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Other Name
SHOULDER TITLE
Date Range From
1915
Date Range To
1920
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
COPPER
Catalogue Number
P19990035047
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
SHOULDER TITLE
Date Range From
1915
Date Range To
1920
Materials
COPPER
No. Pieces
1
Height
1.2
Length
5.5
Width
1.6
Description
COPPER SHOULDER FLASH. "54TH KOOTENAY BATTN. CANADA". ON THE BACK ARE TWO LOOPS FOR SECURING A SPLIT PIN - PIN IS MISSING. THERE IS SOME WHITE DISCOLORATION ON FRONT AND BACK. ON THE BACK THE MANUFACTURER IS MARKED "JACOBY BROS. VANCOUVER B.C."
Subjects
ADORNMENT
PERSONAL SYMBOL
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
BELONGING TO THE 54TH INFANTRY BATTALION OR "KOOTENAY BATTALION", IN SOUTHERN B.C.. THIS TITLE WOULD HAVE BELONGED TO SOMEONE RANKED BELOW OFFICER. CAME IN JEWELRY BOX P19990035021-GA. SEE P19990035001-GA FOR MORE HISTORY. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF MILITARY OBJECTS. SHE CROSS-REFERENCED COLLECTION DOCUMENTATION PROVIDED BY THE PIONEER PEMMICAN CLUB AND POSSIBLE ASSOCIATIONS WITH FORMER CLUB MEMBERS, BUT WAS UNABLE TO FIND ANY NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THIS ARTIFACT.
Catalogue Number
P19990035047
Acquisition Date
2000-07
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
SHOULDER TITLE
Date Range From
1914
Date Range To
1920
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
BRONZE, BRASS
Catalogue Number
P19990035050
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
SHOULDER TITLE
Date Range From
1914
Date Range To
1920
Materials
BRONZE, BRASS
No. Pieces
2
Height
1.8
Length
5.7
Width
1.4
Description
BROWN SHOULDER FLASH. CONSISTS OF THE WORD "CANADA" IN BRONZE, ON A SUNKEN BACKGROUND OF DARKER BROWN. AROUND THIS IS A SIMPLE BORDER OF BRONZE. ON THE BACK THE MANUFACTURER IS STAMPED "R.J.INGLIS LIMITED". THERE ARE TWO LOOPS ON THE BACK THROUGH WHICH IS A SPLIT PIN.
Subjects
ADORNMENT
PERSONAL SYMBOL
Historical Association
MILITARY
History
PROBABLY FIRST WORLD WAR. INGLIS WAS A CANADIAN MANUFACTURER. CAME IN JEWELRY BOX P19990035021-GA. SEE P19990035001-GA FOR ADDITIONAL HISTORY. *UPDATE* IN 2014 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT JANE EDMUNDSON CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF MILITARY OBJECTS. SHE CROSS-REFERENCED COLLECTION DOCUMENTATION PROVIDED BY THE PIONEER PEMMICAN CLUB AND POSSIBLE ASSOCIATIONS WITH FORMER CLUB MEMBERS, BUT WAS UNABLE TO FIND ANY NEW INFORMATION ABOUT THIS ARTIFACT.
