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A.C. Brietzke share certificate – 1949.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
21
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of A.C. Brietzke's share certificate issued by United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd.
Administrative History
A.C. Brietzke of Three Hills, Alberta was a member of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd.
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Subjects
Share certificates
Names
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Brietzke, A.C.
Accession Number
31-8
Date
1949
Source
Archival Descriptions

A. C. Cobban membership card – [ca. 1990].

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
36
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of A.C. Cobban's membership card, of the type issued to members of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative ca. 1990-2000.
Administrative History
A.C. Cobban was a member of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative.
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Subjects
Membership
Names
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Cobban, A.C.
Accession Number
UF 2003.0019.03
Date
[ca. 1990]
Source
Archival Descriptions

A.C. Cormode share certificates – 1927-1929.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
42
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of 3 share certificates issued by the Acme Association of the U.F.A. Limited.
Administrative History
A.C. Cormode was a member of the Acme Association of the U.F.A. Limited, based in Acme, Alberta.
Creator
Acme Association of the U.F.A.
Subjects
Share certificates
Names
Acme Association of the U.F.A.
Places
Acme
Accession Number
74-23
UN 3-9
Date
1927-1929
Source
Archival Descriptions

Address - Gordon Gimbel to 4-H farm meeting – 1966.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
2
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
Address on UFA by Gordon Gimbel to 4-H Club, including info on Camp Goldeye, and Chuch-Hoppins Memorial
Creator
Gordon Gimbel
Names
Gimbel, Gordon
Accession Number
UF 2001.0002.20
Date
1966
Source
Archival Descriptions

Albert A. Gerling membership card – [ca. 1965].

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
12
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of Albert A. Gerling's UFA Co-op membership card and a note about its provenance.
Administrative History
Albert A. Gerling of Macklin, Saskatchewan was a member of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative.
Custodial History
The item was anonymously donated to the Provost UFA farm store.
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Subjects
Membership
Names
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Gerling, Albert A.
Places
Macklin (Sask.)
Accession Number
UF 2005.0015.02
Date
[ca. 1965]
Source
Archival Descriptions

Alf Christianson patronage dividend statements – 1961-1974.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
17
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of patronage dividend statements issued to Alf Christianson.
Administrative History
Alf Christianson of Whitelaw, Alberta, was a member of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd. His surname was sometimes spelled Christionson or Christenson.
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Subjects
Membership
Names
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Christianson, Alf
Accession Number
31-7
Date
1961-1974
Source
Archival Descriptions

Alfred Thumlert correspondence – 1964-1971.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
43
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file contains correspondence to Alfred Thumlert from the Dividend Department of UFA Co-op concerning the status of his shares; his dividend purchase number card; and a prospectus issued by UFA Co-op.
Administrative History
Alfred Thumlert of Castor, Alberta was a member/shareholder of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative.
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Subjects
Shares & Dividends
Names
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Thumlert, Alfred
Places
Castor
Accession Number
UF 2003.0030.01
UF 2003.0030.02
UF 2003.0030.03
Date
1964-1971
Source
Archival Descriptions

Andy Goutsis autobiography – 2014.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
59
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
A brief autobiography written by Andy Goutsis, recalling his own long history working at the UFA Co-operative Limited's head office. In it he tells about how he started at UFA, his relationships with co-workers and the influence of his experience at UFA on his life.
Administrative History
Andy Goutsis began working part time for UFA Co-operative Ltd doing maintenance at the Calgary office Andy Goutsis began working part time for UFA Co-operative Ltd doing maintenance at the Calgary office beginning in 1970, soon after immigrating from Greece. He soon gained the contract for janitorial and maintenance services on the building. Sometime between 2001 and 2005 he became directly employed by UFA Co-operative Ltd. and, as of 2014, continues to work part time at the Calgary Corporate Office.
Names
Goutsis, Andy
Accession Number
UF 2014.0006.0003
Date
2014
Source
Archival Descriptions

