Series GR-1088 - Crown Lands records

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Crown Lands records

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  • textual record
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  • 1877-1980 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Surveys and Land Records Branch

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Originals, 24.3 m

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

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Correspondence files relating to the administration, management, conservation and development of Crown lands and natural resources. Series 1: early chronological series (files created, 1877-1911). Series 2: 1912 series (files created, 1912-1917). Includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, plans, 1877-1980.

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Transferred from Surveys and Land Records Branch, Ministry of Lands, Parks and Housing, 1982.


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Maps removed from GR-1088, accessioned as M856116 and catalogued as 19416B, sheets 1 to 612.

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Accession number(s): G82-022; 89-1068; M856116

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Abbreviations used include:
C.D.: Coast District
C.R.: Coast Range
D.L.: District Lot
Fr.: fractional
K.D.Y.D.: Kamloops Division, Yale District
L.D.Y.D.: Lillooet Division, Yale District
M/C: Mineral claim(s)
N.W.D.: New Westminster District
O.D.Y.D.: Osoyoos Division, Yale District
Pt.: part
Q.C.I.: Queen Charlotte Islands
S.D.Y.D.: Similkameen Division, Yale District
Sec.: Section
Tp.: Township

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