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Cardinal Coach Lines charter bus at the Cave and Basin, Banff, [ca. 1950s]
Cardinal Coach Lines charter bus at the Cave and Basin, Banff, [ca. 1950s]
NA-5194-9

Cardinal Coach Lines fonds

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Table of Contents

indicates that the series includes scanned documents.

Series 1 Cardiinal Coach Lines - General files. -- 1947-1976
Series 2 Calgary Gray Line - General files. -- 1959-1971
Index Index to files in Series 1 and 2
Series 3 Jerry Weber - Personal files. -- 1949-1987
Series 4 Organizations in which Jerry Weber was active. -- 1963-1977
Series 5 Photographs. -- 1940s-1965

Inventory

Series 1 Cardinal Coach Lines - General files. -- 1947-1976. -- 16.4 m of textual records. -- The series consists of alphabetically-arranged files relating to the operations of the bus line in each year from 1947 through 1976. The files include accident reports, agency correspondence, annual budgtets, arrangements for charters, correspondence with the Highway Traffic Board, provision of kindergarten and school bus services, a summary of wages paid to drivers and staff, etc. -- Note: Each year contains from 50 to 70 individual files. There is an index of common files below Series 2, and a paper listing of all 1757 files is in the first box of the fonds on the shelves.
M-7938-(1-56) General files. -- 1947
M-7938-(57-102) General files. -- 1948
M-7938-(103-153) General files. -- 1949
M-7938-(154-211) General files. -- 1950
M-7938-((212-262) General files. -- 1951
M-7938-((263-311) General files. -- 1952
M-7938-(312-367) General files. -- 1953
M-7938-(368-435) General files. -- 1954
M-7938-(436-512) General files. -- 1955
M-7938-(513-575) General files. -- 1956
M-7938-(576-646) General files. -- 1957
M-7938-(647-720) General files. -- 1958
M-7938-(721-780) General files. -- 1959
M-7938-(781-845) General files. -- 1960
M-7938-(846-904) General files. -- 1961
M-7938-(905-972) General files. -- 1962
M-7938-(973-1048) General files. -- 1963
M-7938-(1049-1118) General files. -- 1964
M-7938-(1119-1189) General files. -- 1965
M-7938-(1190-1245) General files. -- 1966
M-7938-(1246-1293) General files. -- 1967
M-7938-(1294-1343) General files. -- 1968
M-7938-(1344-1414) General files. -- 1969
M-7938-(1415-1467) General files. -- 1970
M-7938-(1468-1518) General files. -- 1971
M-7938-(1519-1590) General files. -- 1972
M-7938-(1591-1639) General files. -- 1973
M-7938-(1640-1685) General files. -- 1974
M-7938-(1686-1720) General files. -- 1975
M-7938-(1721-1757) General files. -- 1976
M-7938-(1758-1768) Synoptic sheets. -- 1947-1967. -- Note: 1964-1966 sheets are missing.
M-7938-(1769-1786) General ledgers. -- 1947-1967
Series 2 Calgary Gray Line - General files. -- 1959-1971. -- 3.5 m of textual records. -- The series consists of alphabetically-arranged files relating to the operation of the sightseeing and charter bus branch of the business in each year from 1959 to 1971. The files include information about accounts, advertising, specific charters, licencing, salaries and personnel matters.
M-7938-(1787-1803) General files. -- 1959
M-7938-(1804-1823) General files. -- 1960
M-7938-(1824-1846) General files. -- 1961
M-7938-(1847-1868) General files. -- 1962
M-7938-(1869-1893) General files. -- 1963
M-7938-(1894-1913) General files. -- 1964
Note: No files for 1965
M-7938-(1914-1935) General files. -- 1966. -- Includes some 1965 records.
M-7938-(1936-1961) General files. -- 1967
M-7938-(1962-1986) General files. -- 1968
M-7938-(1987-2017) General files. -- 1969
M-7938-(2018-2043) General files. -- 1970
M-7938-(2044-2071) General files. -- 1971
M-7938-(2072-2073) Financial records. -- 1959-1971. -- Consists of a general ledger and synoptic sheets.
Index to Series 1 and 2 Index to files in Series 1 and 2. Note that these files relate to Cardinal Coach Lines' business dealings with the following organizations and people.
M-7938-various

Alberta School Bus Operators' Association. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(975, 1051, 1121, 1192, 1248, 1296, 1346, 1417, 1471, 1522, 1593, 1641, 1688 and 1723).

M-7938-various

Ellwood Barbour. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(1474, 1525, 1596, 1642 and 1692).