Catalogue Number
P19990035050
Acquisition Date
2000-07
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
CHARM BOTTLE
Date Range From
1945
Date Range To
1955
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
GLASS, BRASS, PLASTIC, WOOD
Catalogue Number
P19970041064
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
CHARM BOTTLE
Date Range From
1945
Date Range To
1955
Materials
GLASS, BRASS, PLASTIC, WOOD
No. Pieces
19
Height
6.2
Length
6.8
Width
4
Description
18 VARIOUS TRINKETS AND CHARMS INSIDE GLASS BOTTLE. .1) BOTTLE IS CLEAR GLASS WITH TAPERED SIDES AND CIRCULAR STEEL LID PAINTED RED. RAISED ON BOTTOM IS "WATERMAN'S 2 OZ REGISTERED" AND "MADE IN CANADA". .2) CROSS PENDANT: 2.8CM X 1.7CM X 0.5CM CARVED TORTOISE SHELL CROSS WITH THIN WIRE LOOP AND BLUE INK MARKS ON ONE SIDE. .3) CROSS PENDANT: 3.1CM X 1.9CM X 0.1CM BRASS CROSS WITH RAISED FOUR PETAL FLOWER AT CENTER WITH LAYERED PETALS EXTENDING DOWN EACH ARM OF CROSS. SMALL CIRCULAR LOOP IS MOLDED TO CROSS AT TOP. .4) CROSS PIN: 1.4CM X 0.9CM X 0.1CM BRASS CROSS WITH FASTENING PIN BROKEN OFF. SLAG FROM PIN IS STILL ON BACK. .5) CROSS PIN: 1.0CM X 0.6CM X 0.5CM BRASS CROSS WITH CIRCULAR HASP AND FRAME FOR PIN. PIN IS MISSING. .6) PENDANT: 1.5CM (D) X 0.3CM CIRCULAR BRASS PENDANT WITH PICTURE OF MARY HOLDING THE BABY JESUS ON A BLUE BACKGROUND. PENDANT HAS BEADWORK EDGING AND PLASTIC LENS IS SCRTACHED HEAVILY. .7) RING: 1.9CM (D) X 1.2CM BRASS RING WITH SILVER PAINT WHICH IS WORN HEAVILY AND TWO PURPLISH PLASTIC STONES MOUNTED SIDE BY SIDE. .8) LOCKET: 2.4CM X 2.1CM X 0.3CM RECTANGULAR BRASS LOCKET. LOCKET HAS ETCHING IN CORNERS AND ALONG HINGED SIDE TO GIVE IT A BOOK-LIKE APPEARANCE. .9) CLASP: 2.5CM X 0.7CM X 0.8CM BRASS PIN THAT LOOKS LIKE A TINY TIE CLIP. CLIP BRASS EDGING WITH TORTOISE SHELL SETTING. TORTOISE SHELL HAS INTERSECTING WAVY LINE DECORATION. .10) PLASTIC FRAGMENT: 1.4CM X 0.8CM X 0.7CM TEAR SHAPED RED PLASTIC STONE SET IN SILVER PAINTED PLASTIC BEZEL OF SAME SHAPE. .11) PENDANT: 1.7CM X 1.2CM X 0.5CM PENDANT MADE UP OF BRASS FRAME AND SQUARE PINK PLASTIC STONE WITH SCISSORS CUT. SMALL BRASS CHAIN IS ATTATCHED TO RING AT TOP. .12) BUTTON: 2.3CM X 1.8CM X 0.6CM PINK PLASTIC BUTTON SHAPED LIKE A LEAF. .13) SEASHELL: 1.1CM X 0.6CM (D) WHITE UNIVALVE SHELL WITH TINY RED SPOTS. .14) BEAD: 2.2CM X 0.7CM GOLD COLORED CYLINDRICAL PLASTIC BEAD WITH PARALLEL TAPERED ENDS. .15) BEAD: 1.9CM X 1.2CM (D) OVAL SHAPED GLASS BEAD COLORED AMBER WITH HOLE BORED ALONG LENGTH. .16) BEAD:1.0CM (D) SPHERICAL WOODEN BEAD WITH DARK FINISH. .17) BEAD: 1.0CM (D) CLEAR PLASTIC BEAD CUT LIKE A JEWEL. .18) BEAD: 1.5CM X 0.7CM (D) OVAL SHAPED PLASTIC BEAD COLORED A MILKY WHITE AND HAS BRASS LOOP THROUGHT IT.
