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Milo School and teacherage, 1918
Milo School and teacherage, 1918
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Bow Valley School Division fonds

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Table of Contents

 

Series 1 School Districts records. -- 1908-1948
Series 2 Bow Valley School Division records. -- 1938-1948

Inventory

Series 1 School Districts records. -- 1908-1948. -- The series consists of minutes, student attendance registers, cashbooks, tax rolls, and other records for the small, primarly one-room schools which originally operated independently with their own school boards, and which in 1938 became part of the Bow Valley School Division. -- The records have been arranged in alphabetical order by the name of the school.
M-1998-1 Adam's Lake School District attendance registers. -- 1941-1944
M-1998-vol.1 Adam's Lake School District cashbook. -- 1922-1938
M-1998-2 Altaview School District attendance registers. -- 1938-1941
M-1998-vol.2 Altaview School District cashbook. -- 1932-1938
M-1998-3 Alton School District attendance registers. -- 1939-1942
M-1998-vol.3 Alton School District cashbook. -- 1923-1938
M-1998-4 Arrowwood School District minutes. -- 1926-1936
M-1998-5 Arrowwood School District minutes. -- 1937-1943
M-1998-6 Arrowwood School District bank book. -- 1940-1943
M-1998-7 Arrowwood School District attendance registers. -- 1942-1943
M-1998-8 Arrowwood School District attendance registers. -- 1942-1945
M-1998-9 Arrowwood School District attendance registers. -- 1945-1946
M-1998-10 Arrowwood School District attendance registers. -- 1946-1948
M-1998-vol.4 Arrowwood School District cashbook. -- 1941-1943
M-1998-vo.57 Arrowwood School District tax rolls. -- 1936-1938
M-1998-vol.5 Atlas School District cashbook. -- 1933-1938
M-1998-11 Buffalo School District attendance registers. -- 1940-1943
M-1998-vol.6 Buffalo School District cashbook. -- 1938
M-1998-12 Chancellor School District minutes. -- 1927-1939
M-1998-13 Chancellor School District attendance registers. -- 1939-1942
M-1998-14 Chancellor School District attendance registers. -- 1943-1947
M-1998-15 Chancellor School District monthly attendance reports. -- 1946-1948
M-1998-vol.7 Chancellor School District cashbook. -- 1927-1931
M-1998-vol.8 Chancellor School District cashbook. -- 1931-1938
M-1998-vol.58 Chancellor School District tax rolls. -- 1927-1930
M-1998-vol.59 Chancellor School District tax rolls. -- 1932-1936
M-1998-vol.60 Chancellor School District tax rolls. -- 1931-1936
M-1998-16 Cluny School District financial statements and auditor's reports. -- 1931-1938
M-1998-17 Cluny School District journal of Cluny dormitory. -- 1941. -- Includes a register of pupils and produce contributed in lieu of cash payments.
M-1998-18 Cluny School District attendance registers. -- 1939-1943
M-1998-19 Cluny School District attendance registers. -- 1943-1945
M-1998-20 Cluny School District attendance registers. -- 1941-1946
M-1998-21 Cluny School District attendance registers. -- 1945-1947
M-1998-22 Cluny School District attendance registers. -- 1946-1947
M-1998-23 Cluny School District monthly attendance reports. -- 1946-1948
M-1998-vol.9 Cluny School District cashbook. -- 1926-1939
M-1998-vol.10 Corbie Hill School District cashbook. -- 1934-1936
M-1998-24 Craigantler School District attendance registers. -- 1940-1941
M-1998-25 Crammond School District minutes. -- 1920-1926
M-1998-vol.12 Crawling Valley School District cashbook. -- 1930-1938
M-1998-vol.13 Dalhouse School District cashbook. -- 1935-1937
M-1998-26 Dunree School District minutes. -- 1926-1943
M-1998-27 Dunree School District attendance registers. -- 1940-1943
M-1998-vol.14 Dunree School District cashbook. -- 1927-1943
M-1998-vol.15 Dunree School District cashbook. -- 1937-1943
M-1998-vol.16 East Coulee School District cashbook. -- 1925-1937
M-1998-28 East Majorville School District attendance registers. -- 1938-1947
M-1998-29 East Majorville School District monthly attendance reports. -- 1946-1947
M-1998-vol.17 East Majorville School District cashbook. -- 1929-1938
