular letters from the Chief Forester to District Foresters.

British Columbia. Prince George Forest District (1953-1978)

Correspondence outward from the District Forester

  • GR-1232
  • Series
  • 1959-1977

This series contains circular letters from the District Forester to field staff pertaining to forest protection, forest management, range management, office methods etc. The records include some circular letters from the Chief Forester to District Foresters. The records are arranged chronologically.

British Columbia. Prince George Forest District (1953-1978)

Department of Mines minister's records

  • GR-1095
  • Series
  • 1897-1956

This series contains the correspondence inward to the Minister of Mines: includes 1898 report from Gold Commissioner, Telegraph Creek; correspondence with George M. Dawson, Geological Survey of Canada, 1899; a 1900 report on the collection of mineral statistics; correspondence relating to radioactive ores, the B.C. War Metals Research Board, and the B.C. Research Council, 1942-1945, etc.; correspondence with Federal Minister of Transport relating to the establishment of airports in B.C., 1939; notes on 1942 Dominion Provincial conference regarding wartime agreement on Peace River oil rights.

British Columbia. Dept. of Mines. Minister

Fort Dunvegan fonds

  • PR-1660
  • Fonds
  • 1848-1850, 1879-1880

The fonds consists of account books of Fort Dunvegan.

Hudson's Bay Company. Fort Dunvegan

Government Information Service public information film and videos

  • GR-3435
  • Series
  • 1980-1986

The series consists of film and videos of government documentaries, television advertisements, and other promotional material from the period of 1980 to 1986. The Ministry of Government Services' Government Information Services (GIS) was the centralized government agency for producing audio-video programs for all ministries and JEM Productions was contracted by the GIS to shoot and edit various programs.

This series represents provincial government functions and events representing various regions of British Columbia, including the lower mainland, Peace River and Okanagan regions.

The records consist of 10 videos and 1 film comprising current government initiatives and accomplishments; coal mining and dam developments; BC Place and BC Transit development; a 1986 premier's address; and development of the Coquihalla highway.

  1. Premier's Report 1986. (1" video reel.)
  2. Partners in enterprise - television ads. (3/4" U-matic videocassette.)
  3. Coquihalla in 20 months through the mountains. (1" video reel.)
  4. BC Pavilion. (1" video reel.)
  5. Take a giant step. (1" video reel. 4 min. promotions in English, French and Japanese.)
  6. BC Reports - various programs. (1" video reel.) - NE coal - Best of bad times - Education - the challenge/opportunity - A forest for all seasons
  7. BC Reports - various programs. (1" video reel.) - #5 The right kind of help - #8 Health care - the first priority - #10 The planning pays off - #13 Transit & transition - Bill Bennett speech
  8. BC Reports - various programs. (1" video reel.) - #1 Food for thought - #316 BC open for business - #12 Reality of restraint
  9. Partners in enterprise - promotion. (1" video reel.)
  10. Stop the hearings start the dam. [AKA Fort St. John Site C rally] (3/4" U-matic videocassette.)
  11. Light rapid transit for Greater Vancouver. (16 mm film reel)

British Columbia. Government Information Services

Legislative Assembly committee transcripts

  • GR-2038
  • Series
  • 1973

Transcripts produced by the Hansard Office of sittings of Select Standing Committees and Special Committees of the BC Legislative Assembly, 1973. Not all committees were recorded since each committee had the choice of whether to accept Hansard's services. Of those that did, some met in camera without transcription services or "on the road" where recording was not feasible.

Included here are the Select Standing Committees on Agriculture, on Forestry and Fisheries, Public Accounts and Printing, Municipal Matters, Social Welfare and Education; and to Special Committees on Coastal Oil Spills and Television Broadcasting.

British Columbia. Hansard Office

Lists compiled by the District forester/Regional Manager

  • GR-0994
  • Series
  • 1948-1980

This series consists of a list of sawmills, planer mills and barker-chippers organized by Ranger District until 1979 and by Forest District thereafter, compiled by the District forester/Regional Manager. Contains information as to name of mill or mill owner, address, physical location, type, i.e.: portable, stationary, farmer, planer in connection with saw mill, or equipped with gang saws, capacity per shift in cubic meters (mbm before metrication) and projected expansion. Compiled twice a year until 1955, annually thereafter.