Subjects
CONTAINER
PERSONAL SYMBOL
ADORNMENT
TOY
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
RELIGION
History
JAR AND ITS CONTENTS BELONGED TO DONOR, JOY KOGAWA, AS A YOUNG GIRL. JOY IS DAUGHTER OF REV. G.G. NAKAYAMA AND WAS BORN IN VANCOUVER. SHE AND HER FAMILY WERE TAKEN TO SLOCAN CITY DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR (1942-1945). FOLLOWING THE WAR SHE AND HER FAMILY MOVED TO COALDALE WHERE HER FATHER ESTABLISHED THE ANGLICAN CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION. JOY WENT ON TO BECOME AN AUTHOR AND LECTURER OF RENOWN IN CANADA. HER NOVELS INCLUDE "OBASAN" AND "THE RAIN ASCENDS". FROM AUGUST 29 TO 31, 2011 COLLECTIONS TECHNICIAN KEVIN MACLEAN INTERVIEWED THE DONOR, JOY KOGAWA, ABOUT HER MEMORIES ASSOCIATED WITH SPECIFIC OBJECTS THAT SHE DONATED IN 1997. OF THIS ARTIFACT, KOGAWA SAID: “WELL THIS WOULD HAVE BEEN ONE OF THE INK BOTTLES, BUT WHAT ON EARTH IS INSIDE?... ALL THESE LITTLE THINGS… [I WOULD HAVE COLLECTED] THIS BUNCH OF THINGS AS A TEENAGER… I STILL DO THIS KIND OF THING. SOMETIMES I’LL WALK ALONG AND I SEE SOMETHING ON THE GROUND AND I’LL PICK IT UP. I THINK ‘OH, THIS IS A PRETTY LITTLE THING’. AND THEN I’LL KEEP IT… I’M INCLINED TO KEEP CLUTTER, AND THESE WOULD HAVE BEEN LITTLE THINGS THAT I JUST DIDN’T THROW OUT… [ONE PIECE] WAS PART OF A NECKLACE THAT CAME FROM NIAGARA FALLS… SOMEBODY WHO HAD BEEN TO NIAGARA FALLS MAILED IT TO ME, AND I LOVED IT… IT USED TO HAVE A LITTLE BARREL AT THE BOTTOM AND YOU COULD LOOK THROUGH A HOLE IN THE BARREL, AND SEE NIAGARA FALLS… THIS WAS A CHEAP RING THAT I GOT FROM SOMEONE AS A CHILD, [AND] THIS IS PART OF A LOCKET… THIS WAS A BUTTON [FROM] A PINK CROCHET SWEATER… THIS IS A CROSS THAT I HAD ON A CHAIN, [AND] THIS WAS PART OF MY DAD’S CUFFLINK…” SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041064
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
DRESS ACCESSORY
Date Range From
1945
Date Range To
1960
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SATIN
Catalogue Number
P19870012003
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
DRESS ACCESSORY
Date Range From
1945
Date Range To
1960
Materials
SATIN
No. Pieces
1
Length
23.0
Width
6.0
Description
CLOTH BOW SHAPED & TIED, WHITE.
Subjects
ADORNMENT
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
MRS. MARY CHARNETSKI OF EDMONTON USED BOW ON FORMAL OCCASIONS. USED AS A DRESS ORNAMENTATION. PROBABLY HAND MADE. *UPDATED* IN 2017 COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT RUTHANN LABLANCE CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF CLOTHING, INCLUDING SEVERAL CLOTHING PIECES DONATED BY EMILY CHARNETSKI. THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION COMES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD, THE EDMONTON JOURNAL, ALBERTAONRECORD.CA, THE BOOK “SPRUCE, SWAMP AND STONE”, AND FROM EMAIL CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE DONOR. ALEXANDER JOHN CHARNETSKI WAS BORN ON MARCH 20, 1901 IN GIMLI, MB, THE FIRST SON BORN TO JOHN AND PELAGIA CHARNETSKI (NEE GIZYM). ALEXANDER WORKED AS THE SUPERVISOR OF AGRICULTURE WITH THE ALBERTA GOVERNMENT AND WORKED SEVERAL PLACES IN ALBERTA, INCLUDING MYRNAM, EDSON, EMPRESS, STETTLER, AND