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Title:
Glenbow Archives Share Certificates collection

Date(s):
1891-1976, predominant 1914-1929

Physical Description:
30 cm of textual records

History:
The Glenbow Archives has collected a variety of share certificates over the years, especially ones related to natural resource companies in Alberta and western Canada. After the major gas and oil discovery in Turner Valley, Alberta in 1914, hundreds of companies intent on taking part in the oil boom were established and many of these often short-lived companies are represented in this collection.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of close to 400 share certificates, arranged alphabetically by the name of the company.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of a variety of donors.

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/shares.cfm

Accruals:
Further additions expected

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

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