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CA DMA CR-64 · Fonds · 1869-1983

The fonds consists largely of correspondence and financial records that pertain to Thomas Ladner's business ventures in salmon canning and farming. Thomas Ladner's correspondence April 28, 1892 to November 11, 1896 (of which this archives holds photocopies) is made up of letters sent to Robert Paterson Rithet, Ladner's agent and business partner in the Victoria Canning Co. Ltd. The financial records largely concern Thomas' farming operation, of which the ledger of 1919-1924 provides the most complete documentation. Also included in the fonds are historical notes written by Leon Ladner and Yvonne Killam about the Thomas Ladner family, and photographs of Thomas Ladner, his immediate family and descendants, his farm, and Ladner family friends and activities.

Ladner, Thomas Ellis
Al Addison fonds: 1912-1969
Fonds · [Photocopied ca. 1969]

Fonds consists of reproduced maps and reports, annotated by Addison, related to the Blue Flame Mine. Includes a copy of a portion of the G.H. Clapp report on gas formations in the Nanaimo Basin (1912), a copy of the Wilkinson report of Morden Mine and area (1920), a copy of a drilling report of the Big Flame Mine, and copies of sketches Addison made in 1969 of the stratigraphy in the area around the Blue Flame Mine.

Addison, Al
Brown family fonds
CA HED 988.145 · Fonds · [ca. 1950]

The fonds consists of Brown family photographs of the staff and operations of the Kelowna Exploration Company's Nickel Plate Mine, including photographs of the Chinese cooks at the mine.

Brown (family)
Fonds · 1887-1958

The fonds consists of correspondence (1912-1931), interim statements (1936-1953) and cost statements (1958) of the Canadian Western Lumber Company Ltd. Fonds includes an early letterbook (with financial statements) of the MacLaren Ross Lumber Company and the Buckingham Pulp Company. Fonds also includes records of timber returns, timber cruises, and estimates of the Columbia River Lumber Company Ltd.

Canadian Western Lumber Company
Hans Blakstad fonds
CA MMB L752 · Fonds · 1899

The fonds consists of the log of Hans Blakstad detailing the voyage of the sealing schooner City of San Diego (July, 1899 to October, 1899) from Victoria, B.C., to the North Pacific and return.

Blakstad, Hans
CA KSM MG12 · Fonds · 1956-1968

The fonds consists of documents relating to the business of the Association and consists of 5 series that contain constitutions; financial records; minutes; memberships and benefits.

Hillcrest Employees Association
Ivan Anderson fonds
CA FFG P998.24 · Fonds · 1930-1940

The fonds consists of photographic images depicting the forest industry, Sinclair Sawmill and Longs Worth Sawmill during the period of 1930-1940 inclusive.

Anderson, Ivan
Coal Tyee Society fonds
CA NCAI 1996 037 A · Fonds · 1978-1990

Fonds is arranged in six series: 1) Constitution and bylaws; 2) Minutes; 3) Correspondence; 4) Financial Records; 5) Projects; 6) Miscellaneous.

Coal Tyee Society
Cominco Limited fonds
CA TCA 86.1;91.9;1997-4 · Fonds · 1896-1981

The fonds consists of land survey field notes, mining notes, reports (including a chronological record of outstanding events in the history of the company), correspondence relating to ceremonies and celebrations Cominco sponsored or participated in, and annual reports of the company's Refining Department (1950-1954). Fonds also includes indexes to Cominco historical correspondence and miscellaneous items: 1. "Alphabetic Index to Cominco's Historical Correspondence and Records, 1896-1981"; 2. Box/Envelope List (filelist) of Cominco historical records, 1896-1981 (relates to the alphabetic index); 3. File list of PRC reports, with microfilm/reel numbers; 4. Manuscript (typed) of "A Portrait of Progress: the Consolidated Cominco Story" (two looseleaf binders - 441 pages plus appendices, parts 1-2); 5. Another, edited version of "A Portrait of Progress" (unbound, no table of contents); 6. Submission on tax reform to Parliamentary Committee, 1970; 7. Miscellaneous, including notes from a Nov. 13, 1986 meeting of Cominco staff re disposition of historical records, and a numerical list/index of company names, place names, etc. (no indication is given as to which set of files the numerical index covers).

Cominco
Cominco Sullivan Mine fonds
CA KIM KM 994.17.1-2;KM 992.10.1-32 · Fonds · 1923-1970

The fonds consists of records of Cominco's Sullivan Mine (also known as the Sullivan Mine of the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada) including time record books (1923-1975) of the blacksmith shop, the blacksmith and car shop, the blacksmith and welding shop, the car shop, and the steel shop; payledger (1928-1932); record book of mine activity (1909-1910); reference material, and ephemera.

Cominco. Sullivan Mine
Fonds · 1887-1994

The collection consists of photographs of Esquimalt and area depicting individuals, families, businesses, community institutions (including schools) and groups, and events. Collection includes photographs of marine-related industry (including shipbuilding) and of naval and other military facilities and activities.