EDMONTON. HE RETIRED IN 1966. ALEXANDER PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 78 ON FEBRUARY 16, 1980. IN 1982, HE WAS INDUCTED INTO THE ALBERTA AGRICULTURE HALL OF FAME. MARY CHARNETSKI (NEE TURECKI, CHANGED TO TURKO IN CANADA) WAS BORN ON AUGUST 24, 1909 IN THE VILLAGE OF YURKIVTSI, COUNTY OF ZASTAVNA, PROVINCE OF BUKOVINA, AUSTRIA (NOW UKRAINE), THE DAUGHTER OF WASYL (WILLIAM IN CANADA) AND SANCHIRA TURECKI (TURKO IN CANADA). MARY IMMIGRATED TO EDMONTON WITH HER MOTHER AND SISTER IN 1921. ON NOVEMBER 15, 1930, MARY WAS MARRIED TO ALEXANDER JOHN CHARNETSKI. SHE MOVED TO WHITE ROCK, BC TO BE CLOSER TO HER DAUGHTER IN ABOUT 1987. MARY PASSED AWAY AT THE AGE OF 98 ON DECEMBER 10, 2007. SEE PERAMENT FILE FOR COPIES OF ARTICLES FROM THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD, THE EDMONTON JOURNAL, ALBERTAONRECORD.CA, THE BOOK “SPRUCE, SWAMP AND STONE”, AND FOR EMAIL CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE DONOR.
Catalogue Number
P19870012003
Acquisition Date
1987-06
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
HAIR PIECE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SATIN
Catalogue Number
P19970041759
Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
HAIR PIECE
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1950
Materials
SATIN
No. Pieces
1
Height
1.1
Diameter
12
Description
PINK SATIN TIED RIBBON BOW WITH BLACK STEEL BOBBY PIN FASTENED TO THE BACK.
Subjects
ADORNMENT
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
BOW BELONGED TO DONOR AS A YOUNG GIRL WHO WORE IT OFTEN IN HER HAIR. THE NAKAYAMA FAMILY WAS ORIGINALLY FROM VANCOUVER BUT MOVED TO COALDALE FOLLOWING THE SECOND WORLD WAR WHEN THEY WERE INTERNED AT SLOCAN CITY IN THE INTERIOR OF BRITISH COLUMBIA BY THE CANADIAN GOVERNMENT. THE DONOR'S FATHER, REV. CANON G.G. NAKAYAMA, WAS AN ANGLICAN MINISTER IN VANCOUVER, AND THEN ESTABLISHED THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION IN COALDALE IN 1945 WHERE HE SERVED UNTIL 1970. SEE RECORD P19970041001 FOR EXPANDED BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION AND PERMANENT FILE FOR FURTHER HISTORY.
Catalogue Number
P19970041759
Acquisition Date
1997-01
Collection
Museum
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Other Name
GOLD BRACELET
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
GOLD, METAL, PLASTIC
Catalogue Number
P20010021017
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
GOLD BRACELET
Date Range From
1939
Date Range To
1945
Materials
GOLD, METAL, PLASTIC
No. Pieces
4
Height
0.3
Length
10.0
Width
3.5
Description
BRACELET IS MADE OUT OF 14K GOLD, AND HAS A SMALL IDENTIFICATION TAG ATTACHED TO IT. TAG READS "TIFFANY & CO.", AND UNDER THAT, "14K". ALSO ON THIS BRACELET IS WHAT APPEARS TO BE A COPPER COIN WITH ARABIC WRITING ON IT, A SMALL GUNMETAL GREY KEY (FOR A LOCKER PERHAPS), AND A BLACK PLASTIC HORSE.
Subjects
ADORNMENT
Historical Association
MILITARY
PERSONAL CARE
History
THE DONOR OF THIS ARTIFACT, JOHN LLOYD KNIGHT, SERVED AS A MEMBER OF THE FIRST SPECIAL SERVICE FORCE (ALSO KNOWN AS THE DEVILS BRIGADE) DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR. SEE RECORD P20000036001-GA FOR DONOR BIOGRAPHY AND BRIEF HISTORY OF THE FSSF.
