Title and statement of responsibility area
Commonwealth Construction Company fonds
General material designation
- Architectural drawing
- Textual record
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
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Edition statement of responsibility
Class of material specific details area
Statement of scale (cartographic)
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Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
Physical description area
252 architectural drawings - 2 cm textual records
Publisher's series area
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Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series
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Archival description area
Name of creator
Commonwealth Construction was founded in 1925 under the name Carter-Halls-Aldinger Construction, a general contracting firm based in Vancouver, B.C. In 1945, the company changed its name to (or was acquired by) Commonwealth Construction Company. The firm was involved in projects in Victoria, BC and Winnipeg, MB, as well as Vancouver.
In 1983, the company became inactive; in 1985 it was amalgamated into a numbered company which itself was discontinued in 2000.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of operational records of Carter-Hall-Aldinger Co., the predecessor company of Commonwealth Construction. The records document projects in Vancouver and Victoria in which Carter-Hall-Aldinger acted as general contractors.
Records include design drawings, shop drawings, and project specifications.
Immediate source of acquisition
Records donated by Commonwealth Construction Co. in 1989
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
Some records in this fonds are restricted due to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Please refer to individual file descriptions for more information on access restrictions for individual files.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Records of other Carter-Hall-Aldringer projects can also be found in AM1592.