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IM-17-(Volumes 1-18) Ledgers. -- 1880-1927
IM-17-(Box 1-34) Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- 1912- 1930
IM-17-(Box 35) Ontario Provincial Reports. -- 1901, 1905-1935
IM-17-(Box 36) Summaries of tax and financial information. -- 1880-1948
IM-17-(Box 37-55) Tax returns. -- 1915-1973
IM-17-(Box 56-57) Form 10K. -- 1977-2008
IM-17-(Box 58-65) Financial statements - Imperial Oil Limited . -- 1911-1975
IM-17-(Box 66-108) Financial statements - Subsidiary companies . -- 1916-1975
IM-17-(Box 109-111) Comptroller's Department - General. -- 1917-1973
IM-17-(Box 112-114) Comptroller's Department - Employee Relations. -- [ca. 1930s-1960s]

Inventory

IM-17-(Volume 1-18) Ledgers. -- 1880-1927. -- [ca. 2 metres] of textual records. -- Consists of financial ledgers and journals, letter book, payroll register, inventories and possibly a customer register for the Imperial Oil Company Limited; and share certificates, stock ledgers and general ledger for the Queen City Oil Company Limited.
IM-17-Volume 1 Imperial Oil Company Limited private ledger. -- 1880-1899
IM-17-Volume 2 Imperial Oil Company Limited private ledger. -- 1919
IM-17-Volume 3 Imperial Oil Company Limited private ledger. -- 1923-1925
IM-17-Volume 4 Imperial Oil Company Limited ledger. -- 1898-1899
IM-17-Volume 5 Imperial Oil Company Limited ledger - Sarnia Works. -- December 1898-December 1902
IM-17-Volume 6 Imperial Oil Company Limited ledger. -- 1900-1911
IM-17-Volume 7 Imperial Oil Company Limited journal. -- January 1899-January 1912
IM-17-Volume 8 Imperial Oil Company Limited journal. -- 1917-1918
IM-17-Volume 9 Imperial Oil Company Limited letter book. -- December 1895-February 1899
IM-17-Volume 10 Imperial Oil Company Limited payroll register. -- 1912-1917
IM-17-Volume 11 Imperial Oil Company Limited land, location, construction, equipment and storage inventory. -- 1924-1927
IM-17-Volume 12 Imperial Oil Company Limited inventory. -- December 1919
IM-17-Volume 13 Imperial Oil Company Limited customer register?
IM-17-Volume 14 Queen City Oil Company Limited share transfer receipt book (unused)
IM-17-Volume 15 Queen City Oil Company Limited share certificates. -- 1896-1911
IM-17-Volume 16 Queen City Oil Company Limited stock ledger. -- 1896-1911
IM-17-Volume 17 Queen City Oil Company Limited stock ledger. -- 1896-1911
IM-17-Volume 18 Queen City Oil Company Limited general ledger. -- 1896-1897
IM-17-(Box 1-34) Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- 1912-1930. -- 4.5 m of textual records. -- Consists of documents which support transactions recorded in private ledgers (accounts relating to the directors of Imperial Oil).
