Fonds PR-1042 - Albion Iron Works Company fonds

Wagons from the Albion Iron Works loaded with stoves for China; Government Street; the Victoria P... Albion Iron Works, Victoria; corner of Store and Discovery Streets; looking east toward Governmen... Albion Iron Works, Victoria; Chatham and Government Streets; looking west on Chatham, Government ... Wheelbarrow made at the Albion Iron Works, Victoria Heavy rollers made at the Albion Iron Works, Victoria Heavy rollers made at the Albion Iron Works, Victoria Machinery outside the Albion Iron Works, Victoria Machinery outside the Albion Iron Works exhibit at the Exhibition buildings, Willows Machinery outside the Albion Iron Works exhibit at the Exhibition buildings, Willows Stove made by the Albion Iron Works, Victoria Wood-fired boilers outside the Albion Iron Works exhibit at the Exhibition buildings, Willows

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Albion Iron Works Company fonds

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PR-1042

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  • 1882-1908 (Creation)
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    Albion Iron Works Company

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14 cm of textual records, 366 photographs

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Albion Iron Works was founded in Victoria on May 4, 1863 by Joseph Spratt.Early directors included Robert Dunsmuir, R.P. Rithet, Robert Ward, and Joseph Trutch. The company was reorganized in 1882 with James Dunsmuir as president. The company was reincorporated in 1904 and dissolved in 1928. Albion Iron Works was the predecessor to the Victoria Machinery Company Depot Limited.

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The fonds consists of minutes of directors' meetings, financial statements, Albion Iron Works Company's day book, a B.C. Foundry Order Book and a Shareholders Dividend book which contains various orders, contracts and photographs.

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Archives code(s): MS-2591; I/GE/Al1; I/GE/Al1m; 98203-1.

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Accession number(s): 74A-088; 198203-001

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