Series 2000.1.1 - Photographic Material

Diamond core drilling 1 Diamond core drilling 2 Diamond core drilling 3 Diamond core drilling 4 Diamond core drilling 5 Diamond core drilling 6 Diamond core drilling 7 Diamond core drilling 8 Diamond core drilling 9 Diamond core drilling 10 Mazza Machine, Welshpool Operator loading Asbestos into feeder 2000. 1 2000. 2 2000. 3 2000. 4 2000. 5 Kutcho Creek Exploration Camp Kutcho Creek Exploration Camp Kutcho Creek Exploration Camp Bulldozer on Talus Slope Bulldozer on Talus Slope Mountains and valley at Kutcho Creek exploration camp Kutcho Creek Exploration Camp from airplane cockpit Aerial view of Kutcho Creek exploration camp Aerial view of Kutcho Creek exploration camp Asbestos Mountain Expedition Party Dogsled on Asbestos Mountain View of Asbestos Mountain Looking South View of Asbestos Mountain Looking South - Annotated View from Asbestos Mountain Looking South - Annotated View From Asbestos Mountain Looking North View From Asbestos Mountain Looking North Roadway on Bad Hill Blue River Bridge Roadway in Mountain Pass Building at Moccassin Mines Roadway Near Quartz Creek Quartz Creek Bridge Camp at Quartz Creek View of Planned Industrial Area Looking North on North Fork Creek Looking North East on Projected Mine Strike Lumber Piles at Early Plant Site Asbestos Valley Asebstos Valley Tent Site McDame Mountain From Camp Glacier on McDame Creek Road Trucks and Loader at Camp
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Photographic Material

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  • Graphic material

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  • 1951-1992 (Creation)

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1.4 m of photographic material consisting of 6100+ photographs and 900 slides, and negatives, contact sheets, PMTs

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(3 April 1952 - 15 March 1993)

Scope and content

The Photographic Materials series consists of 6100 photographs, 900 slides and negatives documenting a wide variety of subject areas pertaining to both the operations of Cassiar Asbestos Corporation Ltd., and the company township of Cassiar, B.C. Types of subject areas found within this series include, but are not limited to: mine, plant, labour, and townsite operations at the company towns of Cassiar and Clinton Creek (including community activities associated therein and townsite development); construction of plant and mine buildings ; mines and equipment not owned by Cassiar Asbestos Corporation, but which are believed to have been used for operational research purposes ; aerial photographs ; company exploration of further mineral deposits outside of Cassiar ; official tours ; community images, promotional material ; executive portraits. The Photographic Materials series has been further subdivided into the following 4 subseries: Exploration & Development, Construction, General (Mining) Operations & (Townsite) Community Operations, and Corporate Affairs.

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As no original file order was evident the Archivist has imposed order based upon subject.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

Location of originals

The Northern B.C. Archives has all original materials from the Cassiar Asbestos Corporation, Ltd.

Availability of other formats

880 photographs have been scanned as preservation quality digital files and jpeg derivatives found on this site courtesy of funding from the BC History Digitization Program, I.K. Barber Learning Centre; the remaining photographic materials are available in their original formats (negative, slide, photograph).

Restrictions on access

Access may be restricted due to fragility of the photographic material. Please contact Archivist for more information.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Personal or academic use of the historic photographs, textual materials, audio and video 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 UNBC Archives for further information.

Finding aids

Associated materials

Leblanc, Suzanne. "Cassiar : a Jewel in the Wilderness". Prince George, B.C. : Caitlin Press, 2003

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No further accruals are expected.

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When photographic materials were originally removed from within textual material they were given a temporary accession no. with its tertiary number reflecting the box number from which the photograph was removed.

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Funding for the digitization of Cassiar photographs was generously provided by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.

Photographs in this series contain information provided by former Cassiar residents via the "Cassiar ... do you remember?" website, and the "Cassiar... do you remember?" facebook group, which are administered by Herb Daum.

• Cassiar Community Website located at [accessed June 2010]
• Leblanc, Suzanne. "Cassiar: a Jewel in the Wilderness". Prince George, B.C. : Caitlin Press, 2003

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