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Across the Pacific subseries

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museummultipleformat14767
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
2019-2021
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum fonds
Description Level
Subseries
Physical Description
1 video recording (mp4) + 8 sound recordings (mp3)
Scope and Content
Subseries consists of a video clip and sound recordings created by the Burnaby Village Museum for the 2019 "Across the Pacific" exhibit in Stride Studios. The short video clip was displayed within a frame on the wall within the exhibit and came to life as vistors entered the space. In this short vi…
Administrative History
In May 2019,The Burnaby Village Museum opened a new exhibit, titled "Across the Pacific". The exhibit explores the history and legacy of Chinese-Canadians in Burnaby since the late 1800s and was curated by Burnaby Village Museum’s Lisa Codd and University of British Columbia (UBC) doctoral student …
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum fonds
Series
Museum exhibits series
Subseries
Across the Pacific subseries
Description Level
Subseries
Physical Description
1 video recording (mp4) + 8 sound recordings (mp3)
Scope and Content
Subseries consists of a video clip and sound recordings created by the Burnaby Village Museum for the 2019 "Across the Pacific" exhibit in Stride Studios. The short video clip was displayed within a frame on the wall within the exhibit and came to life as vistors entered the space. In this short video, museum interpreter, Elwin Xie greets visitors to the exhibit. Elwin Xie personifies, Chinese Canadian immigrant Der Hoy. Sound recordings in eight different languages were part of an interactive activity callled, "Have you Eaten Yet". The recordings were accessible with an exhibit panel that included a map of southern China and Guangdong Province. Viewers were asked to listen to the same phrase pronounced by speakers from different regions in southern China.
Administrative History
In May 2019,The Burnaby Village Museum opened a new exhibit, titled "Across the Pacific". The exhibit explores the history and legacy of Chinese-Canadians in Burnaby since the late 1800s and was curated by Burnaby Village Museum’s Lisa Codd and University of British Columbia (UBC) doctoral student Denise Fong. The exhibit evolved from a Community Heritage Commission research project in commemoration of Burnaby’s 125th anniversary in 2017. In creating this exhibit, the museum collaborated with the descendants of some of Burnaby’s Chinese farm families, including those who continue to farm in the city’s Big Bend area. The exhibit was presented in three written languages – English as well as traditional and simplified Chinese and includes audio components featuring several Cantonese dialects, making the content accessible to the community’s diverse Chinese-language speakers. The exhibit first opened in May 2019 and with limited access due to COVID in 2020, the exhibit remains open in 2021.
Accession Code
BV020.42
Date
2019-2021
Media Type
Sound Recording
Moving Images
Notes
Title based on contents of subseries
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A Family Farm

