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Northwest Community College collection

  • Collection
  • 1986-1988

The collection consists of 39 colour photographs (1986-1988). It includes one photograph of the campus on 3rd Avenue West and 38 showing the different stages of construction on 1st Avenue West and surrounding buildings including Safeway, Mackenzie Furniture, the Crest Hotel, and Chatham House before it was demolished.

Northwest Community College

Russell Frederick collection

  • Collection
  • 1965-1979

The collection consists of 605 colour slides. They include images of the Prince Rupert Grain Elevator, the "Queen of Prince Rupert's" first trip to Prince Rupert, CN dock and ships loading, tug boats, fish boats, naval ships, freighters, views from Digby Towers Apartments, aerials of Digby Island and the airport, yacht club, boats at Armour Salvage, Mt. Hays, construction of evaporators at Skeena Cellulose B Mill, homes under construction at Raven Crescent and 180 11th Avenue East, planes, Rupert Square Shopping Mall and Ocean Centre Mall under construction, Court House, and halibut and salmon catches.

Frederick, Russell

Cross family collection

  • Collection
  • [191?]-1945

The collection consists of 338 photographs, one negative, and documents relating to the cross family. The photographs in the collection come from four family albums donated by Don Cross after the death of his mother. They consist primarily of outdoor activities in and around Prince Rupert featuring family and friends as Don described his parents as great outdoors people who went everywhere. Areas and subjects in the photographs include: Salt Lakes, Metlakatla, Hays Mountain, Picnic Bay, Lucy Islands, Falls River, Remo, LakeElse Lake, Victoria, pets, steamships and people playing shuffleboard on deck, docks, railway tracks, swimming, boating, hiking, camping, scouts, class picnics, nurses, parades, the drydock, and fishing. It also includes a Canadian Red Cross registration form for Alan (1944-1945), and a Prince Rupert High School certificate for Phyllis (1925).

Cross (family)

Irvine family collection

  • Collection
  • 1919-1927

The collection consists of three photograph albums containing photos that depict scenes in Prince Rupert and the region from 1919-1927. These includes ships being built at the drydock and ships in the harbour and south of Prince Rupert, building stages of the government grain elevator, GTP tracks, barge and car slips, policemen in uniform, exteriors of houses, cabins and buildings, people engaged in activities like swimming and skating at Salt Lakes, witnesses for a Liard Murder Trial, hunting trips, boat trips and parades.

Irvine (family)

Darton family collection

  • Collection
  • 1914-1952

The collection consists of 52 photographs in Prince Rupert and Northwest British Columbia (1914-1952). It includes photographs and post cards of harbour views, the Isolation Hospital in Prince Rupert, Canadian Fish and Cold Storage (1914), Airplanes from the Round the World Flight (1924), bridge to the Quarantine Hospital on Dodge Island, pleasure boats such as the "Hazel" and "Florence B" and one belonging to Stanley Isaacson, S.S. Prince George, S.S. Malaspina, Telkwa, Hudson Bay Mountain, Kitwanga, glacier near Stewart, sand dunes at Tlell, Bulkley Valley and Skeena River (1952).

Darton (family)

Dutton family collection

  • Collection
  • 1929- 1958

The collection consists of personal and business correspondence, 1929, 1945-
1955, 1962-1971, notebooks from Dorothy's work at Wells Ltd. in 1957, 8 pages from a diary about a family trip, 195- and 1960, documents regarding logging, 1944, 1947 and 1950 and ephemera, 1949 to 1958.

Dutton (family)

Eugene E. Deiss collection

  • Collection
  • 1943- 1945

The fonds consists of photographs and textual records during the Second World War in Prince Rupert. It includes 73 photographs (1943-1945) of scenes in Port Edward, Prince Rupert, and the surrounding areas, Hagwilget Canyon, , Khatada Lake, and Chicamon Glacier. US Army scenes include an aerial view of Acropolis Hill, Eugene with a bear cub, post theatre, barracks, the day room, a Christmas Party (1944), the administration office, chapels at Port Edward and Prince Rupert, field house, reveille, mail call, U.S. Army Post Softball Team (1943-45), army PX, Military Personnel Office (1945), basketball games, dances, V-J Day parade and speeches at city hall, USO Shows, Ingrid Bergman at USO show. There is also a photograph of Eugene salmon fishing near Port Edward and typed lyrics to a song "Don't Ship Me Out" dedicated to the men of APO 997.

Deiss, Eugene E.

James Black family collection

  • Collection
  • 1912- 1945

The collection consists of photographs and postcards. Included are postcards sent to James and Margaret from their son Tom.

Black, James (family)

Clapperton family collection

  • Collection
  • [1920s]

The collection consists of 9 photographs of Prince Rupert ca. 1920s and the S.S. Prince Rupert in the harbour

Clapperton (family)

Ernest A. Woods collection

  • Collection
  • 1906-1924

The fonds consists of photographs of early Prince Rupert showing the building of the town site from the first pile driven to build the wharf in 1906, the first grade of the railway in 1908, the first GTP passenger train, and scenes of early Prince Rupert and the surrounding area up until to the 1920s. There are photographs of people in Prince Rupert, including family and colleagues, nurses during WWI, the drydock, planes, parades, boats, steamships, reservoirs, the Skeena River, Ocean Falls, the cold storage plant, football games, picnics, fire trucks, one photograph of native children in Metlakatla, and a logging camp at Alice Arm. It also includes a certificate of appointment from when Ernest was made a Notary Public on September 21, 1909 and a postcard received by Ernest in Prince Rupert in July 1907, mailed from England June 3, 1907.

Woods, Ernest A.

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