Series - S.M. Simpson Limited

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

S.M. Simpson Limited

General material designation

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title based on content of series.

Level of description


Reference code

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • 1906–1999 (Creation)
    S.M. Simpson Ltd.

Physical description area

Physical description

1.8 m textual and other material ; 27 artifacts

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

Administrative history

Custodial history

Scope and content

Series is comprised of the documentary record generated by the business activities of Stanley M. Simpson, the corporation he founded (S.M.S. Ltd) and its various successors between 1906 and 1965, when S.M.S. Ltd. was purchased by Crown Zellerbach Canada Ltd.
Series documents the operations of a series of sawmills and lumber manufacturing plants owned by S.M.S. Ltd. operating throughout the Central Okanagan, predominantly during the mid twentieth century.
Series includes an extensive collection of artifacts, robust photographic record, and company records.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Sharron J. Simpson


Physical arrangement has been largely imposed on these records; there was no discernable order in received array, and the archivist’s perception of original order based on provenance and functional sovereignty has been applied to the materials.

Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Subseries description available.

Associated materials

Related materials


Physical description

Includes: 80 cm textual record in addition to 6 bound volumes and ledgers; 1239 photos b&w and col., predominantly 25 x 20 cm and smaller, including 12 oversize photographs, 85 x 68 cm and smaller, 6 of which are framed and 8 standard sized framed photographs; 2 published books; 1 map; one schematic sketch; 27 artifacts.

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Rules or conventions

Rules for Archival Description (CCA)



Level of detail


Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Created July 29, 2015 by Paige Hohmann
Revised May 6, 2016 by Lara Maestro

Language of description

Script of description


Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres