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Fonds AM1424 - Robin Hood Mills fonds

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Robin Hood Mills fonds

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AM1424

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  • 1919-1926 (Creation)
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    Robin Hood Mills (Vancouver, B.C.)

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  • 0.52 m of textual records
  • 7 architectural drawings

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Fonds consists of correspondence, dock construction contracts, insurance documents, tenders and proposals, reports of various kinds (e.g. tide details), lumber specifications, publications, and architectural drawings relating to the operations of the Robin Hood Mills, and the construction and operation of the Terminal Dock and Warehouse, located in the Vancouver Harbour, north end of Kamloops Street. Dates are: vol. 1 (Nov. 1919 - Aug. 1925); vol. 2 (July 1924 - Feb. 1926); vol. 3 (May 1924 - Feb. 1926). The manager of the Mill and Dock was K. A. McLellan. He corresponded primarily with: Robin Hood Mills head office in Minneapolis (as well as offices in Calgary and Moose Jaw); the International Milling Company, also in Minneapolis; Vancouver Harbour Commissioners; City Engineer's Office; E. J. Ryan Contracting Co. Ltd.; Armstrong, Morrison & Co. Limited Public Works Contractors; etc. All contents are pasted into three large scrapbooks (volume numbers have been assigned by Archives, each volume has stamped numbered pages).

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Donated by R. G. Soames in 2003.

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  • Box: 962-F-01 (vol. 1)
  • Box: 962-F-02 (vol. 2)
  • Box: 962-F-03 (vol. 3)
  • Cabinet: 271-03-01