Fondo PR0743 - Irrigated Farms Company fonds

Área de título y declaración de responsabilidad

Título apropiado

Irrigated Farms Company fonds

Tipo general de material

    Título paralelo

    Otra información de título

    Título declaración de responsabilidad

    Título notas

    • Fuente del título: Title based on the content of the records.

    Nivel de descripción

    Fondo

    Código de referencia

    PR0743

    Área de edición

    Declaración de edición

    Declaración de responsabilidad de edición

    Área de detalles específicos de la clase de material

    Mención de la escala (cartográfica)

    Mención de proyección (cartográfica)

    Mención de coordenadas (cartográfica)

    Mención de la escala (arquitectónica)

    Jurisdicción de emisión y denominación (filatélico)

    Área de fechas de creación

    Fecha(s)

    • 1926-1973 (Creación)

    Área de descripción física

    Descripción física

    0.32 m of textual records

    Área de series editoriales

    Título apropiado de las series del editor

    Títulos paralelos de serie editorial

    Otra información de título de las series editoriales

    Declaración de responsabilidad relativa a las series editoriales

    Numeración dentro de la serie editorial

    Nota en las series editoriales

    Área de descripción del archivo

    Nombre del productor

    (1926-1971)

    Historia biográfica

    The Irrigated Farms Company Limited was incorporated on October 15, 1926 by A. (Abner) Gladstone Virtue, G.C. Paterson, and H.P. Ober in Lethbridge, Alberta. The shareholders increased to five with the addition of O.H. Thomee and A. McNally soon after the company was incorporated, and the company operated out of the law firm of Virtue and Paterson in Lethbridge, Alberta, run by A. Gladstone Virtue and G.C. Paterson who, along with being shareholders and directors of The Irrigated Farms Company, acted as The Irrigated Farms Company's solicitors.

    The company engaged in buying and selling various tracts of land in the Lethbridge area and eventually maintained seven quarter sections of land, which included Sections 20, 21, 28, Township 8, Range 19, West of the 4th Meridian (20,21,28-8-19-W4). They leased these small irrigated farms to various farmers for varying periods of time, taking payment in cash and produce. During this time The Irrigated Farms Company also invested in stocks, bonds and other companies.

    By 1950 A. Gladstone Virtue was the majority shareholder of the company, his son, C.G. (Charles Gladstone) Virtue was a director, and the firm of Virtue, Russell, Morgan, and Virtue of Lethbridge was the company's head office. A. Gladstone Virtue died on August 3, 1960 and shortly thereafter, on October 10, 1961 the remaining shareholders, which included Mrs. Margaret E. McNally, the Estate of E.H. Russell, the Estate of G.C. Paterson, the Estate of A.G. Virtue, and C.G. Virtue, decided to voluntarily liquidate the company. The company appointed D. Cliffton Prowse and C.G. Virtue as liquidators and the company was officially dissolved under the The Companies Act on October 1, 1971.

    Historial de custodia

    Alcance y contenido

    Fonds consists of the business records of The Irrigated Farms Company and includes receipts, insurance policies, tax receipts, income tax returns, notes, correspondence, financial records, memorandum, notices, minutes, president’s reports, annual reports, articles of association, articles of memorandum, leases, land transfers, quit claim deeds, agreements for the sale of land, inventories, invoices, statements, and Canadian Wheat Board producer’s certificates. This fonds has been divided into the following series: Administration; Tenants; Investments; Liquidation.

    Área de notas

    Condiciones físicas

    Origen del ingreso

    Mr. Charles G. Virtue deposited these records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1973. Mr. Virtue was a shareholder, director, and liquidator for The Irrigated Farms Company.

    Arreglo

    Idioma del material

      Escritura del material

        Nota sobre las lenguas y escrituras

        The material is in English.

        Ubicación de los originales

        Disponibilidad de otros formatos

        Restricciones de acceso

        Access Conditions: None

        Condiciones de uso, reproducción, y publicación

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

        Instrumentos de descripción

        File list is not available.

        Materiales asociados

        Other records related to A. Gladstone Virtue can be found in accession GR1983.0192, file 896.

        Other records associated with A. Gladstone Virtue can be found in the A. Gladstone Virtue fonds at the Legal Archives Society of Alberta, located in Calgary, Alberta.

        Materiales relacionados

        Acumulaciones

        Further accruals are not expected.

        Nota general

        Information for the administrative history was taken from the records. The land owned by The Irrigated Farms Company is represented according to the Alberta Township Survey (ATS) system.

        Nota general

        Includes the following accessions:

        PR1973.0065

        Identificador/es alternativo(os)

        Número estándar

        Número estándar

        Puntos de acceso

        Puntos de acceso por lugar

        Puntos de acceso por autoridad

        Tipo de puntos de acceso

        Área de control

        Identificador de registro de descripción

        Identificador de la institución

        Reglas o convenciones

        Estado de elaboración

        Nivel de detalle

        Fechas de creación, revisión o eliminación

        Idioma de descripción

          Escritura de la descripción

            Fuentes

            Área de Ingreso