Series GR-3181 - Forest Service district invoices

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Forest Service district invoices

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  • Microfilmed 1953 (originally created 1914-1952) (Creation)
    British Columbia. Forest Branch

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4 microfilm reels [B15026-B15029]

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Established Feb. 27, 1912 under the Dept. of Lands. Name changed March 28, 1945 from the Forest Branch of the Dept. of Lands to the Forest Service of the Dept. of Lands and Forests.

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Biographical history

Established March 28, 1945 when the Forest Branch of the Dept. of Lands became the Forest Service of the Dept. of Lands and Forests. The Forest Service retained its name when the Dept. of Lands and Forests became the Dept. of Lands, Forests and Water Resources in March 1962. On Dec. 23, 1975 the Forest Service was transferred to the newly created Dept. of Forests. Ceased to exist April 1979.

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Scope and content

The series consists of invoices for building rentals, timber mark hammer purchases, and other items for forest districts handled by the central records office of the Forest Branch and later the Forest Service in Victoria. Records are arranged by forest district and then by invoice number. Invoices numbers are assigned chronologically. The records include: Kamloops (number 1 to 400, 1921-1931); Victoria (number 1 to 4400, 1914-1951); Vernon (number 1 to 155, 1921-1925); Cranbrook (number 1 to 39, 1921-1926); Nelson (number 1 to 2399, 1921-1951); Prince George (number 1 to 1300, 1921-1926); Prince Rupert (number 1 to 2800, 1918-1951), Williams Lake (number 1 to 81, 1920-1932) and Vancouver (numbers 1001 to 2000 and 4001 to 16442, 1929-1952).

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Multiple transfers by the Department of Lands and its successor the Department of Lands and Forests. Exact transfer dates are unknown.


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Original records are not in the custody of the BC Archives, it is assumed that they have been destroyed.

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No access restrictions apply. Copyright belongs to the Government of British Columbia.

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Associated materials

Related records are available in GR-0945, GR-0965, GR0973, GR-1035, GR-1194, GR-1213, GR-1266, GR-1452 and GR-3180.

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No further accruals are expected.

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Archives code(s): Originally described as BC Archives call number AAAA0917. Parent record was originally AAAA0068.

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Accession number(s): 94-1199

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Negative ; 16 mm.

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