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Asael Exile Plamer
Examining sugar beets, 1956
Asael Palmer on left
NA-4704-5

A.E. Palmer fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1Biographical. -- 1953-1973
Series 2Correspondence. -- 1922-1977
Series 3Articles and books (written by A.E. Palmer). -- 1925-1978
Series 4Dominion Experimental Station, Lethbridge. -- 1921-1977
Series 5Peshawar Agricultural Research Station, Pakistan. -- 1953-1955
Series 6Associations. -- 1936-1979
Series 7Reference material (publications and papers). -- 1928-1978
Series 8Miscellaneous. -- 1937-1972
Series 9 Scanned Document Photographs. -- 1933-1956

Inventory

Series 1

Biographical. -- 1953-1973

M-6880-1Biographical material, 1958 and no date. -- Includes annotated transcript of interview.
M-6880-2Honours. -- 1968-1973. -- Includes Calgary Exhibition and Stampede tribute, Utah State University distinguished service award, University of Lethbridge honourary degree and Agricultural Hall of Fame appointment.
M-6880-3Newsclippings. -- 1953. -- Re: Palmer's career.

Series 2

Correspondence. -- 1922-1977

M-6880-4Correspondence. -- 1922-1950
M-6880-5Correspondence. -- 1957-1977 and no date. -- Includes correspondence re: Ranchland Recreation subdivision.
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Series 3

Articles and books (written by A.E. Palmer). -- 1925-1978

M-6880-6Notes for articles and speeches. -- no date
M-6880-7Articles. -- no date and 1925-1938
M-6880-8Articles. -- 1939-1952
M-6880-9Articles. -- 1956-1978
M-6880-10"When the Winds Came". -- 1965-1977. -- Correspondence, reviews, orders for books etc. -- Includes copy of book.

Series 4

Dominion Experimental Station, Lethbridge. -- 1921-1977

M-6880-11Dominion Experimental Station, Lethbridge. -- 1937-1938. -- Dyking project worksheets.
M-6880-12Dominion Experimental Station, Lethbridge. -- 1921-1977. -- Includes progress report (1937-1946), 50th anniversary programme (1956), frost and precipitation data sheets.

Series 5

Peshawar Agricultural Research Station, Pakistan. -- 1953-1955

M-6880-13Employment agreements. -- 1953- 1954
M-6880-14Correspondence. -- 1953-1955
M-6880-15Director's report. -- 1955. -- By A.E. Palmer.
M-6880-16Journals and publications. -- 1954-1955. -- Re: Peshawar agriculture.
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Series 6

Associations. -- 1936-1979

M-6880-17Agricultural Institute of Canada. -- 1971, 1979. -- Membership lists.
M-6880-18Alberta Agricultural Research Trust. -- 1966- 1967. -- Correspondence, minutes, financial statements, etc.
M-6880-19Alberta Agricultural Research Trust. -- 1968. -- As above.
M-6880-20Alberta Agricultural Research Trust. -- 1969. -- As above.
M-6880-21Alberta Agricultural Research Trust. -- 1970. -- As above.
M-6880-22Alberta Agricultural Research Trust. -- 1971. -- Correspondence, minutes, financial statements, etc.
M-6880-23Alberta Institute of Agrologists. -- 1959- 1978. -- Reports, annual meeting proceedings (1959), correspondence and membership lists.
M-6880-24Canadian Council of Resource Minister. -- 1971. -- Correspondence, agenda, reports re: Prairie Water Seminar (first tier).
M-6880-25Canadian Council of Resource Minister. -- 1971. -- Discussion topics and background material for Prairie Water Seminar (second and third tiers).
M-6880-26Canadian Water Resources Association, Drought Committee. -- 1969-1972. -- Correspondence, minutes and reports.
M-6880-27Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce, Agriculture Committee. -- no date and 1956-1969. -- Briefs (by A.E. Palmer), annual reports and promotional literature.
M-6880-28Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration. -- 1936-1939. -- Reports.
M-6880-29Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration. -- 1940-1944, 1948. -- Reports and minutes.
M-6880-30Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration. -- 1956-1968. -- Reports and promotional literature.
M-6880-31Western Canada Conservation and Reclamation Association. -- 1961-1968. -- Report, newsletters, resolution.
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Series 7

Reference material (publications and papers). -- 1928-1978

M-6880-32Irrigation. -- 1946-1978. -- Includes report on Oldman River basin.
M-6880-33Water. -- 1956-1971
M-6880-34Dugouts and canals - linings. -- 1965-1967 and no date
M-6880-35NAWAPA (North American Water and Power Alliance). -- 1964-1972 and no date
M-6880-36NAWAPA (North American Water and Power Alliance). -- 1965-1966. -- Reports by Ralph M. Parsons Company.
M-6880-37Soil drifting. -- 1940, 1953, 1976
M-6880-38Mormon settlement. -- 1928, 1930
M-6880-39Agriculture. -- 1953-1959. -- Papers by Mormon agriculturalists, collected by the General Church Welfare Committee.
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Series 8

Miscellaneous. -- 1937-1972

M-6880-40Canada Water Act. -- no date. -- Includes Minister's policy statement.
M-6880-41American Water Resources Symposium, Banff. -- 1969. -- Programmes and participants list.
M-6880-42Manyberries Experimental Station - progress report. -- 1937-1947
M-6880-43Utah State University - proceedings of Agricultural Experiment Station Research Day. -- 1966
M-6880-44Saskatchewan Rivers Development Association - president's address. -- 1959
M-6880-45Alberta Transplant. -- 1958-1959. -- Financial statements.
M-6880-46Historical Society of Alberta, Lethbridge Branch. -- 1963-1976. -- Newsletters, souvenir programmes, etc.
M-6880-47Special Areas Board Report. -- 1943
M-6880-48University of Lethbridge - site selection report. -- 1967
M-6880-49Programmes. -- 1933, 1951. -- For World's Grain Exhibition and Conference, Regina (1933) and agricultural short courses.
M-6880-50Miscellaneous. -- 1950-1972. -- Includes newsclippings, bylaws and constitution of the Alberta Sugar Beet Growers' Association, articles on weather modification and the mental health of Hutterites, Utah population map and speech by Walter Straley.
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Series 8

Photographs. -- 1933-1956


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PA-2612-(1-19) Dry land farming techniques. -- 1933-1956. -- 19 photographs. -- Six of these images have been copied as NA-4704-(1-6).
PE-117Agricultural Institute of Canada convention. -- nd. -- 1 panoramic photograph
NA-323Adelbert Cazier - Portrait and irrigation outfit. - - nd. -- 2 photographs
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