Skeena River (B.C.)



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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, memor...

Bob Smith interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Bob Smith RECORDED: [location unknown], 1976-01-22 SUMMARY: Bob Smith was born on Lulu Island at Steveston Hwy. Near the golf course in 1906. His father was a fisherman and also worked for Imperial Cannery in the net lof...

Coast Land District, Range 5 lot registers

  • GR-2606
  • Series
  • 1873-1923

The series consists of records created by the Department of Lands between 1873 and 1923. It contains 14 Coast Land District, Range 5 lot registers covering lots 1-7008. The registers list lots in numerical order and record the alienation of land...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Correspondence, clippings and reports

Files kept by J.C. Goodfellow, secretary of the British Columbia Conference Historical Committee ca. 1930 containing correspondence, newspaper clippings and reports relating to the history of the United Church in the Prince Rupert Presbytery of Br...


"Diary of survey and exploratory trip through and around Bulkley Valley near Hazelton, Skeena River." Clarke was a chairman on the A.L. Poudrier survey party, which surveyed in the Bulkley Valley in the summer of 1892.

Clarke, Walter W.


SUMMARY: An original radio experience by Norman Newton, expressing his ideas about British Columbia. Comprises poetry, music, and the sound effects of water, birds, etc. Also includes sounds of the Upper Skeena, Indigenous legends, etc.

J.R. Anderson family papers and memoirs

James Robert Anderson, the son of A.C. Anderson, left Fort Nisqually in 1850 to attend school in Victoria for two years. He returned in 1858 and remained until his death. He was an accountant and businessman, and from 1894 until 1908, the Deputy...

Anderson, James Robert, 1841-1930

Jack B. Scott fonds

  • PR-0196
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1923-1960]

Fonds consists of photographic prints, negatives and textual material created or received by Jack B. Scott with predominant date range from 1923 to 1960.The photographs primarily depict logging and whaling, settlements, landscapes and wildlife of ...

Scott, Jack B.

John Muir interview

CALL NUMBER: T1795:0001 PERIOD COVERED: 1910-1940 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1975 SUMMARY: John Muir brought steam trawler "Orantas" from Great Britain to Kildonan Cannery on Vancouver Island. Cannery was owned by Wallace Brothers. Co...

Living memory : Kitselas Canyon

SUMMARY: "Kitselas Canyon", #8 in the series, consists of three stories set at Kitselas Canyon on the Skeena River. Veroca Godfrey remembers a boating excursion at Kitselas. Annie Moberly recalls the wreck of the steamboat "Mount Ro...

Living memory : Tom Hankin

SUMMARY: "Tom Hankin" is the first episode in the first series of "Living Memory". Constance Cox talks about her father, Thomas Hankin, who founded the town of Hazelton, and about his experiences with the Indian people of the a...

Living memory : series 2 : Skeena River country

The sub-series consists of episodes from the second series of "Living Memory", a CBC Vancouver radio program about people and places in British Columbia history, based on oral history interviews recorded by Imbert Orchard. Four series ai...

Martin Starret interviews, 1963-1964

CALL NUMBER: T0399:0001RECORDED: Hope (B.C.), 1963-03-24 & 25SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Martin Starret, born July 17, 1888, describes his family background, starting with his maternal grandfather, Captain Henry Smith. His grandmother's family ...

On the Skeena River

Documentary. "'A film dealing with the salmon fisheries on the world's greatest salmon stream, showing the methods of catching and the preparation of fish in the canneries. This is one of the series of subjects on Canada's exte...

People in landscape : Port Essington

SUMMARY: A visit to Port Essington at the mouth of the Skeena River, and a discussion of its days as a cannery town and a port, where people would transfer from the coastal boats to canoes or sternwheelers for the trip up the Skeena. Voices hear...

People in landscape : Skeena travel : [parts 1 & 2]

SUMMARY: Two half-hour programs, adapted from Orchard's hour-long documentary "River of the Clouds" (1963). A lively account of life in and around the Skeena River, as recollected by native and white travellers and settlers on the...

River of the clouds : [original 1963 version]

SUMMARY: "River of the Clouds" is an historical program based upon oral history interviews with pioneers of the Skeena River Region that Imbert Orchard recorded for a previous series, "Living Memory". The focu;s of this program...

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