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumsoundrecording14268
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
2020
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 sound recording (mp3) (00:13:57 min)
Scope and Content
Item consists of a recording of part one in a series of three “Back to the Roots” podcasts about the history of Chinese-Canadian farming in Burnaby and the lower mainland. Part one is titled “A Family Farm”. The podcasts were created by students Rose Wu and Wei Yan Yeong from the Faculty of Land an…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum fonds
Series
UBC Partnership series
Subseries
Back to the Roots Podcast series - 2020 subseries
Date
2020
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 sound recording (mp3) (00:13:57 min)
Material Details
Podcasts hosts: Rose Wu; Wei Yan Yeong Persons from recorded extracts: Denise Fong; Josephine Chow Music: prod. riddiman Podcast Date: October 2020 Total Number of tracks: 1 Total Length of all tracks: 00:13:57 min Photograph info: Store front of Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co in Victoria, B.C., 1975. BV017.7.191
Accession Code
BV020.28.3
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Item consists of a recording of part one in a series of three “Back to the Roots” podcasts about the history of Chinese-Canadian farming in Burnaby and the lower mainland. Part one is titled “A Family Farm”. The podcasts were created by students Rose Wu and Wei Yan Yeong from the Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia Faculty and while student interns at Burnaby Village Museum. In this series the students connect their knowledge of food systems to their shared Chinese heritage in order to discover how Chinese Canadian history is rooted in their local food systems. 00:00-02:21 The podcast opens with Wei Yan Yeong and Rose Wu introducing themselves and their topic- the Chinese Canadian experience in Burnaby and the people who have made important contributions to the city’s development. “A Family Farm” talks about Chinese-owned businesses which are family run. “The family-oriented nature of Chinese-owned businesses also extend to many of the early (and current) Chinese-owned farms in the Burnaby Big Bend area. When Chinese men first began farming in BC in the 1860s, a lot of them worked as labourers because they weren’t allowed to own land. After World War II many of these farmers were allowed to purchase lots, thanks to the Veterans Land Grant. These grants allowed returning veterans to purchase small parcels of land with government loans. Eventually, these men would start families on the farm, and many Chinese-owned farms became family-operated businesses where every member, male, female, child, and extended relatives were enlisted to work the grounds. And it was hard work, often from dawn to dusk, 6-7 days a week.” 02:23 – 07:50 This portion includes excerpts from Oral History interview with Josephine Chow (nee Hong) of Hop On Farms in the Burnaby Big Bend area. The interview was conducted by Burnaby Village Museum researcher Denise Fong. Josephine recalls growing up on the family farm with her six siblings. She tells of how the family pulled together money to purchase twelve acres along Marine Drive in 1951, her family’s background, daily life on the farm , responsibilities on the farm for her and her siblings and of how her mother had to balance working on the farm and providing for a family of ten to twelve people. 07:51 – 08:10 In this portion, hosts comment and reflect on their own experiences. “While it’s likely that a lot of this was done out of necessity and not being able to afford additional paid labourers, having grown up in Chinese households ourselves, we can definitely understand the rationale for these family-operated businesses and how it connects back to the Chinese understanding of family and kinship.” 08:11 – 09:06 In this portion, Rose and Wei provide information on the roots of the Chinese character for family “jia” in mandarin or “gah” in Cantonese. They explain that the term family is composed of two parts: the upper element is like a roof, symbolizing shelter, and the bottom part represents a pig which symbolizes food, whereby the Chinese character for family represents that of a farm. They provide a quote from the writings of Francois de Martin-Donos “In ancient China, the farm is an enterprise, a shelter that insures one food and work. The farm is a place to rely on, but in return, needs to be maintained, including a set of responsibilities. In other words, “family” is the insurance of a stable life.” 09:07 – 10:27 In this portion, the hosts speak about how traditional Chinese thought is heavily influenced by the teachings of Confucius and Confucius philosophy. They explain how Confucius emphasized five sets of human relationships that form the basis for society: ruler and minister, husband and wife, parents and child, sibling and sibling, friend and friend. Of these five, three are familial relationships also known as Filial piety – the respect and care for one’s familial superiors (such as parents, elders, and ancestors). They speak of how this is one of Confucianism’s main teachings and in this respect caring for family members is seen as a moral obligation. In China housing arrangements are in the form of siheyuan”s — a type of residence that featured a courtyard surrounded on all four sides with buildings. These traditionally housed one large extended family if they were wealthy enough. 10:28 – 13:08 In this portion, hosts provide further information on Josephine Chow’s family experience working and living on the “Hop On” family farm through the decades. An excerpt from the interview with Josephine Chow conducted by Denise Fong is included. In this excerpt, Josephine reflects on her past experiences on the farm and her present day experiences of her siblings running the farm. 13:09 -13:56 Final summary, credits and acknowledgements.
History/Biography
Podcast hosts, Rose Wu and Wei Yan Yeong are University of British Columbia students in the Faculty of Land and Food Systems and student interns at Burnaby Village Museum.
Media Type
Sound Recording
Creator
Rose Wu
Wei Yan Yeong
Subjects
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Agriculture - Farms
Agriculture
Gardens - Market Gardens
Social Issues - Discrimination
Social Issues - Racism
Names
Fong, Denise
Wu, Rose
Yeong, Wei Yan
Responsibility
Burnaby Village Museum & Univeristy of British Columbia
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Marine Drive
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Big Bend Area
Notes
Title based contents of sound recording
See also Interview with Josephine Chow by Denise Fong February 7, 2020 - BV020.6.1
Compilation of Research Resources used by authors Rose Wu and Wei Yan Yeong include:
Why is family important in China? https://medium.com/@francois_dmd/why-is-family-so-important-in-china-1617b13a67
Burnaby Village Museum - Interview with Josephine Chow by Denise Fong Feb. 7, 2020. BV020.6.1 https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumsoundrecording12337
Covered Roots: The History of Vancouver's Chinese Farms https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4WHS2Uf3JU
Burnaby Village Museum Shares Chinese-Canadian Farming History This Summer https://westcoastfood.ca/burnaby-village-museum-shares-chinese-canadian-farming-history-this-summer/
Chinese Market Gardeners in the City of Burnaby BC Continue to Practice Urban Agriculture https://cityfarmer.info/chinese-market-gardeners-in-the-city-of-burnaby-bc-continue-to-practice-urban-agriculture/
Chinese Market Gardening in BC https://www.bcfoodhistory.ca/chinese-market-gardening-bc/
Images
Audio Tracks
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A manual of organic materia medica : being a guide to materia medica of the vegetable and animal kingdoms, for the use of students, druggists, pharmacists, and physicians

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumlibrary439
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Material Type
Book
Accession Code
BV988.68.16
Call Number
615.1 MAI
Edition
7th ed., rev.
Author
Maisch, John M. (John Michael), 1831-1893
Maisch, Henry C. C. (Henry Charles Christian), 1865-1901
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
Lea Brothers and Co.
Publication Date
1899
Printer
William J. Dornan
Physical Description
iii-vi, 523 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Inscription
inside front page : "Gordon S. Wood" [handwritten in ink] "Kamloops B.C. Jan. 1910"
Subjects LoC
Materia medica
Materia medica, Vegetable
Botany
Name Access
Henderson, Gibb Gilmour
University of British Columbia
Notes
Includes index.
"Seventh edition. Revised by Henry C.C. Maisch."
"With two hundred and eighty-five illustrations."
Authors' given name and dates: Maisch, John M. (John Michael), 1831-1893. Maisch, Henry C. C. (Henry Charles Christian), 1865-1901.
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A Pig's Tale

