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Spencer Cumming Law Firm Fonds
Men's luncheon club, [ca. 1910s]
J.T. Shaw (middle row at left)
L.F. Mayhood (middle row, 2nd from right)
G.H. Ross (front row, 3rd from left)
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Spencer Cumming (law firm) fonds

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Table of Contents

Series 1 Estates. -- 1885- 1967
Series 2Property. -- 1906- 1958
Series 3Ranches. -- 1919- 1930
Series 4Mining. -- 1910- 1947
Series 5Petroleum. -- 1914- 1941
Series 6Extradition. -- 1905- 1926
Series 7Court. -- 1911- 1934
Series 8Miscellany. -- 1893- 1949
Series 9Partners. -- 1916- 1948

Inventory

Series 1

Estates. -- 1885-1967

M-1938-1Justice Charles B. Rouleau estate. -- 1885- 1899. -- Contains certificate of assay re property near Edmonton, receipt for Canadian Pacific Railway land, list of law books belonging to Justice Rouleau, property belonging to Justice Rouleau, bank book.
M-1938-2Justice Charles B. Rouleau estate. -- 1900. -- Invoices re settlement.
M-1938-3Justice Charles B. Rouleau estate. -- 1901. -- Contains stock certificate of Alberta Rink company ltd., invoices and agreements re settlement of estate.
M-1938-4Justice Charles B. Rouleau estate. -- 1902. -- Re taxes on land near Battleford, Saskatchewan, invoices re settlement of estate, property near Edmonton, correspondence from executors, list of creditors.
M-1938-5Justice Charles B. Rouleau estate. -- 1903. -- Re land near Battleford, Saskatchewan, list of land owned by Rouleau estate, land near Edmonton, includes maps showing property.
M-1938-6Justice Charles B. Rouleau estate. -- 1904. -- Re property.
M-1938-7Justice Charles B. Rouleau estate. -- 1905- 1906. -- Re property.
M-1938-8Justice Charles B. Rouleau estate. -- 1908- 1909. -- Re property.
M-1938-9Justice Charles B. Rouleau estate. -- 1910- 1911.- Re property.
M-1938-10Justice Charles B. Rouleau estate. -- 1912- 1914. -- Re property.
M-1938-11Justice Charles B. Rouleau estate. -- 1920- 1921. -- Re property.
M-1938-12William Gladstone estate. -- 1890. -- Contains letters of administration.
M-1938-13James Dixon estate. -- 1892-1895. -- Re settlement of estate including Red Deer property, correspondence to family in England [James Dixon was committee to Brandon asylum].
M-1938-14Thomas Wattom estate. -- 1893. -- Re settlement of estate including property in Calgary and North Battleford, Saskatchewan [Thomas Wattom, former Inspector of the North West Mounted Police was committed to the Asylum for the insane at Kingston, Ontario].
M-1938-15James Christie estate. -- 1894. -- Contains letters of administration.
M-1938-16 Arthur Hereford Wykeham George estate. -- 1894-1897. -- Contains pre-nuptial agreement.
M-1938-17Henry Douglas Beveridge estate. -- 1894- 1909. -- Includes will, transfer of mortgage from James A. Lougheed and R. B. Bennett to Arthur L. Sifton, house insurance, mortgage.
M-1938-18William Carroll estate. -- 1897-1899. -- Includes letters of administration, transfer of mortgage on Calgary property.
M-1938-19Thomas H. W. Hall estate. -- 1898-1900. -- Includes correspondence between Patrick Nolan and H. W. Hall re estate.
M-1938-20Arthur Stanley Hatch estate. -- 1899-1903. -- Re settling of estate including property at Innisfail, Alberta.
M-1938-21Walter H. Leadley estate. -- 1899. -- Includes letters of administration re deceased North West Mounted Policeman, Calgary.
M-1938-22Adrieu Gervais estate. -- 1901-1902. -- Includes agreement between Arthur Collyns and Adrieu Gervais re cattle, legal papers re High River, Alberta estate.
M-1938-23Michael Shea estate. -- 1901. -- Includes bills and land papers re Cochrane property.
M-1938-24John Kristian estate. -- 1901-1902. -- Including Lamerton property.
M-1938-25John Creighton estate. -- 1902.
M-1938-26Harry Sharples estate. -- 1903. -- Re settling estate of Red Deer resident, includes letterhead of John Sharples, Calgary wholesaler.
M-1938-27Christian Robertson Davidson estate. -- 1904-1907. -- Re executor of estate of William McCartney Davidson, publisher of the Albertan, mortgaging Calgary property.
M-1938-28James Grant estate. -- 1904. -- Re estate of Calgary labourer and guardianship of children.
M-1938-29James Munro estate. -- 1904. -- Rancher near Bowden, Alberta.
M-1938-30Alexander George Franklin estate. -- 1907. -- Rancher near Langdon, Alberta.
M-1938-31Alexander Ross estate. -- 1907. -- Rancher near Cochrane, Alberta.
M-1938-32Eleanor Francis Sim estate. -- 1907. -- Contains an affidavit re estate of Calgarian.
