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Frederick Burton, rancher in the Porcupine Hills, 1900
Frederick Burton, rancher in the Porcupine Hills, 1900
NA-1435-4

Frederick and Gordon fonds

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Table of Contents

 

Series 1 Burton family papers. -- 1892-1991
Series 2 Frederick Alfred Burton papers. -- 1896-1950
Series 3 Gordon Lloyd Burton Papers. -- 1937-1990

Inventory

Series 1 Burton family papers. -- 1892-1991. - The series consists of biographical information pertaining to the Furman and Burton families and of research completed on the Burton homestead.
Micro-Burton-1 Biographical Information. -- 1892-1991. -- Consists of genealogical information on the Furman and Burton families, obituaries, marriage certificates, the will of Hester Burton, and research on the Burton homestead
Series 2 Frederick Alfred Burton papers. -- 1896-1950. -- The series consists of both personal papers and records related to his farm, ranch and business activities. The farm and ranch records include postal service records, correspondence, land and livestock records, and tax records.
Frederick Burton - Personal papers. -- 1932
Micro-Burton-2Frederick Alfred Burton's will. -- 1932
  Frederick Burton - Farm, ranch and business papers. -- 1896-1950
  Farm and ranch - Postal service papers. -- 1911-1940
Micro-Burton-3Postal Service - Includes business correspondence and mail contracts. -- 1911- 1940
  Farm and ranch - Correspondence,. -- 1904-1944
Micro-Burton-4Correspondence. -- 1904
Micro-Burton-5Correspondence. -- 1906
Micro-Burton-6Correspondence. -- 1914
Micro-Burton-7Correspondence. -- 1944
  Farm and ranch - Land acquisition, leases, and livestock. -- 1896-1942
Micro-Burton-8 Land Acquisitions. -- 1896-1899
Micro-Burton-9Land Acquisitions. -- 1900-1909
Micro-Burton-10Land Acquisitions, 1910-1919
Micro-Burton-11Land Acquisitions. -- 1920-1929
Micro-Burton-12Land Acquisitions. -- 1930-1942
Micro-Burton-13South African Land Bounty. -- 1908-1911
Micro-Burton-14Irrigation papers pertaining to the land. -- 1903-1913
Micro-Burton-15Grazing Permits and Leases. -- 1902-1909
Micro-Burton-16Grazing Permits and Leases. -- 1911-1919
Micro-Burton-17Grazing Permits and Leases. -- 1920-1925
Micro-Burton-18Grazing Permits and Leases. -- 1926-1929
Micro-Burton-19Grazing Permits and Leases. -- 1930-1940
Micro-Burton-20Jacobs Cattle Company - Agreements regarding leasing. -- 1931-1936
Micro-Burton-21Brands and Pedigrees. -- 1898-1940
  Farm and ranch - Land taxes. -- 1899-1950
Micro-Burton-22Taxes. -- 1899-1900
Micro-Burton-23Taxes. -- 1901
Micro-Burton-24 Taxes. -- 1902
Micro-Burton-25Taxes. -- 1904
Micro-Burton-26Taxes. -- 1905
Micro-Burton-27 Taxes. -- 1906
Micro-Burton-28Taxes. -- 1907
Micro-Burton-29Taxes. -- 1908
Micro-Burton-30Taxes. -- 1909
Micro-Burton-31Taxes. -- 1910
Micro-Burton-32Taxes. -- 1911
Micro-Burton-33Taxes. -- 1912
Micro-Burton-34Taxes. -- 1913
Micro-Burton-35Taxes. -- 1914
Micro-Burton-36Taxes. -- 1915
Micro-Burton-37Taxes. -- 1916
Micro-Burton-38Taxes. -- 1917
Micro-Burton-39Taxes. -- 1918
Micro-Burton-40Taxes. -- 1919
Micro-Burton-41Taxes. -- 1920
Micro-Burton-42Taxes. -- 1921
Micro-Burton-43Taxes. -- 1922
Micro-Burton-44Taxes. -- 1923
Micro-Burton-43Taxes. -- 1924
Micro-Burton-44Taxes. -- 1925
Micro-Burton-45Taxes. -- 1926
Micro-Burton-46Taxes. -- 1927
Micro-Burton-47Taxes. -- 1928
Micro-Burton-48Taxes. -- 1929
Micro-Burton-49Taxes. -- 1930
Micro-Burton-50Taxes. -- 1931
Micro-Burton-51Taxes. -- 1932
Micro-Burton-52Taxes. -- 1933
Micro-Burton-53Taxes. -- 1934
Micro-Burton-54Taxes. -- 1935
Micro-Burton-55Taxes. -- 1936
Micro-Burton-56Taxes. -- 1937
Micro-Burton-57Taxes. -- 1938
Micro-Burton-58Taxes. -- 1939
Micro-Burton-59Taxes. -- 1940
Micro-Burton-60Taxes. -- 1941
Micro-Burton-61Taxes. -- 1942
Micro-Burton-62Taxes. -- 1943
Micro-Burton-63Taxes. -- 1944