Andy Goutsis collection – 2009 - 2014.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
59
Material Format
textual records
graphic material
Physical Description
1 cm textual records
2 photograph
Scope and Content
The collection consists of a short autobiography written my Andy Goutsis, scaned images of messages written in the front of his copy of Gord Tolton's "Deep Roots, Promising Future," and two photographs.
Administrative History
Andy Goutsis began working part time for UFA Co-operative Ltd doing maintenance at the Calgary office beginning in 1970, soon after immigrating from Greece. He soon gained the contract for janitorial and maintenance services on the building. Sometime between 2001 and 2005 he became directly employed by UFA Co-operative Ltd. and, as of 2014, continues to work part time at the Calgary Corporate Office.
Creator
Andy Goutsis
Names
Goutsis, Andy
Places
Calgary
Accession Number
UF
Date
2009 - 2014
Source
Archival Descriptions

Andy Silver collection – 1934-1973.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
30
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file includes a transcript of Andy Silver's diary kept during his tour of mainland China in 1964; an issue of The United Farmer featuring a news item and photograph about Andy Silver's service award (1973); a covering letter; a souvenir postcard; a pamphlet about the Rochdale pioneers of the cooperative movement (1934); a textbook for directors of agricultural marketing businesses (1972), and fragments of UFA Co-op documents.
Administrative History
Andrew F. Silver was born in St. Cyrus, Scotland. He farmed in the district of Huxley, Alberta for many years. He and his wife Vi had five children, Ian, Evan, Greig, Irene, and Esther. Andy was an active volunteer in several community organizations and in the governance of UFA Co-op. He was one of its Directors from 1961 to 1973 and served as a Vice-President from 1964 to 1970.
Creator
Silver, Andy
Subjects
Trade and commerce
Names
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Places
China
Accession Number
UF 2003.0094.05
UF 2003.0094.06
UF 2003.0094.07
UF 2003.0094.10
UF 2003.0094.11
UF 2003.0094.12
UF 2003.0094.13
Date
1934-1973
Source
Archival Descriptions

Andy's Journey – 2009 - 2014.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
59
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
Item consists of scanned images from Andy Goutsis' copy of Gord Toton's "Deep Roots, Promising Future." The book was filled with good wishes and signatures from various staff from UFA Co-operative Limited's corporate office, including: Dallas Thorsteinson, Jim Holland, Clarence Olthuis, Peter Melynchuk, Kurt Megley, Keith Tully, Jim Watt, Scott MacCarl, Vivan Semeniuk, Donna Rose, Bob Nelson, and Patti Allen.
Administrative History
Andy Goutsis began working part time for UFA Co-operative Ltd doing maintenance at the Calgary office beginning in 1970, soon after immigrating from Greece. He soon gained the contract for janitorial and maintenance services on the building. Sometime between 2001 and 2005 he became directly employed by UFA Co-operative Ltd. and, as of 2014, continues to work part time at the Calgary Corporate Office.
Names
Goutsis, Andy
Accession Number
UF 2014.0006.0002
Date
2009 - 2014
Source
Archival Descriptions

Bill McCartney collection – 1982-1984.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
27
Material Format
textual records
graphic material
Physical Description
5 cm of textual records. -- 1 photograph
Scope and Content
The file consists of a speech given by UFA Co-op president H.B. Haney upon Bill McCartney's retirement, and a color photograph of him by Gold Studio, dated 1982.
Administrative History
William McCartney was born in Belfast, Ireland, and immigrated with his family to Vulcan, Alberta. He served in the Canadian Army during the Second World War and attained the rank of First Lieutenant. In 1946 he joined the U.F.A. Central Co-op as an accounting clerk, and by 1954 he was appointed manager of the Farm Supply Division of UFA Co-op. In 1964 he was appointed General Manager. Around 1983 this title was changed to Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Bill McCartney retired in 1984.
Creator
McCartney, Bill
Subjects
Executives
Names
McCartney, Bill
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Accession Number
41-43
Can I use it?
Images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from United Farmers' Historical Society.
Date
1982-1984
Source
Archival Descriptions

