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The Veldman family harvesting sugar beets, 1956
The Veldman family harvesting sugar beets, 1956
PA-3235-34b

Alberta Sugar Beet Growers' Marketing Board fonds

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  Alberta Sugar Beet Growers' Marketing Board (ASBG)
Series 1 Constitution and bylaws. -- 1950-1981
Series 2 Minutes. -- 1925-1938, 1946-1989
Series 3 Annual meetings - Proceedings. -- 1943-1989
Series 4 Annual reports. -- 1941-1999
Series 5 Financial records. -- 1935-1979
Series 6 Correspondence. -- 1925-1989
Series 7 Growers' lists. -- 1960-1989
Series 8 Subject files (alphabetical), -- 1947-2000
Series 9 Briefs, submissions and studies. -- 1937-1998
Series 10 Newspaper clippings. -- 1944-1991
Series 11 National Tripartite Stabilization Program for Sugar Beets. -- 1987-1996
Series 12 Regulations reviews. -- 1980-1998
Series 13 ASBG vs British Columbia Sugar Company - Loss Clause. -- 1986-1990
Series 14 Scanned Document Photographs. -- [ca. 1940s]-1986
Series 14A Unprocessed records. -- [ca. 1940s-2000s]
  Canadian Sugar Beet Producers' Association (CSBPA)
Series 15 CSBPA - Constitution and bylaws. -- 1943, 1987
Series 16 CSBPA - Minutes. -- 1957-1998
Series 17 CSBPA - Annual meetings - Proceedings. -- 1957-1999
Series 18 CSBPA - Financial records. -- 1943-1998
Series 19 CSBPA - Correspondence. -- 1951-1998
Series 20 CSBPA - Subject files (alphabetical). -- 1952-1969
Series 21 CSBPA - Briefs, submissions and studies. -- 1945-1990
Serise 22 Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) - Sugar dumping inquiry. -- 1999-2000
Series 23 Ontario Sugar Beet Growers' Association. -- 1916-1962

Inventory

Series 1 Constitution and bylaws. -- 1950-1981. -- 3 cm of textual records
M-7474-58 Constitution and bylaws. -- 1950 and n.d.
M-7474-59 Constitution and bylaws. -- 1964-1965. -- Includes application under Societies Act.
M-8646-1 Constitution and bylaws. -- 1981
Series 2 Minutes. -- 1925-1938, 1946-1989. -- 72 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of minutes of the executive of the ASBG. Included are both the original minutes and also photocopies of the minutes from 1925 to 1974 made for research purposes. It appears that there were no executive meetings held during the Second World War, as there are no minutes for this period.
M-8646-2 Minute book. -- March 11, 1925-February 1, 1927
M-7474-1 Photocopies of minutes (for research purposes). -- 1925-1927
M-8646-3 Minute book. -- February 18, 1927-January 12, 1929. -- Includes lists of delegates at the back.
M-7474-2Photocopies of minutes (for research purposes). -- 1927-1929
M-8646-4 Minute book. -- January 3, 1930-February 10, 1934
M-7474-3Photocopies of minutes (for research purposes). -- 1930-1934
M-8646-5 Minute book. -- February 23, 1934-February 28, 1936
M-7474-4Photocopies of minutes (for research purposes). -- 1934-1936
M-8646-6 Minutes. -- March 2, 1936-November 13, 1937
M-7474-5Photocopies of minutes (for research purposes). -- 1936-1937
M-8646-7 Minutes. -- December 17, 1937-December 10, 1938
M-7474-6 Photocopies of minutes (for research purposes). -- 1937-1938
Note:No minutes for 1939-1945.
M-8646-8 Minutes. -- January 10, 1946-March 1, 1951
M-7474-7Photocopies of minutes (for research purposes). -- 1946-1951
M-8646-9 Minutes. -- February 8, 1951-January 14, 1953
M-7474-8Photocopies of minutes (for research purposes). -- 1951-1953
M-8646-10 Minutes. -- March 6, 1953-February 11, 1956
M-7474-9Photocopies of minutes (for research purposes). -- 1953-1956
M-8646-11 Minutes. -- February 28, 1956-November 22, 1958
M-7474-10Photocopies of minutes (for research purposes). -- 1956-1958
M-8646-12 Minutes. -- December 13, 1958-February 1, 1961
M-7474-11Photocopies of minutes (for research purposes). -- 1959-1961
M-8646-13 Minutes. -- January 19, 1961-December 17, 1963
M-7474-12Photocopies of minutes (for research purposes). -- 1961-1963
M-8646-14 Minutes. -- January 6, 1964-March 1, 1967
M-7474-13Photocopies of minutes (for research purposes). -- 1964-1967
M-8646-15 Minutes. -- January 27, 1967-December 6, 1969
M-7474-14Photocopies of minutes (for research purposes). -- 1967-1969
M-8646-16 Minutes. -- January 12, 1970-December 20, 1972
M-7474-15Photocopies of minutes (for research purposes). -- 1970-1972
M-8646-17 Minutes. -- January 15, 1973-December 19, 1974
M-7474-16Photocopies of minutes (for research purposes). -- 1973-1974
M-8646-18 Minutes. -- January 3-December 16, 1975
M-8646-19 Minutes. -- January 9-December 15, 1976
M-8646-20 Minutes. -- January 10-December 13, 1977
M-8646-21 Minutes. -- January 17-December 20, 1978
M-8646-22 Minutes. -- January 17-December 19, 1979
M-8646-23 Minutes. -- January 16-December 22, 1980
M-8646-24 Minutes. -- January 9-december 23, 1981
M-8646-25 Minutes. -- January 8-December 16, 1982
M-8646-26 Minutes. -- January 4-December 21, 1983
M-8646-27 Minutes. -- January 6-December 18, 1984
M-8646-28 Minutes. -- January 4-December 23, 1985
M-8646-29 Minutes. -- January 13-December 18, 1986
M-8646-30 Minutes. -- January 19-December 22, 1987
M-8646-31 Minutes. -- January-June 1988
M-8646-32 Minutes. -- July-December 1988
M-8646-33 Minutes. -- January-March 1989
M-8646-34 Minutes. -- April-December 1989
Series 3 Annual meetings - Proceedings. -- 1943-1989. -- 54 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of records related to the annual meetings held every February. Included in the files are agendas, delegates' lists, President's reports, minutes of the previous annual meeting, and annual financial statements.
