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Arthur E. Cox, wife Mary, and children, ca. 1915
NA-2001-9

A.E. Cox family fonds

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Inventory

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  Personal correspondence and business. - 1886-1913
M-281-1Correspondence re land grant. - 1886-1892. - Letters from Department of Interior re military bounty land warrant for service during Riel Rebellion of 1885; land entry; and certificate of recommendation for homestead patent and letters re timber permit for fence rails.
M-281-2Correspondence re teaching position. - 1885-1890. - Letters of recommendation for Mr. A.E. Cox testifying to his teaching ability; and agreements with Pincher Creek school trustees for position.
M-281-3Teaching certificates. - 1886-1888. - Teacher's provisional certificate, North West Territories (1886); Teacher's non-professional certificate (1888); and professional certificate, North West Territories (1889).
M-281-4Examinations. - 1888 and nd. - Includes Board of Education's examination of teachers (1888); and hand-written pupil's examinations by A.E. Cox (nd).
M-281-5Daily journal, A.E. Cox. - 1904. - Brief jottings; also cash statements.
M-281-6General papers. - 1907-1913 and nd. - Poster warning persons squatting on Dominion lands (1907); list of lands for sale in the Peigan Reserve (1913); and Cox house plan (nd).
M-2815Cox family. - 1887, 1973. - Consists of information on housebuilders and estimates for A.E. Cox home, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
  Letterbooks. - 1897-1906
M-281-Vol. 1Letterbook. - 1897-1900. - Consists of correspondence re land purchases, legal agreements, leases, inspections, homestead entries, etc. by Dominion Land sub-agent, A.E. Cox, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-Vol. 2Letterbook. - 1900-1901. - Consists of correspondence re land purchases, legal agreements, leases, inspections, homestead entries, etc. by Dominion Land sub-agent, A.E. Cox, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-Vol. 3Letterbook. - 1901-1902. - Consists of correspondence re land purchases, legal agreements, leases, inspections, homestead entries, etc. by Dominion Land sub-agent, A.E. Cox, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-Vol. 4Letterbook. - 1902-1903. - Consists of correspondence re land purchases, legal agreements, leases, inspections, homestead entries, etc. by Dominion Land sub-agent, A.E. Cox, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-Vol. 5Letterbook. - 1903-1904. - Consists of correspondence re land purchases, legal agreements, leases, inspections, homestead entries, etc. by Dominion Land sub-agent, A.E. Cox, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-Vol. 6Letterbook. - 1904-1906. - Consists of correspondence re land purchases, legal agreements, leases, inspections, homestead entries, etc. by Dominion Land sub-agent, A.E. Cox, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-Vol. 7Letterbook. - 1902-1904. - Consists of correspondence re land purchases, legal agreements, leases, inspections, homestead entries, etc. by Dominion Land sub-agent, A.E. Cox, Pincher Creek, Alberta. [Dominion land]
  Ancient Order of United Workmen. - 1903-1905
M-281-7Ancient Order of United Workman. - 1903-1905. - Minute book and roll call of Castle View, Lodge No. 43, Pincher Creek, Alberta. Also includes cancelled receipt booklet and membership cards.
  Correspondence files as sub-crown timber agent and sub-agent of Dominion lands. - 1897-1907
M-281-8Correspondence. - December 1897-March 1898. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-9Correspondence. - April-June, 1898. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-10Correspondence. - July-September, 1898. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-11Correspondence. - October-December, 1898. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-12Correspondence. - January-April, 1899. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-13Correspondence. - May-July, 1899. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-14Correspondence. - August-December, 1899. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-15Correspondence, "A" to "K". - January-December, 1900. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-16Correspondence, "M" to "Z". - January-December, 1900. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-17Correspondence, "A" to "J". - January-June, 1901. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-18Correspondence, "K" to "Z". - January-June, 1901. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-19Correspondence, "A" to "Z". -July-December, 1901. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-20Correspondence, "A" to "Z". - January-June, 1902. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-21Correspondence, "A" to "Z". - July-December, 1902. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-22Correspondence, "A" to "Z". - January-June, 1903. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-23Correspondence, "A" to "M". - June 1903-July 1904. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-24Correspondence, "N" to "Z". - June 1903-July 1904. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-25Correspondence, "A" to "K". - July 1904-July 1905. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-26Correspondence, "L" to "Z". - July 1904-July 1905. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-27Correspondence, "A" to "L". - 1905-1907. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-281-28Correspondence, "M" to "Z". - 1905-1907. - Re homestead applications; timber berths and permits; problems with reserved sections; letters of inquiry re availability of land in Pincher Creek; and routine letters from W.H. Cottingham, Dominion Lands Office, Lethbridge, Alberta.
  Correspondence - Calgary and Edmonton Land Company. - 1903-1911
M-281-29Correspondence. - July 1899-June 1900. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-30Correspondence. - July-December, 1900. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-31Correspondence, "A" to "Z". - January-June, 1901. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-32Correspondence, "A" to "Z". - July-December, 1901. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-33Correspondence, "A" to "K". - January-June, 1902. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-34Correspondence, "L" to "Z". - January-June, 1902. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-35Correspondence, "A" to "H". - July-December, 1902. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-36Correspondence, "I" to "Z". - July-December, 1902. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-37Correspondence, "A" to "H". - January- June, 1903. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-38Correspondence, "I" to "Z". - January-June, 1903. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-39Correspondence, "A" to "H". - July-December, 1903. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-40Correspondence, "I" to "Z". - July-December, 1903. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-41Correspondence, "A" to "K". - January-July, 1904. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-42Correspondence, "L" to "Z". - January-July, 1904. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-43Correspondence, "A" to "J". - July 1904-July 1905. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-44Correspondence, "K" to "Z". - July 1904- July 1905. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-45Correspondence. - July-December, 1905. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-46Correspondence. - January-December, 1906. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-47Correspondence. - January-December, 1907. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-48Correspondence. - January-December, 1908. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-49Correspondence. - January-December, 1909. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-50Correspondence. - January-December, 1910. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
M-281-51Correspondence. - January-December, 1911. - Correspondence re lands offered by Osler, Hammond and Nanton and sold by Cox through the Dominion Lands Office, Pincher Creek, Alberta.
 

Family photographs. - 1997-1926

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NA-2001-(1-18) Pincher Creek and Beaver Mines buildings and people; agricultural activities. - 1887-{ca. 1930s]. - 18 photographs
NA-2361-(1-25) Pincher Creek people and events; medical conventions and personalities. - [ca. 1890s-1940]. - 25 photographs
NA-3216-1 Mrs. Lynch-Staunton. - [ca. 1913-1919]. - 1 photograph
PA-1853-1 Burmis school bus drivers Vera and Jim Eddy. - 1976. - 1 photograph
  Recorded interview. - 1973
RCT-102 Interview with Mabel Sykes regarding her childhood and the Cox family in Pincher Creek; and her nursing career. - 1973. - 1 audio cassette. - The interview was undertaken by Heather Smith.
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