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Here are detailed file-by-file descriptions of the contents of specific fonds and/or links to scanned documents.


Hugh Allen on his farm, Huallen, Alberta, 1928
NA-417-1

Hugh Allen fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Textual records. -- 1919-1943
Series 2 Photographs. -- [ca. 1910-1955]

Inventory

Series 1

Textual records. -- 1919-1943. -- The series consists of reports, resolutions, newsclippings, etc. relating to agricultural and transportation issues in Peace River district, and to the UFA.

M-10-1Grande Prairie UFA locals. -- 1919-1922. -- Resolutions relating to war veterans, proposed building of new railways, freight rates.
M-10-2Herman Trelle. -- 1926-1930. -- Article by W. D. Albright re Trelle, grain growing champion and summary of Trelle's grain and vegetable winnings.
M-10-3Grande Prairie Board of Trade. -- 1924. -- Application for reduction in rail rates charged by Edmonton, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway and Central Canada Railway companies.
M-10-4The Peace River Country. -- 1930. -- Draft of pamphlet by W. D. Albright, suggested revisions for 1930 edition.
M-10-5Proposed railway. -- no date. -- Report re railway from Peace river to the Pacific prepared by Page Rideout; also includes letter re available routes to a coast outlet, instructions to canvassers for petition.
M-10-6Railway fuel supplies. -- 1923-1924. -- Government reports, Peace River district including report re fuel, particularly coal supplies; railway commissioners report; and reports of speeches by Senators Pope, Bennett and Turgeon re Peace River country.
M-10-7Clippings. -- 1923-1930. -- Articles by W. D. Albright and re agricultural aspects and transportation problems in Peace River district.
M-10-8Clippings, United Farmers of Alberta. -- 1919-1927. -- Reports of conventions, letters re policy.
M-10-9Clippings, Peace River railways. -- 1919-1942. -- Railway problems.
M-10-10Clippings, Peace River district. -- 1923-1943. -- Agricultural and general items.
M-10-11Clippings. Moderation League. -- 1923. -- Report of meeting in Grande Prairie.

Series 2

Photographs. -- [ca. 1910-1955]. -- 7 photographs


Many of the photographs have been scanned. View now.

PA-414-(1-2)Photographs. -- 1912-1955. -- 2 photographs. -- Lower Beaverlodge School [ca. 1955] and children on ox team [1912].
NA-417-(1-5)Photographs. -- 1910-1928. -- 5 photographs. -- Views of settlers and pioneer life in Peace River district.

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