M-8646-35 Annual meetings. -- 1943-1961
M-7474-17 Photocopies of annual meetings (for research purposes). -- 1943-1961
M-7474-23 Annual general meetings. -- 1951-1953, 1955-1958
M-7474-24 Annual general meetings. -- 1961-1965
M-8646-36 38th annual meeting. -- February 9, 1963
M-8646-37 39th annual meeting. -- February 19, 1964
M-8646-38 40th annual meeting. -- February 17, 1965
M-8646-39 41st annual meeting. -- February 16, 1966
M-7474-25 Annual meeting. -- 1966
M-8646-40 42nd annual meeting. -- February 15, 1967
M-7474-26 Annual meetings. -- 1967-1969
M-8646-41 43rd annual meeting. -- February 21, 1968
M-8646-42 44th annual meeting. -- February 5, 1969
M-7474-27 Annual meetings. -- 1970-1971, 1973
M-8646-43 45th annual meeting. -- February 4, 1970
M-8646-44 46th annual meeting. -- February 3, 1971
M-8646-45 47th annual meeting. -- February 2, 1972
M-8646-46 48th annual meeting. -- February 7, 1973
M-8646-47 49th annual meeting. -- February 6, 1974
M-8646-48 50th annual meeting. -- February 5-6, 1975
M-8646-49 51st annual meeting. -- February 4, 1976
M-8646-50 52nd annual meeting. -- February 2, 1977
M-8646-51 53rd annual meeting. -- February 8, 1978
M-8646-52 54th annual meeting. -- February 7, 1979
M-8646-53 55th annual meeting. -- February 13, 1980
M-8646-54 56th annual meeting. -- Feburary 11, 1981
M-8646-55 57th annual meeting. -- February 10, 1982
M-8646-56 58th annual meeting. -- February 9, 1983
M-8646-57 59th annual meeting. -- February 8, 1984
M-8646-58 60th annual meeting. -- February 13, 1985
M-8646-59 61st annual meeting. -- February 12, 1986; reconvened August 6, 1986
M-8646-60 62nd annual meeting. -- February 16, 1987
M-8646-61 62rd annual meeting. -- February 10, 1988
M-8646-62 63rd annual meeting. -- February 15, 1989
M-8646-63 Delegates' sign-in book. -- 1954-1958
M-8646-64 Credential Committee. -- 1966-1984. -- Re accredited delegates to annual meetings.
Series 4 Annual reports. -- 1941-1999. -- 17 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of published annual reports of ASBG. The reports include a list of officers and directors, the President's report, committee reports, the audited financial statement, and crop statistics (number of contracts, contracted acres, amounts delivered).
M-7474-18Annual reports. -- 1941, 1945-1948, 1950-1967
M-7474-28 Annual report (working papers). -- 1965
M-7474-19Annual reports. -- 1968-1983
M-8646-65 Annual reports. -- 1984-1991
M-8646-66 Annual reports. -- 1992-1999
Series 5 Financial records. -- 1935-1979. -- 15 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of records related to the cost of running the ASBG, including directors' and delegates' expenses, costs of meetings, and office expenses.
M-7474-142 Cashbook. -- 1936-1948. -- Includes signature of the auditor who reviewed the finances each year.
M-7474-29 Financial statements. -- 1935-1936, 1942
M-7474-30 Financial statements. -- 1943
M-7474-31 Financial statements. -- 1954
M-7474-32 Financial statements. -- 1958
M-7474-33 Financial statements. -- 1961
M-7474-34 Financial statements. -- 1962
M-7474-35 Financial statements. -- 1963
M-7474-36 Financial statements. -- 1964
M-7474-37 Financial statements. -- 1965
M-7474-38 Financial statements. -- 1966
M-7474-39 Financial statements. -- 1967
M-7474-40 Financial statements. -- 1968
M-7474-41 Financial statements. -- 1969
M-7474-42 Financial statements. -- 1969. -- Re: Factory.
M-7474-43 Financial statements. -- 1970
M-7474-44 Financial statements. -- 1971
M-7474-45 Financial statements. -- 1972
M-7474-46 Financial statements. -- 1973
M-7474-47 Financial statements. -- 1974
M-7474-48 Financial statements. -- 1975
M-7474-49 Financial statements. -- 1976
M-7474-50 Financial statements. -- 1977
M-8646-67 Financial statements. -- 1978-1979. -- For later financial statements see the proceedings of annual meetings in Series 3 or the published annual reports in Series 4.
Series 6 Correspondence. -- 1925-1989. -- 82 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of correspondence of the president, executive members and secretary related to all aspects of the local and national sugar beet industry. Includes circulars from the ASBG to its members, and lobbying letters to government officials.
M-7474-60 Correspondence. -- 1925-1928
Note: For ASBG correspondence from 1932 to 1942, see the O.S. Longman collection of sugar beet related records at Glenbow. Please request call number M-3774-(1-9).