Bud Brooks share certificate – 1956.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
55
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of Bud Brooks' share certificate issued by Autumn Leaf Co-operative Association Ltd.
Administrative History
Bud Brooks was a member/shareholder of the Autumn Leaf Co-operative Association Ltd. based at Vermilion, Alberta
Creator
Autumn Leaf Co-operative Association
Subjects
Membership
Share certificates
Names
Brooks, Bud
Autumn Leaf Co-operative Association
Places
Vermilion
Accession Number
UF 2003.0124.03
Date
1956
Source
Archival Descriptions

C.J. Guertin patronage dividend statement – 1957.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
19
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of one patronage dividend statement.
Administrative History
C.J. Guertin of Hartell, Alberta was a member of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd.
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Subjects
Membership
Names
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Guertin, C.J.
Accession Number
31-7
Date
1957
Source
Archival Descriptions

Clipping - Manning against co-ops too?

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
2
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
Editorial letter of comment criticizing Alberta Premier Ernest Manning for speaking against co-operatives
Subjects
Co-Operatives - Criticism and debate
Names
Gimbel, Gordon
Accession Number
UF 2001.0002.09
Source
Archival Descriptions

C. Moritz membership share – [1949]-1951.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
14
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of a share certificate issued by Delia Farmers' Co-operative Association and a covering letter issued following the formation of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd.
Administrative History
C. Moritz of Morrin, Alberta was a member of Delia Farmers' Co-operative Association and United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Creator
Delia Farmers' Co-operative Association
Subjects
Share certificates
Names
Delia Farmers' Co-operative Association
Moritz, C.
Places
Delia
Accession Number
UF 2004.0010.01
Date
[1949]-1951
Source
Archival Descriptions

Correspondence - Announcing Consolidation of UFA Retail Stores Div. with ACWA – 1951.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
2
Material Format
textual records
Physical Description
8.5 x 11 manuscript, .1 cm of text, 2 pp
Scope and Content
General letter to UFA customers regarding transfer of UFA retail stores to Alberta Co-Operative Wholesale Association
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd.
Names
Gimbel, Gordon
Accession Number
UF 2001.0002.14
Can I use it?
Images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from United Farmers' Historical Society.
Date
1951
Source
Archival Descriptions

Correspondence - Michelle Elfstadt-Gordon Gimbel - Dec. 11, 2001 – 2001.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
2
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
Letter from History Co-Ordinator thanking Gordon Gimbel for allowing manuscripts to be copied
Names
Gimbel, Gordon
Accession Number
UF 2001.0002.01
Date
2001
Source
Archival Descriptions

C. Redvers Perry collection – [Transcribed ca. 2001 (originally created 1947-1948)].

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
4
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of C. Redvers Perry's reports of the 1947 and 1948 United Farmers of Alberta annual conventions to the Balzac U.F.A. Local
Administrative History
C. Redvers Perry, 1918- , farmed in the Nose Creek Valley west of Balzac, Alberta. He was a local historian, columnist, and archivist; and author of !00 Years of Nose Creek Valley.
Creator
Perry, C. Redvers
Subjects
Conventions
Names
Perry, C. Redvers
United Farmers of Alberta
Balzac U.F.A. Local
Places
Balzac
Accession Number
31-54
Date
[Transcribed ca. 2001 (originally created 1947-1948)]
Source
Archival Descriptions

David Leger invoices – 1974-1979.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
40
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of invoices for power tools and hardware from Lethbridge Farm Supply store
Administrative History
David Leger of Coaldale, Alberta was a member and customer of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative. His wife Darlene Leger was later an employee at the Lethbridge Farm Supply store.
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Subjects
Receipts
Names
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Leger, David
Places
Lethbridge
Accession Number
UF 2002.0085.01
UF 2003.0005.01
Date
1974-1979
Source
Archival Descriptions

Doucet Bros. Service Station advertisements – [ca. 1960-1969].