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumvideo14365
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
Oct. 2020
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
3 video recordings (mp4) (5 min., 28 sec.) : digital, col., sd., stereo, subtitles
Scope and Content
Item consists of part two in a two part video series "A Taste of History" created by Debbie Liang and Joty Gill, University of British Columbia alumni and graduates from the Asian Canadian & Asian Migration Studies program (ACAM). Part two is titled "A Pig's Tale". The film highlights the history o…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum fonds
Series
UBC Partnership series
Subseries
A Taste of History Video series - 2020 subseries
Date
Oct. 2020
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
3 video recordings (mp4) (5 min., 28 sec.) : digital, col., sd., stereo, subtitles
Material Details
Script: Debbie Liang; Joty Gill Narration: Joty Gill Editor: Debbie Liang Subtitles: English; Simplified Chinese; Traditional Chinese Video Appearances: Kathy Lee; Eleanor Lee Illustrations and Animations: Debbie Liang Photos, Images & B-roll: Piggery photo, image courtesy of Elwin Xie; Douglas Road: City of Burnaby Archives, 477-841; Canada Way, City of Burnaby Archives, 556-522, photo by Peg Campbell; Red pig by Debbie Liang; Piglets sleeping, image courtesy of RoyBuri from pixabay, free to use; Chinese Zodiac, image courtesy of RoofOfAllLight from wikimedia, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license; Pictograph for Home by Debbie Liang; Pigs lying down, image courtesy of Elwin Xie; Council minutes all from heritageburnaby.com; Cleanliness illustration set by Debbie Liang; "The Heathen Chinese in British Columbia" from Library and Archives Canada; Laundryman spitting from Daily News, Prince Rupert in 1911; Slicer on counter at Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co., Burnaby Village Museum BV017.7.290; Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Co. Store front, Burnaby Village Museum BV017.7.191; Medical Practices Disagreement illustration by Debbie Liang; Butchering pig, image courtesy of Elwin Xie; Chinatown brolls, courtesy of Food2 group from UBC's 2019 ACAM 390 Class; Black Rotary telephone beside ball pen on white printed paper, image courtesy of Pixabay from pexels.com, free to use; Burnaby Lake on a cloudy day, image courtesy of Flying Pegunin from wikipedia; The Vancouver Sun May 4, 1921 from newspapers.com; Vancouver Daily May 3, 1921 from newspapers.com; Reduce number of pigs illustration by Debbie Liang; Black and white photo of piggery, image courtesy of Elwin Xie; 2019 Piggery illustration by Debbie Liang Music and Sound Effects: "Acoustic Mediation 2" from audionautix; Pig Grunting sounds from Kiddopedia Animasl, Creative Commons 0; "Piano moment" & "November" from bensound.com; "Ding sound effect" from freesoundlibrary; Wuxia2_Guzheng_Pipa by PeriTune http://peritune.com; Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com; Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Video adapted from 2019 BVM intern project by Debbie Liang and Marcela Gomez Special thanks to: UBC: Joanna Yang, Jenny Lu, Denise Fong, Henry Yu; BVM: Kate Petrusa, Amy Wilson Changes to music may have been made for the purposes of this video
Accession Code
BV020.28.7
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Media Type
Moving Images
Scope and Content
Item consists of part two in a two part video series "A Taste of History" created by Debbie Liang and Joty Gill, University of British Columbia alumni and graduates from the Asian Canadian & Asian Migration Studies program (ACAM). Part two is titled "A Pig's Tale". The film highlights the history of Chinese pig farms also known as "Piggeries" in Burnaby. The film tells the story of how many of these farms were established by Chinese immigrants along Douglas Road (now Canada Way) between the 1890s and 1920s; the importance of the pig in the Chinese Culture as well as a way for Chinese immigrants to make a living and the racism and discriminatory bylaws that the Chinese pig farmers suffered that finally led to the closure of many of these farms. Content references three documented piggery ranches along Douglas Road: Ah Sam; Young Chung and Hop Hin Yen. The films are supported with voice over in english, subtitles, animation along with historical photographs. One version of the film is supported with subtitles in English while two other versions of the film are supported with subtitles in Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.
History/Biography
In 2020, due to the restrictions of COVID-19, University of British Columbia student interns with the Burnaby Village Museum Chinese Canadian History in Burnaby project were asked to create virtual experiences to reimagine Burnaby Village Museum's historical Chinese Canadian programming in remote online spaces. Debbie Liang and Joty Gill (UBC alumni and graduates of Dr. Henry Yu's 2019 summer ACAM 390A Global Seminar to Aisa) returned to work with Burnaby Village Museum to create two short films showcasing the history of Chinese Canadian Chop Suey restaurants and piggeries in Burnaby.
Creator
Joty Gill
Debbie Liang
Subjects
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Social Issues - Discrimination
Social Issues - Racism
Regulations
Agriculture
Agriculture - Farms
Agriculture - Ranches
Animals - Pigs
Names
Liang, Debbie
Gill, Joty
Burnaby Village Museum
University of British Columbia
Xie, Elwin
Way Sang Yuen Wat Kee & Company
Ah Sam
Young Chung
Hop Hin Yen
Responsibility
University of British Columbia
UBC Initiative for Student Teaching and Research in Chinese Canadian Studies
Burnaby Village Museum
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Douglas Road
Burnaby - Canada Way
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Notes
Transcribed title
Video
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The art of dispensing : a treatise on the methods and processes involved in compounding medical prescriptions

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumlibrary440
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Author
MacEwan, Peter, 1856-1917
Edition
7th ed. , rev. and enl.
Publication Date
1904
c1888
Call Number
615.4 MAC
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Material Type
Book
Accession Code
BV988.68.17
Call Number
615.4 MAC
Edition
7th ed. , rev. and enl.
Author
MacEwan, Peter, 1856-1917
Place of Publication
London, U.K.
Publisher
The Chemist and Druggist
Publication Date
1904
c1888
Printer
Spottiswoode & Co. Ltd.
Physical Description
vi-viii, 506 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Subjects LoC
Pharmacy
Medicine
Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
Prescription writing
Name Access
Henderson, Gibb Gilmour
University of British Columbia
Notes
Includes index.
Firm: Chemist and Druggist
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A synopsis of the British pharmacopoeia preparations : designed for the use of pharmaceutical and medical students

