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Lloydminster Chamber of Commerce

  • Archief
  • 1929-1994, predominant 1984-1991

The records of the Lloydminster Chamber of Commerce include information categorized under the following headings: Finance, Correspondence, Transportation, Tourism, Accounting, Minutes, Meetings, Other Chambers, Newsletters, Information Requested, Community Events, Social Events and Fundraisers, Programs, Awards and Scholarships, Lobby Files, Telephone, Oil, and Miscellaneous. Included in these files are textual material, photographs, maps, newspaper articles and printed newsletters. The Chamber of Commerce records its involvement in many of the significant events of Lloydminster's past and gives insight into the gradual expansion of Lloydminster's business community. Because the Chamber of Commerce Fonds covers a wide range of information, it has been divided into a series of accessions.

Lloydminster Chamber of Commerce

Leon Plewis fonds

  • SCM-RG-0059
  • Archief
  • ? - 2008-01-31

The fonds, related to Lavinia Bishop (nee Brown), 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:
-October 30 1899, from Gleich, AB to Assiniboia, SK, from her Father William Brown
-note dated March 25 1885, to Lavinia
-empty envelope hat reads "A letter written to my dear Grandma at the age of seven years by myself"
-envelope that reads "Relics of By-gone Days", containing small cards that often read "Jesse Bishop" and "Lavinia A. Brown" and "David A. Brown", a Christmas card sent from the front during WWI, from Austine C. Brown to the Brown family.
-two letters in an envelope, June 6 1881 and May 11 1882
-letter from Balhagerty, September 4 1876, to "Gran"
-Christmas card, to Bishop family, from Austine
-note written by Lavinia Bishop, reference a bag and a Sunday School class-
-envelope with "Photos of Interest", photos of Lavinia's family and other people she remembered
-envelope reads "A cherished remembrance of the late Countess of Rothes who died Feb. 10 1886", a newspaper and a printed and handwritten prayer
-envelope reads "Letters of sympathy written by the late Countess of Rothes (Henrietta Anderson Morshead Leslie, 17th Countess of Rothes [1832-1886]) to our Father and Mother on the deaths of our Grandma & baby Brother"
-envelope reads "Letters of Business written by the late Countess of Rothes & her mother the late Dowager to my father Wm Brown"

Bishop, Lavinia

Doctor Keene fonds

  • SCM-RG-0036
  • Archief
  • ? - 1999-03-16

The fonds, related to Doctor Keene, 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:
-receipt book, June 1964 – October 1964, copies of receipts for medical services by Dr. J. D. Keene, Dr. J. J. Fitzgerald, Dr. B. K. Sood
-receipt book, October 1964 – February 1965, copies of receipts for medical services by Dr. J. D. Keene, Dr. J. J. Fitzgerald, Dr. Taylor
-receipt book, February 1965 – May 1965, copies of receipts for medical services by Dr. J. J. Fitzgerald, Dr. Fernando, Dr. J.D. Keene, Dr. J.J. Gregory
-ledger, 1954 – 1957 (green) for Dr. Keene, Dr. Brosnan, some receipts fastened to the back pages
-ledger (coiled notebook), 1960 – 1964
-ledger (coiled notebook), February 1962 – August 1964
-farm ledger, 1964 - 1965, tracks cattle, wages, machinery purchase, seeds, feed, fertilizer and twine, repairs, etc., from Farm Tax Service Limited
-file folders: cancelled cheques from Dr. J.D. Keene; Keene's miscellaneous receipts for supplies, (Pioneer Coop, SC Animal Clinic, Thompson Auto Supplies, Revelstoke Building Supplies); Keene's truck and tractor receipts; Keene's gas and oil receipts; receipts for Keene's cattle purchases and sales; bills and receipts for Keene's light, power and telephone

Keene, Dr.

