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Crow’s Nest Coal Company Limited/Crows Nest Industries Limited


Series 1


Minutes. – 1898-1978, predominant 1901-1933, 1952-1965. – 64.5 cm of textual records. – Consists of minutes of the executive committee, directors and shareholders’ meetings of the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company as well as the finance committee minutes of Crows Nest Industries. Also consists of the minutes of the Crow’s Nest Pass Electric Light & Power Company Limited; Morrissey, Fernie and Michel Railway Company Limited; Crow’s Nest Pass Oil & Gas Company Limited and Transpacific Export Corporation. Also included with the minutes are by-laws, financial statements, reports and indexes to the directors minute books. Original order retained. The minute books are in fragile condition. Photocopying is not permitted. Please consult archivist.

Executive Committee
M-1561-vol.1 Minute book-Fernie. – 1898-1903
M-1561-Vol.2 Minute book. – 1899-1901
M-1561-Vol.3 Minute book. – 1899-March 1903
M-1561-Vol.4 Minute book. – April 1903-September 1904
M-1561-Vol.5 Minute book. – September 1904-December 1905
M-1561-Vol.6 Minute book. – 1906-1909
Special committee
M-1561-Vol.7 Minute book. – 1902-1904
Directors meetings
M-1561-Vol.8 Minute book. – 1905-August 1908
M-1561-Vol.9 Minute book. – August 1908-1921
M-1561-Vol.10 Minute book. – 1922-1933
M-1561-1 Minutes. – 1971-1974
M-1561-2 Index to directors meeting minute book. – 1905-1908
M-1561-3 Index to directors meeting minute book. – 1908-1921
Directors, Shareholders and Executive Committee
M-1561-Vol.11 Minutes. – 1901-1903
M-1561-4 Minutes. – 1952-54
M-1561-5 Minutes. – 1955-56
M-1561-6 Minutes. – 1957-58
M-1561-7 Minutes. – 1959
M-1561-8 Minutes. – 1960
M-1561-9 Minutes. – 1961
M-1561-10 Minutes. – 1962
M-1561-11 Minutes. – 1963
M-1561-12 Minutes. – 1964
M-1561-13 Minutes. – 1965
Finance committee
M-1561-14 Minutes. – 1973-1975
M-1561-15 Minutes. – 1976
M-1561-16 Minutes. – 1977-1978
M-1561-17 Minutes-audit committee. – 1976-77

Series 2


By-laws. – 1899-1921, predominant 1908-1915. – 1.5 cm of textual records. – Consists of the by-laws of the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Limited. Also includes by-laws of the Crow’s Nest Pass Electric Light & Power Company Limited and the Morrissey, Fernie and Michel Railway Company for the year 1921. By-laws also available in the minutes. Original order retained. The documents are in fragile condition. Photocopying is not permitted. Please consult archivist.

M-1561-18 Proposed by-laws. – 1899
M-1561-19 Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Limited/Crow’s Nest Pass Electric Light and Power Company Ltd/Morrissey, Fernie and Michel Railway Company By-Laws. – 1908-1921

Series 3


Annual reports. – 1899-1976. – 10.5 cm of textual records. – Consists of the annual reports of the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Limited, Crows Nest Industries and their respective subsidiaries. Original order retained.

M-1561-20 Annual reports. – 1899
M-1561-21 Annual reports. – 1900-1930
M-1561-22 Annual reports. – 1931-1950
M-1561-23 Annual reports. – 1951-1964
M-1561-24 Annual reports. – 1965-1976

Series 4


Financial statements. – 1898-1978. – 36 cm of textual records. – Consists of the financial records of the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Limited, Crows Nest Industries and their respective subsidiaries. There are no financial statements available for the years 1920, 1925, 1927, 1928 and 1977. Financial statements pertaining to these years are available in the annual reports. Financial statements also available in the minutes. Original order retained. Some files are in fragile condition. Photocopying is not permitted. Please consult archivist.

M-1561-25 Financial statements. – 1898
M-1561-26 Financial statements. – 1899
M-1561-27 Financial statements. – 1900
M-1561-28 Financial statements. – 1901
M-1561-29 Financial statements. – 1902
M-1561-30 Financial statements. – 1903
M-1561-31 Financial statements. – 1904
M-1561-32 Financial statements. – 1905
M-1561-33 Financial statements. – 1906
M-1561-34 Financial statements. – 1907
M-1561-35 Financial statements. – 1908
M-1561-36 Financial statements. – 1909
M-1561-37 Financial statements. – 1910
M-1561-38 Financial statements. – 1911
M-1561-39 Financial statements. – 1912
M-1561-40 Financial statements. – 1913
M-1561-41 Financial statements. – 1914
M-1561-42 Financial statements. – 1915
M-1561-43 Financial statements. – 1916
M-1561-44 Financial statements. – 1917
M-1561-45 Financial statements. – 1918
M-1561-46 Financial statements. – 1919
Note No statements for 1920
M-1561-47 Financial statements. – 1921
M-1561-48 Financial statements. – 1922
M-1561-49 Financial statements. – 1923
M-1561-50 Financial statements. – 1924
Note No statements for 1925
M-1561-51 Financial statements. – 1926
Note No statements for 1927
Note No statements for 1928
M-1561-52 Financial statements. – 1929
M-1561-53 Financial statements. – 1930
M-1561-54 Financial statements. – 1931
M-1561-55 Financial statements. – 1932
M-1561-56 Financial statements. – 1933
M-1561-57 Financial statements. – 1934
M-1561-58 Financial statements. – 1935
M-1561-59 Financial statements. – 1936
M-1561-60 Financial statements. – 1937
M-1561-61 Financial statements. – 1938
M-1561-62 Financial statements. – 1939
M-1561-63 Financial statements. – 1940
M-1561-64 Financial statements. – 1941
M-1561-65 Financial statements. – 1942
M-1561-66 Financial statements. – 1943
M-1561-67 Financial statements. – 1944
M-1561-68 Financial statements. – 1945
M-1561-69 Financial statements. – 1946
M-1561-70 Financial statements. – 1947
M-1561-71 Financial statements. – 1948
M-1561-72 Financial statements. – 1949
M-1561-73 Financial statements. – 1950
M-1561-74 Financial statements. – 1951
M-1561-75 Financial statements. – 1952
M-1561-76 Financial statements. – 1953
M-1561-77 Financial statements. – 1954
M-1561-78 Financial statements. – 1955
M-1561-79 Financial statements. – 1956
M-1561-80 Financial statements. – 1957
M-1561-81 Financial statements. – 1958
M-1561-82 Financial statements. – 1959
M-1561-83 Financial statements. – 1960
M-1561-84 Financial statements. – 1961
M-1561-85 Financial statements. – 1962
M-1561-86 Financial statements. – 1963
M-1561-87 Financial statements. – 1964
M-1561-88 Financial statements. – 1965
M-1561-89 Financial statements. – 1966
M-1561-90 Financial statements. – 1967
M-1561-91 Financial statements. – 1968
M-1561-92 Financial statements. – 1969
M-1561-93 Financial statements. – 1970
M-1561-94 Financial statements. – 1971
M-1561-95 Financial statements. – 1972
M-1561-96 Financial statements. – 1973
M-1561-97 Financial statements. – 1974
M-1561-98 Financial statements. – 1975
M-1561-99 Financial statements. – 1976
Note No statements for 1977
M-1561-100 Financial statements. – 1978

Series 5


General ledgers. – 1905-1956, predominant 1905-1910. – 14 cm of textual records. – Consists of the general ledgers of the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Limited. There are no volumes for the years 1911-1943 or the years 1948-1950. Original order retained.

