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Charles Peterson, Calgary, 1938
Charles Peterson, Calgary, 1938

Charles W. Peterson fonds

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Series 1 Textual records. -- 1890-1944, predominant 1922-1944
Series 2 Photographs. -- 1887-1938


Series 1 Textual records. -- 1890-1944, predominant 1922-1944
M-964-1 Correspondence. -- 1925-1944. -- Consists of letters to editors and general correspondence re Canadian tariff and import market, relationship of soil to diet, Russian labor method, world trade position by R.J. Deachman, Canadian farmer and foreign competition, and proposals re health insurance.
M-964-2 Drafts of articles. -- n.d. -- Re farm economics, tariffs, world economic problems, and problems of Canadian farmers.
M-964-3 Drafts of speeches. -- 1922-1943. -- Re economic aspects of agriculture including cooperative organizations. Speeches given to various groups in Alberta and British Columbia.
M-964-4 Drafts of speeches. -- 1924-1938. -- General economic speeches given to various groups. Subjects include immigration and employment.
M-964-5 Drafts of speeches. -- [ca. 1940s]. -- Re economic problems of the war and resultant possibilities.
M-964-6 Drafts of speeches. -- 1929-1939. -- Miscellaneous topics. Includes immigration, Farm and Ranch Review, 50th anniversary, and irrigation near Brooks.
M-964-7 Radio broadcasts and newspaper clippings. -- 1925-1940. -- Consists of clippings re Progressives and the tariff (1925); western farm methods defended (1929); the UFA by E.C. Drury (1928); and radio address re Southern Alberta Finnish Aid Committee (1940).
M-964-8 Pamphlets and leaflets re economics. -- n.d. -- Consists of leaflets byt the Prosperity League of Canada, and pamphlets entitled "If Canada would Prosper."
M-7386 Brochures, letters, newspaper clippings, etc. -- [1920s-1940s]. -- 12.5 cm of textual records. -- Includes sympathy letters to Else Peterson on her husband's death.
M-7408 Correspondence re Farm and Ranch Review. -- 1921-1938. -- 8 pages
M-7464 Military and Masonic certificates. -- 1890-891. -- 2 items
Series 2 Photographs. -- 1887-1938. -- 17 photographs

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PA-2852 Views of C.W. Peterson, his wife Else, and social life in Calgary. -- 1880s-1930s. -- 6 photographs
PA-2879 C.W. Peterson portraits. -- 1890-1930. -- 3 photographs
NA-4945 Portraits of C.W. Peterson, one in military uniform; Else Peterson; group on steps of Pearce estate; and golfing in Banff. -- 1887-1938. -- 8 photographs
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