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Patrick Burns, Calgary, Alberta, July 1925
PA-3068

Pat Burns fonds

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Series 1 Personal papers. - 1901- 1960
Series 2Legal Papers. - 1882- 1953
Series 3Oil matters. - 1911- 1953
Series 4Ranch business. - 1896 - 1960
Series 5Ranches and agriculture. - 1918 - 1959
Series 6Northern Syndicate Ltd., Calgary, Alberta. - 1925 - 1949
Series 7Properties and Business. - 1896 - 1955
Series 8Burns & Company. - 1898 - 1947
Series 9Financial assistance to individuals and firms. - 1913 - 1943
Series 10Mennonite settlement, Olds, Alberta. - 1926 - 1928
Series 11Articles, correspondence, financial affairs, and other documents. - 1897 - 1955
Series 12Share certificates. - 1903- 1941
Series 13Burns Ranches Limited. - 1902- 1983
Series 14Burns Holdings Limited. - 1928- 1981
Series 15Burns Foundation Limited. - 1926- 1959
Series 16Burns Estate and Burns Memorial Trust Fund. - 1935-1982 and n.d.
Series 17Calgary and Southwestern Railway Company. - 1918-1965
Series 18Western Ranches Limited. - 1921-1952
Series 19 Metis Scrip and NWMP Veterans' Scrip. - 1880-1911
Series 20 Scanned Document Photographs. - 1880-1969

Inventory

Series 1

Personal papers. - 1901-1960

M-160-1Personal papers and certificates. - 1901-1960. - Consists of marriage certificate (1901); statutory declaration of age of P. Burns (l903); case for opinion of counsel regarding spelling of name and legal identity (1901); date and photograph of P. Burns in pamphlet printed for Who's Who in Canada (1927).
M-160-2Certificates and appointments. - 1918- 1925. - Consists of Canadian Red Cross society (1918); membership in Southern Alberta Pioneers' and Old timers' Association (1921); honorary colonel, Calgary regiment (1925); song composed in his honour (1960).
M-160-3Citation from Pope Gregory. - 1915
M-160-4Honours. - 1923-1931. - Consists of a citation from the Annual Edmonton Exhibition (1923); citation from the Edmonton Spring Live Stock Show (1924); and a bound letter to Patrick Burns on his 75th birthday (1931).
M-160-5Two scrolls. - 1931. - One on the occasion of P. Burns' 75th birthday from the Mennonites of Didsbury, Alberta; and a distinguished service scroll from the Cosmopolitan Club of Calgary.
M-4204 Correspondence and articles regarding Patrick Burns. - 1937-1956 and n.d.
M-7771-1Personal ledger. - 1912-1937
M-7771-2Financial statements. - 1912-1936. - Regarding of Senator P. Burns' personal income.
M-7771-3Financial statements. - 1921. - Regarding of Senator P. Burns' personal income.
M-7771-4Personal synoptic ledger. - 1923-1925
M-7771-5Personal synoptic ledger. - 1925
M-7771-6Personal synoptic ledger. - 1926-1927
M-7771-7Personal synoptic ledger. - 1927-1929
M-7771-8Personal synoptic ledger. - 1929
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Series 2

Legal Papers. - 1882-1953

M-160-6Legal papers. - 1882 and 1899. - Consists of Duncan L. McLaren and Pat Burns, agreement for sale (1882); and Ed Fearson note (1899).
M-160-7Legal papers. - 1901-1905. - Consists of H.C. Cooke and Pat Burns, agreement (1901); R. Marpole and Pat Burns, agreement (1902); and Jas. Ariello and Pat Burns, chattel mortgage (1905).
M-7771-9Ledger of P. Burns' accounts and properties. - 1903-1950. - Also includes John Burns' accounts from 1942-1950.
M-160-8Legal papers. - 1906. - Consists of Hatfield, McLaren & Pat Burns, chattel mortgage; E.F. Gordon & Pat Burns, chattel mortgage; J.G. Gordon & Pat Burns, chattel mortgage.
M-160-9Legal papers. - 1908. - Consists of Royal Crown Soaps Ltd. & Pat Burns, agreement; Manlius Bull & F.T. Schooley & Pat Burns, agreement; Neil McLean & P. Burns, chattel mortgage; J. C. Linton, G.T.C. Robinson and W.R. Hull, P. Burns, agreement.
M-160-10Legal papers. - 1909-1910. - Consists of Imperial Bank of Canada & P. Burns, incumbrance under Land Titles Act (1909); Canadian Birkbeck Investment & Savings Company vs. J. G. Gordon, consent to mortgage being removed (1909); W. MacKenzie & P. Burns, agreement (1910).
M-160-11Legal papers. - 1911. - Consists of Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) Irrigation Department & P. Burns, regarding contract; Regarding property in Southern Alberta belonging to P. Burns; Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) & Pat Burns, solicitor's certificate; F.G. Denton & P. Burns, agreements.
M-160-12Legal papers. - 1911. - Consists of R.W. McDonald & P. Burns, agreement; J.C. McAndrew and W. Rolfe, agreement; W.F. Robertson & W. Rolfe, agreement; P. Burns Withdrawal of Caveat; W.J. Rolfe & P. Burns, assignment; J.H. Gilmour & P. Burns, agreement for sale.
M-160-13Legal papers. - 1912. - Consists of Memorandum of Lands sold by P. Burns; F.C. Lowes & P. Burns, memo of agreement; Alliance Investment Company & P. Burns, land mortgage; T.H. Gilmour & C.M. Simpson & Pat Burns, purchaser assignment; Gilmour & P. Burns, agreement of sale; W.J. Stokes & E.N. Butler, discharge of mortgage.
M-160-14Legal papers. - 1914-1917. - Consists of John T. Mitchell & Pat Burns, chattel mortgage (1914); John T. Mitchell, insurance (1915); W.A. Pickard, R.J. Strachan & J.T. Mitchell, discharge of chattel mortgage (1915); J.T. Mitchell & Walter A. Pickard & R.J. Strachan, chattel mortgage assignment (1915); J. T. Mitchell, Insurance (1916-1917).
M-160-15City Cartage Company & P. Burns, agreement. - 1915
M-160-16Promissory notes from various parties to P. Burns. - 1917-1921
M-160-17M..C. Bliss & P. Burns, agreement of sale. - 1918
M-160-18Legal papers. - 1919. - Consists of Royal Trust Company Ltd. Lease & P. Burns, regarding King Place; Astley & Schackle Ltd., & H. K. Reed & P. Burns, memo of agreement.
M-160-19Legal papers. - 1920-1923. - Consists of Charles M.. Simpson & J.W. Davidson & P. Burns, assignment (1920); McHugh Bros. Ltd. & P. Burns & Company, purchase of cattle (1920-1923).
M-160-20Legal papers. - 1921. - Consists of Henry Galvin & John Ungarian, agreement of sale; Henry Galvin & P. Burns, agreement of sale.
M-160-21J.C. Bonneau & wife & P. Burns, release. - 1922
M-160-22Legal papers. - 1924. - Consists of Reuben Mottishaw & P. Burns & Company Ltd., lease of restaurant; Reuben Mottishaw & J.J. Doherty & B. Doherty, lease of restaurant.
M-160-23Legal papers. - 1925. - Consists of John M. Dillon, lease; Soldiers Settlement Board & P. Burns & Company, lease.
M-7771-10Legal agreement. - 1926. - Regarding transfer of land from P. Burns to James Francis Melville Moodie.
M-160-24Legal papers. - 1927. - Consists of Royal Trust Company & P. Burns, agreement for sale of lands; George Lane & Company Ltd. & P. Burns & Company Ltd., sale of horses and cattle; P. Burns & Company Ltd. & J.J. Doherty & B. Doherty, lease.
M-160-25Legal papers. - 1927. - Consists of Macleod Property to G. Sheffield, agreement of sale; Henry Kettley & P. Burns & Company Ltd. , transfer of land; Laura Allen & Barton & Company, Seattle Tide land warranty deed.
M-160-26Legal papers. - 1928. - Consists of A.M.. Bowlen & P. Burns, mortgage; W.J.S. Walker & P. Burns, mortgage; Canadian Northern Railway & P. Burns & Company, lease with right of way map.
M-160-27Legal papers. - 1929-1930. - Consists of Henry Haffner, Cattle Chattel Mortgage (1929); Henry LeVasseur, Cattle Feeding Agreement (1929); W. Porter & P. Burns & Company, mortgage, Alexandra Hotel (1929); Alfred Pelliter, cattle feeding agreement (1930).
M-160-28Legal agreements. - 1931-1938. - Consists of E.D. Hardwick & P. Burns Ranches Ltd., court order and agreements (1931-1938); Hylo Oils Ltd. & P. Burns Holdings Ltd., agreement (1931).
M-160-29Legal agreements. - 1932. - Consists of Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) & P. Burns Holdings Ltd., easement caveat and agreement; Jenkins Groceteria Ltd. & Toronto General Trusts Corp. & Burns Foundation, agreement.
M-160-30W.J.S. Walker & P. Burns & Company Ltd., surrender of lease. - 1937
M-160-31Legal agreements. - 1937. - Consists of A.H. Mayland & P. Burns, lease of surface rights agreement; Springbank Municipality, agreement regarding foot path.
M-7771-11Legal papers, correspondence and map. - 1937-1982. - Regarding transfers of land and additions to land.
M-160-32William Mayhew & P. Burns Ranches Ltd., agreement for the sale of land. - 1938
M-160-33Legal agreements. - 1942. - Consists of H.O. Heimbecker & P. Burns, agreement; Bereton Norvers, notice of caveat; Norman Hindsley & Royal Bank of Canada agreement.
M-160-34P. Burns Holdings Ltd., & Province of Alberta, regarding transfer of road. - 1943
M-160-35Caveat regarding Belle View Subdivisions P. Burns Ranches Ltd. - 1947
M-160-36Legal agreements. - 1949. - Consists of P. Burns & Canadian Western Natural Gas, Heat, Light & Power Company Ltd., easements; P. Burns & Canadian Western Natural Gas, Light, Heat, & Power Company Ltd., lease; Withdrawal of easement.
M-160-37Burns Foundation Ltd. & Anglo American Exploration Ltd., agreement. - 1952
M-160-38Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) siding lease correspondence. - 1953
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Series 3

