The volume contains accounts for subscriptions, political expenses, livestock shipping, general shipping, feed, coal, twine, wheat, hay, sundries, formaldehyde, non-members' fees, Community Hall loan, general expenses, interest, dividends received from Central, trust account, capital account, benevolent fund, and banking.
The fonds consists of meeting notes of Directors' meeting (1969), records of patronage dividends, records of sales, synoptic (1976-1978), records of commissions paid to the Co-op by UFA Co-op and of commissions paid to the manager, manager's reports to the Directors, and a small amount of correspondence.
Iron Springs Oil Co-op Ltd. distributed petroleum products to its members in the hamlet of Iron Springs, in Lethbridge County, Alberta. It was affiliated with the United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative. It was established in 1963 and amalgamated with UFA Co-op in 1977.
The fonds consists of the minute book used by the Onoway U.F.A. Local No. 131 (1924-1942) and Onoway F.U.A. Local No. 527, with membership list (1949-1950); the account book (1919-1935); journal (1926-1936); and cheque book (1933-1934).
Onoway U.F.A. Local No. 131 was organized in the 1910s. By 1919 it was pooling its members' economic resources by shipping livestock and purchasing bulk quantities of feed, coal, and twine. The Local apparently became inactive in 1942. In 1949 some former members organized the Onoway F.U.A. Local No. 527, a Local of the Farmers' Union of Alberta. This organization apparently became inactive in 1950.
File consists of reciept from Barton Motors in Lethbridge, a letter fom UFA Co-operative to Iron Springs Oil Co-operative detailing the payment of dividends on a share certificate, a letter from UFA Co-operative Petroleum Division Manager Lorne Proudfoot to Iron Springs Oil Co-operative Secretary-Treasurer Walter Boras regarding the commercial account assistance program, and a statement from Dalgliesh Accounting detailing charges for services.