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Adam Zimmerman fonds
2003.8 · Archief · 1957-1994

This fonds consits of the administrative and business papers of Mr. Adam Zimmerman during his tenure as a senior level executive with Noranda Inc., Noranda Mines Ltd, and Macmillan Bloedel Ltd., particularly in Ontario, Quebec, and British Columbia with the majority of these records relating to the senior level operations of these companies. It includes textual records relate to the creation and development of Northwood Pulp & Timber Ltd. in Prince George including all aspects of its regional operations throughout Northcentral BC). The fonds also includes records related to Noranda Inc.’s successful and unsuccessful attempts at business acquisitions in both forestry and mining operations internationally, particularly in Mexico, Brazil, the Netherlands and Tasmania.

The fonds also contains textual records generated by Zimmerman in his directorship and chairman positions on various forest industry association boards. It includes his notes, general correspondence, minutes, as well as booklets and brochures notably from the Canadian Forest Industries Council, the Canadian Pulp and Paper Association, the Forest Sector Advisory Council and other similar industry associations. Much of this material relates to the issue of the softwood lumber dispute and Zimmerman’s involvement in the lobbying efforts regarding Canada/U.S. Free Trade issues and includes bound reports, agreements, and publications as well as correspondence to/from Zimmerman and his handwritten notes within the files. The fonds also includes general business information (annual reports, brochures, publications) pertaining to other Canadian forestry and mining companies.

The fonds also contains Adam Zimmerman’s speeches and correspondence related to his involvement in numerous charities, foundations and corporate fundraising initiatives with numerous Canadian educational institutions, non-profit societies and federal election campaigns.

Business records of Noranda Inc. are extensive and include administrative, business, personnel, financial and legal records. Record types include correspondence, memos, handwritten notes, business proposals and meeting notes, merger proposals and notes, prospectuses, board meeting agendas and minutes, annual reports, financial statements, resumes, portfolios, printed brochures, publications and other ephemera related to the business operations of Noranda Inc., Noranda Mines and MacMillan Bloedel [during Noranda Mines take-over of MB] all during Zimmerman’s tenure as Chair and/or CEO. The fonds includes correspondence, financial reports, legal testimony transcripts resulting from the Gaspe Copper Mine labour strike in Quebec in 1957 and the subsequent Gaspe Law Suit of 1960 between Noranda and the United Steel Workers of America. The fonds also includes extensive correspondence between Zimmerman and various levels of government regarding the lobbying of government on forestry policy and correspondence with various environmental lobbying groups in the 1980s including correspondence with well-known environmentalist David Suzuki.

Subjects include all facets of business operations pertaining to Canadian forestry and mining sectors including labour issues, environmental impacts of industrial developments, industry and effects on the Canadian economy, the free trade debate, the softwood lumber issue etc.

The fonds provides a detailed archival record of Mr. Zimmerman’s contribution to the building of Noranda Forest in Canada, Northwood Pulp & Timber in BC and Noranda Inc. as a resource-based conglomerate. Many records were utilized by Mr. Zimmerman in the writing of his book, Who’s in Charge Here, Anyway?: reflections from a life in business, (Don Mills, Ontario: Stoddart; Distributed in Canada by General Distribution Services), 1997.

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Northwood Pulp Mill
2003.8.4.02.10 · Sub-subseries · 1961-1980
Part of Adam Zimmerman fonds

Sub-subseries consists of records relating to the Northwood Pulp Mill in Prince George, which was owned by Northwood Pulp and it's renamed successors Northwood Pulp and Timber Ltd. (1972-1998) and Northwood Forest Industries Ltd. (1979-1998). These records were created or accumulated by Adam Zimmerman during his tenures as the company's President and Director, as well as his Presidency of Northwood Pulp's parent company, Northwood Mills. Includes planning material, construction records and progress reports, documents from the official opening, records regarding the acquisition of the pulpwood harvesting area, and material regarding expansion of the mill.

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2003.8.4.02.10.15 · Bestanddeel · 1966
Part of Adam Zimmerman fonds

File contains brief correspondence regarding arrangements for the opening of the Northwood Pulp Mill in Prince George, as well as an official opening program for the event.

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Noranda Forest Inc.
2003.8.4.03 · Deelreeks · 1982-1994
Part of Adam Zimmerman fonds

Subseries consists of records for Noranda Forest Inc. These records were created or accumulated by Adam Zimmerman during his tenures as the company's CEO (1987-1991), Chairman (1987-1993), and Director (1987-1994). Includes administrative records, financial records, and information on the company's acquisitions. Also contains records regarding government liaison and environmental issues.

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Government
2003.8.4.03.3 · Sub-subseries · 1982-1993
Part of Adam Zimmerman fonds

Sub-subseries consists of records relating to the government liaison required by Noranda Forest Inc. These records were created or accumulated by Adam Zimmerman during his tenures as the company's CEO (1987-1991), Chairman (1987-1993), and Director (1987-1994). Includes correspondence with government officials at various levels (municipal, provincial, federal).

