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Calgary Power dam on the Bow River
Kananaskis area, Alberta
NA-3884-14

Calgary Power Company Ltd. fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Calgary Water Power Company minutes. - 1890-1934
Series 2 Scanned Document Calgary Power Ltd. - 1889- 1971
Series 3Calgary Water Power Company. - 1886-1957
Series 4Calgary Power. - 1910- 1956
Series 5Montreal Engineering- Saskatchewan office. - 1929-1945
Series 6Miscellaneous. 1907- 1965
Series 7Financial records. - 1890- 1947
Series 8 Calgary Power films. - 1929-1983
Series 9 Scanned Document Photographs and lantern slides. - [ca. 1904]-1967

Inventory

Series 1

Calgary Water Power Company minutes. - 1890-1934

M-1546-1aMinute book. - June 1890-July 1920
M-1546-1bMinute book. - July 1921-December 1934
M-1542Calgary Water Power Company Ltd. - 1890- 1891. - 5 pages. - Consists of minutes of the organizational and other early meetings. Includes a list of directors and officers of the company.
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Series 2

Calgary Power Ltd. - 1889-1971

Minute Books
M-1546-2Minutes book. - November 1909-April 1913. View now.
M-1546-3Minute book. - May 1913-July 1924. View now.
M-1546-4 Minute book. - November 1924-April 1930. - There is an index to the volume on pages 2 and 3. View now.
M-1546-5

Minute book. - June 1930-May 1948. - There is an index to the volume on pages 2-28 of the first part.