M-7474-61 Correspondence. -- 1937-1938
M-7474-62 Correspondence. -- 1945-1947
M-7474-63 Correspondence. -- 1950-1956
M-7474-64 Correspondence. -- 1958
M-7474-65 Correspondence. -- 1959
M-7474-66 Correspondence. -- 1960
M-7474-67 Correspondence. -- 1962
M-7474-68 Correspondence. -- 1963
M-7474-69 Correspondence. -- 1964
M-7474-70 Correspondence. -- 1965
M-7474-71 Correspondence. -- 1966
M-7474-72 Correspondence. -- 1967
M-7474-73 Correspondence. -- 1968
M-7474-74 Correspondence. -- 1969
M-7474-75 Correspondence. -- 1970
M-7474-76 Correspondence. -- 1971
M-7474-77 Correspondence. -- 1972
M-7474-78 Correspondence. -- 1973
M-7474-79 Correspondence. -- 1974
M-7474-80 Correspondence. -- 1975-1976
M-8646-68 Correspondence. -- 1976
M-8646-69 Correspondence. -- 1977
M-8646-70 Correspondence. -- 1978
M-8646-71 Correspondence. -- 1979
M-8646-72 Correspondence. -- 1980
M-8646-73 Correspondence. -- 1981
M-8646-74 Correspondence. -- 1982
M-8646-75 Corresopndence. -- 1983
M-8646-76 Correspondence. -- January-July 1984
M-8646-77 Correspondence. -- August-December 1984
M-8646-78 Correspondence. -- January-April 1985
M-8646-79 Correspondence. -- May-August 1985
M-8646-80 Correspondence. -- September-December 1985
M-8646-81 Correspondence. -- January-April 1986
M-8646-82 Correspondence. -- May-August 1986
M-8646-83 Correspondence. -- September-December 1986
M-8646-84 Correspondence. -- January-April 1987
M-8646-85 Correspondence. -- May-August 1987
M-8646-86 Correspondence. -- September-December 1987
M-8646-87 Correspondence. -- January-April 1988
M-8646-88 Correspondence. -- May-August 1988
M-8646-89 Correspondence. -- September-December 1988
M-8646-90 Correspondence. -- January-April 1989
M-8646-91 Correspondence. -- May-August 1989
M-8646-92 Correspondence. -- September-December 1989
Series 7 Growers' lists. -- 1960-1989. -- 16 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of lists, kept for the Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd., which record the names of the farmers, their addresses, and the number of acres of beets they are growing.
M-8646-93 Growers' list. -- 1960
M-8646-94 Growers' lists. -- 1968-1969
M-8646-95 Growers' lists. -- 1971-1973
M-8646-96 Growers' lists. -- 1974-1975
M-8646-97 Growers' lists. -- 1976-1977
M-8646-98 Growers' lists. -- 1978-1979
M-8646-99 Growers' lists. -- 1980-1981
M-8646-100 Growers' lists. -- 1982-1983
M-8646-101 Growers' lists. -- 1984-1985
M-8646-102 Growers' lists. -- 1986-1987
M-8646-103 Growers' lists. -- 1988-1989
Series 8 Subject files (alphabetical). -- 1947-2000. -- 1.13 m of textual records. -- The series consists of files primarily related to affiliated organizations with which the ASBG had dealings. It also includes small amounts of records about anniversaries and retirements, the costs of producing sugar beets, and the problems of labour recruitment.
M-7474-20Alberta Federation of Agriculture. -- 1963-1966
M-7474-21Alberta Federation of Agriculture. -- 1967-1970
M-7474-22American Society of Sugar Beet Technologists. -- 1960-1974
M-8646-104 Anniversaries - 50th Annual Meeting. -- February 5, 1975. -- Consists of a guest book and program.
M-8646-105 Anniversaries - 75th Annual Meeting. -- February 17, 2000. -- Consists of a program, and a special Lethbridge Herald supplement entitled "75 Years of Sugar Beet Production".
M-7474-51Bank of Montreal. -- 1965, 1970
M-7474-52Bennett's Trophies. -- 1963-1965
M-8646-106 Ernest Bennion's retirement program. -- 1949. -- Commemorating 24 years of service with Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd.
M-8646-107 British Columbia Sugar Refining Comopany. -- 1989. -- Consists of Certificates of Title to land in the southern Alberta.
M-7474-53Canadian Sugar Beet Producers' Association. -- 1964-1968
M-7474-54Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd. -- 1951, 1963-1969. -- Includes map of beet receiving areas and factories.
M-7474-55Canadian Sugar Factories Ltd. -- 1970-1973
M-7474-56Canadian Sugar Institute. -- 1965-1969. -- News releases.
M-7474-57Circulars (ASBGA). -- 1962-1969
M-7474-81Cost study. -- 1961
M-7474-82Cost study. -- 1966-1967
M-7474-83Cost study. -- 1978
M-7474-84Cost study. -- 1981
M-8646-108 Costs of production reports. -- 1979-1981, 1984-1989
M-7474-85Farm housing and mechanization survey. -- 1972
M-8646-109 Growers' appeals under the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act. -- 1988-1995. -- Consists of decisions and other documents related to the appeals of Peter Slemko, Gerald Simek, Bill Tamminga, Rudy Wall, and Gerrit Van Zeggelaar and John Van Zeggelaar.
M-7474-86Growers' fees. -- 1967-1975
M-8646-110 Guest book. -- 1957, 1961. -- Various events.
M-8646-111 Guest book. -- 1967-1987. -- Various events.
M-7474-87Hansard. -- 1977. -- Re: Workers' compensation for beet growers.
