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Archie Hogg fonds


Physical Description:
1.63 m of textual records. -- 1 photograph

Archibald Hogg, 1899-1984, was born in Scotland, and in 1904 moved to a homestead near Longview, Alberta with his family. He settled on his own land east of Longview in 1927, and operated a successful grain farm and ranch. In 1929 he married Janet Richardson, 1900-1986, and together they established a private waterfowl refuge on their land. Archie was very active in the High River Fish and Game Association and the Alberta Fish and Game Association. He was also involved in many cooperative agricultural organizations and held office in the High River Farmers' Union of Alberta (later Unifarm), the UFA Cooperative, and the Alberta Livestock Cooperative. In 1980 the Hoggs received an Alberta Achievement Award, and in 1981 the Janet and Archie Hogg Park was opened on land they donated to the municipal district.

Scope and Content:
The fonds consists of correspondence, speeches, articles, newsclippings, and records of various wildlife conservation and cooperative organizations to which he belonged. Includes minutes, reports and cashbook of the High River Fish and Game Association (1943-1977), and minutes, correspondence and membership lists of the High River Farmers' Union of Alberta (1956-1977).

Source of Acquisition:
Gift of Janet Hogg, 1984.

The material is in English.

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Call Numbers:
(M=manuscript; N&P=photos; R=sound recordings; S=slides; F=films)
M 6881, NA 4652

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