Archive Finding Aids

Here are detailed file-by-file descriptions of the contents of specific fonds and/or links to scanned documents.

Telephone linesman
Telephone Linesman, [ca. 1920]
NA-2581-2

Aldersyde Mutual Telephone Company fonds

To view brief history of organization and summary of contents click here.

Table of Contents

Series 1Charter and annual reports. -- 1935-1953
Series 2Minutes. -- 1935-1972
Series 3Statistical returns. -- 1936-1971
Series 4Financial records. -- 1935-1969
Series 5Correspondence. -- 1939-1972
Series 6Subscribers' accounts. -- 1939-1971
Series 7Miscellaneous records. -- 1935-1968

Inventory

Series 1

Charter and annual reports. -- 1935-1953

M-2251-1Charter. -- 1935
M-2251-4Annual reports. -- 1949-1953

Series 2

Minutes. -- 1935-1972

M-2251-13Minutes. -- 1935
M-2251-14Minutes. -- 1935-1938, 1946, 1951-1955
M-2251-15Minutes. -- 1956-1958
M-2251-16Minutes. -- 1959-1971
M-2251-17Minutes. -- 1968-1972
M-2251-18Minutes of the Alberta Mutual Telephone Companies Association. -- 1958, 1960-1961, 1963

Series 3

Statistical returns. -- 1936-1971

M-2251-22Annual statistical returns. -- 1936-1939
M-2251-23Annual statistical returns. -- 1940, 1946-1949
M-2251-24Annual statistical returns. -- 1950-1959
M-2251-25Annual statistical returns.—1960-1971

Series 4

Financial records. -- 1935-1969

M-2251-19Bank book. -- 1935-1951
M-2251-20Bank book. -- 1965
M-2251-21Bank book. -- 1969
M-2251-26Surplus account record. -- 1935-1936
M-2251-27Plant in service account. -- 1936-1941
M-2251-28Depreciation and replacement reserve account. -- 1936-1939
M-2251-29Alberta Government Telephones - AGT account. -- 1936-1943
M-2251-30AGT account. -- 1950-1966
M-2251-31Accounts payable account. -- 1936-1937
M-2251-32Material account. -- 1936
M-2251-33Material account. -- 1965
M-2251-34Control account. -- 1936-1943
M-2251-35Control account. -- 1960-1961
M-2251-36Cash account. -- 1936-1943
M-2251-37Cash account. -- 1950-1959
M-2251-38Cash account. -- 1960-1966

Series 5

Correspondence. -- 1939-1972

M-2251-39Big-4 Mutual Telephone Company correspondence. -- 1939, 1942-1943. -- Re subscribers.
M-2251-40Alberta Government Telephones (AGT) correspondence. -- 1949. -- Re changes in service.
M-2251-41General correspondence. -- 1950-1956. -- Re installation of protectors; automatic operation, share exchange; telephone lines crossing tracks; rental.
M-2251-42General correspondence. -- 1952. -- Re signal sheets; wire; automatic operation; transfer of subscribers; shares.
M-2251-43General correspondence. -- 1951-1954. -- Re noisy rural lines; change of ownership; shares; accounts; change of name; applications for service; uniform accounting system.
M-2251-44General correspondence. -- 1955-1956. -- Re change of subscribers; equipment; amendment to Rural Mutual Telephone Companies Act.
M-2251-45General correspondence. -- 1957-1958. -- Re bankruptcy; permit for crossing railway line; billing for repairs; accounts.
M-2251-46General correspondence. -- 1959. -- Re new circuit; Alberta Mutual Telephone Companies Association; toll lines; shares; pay station.
M-2251-47General correspondence. -- 1960. -- Re agreement for erection of new circuit; change of subscribers; discount.
M-2251-48General correspondence. -- 1961. -- Re application for service; liability policy.
M-2251-49General correspondence. -- 1962. -- Re shares; applications for service; conversion; account liability policy.
M-2251-50General correspondence. -- 1963. -- Re applications for service; accounts; installations crossing rail lines.
M-2251-51General correspondence. -- 1964. -- Re liability policy; wire crossings; accounts; installations; shares; changes in circuits.
M-2251-52General correspondence. -- 1965. -- Re installation of circuits; revolving fund act; toll tickets; shares; termination of service; relocation of section managers; statistical reports; accounts; audit forms; timber treating wages; change of registration.
M-2251-53General correspondence. -- 1966. -- Re attachment space; accounts; installation of circuits.
M-2251-54General correspondence. -- 1967. -- Re Alberta Mutual Telephone Companies Association; shares; accounts; installation of circuits; replacement of wire; telephones; change of lines; insurance.
M-2251-55General correspondence. -- 1968. -- Re High River rural conversion; accounts; removal of wires; increase of capitalization; shares; liability insurance.
M-2251-56General correspondence. -- 1969. -- Re requests for mutual service; accounts; liability insurance; buried cable; installation of circuits; protection benefits; agreement of integration with AGT; bands.
M-2251-57correspondence. -- 1970. -- Re deposit of records in the Provincial Archives; repair of lines; accounts; long distance charges; shares; removal of plant; telephones.
M-2251-58General correspondence. -- 1971. -- Re accounts; removal of plant; shares; installation of wires; liability insurance; protection benefits; transfer of material to archives; cutover of service.
M-2251-59General correspondence. -- 1972. -- Re telephone poles; cancellation of charter; accounts.

Series 6

Subscribers' accounts. -- 1939-1971

M-2251-60Subscribers' accounts sheets. -- 1939-1954
M-2251-61Subscribers' accounts sheets. -- 1956-1960
M-2251-62Subscribers' accounts sheets. -- 1960-1966
M-2251-63Subscribers' accounts sheets. -- 1966-1969
M-2251-64Subscribers' accounts sheets. -- 1968-1971

Series 7

Miscellaneous records. -- 1935-1968

M-2251-2Rural Mutual Telephone Companies Act. -- 1935
M-2251-3Instructions regarding special rental rates. -- 1936
M-2251-5Rural Mutual Telephone Companies Act, amendment. -- 1955
M-2251-6Maps for proposed telephone lines. -- 1959
M-2251-7Notices to shareholders. -- 1968 and n.d
M-2251-8Party line ring sheets. -- n.d.
M-2251-9Lists of shareholders and numbers. -- 1963 and n.d.
M-2251-10Circular from Alberta Government Telephones (AGT). -- n.d. -- Re adjustment of mutual telephone companies’ share capital.
M-2251-11Sample invoice.
M-2251-12 Sample forms.
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