Oil matters. - 1911-1953 and n.d.

M-160-39Ainsworth Oils Ltd. - 1911 - 1927
M-160-40Anglo-Canadian Oil Company, leases. - 1938 - 1950
M-160-41Anglo-Indian Oils Corp., preliminary report. - n.d.
M-160-42Bradfield place. - 1924 - 1941
M-160-43Consumers' Co-op Refineries Ltd., lease. - 1945
M-160-44Filteau trust, petroleum leases. - 1933
M-160-45Findlay place, option oil rights. - 1942
M-160-46Forest Reserve oil lease. - 1926
M-160-47Franco-Oils Ltd. - John Reynolds. - 1929 - 1934
M-160-48Home Oils Company Ltd. - 1926 - 1929
M-160-49MacKay lease. - 1926 - 1953
M-160-50Majestic Oils Ltd. - 1927
M-160-51McLeod Oil Company Ltd. - 1926
M-160-52Montana leases. - 1928 - 1929
M-160-53James F.M. Moodie Ltd., leases in Alberta. - 1923
M-160-54Mount Royal, anticline, geological report, and lease of gas prohibition and transportation ltd. - 1928
M-160-55Oil, general. - n.d. - 1938. - Includes prospectus and information on Patrick Oils Ltd., report of Hunter Valley Oil Company.; prospectus of Leader Petroleums; Canadian Exploration Company; Waymarn Petroleums Ltd.; Gibraltar Oils; Lancashire Oils; and general information.
M-160-56Oil, general. - 1919. - Prospectus and reports of Structure Oil and Gas Company; Askalta Oil Company; Commonwealth Petroleum Ltd.; Alberta Pacific Consolidated Oils; Wayne Oils Ltd.; Nordon Corporation; Stockmen Oils Ltd.; Western Alberta Oil Company.; Sentinel Oils Ltd.; Benton Oils Ltd.; Bush Petroleum Corporation; report on oil prospects in Fraser Valley; and general correspondence.
M-160-57Oil rights assessment appeal. - 1939
M-160-58Oil rights, sundry files. - 1945
M-160-59Olson, A. Robert, oil leases. - 1950
M-160-60Quarantine Reserve, correspondence. - 1925 - 1930
M-160-61Robinson estate. - 1940 - 1943
M-160-62Ranchmen's Gas & Oil Company Ltd., petroleum lease agreement. - 1926 - 1935
M-160-63Ranchmen's Gas & Oil Company Ltd., lease rental. - 1936 - 1940
M-160-64Red Coulee property geological report. - 1930
M-160-65Calgary topographic map and map of British Columbia property. - 1929 and n.d.
M-160-66Rialto Oils Ltd., lease. - 1933
M-160-67Ribstone - Blackfoot oil field and prospectus for Alert oils ltd. - [ca. 1927]
M-160-68Royalite Oil Company Ltd., lease. - 1943
M-160-69Santa Catasma Development Company. - 1924 - 1926
M-160-70Scottish Petroleums Ltd. - 1937 - 1940
M-160-71Seneca Oil Company, notices of meetings. - 1926 - 1928
M-160-72Seneca Oils Ltd., lists of holders and progress. - 1926 - 1928
M-160-73Sentinel Oils Ltd., correspondence and business. - 1926 - 1941
M-160-74Sentinel Oils Ltd., correspondence and business. - 1926 - 1929
M-160-75Sentinel Oils Ltd., insurance and accounts. - 1927
M-160-76Sentinel Oils Ltd., prospectus and trust agreement. - 1937
M-160-77Sentinel Oils Ltd., correspondence. - 1934 - 1942
M-160-78Stockmen Oils Ltd., correspondence and business. - 1926 - 1928
M-160-79Transcontinent Oil Ltd., lease agreement. - 1944
M-160-80Twin Dome Oil Company, shares. - 1929
M-160-81United Oils Ltd., correspondence and business. - 1926 - 1927
M-160-82Urban Oils Ltd., correspondence. - 1925 - 1926
M-160-83Urban Oils Ltd., correspondence. - 1926
M-160-84Urban Oils Ltd., correspondence. - 1917
M-160-85Urban Oils Ltd., correspondence. - 1926 - 1927
M-160-86Urban Oils Ltd., correspondence. - 1926
M-160-87Urban Oils Ltd., correspondence. - 1927 - 1928
M-160-88Urban Oils Ltd. & Geo. A. Muir. - 1926
M-160-89Weadick-Woods Agreement, natural gas leases, Cardston and Blood reserve. - 1929
M-160-90Weadick, Guy, natural gas leases in Cardston district. - 1929 - 1934
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Series 4

Ranch business. - 1896 - 1960 and n.d.

