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Fonds F3385 - Wilbert Lawrence Falconer fonds

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Wilbert Lawrence Falconer fonds


  • 1941-1944 (Creation)

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2 cm of textual records

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Wilbert Lawrence Falconer, 1913- , was educated as an engineer at the University of British Columbia. He was active in the oil sands industry in Alberta in the 1940s and 1950s and was president of Ponder Oils. He was married to Regina.


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Gift of James Falconer, 1988.

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The fonds consists of a report on exploration work for Abasand Oils (1941); a report on exploration work in the oil sands for Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company (by L. Telfer) (1943); memorandum regarding mining methods (1943); and Athabaska tar sands research for Imperial Oil (by W. M. Pearce, W. L. Falconer, and F. J. Hamilton (1943-1944).

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The material is in English.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019




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