M-1998-30 Eastway School District attendance registers. -- 1938-1943
M-1998-vol.18 Eastway School District cashbook. -- 1914-1938
M-1998-31 Elwood School District attendance registers. -- 1940-1944
M-1998-vol.19 Elwood School District cashbook. -- 1934-1938
M-1998-32 Fairyvale School District attendance registers. -- 1939-1947
M-1998-33 Fairyvale School District monthly attendance reports. -- 1947-1948
M-1998-vol.20 Fairyvale School District cashbook. -- 1938
M-1998-vol.21 Fawn Hill School District cashbook. -- 1919-1937
M-2008-1 Giffen School District minutes. -- 1918-1944
M-2008-19 Giffen School District attendance registers. -- 1920-1926
M-2008-20 Giffen School District attendance registers. -- 1925-1930
M-2008-21 Giffen School District attendance registers. -- 1930-1938
M-1998-34 Giffen School District attendance registers. -- 1938-1942
M-2008-2 Giffen School District correspondence. -- 1918-1939. -- Regarding convention of Alberta School Trustees' Associatiion, government notices, teacher's salary, inspector's report, health measures, supplies, tax collection, grant to districts, teachers, examinations, accounts, boundaries and incorporation.
M-2008-3 Giffen School District correspondence. -- 1918-1943. -- Regarding dormitories, school district delegates, trustees organization, teachers' applications, inspector's report, formation of school district, and tax arrears.
M-2008-4 Giffen School District correspondence. -- 1932-1941. -- Regarding transition to larger school division, annual meetings, playground equipment and taxes.
M-2008-5 Giffen School District correspondence. -- 1937-1940. -- Regarding application for teacher's position, enrollment of Cluny dormitory, and repairs.
M-2008-6 Giffen School District correspondence. -- 1934-1940. -- Regarding taxes, school operations and teachers.
M-2008-7 Giffen School District invoices and payment of accounts. -- 1918-1919. -- Includes agreement with teachers.
M-2008-8 Giffen School District invoices and payment of accounts. -- 1919-1921. -- Includes letters re debentures.
M-2008-9 Giffen School District invoices and payment of accounts. -- 1921-1925
M-2008-10 Giffen School District invoices and payment of accounts. -- 1925-1927
M-2008-11 Giffen School District invoices and payment of accounts. -- 1927-1929. -- Includes school blueprints.
M-5684-33 Giffen School District invoices and payment of accounts. -- 1919-1932
M-5684-34 Giffen School District invoices and payment of accounts. -- 1931-1933
M-5684-35 Giffen School District invoices and payment of accounts. -- 1933-1935. -- Includes insurance policy on school house.
M-5684-36 Giffen School District invoices and payment of accounts. -- 1935-1936
M-5684-37 Giffen School District invoices and payment of accounts. -- 1936. -- Includes statement of debenture account, 1920-1924.
M-1998-vol.22 Giffen School District cashbook. -- 1919-1938
M-2008-12 Giffen School District cashbook. -- 1919-1920
M-2008-13 Giffen School District debenture. -- 1919. -- For $2500.
M-2008-14 Giffen School District income tax guidebook and forms. -- 1937, 1942
M-2008-15 Giffen School District cashbook excerpts. -- [ca. 1938]
M-2008-16 Giffen School District receipt book. -- 1923-1939
M-2008-17 Giffen School District bank book. -- 1919-1938
M-2008-18 Giffen School District cheque stubs. -- 1922-1936
M-2008-22 Giffen School District bulletin. -- 1916. -- Regarding regulations and suggestions for the guidance of school boards and architects for school buildings in rural and village school districts.
M-2008-23 Giffen School District school legislation. -- 1937. -- Includes the School Act, the School Assessment Act, the School Grants Act, the School Attendance Act, the Teaching Profession Act, and general regulations of the Department of Education.
M-2008-24 Giffen School District - Sunday school periodicals. -- 1940. -- Includes The Teachers' Quarterly and The Front Line.
M-2008-25 Giffen School District - The Alberta School Trustee (periodical). -- 1943-1944
M-2008-26 Giffen School District - Bow Valley School Division financial statement. -- 1939-1941
M-2008-27 Giffen School District school workbooks. -- n.d. -- Includes music and social studies notes.
