Fonds PR0834 - Harmattan-Sundre Mutual Telephone Company fonds

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Harmattan-Sundre Mutual Telephone Company fonds

General material designation

    Parallel title

    Other title information

    Title statements of responsibility

    Title notes

    • Source of title proper: Title based on the content of the records.

    Level of description


    Reference code


    Edition area

    Edition statement

    Edition statement of responsibility

    Class of material specific details area

    Statement of scale (cartographic)

    Statement of projection (cartographic)

    Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

    Statement of scale (architectural)

    Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

    Dates of creation area


    • 1936-1973 (Creation)

    Physical description area

    Physical description

    0.44 m of textual records. – 13 maps

    Publisher's series area

    Title proper of publisher's series

    Parallel titles of publisher's series

    Other title information of publisher's series

    Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

    Numbering within publisher's series

    Note on publisher's series

    Archival description area

    Name of creator


    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.

    Custodial history

    Scope and content

    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.

    Notes area

    Physical condition

    Immediate source of acquisition

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


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

    Language of material

      Script of material

        Language and script note

        The material is in English.

        Location of originals

        Availability of other formats

        Restrictions on access

        Access Conditions: None

        Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

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

        Finding aids

        File list is available.

        Associated materials

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

        Related materials


        General note

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

        General note

        Includes the following accessions:


        Alternative identifier(s)

        Standard number

        Standard number

        Access points

        Subject access points

        Place access points

        Name access points

        Genre access points

        Control area

        Description record identifier

        Institution identifier

        Rules or conventions


        Level of detail

        Dates of creation, revision and deletion

        Language of description

          Script of description


            Accession area