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Sweeney Cooperage Ltd. fonds
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Business records - legal case

Series consists of court orders, petitions, affadavits, and evidence in the form of plans, leases, and correspondence, all arising from the legal dispute between Sweeney Cooperage and B.C. Place regarding the expropriation of the False Creek site ...

Christmas cards

The file consists of twenty-four Christmas cards, each containing photographs of the Leo Sweeney family members.

From Log To Barrel - Sweeney Mill - NG

Item is a film that appears to contain outtakes from "From Log to Barrel" (2013-015.5). Most shots are underexposed and unused for the final edit. The film contains well exposed candid shots of the factory workers on break.

History of Sweeneys

File includes clippings, articles, and chronologies on Sweeney Cooperage as well as an essay by Mike Sweeney (ca. 1981) on the dispute between the company and B.C. Place. Photographs show portrait of Leo Sweeney for the "Who's Who" ...

Large certificates

File consists of certificates honouring M. Leo Sweeney and Sweeney Cooperage, including those issued by the Canadian Centennial Committee, the Kiwanis Club, and the Knights of Columbus. Also included is a certificate commemorating M. Leo's m...

Machinery catalogues

File consists of catalogues and information on barrel-making and woodworking equipment, as well as a student paper (1979) on the topic of the barrel industry in Canada.

Newsclippings

File consists of various newsclippings and articles on Sweeney Cooperage and the Sweeney family. Included is a section from the Daily Mail (London), 20 Nov. 1899.

Personal memorabilia

Series consists of: articles, clippings and chronologies covering the history of Sweeney Cooperage and M. Leo's involvement in various associations, the Catholic Church, and activities as an informal advocate for the city of Vancouver; person...

Report on the Barrel Industry

File consists of a report written by John G. Sweeney for his English 102, College of Business Administration class at the University of Portland. Report includes the history of barrel making, production and storage methods, and a dictionary of coo...

Scrapbook 1

File consists of a scrapbook containing newsclippings about Sweeney Cooperage, the Sweeney family, and miscellaneous items relating to barrels. Also includes summary of income tax paid by the company (1921 - 1948) and profit/loss totals (1941 - 1...

Scrapbook 2

File consists of a scrapbook containing newsclippings about Sweeney Cooperage, the Sweeney family, and miscellaneous items relating to barrels.

Scrapbook 3

File consists of a scrapbook containing newsclippings about Sweeney Cooperage, the Sweeney family, and miscellaneous items relating to barrels.

Subject files - circulars 1940 - 1956

File consists of circulars addressed to employees, customers / potential customers, and suppliers. Subjects include various internal matters, product information, and prices of barrels and barrel-making supplies.

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