M-1938-33James McNair estate. -- 1908-1933. -- Includes share certificate of Ardill Oil Company Ltd., Canadian Farm Implement Company Ltd., agreement between William Bannerman and James McNair re the Priddis-Calgary Coal Company, agreements between James McNair and Alexander and George Thompson.
M-1938-34Thomas C. W. Riley estate. -- 1902-1928. -- Re taxes on Calgary property, receipt for payment of Calgary lands, agreements re real estate, transfer of shares, Hillhurst property, invoices re settling estate, account statements re sale of upper Hillhurst property.
M-1938-35Georgina Jane Riley estate. -- 1907-1916. -- Includes letters of administration, succession duty ordinance, list of properties in Hounsfield Hieights, statement of receipts and expenditures, agreement between McTavish Brothers and the Hounsfield Syndicate Ltd..
M-1938-36Harriet W. Riley estate. -- 1930-1939. -- Includes tax notices, shares in St. Andrew's golf club, Calgary property, mortgage to John Newton Edmunds Ashford and James Edmunds Newton Ashford, mortgage to Alfred S. McKay, Riley v Gordon B. Porter and John Porter.
M-1938-37Edmunde John Riley estate. -- 1910-1942. -- Includes Riley's Ltd financial statement, E. J. Riley statement of assets and liabilities , succession duties life insurance.
M-1938-38Alfred G. F. Riley estate. -- 1933-1942. -- Re Calgary property.
M-1938-39Riley estate account books. -- 1907-1912. -- Payments on Hillhurst and Hounsfield Heights properties.
M-1938-40Robert John Hutchings estate. -- 1906-1915. -- Re Calgary YMCA [Young Men's Christian Association] mortgage.
M-1938-41Robert John Hutchings estate. -- 1914-1933. -- Re YMCA mortgage.
M-1938-42Robert John Hutchings estate. -- 1934-1946. -- Re YMCA mortgage.
M-1938-43Robert John Hutchings estate. -- 1935-1936. -- Rough notes re defence in case of Hutchings v Holland-Canada Mortgage Company Ltd..
M-1938-44Robert John Hutchings estate. -- 1935. -- Two volumes re appeal case of Hutchings v Holland-Canada Mortgage Company Ltd..
M-1938-45Robert John Hutchings estate. -- 1935-1936. -- Factums of respondents re Holland-Canada Mortgage Company Ltd. v Hutchings.
M-1938-46Robert John Hutchings estate. -- 1926-1942. -- Rough notes and correspondence re Commonwealth Petroleum Company Ltd., formerly Ainsworth Oils Ltd..
M-1938-47Robert John Hutchings estate. -- 1926-1937. -- Evidence of Commonwealth Petroleum Company Ltd. including bylaw incorporating Ainsworth Oils Ltd., minutes of the Board of Directors, prospectus of Ainsworth Oils.
M-1938-48Robert John Hutchings estate. -- 1940-1941. -- Reports re investigation of Commonwealth Petroleum Ltd..
M-1938-49Robert John Hutchings estate. -- 1936. -- Re payments to beneficiaries, correspondence with executors re Know United Church mortgage.
M-1938-50Robert John Hutchings estate. -- 1936-1949. -- Re Campbell Floral Seeds and Nurseries Ltd. Calgary finances including balance sheet, re C. S. Noble and Noble Farms Ltd mortgage, re mortgages held by Hutchings on Alberta property during the depression.
M-1938-51Robert John Hutchings estate. -- 1937-1945. -- Re mortgage on Noble Farms Ltd..
M-1938-52Archibald John McArthur estate. -- 1910- 1912. -- Re Calgary property in Crescent Heights, Baptist church and college in Crescent Heights, re Hudson's Bay Company lands, lists of assets and liabilities, includes blueprints of roadway of Centre Street deeded by A. J. McArthur to City of Calgary.
M-1938-53Archibald John McArthur estate. -- 1913- 1915. -- Re partition of the estate, includes petition of property owners on the Crescent Boulevard re extension of street railroad along the boulevard, financial statement of Knee Hill Coal company mortgage bonds, re construction of Centre Street bridge, re YMCA mortgage.
M-1938-54Archibald John McArthur estate. -- 1916- 1921. -- Includes financial statements, re Calgary property, re Grand Trunk extension to the Carbon Mines, re Technical School site.
M-1938-55Archibald John McArthur estate. -- 1922- 1939. -- Re Calgary property, YMCA mortgage.
M-1938-56Robert Morton Bell estate. -- 1911-1917. -- Re duty on Sheffield-Simplex car and other matters.
M-1938-57Robert Morton Bell estate. -- 1913. -- Contains correspondence re claim against Sheffield-Simplex Motor Works Ltd. and two volumes of evidence re case.
M-1938-58Thomas Kerr Fullerton estate. -- 1913-1921. -- Re mortgage, taxes, etc. on Bragg Creek property including share certificate for Henry Macauley and Company Ltd..
