Fonds - Canadian Western Lumber Company Ltd. fonds

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Canadian Western Lumber Company Ltd. fonds

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CA PMS

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  • 1887-1958 (Creation)
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    Canadian Western Lumber Company

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2 m of textual records

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Canadian Western Lumber Company Ltd. was based in Fraser Mills, B.C., and owned sawmills and a variety of lumber/timber operations. The company began as the MacLaren Ross Lumber Company at Fraser Mills (then known as Millside) in 1889. In ca. 1910, the company's name was changed to Canadian Western Lumber Company. It amalgamated with Crown Zellerbach Corporation in 1956.

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The fonds consists of correspondence (1912-1931), interim statements (1936-1953) and cost statements (1958) of the Canadian Western Lumber Company Ltd. Fonds includes an early letterbook (with financial statements) of the MacLaren Ross Lumber Company and the Buckingham Pulp Company. Fonds also includes records of timber returns, timber cruises, and estimates of the Columbia River Lumber Company Ltd.

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BCAUL control number: PMS-1720

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