Fonds RBSC-ARC-1390 - Murray-Latta Machine Company Ltd. fonds

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Murray-Latta Machine Company Ltd. fonds

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RBSC-ARC-1390

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  • 1904-1928 (Creation)
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    Murray-Latta Machine Company

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35 plans

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The Murray-Latta Machine Company is a machine manufacturer and steel fabricator that over the years has specialized in fish canning machinery. The company began in 1919 in Vancouver as Murray-Latta Machine Works as a partnership between John F. Latta and James L. Murray. In 1926, the partnership became Murray-Latta Machine Company Ltd., with Murray as president and Latta as secretary-treasurer. Murray seems to have retired in 1939 and Latta continued as president and manager until 1955.

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The fonds consists of blueprints, line drawings and sketches and includes a sketch of the "iron chink" dated 1904.

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