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Title:
Municipal District of Tomahawk No. 521 fonds

Date(s):
1909-1936

Physical Description:
75 cm of textual records

History:
The Rural Municipality of Tomahawk No. 521 was established in 1913 under the Rural Municipality Act and included Townships 51 and 52, Ranges 4, 5, and 6, west of the 5th Meridian. In 1918, the name was changed to Municipal District of Tomahawk. The MD was empowered by the Provincial Government to provide for local public works and roads, public welfare, sanitation and health, and protection of persons and property. In 1940 the MD of Tomahawk was consolidated into the County of Parkland.

Custodial History:
From 1940 to 1977, the records were held by Peter Malainey of Tomahawk, Alberta.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of correspondence; pay sheets for day labour performed for tax relief; tax and assessment rolls; voters' list; and records pertaining to seed grain advances, mothers' allowances, road work, haying permits, weed control, etc. Includes tax rolls for the following school districts: Dniproo, Everest, Gainford, Golden Rule, Highvale, Keephills, Limesom, Magnolia, Millbank, Rocky Rapids, Rose Valley, Shoal Lake, Tomahawk, Volga, Wanchie, Whitby, and Woodland.
RECORDS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS ARE ALSO IN THIS FONDS. SEE INVENTORY FOR DETAILS: Alberta Association of Local Improvement Districts and Rural Municipalities, Alberta Association of Municipal Districts, Hail Insurance Board of Alberta, Lake Wabamun, Mullen Coal Co., and Western Canada Land Co.

Source of Acquisition:
Gifts of Frances Soch, Helen Thatcher, Ed Malainey, 1979.

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/tomahawk.cfm

Related:
Other records of the MD of Tomahawk are held at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M 1914

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