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Title:
Brooks Central Feeders' Association fonds

Date(s):
1957-1981

Physical Description:
75 cm of textual records

History:
Brooks Central Feeders' Association was started in 1957 with the primary objective of providing its members with livestock for feeding, through a system of livestock loans. In 1969 it amalgamated with Bow Valley Livestock Feeders' Association, under the name Brooks Central Feeders' Association. Carl J. Anderson was the association's supervisor. At the 1979 annual meeting it was unanimously voted to wind up the association. Surplus money was allocated to the 277 members in proportion to the business done with the association since 1960.

Custodial History:
Part of the records of BCFA were held by former supervisor, Carl J. Anderson. The rest were stored at the headquarters of the Bow Slope Shipping Association, whose office space was shared by BCFA before its dissolution.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of minutes, bylaws, correspondence, financial statements, membership lists, and livestock purchase records.

Source of Acquisition:
Gifts of Carl J. Anderson and Bow Slope Shipping Association, 1984-1985.

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/brookscentral.cfm

Related:
The records of Bow Valley Livestock Feeders' Association, which amalgamated with BCFA, are also held by Glenbow.

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M 6959, files 38-49, M 7121, files 167-193

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