IM-17-Box 1 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- 1912-1914
IM-17-Box 2 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- 1915
IM-17-Box 3 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- January 1, 1916-June 30,1916
IM-17-Box 4 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- June 30, 1916-February 15, 1917
IM-17-Box 5 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- February 15, 1917-December 31, 1917
IM-17-Box 6 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- January 1, 1918-June 30, 1918
IM-17-Box 7 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- July1, 1918-August 31, 1919
IM-17-Box 8 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- September 2, 1919-May 31, 1920
IM-17-Box 9 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- May 31, 1920-September 30, 1920
IM-17-Box 10 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- September 30, 1920-January 31, 1921
IM-17-Box 11 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- January 31, 1921-July 31, 1921
IM-17-Box 12 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- July 31, 1921-December 31, 1921
IM-17-Box 13 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- December 31, 1921-June 30, 1922
IM-17-Box 14 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- June 30, 1922-December 31, 1922
IM-17-Box 15 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- April 18, 1923-July 27, 1923
IM-17-Box 16 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- July 27, 1923-January 9, 1924
IM-17- Box 17 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- January 10, 1924-September 30, 1924
IM-17-Box 18 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- September 30;, 1924-February 28, 1925
IM-17-Box 19 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- February 28, 1925-October 31, 1925
IM-17-Box 20 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- November 1, 1925-February 11, 1926
IM-17-Box 21 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- February 11, 1926-June 30, 1926
IM-17-Box 22 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- June 30, 1926-October 31, 1926
IM-17-Box 23 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- October 31, 1926-December 31, 1926
IM-17-Box 24 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- January 3, 1927-May 31, 1927
IM-17-Box 25 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- May 31, 1927-September 30, 1927
IM-17-Box 26 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- September 30, 1927-December 31, 1927
IM-17-Box 27 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- December 31, 1927-May 31, 1928
IM-17-Box 28 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- May 31, 1928-August 31, 1928
IM-17-Box 29 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- August 31, 1928-December 31, 1928
IM-17-Box 30 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- December 31, 1928-April 30, 1929
IM-17-Box 31 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- April 30, 1929-July 31, 1929
IM-17-Box 32 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- July 31, 1929-November 30, 1929
IM-17-Box 33 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- November 30, 1929-February 28, 1930
IM-17-Box 34 Journal Vouchers - Private Ledger. -- February 28, 1930-May 31, 1930
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IM-17-Box 35 Ontario Provincial Reports. -- 1901, 1905-1935. -- 12.5 cm of textual records. -- Consists of reports submitted annually to the Ontario provincial government.
IM-17-Box 36 Summaries of tax and financial information. -- 1880- 1948 -- 6 cm of textual records.
IM-17-Box 36 Tax summaries. -- 1914-1938
Tax reassessments. -- 1943-1948
Balance sheet summaries. -- 1880-1946
IM-17-(Box 37-55) Tax returns. -- 1915-1973. -- 2.2 m of textual records. -- Consists of federal and provincial tax returns. Includes tax returns for some subsidiary companies. Also includes information regarding charitable donations and well-site locations.
IM-17-Box 37 Tax returns. -- 1915-1925
IM-17-Box 38 Tax returns. -- 1926-1930
IM-17-Box 39 Tax returns. -- 1931-1933
IM-17-Box 40 Tax returns. -- 1934-1938
IM-17-Box 41 Tax returns. -- 1939-1942
IM-17-Box 42 Tax returns. -- 1943-1946
IM-17-Box 43 Tax returns. -- 1947-1948
IM-17-Box 44 Tax returns. -- 1949-1950
IM-17-Box 45 Tax returns. -- 1950 (Continued)
IM-17-Box 46 Tax returns. -- 1951-1952
IM-17-Box 47 Tax returns. -- 1953-1954
IM-17-Box 48 Tax returns. -- 1955-1956
IM-17-Box 49 Tax returns. -- 1957-1958
IM-17-Box 50 Tax returns. -- 1959-1960
IM-17-Box 51 Tax returns. -- 1961-1962
IM-17-Box 52 Tax returns. -- 1963-1964
IM-17-Box 53 Tax returns. -- 1965-1967
IM-17-Box 54 Tax returns. -- 1968-1970
IM-17-Box 55 Tax returns. -- 1971-1973
IM-17-(Box 56-57) Form 10K. -- 1977-2008. -- 25cm of textual records. -- Consists of reports required annually by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that give a comprehensive summary of Imperial Oil's financial performance.
IM-17-Box 56 Form 10K. -- 1977-1988 (1986 is missing)
IM-17-Box 57 Form 10K. -- 1989-1993, 1996, 1997, 2005, 2008
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IM-17-(Box 58-65) Financial statements - Imperial Oil Limited. -- 1911-1975. -- 87.5 cm of textual records. -- Consists of annual statements of the financial activities of the company. Published in the annual report starting 1927.
