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Federal Grain elevator at Harris, Saskatchewan, 1930
Federal Grain elevator at Harris, Saskatchewan, 1930
PA-1476-8

Federal Grain Ltd. fonds

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Table of Contents

 

Series 1 Federal Grain Ltd. and related companies. -- 1928-1971
Series 2 Winnipeg Grain Exchange. -- 1921-1969
Series 3 Canadian grain marketing. -- 1955-1972
Series 4 General papers. -- 1966 and n.d.
Series 5 Photographs. - 1883-1972, predominant 1960-1966

Inventory

Series 1 Federal Grain Ltd. and related companies. -- 1928-1971
M-2401-1 "History and development of Searle Grain Company, 1921-1967" / unpublished paper by Andy Wiswell. -- 1971
M-2401-2 Article on the construction and operation of Searle terminal elevator, Fort William, Ontario. -- [ca. 1928]. -- Partially copied from an original pamphlet.
M-2401-3 Promotional and operational guide to Searle agents. -- [ca. 1950]
M-2401-4 Autobiographical notes of employees, Alberta Pacific and Federal Grain Ltd. -- 1943
M-2401-5 Biographical data, Henry Eugene Sellers, President, Federal Grain. -- 1961. -- Advance press notice from Who's Who in Canada.
Series 2 Winnipeg Grain Exchange. -- 1921-1969
M-2401-6 "The History of the Winnipeg Grain Exchange", Royal Bank of Canada article. -- 1970
M-2401-7 Constitution and bylaws, Winnipeg Grain Exchange. -- 1969
M-2401-8 Booklets related to the Winnipeg Grain Exchange. -- 1921-1947. -- Consists of Winnipeg Grain and Produce Exchange Clearling Association submission to the Royal Grain Inquiry Commission (July 1921); "Functions of the Winnipeg Grain Exchange" (1933); "Diamond Jubilee, The Winnipeg Grain Exchange, 1887-1947" (1947)
M-2401-9 "The Winnipeg Grain Exchange". -- [ca. 1960]. -- Consists of a paper on the structure and operation of commodity exchange.
M-2401-10 Articles by James W. Clarke. -- 1962-1971. -- Consists of a speech given as President to the Annual General Meeting of the Winnipeg Grain Exchange (1962); and "The Farmer, Futures Market and the Grain Exchange" (1971).
Series 3 Canadian grain marketing. -- 1955-1972
M-2401-11 "Wheat Marketing in Canada" / by Henry Gauer. -- 1955. -- Consists of a survey of Canadian marketing and government involvement, 1890-1948.
M-2401-12 "Marketing Western Canada's Grain" / by the Winnipeg Grain Exchange. -- 1963
M-2401-13 Articles regarding govenment grain policy.-- [ca. 1968-1972]. -- "Malting Barley Research in Canada" by W.O.S. Meredith (ca. 1968); "The Western Grain Receipt Stabilization Proposal" by Geoffrey Hiscocks (1970); "Review of Government Grain Policy" by Charles F. Wilson (1972), which contains data on the grain marketing situation.
Series 4 General papers. -- 1966 and n.d.
M-2401-14 Historical notes on the North-West Line Elevators Association. -- n.d.
M-2401-15 "The People of Manitoba, 1951-1961" by E.F. Sharp and G.A. Kristjanson. -- 1966. -- Consists of a population study.
Series 5 Photographs. -- 1883-1972, predominant 1960-1966
PA-1476-(1-22) Federal Grain elevators, terminals and facilities, Manitoba and Saskatchewan. -- 1883-1972. -- 22 photogrophs
PA-1563-(1-333) Stewart Terminal Elevator in Port Arthur, Ontario. -- [ca. 1960-1966]. -- 333 photographs

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