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Stuart Carson collection

  • Collection
  • [194-]

The collection consists 76 negatives and 9 photographs from the 1940s. It includes scenes around Prince Rupert during the Second World War such as gun placements, artillery on boats, soldiers, ship building at the dry dock, Hays Creek, CN Park, downtown views, fish boats, family, and a concert.

Carson, Stuart

William Baillie collection

  • Collection
  • 1928- 1935

The collection consists of photographs of the 1928 Prince Rupert City Billiard League winners, and employees of the Canadian Fish & Cold Storage plant in Seal Cove.

Baillie, William

Kris and Gunvor Berg collection

  • Collection
  • 1936- 1962

The collection consists of ration books, tokens from the Second World War, declarations, receipts, and an application for sick mariners service. Included are photographs of Kris's fishing vessel "Clear."

Berg, Kris & Gunvor

J. Kenneth Dopson fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1944, 1983

The fonds consists of photographs of the Prince Rupert Drydock. Seven of the photographs were taken during the war and the others were taken later in 1983 when it was demolished.

Dopson, J. Kenneth

Arlene Ashcroft collection

  • Collection
  • 1937- 1945

The collection consists of a photo album that contains photographs of military personnel. Also included are postcards sent to Arlene Russell, newspaper clippings, and military artifacts such as badges, pins, and Second World War artifacts.

Ashcroft, Arlene

James A. Brown fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1903- 1918

The fonds consists of correspondence. Included is a letter from Brown's mother, a cancelled cheque from the North Coast Commercial Co. Ltd., and letters from A.R. Williams Machining Co. Limited and Simon Leiser & Co.

Brown, James A.

British Columbia Packers Ltd fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1949- 1976

The fonds consists of textual records from business transactions at BC Packers Sunnyside Cannery between 1949 and 1976. These include receipts, coupon books from BC Packers Ltd., Nelson Bros. Fisheries Ltd., and J.H. Todd & Sons Ltd. Also includes packer sheets, fishermen's weekly statements, journal vouchers, invoices, forms, and correspondence of various fishermen at Sunnyside.

British Columbia Packers

Gladys Young Blyth fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1970- 2000

The fonds consists of photographs, slides, negatives, maps, and textual records created and gathered by Gladys Young Blyth. These contain local scenes such as lighthouses, totem poles, Seafest activities, fish boats, crab traps, North Pacific Cannery, Kwinitsa Station, and the seaplane base at Seal Cove. The maps and sketches are of Kitselas, Port Essington, Union Passage and Tuwartz Inlet, Otter Passage to Bonilla Island, Work Channel, and a copy of the plan of the Kit-Kah-Tla Indian Reserves Coast District, 1891-1892. Her reference notes refer to the Hudson's Bay Company, First Nations, Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, the pictograph at Tyee, and the net building industry.

Blyth, Gladys Young

British Columbia Assessment Authority collection

  • Collection
  • 1923- [195-]

The collection consists of maps and photographs. It includes two surveys of Inverness Cannery (1923, 1934), a blueprint showing wartime houses' sewer connections (1945), a Canadian National Railways map of the waterfront showing businesses (1947), and photographs of buildings and homes in Prince Rupert and Shawatlans (195-).

British Columbia Assessment Authority (Prince Rupert, B.C.)

Canadian Fish & Cold Storage employees Seal Cove Plant

  • Item
  • [ca. 1935]

Postcard depicts Canadian Fish & Cold Storage employees at the Seal Cove plant in Prince Rupert, ca. 1935. Included in the photograph are Alex Strachan, Alec Murray, Arthur Bell, Bob Woods, Pete Christ, Mr. Pick, Tom Elliott, Bill Hunter, John Murray, Jimmie Hillman, Alec Gomez, William Baillie, Joe Martin, Harry Worsfield, Joe Davidson, Jim Taylor, Ted Davidson, Mr. Lawson, Charles Baptie, and James H. McGlashan.

Baillie, William

J. Gunnard Anderson family collection

  • Collection
  • 1914- 1966

Collection contains photographs and negatives. Includes family and friends, Gunnard's boat "Ross A", the United Church, and a Grade 3 class photo from Borden Street School (1945).

Anderson, J. Gunnard

BC Deep Sea Fishermen's Union fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1932- 1967

The fonds consists of a charter, cashbooks, a "Sick Benefit Fund" journal book, agreements, correspondence, minutes, and reference files.

British Columbia Deep Sea Fishermen's Union

Albert E. Wood family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1925 - 1958

The fonds consists of records from the Albert E. Wood family. It includes personal and business correspondence, three nursing notebooks belonging to Marguerite Wood, certificates, ephemera and photographs of family, scenes in Prince Rupert such as fishing boats, the cold storage plant, 5th Avenue West and 2nd Avenue West in the 1920s, Rebekah Lodge members, Tsimpsian Lodge members, the 1930 graduating class of the Prince Rupert Hospital School of Nursing, Bill Smith and Bill Wilson-Murray of Northern B.C. Power. It also includes records and postcards from Margaret Maddrell, Bert Wood's sister, and her first husband, Thomas Clwydd Williams.

Wood (family : Prince Rupert, B.C.)

William H. Brett fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1919- 1956

The fonds consists of business and personal documents belonging to William H. Brett. It includes a scrapbook of newspaper clippings (1935- 1951), ephemera (1912-1970), a Pacific Great Eastern Railway timeline (1919- 1946), reports of hotel companies including the Hotel and Restaurant Employees and Bartender's Union (1954- 1956), reports of the Prince Rupert General Hospital and Civic Employees Union (1952- 1953), personal correspondence from 1954, documents (1923, 1939, 1946), business correspondence (1953- 1956) regarding Allied Hotel and Beverage Dispenser's Union, a copy of The History of the Tsimpsean Lodge No. 58 written by Thomas McClymont, and an album containing photographs of family, friends, and some fishing scenes. There is also a photograph of the 1948 Annual Convention of the Trades and Labour Congress of Canada in Victoria.

Brett, William H.