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Registers of timber leases and royalties

  • GR-1184
  • Series
  • 1872-1913

This series contains registers of timber leases and royalties (7 vols.). The series also consists of registers of leaseholds and licences maintained by the Lands and Works Dept., Victoria and the Timber Inspector, Vancouver; journals of timber lea...

British Columbia. Office of the Provincial Timber Inspector

Timber leases

  • GR-3099
  • Series
  • 1872-1936

Original timber leases, renewals, cancelled and surrendered wood pulp leases.

British Columbia. Forest Service

Special Timber Licenses

  • GR-0342
  • Series
  • 1884-1920

This series consists of 117 volumes of special timber licences from 1884-1920.

British Columbia. Forest Branch

Applications to cut timber

  • GR-0179
  • Series
  • 1890-1908

The series consists of records created by the Lands Branch between 1890 and 1908. The series contains registers of applications to cut and carry away timber, vols. 1-2, 4-11, (vol. 3 is missing). The registers give letter inward number, applicat...

British Columbia. Lands Branch

Financial records, correspondence and lists of timber lease holders

  • GR-1769
  • Series
  • 1903

This unit consists of two unrelated parts. Part 1: records of expenditures for the construction of the Westminster-Ladner Waggon (sic) Road, and correspondence regarding the right-of-way for the road and funding arrangements. June 16, 1903 - Nov...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Commission on Timber and Forestry, 1909

  • GR-0271
  • Series
  • 1905-1910

The series consists of records created by the Royal Commission on Timber and Forestry between 1905 and 1911. The records include transcripts of evidence, written submissions, abstract of evidence, reports, correspondence and other supporting mate...

British Columbia. Royal Commission of Inquiry on Timber and Forestry

Appeal book and judgements

  • GR-1208
  • Series
  • 1906

This series contains an appeal book and judgements of the British Columbia Supreme Court in the case of James S. Emerson, timber dealer v. Robert T. Skinner, Provincial Timber Inspector, regarding the seizure of three booms of cedar under the Timb...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands and Works

Letterpress reference books of surveyed land

  • GR-1058
  • Series
  • 1908-1914

This series contains letterpress reference books of surveyed land, usually including name of land holder and lot number. The entries are arranged by land district for each reporting date. These lists were published later as notices in the Britis...

British Columbia. Surveys Branch

Report

  • GR-1125
  • Series
  • 1910

Report on forest fire fighting in the Province of British Columbia, in 1910 season. Submitted by W.C. Gladwin, Chief Provincial Fire Warden to the Honourable W.R. Ross, Chief Commissioner of Lands.

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Special timber licences

  • GR-3736
  • Series
  • 1911-1990 (primarily 1963-1982)

Series consists of special timber licences created by the Ministry of Forests and its predecessors. The ministry created these records to manage the process of providing applicants with the right to cut in forests. The records were created betwe...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Guides to the Surveys and Inventory Division maps and photos

  • GR-2858
  • Series
  • 1913-1965

The series consists of working documents, microfilmed from their three ring binder in 1965, used by the vault staff of the Surveys and Inventory Division as location guides, finding aids and loan sheets, mainly for maps and air photographs. The c...

British Columbia. Forest Service. Surveys and Inventory Division

Forest Service district invoices

  • GR-3181
  • Series
  • Microfilmed 1953 (originally created 1914-1952)

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 f...

British Columbia. Forest Branch

Records relating to Whalen Pulp and Paper Mills Ltd.

  • GR-1397
  • Series
  • 1916-1917, 1926

This series contains records relating to Whalen Pulp and Paper Mills Ltd. Records include copies of leases and legal documents filed against the company's licences and leases, including wood pulp, booming ground, and quarry leases. Filed wit...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Ranger patrol diaries

  • GR-1355
  • Series
  • 1916-1917

This series contains ranger patrol diaries. The series includes the diaries of D. Wallace, whose ranger district was probably the Nicola valley and adjacent parts of the Railway Belt.

Canada. Environment Canada. Forestry Service

Forest Branch annual reports

  • GR-0315
  • Series
  • 1916-1930

This series consists of five volumes of annual reports of forest fires from the Forest Branch from 1916-1930. Reports record detailed information concerning location, damage, and causes of fires throughout British Columbia. Vol. 1, 1916-1918; vol....

British Columbia. Forest Branch

Correspondence subject indexes

  • GR-1365
  • Series
  • 1918-1983

This series contains subject indexes to the "O Series" of correspondence, ca.1918-1972 and two file directories, 1979-1981 and 1983. Box 1 contains a photocopy of an alphabetical card index to the "O series" of correspondence....

British Columbia. Ministry of Forests (1976-1986)

Chief Forester's correspondence

  • GR-1209
  • Series
  • 1919-1929

This series contains the Chief Forester's correspondence inward and outward.

British Columbia. Forest Branch

Reports on cruise and logging conditions

  • GR-1001
  • Series
  • 1922-1931

This series contains reports (4 vols.) on cruise and logging conditions by Ryan, McIntosh Timber Co., Ltd. for land assessment purposes. Includes character of timber, soil, and surface and information on logging operations, log grades, and genera...

British Columbia. Surveyor of Taxes

Nelson Forest Region operational records

  • GR-1119
  • Series
  • 1922-1981

This series contains operational records of the District Forester/Regional Manager relating to forest administration and lumber management. Includes annual reports, records relating to cooperation with other resources ministries, Public Sustained...

British Columbia. Nelson Forest Region

Daniel Lawrence McMullan fonds

  • PR-2337
  • Fonds
  • 1928-1946

The fonds consists of three photograph albums created by Donald Lawrence McMullan between 1928 and 1946. The photographs document his work on forest survey teams for both the provincial and federal governments, as well as surveys conducted by log...

McMullan, Daniel Lawrence

Research Division reports and other material

  • GR-1230
  • Series
  • 1929

This series contains an outline of the work of the Research Division with reports on general reforestation investigations, studies of forest yield, work done at the Aleza Lake and Cowichan Lake Experiment Stations, as well as reports on the Experi...

British Columbia. Forest Branch

Forest Museum records

  • GR-1229
  • Series
  • 1932-1979

This series contains miscellaneous records comprising visitors books, logs, manuals and circularized reports which were part of the BCFS Museum collection prior to January 1981. It includes visitors' books for mountain lookouts, 1938-1962; F...

British Columbia. Forest Service

Rocky Mountain Forest District operational records

  • GR-3921
  • Series
  • 1941-2008

This series consists of a variety of operational records from the Rocky Mountain Forest District for 1941-2008. This series may also include records created by the Cranbrook, Kootenay Lake and Invermere Forest Districts, as well as the Nelson and ...

British Columbia. Rocky Mountain Forest District

Silviculture opening records

  • GR-3718
  • Series
  • 1943-2008

Series consists of silviculture opening records created by the South Vancouver Island district of the Ministry of Forests. The ministry defines silviculture as “the art and science of controlling the establishment, growth, composition, health, an...

British Columbia. Dept. of Lands

Commission on Forest Resources, 1943-1945

  • GR-0520
  • Series
  • 1944-1946

This series consists of records of the Commission on Forest Resources (1943-1945). Records consist of transcripts of proceedings of public meetings of the commission, exhibits received, correspondence, arguments, secretary's record book of si...

British Columbia. Royal Commission on Forest Resources (1943-45)

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