Sub-series F-316-3-7 - Brewery files: Kootenays

Breweries - Kootenays Cranbrook Brewery Creston / Blairmore Fernie-Fort Steele Brewery, vol. 1 Fisherville - Duhig Brewery Kaslo Brewery Morrisey Moyie Brewery Nelson Brewing Company Ltd Rossland Rossland - Columbia Brewery / Murphy's Brewery

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Brewery files: Kootenays

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  • Textual records
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  • Records in electronic form (digitized)

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  • [199-]-2016 (Accumulation)
    Date of accumulation reflects the dates of record-keeping, i.e. the dates Evans opened / closed the files.
  • 1892-2016 (Creation)
    Files include copies of records that Evans obtained from various repositories. Dates of creation reflect the dates of the originals.

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Paper and analog originals:
19 cm of textual records

Digitized copies:
10 files ( ca. 3.34 GB): pdf

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Sub-series consists of research materials relating to breweries established in Kootenays in the 19th and early 20th centuries. For record types, see the Scope and content note in the parent series description (F-316-3). The sub-series include vol. 2 of Leo Hryhoruk's Breweries of Rossland, 1895-1918 (file 10).

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Files are arranged alphabetically by brewery name or location. There is no file 15 due to numbering error during processing. File numbers for later accruals (files 16-24) are out of alphabetical order.

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  • English

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The sub-series has been partially digitized as of March 2024: files 1-8, 16 and 18 are available as consolidated pdf access copies. The Archives plans to complete digitization of all files in the future.

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Files are open for access in the Archives' reading room. Digitized access copies may be redacted to remove the personal information of third parties (e.g. addresses, phone number, and email addresses of Evans' correspondents).

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No further accruals are expected.

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March 2024: series partially digitized; description updated.
February 2023: accrual added (files 16-24), description revised.
June 2022: sub-series established and first described.

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  • English

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