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By-laws and constitutions.

This series contains the by-laws and constitution of the British Columbia Loggers Association. The records include a by-law from 1926 and the 1949 amended by-law for the Association. The series also includes the Logger Association’s membership Act, the Benevolent Societies Act, Extraordinary Resolutions, and amendment to the Criminal Code with a particular attention to the theft of logs.

Circulars.

Series contains circulars relating to the British Columbia Loggers Association. Material consists of circulars that provide information on the stock, production and consumption of logs, log stocks, sold and unsold logs at market, quality of logs, details about stocks at mills, and log consumption by district.

Financial records.

Series contains records relating to the B.C. Loggers Association’s financial records. Material consists of reports with statements of the accounts including accounts receivable, unpaid fees, income and expenditure, the cost of furniture and fixtures for the premise, accounts payable, assets and liabilities.

Minutes.

Series consists of meeting minutes related to the British Columbia Loggers Association committees. Material consists of ledger books with meeting minutes pasted inside, type and handwritten minutes. The series has been divided into four sub series: Directors Meetings, General Meetings, Financial Management Committee, and Executive Council of B.C. Loggers Division.

Reports.

Series contains reports relating to the British Columbia Loggers Association. Material consists of reports outlining the Association’s core activities, monthly log scaling reports, and weekly log sales reports, a list of lumber grading rules, average log prices, timber sales, unsold logs reports, lumber price lists, promotion division reports, shareholder reports, and a map of the Nimpkish Forest.

Addresses and speeches.

Series contains speeches and addresses related to the British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association. Material consists of an address given by Mr. M.G. Robson to the Bankers Lecture Club of B.C. on Marketing Problems of the Lumber Industry of British Columbia, an address by H.R. MacMillan to the Vancouver Board of Trade, an address by J.H. McDonald on the work of the Lumber and shingle Manufacturers Association in British Columbia, a radio address on CKMO on the lumber industry in the world market, and a broadcast on the lumber industry during the depression.

Administration.

Series contains records relating to the administration of the British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association. Material consists of company letterheads from forestry related companies, the record containing information about the core functions of the association; general advertising conducted by the association, Societies Act circulars, invitations and menus from the annual banquet, and the general organization and plans of the association.

Agreements.

Series contains agreements and licenses related to the British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association. Material consists of register of Provincial License Berths and B.C. Timber Licence Owners in Good Standing. The series also includes the BCLMA’s certificate of incorporation and Companies’ Act.

Briefs.

Series contains briefs relating to the British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association. Material consists of briefs on the pulp industry in British Columbia, Canadian freight rates, and customs tariff on lumber between the United States and Canada.

Circulars.

Series contains British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association circulars. Material consists of circulars that provide information on various lumber related topics including the revision of grade names and reading rules, the Canadian Rail Market Survey.

Complaints and inquiries.

Series contains complaints and inquiries made to the British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association. Materials consist of inquiries and complaints regarding the selling of British Columbia timber, information request about B.C. Lumber and Shingles from European countries, the Australian Tariff Board Enquiry lists of soft and hard wood varieties in British Columbia, and instructional booklets on a variety of different forestry related topics.

Conventions and conferences.

Series includes convention information relating to the British Columbia Lumber Association. Materials consists of detailed accounts of the proceedings of the convention, the convention’s program, a list of members present, a speech by A.D. McRae about lumber business in North America and a letter between L.R. Andrews and H.V. Mackin.

Directory.

Series contains a directory of Western Forest used by the British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association. Material consists of a directory book of lumber industry and forest products that provides general information on forestry as well as statistical information.

Minutes.

Series consists of meeting minutes related to the British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association committees. Material consists of ledger books with meeting minutes pasted inside, type and handwritten minutes.
Minutes are divided into the following sub-series: Annual General Meeting minutes, Canadian Manufacturers Association (B.C. Branch) minutes, Directors Meetings, Executive Council Meetings, Finance Committee Meetings, Forest Products Market Extension Bureau of B.C. minutes, General Industries Committee minutes, Lumber Mills Branch Meetings, Market Committee Minutes, Member Council, Timber Council Directors Meetings, and Trade Extension Committee minutes.

Photographs

Series contains photographs from the British Columbia Manufacturers Lumber Association. Material consists of one photo album depicting logging and sawmills on and near Queen’s Charlotte’s Island, B.C. These photographs also depict timber company edifices, and photographs of loggers.

Projects.