British Columbia. Prince George Forest Region

Lot registers and other material

  • GR-1374
  • Series
  • 1861-1972

This series contains the records of the Gold Commissioner, Government Agent, and Assistant Land Commissioner, Cariboo District (Quesnel). The records consist of lot registers, certificates of purchase, certificates of pre-emption, registers of pre-emptions (canceled and allowed), registers of land applications and lands purchased, register of leaves of absence granted pre-emption on active service, minute books containing lot register of lands along the route of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, and registers of hay and pasture land leases. The series also includes townsite registers for Quesnel, Barkerville, and Wells and lot registers for some townships in the Peace River Block. Volumes 89-98 and 153-158 are oversize.

British Columbia. Cariboo Land District

Mining lease records

  • GR-1141
  • Series
  • 1884-1951

The series contains records relating to mining leases (3 vols.). Volumes 1 and 2 are entitled Records of Mining, Leases and are registers of leases issued. They are arranged by Mining District. Included are entries for lease number, date and description of the lease, name of lessee, lot and locality of the lease, annual rental and other fees, expenditure requirements, date of assignment and assignee, letter reference numbers and cancellation information. Volume 3 is a record book of applications for mining leases recorded at Victoria, B.C., for the Stikine and Liard Mining Divisions of Cassiar District and Victoria District.

British Columbia. Dept. of Mines. Administrative Branch

Northeastern District Mining Engineer correspondence

  • GR-0207
  • Series
  • 1917-1937

The series consists of records created by the Resident Mining Engineer of the Northeastern district between 1917 and 1937. Records include correspondence inward and outward, largely with Deputy Minister and Provincial Mineralogist and files re lecture series run jointly with Dept. of Education in 1930's.

British Columbia. Dept. of Mines. Resident Mining Engineer. Northeastern District

Omineca Gold Commissioner records

  • GR-0233
  • Series
  • 1871-1906

The series consists of records created by the Omineca Gold Commissioner between 1871 and 1906. It includes correspondence outward and miners leave of absence counterfoils.

British Columbia. Gold Commissioner (Omineca)

Omineca Gold Commissioner records

  • GR-0225
  • Series
  • 1869-1929

The series consists of records created by the Omineca Gold Commissioner between 1869 and 1929. It includes correspondence inward, mining leases, register of free miners' certificates and manual of record and accounts.

British Columbia. Gold Commissioner (Omineca)

Operational records

  • GR-1217
  • Series
  • 1950-1970

This series contains operational records from the Prince George Forest District and consists of property ledgers for "non-expendable property" - see: Operational Manual with instructions to Forest Officers ... (Victoria, 1942), pp. 161-168, 311-327 for definitions and instructions - and a uniform ledger containing records concerning items on charge to personnel who have left the district. Files 1-5, Volume 1 are a property ledger for the period 1953-1955; File 6, Volume 1 through File 1, Volume 4 are a property ledger, 1961-1966; and Files 2-4, Volume 4 contain a uniform ledger, 1950-1970.

British Columbia. Prince George Forest District (1953-1978)

Parks records

  • GR-1016
  • Series
  • 1953-1977

This series contains records originating from the Prince George District and Omineca - Peace River Region. They include annual reports, 1953-1957; public inquiries correspondence, 1962-1972; correspondence with the Prince George Chamber of Commerce regarding the B.C. Tourist Association, 1961-1962; Forest Service materials regarding forest fire suppression and the Youth Training programme, 1956-1957.

British Columbia. Parks Branch

Peace River oral history collection

  • PR-1885
  • Collection
  • 1973-1976

The collection consists of oral history interviews pertaining to the history of the Peace River region.

Woodward, Caroline

Prince George Forest District operational records

  • GR-1110
  • Series
  • 1919-1981

This series contains operational records of the Prince George Forest District relating to forest administration, 1919-1981. Records are arranged according to the Forest Service filing system. These records include annual reports, ranger meeting summaries, records regarding timber exports, forest protection, forest reserves, the Peace River hydroelectric projects, the Mica Dam flood basin, land use, timber cruising, silviculture, aerial photography, rights-of-way, timber sales, timber licenses, Public Sustained Yield Units, and farm wood lot licenses. Also contains construction and maintenance reports pertaining to ranger stations, lookouts, forest roads and trails, boathouses, telephone lines and other Forest Service facilities. Records consist of correspondence, memoranda, reports, licenses, permits, plans, etc.

