The fonds consists of two letters and two agreements concerning the leasing and insuring of the Clover Bar Hall (1930-1932); the minute book of the Local, including membership records and financial records (1951-1973); sales and stock report of the Maple Leaf Petroleums agency in Bremner (1935-1936); membership list (1962); correspondence and financial records (1956-1975); and a topographical map of the Edmonton district annotated to show coal prospects (1926).
Clover Bar was a farming district in Strathcona County, just east of the city of Edmonton, Alberta. A local organization of the United Farmers of Alberta, Clover Bar U.F.A. Local No. 90, existed before 1915. East Clover Bar U.F.A Local No. 3 and Clover Bar U.F.W.A. Local No. 40 were the local organizations in 1930. By 1951 Clover Bar F.U.A. Local No. 608 was established. In 1970 it became the Clover Bar Unifarm Local 6208. Apparently it became inactive around 1975.
This series includes minutes of meetings of the shareholders, Board, Co-operative Committee, and a conference of U.F.A. Central Co-operative Association. It also contains a directory of old U.F.A. Locals and Sub-Districts, which appointed delegates to the Association's annual conferences.
The file contains letters to Doug Thornton concerning arrangements for meetings and activities, and Norman Priestley's retirement; and circular letters concerning taxation, Co-operative Union of Canada 1956 congress, cooperative education, survey of members, and suspension of activities.
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).
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.
The fonds had been in the possession of Jim and Eileen Allan.
The fonds consists of the minutes, membership records, and cash book of Sexsmith F.U.A. Local No. 135.
Sexsmith U.F.A. Local No. 204 was established early in the history of the United Farmers of Alberta, in the community of Sexsmith in the Peace River region of Alberta. It built a community hall sometime before 1929. In 1949, after the establishment of the Farmers' Union of Alberta, it became the Sexsmith F.U.A. Local No. 135. By 1956 the membership had dwindled, and the ability of the Local to sustain the community hall was in doubt.
The series consists of legislation which governs United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd., the By-laws of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd., and correspondence with legal counsel concerning amendments.
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Legislation and by-laws regarding incorporation of United Farmers of Alberta and its change of name to United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Ltd. are in Fonds 4, Series 1.
The file consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence of senior executives of United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative, such as the General Manager (title changed to Chief Executive Officer in 1983; to President and Chief Executive Officer in 1993), Treasurer, Controller, and Corporate Secretary (title changed to Chief Governance Officer ca. 2004). Includes memoranda, speeches, reports, organization chart, and notes on informal communications. The series can be considered comprehensive only for part of the term of General Manager Bill McCartney (1972-1979) and for part of the term of Treasurer R.B. Ward (1972-1976).
This file consists of a photocopy of the Proposed Terms Of An Agreement Between Maple leaf Petroleum Limited and United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Limited; correspondence between John P. Carleton of Mackimmie Matthews Barristers and Solicitors and Cameron M. Ross; and correspondence between John P. Carleton of Mackimmie Matthews Barristers and Solicitors and Gerry Metz regarding use of the words : Maple Leaf and UFA's use of the Maple Leaf/UFA logo.
United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative
Correspondence regarding the purchase of Maple Leaf Petroleum is in file 6 of this series.
The file consists of a report of a meeting of the Executive bodies of U.F.A. Central Co-operative Association and Alberta Wholesale Co-operative Association (ACWA) to consider the possibility establishing a common wholesaling facility in Calgary (1947); memorandum of agreement between UFA Co-op and ACWA to allow tranfer of retail stores to ACWA (1950); minutes of a special meeting of Delegates of UFA Co-op to consider transfer of retail stores to ACWA (1951); minutes of a meeting of representatives of co-ops to consider re-financing of ACWA (1952).