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Cominco Ltd. fonds Depressions--1929--British Columbia
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Robert Portman interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Trail history PERIOD COVERED: 1924-1964 RECORDED: Delta (B.C.), 1977-07 SUMMARY: Born in England; serviced planes during the First World War; arrived in Trail in 1924; worked as a machinist at the Cominco m...

Matthew Marshall interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Trail history PERIOD COVERED: 1912-1963 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1977-08 SUMMARY: Born in Scotland in 1903; arrived in Moyie in 1909 with his family, father worked for the St. Eugene Mine. In 1912, the fa...

Duncan Chisholm interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Rossland history PERIOD COVERED: 1916-1934 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Chisholm came to Rossland from Nova Scotia in 1916 for health reasons; in 1917. he obtained a job on the ...

James Martin interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Trail history PERIOD COVERED: 1912-[1948?] RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-08 SUMMARY: James Herbert Martin arrived in Canada in 1912 from England; worked on a farm in Fleming, Saskatchewan. Came to Trail ...

Archibald Glen interview

CALL NUMBER: T3138:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Kimberley history PERIOD COVERED: 1924-1948 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-[08-10?] SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Archibald Glen arrived in Tadanac in 1924 from Alanby; he had written to Mr. H...

Edward and Eda Rowlands interview

CALL NUMBER: T3146:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Trail history PERIOD COVERED: 1914-1950 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-08 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Rowlands: Welsh birth; came to Canada in 1924. Engineer in Trail machine shop; Herb ...

Edward Ivison interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Trail history PERIOD COVERED: 1929-1948 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-07 SUMMARY: Mr. Ivison came to Vancouver from Britain in February of 1929; them to Trail to look for work; O.H. Nelson took him on at...

Samuel Hayden interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Rossland history PERIOD COVERED: 1914-1960 RECORDED: Vancouver (B.C.), 1977-08 SUMMARY: Mr. S.H. Hayden came to Canada with his parents in about 1901; they had originally come from England and lived in the ...

Henry and Marion Adie interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Trail-Cominco history PERIOD COVERED: 1924-1940 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1977-08 SUMMARY: Mr. Adie was born in Waneta, BC; began work for Cominco in 1924 as an apprentice in the machine shop under Dave Gaverley, ...

Robert Chisholm interview

SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Early Cominco-Kimberley history PERIOD COVERED: 1924-1963 RECORDED: Victoria (B.C.), 1977-08 SUMMARY: Mr. Chisholm began working for Cominco in 1924, and retired in 1963; worked at the mill in Kimberley as a labourer; bo...