M-1561-Vol.12 General ledgers. – 1905-1906. – no. 4
M-1561-Vol.13 General ledgers. – 1906-1910. – no. 5
M-1561-Vol.14 General ledgers. – 1944-1947. – no. 10
M-1561-101 General ledgers. – 1951-1956

Series 6


Legal files. – 1888-1979, predominant 1897-1917. – 13 cm of textual files. – Consists of legal agreements, case files, correspondence, lists, memoranda, notices, statutes, etc., of the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company and Crows Nest Industries limited. Only few documents are originals, most are copies. Original order retained. Some documents are in fragile condition. Photocopying is not permitted. Please consult archivist.

M-1561-102 Agreements – British Columbia Southern Railway Company; Canadian Pacific Railway and the Kootenay Coal Company. – 1897-1917
M-1561-103 Agreements – Crow’s Nest Industries. – 1974-1979. – Regarding lumber/logging companies.

View 1974-1975. View 1976-1979.

M-1561-104 Agreements regarding lumber companies. – 1965

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M-1561-105 Agreements regarding mining properties of Harry B. Stoner and Roland William Wood. – 1922-1923
M-1561-106 Bill regarding incorporation of Fernie Light and Power Company Limited
M-1561-107 Case file – Crowsnest Pass Coal Company vs. British Columbia Southern Railway. – 1900-1902
M-1561-108 Case file-McLeod et al vs. Crowsnest Pass Coal Company. – 1903
M-1561-109 Contingent Liability Fund. – 1920
M-1561-110 Eviction notices. – 1906
M-1561-111 Inventory of important documents
M-1561-112 List of immigrant miners. – 1907-1908
M-1561-113 List of men killed in Coal Creek Explosion. – May 22, 1902
M-1561-114 Memoranda of particulars regarding property of Souris Coal Mining Co. and Walsh Coal Properties. – 1897
M-1561-115 Memorandum regarding reorganization of capital structure of the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Limited. – 1932
M-1561-116 Patent for blasting powder of Benjamin C. Pettingell. – 1898-1899
M-1561-117 Proposal for organization of British Columbia Steel Corp. Limited. – [ca.1917]
M-1561-118 Statute regarding British Columbia Southern Railway. – 1900
M-1561-119 Statutes regarding Crow’s Nest and Kootenay Lake Railway Company, British Columbia. – 1888
M-1561-120 Statutory Declaration regarding special meeting of shareholders. – 1901
M-1561-121 Submission of the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Limited relating to Labour (sic) Legislation and the Coal Industry in British Columbia. – 1948
M-1561-122 Transfer of lands-surface rights. – 1909

Series 7


Correspondence. – 1876-1982, predominant 1898-1978. – 75 cm of textual records. – Consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence and internal memoranda of the Crow’s Nest Coal Company Limited and Crows Nest Industries Limited. Also includes legal documents (agreements, assignments, indentures, etc.), financial statements, history of the company, maps, news clippings, notices, plans, papers, and reports. Original order retained. Some files are in fragile condition. Photocopying is not permitted. Please consult archivist

M-1561-123 Accounting office. – 1913-1916
M-1561-124 Acquisition of lumber companies. – 1964
M-1561-125 Agreement on box-car loader. – 1904-1906
M-1561-126 British Columbia Coal, Petroleum and Mineral Company. – 1897. – Regarding shares.
M-1561-127 British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority. – 1969
M-1561-128 British Columbia Railway & Canadian Pacific Railway. – 1897-1901
M-1561-129 British Columbia Railway & Canadian Pacific Railway. – 1902
M-1561-130 British Columbia Railway & Canadian Pacific Railway. – 1903
M-1561-131 British Columbia Railway & Canadian Pacific Railway. – 1904-1905
M-1561-132 British Columbia telephone leases. – 1970, 1974
M-1561-133 Byron Creek Collieries regarding agreements. – 1977-1978
M-1561-134 Canadian Pacific Railway regarding agreements. – 1897-1907
M-1561-135 Canadian Pacific Railway Wye Conveyance. – 1970-1971
M-1561-136 Canadian Pacific Railway regarding Fording River. – 1969-1973
M-1561-137 Case of Alfred W.H. Gianelli vs. Crowsnest Pass Coal Company. – 1903-1904
M-1561-138 Case of Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Limited vs B.T.A. Bell and the Canadian Mining Review. – 1901-1903
M-1561-139 Case of Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Limited vs. Vancouver Printing and Publishing Company (Vancouver Province). – 1902
M-1561-140 Coal Creek Branch purchase. – 1915-1918
M-1561-141 Coal licences. – 1968-1975
M-1561-142 Confidential matters. – 1964-1967
M-1561-143 Crow’s Nest Pass Oil and Gas Company Limited. – 1967-1973
M-1561-144 Crow’s Nest Pass Oil and Gas Company Limited. – 1974-1978
M-1561-145 Crowsnest Southern Railway proposal. – 1901
M-1561-146 Department of National Revenue. – 1970
M-1561-147 Elk Lumber and Manufacturing Company. – 1904
M-1561-148 Elko Millsite. – 1969-1971
M-1561-149 Elko water power rights. – 1916-1921
M-1561-150 Executive share purchase plan. – 1972-1978
M-1561-151 Fernie fire. – 1908
M-1561-152 Fernie Golf and Country Club. – 1970
M-1561-153 Fording River Coal Company. – 1969-1971
M-1561-154 Fractional shares. – 1959
M-1561-155 General. – 1900-1921
M-1561-156 General. – 1922-1937
M-1561-157 General. – 1953-1977
M-1561-158 Hardy Group. – 1955-1959
M-1561-159 Hardy Group. – 1960-1963
M-1561-160 Hulbert-De Luca Coal Deal. – 1968-1977
M-1561-161 Kaiser Resources regarding Coleman Collieries. – 1975
M-1561-162 Kaiser Steel Corporation. – 1967-1968
M-1561-163 Kaiser Steel Corporation. – 1969-1973
M-1561-164 Kootenay and Elk Railway Company. – April-June 1970
M-1561-165 Kootenay and Elk Railway Company. – July-September 1970
M-1561-166 Kootenay and Elk Railway Company. – October-December 1970
M-1561-167 Kootenay and Elk Railway Company. – January-March 1971
M-1561-168 Kootenay and Elk Railway Company. – 1972
M-1561-169 Land sale-Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company of Canada Limited. – 1971
M-1561-170 Legal matters. – 1965-1971
M-1561-171 Merger-amalgamation matters. – 1970
M-1561-172 Merger of Le Roi Mining Company, et al. – 1905-1906
M-1561-173 Mica Mines. – 1876-1898
M-1561-174 Red Deer Valley Railway and Coal Company. – 1902
M-1561-175 Reid Collins. – 1978-1982
M-1561-176 Reorganization of Crow’s Nest Industries Limited. – 1977-1978
M-1561-177 Sale of Carbon Creek Sawmill. – 1905-1907
M-1561-178 Selection of B.C. lands by the company. – 1901
M-1561-179 Shareholders. – 1968-1977
M-1561-180 Sparwood. – 1966-1968
M-1561-181 Stock split. – 1957
M-1561-182 Stock split. – 1961-1964
M-1561-183 Strike of 1918-1919
M-1561-184 Telegraph code. – 1915, 1942
M-1561-185 Trimbles Tire Supply Ltd.. – 1971
M-1561-186 Wartime salary freezing order. – 1943-1949
M-1561-187 William Blakemore investigation. – 1902
M-1561-188 William Blakemore regarding involvement with Similkameen Valley Coal Company. – 1898, 1902

Series 8


Investigations and inquests. – 1902-1928. – 25 cm of textual records. – Consists of transcripts of evidence taken at inquests and investigations into the deaths of miners and mine explosions in British Columbia. Also includes reports of the Special Commission and the Provincial Mineralogist on mine explosions. Original order retained. The documents are in fragile condition. Photocopying is not permitted. Please consult archivist.

