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Milt Ward fonds – 1930-1989.

Collection/Fonds
Milt Ward fonds
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
Milt Ward fonds
Hierarchy Level
Fonds
Collection/Fonds Number
6
Material Format
textual records
graphic material
Physical Description
20 cm of textual records and photographs.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of photographs, correspondence, and other records documenting Milton Ward's involvement in the co-operative sector.
Custodial History
Milton Henry "Milt" Ward, 1890-1994, was born in Nogies Creek, Ontario. In 1905 he migrated with his family to Arrowwood, a community east of High River, Alberta. He assisted his father, and established his own homestead in the district at an early age. He also worked as a ranch hand and blacksmith. He became a manager in the Crowsnest Pass coal mining industry during the First World War, but returned to farming and ranching in the Arrowwood district. He served on the council of the Municipal District of Marquis from 1916 to 1941. He was an active member of the United Farmers of Alberta, serving as a director from 1932 to 1969, a delegate to the Alberta Wheat Pool, and a director of the Arrowwood Co-operative Association. In 1977 he was inducted into the Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame. He was married twice, to Lena Steiner, ?-1923, and to Myrtle Foreman, 1903-1995. He had six children: Ruby Della (Fletcher), Audrey Helen (Neubauer), Shirley Margaret (Hood), Jack Foreman, George Alan, and Beverly Joan (Weeks).
Creator
Ward, Milt
Subjects
World War, 1914-1918
Coal mines and mining
Ranching
Agriculture
Names
Ward, Milt
Places
Arrowwood
Accession Number
UF 2003.0081
UF 2004.0025.01
Date
1930-1989
Source
Archival Descriptions

U.F.A. Limited fonds – [ca. 1922]-1949.

Collection/Fonds
U.F.A. Limited fonds
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
U.F.A. Limited fonds
Hierarchy Level
Fonds
Collection/Fonds Number
12
Material Format
textual records
Physical Description
8 cm of textual records.
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of the 1928 Certificate of Incorporation, Memorandum of Association, quarterly and annual financial statements, minutes of annual meetings (1926-1949) with lists of shareholders, share certificates issued to shareholders, agreements, and instructions to mailing room staff.
Administrative History
The official newspaper of the United Farmers of Alberta, The U.F.A., began publication in March 1922. W. Norman Smith was its editor. Initially publication was supervised by a committee of the United Farmers of Alberta, but in 1928 "The U.F.A." Limited was incorporated under the Companies Act of Alberta to allow the newspaper to operate with legal independence. The U.F.A. was renamed The United Farmer in 1934 and ceased publication in 1936. A subsequent publication of the United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Association, 1962-1985, was also titled The United Farmer. The officers of the United Farmers of Alberta generally were concurrently officers of The U.F.A. Limited. The company apparently wound up its affairs in 1949.
Creator
U.F.A. Limited
Subjects
Certificates
Certificates - Shares
Constitutions and Bylaws
Financial statements
Minute books
Names
U.F.A. Limited
Date
[ca. 1922]-1949
Source
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