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumlibrary5885
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Author
Heebner, Chas. F. (Charles Frederick), 1859-1933
Edition
10th ed.
Publication Date
c1916
c1893
Call Number
615.11 HEE 1916
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Material Type
Book
Accession Code
BV988.68.13
Call Number
615.11 HEE 1916
Edition
10th ed.
Author
Heebner, Chas. F. (Charles Frederick), 1859-1933
Place of Publication
Toronto
Publisher
Chas. F. Heebner
Publication Date
c1916
c1893
Printer
University of Toronto Press
Physical Description
109 p. ; 20 cm.
Inscription
inside front cover: "The J.F. Hartz Co. Limited" [paper sticker label] "Medical Books Toronto" inside front page: "2.00" [handwritten in pencil] "Druggist and Stationer" [purple ink stamp] "G.S. Wood, Phan.B." "Prince George, B.C."
Subjects LoC
Pharmacopoeias--Great Britain
Medicine--Formulae, receipts, prescriptions
Name Access
Henderson, Gibb Gilmour
University of British Columbia
Notes
Includes index.
Author full name: Heebner, Chas. F. (Charles Frederick), 1859-1933.
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A Taste of History Video series - 2020 subseries

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumvideo14272
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
2020
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum fonds
Description Level
Subseries
Physical Description
6 video recordings (mp4)
Scope and Content
Subseries consists of a two part video series "A Taste of History". Part one is titled "A Taste of History - Scraps and Dragons" and part two is titled " A Taste of History - A Pig's Tale". The films were created by Debbie Liang and Joty Gill, University of British Columbia alumni and graduates fro…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum fonds
Series
UBC Partnership series
Subseries
A Taste of History Video series - 2020 subseries
Date
2020
Description Level
Subseries
Physical Description
6 video recordings (mp4)
Accession Code
BV020.28
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Media Type
Moving Images
Scope and Content
Subseries consists of a two part video series "A Taste of History". Part one is titled "A Taste of History - Scraps and Dragons" and part two is titled " A Taste of History - A Pig's Tale". The films were created by Debbie Liang and Joty Gill, University of British Columbia alumni and graduates from the Asian Canadian & Asian Migration Studies program (ACAM). "Scraps and Dragons" provides information on the origins of the Chinese-Canadian culinary dish "chop suey" and tells the story of Chinese Canadian Chop Suey restaurants, highlighting the history of the "Dragon Inn" chop suey restaurant owned by Larry Lee. "A Pig's Tale" shares informaton on the history of Chinese pig farms also known as "Piggeries" in Burnaby, highlighting the experiences of Chinese Pig farmers along Douglas Road. Films include versions with English, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese subtitles.
History/Biography
In 2020, due to the restrictions of COVID-19, UBC interns were asked to create virtual experiences to reimagine Burnaby Village Museum's historical Chinese Canadian programming in remote online spaces. Debbie Liang and Joty Gill (UBC alumni and graduates of Dr. Henry Yu's 2019 summer ACAM 390A Global Seminar to Asia) returned to work with Burnaby Village Museum to create two short films showcasing the history of Chinese Canadian Chop Suey restaurants and piggeries in Burnaby
Subjects
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Social Issues - Racism
Social Issues - Discrimination
Buildings - Commercial - Restaurants
Agriculture - Farms
Agriculture - Ranches
Animals - Pigs
Regulations
Names
Liang, Debbie
Gill, Joty
Burnaby Village Museum
University of British Columbia
Notes
Title based on contents of subseries
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A text book of pharmacognosy; being an account of the more important crude drugs of vegetable and animal origin, designed for students of pharmacy and medicine

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumlibrary7286
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Author
Greenish, Henry G. (Henry George), 1855-1933
Edition
6th ed.
Publication Date
1933
Call Number
615.1 GRE
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Material Type
Book
Accession Code
BV988.68.35
Call Number
615.1 GRE
Edition
6th ed.
Author
Greenish, Henry G. (Henry George), 1855-1933
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
J.& A. Churchill
Publication Date
1933
Physical Description
xiv, 564 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Inscription
"Gibb G. Henderson 777 W W Georgia Street Vancouver B.C. Georgia Pharmacy Ltd." [handwritten in black ink on front pastedown] "GEORGIA PHARMACY LTD. 777 WEST GEORGIA ST. VANCOUVER, B.C.' [stamped in red ink on top of the front endpaper ]
Subjects LoC
Pharmacology
Name Access
Henderson, Gibb Gilmour
University of British Columbia
Notes
Author's full given name and dates: Greenish, Henry G. (Henry George), 1855-1933.
"With 297 Illustrations" -- title page
"Professor of Pharmacy to the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and in the University of London; Director of the Pharmacy Research Laboratory of the Pharmaceutical Society ; Hanbury Gold Medalist, 1917; Examiner to the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain and to the University of London." -- title page
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Atlas of British Columbia : people, environment, and resource use

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumlibrary1091
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Author
Farley, A. L. (Albert L.), 1920-
Publication Date
1979
Call Number
912.711 FAR
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Reference Collection
Material Type
Book
ISBN
0774800925
9780774800921
Call Number
912.711 FAR
Author
Farley, A. L. (Albert L.), 1920-
Place of Publication
Vancouver
Publisher
University of British Columbia Press
Publication Date
1979
Physical Description
viii, 135 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 x 36 cm.
Subjects LoC
British Columbia--Maps
British Columbia--Population--Maps
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Back to the Roots Podcast series - 2020 subseries

