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Here are detailed file-by-file descriptions of the contents of specific fonds and/or links to scanned documents.

Stringing power lines, 1954.
Stringing power lines, 1954
NA-4177-21

Bow North Rural Electrification Association fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Minutes. -- 1947-1976
Series 2 Incorporation, bylaws and agreements. -- 1948-1976
Series 3 Correspondence. -- 1948-1976
Series 4 Miscellaneous records. -- 1946-1977
Series 5 Financial records. -- 1947-1976

Inventory

Series 1 Minutes. -- 1947-1976
M-1642-1 Minutes of Board of Directors meetings. -- 1947-1976
Series 2 Incorporation, bylaws and agreements. -- 1948-1976
M-1642-2 Agreement. -- 1948. -- Between Bow North Rural Electrification Association (BNREA), Farm Electric Services Ltd., and Calgary Power Ltd. for the construction and operation of a farm electrical distribution system.
M-1642-3 Memorandum of association, certificate of incorporation and bylaws. -- 1948-1972
M-1642-4 Proposal and agreement for sale of BNREA to Calgary Power. -- 1974-1976
Series 3 Correspondence. -- 1948-1976
  Members correspondence regarding contracts and accounts. -- Arranged alphabetically.
M-1642-5 A-B correspondence. -- 1950-1971
M-1642-6 C-D correspondence. -- 1948-1970
M-1642-7 E-F correspondence. -- 1949-1970
M-1642-8 G-H correspondence. -- 1948-1969
M-1642-9 I-K correspondence. -- 1950-1970
M-1642-10 L-M correspondence. -- 1949-1971. -- Also includes minutes of directors' meetings, 1960-1961.
M-1642-11 N-P correspondence. -- 1948-1971
M-1642-12 Q-R correspondence. -- 1950-1971
M-1642-13 S correspondence. -- 1951-1970
M-1642-14 T-V correspondence. -- 1955-1969
M-1642-15 W-Z correspondence. -- 1948-1970
  General correspondence. -- Arranged chronologically.
M-1642-16 General correspondence. -- 1948-1954. -- Regarding members' contracts and accounts. Includes Calgary Power employees' expense accounts.
M-1642-17 General correspondence. -- 1955-1956. -- Includes financial statement of Alberta Union of Rural Electrification Association; and outline of course on rural electrification.
M-1642-18 General correspondence. -- 1956-1957
M-1642-19 General correspondence. -- 1958-1964. -- Includes notes, reports, correspondence with MLA Gordon Taylor re excess money in deposit account, and submission to the Government of Alberta regarding the electric power question.
M-1642-20 General correspondence. -- 1962-1963
M-1642-21 General correspondence. -- 1962-1964. -- Regarding brushing.
M-1642-22 General correspondence. -- 1962-1964. -- Includes papers and lists of members related to refund of excess money in deposit account; and a paper on farm electrification.
M-1642-23 General correspondence. -- 1962-1969. -- Regarding refunding of excess money in deposit account.
M-1642-24 General correspondence. -- 1963-1968. -- Regarding service to Mr. E.M. Evans.
M-1642-25 General correspondence. -- 1968. -- Regarding service to B.J. MacDonald and F. Gyulay
M-1642-26 General correspondence. -- 1968. -- The file was originally labelled "correspondence pending". Includes notes regarding the duties of the sercretary.
M-1642-27 General correspondence. -- 1971
M-1642-28 General correspondence. -- 1971-1973. -- Includes 1972 financial statements.
M-1642-29 General correspondence. -- 1972-1973
M-1642-30 General correspondence. -- 1972-1973
M-1642-31 General correspondence. -- 1974
M-1642-32 General correspondence. -- 1975-1976
  Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- Arranged chronologically.
M-1642-33 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1948-1955
M-1642-34 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1948-1970
M-1642-35 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1949-1951. -- Notifications of payment.
M-1642-36 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1952-1954. -- Notifications of payment.
M-1642-37 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1952-1958
M-1642-38 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1952-1967. -- Mostly regarding service to Chestermere Lake area.
M-1642-39 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1954-1956. -- Includes lists of association dues, and financial statement.
M-1642-40 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1955-1957
M-1642-41 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1955-1959
M-1642-42 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1959-1961
M-1642-43 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1959-1973
M-1642-44 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1960-1963. -- Includes paper regarding excess money in deposit account.
M-1642-45 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1961-1962
M-1642-46 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 191962
M-1642-47 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1964
M-1642-48 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1964-1965
M-1642-49 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1966
M-1642-50 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1966-1967