Micro-Burton-64Taxes. -- 1945
Micro-Burton-65Taxes. -- 1946
Micro-Burton-66Taxes. -- 1947
Micro-Burton-67Taxes. -- 1948
Micro-Burton-68Taxes. -- 1949
Micro-Burton-69Taxes. -- 1950
Series 3 Gordon Lloyd Burton Papers. -- 1937-1990. -- The series consists of both personal papers and business records of Gordon Lloyd Burton, the youngest son of F.A. Burton. These papers have been broken down into three subseries: personal papers, which include awards, certificates, ephemera, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, articles, speeches and his Ph.D. thesis; farm and ranch records which include account books, grazing permits and leases, and tax papers; and some records related to other businesses and organizations in which Gordon L. Burton was involved, including the Public Expenditure and Revenue Study Committee, the Advisory Committee on the Regulation of the Electric Power Industry in Alberta, the Canada West Foundation, Burns Foods Limited, the China - Canada Conference on Sharing in Agricultural Development, and the Meat Advisory Committee.
  Gordon Burton - Personal papers. -- 1937-1986
Micro-Burton-70Awards and Certificates. -- 1946-1986
Micro-Burton-71Personal Documents - Includes resume and passport. -- 1949-1977
Micro-Burton-72Thesis - "A Price Policy For Canadian Agriculture", - Includes sissertation, 1946
Micro-Burton-73Articles. -- 1946-1947
Micro-Burton-74Macdonald College, McGill University Technical Bulletin Number 19 - "The Transportation of Milk From Farm to Dairy" by G.L. Burton. -- 1952
Micro-Burton-75Canada Department of Agriculture Publication - "Farm Rental, Operating and Transfer Arrangements", by G.L. Burton. -- 1955
Micro-Burton-76Articles. -- [ca.1960]
Micro-Burton-77Articles and Speeches. -- 1973-1974
Micro-Burton-78Articles and Speeches. -- 1975-1979
Micro-Burton-79Scrapbook of newsclippings. -- 1937-1950
Micro-Burton-80Scrapbook of newsclippings. -- 1947-1950
Micro-Burton-81Scrapbook of newsclippings pertaining to his campaign for Liberal MP for the Macleod Riding. -- 1956-1957
  Gordon Burton - Farm and ranch papers. -- 1950-1990
Micro-Burton-82Farm and Ranch Account Book. -- 1950
Micro-Burton-83Farm and Ranch Account Books. -- 1951
Micro-Burton-84Grazing Permits. -- 1951
Micro-Burton-85Taxes. -- 1951
Micro-Burton-86Farm and Ranch Account Books. -- 1951-1952
Micro-Burton-87Farm and Ranch Account Books. -- 1952
Micro-Burton-88Grazing Permits. -- 1952
Micro-Burton-89Taxes. -- 1952
Micro-Burton-90Farm and Ranch Account Books. -- 1953
Micro-Burton-91Grazing Permits. -- 1953
Micro-Burton-92Taxes. -- 1953
Micro-Burton-93Farm and Ranch Account Book. -- 1954
Micro-Burton-94Grazing Permits. -- 1954
Micro-Burton-95Taxes. -- 1954
Micro-Burton-96Farm and Ranch Account Book. -- 1954-1955
Micro-Burton-97Farm and Ranch Account Book. -- 1955
Micro-Burton-98Grazing Permits. -- 1955
Micro-Burton-99Taxes. -- 1955
Micro-Burton-100Farm and Ranch Account Books. -- 1956
Micro-Burton-101Grazing Permits. -- 1956
Micro-Burton-102Taxes. -- 1956
Micro-Burton-103Farm and Ranch Account Book. -- 1957
Micro-Burton-104Grazing Permits. -- 1957
Micro-Burton-105 Taxes. -- 1957
Micro-Burton-106Transfer of land between Gordon Lloyd and Frederick Charles Burton and their deceased mother Minnie Furman Burton. -- 1957
Micro-Burton-107Grazing Permits. -- 1958
Micro-Burton-108Correspondence. -- 1960
Micro-Burton-109Correspondence. -- 1961
Micro-Burton-110Farm and Ranch Account Books. -- 1961
Micro-Burton-111Grazing Permits. -- 1961
Micro-Burton-112Taxes. -- 1961
Micro-Burton-113Correspondence. -- 1962
Micro-Burton-114Farm and Ranch Account Books. -- 1962
Micro-Burton-115Grazing Permits. -- 1962
Micro-Burton-116Taxes. -- 1962
Micro-Burton-117Correspondence. -- 1963
Micro-Burton-118Farm and Ranch Account Books. -- 1963
Micro-Burton-119Grazing Permits. -- 1963
Micro-Burton-120Taxes. -- 1963
Micro-Burton-121Correspondence. -- 1964
