Prince Rupert (B.C.)



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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; installation of electrical lines to power trains; design and construction of electric locomotives; loaded trains en route; Ridley Island Coal Terminal at Prince Rupert.

Adult community case files

  • GR-2978
  • Series
  • 1965-1972

A sample of adult community case files. These are case files opened by a probation officer for adult offenders who are completing their sentences or dispositions in the community. The file documents diversion, parole and probation. (11 files).

British Columbia. Corrections Branch. Probation and Family Court Services (Prince Rupert)

Appraisal reports of reverted government lands

  • GR-2610
  • Series
  • 1930

The series consists of records created by the Department of Lands in 1930. It contains a volume of Coast Land Districts, Range 4 and Range 5 appraisal reports of reverted government lands within Tps. 2-4, Range 4 and Tps. 10-13, 19,20, Range 5. The reports are arranged numerically within each land district. Information may include assessment district, land registry office, legal description, date of forfeiture, plan number, acreage, suitability, improvements, soil, water supply, irrigation or dyking, accessibility, nearest settlement or Post Office, nearest school, topography, and assessed and appraised value. The report usually includes a coloured sketch map of the property. The two sections are indexed by report numbers to the legal land description.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Arthur Clore interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Arthur Lee Clore : the Skeena River region, c.1910 PERIOD COVERED: 1910-1914 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: This interview begins with a long lead in of harbour sounds, misc. sounds and a bell tolling. Arthur Clore speaks about coming to the Skeena country from Ketchikan, Alaska in 1910. He talks a;bout his impressions of Prince Rupert, offers of work, the Kitselas Hotel Bar, George Kerr, Kitselas' importance, Indian battles, the Kitselas townsite c.1910, steamboats -- Foley, Wells and Stewart a;nd qualities of the local inhabitants. He describes a journey from Kitselas to Telkwa and stories of Copper City. TRACK 2: Arthur Clore continues with recollections of the trail to Telkwa, the wreck ;of the "Mount Royal", Kitselas, a Hazelton bank robbery, the Skeena River, sighting "Haley's Comet", memories of Alaska and the volcanic activity of 1913.

Arthur S. Morrow interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Arthur Morrow : boyhood memories of Port Essington PERIOD COVERED: 1900-1907 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Arthur Morrow recounts his father's (George W. Morrow) meat business and the start of his store in Port Essington, memories of George Frizzell and the establishment of "Morrow and Frizzell" meat store, his father's role as Indian agent and opening the first meat store in Rupert. Arthur Morrow recalls childhood memories of Port Essington, an excursion to the hot springs up the Ecstall River, the Essington community, "Frenchie", the police force, Wiggs O'Neill and his bakery, the Chinese residents, the bear incident, social activities, Robert Cunningham, tennis and outdoor garden parties and tugboats and the fishing curfew. TRACK 2: Arthur Morrow continues with recollections about the tugboats, fishing boats, the fishing curfew, the fishing regulations, "Wiggy Johnson", A. Ragstad ;and his jewelry store, Dr. Wilson and his wife, sports day, childhood memories and dangers of the river.

[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.

BC Radio News : [press conferences, interviews, speeches, etc., 1979 - undated]

CALL NUMBER: T3860:0081 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Agriculture minister Cyril Shelford RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979 SUMMARY: Agriculture minister Cyril Shelford on $100 million for the Prince Rupert grain port, etc.; CALL NUMBER: T3860:0082 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Alex Fraser ; Grace McCarthy ; other MLAs RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979 SUMMARY: Alex Fraser on condition of the "Princess Marguerite"; Grace McCarthy on Pier BC, child abuse; other MLAs on industry; employment; Delta police force, natural gas exports; BC Family Relations Act, etc;.; CALL NUMBER: T3860:0083 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett in Merritt in Kamloops ; also Tom Waterland RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979-04 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Dave Barrett in Merritt; also Tom Waterland. TRACK 2: Barrett [at?] Kamloops oil refinery, 1979-04-21.; CALL NUMBER: T3860:0084 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Charles Barber RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979 SUMMARY: Charles Barber on BCRIC-Pemberton letter.; CALL NUMBER: T3860:0085 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dave Barrett ; Premier Bennett RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Barrett on proposed television debate with the Premier; Bennett answers questions. [ca. 20 minutes] [TRACK 2: blank.]; CALL NUMBER: T3860:0086 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Premier Bennett RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979 SUMMARY: Bennett on Petrocan takeover of Westcoast Transmission.; CALL NUMBER: T3860:0087 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Premier Bennett RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979 SUMMARY: Bennett on Vancouver stadium.; CALL NUMBER: T3860:0088 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Premier Bennett ; Al Passarell RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979 SUMMARY: Bill Bennett and Al Passarell (Atlin).; CALL NUMBER: T3860:0089 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Dirty tricks question and answer period RECORDED: [location unknown], 1979 SUMMARY: Dirty tricks -- question and answer period.;

Betty Carey interview

CALL NUMBER: T1189:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Betty Carey's seafaring background and her trips to Alaska (1937 and 1963) PERIOD COVERED: 1937-1963 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1969 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Betty Carey talks about her childhood on Fidalgo Island, her impressions of the Indians and their skill with their dug-out canoes. She describes her first dug-out canoe and its background, ad;ventures during her trip to Alaska (1937), places and people she met along the route including: Dr. Darby, Rivers Inlet, Alert Bay, Columbia Mission Ship, Alison Harbour, Kitimat, canneries and memories of her reverse trip in 1963. TRACK 2: Betty Carey continues with recollections about her trip to Alaska (1937), Hartley Bay, Prince Rupert, Queen Charlotte Islands, the Inside Passage, her family ;life and a later trip with her husband, Neil. She describes Haida sites and villages, evidence of habitation, equipment and supplies for her trips, the Kozy family at Kelsey Bay and her impressions of; Ketchikan.

CALL NUMBER: T1189:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Betty Carey : Alaska and the Queen Charlotte Islands (1939-1955) PERIOD COVERED: 1880-1955 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1969 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Betty Carey continues with her recollections about her Alaska trip, subsequent trips to Alaska, a trip with her family (1955) to the Queen Charlotte Islands, Hecate Strait, Skidegate, Graham ;Island coast, and impressions of the Queen Charlotte Islands.

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