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United States. Department Of State.

Diplomatic despatches. Despatches from U.S. consuls in Vancouver, Canada. Reel B09742, Nov 1890 - Apr 1898; B09743, May 1898 - Mar 1900; Reel B09744, Apr 1900 - Dec 1901; reel B09745, Jan 1902 - Dec 1903; reel B09746, Jan 1904 - Aug 1906.

National Archives microcopy T-114.

United States. Department of State

United States. Dept. of State.

Diplomatic despatches. Despatches from the United States consuls in Dawson City, Canada. Reel B9727, Apr 1898 - Aug 1899; Reel B9728, Sept 1899 - Dec 1901; Reel B9729, Feb 1902 - Aug 1905; Reel B9730, Sept 1905 - Aug 1906. National Archives microcopy T-560.

United States. Department of State

Colonial Office "secret" supplementary correspondence

This series contains extracts from volumes in C.O. 537 series [supplementary correspondence]. The records consist mainly of despatches to and from the Secretary of State for the Colonies and the Governor-General of Canada and senior British military officers. The majority of the records were originally classified as "Secret" or "Confidential." Records pertain to all parts of Canada, but include substantial British Columbia-related material. San Juan Island dispute, B.C.'s entry into Confederation, trans-Pacific steamship services, coastal defence, and the Bering Sea sealing negotiations are but some of the issues documented in this series.

Great Britain. Colonial Office

Ray Atherton : [speech]

SUMMARY: Speech by Ray Atherton, United States Ambassador to Canada, at meeting of the Vancouver Board of Trade, about: World War II, recent events and the prospects of end of war; Pacific Coast, its future; international relations between Canada and United States; Vancouver, its future. Includes introduction and closing by unidentified speakers.

Town meeting in Canada, [ca. 1955]

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): How far should Canada go in following American foreign policy? SUMMARY: In a joint session with "America's Town Meeting", Town Meeting in Canada (Arthur Helps moderator) discusses "How far should Canada follow American foreign policy?" Discussants: M.J. Coldwell, MP and national leader of the C.C.F.; Leon J. Ladner, Q.C., lawyer and former MP; Arthur Laing, MLA and provincial leader of the Liberal Party; and Geoffrey Harwood, news commentator for KING and KING-TV, Seattle. With an introduction and welcome from Hon. Ralph Chetwynd, B.C. minister of Trade and Industry. Recorded in the ballroom of the Hotel Georgia, Vancouver.

O Canada [Quesnel centenary]

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1970 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: This tape features is a discussion of Canadian identity with various young people in Quesnel in 1970. Imbert Orchard asks them to describe their personal reaction to being part of Canada. Includes discussion of the relationships and differences between BC and Canada and between Canada and the U.S. [TRACK 2: blank.]

The item is identified as a copy.

John Whitaker : U.S. reaction to Barrett proposal, summer 1973

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): John Whitaker : U.S. reaction to Barrett's "way out" proposal RECORDED: [location unknown], 1973 [summer] SUMMARY: U.S. reaction to Premier Barrett's "Way Out" proposal on the transporting of petroleum to the continental U.S. from Alaska. Reaction given by Deputy Secretary of the Interior, John Whitaker, summer 1973.

Columbia River Treaty lectures collection

  • PR-2256
  • Collection
  • 1974

The collection consists of audio recordings of thirteen talks on the topic "Perspectives on the Columbia River Treaty", presented at Simon Fraser University from January to April 1974, presumably as part of a course. The speakers include federal and provincial politicians, B.C. Hydro officials, treaty advisors and officials, and Canadian and American academics.

Perspectives on the Columbia River Treaty : Gordon McNabb

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1974-04-02 SUMMARY: Gordon McNabb -- member of the federal Water Resources Branch of the Department of Northern Affairs and Natural Resources (1954-1964), Chairman of the Canadian delegation to the Columbia River Treaty Permanent Engineering Board (1964-1974), and principal advisor to the Diefenbaker and Pearson governments on the negotiation of the Columbia River Treaty -- discusses three major areas of criticism of the treaty: the selection of projects, the calculation of benefits, and the sale of benefits to the United States.

