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Oscar Styffe fonds
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Oscar Styffe fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1929 - 1969

A prominent businessman who operated a timber firm as well as Gravel and Lake Services Ltd in Port Arthur. The collection consists of correspondence, ledgers, scrapbooks, pamphlets and photographs primarily related to the timber industry.

Records are arranged into the following series:


Scrapbook of mostly newspaper clippings from the Port Arthur newspaper, periodical articles, telegrams and a song: articles on the political, business and economic life in Canada and particularly the forest industry in Northwestern Ontario; articles on politicians C.D. Howe and O. Styffe, a local member of city council for Port Arthur; numerous articles on the Styffe family; obituary on Mrs. Ragna Styffe, wife of O. Styffe; O. Styffe's appointment as Norwegian Vice-Consul at Lakehead; articles on his sons who participated in the war effort; articles on the amalgamation proposal of Port Arthur & Fort William by Premier Hepburn; labour/management articles; numerous articles relating to Norway- article on Sonja Henie, Norwegian skater who became a world champion; articles on Norwegian relief fund in Canada; articles on Hon. C. J. Hambro, former president of the Norwegian parliament & his visit to Port Arthur; articles on Norway's heroic resistance against the Germans; telegrams from his sons overseas assuring of their well-being; a song entitled 'Ski Club Song' sung to the tune of '21 years' with words composed by O. Styffe.

1-1 Camp #5 Ancliff

Invoice, accounts, orders and statements of van relating to Camp #5 (Ancliff), food and supplies April 1943-March 1944; several items of correspondence.

1-2 Camp #5 Ancliff Payroll

Payroll records for Camp #5 (Ancliff) June 1943-April 1944; settlement sheets, advance payment receipts for individual employees; payroll accounts.

2-29 Payroll Records

Payroll records: account, settlement sheets, payment receipts October 1944-March 1945. Folder includes a time sheet for October 1944 listing employees with position held.

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