Canadian Historic Sites: Occasional Papers in Archaeology and History No. 14
The B.C. Mills Prefabricated System: The Emergence of Ready-made Buildings in Western Canada
by G. E. Mills and D. W. Holdsworth
The writers wish to acknowledge the assistance of the following
people in the preparation of research material for the writing of this
report: Miss Edna C. Mahony, Victoria, B.C., who recalled much useful
information related to her father's career; Shelagh Draper, Vancouver
City Archives; Georgeen Barras, Glenbow-Alberta Institute, Calgary;
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Regional Offices, Vancouver, B.C.
and Regina, Sask.; British Columbia Telephone Company Photographic
Archives, Vancouver, B.C.; British Columbia Provincial Archives.
Victoria, B.C.; Joan Mackie, Heritage Canada, Ottawa; Marsha Snyder,
Canadian Inventory of Historic Buildings, Ottawa, and Dr. Edward Gibson,
Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University.
The authors are grateful for the opportunity to present an earlier
version of this report at a conference on "The Architecture of Western
Canada" at the Universities Art Association of Canada meeting, Winnipeg,
1 March 1974. They would particularly like to acknowledge the
encouragement and helpful criticism offered by Dr. Harold Kalman,
Department of Fine Arts, University of British Columbia.