M-2008-28 Giffen School District forms. -- n.d. -- Includes tax notices, assessment notices, notice to teachers and school secretaries, requisition to municipal district.
M-2008-29 Giffen School District school supplies catalogue. -- n.d. -- For Waterman-Waterbury Manufacturing Company.
M-2008-30 Giffen School District school supplies catalogues and price lists. -- 1938-1939
M-2008-31 Giffen School District school supplies catalogue. -- n.d. -- For Moyer School Supplies Ltd.
M-2008-32 Giffen School District letter. -- 1938. -- Re examinations and accounts.
M-1998-35 Granta School District minutes. -- 1931-1938
M-1998-36 Granta School District attendance registers. -- 191936-1938
M-1998-vol.23 Granta School District cashbook. -- 1931-1938
M-1998-vol.61 Granta School District tax rolls. -- 1936
M-1998-37 Hammer Hills School District attendance registers. -- 1929-1940
M-1998-vol.24 Hammer Hill School District cashbook. -- 1911-1938
M-1998-38 Hussar School District attendance registers. -- 1942-1946
M-1998-39 Hussar School District monthly attendance reports. -- 1946-1948
M-1998-vol.25 Hussar School District cashbook. -- 1939-1942
M-1998-40 Indian Springs School District minutes. -- 1926-1938
M-1998-41 Indian Springs School attendance registers. -- 1946-1947
M-1998-42 Indian Springs School monthly attendance reports. -- 1946-1948
M-1998-43 Jeanne D'Arc School District attendance registers. -- 1938-1945
M-1998-44 Jeanne D'Arc School District monthly attendance reports. -- 1946-1948
M-1998-vol.26 Jeanne D'Arc School District cashbook. -- 1927-1938
M-1998-45 Lake McGregor School District attendance registers. -- 1938-1939
M-1998-vol.27 Lake McGregor School District cashbook. -- 1934-1938
M-1998-46 Lawson School District attendance registers. -- 1940-1944
M-1998-vol.28 Lawson School District cashbook. -- 1931-1938
M-1998-47 Liberty School District minutes. -- 1909-1939
M-1998-48 Liberty School District assessment and tax rolls. -- 1909-1913
M-1998-vol.29 Liberty School District cashbook. -- 1909-1933
M-1998-vol.30 Liberty School District cashbook. -- 1934-1938
M-1998-vol.62 Liberty School District tax rolls. -- 1914-1919
M-1998-49 Living Spring School District attendance registers. -- 1925-1933
M-1998-vol.31 Living Spring School District cashbook. -- 1922-1938
M-1998-50 Makepeace School District debenture. -- 1925-1935
M-1998-51 Makepeace School District attendance registers. -- 1937-1947
M-1998-52 Makepeace School District monthly attendance reports. -- 1946-1948
M-1998-vol.32 Makepeace School District cashbook. -- 1933-1938
M-1998-vol.63 Makepeace School District tax rolls. -- 1936
M-1998-vol.33 Meadow Grass School District cashbook. -- 1933-1938
M-1998-53 Milo School District minutes. -- 1926-1943
M-1998-54 Milo School District attendance registers. -- 1934-1943
M-1998-55 Milo School District attendance registers. -- 1942-1945
M-1998-56 Milo School District attendance registers. -- 1944-1947
M-1998-57 Milo School District monthly attendance reports. -- 1946-1948
M-1998-vol.34 Milo School District cashbook. -- 1926-1931
M-1998-vol.35 Milo School District cashbook. -- 1931-1937
M-1998-vol.36 Milo School District cashbook. -- 1938-1942
M-1998-vol.37 Milo School District cashbook. -- 1943
M-1998-vol.64 Milo School District tax rolls. -- 1926-1936
M-1998-58 Pioneer School District minutes. -- 1908-1938
M-1998-59 Pioneer School District attendance registers. -- 1918-1943
M-1998-vol.38 Pioneer School District cashbook. -- 1908-1920
M-1998-vol.39 Pioneer School District cashbook. -- 1920-1938
M-1998-60 Ploegstreete School District attendance registers. -- 1939-1942
M-1998-vol.40 Ploegstreete School District cashbook. -- 1933-1938
M-1998-61 Queenstown School District papers. -- 1909, 1925, 1929. -- Consists of a map of Queenstown and adjacent school districts (1925); letters regarding the 1925 move of the school site; patent issued by the Department of the Interior for the Queenstown school site (1909); tax lists including land locations (1909); tax payers (1925), and arrears lists (1929).
