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More Info Outdoor Recreation Council of BC
'Historic Routes '82'

A seminar summary by Outdoor Recreation Council of British Columbia
textual record : booklet, printed

1988.011.001 1-3-8-22
More Info
Caboose's new site with 'Argyle' & Car #4481 (1979)


More Info Canadian Rocky Mountains
'Canadian Rocky Mountains - 20 Real Photographs'

Contains 99.037.(001-020)
photograph : b&w

1999.037.021 PHOTO.0151.0015

S.S. Sicamous Queen of Okanagan Lake
book : softcover

2003.014.001 PF.0188.0103

Cycling the Kettle Valley Railway
Excerpt: "The Kettle Valley Railway consists of five subdivisions that make their way across 500 kilometres of mountains and valleys from the Kootenays to the coast."
similar CBK.1995.023.001
textual record : book

2003.015.001 Library - Local History

Trans Canada Trail - the British Columbia Route
Detailed reference guide of the route across Southern BC
book : softcover

2003.016.001 Library

Radium Hot Springs
B&W photo from MacCartney family albums. Original photos kept by Dan MacKinnon. Copies only in archives. Radium Hot Springs Pool.
photograph : b&w, photocopy

2003.027.002 1-3-7-28
More Info Fifteen Years' Sport and Life in the Hunting Grounds of Western America and British Columbia
First half is stories of hunting in British Columbia on and off over a 15 year period, including information on record trophies. Second hlaf of the book is devoted to life on the Pacific Slope, including personal reminiscences and experiences. Closing chapter written by Mrs. Baillie-Grohman about the "Yellow and White Agony" by which he refers to the servant question out west.
b&w plates, appendix, index.
Second Edition.
book : hardcover

2008.014.006 Rare & Fragile Books
More Info Camp-Fires in the Canadian Rockies
Record of a 1905 hunting trip to the SE corner of British Columbia. Specifically mentions the Elk and Bull River areas. Inside front page is written "Father from Mervyn Xmas 1911".
Inside front cover is a loose business card for Tom Williams, Old and Rare Books, Appraised & Purchased.
Photographic illustrations by John M. Phillips.
70 b&w photographs and 2 maps, Index
book : hardcover

2008.014.005 Rare & Fragile Books
More Info British Columbia, Its History, People, Commerce, Industries & Resources
Intention of author was to provide an accurate, unbiased guide to the character and resources of the important territory with which it deals.
Spine split open at title page.
b&w photographs, statistics, index, map. Foldout map attached at back of book is quite fragile, has some tears.
book : hardcover, leather binding, embossed sheep head decoration on front

2008.014.009 Rare & Fragile Books
More Info Selkirk Mountains, The -A Guide for Mountain Climbers and Pilgrims
Book centers around Glacier House, a summer mountain resort of the Canadian Pacific Railway. On the western slopes 3 miles form the summit. Outside this centre the book touches the districts of Golden, Windermere and Revelstoke. Information obtained from photo-topographical surveys made by the writer between 1901 and 1905. suppledmented by information from the Alpine Club of Canada.
Inside front cover is a loose newspaper clipping taken from the Daily Townsman, Tuesday, July 31, 1973, which focusses on the finding of 12 copies of this book by Tommy Wheeler and the subsequent sale of them in her bookstore, The Book Shoppe.
Several fold out topographic maps are interspersed thoughout the text.
b&w photographs, index, glossary of mountain terms,.
book : softcover

2008.014.024 Library
More Info Impressions of a Tenderfoot
During a journey in search of sport in the Far West. - Sport, meaning 'hunting' in this case. A narrative. (price on book notes as $125.00- no date).
b&w drawings, fold out map of route, bibliography of books published by John Murray at end of book.
book : hardcover

2008.014.027 Rare & Fragile Books
More Info British Columbia, An Anthology
The 5 sections of this anthology attempt to portray in words and pictures the varied life of British Columbia in both the past and present.
Copy of BC Government News Vol 15, Nos. 4 and 5 September-October 1967 loose inside front cover.
b&w photographs, list of illustrations, chronology.
book : hardcover, dustjacket

1958, 1961
2008.014.041 Library

British Columbia Rides a Star
A lively picture of Canada's most beautiful and fastest growing province. "Gives a comprehensive, yet lively portrait as it is today." (1958 approx.)
Loose inside front cover is a two sided folded piece of correspondence between Mrs. Wheeler and Tom Williams of "Old & Rare Books, Calgary, Alberta. Several notes back and forth. Some concern other books is this donation from the Wheelers. April 1977. Illustrated with 32 pages of photographs and eight maps
book : hardcover

2008.014.043 Library

Various Cranbrook Colour Negatives - Covered Wagons
Various Cranbrook Colour Negatives - Covered Wagons
textual record : negative

1987.022.023 1-2-8-32

Margaret Sambad (nee Clapp) Collection of Photos The Ravine, Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C.
Margaret Sambad (nee Clapp) Collection of Photos The Ravine, Stanley Park, Vancouver, B.C.
textual record : information and photos

2012.077.039 1-5-8-37
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