Series S9 - John Schreiner records re: The Refiners

William Hetherington J.C. Anderson William Brown, BC Sugar president, starting in 1988 Moving bags of sugar in warehouse, prior to the advent of bulk shipping of sugar H. Allan Dunlop Col. H.S. Aikins F.[Fred] H. Ballou, chief engineer, 1931-1950 "Aquilo" in First Narrows Ex. [?] South Africa Raymond sugar factory remains Phil Baker Hetherington photo: World seeds red river wheat Family home about 1860: Samuel Rogers, father of B.T. [Benjamin Tingley] J.C. Anderson, founder, president and chief executive officer of Anderson Exploration Ltd. B.T.'s [Benjamin Tingley Rogers'] sister, Clara Ian Angus and Jacobo Machinist Gordon Lewis working on a crankshaft for a Victory ship at the refinery in WW II [World... Lalovee Jensen Albert Flegenheimer J.J. Robinette, QC Shannon [Rogers' family home] T. George Wood BC Sugar delivery van Lab staff: Robert Boyd, Ernest Abbott, Mary McKenzie Dining room, Glen Drive Front bedroom, Glen Drive [young woman sitting on bed] Dignitaries in decorated car in parade Front room, Glen Drive [four people sitting at a table playing cards] Kensington Prairie Three people in decorated car Three people in horse-drawn buggy in park William Bruce William and Annie Bruce Portrait of William Bruce, first purchasing manager at BC Sugar Bruce family portrait Seymour School [class portrait]

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John Schreiner records re: The Refiners

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0.3 m textual records. - 36 photographs. - 1 photograph album (108 photographs). - 1 brass plate

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John Schreiner moved to Vancouver in 1973 after studying towards an undergraduate degree at the University of Saskatchewan. He worked as western editor of the Financial Post from the Vancouver office. As well as a keen interest in the history and business development of British Columbia and the Prairie provinces Schreiner is an oenologist. He maintains a wine blog and has written many books and articles on wine appreciation and wine-tasting.

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Series consists of records gathered and notes created by John Schreiner in the course of researching and writing a book on the history of BC Sugar entitled: The Refiners: A century of BC Sugar.

Series includes early drafts, outlines, and edits of the book chapter by chapter, notes used to write the chapters. The series also includes other research materials collected for potential use in the book, including photographs, and a photograph album.

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The Archives holds a copy of "The Refiners: A century of BC Sugar" in the library collection, call number: HD9114 .C24 .B78 1989.

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