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Kitimat Townsite Plans

https://collections.kitimatmuseum.ca/en/permalink/artifact6898
Object Type
Box
Material
Wood
Accession Number
2003.1a-c
Description
Two original Kitimat townsite plans (a-b) in wooden storage box (c).
Object Type
Box
Description
Two original Kitimat townsite plans (a-b) in wooden storage box (c).
Physical Condition
fair
Material
Wood
Height
70 cm
Width
61 cm
Length
110 cm
Accession Number
2003.1a-c
Category
Containers
Location
on display (a-b), off-site storage Bay 4 Shelf 3 (c)
GMD
Writing Media
Object Type
Postcard, Picture
Material
paper
Manufacturer
Plastichrome by Colourpicture Publishers, Inc
Accession Number
2021.33.5
Description
Postcard featurning aerial of townsite controcution. Petrel, Partridge, Plover, and Pintail streets.
Title
"The Townsite" Birds Eye View
GMD
Writing Media
Object Type
Postcard, Picture
Description
Postcard featurning aerial of townsite controcution. Petrel, Partridge, Plover, and Pintail streets.
Material
paper
Height
10.5 cm
Length
15 cm
Accession Number
2021.33.5
Category
Written Communication T&E
Location
Bay 1 Shelf 2 Box 3
Place of Manufacture
Boston, USA
Manufacturer
Plastichrome by Colourpicture Publishers, Inc
GMD
Personal Identification
Object Type
Card, Identification
Material
paper
Accession Number
2020.12.39
Description
Yellow Kitimat Film Society Townsite Membership Card. Member of the society's Comedy Film Season of ten showings only. No. 255.
Title
Kitimat Film Society Townsite Membership Card
GMD
Personal Identification
Object Type
Card, Identification
Description
Yellow Kitimat Film Society Townsite Membership Card. Member of the society's Comedy Film Season of ten showings only. No. 255.
Physical Condition
Fair
Material
paper
Condition Remarks
Dirty, creased
Height
6cm
Width
8.8cm
Accession Number
2020.12.39
Biographical Notes
Items Collected by Malcom Baxter, former editor of NSP. Malcolm died in 2020. His father Basil, was very instrumental in the organization of Kitimat in the early years. Basil was married to Cathy Baxter and they had two sons - Malcolm and Michael. The items were delivered by Judith Cullington - Malcolm's sister-in-law.
Category
Personal Symbols
Location
Bay 2 Shelf 2 Box 4
GMD
Writing Media
Object Type
Postcard, Picture
Material
paper
Manufacturer
Colourpicture Publishers, Inc.
Accession Number
2002.20.5-8
Description
Four postcards featuring images of early Kitimat and Alcan. 5 - The Townsite - Birds Eye View 6 - Camp 5 - Kemano 7 - The Kitimat Townsite 8 - The Kitimat Townsite - Mt. Elizabeth
GMD
Writing Media
Object Type
Postcard, Picture
Description
Four postcards featuring images of early Kitimat and Alcan. 5 - The Townsite - Birds Eye View 6 - Camp 5 - Kemano 7 - The Kitimat Townsite 8 - The Kitimat Townsite - Mt. Elizabeth
Physical Condition
good
Material
paper
Height
9 cm
Length
14 cm
Accession Number
2002.20.5-8
Category
Written Communication T&E
Location
Bay 1 Shelf 5 Box 3
Place of Manufacture
U.S.A.
Manufacturer
Colourpicture Publishers, Inc.
Object Type
gift
Accession Number
2002.20
Description
Helen's Cafe Menu(main floor diplay - city of tomorrow cabinet 1 drawer 3) Al Beaton's Visitors Guide to Kitimat(main floor display) Al Beaton's Booklet- Memories of Kitimat Al Beaton's-Kitimat 51-series of cartoons Riverboat Delta King Drawings A-1, A-2, A-3, A-4 Postcard- The townsite- Birds eye view Postcard-Camp5-Kemano Postcard- The Kitimat townsite Postcard- The Kitimat townsite- Mt. Elizabeth Kitimat Lodge No. 169-1957-1958 Ceremony of Institution
Object Type
gift
Description
Helen's Cafe Menu(main floor diplay - city of tomorrow cabinet 1 drawer 3) Al Beaton's Visitors Guide to Kitimat(main floor display) Al Beaton's Booklet- Memories of Kitimat Al Beaton's-Kitimat 51-series of cartoons Riverboat Delta King Drawings A-1, A-2, A-3, A-4 Postcard- The townsite- Birds eye view Postcard-Camp5-Kemano Postcard- The Kitimat townsite Postcard- The Kitimat townsite- Mt. Elizabeth Kitimat Lodge No. 169-1957-1958 Ceremony of Institution
Physical Condition
good
Accession Number
2002.20
Category
Documentary Artifact
Location
main floor display and artifact storage Rolling Storage Shelf 2 Box 1 (10, 11)
City Of Tomorrow display Cabinet 1 Drawer 3
Accession Number
989.1.25-26
Description
Colour slides of Kitimat Townsite
Quantity
1
Description
Colour slides of Kitimat Townsite
Height
0
Width
0
Length
0
Diameter
0
Accession Number
989.1.25-26
Accession Number
988.1.1-7
Description
Colour photographs of the Kitimat Townsite taken in 08/64.
Quantity
1
Description
Colour photographs of the Kitimat Townsite taken in 08/64.
