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Neil McQueen, 1922
Neil McQueen, 1922
NA-5056-20

Neil McQueen fonds

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Table of Contents

indicates that the series includes scanned documents.

Series 1 Scanned Document Personal and family papers. -- 1904-1977
Series 2 Early career - Imperial Oil. -- 1926
Series 3 Central Del Rio / PanCanadian Petroleum. -- 1950-1970s
Series 4 Photographs. -- [ca. 1910s]-1957

Inventory

Series 1 Personal and family papers. -- 1904-1977
  Personal papers - Neil McQueen's university records
M-7484-1 University notes. -- 1921 and n.d.
M-7484-2 University of Pittsburgh yearbook. -- 1923
M-7484-3 Fraternity certificate. -- 1920
  Personal papers - Hugh Murray McQueen's First World War papers. -- 1915-1919. -- Murray was Neil McQueen's older brother. He enlisted in April 1916, was wounded at the Somme, later gassed, and was killed in action on September 30, 1918.
M-7484-4

Murray McQueen's First World War correspondence. -- 1915-1916. -- Consists of letters written to his family. Includes a 1915 letter in which he indicates his intention to enlist.

Scanned Document View original letters, part 1.

Scanned Document View original letters, part 2.

Scanned Document View transcripts.

M-7484-5a

Murray McQueen's First World War correspondence. -- 1917

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Scanned Document View original letters, part 2.

Scanned Document View original letters, part 3.

Scanned Document View transcripts.

M-7484-5b

Murray McQueen's First World War correspondence. -- 1918

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Scanned Document View original letters, part 2.

Scanned Document View transcripts.

M-7484-6

Murray McQueen's obituary; scroll from Buckingham Palace; and letters to family re his military estate. -- 1918-1919

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Scanned Document View transcript of obituary.

