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The grey fox : artists and their stories

Documentary. "ARTISTS AND THEIR STORIES is a 30 minute documentary profiling the story behind the making of THE GREY FOX. It includes extended interviews with Jackie Burroughs, who plays Kate Flynn, and screen writer John Hunter, as well as archival interviews with director Philip Borsos and star Richard Farnsworth." (Pacific Cinematheque description)

Rev. Lyn Clerihue interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Recollections of a B.C. United Church minister PERIOD COVERED: 1900-1962 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Reverend Lyn Clerihue describes childhood in Deloraine, Manitoba. Move to Deroche, B.C., 1907. Work as carpenter in mills. Decision to go into the Presbyterian ministry, 1913. Student fields.; Further education. Marriage and ordination. Pastorates at Britannia Mines, Port Moody, Fort William, Windermere Valley, Trail, Burnaby, Victoria, and North Vancouver. Out of retirement at Port Kells.; TRACK 2: Treasurer of conference and financial problems. Beginning of Development Fund of the United Church of Canada. The future of the Church.;

Flavelle family papers

Diary (1903-1923) of Aird Flavelle; correspondence of Guy Flavelle to his parents in 1920 during his trip by train from Ontario to Vancouver; letter (transcript) of Sir Joseph Flavelle, 18 Jan 1927; eulogy delivered at funeral of Aird Flavelle, 6 March 1973. Photographs transferred to Visual Records.

The Flavelle family were residents of Port Moody, BC.

The records consist of the diary (1903-1923) of Aird Flavelle; correspondence of Guy Flavelle to his parents in 1920 during his trip by train from Ontario to Vancouver; letter (transcript) of Sir Joseph Flavelle, 18 Jan 1927 and a eulogy delivered at funeral of Aird Flavelle, 6 March 1973.

Photographs transferred to Visual Records, accession 198201-78.

Related records in MS-0666, MS-0495, MS-0875 and 197810-5.

Helena Pare interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Helena Pare : Maillardville housewife, 1909 to present RECORDED: Coquitlam (B.C.), 1972-04-17 SUMMARY: Helena Pare came to BC in 1909 from Quebec. Helena attended school in both Quebec and Millside, later Coquitlam. She discusses Port Moody; early Maillardville description; personal attitudes toward the community and the people, life as a housewife, and views of Maillardville 1909 to present.

Challenge in the rock

The item is a print of an industrial film by Lew Parry. It contains an overview of the mining industry of British Columbia and the Yukon. Sequences include: prospecting; claim staking; the use of helicopters; core sampling; construction of mine access roads; planning the mining of an ore body; lead-zinc mining operations in the Sullivan Mine; processing of ore by crushers, ball mills and flotation cells; residential scenes in mining towns (Fraser Lake, Pine Point, Ashcroft); Cominco smelter at Trail; contribution to steel industry (pig iron and coke); training of mining technicians at BCIT; role of the BC & Yukon Chamber of Mines, including its Prospectors' Mining School; Vancouver and Port Moody dockside scenes showing concentrates, coal and ingots being loaded.

Challenge in the rock

The item is a composite print of an industrial film from 1966. It consists of an overview of the mining industry of British Columbia and the Yukon. Sequences include: prospecting; claim staking; the use of helicopters; core sampling; construction of mine access roads; planning the mining of an ore body; lead-zinc mining operations in the Sullivan Mine; processing of ore by crushers, ball mills and flotation cells; residential scenes in mining towns (Fraser Lake, Pine Point, Ashcroft); Cominco smelter at Trail; contribution to steel industry (pig iron and coke); training of mining technicians at BCIT; role of the BC & Yukon Chamber of Mines, including its Prospectors' Mining School; Vancouver and Port Moody dockside scenes showing concentrates, coal and ingots being loaded.

Challenge in the rock

The item consists of an industrial film made by Lew Parry Productions in 1966 for the Mining Association of British Columbia. It contains an overview of the mining industry of British Columbia and the Yukon. Sequences include: prospecting; claim staking; the use of helicopters; core sampling; construction of mine access roads; planning the mining of an ore body; lead-zinc mining operations in the Sullivan Mine; processing of ore by crushers, ball mills and flotation cells; residential scenes in mining towns (Fraser Lake, Pine Point, Ashcroft); Cominco smelter at Trail; contribution to steel industry (pig iron and coke); training of mining technicians at BCIT; role of the BC & Yukon Chamber of Mines, including its Prospectors' Mining School; Vancouver and Port Moody dockside scenes showing concentrates, coal and ingots being loaded.

Challenge in the rock

Industrial film. An overview of the mining industry of British Columbia and the Yukon. Sequences include: prospecting; claim staking; the use of helicopters; core sampling; construction of mine access roads; planning the mining of an ore body; lead-zinc mining operations in the Sullivan Mine; processing of ore by crushers, ball mills and flotation cells; residential scenes in mining towns (Fraser Lake, Pine Point, Ashcroft); Cominco smelter at Trail; contribution to steel industry (pig iron and coke); training of mining technicians at BCIT; role of the BC & Yukon Chamber of Mines, including its Prospectors' Mining School; Vancouver and Port Moody dockside scenes showing concentrates, coal and ingots being loaded.