William Chew fonds

  • SCM-RG-0020
  • Archief
  • ? - 2007

The fonds, related to William Chew, were created 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:
The fonds consists of six series. Series one is titled 'Horse Co-Operative Marketing Ass'n Ltd.' Series two is titled 'Saskatchewan Wool Products'. Series three is titled 'Other business documents'. Series four is titled 'Personal documents and Modern News'. Series five is title 'Chinese documents'. Series six is titled 'Photographs".

Series one consists of the following documents: 8 copies of a letter from the Secretary General of the HCMA, to Whom It May Concern, regarding William Chew; 3 copies of a letter to William Chew, from the Secretary General of the HCMA, regarding the selling of canned Horse Meat & Gravy to China (2 pages); 3 typed pages entirely in Chinese characters; 2 letters from the HCMA, to William Chew, each regarding the shipping canned Horse Meat & Gravy [one letter also mentions the death of Janey Howell, daughter of Ralph Howell and friend of Victor]; a Hong Kong import licence and a CPR bill for shipping horse meat; a letter from William Chew to the HCMA, regarding sample cans of Horse Meat & Gravy; a letter (with envelope) from Manlung & Co. Importers and Exporters in Hong Kong, to the HCMA;{the following items have been removed from A.2007.33 and moved to Subject Files: 7 copies of Horse Meat And Gravy Specifications (5 pages); 11 copies of blank paper with a HCMA letterhead}.

Series two consists of the following documents: 8 pieces of correspondence between William Chew and representatives of Saskatchewan Wool Products regarding the selling of SWP blankets in Hong Kong; 2 copies of SWP price list from 1948 (not identical).

Series three consists the following documents: 5 letters (with envelopes) from Manlung & Co. Importers and Exporters of Hong Kong, to various North American business, proposing that business between the two organizations be conducted by William Chew; 3 receipts from Hong Kong businesses; 3 pieces of correspondence from William Chew to Canadian companies, regarding the trade of Hong Kong goods; an invoice of products from Manlung & Co. to W.W. Cooper Ltd. of Swift Current.

Series four consists of the following documents: confirmation of hotel reservations in Victoria BC for William Chew; negative of a letter pertaining to the immigration of William Chew's sons from China; two pieces of correspondence between the Kuo Min Tang (Vancouver) and William Chew; one piece of correspondence between the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (Victoria) and William Chew; 2 pieces of correspondence, from an MLA of Saskatchewan and the Mayor of SC, attesting to William Chew's character and industry; a document from the Chinese Association of Swift Current, written in Chinese; stationary with a "Modern News" letterhead, containing text written in Chinese characters; a certificate written in Chinese characters; total sales for Modern News between May 1 and September 30 1948; a letter inviting William Chew to take his oath of citizenship; envelopes from photo developing shops in Hong Kong and Swift Current [envelopes discarded] (photos 46-52, 65-67 in Silvery Photo envelopes [envelope discarded]; 68-71 found in Goodman Studio, SC [envelope discarded]; photos identical to 47 found in Moen's SC [envelope discarded]); newspaper clipping; three pieces of identification re: Chinese heritage; flyer for travel to the Orient.

Series five consists of twenty documents that are written entirely, or almost entirely, in Chinese, and which would require translation to learn anything more about their meaning.

Series six consists of photographs of William Chew, Victor Chew, Andrew Chew, and other members of the Chew family.

Chew, William

Kevin Waker fonds

  • SCM-RG-0056
  • Archief
  • ? - 1999-10-15

The fonds, related to the Prairieville Rural Telephone Company, 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:
.1- Minute book – Jan 1970 – Apr 1987
.2- Telephone book account book, 1974 – 1988
.3- Envelope:

  • “Mr. Kevin Waker”
  • Notice of special meeting
  • SaskTel bills: Jan 1987 – Feb 1988
  • Annual financial statement, 1985
  • Statement of Assets and Liabilities
  • Receipt book Mar 1975 – April 1985
  • Envelope with receipts
  • Letters from SaskTel re: wind up of Rural Telephone Co.
  • “Request to Wind up a Rural Telephone Company under Sect 101 of the Rural Telephone Act”
  • Financial statement
    .4- Account book 1962 – 1987