M-1561-189 Inquest into death of Remi J. Van Mechelen. – 1914
M-1561-190 Inquest into death of Philip Bloha. – 1917
M-1561-191 Inquest into death of Frank Broniskoski. – 1918
M-1561-192 Inquest into death of William Dunn. – 1918
M-1561-193 Inquest into death of Albert Kaleta. – 1918
M-1561-194 Inquest into death of Frank Di Gosta. – 1920
M-1561-195 Inquest into death of Louis Nagy. – 1920
M-1561-196 Inquest into death of Matthew Turnbull. – 1920
M-1561-197 Inquest into death of William King Simpson. – 1921
M-1561-198 Inquest into death of John Woodnorth. – 1921
M-1561-199 Inquest into death of Danny Bohi. – 1922
M-1561-200 Inquest into death of O.T. Brandley. – 1922
M-1561-201 Inquest into death of W.H. Dunlap. – 1924
M-1561-202 Inquest into death of Robert Proudlock. – 1924
M-1561-203 Inquest into death of Thomas Puckey. – 1924
M-1561-204 Inquest into death of Joseph Burns. – 1926
M-1561-205 Inquest into death of Nick Ewanick. – 1926
M-1561-206 Inquest into death of Fred Zinnovich. – 1927
M-1561-207 Inquest into death of Charles Anselmo. – 1928
M-1561-208 Inquest into deaths of George Perkins, C. Innocente, J. Sedrovitch, Joseph DeGeorgia, Joseph Sprlak and Peter Dowie. – 1928
M-1561-209 Report of the Special Commission appointed to inquire into the Causes of Explosion in Coal Mines. – 1903
M-1561-210 Reports on the Fernie Coal Mines Explosion by W.F. Robertson, Provincial Mineralogist. – 1902
M-1561-211 Return & supplementary return of all reports on the Crow’s Nest Coal Company Mines. – 1902-1904
M-1561-212 Transcript of evidence – enquiry into explosion at Coal Creek Colliery. – 1915
M-1561-213 Transcript of evidence- inquest into Fernie coal mine explosion, vol. 1. – 1902
M-1561-214 Transcript of evidence- inquest into Fernie coal mine explosion, vol. 2. – 1902

Series 9


Employee records. – 1907-1981, predominant 1907-1937. – 4.88 m of textual records. – Consists of the employee records of the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company and Crows Nest Industries. Also consists of indexes to the employee records. Employee records contain valuable information in regards to the ethnic composition of the Crowsnest Pass. Note: the indexes should not be considered a true guide to the records as they are incomplete and contain numerous errors and omissions. Original order retained. The records are in fragile condition. Photocopying is not permitted. Please consult archivist.

