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Harris family fonds

  • PR-0864
  • Fonds
  • 1753, 1834-1920

The fonds consists of correspondence of the Harris family, principally that of Martha and Dennis Harris, memoirs, journals, business records of Dennis Harris and family memorabilia. Fonds includes records relating to Sir James Douglas, the diary o...

Harris (family)

A.I. McLean fonds

  • PR-1594
  • Fonds
  • 1877

The fonds consists of McLean's survey book for a survey near Edmonton.

McLean, A.I.

Patrick O'Farrell fonds

  • PR-1641
  • Fonds
  • 1900, 1912-1933

The fonds consists of O'Farrell's correspondence relating to his work with the CPR.

O'Farrell, Patrick

William Blackman interview

CALL NUMBER: T0692:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. William Blackman describes his father, a miner who came from Ohio. William was born in Pennsylvania, and he describes how his father went west to Strathcona, Albe...

Boyd Affleck interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Boyd Campbell Affleck came to the Kootenay/Arrow Lakes region in 1907 from Ontario. He took up a surveying job near Nakusp. He discusses settlers and speculators. He describes Fruit...

Arthur Chadwick interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], [196-] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Arthur Chadwick discusses his family history in Wisconsin all the way back to the American Civil War. He was born in 1885 and came to Canada by himself in 1907 to Alberta. Not liking Al...

Gwen Hayman and Dorothy and William Robinson : interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-05-27 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Land promoter John Moore Robinson is recalled by his daughters Dorothy Robinson and Gwen Hayman, and by a nephew, William Robinson, who also discuss life in the central Okanagan, 1897 to ...

Isabel Sweeny interview

CALL NUMBER: T1345:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1967-09 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Isabel Sweeny (nee Bell-Irving) talks about her family's life in Vancouver after arriving in 1885, including: her father, who was an engineer for the CPR; hi...

Wally Huffman interview

CALL NUMBER: T3809:0001 RECORDED: North Vancouver (B.C.), 1980-01-24 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: In an interview with Robert Turner, retired CPR locomotive engineer and fireman W.F. Huffman discusses: wiping and firing out of Grand Forks; learning the trade...

Reid Johnston interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Railroading in B.C. : Reid Johnston RECORDED: [location unknown], 1980-01-23 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: In an interview with Robert Turner, Reid Johnston discusses his memories of railroading: background -- born 1893 in Washingto...

Bill Bennett : [press conference, January 9, 1979]

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Bill Bennett: Discusses CPR's proposed takeover of MacMillan Bloedel RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1979-01-09 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: At a press conference in Victoria on 9 January 1979, Premier Bill Bennett discusses Canadi...

Three British Columbia postcards

The file consists of 3 coloured postcards showing the following scenes: Mount Stephen House, Field, B.C.; Glacier Hotel from track, Glacier, B.C., Canada, on line of C.P.R.; and Down Cascade Canon, Cascade City, B.C. [J-01260], Canadian Pacific R...

Robert Buchanen Graham interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1956-05-20 SUMMARY: In an interview, Robert Buchanen Graham discusses early days in Trail (where he arrived in August 1895); gold rush; logging; Rossland; his work for Cominco; his work on the CPR river boats, includi...

Great Northern Railway Co.

Correspondence, 1905, Robert (Robin) W. Dunsmuir to James J. Hill soliciting financial aid to purchase the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway from James Dunsmuir thereby preventing the purchase of the railway by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company.Pho...

Great Northern Railway Company

Panoramic view between Palliser and Field

Actuality. "'We present in this picture numerous picturesque scenes taken in the most mountainous portion of the entire Canadian Pacific R.R. system. In passing between these two points the sharpest curves and the most diversified scene...

Panoramic view of Kicking Horse Canyon

Actuality. "'We show here one of. the grandest pieces of scenery in the West, namely, "Kicking Horse Canyon" on the line of the Canadian Pacific [Railway]. This vast canyon is fourteen miles long, running through the Rocky mou...

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