M-1938-59Jane Grant estate. -- 1913-1938. -- Re restaurant next to Empire Hotel Calgary operated by Chinese family.
M-1938-60Erick Anderson estate. -- 1913-1939. -- Re sale of land to Martin Pallesen, re Anderson Foundation for Charitable purposes in connection with the Scandinavian Mission church, Calgary.
M-1938-61George Wills estate. -- 1914-1920. -- Springbank rancher.
M-1938-62John Dartigue estate. -- 1914-1925. -- Re settling estate of French rancher at Cochrane, Alberta, includes correspondence with family in France, re mortgage and sale of land.
M-1938-63John Dartigue estate. -- 1922-1930. -- French rancher at Cochrane, Alberta.
M-1938-64Henry J. Palmer estate. -- 1914-1948. -- Re mortgage on Airdrie land, includes letters re difficulties in the 1930s.
M-1938-65Mary A. McLaughlin estate. -- 1915-1948. -- Re oil shares including weekly newsletters re oil.
M-1938-66John Baptist estate. -- 1916-1919. -- Re Calgary property of WWI veteran, includes letterhead of Methodist national campaign.
M-1938-67James D. Lafferty estate. -- 1916-1937. -- Re Banff property, Lafferty block.
M-1938-68David Jamison estate. -- 1917-1920. -- Re estate of soldier killed overseas in the First World War.
M-1938-69Andrew Graham estate. -- 1917-1925. -- Alberta stockman killed overseas in the First World War.
M-1938-70Alvira Blake estate. -- 1917-1929. -- Re appointment of Mrs. George Lane as guardian of the children, re High River property.
M-1938-71William W. Wasson estate. -- 1918-1925. -- Rancher from Springbank district, includes magistrate's summons for driving offence.
M-1938-72Knight family estate. -- 1918-1930. -- Settlement of estates of Catherine and William Knight of Crossfield, Alberta.
M-1938-73Walter Landymore estate. -- 1919-1930. -- Crossfield farmer.
M-1938-74Solomon Lee Van Meter estate. -- 1919- 1925. -- Re Kentucky ranch, west of High River, Alberta including contracts between William John Noble and Van Meter [Van Meter resided in Lexington, Kentucky].
M-1938-75Solomon Lee Van Meter estate. -- 1926. -- Land titles certificates re Kentucky ranch.
M-1938-76Solomon Lee Van Meter estate. -- 1927. -- Kentucky ranch and mortgage.
M-1938-77Solomon Lee Van Meter estate. -- 1928. -- Kentucky ranch and mortgage.
M-1938-78Solomon Lee Van Meter estate. -- 1929. -- Kentucky ranch and mortgage, includes tax notice.
M-1938-79Solomon Lee Van Meter estate. -- 1930. -- Kentucky ranch.
M-1938-80Solomon Lee Van Meter estate. -- 1931. -- Kentucky ranch.
M-1938-81Solomon Lee Van Meter estate. -- 1932- 1933. -- Kentucky ranch .
M-1938-82Frank Thomas Richardson estate. -- 1919- 1920. -- Crescent Star ranch, Rosebud, Alberta.
M-1938-83Frank Thomas Richardson estate. -- 1921. -- Crescent Star ranch.
M-1938-84Frank Thomas Richardson estate. -- 1921. -- Crescent Star ranch.
M-1938-85Frank Thomas Richardson estate. -- 1922. -- Crescent Star ranch.
M-1938-86Frank Thomas Richardson estate. -- 1923. -- Crescent Star ranch.
M-1938-87Frank Thomas Richardson estate. -- 1923- 1949. -- Re grain hauled and other lease matters, Crescent Star ranch.
M-1938-88Frank Thomas Richardson estate. -- 1924- 1925. -- Crescent Star ranch.
M-1938-89Frank Thomas Richardson estate. -- 1926- 1927. -- Crescent Star ranch.
M-1938-90Frank Thomas Richardson estate. -- 1928- 1929. -- Crescent Star ranch.
M-1938-91Frank Thomas Richardson estate. -- 1920- 1932. -- Crescent Star ranch.
M-1938-92Frank Thomas Richardson estate. -- 1932- 1938. -- Crescent Star ranch.
M-1938-93Frank Thomas Richardson estate. -- 1939- 1941. -- Crescent Star ranch.
M-1938-94Eleanor Atterbury estate. -- 1947-1959. -- Crescent Star ranch.
M-1938-95Christoph Fraeschley estate. -- 1920-1923. -- Trochu, Alberta resident.
M-1938-96James White estate. -- 1920-1931. -- Red Deer, Alberta resident.
M-1938-97Robert Chambers Edwards estate. -- 1920- 1932. -- Editor of Calgary Eye Opener, includes agreement between Kate Edwards and Alexander Russell, agreement of sale between Edwards and his wife.
M-1938-98James Robert Sutherland estate. -- 1921- 1924. -- Re Calgary property in Ogden and Shepard including tax notices, re Banff property, sale of Berry Creek land from Hudson's Bay company to James Sutherland, partnership of H. K. McCrindle and J. R. Sutherland in Berry Creek Ranch company, taxes on Berry Creek ranch, report re Berry Creek ranch and irrigation developments by A. S. Dawson, chief engineer fo the CPR Irrigation Department.
M-1938-99James Robert Sutherland estate. -- 1923- 1934. -- Re Millerfield property including correspondence from lessee re depression conditions.