Mr. and Mrs. F.G. Pinder interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1962-06-21 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Pinder (nee Irving) recalls the early planting of broom on Vancouver Island. She talks about her grandfather, W.O. Hamley, his brother, Sir Edward Hamley; Dr. J.S. Helmcken; the Pemberton family; riding and driving horses; Sir Matthew Baillie Begbie; her father, Judge Irving; horse racing in Victoria; paper chases; and old houses and families. TRACK 2: Mrs. Pinder talks about the Pooley family; the Royal Navy; early Vancouver and the Dunsmuir family. Mr. Pinder talks about his great uncle, Sir Joseph Trutch, his father was an engineer with the C.P.R.; his father's work for Dunsmuir, and his bringing out the Confederation papers in 1871; the Fairfield estate; Point Ellice Bridge disaster; his father's survey of Port Moody; recreation in Victoria and early Vancouver. Mrs. Pinder continues with recollections about sports in Victoria; gardens; walking; winters; and Foul Bay.

Alice Crakenthorpe interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1961-02-25 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Alice Crakenthorpe speaks about her family; her mother was the first nurse in the Vancouver area; Indians; early Vancouver recollections; Hastings Mill; Gastown and Moodyville; the visit of Lord and Lady Dufferin; the Vancouver fire of June 13, 1886; and reminiscences. TRACK 2: Mrs. Crakenthorpe continues with her reminiscences: descriptions of social occasions; the arrival of the; first train; family life; her birth at Alberni; Indians; Mission; Port Moody; early school recollections; transportation; and her sister's wedding.

[CHAN-TV 8 Vancouver]

Promotional film. For Vantel's application to the Board of Broadcast Governors for a television broadcasting license, company president Art Jones introduces samples of proposed programming. These include "Van-O-Rama," a TV journal of local interest; a news program; a discussion of metropolitan planning in Vancouver with Warnett Kennedy; a football game; a children's show; a variety show featuring a female singer and a barbershop quartet; a West Indian dance performed by an ethnic dance troupe from UBC; a large grad choir, etc. Includes footage of simulated TV studio operations; an Artray film crew at a tree nursery, on the waterfront and in Fraser Valley; views of Port Moody waterfront and Vancouver skyline.

Aird Flavelle interview

CALL NUMBER: T1855:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Aird Flavelle : half a century in the British Columbia forest industry PERIOD COVERED: 1907-1957 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1957 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Aird Flavelle tells the story of how he, Roland Craig and H.R. MacMillan spent the summer of 1907 staking timber licenses on the coast of B.C. for a group of Ontario investors. TRACK 2: Continuation of the story of the summer of 1907. Flavelle comes to B.C. in 1911 and goes into business with R.J. Thurston. Getting into the milling industry in Port Moody. Flavelle stays in the Port Moody mill until 1955. Differences between the type of lumber and siding cut in 1915 and 1955.

CALL NUMBER: T1855:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Aird Flavelle : the Port Moody mill and business anecdotes PERIOD COVERED: 1912-1957 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1957 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Details about the operation of Flavelle's Port Moody cedar mill. Mill operating costs. Anecdotes about timber sales. The problems of overseas export of lumber. The success of H.R. MacMillan as an exporter. Anecdotes about J.S. Emerson. Sources of supply for the Port Moody mill. TRACK 2: The demise of the cedar sash and door business. Business cycles affecting the operation of sawmills. Depression conditions in 1913. Story about a Chinese worker hanging himself. More on economic conditions. Price and wage comparisons over the years. (End of interview)

John F. Boyd papers

Receipts, statements, correspondence, etc. regarding Boyd family, Cottonwood House, and Cold Spring House.

Boyd, John, 1833?-1909

Suter family papers and business records

Series includes correspondence, notes concerning Port Moody, deeds, etc. to property in Port Moody and New Westminster of James K. Suter; reminiscences of Port Moody, New Westminster, etc. by Winifred Suter; [printer's] code book; cash book, 1864-1865 and 1936, account book, 1884-1886.

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Division 320, Vancouver.

Copy of letter, 1882, from Chief Superintendent, Intercolonial Railway re BLE; history of the BLE in B.C.; brief description of CPR 50th anniversary celebration in Port Moody, 1936, submitted to BLE Journal.

Presented by the Social Science Research Centre, University of Victoria, by Mrs. M. Edwards, 1975.

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers, Division 320, Vancouver

[Eldorado ; 1935 parade]

Amateur film. Port Moody: train station; crowds dressed up, dignitaries on train, RCMP in red tunics, speeches. Street scenes: log houses, mud streets, wooden church; car being pulled out of the mud by horse and cart. Douglas Lodge: Douglas Lake, boat trip, swimming, Indians at the Lodge. RCMP Musical Ride (b&w and colour). Airport (Abbotsford?): airplanes, trick flying, parachuting. Parade (appears to be in Vancouver): floats, bands, etc.

Real Estate Agent. Port Moody; Seattle.

Notebooks of unidentified real estate agent covering sales in Salmon Bay City (near Seattle), ca. 1902-1906, and sales of lots in Port Moody, 1912-1919. Names of purchasers and dates of various payments are shown.

Real Estate Agent. Port Moody; Seattle