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The Andersons with fruit grown on Fogelvik Farm, Alsask, 1926
The Andersons with fruit grown on Fogelvik Farm, Alsask, 1926
PA-108-9

Magnusson, Anderson family fonds

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Table of Contents

indicates that the series includes scanned documents or photographs.

Series 1 Anderson and Magnusson income tax returns. -- 1917-1957
Series 2 Scanned Document Fogelvik Farms. -- 1911-1961
Series 3 Stramit Corporation (Alberta) Ltd. -- 1911-1962
Series 4 Andrew Anderson. -- 1892, 1926-1948
Series 5 Knut Magnusson. --- 1953-1962
Series 6 Miscellaneous records. -- 1937-1958
Series 7 Nels Benson. -- 1887-1910
Series 8 Scanned Document Photographs. -- 1915-1937

Inventory

Series 1

Anderson and Magnusson income tax returns. -- 1917-1957. -- 25 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of primarily federal income tax returns, but also a few provincial income tax returns, of Andrew Anderson, his wife Hannah Anderson, employees, Knut Magnusson and his wife Helen (Anderson) Magnusson.

M-802-2 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson, Mere, Alberta. -- 1917
M-802-3 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson, Mere, Alberta. -- 1918
M-802-4 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson and Nels Benson, Alsask. -- 1919
M-802-5 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson, Alsask. -- 1920
M-802-6 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson, Alsask. -- 1921
M-802-7 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson and Nels Benson, Alsask. -- 1922
M-802-8 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson and Nels Benson, Alsask. -- 1923
M-802-9 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson and Nels Benson, Alsask. -- 1924
M-802-10 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson and Nels Benson, Alsask. -- 1925
M-802-11 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson, Nels Benson, and Martin Jensen, Alsask. -- 1926
M-802-12 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson, Alsask. -- 1927
M-802-13 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson Alsask. -- 1928
M-802-14 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson Alsask. -- 1929
M-802-15 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson Alsask. -- 1931
M-802-16 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson Alsask and Innisfail. -- 1934
M-802-17 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson Innisfail. -- 1935
M-802-18 Provincial income tax returns, Andrew Anderson, Innisfail. -- 1936
M-802-19 Dominion and provincial income tax returns, Andrew Anderson, Innisfail. -- 1937
M-802-20 Dominion and provincial income tax returns, Andrew Anderson, Innisfail. -- 1938
M-802-21 Dominion and provincial income tax returns, Andrew Anderson, Innisfail. -- 1939
M-802-22 Dominion and provincial income tax returns, Andrew Anderson, Innisfail. -- 1940
M-802-23 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson, Innisfail. -- 1941. -- Includes information re Martin Jensen and Andrew Jensen.
M-802-24 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson, Innisfail. -- 1942. -- Includes information re Martin Jensen and Andrew Jensen.
M-802-25 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson, Innisfail. -- 1943. -- Includes information re Martin Jensen and Andrew Jensen.
M-802-26 Dominion income tax returns, estate of Andrew Anderson, Innisfail. -- 1946
M-802-27 Dominion income tax returns, Andrew Anderson and Knut Magnusson, and estate of A. Anderson, Innisfail. -- 1947
M-802-28 Dominion income tax returns, Knut and Helen Magnusson, and Hannah Anderson, Innisfail. -- 1948
M-802-29 Dominion income tax returns, Knut and Helen Magnusson, and Hannah Anderson, Innisfail. -- 1949
M-802-30 Dominion income tax returns, Knut and Helen Magnusson, and Hannah Anderson, Innisfail. -- 1950
M-802-31 Dominion income tax returns, Knut and Helen Magnusson, and Hannah Anderson, Innisfail. -- 1951
M-802-32 Dominion income tax returns, Knut and Helen Magnusson, and Hannah Anderson, Innisfail. -- 1952
M-802-33 Dominion income tax returns, Knut and Helen Magnusson, and Hannah Anderson, Innisfail. -- 1953
M-802-34 Dominion income tax returns, Knut and Helen Magnusson, Innisfail. -- 1954
M-802-35 Dominion income tax returns, Knut and Helen Magnusson, Innisfail. -- 1955
M-802-36 Dominion income tax returns, Knut and Helen Magnusson, Innisfail. -- 1956
M-802-37 Dominion income tax returns, Knut and Helen Magnusson, Innisfail. -- 1957

Series 2

Fogelvik Farms. -- 1911-1962. -- 12 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of records related to land title and sale or lease of land; farm accounts; weather; and the recruitment of foreign workers (mostly from Denmark and Holland) to work on the farm. Note: The post office for the family was in Alsask, Saskatchewan, but the farm itself was on the Alberta side of the border.

M-802-38 Fogelvik Farm records and inventory. -- 1911-1932
M-802-39 Registration of land patents, Mere, Alberta. -- 1912-1917
M-802-40 Accounts cashbook. -- 1918-1930
M-802-41 Accounts cashbook. -- 1931-1942
M-802-42 Accounts cashbook. -- 1943-1945
M-802-43 Correspondence re sale of Fogelvik at Alsask. -- 1927-1932. -- Includes information re John Hofer, Joseph Hofer and Joseph Wipf (Saskatchewan Hutterites).
M-802-44 Monthly weather register of rain and snow, Alsask. -- 1922-1924
M-802-45 Monthly weather register of rain and snow, Alsask. -- 1925-1926
M-802-46 Monthly weather register of rain and snow, Alsask. -- 1927-1931
M-802-47 Monthly weather register of rain and snow, Alsask. -- 1932
M-802-48 Lease and legal papers between Anderson and Hofer, and Wipf re sale. -- 1932-1935. -- Includes material related to John Hofer, Joseph Hofer and Joseph Wipf (Saskatchewan Hutterites).

