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Correspondence

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Collection: Cape Split Development Company
Description: File contains two letters. One is a copy of a letter sent to Archibald from Clarkson, with a copy of the Charles Allen report, outlining the essential results of that report. The other is a letter to the former shareholders of the Cape Split Development Company, written by Archibald, that outlines the reasons behind the company's failure, gives details about the sale of the Cape Split…
Accession Number: 1989.001-CSD/1/1

List of shareholders

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Collection: Cape Split Development Company
Description: File contains two lists that name the preferred shareholders and the ordinary shareholders, and the number of shares owned by each.
Accession Number: 1989.001-CSD/1/3

Report of the Managing Director

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Collection: Cape Split Development Company
Description: File contains two copies of a progress report, written by R. P. Clarkson, giving an account of the Cape Split Development Company's progress in fulfilling its purposes and goals.
Accession Number: 1989.001-CSD/2/5

A Report on a 10,000 Horsepower Tidal Power Station and Hydroelectric Development at Cape Split, Nova Scotia with maps and photo

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Collection: Cape Split Development Company
Description: Item is a bound notebook that outlines general considerations, the proposed scheme for tidal development, cost estimates, and an estimated return on investment. Included in the appendix are data pertaining to the cost of development, operating costs, transmission lines, rates for power, and submarine transmissions. The last section, entitled miscellaneous data includes correspondence between…
Accession Number: 1989.001-CSD/2/1

Promotional pictures

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Collection: Cape Split Development Company
Description: 8 pictures : b&w ; 13 x 14cm or smaller. File contains reproductions of the pictures used in a printed prospectus, stating the page numbers and directions for the use of each picture. These pictures include: two of the Cape Split cliffs, two of the Vancouver Power Company's Lake Buntzen No.2 Plant, one of the proposed pumping station, one of the proposed transmission towers, a map of…
Accession Number: 1989.001-CSD/4/1

George B. Cutten and Cape Split Development Company Limited agreement

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Collection: Cape Split Development Company
Description: Item is a signed agreement giving the Cape Split Development Company the right to use the Clarkson Current Motor.
Accession Number: 1989.001-CSD/3/2

Harnessing the tides of the Bay of Fundy

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Collection: Cape Split Development Company
Description: File contains two copies of an article written by Principal W. L. Archibald which was originally an address to the Manufacturer's Association, in which he outlines the plan to use the Bay of Fundy as a source of hydropower. He outlines the commercial and financial benefits of the policy to be pursued, as well as describing the progress already made, and calling for the Manufacturer's…
Accession Number: 1989.001-CSD/5/2

Concerning the proposed hydroelectric power development at Cape Split, Nova Scotia

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Collection: Cape Split Development Company
Description: File contains two copies of a published circular given to prospective shareholders. Circular gives an account of the goals of the Cape Split Development Company, an explanation of the proposed development, estimated costs, a list of company officers, and a share subscription agreement. One copy also contains a list of prominent shareholders.
Accession Number: 1989.001-CSD/5/3

Cape Split Development Company Limited and International Stream Flow Turbine Company Limited agreement

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Collection: Cape Split Development Company
Description: Item is a signed agreement giving the Cape Split Development Company the right to use the Clarkson Current Motor in the Maritimes.
Accession Number: 1989.001-CSD/3/3

Patent Assignments – Canada

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Collection: Cape Split Development Company
Description: File contains two copies of the assignment of the patent for Clarkson's Current Motor to the International Stream Flow Turbine Company, and two receipts from the Patent Office.
Accession Number: 1989.001-CSD/3/4

The Cape Split Power Project

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Collection: Cape Split Development Company
Description: File contains a report to the shareholders in the Cape Split Development Company on the state of company affairs.
Note: No date or signature is attached to this record.
Accession Number: 1989.001-CSD/2/6

Cape Split Development Company

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Dates: 1915 to 1957
Collection: Cape Split Development Company, Archival Catalogue
Description: Finding aid for the Cape Split Development Company fonds.
Type: finding aid

John Alexander Moir

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Dates: 1916
Collection: Archival Catalogue
Type: finding aid