Prairieville Rural Telephone Company

Joe Lorenzino fonds

  • SCM-RG-0048
  • Archief
  • ? - 2009-02-17

The fonds, related to Yolanda's Dress Shop, were accumulated by the source from Joyce Haydon. 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:
-ledger of staff and hours worked, from Yolanda's dress shop.
(accrual - February 19 2009)
-monthly sales tax receipts: March 1974 – December 1975.
-16 copies of customer receipts
-3 City of Swift Current utilities receipts
-receipt, donation to Ladies Curling Club
-receipt , Melhoff Electric
-receipt, Swift Current Sewing Centre
-receipts, Greyhound, CP Transport, SK Transportation Co.
-2 Sasktel bills
-18 returned cheques, Jan 1975 – Jan 1976
-correspondence with Western Furs Limited in Regina, re: furs sold in SC
-bound cheque stubs, Feb, 1 1975 – Jan. 30, 1976
-book, purchases of Yolanda, Albert and Olga Lorenzino, August 1956 – December 1969
-Education and Health Tax license, 1967
-daily ledger, Feb. 1, 1975 – Jan. 31, 1976.
-inventory book, Jan. 31, 1976
-Financial Statement for Year Ended January 31, 1974
-Financial Statement for Year Ended January 31, 1975
-Financial Statement for Year Ended January 31, 1976
-Financial Collection Agencies list of debtors, March 5, 1964
-copy for advertisements with CJFB & CKSW
-correspondence from distributors
-handwritten list of bad accounts written off Dec. 31 1964
-blank Yolanda’s Dress Shoppe Ltd. Stationary
-carbon copies of misc. correspondence
-Sales Record Report, September to December 31, 1975
-paid bills from Jan. 1975, July 1979, March 1976, Dec. 1976
-ledger carbons, April 21 1975

Yolanda's Dress Shop

Herb Butz fonds

  • SCM-RG-0007
  • Archief
  • ? - 2003-10-14

The fonds, related to James Borthwick and the Elmwood Golf and Country Club, was accumulated by the source. No other information was captured at the time of transfer to the Swift Current Museum.

Borthwick, Jim

Henderson Brothers Hardware fonds

  • SCM-RG-0044
  • Archief
  • ? - 2010-02-16

The fonds, related to the Henderson Brothers Hardware, 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:
A.2005.4 (Henderson Brothers Hardware)
-receipts from Henderson Bros. Hardware, Harness, Plymouth Twine, in Webb, SK, from 1918 to 1919.

Henderson Brothers Hardware

El Ehman fonds

  • SCM-RG-0039
  • Archief
  • ? - 2004-02-11

The fonds, related to Hoffman James Powley, 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:
-The volume is a ledger that has been also used as a scrapbook, scrapbook contains: table of contents, clippings of movie stars, politicians, poems, "cowboy" images, newspaper clippings, some SC clippings, latest date on a newspaper clipping is 1932 though most are not dated (clippings and pictures are often pasted onto pages that were originally used as a ledger, c. 1926), after clippings end several of the remaining pages are used as a ledger, 1911 - 1915, records of interactions with businesses, local businesses, and individuals; there is a large number of blank pages, after which there is another ledger, 1909 - 1913, record of interactions with businesses, local businesses, and individuals. The records in the ledger likely pertain to the Alexandra Hotel. "This book belongs to Hofffman James Powley, Beaver Flats P.O., Saskatchewan, Canada / 15th Day of February in the year 1926 A.D. // age - 18 yrs." written inside front cover

Powley, Hoffman James

Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company Limited fonds

  • SCM-RG-0028
  • Archief
  • ? - 2008-10-27

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, including first organizing meeting

Volume 3.
Account book, October 27 1916 – December 31 1919, 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, 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 Co. 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.

Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company Limited