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Chatwin Engineering Ltd. fonds
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- Chatwin Engineering Ltd.
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3 cm of textual records;14 photographs
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Chatwin Engineering is a local engineering firm with offices at Morey Road in Nanaimo.
When one of the firm's clients was considering purchasing the Malaspina Hotel property, the firm acquired the materials from a person believed to be a relative of the original developer.
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Fonds consists of a photograph album with views of Malaspina Hotel (originally called the Nanaimo Community Hotel) from its construction in 1927 to interior shots from the 1960s and a copy of the original construction specifications. The fonds is arranged in two series: 1) Photographs and 2) Specifications.
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Description for Series 1 available. Item level descriptions also available.
BCAUL control number: NCAI-185