IM-17-Box 58 Financial statements - Imperial Oil Limited. -- 1911-1920
IM-17-Box 59 Financial statements - Imperial Oil Limited. -- 1921-1923
IM-17-Box 60 Financial statements - Imperial Oil Limited. -- 1924-1927
IM-17-Box 61 Financial statements - Imperial Oil Limited. -- 1928-1933
IM-17-Box 62 Financial statements (audited) - Imperial Oil Limited. -- 1934-1944
IM-17-Box 63 Financial statements (audited) - Imperial Oil Limited. -- 1945-1952
IM-17-Box 64 Financial statements (audited) - Imperial Oil Limited. -- 1953-1963
IM-17-Box 65 Financial statements (audited) - Imperial Oil Limited. -- 1964-1975
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IM-17-(Box 66-108) Financial statements - Subsidiary companies . -- 1916-1975. -- 5.25 m of textual records. -- Consists of annual financial statements for subsidiary companies listed alphabetically below.
IM-17-Box 66 Adanac Oil and Gas Limited. -- 1937-1939
Alberta Pipe Line Company Limited. -- 1934
Alberta Products Pipe Line Limited. -- 1971-1975
Albury Company Limited. -- 1967-1975
Allied Heat and Fuel Limited. -- 1969-1975
Aquila Petroleum Limited. -- 1950-1969
Archibald Fuels Limited. -- 1972-1973
Astral Petroleum Limited. -- 1948-1957
IM-17-Box 67 Atlas Supply Company of Canada Limited. -- 1953-1963, 1969-1975
IM-17-Box 68 Atoka Petroleum Limited. -- 1949-1957
Auriga Petroleum Limited. -- 1950-1957
Bourque Brothers Limited. -- 1969-1975
Broadmain Realty Company Limited. -- 1961-1963
Building Products of Canada Limited. -- 1970-1974
IM-17-Box 69 Calgary Development and Producers Limited. -- 1929-1930
Canadian Independent Oil Limited. -- 1932-1933
Canora Petroleum Limited. -- 1947-1957
Caribbean Oil and Gas Transport Incorporated. -- 1955-1963
Carnduff Gas Limited. -- 1969-1975
Centres Citadel Limited. -- 1969-1975
IM-17-Box 70 Champlain Oil Products Limited. -- 1955-1975
Chatlon Oil and Gas Company Limited. -- 1956, 1958-1960
Constellation Petroleum Limited. -- 1948-1957
Consumer's Gasoline Supply Company Limited. -- 1915-1920
Corry Coal and Oil Company Limited. -- 1969-1972
IM-17-Box 71 Dalhousie Oil and Gas Company Limited. -- 1929-1940, 1942, 1944-1949
Delta Rope and Twine Limited. -- 1969-1975
Devcan Petroleum Limited. -- 1947-1969
IM-17-Box 72 Devon Estates Limited. -- 1947-1956
IM-17-Box 73 Devon Estates Limited. -- 1957-1963, 1969-1975
IM-17-Box 74 Devonian Natural Gas Company Limited. -- 1949-1963
IM-17-Box 75 Donat Grandmaitre Limited. -- 1970-1975
Enjay Chemical Company Limited. -- 1969-1975
Enjay Industries Limited. -- 1974-1975
Eron Oil and Gas Company Limited. -- 1958-1961, 1969
ESF Limited. -- 1969-1975
IM-17-Box 76 Esso Limited. -- 1937-1958
Esso Limited (Newfoundland). -- 1935-1936
IM-17-Box 77 Esso of Canada Limited. -- 1935-1963, 1969-1975
Exxon Corporation (Canada) Limited. -- 1974-1975
IM-17-Box 78 Foothills Oil and Gas Company Limited. -- 1929-1948
Fort Street Realty Company Limited. -- 1962-1963
IM-17-Box 79 Galena-Signal Oil Company. -- 1927-1943
Gary Realty Company Limited. -- 1962-1963
Glenalpine Petroleum Limited. -- 1951-1957
Glenavon Petroleum Limited. -- 1951-1957
Glencairn Petroleum Limited. -- 1951-1957
Glengarry Petroleum Limited. -- 1951-1957
Glenmanor Petroleum Limited. -- 1951-1957
Goliad Limited. -- 1957, 1959
