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Baker Ranch at Cranbrook, BC; Col. Baker Centre From Hand on Hip
Reproduction photo of Baker Ranch, Cranbrook, BC
Col. Baker in centre with hand on hip
see 78.094.001 for copy
photograph : b&w


1976.033.002 1-1-1-50
More Info
Colonel James Baker

Color in Album 78.052.068

Slide of a photo from the Archival Collection
SLIDE


1978.052.060
More Info Cranbrook's Beginnings, Col. James Baker
"Come With Me to Yesterday" article # 36 of 633 articles in a series of articles published in the Cranbrook Courier, Town & Country, Daily Townsman and Daily Bulletin between 1963 and 1978. Series coverage includes various events, people and topics of the Cranbrook district. Original articles are based on research from early district newspapers, books, interviews and correspondence often including transcribed sources. Research by Dan A. MacDonald. Editing, notes and comments by Dave Kay.

textual record : newspaper article, photocopy


1978.064.020 REF.0001.0001
More Info Col. James Baker
1 duplicate photocopy
textual record : biography, typed


Aug. 7, 1906
1978.093.001 1-1-4-28
More Info At Baker's Ranch, Cranbrook, BC
Photocopy of group photo at Baker's Ranch at Cranbrook, BC
photograph : b&w; photocopy


1978.094.001 1-1-7-65

Group in front of Government House
Photo of group in front of Government House, information on back
Duplicate photocopy with names, handwritten
1895
photograph : b&w


1895
1978.094.005 1-1-7-68

Col. James Baker Dressed in Hunting Attire
Photocopy of Col. James Baker dressed in hunting attire
photograph : b&w; photocopy


1978.094.006 1-1-7-69
More Info Colonel Baker Dies in England

textual record : obituary, typewritten


Aug. 7, 1906
1978.177.007 1-1-6-36
More Info Col. James Baker's Will
includes codicils
textual record : will, transcript, photocopy


Sept. 21, 1904
1979.007.001 1-2-7-3
More Info Report on Sale of land by John Galbraith to Col James Baker (1885)
Land Titles Officer for B C Government. Report also details other land held by James Baker & itemizes the sale of small acerage parcels from these holdings. Lots discussed now form the core of the City of Cranbrook. Includes duplicate

Photostat
textual record : report, typewritten, photocopy


1979.011.001 1-2-7-7
More Info International Bimetallism
Speech To Legislative Assembly of BC.
Discussion on currency problems - gold vs silver as monetary base.
textual record : speech, transcript


Jan. 24, 1894
1979.075.001 1-3-2-4
More Info
'Western Men No 4, Col. James Baker'

From Western World, Vol 5 No 58 (c1894)
ARTICLE


1979.075.002 Archives - Filing Cabinet
More Info Diagnosis of Brain Power
To Dominion National education Association, Toronto.
Supports free education for all children.
textual record : speech, transcript


Apr. 18, 1895
1979.075.003 1-3-2-5
More Info The Rich Kootenay
Describes Col James Baker's tour of some Kootenay mines.
textual record : article


Oct. 1895
1979.075.004 1-3-2-6
More Info Evolution of Mind
To Mainland Teachers Institute, Vancouver.
Discussion of evolution.
textual record : speech, transcript


Jan. 6, 1890
1979.075.005 1-3-2-7
More Info From Col James Baker to Dr. Joseph Truch
On Provincial Secretary's Stationery, in which he answers charges made against him & outlines his military career.
textual record : letter, handwritten, photocopy


Aug. 17, 1896
1979.075.006 1-3-2-8
More Info Hon Col Baker, Minister of Mines
textual record : article, photocopy


Oct. 1896
1979.075.007 1-3-2-9
More Info Crows Nest Coal Company Development
A brief on coal mining through Crowsnest Pass.
textual record : article, photocopy


Mar. 29, 1900
1979.075.008 1-3-2-10
More Info Col James Baker to Peter O'Reilly
Includes a photocopy of the envelope addressed to the Honorable P. O'Reilly.
textual record : letter, handwritten, photocopy


Sept. 30, 1900
1979.075.009 1-3-2-11
More Info Letter from Charles Edwards to Sec. BC Historical Assoc.
Brief history of Col. James Baker. Written on CPR Townsite Office Letterhead, indicating V. Hyde Baker was the Agent.
textual record : letter, handwritten, photocopy


Mar. 9, 1911
1979.075.010 1-3-2-12
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