M-7938-various

Better Business Bureau, Calgary. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(521, 585, 655, 725, 787, 849, 908, 977, 1053, 1125, 1193, 1249, 1299, 1350, 1420, 1476, 1527 and 1643).

M-7938-various

Calgary Allied Arts Centre. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(1790, 1806, 1827, 1851, 1871, 1895, 1917, 1938, 1964 and 1991).

M-7938-various

Calgary Chamber of Commerce. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(524, 590, 660, 730, 794, 855, 917, 985, 1061, 1133, 1201, 1256, 1304, 1353, 1422, 1478, 1531, 1601, 1648, 1694, 1728a, 1831, 1854, 1874, 1899, 1920, 1941, 1967, 1992, 2023 and 2046).

M-7938-1135 Calgary Giants Baseball Club
M-7938-1875 Calgary Olympic Development Association
M-7938-various

Calgary Tourist and Convention Associaton. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(663, 1260, 1308, 1367, 1424, 1481, 1539, 1607, 1697, 1730, 1791, 1811, 1832, 1855, 1876, 1901, 1921, 1942, 1969, 1993, 2024 and 2047).

M-7938-various

Calgary Zoologicial Society [Calgary Zoo]. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(1857, 1877, 1902, 1922, 1943, 1970, 1994 and 2048).

M-7938-(1792 & 1813) Canadian Rockies Tourist Association
M-7938-various

R.A. "Bob" Denison. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(117, 224, 272, 329, 390, 464, 538, 677 and 745).

M-7938-(746, 809 & 1004) Ronald Ensign and Gerald Ensign
M-7938-various

Gino Faoro. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(605, 681, 748, 810, 867, 932, 1005, 1082, 1147, 1217, 1271, 1323, 1378, 1432, 1489, 1551 and 1616).

M-7938-various

Foothills Sightseeing Tours. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(609, 610, 611, 685, 686, 687, 688, 750 and 751).

M-7938-various

Ernest R. Hankins. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(473, 690, 815, 873, 940, 1012, 1086 and 1153).

M-7938-various

E.R. "Bud" Jayes. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(180, 237, 284, 341, 404, 482, 550, 620 and 695).

M-7938-(241, 287, 410 & 486)

George McKinney

M-7938-various

Motel Association of Alberta. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(1568, 1628, 1672, 1711, 1745, 1929, 1958 and 1982).

M-7938-(1713 & 1747) North Calgary Business Association
M-7938-1452 Oksi Hill Garden
M-7938-various

Murray Ormberg. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(1287, 1335, 1398, 1453, 1507, 1570 and 1630).

M-7938-(292, 562 & 631) Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Payne
M-7938-various

Prairie Bible Institute - Transportation. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(251, 302, 303, 356, 424, 425, 501, 502, 503, 565, 566, 711 and 773).

M-7938-137 William Rowan (creator of cardinal bird logo)
M-7938-various

Lawrence Schrader. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(834, 894, 962, 1034, 1108 and 1175).

M-7938-(1404, 1459, 1511 & 1577) Society for Hearing Hanidcapped Children - Transportation.
M-7938-various

Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(1798, 1808, 1829, 1872, 1896, 1918, 1939, 1965, 1989 and 2020).

M-7938-(966, 1038, 1174 & 1240) Stoney-Sarcee Indian Agency
M-7938-various

Travel Industry Association of Alberta. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(1580, 1633, 1677, 1715 and 1752).

M-7938-(1845, 1868, 1892 & 1933) United Nations Association (Calgary)
M-7938-various

Lee Walkey. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(1942, 1241, 1341, 1409, 1463, 1516, 1583, 1635, 1678, 1716 and 1753).

M-7938-various

Western Canada Motor Coach Association. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(1047, 1117, 1189, 1244, 1293, 1412, 1467, 1589, 1639, 1684, 1720, 1757, 1934 and 2017).

