ACU GBA F0069
- 1920-1984, predominant 1920-1954 (Creation)
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Extent and medium
143 photographs. -- 1 cm of textual records
Name of creator
The Alexo Coal Company Ltd. was established by E.F. Pullen in 1920 to develop coal deposits west of Red Deer, Alberta. The company's head office was in Toronto and the financing came from investors engaged in metal mining in northern Ontario. The peak production years were the late 1920s and after 1945. The mine closed in 1955.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Peter F. Pullen, 1989-1990.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of photographs of company mining activities and the town of Alexo, and a company history.
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Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
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Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid, but most of the photos have been digitized.
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Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.
Link added to Archives Photographs on December 21, 2017.
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Thursday, December 21, 2017