M-160-91Ranch accounts, Bar U, Rio Alto, "44", Flying E. - n.d.
M-160-92Bar U Ranch, correspondence. - 1940 - 1949
M-160-93Bar U Ranch, purchase. - 1927-1938
M-7771-12Bar U Ranch, purchase. - 1945-1946
M-7771-13Bar U Ranch, real estate. - 1950
M-160-94Bar U Ranch, grazing lease, S l/2 Sec. 4-17-3 W5th. - 1932 - 1950
M-160-95Bar U Ranch, grazing lease. - 1934-1951
M-160-96Bar U Ranch, hay tonnage. - 1944
M-160-97Bar U Ranch, hay tonnage. - 1945
M-160-98Bar U Ranch, hay tonnage. - 1946
M-160-99Bar U Ranch, hay tonnage. - 1947
M-160-100Bar U Ranch, hay tonnage. - 1948
M-160-101Bar U Ranch, hay tonnage. - 1949
M-160-102Bar U Ranch, hay tonnage. - 1950
M-160-103Bar U Ranch, inventory of holdings. - n.d.
M-160-104Bar U Ranch, insurance map. - 1945
M-160-105Bar U Ranch, map, Willow creek. - [ca. 1934]
M-160-106Bar U Ranch, maps. - n.d. - .
M-160-107Bar U Ranch, Pekisko, general business. - 1942
M-160-108Bar U Ranch, Pekisko, general business. - 1944
M-160-109Bar U Ranch, Pekisko, general business. - 1947
M-160-110Bar U Ranch, taxes. - 1951
M-160-111Bar U Ranch, irrigation scheme. - 1929 - 1939
M-160-112Big Valley Ranch, map. - n.d.
M-7771-14Big Valley Ranch, bank account. - 1929-1938
M-160-113Big Valley Ranch, taxes. - 1944
M-160-114Big Valley Ranch, taxes. - 1945
M-160-115Big Valley Ranch, taxes. - 1946
M-160-116Bow Valley Farm, general business. - 1896 and 1917. - Includes original order in Council between W. R. Hull and Dept. of Interior to close road on his Fish Creek Farm, formerly Indian supply farm, and map showing location of farm [P. Burns' Bow Valley farm].
M-160-117Bow Valley, Herefords, registered. - 1940
M-160-118Bow Valley, Herefords, registered. - 1941 - 1942
M-160-119Bow Valley, Herefords, registered. - 1942 - 1943
M-160-120Bow Valley, Herefords, registered. - 1944
M-160-121Bow Valley, Herefords, registered. - 1945
M-160-122Bow Valley, Herefords, registered. - 1946
M-160-123Bow Valley, Herefords, registered. - 1948
M-160-124Bow Valley Ranch, Midnapore. - 1942
M-160-125Bow Valley Ranch, Midnapore. - 1943
M-7771-15Bow Valley Ranch, appraisal. - 1973
M-160-126Bradfield Ranch, hay tonnage. - 1944
M-160-127Bradfield Ranch, hay tonnage. - 1945
M-160-128Buffalo Head Ranch, assignment of leases. - 1946 - 1950
M-160-129Buffalo Head Ranch & F. & L. de Paoli & road allowance lease and purchase of ranch. - 1947 - 1959
M-160-130Circle Ranch, general correspondence. - 1942
M-160-131Circle Ranch, general correspondence. - 1944
M-160-132Circle Ranch, general correspondence. - 1945
M-160-133Circle Ranch, general correspondence. - 1947
M-160-134Circle Ranch, hay tonnage and purchase. - 1944
M-160-135Circle Ranch, hay tonnage and purchase. - 1945
M-160-136Circle Ranch, hay tonnage and purchase. - 1947
M-160-137Circle Ranch, hay tonnage and purchase. - 1949
M-160-138Circle Ranch, Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) land purchases. - 1929 - 1935
M-7771-16 Circle Ranch, Alberta Irwin & Gordon Schenk. - 1950. - Consists of legal documents, correspondence and financial statements.
M-160-139CK Ranch, hay tonnage and purchase. - 1944
M-160-140CK Ranch, hay tonnage and purchase. - 1945
M-160-141CK Ranch, hay tonnage and purchase. - 1947
M-160-142CK Ranch, hay tonnage and purchase. - 1949
M-160-143CK Ranch, maps. - n.d. & 1948
M-160-144CK Ranch, sale and auctioneer's list of buyers. - 1947
M-160-145EP Ranch, management. - 1930 - 1935 and 1960. Correspondence including letters from Edward, Prince of Wales, on ranch matters, letter from R.B. Bennett and ranch budget.
M-160-146Findlay Ranch, High River, George A. Findlay, chattel mortgage. - 1922 - 1929
M-160-147Findlay Ranch, High River, George A. Findlay, mortgage and estate. - 1927 - 1928
M-160-148Findlay Ranch, hay tonnage and purchase. - 1944
M-160-149Findlay Ranch, hay tonnage and purchase. - 1945
M-160-150Findlay Ranch, hay tonnage and purchase. - 1946
M-160-151Findlay Ranch, taxes. - 1944
M-160-152Findlay Ranch, taxes. - 1945
M-160-153Findlay Ranch, taxes. - 1946
M-160-154Findlay Ranch, leases for oil and reports. - 1941 - 1942
M-160-155Ranch report regarding "44", Flying E, C.K. and Neilson ranches, Bradfield, Findlay and Ricardo ranches. - 1946
M-160-156Flying E Ranch, information. - 1946
M-160-157Flying E Ranch, general correspondence and business. - 1941 - 1948
M-160-158Flying E Ranch, school lands grazing permit. - 1948 - 1949
M-160-159Flying E Ranch, grazing lease. - 1940 - 1950
M-160-160Flying E Ranch, grazing lease. - 1929 - 1949
M-160-161Flying E Ranch, hay tonnage and permit. - 1945
M-160-162Flying E Ranch, hay tonnage and permit. - 1945
M-160-163Flying E Ranch, insurance map. - n.d.
M-7771-17Flying E Ranch, real estate. - 1947-1948. - Consists of legal documents, correspondence and financial records.
M-7771-18Flying E Ranch, sale of ranch to Alfred G. Lewis. - 1949- 1950. - Consists of legal documents and correspondence.
M-160-164Flying E Ranch, lease. - 1948 - 1949
M-160-165Flying E Ranch, road allowances. - 1948 - 1950
M-160-166Flying E Ranch, taxes. - 1943
M-160-167Flying E Ranch, taxes. - 1944
M-160-168Flying E Ranch, taxes. - 1945
M-160-169Flying E Ranch, taxes. - 1946
M-160-17044 Ranch, military bounty - scrip purchase. - 1924
M-160-17144 Ranch, military bounty-scrip purchase. 1925
M-160-17244 Ranch, irrigation plan. - 1924 - 1930
M-160-17344 Ranch, J.M. Cullen lease. - 1948 - 1951
M-160-17444 Ranch, grazing lease. - 1927 - 1949
M-160-17544 ranch, grazing lease. - 1926 - 1948
M-160-17644 Ranch, school lands grazing permit. - 1943 - l949
M-160-17744 Ranch, hay tonnage and purchase. - 1944
M-160-17844 Ranch, hay tonnage and purchase. - 1945
M-160-17944 Ranch, hay tonnage and purchase. - 1950
M-160-18044 Ranch, insurance map. - nd
M-160-18144 Ranch, correspondence regarding Glengarry Ranch property for Burns building and general correspondence. - 1923 - 1927 .
M-160-18244 Ranch, map of sections. - n.d.
M-160-18344 Ranch, blueprints. - n.d.
M-7771-1944 Ranch, real estate. - 1940-1948. - Consists of memoranda, legal documents, correspondence, financial statements and newsclippings.
M-160-18444 Ranch, bond mortgage No. C. 80 to C. 111. - 1923 - 1927
M-160-18544 Ranch, taxes. - 1944
M-160-18644 Ranch, taxes. - 1945
M-160-18744 Ranch, taxes. - 1946
M-160-18844 Ranch (Glengarry), agreements, 1917 - 1923. - 1946
M-160-18944 Ranch (Glengarry), exchange. - 1923 - 1924
M-7771-20Gordon Ranch, appraisal. - 1973
M-160-190Lazy H Ranch, tenders for grazing leases. - 1950- 195l
M-160-191Lazy H Ranch, Armada, applications for dam. - 1944
M-160-192Lazy H Ranch, Armada, miscellaneous expenses. - 1943
M-160-192Lazy H Ranch, Armada, taxes. - 1943
M-160-193Lazy H Ranch, Armada, taxes. - 1944
M-160-194Lazy H Ranch, Armada, taxes. - 1945
M-160-195Lazy H Ranch, Armada, taxes. - 1947
M-160-196Lazy H Ranch, taxes. - 1948
M-160-197Lazy H Ranch, taxes. - 1950
M-160-198Lazy H Ranch, income tax and compulsory savings. - 1944 - 1945
M-160-199Lazy H Ranch, taxes. - 1947
M-160-200Lazy H Ranch, cattle pass over C.P.R., Milo. - 1947
M-160-201Lazy H Ranch, hay tonnage and purchase. - 1947
M-160-202Mule Creek Cattle Company , Macleay-Wallace ranching lease and livestock purchase. - 1924 - 1926
M-160-203Rio Alto Ranch, grazing permits. - 1933 - 1950
M-160-204Rio Alto Ranch, grazing lease. - 1936 - 1950
M-160-205Rio Alto Ranch, maps. - n.d.
M-160-206Rio Alto Ranch, map of section. - n.d.
M-160-207Rio Alto Ranch, operating expenses. - 1923 - 1925
M-160-208Rio Alto Ranch, Mayer and Lage accounts. - 1925 - 1926
M-160-209Rio Alto Ranch, Mayer and Lage accounts. - 1926 - 1927
M-160-210Rio Alto Ranch, Mayer and Lage accounts. - 1922 - 1937
M-160-211Rio Alto Ranch, school lands sale. - 1924 - 1930
M-160-212Rio Alto Ranch, scrip purchase. - 1926 - 1927
M-160-213Rio Alto Ranch, agreement and purchase. - 1917
M-160-21476 Ranch, mortgage. - 1919
M-160-21576 Ranch, general business. - 1928 - 1933
M-160-216Stampede Ranch, leases and transfer of land. - 1929 - 1932
M-160-217Stampede Ranch, correspondence regarding proposed sale. - 1945
M-160-218Walrond Ranch, hay. - 1944
M-160-219Walrond Ranch, hay. - 1945
M-160-220Walrond Ranch, Lundbreck. - 1944
M-160-221Walrond Ranch, Lundbreck. - 1945 - 1946
M-160-222Walrond Ranch, map and description.
M-160-223Walrond Ranch, grazing lease. - 1927 - 1948
M-160-224Walrond Ranch, general business and agreements. - 1919 - 1945
M-160-225Walrond Ranch, lease and road allowance. - 1928 - 1936
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Series 5

Ranches and agriculture. - 1918 - 1959 and n.d.

