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Forestry History and Archives

Engage with British Columbia's historic forests and forestry industry through the materials at UBC Rare Books and Special Collections


This research guide highlights archival resources related to the history of Forests and Forestry in British Columbia available at the Rare Books and Special Collections Library at the University of British Columbia. Records from forestry companies, individuals connected to forests and the forestry industry, and organizations concerned with forests and forestry in British Columbia are included. In addition, materials related to the forest history of British Columbia available digitally and at other repositories have been included in the guide.

A man in the foreground stands on the top of a spar tree, a logged forest in the background.


























Cash, Jack. “High Rigger with the Top of the Tree Just Beginning to Fall Down.” P. N.p., 1900. Original Format: University of British Columbia. Library. Rare Books and Special Collections. MacMillan Bloedel Limited fonds. RBSC-ARC-1343-BC-1930-523-746. MacMillan Bloedel Limited Fonds.

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