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museummultipleformat14271
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
2020
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum fonds
Description Level
Subseries
Physical Description
4 sound recordings (mp3) + 1 video recording (mp4)
Scope and Content
Subseries consists of a three episode podcast series "Back to the Roots" and two research interviews conducted using the video communication platform, "Zoom". The three podcasts which delve into the topics of Chinese family operated businesses, Chinese contributions to early local and alternative …
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum fonds
Series
UBC Partnership series
Subseries
Back to the Roots Podcast series - 2020 subseries
Description Level
Subseries
Physical Description
4 sound recordings (mp3) + 1 video recording (mp4)
Scope and Content
Subseries consists of a three episode podcast series "Back to the Roots" and two research interviews conducted using the video communication platform, "Zoom". The three podcasts which delve into the topics of Chinese family operated businesses, Chinese contributions to early local and alternative food systems, and Traditional Chinese Medicine and herbalism. The three podcasts are titled "A Family Farm"; "Where is your food from?" and "Chinese Herbalist Shops & TCM". The podcasts were created by students Rose Wu and Wei Yan Yeong from the Facutly of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia Faculty and while student interns at Burnaby Village Museum. The two interviews were conducted by students Rose Wu and Wei Yan Yeong from the Facutly of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia, while student interns at Burnaby Village Museum. The recorded interviews include Dr. John Yang (doctor of Traditional Chinese Medicine) and Denise Fong (Burnaby Village Museum's Chinese-Canadian History researcher, co curator of the Accross the Pacific exhibit and UBC PHD candidate). The interviews were conducted as part of Rose and Wei Yan's research in support of a three episode podcast series "Back to the Roots" which delves into the topics of Chinese family operated businesses, Chinese contributions to early local and alternative food systems, and Traditional Chinese Medicine and herbalism.
Creator
Rose Wu
Wei Yan Yeong
Subjects
Persons - Chinese Canadians
Agriculture - Farms
Agriculture
Gardens - Market Gardens
Names
Fong, Denise
Wu, Rose
Yeong, Wei Yan
Burnaby Village Museum
Yang, Dr. John
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Accession Code
BV020.28
Date
2020
Media Type
Sound Recording
Moving Images
Notes
Title based on contents of subseries
Interviews were originally recorded as mp4 videos on zoom. One of the interviews is made available for public access on Heritage Burnaby as an mp3 sound recording. Contact the Burnaby Village Museum to access the recording of the other interview.
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BC Sculpture 58

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivetextualrecord90371
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1958
Collection/Fonds
Municipal Records collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 booklet
Scope and Content
Exhibition catalogue for the centennial open air sculpture exhibition entitled "BC Sculpture 58". The exhibition was put together by members of the Northwest Institute of Sculpture in association with UBC's Department of University Extension, BC Centennial Committee, and the Municipality of Burnab…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1958
Collection/Fonds
Municipal Records collection
Physical Description
1 booklet
Description Level
Item
Record No.
60743
Access Restriction
Open access
Accession Number
2016-19
Scope and Content
Exhibition catalogue for the centennial open air sculpture exhibition entitled "BC Sculpture 58". The exhibition was put together by members of the Northwest Institute of Sculpture in association with UBC's Department of University Extension, BC Centennial Committee, and the Municipality of Burnaby. The exhibition was displayed at two locations: the University of British Columbia from July 9 to August 22, 1958 and Burnaby Municipal Hall from August 29 to mid-September 1958. Artists who participated in the exhibition and whose work is included in the catalogue are: Joan Brandvold, Franz Carius, Alfred E. Carlsen, Gerhard Hans Class, Robert Clothier, Vivian Cousland, Lilias M. Farley, Otto B. Fischer-Credo, Jack K. Harman, Marvin Richard Levitt, David Marshall, Elza Mayhew, George Norris, Peter Ochs, Frank Perry, Jan Zach, Thomas Kakinuma, Olea Davis, and Santo Mignosa.
Media Type
Textual Record
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BC Studies : Native peoples and colonialism, special double issue, numbers 115/116, Autumn/Winter 1997/98

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumlibrary7444
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Publication Date
1998
Call Number
917.11 BCS
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Reference Collection
Material Type
Book
Call Number
917.11 BCS
Contributor
Harris, Cole, 1936-
Barman, Jean, 1939-
Place of Publication
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Publisher
University of British Columbia
Publication Date
1998
Series
BC Studies
Physical Description
307 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 23 cm.
Subjects LoC
British Columbia--History
Subjects
Indigenous peoples
Indigenous peoples - British Columbia
Notes
Contributor: "Co-editors: Cole Harris and Jean Barman" -- front end paper
ISSN : 0005-2949
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Bishop Hills

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivetextualrecord66412
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1984
Collection/Fonds
Pixie McGeachie collection
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of a transcript of Bishop Hills diaries prepared by Pixie McGeachie's friend Cyrus E.H. Williams, who was an archivist at the Anglican Archives at the University of British Columbia.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1984
Collection/Fonds
Pixie McGeachie collection
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Description Level
File
Record No.
MSS065-020
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Accession Number
2011-04
Scope and Content
File consists of a transcript of Bishop Hills diaries prepared by Pixie McGeachie's friend Cyrus E.H. Williams, who was an archivist at the Anglican Archives at the University of British Columbia.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Transcribed title
Originally housed in two folders, both titled "Bishop Hills"
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Blythe Eagles papers

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivetextualrecord58058
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1918-1927
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of records belonging to Dr Blythe Eagles which pertain to his schooling at the University of British Columbia, including report cards, exam questions, Congregation ceremony programmes as well as his student song book and library card (issued in 1921).
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1918-1927
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Eagles family subseries
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Description Level
File
Record No.
MSS055-012
Accession Number
BHS1991-18
Scope and Content
File consists of records belonging to Dr Blythe Eagles which pertain to his schooling at the University of British Columbia, including report cards, exam questions, Congregation ceremony programmes as well as his student song book and library card (issued in 1921).
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
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booklet