M-160-226Adams River Lumber Company, Chase, British Columbia, lease land at Chase. - 1944 - 1946
M-160-227Carlin Farm, Chase, British Columbia, purchase and lease. - 1940 - 1942
M-160-228Carlin Farm, Chase, British Columbia, purchase and lease. - 1941 - 1942
M-160-229Carlin Farm, Chase, British Columbia, purchase and lease. - 1943 - 1946
M-160-230Adshead place quit claim by Alex Sivacoe, Big Valley. - 1928 - 1937
M-160-231Bar S Ranch, R.R. Macleay mortgage. - 1920 - 1928
M-160-232Bischoff, Phil, rental of Section 19-36-19-4th. - 1940-1944
M-160-233Brands, transfers of P. Burns Ranches. - 1928 - 1929
M-160-234Burns Ranches Ltd., abstract of valuations. - 1937
M-160-235Burns Ranches Ltd., regarding corporation tax, Alta. - 1921 - 1942
M-160-236Burns Ranches Ltd., registrar of companies ofBritish Columbia. - 1929 - 1958
M-160-237Burns Ranches Ltd., leases. - 1921 - 1940
M-160-238Calgary Rural Municipal Hospital, employees to be admitted. - 1955 - 1957
M-160-239Canadian Colonization Association (EP Ranch), account. - 1950
M-160-240Canadian Hereford Breeders, entry forms, transfers. - 1949
M-160-241Canadian Hereford Breeders, entry forms, transfers. - 1949
M-160-242Canadian Natural Livestock Records - Canadian Ayrshire Breeders Association membership. - 1939 - 1943
M-160-243Canadian Pacific Railroad, land title transfer. - 1920 - 1928
M-160-244Canadian Pacific Railroad, leases. - 1921 - 1928
M-160-245Canadian Percheron Horse Breeders Association, registrations. - 1925 - 1949
M-160-246Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society, registrations. - 1930 - 1952
M-160-247Canadian Wheat Board, producers' certificates. - 1948 -1954
M-160-248Cattle brands, applications and transfers, Alberta. - 1919 - 1927
M-160-249Cattle brands, records, Alberta. - 1928 - 1946
M-160-250Cattle brands, records, British Columbia. - 1942
M-160-251Cattle brands, records, Saskatchewan. - 1918 - 1944
M-160-252Cattle and horse brands, Rio Alto. - 1927 - 1943
M-160-253Feed lot, Calgary, operations. - 1946 - 1949
M-160-254Clifford Feed Lot, Calgary, operations. - 1940
M-160-255Clifford Feed Lot, Calgary, operations. - 1945 - 1946
M-160-256Clifford Feed Lot, operations. - 1949 - 1954
M-160-257Clifford Feed Lot, piggery plans. - 1945
M-160-258Dawson, H.S., Claresholm, lease rental. - 1925 - 1947
M-160-259Department of the Interior, grazing permit (Bar U Ranch lease). - 1928 - 1933
M-160-260Department of the Interior, school lands sales. - 1923 - 1928
M-160-261Department of the Interior, school lands sale. - 1920 - 1928
M-160-262Department of Mines and Resources, lease rental on feed lot. - 1928 - 1949
M-160-263Department of Public Works, road allowances leases on Bar U Ranch. - 1937 - 1952
M-160-264Department of Public Works, road allowances leases. - 1924 - 1952
M-160-265Department of Public Works, road allowance leases, Lineham Ranch. - 1922 - 1944
M-160-266Duggan, Neil J., superintendent of P. Burns Ranches Ltd. , correspondence. - 1939
M-160-267Duggan, Neil J., superintendent of P. Burns Ranches Ltd., correspondence. - 1941
M-160-268Duggan, Neil J., superintendent of P. Burns Ranches Ltd., correspondence. - 1942
M-160-269Earl of Egmont, sale of land to P. Burns Ranches Ltd. - 1944 - 1956
M-160-270Eastern Irrigation District, grazing lease, Circle Ranch, Brooks. - 1930 - 1950
M-160-271Farrell, Thomas, superintendent of P.Burns Ranche, correspondence. - 1939
M-160-272Farrell, Thomas, superintendent of P.Burns Ranche, correspondence. - 1941
M-160-273Farrell, Thomas, superintendent of P. Burns Ranche, correspondence. - 1942
M-160-274Farrell, Thomas, superintendent of P. Burns Ranche, correspondence. - 1943
M-160-275Feed Lot Elevator correspondence with Board of Grain Commissioners. - 1946
M-160-276Forest Service, cattle grazing permits. - 1943 - 1951
M-160-277Game Wardens, appointments on P. Burns' land. - 1926 - 1942
M-160-278Automative Service Station, Garage Licence renewal. - 1946 - 1954
M-160-279Gleichen, tax statement. - 1945
M-160-280Grazing leases, assignments. - 1950 - 1951
M-160-281Grazing permits, school lands. - 1924 - 1929
M-160-282Half-breed scrip purchase. - 1925 - 1926
M-160-283Hay file, tonnage produced on all P. Burns ranches. - 1943
M-160-284Hogs on test feed. - 1948
M-160-285Horse brand registration, Flying E. - 1927
M-160-286Horse brands, Alberta. - 1919 - 1928
M-160-287Horse brands, Saskatchewan. - 1918 - 1940
M-160-288Number not used.
M-160-289Hudson's Bay Company, land purchase. - 1923 - 1929
M-160-290Hudson's Bay Company, land purchase. - 1923 - 1929
M-160-291Inventories of ranch holdings. - 1943
M-160-292Inventories of ranch holdings. - 1944
M-160-293Inventories of ranch holdings. - 1945
M-160-294Inventories of ranch holdings. - 1946
M-160-295Inventories of ranch holdings. - 1947
M-160-296Inventories of ranch holdings. - 1948
M-160-297 Inventories of ranch holdings. - 1949
M-160-298Inventories of ranch holdings. - 1949
M-160-299Inventories of ranch holdings. - 1950
M-7771-21Irrigation authorization and water license. - 1899- 1921
M-160-300Irrigation, water licence for Pekisko Creek. - 1919
M-160-301Irrigation applications. - 1922 - 1929
M-160-302Land titles. - 1940
M-160-303Lineham property, option. - 1918
M-160-304Lineham Ranch, map. - n.d.
M-160-305Lineham Ranch, map of sections. - n.d.
M-160-306Lineham Ranch, blueprint of buildings. - n.d.
M-160-307Lineham Ranch, military bounty scrip purchase. - 1924 - 1925
M-7771-22Lineham Ranch sale and inventory of ranch. - 1943. - Consists of correspondence, legal documents, notes and financial statements.
M-160-308Lupastean, Dan, grazing lease. - 1940 - 1947
M-160-309Marketing Act, livestock marketing business. - 1934
M-160-310Mayer & Lage, regarding scrip and land lease. - 1927
M-160-311Memo: Mayer & Lage, F. Collicut & E.D. Hardwich, land agreement on Rio Alto Ranch. - 1938
M-160-312Mineral rights taxes. - 1944
M-160-313Mineral rights taxes. - 1945
M-160-314Minto Ranch, insurance map. - n.d.
M-160-315National Selective Service, deferrals of employees. - 1944
M-160-316National Selective Service, deferrals of employees. - 1945
M-160-317Nelson, Fred C. lien - cattle purchase. - 1941 - 1942
M-160-318Neumiller, A., crop share lease. - 1929 - 1944
M-160-319Nelson, Fred C. , grazing and pasture agreement. - 1943 - 1944
M-160-320Neilson Ranch, Jersey cattle sale. - 1947
M-160-321Neilson Ranch, lease. - 1937 - 1949
M-160-322Neison taxes. - 1944
M-160-323"P", general correspondence. - 1940
M-160-324Prairie Farm Assistance Act, statement of levy. - 1944
M-160-325Prairie Farm Assistance Act, statement of levy. - 1945
M-160-326Prairie Farm Assistance Act, statement of levy. - 1946
M-160-327Prairie Farm Assistance Act, statement of levy. - 1954 - 1957
M-160-328Prairie Farm Assistance Act, statement of levy. - 1957 - 1959
M-160-329Report on ranches and farms, working papers. - 1947
M-160-330Rental regarding NE14 - 5 - 16-W3. - 1936
M-160-331Ricardo Ranch, hay tonnage and purchase. - 1944
M-160-332Ricardo Ranch, hay tonnage and purchase. - 1945
M-160-333Ricardo Ranch, hay tonnage and purchase. - 1947
M-160-334Ricardo Ranch, taxes. - 1944
M-160-335Ricardo Ranch, taxes. - 1947
M-7771-23Ricardo Ranch, mortgage. - 1948-1961. - Consists of correspondence, legal documents, financial records and information regarding Prince Constantin Gr. Soutzo.
M-160-336Ross Ranching Company, agreement. - 1926
M-160-337Schafer, Gottlieb, Three Hills, land agreements. - 1928 - 1944
M-160-338Schafer, Gottlieb, lease. - 1927 - 1928
M-160-339Scholarships to Vermilion School of Agriculture and Olds School of Agriculture. - 1929 - 1935
M-160-340Scrip, half-breed land assignments. - 1928 - 1930
M-160-341Selzler, Karl, purchase of Ricardo Ranch. - 1925 - 1930
M-160-342Smith, W.E., contract for buildings on ranches. - 1942
M-160-343Statements of finances and holdings. - 1943
M-160-344Statements of finances and holdings. - 1944
M-160-345Stett, Gordon, crop lease agreement. - 1939 - 1947
M-160-346Tannas, O., note on loan. - 1946
M-160-347Tax statements, general. - 1944 - 1945
M-160-348Thompson, V.W. , Crossfield, lease. - 1919 - 1932
M-160-349Unemployment insurance for Polish man employed. - 1947
M-160-350Wallator, E., grazing rights. - 1937 - 1938
M-160-351Warble fly control. - 1943 - 1946
M-160-352Wartime Prices & Trade Board, applications. - 1943
M-160-353Wartime Prices & Trade Board, anti-freeze, purchase certificate. - 1943
M-160-354Wartime Prices & Trade Board, coal rationing, purchases. - 1944
M-160-355Wartime Prices & Trade Board, coal rationing, purchases. - 1947
M-160-356Wartime Prices & Trade Board, gasoline rationing, purchase. - 1944
M-160-357Wartime Prices & Trade Board, farm machinery, purchase. - 1944
M-160-358Wartime Prices & Trade Board, sugar, tea, coffee, butter, meat, jam purchase. - 1944
M-160-359Wartime Prices & Trade Board, tire rationing. - 1944
M-160-360Water rights, licence. - 1943
M-160-361Water rights, applications, for various ranches. - 1939 - 1956
M-160-362Western Ranches brands, Saskatchewan. - 1929 - 1944
M-160-363Western Ranches lease. - 1929 - 1937
M-160-364Western Ranches Ltd. , grazing lease. - 1943 - 1951
M-160-365Western Ranches Ltd., income tax returns. - 1946 - 1952
M-160-366Western Ranches Ltd. ,income tax returns, employees. - 1947 - 1951
M-160-367Western Ranches Ltd., general business. - 1929 - 1940
M-160-368Western Ranches Ltd., weigh scale site at Pageant, Alberta. - 1944 - 1951.
M-160-369Western Stock Growers' Association, correspondence. - 1938 - 1939.
M-160-370Western Stock Ranches, C.W. Peterson guarantee of interest on loan. - 1929 - 1945
M-160-371Wetherall, F.A., rental of land. - 1937
M-160-372Wheat Acreage Reduction, applications. - 1941
M-160-373Wheat Acreage Reduction, applications. - 1942
M-160-374Wheat Acreage Reduction, applications. - 1944
M-160-375Wheat Pool Bulletins. - 1937 - 1939
M-160-376Wilson, A.L., lease agreement. - 1937
M-160-377Wool prices. - 1943 - 1944
M-160-378Yule, George, crop lease agreement. - 1939 - 1946
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Series 6