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Annual Reports
M-1546-7 Annual reports and audited financial statements. - 1910-1957
M-1546-6 Annual reports. - 1958-1972
General Business
M-1546-8Ordinance of incorporation- Calgary Water Power Company. - 1889-1894. - Includes City of Calgary, bylaw to grant Peter A. Prince to put up electric light poles, wires, and agreements.
M-1546-9Bylaws. - 1890
M-1546-10Report- hydro-electric development, near Radnor, Bow River. - 1906. - Prepared by Charles H. Mitchell on feasibility of developing a site on Bow River for power for market in Calgary.
M-1546-11Report- hydro-electric development, Horseshoe Falls, Bow River. - 1907. - Prepared by Charles H. Mitchell, as an examination of proposal to develop falls for hydro-electric power for Calgary. Includes maps of site.
M-1546-12Quit claim- Stoney, Morley. - 1907. - Sale of 1,000 acres adjacent to Horseshoe Falls.
M-1546-13Comparative site report between Radnor and Horseshoe Falls sites. - 1908. - Prepared by Charles H. Mitchell.
M-1546-14Stock transfer authorization and legality. - 1909. - From W. J. Budd and W. M. Alexander to transfer stock of the Calgary Power and transmission Co. held in trust; and legal opinion of H. A. Lovett regarding Calgary power shares.
M-1546-15Agreements. - 1909-1911. - Includes Western Canada Cement regarding power supply (1909); Royal Securities, Cecil B. Smith regarding water rights and leases (1909); Calgary Power and Transmission Co. transfer of assets, and property- Stoney reserve to Calgary Power (1909); legal opinion regarding shares of Messrs. Alexander and Budd (1909); Thomas Underwood el al construction contract (1909); Smith, Kerry and Chare regarding engineering contract for Horseshoe Falls (1909); Minister of Interior, Frank Oliver, setting out stipulation and approval (1909); City of Calgary electricity supply (1910); Calgary Power and Transmission Co. transfer of assets and property to Calgary Power Co. (1910); Walker-Fyshe Company regarding construction of plant (1911); Royal Securities regarding sale of bonds (1911).
M-1546-16Properties and assets. - 1909. - Includes list of real estate, contracts, franchises, and agreements.
M-1546-17Development report. - 1909. - Regarding feasibility and market for power supply in Calgary.
M-1546-18Conveyances. - 1909-1910. - From Alberta Portland Cement Co. to Canada Cement Co.; Canada Cement Co. to Calgary Power Co.
M-1546-19Declaration of trust. - 1909. - Regarding shares of Cecil B. Smith and transferral.
M-1546-20Assignments. - 1909-1910. - Includes Alberta Portland Cement to Canada Cement Co. transferring lands at Radnor and water rights in Kananaskis; assignment water rights from Canada Cement Co. to Calgary Power Co.
M-1546-21Certificates of title. - 1909-1911. - Includes land titles, opinions regarding Alberta Portland Cement Co. and Radnor water rights by R. B. Bennett and Bennett's comments on real estate holdings of Calgary Power and Transmission Co.
M-1546-22Receipt. - 1910. - For certificate of title for Stoney reserve portion acquired by Calgary Power Co.
M-1546-23Bonds and securities correspondence. - 1910. - Regarding payment of bond interest, Bank of Montreal; stock contract with Royal Securities and amendment of agreement.
M-1546-24Contract. - 1910. - Regarding Walker-Fyshe Co. for unwatering of dam site and rebuilding Coffer dam.
M-1546-25Horseshoe Falls estimate (revised). - 1910. - Regarding cost of construction estimated by engineers.
M-1546-26Bill of sale. - 1910. - Sale of goods, property, assets, of Calgary Power and Transmission Co. to Calgary Power Co.
M-1546-27Transfer of approval. - 1910. - Consists of Department of Interior approval of transfer from Calgary Power Transmission to Calgary Power Co.
M-1546-28List of document. - 1910. - Includes covering letters regarding lists of legal documents regarding assignments and agreements.
M-1546-29Minutes of directors' meeting. - 1910. - Regarding construction of power plant at Horseshoe Falls.
M-1546-30Easements. - 1910. - Consists of mainly right of ways for transmission pole lines.
M-1546-31Certificate of filing. - 1910. - Regarding deed of trust and mortgage with Royal Trust Co.
M-1546-32Land titles. - 1910. - Consists of declaration that there is nothing against Calgary.
M-1546-33Canada Cement Co. - 1910. - Regarding purchase of Radnor Power, erection of terminal station of Calgary power in Calgary and secondary lines.
M-1546-34Royal Securities. - 1910. - Includes cancelled interim mortgage bond.
M-1546-35Stock transfers. - 1910. - From Montreal stock holders.
M-1546-36Discharge certificate. - 1910. - Regarding lien agreement between the Canadian General Electric Co. and Calgary Power and Transmission Co.
M-1546-37Report- Elbow River Power. - 1910. - Includes Engineer's report on difficulties involved with site at Canyon Creek and Elbow River.
M-1546-38Applications- Kananaskis water rights. - 1910. - By Calgary Power to construct reservoirs and dams.
M-1546-39Smith, Kerry and Chace. - 1910-1911. - Consists of complaints by Calgary Power regarding slowness of constriction, contract, and rebuttal of charges.
M-1546-40Notices. - 1910-1912. - Regarding annual meeting of directors of Calgary Power.
M-1546-41Resignations. - 1910-1916. - From members of board of directors.
M-1546-42 Walker-Fyshe Co.- Engineers correspondence. - 1911. - Regarding claims against company by Calgary Power over Horse Shoe Falls contract and final estimate.
M-1546-43 Certificate of registration. - 1911. - Issued by Province of Alberta.
M-1546-44Royal Securities Co. - 1911. - Includes receipts for bonds.
M-1546-45Montreal Trust Co. - 1911. - Consists of list of shareholders including name and number of shares of Calgary Power as well as proxy certificates.
M-1546-46Agreement- Canada Cement Co. - 1911. - Consists of tentative agreement with Calgary Power Co. to replace contract between Western Canada Cement and Coal Co. and Calgary Power and Transmission Co.
M-1546-47Department of Interior. - 1911-1914. - Includes permission granted for construction of dam at the outlet of Lake Minnewanka; also includes correspondence on raising level of lake and construction of wharf.
M-1546-48Department of Interior. - 1912. - Consists of agreement regarding water rights and power development, Kananaskis Falls, Bow River; and Minnewanka storage dam.
M-1546-49Stores statement. - 1912. - Includes description and amount of equipment.
M-1546-50Annual general meeting. - 1912. - Includes proxy statements and list of directors.
M-1546-51Memorandum. - 1912. - Regarding supply of power to Canada Cement Co. and settlement.
M-1546-52Annual general meeting. - 1913. - Includes list of shareholders and proxies.
M-1546-53Agreement- C. P. R. - 1913. - Includes consent of C. P. R. from Power Co. to raise level of bridge because of dam site on the Kananaskis River.
M-1546-54 Inspection report. - 1913. - Regarding safety and construction features of Horse Shoe Falls dam and recommendations to the company.
M-1546-55Court order for payment. - 1913. - Consists of order for Calgary Power to pay engineering firm Smith, Kerry and Chace and legal action dismissed.
M-1546-56Agreements- Canada Cement Co. - 1913- 1914. - Regarding water and power supplies.
M-1546-57Canadian General Electric Co. - 1913. - Includes proposal and contract specifications for generator at Horseshoe Falls.
M-1546-58Balance sheet. - 1913. - Consists of auditors' report.
M-1546-59Royal Securities. - 1914. - Consists of appointment as fiscal agents.
M-1546-60Radnor site. - 1914. - Description of properties acquired by company together with a list of owners of other properties which would be needed if site was developed.
M-1546-61Lower Bow Fort site. - 1914. - Consists of application and memorandum regarding power rights.
M-1546-62Agreement- Stoney. - 1914-1915. - Regarding claims for Kananaskis development and settlement.
M-1546-63Canadian Crocker-Wheeler Co. - 1914. - Details of transformers, to be supplied to Calgary Power.
M-1546-64Department of Interior. - 1914. - Consists of final cost of the Lake Minnewanka dam.
M-1546-65Report- Chinika Valley storage. - 1914. - Regarding use of Lake Chinika as a storage reservoir. Note on report that project would be too expensive.
M-1546-66Annual general meeting. - 1914-1924. - Consists of lists of proxies.
M-1546-67Contract- Village of Cochrane. - 1915. - Consists of agreement for supplying power.
M-1546-68Canada Cement Co. - 1915. - Consists of arbitration regarding power contract.
M-1546-69City of Calgary. - 1915. - Includes power contract agreement.
M-1546-70Canadian Trust Company. - 1917. - Includes agreement regarding registrarship.
M-1546-71Land titles certificates. - 1919-1920. - Includes land owned by Calgary Power- S. E. Quarter of Section 16, T. 26, R. 5, West of 5th.
M-1546-72Canada Cement Co. - 1917. - Consists of memorandum of agreement regarding purchase of power and terms.
M-1546-73Foundation Company of British Columbia. - 1921. - Consists of contract for bridge across the Kananskis River near Seebe and removal of bridge.
M-1546-74Department of Interior. - 1924. - Includes draft of license issued to Calgary Power covering development at Horseshoe Falls on the Bow River.
M-1546-75Bylaw- High River, Alberta. - 1926. - Regarding purpose of authorizing Calgary Power to supply power to town.
M-1546-76Government Licenses. - 1909-1962. - Lists of Provincial and Federal water power licenses issued to Calgary Power.
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Series 3

