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Cariboo Region (B.C.)
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Rails to romance

Promotional film. The route of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway from its southern terminus at Squamish to the Central Interior, and aspects of the area served by the railway. Includes footage of a voyage from Vancouver to Squamish on Union Steams...

Birch family papers

Arthur Nonus Birch (1836-1914), the son of H.W.R. Birch, was appointed clerk in the office of the secretary of state for the colonies in February 1855, served as Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton's assistant private secretary in 1858, and Chichester F...

F.W. Pinchbeck interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-06-30 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Fred W. Pinchbeck describes his father, William Pinchbeck, who came from England and settled a ranch and roadhouse above Williams Lake in the 1880s; Indians and other local ranchers; ...

Spencer Hope Patenaude interview : [Orchard, 1964]

RECORDED: Williams Lake (B.C.), 1964 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Spencer Hope Patenaude describes how he came to 150 Mile House from Quebec with his father, Joseph P. Patenaude, around 1896. He describes his memories of 150 Mile house, how he came the...

Norman Evans-Atkinson interview : [Orchard, 1964]

CALL NUMBER: T0164:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Placer Mining and miners of the Cariboo, 1858 - 1920. RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-04-17 SUMMARY: Captain Norman "Cap" Evans-Atkinson talks about placer mining and miners in the Li...

Lance Thygessen interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Horsefly, B.C., in the early 20th century RECORDED: [location unknown], 1967 SUMMARY: Lance Thygessen talks about his arrival in B.C. with his father in 1913, meeting Louis Riel on the prairies, ranch life at Horsefly, t...

James Robertson interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1965-12-03 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. James Robertson remembers life as a rancher and as a freighter. Mr. Robertson describes how he came from Scotland to Banff in 1904; his work on the Canadian Pacific Railway; the Gang...

Dick DeWees interview

CALL NUMBER: T2798:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Boyhood of a young trapper ; trapping around Hobson Lake and Horsefly, B.C. RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977-08-22 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Arrival of the DeWees family on foot from Washington when Di...

Esther Gruhs interview

CALL NUMBER: T2796:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): The Gruhs family of Horsefly, B.C. RECORDED: [location unknown], 1977 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Gruhs family history. Homesteading. Stores and successive owners. Food. Social activities: community hall; g...

Main street, Barkerville

Item consists of a photograph of the main street of Barkerville, taken sometime before the fire of September 16, 1868. The photograph shows an elevated boardwalk, buildings on either side with signs for Occidental Hotel, Brewery, Cunio Saloon, New...

China Bar Bluff

Item consists of a photograph of China Bar Bluff, 24 miles above Yale and 1300 feet above the Fraser River.

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