Fonds PR-0898 - Aird Dundas Flavelle fonds

Aird Flavelle papers; group in Banff.

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Aird Dundas Flavelle fonds

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  • 1903-1964 (Creation)
    Flavelle, Aird Dundas, 1888-1973

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54 cm of textual records, 31 photographs

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Aird Flavelle was born in Lindsay, Ontario and came to B.C. in 1907 where he joined a timber cruise party exploring and staking claims in the Powell Lake area. In 1912 he purchased a cedar mill lease in Port Moody renaming it the Thurston Flavelle Lumber Company. The company was sold in 1955 to Canadian Collieries.

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The fonds consists of a diary, correspondence, account journals, a ledger, share certificates, a minute book, photographs and school certificates of Flavelle and of the Thurston Flavelle Lumber Company.

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Archives code(s): MS-0495; MS-0875; 97901-57.

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Accession number(s): 197810-005

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