File 2000.1.1.4.3 - Board of Directors

Directors in Cassiar Valley, Group of 8 Directors in Cassiar Valley, Group of 11 Directors at Main Office, Cassiar BC Directors at House 130 Directors at House 130 Directors at House 130, Casual Photo Directors at House 130, Casual Photo Christian, Malezemoff, & Zimmermann Fishing Christian, Malezemoff, & Zimmermann Fishing Christian, Malezemoff, & Zimmermann with Fish

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Board of Directors

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2000.1.1.4.3

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  • ca. 1951 - ca. 1960 (Creation)

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16 photographs : b&w & col.

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(3 April 1952 - 15 March 1993)

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File contains photographs featuring members of the Board of Directors of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd., which was formed on the 17th of May, 1951. Cassiar's forerunner was a company named Conwest, formed in 1534, a consolidation of two companies owned by Fred Martin Connell and his brother W. Harold Connell. The first board of directors included the Connell brothers, George Armstrong, John E. Kennedy, Charles & Arthur Mortimer, and Charles Rainforth Elliot (chartered accountant and secretary-treasurer of Conwest & Cassiar). Directors depicted in this file include F.M Connell, Harold Connell, Charles Elliot, John E. Kennedy, George Armstrong, Ken A. Creery, John Drybrough, Tam Zimmermann, George Washington Smith (president of Bell Asbestos Mines), Nick Gritzuk, Jack Christian (general manager, president, and CEO). Other individuals depicted include Fred Murry, Andre Beguin, Plato Malozemoff from Newmont Mining (co-founder of Cassiar with F.M. Connell), Alfred Lloyd Penhale (founder and CEO of Asbestos Corporation of Canada Ltd.), C.B. Brown, Pierre Marcotte, Francis Parker Smith (brother of George Smith), Bill Oughtred, Bill Johnson, and a Mr. Janitsch. File also includes a portrait of an unidentified director of Cassiar from Turner and Newall in England, taken at the corporate club in Toronto. Group portraits were taken at the Cassiar Valley, the office building, "House 130," fishing outings, and at formal events in unidentified locations.

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Photographs are in good condition.

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Northern BC Archives & Special Collections

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Personal or academic use of photographic materials is welcomed under the standard fair use and educational use clauses of Canadian Copyright Law. Commercial use is, however, forbidden without the express permission of the copyright holder. For information on obtaining written permission from the copyright holder, please contact the Northern B.C. Archives and Special Collections.

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File is part of the Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd. fonds.

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2000.1.1.4.3

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2000.1.1.4.3

Sources

LeBlanc, Suzanne. Cassiar: A Jewel in the Wilderness. Prince George, BC: Caitlin Press, 2003.

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