M-7474-88Indian labour. -- 1963-1971. -- Includes special studies on the education of children of transient labourers, and on living conditions of transient labourers in the sugar beet industry.
M-8646-112 Lalovee Jensen and Mrs. Jensen - "An Evening of Appreciation". -- March 25, 1976
M-8646-113 Labour - Recruitment of. -- 1976-1981
M-7474-89Labour Act. -- 1970-1971. -- Re certification of CUPE in the Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District.
M-7474-90Labour contract. -- 1946-1979
M-7474-91Labour contracts. -- 1958-1974. -- Re: Canadian Sugar Factories contracts.
M-7474-92Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce. -- 1959-1965, 1974
M-7474-93Lethbridge Research Station. -- 1959. -- Newsletters.
M-7474-94Lethbridge Research Station. -- 1960. -- Newsletters.
M-7474-95 Lethbridge Research Station. -- 1961. -- Newsletters.
M-7474-96 Lethbridge Research Station. -- 1962. -- Newsletters.
M-7474-97Manitoba Beet Growers' Association. -- 1957-1968
M-7474-98 Miscellaneous. -- [ca. 1947-1976]. -- Includes resolutions, notes regarding meetings and trips, Christian d. Peterson's reminiscences about Jesse and Ray Knight, and a 1947 list of prominent people involved in irrigation in Alberta.
M-7474-99 Asael Palmer. -- 1953-1966
M-7474-100 Pensions. -- 1965-1973
M-7474-101 Policy. -- 1950-1963. -- Correspondence.
M-7474-102Policy. -- 1960-1961. -- Re: National sugar beet policy.
M-7474-103 President's dinners. -- 1961-1972. -- Honouring Frank Taylor, the George Dudley family, Sid Williams, S.L. Blair, and Earl Kirchner and Harold Kirchner.
M-7474-104 Frank Rabusic. -- 1979. -- Re: Dismissed.
M-7474-105Raymond Factory. -- 1962-1964. -- Re: Closing.
M-7474-106Stabilization Board. -- 1967-1969. -- Agreements re: deficiency payments.
M-7474-107 Stabilization Board. -- 1959-1961. -- Re: Deficiency payments.
M-7474-108 Stabilization Board. -- 1962-1968. -- Re: Deficiency payments.
M-7474-109 Stabilization Board. -- 1969-1973. -- Re: Deficiency payments.
M-7474-os-boxStabilization Board. -- 1966-1969. -- Auditor's reports on deficiency payments.
M-7474-110Statistics. -- 1977. -- Re: Farm accidents.
M-7474-111Statistics. -- 1965-1974. -- Production figures, etc.
M-7474-112 Statistics. -- 1962-1966. -- Sugar sales.
M-7474-114 Sugar Beets Fields of Southern Alberta. -- 1971. -- Study done for Information Canada.
M-7474-115Sugar Weekly letter. -- 1966. -- Newsletter.
M-7474-116Technical papers. -- [ca. 1969-1972]. -- Re: Weed control, transplanting, and storage, etc.
M-7474-143 Telephone directory. -- 1946-1974. -- Includes names and addresses of ASBA directors for each year.
M-7474-117Unemployment insurance. -- 1952-1965. -- Re: Applicability to agricultural workers.
M-7474-118 Unifarm. -- 1971. -- Constitution and bylaws.
M-7474-119Unifarm. -- 1970-1974. -- Correspondence with ASBGA.
M-7474-120 Unifarm. -- 1968-1976. -- Submissions and briefs by Unifarm.
M-7474-122Unifarm. -- 1971, 1973-1975. -- Annual submissions to the provincial cabinet.
M-7474-123Unifarm. -- 1970-1974. -- News releases and circulars.
M-7474-124Unifarm. -- 1974-1980. -- News releases and circulars.
M-7474-125United States Sugar Beet Association. -- 1962. -- Lists of American sugar beet companies.
Series 9 Briefs, submissions and studies. -- 1937-1998. -- 25 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of written submissions presented by the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers' Marketing Board to the government; submissions by others to government task forces and commissions regarding the sugar industry; a petition presented to Prime Minister Mulroney in support of a national sugar policy; and reports by a wide variety of groups and individuals related to the sugar industry.
M-7474-113 ASBG briefs and submissions. -- 1937-1976
M-8646-114 ASBG briefs and submissions. -- 1979-1983 and n.d.
M-8646-115 ASBG briefs and submissions. -- 1984-1989 and n.d.
M-8646-116 Letters in support os a new national sugar policy. -- 1985. -- Consists of letters sent to the the Canadian Government in support of the southern Alberta's sugar beet industry from a wide variety of organizations, companies and individuals.
M-8646-117 "Petition in Support of a Sugar Policy for Canada", volume 1. -- [ca. 1983-1985]. -- Consists of a petition addressed to Prime Minister Brian Mulroney signed by thousands of individuals from Magrath, Tabler, Skiff, Lethbridge, Coaldale and other southern Alberta towns.
M-8646-118 "Petition in Support of a Sugar Policy for Canada", volume 2. -- [ca. 1983-1985]
M-8646-119 Submissions to the Task Force on Sugar and Sweeteners. -- July 1985. -- Consists of submissions by interested groups including Alberta Sugar Beet Growers' Marketing Board, the City of Lethbridge and surrounding towns and counties, Van D. Van Orman (Mayor of Taber), Syndict des Producteurs de Betterave a Sucre de la Region-de-St-Hyacinthe, Canadian Sugar Beet Producers' Association, Manitoba Sugar Beet Producers' Association, Canadian Sugar Institute, BC Sugar, Canadian Industrial Sugar Users, and Consumers' Association of Canada.