Hall Fuel (1965) Limited. -- 1969-1975
Hi-Way Petroleum Limited. -- 1962-1963, 1969-1975
IM-17-Box 80 Home Oil Distributors Limited. -- 1954, 1962-1963, 1969-1970, 1971-1975
IM-17-Box 81 Imperial Pipe Line Company Limited. -- 1916-1947
IM-17-Box 82 Imperial Pipe Line Company Limited. -- 1948-1956
IM-17-Box 83 Imperial Pipe Line Company Limited. -- 1957-1963, 1969-1974
IM-17-Box 84 Imperial Oil Air Transport Limited. -- 1948-1955
Imperial Oil Developments Limited. -- 1969-1975
Imperial Oil Enterprises Limited. -- 1969-1975
Imperial Oil Refineries Limited. -- 1935-1950
IM-17-Box 85 Imperial Oil Shipping Company Limited. -- 1936-1975
International Petroleum Company Limited. -- 1915, 1935-1949
Interprovincial Pipe Line Company. -- 1966-1971
IM-17-Box 86 Ioco Townsite Limited. -- 1921-1950
IM-17-Box 87 Ioco Townsite Limited. -- 1951, 1963, 1969-1975
Iroquois Fuel Importers Limited. -- 1962
IM-17-Box 88 J.P Papineau Limited. -- 1971-1975
James Murphy Fuel Oil Company Limited. -- 1959-1964, 1969-1975
La Compagne D'Exploration de Gaspe Limited. -- 1939-1947
Lakehead Pipe Line Company Incorporated. -- 1971
Lou's Service (Sault) Limited. -- 1969-1975
Lowery Petroleums Limited. -- 1939-1949
Lowlands Exploration Limited. -- 1954, 1958-1961, 1969-1972
Madison Natural Gas Company Limited. -- 1944-1948
Mantol Petroleum Limited. -- 1948-1957
IM-17-Box 89 Maple Leaf Petroleum Limited. -- 1931-1947
IM-17-Box 90 Maple Leaf Petroleum Limited. -- 1948-1963, 1969-1975
IM-17-Box 91 Mayland Oil Company Limited. -- 1929-1932
Midwest Oil Company Limited. -- 1930
Mitsue Pipeline Limited. -- 1969, 1975-1976
Mongeau and Robert Company Limited. -- 1963, 1970-1975
Montana Pipeline Company. -- 1933-1937
Montreal Pipe Line Company Limited. -- 1969-1975
Moraine Properties Limited. -- 1975
Muskogee Petroleum Limited. -- 1949-1957
New Porcupine Company Limited. -- 1961, 1969
IM-17-Box 92 Nisku Products Pipe Line Company Limited. -- 1953-1963, 1967-1974
IM-17-Box 93 Norcanols Oil and Gas Limited. -- 1940-1951
Northward Developments Limited. -- 1973-1975
Northwest Company Limited. -- 1917-1975
IM-17-Box 94 Nottingham Gas Limited. -- 1959-1975
Oil Transport Securities Limited. -- 1941-1947
Okmulgee Petroleum Limited. -- 1949-1957
Outdoor Advertising Limited. -- 1925-1926
IM-17-Box 95 Oval Natural Gas Company Limited. -- 1956-1962, 1969-1974
IM-17-Box 96 Padol Petroleum Limited. -- 1947-1969
Palcan Petroleum Limited. -- 1947-1969
Pawhuska Petroleum Limited. -- 1949-1957
Pembalta Gas System. -- 1957-1959
Perfection Stove Company Limited. -- 1915-1924
IM-17-Box 97 Pipe Line Tankers Limited. -- 1953
Poly-Twine Corporation Limited. -- 1969-1975
Polybottle Limited. -- 1966, 1969-1975
Portland Pipe Line Corporation. -- 1972-1975
Queen City Oil Company. -- 1911-1932, 1934-1942
Rainbow Pipe Line Company Limited. -- 1971-1975
Redwater Disposal Company Limited. -- 1971-1972, 1975
Regal Petroleum Company Limited. -- 1934-1935
Rigel Petroleum Limited. -- 1950-1957
Ronerk Company Limited. -- 1935-1955
IM-17-Box 98 Royalite Oil Company Limited. -- 1921-1948
IM-17-Box 99 Saint-Maurice Explorations Limited. -- 1968-1970
Seaway Bunkers Limited. -- 1957-1975
Servacar Limited. -- 1964-1975
Shelbourne Securities Limited. -- 1944-1946
Sirius Petroleum Limited. -- 1948-1957
