Kamloops (B.C.)



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A fish for all seasons

The item is a composite print of a recreational film from 1983. It depicts sport fishing in British Columbia, highlighting the various types of game fish, favoured areas, and fishing tips and lore. Discusses Steelhead, Pacific Salmon, Chinook, Tyee, Coho, and Kokanee. Locations include Campbell River, Kamloops, Stellako River, etc.

A fish for all seasons : French version

The item is a composite print of a recreational film from 1983 (French verison). It depicts sport fishing in British Columbia, highlighting the various types of game fish, favoured areas, and fishing tips and lore. Discusses steelhead, Pacific salmon, Chinook, Tyee, Coho, Kokanee. Locations include Campbell River, Kamloops, Stellako River, etc.

A fish for all seasons : German version

The item is a composite print of a recreational film from 1983 (German verion). It depicts sport fishing in British Columbia, highlighting the various types of game fish, favoured areas, and fishing tips and lore. Discusses steelhead, Pacific salmon, Chinook, Tyee, Coho, Kokanee. Locations include Campbell River, Kamloops, Stellako River, etc.

Adeline Genier interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-06-29 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Adeline Genier came to BC from Ontario in 1892; she describes her trip out west; her husband was Gilbert Genier, an electrician who got work from Sturgeon Falls to Vancouver working for the CPR. She was married in Kamloops in 1892 after her bout with mountain fever. The power house was built in Kamloops at this time. She mentions several people who worked on the power house and what was involved in learning how it worked. Her husband ran the power house for seven years until the family moved to Heffley Creek to buy a ranch. When the Klondike rush began they opened a stopping house for the two pack trains which came through; eventually sold it and the ranch and built a school at Heffley Creek. She is the mother of nine and she talks about how successful her life was. She describes the people and ranches at Heffley Creek and her family's values. She discusses recreation such as baseball. They moved to Barriere and she tells the story of how the town was named. TRACK 2: She describes Louis Creek and how it was named; the reserve and the roads going to and from the town. The Indians and how good neighbours they are. Anecdotes about Indians; how the children grew up with music; more anecdotes.

Agriculture today : reel 14, part 2

The item consists of a reel of 16 mm film which includes the following:
"Tranquille 1970": A field day at the B.C. Beef Cattle Test Station. A livestock officer outlines the operation of the station. The Hon. Cyril Shelford, Minister of Agriculture, explains the importance of participation in the testing program; better quality beef improves export possibilities. Federal Agricultural representatives demonstrate new test equipment and explain the grading of beef carcasses. At the Kamloops stockyard, Shelford and farmers witness the veterinary examination of pedigree Holstein cattle for export to Korea.

Agriculture today : reel 26, part 1

The item consists of a reel of 16 mm film which includes the following:
A. The Buckskin Land Cattle Company, located west of Williams Lake, is owned by Mr. And Mrs. Rudi Johnson and their children. To shorten the trip to town from the ranch, they have built a bridge over the Fraser River. It is on private property, but is open for public use. They tell the story of the bridge, and discuss plans to increase the size of their cattle herd from 400-500 to 1,000-1,100. (00:10:08)
B. At the federal agricultural research station in Summerland, Dr. Milmore [?] and Dr. MacArthur discuss their discovery of a way to eliminate bloat in cattle through controlled feeding. (00:04:25)
C. B.C.'s southern interior is one of the driest places in Canada. Al MacLean, of the federal agricultural research station in Kamloops, explains how to increase rangeland grass production by resting the land or re-seeding it with the most suitable grasses. (00:03:50)

Agriculture today : reel 29, part 2

The item consists of a reel of 16 mm film which includes the following:
C. The Kamloops area is well-suited for raising beef cattle. Bill Hubbard [?] of the federal agricultural research station at Kamloops explains how to increase hay production on a "three-cut" basis; the right variety of forage; soil preparation, fertilizer, watering. Irrigation and sprinkler system. Cutting and stacking. (00:05:50)
D. Showing bulls. An indoor cattle auction. Sign: "Kelowna Ranches". Showing a bull. Auctioneers and bidders. Sign: "Polled Herefords". Bull in outdoor corral. (00:11:17)

Agriculture today : reel 32, part 2

The item consists of a reel of 16 mm film which includes the following: Farmland. Man collecting and packing asparagus. Sign: "Sher Singh, Prop. Kamloops". Cases of asparagus. Street scenes; supermarket interior; produce. Farmland. Carrot-picking machine. Washing, selecting and packing the carrots. Sign on bag: "F.W. Hack & Sons Ltd., Oliver, B.C." Truck marked "Vance Bros. Ltd., Wholesale Fruit, Trail, B.C." Loading truck. Picking vegetables.

