Fonds SCM-RG-0094 - Canadian Co-operative Processors Limited fonds

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Canadian Co-operative Processors Limited fonds

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3.5 cm of textual records

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Administrative history

Canadian Co-operative Processors Limited, formed in 1948, is the successor of Horse Co-operative Marketing Association, Limited (1944-1949), which was initially created to process the surplus of horses in Western Canada into feed for human consumption in post-War Europe.

Custodial history

No information is available regarding the date of deposit by the donor, Lance Wotypka. Donor's uncle bought a building that they believe originally belonged to the horse plant, and the ledger was found inside. The transfer of the records to the Swift Current Museum was completed on November 18, 2020.

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Fonds consists of a feed ledger believed to be from the horse meat packing plant belonging to Canadian Co-operative Processors Limited (previoulsy Western Horse Marketing Co-operative) in Swift Current, Saskatchewan.

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Lance Wotypka of Swift Current donated the records to the Swift Current Museum.


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  • English

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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.

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A rusty paperclip was removed from one of the pages, resulting in two statements being loose between the pages.

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