M-8646-120 Sugar-related reports. -- 1971-1977
M-8646-121 Sugar-related reports. -- 1978-1987
M-8646-122 Sugar-related reports. -- 1988-1995
M-8646-123 Sugar-related reports. -- 1996-1998
Series 10 Newspaper clippings. -- 1944-199. -- 57 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of newspaper clippings compiled by ASBG office staff, which relate to the Alberta and Canadian sugar beet industry and to broader issues of interest to the group. From 1986 to 1987 ASBG also hired Bowden's clipping service to provide them with articles from newspapers all across Canada.
M-7474-126 Newspaper clippings. -- 1944-1946
M-7474-127 Newspaper clippings. -- 1946-1951
M-7474-vol.1 Newspaper clippings. -- [ca. 1952-1959]
M-7474-128 Newspaper clippings. -- 1960
M-7474-129 Newspaper clippings. -- 1961
M-7474-130 Newspaper clippings. -- 1962
M-7474-131 Newspaper clippings. -- 1963
M-7474-132 Newspaper clippings. -- 1964
M-7474-133 Newspaper clippings. -- 1965-1969
M-7474-134 Newspaper clippings. -- 1970. -- Primarily regarding Indian [First Nations] labour.
M-7474-135 Newspaper clippings. -- 1972
M-7474-136 Newspaper clippings. -- 1973
M-7474-137 Newpaper sclippings. -- 1974
M-7474-138 Newspaper clippings. -- 1976-1981
M-7474-139 Newspaper clippings. -- 1982
M-7474-140 Newspaper clippings. -- 1983-1985
M-7474-141 Newpaper clippings. -- n.d.
M-8646-124 Miscellaneous newspaper clippings. -- 1957, 1973-1991 and n.d.
M-8646-125 Newspaper clippings. -- 1985-1986
M-8646-vol.1 Newspaper clippings. -- February-December 1985
M-8646-vol.2 Newspaper clippings. -- January-October 1986
M-8646-vol.3 Newspaper clippings. -- November 1986-December 1987
M-8646-vol.4 Newspaper clippings. -- January 1988-December 1989
M-8646-vol.5 Newspaper clippings. -- January 1990-December 1991
M-8646-126 Newspaper clippings - Bowden's clipping service. -- November-December 1986
M-8646-127 Newspaper clippings - Bowden's clipping service. -- January-February 1987
M-8646-128 Newspaper clippings - Bowden's clipping service. -- March-April 1987
M-8646-129 Newspaper clippings - Bowden's clipping service. -- May-June 1987
M-8646-130 Newspaper clippings - Bowden's clipping service. -- July-August 1987
M-8646-131 Newspaper clippings. -- 1992
M-8646-132 Newspaper clippings. -- 1993
M-8646-133 Newspaper clippings. -- 1994
M-8646-134 Political cartoons re sugar beets, primarily by Miles Pavka of the Taber Times. -- 1986-1987 and n.d.
Series 11 National Tripartite Stablization Program for Sugar Beets. -- 1987-1996. -- 15 cm of textual records. -- The purpose of this program was to stabilize prices of sugar beets to reduce income lost by producers due to market risks. The cost of the program was shared equally by the Canadian government, Alberta government and participating producers. -- The series consists of minutes (the ASBG was represented at these meetings), agreements between the Government of Canada and the provinces, political correspondence of the ASBG with the provincial and federal governments, handbook and press releases about the program, and lists of Alberta farmers enrolled.
M-8646-135 Minutes. -- 1987-1989
M-8646-136 Minutes. -- 1990-1992
M-8646-137 Minutes. -- 1993-1996
M-8646-138 Special Measures Committee minutes. -- 1991-1992
M-8646-139 Special Measures Commiitee reports. -- 1992. -- "Safety nets sub-committtee"
M-8646-140 Government agreements. -- 1986-1994. -- Between the federal government and Alberta and Manitoba.
M-8646-141 Political correspondence of the ASBG with the Government of Alberta. -- 1988-1993
M-8646-142 Political correspondence of the ASBG with the Government of Canada. -- 1986-1993
M-8646-143 Handbook and press releases re program. -- 1985-1993
M-8646-144 ASBG lists of enrolled farmers. -- 1987-1996
Series 12 Regulations reviews. -- 1980-1998. -- 12 cm of textual records. -- The sugar beet industry in Alberta was governed by the Marketing of Agricultural Products Act and the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers' Marketing Plan. The ASBG had a working group which annually reviewed and recommended revisions to these. -- The series consists of reviews and results of plebiscites held to establish and revise the Marketing Plan.
M-8646-145 Regulation review. -- 1980-1983
M-8646-146 Plebiscite on the establishment of the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers' Marketing Plan. -- 1983. -- Includes voters' lists.
M-8646-147 Regulation review. -- 1984-1985
M-8646-148 Regulation review. -- 1987
M-8646-149 Regulation review. -- 1988
M-8646-150 Regulation review and plebiscite on the revision of the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers' Plan. -- 1988. -- Includes voters' lists.
M-8646-151 Regulation review. -- 1990-1991
M-8646-152 Policy and Procedures Committee- Regulatory review. -- 1996-1997
M-8646-153 Policy and Procedures Committee - Regulatory review. - 1997-1998
Series 13 ASBG vs British Columbia Sugar Company - Loss Clause. -- 1986-1990. -- 21 cm of textual records. -- The Alberta Sugar Beet Growers' Marketing Board sued the British Columbia Sugar Refining Company over the company's failure to share growers' losses due to normal shrinkage and spoilage of store sugar beets. The matter was settled and the action discontinued in 1990. -- The series consists of case records including pleadings, plaintiffs documents, examinations for discover, trial documents, and correspondence with lawyers.
