Fonds PR-1239 - Alfred Carmichael fonds

Thomas Shotbolt's home, Hollywood, at the base of Gonzales Hill in Victoria; 2012 Runnymede Avenu... Unidentified portrait; MS 2305, box 1, file 10. A First Nations family A rock outcropping; MS 2305, box 4. Canoeing near coastal rocky outcroppings; MS 2305, box 4. "Map of Barkley Sound showing locality of places which appear in the Chyaht and Seshaht Lege... Huu-ay-aht elders Sa'sawatin and his wife Yima'uk; he is holding a small carved canoe in his lap ... Rock formations; MS 2305, box 1, file 4. Rocky outcroppings seen from the ocean; MS 2305, box 1, file 4.

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Alfred Carmichael fonds

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  • textual record
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  • 1890-1961 (Creation)
    Carmichael, Alfred

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1.35 m of textual records and other material

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Alfred Carmichael was an entrepreneur and a writer in Victoria, B.C. He was involved in the Saseenos Water, Light and Power Company, British Columbia Oil and Coal Development Co., Cameron Lake Timber, Fraser Cariboo Gold Syndicate and Port Alberni Syndicate.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts, research notes, diaries, narratives, financial papers and ephemera, minutes, indentures, agreements, conveyances, paper samples, photographs, maps and drawings. Many of the records relate to Carmichael's entrepreneurial interests.

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File list available for MS-2305.;Box list available for MS-2580.

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Archives code(s): MS-0113; MS-2305; MS-2306; MS-2307; MS-2580;

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Accession number(s): MS-0113; 74A-214; 74A-275; 74A-479; 198206-096; 198410-032; 86-065; M889153; 14038A; 198702-006; 198702-007; 198702-008.

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Includes: 22 cm of graphic material, maps and drawings.

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