Series GR-0199 - Lightning Creek correspondence and reports

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Lightning Creek correspondence and reports

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  • textual record
  • cartographic material
  • graphic material
  • multiple media

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  • 1909-1932 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Dept. of Mines. Deputy Minister

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19 cm of textual records, 4 maps and 1 poster

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The series consists of correspondence and reports created by the Dept. of Mines between 1909 and 1932 re Lightning Creek Gold Gravels and Drainage Company Ltd. and the activities of Charles Henry Unverzagt.

4 blueprint maps were transferred to the Map Division and given individual item level numbers:
CM/A2066: Section six (6) Lightning Creek drill map, Wingdam, B.C.
CM/A2067: [Map of the Cariboo Mining District] / drawn by E. Hence, 35 B'way, N.Y. City
CM/B2038: Plan of lease holds and real estate claims, Lightning Creek owned by the late Cariboo Consolidated Ltd. (excepting the Gladstone R.E) and purchased by L.A. bonner about 1907 / traced by Vancouver Map & Blue from original prepared by Cariboo Consolidated Ltd.
CM/B2039: Map of Lightning Creek, Cariboo, B.C. showing properties and concessions of the Lightning Creek Gold, Gravels and Drainage CoY Ltd. / E. Kingscombe Arch. Vancouver, B.C.

A promotional poster was transferred to the Visual Records Division and given the item number PDP09743.

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Transferred by Deputy Minister's Office in 1958.


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The four blueprint maps are also available on self serve microfiche.

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There are no access restrictions.

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For related records see GR-0201.

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Accession number(s): 76-G-129, PDP09743

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  • Box: 880340-1423
  • Box: 880340-1424