John Dunn fonds. - - 1930-1967 . - -2cm of textual records, 69 images
John Dunn ( 1910 – 2004 ) was born in Newcastle on Tyne and came to Canada as a young boy. He was raised in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan and moved to Powell River in 1927. He worked in the Powell River Company pulp and paper mill and retired in 1975. He and his wife Verna had three children. Verna died in 1974 and he married Gertrude in 1988. Dunn was an enthusiastic amateur photographer and took many photographs of his family, Powell River and his travels.
Fonds consists of records of John Dunn.
Title based on contents of fonds.
1. 1080 Ocean View Ave. - - 1955 – 1959. - - 2cm of textual records ( photocopied )
The series consists of documentation of the transferring, by sale, the property at 1080 Ocean View from the Powell River Company, later MacMillian Bloedel Ltd., to John Dunn. Includes notices of assessment from the Corporation of the District of Powell River.
[ Archives notes: Original records for the transaction are kept in the Powell River Company fonds, Series 3 ]
2. Images. - - 1930 – 1956. - - 69 images.
Series consists of images of and about the Powell River area. Includes photographs of buses, the Powell River Company Mill, Townsite, Cranberry, Holden home in Westview and logging.
Title based on contents of series.
Archives note: See Powell River Company fonds, Series 3 for John Dunn’s residence at 1080 Marine Ave.
Note: John Dunn’s textual records pertaining to his home in the Townsite and his involvement with the Powell River Company’s 25 year club have been processed as accruals to the Powell River Company.