Northern Syndicate Ltd., Calgary, Alberta. - 1925 - 1949 and n.d.

M-160-379Agreements for mining claims. - 1926. - For N.S.L. & Mackay, Meikle; N.S.L. & Bird, Wallace, Dunn; N.S.L. & Colin, Spinse, Caldwell; N.S.L. & Otto, Edward, Polzin; N.S.L. & Hector Kenneth McCrindle; and N.S.L. & Irene Vachon.
M-160-380Amphibious vehicle, " The DKW", for possible use on Cariboo river property. - 1949
M-160-381Annual Meeting. - 1938
M-160-382Applications for jobs. - 1939
M-160-383Athelstan Group negotiations for drilling. - 1935
M-160-384Financial report. - 1932
M-160-385Bay property, mining properties, British Columbia. - 1934 - 1935
M-160-386Boone property option correspondence. - 1935
M-160-387Report on group of gold mining claims, Rossland, British Columbia. - 1935
M-160-388Cascade - Bonanza, mining claim, Rossland district. - 1936 - 1938
M-160-389Cascade - Bonanza, correspondence. - 1935 - 1940
M-160-390Great Bear claims, telegrams. - 1932
M-160-391Free miners licence, British Columbia, and mining reports. - 1932 - 1941
M-160-392Government - tax and company reports. - 1927 - 1940
M-160-393Great Bear Lake, map and report on claims. - 1932
M-160-394Howells, J.O., account, correspondence and expenses. - 1935 - 1938
M-160-395Incorporation. - 1926
M-160-396Inland Empire, correspondence regarding Cascade - Bonanza claims, map. - 1935 - 1939
M-160-397Jewell Group, mining claims, Greenwood, British Columbia. - 1931
M-160-398J. & L. Mining Claims, British Columbia. - 1933 - 1934
M-160-399 Molybdenum deposit, Pitt Lake, British Columbia, correspondence. - 1933 - 1935
M-160-400Monashee Mines Syndicate, Ltd. - 1933 - 1935
M-160-401Morning Star Gold Mines, Ltd., British Columbia. - 1935 - 1936
M-160-402Northern Syndicate takeover of Osoyoos Mines, Ltd. - 1933 - 1935
M-160-403Northern Syndicate operations. - 1929
M-160-404Northern Syndicate operations. - 1930
M-160-405Northern Syndicate operations. - 1932
M-160-406Northern Syndicate operations. - 1933
M-160-407Northern Syndicate operations. - 1934
M-160-408Partridge Group, mining claim sale, Vernon district. - 1935
M-160-409Prospects and letters offering various claims for sale. - 1934 - 1939
M-160-410Province of Alberta income tax statements. - 1928 - 1939
M-160-411Geological report of Dunne on Slave River Claim. - n.d.
M-160-412Northern Syndicate, Ltd., ledgers. - 1926 - 1945
M-160-413Royal Bank & Flannery, royalty account. - 1933 - 1939
M-160-414Shareholders, correspondence. - 1936 - 1938
M-160-415Simpson, general claim purchase. - 1934 - 1935
M-160-416Statements. - 1928 - 1939
M-160-417Sunrise Group, mineral claims, Washington. - 1934
M-160-418Talkwa Property of Stephen McNeil, British Columbia. - 1928 - 1930
M-160-419Mineral claims and transfers. - 1925 - 1926
M-160-420Washington property, Copper Mining Company business. - 1929
M-160-421Washington property, Copper Mining Company business. - 1929 - 1946
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Series 7

