Title and statement of responsibility area
Dominion Map and Blueprint Company fonds
General material designation
- Textual record
- Cartographic material
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- Source of title proper: Title based on provenance of the fonds.
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Statement of scale (cartographic)
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
- Dominion Map Limited (Vancouver, B.C.)
Physical description area
0.03 m of textual records. - 130 maps
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Archival description area
Name of creator
Horace Newton Clarke (1881-1963) owned and operated Dominion Blue Print and Drafting Co. from 1912 until his retirement in 1947. At that time, he transferred ownership to Martin Joseph Griffin (1908-1986) who operated it until its' closure in 1981.
The company had many different names over the years: Dominion Blue Print and Drafting Co. from 1912 to 1916 ; Dominion Blueprint Co. from 1917 to 1921 ; Dominion Map and Blueprint Co. from 1922 to 1952 ; Dominion Map and Blueprint Ltd. from 1953 to 1962 ; and by 1963 the company shortened its' name to Dominion Map Ltd.
Scope and content
Fonds illustrates six decades of map production by Dominion Map Limited.
Immediate source of acquisition
Donated in 1980 by M.J. Griffin of Dominion Map Ltd. An additional accrual of Map 1182 was donated in 1992 by Frank S. Glass.
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