Title and statement of responsibility area
Bowater Organization Aerial Photograph Collection
General material designation
- Graphic material
Bowater Newfoundland Pulp and Paper Mills Limited Collection
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
- Statements of responsibility: titles supplied from documentation in the collection
Level of description
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
1934 - 1955 (Creation)
- Bowater Organization
Physical description area
117 aerial photographs between 22.9 and 24.1cm wide and 17.9cm high
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Title proper of publisher's series
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Archival description area
Name of creator
The Reid Newfoundland Company and other financial backers, under the name of Newfoundland Power and Paper Company, began construction of the mill in Corner Brook in 1923 . with the first paper produced in 1925. A planned, industrial town quickly grew around the mill site. In 1927 the company was incorporated as the International Paper Company of Newfoundland Limited and was acquired by Bowater-Lloyd Corporation in 1938. The company became part of the Kruger organization in December of 1984.
Scope and content
Collection consists of 117 aerial photographs of western and central Newfoundland.. Material are arranged by community or district, date and job lot.
117 aerial photographs between 22.9 and 24.1cm wide and 17.9cm high dated 1934, 1941, 1946, 1947, and 1955. The photographs are each glued to the side of an individual envelope, each bearing:
- The Bowater Organisation logo.
- The date that the photo was taken.
- The photo’s negative number.
Some, but not all envelopes, give the photo’s job number, the altitude at which it was taken or the cardinal direction it is facing.
Immediate source of acquisition
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Restrictions on access
There are no restrictions on access to or use of the materials in this collection. Users should be aware that copyright rules and regulations may apply to all or some parts of this collection. It is the responsibility of the users to obtain copyright clearance from the copyright holder(s).
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
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