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Title:
Alberta Stock Exchange fonds

Date(s):
1913-1974

Physical Description:
1 m of textual records. -- 46 photographs

History:
The Alberta Stock Exchange was incorporated on October 25, 1913 by an act of the Province of Alberta. It began operations in 1914 in the Lougheed Building, 604-1st Street SW, Calgary, with Edmund Taylor as the first president. It has always been closely linked with the province's oil and gas industry, and has been the principal petroleum industry exchange in Canada. It ceased operations from 1917 to 1925, partly as a result of the war, and when it reopened in 1926 it was renamed the Calgary Stock Exchange. In 1975 the name changed again to the Alberta Stock Exchange. The rules and regulations of ASE are modeled on those of the Toronto Stock Exchange. It is currently located at 300-5th Avenue SW, Calgary. In 1999 the exchange merged with the Vancouver Stock Exchange.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of minutes, annual reports, members files, official daily reports, correspondence and scrapbooks.
RECORDS RELATED TO THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS ARE ALSO IN THIS FONDS. SEE INVENTORY FOR DETAILS: J. Cowan Adam, Admiral Oils, Amalgamated Oils, Richard R. Angle, Anglo-American Oil Co., O.C. Arnott, British Dominion Oil and Development Corp., Burn, Hambrook and Co., Calmont Oil, James Cleave, Command Oils, Commoil, Commonwealth Petroleum, Davies Petroleums, C.L. Dingman, J. Elliott, F. Gordon Elves, Extension Oils, Foothills Oil and Gas Co., Gas and Oil Products, S.W.Gilfoy, M. Greene and Associates, Barclay William Hambrook, C.S. Henley, Home Oil, Cameron W. Jack, G.B. Johnson, S.E. King, D. LaBrosse, R.P. Leveque, R.M. Linden, B. Locke, Lowery Petroleums, J.E.A. Macleod, M. Ross Maguire, Mercury Oils, Mill City Petroleums, Model Oils, Frank D. Nataros, Okalta Oils, J.R. Picard, Ralph M. Smith, Southwest Petroleum Co., Spooner Oils, J. Stewart, Sunray Petroleum Corp., Turner Valley Oil Co., Reid Waite and Co., V.R. Whitman, and J.R. Wright.

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Alberta Stock Exchange, 1980.

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/ase.cfm

Accruals:
Further additions expected.

Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M 5769, PA 2172, NA 4095

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