Coal Creek colliery
M-1561-215 Employee records- “A”. – 1907-1908
M-1561-216 Employee records- “B”. – 1907-1908
M-1561-217 Employee records- “B”. – 1907-1908
M-1561-218 Employee records- “C”. – 1907-1908
M-1561-219 Employee records- “C”. – 1907-1908
M-1561-220 Employee records- “D”. – 1907-1908
M-1561-221 Employee records- “E”. – 1907-1908
M-1561-222 Employee records- “F”. – 1907-1908
M-1561-223 Employee records- “G”. – 1907-1908
M-1561-224 Employee records- “H”. – 1907-1908
M-1561-225 Employee records- “I-J”. – 1907-1909
M-1561-226 Employee records- “K”. – 1907-1908
M-1561-227 Employee records- “L”. – 1907-1908
M-1561-228 Employee records- “M”. – 1907-1908
M-1561-229 Employee records- “M’. – 1907-1908
M-1561-230 Employee records- “N”. – 1907-1908
M-1561-231 Employee records- “O”. – 1907-1908
M-1561-232 Employee records- “P”. – 1907-1909
M-1561-233 Employee records- “Q-R”. – 1907-1909
M-1561-234 Employee records- “S”. – 1907-1908
M-1561-235 Employee records- “S”. – 1907-1909
M-1561-236 Employee records- “T”. – 1907-1908
M-1561-237 Employee records- “U-V”. – 1907-1909
M-1561-238 Employee records- “W”. – 1907-1909
M-1561-239 Employee records- “W-Z”. – 1907-1909
M-1561-240 Employee records- “1-43″(A). – 1907-1909
M-1561-241 Employee records- “52-99″(B). – 1907-1909
M-1561-242 Employee records- “100-199′(B-C). – 1907-1909
M-1561-243 Employee records- “201-249″(C-D). – 1907-1909
M-1561-244 Employee records- “250-299″(D-F). – 1907-1909
M-1561-245 Employee records- “”300-399″(F-H). – 1907-1909
M-1561-246 Employee records- “400-499″(H-J). – 1907-1909
M-1561-247 Employee records- “450-499″(J-L). – 1907-1909
M-1561-248 Employee records- “500-541″(L). – 1907-1909
M-1561-249 Employee records- “551-599″(L-M). – 1907-1909
M-1561-250 Employee records- “601-649″(M). – 1907-1909
M-1561-251 Employee records- “650-699″(M-O). – 1907-1909
M-1561-252 Employee records- “700-799″(O-R). – 1907-1909
M-1561-253 Employee records- “800-899′(R-S). – 1907-1909
M-1561-254 Employee records- “900-968″(S-T). – 1907-1909
M-1561-255 Employee records- “1100-1199″(U-Z;A-C). – 1909
M-1561-256 Employee records- “1200-1299″(C-M). – 1909
M-1561-257 Employee records- “1300-1399”. – 1909
M-1561-258 Employee records- “1400-1499”. – 1909
M-1561-259 Employee records- “1500-1599”. – 1909
M-1561-260 Employee records- “1600-1699”. – 1909
M-1561-261 Employee records- “1700-1799”. – 1909
M-1561-262 Employee records- “1800-1899”. – 1909
M-1561-263 Employee records- “1922-1999”. – January 1910
M-1561-264 Employee records- “2000-2099”. – February 1910
M-1561-265 Employee records- “2100-2199”. – February-March 1910
M-1561-266 Employee records- “2200-2299”. – March-April 1910
M-1561-267 Employee records- “2300-2399”. – April 1910
M-1561-268 Employee records- “2400-2499”. – April-May 1910
M-1561-269 Employee records- “2500-2599′. – May 1910
M-1561-270 Employee records- “2600-2699”. – May-June 1910
M-1561-271 Employee records- “2700-2799”. – June 1910
M-1561-272 Employee records- “2800-2899”. – June-July 1910
M-1561-273 Employee records- “2900-2999”. – July 1910
M-1561-274 Employee records- “3000-3099”. – July-August 1910
M-1561-275 Employee records- “3100-3199”. – July-August 1910
M-1561-276 Employee records- “3200-3299”. – August-September 1910
M-1561-277 Employee records- “3300-3399”. – September-October 1910
M-1561-278 Employee records- “3400-3499”. – October-November 1910
M-1561-279 Employee records- “3500-3599”. – November 1910
M-1561-280 Employee records- “3600-3699”. – November 1910-February 1911
M-1561-281 Employee records- “3700-3762”. – February-March 1911
M-1561-282 Coal Creek colliery-index to employee records. – 1911-1917. – Relates to files M-1561-283 to M-1561-331.
M-1561-283 Employee records- “1-99”. – November 1911
M-1561-284 Employee records- “100-199”. – November 1911
M-1561-285 Employee records- “200-299”. – November 1911
M-1561-286 Employee records- “300-399”. – November 1911
M-1561-287 Employee records- “400-499”. – November 1911
M-1561-288 Employee records- “500-599”. – November 1911
M-1561-289 Employee records- “600-699”. – November 1911
M-1561-290 Employee records- “700-799”. – November 1911
M-1561-291 Employee records- “800-899”. – November 1911
M-1561-292 Employee records- “900-999”. – November 1911
M-1561-293 Employee records- “1000-1099”. – November 1911
M-1561-294 Employee records- “1100-1199”. – December 1911
M-1561-295 Employee records- “1200-1299”. – December 1911
M-1561-296 Employee records- “1300-1399”. – December 1911-January 1912
M-1561-297 Employee records- “1400-1499”. – January-February 1912
M-1561-298 Employee records- “1500-1599”. – February-April 1912
M-1561-299 Employee records- “1600-1699”. – March-April 1912
M-1561-300 Employee records- “1700-1799”. – April-June 1912
M-1561-301 Employee records- “1800-1899”. – June-July 1912
M-1561-302 Employee records- “1900-1999”. – July-August 1912
M-1561-303 Employee records- “2000-2099. – August-September 1912
M-1561-304 Employee records- “2100-2199”. – September-October 1912
M-1561-305 Employee records- “2200-2299”. – October-November 1912
M-1561-306 Employee records- “2300-2399”. – December 1912-January 1913
M-1561-307 Employee records- “2400-2499”. – January-March 1913
M-1561-308 Employee records- “2500-2599”. – March-April 1913
M-1561-309 Employee records- “2600-2699”. – April-May 1913
M-1561-310 Employee records- “2700-2799”. – May 1913
M-1561-311 Employee records- “2800-2899”. – May-June 1913
M-1561-312 Employee records- “2899-2998”. – June-July 1913
M-1561-313 Employee records- “3002-3099”. – July-June 1913
M-1561-314 Employee records- “3100-3199”. – August-September 1913
M-1561-315 Employee records- “3200-3299”. – September-October 1913
M-1561-316 Employee records- “3300-3399”. – October-November 1913
M-1561-317 Employee records- “3400-3499”. – November-December 1913
M-1561-318 Employee records- “3500-3599”. – December 1913-June 1914
M-1561-319 Employee records- “3600-3699”. – January-February 1914
M-1561-320 Employee records- “3700-3799”. – February-April 1914
M-1561-321 Employee records- “3800-3899”. – April-June 1914
M-1561-322 Employee records- “3900-3999”. – June-July 1914
M-1561-323 Employee records- “4000-4099”. – July-August 1914
M-1561-324 Employee records- “4100-4199”. – September-December 1914
M-1561-325 Employee records- “4200-4299”. – January-November 1915
M-1561-326 Employee records- “4300-4399”. – November 1915-January 1916
M-1561-327 Employee records- “4400-4499”. – January-May 1916
M-1561-328 Employee records- “4500-4599”. – May-July 1916
M-1561-329 Employee records- “4600-4699”. – July-September 1916
M-1561-330 Employee records- “4700-4799”. – September-December 1916
M-1561-331 Employee records- “4800-4870”. – December 1916-April 1917
M-1561-332 Coal Creek colliery- index to employee records. – 1917-1922. – Relates to files M-1561-333 to M-1561-355.
M-1561-333 Employee records- “1-99”. – July 1917
M-1561-334 Employee records- “100-199”. – July 1917
M-1561-335 Employee records- “200-299”. – July 1917
M-1561-336 Employee records- “300-399”. – July 1917
M-1561-337 Employee records- “400-499”. – July 1917
M-1561-338 Employee records- “500-599”. – July 1917
M-1561-339 Employee records- “600-699”. – July 1917
M-1561-340 Employee records- “700-799”. – July 1917
M-1561-341 Employee records- “800-899”. – July-September 1917
M-1561-342 Employee records- “900-999”. – July-December 1917
M-1561-343 Employee records- “1000-1099”. – December 1917-April 1918
M-1561-344 Employee records- “1100-1199”. – April-August 1918
M-1561-345 Employee records- “1200-1299”. – August-December 1918
M-1561-346 Employee records- “1300-1399”. – December 1918-April 1919
M-1561-347 Employee records- “1400-1499”. – April-September 1919
M-1561-348 Employee records- “1500-1599”. – September-November 1919
M-1561-349 Employee records- “1600-1699”. – November 1919-February 1920
M-1561-350 Employee records- “1700-1799”. – February-May 1920
M-1561-351 Employee records- “1800-1899”. – May-August 1920
M-1561-352 Employee records- “1900-1999”. – August-November 1920
M-1561-353 Employee records- “2000-2099”. – November 1920-May 1921
M-1561-354 Employee records- “2100-2199”. – May-November 1921
M-1561-355 Employee records- “2200-2234”. – November 1921-March 1922
M-1561-356 Coal Creek colliery- index to employee records. – 1922-1924. – Relates to files M-1561-357 to M-1561-367.
M-1561-357 Employee records- “1-99”. – August-September 1922
M-1561-358 Employee records- “100-199”. – August-September 1922
M-1561-359 Employee records- “200-299”. – August-September 1922
M-1561-360 Employee records- “300-399. – August-September 1922
M-1561-361 Employee records- “400-499”. – August-September 1922
M-1561-362 Employee records- “500-599”. – August-September 1922
M-1561-363 Employee records- “600-699”. – August 1922
M-1561-364 Employee records- “700-799”. – August-September 1922
M-1561-365 Employee records- “800-899”. – September-November 1922
M-1561-366 Employee records- “900-999”. – November 1922-March 1923
