Series MS-3056 - British Columbia Forest Products, Cowichan District plans and drawings

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British Columbia Forest Products, Cowichan District plans and drawings

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  • cartographic material
  • technical drawing

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  • 1928-1971; predominantly 1958-1968 (Creation)

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ca. 120 technical drawings and cartographic records

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Series consists of records created by the Victoria Plywood and Sawmill division and consists of technical drawings and architectural designs detailing components, mechanical systems, buildings and facilities associated with the company's Cowichan sawmill at Youbou on Cowichan Lake, Vancouver Island. The documents were authored by British Columbia Forest Products and external contractors.

The Cowichan Division of British Columbia Forest Products operated a veneer plant and sawmill at Youbou. These operations were closely affiliated with the Victoria plywood and sawmill divisions. Undated and untitled technical drawings from the Youbou veneer plant may be included in this series.

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Accession number(s): 2012.250.

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  • Box: 907976-0269