Calgary Water Power Company. - 1886-1957

M-1546-77Department of Interior. - 1886-1890. - Consists of act and ordinance confirmed for operation of company on Bow River, and lease pf lands. Includes copy of license for timber berths to Eau Claire and Bow River Lumber Company (1886).
M-1546-78Stock ledgers. - 1896-1941. - Includes lists of shareholders, numbers of shares held and monetary value.
M 1547Calgary Water Power Company Ltd. - 1890- 1956. - 2 items. - Consists of diagrams of the air pump, feed pump and service condenser. Oversized file.
M-1546-79City of Calgary assessment notices. - 1913
M-1546-80Business correspondence. - 1914-1947. - Regarding transfers of property.
M-1546-81Business correspondence. - 1933-1945. - Regarding properties and leases.
M-1546-82Business correspondence. - 1939-1952. - General business including ownership of properties and leases.
M-1546-83Land transfers. - 1943-1947. - Consists of certificates and map of holdings in Calgary.
M-1546-84Agreement and leases. - 1943-1946. - Includes land titles registrations, leases in City of Calgary including lease with Calgary Buffalo Athletic Association purchase of property.
M-1546-85Agreement. - 1945. - Consists of Western Canadian Greyhound Ltd purchase of land from Calgary Water Power Co.
M-1546-86Annual report. - 1946, 1956-1957. - As required by Federal Government. Brief summary of capital and shares.
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Series 4