M-1938-100Arthur Lewis Sifton estate. -- 1921-1930. -- Re Sifton memorial, schedule of assets.
M-1938-101Bernard Madden estate. -- 1921-1928. -- Dog Pound, Alberta resident, includes tax notices on property.
M-1938-102Peter Willoughby King estate. -- 1921- 1949. -- Re settling estate of ex-sheriff, includes circular letter from Cooper-Nanton Oil Company Ltd., re administration of the Ex-Sheriff King Home, list of oil shares.
M-1938-103Daniel Wooliams estate. -- 1922-1928. -- Calgary rancher who was in partnership with his sons.
M-1938-104Daniel Wooliams estate. -- 1923- 1928..
M-1938-105Daniel Wooliams estate. -- 1923- 1935..
M-1938-106Daniel Wooliams estate. -- 1928- 1935.
M-1938-107Charles N. Paris estate. -- 1923. -- Correspondence with Soldier Settlement Board of Drumheller re police constable killed while making an arrest.
M-1938-108Charles Perrenoud estate. -- 1926-1930. -- Cochrane, Alberta area farmer.
M-1938-109John Morton estate. -- 1926-1932. -- Midnapore, Alberta merchant.
M-1938-110Dean Paget estate. -- 1927-1929. -- Mortgage on the Deaconess home and correspondence with heirs of the estate.
M-1938-111Catherine McInnes estate. -- 1927-1929. -- Wife of Charles McInnes, Midnapore, Alberta farmer.
M-1938-112Albert Edward Webb estate. -- 1928-1929. - - Re sale of Webb block to the Salvation Army and sale of that mortgage to Alfred S. McKay.
M-1938-113David Alexander Farquharson estate. -- 1928-1930. -- Sampsonton, Alberta farmer.
M-1938-114Mrs. Nekoline Green estate. -- 1928-1960. - - Re estate of Calgary, Alberta woman, includes correspondence re money for grandson's education, Calgary property.
M-1938-115Euphemia Davidson Walker estate. -- 1929. -- Wife of Colonel James Walker re Calgary property.
M-1938-116Magnus Brown estate. -- 1930-1934. -- Rancher who retired to Calgary, Alberta.
M-1938-117Isabella Milne estate. -- 1930-1938. -- Estate of Calgary, Alberta woman, includes correspondence with executor in Castor, Alberta re renting farm.
M-1938-118Lady Agnes Campbell Schultz estate. -- 1931-1939. -- Re legacy to Fanny George Cann, Queenstown, Alberta, left by Winnipeg woman.
M-1938-119William Guy Shell estate. -- 1932-1934. -- Carbon, Alberta farmer, includes statement of accounts.
M-1938-120William Henry McCardell estate. -- 1932- 1947. -- Banff, Alberta contractor.
M-1938-121William Henry Grafton estate. -- 1933. -- Beddington, Alberta farmer, includes notice of auction sale.
M-1938-122Lucy Tung estate. -- 1933-1946. -- Chinese- Calgarian, includes payments to heirs in China.
M-1938-123William G. Ross estate. -- 1934-1940. -- Includes correspondence re problems of renting Calgary house during depression.
M-1938-124Patrick Burns estate. -- 1934-1941. -- Re purchase of Burns residence, Calgary for Colonel Belcher hospital.
M-1938-125Alexander Moore McKay estate. -- 1934- 1947. -- Calgary veterinarian, including correspondence re land is Saskatchewan and sale of farm ten miles south of Calgary.
M-1938-126L. F. Gilger estate. -- 1935-1938. -- Re crops on rented land.
M-1938-127William Mill estate. -- 1936-1938. -- Calgary man including correspondence re Chestermere Lake property, prospectuses of McDougall-Segur Exploration Company of Canada Ltd., Anaconda Oil Company Ltd..
M-1938-128Peter Knight estate. -- 1937-1947. -- Re farm at Crossfield, Alberta, re rodeo trophies [Peter Knight was killed in California].
M-1938-129Long Bong Limb estate. -- 1938-1940. -- Chinese man who ran a restaurant in Brant, Alberta, includes correspondence re heirs in China.
M-1938-130Frederick William Fairbairn estate. -- 1938- 1958. -- Rental of estate lands to Hutterite Brethren, Rosebud, Alberta, includes Alberta Wheat Pool circulars.
M-1938-131Oliver Ellis estate. -- 1940-1944. -- Jumping Pound, Alberta rancher.
M-1938-132Paul Chropan estate. -- 1941-1942. -- Warburg, Alberta farmer, includes correspondence re heir in Czechoslovakia.
M-1938-133Alexander Norman McLeod estate. -- 1941- 1945. -- Re Knee Hill coal company, debt owed by John McArthur, Calgary, and other matters of Port Elgin, Ontario resident.
M-1938-134James Short estate. -- 1942-1944. -- Re Ford coals Ltd, and other business.
M-1938-135Stuart M. Fox estate. -- 1942-1952. -- Includes report and financial statement of Merland Oil Co..
M-1938-136Eva L. Jacobs estate. -- 1947-1967. -- Re oil and gas lease to the British-American Oil Company and Shell Oil, De Winton, Alberta.
M-1938-137Sidney Graves estate. -- 1953-1964. -- Banff, Alberta widow.
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Series 2