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
13
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of photocopies of a Doucet Bros. newspaper advertisement and illustrations from promotional calendars.
Administrative History
The Doucet brothers, Ted and Gerard, operated a service station and bulk gasoline distribution plant as a UFA Co-op agency in Falher, Alberta, from 1951 to 1978.
Creator
Doucet Bros. Service Station
Subjects
UFA agencies
Names
Doucet Bros. Service Station
Places
Falher
Accession Number
UF 2005.0020.03
UF 2005.0020.04
UF 2005.0020.05
Date
[ca. 1960-1969]
Source
Archival Descriptions

E. Grenier dividend purchase number card – [ca. 1960-ca. 1967].

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
44
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of E. Grenier's dividend purchase number card.
Administrative History
E. Grenier of Greenshields, Alberta was a member of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative and a customer at Wainwright Petroleum Agency.
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Subjects
Membership
Names
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Places
Wainwright
Accession Number
UN 21-63
Date
[ca. 1960-ca. 1967]
Source
Archival Descriptions

F.D. DePaoli patronage dividend statement – 1948.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
29
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of F.D. DePaoli's U.F.A. Central Co-operative Association patronage dividend statement.
Administrative History
F.D. DePaoli of Cayley, Alberta was a member of U.F.A. Central Co-operative Association in 1948.
Creator
U.F.A. Central Co-operative Association
Subjects
Membership
Names
U.F.A. Central Co-operative Association
Accession Number
UF 2003.0090.0192
Date
1948
Source
Archival Descriptions

Frank J. Koch patronage dividend statement – 1948.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
57
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of Frank J. Koch's patronage dividend statement issued by U.F.A. Central Co-operative Association.
Administrative History
Frank J. Koch of Lomond, Alberta was a member and customer of U.F.A. Central Co-operative Association.
Creator
U.F.A. Central Co-operative Association
Subjects
Shares & Dividends
Names
U.F.A. Central Co-operative Association
Koch, Frank J.
Places
Lomond
Accession Number
74-19
Date
1948
Source
Archival Descriptions

Gary Borland sales receipt – [ca. 1970].

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
47
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of a receipt issued to Gary Borland for purchase of heating oil.
Administrative History
Gary Borland was a member of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative and a customer at Vogel's U.F.A. Co-op in Elk Point, Alberta.
Creator
Vogel's U.F.A. Co-op
Subjects
Receipts
Names
Borland, Gary
Vogel's U.F.A. Co-op
Places
Elk Point
Accession Number
UF 2004.0034.61
Can I use it?
Images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from United Farmers' Historical Society.
Date
[ca. 1970]
Source
Archival Descriptions

George Knight patronage dividend statements – 1948-1974.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
50
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file contains George Knight's patronage dividend statements, related correspondence, and statement of equity.
Administrative History
George Knight of Grande Prairie, Alberta was a long-time member and customer of U.F.A. Central Co-operative Association Ltd. and United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd.
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Subjects
Dividends - UFA Co-Op Ltd.
Names
Knight, George
Places
Grande Prairie
Accession Number
73-1
Date
1948-1974
Source
Archival Descriptions

George Thring collection – 1919, 1942.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
3a
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of two items: the certificate of incorporation of The U.S. Farmers' Lands and Supply Company Limited (an Alberta corporation, 1919); and George Thring's certificate of lifetime membership in the U.F.A. (1942).
Creator
Thring, K. George
Subjects
Certificates
Membership
Names
Thring, K. George
U.S. Farmers' Lands and Supply Co.
Accession Number
UN 14-3
Date
1919, 1942
Source
Archival Descriptions

George Thring letter – 1941.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
3
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of a circular letter from George Thring to the membership of the Junior U.F.A. sending Christmas greetings and commenting on his experiences as a private in the Canadian Army.
Administrative History
K. George Thring of Coronation was president of the United Farmers of Alberta, Junior Branch (Junior U.F.A.) from 1939 to 1942.
Creator
Thring, K. George
Subjects
Christmas
World War, 1939-1945
Names
Thring, K. George
United Farmers of Alberta. Junior Branch
Accession Number
31-53
Date
1941
Source
Archival Descriptions