M-1998-62 Queenstown School District town plan. -- 1931
M-1998-63 Queenstown School District inspectors' reports. -- 1924-1936
M-1998-64 Queenstown School District health reports and correspondence. -- 1926-1936
M-1998-65 Queenstown School District correspondence and sundry records. -- 1926-1936. -- Consists of notes regarding the formation of a rural high school district; lists of books and school equipment; poll book of election of trustees (1934); and letters complaining about teachers.
M-1998-66 Queenstown School District censuses. -- 1927-1937
M-1998-67 Queenstown School District classroom records. -- 1928-1936
M-1998-68 Queenstown School District teachers' contract correspondence. -- 1931-1936
M-1998-69 Queenstown School District correspondence re accounts, taxes and property. -- 1927-1934
M-1998-70 Queenstown School District invoices. -- 1912-1925
M-1998-71 Queenstown School District invoices. -- 1925-1926
M-1998-72 Queenstown School District invoices. -- 1926-1927
M-1998-73 Queenstown School District invoices. -- 1928-1930
M-1998-74 Queenstown School District invoices. -- 1931-1932
M-1998-75 Queenstown School District invoices. -- 1933
M-1998-76 Queenstown School District invoices. -- 1934
M-1998-77 Queenstown School District invoices. -- 1935
M-1998-78 Queenstown School District invoices. -- 1936
M-1998-79 Queenstown School District invoices. -- 1937
M-1998-80 Queenstown School District attendance registers. -- 1938-1942
M-1998-81 Queenstown School District attendance registers. -- 1941-1945
M-1998-82 Queenstown School District attendance registers. -- 1945-1947
M-1998-83 Queenstown School District monthly attendance reports. -- 1943-1948
M-1998-vol.41 Queenstown School District cashbook. -- 1930-1938
M-1998-84 Rabbit Lake School District attendance registers. -- 1940-1946
M-1998-85 Rabbit Lake School District monthly attendance reports. -- 1947-1948
M-1998-vol.42 Rabbit Lake School District cashbook. -- 1924-1938
M-1998-86 Robertson School District attendance registers. -- 1939-1940
M-1998-vol.43 Robertson School District cashbook. -- 1922-1938
M-1998-87 Rockvun School District attendance registers. -- 1938-1946
M-1998-88 Rocky Buttes School District attendance registers. -- 1939-1940
M-1998-vol.44 Rocky Buttes School District cashbook. -- 1931-1938
M-1998-89 Rolly Land School District attendance registers. -- 1938-1941
M-1998-vol.45 Rolly Land School District cashbook. -- 1924-1938
M-1998-92 Shallow Waters School District attendance registers. -- 1939-1943
M-1998-vol.47 Shallow Waters School District cashbook. -- 1929-1938
M-1998-93 Shamrock School District attendance registers. -- 1938-1944
M-1998-vol.48 Shamrock School District cashbook. -- 1913-1938
M-1998-94 Shouldice School District minutes. -- 1926-1939
M-1998-95 Shouldice School District attendance registers. -- 1937-1942
M-1998-90 Sieu Lake School District attendance registers. -- 1938-1946
M-1998-91 Sieu Lake School District montly attendance reports. -- 1947-1948
M-1998-vol.46 Sieu Lake School District cashbook. -- 1929-1938
M-1998-96 South Valley School District attendance registers. -- 1939-1942
M-1998-vol.49 South Valley School District cashbook. -- 1930-1938
M-1998-97 Sunny Range School District attendance registers. -- 1939-1944
M-1998-vol.50 Sunny Range School District cashbook. -- 1935-1938
M-1998-vol.51 Swastika School District cashbook. -- 1937-1938
M-1998-98 Towers School District attendance registers. -- 1939-1947
M-1998-99 Towers School District monthly attendance reports. -- 1946-1948
M-1998-vol.52 Towers School District cashbook. -- 1937-1938
M-1998-100 Two Bar School District attendance registers. -- 1938-1947
M-1998-101 Two Bar School District monthly attendance reports. -- 1946-1948
M-1998-vol.53 Two Bar School District cashbook. -- 1937-1938
M-1998-102 Willard School District attendance registers. -- 1939-1940
M-1998-vol.54 Willard School Distrct cashbook. -- 1910-1938
M-1998-103 Wintering Hills School District attendance registers. -- 1938-1940
M-1998-104 Wintering Hills School District monthly attendance reports. -- 1948
M-1998-vol.55 Wintering Hills School District cashbook. -- 1932-1938
M-1998-105 Yule School District attendance registers. -- 1938-1942
M-1998-vol.56 Yule School District cashbook. -- 1922-1938
M-1998-106 Alberta Gazette - School district boundary changes. -- 1926
Series 2 Bow Valley School Division. -- 1938-1948. -- The series consists primarily of invoices and financial records related to the first decade of the Division, which was created in 1938 and included the 53 small school districts listed above.