M-802-48 has been scanned. Scanned Document View now.

M-802-49 Inventories of farm. -- 1932 and 1935. -- Includes material related to John Hofer, Joseph Hofer and Joseph Wipf (Saskatchewan Hutterites).
M-802-50 Farm leases. -- 1934-1949. -- Includes material re Louis F. Christensen, Basil Alexander Cousins, Isaiah H. Empey, Sander Jospephson, Robert Mackinnon, Bert Shantz, Charles Taprell, and John Wright.
M-802-51 Description of Fogelvik, Alsask. -- 1935-1937
M-802-52 Calgary Power rights-of-way; also oil and gas leases. -- 1928-1948
M-802-53 Appraisal of Fogelvik. -- 1943
M-802-54 General business re insurance and sponsoring foreign farm workers (Danes and Dutch). -- 1947-1949
M-802-55 General business re insurance and sponsoring foreign farm workers (Danes and Dutch). -- 1950-1951
M-802-56 General business re insurance and sponsoring foreign farm workers (Danes and Dutch). -- 1952-1954
M-802-57 General business re insurance and sponsoring foreign farm workers (Danes and Dutch). -- 1955-1956
M-802-58 General business re insurance and sponsoring foreign farm workers (Danes and Dutch). -- 1957-1961
M-802-59 Newspaper clippings re Fogelvik, Alberta. -- n.d.
M-802-60 Brochure on Fogelvik, Alberta. -- 1953
M-802-61 Oil and gas leases. -- 1955-1961
M-802-1 Glenbow contract with Mr. Magnusson. -- 1962

Series 3

Stramit Corporation (Alberta) Ltd. -- 1951-1962. -- 6 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of records related to Knut Magnusson's straw wallboard business.

M-802-62 Stramit - General business and correspondence. -- 1951
M-802-63 Stramit - General business and correspondence. -- 1952
M-802-64 Stramit - General business and correspondence. -- 1953
M-802-65 Stramit - General business and correspondence. -- 1954-1959
M-802-66 Stramit - Audited financial statements. -- 1951-1960
M-802-67 Stramit - General business and correspondence. -- 1961-1962

Series 4

Andrew Anderson. -- 1892, 1926-1948. -- 4 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of certificates, speeches, Master Farm and OBE congratulations, and estate papers.

M-802-68 Certificates, biographical sketch and military discharge papers. -- 1892
M-802-69 Personal business and correspondence. -- 1926-1942
M-802-70 Speeches given by Andrew Anderson on prairie farming. -- 1928 and 1931. -- Includes information re growing fruit.
M-802-71 Correspondence and telegrams re Master Farm Award. -- 1931
M-802-72 Appointment as Member of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). -- 1943
M-802-73 Estate papers of Andrew Anderson. -- 1945-1948

Series 5

Knut Magnusson. -- 1953-1962. -- 4 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of biographical information, records related to his Liberal candidacy in federal elections, and his submission to the Gordon Royal Commission.

M-802-74 Resume of Knut Magnusson's life and activities. -- 1953-1960. -- Includes his application for Canadian citizenship.
M-802-75 Knut Magnusson's nomination as a Liberal election candidate. -- 1957
M-802-76 Election speech by Knut Magnusson. Liberal candidate. -- 1962
M-802-oversize Election poster for Knut Magnusson's candidacy as a Liberal.
M-802-77 Correspondence with Al Oeming re establishing a reindeer farm. -- 1961-1962
M-802-78 Business and general correspondence. -- 1958-1961. -- Includes material re ponies.
M-802-79 Submission by Knut Magnusson to Gordon Royal Commission on economic prospects. -- 1955

Series 6

Miscellaneous records. -- 1937-1958. -- 5 cm of textual records. -- The series consists primarily of miscellaneous briefs and submissions re agricultural practices.

M-802-80 Western Stock Growers' Association submission to the Alberta Government re marketing of agricultural products. -- 1955
M-802-81 Brief to the federal government on farm economics research.
M-802-82 Correspondence and papers re Innisfail Agricultural Society. -- 1951-1953
M-802-83 Proposed zoning and building bylaws of Red Deer Municipal District No. 55. -- 1958
M-802-84 Papers re introduction and protection of the Chukar partridge. -- 1937
M-802-85 Brief re incorporation of business. -- 1950
M-802-86 Invitation to picnic and motto of the Andersons. -- n.d.
M-802-87 Livestock marketing brief, newspaper clippings and correspondence re the marketing of hogs (swine). -- 1955

Series 7

Nels Benson. -- 1887-1910. -- 1 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of his immigration and homestead papers. Note: His income tax returns are in Series 1 above.

M-802-88 Immigration papers, homestead applications and miscellaneous personal papers. -- 1887-1910.

Series 8

Photographs. -- 1915-1937. -- 30 photographs. -- The series consists of views of Fogelvik Farm in both Alsask and Innisfail.


Some of the photos have been digitized. Scanned Document View now.

PA-108 Views of Fogelvik Farm, Alsask. -- 1926. -- 15 photographs
PA-759 Views of Fogelvik Farm, Alsask and Innisfail. -- 1915-1937. -- 13 photographs
PE-28 Panoramas of Fogelvik Farm, Alsask and Innisfail. -- 1924, 1936. -- 2 photographs

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