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Thomas and Mildred Laurie collection

  • Collection
  • 1940-2003 [predominantly 1940-1972]

The collection includes material relating to Alert Bay that was created or collected by Thomas and Mildred Laurie, as well as photographs and textual records created or received by James Barclay Williams, who bequeathed the records to Mildred Laurie. The collection includes a photo album, photographs, postcards, correspondence, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, and a calendar. Photographs document Alert Bay and the surrounding area, including the B.C. Packers store, Christ Church, the native cemetery, St. Michael’s Residential School and Preventorium, Canada Packers, Hardy Bay, totem poles, a long house, and the Nimpkish Hotel. Photographs also document local events, including potlatches, weddings, an outdoor salmon barbeque, BC centenary celebrations in 1958, native ceremonies, and a visit by the Governor General.

The material is arranged in the following files:

1.1 - James Barclay Williams – Correspondence and press clippings, 1968-1972
1.2 - James Barclay Williams – Photographs, [1908?]-1967
1.3 - Mildred Laurie - Photo album photographs, [194-]-1974
1.4 - Mildred Laurie – Photographs and postcards, [194-]-[199-]
1.5 - Slides and negatives, 1952-1972
1.6 - Pamphlets, ephemera, and press clippings, 1947-2003
2.1 - James Barclay Williams – Photo album, 1940-1941

R.F. Klein and Sons fonds

  • CA FFG 992.05
  • Fonds
  • 1978-1989

The fonds consists of the tender, documentation, receipts and communications related to the company's contract for maintaining the City of Prince George's Sanitary Landfill Site(1978); a map for a radar modernization project at Baldy Hughes(1986); a tender for the construction of the Hart Highway Stage V Sanitary Sewer System- Phase 3 Collection System(1989); a tender and map from the Ministry of Lands, Parks & Housing for the Eena-Nukko Lake Agricultural Development, Road Development(1983).

R.F. Klein and Sons

Wally West fonds

  • CA FFG P993.11.1 to P993.11.4
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1925, 1946-1991

The fonds consists of documentation of the commercial, industrial, educational and social developments within the region and outlying areas, including the City of Prince George, British Columbia. Many of the images were taken "on spec" for the use in the Prince George Citizen Newspaper. The fonds is arranged in the following series: 1. General, 1946-1991; 2. Simonson, 1910-1925; 3. Pulp Mill, 1964-1969, 1974-1975; 4. Schools, 1946-1960.

West, Wally

P.J. Moran fonds

  • CA FFG 980.30;981.5;981.44;988.16
  • Fonds
  • 1894-1969

The fonds consists of Moran's records as magistrate and police records. Fonds includes records of the Connaught Hotel, registers, account books, and correspondence.

Moran, P.J.

Richard Corless fonds

  • CA UNBC 2007.23
  • Fonds
  • 1916-1931

The fonds consists of a funeral home record and ledger.

Corless, Richard

Nora Miller fonds

  • CA FFG P995.7
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1900]

The fonds consists of photographs depicting beautiful black and white prints of the c. 1900 era of the old Fort George, group portraits; scows; paddle wheelers; pioneer women; clothing styles; commercial/retail business; transportation vehicles and scenic views of the newer Prince George; Prince Rupert and Quesnel areas.

Miller, Nora

Craftsman Studio fonds

  • CA FFG P992.2
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1975

The fonds consists of photograph images depicting school buildings, class photographs; school dances; recreational teams; construction, conventions; banquets; flood areas; news and promotional portraits; aerial images of Prince George; events; celebrations; organizations; commercial; recreational and retail services within the city of Prince George, British Columbia.

Craftsman Studio