Dave Barrett : [press conferences, speeches, interviews, etc., 1973-1974]

CALL NUMBER: T1704:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: NDP banquet speech RECORDED: Delta (B.C.), 1973 SUMMARY: David Barrett, NDP banquet speech, Delta BC. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Press conference on oil RECORDED: Washington (D.C.), 1973-03-13 SUMMARY: David Barrett press conference on oil, Washington DC, March 13, 1973. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0003 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett RECORDED: [location unknown], 1973 SUMMARY: [No content summary available.] CALL NUMBER: T1704:0004 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Press conference at NDP national convention RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1973-07-19 SUMMARY: Press conference at NDP national convention, UBC, July 19, 1973. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0005 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Campaign speech for Okanagan South by-election RECORDED: Kelowna (B.C.), 1973-09-04 SUMMARY: Campaign speech at Kelowna BC, 4 September 1973, for Okanagan South by-election. Also, a short speech by NDP candidate Bryan McIvor. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0006 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Debate between David Barrett and John Poyen RECORDED: Burnaby (B.C.), 1974 SUMMARY: Televised debate between David Barrett and John Poyen of the Canadian Petroleum Association in the CTV (i.e. BCTV) studios in Burnaby, BC, 1974; the main topic was whether or not the petroleum companies were paying a fair share of taxation. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0007 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Press conference regarding supply of oil and gas RECORDED: [location unknown], 1974-01-11 SUMMARY: Press conference with David Barrett and Washington State legislators, concerning the continued supply of oil and natural gas to Washington State, January 11, 1974. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0008 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Announcement of purchase of part of Westcoast Transmission RECORDED: [location unknown], 1974-01-17 SUMMARY: Press conference announcing the purchase of 13 percent of the shares of Westcoast Transmission Company by the BC Petroleum Corporation, January 17, 1974. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0009 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Speech with U.S. governors RECORDED: Seattle (Wash.), 1974-02-20 SUMMARY: Speech by David Barrett outlining BC's position on the future export of natural gas to the United States -- specifically, to meet contractual obligations, but not to enter into future long-term export contracts. Speech made in Seattle Washington, February 20, 1974; followed by a press conference. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0010 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Press conference on the financing of the Columbia River treaty RECORDED: [location unknown], 1974-09-09 SUMMARY: Press conference by David Barrett, September 9, 1974. Discussion of the financing of the Columbia River Treaty projects, including criticism of the former Social Credit government's handling of the treaty negotiations.

Howard C. Green interview : [Burg, 1973]

CALL NUMBER: T0525:0003 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1973-01-19 SUMMARY: Howard C. Green describes his experiences as an officer in the Canadian Corps in France during World War I; studying law in Ontario and B.C.; entering law practice; involvement in the Conservative Party (Vancouver South Conservative Association); elected M.P. in 1935; Veteran's Affairs critic in opposition under R.B. Bennett; defence issues during World War II, including conscription; postwar reconstruction and rehabilitation of Canada's economy.

CALL NUMBER: T0525:0004 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1974-04-14 SUMMARY: Howard C. Green discusses: the Conservative leadership conference of 1956; 1957 federal election (minority Conservative government); Green was Minister of Public Works, Acting Minister of Defence Production, and Government House Leader; doubling of cabinet portfolios; Columbia River Project and international treaty negotiations; how W.A.C. Bennett thwarted the federal government's intentions regarding downstream power generation; defence procurement and crown corporations; Green became Minister of External Affairs in June 1959; importance of Commonwealth ties; Canadian attitudes to the United States; dealings with U.S. Secretaries of State Chris Herter and Dean Rusk, and with President Eisenhower; the future of Canada-U.S. relations.