M-1642-51 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1967
M-1642-52 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1968
M-1642-53 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1968
M-1642-54 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1969
M-1642-55 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1969
M-1642-56 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1969-1970
M-1642-57 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1970
M-1642-58 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1971
M-1642-59 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1972
M-1642-60 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1973
M-1642-61 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1973
M-1642-62 Farm Electric Services correspondence. -- 1974
  Alberta Union of Rural Electrification Associations correspondence.
M-1642-63 AUREA correspondence. -- 1948-1971. -- Consists of bylaws of AUREA, minutes of annual meetings, correspondence and a notebook.
  Governent of Alberta correspondence. -- Arranged chronologically.
M-1642-64 Government of Alberta correspondence. -- 1948-1956
M-1642-65 Government of Alberta correspondence. -- 1953-1955
M-1642-66 Government of Alberta correspondence. -- 1957-1958
M-1642-67 Government of Alberta correspondence. -- 1958-1976. -- Includes copies of loan agreements between the Supervisor of Cooperative Activities of the Government of Alberta and the Bow North Rural Electrification Association (1958-1968); a copy of the Cooperative Associations Amendment Act (1976); and general correspondence (1975-1976).
M-1642-68 Government of Alberta correspondence. -- 1959
M-1642-69 Government of Alberta correspondence. -- 1960. -- Includes report of directors' meetings for the year.
M-1642-70 Government of Alberta correspondence. -- 1961
M-1642-71 Government of Alberta correspondence. -- 1962
M-1642-72 Government of Alberta correspondence. -- 1963. -- Includes copy of Arbitration Act.
M-1642-73 Government of Alberta correspondence. -- 1964
M-1642-74 Government of Alberta correspondence. -- 1965
M-1642-75 Government of Alberta correspondence. -- 1966
M-1642-76 Government of Alberta correspondence. -- 1967
M-1642-77 Government of Alberta correspondence. -- 1968
M-1642-78 Government of Alberta correspondence. -- 1969
M-1642-79 Government of Alberta correspondence. -- 1970
M-1642-80 Government of Alberta correspondence. -- 1971
M-1642-81 Government of Alberta correspondence. -- 1973-1874
Note For 1975-1976 correspondence see file M-1642-67 above.
  Calgary Power correspondence
M-1642-82 Annual reports of Calgary Power Ltd. -- 1958-1964
M-1642-83 Calgary Power correspondence. -- 1974
M-1642-84 Calgary Power correspondence. -- 1974-1975
M-1642-85 Calgary Power correspondence. -- 1974-1976
M-1642-86 Calgary Power correspondence. -- 1974-1976
  Miscellaneous correspondence
M-1642-87 Alberta Government Telephones correspondence. -- 1960-1969
M-1642-88 Alberta Wheat Pool correspondence. -- 1961-1968
Series 4 Miscellaneous. -- 1946-1977
M-1642-89 Sample forms. -- n.d. -- Include forms for application, loan agreement, electric service contract, easement, refund, etc.
M-1642-90 List of Rural Electrification Association secretaries. -- n.d.
M-1642-91 Government Acts related to rural electrification, funding, cooperative associations, etc. -- 1946-1963
M-1642-92 Rural electrification literature. -- [ca. 1948]-1961
M-1642-93 Paper, "Water Trough Heating", given at the Canadian Electrical Association convention. -- 1953
M-1642-94 Pamphlets regarding power and electrification. -- 1953-1959. -- Includes one issue each of Calgary Power's Relay and Farm Light and Power; and an information package on the visit of the United Kingdom Trade Mission.
M-1642-95 Notices of meetings. -- 1958-1973. -- Includes statement regarding Farm Electric Service Ltd paper on rural electrification (plan to update), mailing lists, etc.
M-1642-96 Auditors' and directors' reports. -- 1959-1974. -- Includes a speech by MLA Dr. John L. Robinson on rural electrification.
M-1642-97 Membership data. -- 1965-1973. -- Data collected re members' contracts and refund of excess money in the deposit account.
M-1642-98 Bulletins related to cooperative activities. -- 1964-1973
M-1642-99 Bow North Rural Electrification Association fidelity bonds. -- 1970-1977
M-1642-100 Credit Union Bulletins. -- 1974-1975
M-1642-101 Reports from directors' meetings, financial statement, etc. -- 1973-1975
Series 5 Financial records. -- 1947-1976
M-1642-102 Cashbook showing money in various BNREA accounts. -- 1947-1976
M-1642-103 Account book, arranged alphabetically by member's accounts. -- 1948-1966
M-1642-104 Financial statements. -- 1950-1974. -- Note: 1960 and 1967 statements are missing.
M-1642-105 Vouchers and receipts. -- 1974-1976
M-1642-106 Repayment slips. -- 1969-1976
M-1642-107 Distribution of assets list, with statement of deposit account. -- 1976
M-1642-vol.1 Account book, arranged alphabetically by member's accounts. -- 1962-1975
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