M-1998-107 Bow Valley School Division correspondence about van drivers and attendance. -- [ca. 1940]
M-1998-108 Bow Valley School Division - Teachers' Retirement Fund forms. -- 1942, 1946
M-1998-109 Bow Valley School Division miscellaneous correspondence. -- 1938-1948. -- Includes staff forms and bulletins, and pictures of teachers.
M-1998-(110-118) Bow Valley School Division invoices and financial records. -- 1939
M-1998-(119-121) Bow Valley School Division invoices and financial records. -- 1940
M-1998-(122-125) Bow Valley School Division invoices and financial records. -- 1940-1941
M-1998-(126-129) Bow Valley School Division invoices and financial records. -- 1941-1942
M-1998-(130-131) Bow Valley School Division invoices and financial records. -- 1942
M-1998-(132-134) Bow Valley School Division invoices and financial records. -- 1943
M-1998-(135-137) Bow Valley School Division invoices and financial records. -- 1943
M-1998-(138-141) Bow Valley School Division invoices and financial records. -- 1943-1944
M-1998-(142-144) Bow Valley School Division invoices and financial records. -- 1944
M-1998-(145-148) Bow Valley School Division invoices and financial records. -- 1944-1945
M-1998-(149-151) Bow Valley School Division invoices and financial records. -- 1945
M-1998-(152-154) Bow Valley School Division invoices and financial records. -- 1945-1946
M-1998-(155-156) Bow Valley School Division invoices and financial records. -- 1946
M-1998-(157-158) Bow Valley School Division invoices and financial records. -- 1946
M-1998-159 Bow Valley School Division bank books. -- 1941-1946
M-1998-(160-162) Bow Valley School Division invoices and financial records. -- 1946-1947
M-1998-163 Bow Valley School Division - School Book Branch invoices. -- 1943-1945
M-1998-164 Bow Valley School Division cheque stubs. -- 1939-1943
M-1998-vol.65 Bow Valley School Division trial balance book. -- [ca. 1940]
M-1998-parcel1 Bow Valley School Division synoptic. -- 1939. -- Regarding accounts, requisitions, arrears, grants, insurance, supplies, etc.
M-1998-parcel2 Bow Valley School Division synoptic. -- 1940. -- Regarding accounts, requisitions, arrears, grants, insurance, supplies, etc.
M-1998-parcel3 Bow Valley School Division synoptic. -- 1941. -- Regarding accounts, requisitions, arrears, grants, insurance, supplies, etc.
M-1998-parcel4 Bow Valley School Division synoptic. -- 1941-1943. -- Regarding accounts, requisitions, arrears, grants, insurance, supplies, etc.
M-1998-parcel5 Bow Valley School Division synoptic. -- 1943-1944. -- Regarding accounts, requisitions, arrears, grants, insurance, supplies, etc.
M-1998-parcel6 Bow Valley School Division synoptic. -- 1944-1945. -- Regarding accounts, requisitions, arrears, grants, insurance, supplies, etc.
M-1998-parcel7 Bow Valley School Division synoptic. -- 1945-1946. -- Regarding accounts, requisitions, arrears, grants, insurance, supplies, etc.
M-1998-parcel8 Bow Valley School Division synoptic. -- 1947. -- Regarding accounts, requisitions, arrears, grants, insurance, supplies, etc.
M-1998-parcel9 Confederation plaque. -- 1927. -- Celebrating the 60th anniversary of Canada's founding.
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