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Melvin E. Jackson fonds

1897-1936, predominant 1922-1936

Physical Description:
25 cm of textual records. -- 108 photographs

Melvin E. Jackson was a businessman from Seattle, Washington, USA. In the 1920s he and his associates took over Coal Mine No. 104 at Diamond City, near Lethbridge, Alberta and established the Consolidated Diamond Collieries. At the same time he was investigating mining possibilities throughout the state of Washington. The company closed the mine in 1928.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of minutes (1924-1933), photograph albums, and reports regarding Consolidated Diamond Collieries. Includes reports and correspondence regarding other mining ventures.

Source of Acquisition:
Purchased, 1992.

The material is in English.

No restrictions on access.

Finding Aids:
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.

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Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-8295, PA-3331, PD-285

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