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2003.8.4.03.3.04 · Bestanddeel · 1988
Part of Adam Zimmerman fonds

File contains correspondence with : John W. Crow; F.W. Gorbet; Senator Durenburger; Brian Mulroney; Carol Ann Stamp; Gerry St. Germain; Peter G. Morgan; J.F. Goodman; Sylvain Cloutier; Frank McKenna; Michael Wilson; K. Black; Frank Oberle.

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2003.8.4.05.03 · Bestanddeel · 1976-1980
Part of Adam Zimmerman fonds

File contains general correspondence, reports, and memoranda regarding the operations of British Columbia Forest Products. Contains a note to not add any more papers to the file because it was being used in the case against Blandin Paper.

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2003.8.4.05.08 · Bestanddeel · 1979-1981
Part of Adam Zimmerman fonds

File contains a list of directors and alternates for British Columbia Forest Products. Also includes memoranda, an Annual General Meeting notice for 1981 and 1980, directors meeting minutes, and declarations of interest for the positions of director and alternate director.

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2003.8.4.05.31 · Bestanddeel · 1979
Part of Adam Zimmerman fonds

File contains material from 1979 concerning the action of the United States government on behalf of Blandin Paper against British Columbia Forest Products Ltd. and Noranda Mines.

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Noranda Mines
2003.8.2.1 · Deelreeks · 1957-1987
Part of Adam Zimmerman fonds

Subseries contains records created and accumulated by Adam Zimmerman at the Noranda Inc. (formerly Noranda Mines) during his tenures as Noranda's Assistant Comptroller (1958-1961), Comptroller (1961-1966), Vice-President and Comptroller (1966-1974), Executive Vice-President and Director (1974-1982), and President and CEO (1982-1987). As Noranda's Comptroller, Zimmerman had a large role in Noranda Mines' legal action regarding the strike at Gaspe Copper Mines; records that represent this are contained in the legal records sub-subseries. Later in his career, as a director and Noranda's President and CEO, Zimmerman had a high-level administrative role with Noranda's mining division. Sub-subseries represent this with administrative records and reference files for Noranda's many mining and metallurgical operations.

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Administration
2003.8.4.02.01 · Sub-subseries · 1964-1987
Part of Adam Zimmerman fonds

Sub-subseries consists of administrative records concerning Northwood Pulp and it's renamed successors Northwood Pulp and Timber Ltd. (1972-1998) and Northwood Forest Industries Ltd. (1979-1998). These records were created or accumulated by Adam Zimmerman during his tenures as the company's President and Director. Includes general correspondence, Board of Directors meeting materials, annual reports, legal and personnel records, and documents relating to various associations with which Northwood had memberships or relationships.

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2003.8.4.02.01.06 · Bestanddeel · 1970-1974
Part of Adam Zimmerman fonds

File contains news paper clippings, magazine clippings, photocopies of various articles, and "Snow shoe trek through British Columbia's wilderness" by A. Van Der Post.

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2003.8.1 · Reeks · 1957-1992
Part of Adam Zimmerman fonds

Series contains records created and accumulated by Adam Zimmerman at the Noranda Inc. (formerly Noranda Mines) corporate office in Toronto during his tenures as Assistant Comptroller (1958-1961), Comptroller (1961-1966), Vice-President and Comptroller (1966-1974), Executive Vice-President (1974-1982), President and CEO (1982-1987), and Vice-Chairman (1987-1992). Includes administrative records, information regarding events attended by Zimmerman and other Noranda executives, government liaison material, financial records, human resources records, and documents regarding Noranda's many and various acquisitions and investments.

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General
2003.8.1.1 · Deelreeks · 1957-1987
Part of Adam Zimmerman fonds

Subseries contains records created and accumulated by Adam Zimmerman at the Noranda Inc. (formerly Noranda Mines) corporate office in Toronto during his tenures as Assistant Comptroller (1958-1961), Comptroller (1961-1966), Vice-President and Comptroller (1966-1974), Executive Vice-President (1974-1982), and President and CEO (1982-1987). Includes general correspondence files, a company profile, and annual reports, among others.

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Noranda - General 1981
2003.8.1.1.08 · Bestanddeel · 1981
Part of Adam Zimmerman fonds

File contains general correspondence with colleagues, private individuals, and businesses. Also includes memoranda, interoffice communications, reports and periodical clippings.

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Noranda - General 1987
2003.8.1.1.14 · Bestanddeel · 1987
Part of Adam Zimmerman fonds

File contains memoranda and other interoffice communication regarding general office matters.

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Administration
2003.8.1.2 · Deelreeks · 1965-1992
Part of Adam Zimmerman fonds

Subseries contains administrative records created and accumulated by Adam Zimmerman at the Noranda Inc. (formerly Noranda Mines) corporate office in Toronto. Includes correspondence, legal records, speeches, reports, and records regarding corporate relations, donations, the Noranda Environmental Committee, marketing, and other administrative matters.

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