Archive Finding Aids

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

W.S. Cooper bulding, Calgary
W.S. Cooper building, Calgary

W.S. Cooper Company Ltd. fonds

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M-1441-1 General correspondence. -- 1918-1945. -- Consists of correspondence regarding land in Beddington Municipla District, Shepherd lease, taxes, dealer's commission agreement, debts, Calgary Power easement, incorporation of Cooper Christiansen Ltd., sale of share of wheat threshed, Mr. Shepherd's expenses for 1936 crop, and lawyer's account.
M-1441-2 Commission certificates. -- 1928-1966. -- Consists of dealer's commission agreement (1928), Canadian dealers' sales contracts (1934-1943), scheduleof dealer's terms and discounts (1966), dealer's sales and service contract (1966).
M-1441-3 Legal documents. -- 1923-1946. -- Consists of last will and testament of W.S. Cooper Sr. (1923), agreement for sale of shares between A. Christianson and W.S. Cooper and Cooper Christiansen Ltd. (1930), mortgage agreement between D.H. Fell and H.C. Fell, Vancouver and I. Cooper, Calgary (1946).
M-1441-4 General papers. -- 1926-1971. -- Consists of newspaper clippings regarding agriculture, farm machinery companies, W.S. Cooper advertisements (1970-1971), outstanding dealer award notice (1966), and ledger sheet (1926-1934).
M-1441-5 Account book. -- 1921-1934. -- Includes bad debts, records.
M-1441-6 Account book. -- 1927-1934. -- Includes rentals, orders, commissions due.
M-1441-7 Account book. -- 1935-1947. -- Includes cheque register, depositis, rents, orders.
M-1441-vol.1 Account book. -- 1928-1933. -- Includes general company expenses.
M-1441-vol.2 Account book. -- 1928-1930. -- Includes machinery orders.
PA-1550-(1-2) Photographs of the W.S. Cooper building, 1936; and ofW.S. Cooper Jr. acceptnig the Outstanding Dealership Award, 1966. -- 2 photographs
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