Archives and Special Collections
Collection C0224 - Glenbow Archives Share Certificates collection
ACU GBA C0224
Glenbow Archives Share Certificates collection
- 1891-1976, predominant 1914-1929 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
30 cm of textual records
Name of creator
The Glenbow Archives has collected a variety of share certificates over the years, especially ones related to natural resource companies in Alberta and western Canada. After the major gas and oil discovery in Turner Valley, Alberta in 1914, hundreds of companies intent on taking part in the oil boom were established and many of these often short-lived companies are represented in this collection.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of a variety of donors.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of close to 400 share certificates, arranged alphabetically by the name of the company.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
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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
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.
Share Certificates boxes
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Description control area
Rules and/or conventions used
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Dates of creation revision deletion
Tuesday, August 29, 2017