Catalogue Number
P20010021017
Acquisition Date
2001-09
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
SILVER BRACELET
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1944
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
METAL
Catalogue Number
P20010021004
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
SILVER BRACELET
Date Range From
1940
Date Range To
1944
Materials
METAL
No. Pieces
1
Height
0.2
Length
18.0
Width
1.3
Description
BRACELET IS COMPOSED OF 5 MAIN PORTIONS. EACH OF THESE PORTIONS HAS A PICTORIAL. THE SECOND IN ON THE RIGHT AND LEFT HAVE THE FOLLOWING IDENTIFYING MARKS, "SOUVENIR DE NAPLES" ABOVE A PICTURE OF A MOUNTAIN SCENE. THE MIDDLE PLATE SHOWS WORLD WAR TWO ERA SHIPS (AS IDENTIFIED BY THE LARGE MAIN MAST USED FOR RADIO AND COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT). BEHIND THE SHIPS THERE ARE IMAGES OF TWO PLANES FLYING. AT THE TWO END PLATES, THERE IS ANOTHER MOUNTAIN SCENE WITH 3 PLANES FLYING ABOVE WHAT MAY BE A DOCK. THERE IS A CLASP AT THE RIGHT END WHICH ATTACHES TO A LOOP AT THE OTHER END.
Subjects
ADORNMENT
Historical Association
COMMEMORATIVE
MILITARY
History
THE DONOR OF THIS ARTIFACT, JOHN LLOYD KNIGHT, SERVED AS A MEMBER OF THE FIRST SPECIAL SERVICE FORCE (ALSO KNOWN AS THE DEVILS BRIGADE) DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR. THIS BRACELET IS IDENTIFIED AS COMING FROM NAPLES ITALY, WHERE KNIGHT SERVED. SEE RECORD P20000036001-GA FOR DONOR BIOGRAPHY AND BRIEF HISTORY OF THE FSSF.
Catalogue Number
P20010021004
Acquisition Date
2001-09
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Other Name
BONE & SHELL (SET)
Date Range From
1800
Date Range To
1900
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
GLASS BEADS, SHELLS, BONE, BUCKSKIN
Catalogue Number
P19738052000
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Material Type
Artifact
Other Name
BONE & SHELL (SET)
Date Range From
1800
Date Range To
1900
Materials
GLASS BEADS, SHELLS, BONE, BUCKSKIN
No. Pieces
2
Diameter
20.3
Description
MADE OF WHITE GLASS BEADS (CYLINDRICAL TYPE), FLAT BONE BEADS, COWERY SHELLS STRUNG ON BUCKSKIN. CONSERVATION REPORT ON FILE.
Subjects
INDIGENOUS
ADORNMENT
Historical Association
ETHNOGRAPHIC
History
NORTHERN PLAINS CULTURE. SHELLS PROBABLY TRADED FROM WEST COAST. TRADE NETWORKS FROM THE COAST TO THE INTERIOR ALREADY WELL ESTABLISHED BY TIME OF WHITE CONTACT. DENTALIUM & COWRY SHELLS WERE HIGHLY PRIZED TRADE ITEMS & WERE CONSIDERED BY SOME RESEARCHERS TO HAVE BEEN A FORM OF CURRENCY.
Catalogue Number
P19738052000
Acquisition Date
1973-07
Collection
Museum
Images
Less detail
Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1870
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
SILVER
Catalogue Number
P19651776000
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1860
Date Range To
1870
Materials
SILVER
No. Pieces
1
Width
2.5
Diameter
6.3
Description
PATENT STAMPED AND ENGRAVED ON INSIDE. "S" WITH "V" OVER STAMPED INSIDE. ENGRAVED LEAF PATTERN ON ONE HALF THE BRACELET WITH PLAIN BORDER. BACK HALF PLAIN. BROKEN AT HINGE. ILLEGIBLE NAME SCRATCHED INTO INTERIOR SIDE OF BRACELET. TENSION DEVICE ON INTEIOR WITH PRESSURE KNOBS FACILITATES CLOSURE. SURFACE PATINATED.