Micro-Burton-122Farm and Ranch Account Books. -- 1964
Micro-Burton-123Grazing Permits. -- 1964
Micro-Burton-124Taxes. -- 1964
Micro-Burton-125Correspondence. -- 1965
Micro-Burton-126Farm and Ranch Account Books. -- 1965
Micro-Burton-127Grazing Permits. -- 1965
Micro-Burton-128Taxes. -- 1965
Micro-Burton-129Correspondence. -- 1966
Micro-Burton-130 Farm and Ranch Account Books. -- 1966
Micro-Burton-131 Grazing Permits. -- 1966
Micro-Burton-132Purchase of land from Mr. Andrews. -- 1966
Micro-Burton-133Taxes. -- 1966
Micro-Burton-134Trespassing Correspondence. -- 1966
Micro-Burton-135Farm and Ranch Account Books. -- 1967
Micro-Burton-135Correspondence. -- 1968
Micro-Burton-136Farm and Ranch Account Books. -- 1968
Micro-Burton-137Grazing Permits. -- 1968
Micro-Burton-138Livestock - Correspondence. -- 1968
Micro-Burton-139Taxes. -- 1968
Micro-Burton-140Correspondence. -- 1969
Micro-Burton-141Farm and Ranch Account Books. -- 1969
Micro-Burton-142Grazing Permits. -- 1969
Micro-Burton-143Taxes. -- 1969
Micro-Burton-144Correspondence. -- 1970
Micro-Burton-145Farm and Ranch Account Book. -- 1970
Micro-Burton-146Grazing Permits. -- 1970
Micro-Burton-147Taxes. -- 1970
Micro-Burton-148Correspondence. -- 1971
Micro-Burton-149Farm and Ranch Account Book. -- 1971
Micro-Burton-150Grazing Permits. -- 1971
Micro-Burton-151Taxes. -- 1971
Micro-Burton-152Correspondence. -- 1972
Micro-Burton-153Farm and Ranch Account Book. -- 1972
Micro-Burton-154Grazing Permits. -- 1972
Micro-Burton-155Taxes. -- 1972
Micro-Burton-156Transfer of Land - from John Burton to Gordon L. Burton. -- 1972
Micro-Burton-157Correspondence. -- 1973
Micro-Burton-158Farm and Ranch Account Book. -- 1973
Micro-Burton-159Grazing Permits. -- 1973
Micro-Burton-160Purchase of Land From Matson and Butler. -- 1973
Micro-Burton-161Taxes. -- 1973
Micro-Burton-162Correspondence. -- 1974
Micro-Burton-163Farm and Ranch Account Book. -- 1974
Micro-Burton-164Grazing Permits. -- 1974
Micro-Burton-165Taxes. -- 1974
Micro-Burton-166Correspondence. -- 1975
Micro-Burton-167Farm and Ranch Account Book. -- 1975
Micro-Burton-168Grazing Permits. -- 1975
Micro-Burton-169Taxes. -- 1975
Micro-Burton-170Correspondence. -- 1976
Micro-Burton-171Farm and Ranch Account Book. -- 1976
Micro-Burton-172Grazing Permits. -- 1976
Micro-Burton-173Taxes. -- 1976
Micro-Burton-174Correspondence. -- 1977
Micro-Burton-175Farm and Ranch Account Book. -- 1977
Micro-Burton-176Grazing Permits. -- 1977
Micro-Burton-177Taxes. -- 1977
Micro-Burton-178Correspondence. -- 1978
Micro-Burton-179Farm and Ranch Account Book. -- 1978
Micro-Burton-180Grazing Permits. -- 1978
Micro-Burton-181Taxes. -- 1978
Micro-Burton-182Correspondence. -- 1979
Micro-Burton-183Farm and Ranch Account Book. -- 1979
Micro-Burton-184Grazing Permits. -- 1979
Micro-Burton-185Taxes. -- 1979
Micro-Burton-186Correspondence. -- 1980
Micro-Burton-187Correspondence. -- 1981
Micro-Burton-188Correspondence. -- 1982
Micro-Burton-189Correspondence. -- 1983
Micro-Burton-190Correspondence. -- 1984
Micro-Burton-191Correspondence. -- 1985
Micro-Burton-192Correspondence. -- 1986
Micro-Burton-193Correspondence. -- 1987
Micro-Burton-194Correspondence. -- 1988
Micro-Burton-195Correspondence. -- 1989
Micro-Burton-196Correspondence. -- 1990
  Gordon Burton - Other business papers. -- 1966-1987
Micro-Burton-197Report of the Public Expenditure and Revenue Study Committee. -- 1966-1969
Micro-Burton-198Report of the Advisory Committee on the Regulation of the Electric Power Industry in Alberta. -- 1970
Micro-Burton-99Canada West Foundation - Conferences, Articles, and Speeches. -- 1977-1987
Micro-Burton-200Burns Foods Limited - Business Correspondence. -- 1978-1986
Micro-Burton-201China - Canada: Sharing in Agricultural Development. -- 1980
Micro-Burton-202Meat Advisory Committee. -- 1982-1987
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