Property. -- 1906-1958

M-1938-138John Locke. -- 1906. -- Crown lease for lot 6, block 21, Banff, Alberta.
M-1938-139Thomas and Richard Heath. -- 1912-1921. - - Land sale agreement at Carbon, Alberta from Heaths to Anton Bugge.
M-1938-140John Wellington Hayes.- 1912-1938. -- Re Calgary property 'Hayesdale' lease agreements with Northwest company and Albert E. Burke .
M-1938-141Alberta Loan and Investment Company Ltd. -- 1913. -- Between Thomas Beveridge and Albert C. Johnson v Alberta Loan and Investment Company Ltd. re party wall.
M-1938-142Alberta Loan and Investment Company Ltd. -- 1916. -- Re liquidation including correspondence re Orpheum Theatre, Lethbridge.
M-1938-143Alberta Loan and Investment Company Ltd. -- 1921-1930. -- Re guarantors payments of deft of the Alberta Loan Company.
M-1938-144Henry Fleury. -- 1913. -- Certificate of title re lots 3 & 4, block 27, Manchester district, Calgary, Alberta.
M-1938-145George Thomas C. Robinson, James Campbell Linton, John P. Cooke. -- 1920-1921. -- Lease agreement re Banff property.
M-1938-146James Gaskell. -- 1920-1929. -- Re renting Calgary houses.
M-1938-147James Short. -- 1920-1927. -- Lease agreement for property in Northeast Calgary [to Samuel Whymark] and sale to Chinese immigrants [Yuen Tin Yat, Yee Poy Chung, Yuen Mew Chun]..
M-1938-148Western Supply and Equipment company Ltd. -- 1921-1927. -- Re liquidation of company and settlement with Midwest Collieries Ltd., Marcus Collieries Ltd. and Scranton coal company.
M-1938-149Hanna Municipal Hospital district no. 9. -- 1922. -- Lien.
M-1938-150James Balfour. -- 1923-1925. -- Cancellation of plan at Bow City, Alberta, includes blueprints.
M-1938-151Investors Holding company Ltd. -- 1925- 1929. -- Re contract purchaser Mrs. E. M. Arrison of lands owned by Luther S. Shatto, Bassano, Alberta.
M-1938-152Investors Holding company Ltd. -- 1931- 1932. -- Re mortgages and liens on Luther S. Shatto's land, Arrowwood, Alberta.
M-1938-153Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1929- 1940. -- Estate of Mary Jane McHugh including correspondence re mortgages.
M-1938-154Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1936- 1950. -- Re Anglo-Canadian oil company lease on Mary Jane McHugh land.
M-1938-155Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1929- 1932. -- Re contract purchasers of Dunbow Farms Ltd, includes tax notices and agreements.
M-1938-156Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1931- 1934. -- Re Frank B. McHugh lands leased by George Dell.
M-1938-157Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1932- 1935. -- Re crop share payments of George Littan, contract purchaser of Frank B. McHugh lands.
M-1938-158Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1932- 1938.- Re crop share payments of John Williams, lessor of Frank B. McHugh lands.
M-1938-159Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1934- 1943. -- Re crop share payments of Russell Grenek, lessor of McHugh lands.
M-1938-160Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1935- 1939. -- Re Frank B. McHugh lands lease by Cloyd L. St. Clair.
M-1938-161Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1938. -- Correspondence including offers re sale of Frank B. McHugh lands north of Mazeppa, Alberta.
M-1938-162Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1938- 1939. -- Re accounts of Frank B. McHugh lands.
M-1938-163Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1938- 1944. -- Re Frank B. McHugh lands.
M-1938-164Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1929- 1938. -- Re lien on building supplies for house built by Alex Podmoroff, contract purchaser under Harold McHugh.
M-1938-165Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1930- 1931. -- Re Harold McHugh property.
M-1938-166Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1931- 1936. -- Re lien on Alex Kalmakoff lessee in Mossleigh district, Alberta of land held by Investors.
M-1938-167Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1931- 1938. -- Re Mike Podmoroff, lessee of land near Carseland, Alberta.
M-1938-168Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1932. -- Re Podmoroff lease.
M-1938-169Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1932- 1935. -- Re lands leased to Peter Konkin and other Doukhobors.
M-1938-170Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1932- 1940. -- Lease of land to Wasil M. Sherstobetoff.
M-1938-171Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1932- 1938. -- Lease of land to Roy W. Sharpe, Arrowwood, Alberta.
M-1938-172Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1932- 1934. -- Lease of land to Albert L. Hawkins, Blackie, Alberta.
M-1938-173Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1934- 1940. -- Lease of land to John P. Paris, Langdon, Alberta, includes wheat storage receipts.
M-1938-174Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1934- 1945. -- Lease of land to Chester W. Barber, Cheadle, Alberta, includes tax papers.
M-1938-175Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1935. -- Lease of land to William M. Pinkerton and Milan C. Pinkerton, Mossleigh, Alberta.
M-1938-176Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1947- 1949. -- Re succession duties on McHugh and Cheadle Trusts, Alberta and Fidelity Farming company, Saskatchewan.
M-1938-177Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1951- 1958. -- Transfer of title of land in Bow River Development to Sherstobetoff brothers.
M-1938-178Investors Holding company ltd. -- 1952. -- Sale of mineral rights to Alberta Minerals Ltd..
M-1938-179C. H. Adshead/Ashford Brothers. -- 1925- 1939. -- Mortgage papers re property near Didsbury, Alberta, includes correspondence re poor crops.
M-1938-180Second Church of Christ, Scientist. -- 1925- 1941. -- Mortgage to Joseph Shannon.
M-1938-181Henry Gross v the Farmers' Creditors Arrangement Act. -- 1927-1941. -- Re delinquent farm payments.
M-1938-182William Robert Newbolt. -- 1927-1945. -- Re mortgage and lease of property near Indus, Alberta.
M-1938-183Turners v the Farmers' Creditors Arrangement Act. -- 1928-1945. -- Re delinquent farm payments.
M-1938-184Henry J. Palmer mortgage. -- 1928-1939. -- Re rent of Calgary property during the depression, includes tax notices.
M-1938-185Scarboro United church mortgage. -- 1929- 1936. -- Includes correspondence and bond.
M-1938-186C. Konschuh mortgage. -- 1928-1936. -- Re arrears of payments on land near Crossfield, Alberta.
M-1938-187Mrs. H. Dale. -- 1931-1932. -- Correspondence re inability to pay storage fees for furniture.
M-1938-188Morley William Best. -- 1931-1932. -- Re problems in paying accounts.
M-1938-189H. D. McBride. -- 1931-1933. -- Re problems in paying city taxes.
M-1938-190W. H. T. Olive mortgage. -- 1931-1939. -- Farm land at Carbon, Alberta.
M-1938-191George Kneiss. -- 1931-1946. -- Re overholding tenants, Calgary, Alberta.
M-1938-192John J. Binns. -- 1932. -- Re real estate and general economic conditions, Kaslo, British Columbia.
M-1938-193Uno Lovegren. -- 1932-1933. -- Lien re Calgary property involving Erik Martinson.
M-1938-194Jacob Kessel mortgage. -- 1932-1937. -- Re Calgary property, including correspondence re difficulties in making payments.
M-1938-195Elliott-Blon mortgage. -- 1933. -- Re land near Camrose, Alberta.
M-1938-196Auditorium Hotel. -- 1933. -- Sale of Nanton, Alberta hotel.
M-1938-197John Morasch lease. -- 1933. -- Payments on leased land at Stavely, Alberta.
M-1938-198Canadian American Overseas Automobile Tours Ltd. -- 1933-1934. -- Re payment of loan to Imperial Bank of Canada.
M-1938-199Calgary School Board. -- 1933-1948. -- Re loan from Imperial Bank of Canada.
M-1938-200Ruth Laycock. -- 1935-1938. -- Re delinquent payments and the Farmers' Creditors Arrangement Act.
M-1938-201Norman Lougheed. -- 1935-1948. -- Re payment to the Imperial Bank of Canada.
M-1938-202Alberta Investment Company. -- 1936. -- Bylaws.
M-1938-203Diana Hotel building. -- 1936. -- Re seizure of goods at Sceptre, Saskatchewan for failure to pay rent.
M-1938-204Mun Foo. -- 1936. -- Re Hong Chong Company restaurant, the Dominion Caf,, Claresholm, Alberta.
M-1938-205F. W. Woolworth company ltd. -- 1940- 1941. -- Includes lease agreement with J. Vair Anderson and correspondence re Calgary store.
M-1938-206Dominion Caf,. -- 1946. -- Sale of Calgary restaurant, includes agreements.
M-1938-207Mortgaged properties. -- 1919-1921. -- Re taxes.
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Series 3