Senator Sydney Smith papers

Series consists of correspondence and speeches of Senator Smith, 1939-1974: correspondence and newspaper clippings pertaining to the B.C. Tourist Council, Kamloops Board of Trade, 1939-1949; papers concerning an all - B.C. route for an oil pipeline to the coast, 1950-1973, and a Pan-American highway route; correspondence, minutes, reports, and newspaper clippings re the Hospital Insurance Inquiry Board, 1951-1952; correspondence concerning the Cannikin nuclear test on Amchitka Island, 1971, and the Canada - U.S, auto pact.

The evolution of the Canadian position on the international development of the Columbia River: a study in political and administrative behaviour / Neil Alexander Swainson

The item is a microfilm copy of a thesis by Neil Alexander Swainson titled "The evolution of the Canadian position on the international development of the Columbia River: a study in political and administrative behaviour." 1973. xvi, 635 leaves: illus., maps, tables. Thesis (Ph.D.), Stanford University, 1974. Bibliography: leaves 609-635. University Microfilms, 74-13694.

Dave Barrett : [1974 fall tour, etc. : September 1974 - January 1975]

CALL NUMBER: T1704:0013 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett : Canadian-American relations symposium RECORDED: Bellingham (Wash.), 1974-09-21 SUMMARY: Joint press conference by David Barrett and Washington Governor Dan Evans at the symposium on Canadian/American relations, Bellingham, Washington, 21 September 1974. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0014 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Castlegar (B.C.), 1974-10-07 SUMMARY: David Barrett starts his fall tour in Castlegar, 7 October 1974. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0015 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Grand Forks (B.C.), 1974-10-07 SUMMARY: David Barrett fall tour in Grand Forks, 7 October 1974. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0016 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Nelson (B.C.), 1974-10-08 SUMMARY: David Barrett fall tour in Nelson, 8 October 1974. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0017 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Trail (B.C.), 1974-10-09 SUMMARY: David Barrett fall tour in Trail, 9 October 1974. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0018 - 0019 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Gibsons (B.C.), 1974-10-10 SUMMARY: David Barrett fall tour in Gibsons, 10 October 1974 (part 1 & 2). CALL NUMBER: T1704:0020 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Skidegate (B.C.), 1974-10-15 SUMMARY: David Barrett fall tour in Skidegate, 15 October 1974. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0021 - 0022 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Masset (B.C.), 1974-10-15 SUMMARY: David Barrett fall tour in Masset, 15 October 1974 (part 1 & 2). CALL NUMBER: T1704:0023 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Kitimat (B.C.), 1974-10-16 SUMMARY: David Barrett fall tour in Kitimat, 16 October 1974. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0024 - 0026 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Terrace (B.C.), 1974-10-16 SUMMARY: David Barrett fall tour in Terrace, 16 October 1974 (parts 1-3). CALL NUMBER: T1704:0027 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Vernon (B.C.), 1974-10-18 SUMMARY: David Barrett fall tour in Vernon, 18 October 1974. Premier Barrett opens the John Howard Society building in Vernon. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0028 - 0029 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: Winfield (B.C.), 1974-10-18 SUMMARY: David Barrett fall tour in Winfield, 18 October 1974 (part 1 & 2). CALL NUMBER: T1704:0030 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Premier's fall tour RECORDED: [location unknown], 1974-10-21 SUMMARY: Joint press conference between Premier David Barrett and federal Finance Minister John Turner, 21 October 1974. The main issue is unresolved differences of opinion on natural resource taxation. CALL NUMBER: T1704:0031 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett: Proposed revenue sharing for natural gas; Jack Webster (CJOR) follow-up RECORDED: [location unknown], 1975-01-10 SUMMARY: Press conference by Premier David Barrett on the province's proposal for the sharing of natural gas revenues, 10 January 1975. This is followed by commentary from Jack Webster and opposition leader Bill Bennett; broadcast on CJOR and other radio stations.

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