Calgary Power. - 1910-1956

Agreements
M-1546-87Alberta Government. - 1931. - Regarding location of ghost River bridge.
M-1546-88Alberta Government telephones- Joint line construction. - 1936
M-1546-89Atlas Lumber Co. Ltd. - 1942-1947. - Regarding power service at Rocky Mountain House planning mill.
M-1546-90Balzac, Alberta. - 1937. - Regarding power supply.
M-1546-91Banff, Alberta. - 1942. - Regarding power supply; copy of license for storage and water power development at Lake Minnewanka and cascade River.
M-1546-92Brant, Alberta power supply. - 1931- 1946
M-1546-93Brewster's ranch, Seebe. - 1934. - Regarding power supply and charges.
M-1546-94Brown, Moyer and Brown. - 1944. - Consists of oil well lighting contract and copy of order transferring assets to Coastal Oils Ltd.
M-1546-95Caine Bros., Edmonton. - 1930-1931. - Regarding easement of transmission lines.
M-1546-96Canadian Department of National Defence. - 1935. - Regarding use of bridge at Kananaskis to provide access to project for relief of the unemployed.
M-1546-97Water resources office, Alberta. - 1931. - Regarding interim license for development of power, upper Kananaskis Lake.
M-1546-98Statement- Calgary Power Co, Seebe. - 1932. - Regarding closing to traffic of Kananaskis dam and timber bridge.
M-1546-99Agreement- David McDougall. - 1930. - Regarding transfer of titles at Morleyville settlement to Calgary Power.
M-1546-100Canada Cement Co. - 1910-1942. - Regarding terms of contract for power supply.
M-1546-101Canadian National Railway-Chipman, Alberta. - 1941. - Regarding power supply to town site and acceptance by C. N. R. for part payment.
M-1546-102Canadian National Railway-Mirror. - 1932- 1935. - Regarding power service contract.
M-1546-103Canadian National Railway- St. Paul. - 1929. - Regarding laying pipe line under railway station.
M-1546-104Canadian National Railway- Wainwright. - 1932-1944. - Regarding power service to railway.
M-1546-105Canadian Pacific Railway- Aldersyde. - 1933. - Regarding power supply to coal dock.
M-1546-106Canadian Pacific Railway- Kananaskis bridge. - 1913-1926. - Regarding Power Company to raise bridge and construction of flash boards.
M-1546-107Canadian utilities. - 1936. - Regarding exchange and transfer of power rights St. Paul and Raymond, Alberta.
M-1546-108Cascade power project. - 1941-1943. - Regarding agreement with contractor and with C. P. R. for Lake Minnewanka project.
M-1546-109Clover Bar, Alberta power supply. - 1944
M-1546-110Coalhurst, Alberta. - 1936-1940. - Regarding power service rates; sale and exchange of electrical distribution systems with Lethbridge collieries; and water supply, Coalhurst water users association.
M-1546-111Consolidated mining and smelting. - 1946. - Regarding power supply agreement for CMS plant at Calgary.
M-1546-112Dominion concrete products. - 1945. - Regarding power supply, brick manufacturing plant, Taber.
M-1546-113Dominion Government. - 1947. - Regarding power supply to St. Mary river irrigation dam.
M-1546-114Dominion Government- Indian Agency and School, Morley. - 1926. - Regarding power service.
M-1546-115Dominion Government- Indian Agency, Winterburn. - 1937. - Regarding power service.
M-1546-116Dominion Government, Department of National Defence. - 1942. - Regarding power supply, Kirkcaldy airport; airways beacon, Mayton; and Namao airport booster pump station.
M-1546-117Eastern irrigation district. - 1942. - Regarding power supply to Bassano dam.
M-1546-118Eau Claire Sawmills Ltd. - 1933-1945. - Regarding power service for Ghost River Mill (1945); and indenture for leased lands on Bow River in Calgary.
M-1546-119Edmonton, City of. - 1941. - Regarding interconnection of systems under terms set forth.
M-1546-120Ensign, Alberta. - 1946. - Regarding schedule of rates.
M-1546-121Farm service area, Bremner. - 1945. - Regarding power supply service.
M-1546-122J. J. Hamilton Coal Co., Lethbridge. - 1941. - Regarding power service
M-1546-123Hayter, Alberta power service. - 1937- 1944
M-1546-124Kirkcaldy, hamlet of. - 1937-1943. - Regarding power service.
M-1546-125Lacombe flour and food mill power service. - 1944
M-1546-126Lacombe rural extension contracts. - 1944. - Regarding power service.
M-1546-127Leslieville, hamlet of. - 1945-1946. - Regarding power service.
M-1546-128Lethbridge power service. - 1927- 1931
M-1546-129Lethbridge Broadcasting Ltd. - 1946. - Regarding power supply contract.
M-1546-130Major Oil Investments. - 1943. - Regarding power service contract.
M-1546-131McIvor Drilling Contractors. - 1946. - Regarding power supply for water pumping station.
M-1546-132Metiskow, hamlet of. - 1929-1942. - Regarding power service.
M-1546-133Mitchell, Weiss and Legay farmers, Edmonton. - 1945. - Regarding power supply.
M-1546-134Model Oil Ltd. - 1940. - Regarding power supply to separator battery at Turner Valley.
M-1546-135Morinville Colliery Ltd. - 1947. - Regarding power service.
M-1546-136New Chicago, hamlet of. - 1937. - Regarding power service.
M-1546-137New Dayton power service. - 1941
M-1546-138Noble farms. - 1946. - Regarding power service for implement factory in Nobleford.
M-1546-139Northern Alberta dairy pool. - 1946. - Regarding power service.
M-1546-140Northern Plywood Ltd. - 1947. - Regarding power service.
M-1546-141Okalta Oils Ltd. - 1939. - Regarding electric light service to No.8 well, Turner valley.
M-1546-142Pearce, hamlet of. - 1944. - Regarding power service.
M-1546-143Prairies Power Co. - 1943-1946. - Includes lists of contracts and franchises.
M-1546-144Queenstown, hamlet of. - 1937-1947. - Regarding power service.
M-1546-145Rimbey, Alberta power service. - 1935- 1941
M-1546-146Round Hill, hamlet of. - 1937-1941. - Regarding power service.
M-1546-147Royal Lethbridge Collieries. - 1933. - Regarding power service.
M-1546-148Star-key mine power service. - 1945
M-1546-149Vulcan flour and feed mills. - 1933. - Regarding power service.
Franchises (expired)
M-1546-150Acme. - 1928-1947
M-1546-151Airdrie. - 1928-1949
M-1546-152Alix. - 1928
M-1546-153Arrowwood. - 1927-1941
M-1546-154Barons. - 1927
M-1546-155Bashaw. - 1928
M-1546-156Bassano. - 1929-1947
M-1546-157Bawlf. - 1928-1939
