Fonds PR0834 - Harmattan-Sundre Mutual Telephone Company fonds

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Harmattan-Sundre Mutual Telephone Company fonds

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    PR0834

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    • 1936-1973 (Creation)

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    0.44 m of textual records. – 13 maps

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    (1936-1973)

    Administrative history

    The Harmattan-Sundre Mutual Telephone Company was incorporated under The Companies Act on September 5, 1936 and served the area around Sundre, Olds, and Harmattan, Alberta. Specifically, it included Townships 32 and 33, Ranges 2,3,4, and 5, West of the 5th Meridian (32,33-2,3,4,5-W5). Alberta Government Telephones (AGT) assumed provision of communication services in the area on February 25, 1972 and the Harmattan-Sundre Mutual Telephone Company was dissolved in 1973.

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    Fonds consists of the business records of the Harmattan-Sundre Mutual Telephone Company and includes minutes, memorandum, voting proxies, agreements, notices, annual returns, annual reports, telephone statistics, correspondence, promissory notes, receipts, subscriber lists, share certificates, financial records, subscriber accounts, line maintenance records, plans, newspaper clippings, and maps.

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    Mr. William E. Wiper, Secretary of the Harmattan-Sundre Mutual Telephone Company, deposited these records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1974.

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    Arrangement note: Some records not considered to be of permanent value were removed from this fonds and destroyed.

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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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        File list 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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        The region serviced by the mutual telephone company is represented according to the Alberta Township Survey (ATS) system.

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        Includes the following accessions:

        PR1974.0035

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