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Harry Patten Archibald fonds Subseries
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Business files

Subseries consists of files compiled by Archibald around specific client companies, associations, and projects. Files include notes, sketches and drawings, photographs, correspondence, receipts, invoices, reference materials, and other records.

Collected publications

Subseries consists of publications collected by H.P. Archibald in connection to his interests as an engineer. Included are: publications of the governments of British Columbia, Canada, and the United States; publications regarding specific engineering projects; journals relating to engineering, waterworks, and mining; and various magazines.

Correspondence

Subseries consists of incoming letters and copies of outgoing letters regarding the work of the consulting firm Bayfield and Archibald. Subseries also includes some photocopied correspondence previously described as Add. MSS. 425 (Bayfield and Archibald fonds).

Diaries and correspondence

Subseries consists of diaries, notebooks, and correspondence files maintained by H.P. Archibald in relation to his personal life. Records include day planners and diaries, personal expense notebooks, notebooks of calculations, correspondence, a scrapbook of Bayfield and Archibald advertisements, and other records.

Engineering photographs

Subseries consists of photographs produced and received in relation to the professional work of Bayfield and Archibald, Engineers. Photograph subjects include: machines (such as pumps, boilers, and rock crushers), machine parts (such as pipes, pulleys, and other machine components), mine sites (including Sullivan Mine, Protection Island Mine, and the Boston Premier Gold Company site), and other subjects, such as group portraits and accident sites.

Bayfield, Henry Arthur

Financial records

Subseries consists of financial records created by Archibald for the firm of Bayfield and Archibald. Records include invoices, purchase order, receipts, transaction records, ledgers and ledger sheets, client address books, account books, notebooks, and other records.

Harry Patten Archibald personal photographs

Subseries consists of photographs produced, received, and collected by Harry Patten Archibald in his personal life. Subjects include: friends and family members, recreational outings, various areas around Vancouver and B.C., and various types of boats. Subseries also includes various photographs of Archibald himself (in studio portraits, group portraits, and at various special functions).

Bayfield, Henry Arthur

Henry Arthur Bayfield personal photographs

Subseries consists of photographs produced, received, and collected by Henry Arthur Bayfield in his personal life. Subjects include: boats, locomotives, and friends and/or family members. Subseries also includes a photograph of Bayfield himself.

Bayfield, Henry Arthur

Personal financial records

Subseries consists of records created and received by H.P. Archibald in the course of managing his personal financial matters, such as income tax and investment matters. Records include correspondence, investment statements, tax statements, and other records.

Personal subject files

Subseries consists of files created by Archibald based upon various subjects relevant to his personal life and finances, as well as his work as an instructor at the University of British Columbia. Records include correspondence, insurance records, membership card, meeting notices, U.B.C. lecture notes and related drawings, pamphlets, and other records.

Subject files, notes, and newspaper clippings

Subseries consists of files compiled by Archibald on various subjects, as well as notes and newspaper clippings on various topics. Subjects include general topics such as coal and the environment, as well as specific individuals, organizations, projects, and locations (such as Cominco, Kemano, the National Harbours Board, the Pacific Great Eastern Railway Company, and others).