Properties and Business. - 1896 -1955

Companies. - 1921 - 1955
M-160-422Carstens Packing Company, correspondence and sale of Spokane, Wash., street property. - 1930 - 1945
M-160-423Hays and Company Limited (Harry Hays Company, Ltd.), mortgage. - 1931 - 1955
M-160-424Hays Company Ltd. - 1931 - 1944
M-160-425Robertson and Carlyle liquidation claim. - 1921 - 1944
M-160-426Shasta Caf,, note, outlawed. - 1938
Mines and mining. - 1896 - 1948
M-160-427Atlas Group of claims, Ladner Creek, British Columbia. - 1934
M-160-428British Columbia mining claims, taxes. - 1928 - 1941
M-160-429British Columbia mining claims, taxes. - 1942 - 1948
M-160-430Burns Coal Mines Ltd., annual summary. - 1918 - 1946
M-160-431California mine, New Denver, British Columbia, report. - 1902
M-160-432Carbon River Coal claims, British Columbia, report. - 1928
M-160-433Carnation Silver Lead Mines Ltd., British Columbia. - 1918 - 1946
M-160-434Chieftain Group mineral claims, British Columbia. - 1925 - 1939
M-160-435Deeds and land agreements, British Columbia. - 1896 and 1902
M-160-436Drum Lommon claim, British Columbia. - 1896 - 1898
M-160-437First Thought Mine, Washington, report. - 1902
M-160-438Geological Report on Secs 35 & 36 T20 R2 W5, Alberta. - 1924
M-160-439Mexico property, N.S. Clarke, correspondence. - 1927
M-160-440Mexico - Lower California Copper Ltd., report on Mexican properties. - 1922
M-160-441Mount Selwyn mineral claims, Peace River, British Columbia, report. - 1928
M-160-442Rosedale Coal & Clay reducts, business correspondence. - 1928 - 1931
M-160-443Sanca Mines, British Columbia, business. - 1929 - 1933
Property - purchases mortgage. - 1921 - 1947
M-160-444Carlin, M.B., Chase, British Columbia, chattel mortgage. - 1921 -1929
M-160-445Collicut, Frank, chattel mortgage. - 1926 - 1945
M-160-446Collicut, Frank, chattel mortgage and farm equipment. - 1932 - 1944
M-160-447Collicut, Frank, regarding Alfred Malyk and land transfer. - 1944 - 1945
M-160-448Collicut, Frank to Victor Watson agreement for sale. - 1927 - 1943
M-160-449Collicut, Frank, regarding Victor Watson sale. - 1943 - 1945
M-160-450Coughlin, Mrs. D. and guarantee of money for D. Coughlin and Company Ltd. - 1924 - 1929
M-160-451Dunnett, Mrs. L. - Lott & Company Ltd., mortgage. - 1926 - 1934
M-160-452Gardner, Clem, chattel mortgage. - 1937 - 1944
M-160-453Grant, G.L., payment of loan on Big Valley land purchase. - 1938 - 1947.
M-7771-24Joint properties, owned by P. Burns and Sir William Mackenzie. - 1912-1922
M-160-454Kerslake property, Midnapore, tax arrears. - 1932 - 1936
M-7771-25Knowlton Realty Limited, offer to purchase remaining lands. - 1971. - Consists of correspondence and report.
M-160-455Larson, S. O. , High River, mortgage. - 1930 - 1943
M-160-456McDonald, D.A., chattel mortgage. - 1928 - 1929
M-160-457McLeod Trail property, lease to Wm. Fowler. - 1927 - 1936
M-160-458Nicolson, James, Chase, British Columbia, lease of lot 516 Kamloops. - 1944
M-7771-26Palm Dairies Limited, supplemantary deed of trust and mortgage with Montreal Trust Company. - 1934
M-160-459Riley, Sen. D.E., High River, mortgage and agreement for sale. - 1926 - 1947
M-160-460Ross, C.G., place, purchase of. - 1927 - 1928
M-160-461Ryckman, Paul, chattel mortgage. - 1928 - 1939
M-160-462Stewart, A.C., mortgage. - 1930 - 1943
M-160-463Vancouver property, sale to A.L. King. - 1942 - 1943
M-160-464Vancouver property, lease by Pender Garage Ltd. - 1938 - 1939
M-160-465Watson, Victor, Wetaskiwin, chattel mortgage. - 1925 - 1931
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Series 8

Burns & Company. - 1898 - 1947 and n.d.

M-2910Burns and Company. - nd. - 1 volume. - Consists of a cookbook issued by the company.
M-6912Burns and Company. - 1915 - 1917. - 2 volumes. - Consists of cable message record book.
M-160-467Burns & Company, miscellaneous business correspondence regarding stock sales, leases. - 1889 - 1929
M-160-468Burns & Company , stocks and shares. - 1938 - 1947
M-7771-27Burns & Company, assets acquired and legal documents. - 1920-1928
M-7771-28Burns & Company, agreement for sale with D. Peters. - 1926
M-160-469Burns estate, Sundry "B" estate file. - 1937 - 1939
M-160-470Burns Foundation Ltd. - 1928 - 1929
M-160-471Burns Foundation Ltd., valuations. - 1928 - 1929
M-160-472Burns Holdings Ltd., organization. - 1928
M-160-473Burns property, transfers on reorganization. - 1928 - 1929
M-160-474General, B - Burns Foundation. - 1925 - 1929
M-160-475General, C - Burns Foundation. - 1926
M-160-476General, F - Burns Foundation. - 1928
M-160-477General, T - Burns Foundation. - 1926
M-160-478Dominion Securities Corp. Ltd., negotiations for purchase of P. Burns & Company Ltd. - 1928 - 1934
M-160-479Bondholders' Committee statements. - April - December, 1933
M-160-480Bondholders' Committee statements. - January, 1934 - February, 1935
M-160-481Rentals and expenses. - 1928-1934. - Jasper & Shasta and Western Buildings(1928 - 1934) ;Strathcona Building(1930 - 1934); Palm Dairies Ltd., Consolidated Fruit Company Ltd.(October, l935); and Palm Dairies Ltd.(December, 1936).
M-160-550-os Plan of the layout of the buildings and facilities at the Burns abbatoir and stockyards in Calgary. - [ca. 1920s]. - 1 plan. - Includes the brief memoirs of Bonnie Rothwell, whose grandparents, James and Amy Rothwell, and father, William Rothwell, all worked for Burns.
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Series 9

Financial assistance to individuals and firms. - 1913 - 1943

M-160-482Allen & Mason, guarantee of money. - 1923 - 1926
M-160-483Burns, Fred W., salary and allowance regarding Mexico land. - 1920 - 1928
M-160-484College of Arms, search for family records. Includes copy of P. Burns' father's death certificate. - 1925 - 1927
M-160-485Count Barle de Foras, chattel mortgage and letter thanking Mr. Burns for sending the Countess and Odette de Foras to Europe. - 1915 - 1919
M-160-486Comtesse de Foras, lack of payment. - 1928 - 1939
M-160-487Comtesse de Lesseps, monthly allowance. - 1925 - 1932
M-160-488Convent of the Sacred Heart, Point Grey, British Columbia, property purchased. - 1927 - 1928
M-160-489Daly, Col. P.J., estate, debt to P. Burns and lease of Daly place. - 1934
M-160-490Daly, Col. P.J., esstate, debt to P. Burns and lease of Daly place. - 1939 - 1940
M-160-491Gardiner, Clement, chattel mortgage. - 1921 - 1943
M-160-492Gigot, C.A., guarantee. - 1915
M-160-493de las Giroday [Burnada], Isabelle, sponsorship of music career. - 1936 .
M-160-494Mackenzie, J. A. , loan. - 1936
M-160-495Rickert family guardianship assumed by P. Burns, as per agreement with Mrs. J. (Elma) Rickert by P. Burns. - 1914 - 1931
M-160-496Rickert, Julius, mining engineer, correspondence. - 1909 - 1939. - Agreements and sale of interest in Burns coal mines, Sheep Creek, to P. Burns; support of Rickert children; court proceedings; Paramount Oils Ltd. prospectus and blueprint; and prospectus for Irish Canadian Oils Ltd.
M-160-497Rimmer, Thos., loan. - 1930 - 1936
M-160-498Robinson, C. O., loan. - 1938
M-160-499University of Alberta, P.Burns scholarship acknowledgements. - 1921 - 1939
M-160-500White, H. N., loans. - 1923 - 1926
M-160-501Woodland, George S., loans. - 1923 - 1926
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Series 10

