Archives

Our archives includes photograph, film, audio interviews & transcripts, newspaper, and document collections. We are in the process of digitizing our catalogue databases to make our materials more accessible for research purposes, and hope to share as much as we can online as we make progress with this initiative.

Film Collections

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Natural History 

Anonymous (date unknown). Percy Gray’s Flight: 12 min.
Anonymous (1992). Town of Mackenzie Promotional Video: 20 min.
Anonymous (date unknown). Canoe trip on the Parsnip and Peace Rivers: 10 min 30 s.
Lewis, P. (1965 and 1967). Before the Waters Came: 27 min.
Williams, T. (1942 and 1947). Ted Williams' River Boat Trip: 8 min (black and white film); 7 min 30 s (colour film).

First Nations 

Lewis, P. (1965 and 1967). Before the Waters Came: 27 min.

Explorers & Surveyors

Anonymous (date unknown). Percy Gray’s Flight: 12 min.
Bairstow, D. (1964). Alexander Mackenzie - The Lord of the North, National Film Board of Canada: 28 min.
Pearce, B. (date unknown). Old Timer The Voyageur Enterprises Inc., Victoria BC.
Stenseth, A. M. (1993). Voyageurs in the Rocky Mountain Trench

Trading Posts & Early Settlers

Lewis, P. (1965 and 1967). Before the Waters Came: 27 min.
Williams, T. (1942 and 1947). Ted Williams' River Boat Trip: 8 min (black and white film); 7 min 30 s (colour film).
Willis, J. F. (date unknown). Peace and Plenty: 1 hr.

Mining

The Gold Rush Trail – Past, Present, and Future: 18 min 30 sec.

Forestry 

Anonymous (date unknown). LeTourneau Tree Crusher: Film segment (a) 5 min, (b) 3 min, (c) 18 min.
Fletcher Challenge Canada (1993). Fletcher Challenge Canada - Welcome to Mackenzie Pulp: 13 min 30s.

Williston Reservoir

BC Hydro and Power Authority (date unknown). Canyon of Destiny: 26 min.
BC Hydro and Power Authority (date unknown). Power and People: 23 min 30 s.
Anonymous (1994). 2150 Task Force Meeting, Speaker Ray Williston: 2 h 20 min.
BC Hydro and Power Authority (1997). Sinkhole Remediation, W.A.C. Bennett Dam: 10 min.

Mackenzie: “Instant Town”

Anonymous (1986). Mackenzie's 20th Anniversary: 28 min.
Anonymous (1992). Town of Mackenzie Promotional Video: 20 min.
Bessette, R. (1999). Autlo Ralf Presents Mackenzie Then and Now: 24:30 min.
Callahan, L., J. Callahan, et al. (2001). Northern BC Winter Games in Mackenzie, 2001: 75 min.
National Film Board of Canada / Kreps, B. (1979). No life for a Woman: 26 min 30 s.