Fonds PR-1138 - Alexander Buckham fonds

Pacific Coast Collieries' Morden Mine; South Wellington Pacific Coast Collieries' Morden Mine; South Wellington Pacific Coast Collieries' Morden Mine; South Wellington Pacific Coast Collieries' Morden Mine; South Wellington Chinese and Japanese labour, Canadian Collieries 1899-1911 Sorting coal by miners of the Wellington Coal Company, near Ladysmith. Wellington Coal Company near Ladysmith. Nanaimo. SS America Taking On Coal At Departure Bay Wellington Mine Van. Coal Co.'s wharf, Nanaimo, Str. Maude Nanaimo. Newcastle Mine On Newcastle Island Harewood mine south of Nanaimo.

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Alexander Buckham fonds

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  • 1858-1965 (Creation)
    Buckham, Alexander, 1914-

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17 m of textual records, ca. 1441 photographs, ca. 1000 maps

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Dr. Alexander Buckham was a geologist who worked with the Geological Survey Branch of the federal government from 1939 to 1949, specializing in the coal resources of western Canada. He later worked as Chief Geologist with Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir) Ltd. at Cumberland, B.C.

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The fonds consists of papers collected by Buckham, papers produced by him while working for the government, his private papers, photographs and maps.

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Archives code(s): MS-0436; M845025; 197902-014; 198303-039.

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Accession number(s): M845025; 197902-014; 198303-039

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