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8 edition of Surveying northern British Columbia found in the catalog.

Surveying northern British Columbia

a photojournal of Frank Swannell

by Jay Sherwood

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  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Caitlin Press in Prince George, BC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • British Columbia,
  • British Colombia
    • Subjects:
    • Swannell, F. C,
    • Surveying -- British Columbia -- History -- 20th century,
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- British Colombia -- Pictorial works

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 160) and index.

      StatementJay Sherwood.
      GenrePictorial works.
      ContributionsSwannell, F. C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTA523.B75 S54 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 166 p. :
      Number of Pages166
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3453096M
      ISBN 101894759052
      LC Control Number2005363117
      OCLC/WorldCa56420236

      Jay Sherwood is a historian and retired teacher-librarian who worked in surveying for several years. He is the author of five BC history books, including SURVEYING NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA (Caitlin Press, ), SURVEYING CENTRAL BRITISH COLUMBIA (Royal British Columbia Museum, ), RETURN TO NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA (Royal British read more. Jay Sherwood's superb Surveying the Great Divide recalls how Canada's longest provincial boundary was formalized by a few brave men over a five-year period. Surveying the Great Divide: The Alberta/BC Boundary Survey, by Jay Sherwood Halfmoon Bay: Caitlin Press, $ / Reviewed by Robert Allen * Retired teacher-librarian at Vanderhoof and past .

      Action/Adventure British Television Comedy Classics Documentaries Drama Kids Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror See All > Surveying. 1 - 20 of 72 results One of 's Best Books of Top 10 Editor's Picks: Finance and Investing The hedge fund industry's top managers have a penchant for high returns and low profiles. British Columbia is very recent, by global standards. That simple fact is one reason why British Columbia has been able to develop one of the best land survey and title registration systems in the world. When Captain James Cook sailed into Nootka Sound in , when Juan Francisco Quadra travelled through what would one day be called.

      Surveying Central British Columbia is based primarily on Swannell’s diaries and photographs. It is supplemented by interviews with descendants of some members of Swannell’s surveying crew, research and the author’s personal visits to several places where Swannell surveyed. BC Historical Books combines the traditional tools of bibliography with the new tools of the digital world to transform our understanding of, and insight into, the history and life of British Columbia.. Bibliography is the science of describing published works, and the bibliography of British Columbia is located in traditional printed bibliographies.


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Surveying northern British Columbia by Jay Sherwood Download PDF EPUB FB2

Author Jay Sherwood has culled the best photographs and journals from both the BC Archives' collection and that of the BC land surveyors to create Surveying the North, a vivid illustration of northern BC from to With an engaging text that brings the era to life, Sherwood creates an accessible and entertaining saga for the modern reader.

Of about 1, photographs he took between andJay Sherwood has selected the best for this book. Many have historical significance, showing the changes beginning to occur in Surveying northern British Columbia book largely wilderness region of central BC.

Surveying Central British Columbia is based primarily on Swannell's diaries and photographs. Author Jay Sherwood has culled the best photographs and journals from both the BC Archives' collection and that of the BC land surveyors to create Surveying the North, a vivid illustration of northern BC from to With an engaging text that brings the era to life, Sherwood creates an accessible and entertaining saga for the modern reader.5/5(1).

Surveying Northern British Columbia: a photojournal of Frank Swannell by Sherwood, Jay, Pages: Says Sherwood about Swannell’s work, “His photographs appear in most books that cover the BC Interior in the early 20th century, yet he is seldom given more than passing credit.” Surveying Northern British Columbia sets out to correct this oversight by recognizing — and celebrating — Swannell’s important place within the history of British Columbia.

Surveying Northern British Columbia details Frank Swannell's career from to when he surveyed a large area of northern BC for the provincial government. The text includes Swannell's photos, journal excerpts, maps, and field book pages.

Surveyors, Guides, and Explorers of Northern British Columbia. The Bibliography and Research Guide: Surveyors, Guides, and Explorers of Northern British Columbia was created to provide information about what sources may exist and where to look for further information.

