The file consists of one receipt book used by Marshall Oils in Stavely.
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.
File contains a halftone prints of photographs belonging to La Glace UFA agent Norman Edgar used in a 1978 United Farmer magazine article about the Edgar family's involvement with UFA petroleum operation in La Glace. The prints include a photo of Norman Edgar with Oxen in 1912, a ski jump on the Edgars' property from 1919 and a horse-drawn car.
1912 - [ca. 193-] (printed 1978)
In the 1940s Norman Edgar became the UFA petroleum agent at La Glace in conjunction with the La Glace Co-op Association and remained in the position until his death in 1958.
File contains photos of agent Ken Edgar of the La Glace UFA Petroleum Agency, his family members and home.
1967 - 1978
Ken Edgar became the manager of the La Glace Co-op Association's (a UFA-affiliated cooperative) petroleum operations in 1958 following the death of his father, the previous manager. In 1966, his operation became a UFA petroleum agency.