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Co-op News – 1955.

Collection/Fonds
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association fonds
Source
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Collection/Fonds
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association fonds
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
26
Series Number
1
File Number
6
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of Volume 29, Number 5 of Co-op News, an Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association newspaper.
Administrative History
Co-op News was the monthly organ of Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association as well as several producers' co-ops.
Creator
Co-op News Ltd.
Publisher Series
Vol. 29, no. 5 (May 1955)
Subjects
Newsletters
Newspapers
Names
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association
Places
Alberta
Accession Number
UF 2005.0002.29
Date
1955
Notes
Issue marked Gee, W.L.
Source
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U.F.A. Co-op Staff Society fonds – 1944-1951.

Collection/Fonds
U.F.A. Co-op Staff Society fonds
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
U.F.A. Co-op Staff Society fonds
Hierarchy Level
Fonds
Collection/Fonds Number
18
Material Format
textual records
Physical Description
4 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of the Society's newsletter for 1944 and 1947-1951.
Administrative History
In March 1944 a group of five UFA Co-op employees began publishing a monthly staff newsletter, provisionally titled You Name It?? By 1946 the newsletter was titled UFA Sco-ops, and it was the official organ of the U.F.A. Staff Co-op Society. Doug Thornton of the Educational Department of UFA Co-op served as its editor during most of its history. The Society organized social and recreational activities and produced the newsletter. In 1949 the Society's name was changed to U.F.A. Co-op Staff Society and the newsletter's title was changed to Sco-ops. In 1951 the Society disbanded and the newsletter ceased publication. A later staff social and recreational association known as ECHO (Employees of the Co-op Head Office) existed from the 1970s onward.
Custodial History
The newsletters had been collected by Doug Thornton.
Creator
U.F.A. Co-op Staff Society
Subjects
Staff associations
Newsletters
Names
U.F.A. Co-op Staff Society
Places
Calgary
Accession Number
UF 2003.0133
Date
1944-1951
Source
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Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association fonds – 1946-1962.

Collection/Fonds
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association fonds
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association fonds
Hierarchy Level
Fonds
Collection/Fonds Number
26
Series Number
1
File Number
1-7
Material Format
textual records
Physical Description
0.06 m textual records
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of financial reports, annual reports, and bylaws pertaining to the Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association, as well as speeches and pamphlets related to A.C.W.A.’s attempt to amalgamate with the UFA.
Administrative History
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association Ltd. (A.C.W.A.) was incorporated in 1928 by several local consumer co-ops, for the purpose of improving efficiency through large-scale purchasing and warehousing. In 1938 it reorganized, and was owned by 9 local co-ops. It expanded rapidly, and by 1951 it managed 56 co-op stores by arrangement with their local boards of directors. By 1958 it managed over 100 stores. It dealt in groceries, hardware, dry goods, lumber, coal, petroleum products, fertilizers, feeds, and farm supplies. The A.C.W.A. was headquartered in Edmonton, and J. Russel Love was its President from the 1940s to 1961. Negotiations to amalgamate A.C.W.A. with UFA Co-op were undertaken in 1958, but was unsuccessful due to differences in strategies and financing structures. In 1961 it amalgamated with Federated Co-operatives Ltd. (FCL), a wholesaler operating in Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
Custodial History
Records were collected by officers of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative who attended A.C.W.A. annual meetings.
Creator
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association
Related Material
There is A.C.W.A. material in Fonds 4 & Fonds 8, Series 8, File 1 including agreements, transfers of shares, and amalgamation with Federated Co-operatives Ltd.
Subjects
Co-operatives
Names
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association
Federated Co-operatives Ltd.
United Farmers of Alberta
Places
Alberta
Accession Number
52-5
UF 2005.0049.97
UF 2005.0049.131
UF 2003.0081.124
UF 2005.0002.29
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Date
1946-1962
Source
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Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association Annual Reports – 1946-1950.

Collection/Fonds
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association fonds
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association fonds
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
26
Series Number
1
File Number
2
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of Reports and Statistics presented at Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association Limited annual meetings; and a program for the 1948 Annual A.C.W.A. Meeting and School.
Creator
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association
Subjects
Co-operatives
Annual reports
Names
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association
Accession Number
52-5
Date
1946-1950
Source
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Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association Financial Statements and Annual Reports – 1951-1956.

Collection/Fonds
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association fonds
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association fonds
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
26
Series Number
1
File Number
3
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of annual and financial reports for the Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association, including a balance sheet, financial statements, Annual Reports, a Directors' Annual Report and an abridged version of the Financial Statements and Annual Reports for 1955.
Creator
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association
Subjects
Co-operatives
Annual reports
Financial statements
Names
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association
Accession Number
52-5
Date
1951-1956
Source
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Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association Annual Reports and Financial Reports – 1956 - 1961.

Collection/Fonds
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association fonds
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association fonds
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
26
Series Number
1
File Number
4
Material Format
textual records
Administrative History
File consists of annual and financial reports for the Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association.
Creator
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association
Subjects
Annual reports
Financial statements
Names
Alberta Co-operative Wholesale Association
Accession Number
52-5
Date
1956 - 1961
Source
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Kerndale U.F.A. Local No. 775 fonds – 1918-2003.

Collection/Fonds
Kerndale U.F.A. Local No. 775 fonds
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
Kerndale U.F.A. Local No. 775 fonds
Hierarchy Level
Fonds
Collection/Fonds Number
31
Material Format
textual records
electronic record
Physical Description
7 cm of textual records. -- 2 computer disks
Scope and Content
The fonds includes minute books of Kerndale U.F.A. Local No. 775, 1918-1941, including financial and membership records. Includes a transcription of the 1918-1927 minute book produced in 2003. Includes the By-laws of the North Peace Purchasing Committee (ca. 1935).
Administrative History
The Kerndale U.F.A. Local No. 775, located in the district of Kerndale near the village of Berwyn in the Peace River region of Alberta, was founded in 1918. It became inactive in 1941.
Custodial History
The fonds had been in the possession of Jim and Eileen Allan.
Creator
Kerndale U.F.A. Local No. 775
Subjects
Locals
Minute books
Names
Kerndale U.F.A. Local No. 775
Places
Berwyn
Kerndale
Accession Number
UF 2003.0077
UF 2002.0042.03
Date
1918-2003
Source
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