Series contains of records related to different projects undertaken by the British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association. Materials consist of correspondence requesting films about the forestry and lumber industry, a discussion of caption for a forestry related film, an extract from an article on Fire Proofing Wood, correspondence requesting information on the preservative treatment of timber, and a request for a speaker to present his knowledge of wood chemistry.

Publicity.

Series contains of publicity records relating to British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association. Materials consist of practice notes on forest conservation, a statement prepared by the Forest Service for the British Empire Forestry Conference in South Africa, an pictorial publication indicating the use of British Columbia timber in the British Empire with an indication of printing prices per sheets, and information notes on the renaissance of England’s wood, and correspondence between the BCLMA and forestry related institutions around the world request promotional material.

Agreements.

Series consists of membership agreements between the Canadian Pulp and Paper Association, and the Pacific Mill Limited, Powell River Company Limited, Canadian Forest Products Limited, Sidney Roofing & Paper Company Limited, British Columbia Pulp & Paper Company Limited, and Bloedel, Stewart & Welch Limited.

Minutes.

Series consists of meeting minutes from the Company Comptroller Committee, the Executive Committee, the Queen Elizabeth Arboretum Committee, the Safety Committee, and the Traffic Committee.
The series is divided into five sub-series: Company Comptroller Committee, the Executive Committee, the Queen Elizabeth Arboretum Committee, the Safety Committee, and the Traffic Committee.

Advertisement.

The series contains advertisements relating to the Consolidated Red Cedar and Shingle Association of British Columbia. Material consists of radio announcements advertising Red Cedar Shingles from British Columbia on CKMO and an excerpt from a radio program on Red Cedar Shingles.

Circulars.

Series consists of circulars from the Pacific Lumber Inspection Bureau based in Seattle, Washington, which outline “Waterborne Shipments of Lumber” by the foot for each year, circulars concerning trade extensions regarding various markets including South Africa, the United States British West Indies, Hong Kong, extracts from the Seattle Post Intelligencer and other American newspapers.

Committees.

Series contains records relating to committees in the Consolidated Red Cedar Shingle Association of British Columbia. Material consists of lists of committees under the CRCSA, list of committee members, and the association’s by-laws, which list the duties and responsibilities of the committees.

Minutes.

Series consists of meeting minutes related to the Consolidated Red Cedar Shingle Association of British Columbia committees. Material consists of ledger books with meeting minutes pasted inside, type and handwritten minutes.
Minutes are divided into three sub-series: Annual General Meetings, Annual General Meetings of Consolidated Shingles Mills of B.C., and Directors Meetings.

Newsletters.

Series consists of newsletters documenting shingle and shake applicators in the lower mainland, application costs for roofs and walls, information about the Canadian Wood Council, and information of a variety of conferences relating to shingle and shakes specifically and wood more broadly.

Scrapbooks.

Series consists of five scrapbooks with newspaper clippings and brief articles about timber and lumber related issues including articles on pulp and plywood, news about shingle mill fires, information about the Truck Loggers’ Association, railway lumber rates, machine grooved shakes, and lumber exports.

Shingle boycott.

Series contains records relating to the Consolidation of Red Cedar Shingles Association of British Columbia’s involvement in the shingle boycott. Material consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, and letters concerning the boycott of Canadian shingles in the United States. The majority of the press clippings are from various newspapers in Seattle, Washington.

Statistics.

Series contains records relating to statistics used by the Consolidation of Red Cedar Shingles Association of British Columbia. Material consists of correspondence with the Dominion Bureau of Statistics and statistics relating to the import of shingles into Canada from the United States.

Trademark and Brands.

Series contains records relating to the Edgewood trademark owned by the Consolidated Red Cedar Shingle Association of British Columbia. Materials include correspondence with other forestry organization regarding the use of the Edgewood logo, correspondence with attorneys, the patent certificate for the registration of the trademark, request for re-registration of the trademark and examples of the proper use of the logo. Series also consists of an extensive collection of brand logos relating to lumber, shingles and shakes. These brands include: Seaboard Lumber Sales Co. Ltd., Keystone Shingles & Lumber Ltd., Handsplit Red Cedar Shakes’ Certi-Split Trademark, Victoria Brand Red Cedar Shingles, Huntting-Merrit brand Red Cedar Shingles, Flavelle Cedar brand, Horne Brand , Pluster, Grossman’s British Columbia Red Cedar Shakes and Shingles, Oklahoma Quality Brand red Cedar Shingles, Neverot Stained Shingles from United Mills Limited, Acme, Cardinal Handsplit Shakes, Alaska Pine Sales Ltd., Red Letter Brand Cedar Shingles, McCarter Shingle Co. Ltd., Black Hawk Grade, Superior Shingles Ltd., Circle “F” Brand, Stave Lake Cedar Ltd., Edgewood, Northwest Cedar Products Limited Haida Brand, Robert McNair Shingle Co. Ltd., Bestwood Cedar Shingle Co. Ltd., North Shore Shingle Co. Ltd., Great Central Sawmills Ltd., Capilano Shingle Co. Ltd., Mauk Seattle Lumber Co., and Thurston Lumber Co. Ltd.

