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Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company Limited fonds

  • SCM-RG-0028
  • Fonds
  • 1914 - 1977

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.

Beaver Flats Rural Telephone Company Limited

Doctor Keene fonds

  • SCM-RG-0036
  • Fonds
  • 1954 - 1965

The fonds, related to Doctor John David 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, Swift Current 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. John David

El Ehman fonds

  • SCM-RG-0039
  • Fonds
  • 11 February 2004

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 Swift Current 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, ca. 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

Henderson Brothers Hardware fonds

  • SCM-RG-0044
  • Fonds
  • 1918 - 1919

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

Herb Butz fonds

  • SCM-RG-0007
  • Fonds
  • ? - 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

Joe Lorenzino fonds

  • SCM-RG-0048
  • Fonds
  • 17 February 2009

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 from 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, January1975 – January 1976
-correspondence with Western Furs Limited in Regina, re: furs sold in Swift Current
-bound cheque stubs, February 1, 1975 – January 30, 1976
-book, purchases of Yolanda, Albert and Olga Lorenzino, August 1956 – December 1969
-Education and Health Tax license, 1967
-Daily Ledger, February 1, 1975 – January 31, 1976.
-Inventory Book, January 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 (radio stations)
-correspondence from distributors
-handwritten list of bad accounts written off December 31, 1964
-blank Yolanda’s Dress Shoppe Ltd. Stationary
-carbon copies of miscellaneous correspondence
-Sales Record Report, September to December 31, 1975
-paid bills from January 1975, July 1979, March 1976 and December 1976
-ledger carbons, April 21, 1975

Yolanda's Dress Shop

Kevin Waker fonds

  • SCM-RG-0056
  • Fonds
  • 15 October 1999

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 – January 1970 – April 1987
2- Telephone book account book, 1974 – 1988
3- Envelope:

  • “Mr. Kevin Waker”
  • Notice of special meeting
  • SaskTel bills: January 1987 – February 1988
  • Annual financial statement, 1985
  • Statement of Assets and Liabilities
  • Receipt book, March 1975 – April 1985
  • Envelope with receipts
  • Letters from SaskTel, re: wind up of Rural Telephone Company
  • “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

Leon Plewis fonds

  • SCM-RG-0059
  • Fonds
  • 31 January 2008

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 that 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 World War I, 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 to 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 February 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

Lloydminster Chamber of Commerce

  • Fonds
  • 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

William Chew fonds

  • SCM-RG-0020
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1972

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 fonds consists of six series. Series 1: 'Horse Co-Operative Marketing Ass'n Ltd.' ; Series 2: 'Saskatchewan Wool Products'; Series 3: 'Other business documents'; Series 4: 'Personal documents and Modern News'.; Series 5: 'Chinese documents'; Series 6: 'Photographs".

Series 1 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 2 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 3 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.
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Series 4 consists of the following documents: confirmation of hotel reservations in Victoria B.C. 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 Swift Current, 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 photograph 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, Swift Current [envelope discarded]; photos identical to 47 found in Moen's Swift Current [envelope discarded]); newspaper clipping; three pieces of identification, re: Chinese heritage; flyer for travel to the Orient.

Series 5 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 6 consists of photographs of William Chew, Victor Chew, Andrew Chew, and other members of the Chew family.

Chew, William