M-1546-158Beiseker. - 1928-1947
M-1546-159Bentley. - 1935-1955
M-1546-160Beverley. - 1946
M-1546-161Black Diamond. - 1930-1941
M-1546-162Blackfalds. - 1929-1947
M-1546-163Blackie. - 1926
M-1546-164Bon Accord. - 1947-1950
M-1546-165Bowden. - 1928-1945
M-1546-166Bow Island. - 1944-1947
M-1546-167Brocket. - 1930-1931
M-1546-168Brooks. - 1930-1941
M-1546-169Brooks- Eastern irrigation district. - 1948- 1954
M-1546-170Bruderheim. - 1928
M-1546-171Cadogan. - 1929-1935
M-1546-172City of Calgary. - 1910-1944
M-1546-173Calgary Power Company. - 1928-1955. - Includes Ghost project (1928-1955); Ghost River ranch property (1929); Hamstead division (1931); Morleyville settlement (1930-1931); Simon's Valley (1929).
M-1546-174Camrose. - 1929-1946
M-1546-175Camrose waterworks. - 1937
M-1546-176Camrose bridge. - 1933-1939
M-1546-177Canadian Pacific Railway. - 1928-1944. - Regarding service at Bassano dam and Strathmore supply farm.
M-1546-178Canadian utilities. - 1929-1937
M-1546-179Canadian utilities. - 1934-1936
M-1546-180Cardston. - 1929-1947
M-1546-181Carmangay. - 1927-1945
M-1546-182Carstairs. - 1928
M-1546-183Cayley. - 1927
M-1546-184Champion. - 1927-1945
M-1546-185Chipman. - 1928
M-1546-186CFCN Radio, Calgary. - 1931
M-1546-187Claresholm. - 1927-1934
M-1546-188Clive. -1938
M-1546-189Cluny. - 1929-1944
M-1546-190Clyde. - 1928-1938
M-1546-191Cadillac Coal Co. and C. S. Donaldson Coal Co., Lethbridge. - 1928-1930
M-1546-192Coal mine contract negotiations. - 1944
M-1546-193Coaldale. - 1927-1947
M-1546-194Coal Producers Ltd. - 1934
M-1546-195Coalhurst. - 1931
M-1546-196Cochrane. - 1922-1950
M-1546-197Commercial Building lease- McDougall and Secord, Edmonton. - 1932-1936
M-1546-198Commercial Cartage Co. - 1932
M-1546-199Consolidated Diamond Collieries. - 1928- 1930
M-1546-200Crossfield. - 1927-1947
M-1546-201Crown Coal Co. - 1937
M-1546-202Czar. - 1939-1945
M-1546-203Daysland. - 1928
M-1546-204Dominion Government. - 1947. - Department of Mines and Resources, forest service station, Kananaskis.
M-1546-205Department of Indian Affairs- Blue Quills School, St. Paul. - 1931-1936. - Also includes St. Albert school. - 1930-1935.
M-1546-206Department of munitions and supply Suffield. - 1942
M-1546-207Department of national Defence, Airdrie Airport. - 1942
M-1546-208Department of National Defence- Alien camps, Kananaskis. - 1940
M-1546-209Department of national Defence- Macleod aerodrome. - 1940
M-1546-210Department of National Defence- Blackfalds aerodrome. - 1943-1944
M-1546-211Department of National Defence- Bowden airport. - 1941-1946
M-1546-212Department of National Defence- Camrose military training centre. - 1940
M-1546-213Department of National Defence- Champion airport. - 1943
M-1546-214Department of National Defence- Dewinton airport. - 1941-1945
M-1546-215Department of National Defence- Ensign airport. - 1943-1945
M-1546-216Department of National Defence-Frank Lake airport. - 1943-1945
M-1546-217Department of National defence- Gladys Ridge airport. - 1943-1944
M-1546-218Department of National Defence- Granum aerodrome. - 1942-1945
M-1546-219Department of National Defence- High River airport and station. - 1927-1947
M-1546-220Department of National Defence- Innisfail aerodrome. - 1941
M-1546-221Department of National Defence- Inverlake aerodrome. - 1943-1945
M-1546-222Department of National Defence- Bombing range, B & G School, Lethbridge. - 1943-1944
M-1546-223Department of National Defence- Airports, Alberta. - 1930-1941
M-1546-224Department of National Defence- Lethbridge P. O. W. camp. - 1942-1945
M-1546-225Department of National Defence- Penhold airport. - 1940-1946
M-1546-226Department of National Defence- Standoff airport. - 1943-1944
M-1546-227Department of National Defence- Wetaskiwin army camp. - 1942-1947
M-1546-228Department of National Defence- Woodhouse airport. - 1942-1945
M-1546-229Department of Transport- Radio range station, Penhold Taber beacon. - 1939-1942
M-1546-230Didsbury. - 1928-1936
M-1546-231East Kootenay Power Co. - 1929
M-1546-232Eckville including flour mill. - 1937- 1941
M-1546-233Empire collieries, Barnwell. - 1932
M-1546-234Edberg. - 1939-1941
M-1546-235Edmonton. - 1929-1940
M-1546-236Ferintosh. - 1928-1942
M-1546-237Fort Macleod. - 1929-1950
M-1546-238Fort Saskatchewan. - 1928-1929
M-1546-239Ghost Park site. - 1932
M-1546-240Ghost Development. - 1929- 1930
M-1546-241Gillespie Grain Co. - 1936
M-1546-242Gleichen. - 1924-1945
M-1546-243Glenwood. - 1941-1947
M-1546-244Granum. - 1927-1945
M-1546-245Grain Elevators- A-H. - 1933- 1944
M-1546-246Grain Elevators- H-O. - 1933- 1947
M-1546-247Grain Elevators- O-P. - 1933- 1947
M-1546-248Grain Elevators- U-Z. - 1943- 1947
M-1546-249Grassy Lake. - 1947
M-1546-250Hardisty. - 1928-1946
M-1546-251K. Hartman, mill, Leduc. - 1940- 1942
M-1546-252High River. - 1926-1941
M-1546-253Hillcrest- Mohawk collieries. - 1941- 1945
M-1546-254Holden. - 1930
M-1546-255Horseshoe and Kananaskis final water power license and acceptance. - 1930
M-1546-256Hughenden. - 1929-1943
M-1546-257Hughes, William R. - 1928
M-1546-258Hussor. - 1928-1941
M-1546-259Innisfail. - 1928-1946
M-1546-260Irma. - 1928-1947
M-1546-261Irricana. - 1928-1947
M-1546-262Johnson, Arthur E. - 1931
M-1546-263Kerralta Coal Co. - 1941-1944
M-1546-264Killam. - 1928-1942
M-1546-265Lacombe. - 1929-1946
M-1546-266Lacombe water franchise and sewer. - 1939
M-1546-267Lacombe Milling Co. - 1927- 1940
M-1546-268Lamont. - 1928-1947
M-1546-269Lanark Freehold Oil and Coal Co. - 1937
M-1546-270Legal. - 1928-1947
M-1546-271Lethbridge Co-operative Mines Assn.
M-1546-272Lougheed. - 1928-1942
M-1546-273Macklin. - 1940-1956
M-1546-274Macmillan, R. L., mill, Picture Butte. - 1939-1942
M-1546-275Magrath. - 1927-1947
M-1546-276Magrath- Water works agreements. - 1929- 1954
M-1546-277Major oil investments. - 1943
M-1546-278Marcus Oils Ltd. - 1928-1933
M-1546-279Majestic Mines Ltd. - 1928-1929
M-1546-280G. A. May. - 1941
M-1546-281Milk River. - 1929-1947
M-1546-282Millet. - 1928-1957
M-1546-283Mirror. - 1928-1961
M-1546-284Morinville. - 1929-1950
M-1546-285Mueller's Machine Shop. - 1940
M-1546-286Nanton. - 1927-1928
M-1546-287New Norway. - 1928-1940