Ranches. -- 1919-1930

M-1938-208Spring Grove Ranch. -- 1919-1922. -- Re mortgage, agreement between Charles W. Wyndham and John MacLeod, Grainger, Alberta.
M-1938-209XR Bar Ranch. -- 1921. -- Inventory.
M-1938-210Kathryn Farm Company Ltd. -- 1926-1930. -- Federal taxes.
M-1938-211Crane Lake Ranch. -- 1928. -- Includes particulars of Craig Ranch, part of Crane Lake Ranch and Crane Lake ranch itself.
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Series 4

Mining. -- 1910-1947

M-1938-212Diamond Coal Company. -- 1910-1911. -- Includes annual report [1910] correspondence re financing.
M-1938-213Diamond Coal Company. -- 1911-1916. -- Resume of correspondence between Imperial Bank of Canada v Underwood, McLean and Clarke.
M-1938-214Diamond Coal Company. -- 1912-1928. -- Settlement of debt.
M-1938-215Diamond Coal Company. -- 1915. -- Liquidation.
M-1938-216Diamond Coal Company. -- 1915. -- Liquidation.
M-1938-217Diamond Coal Company. -- 1917. -- Properties.
M-1938-218Diamond Coal Company. -- 1920-1922. -- Liquidation.
M-1938-219Diamond Coal Company. -- 1922-1925. -- Re offer by Consolidated Diamond Collieries.
M-1938-220Diamond Coal Company. -- 1926-1927. -- Re mortgage and sale to John Deak.
M-1938-221Diamond Coal Company. -- 1927-1934. -- Standard Trusts Company v Diamond Coal Company.
M-1938-222Harry A. Ford coal leases. -- 1914-1917. -- Highwood River area, Alberta.
M-1938-223Harry A. Ford coal leases. -- 1925-1930. .
M-1938-224Harry A. Ford coal leases. -- 1927-1930. -- Re Highwood Western Railway Company.
M-1938-225Harry A. Ford coal leases. -- 1928-1930. -- Includes memo re Ford Coal mines and agreements with associates.
M-1938-226Harry A. Ford coal leases. -- 1930. -- Legal services for Ford coal mines.
M-1938-227John A. Knott. -- 1926-1927. -- Silver and lead mining claims, Windermere Valley, British Columbia, includes sketch of location of claims and agreements.
M-1938-228Fred E. Smith. -- 1935-1936. -- Placer mining leases at Fort Steele, British Columbia, includes bill of sale and application.
M-1938-229Bentonite mining lease. -- 1938. -- Located on sections 19, 20, 29 and 30, Tp 27, Rg 28 W4th, Alberta.
M-1938-230Vanisle Mines Ltd. -- 1940-1947. -- Gold mine in British Columbia, includes share certificate.
M-1938-231Brilliant Coal Company and Commander Mine v United Mine Workers of America. -- 1947. -- Includes finding brief and submissions re dispute.
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Series 5

Petroleum. -- 1914-1941

M-1938-232Hartford Oil Corporation. -- 1914-1934. -- Re shares taken over by Alberta Pacific Consolidated Ltd. and account of J. F. Blackstock, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.
M-1938-233Hartford Oil Corporation. -- 1930. -- Replies to advertisement in Star-Phoenix re Hartford Oil shareholders.
M-1938-234Vimy Oils Ltd. -- 1926-1929. -- Re sale of shares to Charles P. Flater and Company, includes prospectus, directors meeting, minutes and correspondence.
M-1938-235Vimy Oils Ltd. -- 1929-1930. -- Re surrender of sub-lease to United Oils Ltd..
M-1938-236Vimy Oils Ltd. -- 1929-1941. -- Re case between James Stewart and Vimy Oils Ltd..
M-1938-237Rocky Mountain Oils Ltd. -- 1926-1928. -- Includes minutes, bylaws, agreement between Crossfield Oil Syndicate Ltd and Rocky Mountain Oils Ltd. and correspondence.
M-1938-238Sisterville Oil Company. -- 1927-1929. -- Includes prospectus, correspondence, agreements between Joseph I. Audet and Sisterville Oil Company Ltd..
M-1938-239Dallas Oil Company. -- 1929-1930. -- John C. Dallas v George H. Webster.
M-1938-240Share certificates. -- 1914-1929. -- Includes Marine Oil Products Ltd, the Prudential Oil and Gas Company, Stokes-Stephens Oil Company Limited, Union Pacific Oil and Gas Company Ltd., Herron-Elder Gas and Oil Development Company Ltd., Segur Oil Company Ltd., Dome Oil Company, Ltd, Southern Alberta Oils Ltd., Highland Oil Company, Limited, Baltac Oils Ltd, Teapot Dome Oils, Ltd..
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Series 6

Extradition. -- 1905-1926

M-1938-241A. Levesque. -- 1905. -- Forgery.
M-1938-242William Latimer. -- 1906. -- Embezzlement including extradition requisition document and evidence.
M-1938-243Alen Kulbes. -- 1906. -- Forgery.
M-1938-244Walter H. Taft. -- 1906. -- Forgery.
M-1938-245George Raszkieviez. -- 1907. -- Murder of a man in Russia.
M-1938-246Louis Drane. -- 1910.
M-1938-247Thomas Shireman. -- 1910-1911. -- Obtaining money under false pretences.
M-1938-248William Reitz. -- 1910-1912. -- Fraud.
M-1938-249John Muller. -- 1911. -- Rape.
M-1938-250William Stagge. -- 1912. -- Intent to cheat and defraud.
M-1938-251Thomas A. Young. -- 1912-1913. -- Manufacture of coloured margarine.
M-1938-252Reginald McDonald. -- 1914-1918. -- Obtaining money under false pretences.
M-1938-253Shaley Sample. -- 1918. -- Robbery.
M-1938-254Fred Imm and Will F. Imm. -- 1921-1922. - - Theft.
M-1938-255Byron D. Jones. -- 1925-1926. -- Wilful desertion and non-support of minor children in Utah, USA.
M-1938-256General extradition. -- 1919. -- Contains memo re extradition of criminals from the USA.
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Series 7