Circulars.

Series consists of circulars that discuss statistical information about plywood, plywood by species, veneer productions, temporary import charges, circulars detailing reports by other associations, discussion about freight rates, and production figures.

Minutes.

Series consists of meeting minutes related to the Plywood Manufacturers Association of British Columbia committees. Material contains ledger books with meeting minutes pasted inside, type and handwritten minutes.
The series is divided into two sub-series: Board of Directors and Management Committee meetings.

Bulletins.

Series contains bulletins created by the British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association. Material consists of news bulletins, a bulletin regarding the wages of employees in the sawmill industry, bulletins that report on the logs, scaling, exports, the markets, and a bulletin relating to the BCLMA, SMA and BCLM lumber associations.

Police notebooks

11 handwritten notebooks dated 1924 to 1948 and belonging to Constable (and later Sergeant) S. Service. The notebooks are police-restricted and confidential records of S. Service's work for the B.C. Provincial Police, prior to the organization's merge with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, in the locations of Port Alberni, Cowichan, Chemainus, Victoria and neighboring regions.

Photographs

The photographs and negatives depict the life, career and family of S. Service during his time as a police officer of the British Columbia Provincial Police and, later, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.

Correspondence.

Series includes correspondence, letters, and memoranda relating to the British Columbia Lumber Association. Materials consists of incoming correspondence from forestry associations, annual general meeting notices with members of the association, a reminder for registrations, correspondence concerning the history and the nomination and election of BCLMA members, correspondences and letters concerning Australia’s tariff policy, correspondence regarding the Timber Industries Council of British Columbia, correspondence with the Medical Services Association, correspondence regarding medical insurance and salaries, and overseas correspondence to BCLMA’s partners in the United Kingdom, France, Sweden, Russia, and Japan.

Lists.

Series contains lists of lumber mills used by the British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association. Materials consist of list of members mills located throughout British Columbia and a list of officers and committees that form the BCLMA.

Reports.

Series contains reports relating to the British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association. Materials consist of reports from the Market Committee outlines shingles in Northwest and Eastern Canada, a copy of a paper by R. H. Alexander, net price information concerning the Prairie and Eastern Canadian markets, the development of forest policy in British Columbia, prices with shipping weights, and rail lists. Also included is a detailed report on lumber exports by product, lumber exports by species, distribution figures, and production in the post-war Canadian market. Also include are the annual reports of the activities of different BCLMA committees for each year.

Statistics.

Series includes statistics relating to the British Columbia Lumber Manufacturers Association. Materials consist of a comparison of logging and sawmill workers by nationality and statistics from the Bureau of Economics on commodities from British Columbia that are exported to foreign countries.

Agreements.

Series contains trade agreements and agreements between associations and companies with the Consolidated Red Cedar and Shingle Association of British Columbia. The material consists of correspondence and memoranda regarding the trade agreements with the United States, duty and quota of Red Cedar Shingles on the market, revisions to the trade agreement, the association’s by-laws and the Companies Act for the Red Cedar Shingle Export Association.

Briefs.

Series consists of a brief to the Sloan Commission prepared by CRCSA on the past and present status of Red Cedar Shingle industry in British Columbia, a brief to the royal Commission of Enquiry into the Forest Recourses of British Columbia, a brief prepared for the United Kingdom on the exports of Western Red Cedar Shingle to the U.K, and briefs concerning merchandising techniques of shingles.

Bulletins.

Series consists of bulletins that discuss several topics include shares on British Columbia Red Cedar Shingle Export Association, meeting reminders for Board of Director meetings and BCLMA meetings, and general correspondence.

Correspondence.

Series consists of correspondence concerning the meeting dates and times of committees, draft declaration and by-laws for the association, correspondence concerning the appointment of new directors, that concerning the matters necessary to complete the incorporation and organization of the association, the promotion of the association, correspondence regarding standards and various booklets between the United States Government and CRCSA, regarding shingle grading, and correspondence with lawyers regarding the duty of shingles.

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