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Forest highways

Documentary. The importance of roads to a timber management program; the plotting and construction of road networks for forestry projects in the Gold River and Peace River pondage areas. The historical method of log transportation by waterway is ...

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 ...

British Columbia. Government Information Services

W.A.C. Bennett election tour, 1963

The item consists of two reels (one main reel and one duplicate reel) of unedited negative footage of Premier W.A.C. Bennett on an election tour of B.C. during the provincial election campaign, September 1963. Bennett is shown making speeches, ri...

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 Sm...

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

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. Dept. of Mines. Gold Commissioner (Omineca, B.C.)

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. Dept. of Mines. Gold Commissioner (Omineca, B.C.)

995 days

Documentary. The building of a BC Rail 129 kilometre (80 mile) branch line to the coal mines of Tumbler Ridge for the Northeast Coal Project. Shows surveying; tunnel and bridge construction; laying of rails; manufacture of porcelain insulators; in...

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 le...

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

Journal

Microfilmed copy of journal kept at Fort St. John and Hudson's Hope containing records of trading supplies, company servants, outside traders and casual employees. Data includes quantities and qualities of furs traded together with the value...

Beaton, Frank, 1865-1945

Georgiana Ball films

The item consists of 20 camera original, unedited films created by Georgiana Ball between about 1957 and 1970. Original films 1-11 and 12-20 were combined onto 2 film reels by the BC Archives upon acquisition.The film are "home movies",...

Diary

Series consists of correspondence, 1904, and diaries April - June 1904, winter 1905-1906, and August 14 - October 10, 1907 concerning trapping and prospecting, Tumtum Creek, Shuswap district and of a reconnaissance survey made for lumber company f...

Correspondence

Series consists of two letters to Richard Wolfenden and one to Madge (Wolfenden) Hamilton, 1904, 1908, 1958, containing reminiscences of early British Columbia by Francis Brook Gregory and John Connell and reminiscences of the family of R.C. Moody...

Take a giant step

The film consists of a documentary about the Northeast coal development. It depicts the City of Tokyo and Vancouver officials signing the Northeast Coal Development Agreement and Premier W.R. Bennett with Japanese official. It also shows various...

The instant town : [footage]

Unedited footage. Shows "instant" resource towns in British Columbia, their industrial facilities, and the amenities available to workers and their families, including housing, shopping centres, schools, company stores, etc. Includes fo...

Morfee Heritage Group Society. Mackenzie.

Laminated correspondence and reports concerning the Central British Columbia Development Project, a scheme promoted by Percy Gray, Axel Wenner-Gren and others to encourage hydro-electrical development in the Peace River/Liard River districts.Prese...

Morfee Heritage Group Society

[Tropical Valley expedition]

Documentary. Shows an expedition through northeastern British Columbia by Mary Gibson Henry, Pennsylvania botanist and plantswoman. Mrs. Henry was interested in the legendary "Tropical Valley" of northern B.C., where the warmth of hot sp...

[B.C., Ottawa -- coal]

News item. Present to sign BC's North East Coal Fields Agreement, to provide BC develoment with federal government assistance are: Otto Land, Federal Minister of Energy and Mines; BC Premier Bill Bennett; Jim Chabot, BC's Minister of Mi...

Parks records

  • GR-1016
  • Series
  • 1953-1977

Records of Prince George District and Omineca - Peace River Region. Includes annual reports, 1953-1957; public inquiries correspondence, 1962-1972; correspondence with the Prince George Chamber of Commerce re the B.C. Tourist Association, 1961-19...

British Columbia. Parks Branch

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