M-1546-288New Royal View Mine. - 1944- 1945
M-1546-289Nickel mill, Coaldale. - 1940- 1945
M-1546-290Nobleford. - 1927
M-1546-291Northern Elevator Co. - 1937
M-1546-292Ohaton. - 1929-1945
M-1546-293Oil well machine shop, Royalties, Alberta. - 1940
M-1546-294Okotoks. - 1924-1929
M-1546-295Parkland. - 1927
M-1546-296Penhold. - 1928
M-1546-297Picture Butte. - 1937-1943
M-1546-298Pincher Creek. - 1929-1939
M-1546-299Ponoka. - 1928-1935
M-1546-300Ponoka. - 1935-1948
M-1546-301Province of Alberta- Ft. Saskatchewan jail. - 1931
M-1546-302Provost. - 1928-1945
M-1546-303Raymond. - 1928-1941
M-1546-304Red Deer. - 1928-1938
M-1546-305Rimbey. - 1935-1950
M-1546-306Riverside Iron Works. - 1928- 1945
M-1546-307Rockyford. - 1928-1948
M-1546-308Ross, A., chop mill, Leduc. - 1942
M-1546-309Royal Securities Corporation, lease. - 1931
M-1546-310Royal View Mine. - 1936-1943
M-1546-311Ryley. - 1930-1951
M-1546-312Sedgewick. - 1928-1939
M-1546-313Sharlow, H., Wetaskiwin. - 1945
M-1546-314Smith Batteries Ltd. - 1933-1943
M-1546-315St. Albert. - 1928
M-1546-316Standard. - 1928-1941
M-1546-317Stavely. - 1927-1947
M-1546-318Sterling Flour Mills, Strome. - 1946
M-1546-319Sterling. - 1927-1941
M-1546-320Stony Plain. - 1929-1947
M-1546-321St. Paul. - 1936
M-1546-322Strathmore. - 1926-1944
M-1546-323Strickland Coal Mine. - 1942- 1944
M-1546-324Strome. - 1928-1950
M-1546-325Sylvan Lake. - 1932-1942
M-1546-326Taber. - 1928-1937
M-1546-327Taxation- Survey of power companies taxes. - 1936-1937
M-1546-328Taylor & Pearson Broadcasting Co., Edmonton
M-1546-329Thorsby. - 1940-1944
M-1546-330Thyr, Hans, mill, Lacombe
M-1546-331Tofield. - 1930-1937
M-1546-332Turner Valley. - 1931-1941
M-1546-333Turner Valley utilities. - 1943-1947. - Includes Sheep Creek pumps and Bull Creek pumps.
M-1546-334Viking. - 1930-1941
M-1546-335Vulcan. - 1929-1950
M-1546-336Wainwright. - 1928
M-1546-337Warner. - 1929-1950
M-1546-338Westlock. - 1925-1947
M-1546-339Wetaskiwin Elk Ltd.- Building lease - 1930
M-1546-340Wetaskiwin. - 1929-1939
General Business Correspondence
M-1546-341Correspondence- A-B. - 1928-1929. - Consists of mainly customer accounts, construction projects, and operations.
M-1546-342Correspondence- A. Brunlees. - 1928-1929. - Regarding accounts.
M-1546-343Correspondence- C. - 1928-1929
M-1546-344Calgary Power, Montreal. - 1928-1929. - Regarding operations.
M-1546-345Calgary Water Power Co. - 1928- 1929
M-1546-346Canadian Bank of Commerce. - 1928-1929. - Regarding accounts.
M-1546-347Calgary Power Co. - 1928-1929. - Consists of circulars to staff, and regarding accounting at steam generating plants.
M-1546-348Correspondence- D. - 1928-1929
M-1546-349Correspondence- Foundation Company of Canada. - 1928-1929
M-1546-350Correspondence- G. - 1928-1929
M-1546-351Correspondence- H. - 1928-1929
M-1546-352Correspondence- I. - 1928-1929. - Includes inventories of supplies.
M-1546-353Correspondence- L. - 1928-1929
M-1546-354Correspondence- M. - 1928- 1929
M-1546-355Correspondence- Montreal Engineering Co. - 1928-1929
M-1546-356Correspondence, Bank of Montreal. - 1928- 1929
M-1546-357Correspondence- Monthly statements. - 1928-1929
M-1546-358Correspondence- N. - 1928-1929
M-1546-359Correspondence- P-Q. - 1928- 1929
M-1546-360Correspondence- R. - 1928-1929
M-1546-361Correspondence- S. - 1928-1929
M-1546-362Correspondence- T. - 1928-1929
M-1546-363Correspondence. - U-V. - 1928- 1929
M-1546-364Correspondence- W. - 1928- 1929
M-1546-365Correspondence. - 1929-1932. - Mainly regarding balance sheets, stocks, bonds, and accounts.
M-1546-366Correspondence. - 1933. - Mainly regarding balance sheets, stocks, bonds, and accounts.
M-1546-367Correspondence. - 1934. - Mainly regarding balance sheets, stocks, bonds, and accounts.
M-1546-368Correspondence. - 1935. - Mainly regarding balance sheets, stocks, bonds, and accounts.
M-1546-369Correspondence. - 1936. - Mainly regarding balance sheets, stocks, bonds, and accounts.
M-1546-370Correspondence. - 1937. - Mainly regarding balance sheets, stocks, bonds, and accounts.
M-1546-371Correspondence. - 1938. - Mainly regarding balance sheets, stocks, bonds, and accounts.
M-1546-372Correspondence. - 1939-1940. - Mainly regarding balance sheets, stocks, bonds, and accounts.
M-1546-373Correspondence. - 1941. - Mainly regarding balance sheets, stocks, bonds, and accounts.
M-1546-374Correspondence. - 1942. - Mainly regarding balance sheets, stocks, bonds, and accounts.
M-1546-375Correspondence. - 191943-1944. - Mainly regarding balance sheets, stocks, bonds, and accounts.
M-1546-376Correspondence. - 1945-1947. - Mainly regarding balance sheets, stocks, bonds, and accounts.
M-1546-377Correspondence- Financial reports. - 1948- 1950
M-1546-378Consolidated balance sheets. - 1928- 1946
M-1546-379Statements. - 1911-1927. - Includes assets, liabilities, profit and loss.
M-1546-380Calgary Water Power Co. accounts. - 1925- 1943
M-1546-381Calgary Power accounts. - 1927- 1947
M-1546-382Ghost power development. - 1945-1946. - Includes costs of development.
M-1546-383Construction work in progress- Statements of cost. - 1931-1947
M-1546-384Construction work in progress- Statements of fixed capital. - 1935-1942
M-1546-385Excess profits tax. - 1946-1947
M-1546-386Excess profits tax. - 1947-1949
M-1546-387Excess profits tax. - 1942-1949
M-1546-388Income tax returns. - 1923-1924
M-1546-389Income tax returns. - 1925-1926
M-1546-390Income tax returns. - 1927-1928
M-1546-391Income tax returns. - 1929
M-1546-392Income tax returns. - 1930
M-1546-393Income tax returns. - 1931
M-1546-394Income tax returns. - 1932
M-1546-395Income tax returns. - 1933
M-1546-396Income tax returns. - 1934
M-1546-397Income tax returns. - 1935
M-1546-398Income tax returns. - 1936
M-1546-399Income tax returns. - 1937
M-1546-400Income tax returns. - 1938
M-1546-401Income tax returns. - 1939
M-1546-402Income tax returns. - 1940
M-1546-403Income tax returns. - 1941
M-1546-404Income tax returns. - 1942
M-1546-405Income tax returns. - 1943
M-1546-406Income tax returns. - 1944
M-1546-407Income tax returns. - 1945
M-1546-408Income tax returns. - 1946
M-1546-409Income tax returns. - 1947
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Series 5

