Collection DA 2015.10 - Canada Optical Company collection

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CA ON00156 DA 2015.10

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Canada Optical Company collection

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  • 1947-1992 (Creation)

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1 box

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Biographical history

The Canada Optical Company (originally called Canada Zyl Company) operated a factory in Deseronto, Ontario from 1946 to 1996, manufacturing frames for glasses. In 1996 the factory operations were moved to a building on the airport of the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. It closed down in 2002.

Archival history

Materials donated by Don Simpson to the Deseronto Archives in April 2015.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred to the Community Archives in September 2016.

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Collection of materials relating to the Canada Optical Company in Deseronto, Ontario, including photographs, promotional materials, newspaper and magazine articles and summary of employee benefits.

The materials were collected by Don Simpson, former general manager of the Deseronto plant.

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  • English

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