CA ACU GBA F1986
- 1968-1991 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
58 cm of textual records. -- ca. 150 photographs
Name of creator
The Bridgehead Trading - Calgary Association of Calgary, Alberta was incorporated in 1985 and was struck from the Companies Register in 1991. Its purpose was to function as the Calgary outlet for Bridgehead, Inc., a national company established in 1981 which became a subsidiary of OXFAM-Canada in 1985. Bridgehead, Inc. operated as a business with a policy of returning profits to third world producers' cooperatives. It marketed Tanzanian and Nicaraguan coffee, tea from Sri Lanka, cashews from Mozambique, and vanilla beans from Madagascar. Paul Gingras was the chair of Bridgehead Trading - Calgary Association in 1989.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Paul Gingras, 1993.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of board of directors' minutes, reports, subject files, and slides.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
No finding aid.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.
There are four artifacts in with the archival records. These should be offered to the cultural history collections.