M-8646-154 Pleadings. -- 1986
M-8646-155 Plaintiff's documents, part 1. -- 1986. -- Includes all mentions of the "loss clause" in ASBG's minutes and annual reports.
M-8646-156 Plaintiff's documents, part 2. -- 1986
M-8646-157 Plaintiff's documents, part 3. -- 1986
M-8646-158 Examinations for discovery. -- 1987-1988. -- Of Giacchino Guccione, William Brown and Douglas Emek.
M-8646-159 Examinations for discover. -- 1978-1988. -- Of Paul Thibodeau.
M-8646-160 Trial documents, part 1. -- 1986-1989
M-8646-161 Trial documents, part 2. -- 1986-1989
M-8646-162 Trial documents, part 3. -- 1986-1989
M-8646-163 Correspondence with Davidson & Williams. -- 1987. -- ASBG's lawyers.
M-8646-164 Correspondence with Davidson & Williams. -- 1988-1990. -- Includes the "Discontinuance of Action".
Series 14

Photographs of ASBG members and activities. -- [ca. 1940s]-1986. -- 81 photographs. -- The series consists of views of the Boards of Directors of the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers, conventions, presentations, and sugar beet growing families.

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

PA-3235-(1-5)

ASBG members and events. -- [ca. 1940s-1960s] . -- 5 photographs. -- Consists of views of Phil Baker, members of the society, and Japanese-Canadians attending a Sugar Beet Growers' Dinner. See NA-5373-(1-5) for copy negatives of these images.
PA-3235-(6-29) ASBG Boards of Directors. -- 1951-1973, 1983. -- 24 photographs. -- Most of the photographs include identifications of individuals. The group shots include Harry Boyse, Lalovee Jensen, Allen Wilcox, W.B. Grunewald, Phil Baker, Edmond Green, Rulon Dahl, Burns Wood, John Vaselenak, Sam Blair, Noris Taguchi, and Leith Johnson.
PA-3235-(30-48) Sugar beet growers' and their families. -- [ca. 1956]. -- 19 photographs. -- Consists of photographs and brief biographies of immigrant families involved in growing sugar beets. These were originally part of a promotional brochure written by the ASBG, but it is uncertain if it was ever published. The farmers featured are: Antol Swiczkar (Austria), John Dyck (Poland), Cornelius Van't Land (Holland), Teodor Fedaj (Poland), Grace Veldman (Holland), Rolf Karch (Germany), Gerrit Vandentop (Holland), John Oudman (Holland), Julius Witdouk (Belgium), Andrew Androkovich (Hungary), Herman Schimanski (Germany), John Sera (Hungary), Mike Tiomny (Poland), Ralph DeBona (Yugoslavia), Livio Biagini (Italy), Guerino Simioni (Italy), Raymond Journoud (France), Ernest Holvoet (Belgium), Oscar Fuhrmann (Germany), and Fritz Degner (Germany?).
PA-3235-(49-71) ASBG trips, annual meetings and events. -- 1952-1962]. -- 23 photographs. -- Consists of views of Sugar Beet Technologists conferences in Salt Lake City and San Francisco, annual meetings, Asael Palmer banquet, induction of honorary members, directors, ceremonial deficiency payment for 1958 crop, Frank Taylor presentation, etc.
PA-3235-(72-84) Miscellaneous views. -- [ca. 1950s]-1986. -- 13 photographs. -- Consists of views of Bryant McMullin (includes brief biography), George Wood presentation, Phil Baker, John Vaselenak, and Walter Boras. Includes a photograph of Ed Hranac shaking hands with Brian Mulroney (1986).
Series 14A Unprocessed records. -- [ca. 1940s-2000s]. -- This material has not been catalogued. Please consult with an Archivist before requesting.
M-9416 Unprocessed records. -- [ca. 1940s-2000s]. -- 75 cm of textual records and other material. -- Consists of certificates, photo albums and memorabilia. [2010.023]
  Canadian Sugar Beet Producers' Association
Series 15 CSBPA - Constitution and bylaws. -- 1943-1947. -- 1 cm of textual records
M-8646-165 Constitution and bylaws. -- 1943
M-8646-166 Letters patent and bylaws. -- 1987
Series 16 CSBPA - Minutes. -- 1957-1998. -- 20 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of minutes of the executive of the organization.
M-7474-156 Minutes of the executive. -- 1957-1973
M-7474-157 Minutes. -- 1960
M-8646-167 Minutes. -- 1966-1969
M-8646-168 Minutes. -- 1970-1981
M-8646-169 Minutes. -- 1982-1985
M-8646-170 Minutes. -- 1986
M-8646-171 Minutes. -- 1987
M-8646-172 Minutes. -- 1988
M-8646-173 Minutes. -- 1989
M-8646-174 Minutes. -- 1990
M-8646-175 Minutes. -- 1991
M-8646-176 Minutes. -- 1992
M-8646-177 Minutes. -- 1993
M-8646-178 Minutes. -- 1994
M-8646-179 Minutes. -- 1995
M-8646-180 Minutes. -- 1996
M-8646-181 Minutes. -- 1997
M-8646-182 Minutes. -- 1998
Series 17 CSBPA - Annual meetings - Proceedings. -- 1957-1999. -- 27 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of records related to the annual meetings held in the spring of each year, ususally in Ottawa, Winnipeg or Calgary. The files include such records as agendas, lists of those attending, executive and committee minutes and reports, and financial statements. A few years are missing.