Gordon Gimbel collection – 1951-2001.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
2
Material Format
textual records
Physical Description
1 cm of textual records.
Scope and Content
Consists of notes, correspondence, newsclippings, and speeches reflecting the career of Gordon Gimbel with UFA Co-op.
Administrative History
Gordon Gimbel worked for UFA Co-op from 1958 until at least 1983 as a Petroleum Territory Manager.
Custodial History
Loaned for copying by Gordon Gimbel, 2001.
Creator
Gimbel, Gordon
Subjects
employees
Names
Gimbel, Gordon
Accession Number
UF 2001.0002.01
UF 2001.0002.02
UF 2001.0002.03
UF 2001.0002.04
UF 2001.0002.05
UF 2001.0002.06
UF 2001.0002.07
UF 2001.0002.08
UF 2001.0002.09
UF 2001.0002.10
UF 2001.0002.11
UF 2001.0002.12
UF 2001.0002.13
UF 2001.0002.14
UF 2001.0002.15
UF 2001.0002.16
UF 2001.0002.17
UF 2001.0002.18
UF 2001.0002.19
UF 2001.0002.20
UF 2001.0002.21
Can I use it?
Images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from United Farmers' Historical Society.
Date
1951-2001
Source
Archival Descriptions

Gord Tolton collection – 1982-2002.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
23
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file contains Gord Tolton's UFA Co-op membership card (ca. 1982), fuel card (ca. 2000). patronage dividend statement (2002), forklift operator's manual and safety exam (ca. 1998)
Administrative History
Gord Tolton was a long-time employee of UFA Co-op, in the Lethbridge Farm Supply Store. He was UFA Co-op's History Co-ordinator from 2002 to 2008.
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Subjects
Membership
Manuals
Names
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Tolton, Gord
Places
Lethbridge
Accession Number
UF 2002.0003.01
UF 2002.0003.02
UF 2002.0003.03
UF 2002.0003.04
44-10
Date
1982-2002
Source
Archival Descriptions

H.C. Herrle collection – 1944.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
1
Material Format
textual records
Physical Description
0.5 cm of textual records.
Scope and Content
Receipt and membership card issued to Howard C. Herrle, 1944.
Administrative History
Howard C. Herrle was a member of the United Farmers of Alberta in 1944.
Custodial History
Donated by Helen Herrle, wife of H.C. Herrle, 2001
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta
Herrle, Howard C.
Subjects
Membership
Names
Herrle, Howard C.
Accession Number
UF 2001.0001.01
UF 2001.0001.02
Can I use it?
Images are provided for research and reference use only. Written permission to publish, copy or otherwise use these images must be obtained from United Farmers' Historical Society.
Date
1944
Source
Archival Descriptions

History of U.F.A. Co-Op Ltd.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
2
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
Extract from UFA Annual Review relating briefly UFA History to 1948
Names
Gimbel, Gordon
Accession Number
UF 2001.0002.02
Source
Archival Descriptions

Income Tax and Co-Operatives – [ca. 1963].

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
2
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
Highlights from briefs presented to the Royal Commission on Taxation, by the Co-Operative Union of Canada and Federated Co-operatives Ltd.
Creator
Co-Operative Union of Canada
Federated Co-operatives Ltd.
Names
Gimbel, Gordon
Accession Number
UF 2001.0002.07
Date
[ca. 1963]
Source
Archival Descriptions

J.M. Brewster patronage dividend statement – 1961.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
18
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
Ther file consists of one patronage dividend statement.
Administrative History
J.M. Brewster of Cherry Point, Alberta was a member of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd.
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Subjects
Membership
Names
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Brewster, J.M.
Accession Number
31-7
Date
1961
Source
Archival Descriptions

John Erickson collection – [ca. 1961]-2003.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
28
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of John Erickson's UFA Co-op business card (ca. 1961), a newspaper reproduction of a United Grain Growers receipt for shipment of beef livestock, a photocopy of a hand-writtten autobiography, and a biographical article from the Lethbridge Herald.
Administrative History
John U. Erickson, 1909- , was born in a railway construction camp in the Prairies to Swedish immigrant parents. He grew up on a farm in the Camrose district of Alberta, and received a post-secondary education in accounting and management. He married Ada "Babs" Renville. He held managerial positions in the retail lumber business, in large-scale farming, and in the provincial parks system of Alberta. He was also an active volunteer in agricultural and community organizations and the Lutheran Church. From 1961 to 1964 he was a Director of UFA Co-op. In 1965 his career in the parks system took him to Lethbridge, where he eventually retired.
Creator
UFA Co-Op
Erickson, John
Names
Erickson, John
United Farmers of Alberta
United Grain Growers
Places
Camrose
Lethbridge
Accession Number
UF 2003.0087.01
UF 2003.0087.02
UF 2003.0087.03
UF 2003.0087.04
Date
[ca. 1961]-2003
Source
Archival Descriptions

