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Archdeacon W. H. Collison fonds

  • 2009.7
  • Fonds
  • ca.1870 - ca.1986

The Archdeacon W.H. Collison fonds consists of textual materials, maps, published materials and photographs all documenting Collison’s life and work with North Coastal First Nations communities in British Columbia. Types of records found within this fonds include manuscripts, sermon notes, correspondence, oral history summaries, monographs, cartographic items, photographs and postcards. The Collison fonds also includes some records created by his children and grandchildren as well as a family tree created in 1986. The Collison fonds has been divided into four series.

Collison, W.H. (Archdeacon)

Columbia Cellulose Company, Limited fonds

  • 2012.05
  • Fonds
  • 1959-1970

Fonds consists of documents providing information on the Columbia Cellulose Company, Limited covering the period of 1959-1970. These documents detail the company’s history, historical and geographical context, and plans for the future. Files often include photographs, maps, and technical drawings of the mills.

Columbia Cellulose Company, Limited

Company Operating History series

Series consists of documents providing information on the Columbia Cellulose Company, Limited including its history, historical and geographical context, and plans for the future. These documents often include photographs, maps, and technical drawings of the mills. Series consists of Skeena Kraft press kit; Feasibility Study of Nass River Valley Log Transport Systems; A Summary History and Progress; Development Study: Northern resources; Columbia Cellulose Company, Limited.

Prince George Railway & Forestry Museum Collection

  • 2002.1
  • Collection
  • 1887-1999

The Prince George Railway & Forestry Museum Society Collection consists primarily of textual, photographic, and cartographic records related to the regional developments of the railway industry in Northern BC. A predominant portion of the collection is made up of material from the Canadian National Railway; other railways represented include the Pacific Great Eastern Railway, the British Columbia Railway (BC Rail), the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, the Grand Trunk Railway, the Intercolonial Railway, and the Okanagan Express. Significant geographical areas covered include Prince George, the Peace River Region, Terrace, Bulkley Valley, Hazelton and Prince Rupert.

The forestry industry is represented in the collection with operational and financial records from Fyfe Lake Sawmill Ltd., which operated southwest of Prince George in the 1950s.

The collection has been organized into series according to creator, each of which also has been arranged to subseries, file and item level, where applicable. This collection consists of eight series, as follows:

1) Canadian National Railway
2) Grand Trunk Railway
3) Pacific Great Eastern Railway
4) British Columbia Railway (BC Rail)
5) Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR)
6) Intercolonial Railway
7) Fyfe Lake Sawmill ltd.
8) PGRFM
9) Photographs

Skeena Kraft Limited Press kit

File consists of a folder containing documents describing Skeena Kraft Limited. Folder consists of:

  • Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget--A Forest Products Giant
  • Columbia Cellulose Company, Limited--A Corporate History
  • Two World-Wide Sales Organizations to Market Skeena Kraft Pulp
  • Skeena Kraft Limited Adopts Distinctive Housemark Symbol Adapted from Sun Totem, Kee-War-Kow, Family Crest of Sky People
  • The Nass and Skeena Valleys--A New Economic Region Terrace and Prince Rupert are Hubs in Finance and Services
  • MISSING: Twinriver Timber Limited: New Company Created to Administer Two Tree Farm Licence Areas
  • The Forests Behind the Coast Range Produce Superior Pulp
  • Efficient New Woodroom Highlights Skeena Mill
  • Integrating Two Power Systems--A Marriage with Convenience One Power Group Serves Two Mills
  • Pulping Group Features Flexible Bleaching Sequence and World's Largest Flakt Drier
  • New Dams Create Huge Storage Area for Skeena Water Supply
  • Advanced Process Control Techniques Employ Computers Extensively
  • Skeena Kraft Mill Quality Control and Process Control Tune Mill to Produce Prime Quality Pulps
  • Co-ordination and Administration of Construction and Design of Skeena Kraft Shared by H.A. Simons and Central Engineering of Columbia Cellulose
  • Purchasing and Traffic Departments Buy and Move More than 25,000 Tons of Materials During Skeena Kraft Construction Co-ordinated Sea and Land Transport System Introduced
  • Skeena Kraft--Hundreds of New Jobs Canada-Wide Recruiting Programme Attracts New Workers to Growing Nass-Skeena Region;
  • Also includes 19 photographs; 12 technical drawings and diagrams; 2 maps;
  • Promotional pamphlet "The Skeena Kraft Story."