[Aircraft fighting and spotting fires]

Stock shots. Footage includes: lookout man spotting fires; views from patrol plane checking fire location; aerial views of Lillooet-Pavilion area, Fraser River, Adams Lake; bird-dog plane and Avenger airtankers over fire; scens at Kamloops tanker base (dispatcher at work, air crew playing baseball, then rushing to get aircraft airborne); more shots of tanker over fire.

Alfred E. Booth footage : CBC sample reel

The item is a video compilation of footage from eight unedited film items from the Alfred E. Booth collection.

  1. Cariboo scenes, ca. 1936: includes ranch scenes (Flying U Ranch?), river ferry, etc.
  2. B.C. interior scenes, ca. 1937-1945: includes buses, beer parlour interior, Kamloops Indian Residential School, fire trucks, steam train.
  3. Kelowna Regatta, ca. 1939: water sports, lifesaving class, "Ogopogo" replica, Okanagan scenery.
  4. Greenwood, ca. 1939: visiting baseball team on street with locals, mining scenes, old-timers, artist at work, scenery.
  5. Edgewood and Arrow Lakes area, ca. 1938: townsfolk, street scenes, etc.
  6. Cariboo scenes, ca. 1936 or 1939: guest ranch scenes (Flying U Ranch?), orchard, trail riding (or pack train?) scenes. 7. New Denver area scenes, ca. 1938-1939: ore refining [?], town scenes, fire hall, etc.
  7. Pier D fire, Vancouver, 27 July 1938: the fire (various angles), crowd of onlookers, fire crews and fireboats at work.

Allan D. Taylor film collection

The collection consists of video copies of 36 film items from the Allan D. Taylor collection held by Library and Archives Canada. These selected items (mainly newsreel footage and out-takes) depict British Columbia events, leisure activities, scenery and cityscapes in Victoria and Vancouver, on Vancouver Island, or in the Interior (for example, Kamloops and Lillooet), during the period 1907-1931. Several items filmed during World War One show events related to the war, including the departures of various military units for the conflict. The collection includes at least one item fillmed by Vancouver filmmaker A.D. "Cowboy" Kean, and a few others that are attributed to him.

Taylor, Allan D., 1916-1999

Annie Wilkie interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-06-30 SUMMARY: TRACK 1 & 2: Mrs. Annie Wilkie, 97 years old, describes her father, who was an original '49er who eventually moved to North Kamloops. She describes the area, her life and several characters whom she remembers.

Archaeology projects in British Columbia, 1972 : miscellaneous sites

The file consists of 21 film reels of unedited footage shot by filmmakers working under an Opportunities For Youth (OFY) grant to document archaeological projects all over British Columbia. These 21 reels record archaeological excavation work during the summer of 1972, in the following areas: F1992:07/010-013: Williams Lake/Riske Creek -- camp scenes, botanical collecting, area scenery, and work at site(s). F1992:07/014-016: Kamloops -- North Kamloops flood scenes, OFY survey team, crew moving camp, OFY camp and activities, excavation site and flooding. More flood scenes, clearing river debris, etc. Labelling and recording artifacts in lab. Kamloops Museum: interview with curator; kids on school tour. F1992:07/017-018: Musqueam -- Salish Park Development, gravehouse, excavation in pit, artifacts, cataloguing, school tour at site, etc. F1992:07/019-022: Libby I -- Travelling to site, area scenery, surveying, digging, camp scenes. F1992:07/023-027: Libby II -- Tipi construction, surveying, areas flooded (by dam construction?), digging and screening, artifacts, travelling by track and canoe, etc. F1992:07/028: Williams Lake/Deep Creek. F1992:07/29-30: Unidentified.

Archibald McKinlay fonds

  • PR-1709
  • Fonds
  • 1840-1885

The fonds consists of diaries, correspondence, and financial records of Archibald McKinlay and the McKinlay family, as well as the official appointment of McKinlay to the Joint Indian Reserve Commission.

McKinlay, Archibald, 1811-1891

Architectural proposals and consultants reports

  • GR-0386
  • Series
  • 1967-1974

This series consists of architectural proposals and consultants reports on topics connected with the construction of public buildings, urban development, siting, traffic patterns, and design requirements. Reports have been created for the Department of Public Works by various sources, including Arthur Erikson Architects, The Environmental Analysis Group (TEAG), UBC School of Architecture, BCIT, Vancouver City Planning Department, and other various architects and engineers.

