File consists of a volume of manuscript minutes of meetings of the Directors, as well as Annual General Meetings and Extraordinary General Meetings of the shareholders in H. Bell-Irving Co. Ltd.
Minutes of Directors meetings address housekeeping matters, as well as the declaration of dividends to shareholders.
Minutes of Annual General Meetings reported on company operations, including information on returns on investments and other financial reporting, as well as Chairman's remarks to the shareholders, which often went into considerable depth on all operational matters and external factors influencing the company's operations and profitability. The remarks often included detailed information on the previous season's salmon packs for various areas of operation, comments on salmon runs that year, contracts with and operations of the Anglo-British Columbia Packing Company, government policy (particularly related to taxation and international trade) investments in real estate and other non-cannery ventures.
H. Bell-Irving Co. Ltd.