Fonds PR0802 - Beiseker Mutual Telephone Company fonds

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Beiseker Mutual Telephone Company fonds

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    • Copied 1974 (Creation)

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    1 microfilm

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    Administrative history

    The Beiseker Mutual Telephone Company was originally part of the Acme Mutual Telephone Company until February 10, 1955 when it was incorporated under The Companies Act as the Beiseker Mutual Telephone Company. The company served the area around Beiseker, Alberta. Alberta Government Telephones (AGT) assumed provision of communication services in the area on March 26, 1973, and the Beiseker Mutual Telephone Company was dissolved in 1974.

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    Fonds consists of the business records of the Beiseker Mutual Telephone Company dating 1955-1974 and includes subscriber accounts, statements, annual reports, correspondence, telephone statistics, financial records, subscriber lists, certificates, shareholder lists, agreements, articles of association, and minutes.

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    Mr. J. H. Schmaltz, who was Secretary-Treasurer of the Beiseker Mutual Telephone Company, deposited these records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1974.


    Arrangement note: The records have been recorded on 1 roll of microfilm in no particular order.

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        The material is in English.

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        Access Conditions: None

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        Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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        Inventory is available.

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        Records of various other telephone companies are also located at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

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