James S. Clark fonds
CA MMB L29.1-5 · Fonds · 1882-[ca. 1905]

The fonds consists of plans for a new type of lifeboat (which won the Anthony Pollock Prize, 1900) and for a cargo ship, plans for launching Spanish cruisers (1905), yacht hull plans, principal dimension sheets for 13 ships built by Barrow Shipbuilding Company, and a book of plans of ships built between 1880 and 1905 by Barrow Shipbuilding, Vea Marquia Cadiz, and Mitsabishi Shipbuilding (Japan).

Clark, James Stewart
Francis John fonds
Fonds · Photocopied 2000 (originally created 1916)

Fonds consists of a certificate of competency for mine rescue work (1916) and a certificate of competency for 2nd class (1916), which allowed Francis John to work as an Overman in British Columbia under the provisions of the Coal Mines Regulations Act.

John, Francis
George C. Williams fonds
CA KMA 75.44;77.34 · Fonds · 1915-1935

The fonds consists of journals, correspondence, and reference material relating to Williams' activities as a B.C. Forester.

Williams, George C., d. 1956
George Cahill fonds
CA HED 990.80 · Fonds · [ca. 1890-1900]

The fonds consists of a mining claims locator notebook (1899-1900) documenting Cahill's work in the Hedley area and photographs depicting Cahill and his family in the American midwest and in British Columbia (including the Hedley area).

Cahill, George
CA FTST MS 35 · Fonds · 1898-1901

Fonds consists of a brewer's malt stock book belonging to Kaiser and Sick Brewery, proprietors of the Fort Steele Brewing Company, 1898-1901.

Fort Steele Brewing Company
Nergaard Sawmill fonds
CA VAL 992.87 · Fonds · 1949-1950

The fonds consists of timesheets (1949-1950) of the Nergaard Sawmill.

Nergaard Sawmill
CA FFG A994.10.1;A994.10.2;P994.10.3 · Fonds · 1952-1986

The fonds consists of Northwood Pulp & Timber Ltd.s operational and administration records for the sawmills located throughout the northern interior and Prince George, British Columbia under their control during 1952 to 1986. The records provide an extensive look into the sawmill operation from legislation, policies and procedures to the financial records and the sawmill operation itself. The administration records for all the sawmills as well as the corresponding maps and aerial photographs include: finance/revenue, production; Forest Management Licences; Forest Management Plans; Inventory; Silviculture-Regen.; Royal Commission Briefs; Development Plans; Legislation and Regulations; Applications for Timber Forest Licence (TFL); Cruising/Valuation; Reforestation; Working Plans; Soil Scarification; Surveys; Logging/Working Plans; Timber Sale Harvesting Licence (TSHL); Annual Reports; Studies; Aerial Photographs; correlating maps; forest cover maps; inventory maps and topographical maps. The sawmills to which these records relate are: Alexander Forest Industries Ltd., Intercontinental Pulp Co. Ltd.; Hansard Lumber Co. Ltd.; Germanvoitch Sawmill Ltd.; Upper Fraser Spruce Mills Ltd.; Church Mill Ltd.; Shelly Development Ltd.; Sinclair Spruce Lumber Ltd.; Eagle Lake Sawmill Ltd.; McGregor Sawmill Ltd.; Penny Spruce Lumber Co. Ltd.; Bulkley Valley Pulp & Timber Ltd.; United Forest Products Ltd. and Fitchner Lumber Co. Ltd.

Northwood Pulp and Timber
Nanaimo Foundry fonds
Fonds · 1930-1979

Fonds consists of the business records of the Nanaimo Foundry. Fonds is arranged in four series: 1) Plans, Quotes and Technical Drawings; 2) Photographs; 3) Work Orders and 4) Pattern Book.

Nanaimo Foundry
Fonds · [ca. 1880-ca. 1980]

The collection consists of photographs of Revelstoke area (including Rogers Pass, Big Bend, Glacier, Arrowhead, Three Valley, and the Upper Arrow Lakes) depicting industry, forestry, transportation networks, sports and recreation, community events, individuals, and organizations.

Robert Carruthers fonds
Fonds · 1921-1968, 1996

Fonds consists of three plans indicating the workings of the Louden-Wakelem slopes and Carruthers slopes of Wellington #9 mine from 1949 until 1964. The latest is incomplete but does include a manuscript schematic drawing of Nanaimo mine locations. Copies of Mr. Carruthers miner's certificates, copies of newspaper articles written about Mr. Carruthers upon his retirement and his textbooks on mining are also included. A number of these are from the International Correspondence School (ICS). Also included are two Special Rules booklets that outline the rules and regulations of Western Fuel Company mines in Nanaimo and descriptions of various mine jobs (shotlighter, bratticemen, loaders etc.).

Carruthers, Robert, b. 1899
CA HED 991.10 · Fonds · [ca. 1930-1958]

The fonds consists of medical certificates, employment applications, inventories, copies of crown grants, correspondence, contracts, collective bargaining agreements, and technical reference material of the Nickle Plate Mine operation at Hedley. Fonds includes plans of various sections of the mine and of water pipelines serving Hedley. Fonds also includes inventory of machinery (1930) of the Hedley Gold Mining Company.

Kelowna Exploration Company. Nickel Plate Mine
Fonds · 1890-1991

The collection consists of forestry, geological, mining, mineral claim, road and railway maps, and architectural drawings of various sites and structures in the Kaslo-Ainsworth areas, including the S.S. Moyie. Collection includes mine site and townsite plans for Kaslo and area.