Series 3 Jerry Weber - Personal files. -- 1949-1987. -- 33 cm of textual records. -- The series consists of personal papers of the founder of the company, which were kept at the company office. Includes files related to other Weber family members, including Grant and Blanche.
M-7938-146 Personal file. -- 1949
M-7938-207 Personal file. -- 1950
M-7938-256 Personal file. -- 1951
M-7938-306 Personal file. -- 1952
M-7938-360 Personal file. -- 1953
M-7938-430 Personal file. -- 1954
M-7938-509 Personal file. -- 1955
M-7938-570 Personal file. -- 1956
M-7938-641 Personal file. -- 1957
M-7938-718 Personal file. -- 1958
M-7938-778 Personal file. -- 1959
M-7938-843 Personal file. -- 1960
M-7938-902 Personal file. -- 1961
M-7938-972 Personal file. -- 1962
M-7938-1045 Personal file. -- 1963
M-7938-1114 Personal file. -- 1964
M-7938-1184 Personal file. -- 1965
M-7938-2074 Appointment books. -- 1967, 1969-1970, 1972
M-7938-2075 Appointment books. -- 1973-1976
M-7938-2076 Personal correspondence. -- 1966-1968
M-7938-2077 Personal correspondence. -- 1969-1970
M-7938-2078 Personal correspondence. -- 1971-1973
M-7938-2079 Personal correspondence. -- 1974-1975
M-7938-2080 Personal correspondecne. -- 1976
M-7938-2081 Personal correspondence. -- 1977
M-7938-2082 Scrapbook. -- [ca. 1958-1987]
M-7938-2083 House plans and specifications. -- n.d.
M-7938-2084 Personal accounts. -- 1960-1969
  Other Weber family members - Personal files
M-7938-various

Blanche Weber (Mrs. N.R. Weber). -- 1949-1976. Ask for the followig files:

M-7938-(148, 572, 642, 716, 901, 1043, 1113, 1183, 1242, 1291, 1342, 1410, 1464, 1517, 1585, 1636, 1680, 1717 and 1754).

M-7938-various

Grant Weber. -- 1949- 1976. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(145, 207a, 257, 307, 359, 429, 508, 569, 643, 715, 777, 844, 903, 971, 1044, 1116, 1188, 1243, 1292, 1343, 1411, 1465, 1518, 1586, 1637, 1681, 1682, 1718 and 1755),

M-7938-(147, 254, 305 & 362)

L.A. Weber. -- 1949-1953

M-7838-(1466 & 1587)

Ronald Weber. -- 1970-1972.

M-7938-various

Stanley Weber. -- 1972-1976. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(1588, 1938, 1683, 1719 and 1756)

M-7938-various

Weber Brother Insurance Agency. -- 1949-1958. Ask for the following files:

M-7938-(149, 208, 255, 304, 361, 428, 507, 571, 644 and 717).

Series 4 Organizations in which Jerry Weber was active. -- 1963-1977. -- 1.44 m of textual records. -- The series consists of circulars, minutes, correspondence, etc., of various groups which Jerry Weber belonged to. He was often a member of the organization's executive.
M-7938-1115 Clubs and organizations. -- 1964
M-7938-1185 Clubs and organizations. -- 1965
M-7938-(2085-2106)

Alberta Tourist Association. -- 1967-1970. -- Consists of general correspondence, newspaper clippings, speeches by Jerry Weber, and correspondence with Zones 1 through 12.

See also the following files about this organization, which are in Series 1 and Series 2 above:

M-7838-(1826, 1850, 1870, 1894, 1915, 1916, 1937, 1963, 1988, 2021 and 2045).

M-7938-(1187, 2107-2109) Boy Scouts of Calgary, Calgary region. -- 1965-1973
M-7938-2110 Chestermere Cabin Owners' Association. -- 1966-1967
M-7938-(1045, 2111-2117) Cosmopolitan Club of Calgary. -- 1963, 1966-1977
M-7938-(1186, 2118-2119) Kasota Camp Committee (Sylvan Lake). -- 1965-1972
M-2938-(2120-2124) Mission to Europe. -- 1975-1977
M-7938-2125 National Boys' Parliament - Centennial. -- 1967
M-7938-(2126-2129) Naval Officers' Association, Calgary Branch. -- 1966-1976
M-7938-2130 St. Matthew's United Church, Calgary. -- 1967-1975
M-7938-(2131-2137) Skal Club of Calgary. -- 1966-1977
M-7938-(2138-2139) Tourism Advisory Council. -- 1972-1973
M-7938-(2140-2157) Travel Alberta Zone Assistance Program Review Board (TAZAP). -- 1974-1977
M-7938-(2158-2161) Travel Industry Association of Canada. -- 1974-1977
M-7938-2162 Westwinds Club. -- 1966-1977
Series 5 Photographs. -- 1940s-1965. - 31 photographs

Some of these photographs have been scanned. View now.

PA-3127 Buses, and a go-cart race sponsored by Cardinal Coach Lines. -- 1947-1949. -- 8 photographs
NA-5194 Buses, bus garage and a Red Deer coffee shop. -- [ca. 1940s-1965]. -- 25 photographs
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