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Record No: mha00000550
Fonds Title:Harold L. Lake fonds
Series Title: The Lake Group (1981) Limited (consolodated companies)
Dates: 1951-1989
Location: Banks 73 and 74
Provenance: Harold L. Lake
Extent: 3.6 m of textual records
Restrictions: No restrictions.
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: The Lake Group (1981) Limited consisted of companies jointly owned by Spencer G. Lake, Margaret S. Lake, Harold L. Lake, and Berch Lake. The companies were: The Lake Group Limited; Caribou International Limited; Fortune Fisheries Limited; Caribou Reefers Limited; Caribou Fisheries Inc.; Caribou Food Industries Inc.; and The Trans Ocean Trading Corporation. The Lake Group's Newfoundland division operated seven plants in Newfoundland: Grand Banks, Fortune, Gaultois, Fermeuse, Bonavista, Englee and Bide Arm, and had a total of 27 trawlers. In its United States Division, the company had a secondary plant in Boston and, as well as processing, was the marketing arm for the whole operation.
Scope and Content: This series consists of administrative records, including financial records of all the Lake Group of Companies. Included are general files, correspondence and material re: the corporate plan of the company and the proposed restructuring of the fishery.
Terms Governing Use: Copyright restrictions do apply. The archive provides copies only for the purposes of research and private study. The recipient of the copies is responsible for contacting the copyright holder if the material is to be published.
Associated Material: Harold L. Lake Photograph Collection
Associated Material: Lake and Lake fonds
Custodial History: The records were, for the most part, created by Harold Lake during his career as a businessman. After his death, the records were donated by his wife, Mrs. F.E. Robin Lake in 1994.
Subject: Lake family
Subject: Lake, Berch
Subject: Lake, Spencer G., 1916-
Subject: Lake, Harold Leslie, 1919-1994
Subject: Lake, Margaret S. (Penny)
Subject: The Lake Group (1981) Limited
Subject: Caribou International Limited
Subject: Fortune Fisheries Limited
Subject: Caribou Reefers Limited
Subject: Caribou Fisheries Inc.
Subject: Caribou Food Industries Inc.
Subject: The Trans Ocean Trading Corporation
Subject: Fish processing plants
Subject: Grand Bank (N.L.)
Subject: Fortune (N.L.)
Subject: Gaultois (N.L.)
Subject: Bide Arm (N.L.)
Subject: Fermeuse (N.L.)
Subject: Bonavista (N.L.)
Subject: Englee (N.L.)


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