Mennonite settlement, Olds, Alberta. - 1918 - 1950

M-160-502Mennonites, Olds, Alberta, purchase of Olds ranch and property. - 1918 - 1928
M-160-503Mennonites, Olds, Alberta., purchase of Olds ranch and property. - 1928 - 1929
M-160-504Mennonites, Olds, Alberta., general operations. - 1938 - 1950
M-160-505Mennonites, Olds, Alberta, chattel mortgages renewal. - 1938 - 1945
M-160-506Dick, A. J., renewal of lien agreement. - 1931
M-160-507Schroeder, David, chattel mortgage. - 1932
M-160-508Schroeder, David and Friedrich Witzke, crop share lease. - 1944 - 1945
M-160-509Warkentin, Peter, renewal of chattel mortgage. - 1934 - 1937
M-160-510Witzke, Friedrich, chattel mortgage. - 1936
M-160-511Agreements for sale. - 1926-1941. - Consists of agreements between P. Burns Holdings and D. Goerzen (1926); D. Peters et al (1930); David Schroeder (1932); Friedrich Witzke (1932); J. Warkentin (1934); W. Klassen (1937 and 1938); F. Witzke (1938); and D. Schroeder (1941).
M-160-512Agreements for sale. - 1931. - Consists of agreements between P. Burns Holdings Ltd. and D. Peters, G. Dahl, Abe J. Dick, P. Esau, H. Funk, and D. P. Goerzen et al.
M-160-513Agreements for sale. - 1931. - Consists of agreements between P. Burns Holdings Ltd. and D.P. Goerzen, W. & K. Hildebrandt, D. Peters, G. Peters, W.B. Peters, H. Rempel, J. Wiebe, J. Warkentin, and P. G. Warkentin
M-160-514Agreements for sale. - 1934. - Consists of agreements between P. Burns Holdings and G. Dahl, P. Esau, H. Funk, D. Goerzen, and W. Hildebrandt.
M-160-515Agreements for sale. - 1934. - Consists of agreements between P. Burns Holdings Ltd. and W. Peters, D. Schroeder, Peter Warkentin, and John Wiebe
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Series 11

Articles, correspondence, financial affairs, and other documents. - 1897- 1955, 1983 and n.d.. - Arranged in alphabetical order.

M-1434Burns Agency. - 1929 - 1931. - 13 pages. - Consists of minutes and memorandum of association.
M-160-516Burns Foundation Ltd., articles and memorandum of association. - 1925
M-160-517Bennett, R.B. , correspondence regarding Foundation finances. - 1938
M-160-518Calgary Power Company Ltd., power line rental. - 1938 - 1942
M-160-519Calgary Power Company Ltd., pole line easement. - 1953 - 1955
M-160-520Calgary School Division No. 41, sale of land to. - 1943
M-160-521Campbell Boot Shoppe, bankruptcy. - 1930 - 1931
M-160-522Canadian Club of Great Britain, correspondence regarding membership. - 1922 - 1924
M-160-523Canadian Newspaper Service, information for reference book. - 1923
M-7771-29Canadian Western Natural Gas Company, easements, legal papers and correspondence. - 1913-1969
M-7771-29aCanadian Western Natural Gas Company, easements, legal papers and correspondence. - 1969-1980
M-160-524Collicut, Frank, Canadian Life Assurance policy on mortgage. - 1925 - 1932
M-160-525Collicut, Frank, Canadian Life Assurance policy on mortgage. - 1925 - 1931
M-160-526Finlay River, mining proposal. - 1929
M-7771-30Fish Creek, development of sections 35 & 2 - 23-l-wtl. - 1964-1973. - Consists of appraisal report, maps, correspondence, memoranda, news clippings and planning reports.
M-7771-31Fish Creek, real estate. - 1967-1972. - Includes reports on flood protection, flood studies, map of flood plain and photographs.
M-7771-32Fish Creek, park report - 1968
M-160-527Geological Report on Mount Royal Anti-cline. - 1926
M-160-528Lacombe home, sale of land to -- 1945 - 1947
M-160-529Land adjacent to C.N. Roundhouse sale and transfer to City. - 1945 - 1952
M-160-530Locke Electric Power Transmission system, report and outline of operation. - 1944
M-7771-33Macleod Trail, agreement regarding power line and trees. - 1942-1969. - Consists of survey maps and correspondence.
M-160-531McHugh, Frank, Metis land purchase and option. - 1930 - 1931. - File missing.
M-160-532National Association of Audubon Society, membership and dues. - 1923 - 1929
M-160-533Northwest Commercial Travellers, membership. - 1921 - 1937
M-160-534Pallister, Guy, assignment of insurance policy to P. Burns Ranches Ltd. - 1937 - 1947
M-160-535Promissory notes to P. Burns. - 1897 - 1925
M-160-536Radisson Society, Canadian authors, capital stock. - 1926 - 1927
M-160-537Report on salt wells, Kwinitsa, British Columbia. - 1928 - 1931
M-160-538"S" file, miscellaneous correspondence. - 1928 - 1931
M-160-539Sale of bonds, stocks and shares. - 1929- 1932
M-160-540School lands sales and leases, Alberta. - 1928 - 1934
M-160-541School lands sales. - 1928 - 1929
M-160-542Share certificates of U.S.A. companies. - 1898 - 1927
M-7771-34Southwestern Construction Company, share certificates. - 1919-1975
M-7771-34aSouthwestern Construction Company, ledger. - 1918- 1931
M-7771-34bSouthwestern Construction Company, ledger. - 1919- 1931
M-7771-34cSouthwestern Construction Company, register of members. - 1918-1975
M-7771-34dSouthwestern Construction Company, minutes, letters of proxy and copy of Bill No. 8. - 1918-1975
M-7771-35Southwestern Construction Company, annual reports and correspondence. - 1963-1975
M-160-543Springbank Municipality, rate payers' association. - 1939
M-160-544Statements and cheques of P. Burns' accounts. - 1897-1907. - Includes financial statement of sales of Nelson, British Columbia, outlet of P. Burns & Company(1900 - 1901); and promissory note to C. Duggan(1898).
M-160-545Weadick, Guy, account and general correspondence. - 1929 - 1939
M-7771-36Weadick, Guy, indenture with London Western Trust Company Limited. - 1929-1930
M-7771-37Weadick, Guy, indenture with London Western Trust Company Limited. - 1930
M-7771-38"Welcome to Calgary", City of Calgary sign. - 1968. - Consists of news clippings and correspondence.
M-160-546Writers' Press Association, membership. - 1923 - 1925
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Series 12

Share certificates. - 1901-1941

M-160-547General. - 1920 - 1929. - Consists of share certificates for Pacific Coast Terminals Ltd.; Western Stock Ranches Ltd.; Triplex threshing Machine Company; Manitoba Marble Quarries Ltd.; Royal Financial Corp. Ltd.; Canada First Fisheries Ltd.; Alsask Chemical Products Ltd.; Lake Athabasca Fisheries Ltd.; Great Western Airways Ltd.; British Canadian Pictures Ltd.; Hoof and Horn Club, Calgary; and Prince's Island Tennis Club .
M-160-548Petroleum. - 1903 - 1935. - Consists of share certificates for Rocky Mountain Development Company; Brock Petroleums Ltd.; Baltic Oils Ltd.; Invaders Petroleum Ltd.; Gordon Campbell Petroleums Ltd.; Sentinel Oils Ltd.; Westfield Oils Ltd.; Calbro Oil Company Ltd.;Stockmen Oils Ltd.; Signal Hill Oil Company Ltd.; Wayne Oils Ltd.; Comrey Oil Company Ltd.; Gibraltar Oils Ltd.; Sumas Oil and Gas Company Ltd.; Athabasca Oils Ltd.; Twin Dome Oil Company Ltd.; Hunter Valley Oil Company Ltd.; Urban Oil Company Ltd.; Chin Coulee Oil and Gas Company Ltd.; and Cartier Natural Gas. Company Ltd.
M-160-549Mining. - 1901 - 1941. - Consists of share certificates for Los Lucos Consolidated Gold Mines; Mountain View Mining and Milling Company; Shamrock Mines Ltd.; Rosedale Coal and Clay Company Ltd.; Kandahar Consolidated Gold Mines; Osoyoos Mines of Canada Ltd.; Iron Colt Mines Ltd.; Euphrates Mining Company; Cotton Belt Mines Ltd.; Canadian Band Gold Mines Ltd.; Coalmont Collieries Ltd.; California and Clipper Silver Lead Mines Ltd.; Rosalia Mining Company Ltd.; Victoria Ventures Ltd.; Pioneer Mining Company Ltd.; Empee Mining Company; and Gleaner Consolidated Gold Mines.
M-7771-39Stock certificates and certificate of award. - 1922- 1974
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Series 13

Burns Ranches Limited. - 1902-1983. - For other material on Burns Ranches Limited see Series 5, files M-160-234 to
M-160-237.

