Series GR-1100 - Records of the Chief Mining Engineer

Zeballos : town-site from the sea Zeballos beach : low water landing Zeballos : board road at lower end of town-site Zeballos : central portion of town-site looking north Zeballos : the main street

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Records of the Chief Mining Engineer

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  • 1938-1955 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Dept. of Mines. Chief Mining Engineer

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2 cm of textual records and 14 photographs : b&w

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Provenance unknown. Records found in 1982 and accessioned as G84-024.

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The series consists of five files created or acquired by the Chief Mining Engineer between 1938 and 1955. The files include: an illustrated 1938 report on Zeballos written by T.W.S. Parsons, Assistant Commissioner of the B.C. Police; a distribution list for a 1942 report on iron and steel; an illustrated copy of a 1948 report of Canadian National Railways on use of coal from Hasler Creek, B.C. in railroad locomotives; correspondence relating to the 4th Empire Mining and Metallurgical Congress and other staff matters from 1947 to 1950 and correspondence re Alaska Pine and Cellulose operations in Peace River district, 1955.

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The photographs in files 1 and 3 were removed in 1983 and reaccessioned as visual records 198301-002. They were returned to their files in 2017.

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Accession number(s): G82-024

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