Fonds F1798 - Municipal District of Tomahawk No. 521 fonds

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Municipal District of Tomahawk No. 521 fonds


  • 1909-1936 (Creation)

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75 cm of textual records

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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.


Archival history

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

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

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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.

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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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