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Main Street, Pincher Creek, [ca. 1906]
Main Street, Pincher Creek, [ca. 1906]
NA-303-102

Town of Pincher Creek fonds

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Table of Contents

 

Series 1 Early records. -- 1899-1911
Series 2 General correspondence. -- 1911-1919
Series 3 Town records re Board of Health, First World War, elections, etc. -- 1910-1919
Series 4 Town records re land, waterworks, etc. -- 1940-1963
Series 5 Financial records. -- 1909-1950
Series 6 Other organizations. -- 1936-1965

Inventory

Series 1 Early records. -- 1899-1911
M-8011-1 Invoices. -- 1899-1904. -- Consists of invoices addressed to Alf Connolly on behalf of the village of Pincher Creek from local businesses including C. Kettles and Company, T. Lebel and Company, T. Hinton, and William Berry.
M-8011-2 Miscellaneous correspondence. -- 1907-1908. -- Consists of a letter regarding the double anchor brand, and a letter about S.W. Hewetson's charges related to an outbreak of diphtheria.
M-8011-3 Bylaw and agreement regarding the Pincher Creek, Cardston and Montana Railway. -- 1909. -- Consists of a town bylaw to guarantee the proposed railway's bonds.
M-8011-4 Bylaws. -- 1910-1911
Series 2 General correspondence. -- 1911-1919
M-8011-5 Correspondence. -- 1911
M-8011-6 Correspondence. -- 1912
M-8011-7 Correspondence. -- 1913
M-8011-8 Correspondence. -- 1914
M-8011-9 Correspondence. -- January-April 1915
M-8011-10 Correspondence. -- May-December 1915
M-8011-11 Correspondence. -- January-June 1916
M-8011-12 Correspondence. -- July-December 1916
M-8011-13 Correspondence. -- January-June 1917
M-8011-14 Correspondence. -- July-December 1917
M-8011-15 Correspondence. -- January-June 1918
M-8011-16 Correspondence. -- July-December 1918
M-8011-17 Correspondence. -- January-August, November 1919
M-8011-18 Correspondence. -- [ca. 1911-1919]
Series 3 Town records re Board of Health, First World War, elections, etc. -- 1910-1919
M-8011-19 Dominion Western Railway correspondence and route map. -- 1914-1915
M-8011-20 Board of Health. -- 1914-1919. -- Consits of correspondence and reports about the influenza epidemic, Pincher Creek's unsanitary conditions, and health matters in general.
M-8011-oversize Plan showing details of chlorination apparatus and sewage disposal beds, Alberta Provincial Board of Health. -- October 26, 1914
M-8011-oversize Plan showing live earth bed system for sewage disposal, Provincial Sanitary Engineer. -- November 15, 1915
M-8011-21 First World War. -- 1915-1919. -- Consists of correspondence related to the Military Hospitals Commission, returning soldiers and other war matters.
M-8011-22 Town Council elections, nominations and resignation. -- 1912, 1914-1919
M-8011-23 Town Council oaths of office. -- 1912-1919
M-8011-oversize Map of the Town of Pincer Creek by Woods and Steel, Engineers and Surveyors, Pincher Creek. -- [ca. 1910-1917]
M-8011-os-box1 Land Titles Office. -- 1917. -- Consists of lists of tax enforcement returns registered against properties in Pincher Creek.
Series 4 Town records re land, waterworks, etc. -- 1940-1963
M-8011-24 Consolidation statements. -- 1940-1941. -- Regarding the amalgamation of the Municipal District of Kerr No. 29 and the Municipal District of Castle River No. 40 with Pincher Creek.
M-8011-25 Voters' lists. -- 1949-1951. -- Includes Pincher Creek list (1950-1951) and Cowley list (1949-1951
M-8011-26 Aerial photographs. -- 1952. -- Consits of 27 aerial photographs of the town taken by the Alberta Department of Lands and Forests.
M-8011-oversize Plan of the Town of Pincher Creek, H.W. Brown and Company, Surveyors and Engineers, Lethbridge. -- February 23, 1957
M-8011-os-box1 Register of town lots. -- 1940-1942
M-8011-os-box2 Tax assessment sheets. -- 1960s. -- Arranged alphabetically by the land owner.
M-8011-27 Finance Committee. -- 1951-1954. -- Consists of records of James McKay, chair of the Finance Committee. Includes bylaws, economic surveys and financial statements, primarily about waterworks and sewer extensions.
M-8011-28 Finance Committee. -- 1954-1955. -- Consists of records of James McKay, chair of the Finance Committee. Includes bylaws, economic surveys and financial statements, primarily about waterworks and sewer extensions.
M-8011-29 Waterworks bylaw no. 561. -- 1954-1955. -- Includes Provincial Board of Health certificate of approval for proposed work.
M-8011-30 Waterworks and chlorination system. -- 1952-1960. -- Consists of agreements and correspondence with contractors doing the work. Includes a ratepayers' petition against the proposed work.
M-8011-31 Waterworks debentures. -- 1963. -- Consists of debentures, issued according to bylaw no. 203, which were issued in 1940 and paid out in 1962.
M-8011-32 Sidewalks. -- 1954-1962. -- Consists of requests that the Town build sidewalks.
M-8011-33 Miscellaneous correspondence and invoices. -- 1955-1963
Series 5 Financial records. -- 1909-1950
M-8011-os-box2 General ledger. -- 1909-1915
M-8011-34 Estimates and financial statements. -- 1913
M-8011-35 Estimates and financial statements. -- 1914
M-8011-36 Estimates. -- 1915
M-8011-37 Estimates. -- 1916
M-8011-38 Estimates. -- 1917
M-8011-39 Estimates and financial statements. -- 1918
M-8011-40 Audited financial statements. -- 1934-1937
M-8011-41 General ledger. -- 1941-1950
M-8011-42 Cashbook. -- 1941-1955
Series 6 Other organizations. -- 1936-1965
M-8011-43 Pincher Creek United Church Sunday School. -- 1936-1938. -- Consists of attendance register and miscellaneous records.
M-8011-44 Boy Scouts Association correspondence. -- 1949-1953. -- The scout hall was in the town hall, and Town Finance Committee chair James McKay was the district commissioner.
M-8011-45 Pincher Creek Pubilc Library minutes book. -- 1949-1963. -- The library was in the town hall.
M-8011-46 Pincher Creek Home and School Association minute book. -- 1963-1965
M-8011-47 Pincher Creek and District Fair. -- 1960s. -- Consists of a list of school entry prize winners.
M-8011-48

Miscellaneous. -- 1960s. -- Consists of:

Chipman Creek Rural Electrification Association financial statements, 1960-1961

Castle River Stock Association financial statement, 1961

Pincher Creek Little League tournament schedule, 1962

Pincer Creek and District Junior Forest Wardens membership list, ca. 1960s

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