Subjects
ADORNMENT
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
DONOR, MRS. CLIFF MCNABB BELIEVES BRACELET DATES TO 1867 BELONGED TO A NURSE, CHARLOTTE NICOLSON, WHO HAD A NURSING HOME IN RIVERSIDE. MARGARET MCNABB, NEE HARVIE IMMIGRATED TO CANADA FROM GLASCOW SCOTLAND IN 1904 WITH HER FAMILY & SETTLED IN THE TURIN/IRON SPRINGS AREA TO FARM. LATER MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE & MARRIED CLIFF MCNABB ABOUT 1918. AS A RESULT OF RESEARCH DONE IN CONJUNCTION WITH A SCOTTISH-THEMED EXHIBIT IN 2009, THE GALT CONDUCTED NEW INFORMATION ON THE HARVIE FAMILY, ADDING THE FOLLOWING TO THE RECORD. ROBERT AND MARGARET HARVIE LEFT SCOTLAND IN 1904 AND IMMIGRATED TO CANADA, DESTINED FOR LETHBRIDGE, WITH THEIR FAMILY. THE FAMILY CONSISTED OF TWO SONS (JOHN AND CHARLIE) AND A DAUGHTER (MARGARET). MR. HARVIE’S MINING EXPERIENCE IN HIS NATIVE SCOTLAND PROVED VALUABLE IN LETHBRIDGE AND DIAMOND CITY WHERE, HE FOUND WORK MINING COAL. IN 1907, MR. HARVIE MOVED HIS FAMILY ON TO THE PRAIRIE AFTER HE DECIDED THAT FARMING WAS HIS CALLING. HE OCCUPIED LANDS IN AND AROUND LETHBRIDGE BEFORE SETTLING PERMANENTLY NEAR TURIN. MRS. MARGARET MCNABB WAS THE LAST SURVIVING MEMBER OF THE HARVIE FAMILY. SHE PASSED AWAY AT AGE 86 IN 1979. FOR MORE BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS ON THE FAMILY, PLEASE REFERENCE P19651761000-GA. *UPDATE* IN 2017, COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF BOXED TEXTILE ARTIFACTS, INCLUDING THIS BRACELET. THE ATTEMPTS MADE TO LOCATE AND CONTACT THE DONOR'S NEXT-OF-KIN TO SPEAK ABOUT THE ARTIFACT WERE UNSUCCESSFUL. FURTHER INFORMATION INTO CHARLOTTE NICOLSON WAS CONDUCTED USING THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD AND GALT ARCHIVES. IN THE 10 JULY 1935 EDITION OF THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD THERE IS A NOTE ABOUT A CHARLOTTE NICHOLSON, WHO WAS THE MATRON OF THE YMIR HOSPITAL. HER MARRIED NAME WAS MRS. W. T. MCDOWELL. FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT HER WAS NOT FOUND. ACCORDING TO AN ARTICLE FROM THE GALT PUBLISHED IN THE HERALD ON 7 DECEMBER 2014, RIVERSIDE WAS A COMMUNITY IN THE RIVER BOTTOM OF LETHBRIDGE THAT WAS IN EXISTENCE FROM THE 1930S TO 1950S. INFORMATION ABOUT A NURSING HOME IN THE COMMUNITY WAS NOT FOUND. PLEASE SEE THE PERMANENT FILE FOR MORE INFORMATION, INCLUDING LETHBRIDGE HERALD ARTICLES.
Catalogue Number
P19651776000
Acquisition Date
1965-05
Collection
Museum
Images
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Date Range From
1867
Date Range To
1870
Material Type
Artifact
Materials
STERLING SILVER
Catalogue Number
P19651777000
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Material Type
Artifact
Date Range From
1867
Date Range To
1870
Materials
STERLING SILVER
No. Pieces
1
Width
3.2
Diameter
6.3
Description
FILIGREE ENGRAVED PATTERN ON FRONT HALF OF BRACELET, PLAIN ON BACK. "STERLING SILVER". BRACELET HINGED WITH SPRING PRESSURE PLATE. SURFACE PATINATED.
