Fonds F 127

Barber Turbine and Foundries Ltd. fonds

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Barber Turbine and Foundries Ltd. fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

6.3 metres of textual records

83 photographs : prints and negatives

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of records created by Barber Turbine and Foundries Ltd. during the course of everyday business. These include: financial records, management records, engineering and design records, reference material, Tom Barber's school notebooks, and photographs.

Fonds contains the following series: GENERAL ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL RECORDS, 1872-1955 (SERIES A): Journals, 1882-1943 (Series A-1); Ledgers, 1882- 1909 (Series A-2); General Ledger and Transfer Sheets, 1844-1954 (Series A-3); Accounts Sheets, 1910-1943 (Series A-4); Day Books, 1882-1899 (Series A-5); Cashbooks, 1909-1933 (Series A-6); Bills Books (Payable - Receivable), 1889-1939 (Series A-7); Local Accounts, 1915-1943 (Series A-8); Timebooks, 1888-1940 (Series A-9); Bankbooks, 1885-1934 (Series A-10); Shop Order Book, 1843- 1955 (Series A- 11). MANAGEMENT AND ENGINEERING RECORDS, 1901-1950'S. (SERIES B): Blotter copy letter books, 1901-1909 (Series B-1); Trip Diaries (engineering and job notes), 1901- 1950's (Series B-2); Design Notebooks, n.d. (Series B-3); Rust Furnace Company Engineering Plans, n.d. (Series B-4); Turbine Installation and Repair Record Books, 1872-1928 (Series B-5); Miscellaneous, n.d. (Series B-6). REFERENCE MATERIAL, N.D. (SERIES C): Trade journals, catalogues, manuals, advertising booklets, n.d. (Series C- 1); Tom Barber School notebooks and engineering notebooks, 1897, 1910- 1911 (Series D). PHOTOGRAPHS (PRINTS AND GLASS SLIDES) (SERIES E)

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Barber Turbine and Foundries Ltd., founded in 1867, manufactured water turbines in Meaford, Ontario, eventually moving some operations to Port Colborne, Ontario which operated under the name of Barber Hydraulic Turbine Ltd.

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Barber Turbine and Foundries Ltd.

Restrictions on Access
Glass plate negatives are closed for conservation reasons. Copy prints are available for consultation.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright held by creator. These materials cannot be published without permission of the copyright holder.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Fonds was donated to the Archives of Ontario in April of 1971 by the company.
Associated Material

The following files are available through the Ontario Ministry of Consumer and Commercial Relations, Companies Branch, Third floor, 393 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. M7A 2H6: C20188 - Barber Turbines and Foundries Limited, Georgian Bay Foundry Limited, Georgian Bay Kennedy Limited; C240842 - Barber Hydraulic Turbine Ltd., Eleven Fifty- Five Leslie Ltd.; C601083 - Barber Hydraulic Turbine Inc. The Branch has a second floor Search Room for searches conducted in person.

Availability of Other Formats

Some records are available on microfilm.

Title based on contents of fonds.

Former Codes

Accession Number: 9051.MU 6034-6084.MS 223.

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