M-1561-367 Employee records- “1000-1087”. – March 1923-January 1924
M-1561-368 Coal Creek colliery- index to employee files. – 1924. – Relates to files M-1561-369 to M-1561-372.
M-1561-369 Employee records- “1-99”. – October-November 1924
M-1561-370 Employee records- “100-199”. – October 1924
M-1561-371 Employee records- “200-299”. – October 1924
M-1561-372 Employee records. – October-November 1924
M-1561-373 Coal Creek colliery- index to employee records. – 1924-1937. – Relates to files M-1561-374 to M-1561-388.
M-1561-374 Employee records- “1-99”. – December 1924
M-1561-375 Employee records- “100-199”. – December 1924
M-1561-376 Employee records- “200-299”. – December 1924
M-1561-377 Employee records- “300-399”. – December 1924
M-1561-378 Employee records- “400-499”. – December 1924
M-1561-379 Employee records- “500-599”. – December 1924-January 1925
M-1561-380 Employee records- “600-699”. – January-February 1925
M-1561-381 Employee records- “700-799”. – February-May 1925
M-1561-382 Employee records- “800-899”. – May-September 1925
M-1561-383 Employee records- “900-999”. – September 1925-October 1926
M-1561-384 Employee records- “1000-1099”. – November 1926-December 1927
M-1561-385 Employee records- “1100-1199”. – October 1927-April 1928
M-1561-386 Employee records- “1200-1299”. – April-October 1928 “1200-1299”
M-1561-387 Employee records- “1300-1399”. – 1928-1929
M-1561-388 Employee records- “1400-1498”. – 1929-1937
Michel colliery
M-1561-389 Employee records- “1503-1599”. – October 1907
M-1561-390 Employee records- “1600-1699”. – October-November 1907
M-1561-391 Employee records- “170-1799”. – October-November 1907
M-1561-392 Employee records- “1800-1899”. – November 1907
M-1561-393 Employee records- “1900-1999′. – November-December 1907
M-1561-394 Employee records- “2000-2099”. – November-December 1907
M-1561-395 Employee records- “2100-2199”. – December 1907-January 1908
M-1561-396 Employee records- “2200-2285”. – December 1907-February 1908
M-1561-397 Employee records- “2558-2599”. – April-May 1908
M-1561-398 Employee records- “2600-2699′. – May 1908
M-1561-399 Employee records- “2700-2718”. – April-May 1908
M-1561-400 Employee records- “2858-2899”. – June 1908
M-1561-401 Employee records- “2900-2999”. – June 1908
M-1561-402 Employee records- “3000-3099”. – June 1908
M-1561-403 Employee records- “3100-3199”. – June-July 1908
M-1561-404 Employee records- “3200-3299”. – June-July 1908
M-1561-405 Employee records- “3300-3399”. – July 1908
M-1561-406 Employee records- “3400-3499”. – July 1908
M-1561-407 Employee records- “3500-3599”. – July 1908
M-1561-408 Employee records- “3600-3699”. – July-August 1908
M-1561-409 Employee records- “3700-3735”. – August 1908
M-1561-410 Employee records- “4092-4099”. – September 1908
M-1561-411 Employee records- “4100-4167”. – September 1908
M-1561-412 Employee records- “4375-4381”. – January 1909
M-1561-413 Employee records- “4499-4599”. – February-March 1909
M-1561-414 Employee records- “4600-4699”. – March-April 1909
M-1561-415 Employee records- “4700-4799”. – March-April 1909
M-1561-416 Employee records- “4800-4899”. – April 1909
M-1561-417 Employee records- “4900-4999”. – April 1909
M-1561-418 Employee records- “5000-5099”. – April-May 1909
M-1561-419 Employee records- “5100-5156”. – May 1909
M-1561-420 Employee records- “A”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-421 Employee records- “B”. – 1911-1913
M-1561-422 Employee records- “B”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-423 Employee records- “C”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-424 Employee records- “D”. – 1911-1917
M-1561-425 Employee records- “E”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-426 Employee records- “F”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-427 Employee records- “G”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-428 Employee records- “H”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-429 Employee records- “J”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-430 Employee records- “K”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-431 Employee records- “L”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-432 Employee records- “M”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-433 Employee records- “M”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-434 Employee records- “N”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-435 Employee records- “P”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-436 Employee records- “P”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-437 Employee records- “Q”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-438 Employee records- “R”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-439 Employee records- “S”. – 1911-1914
M-1561-440 Employee records- “S”. – 1911-1917
M-1561-441 Employee records- “T”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-442 Employee records- “U”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-443 Employee records- “W”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-444 Employee records- “W-Z”. – 1911-1916
M-1561-445 Michel colliery- index to employee records. – 1917-1922. – Relates to files M-1561-446 to M-1561-466.
M-1561-446 Employee records- “1-99”. – June 1917
M-1561-447 Employee records- “100-199”. – June-July 1917
M-1561-448 Employee records- “200-299′. – June-July 1917
M-1561-449 Employee records- “300-399”. – July 1917
M-1561-450 Employee records- “400-499”. – July-October 1917
M-1561-451 Employee records- “500-599”. – October 1917-January 1918
M-1561-452 Employee records- “600-699”. – January-April 1918
M-1561-453 Employee records- “700-799”. – July-November 1918
M-1561-454 Employee records- “800-899”. – July-November 1918
M-1561-455 Employee records- “900-999”. – November 1918-January 1919
M-1561-456 Employee records- “1000-1099”. – December 1918-September 1919
M-1561-457 Employee records- “1100-1199”. – June-October 1919
M-1561-458 Employee records- “1200-1299”. – November 1919-January 1920
M-1561-459 Employee records- “1300-1399”. – January-April 1920
M-1561-460 Employee records- “1400-1499”. – April-June 1920
M-1561-461 Employee records- “1500-1599′. – July-November 1920
M-1561-462 Employee records- “1600-1699”. – October-December 1920
M-1561-463 Employee records- “1700-1799”. – December 1920-April 1921
M-1561-464 Employee records- “1800-1899”. – March-July 1921
M-1561-465 Employee records- “1900-1999”. – July-November 1921
M-1561-466 Employee records- “2000-2079”. – October-November 1921-1922
M-1561-467 Michel colliery- index to employee records. – 1922-1924. – Relates to files M-1561-468 to M-1561-477.
M-1561-468 Employee records- “1-99”. – August 1922
M-1561-469 Employee records- “100-199”. – August 1922
M-1561-470 Employee records- “200-299”. – August 1922
M-1561-471 Employee records- “300-399”. – August-October 1922
M-1561-472 Employee records- “400-499”. – August-September 1922
M-1561-473 Employee records- “500-599”. – September 1922
M-1561-474 Employee records- “600-699”. – October-December 1922
M-1561-475 Employee records- “700-799”. – December 1922-September 1923
M-1561-476 Employee records- “800-899”. – August-December 1923
M-1561-477 Employee records- “900-973”. – December 1923-March 1924
M-1561-478 Employee records- “A”. – 1934-1942
M-1561-479 Employee records- “B”. – 1925-1942
M-1561-480 Employee records- “C”. – 1925-1952
M-1561-481 Employee records- “D. – 1924-1942
M-1561-482 Employee records- “E”. – 1934-1942
M-1561-483 Employee records- “F”. – 1934-1942
M-1561-484 Employee records- “G”. – 1927-1942
M-1561-485 Employee records- “H”. – 1925-1942
M-1561-486 Employee records- “I-J”. – 1934-1942
M-1561-487 Employee records- “K”. – 1934-1942
M-1561-488 Employee records- “L”. – 1934-1942
M-1561-489 Employee records- “M”. – 1929-1942
M-1561-490 Employee records- “N-P”. – 1929-1942
M-1561-491 Employee records- “Q-R”. – 1934-1942
M-1561-492 Employee records- “S”. – 1928-1942
M-1561-493 Employee records- “T”. – 1929-1942
M-1561-494 Employee records- “U-V”. – 1934-1942
M-1561-495 Employee records- “W”. – 1931-1942
M-1561-496 Employee records- “Y-Z”. – 1928-1942
M-1561-497 Employee records- “Miscellaneous”. – 1924-1936
M-1561-498 Index to employee records. – n.d.
Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company/Crows Nest Industries Limited
M-1561-499 Employee records- “A-Br”. – [ca. 1944-1981]
M-1561-500 Employee records- “Br-Cz”. – [ca. 1944-1981]
M-1561-501 Employee records- “D-F”. – [ca. 1944-1981]
M-1561-502 Employee records- “G-Ho”. – [ca. 1944-1981]
M-1561-503 Employee records- “Hr-K”. – [ca. 1944-1981]
M-1561-504 Employee records- “L-McKenzie”. – [ca. 1944-1981]
M-1561-505 Employee records- “McKim-Pa”. – [ca. 1944-1981]
M-1561-506 Employee records- “Pe-R”. – [ca. 1944-1981]
M-1561-507 Employee records- “S”. – [ca. 1944-1981]
M-1561-508 Employee records- “T-V”. – [ca. 1944-1981]
M-1561-509 Employee records- “W-Z”. – [ca. 1944-1981]