John Lee certificates – 1972-1998.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
48
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of certificates presented to recognizing his completion of training seminars for sales and service of farm implements and machines; and certificates issued by United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative recognizing ten years' service, completion of first aid and CPR training, and completion of the Feelings Customer Service Excellence Module.
Administrative History
John Lee, a sales representative specializing in farm implements and machinery, was an employee of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative from 1978 until 2004 or later. During the latter part of his career with UFA Co-op, he was based in the Calgary corporate office and worked as a Member Relations Representative.
Creator
Lee, John
Subjects
Farm Implements
farm machinery
Certificates
Names
Lee, John
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Accession Number
79-8
Date
1972-1998
Source
Archival Descriptions

Lawrence Braconnier share certificates – 1961-1973.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
52
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of share certificates and a membership card issued to Lawrence Braconnier.
Administrative History
Larence Braconnier of Three Hills, Alberta was a member and customer of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Subjects
Share certificates
Names
Braconnier, Lawrence
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Places
Three Hills
Accession Number
50-4
Date
1961-1973
Source
Archival Descriptions

Lawrence Proudfoot collection – 1987-2005.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
5
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of Lawrence Proudfoot's farewell talk to farm supply managers, and a note to UFA Co-op's History Co-ordinator from Betty Proudfoot mentioning his involvement on the UFA curling club.
Administrative History
Lawrence Proudfoot, 1921-1994, a nephew of MLA Lorne Proudfoot, was president of the Junior Section of the U.F.A. in 1946. He began working at the U.F.A. Central Co-op office in 1947, initially in public relations, but soon transferred to the Petroleum Division. He was Manager of the Petroleum Division from 1964 to 1987.
Creator
Proudfoot, Lawrence
Related Material
The United Farmers Historical Society collection includes an interview with Betty Proudfoot, recorded in 2002.
Names
Proudfoot, Lawrence
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Accession Number
UF 2005.0031.02
UF 2002.0080.02
Date
1987-2005
Source
Archival Descriptions

Lunty family collection – 1959-2005.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
41
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of Lindy Lunty's United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative share certificates and news clippings about Glenn Lunty.
Administrative History
Lindy Lunty, d. ca. 2003, of Forestburg, Alberta, was a member of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative. His brother Harold "Glenn" Lunty, 1922-2005, also farmed in the Forestburg district and was a Director of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative.
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Related Material
Article on Glenn Lunty in the August 1969 The United Farmer
Subjects
Share certificates
Names
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Lunty, H. Glenn
Lunty, Lindy
Places
Forestburg
Accession Number
UF 2003.0080.01
UF 2003.0080.02
UF 2003.0080.03
UF 2003.0087.04
UF 2003.0087.05
34-38
40-3
Date
1959-2005
Source
Archival Descriptions

Marshall Oils receipt book – 1977.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
15
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of one receipt book used by Marshall Oils in Stavely.
Administrative History
In 1938 Bill Marshall began operating an independent bulk petroleum distribution plant on his farmstead near Stavely, Alberta, hauling fuel directly from a refinery at Turner Valley. In 1947 it became an agency of U.F.A. Central Co-op. In 1966 Bill retired and his son Jack Marshall took over the agency. In 1978 Jack closed the agency and purchased the UFA agency in Claresholm in partnership with his son Steve. In 1990 Jack retired and his son-in-law Larry MacDonald became Steve's partner in the agency.
Creator
Marshall Oils
Related Material
UF 2000.0001.24
Subjects
UFA agencies
Names
Marshall Oils
Places
Stavely
Accession Number
14-1
Date
1977
Source
Archival Descriptions

Mary Summach membership card – [ca. 1960].