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumartifact91127
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV011.44.9
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV011.44.9
Description
booklet; glossy cardstock cover in black; stapled binding; pages within numbered 1-16; index on verso of front cover; title in green ink reads: "magnificent / VANCOUVER" with photo montage of six photographs in grid below including view of downtown Vancouver, north shore mountains and Museum of Vancouver and Planetarium; Grouse Mountain gondala; Heritage Village Museum; Capilano Suspension Bridge; totem pole at University of British Columbia Museum of Anthropology and Park and Tilford Gardens. Page 16 includes map with locations of these sites. Verso of back cover includes contact information for various sites.
Object History
Brochure of tourist sites in and around Vancouver including Heritage Village (Burnaby Village Museum) on pages 14-15. Collected by Century Park Museum Association and Heritage Village as part of their promotional materials.
Category
08. Communication Artifacts
Classification
Documentary Artifacts - - Other Documents
Object Term
Pamphlet
Measurements
w: 18 cm h: 21.5 cm
Maker
Lawson Graphics Pacific Limited
Country Made
Canada
Province Made
British Columbia
Site/City Made
Vancouver
Title
Magnificent Vancouver
Publication Date
[1979]
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts - Booklets
Industries - Tourism
Name Access
Burnaby Village Museum
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Vancouver
Burnaby
Record Type
Artifact
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Book reading given by Pixie McGeachie January 10, 1973 - Track 1

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/oralhistory237
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date Range
1849-1872
Length
0:09:04
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Doreen "Pixie" McGeachie's introduction of the book "Archdeacon on Horseback" by Canon Cyril E.H. Williams and herself, telling the story of Archdeacon Richard Small. She begins by reading the book's forward, as well as the beginnings of the first chapter.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Doreen "Pixie" McGeachie's introduction of the book "Archdeacon on Horseback" by Canon Cyril E.H. Williams and herself, telling the story of Archdeacon Richard Small. She begins by reading the book's forward, as well as the beginnings of the first chapter.
Date Range
1849-1872
Photo Info
Pixie McGeachie (left) and Florence Godwin, 1992. Item no. 330-003
Length
0:09:04
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Lytton
Interview Date
January 10, 1973
Scope and Content
Recording is of a book reading given by Pixie McGeachie on January 10, 1973 to the Burnaby Historical Society from the book "Archdeacon on Horseback" by Canon Cyril E.H. Williams (then archivist in the Vancouver School of Theology, University of British Columbia) and Pixie McGeachie.
Biographical Notes
Doreen "Pixie" (Johnson) McGeachie was a resident of Burnaby for over sixty years. Pixie married John Aloysius "Jack" McGeachie and raised their children Kathi (Dunlop) and David McGeachie in the house the couple built themselves in 1947. Pixie served as the editor for the Burnaby Examiner newspaper and wrote a column entitled "Burnaby History" for The News. In 1974 she authored her first book titled "Bygones of Burnaby" which was one of the first to develop anecdotal stories about pioneer life in Burnaby. She authored "Burnaby - A Proud Century" in 1992 and in 2002 she wrote a biography of the city's namesake in the book "Land of Promise: Robert Burnaby's letters from Colonial B.C." She also contributed many hours of volunteering; helping to establish Burnaby's first museum Heritage Village in 1971, serving as President of the Burnaby Historical Society from 1991-1993. She served a six year term on Burnaby's Heritage Commission leading the charge to preserve many historic sites throughout the city, and during her twenty years as the Community Archives volunteer archivist for the historical society, she succeeded in gathering thousands of rare and valuable historic photographs and documents which now forms the core of the photograph collection on the Heritage Burnaby website (as these items were donated by the Society to the City Archives in 2007). The City of Burnaby awarded Pixie McGeachie the Kushiro Cup as Citizen of the year in 2002. In 2006 she received a Heritage BC project award for leading the Friends of Interurban 1223 project, and in 2008 Heritage BC recognised her again by presenting her with the Ruby Nobb Award. John Aloysius "Jack" McGeachie died October 12, 1981 at the age of sixty-seven. Doreen "Pixie" (Johnson) McGeachie died August 14, 2010 at the age of eighty-nine.
Total Tracks
6
Total Length
0:54:31
Interviewee Name
McGeachie, Doreen “Pixie”
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Oral history subseries
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
Images
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Track one of recording of a book reading given by Pixie McGeachie

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Book reading given by Pixie McGeachie January 10, 1973 - Track 2