Accession Number
988.1.1-7
Accession Number
989.1.8
Description
1 black & white negative of Kitimat townsite
Quantity
1
Description
1 black & white negative of Kitimat townsite
Height
0
Width
0
Length
0
Diameter
0
Accession Number
989.1.8
Accession Number
989.1.9-24
Description
Colour negatives of Kitimat Townsite and various scenes.
Quantity
1
Description
Colour negatives of Kitimat Townsite and various scenes.
Height
0
Width
0
Length
0
Diameter
0
Accession Number
989.1.9-24
Object Type
gift
Accession Number
999.22
Description
1950s sofa designed by Robin Bush and Earle Morrison
Object Type
gift
Description
1950s sofa designed by Robin Bush and Earle Morrison
Public Description
Furniture created for Kitimat by Vancouver-based designer Robin Bush. Bush was contracted by Alcan to furnish Nechako Lodge, Alcan's guesthouse and workers' accommodations. The walnut dining room chair from Nechako Lodge is a Robin Bush and Earle Morrison design. The couch is a Robin Bush and Associates design from 1955, one of many furnishings from the H Hut Lounge, Townsite Camp, Kitimat. Donated by Christ Church Anglican of Kitimat.
Physical Condition
fair
Condition Remarks
Fraying at couch arms.
Accession Number
999.22
Category
Furniture
Location
on display
Accession Number
989.12.1a-b
Description
Light brown wedding dress with matching hat.
Quantity
1
Description
Light brown wedding dress with matching hat.
Physical Condition
good
Accession Number
989.12.1a-b
Category
Clothing Ceremonial Artifact
Location
Bay 1 Top Shelf Box 3
Object Type
Purchased
Material
paper
Accession Number
2009.24.1
Description
postcard with image of arial view of Kitimat Photo by Max Patzelt
Object Type
Purchased
Description
postcard with image of arial view of Kitimat Photo by Max Patzelt
Physical Condition
fair
Material
paper
Height
10.5 cm
Length
15 cm
Inscriptions
Entirely preplanned - the "city centre" lies in the neck of the "townsite" and the "service centre" across the Kitimat River. The "Smeltersite" is at the end of Douglas Channel.
Accession Number
2009.24.1
Category
Documentary Artifact
Location
Bay 2 Shelf 4 Box 1
Object Type
Purchased
Accession Number
2009.24.5
Description
Postcard with image of downtown Kitimat Photo by Dorse McTaggart
Object Type
Purchased
Description
Postcard with image of downtown Kitimat Photo by Dorse McTaggart
Physical Condition
fair
Height
10.5 cm
Length
15 cm
Inscriptions
This view overlooks "City Centre", adjacent to the "Kildala" area of a preplanned city. Originally the townsite of Aluminum Company of canada, other industries are now favoring the area
Accession Number
2009.24.5
Category
Documentary Artifact
Location
Bay 2 Shelf 4 Box 1
Date Range
ca. 1954
GMD
Writing Media
Object Type
Postcard, Picture
Material
paper
Manufacturer
Colourpicture Publishers, Inc.
Accession Number
972.6.1-3
Description
3 Kitimat postcards from 1954. 1. "The Townsite" Birds Eye View, 2. Aerial View of Aluminum Company of Canada's Smelter Site, 3. Aerial View of Kitimat River and Bridge.
GMD
Writing Media
Object Type
Postcard, Picture
Description
3 Kitimat postcards from 1954. 1. "The Townsite" Birds Eye View, 2. Aerial View of Aluminum Company of Canada's Smelter Site, 3. Aerial View of Kitimat River and Bridge.
Physical Condition
good
Material
paper
Height
9 cm
Length
14 cm
Date Range
ca. 1954
Accession Number
972.6.1-3
Category
Written Communication T&E
Location
Bay 1 Shelf 5 Box 3
Place of Manufacture
U.S.A.
Manufacturer
Colourpicture Publishers, Inc.
Material
paper
Manufacturer
B.B. Johnston, Howe & Co.
Accession Number
2021.29.6a-b
Description
2 sheets. Lot map and and demand for lots article, and map of Kitamaat area.
Title
Kitamaat
Description
2 sheets. Lot map and and demand for lots article, and map of Kitamaat area.
Physical Condition
Good
Material
paper
Height
56cm
Width
44cm
Inscriptions
Kitamaat. The coming North Pacific metropolis of Canada. Demand for Lots. location and advantages. Plan Shewing Kitamaat Townsite at head of Kitimat Arm Map of the Northern Coast part of British Columbia
Accession Number
2021.29.6a-b
Category
Documentary Artifact
Location
Map Cabinet
Place of Manufacture
538 Hastings ST., Vancouber, B.C.
Manufacturer
B.B. Johnston, Howe & Co.
GMD
Other Documents
Object Type
Program
Material
paper
Accession Number
2020.12.11
Description
Programme for the official opening of The Nechako Elementary School (First School in Kitimat's Townsite).
Title
School District No. 80 (Kitimat) Official Opening
GMD
Other Documents
Object Type
Program
Description
Programme for the official opening of The Nechako Elementary School (First School in Kitimat's Townsite).
Physical Condition
Good
Material
paper
Condition Remarks
A little stained
Height
21.5cm
Width
14cm
Accession Number
2020.12.11
Biographical Notes
Items Collected by Malcom Baxter, former editor of NSP. Malcolm died in 2020. His father Basil, was very instrumental in the organization of Kitimat in the early years. Basil was married to Cathy Baxter and they had two sons - Malcolm and Michael. The items were delivered by Judith Cullington - Malcolm's sister-in-law.
Category
Documentary Objects
Location
Bay 2 Shelf 2 Box 4

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