Many of these records of surveyors, guides, and explorers are not held at the Northern BC Archives, but. Surveying Northern British Columbia is published by Caitlin Press (), It is also available through Harbour Press or Chapters bookstores.

Caitlin Press is offering a 20% discount to BCLS members if the book is ordered from them. The John H. Holzworth Field Report, is entitled "Report on Trip Taken in August, September and October by John M.

Holzworth in Northeastern British Columbia in the Interests of the United States Biological Survey on the Subject of Mountain Sheep and Caribou Distribution.".

survey Civil North is equipped with the latest technology to provide full topographic and site survey, construction layout, and quantity survey for any project. We utilize Real Time Kinetic (RTK) GPS, Total Station, Drone and onsite CAD design to complete all types of survey in both urban and remote settings.

He is the author of five BC history books, including SURVEYING NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA (Caitlin Press, ), SURVEYING CENTRAL BRITISH COLUMBIA (Royal British Columbia Museum, ), RETURN TO NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA (Royal British Columbia Museum, ), FURROWS IN THE SKY: THE ADVENTURES OF GERRY ANDREWS (Royal British Columbia Museum, ) and IN THE SHADOW OF THE GREAT WAR (Royal British Columbia Museum 5/5(1).

Author Jay Sherwood has culled the best photographs and journals from both the BC Archives' collection and that of the BC land surveyors to create Surveying the North, a vivid illustration of northern BC from to With an engaging text that brings the era to life, Sherwood creates an accessible and entertaining saga for the modern reader.

Return to Northern British Columbia. This book by Jay Sherwood chronicles the final part of Frank Swannell’s career of surveying for the British Columbia government. Read more». Informed by knowledge and experience in northern British Columbia, this book seeks to expand our understanding of the cumulative impacts of natural resource development through an integrated lens.

The book offers a timely response to a growing imperative – proposing integrative response to multiple natural resource developments in a way that. to individuals who were involved with surveying or packing on either harles edaux’s Sub-Arctic expedition or his hunting trip to Central British Columbia.

Many of these records of surveyors, guides, and explorers are not held at the Northern BC Archives, but descriptions of content and links to holdings are provided whenever possible.

This. Author Jay Sherwood details the survey work done by Frank Swannell in BC in the early s through Swannell's journals and photograph collection housed at BC archives Surveying Northern British Columbia: Frank Swannell Career Highlights Jay Sherwood is the author of two other books about Frank Swannell: "Surveying Northern British Columbia" (a BC Book Prize finalist) and "Surveying Central British Columbia" (second-prize.

Jay Sherwood is the author of Ootsa Lake Odyssey ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 2 reviews), Surveying Northern British Columbia ( avg rating, 11 rating /5. The following are specific to the Encyclopedia of British Columbia, but serve as a good general reference to all things British Columbia.

However, each book on this site has its own further references list. Akrigg, G.P.V. and Helen B. British Columbia Chronicle, and2 vols. Vancouver: Discovery Press, Textual publications pertaining to Northern British Columbia, including books, reports, pamphlets, leaflets, (Author), Geological Survey of Canada.

(Author) Date: Document type: book. Title: Report on a Collection of Birds and Mammals from the Atlin Region, Northern British Columbia: Contributors: Swarth, Harry Schelwald, (Author).

He is the author of five BC history books, including SURVEYING NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA (Caitlin Press, ), SURVEYING CENTRAL BRITISH COLUMBIA (Royal British Columbia Museum, ), RETURN TO NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA (Royal British Columbia Museum, ), FURROWS IN THE SKY: THE ADVENTURES OF GERRY ANDREWS (Royal British Columbia .Surveying Southern British Columbia A Photojournal of Frank Swannell, Jay Sherwood.

Surveying Southern British Columbia, Jay Sherwood’s fourth and final book about prominent BC surveyor Frank Swannell, covers the years from tobefore Swannell began surveying for the BC & McGregor, one of the leading surveying companies in the province, hired ."Frank Swannell surveyed much of northern British Columbia in the early part of the 20th century.

As well as keeping a journal of what he saw and what his survey crews did, he also kept a photographic record of his seven trips through the North." "This book includes both well-known photographs and others previously unpublished.