Montreal Engineering- Saskatchewan office. - 1929-1945

M-1546-410Special statements and accounts. - 1929
M-1546-411Operating budget. - 1930
M-1546-412Accounts. - 1931
M-1546-413Accounts. - 1932
M-1546-414Prairie Power accounts. - 1930- 1933
M-1546-415Prairie Power accounts. - 1934
M-1546-416Prairie Power accounts. - 1935
M-1546-417Prairie Power. - 1941-1945
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Series 6

Miscellaneous. 1907-1965

M-1546-418Reports and publications. - 1930-1960, nd. - Includes "Calgary Power Company, Ltd." (1930); "Some facts about Calgary Power" (1964). - "Consulting Services- Montreal Engineering Company" (nd); list of documents of Calgary Power at Montreal (1930); list of files sent out from Montreal engineering to Calgary Power (1960).
M-1546-419Trust Deed. - 1910. - Includes Calgary Power Co. Ltd. and the Royal Trust Company.
M-1546-420Trust Deeds. - 1930. - From Calgary Power Co. Ltd, to Montreal Trust Co.
M-1546-421Agreements. - 1924-1938
M-1546-422Correspondence. - 1907-1912. - With the Provincial Government regarding #2 transmission line.
M-1546-423Options for easements. - 1928- 1935
M-1546-424Index of plans and drawings. - 1926- 1965
M-9324 Drawings related to automation of Transalta plants and dams throughout Alberta. - [ca. 1940s-1970s]. - 40 drawings.
M-1546-424aMiscellaneous documents. - 1913-1940. -- Consists of miscellany found inside ledgers, cashbooks, etc., including letters from customers, internal memoranda, 1928 financial statements, 1940 provincial tax assessment notice, and 1913 debentures certificate from Calgary Public School Board.
M-8288Radio broadcasts. - [mid 1950s]. -- Consists of scripts for radio broadcasts on historical topics, written by Margaret Maw for the radio series called "Here's Alberta - People and Places" and "Calgary Power Discovers". The series, which was sponsored by Calgary Power, were broadcast of CFCN, CFRN, CKRD, CHAT and CJOC.
M-6909Receipt for customer's deposit. - 1928
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Series 7