The ministries responsible for the Forest Districts, and the years that they were responsible, are:

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands (1908-1945)
British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Forests (1945-1962)
British Columbia. Dept. of Lands, Forests and Water Resources (1962-1975)
British Columbia. Dept. of Forests (1975-1976)
British Columbia. Ministry of Forests (1976-1986)

British Columbia. Fort George Forest District

Prince George Forest District range management records

  • GR-1034
  • Series
  • 1934-2009

This series includes range management records of the Prince George Forest District, from 1934-2009. Some records are also included from the Fort George Forest District, Robson Valley Forest District and Kamloops Forest District. Records include correspondence, maps, hay cutting permits, land applications, annual reports, and grazing permits, leases and licenses. Records may regard brands, tenure, cooperation, accounts, range resource improvement, general range administration, range condition resource monitoring, range unit use management, community pasture management, the Creation and management of community pastures and balancing land use for range purposes with forestry, wildlife use, recreation and hunting. Each file relates to a particular topic or range tenure.

The majority of records relate to the administration of Grazing Licences and Grazing Permits (ORCS 15700-20) as defined under the Range Act, and Grazing Leases as defined under the Land Act, including issuance, amendments, transfers, billing, monitoring, policy administration, plans specific to tenures, such as Grazing System Plans. Also includes records concerning additions and deletions of land and/or authorized Animal Unit Months (AUM) from grazing tenures. Records include tenure application forms, grazing plans, authorized livestock, correspondence, maps, photos, documents determining range boundaries and use, and information on range improvements and clearing. Note that there may be additional individuals or companies who held the tenure who are not listed in the file list.

Range condition resource management files (ORCS 15420-04, 15420-08 and 15420-09) include files on range seeding and inspections of the condition of certain range units, documented by photos, maps and range use plans.

Range unit files and range unit plans (ORCS 15720-20 and 15720-30) regard measurements of range use, growth and general health. Records include photos, correspondence, range inspections, maps, resource management plans, range management and development plans, photos, user comments, AUM counts, resource analysis, range data, range improvement authorization and range development plans.

Range improvement files (ORCS 15740-20, 15740-35, 15740-30) relate to structural and non-structural resource improvements. Records concerning structural improvements include: fences and cattleguards, water developments and trails. Non-structural improvements include prescribed burns, silvicultural treatments for forage enhancement, grass seeding, fertilization, salting, weed management and timber harvesting. Records include correspondence, improvement authorization, maps of location of planned improvements, invoices, description of improvements, meeting minutes, reports, range use plans, community or stakeholder consultation, pasture use rules, improvement completion reports, water licenses and grazing enhancement fund records.

Community pasture use management files (ORCS 15620-20) include files relating to issues of elk grazing on rangeland and sources of funding for range improvements.

The ministries responsible for the creation of these records, and the years that they were responsible, are:

Dept. of Lands (1908-1945)
Dept. of Lands and Forests (1945-1962)
Dept. of Lands, Forests and Water Resources (1962-1975)
Dept. of Forests (1975-1976)
Ministry of Forests (1976-1986)
Ministry of Forests and Lands (1986-1988)
Ministry of Forests (1988-2005)
Ministry of Forests and Range (2005-2010)

Records in accession 96-4985 are covered by ORCS 15700-20, 15620-20, 15740-20, 15740-35, 15740-30, 15720-20, 15720-30, 15420-04, 15420-08 and 15420-09 of the Forest ORCS (schedule 881261).

British Columbia. Prince George Forest District (1953-1978)

Prince George Police Court record books

  • GR-0015
  • Series
  • 1917-1960

The series consists of police court record books. Books typically show name of prosecutor, name of defendant, nature of the charge, costs, name of arresting office, order or conviction, amount of fine, name of presiding magistrate or justice and "remarks".

