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Union Steamship Company of British Columbia fonds British Columbia
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Southwestern districts

Part contains a commercial and visitors map of the southwestern land districts of British Columbia, encompassing Vancouver Island and the mainland from Seymour Inlet in the northwest to Black Pines in the northeast, extending south to Chiwaukum, Washington. Primary map shows settlements, government agent offices, mining and sub-mining recording offices, game reserves, customs posts, hospitals, ferries, campsites, golf courses, canneries, commercial air harbours, lighthouses, radio stations, motor boat refill stations, power sites, railways, roadways, trails, telegraph and telephone lines, steamship routes, topographic contour lines, and locations of falls and rapids. Text on the map provides information on land features and the presence of wild and farmed animals, and indicates current and possbile agricultural and industrial land use. Inset maps show the northern tip of Vancouver Island, Triangle Island and West and East Haycock Islands, and northwestern Washington State from Seattle to Centralia. A key map shows the location of the area covered by the main map in relation to the rest of North America.

Preliminary map : Stikine River

Item is a map of the Stikine River region from Dease Lake in the north to Stewart in the south. Map shows land and timber surveys, government and First Nations reserves, mining division and international boundaries, government agents' offices, mining and sub-mining recording offices, post offices, villages, Hudson's Bay Company posts, telegraph lines, hospitals, schools, radio stations, triangulation stations, railways, roadways, bridges, falls and rapids, glaciers, and topographic contours.

Southwestern districts : Map no. 1K : comparative geographical study

Part contains information on the southwestern districts of British Columbia, including population, climate, agriculture, industry, labour, and education; itineraries for exploring the various regions; information on Canadian customs regulations and game regulations; and diagrams of road routes to British Columbia from California and Alberta/western Washington.

Union Steamships Ltd. - Photo Record - No. 2

Album contains photographs by professional photographers Ballentine and J. Weston of scenes along steamship routes. Locations include Alert Bay (B.C. Packers Store), Britannia Beach, Butedale, Telegraph Cove, and other unidentified coastal communities. Also shown are fishing and fish processing by Asian, European-Canadian, and Native workers. Other shots include cargo, scenic views, ship exteriors, and scenes of passengers aboard ship.

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