British Columbia. Dept. of Public Works

Ashcroft Magistrate's record books

  • GR-0034
  • Series
  • 1949-1963

The series consists of Magistrate's record books for Ashcroft and including Spences Bridge cases, from 1949 to 1963. The magistrate noted lists and statistics in the back of the volumes.

British Columbia. Police Court (Ashcroft)

Assize calendars from various locations

  • GR-1926
  • Series
  • 1870-1965

Criminal assize calendars for Victoria. Also includes criminal assize calendars for Yale, Nanaimo, New Westminster, Clinton, Richfield, Kamloops, Quesnellemouth, Cassiar, Laketon, Glenora and Lytton, 1870s.

British Columbia. Supreme Court (Victoria)

Assorted travels

The item consists of one album containing five titled and dated sections of photographs:

  1. “A trip to the continent March-April 1900,” includes views of France and Italy. Large photographs were likely purchased during travels and include a number and the name of a photographer’s studio. There is pressed plant material “From Hadrian’s Villa” on page 3.

  2. “Port Townsend Cruise (in “Dorothy”) July 1900” includes views of various sailing vessels, many are identified.

  3. “Cruise to Nanoose Bay (in “Dorothy”), Sept 1902” includes photographs of house exteriors, sailing vessels, and unidentified women and men.

  4. “Duck shooting expedition to Douglas Lake (via Kamloops), October 1903” includes outdoor group portraits of identified men and one woman, building exteriors, and transportation by horse and boat.

  5. “A trip to Cassiar, 22nd Aug. to 2nd Oct 1904” includes views of landscapes, river boats, outdoor group portraits of partially identified men, and animal trophies. A “Memo of dates” and “Synopsis of hunting tip to Eagle River, 1904” are written on two of the pages. The collection ends with two full-page hunting photographs.

Numerous album pages are unused.

All photographs are captioned in black ink.

“(All photos (except large full plate[s]) taken with Kodak by WHL)” is written in pencil in the top left of the first album page, probably by Archives staff.

[Atlas of miscellaneous plans in the Railway Belt, west of the fifth meridian]

Item consists of one bound album measuring 41 x 55 cm. It contains 95 miscellaneous plans of the BC Railway Belt, west of the 5th meridian. Maps were created by the Dominion Lands Office between ca. 1903-1922. Individual maps range in dimensions and substrate material. Several have been annotated with colour and pencil. Received dates are stamped on most maps, noting the Dominion Lands Office branches of either Revelstoke or Kamloops. Maps show a variety of features such as rivers, lakes, mountain ranges, forest types, park reserves, Canadian Pacific Railway lines, legal subdivision numbers, and names of homesteaders.

Maps are arranged by range (Ranges 15-29) and township or range, township, and quadrant, based on surveys conducted by numerous surveyors between 1885-1919. Maps from 1920 and earlier were approved and confirmed by the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, Surveyor General, Édouard-Gaston Deville. Maps from 1921 were approved and confirmed for the Surveyor General by Thomas Shanks.

[Autobiography] : My journey from New Flos to Victoria

File consists of Dr. James Douglas Galbraith's autobiography entitled "My journey from New Flos to Victoria", in which the author includes his family history as well as details of his years of medical practice at Bella Coola, Kamloops, Sardis (Coqualeetza Indian Hospital) and Prince Rupert.

Ayrshire cattle sale at Armstrong and Kamloops

The item is a reel of documentary film from 1930 titled Ayrshire cattle sales at Armstrong and Kamloops. "Excellent pan of Kamloops from height, looking down eventually into a street lined with cars. Indians in full regalia on appaloosa ponies. Bronco riding in a ring. Celery field and harvesting near Armstrong, B.C. Field of cabbage. Pan of fertile bottomlands. Salmon Arm farmers visit illustration station where Exhibition corn is grown. A combine in action drawn by a tractor. A two-horse team hauls the cart to collect the wheat. Stocks of grain in a field being loaded onto a horse-drawn wagon. Scenes of Ayrshire auction at Armstrong: Mat Hassen presents Percy French with winner's trophy. Ayrshire prizes awarded. Dunwaters, Davidson, Forest & Wells, outstanding at auction. Auction: $305.00 average for 30 two-year heifers. New owners parade their purchases. The Laird of Fintry. Pan of cattle. Fall fair at Lumby, crowded grounds & buildings. Veteran MLA J. H. Schofield of Trail. Donald Graham, a 'veteran of the first Riel Rebellion, 1870, poses. He came to the Okanagan Valley in 1874." (Colin Browne)

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