Court. -- 1911- 1934

M-1938-257P. Burns v Riley et al. -- 1911. -- Dispute over sale of NE 1/4 of Section 12, Tp 25, Rg 2 W5 to P. Burns.
M-1938-258Rex v Dennis Donovan. -- 1914. -- Stealing cattle.
M-1938-259Rex v George E. Buck. -- 1914-1916. -- Conspiracy, selling shares of Black Diamond Oil Fields Ltd..
M-1938-260Rex v Louis D. Hart. -- 1915. -- Theft.
M-1938-261Matt Stepan v National Elevator Company Ltd. -- 1915. -- Charge against Stepan, a blacksmith, while repairing engine at National Elevator Company at Champion, Alberta, it exploded.
M-1938-262 Rex v Oscar Felton. -- 1915. -- Using seditious language. Scanned Document View now.
M-1938-263Rex v James O'Neil and Ivan O'Neil. -- 1915. -- Horse theft.
M-1938-264Rex v Guy Welch. -- 1916. -- Uttering forged incomplete liquor prescriptions.
M-1938-265George L. Fraser v William F. McLeod. -- 1916-1918. -- Mortgage.
M-1938-266William Guardhouse v Ernest A. Sharman et al. -- 1916-1920. -- Partnership.
M-1938-267Rex v Eva Knight. -- 1919. -- Prostitution.
M-1938-268Rex v Harry Diamond. -- 1920. -- Assault.
M-1938-269Rex v Simon Brown. -- 1922. -- Illegal sale of liquor.
M-1938-270Rex v John J. Hayes. -- 1922. -- Theft.
M-1938-271Rex v Percy Proverbs. -- 1923. -- Guessing the outcome of football games.
M-1938-272William F. Tolley and Joseph H. Guerin. -- 1923-1924. -- Farmers and Merchants Bank of Sweet Grass and Joseph Schwartz, mortgage.
M-1938-273Mrs. G. Harvey v I. Rae. -- 1923-1926. -- Intimidation.
M-1938-274Rex v John Francis Gallagher. -- 1924. -- Arson with intent to defraud insurance company.
M-1938-275Noah E. Doyle v Richard McIntosh. -- 1924-1925. -- Payment of mortgage.
M-1938-276Rex v Andrew J. Troy. -- 1926. -- Manslaughter in death of Good Chaser.
M-1938-277Rex v Lambert Reners. -- 1926. -- Coal miners dispute.
M-1938-278Imperial Bank of Canada v Co-operative Oil Service Ltd. -- 1926. -- Payment of loan.
M-1938-279Rex v Joseph Schwartz. -- 1927. -- Infraction of Alberta Insurance Act.
M-1938-280Rex v Gordon Poo. -- 1927-1928. -- Assault to Chinese girl in Chinatown, Calgary.
M-1938-281Rex v John Walker. -- 1927-1928. -- Re estate of John Walker for re-in statement in the sale of the SE quarter of Sec 29, Tp 33 Rg 24, W4.
M-1938-282F. C. Richert Company v J. R. Larkin. -- 1927-1931. -- Mechanics lien on lands owned by J. R. Larkin.
M-1938-283Rex v Lee Noy and Sam Sing. -- 1929. -- Reward for murder of Chee Yow.
M-1938-284John C. Wilson v Ella Harper. -- 1931. -- Re petroleum and natural gas rights on the SE quarter Sec 25, Tp 18 Rg 4 W5.
M-1938-285Mrs. F. Doling v John Nursall. -- 1931- 1934. -- Default of payments.
M-1938-286Mary V. Begley v Imperial Bank of Canada. -- 1934. -- Re executor of estate using estate funds, contains appellant's factum and respondent's factum.
M-1938-287Begley v Imperial Bank. -- 1934. -- Appeal book.
M-1938-288Begley v Imperial Bank. -- 1934. -- Appeal case, volume I.
M-1938-289Begley v Imperial Bank. -- 1934. -- Appeal case, volume II.
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Series 8

