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Eau Claire offices, Calgary, 1928
Eau Claire offices, Calgary, 1928
NA-1015-3

Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Company fonds

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Inventory

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M-1564-1 General correspondence. -- 1883-1884. -- Relating to various aspects of the business of Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Company.
M-1564-2 Leases, licences, agreements and permits. -- 1883-1954
M-1564-3 Legal papers. -- n.d. -- Consists of legal opinion, power of attorney, bylaws of the Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Company and bylaws of the Calgary Water Power Company Ltd.
M-1564-4 Legal papers. -- 1883-1903. -- Consists of articles of association, power of attorney, petition for hearing, statutory declaration, application for registration of timber marks, transfer and release.
M-1564-5 Tax correspondence and forms. -- n.d.
M-1564-6 Tax correspondence and forms - Provincial tax. -- 1931-194
M-1564-7 Tax correspondence and forms - Dominion tax. -- 1917-1941
M-1564-8 Tax correspondence and forms - Captial stock tax. -- 1917-1926
M-1564-9 Tax correspondence and forms - Timber areas tax. -- 1915-1922
M-1564-10 Tax correspondence and forms - Business profits war tax. -- 1916-1920
M-1564-11 Tax correspondence and forms - Assessments. -- 1917-1924
M-1564-12 Balance sheets - Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Company. -- 1916-1928
M-1564-13 Balance sheets - Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Company. -- 1929-1950
M-1564-14 Monthly operating statements - Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Company. -- 1937-1941
M-1564-15 Miscellaneous statements - Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Company. -- 1896-1940
M-1564-16 Annual returns to registrar of companies - Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Company. -- 1907-1926
M-1564-17 Balance sheets - Calgary Water Power Company Ltd. -- 1923-1929
M-1564-18 Annual financial statements - Eau Claire Sawmills Ltd. -- 1938-1953
M-1564-19 Annual statements under the Companies Act - Eau Claire Sawmills Ltd. -- 1928-1941
M-1564-20 Crown timber returns. -- 1910-1912
M-1564-21 Legal case - The Queen vs The Canadian Pacific Railway Company. -- 1882-1890
M-1564-22 Legal case - Calgary Power Company Ltd. vs Fegles Construction Company. -- 1922-1923
M-1564-23 Legal case - Carter Mather Lumber and Supply Company vs Calgary Water Power Company Ltd. and Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Company. -- 1913-1915
M-1564-24 Shares and shareholders - Correspondence, transfers, certificates. -- 1938-1951
M-1564-25 Lists of shareholders, dividends, notices of meetings. -- 1889-1950
M-1564-26 Shares certificates. -- 1929-1943
M-1564-27

Field notes and survey reports on the timber limits of the Bow, Spray and Kananaskis Rivers. -- 1884. -- The surveys were undertaken by Louis B. Stewart, Dominion Land Survey.

Bow River survey (the written report begins on page 21). Scanned Document View now.

Spray River survey (the written report begins on page 33). Scanned Document View now.

Kananaskis River survey (The written report begins on page 53). Scanned Document View now.

M-1564-28 Lists of employees and accident reports. -- 1918-1923
M-1564-29 Maps showing surveys of timber berths and limits and building areas, etc.
M-1564-30 Plan showing holdings of Calgary Water Power Company Ltd.
M-1564-31 Map showing proposed water system, Calgary
M-1564-32 Miscellaneous papers. -- 1890-1942 and n.d. -- Consistzso f a census of industry (lumber and sawmill products), Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Company (1919); employment statistics for Eau Claire Sawmills Ltd. (1942); list of bulidings, machinery and equipment; notes of contens of Order-in-Council of December 18, 1890 affecting payment of timber dues; history of Eau Claire in Alberta; advertisement of new share issue; tables giving natural flow of Kananaskis River; Calgary Irrigation Company share certificate; information on bark mark and brand of Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Company; and bylaw of City of Calgary providing for regulation of electrical appliances.
M-1564-33 Appraisal of Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Company. -- July 7, 1928. -- 1 volume
M-1564-34 Appraisal of Eau Claire Sawmills Ltd. -- August 22, 1945. -- 1 volume
M-1564-35 Eau Clair Sawmills Ltd. stock ledger
M-1564-oversize Rolled plan of timber berth
M-1565 Incorporation document (1883); and plan for proposed Bow River Dam at Calgary (1919)
M-8324 Account books of Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Company's Ghost Camp. -- 1921-1922 and n.d. -- The books were later used as recipe books, so some entries have recipes pasted on top.
M-9167 Land documents, correspondence and legal documents. -- 1883-1918
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