Series GR-0440 - Lands Department executive records

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Lands Department executive records

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  • 1872-1918 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Dept. of Lands. Deputy Minister

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Microfilm (neg.), 35 mm, 146 reels [B06073-B06211, B09764-B09770]

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Letterpress copies of letters outward from the Deputy Minister of Lands, Deputy Commissioner of Lands, Surveyor-General, Deputy Commissioner of Lands and Water, and Chief Commissioner of Lands & Works (314 volumes); Registers (22 vols.). Volumes 1-241 are accessed through separate registers (series II, vols. 1-22); volumes 242-314 contain their own registers. The originals of all microfilmed volumes have been destroyed. Note: Volumes 197-223 & 250-269 of the letterbooks were water damaged and often illegible; they were not microfilmed and have been destroyed because of their poor condition. Researchers may find copies of outward letters from this period, 1910-1911, in the Department of Lands correspondence files.

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  • Volumes 197-223 and 250-269 were not filmed because of their poor condition. In many places, they are illegible. The originals have been retained and are available to users.

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Accession number(s): GR-0440; 88-0340; 88-0304

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