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/oralhistory238
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date Range
1803-1884
Length
0:09:29
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Pixie McGeachie's continued reading of "Archdeacon on Horseback" by Canon Cyril E.H. Williams and herself. This section of the reading describes the earlier the impact of the gold rush on British Columbia and the formation of Lytton, BC.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Pixie McGeachie's continued reading of "Archdeacon on Horseback" by Canon Cyril E.H. Williams and herself. This section of the reading describes the earlier the impact of the gold rush on British Columbia and the formation of Lytton, BC.
Date Range
1803-1884
Photo Info
Pixie McGeachie (left) and Florence Godwin, 1992. Item no. 330-003
Length
0:09:29
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Lytton
Interview Date
January 10, 1973
Scope and Content
Recording is of a book reading given by Pixie McGeachie on January 10, 1973 to the Burnaby Historical Society from the book "Archdeacon on Horseback" by Canon Cyril E.H. Williams (then archivist in the Vancouver School of Theology, University of British Columbia) and Pixie McGeachie.
Biographical Notes
Doreen "Pixie" (Johnson) McGeachie was a resident of Burnaby for over sixty years. Pixie married John Aloysius "Jack" McGeachie and raised their children Kathi (Dunlop) and David McGeachie in the house the couple built themselves in 1947. Pixie served as the editor for the Burnaby Examiner newspaper and wrote a column entitled "Burnaby History" for The News. In 1974 she authored her first book titled "Bygones of Burnaby" which was one of the first to develop anecdotal stories about pioneer life in Burnaby. She authored "Burnaby - A Proud Century" in 1992 and in 2002 she wrote a biography of the city's namesake in the book "Land of Promise: Robert Burnaby's letters from Colonial B.C." She also contributed many hours of volunteering; helping to establish Burnaby's first museum Heritage Village in 1971, serving as President of the Burnaby Historical Society from 1991-1993. She served a six year term on Burnaby's Heritage Commission leading the charge to preserve many historic sites throughout the city, and during her twenty years as the Community Archives volunteer archivist for the historical society, she succeeded in gathering thousands of rare and valuable historic photographs and documents which now forms the core of the photograph collection on the Heritage Burnaby website (as these items were donated by the Society to the City Archives in 2007). The City of Burnaby awarded Pixie McGeachie the Kushiro Cup as Citizen of the year in 2002. In 2006 she received a Heritage BC project award for leading the Friends of Interurban 1223 project, and in 2008 Heritage BC recognised her again by presenting her with the Ruby Nobb Award. John Aloysius "Jack" McGeachie died October 12, 1981 at the age of sixty-seven. Doreen "Pixie" (Johnson) McGeachie died August 14, 2010 at the age of eighty-nine.
Total Tracks
6
Total Length
0:54:31
Interviewee Name
McGeachie, Doreen “Pixie”
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Oral history subseries
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
Images
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Track two of recording of a book reading given by Pixie McGeachie

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Book reading given by Pixie McGeachie January 10, 1973 - Track 3

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/oralhistory239
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date Range
1859-1867
Length
0:09:26
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Pixie McGeachie's continued reading of "Archdeacon on Horseback" by Canon Cyril E.H. Williams and herself. This section of the reading describes early missionary experiences in Lytton, including descriptions from the diary of Bishop Hill.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Pixie McGeachie's continued reading of "Archdeacon on Horseback" by Canon Cyril E.H. Williams and herself. This section of the reading describes early missionary experiences in Lytton, including descriptions from the diary of Bishop Hill.
Date Range
1859-1867
Photo Info
Pixie McGeachie (left) and Florence Godwin, 1992. Item no. 330-003
Length
0:09:26
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Lytton
Interview Date
January 10, 1973
Scope and Content
Recording is of a book reading given by Pixie McGeachie on January 10, 1973 to the Burnaby Historical Society from the book "Archdeacon on Horseback" by Canon Cyril E.H. Williams (then archivist in the Vancouver School of Theology, University of British Columbia) and Pixie McGeachie.
Biographical Notes
Doreen "Pixie" (Johnson) McGeachie was a resident of Burnaby for over sixty years. Pixie married John Aloysius "Jack" McGeachie and raised their children Kathi (Dunlop) and David McGeachie in the house the couple built themselves in 1947. Pixie served as the editor for the Burnaby Examiner newspaper and wrote a column entitled "Burnaby History" for The News. In 1974 she authored her first book titled "Bygones of Burnaby" which was one of the first to develop anecdotal stories about pioneer life in Burnaby. She authored "Burnaby - A Proud Century" in 1992 and in 2002 she wrote a biography of the city's namesake in the book "Land of Promise: Robert Burnaby's letters from Colonial B.C." She also contributed many hours of volunteering; helping to establish Burnaby's first museum Heritage Village in 1971, serving as President of the Burnaby Historical Society from 1991-1993. She served a six year term on Burnaby's Heritage Commission leading the charge to preserve many historic sites throughout the city, and during her twenty years as the Community Archives volunteer archivist for the historical society, she succeeded in gathering thousands of rare and valuable historic photographs and documents which now forms the core of the photograph collection on the Heritage Burnaby website (as these items were donated by the Society to the City Archives in 2007). The City of Burnaby awarded Pixie McGeachie the Kushiro Cup as Citizen of the year in 2002. In 2006 she received a Heritage BC project award for leading the Friends of Interurban 1223 project, and in 2008 Heritage BC recognised her again by presenting her with the Ruby Nobb Award. John Aloysius "Jack" McGeachie died October 12, 1981 at the age of sixty-seven. Doreen "Pixie" (Johnson) McGeachie died August 14, 2010 at the age of eighty-nine.
Total Tracks
6
Total Length
0:54:31
Interviewee Name
McGeachie, Doreen “Pixie”
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Oral history subseries
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
Images
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Track three of recording of a book reading given by Pixie McGeachie

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Book reading given by Pixie McGeachie January 10, 1973 - Track 4

