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Okanagan Sawmill fonds

  • CA EDM 986-22;989-144;997-01
  • Fonds
  • 1886-1922

The fonds consists of correspondence, contracts, monthly timebooks, camp account books, pay record books, log journals, conveyances, timber licences and berths, petitions, financial records, and inventories. Fonds includes timber licences and other records of S.C. Smith and McLeod Lumber Company, Okanagan Lumber Company, and Kamloops Lumber Company, all predecessor owners of the mill in Enderby.

Okanagan Sawmill

Carney Pole Company fonds

  • CA EDM 989-144
  • Fonds
  • 1905-1981

The fonds consists of correspondence, financial records, timber licences, contracts, timber agreements, specifications, and pole pricelists. Fonds also includes maps of Enderby and area timber berths.

Carney Pole Company

Grindrod Blacksmith fonds

  • CA EDM 992-97
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1980

The fonds consists of financial records (including correspondence) and reference material relating to the operation of Fritz Wolf's Grindrod Blacksmith firm. Financial records include cashbooks, inventory, invoices, and account books. Account books detail items made for local farmers and businesses, including the Grindrod Lumber Company. Reference material includes a list of employees of Raboch Sawmills (ca. 1965).

Grindrod Blacksmith (Firm)

Cliffview Colliery Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1953-1957

Fonds consists of minutes (1956, 1957) and financial statements (1953-1956).

Cliffview Colliery

McMahon Hardware fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1921-1961

Fonds consists of records pertaining to the operation of McMahon and Mack Hardware and McMahon Hardware. It includes the B.C. Gazette copy of certificate of incorporation for McMahon and Mack Hardware Ltd. (1925), correspondence with suppliers, price lists, a mailing list, a ledger for income and expenses (1928-1932), a list of guns sold (1924-1961), counter sales receipts, a booklet on fretwork, and a price marking system.

McMahon Hardware

Theodore Adams fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1890-1956

Fonds consists of private and business records kept by Theodore Adams in his course of business. Includes certificates, drawings, correspondence, diaries and journals, manuscripts, invoices, financial ledgers, and photographs.

Adams, Theodore

James McMahon and Son Garage fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1919-1924

Fonds consists of records accumulated during the course of the garage and car business. Includes lists of accounts payable, cancelled cheques, invoices, and correspondence with suppliers.

James McMahon and Son Garage

Danforth family fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1934-1993

Fonds consists of legal documents, correspondence, maps, and photographs concerning the pole industry and farming kept by Harry Danforth, legal documents and maps concerning Danforth Corner Service Ltd. kept by Frank Danforth, and a manuscript and photographs about early industry and businesses in Enderby written by Carol Danforth.

Danforth (family)

Grindrod Recreation Park Ltd. fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1922-1975

Fonds consists of articles of incorporation (1922) and two accounting ledgers (1922-1975). Of note is a list of subscribers in the 1922-1930 account book, and a record of costs associated with purchasing the property.

Grindrod Recreation Park

Fulton Hardware fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1910-1921

Fonds consists of accounts payable ledgers, invoices, cancelled cheques, counter sale receipts, invoices, a Union Bank of Canada bank book, coupon books, metal and plumbing catalogues, and sample advertisements for Fulton Hardware and Murrin Hardware.

Fulton Hardware

Enderby and District Chamber of Commerce fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1909-1996, predominant 1972-1992

The fonds consists of records kept by the Enderby & District Chamber of Commerce and its predecessor the Enderby Board of Trade. Includes minutes, financial reports, correspondence, publications, and reports and the Constitution and Certificate of Incorporation of the Chamber of Commerce. The minutes and correspondence reflect the major concerns and issues of the community.

Enderby and District Chamber of Commerce