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Terrill's greenhouses, Calgary, 1946
Terrill's greenhouses, Calgary, 1946
NA-21-2

Terrill's Flowers fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 History, correspondence, certificates, etc. -- 1912-1971
Series 2 Employee time sheets. -- 1920-1943
Series 3 Account books. -- 1918-1946
Series 4 Photographs. -- 1892-1950
Series 5 Unprocessed records. -- 1927-1972

Inventory

Series 1 History, correspondence, certificates, etc. -- 1912-1971
M-1500-1 History of Terrill's Flowers from 1902-1969. -- Includes obituary of C.H. Kayler and copy of senior florists' Golden Jubilee award.
M-1500-2 History of Florists' Telegraph Delivery Association. -- 1946
M-1500-3 General correspondence. -- 1925-1948. -- Re corporations, taxation act, service tax, agreements, sale of business, financial statements, contracts for buildings, equipment, etc.
M-1500-4 General correspondence. -- 1942-1951. -- Re florist supplies, wholesale and retail sales, and Florists' Telegraph Delivery Association.
M-1500-5 Lists of greenhouses in Alberta. -- n.d. -- Includes a list of greenhouses owned and operated by Chinese in Calgary.
M-1500-6 C.H. Kayler's correspondence re charities. -- 1930-1931. -- Includes correspondence re Gyro Club and tag days.
M-1500-7 A.M. Terrill share certificates. -- 1926-1952. -- Consists of a booklet of share certificates and agreements.
M-1500-8 Financial statements with comparison of years. -- 1967-1969
M-1500-9 Agreements . -- 1937-1949. -- Re Syndicate agreement, British Trans-Canada Oils Ltd, and list of Coastal Oils shares.
M-1500-10 Alberta retail licences. -- 1944-1971. -- Consists of store licences and registrations for vehicles.
M-1500-11 Greenhouse notebooks re tomato yields and crops. -- 1920-1926
M-1500-12 Floral design booklets. -- [ca. 1920s-1940s]. -- Consists of publications re flower arrangements, prices, styles, etc.
M-1500-13

Certificates, etc. -- 1951, 1954 and n.d. -- Consists of the following:

Membership in FTD (n.d.)
Advertisement for A.M. Terrill Ltd. (n.d.)
Banff Springs Hotel menu (1951)
54 Conference (1954)

M-1500-14 Scrapbooks of newspaper advertisements for A.M. Terrill Ltd. -- 1912-1928
Series 2 Employee Time sheets. -- 1920-1943
M-1500-vol.1 Time sheets. -- 1920-1921
M-1500-vol.2 Time sheets. -- 1921-1922
M-1500-vol.3 Time sheets. -- 1922-1923
M-1500-vol.4 Time sheets. -- 1924-1925
M-1500-vol.5 Time sheets. -- 1926-1927
M-1500-vol.6 Time sheets. -- 1928-1929
M-1500-vol.7 Time sheets. -- 1929-1930
M-1500-vol.8 Time sheets. -- 1928-1938
M-1500-vol.9 Time sheets. -- 1930-1931
M-1500-vol.10 Time sheets. -- 1932-1933
M-1500-vol.11 Time sheets. -- 1935-1936
M-1500-vol.12 Time sheets. -- 1936-1937
M-1500-vol.13 Time sheets. -- 1937-1938
M-1500-vol.14 Time sheets. -- 1939-1940
M-1500-vol.15 Time sheets. -- 1940-1941
M-1500-vol.16 Time sheets. -- 1941-1942
M-1500-vol.17 Time sheets. -- 1942-1943
Series 3 Account books. -- 1918-1946
M-1500-vol.18 Cashbook. -- 1923-1925
M-1500-vol.19 Cashbook. -- 1924-1925
M-1500-vol.20 Cashbook. -- 1926-1927
M-1500-vol.21 Cashbook. -- 1927-1928
M-1500-vol.22 Cashbook. -- 1928-1930
M-1500-vol.23 Cashbook. -- 1929-1931
M-1500-vol.24 Cashbook. -- 1930-1932
M-1500-vol.25 Cashbook. -- 1931-1934
M-1500-vol.26 Cashbook. -- 1932-1934
M-1500-vol.27 Cashbook. -- 1934-1936
M-1500-vol.28 Cashbook. -- 1934-1936
M-1500-vol.29 Cashbook. -- 1936-1938
M-1500-vol.30 Cashbook. -- 1943-1944
M-1500-vol.31 Account book. -- 1920-1923
M-1500-vol.32 Account book. -- 1922-1923
M-1500-vol.33 Account book. -- 1925-1930
M-1500-vol.34 Account book. -- 1926-1927
M-1500-vol.35 Account book. -- 1927-1929
M-1500-vol.36 Account book. -- 1931-1936
M-1500-vol.37 Account book. -- 1936-1941
M-1500-vol.38 Account book. -- 1924-1934
M-1500-vol.39 Account book. -- 1934-1941
M-1500-vol.40 Account book. -- 1941-1945
M-1500-vol.41 Account book. -- 1942-1945
M-1500-vol.42 Floral designs - Expenses. -- n.d.
M-1500-vol.43 Bills. -- 1922
M-1500-vol.44 Bills. -- 1928-1930
M-1500-vol.45 Bills. -- 1930-1931
M-1500-vol.46 Bills. -- 1937-1939
M-1500-vol.47 Sales. -- 1935-1944
M-1500-vol.48 Florists' Telegraph Delivery (FTD) accounts. -- 1929-1936
M-1500-vol.49 FTD accounts. -- 1938-1936
M-1500-vol.50 FTD accounts. -- 1937-1945
M-1500-vol.51 FTD Handybook. -- n.d.
Series 4 Photographs. -- 1892-1950. -- 42 photographs

Many of these photographs have been scanned. View now.

PA-1430 Views of greenhouses, show windows and displays, Calgary. -- 1931-1949. -- 15 photographs
NA-2552 Views of the Terrill, Kayler and King families and activities. -- 1892-1950 and n.d. -- 16 photographs
ND-21 Views of Terrill's greenhouses, displays at florist shows, and interior of shop. -- 1946-1950. -- 24 photographs
Series 5 Unprocessed records. -- 1927-1972. -- This material has not been catalogued. Please consult with an Archivist before requesting.
M-1500, boxes 3,4 &5 Unprocessed records. -- 1927-1972. -- 72 cm of textual records. -- Consists of annual reports under Companies Act, income tax returns, inventories of stock (flowers) on hand, FTD reports of orders, Workmen's Compensation correspondence, etc. [accession 1991.032]
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