British Columbia. Police Court (Prince George)

Project files

  • GR-0880
  • Series
  • 1949-1976

This series consists of records of the Ministry of Environment (previously the Dept. of Lands, Forests and Water Resources), Power and Special Projects Division. Records include correspondence, feasibility studies, consultants' reports, engineering studies, application hearings, submissions, progress reports, contract drawings and tender documents regarding hydro-electric projects, water licenses, flood control, petroleum refinery pollution, sewerage treatment plants, fisheries and wildlife, and environmental impact, 1949-1976.

The collection largely contains materials relating to Arrow Lakes Dam, 1949, 1954-1969; the Jordan River redevelopment project, 1968-1972; the Babine Lake development (Fulton River dam), 1967-1970; the Columbia River Mica Dam project, 1954-1970; the Duncan Lake storage development, 1971-1973; the Kootenay canal development, and the Portage Mountain development (Peace River W.A.C. Bennett Dam), 1958-1967. It also includes hearings and submissions regarding the Iona Island sewage treatment plant, 1957-1959; records of Canada - B.C. Consultative Committee on the Okanagan basin agreement, 1970; B.C. Comptroller of Water Rights hearings regarding Nechako River, 1949; various B.C. Research Council reports, 1966-1973; and International Joint Commission (U.S. and Canada) hearings, 1955.

Boxes contains the following material:
Box 1 : Hydro-electric projects, miscellaneous reports and correspondence
Box 2: Tsitikia-Schoen Resource Study Hearings (Date: 1975)
Box 3: B.C. Hydro and Power Authority Reports, Mica, Arrow Lake, Duncan Lake Dams, 1965-1973; Recreation in Columbia River basin, 1961; Soil Convention Papers, 1964; Committee on International Hydro decade (Dates 1961, 1964-1973)
Box 4: Water License, Dam Applications, Hearings and Submissions (Dates 1949-1976)
Box 5: Fraser River (Dates 1957-1974)
Box 6: B.C. Research Council Reports (Dates 1966-1973)
Box 7: Okanagan Valley, Kettle Valley (Date 1975)
Box 8: Sewage Disposal, Iona Island (Dates 1957-1959)
Box 9: Wildlife and Fisheries (Dates 1965, 1969)
Box 10: Petroleum Refineries Pollution, Solid Waste Disposal
Box 11-13: Jordan River Redevelopment Project (Dates 1968-1972)
Box 14-28: Arrow Lake Dam (Dates 1958-1969)
Box 29-30: Babine Lake Development (Fulton River Dam) (Dates 1967-1970)
Box 31-39: Columbia -River Hydro-Electric Projects (Dates 1954-1966)
Box 40-45: Duncan Lake Storage Development (1961-1973)
Box 46-51: Kootenay Canal Development (Dates 67-1973)
Box 52-72: Portage Mountain development (W.A.C. Bennett Dam, Peace River) (Dates 1958-1968)
Box 73-86: Miscellaneous Contract Drawings and Tender Documents
Box 87: Additional Jordan River Redevelopment reports (Dates 1968-1969)
Box 88: Author and title catalogue cards

British Columbia. Power and Special Projects Division

Records of mining claims and other material

  • GR-0257
  • Series
  • 1909-1939

The series consists of records created by the Sub-Mining Recorder at Fort Grahame between 1909 and 1939. It contains records of claims, applications for certificates of work, powers of attorney, correspondence outward to the Mining Recorder in Smithers and instructions as to the duties of Sub-Mining Recorders. Records may also relate to the Omineca Mining Recorder.

British Columbia. Dept. of Mines. Sub-Mining Recorder. Fort Grahame

Records of the Chief Mining Engineer

  • GR-1100
  • Series
  • 1938-1955

The series consists of five files created or acquired by the Chief Mining Engineer between 1938 and 1955. The files include: an illustrated 1938 report on Zeballos written by T.W.S. Parsons, Assistant Commissioner of the B.C. Police; a distribution list for a 1942 report on iron and steel; an illustrated copy of a 1948 report of Canadian National Railways on use of coal from Hasler Creek, B.C. in railroad locomotives; correspondence relating to the 4th Empire Mining and Metallurgical Congress and other staff matters from 1947 to 1950 and correspondence re Alaska Pine and Cellulose operations in Peace River district, 1955.

British Columbia. Dept. of Mines. Chief Mining Engineer

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