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Title:
Airdrie Mutual Telephone Company fonds

Date(s):
1934-1974

Physical Description:
38 cm of textual records

History:
The Airdrie Mutual Telephone Co. Ltd. was incorporated on May 1, 1935 to take over Alberta Government Telephones' rural telephone service around Airdrie. As part of an economy measure, AGT turned over the maintenance and operation of the rural circuits, while maintaining control over standards, updating of equipment and supplies. In 1969 AGT began a program of connecting the rural mutual companies to the network by underground cables. As a result, the Airdrie Mutual Telephone Co. Ltd. was liquidated. The company closed its books May 9, 1974.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of correspondence with AGT, subscribers, etc., and financial records. Includes bylaws of the Carstairs and Delburne Mutual Telephone Companies.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Mrs. M. Carlson, 1973.

Language:
The material is in English.

Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.

Finding Aids:
Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.

View finding aid / scanned documents:
http://www.glenbow.org/collections/search/findingAids/archhtm/airdrie.cfm

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M-2247

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