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Administrative records

  • GR-1207
  • Series
  • 1900-1902

This series contains an application for a mill site on the Upper Kootenay River by L.A. Campbell of Rossland, filed under the provisions of the Mineral Act. It includes a plan of the site and example of cloth poster.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Alan Ramsden interview

CALL NUMBER: T3948:0001
SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Radio CKLN, Nelson, 1927-1950
RECORDED: Nelson (B.C.), 1982-02-21
SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Alan Ramsden discusses: radio stations received in Nelson pre-1939; Earle Kelly at CKCD; effect of local conditions on reception; origins of local radio in Nelson; CKLN on-air, 1939; early equipment; effect of war years regarding personnel; CBC affiliation; personnel; women on radio; home radio sets (evolution of); "mystique" of radio; antennas used. TRACK 2: Mr. Ramsden discusses: "entrepreneurs" in B.C. radio industry; technical changes at CKLN transmitter; interference from passing trains and sawmill; line problems; original transmitter; transcription and transcription services; recording methods, including wire, early tape, disc cutters; working conditions and attraction of radio.

CALL NUMBER: T3948:0002
SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Radio CKLN, Nelson, 1945-1960
RECORDED: Nelson (B.C.), 1982-02-21
SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Ramsden discusses: story about curling broadcast from Nelson for CBC; live music on radio; use of 'reverb' in recording; live radio drama at CKLN; train whistle story; problems of Nelson as a radio market; competition for audience, etc; CKLN controlled by local paper; technical problems with Nelson transmitter site design, ca. 1958. TRACK 2: Mr. Ramsden discusses: transmitter site design (cont'd); FM stations; some CKLN personnel; response to arrival of television in Nelson, 1952; out-of-town hockey broadcasts popular; changes in CKLN programming after television; community involvement; American influence; origins of CJAT Trail, ca. 1930; network program, "Ghost Walker", originated in Trail.

CALL NUMBER: T3948:0003
SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Recollections of radio in Nelson and Trail, 1940-1950
RECORDED: Nelson (B.C.), 1982-02-21
SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Ramsden discusses: popular syndicated radio programs of the '30s and '40s; transportation to and from Nelson then and now; broadcast turntable and other equipment at CJAT Trail, 1946-49; duties at CJAT; relocation of CJAT transmitter, 1949; multiplicity of skills in radio; training; radio vs. television; first on-air experiences. [TRACK 2: blank ; end of interview]

Bella Cummings interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1964-09-11 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Isabella Cummings (born January 1887, died August 1965) discusses the naming of Boswell in 1909; Captain Roland Ellis; James Johnstone; and the birth of her son Raymond. She explains how she came to Boswell in 1909 and grew strawberries. She describes the Valparaiso Mine in Sanca BC; incidents and life at Boswell; how the family came to Nelson in 1902; fruit marketing; nut trees; ;the first settlers and social life. TRACK 2: Mrs. Cummings continues by discussing forest fires; Crawford Bay; flagging down freight barges; an incident on a lake boat; a Kootenay Indian interpretation of Jonah and the Whale; Mr. S.J. Cummings, who was her husband; and a Kootenay Indian incident.

Bench books

  • GR-2411
  • Series
  • 1902-1950

Bench books for both civil and criminal cases. There are occasionally cases from the Supreme Court and from chambers. Volume 16 contains some reasons for judgement and Judge Eric Powell [Dawson]'s oath of office. The judges who used these books are J.A. Forin, W.A. Nisbet, J.R. Brown, H.W. Colgan and Eric Dawson.

British Columbia. County Court (Nelson)

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