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Date Range
1889-2018
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20181070
Scope and Content
2018.1070.001 - James and Elsie McIntosh and family newspaper clippings, letters, photography, marriage license, etc. 2018.1070.002 - Jean Keys (McIntosh) and family newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, etc. 2018.1070.003 - Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen motivational booklets
Date Range
1889-2018
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
McIntosh Family
History / Biographical
James "Jimmy" McIntosh was born in 1888 in Brandon, Manitoba and died on November 10, 1961. He was involved with the Grand Trunk Railway from 1907 before joining the Canadian Northern Railway in 1908 as a member of the audit department and would join the Grand Trunk Railway again in 1910 as a clerk in the superintendent's office in Melville, Saskatchewan. He would join the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1911 in Calgary and was transferred to Lethbridge in 1914. He would work with the CPR for 42 years before retiring in 1956. On December 26, 1914 he married Elsie Van Slyke. Elsie was born in 1889 and passed away in 1963. She was the honourary president of the Handicraft Guild in Lethbridge and a member of the Shrine Auxiliary. They were both survived by their daughter Jean. Jean Keys (McIntosh) was also a member of the Handicraft Guild in Lethbridge. Jean passed away on October 20, 1989 and was survived by her two daughters and one son.
Scope and Content
2018.1070.001 - James and Elsie McIntosh and family newspaper clippings, letters, photography, marriage license, etc. 2018.1070.002 - Jean Keys (McIntosh) and family newspaper clippings, letters, photographs, etc. 2018.1070.003 - Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen motivational booklets
Accession No.
20181070
Collection
Archive
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Southern Alberta Cooperative Association - administrative records

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Date Range
1924-1988
Description Level
Fonds
Accession No.
20191017
Physical Description
12 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Meeting Minutes Book, 1924-1988. The Board of Directors of Cooperatives Manual Prospectus for the Southern Alberta Cooperative Association Ltd. 1988
Date Range
1924-1988
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Southern Alberta Cooperative Association
Physical Description
12 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
The Southern Alberta Cooperative Association Limited was a retail and consumer cooperative operating in Southern Alberta towns. It was a consumer’s cooperative that primarily engaged in retail trade and other small local businesses. The Southern Alberta Cooperative Association was incorporated under the Co-operative Association Act of the Province of Alberta on April 30, 1924. It dealt primarily with selling hardware, petroleum, and agricultural products to Southern Alberta farmers, ranchers, and town residents. The Cooperative’s head office was in Lethbridge, and they operated in towns such as Bow Island, Taber, Barons, Coaldale, Picture Butte, and Lethbridge. The Southern Alberta Cooperative Association was responsible for purchasing lands for retail store facilities in these towns. They also allocated funds for building materials and farming supplies to these centers. The Southern Alberta Cooperative Association represented farmers and ranchers throughout the southern portion of the province from 1924-1983. In 1976, the Cooperative’s administration consisted of President Tymen Donkersgoed (Coaldale), Vice-President Tom Parker (Picture Butte), Secretary Eugene Wauters (Lethbridge), General Manager Ray Dyken (Lethbridge), and Controller Ken Smith (Lethbridge). The Southern Alberta Cooperative Association Ltd. was liquidated in the fall of 1983.
Scope and Content
Meeting Minutes Book, 1924-1988. The Board of Directors of Cooperatives Manual Prospectus for the Southern Alberta Cooperative Association Ltd. 1988
Accession No.
20191017
Collection
Archive
Less detail