Series 10


Employee agreements. – 1904-1967, predominant 1907-1937. – 6 cm of textual records. – Consists of the wage agreements between the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company/Crows Nest Industries, their employees and respective unions. Also consists of agreements between the United Mine Workers of America, District No. 18 and the Western Canada Coal Operators’ Association. Original order retained.

M-1561-510 British Columbia Miners’ Associations and the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Ltd. – 1924-1937
M-1561-511 Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Co., Limited/Crows Nest Industries Limited and District No. Eighteen, United Mine Workers of America. – 1905-1967
M-1561-512 Employee and wage agreements. – 1906-1920
M-1561-513 Miscellaneous. – 1904-1946
M-1561-514 United Mine Workers of America, District No. 18 and the Western Canada Coal Operators’ Association. – 1907-1952

Series 11


Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1898-1977, predominant 1898-1943. – 64.5 cm of textual records. – Consists of the lists of shareholders and dividends of the Crow’s Nest Coal Company Limited and Crows Nest Industries. Note: there are no records for the years 1901, 1945-1952 and 1965- 1973. Original order. Some files are in fragile condition. Photocopying is not permitted. Please consult archivist.

M-1561-515 Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1898-1899
M-1561-516 Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1900
Note No record for 1901
M-1561-517 Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1902
M-1561-Vol.15 Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1903-1907
M-1561-518 Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1908
M-1561-519 Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1909
M-1561-520 Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1910
M-1561-521 Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1911
M-1561-522 Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1912-1913
M-1561-523 Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1914-1915
M-1561-524 Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1916
M-1561-525 Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1917-1918
M-1561-526 Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1919
M-1561-527 Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1920
M-1561-Vol.16 Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1921-1928
M-1561-528 os Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1929-1934
M-1561-529 os Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1935-1944
Note No records for the years 1945-1952
M-1561-530 os Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1953-1964
Note No records for the years 1965-1973
M-1561-531 Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1974
M-1561-532 Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1975
M-1561-533 Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1976
M-1561-534 Lists of shareholders and dividends. – 1977

Series 12


Rent books. – 1904-1916. – 30 cm of textual records. – Consists of rent books for the houses and “shacks” that were rented out by the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Limited to its employees. Original order retained. Rent books are in fragile condition. Photocopying is not permitted. Please consult archivist.

M-1561-Vol.17 Fernie. – 1904-1907
M-1561-Vol.18 Michel colliery. – 1904-1908
M-1561-Vol.19 Michel colliery. – 1909-June 1911
M-1561-Vol.20 Michel colliery. – July 1911-June 1914
M-1561-Vol.21 Michel colliery. – July 1914-1916

Series 13


Booklets and reports. – 1892-1982, predominant 1897-1904. – 24 cm of textual records. – Consists of alphabetically arranged reports and booklets of the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Limited, Crows Nest Industries Limited and Crowsnest Resources. Most of the reports are carbon copies of the originals documents. Original order retained. The files are in fragile condition. Photocopying is not be permitted. Please consult archivist.

M-1561-535 Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company, Limited Report : Covering estimated financial results under various operating plans, part one and two. – 1932
M-1561-536 Crow’s Nest Pass Development – address by Hon. Geo A. Cox. – [ca. 1901]
M-1561-537 Labour policies- report by the Mining Association of British Columbia. – 1945-1946
M-1561-538 Memorandum on the use of Michel By-Product Foundry Coke in the operation of the iron foundry cupola – booklet.
M-1561-539 Analysis and evaluation of Crows Nest Industries Limited. – March 1979
M-1561-540 Coal Assets Disposition. – 1982
M-1561-541 Corporate reorganization : Crows Nest Industries Limited Subsidiaries. – 1977
M-1561-542 Crows Nest Industries : Corporate reorganization. – 1977
M-1561-543 Crows Nest Industries Limited. – June 11, 1970. – Based on a study by R.L. Banks (1970).
M-1561-544 Crows Nest Industries Limited : History. – [ca. 1976]
M-1561-545 Crows Nest Industries Ltd., Elko B.C. : Mill Modification Programme. – 1977
M-1561-546 Evaluation of Crows Nest Industries Limited. – June 1976
M-1561-547 Preliminary valuation of Crows Nest Industries Limited. – 1977
M-1561-548 Report by Crows Nest Industries Limited on the Kootenay and Elk Railway and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company : competition and the public interest. – 1970
M-1561-549 Report by Elias Rogers for Coal Trade Journal.
M-1561-550 Report by George S. Ramsey regarding the Kootenay Coal Fields. – 1897
M-1561-551 Report by James McEvoy and Robert Drinnan regarding No. 2 and No. 3 mines, Coal Creek. – 1904
M-1561-552 Report by Robert Jaffray regarding trip to Reynoldsville
M-1561-553 Report by T.H. Shepherd to the Minister on Mines of the Coal Creek Explosion. – May 22, 1902
M-1561-554 Report of Ashworth and Morris regarding Coal Creek mines. – 1908
M-1561-555 Report of R. Jaffray, J. Mason and G.G.S. Lindsey on a visit to the mines. – 1903
M-1561-556 Report on mud slide onto C.P.R. Tracks. – 1972
M-1561-557 Report on the proposed changes in accounting system of the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company. – 1933
M-1561-558 Report to Elias Rogers from Owen Hughes regarding coal lands. – 1898
M-1561-559 Report to Elias Rogers regarding Virginia Coal Fields. – 1899
M-1561-560 Report to Robert Jaffray from Reese-Hammond Fire Brick Company regarding coke oven bricks. – 1899
M-1561-561 Report to Robert Jaffray regarding blasting powder. – 1900
M-1561-562 Report to W. Strachen from Bernard MacDonald regarding company mines. – 1899
M-1561-563 Report to W.H. Howland from William Fernie regarding coal lands in the Pass. – 1892
M-1561-564 Reports by Elias Rogers to George Cox. – 1899
M-1561-565 Reports by W. Blakemore regarding coal properties. – 1897-1898
M-1561-566 Reports regarding oil lands, Fernie lumber company, and the Hosmer Mill Site. – 1902
M-1561-567 Reports regarding tests on company coal and boilers. – 1899-1900
M-1561-568 Special rules – booklets. – 1897, 1911
M-1561-569 Timber Report : C.N.P. – St. Mary’s River Tract, Kootenay District, British Columbia. – 1929

Series 14


Subject files. – 1897-1977, predominant 1898-1921. – 48 cm of textual records. – Consists of alphabetically arranged subject files of the Crow’s Nest Coal Company and Crows Nest Industries Limited. Includes Kaiser Steel Corporation’s purchase of the company’s coal resources, plan of Morrissey Mines, Shell Canada’s 1977 share purchase offer, the Crow’s Nest Coal Company share transfer books and scrapbooks of newspaper clippings. Most documents are copies of originals. Original order retained.

