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Fonds consists of material relating to the operations of the Charles E. Goad Company and includes an indexed circular book, a day book listing the transactions of the Charles E. Goad Company and letter books concerning company costs and other matters of business. Fonds also consists of atlases of fire insurance plans of approximately 1194 cities and villages all across Canada. Most of the cities and villages are provided with an index map ("Key Plan"). For the larger cities, street indexes are added. These atlases are an excellent source of information on morphologic changes, urban land use, architecture and urban demography, toponymy, etc.
Bobine de microfilm H-1815
Bobine de microfilm H-1816
de H-1815 à H-1816
Textual records: Originals have beeen withdrawn from circulation. Researchers must use the microfilm reels.
Instrument de recherche
Cartographic material: There is no finding aid. As a temporary access consult Patrick O'Neill, "A Checklist of Canadian Deposits in the British Museum 1895-1923", Halifax, Dalhousie University, 1985. (Papier)
Créateur / Provenance
Biographie / Histoire administrative
Charles E. Goad was born in England in 1848. He emigrated to Canada in 1869 and eventually began business as a cartographer. His first insurance plan, made in 1875, was of Levis, Quebec. In 1881, Goad published a periodical entitled Insurance Society which was intended to advertise insurance plan productions. In 1885 Goad returned to England to open a new office in London. In 1910 he died, and, following his death, the company was reorganized and operated under the name Charles E. Goad Company. This firm was responsible for a major share of the insurance plans produced in Canada. The firm withdrew from the insurance plan business in 1917. In 1931 the company was bought out by Underwriter's Survey Limited and the London branch became the Head Office. This last date marks the cessation of the firm's cartographic work in Canada.
Microfilm copy of the fonds was received in 1989 from the Regional Collection, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.
Note sur le classement
Note sur les autres formats physiques disponibles
1. Chas E. Goad Co. - Records and correspondence, 1898-1913.
2. Commercial correspondence, 1898-1913.
No de contrôle d'autres systèmes
No de contrôl reliés
1. 934-026 CA
3. GoadBL 934026
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