Subjects
ADORNMENT
Historical Association
PERSONAL CARE
History
BELONGED TO A NURSE, CHARLOTTE NICOLSON, WHO RAN A NURSING HOME IN RIVERSIDE. DONOR, MRS. CLIFF MCNABB BELIEVES ARTIFACT DATES TO 1867. MARGARET MCNABB, NEE HARVIE IMMIGRATED TO CANADA FROM GLASCOW SCOTLAND IN 1904 WITH HER FAMILY & SETTLED IN THE TURIN/IRON SPRINGS AREA TO FARM. LATER MOVED TO LETHBRIDGE & MARRIED CLIFF MCNABB ABOUT 1918. AS A RESULT OF RESEARCH DONE IN CONJUNCTION WITH A SCOTTISH-THEMED EXHIBIT IN 2009, THE GALT CONDUCTED NEW INFORMATION ON THE HARVIE FAMILY, ADDING THE FOLLOWING TO THE RECORD. ROBERT AND MARGARET HARVIE LEFT SCOTLAND IN 1904 AND IMMIGRATED TO CANADA, DESTINED FOR LETHBRIDGE, WITH THEIR FAMILY. THE FAMILY CONSISTED OF TWO SONS (JOHN AND CHARLIE) AND A DAUGHTER (MARGARET). MR. HARVIE’S MINING EXPERIENCE IN HIS NATIVE SCOTLAND PROVED VALUABLE IN LETHBRIDGE AND DIAMOND CITY WHERE, HE FOUND WORK MINING COAL. IN 1907, MR. HARVIE MOVED HIS FAMILY ON TO THE PRAIRIE AFTER HE DECIDED THAT FARMING WAS HIS CALLING. HE OCCUPIED LANDS IN AND AROUND LETHBRIDGE BEFORE SETTLING PERMANENTLY NEAR TURIN. MRS. MARGARET MCNABB WAS THE LAST SURVIVING MEMBER OF THE HARVIE FAMILY. SHE PASSED AWAY AT AGE 86 IN 1979. FOR MORE BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS ON THE FAMILY, PLEASE REFERENCE P19651761000-GA. *UPDATE* IN 2017, COLLECTIONS ASSISTANT ELISE PUNDYK CONDUCTED A SURVEY OF BOXED TEXTILE ARTIFACTS, INCLUDING THIS BRACELET. THE ATTEMPTS MADE TO LOCATE AND CONTACT THE DONOR'S NEXT-OF-KIN TO SPEAK ABOUT THE ARTIFACT WERE UNSUCCESSFUL. FURTHER INFORMATION INTO CHARLOTTE NICOLSON WAS CONDUCTED USING THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD AND GALT ARCHIVES. IN THE 10 JULY 1935 EDITION OF THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD THERE IS A NOTE ABOUT A CHARLOTTE NICHOLSON, WHO WAS THE MATRON OF THE YMIR HOSPITAL. HER MARRIED NAME WAS MRS. W. T. MCDOWELL. FURTHER INFORMATION ABOUT HER WAS NOT FOUND. ACCORDING TO AN ARTICLE FROM THE GALT PUBLISHED IN THE HERALD ON 7 DECEMBER 2014, RIVERSIDE WAS A COMMUNITY IN THE RIVER BOTTOM OF LETHBRIDGE THAT WAS IN EXISTENCE FROM THE 1930S TO 1950S. INFORMATION ABOUT A NURSING HOME IN THE COMMUNITY WAS NOT FOUND. PLEASE SEE THE PERMANENT FILE P19651776000 FOR MORE INFORMATION, INCLUDING LETHBRIDGE HERALD ARTICLES.
Catalogue Number
P19651777000
Acquisition Date
1965-05
Collection
Museum
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