M-1561-570 Closing Documents regarding Kaiser Steel Corp, part one. – 1968
M-1561-571 Closing Documents regarding Kaiser Steel Corp, part two. – 1968
M-1561-572 Corner stone laying ceremony. – 1905
M-1561-Vol.22 Fernie land contracts. – 1898-1919
M-1561-573 Indexes- Fernie Annex, lots and shack leases. – [1903-1905]
M-1561-574 Names and ages of union employees for insurance purposes. – 1964
M-1561-575 Newspaper clippings and magazine articles. – 1899-1934
M-1561-576 Notes regarding Theodor von Bauer’s patent coke ovens
M-1561-577 Photographs – construction of by-products ovens. – 1952
M-1561-578 Photographs – East Kootenay Lumber Company Ltd, Hartley Lake Camp, Planner and Lumber Yard
M-1561-579 Photographs- Michel Colliery, and machinery. – 1905
M-1561-580 Photographs- sawmill. – 1963
M-1561-581 Plans for Morrissey Mines. – [ca.1903]. — See also M 1561 os for photocopies of plans of Morrissey Mines, townsite plan, and fire insurance plan, ca. 1903-1929
M-1561-vol.23 Record book – synopsis of terms of directors and supplementary letters patent. – 1897-1937
M-1561-582 Register – directors and shareholders of Crows Nest Industries’ subsidiary companies
M-1561-583 Scrapbook no.1, newspaper clippings. – 1902-1903
M-1561-584 Scrapbook no.2, newspaper clippings. – 1903-1910
M-1561-585 Scrapbook no.3, newspaper clippings. – 1903-1904
M-1561-586 Scrapbook no.4, newspaper clippings. – 1903-1921
M-1561-587 Scrapbook no.5, newspaper clippings. – 1909-1920
M-1561-588 Shell Canada Limited – share purchase offer. – 1977
M-1561-589 Souvenir of Crows Nest Industries Ltd 75th anniversary. – 1972
M-1561-vol.24 Stock Transfer Book. – 1900-1908
M-1561-vol.25 Stock Transfer Book – new stock. – 1903-1908
M-1561-590 Specifications for Michel Rock Tunnel. – 1927
M-6186-os Provincial rules and Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company special rules for workplace safety. – [ca. 1911]

Series 14a


Photographs. – 1898-[ca. 1964-1965]


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NA-3663-(1-27) Views of miners, mining operations, Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company, East Kootenay Lumber Company, etc. – 1898-[ca. 1964-1965]. – 27 photographs
NC-52-(1-3) Views of miners and Coal Creek Collieries. – 3 photographs

Subsidiaries



Series 15


American Coal and Coke Company. – 1904-1931, predominant 1904-1918. – 3.5 cm of textual records. – Consists of the minutes and correspondence of the American Coal and Coke Company, a subsidiary of the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company which was located in Butte, Montana, U.S.A. Original order retained. The documents are in fragile condition. Photocopying is not permitted. Please consult archivist.

M-1561-Vol.26 Minute book. – 1904-1906
M-1561-591 Minutes. – 1909, 1913
M-1561-592 Correspondence. – 1904-1931

Series 16


Crow’s Nest Pass Electric Light and Power Company. – 1897-1977. – 30.5 cm of textual records. – Consists of the by-laws, minutes, financial statements, correspondence, subject and legal files of the Crow’s Nest Pass Electric Light and Power Company. The financial records are incomplete. See the financial statements of the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Limited and Crows Nest Industries Limited. Original order retained. Some files are in fragile condition. Photocopying is not permitted. Please consult archivist.

M-1561-593 By-laws, No. 1-20. – 1902-1922
M-1561-594 Charter and amended by-laws. – 1956
M-1561-595 Index to minute books. – 1897-1932
M-1561-Vol.27 Minute book. – 1900-March 1911
M-1561-Vol.28 Minute book. – July 1911-March 1933
M-1561-596 Minutes. – June 1933-1957
M-1561-597 Minutes. – 1958-1977
M-1561-598 Financial statements. – 1916-1933
M-1561-599 Financial statements. – 1934-1948
M-1561-600 Financial statements. – 1950-1960
M-1561-601 Financial statements. – 1961-1976
M-1561-Vol.29 Consumers ledger. – 1910-1912
M-1561-Vol.30 General journal. – 1904-1964
M-1561-602 Assignment of Agreement. – 1969, 1973
M-1561-603 Indenture. – 1909. – Includes Crow’s Nest Pass Electric Light and Power Company/Cranbrook Electric Light Company Limited/Crows Nest Pass Coal Company Limited (1909) ; Crow’s Nest Pass Electric Light and Power Company Limited and The Corporation of the City of Fernie (1909).
M-1561-604 Indenture. – 1904. – Includes Crowsnest Pass Electric Light and Power Company/National Trust Company Limited.
M-1561-605 Correspondence-general. – 1909, 1968
M-1561-606 Correspondence-incorporation of company. – 1900, 1933, 1936
M-1561-607 Registrar of shareholders. – 1902-1947
M-1561-608 Shack leases. – 1903-1908
M-1561-609 Cancelled share certificates. – 1901
M-1561-610 Schedule of water rates. – 1906
M-1561-611 Telephone directory- Fernie, British Columbia. – 1905

Series 17


Crows Nest Forest Products Company Limited (CNFP). – [ca. 1918-1983], predominant 1966-1983. – 33.5 cm of textual records. – Consists of the employment records, minutes (includes share certificate and documents regarding incorporation), financial statements, agreements, correspondence, inter-office memoranda, and a report of the Crows Nest Forest Products Company Limited. Financial statements are incomplete. See the financial statements of the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Limited/Crows Nest Industries Limited. Original order retained.

M-1561-612 Minutes. – 1966-1974
M-1561-613 Financial statements. – 1967-1982
M-1561-614 Agreement-World Silviculture Limited. – 1981
M-1561-615 Agreements. – 1979-1983
M-1561-616 Correspondence-Foreign Investment Review Agency (FIRA). – 1981-1982
M-1561-617 Correspondence-Hans Nolter. – 1968
M-1561-618 Correspondence-Sale of CNFP to Crestbrook Forest Industries Limited. – 1982-1983
M-1561-619 Interim report on CNFP capital improvement program. – 1981
M-1561-620 Sale of Forest Products business
M-1561-621 Employment records “A-L”. – [ca. 1928-1981]
M-1561-622 Employment records “M-Z”. – [ca. 1918-1981]

Series 18


Crow’s Nest Pass Lumber Company. – 1906-1950, predominant 1906-1915. – 3 cm of textual records. – Consists of the certificates of title, indentures and correspondence of the Crow’s Nest Pass Lumber Company. Original order retained.

M-1561-623 Certificate of title. – 1906-1915

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M-1561-624 Indentures. – 1910-1913

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M-1561-625 Correspondence. – 1950

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Series 19


Crow’s Nest Pass Oil and Gas Company Limited. – 1951-1977. – 4 cm of textual records. – Consists of the financial statements and correspondence of the Crow’s Nest Pass Oil and Gas Company Limited. Financial statements are incomplete. See the financial statements of Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Limited/Crows Nest Industries Limited. Original order retained. Financial statements are in fragile condition and photocopying is not permitted. Please consult archivist.

M-1561-626 Financial Statements. – 1951-1977
M-1561-627 Correspondence-Cansulex Limited. – 1974-1977

Series 20


Crows Nest Plywoods Limited. – 1967-1977. – 2 cm of textual records. – Consists of the minutes (includes share certificate, documents relating to incorporation and resolution) and financial statements of the Crow’s Nest Plywoods Company Limited. Original order retained.

