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Description
A small paper envelope from the Columbia Postal Supply Co. addressed to the Postmaster of Smithers. This envelope uses a ‘Columbian Natural Clasp No. 10N’ – a butterfly clasp manufactured by The United States Envelope Co., Springfield, Mass. There are two postmarks on the back: one is likely the se…
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Manufacturer
The United States Envelope Co.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
CONTAINER
Place Of Manufacture
United States: Springfield, Massachusets
Description
A small paper envelope from the Columbia Postal Supply Co. addressed to the Postmaster of Smithers. This envelope uses a ‘Columbian Natural Clasp No. 10N’ – a butterfly clasp manufactured by The United States Envelope Co., Springfield, Mass. There are two postmarks on the back: one is likely the sent date – “SILVER CREEK N. Y. / MAY 3 330PM” – and the other is the received date – SMITHERS B. C. / MAY 9 1935”.
Width
9.5
Length
15.5
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Number Of Parts
1
Accession No.
2016.26.5
Type of Record
Museum Artifact
Images
Material
WOOD-COTTONWOOD;
Description
Large cottonwood canoe made from one tree. The bow is a bit longer than the stern. The sides are cracked and the bottom is almost non-existent. The side up against the wall has not been measured or described because the canoe could not be moved.
Category
DISTRIBUTION AND TRANSPORTATION OBJECTS
Sub-Category
WATER TRANSPORTATION,EQUIPMENT
Description
Large cottonwood canoe made from one tree. The bow is a bit longer than the stern. The sides are cracked and the bottom is almost non-existent. The side up against the wall has not been measured or described because the canoe could not be moved.
History Of Use
No history on the donor is known except that at one time, he had leased land from the Babine Band. Martha Martins' father, Antoine Williams, built this canoe at Babine Lake. Mrs. Martins granddaughter, Donna McIntyre still lives at Babine. This canoe was made by burning out the core of a cottonwood tree.
Material
WOOD-COTTONWOOD;
Width
53.5
Length
563
Units Of Measurement
Centimeters
Dimension Notes
see condition remarks for further dimensions
Accession No.
1977.0128.0001
Photograph or Negative No.
None
Type of Record
Museum Artifact