M-7771-40Acquisition of assets. - 1928-1929. - Consists of legal documents, such as indentures, and correspondence.
M-7771-41Appraisal. - 1964-1966
M-7771-42Appraisal. - 1966
M-7771-43Balance sheets. - 1913-1925
M-7771-44Brands. - 1928-1959. - Consists of horse brands, brand registration certificates and correspondence.
M-7771-45Brands. - 1944-1960. - Consists of cattle brands, legal documents, certificates, correspondence, brand registration and transfer of brand forms.
M-7771-46Brands. - 1962-1985. - Consists of cattle and horse brands, brand registration, receipts, brand symbol sheet and correspondence regarding brands, ranches and farming.
M-7771-47Easements. - 1940-1944. - Consists of right of way, legal documents, correspondence, news releases and drawings.
M-7771-48The Excess Profits Tax Act, 1940, as amended. - 1943
M-7771-49History and business records. - [1945?]
M-7771-49aHistory and business records. - [1945?]
M-7771-49bHistory and business records. - [1902-1979]
M-7771-50Land evaluation study and appraisal report. - 1965
M-7771-51Legal documents. - 1928-1964. - Consists of miscellaneous agreements for transactions between Burns Ranches Limited and various individuals and companies.
M-7771-52Legal documents. - 1931-1973. - Consists of miscellaneous agreements for transactions between Burns Ranches Limited and various individuals and companies.
M-7771-53Legal documents. - 1957-1975. - Consists of miscellaneous agreements for transactions between Burns Ranches Limited and various individuals and companies.
M-7771-54Survey maps. - 1917-1919. - Consists of index, drawings, and maps.
M-7771-55Synoptic ledger. - May-August 1928
M-7771-56Synoptic ledger. - August-December 1928
M-7771-57Synoptic ledger. - December 1928-April 1929
M-7771-58Synoptic ledger. - April-August 1929
M-7771-59Synoptic ledger. - August-October 1929
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Series 14

Burns Holdings Limited. - 1928-1981. - For other material on Burns Holdings Limited see Series 8, file M-160-472.

M-7771-60Acquisition of assets. - 1928-1938. - Consists of financial statements of valuation and legal documents.
M-7771-61Company records. - 1969-1981. - Consists of minutes, financial statements and legal information.
M-7771-62Debenture certificates and drawings. - 1928-1960. - Regarding properties owned, title searches and property inventories.
M-7771-63The Excess Profits Tax Act, 1940, as amended. - 1944.
M-7771-64Financial statements. - 1928-1951
M-7771-65Legal agreements. - 1930-1950. - Consists of indentures and agreements for sale.
M-7771-66Legal agreement with Cornelius Peters. - 1944-1945 and 1950
M-7771-67Stock ledger. - 1928-1975
M-7771-68Synoptic ledger. - 1928-1929
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Series 15

Burns Foundation Limited. - 1926-1959. - For other material on Burns Foundation Limited see Series 2, file M-160-37, Series 8, files M-160-470 to M-160-471, and Series 11, file M-160-516.

M-7771-69Financial statements. - 1926
M-7771-70Indenture, with John Burns, Alick Cochrane Newton, and John Howard Kelly. - 1934
M-7771-71Legal agreement with Patrick Burns. - 1927
M-7771-72Legal agreement with Patrick Burns. - 1929
M-7771-73Legal agreement with John Laycock Gold Syndicate. - 1933
M-7771-74Legal agreement with Consolidated Fruit Company Limited and The Royal Trust Company. - 1937
M-7771-75Legal agreement with Thomas J. Farrell, Richard John Burns and Kenneth Strong Blair. - 1959
M-7771-76Option and agreement with Sir Francis Carador Rose Price, Baronet. - 1931
M-7771-77Option to purchase land with Art Sullivan and Company Limited. - 1954
M-7771-78Release of guarantee with Montreal Trust Company and Burns and Company Limited. - 1934
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Series 16

Burns Estate and Burns Memorial Trust Fund. - 1935-1982 and n.d.

M-7771-79Burns Memorial Trust Fund, legal documents. - 1952- 1958. - Consists of administration, correspondence, copy of the Burns Memorial Trust Amendment Act, news clippings, and a copy of Bill No. 44.
M-7220 Senator Patrick Burns Memorial Trust Fund. - 1983 and nd. - 5 items (4 of which are oversize). - Consists of brochure and posters for the fund.
M-7771-80Burns Estate, executors of the estate. - 1948-1961. - Consists of memoranda from meetings, and statements regarding distribution of estate.
M-7771-81Burns Estate, financial assessments. - 1935. - Regarding Burns Ranches Limited, Burns Holdings Limited, Burns Foundation Limited and Senator P. Burns.
M-7771-82Burns Estate, financial assessments. - 1937. - Regarding Burns Ranches Limited, Burns Holdings Limited, Burns Foundation Limited and Senator P. Burns.
M-7771-83Burns Estate, general ledger. - 1937-1954
M-7771-84Burns Estate, insurance policy and photographs. - 1969
M-7771-85Burns Estate, last will and testament. - 1932-1974. - Consists of reports, beneficiary interests, investment information and correspondence.
M-7771-86Burns Estate, minutes of the executors of the estate. - 1937-1953
M-7771-87Burns Estate, operating results. - 1943-1953
M-7771-88Burns Estate, records regarding distribution of estate. - 1962-1967. - Consists of financial records and memoranda from meetings.
M-7771-89Burns Estate, records regarding distribution of estate. - 1968-1978. - Consists of financial records and memoranda from meetings.
M-7771-90Burns Estate, records regarding distribution of estate. - 197862-1982. - Consists of financial records and memoranda from meetings.
M-7771-91Burns Estate, records regarding statement of income. - 1943-1953
M-7771-92Burns Estate, records regarding summary of income of subsidiary companies (after taxes). - 1943-1953
M-7771-93Burns Estate, real estate ledger. - n.d. - Regarding mineral rights, Burns Holding Limited, ranches and other companies.
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Series 17

Calgary and Southwestern Railway Company. - 1918-1965

M-7771-94Construction, - 1924-1963. - Consists of correspondence, receipts and tax forms.
M-7771-95Ledger. - 1918-1931
M-7771-96Legal agreement. - 1921
M-7771-97Minutes, letters of proxy and copy of Bill No. 8. - 1918- 1975
M-7771-98Register of members. - 1918-1965
M-7771-99Right of way. - 1919-1971. - Consists of correspondence and legal documents.
M-7771-100Share certificates, list of shares owned. - 1919- 1965
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Series 18

Western Ranches Limited. - 1921-1952. - For other material on Western Ranches Limited see Series 5, files M-160-362 to M-160-368

M-7771-101Financial statements. - 1929-1951
M-7771-102Ledger. - 1928-1952
M-7771-103Legal agreement with Roderick R. Macleay and Mrs. Laura Sturtevant Macleay. - 1929
M-7771-104Minutes. - 1928-1952
M-7771-105Stock ledger. - 1921-1937
M-7771-106Stock certificates. - 1928-1947
M-7771-107Synoptic ledger. - 1928-1929

Series 19

Metis Scrip and NWMP Veterans' Scrip. - 1880-1911

M-2376 Samples of Metis Scrip (1900, 1911) and North-West Mounted Police Veterans' land scrip (1880), which were collected by Patrick Burns.

Series 20


Photographs. - 1880-1969

Many of the photographs have been scanned. Scanned Document View now.

NA-1149-(1-7) Views of Patrick Burns, his abbatoir, and butcher shop. - 1880-1927. - 7 photographs
NA-1705-1 Sentinel oil well, Turner Valley. - October 31, 1926. - 1 photograph
NA-2017-(1-6) Ranches owned by Patrick Burns. - 1936 and n.d. - 6 photographs
PA-241-1 Calves on the Rio Alto Ranch. - 1 photograph
PA-779-(1-102) Ranches and meat industry views. - [ca. 1912-1940s]. - 102 photographs
PA-3068-(1-5) Portrait of Patrick Burns; the Prince of Wales and Patrick Burns; birthday cake. - [ca. 1920s]. - 5 photographs
PA-3644-(1-8) Burns' plant and stores. - [ca. 1920s]. - 8 photographs
PB-658-1 Urban Oils well near Coutts. - [ca. 1927]. - 1 photograph
PB-745-(1-158) Aerial views of the Bow River valley and Fish Creek. - 1958, 1969. - 158 photographs
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