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
35
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of one UFA Co-op membership card.
Administrative History
Mary Summach of Grande Prairie, Alberta was a member of Glen Leslie U.F.A. Local and United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative.
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Subjects
Membership
Names
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Summach, Mary
Places
Grande Prairie
Accession Number
UF 2003.0019.02
Date
[ca. 1960]
Source
Archival Descriptions

M. Nelson membership cards – 1957.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
20
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of membership cards issued by the United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd. and the Farmers' Union of Alberta.
Administrative History
Mr. M. Nelson of Millet, Alberta was a member of the United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd. and the Farmers' Union of Alberta.
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta
Subjects
Membership
Names
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Farmers' Union of Alberta
Nelson, M.
Accession Number
31-7
Date
1957
Source
Archival Descriptions

Morris R. Smith membership card – 1945.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
54
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of Morris R. Smith's U.F.A. membership card.
Administrative History
Morris R. Smith became a permanent member of the United Farmers of Alberta in 1945.
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta
Subjects
Membership
Names
United Farmers of Alberta
Smith, Morris R.
Accession Number
UF 2003.0124.02
Date
1945
Source
Archival Descriptions

Mrs. G. Mayhew share certificate – 1948.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
56
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of Mrs. G. Mayhew's membership share certificate issued by United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd.
Administrative History
Mrs. G. Mayhew of Red Deer, Alberta was issued one membership share in United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd. upon its reorganization in 1948.
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Subjects
Share certificates
Names
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Mayhew, Mrs. G.
Places
Red Deer
Accession Number
UF 2002.0065.30
Date
1948
Source
Archival Descriptions

Municipal District of Paintearth No. 53 membership card – [ca. 1949-ca. 1961].

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
53
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of the UFA Co-op membership card of the Municipal District of Paintearth No. 53.
Administrative History
The Municipal District of Paintearth No. 334, located in east-central Alberta surrounding the town of Castor, was formed in 1944 from the amalgamation of the Municipal Districts of Coronation and Progress and part of the Municipal District of Stocks. In 1945 it was renumbered No. 53. In 1962 it became the County of Paintearth No. 18. In the 1950s it was a member and customer of the United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd.
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Subjects
Membership
Names
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Municipal District of Paintearth No. 53
Places
Castor
Accession Number
UF 2003.0124.01
Date
[ca. 1949-ca. 1961]
Source
Archival Descriptions

Newspaper clipping - $5,000,000 cash payment expected for co-op members – 1967.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
2
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
Series of articles from Federated Co-Op newsletter, reporting on Federated Co-Op dividends, also news of centralization of Co-Ops, and of proposed federal co-op act
Creator
Co-operative Consumer
Names
Gimbel, Gordon
Accession Number
UF 2001.0002.12
Date
1967
Source
Archival Descriptions

Newspaper clipping - The UFA Co-op was awarded the town's contract …

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
2
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
unsourced, undated clipping informing of UFA contract to supply unnamed town's municipal fuel contract
Names
Gimbel, Gordon
Accession Number
UF 2001.0002.11
Can I use it?
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Source
Archival Descriptions

newspaper clipping - U.S. Farm Co-Ops Importance Grows

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
2
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
Clipping from United States urging American farmers to adopt co-operative principles
Subjects
Co-operatives - History
Names
Gimbel, Gordon
Accession Number
UF 2001.0002.10
Source
Archival Descriptions

Norman Liberty share certificate – 1948.

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
File
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
6
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
The file consists of one share certificate issued to Norman Liberty of Rio Grande, Alberta.
Administrative History
Norman Liberty was a shareholder in United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd.
Creator
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Subjects
Share certificates
Names
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Liberty, Norman
Accession Number
UF 2005.0034.02
Date
1948
Source
Archival Descriptions

Objectives & Principles of the Co-Op Movement

Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Source
Archival Descriptions
Collection/Fonds
UFA Members' Collection
Hierarchy Level
Item
Collection/Fonds Number
7
File Number
2
Material Format
textual records
Scope and Content
Text of brief co-op operating philosphy, possibly prepared for public issue or presentation
Creator
Western Co-operative College
Names
Gimbel, Gordon
Accession Number
UF 2001.0002.06
Source
Archival Descriptions

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