Financial records. - 1890-1947

M-1546-425Journal. - 1906-1908
M-1546-426Cash book- A-O. - 1911-1913
M-1546-427Journal P-Z. - 1911-1915
M-1546-428Retail Grantor's Association. - 1934- 1935
M-1546-429C. W. P. cash books "B". - 1893- 1896
M-1546-430C. W. P. cash books "A". - 1891- 1893
M-1546-431Bank registers (2). - 1931-1946
M-1546-432C. W. P. cash books. - 1917- 1922
M-1546-433Bank statements. - 1929-1934
M-1546-434General ledger, Edmonton. - 1933- 1936
M-1546-435General ledger sheets, Edmonton. - 1928- 1933
M-1546-436North Town deposits. - nd
M-1546-437Consumer's deposits for towns in Northern Alberta. - 1930
M-1546-438Uncollected arrears suspense. - 1929- 1936
M-1546-439Rural customer accounts. - 1937- 1947
M-1546-440C. W. P. Co. Ltd.- Summary of consumer's ledger. - 1921-1924
M-1546-441Ledger. - 1926-1928
M-1546-442Rural consumer deposits. - 1930
M-1546-443Supplies for Ghost Project- Expenses. - 1929
M-1546-444Supplies for Ghost Project- Rural operation costs. - 1928
M-1546-445Supplies for Ghost Project- Cash books (5). - 1929-1934
M-1546-446Supplies for Ghost Project- Tax reports (9). - 1931-1939
M-1546-447Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Ledger "B". - 1896-1906
M-1546-448Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Cash book "C". - 1896-1905
M-1546-449Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Cash book. - 1915-1917
M-1546-450Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Transfer binder, General ledger. - 1927-1932
M-1546-451Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Journal "A". - 1890-1922
M-1546-452Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Ledger "A". - 1890-1896
M-1546-453Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Ledger. - 1921-1922
M-1546-454Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Synoptic book. - 1913-1915
M-1546-455Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- C. W. P. co-customer list. - nd
M-1546-456Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- C. W. P. co-balance book. - 1927-1928
M-1546-457Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Purchase journal. - 1928
M-1546-458Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Customer earnings. - 1931-1935
M-1546-459Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Accounting book. - 1934-1936
M-1546-460Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Capital records, Edmonton division. - 1931-1935
M-1546-461C. W. P. Co. customer account book. - 1917-1920
M-1546-462C. W. P Co. cash book. - 1923- 1927
M-1546-463C. W. P. Co. cash book. - 1927- 1934
M-1546-464C. W. P. Co. cash book. - 1934- 1937
M-1546-465Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Cash book. - 1905-1908
M-1546-466Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Ledger. - 1906-1909. - Includes real estate, bad debts, currents and lamps.
M-1546-467Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Cash book. - 1921-1923
M-1546-468Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Cash book. - 1922
M-1546-469Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Journal voucher and register. - 1928-1929
M-1546-470Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Synoptic ledger. - 1932-1947
M-1546-471Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Cash book. - 1930-1931
M-1546-472Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Cash book. - 1934-1935
M-1546-473Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Cash book. - 1931-1932
M-1546-474Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Cash book. - 1932-1934
M-1546-475Calgary Water Power Co. Ltd.- Cash book. - 1935-1936
M-1546-476United Electric Engineering Co.- Cash books and ledgers. - 1927-1929
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Series 8

Calgary Power films. - 1929-1983

F-72-1Ghost Dam construction. - 1929
F-72-2Construction of steel line, Ghost to Calgary. - 1937
F-72-3Calgary Power and picnic and bowling. - 1938- 1939
F-72-4Steel Tower, Ghost to Calgary. - 1949
F-72-5Line construction, Brooks to Bassano and moving transformer, Edmonton- Wetaskiwin. - nd
F-72-6Original construction- 50 line. - nd
F-72-7Walking dragline, Wabamun. - 1962
F-120 Steel Tower. - 1983. - 2 film reels. - Regarding the erection of hydro towers and maintenance of transmission lines.

Series 9


Photographs and lantern slides. - [ca. 1904]-1967

Many of these photographs have been scanned. Scanned Document View now.

NA-4416 Kananaskis views. - 1907-1937. - 7 photographs
NA-4477 Kananaskis views; hydro-electric dams and powerplant; Bearspaw dam; Medicine Hat steam power; Ghost dam; Spray lakes; Calgary Water Power Company; Bankhead, etc. - [ca. 1904]-1967. - 73 photographs
PA-1546 Types of irons. - 1920s. - 7 photographs
PA-2514 Calgary Power views; powerplants; dams; mines; water resources, etc. - 365 photographs
PA-3294 Views of Horseshoe Falls Dam and Kananaskis Powerhouse. -- [ca. 1912]. -- Includes views of the interior of the powerhouse, control panels, etc. Includes views of the interior of the Canadian Westinghouse plant in Hamilton, Ontario; the Sanatorium Hotel in Banff; and the Banff Springs Hotel in Banff.
PB-616 Calgary Power views. - 1911-1960s. - 36 photographs
PD-174 Album of Kananaskis views. - 1937. - 47 photographs
PE-110 Panoramas of Ghost River dam construction, and Chats Fall generating station. - 1929 and 1931
S-90 Dams and Calgary Power plants at Horseshoe Falls; Kananaskis Falls; construction of Ghost River power project; transmission lines and other power structures, etc. - [ca. 1911-1929]. - 211 lantern slides
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