Miscellany. -- 1893-1949

M-1938-290C. H. Douglas. -- no date. -- Draft Social Credit scheme for Scotland.
M-1938-291Agnes Stanley. -- 1917. -- Investing in Victory War Loan.
M-1938-292Western Independent Publishing Company. -- 1919-1921. -- Includes articles of association, prospectus.
M-1938-293Mrs. Wallace G. McClusky [Sophie Mushkat]. -- 1921-1927. -- Applying for a job teaching English to foreign students, includes anti- feminist poster.
M-1938-294Administration of Criminal Justice. -- 1925. -- Report of the Committee to the Canadian Bar Association.
M-1938-295Calgary Stock Exchange. -- 1927-1930. -- Includes charter and bylaws, rules and regulations and case between security brokers v Calgary Stock Exchange.
M-1938-296First Swedish Evangelical Lutheran Congregation of Calgary. -- 1928. -- Declaration of incorporation re disposal of church lands.
M-1938-297Tilley East area, Alberta. -- 1929. -- Report re farming conditions.
M-1938-298Phosphate Fertilizer demonstrations. -- 1930. -- Results of experiments supervised by Dominion Experimental Station, Scott, Saskatchewan.
M-1938-299Mrs. Howard Stewart. -- 1931. -- Consolidation of Daisy Bank School District.
M-1938-300A. B. Gardner. -- 1931. -- Live Stock Encouragement Act.
M-1938-301Red Deer Municipal Hospital. -- 1930- 1931. -- Charge of neglect to patient.
M-1938-302J. D. McLaurin. -- 1931-1932. -- Re vacating premises due to bed bugs, includes poster re bailiff's sale of furniture, City of Calgary circular re bed bugs, tenant E. J. Gosselin.
M-1938-303John A. Turner. -- 1936.
M-1938-304Hop Wo Company. -- 1936-1939. -- Request to divert water to irrigate market garden in northern part of Calgary.
M-1938-305Alberta Debt Adjustment legislation. -- 1937. -- Memorandum.
M-1938-306A. G. Walker. -- 1939. -- Accident involving car hitting silent policeman [concrete sign], Fort Macleod, Alberta.
M-1938-307E. M. Carson Saddlery and Leather Goods Company Ltd. -- 1940. -- Includes minutes of meetings and correspondence.
M-1938-308James G. Fleming. -- 1940-1945. -- Business affairs of man in internment camp during WWII includes affairs of Crystal Caf,, Calgary.
M-1938-309Paul Burak. -- 1946-1947. -- Securing birth certificate for Russian working in Ogden shops.
M-1938-310Ho Lem. -- 1946-1948. -- Re transfer of land, tenants, bringing two Chinese teachers to teach in the Chinese school, Calgary Knitting Company.
M-1938-311Mrs. M. Wright. -- 1948. -- Application to vary maximum rental.
M-1938-312Nicholas Eickel. -- 1948. -- Application to register 'Rexomel' a cure for rheumatism.
M-1938-313Miscellany. -- 1893-1932. -- Agreements and contracts including share certificate for Progress Oil and Gas Company ltd..
M-1938-314Miscellany. -- 1929-1932. -- Re sale of Dunbow Farms Ltd., correspondence includes comments on economic conditions, farm leases, general inquiries.
M-1938-315Miscellany. -- 1933-1935. -- Description of Tranby farm, re Temporary Seed Grain Advances Act, 1934.
M-1938-316Circular letters. -- 1917-1942. -- Contains Canadian Pacific Railway circular letter re relief measures on land contracts, Searle Grain Company "Grain Market Features", circular letter from George Ross MP to constituents, town of Edson re payment of taxes.
M-1938-317Letterheads. -- 1901-1930. -- Includes King Dairies Ltd, Banff and Bankhead, Brown Company Ltd., Calgary, Shaw and Cooper, Nanton, Alberta, Calgary Provision Company, Canadian Pacific Railway Christmas telegraph, E. B. Nowers, Innisfail, Alberta, Great West Permanent Loan Company , Winnipeg, Strathmore and Bow Valley Standard, Strathmore, Alberta.
M-1938-318Law firm letterheads, Calgary. -- 1911- 1945. -- Includes Tupper, Galt, Tupper, Minty and McTavish, Frederick Selwood, Aikins, Loftus, Aikins, Williams and McAulay, Bennett, Hannah, and Sanford, McLaws, Cairns and McLaws, Macleod, Robertson, Winter and Edmanson, H. S. Patterson, Fenerty and McLaurin, Lent, Jones and Mackay, McGillivray, Helman, Mahaffy and Smith, Ballachey, Burnet, Spankie and Heseltine, Broomfield and Company.
M-1938-319Posters. -- 1921-1928. -- Auction sale of school lands, sale of farm and village property of Diamond City, auction sale, mortgage sale of valuable city property.
M-1938-320Pamphlets. -- 1920-1949. -- Contains list of Alberta district court sittings [1920], list of tariff charges at Fort William and Port Arthur terminals [1922], travel and pedestrian accident policy issued by the Calgary Albertan [1931], Alberta Provincial Liberal Association pamphlet re W. R. Howson [1932], financial statement for Municipal District of Grasswold #248 [1935], financial statement for Municipal District of Riley [1935], Social Credit Manual, First interim report on the possibilities of the Application of Social Credit principles to Alberta [1935], The Amos and Andy of Social Credit, annual report of Calgary Power Company Ltd. [1938], Victory Loan application form, Woodland Dairy auditor's report [1944], Alberta Wheat Pool pamphlets, James Richardson securities review [1949].
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Series 9

Partners. -- 1916-1948

M-1938-321Joseph T. Shaw election. -- 1921-1922. -- Congratulations re winning 1920 election as Independent Candidate to House of Commons, including congratulatory note from Louise C. McKinney.
M-1938-322Joseph T. Shaw election. -- 1922-1925. -- Re dispute of results in federal election held December 6, 1921 in Calgary West.
M-1938-323Joseph T. Shaw election. -- 1921-1927. -- Re Supreme Court appeal for 1921 election results between Shaw and R. B. Bennett, includes clippings re Imperial Oil price reductions.
M-1938-324Joseph T. Shaw speech. -- 1925. -- Election issues.
M-1938-325James Short. -- 1929-1931. -- Re alumni association, University of Toronto, circular letters re Woodland Dairy Ltd, Dr. Macartney Wilson memorial at Knox church, Calgary, Season's greeting note from Frank Oliver, Albertan Federated Oils Ltd. balance sheet, Thomas Ede fund, Regal Golf club Ltd., Calgary financial statement, receipt from Albertan Federated Oils Ltd seasons greeting from R. B. Bennett, correspondence from Charles la Nauze.
M-1938-326James Short. -- 1938-1946. -- Lafferty Block, Lethbridge, Alberta.
M-1938-327Frederick Mayhood. -- 1922-1937. -- Includes University of Michigan alumni circular letter, St. Andrew's golf club circular letters, Native Sons of Canada pamphlet and circular letter, and other personal correspondence.
M-1938-328Calgary Provincial Liberal Association. -- 1934-1940. -- Includes constitution, liberal platform [1934], financial statements, resolutions.
M-1938-329Law Society of Alberta. -- 1916-1948. -- Includes annual certificates and circular letters.
M-1938-330Canadian Bar Association. -- 1945. -- Circular letter re annual meeting.
M-1938-331University of Alberta. -- 1919-1940. -- Law examinations.
M-1938-332University of Alberta. -- 1920-1935. -- Lecture notes.
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