M-7474-144Annual meeting. -- 1957
M-7474-145Annual meeting. -- 1960
M-7474-146Annual meeting. -- 1961. -- Includes minutes for national meetings regarding a Canadian Sugar Beet policy.
M-7474-147Annual meeting. -- 1964
M-7474-148Annual meeting. -- 1965
M-7474-149Annual meeting. -- 1966
M-7474-150Annual meeting. -- 1967
M-7474-151Annual meeting. -- 1968
M-7474-152 Annual meeting. --1969
M-7474-153Annual meeting. -- 1970
M-7474-154Annual meeting. -- 1971
M-8646-183 30th annual meeting. -- January 8-9, 1973
M-8646-184 31st annual meeting. -- March 4, 1974
M-7474-155 Annual meeting. -- 1975. -- Report only.
M-8646-185 32nd annual meeting. -- March 14, 1975
M-8646-186 33rd annual meeting. -- February 6, 1976
M-8646-187 36th annual meeting. -- February 2, 1978
M-8646-188 38th annual meeting. -- April 11, 1980
M-8646-189 39th annual meeting. -- March 26, 1981
M-8646-190 40th annual meeting. -- March 10, 1982
M-8646-191 41st annual meeting. -- March 15, 1983
M-8646-192 42nd annual meeting. -- March 7-8, 1983
M-8646-193 43rd annual meeting. -- March 6, 1986
M-8646-194 44th annual meeting. -- March 20, 1987
M-8646-195 45th annual meeting. -- February 13, 1988
M-8646-196 46th annual meeting. -- March 18, 1989
M-8646-197 47th annual meeting. -- February 16-17, 1990
M-8646-198 49th annual meeting. -- March 16-17, 1992
M-8646-199 50th annual meeting. -- February 12-13, 1993
M-8646-200 51st annual meeting. -- March 17-18, 1994
M-8646-201 52nd annual meeting. -- March 19-20, 1995
M-8646-202 53rd annual meeting. -- March 18-20, 1996
M-8646-203 54th annual meeting. -- March 17-18, 1997
M-8646-204 55th annual meeting. -- March 18, 1998
M-8646-205 56th annual meeting. -- March 11, 1999
Series 18 CSBPA - Financial records. -- 1943-1998. -- 12 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of cashbooks and audited financial statements related to the operations of the organization.
M-8646-206 "Reconciliation of Cash" book. -- 1943-1958
M-8646-207 Cashbook. -- 1954-1972
M-7474-206 Audited financial statements. -- 1943-1946
M-7474-207 Audited financial statements. -- 1949-1956
M-7474-208 Audited financial statements. -- 1957-1967
M-8646-208 Audited financial statements. -- 1968, 1973-1974, 1976, 1978, 1986, 1994, 1996, 1998. -- Incomplete. See the annual meetings files in Series 17 for more financial statements.
Series 19 CSBPA - Correspondence. -- 1951-1998. -- 43 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of three sub-series of correspondence related to Canadian sugar beet issues: General correspondence, correspondence with provincial sugar beet organizations, and US Quota correspondence.
  CSBPA - General correspondence. -- 1951-1986, 1993-1998
M-7474-158Correspondence. -- 1951-1952
M-7474-159Correspondence. -- 1953-1954
M-7474-160Correspondence. -- 1955-1956
M-7474-161Correspondence. -- 1957-1958
M-7474-162Correspondence. -- 1959
M-7474-163Correspondence. -- 1960
M-7474-164Correspondence. -- 1961
M-7474-165Correspondence. -- 1962
M-7474-166Correspondence. -- 1963
M-7474-167Correspondence. -- 1964
M-7474-168Correspondence. -- 1965
M-7474-169Correspondence. -- 1966
M-7474-170Correspondence. -- 1967
M-7474-171Correspondence. -- 1968
M-7474-172Correspondence. -- 1969-1970
M-8646-209 Correspondence. -- 1969-1970
M-8646-210 Correspondence with Eugene Whelan, Minister of Agriculture. -- 1973-1978
M-8646-211 Correspondence. -- 1980-1982, 1986
M-8646-212 Incoming correspondence. -- 1993-1995
M-8646-213 Incoming correspondence. -- 1995-1998
M-8646-214 Outgoing correspondence. -- 1993-1998
  CSBPA - Correspondence with provincial associations. -- 1951-1960
M-7474-173Alberta correspondence. -- 1951-1952
M-7474-174Alberta correspondence. -- 1953-1954
M-7474-175Alberta correspondence. -- 1955-1956
M-7474-176Alberta correspondence. -- 1957-1958
M-7474-177Alberta correspondence. -- 1959-1960
M-7474-178Manitoba correspondence. -- 1951-1952
M-7474-179Manitoba correspondence. -- 1953-1954
M-7474-180Manitoba correspondence. -- 1955-1956
M-7474-181Manitoba correspondence. -- 1957-1958
M-7474-182Manitoba correspondence. -- 1959
M-7474-183Quebec correspondence. -- 1951-1952
M-7474-184Quebec correspondence. -- 1953-1954
M-7474-185Quebec correspondence. -- 1955-1956
M-7474-186Quebec correspondence. -- 1957-1958
M-7474-187Quebec correspondence. -- 1959-1960
  CSBPA - US Quota correspondence. -- 1986-1993
M-8646-215 US Quota correspondence. -- 1986
M-8646-216 US Quota correspondence. -- 1987
M-8646-2317 US Quota correspondence. -- 1988
M-8646-218 US Quota correspondence. -- 1989
M-8646-219 US Quota correspondence. -- 1990
M-8646-220 US Quota correspondence. -- 1991
M-8646-221 US Quota correspondence. -- 1992
M-8646-222 US Quota correspondence. -- 1993
Series 20 CSBPA - Subject files (alphabetical). -- 1952-1969. -- 18 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of files related primarily to provincial sugar beet contracts, statistics and the international sugar trade.
