Series GR-0991 - File check list of Lands correspondence

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File check list of Lands correspondence

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  • textual record

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  • Attributions and conjectures: Title based on the contents of the records.

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  • 1981 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Surveys and Land Records Branch

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13 cm of textual records

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Biographical history

Formed in 1979 by amalgamating the records-keeping functions of the Legal Surveys Branch and the Land Management Branch.

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The series consists of a 1981 file check list to Lands correspondence "0" files 1918 to 1970, created by the Surveys and Land Records Branch.

The checklist consists of 0 file numbers 1 to 40,0000, arranged numerically. Inactive files, which were transferred to the BC Archives in 1980 and 1981 and returned in 1997, have been annotated in the list with an original box number.

The checklist stayed in the Archives reference room in a box marked GR-0991 box 1 from 1997 to 2019.

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Transferred from Land Records Section in 1980 and 1981.


The series had originally included 219 metres of inactive correspondence files but these files were returned to the Surveys and Land Records Branch in 1997, and only the checklist remains.

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The original 219 metres of correspondence 0 files were returned to Surveys and Lands Records Branch in 1997.

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For related records see GR-0993 and GR-1225.

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Accession number(s): GR-0991; G82-049

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  • Box: GR0991-0001