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Helicopter at Husky No. 1 rig, Tathlina Lake, NWT, 1957
Helicopter at Husky No. 1 rig, Tathlina Lake, NWT, 1957
PA-1389-11

Bernard H. J. Thoms fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Personal papers. -- - 1885-1973
Series 2 Oil and gas reports . -- 1959-1970
Series 3 Photographs. -- 1957-1970

Inventory

Series 1 Personal papers. -- 1885-1973. -- 12.5 cm of textual records
M-1221 Meterological records and Navy League Cadet certificates . -- 1885-1960. -- Summary of long term records, 1885-1960 prepared by Aviation forecast office for Meterological branch; and Navy League of Canada Cadet certificates.
M-1222-1 Letters of recommendation, etc . -- 1941-1971. -- Includes telegram re commencing hostilities against Japan.
M-1222-2 Certificates. -- 1956-1971. -- Re certification as an engineer and membership in the Naval Officers' Associations of Canada.
M-1222-oversize

Certificates. -- 1947-1973. -- Consists of the following:

Farewell address to Mr. Thoms on departue from Auckland Jute Mills
Certificate of membership to the Engineering Institute of Canada (1947)
Certificate of membership to the Engineering Institute of Canada (1957)
Certificate of membership to the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (1973)

M-1222-3 Licenses and permits, etc. -- 1938-1973. -- Includes membership in the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta; English national registration identity card, explosives and blaster's permits; Government of Bengal Electrical Supervisor's Certificate of Competency; British driving licenses, includes program and menu of National Council of Naval Officers' Association of Canada.
M-1222-4 Interview transcript. -- 1972. -- Interview of Bernard Thoms by George Gooderham and Margaret Maw.
M-1222-5 Articles and addresses. -- 1934-1971. -- "Some Problems of Maintenance in a Textile Factory Running 124 Hours Weekly"; "Proposals for an Alternative System of Oil and Gas Land Holdings in the Northwest and Yukon Territories"; "Northern Mineral Exploration Assistance Regulations"; "Melville Island Peninsula to be named after Arctic explorer and geologists"; "Arctic Islands, Exploration and Drilling Programme".
Series 2 Oil and gas reports . -- 1959-1970. -- 22.5 cm of textual records
M-1222-vol.1 "Geology and Petroleum Possibilities of the Canadian North". -- 1959. -- By L. J. Martin.
M-1222-vol.2 "Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Committee Hearing on Prudhoe Bay Field. -- November 1969.
M-1222-vol.3 "Trans Alaska Pipeline System Engineering Study". -- Feburary 1970.
M-1222-vol.4 "Trans Alaska Pipeline System Presentation of Information for U. S. Geological Survey, Part I and II". -- 1970.
M-4488 Reports on oil and gas industry and general development, northern Canada. -- 1968-1969. -- Includes publicity report on the north by Government of Canada for tour of Panarctic oil operations and prospectus of Canadian north.
Series 3 Photographs. -- 1957-1970. -- 34 photographs
PA-1389-(1-34) Views of Panarctic Oil explorations in northern Alberta and Arctic regions. -- 1957-1970.
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