ARCHIVES


The archives at the museum is currently not open to the public.  Request for information are handled on an individual basis by the archivist.  There will be a small fee charged for this service.

 

There are at present over 500 items in the archives and these vary in great detail.  Listed below are some of the items located in the archives:

- Newspapers or clipping from Queen Charlotte Observer, Prince Rupert Daily News,Special Additions issues

- log books and diaries or copies of diaries  - 1906 1909 Joseph Marko, Ikeda Bay

                                                                               - 1909 - 1910 Harriet Pallant

                                                                               - 1936 1960 excerpts from William Vyse

                                                                               - 1920 - 1923 John Ford

                                                                               - Ships logs from Balsac and Skeena M

                                                                              - Cape St James compiled records

- 1906 -1909 copies of "The Engineering Journal of Canada"

- 1911 - 1951 St Marks Church registry

- Mining reports and information from - Cinola Mine project

                                                                    - Tasu Mines

                                                                    - prospectus Moresby Mines of Tasu Sound

                                                                   - Jedway Iron Ore Closure 

                                                                   - Yakoun Coal 1912 - 1916 era

- 1906 Harmsworth Self Educator Volumes I to VIII

- 1915 Zane Method of Arm Movement Writing - Compendium

- School board records and exercise books

- 1924 voters list for all Queen Charlotte Island polling station

- Tidal books dating back to 1921

- 1916 Forest Guard Manual

- Disson Lumberman's Handbook 1881 - 1919

- Manuals or parts books for - Madil Yarder

                                                   - Titan Kerosene Tractor

                                                   - Easthope Marine Engine Price list from 1944 - 1946

                                                   - Titan 40 chain saw manual 1952 - 53

                                                   - Lawrence Logging donkeys illustrated parts catalogue

                                                   -1951 Austin Tuck service manual

- Numerous maps and blueprints - 1860s British Admiralty Charts of B.C. coast including Queen Charlotte Islands

                                                              - various local Township sketches and plans

                                                              - 1927 Land map of Queen Charlotte Islands

                                                              -  Detailed map of logging roads , trails, old mining roads, etc.