Fonds RBSC-ARC-1639 - Yorkshire Trust Company fonds

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Yorkshire Trust Company fonds

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RBSC-ARC-1639

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  • 1889-1970 (Creation)
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    Yorkshire Trust Company

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12.5 m of textual records;7 photographs

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The Yorkshire Trust Company was established in the 1880s and existed until 1988.

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The fonds consists of business records of the Yorkshire Guarantee & Securities, Limited, The Yorkshire and Canadian Trust, Limited and The Yorkshire & Pacific Securities, Limited, Huddersfield, England concerning its B.C. operations. The records consist of those created at Head Office, Huddersfield, in its dealings with its Vancouver and Victoria offices. There are also books of account which appear to have been created in its Vancouver office. The records consist of legal documents (1889-1950) minutes (1906-1950) correspondence (1890-1964) and financial records (1889-1970), including registers, journals and ledgers (1889-1954). There are also records of the Canadian Mining Syndicate and the Vancouver Land & Securities Corporation. The fonds also includes photographs of the exterior of the Thos. Dunn and Company store, depicting goods ready for shipment from Vancouver to the Klondike and interiors and exteriors of the Yorkshire Building in the 1950s.

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Inventory available. PDF document attached.

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Photograph Identifier BC-1940

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