Fonds PR-1156 - Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir) fonds

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Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir) fonds

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  • 1860-1940 (Creation)
    Canadian Collieries Resources, Limited

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811 photographs, 1 microfilm reel, and 14 cm of textual records

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In 1910, Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir) Ltd. was formed, and purchased Robert Dunsmuir's Wellington Colliery Company Ltd. The purchase agreement included coal rights to the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway Company's land grant of 1,900,000 acres. W.L. Coulson was appointed General Manager of operations. The company changed its name in 1957 to Canadian Collieries Resources Ltd.

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The fonds consists of deeds and survey book, cash book (1901-1904) of coal accounts recording sales and shipments to various companies, a record book of employees (1918-1925), photographs of the Puntledge River power project and of the Comox and Union Bay Mines (1911-1922), and various forms and stock certificates (1921-1946).

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Archives code(s): MS-0102; MS-0203; MS-0330; MS-0914; MS-2175.

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Accession number(s): 89-0968; 198210-006; MS-0330; 82-115

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