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Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company Limited fonds
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- Textual record
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1914 - 1977 (Creation)
- Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company Limited
27 October 2008 (Custody)
- Wall, Clarence
- Swift Current (Sask.)
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ca. 25 cm of textual records
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On October 27, 2008 the records were transferred to the Swift Current Museum.
Scope and content
The fonds, related to the Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company Limited, were accumulated by the source. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.
The content has not been professionally appraised, arranged, or described. The following is a basic listing of the unprocessed contents:
Volume 1: Debenture Register for Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company, 1961 – 1975, payable at Pioneer Co-operators Credit Union (the debentures are sold to local individuals)
Volume 2: Minute book for Directors’ meetings of the Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company, March 23, 1914 – January 6, 1938, (includes first organizing meeting)
Volume 3: Account book, October 27,1916 – December 31,1919 and October 23 1950, keeps track of customers and when their telephone service was connected, their phone numbers and their land descriptions, also contains a list of the individuals who purchased debentures (see Volume 1)
Volume 4: Account book, March 27,1914 – December 15,1918, and April 25,1961 – November 1,1963, contains names, occupations, & land descriptions of shareholders,
Volume 5: Minute book for meetings pertaining to the Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company, April 20,1961 – May 9,1977, contains the company’s regulations that were drafted in July 1962, contains a letter pertaining to the dissolution of the telephone company in 1977, and a list of subscribers as of March 28, 1977
Volume 6: Share certificates for the Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company (worth $5 each), signed by President J.K. Austring, 7 certificates are loose, the remainder are still fastened in the book
Discrete Object: Seal of Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Co.
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Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Use, reproduction, and/or publication of records are subject to the Copyright Act and the Terms and Conditions of the Swift Current Museum. Please consult the Swift Current Museum for further information.
Minimal fonds level description is listed in AtoM. Until fully appraised and arranged record lists are available through the Swift Current Museum.
No further accruals are expected.