WELLS ARCHIVES
RECORD GROUP 38

 

WRG 38 - Island Mountain Mines Co. Ltd.

Collection Dates, Series #1 of 1 1946 - 1964

 

Historical Data

Island Mountain Mines began operations on Island Mountain in 1934, under the direction of Newmont Mining Co.In 1954 it was taken over by Cariboo Gold Quartz Mining Company, and the mine closed in 1967.Between 1934 and 1961 the mine produced more than 450,000 ounces of gold.

 

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of items that were found in the Island Mountain Mine office when reconstruction by the Wells Historical Society began in 1996.

 

WRG 38 - Island Mountain Mines Co. Ltd.

Series 1:

Contains cheque stubs, annual reports, schedules, telephone lists and a sample of insulation used in the building.

 

In this Series:

1. = Financial

2. = Miscellaneous

3. = Insulation

 

1. FINANCIAL

†††††††††††††† 1.1††††††††† (13)††††††† -Cheque stubs for Employees shares††††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1946

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -Annual Reports1948 - 1953

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -Report showing Victory Loan payroll deductions††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† No dates

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (may be Island Mountain Mines)

 

2. MISCELLANEOUS

†††††††††††††† 2.1††††††††† (11)††††††† found in the Island Mountain Mine office during restoration †† 1996

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -Ď65 -í66 Cariboo Hockey League Schedule from Jenís Food Market

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -Emergency Directory - list of Wells Volunteer Fire Brigade

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -typed list ofWells phone numbers

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† - Wells Directory compliments of: Cariboo Sentinel Press

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† - (2) WCB CLUES in accident prevention poster

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -map of TSX 95082, North of Swift River

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -Johnston Motors poster

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† - poster for Direct Mail Income Tax forms†† 1964

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† -Yukon Tractor Parts business card

†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† - Jasper Park Canada pennent

3. INSULATION

†††††††††††††† 3.1††††††††† (1 BAG)Canada Safeway bag of insulation found in the Island Mountain Mine Office ††††† duringthe reconstruction done by Wells Historical Society in 1996