Fonds L2263, L2348; L2519-L2522, L3386, L3745, L4278, 989.315.0001-0002 - R.A. Greene Fonds

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R.A. Greene Fonds

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CA MMBC L2263, L2348; L2519-L2522, L3386, L3745, L4278, 989.315.0001-0002

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  • 1873, 1924, 1950, 1958-1966 (Creation)

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7 v. -- 1.25 cm of textual records.

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Greene, R.A.

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Fonds consists of

Menus for the Nanaimo Terminal Snack Bar of the Canadian Pacific British Columbia Coast Steamship Service,

A souvenir card listing the members of the rotary club who attended an informal meeting held on board RMS Caronia on Saturday 14 October 1950,

A log book for voyages taking place between March and April 1963,

Four time-books from SS Canora, dating from 1963 to 1966. A black and white photograph of an unnamed seaman was found in the third book slipped into the page of November 30, 1965,

Documents and correspondence related to Canadian National Steamships, the Department of Transport, Steamship Inspection Service, Canadian National Railway, and SS Canora dating to 1966,

Progressive Survey - Ships Equipment lists and reports from Canadian National Steamships, Burrard Dry Dock, Department of Transport Steamship Inspection Service,

Ship tag for Mr. and Mrs. R. Greene, travelling from Vancouver to Victoria on SS Oriana,

A United States inspectors certificate to engineers, dated 1873,

Three single sheet samples of stationary from Canadian Pacific shipping lines, Matson Lines' SS Lurline, and American Export's SS Independence,

Canadian Pacific Railway British Columbia Coast Steamship Service log book for SS Charmer, dating to 1924, and an SS Charmer log book, dating from 1958 to 1963.

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Donated by R.A. Greene in several stages throughout 1969 and 1970.


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  • English

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All requests for use must be made through the MMBC Research Request program ( Please note that fees may apply.

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RAD, July 2008 version, Canadian Council of Archives.


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26 February 2018

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