Smiley Gas Conservation Limited. -- 1969-1975
IM-17-Box 100 Southern Lowery Oil Limited. -- 1929-1932
Southwest Petroleum Company Limited. -- 1930-1948
IM-17-Box 101 Spica Petroleum Limited. -- 1948-1957
St. Clair Processing Corporation Limited. -- 1942-1961
IM-17-Box 102 St. Lawrence Tankers Limited. -- 1931-1971
IM-17-Box 103 Standard Oil of Canada Limited. -- 1957-1975
Stanmount Pipe Line Company. -- 1956-1961, 1963, 1969-1975
Stromo Petroleum Limited. -- 1947-1969
Syncrude Canada Limited. -- 1971, 1973-1975
Taos Petroleum Limited. -- 1949, 1952-1957
Tecumseh Gas Storage Limited. -- 1969-1973
Tercol Petroleum Limited. -- 1947-1969
Trans Mountain Pipe Line Company Limited. -- 1975
IM-17-Box 104 Transit and Storage Company. -- 1917-1957
IM-17-Box 105 Transit and Storage Company (Delaware). -- 1947-1956
Transit and Storage Company (South America). -- 1937-1951
IM-17-Box 106 Transit Company Limited. -- 1916-1975
IM-17-Box 107 Valley Pipe Line Company Limited. -- 1939-1948
Vega Petroleum Limited. -- 1950-1957
Village Lake Louise Limited. -- 1970-1973
Voyageur Restaurants Incorporated. -- 1971-1975
W.H. Adam Limited. -- 1963, 1969-1975
Walet Petroleum Limited. -- 1948-1957
Weleeta Petroleum Limited. -- 1949-1957
Western Oil and Trading Company Limited. -- 1964-1975
Wewoka Petroleum Limited. -- 1949-1957
Williamsport Properties Limited. -- 1973-1975
IM-17-Box 108 Winnipeg Oil Company Limited. -- 1919-1920
Winnipeg Pipe Line Company Limited. -- 1950-1975
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IM-17-(Box 109-111) Comptroller's Department - General. -- 1917-1973. -- 30 cm of textual records. -- Consists of miscellaneous material relating to the Comptroller's Department.
IM-17-Box 109 Act and legislation. -- 1917-1948
Annual report ratings. -- 1964-1973
Company bylaws relating to financial matters. -- 1939-1959
IM-17-Box 110 Plans for accounting amalgamation. -- 1961, 1966
Comptroller's Department Eastern Region - Don Mills tour guide and fact book. -- 1968
Comptroller's Department Eastern Region - Don Mills organization charts. -- 1964-1966
Comptroller's Department Eastern Region - Don Mills organization charts. -- 1967-1968
Comptroller's Department Quebec Division organization charts. -- 1964, 1966
Corporate orientation seminar. -- 1972
Report - Comparison of Canadian and United States Income Taxes. -- 1954
Reports - Depletion Allowance. -- 1956, 1957
Discussion paper - Tax Reform. -- 1986
Salary surveys - Metrolpolitan Toronto. -- 1964, 1965, 1968
IM-17-Box 111 Financial Reviews - Imperial Oil Limited. -- 1947-1959
IM-17-(Box 112-114) Comptroller's Department - Employee Relations. -- [ca. 1930s-1960s]. -- 50 cm of textual records. -- Consists of lists, correspondence and employment records relating to a very small percentage of Imperial Oil employees or employees of its subsidiaries.
IM-17-Box 112 Lists of payroll personnel, transferred employees, pensioners, etc. -- 1937-1962
Sun LIfe annuity lists. -- 1966-1967
Employee auto insurance. -- [ca. 1923-1924]
Mortgage and loan guarantees for employees. -- 1951-1959
IM-17-Box 113 Lists and correspondence relating to employment, pensions, annuitants, etc. -- 1933-1967
IM-17-Box 114 Employee employment records.

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