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14 Archival description results for Irrigation

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Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0039
  • Fonds
  • 1882-1956, predominant 1882-1909

The fonds consists of correspondence regarding patents and land grants; orders-in-council and schedules; agreements between the CPR and the province of Alberta pertaining to irrigation; North Western Coal and Navigation land sales register; water agreements of the Canadian North West Irrigation Company and the Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company; maps of irrigation projects; telegrams and express ledger of Alberta Railway and Coal Company station at Raymond; coal mine employee register (1908-1924); photograph album accompanying report by Jeremiah L. Head (1898); verbatim report of a hearing into a complaint by Cardston farmers and business interests concerning rates (1909); plan of the right-of-way of Western Dominion Railway from Waterton River to the USA border (1915); and a historical sketch of the company. Includes a microfilm of an ARIC scrapbook.

Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company

Alfred Rawlins fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F1527
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1961, predominant 1936-1944

The fonds consists of Rawlins' correspondence, articles, speeches, radio broadcasts, letters to the editor, etc., pertaining to grain marketing, droughts, irrigation, farmers' organizations, education and social credit; submissions to the Turgeon Royal Commission; and newspaper clippings. Includes minutes and correspondence of the Bow River Drought Area and Retlaw Agricultural Improvement Association (1937-1938).

Rawlins, Alfred

Canada Land and Irrigation Company Ltd. fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0432
  • Fonds
  • 1885-1959, predominant 1906-1954
  • The fonds consists of general correspondence (1906-1954); correspondence regarding land sales and purchases (1903-1953), and the Suffield and Vauxhall townsites (1903-1953); and payment collection correspondence and reports (1924-1954). Includes farm and grazing leases (1917-1959); crop records (1943-1945); hay permits (1917-1953); engineering, land, progress and financial reports (1914- 1949); water agreements (1917-1954); easements (1919-1921); tax records (1924-1951); and weather reports (1885-1924). Also includes statutory declarations (1921-1941); general ledgers (1908-1915, 1921-1922); land sale register (1912-1920); cost ledger (1937-1946); and photographs of Vauxhall and Suffield areas (ca. 1920), and CLI Co. staff and equipment (1913-1921).

Canada Land and Irrigation Company

Canadian Pacific Railway Land Examination fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0454
  • Fonds
  • 1910-1963

These land examination reports were prepared by CPR's Land Inspectors, and include the following elements (not necessarily all of them in any single report), which helped the railway determine the value of the land, and what price they should charge for it: average grade; nearest railway station; elevators; nationality of nearest settlers; type of farming in district; nearest creamery, post office, school, church; average rainfall; area of arable land; soil type; timber cover; surface water and well depth; grass and hay cover; stone and coal in district; improvements made; and general remarks.

Canadian Pacific Railway. Land Examination

Canadian Pacific Railway Land Settlement and Development fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0456
  • Fonds
  • 1884-1963, predominant 1884-1940

The fonds consists of colonization files (including those of Department of Natural Resources, Department of Colonization and Development, Canadian Colonization Association, and various colonization boards) (1886-1940); Advisory Committee minutes and reports (1916-1958); Executive Branch files (1911-1952); P.L. Naismith and S.G. Porter correspondence (1912-1957); coal files (1904-1911); and British Columbia Land Department files (1896-1926) as well as land sale maps, building plans, plans and drawings of railway structures & equipment from the CPR Mechanical Department.

Canadian Pacific Railway. Land Settlement

Frank Laut fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F1118
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1948

The fonds consists of speeches, radio broadcasts, election returns, and newspaper clippings pertaining to his political career; minutes and circulars of the Independent Movement; reports about water resources and irrigation; and photographs of farming and Crossfield.

Laut, Frank

Frederick and Gordon Burton fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0316
  • Fonds
  • Microfilmed 1992 (originally created 1892-1990)

The fonds consists of Gordon's farm, ranch, business and personal records (1937-1990) including farm and ranch account books, grazing permits and leases, tax records, business correspondence, articles, speeches, Ph.D. thesis, awards, certificates, news clippings, scrapbooks, and records pertaining to government organizations and businesses with which he was involved.

Also consists of Frederick's farm, ranch and business records (1896-1950) including tax records, land acquisition records, grazing leases, farm and ranch accounting books, livestock brands and pedigrees and postal service records. Also includes some biographical information on the Burton family.

Burton, Frederick Alfred

George Gibson Coote fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0577
  • Fonds
  • 1907-1956

The fonds consists of personal correspondence, farm records, campaign papers, speeches and radio broadcasts; and extensive correspondence/subject files on the UFA, monetary reform, Bank of Canada, agriculture and Alberta Wheat Pool. Includes photographs of Coote, the Nanton area and UFA personalities. Also includes correspondence of the Canadian Chamber of Agriculture (1935-1939); and minutes and tax receipts of LID No. 8 (1907-1912).

Coote, George Gibson

John Blackmore fonds

  • CA ACU GBA F0214
  • Fonds
  • 1921-1964, predominant 1940-1960

The fonds consists of personal, political and family correspondence (1939-1964); teaching records and Sunday school lessons (1913-1935); and records from John's political career as MP (1935-1958) including office administration records, speeches, radio broadcasts, drafts of publications, letterbooks, and subject and constituency files. Includes other political material (1958-1964).

Blackmore, John Horn

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