M-7474-188British Sugar Corporation Ltd. -- 1953-1964. -- Correspondence.
M-7474-189California Beet Growers' Association. -- 1956, 1958
M-7474-190 Contracts - Alberta Sugar Beets. -- 1956-1961
M-7474-191 Contracts - Manitoba Sugar Beets. -- 1953-1961
M-7474-192 Contracts - Quebec Sugar Beets. -- 1959
M-7474-193Cuban sugar imports crisis. -- 1952-1953. -- Telegrams, correspondence, briefs and photographs.
M-7474-194Gatt. -- 1964. -- Submissions re duties on sugar beets.
M-7474-195International sugar agreements. -- 1965-1969
M-7474-196Newsclippings. -- 1953
M-7474-197Newsclippings. -- 1960-1961
M-7474-198Statistics. -- 1961-1962. -- Published by the Dominion Bureau of Statistics.
M-7474-199Statistics. -- 1953-1961. -- Weekly Statistical Sugar Trade Journal.
M-7474-200Statistics. -- [ca. 1957-1963]. -- Re: prices, production, freight costs, etc.
M-7474-205Sugar beet cost studies. -- 1957-1959
Series 21 CSBPA - Briefs, submissions and studies. -- 1945-1990. -- 30 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of briefs written by the Canadian Sugar Beet Producers' Association and presented to the government; a major study of the sugar beet industry which was commissioned by the the CSBPA and undertaken by The Advisory Group; and submissions about the sugar industry written by others.
Note: The proceedings of the 1986 Tariff Board of Canada Inquiry No. 164, "The Canadian Natural Sweetener Industry", are in the Glenbow Library. The records include hearings, background material, submissions and the 1987 final report.
M-7474-201 CSBPA briefs and submissions. -- 1945-1961
M-7474-202 CSBPA briefs and submissions. -- 1962-1970
M-8646-223 CSBPA briefs and submissions. -- 1971, 1985 and n.d.
M-8646-224 CSBPA briefs and submissions. -- 1985-1990
M-8646-225 Proposal for a study of the sugar beet industry by The Advisory Group. -- January 27, 1989
M-8646-226 The Advisory Group Study: "Assessment of the Employment Impact of the Sugar Beet Industry in Canada", Module 1. -- September 13, 1989.
M-8646-227 The Advisory Group Study: "Appendix to Module 1". -- September 13, 1989
M-8646-228 The Advisory Group Study: "Module 2, Module 3, Module 4". -- December 15, 1989
M-8646-229 The Advisory Group Study: "Appendices to modules 2,3, and 4". -- December 15, 1989
M-8646-230 The Advisory Group Study: "Strategic Plan, Sugar Beet Industry Study". -- December 15, 1989
M-8646-231 The Advisory Group Study: "Overview of the Sugar Beet Industry Study". -- December 15, 1989
M-7474-203 Briefs and submissions by other organizations. -- 1945-1957. -- Includes briefs by the Ontario Sugar Beet Growers' Association and the Quebec Sugar Beet Growers' Association.
M-7474-204 Briefs and submissions by other organizations. -- 1958-1969. -- Primarily by the Canada and Dominion Sugar Comopany, recommending a national sugar policy.
Series 22 Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT)- Sugar dumping inquiry. -- 1999-2000. -- 6 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of records of CITT's inquiry into the alleged dumping of refined sugar into Canada from the United States, Denmark, Federal Republic of Germany, Netherlands and United Kingdom.
M-8646-232 Submissions and correspondence. -- 1995. -- Includes submissions by the Canadian Sugar Beet Producers' Association.
M-8646-233 Submissions and final determinations. -- 1996. -- Includes submissions by the Canadian Sugar Beet Producers' Association.
M-8646-234 Response of the United States; statements of evidence; notes on meeting held in Taber. -- 1999-2000
Series 23 Ontario Sugar Beet Growers' Association. -- 1916-1962. -- 18 cm of textual records. -- It is unclear how these came in to the possession of the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers' Marketing Board, but the records were possibly part of CSBPA records which were transferred from Ottawa to Lethbridge. -- The series consists of constitution and bylaws, minutes, correspondence, briefs and newspaper clippings related to the activities of the organization.
M-7474-209Constitution and bylaws. -- 1936
M-7474-210Annual report. -- 1945
M-7474-211Minutes. -- 1936, 1942-1944
M-7474-212Correspondence. -- 1919-1928
M-7474-213Correspondence. -- 1935-1936
M-7474-214Correspondence. -- 1937-1939
M-7474-215 Correspondence. -- 1941-1942
M-7474-216Correspondence. -- 1954-1960, 1962
M-7474-217 Briefs. -- 1941, 1957 and n.d. -- By OSBGA.
M-7474-218Bank book. -- 1916-1924
M-7474-219 Newspaper clippings and press release. -- 1957, 1960
M-7474-220Statistics. -- 1959-1960. -- Re: production, sales, and prices, etc.
M-7474-221 Farmers and Manufacturers Beet Sugar Association. -- 1944-1948. -- Correspondence and newsletters.
M-7474-222Constitutions and bylaws. -- 1934-1947. -- For the Farmers and Manufacturers Beet Sugar Association, Essex Milk Producers' Association, Kent Burley Tobacco Growers' Association, Ontario Vegetable Growers' Association, Alberta Sugar Beet Growers' Association, Ontario Fruit Growers' Association, and Ontario Cheese Producers' Association.
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