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/oralhistory240
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date Range
1867-1868
Length
0:09:11
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Pixie McGeachie's continued reading of "Archdeacon on Horseback" by Canon Cyril E.H. Williams and herself. This section of the reading describes Reverend John Booth Good's first years serving as a missionary at Lytton, British Columbia.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Pixie McGeachie's continued reading of "Archdeacon on Horseback" by Canon Cyril E.H. Williams and herself. This section of the reading describes Reverend John Booth Good's first years serving as a missionary at Lytton, British Columbia.
Date Range
1867-1868
Photo Info
Pixie McGeachie (left) and Florence Godwin, 1992. Item no. 330-003
Length
0:09:11
Person / Organization
Good, Reverend John Booth
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Lytton
Interview Date
January 10, 1973
Scope and Content
Recording is of a book reading given by Pixie McGeachie on January 10, 1973 to the Burnaby Historical Society from the book "Archdeacon on Horseback" by Canon Cyril E.H. Williams (then archivist in the Vancouver School of Theology, University of British Columbia) and Pixie McGeachie.
Biographical Notes
Doreen "Pixie" (Johnson) McGeachie was a resident of Burnaby for over sixty years. Pixie married John Aloysius "Jack" McGeachie and raised their children Kathi (Dunlop) and David McGeachie in the house the couple built themselves in 1947. Pixie served as the editor for the Burnaby Examiner newspaper and wrote a column entitled "Burnaby History" for The News. In 1974 she authored her first book titled "Bygones of Burnaby" which was one of the first to develop anecdotal stories about pioneer life in Burnaby. She authored "Burnaby - A Proud Century" in 1992 and in 2002 she wrote a biography of the city's namesake in the book "Land of Promise: Robert Burnaby's letters from Colonial B.C." She also contributed many hours of volunteering; helping to establish Burnaby's first museum Heritage Village in 1971, serving as President of the Burnaby Historical Society from 1991-1993. She served a six year term on Burnaby's Heritage Commission leading the charge to preserve many historic sites throughout the city, and during her twenty years as the Community Archives volunteer archivist for the historical society, she succeeded in gathering thousands of rare and valuable historic photographs and documents which now forms the core of the photograph collection on the Heritage Burnaby website (as these items were donated by the Society to the City Archives in 2007). The City of Burnaby awarded Pixie McGeachie the Kushiro Cup as Citizen of the year in 2002. In 2006 she received a Heritage BC project award for leading the Friends of Interurban 1223 project, and in 2008 Heritage BC recognised her again by presenting her with the Ruby Nobb Award. John Aloysius "Jack" McGeachie died October 12, 1981 at the age of sixty-seven. Doreen "Pixie" (Johnson) McGeachie died August 14, 2010 at the age of eighty-nine.
Total Tracks
6
Total Length
0:54:31
Interviewee Name
McGeachie, Doreen “Pixie”
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Oral history subseries
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
Images
Audio Tracks

Track four of recording of a book reading given by Pixie McGeachie

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Book reading given by Pixie McGeachie January 10, 1973 - Track 5

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/oralhistory241
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date Range
1868-1872
Length
0:09:07
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Pixie McGeachie's continued reading of "Archdeacon on Horseback" by Canon Cyril E.H. Williams and herself. This section of the reading describes Reverend John Booth Good's first years serving as a missionary in and around Lytton, British Columbia, including…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Pixie McGeachie's continued reading of "Archdeacon on Horseback" by Canon Cyril E.H. Williams and herself. This section of the reading describes Reverend John Booth Good's first years serving as a missionary in and around Lytton, British Columbia, including the unhappy event of the death of his daughter.
Date Range
1868-1872
Photo Info
Pixie McGeachie (left) and Florence Godwin, 1992. Item no. 330-003
Length
0:09:07
Person / Organization
Good, Reverend John Booth
Geographic Access
British Columbia - Lytton
Interview Date
January 10, 1973
Scope and Content
Recording is of a book reading given by Pixie McGeachie on January 10, 1973 to the Burnaby Historical Society from the book "Archdeacon on Horseback" by Canon Cyril E.H. Williams (then archivist in the Vancouver School of Theology, University of British Columbia) and Pixie McGeachie.
Biographical Notes
Doreen "Pixie" (Johnson) McGeachie was a resident of Burnaby for over sixty years. Pixie married John Aloysius "Jack" McGeachie and raised their children Kathi (Dunlop) and David McGeachie in the house the couple built themselves in 1947. Pixie served as the editor for the Burnaby Examiner newspaper and wrote a column entitled "Burnaby History" for The News. In 1974 she authored her first book titled "Bygones of Burnaby" which was one of the first to develop anecdotal stories about pioneer life in Burnaby. She authored "Burnaby - A Proud Century" in 1992 and in 2002 she wrote a biography of the city's namesake in the book "Land of Promise: Robert Burnaby's letters from Colonial B.C." She also contributed many hours of volunteering; helping to establish Burnaby's first museum Heritage Village in 1971, serving as President of the Burnaby Historical Society from 1991-1993. She served a six year term on Burnaby's Heritage Commission leading the charge to preserve many historic sites throughout the city, and during her twenty years as the Community Archives volunteer archivist for the historical society, she succeeded in gathering thousands of rare and valuable historic photographs and documents which now forms the core of the photograph collection on the Heritage Burnaby website (as these items were donated by the Society to the City Archives in 2007). The City of Burnaby awarded Pixie McGeachie the Kushiro Cup as Citizen of the year in 2002. In 2006 she received a Heritage BC project award for leading the Friends of Interurban 1223 project, and in 2008 Heritage BC recognised her again by presenting her with the Ruby Nobb Award. John Aloysius "Jack" McGeachie died October 12, 1981 at the age of sixty-seven. Doreen "Pixie" (Johnson) McGeachie died August 14, 2010 at the age of eighty-nine.
Total Tracks
6
Total Length
0:54:31
Interviewee Name
McGeachie, Doreen “Pixie”
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society fonds
Series
Community Archives Collection series
Subseries
Oral history subseries
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
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Track five of recording of a book reading given by Pixie McGeachie

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