  Personal papers -Neil McQueen's horse racing activities
M-7484-7 Lions Gate Riding and Polo Club program, Vancouver. -- 1939. -- Neil McQueen was Vice-President and Chairman of the Executive and Mrs. McQueen was an Executive Member.
M-7484-8 Stable record book, Vancouver. -- [ca. 1933-1939]. -- Consists of records of bloodlines and racing performances of Neil McQueen's horses, newspaper clippings about various races, and accounts for the stable.
M-7484-9 Racing newspaper clippngs. -- [ca. 1937-1944]
M-7484-10 Canadian National Live Stock records re McQueen's horses. -- [ca. 1933-1937]
  Personal papers - Neil McQueen's miscellaneous personal correspondence
M-7484-11 Letters from Don G. Mclean (Royal Flying Corps) and Kitty Radcliffe (some re death of Murray ). -- 1917-1919
M-7484-12a Military correspondence. -- 1917-1918. -- Includes his registration under the Military Service Act, a letter of rejection because he was underage, and a permit to leave Canada during the First World War.
M-7484-12b Last letters written to Neil "Mac" Mcqueen from his mother Susan. -- 1926
M-7484-13 Brief letter from Victor Ross. -- n.d.
M-7484-14 Correspondence with Reg Payn re Weyburn field. -- 1955-1956
M-7484-15 Letter from Norman MacLeod re University of Pittsburgh. -- 1964
M-7484-16 Letters from Murray McKinnon and Frank McMahon. -- 1969-1970
  Personal papers - Family certificates, documents, etc.
M-7484-17 Letters of congratulations to Neil McQueen on his marriage. -- 1928
M-7484-18 1899 Almanac - Gift in 1956
M-7484-19 Notebooks. -- 1920-1927. -- 4 small volumes. -- Consists of addresses, reminders to himself, and jottings.
M-7484-20 Income tax records. -- 1954-1956. -- Includes information about Neil McQueen's assets.
M-7484-21 Three passports. -- 1952-1972. -- Includes miscellaneous material about his citizenship.
M-7484-22 Newspaper clipppings. -- 1929, 1948, 1956. -- 3 items. -- Re Montana oil field and Neil McQueen's activities.
M-7484-23 Family obituaries. -- 1966-1977. -- For Jean C. McKinnon (1966), Sydney Frank "Bob" Heard (1967), Margaret Catherine Heard (1967), Neil McQueen (1976), and Douglas David McKinnon (1977)
M-7484-24 Certificates. -- 1940, 1976. -- For Neil McQueen as member of the British Columbia Regiment (1940), and PanCanadian memoriam (1976). Note: photocopies only.
M-7484-25 Billfold and its contents. -- 1921, 1960s
M-7484-26 "Mack" McQueen's Bible. -- 1904. -- Annotated "Very precious".
M-7484-48 Family Bible with birth dates of the McQueen children in the centre. Also includes locks of hair of some family members.
Series 2 Early Career - Imperial Oil. -- 1926
M-7484-27 Speech re Imperial Oil: "Recent operations in Alberta". -- 1926. -- By Neil McQueen, Imperial Oil geologist.
Series 3 Central Del Rio / PanCanadian Petroleum. -- 1950-1970s
  Leduc discovery
M-7484-28 Newspaper clippings, telegrams, etc. re Leduc discovery. -- [ca. 1947]
  Central Del Rio directors' meetings
M-7484-29 Minutes of Central Del Rio directors' meetings. -- 1965-1966
M-7484-30 Minutes of Central Del Rio directors' meetings. -- 1966
M-7484-31 Minutes of Central Del Rio and Central Leduc Oils directors' meetings. -- 1967-1968
M-7484-32 Minutes of Central Del Rio and Central Leduc directors' meetings. -- 1968
M-7484-33 Minutes of Central Del Rio directors' meetings. -- 1969
M-7484-34 Minutes of Central Del Rio directors' meetings. -- 1969
  Annual reports
M-7484-35 Central Del Rio annual reports. -- 1959-1966
M-7484-36 Central Del Rio annual reports. -- 1967-1970
M-7484-37 PanCanadian annual reports. -- 1972-1974
M-7484-38 PanCanadian annual reports. -- 1974-1975, 1977-1978
M-7484-39 Central Del Rio interim reports. -- [1960s-1970s]
  Miscellaneous
M-7484-40 Agreement: Frank E. Ruben and Inter-State Royal Corporation Ltd. and Neil McQueen and North Canadian Oils Ltd. -- 1948
M-7484-41 Central Del-Rio. -- 1950-1971
M-7484-42 Employment contracts. -- 1961-1970
M-7484-43 Rainbow Lake report. -- 1967
M-7484-44 Central Del-Rio shareholders circulars. -- [ca. 1971]
M-7484-45 Central Del-Rio corporate information. -- [1960s-1970s]
M-7484-46 Letterhead for Central Del Rio and Central Leduc Oils
M-7484-47 Stock purchase plan. -- 1965-1967
Series 4 Photographs. -- [ca. 1910s]-1957. -- 680 photographs

Some of these photographs have been scanned. View now.

PA-2927 Views of Neil McQueen (oil man), family and petroleum industry. -- [ca. 1915-1950s]. -- 375 photographs
PB-711 Racing horses, ranches and visitors to Bralorne Mines. -- 1937-1957. -- 6 photographs
PC-246 McQueen family members, university class and racing activities. -- [ca. 1910s-1930s].-- 7 photographs
PD-235 views of Neil McQueen's travels, geological survey to Fort Norman, and Leduc oil field. -- 1920-[ca. 1940s]. -- 3 albums (260 photographs)
PE-131 Panoramas of Turner Valley oil field. -- 1929. -- 4 photographs
NA-5056 Family, oil industry work and horses. -- [ca. 1915]-1951. -- 30 photographs. -- Consists of views of Murray McQueen during war; Neil's parents Alexander and Susan McQueen and his siblings; Neil on geological surveys in the north and in his Calgary office; Fort Norman oil drilling and wells; Leduc #1, and race horses.

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