Series - Agent-General (London) records

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Agent-General (London) records

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    • 1927-1931 (Creation)

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    0.90 m of textual records.

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    Name of creator

    (1927-1933)

    Administrative history

    In 1927, Premier John Brownlee appointed former premier Herbert Greenfield as Alberta's Agent-General in London. The position involved the promotion of emigration to Alberta as well as the expansion of trade and business opportunities. After Greenfield resigned in 1931, his private secretary Hugh Baker continued as the acting Agent-General until the office was officially closed in 1933.

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    Scope and content

    The series consists of records created by Herbert Greenfield during his term as Alberta’s Agent-General in London from 1927-1931. The files contain correspondence and programs pertaining to advertising and newspaper articles, promotional tours, Premier J.E. Brownlee and the Executive Council, British and Canadian businesses and organizations such as the British Empire League, recruitment of doctors, land settlement, and Alberta resources and industries including bituminous sands, oil, dairy, barley malting, coal, agriculture, timber, flax straw and fur farming.

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    Immediate source of acquisition

    The records were acquired through records schedule 1969/021.

    Arrangement

    The files are arranged alphabetically from A to I. Files J through Z were missing at the time the records were transferred to the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1969.

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      Script of material

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        There are no restrictions on access.

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        Subject to the Copyright Act. Permission for use required.

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        A file list is available.

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        Includes accession GR1969.0288.

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