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Fonds F2988 - C. William Coote fonds

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C. William Coote fonds


  • [ca. 1947]-1951 (Creation)

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2 cm of textual records

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Charles William Coote was an engineer and an executive of technology-centred companies in western Canada. He was an assistant manager with the British American Oil Company Ltd. (B/A) from about 1947 to 1953. He later worked as a consultant, and with Foothills Pipe Lines (Yukon), the Nova Group of

Companies, Inukshuk Management Corporation, and International Water-Guard Industries Ltd. He retired apparently in 2005.


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Gift of C. William Coote, 1991.

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The fonds consists of the published Proceedings, Athabasca Oil Sands Conference, September 1951 (Edmonton: King’s Printer, 1951); C. W. Coote’s report to B/A on the conference; and an historical and technical report entitled Turner Valley Oil and Gas Field (ca. 1947).

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The material is in English.

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