Fonds F1798 - Municipal District of Tomahawk No. 521 fonds

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CA ACU GBA F1798

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Municipal District of Tomahawk No. 521 fonds

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  • 1909-1936 (Creation)

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75 cm of textual records

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Biographical history

The Rural Municipality of Tomahawk No. 521 was established in 1913 under the Rural Municipality Act and included Townships 51 and 52, Ranges 4, 5, and 6, west of the 5th Meridian. In 1918, the name was changed to Municipal District of Tomahawk. The MD was empowered by the Provincial Government to provide for local public works and roads, public welfare, sanitation and health, and protection of persons and property. In 1940 the MD of Tomahawk was consolidated into the County of Parkland.

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Archival history

From 1940 to 1977, the records were held by Peter Malainey of Tomahawk, Alberta.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gifts of Frances Soch, Helen Thatcher, Ed Malainey, 1979.

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Scope and content

  • The fonds consists of correspondence; pay sheets for day labour performed for tax relief; tax and assessment rolls; voters' list; and records pertaining to seed grain advances, mothers' allowances, road work, haying permits, weed control, etc. Includes tax rolls for the following school districts: Dniproo, Everest, Gainford, Golden Rule, Highvale, Keephills, Limesom, Magnolia, Millbank, Rocky Rapids, Rose Valley, Shoal Lake, Tomahawk, Volga, Wanchie, Whitby, and Woodland.
  • RECORDS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS ARE ALSO IN THIS FONDS. SEE INVENTORY FOR DETAILS: Alberta Association of Local Improvement Districts and Rural Municipalities, Alberta Association of Municipal Districts, Hail Insurance Board of Alberta, Lake Wabamun, Mullen Coal Co., and Western Canada Land Co.

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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Other records of the MD of Tomahawk are held at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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