M-1561-628 Minutes. – 1967-1977
M-1561-629 Financial statements. – 1967-1976

Series 21


E.C. Letcher Lumber Company Limited. – 1945-1977. – 10.5 cm of textual records. – Consists of the minutes (includes share certificate and resolution), financial statements and correspondence of the E.C. Letcher Lumber Company Limited. Original order retained.

M-1561-630 Minutes. – 1951-1977
M-1561-631 Financial statements. – 1945-1949
M-1561-632 Financial statements. – 1964-1976
M-1561-633 Correspondence-general. – 1958-1961
M-1561-634 Correspondence-general. – 1962
M-1561-635 Correspondence-general. – 1963
M-1561-636 Correspondence-general. – 1964

Series 22


East Kootenay Lumber Company Limited. – 1947-1976. – 6 cm of textual records. – Consists of the minutes, financial statements and cancelled share certificates of the East Kootenay Lumber Company Limited. Also includes memoranda/articles of association and certificate of incorporation. There is no financial statement for the year 1964. See the financial statements of the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company/Crows Nest Industries Limited. Original order retained.

M-1561-637 Minutes. – 1947-1974
M-1561-638 Memorandum and articles of association and certificate of incorporation. – 1947, 1952
M-1561-639 Financial statements. – 1950-1957
M-1561-640 Financial statements. – 1962-1976
M-1561-641 Cancelled share certificates. – 1951, 1964

Series 23


Fernie Equipment Company. – 1961-1976, predominant 1964-1976. – 2.5 cm of textual records. – Consists of the minutes (includes share certificate and memorandum of association) and the financial records of the Fernie Equipment Company. Original order retained.

M-1561-642 Minutes. – 1961, 1964-1974
M-1561-643 Financial statements. – 1965-1976

Series 24


Gold Creek Timber Company. – 1953-1976. – 3 cm of textual records. – Consists of the minutes (includes share certificate) and financial records of the Gold Creek Timber Company. There is no financial statement for the year 1968. See also the financial statements of the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Limited/Crows Nest Industries Limited. Original order retained.

M-1561-644 Minutes. – 1953-1974
M-1561-645 Financial statements. – 1959-1976

Series 25


Knight Lumber Company Limited. – 1945-1976. – 4 cm of textual records. – Consists of the minutes, financial statements and correspondence of the Knight Lumber Company Limited. There are no financial records for years 1960-1963. See the financial statements of the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Limited/Crows Nest Industries Limited. Original order retained.

M-1561-646 Minutes. – 1945-1957
M-1561-647 Minutes. – 1960-1974
M-1561-648 Financial statements. – 1958-1959, 1964-1976
M-1561-649 Correspondence. – 1961, 1964-1965

Series 26


Kootenay and Elk Railway Company. – 1966-1978, predominant 1967-1978. – 3 cm of textual records. – Consists of the by-laws, certificate of incorporation, memorandum of association, minutes, financial statements and register of directors of the Kootenay and Elk Railway Company. The minutes are incomplete. There are no financial records for the year 1972. See the minutes and the financial records of Crow’s Nest Coal Company/Crows Nest Industries Limited. Original order retained.

M-1561-650 By-laws, certificate of incorporation and memorandum of association. – 1966, 1968-1969
M-1561-651 Minutes. – 1969-1978
M-1561-652 Financial statements. – 1967-1973
M-1561-653 Register of Directors

Series 27


Kootenay Coal Company. – 1897-1901. – 3 cm of textual records. – Consists of the minute book of the Kootenay Coal Company. Original order.

M-1561-Vol.31 Minute book. – 1897-1901

Series 28


Morrissey, Fernie and Michel Railway Company. – 1903-1977. – 39 cm of textual records. – Consists of the minute books (includes a partial index), minutes, annual reports, financial statements, correspondence with Canadian Pacific Railway, register of shareholders, a report, freight tariffs and a share certificate of the Morrissey, Fernie and Michel Railway Company. The financial records are incomplete. See the financial statements in Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Limited/Crows Nest Industries Limited. Original order retained. Some files are in fragile condition. Photocopying is not permitted. Please consult archivist.

M-1561-654 Articles of Incorporation. – 1903
M-1561-655 By-laws. – 1903-1921, 1956
M-1561-656 Index to minute book. – 1903-[ca.1913]
M-1561-Vol.32 Minute book. – 1903-1925
M-1561-Vol.33 Minute book. – 1926-1933
M-1561-657 Minutes. – 1933-1957
M-1561-658 Minutes. – 1958-1977
M-1561-659 Annual report. – 1944
M-1561-660 Annual report. – 1945
M-1561-661 Annual report. – 1946
M-1561-662 Annual report. – 1947
M-1561-663 Annual report. – 1948
M-1561-664 Annual report. – 1949
M-1561-665 Annual report. – 1950
M-1561-666 Annual report. – 1951
M-1561-667 Annual report. – 1952
M-1561-668 Annual report. – 1953
M-1561-669 Annual report. – 1954
M-1561-670 Annual report. – 1955
M-1561-671 Annual report. – 1956
M-1561-672 Annual report. – 1957
M-1561-673 Financial statements. – 1916, 1921-1930
M-1561-674 Financial statements. – 1931-1939
M-1561-675 Financial statements. – 1940-1960
M-1561-676 Financial Statements. – 1961-1976
M-1561-677 Correspondence-lease with Canadian Pacific Railway. – 1904
M-1561-678 Register of shareholders. – 1903-1952
M-1561-679 Register of shareholders. – 1953-1964
M-1561-680 Freight tariffs. – 1904-1916
M-1561-681 Freight tariffs. – 1917-1931
M-1561-682 Report- Valuation of Morrissey, Fernie and Michel Railway : Inventory. – 1943
M-1561-683 Share certificate

Series 29


St. Mary’s Lumber Company Limited. – 1958-1977. – 4.5 cm of textual records. – Consists of the minutes (includes certificate of incorporation, share certificate and statement of resolution), financial statements and correspondence (includes agreements) of the St. Mary’s Lumber Company Limited. The financial statements are incomplete. See the financial statements in Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Limited/Crows Nest Industries Limited. Original order retained.

M-1561-684 Minutes. – 1958-1967
M-1561-685 Minutes. – 1968-1977
M-1561-686 Financial statements. – 1958, 1964-1976
M-1561-687 Correspondence-general. – 1965

Series 30


The Transpacific Export Corporation (Transpac). – 1963-1978. – 8 cm of textual records. – Consists of the minutes, financial statements, and correspondence of the Transpacific Export Corporation. There is no financial statement available for the year 1964. See financial statements for the Crow’s Nest Pass Coal Company Limited/Crows Nest Industries Limited. Original order retained.

M-1561-688 Minutes. – 1964-1969
M-1561-689 Financial statements. – 1963-1969
M-1561-690 Correspondence-closure of Tokyo office. – 1967-1970
M-1561-691 Correspondence-general. – 1964-1978
M-1561-692 Correspondence-Mexico office. – 1968
M-1561-693 Correspondence-Mexico office. – 1969-1972

Series 31


Wilson Lumber Company. – 1947-1950. – 2cm of textual records. – Consists of agreements of the Wilson Lumber Company for the years 1947, 1949 and 1950. Original order retained.

M-1561-694 Agreements. – 1947, 1949, 1950