Fonds paa-7154 - Carmangay West Mutual Telephone Company fonds

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Carmangay West Mutual Telephone Company fonds

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PAA paa-7154

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  • 1934-1975 (Creation)
    Carmangay West Mutual Telephone Company
    One financial statement of the Carmangay West Mutual Telephone Company dated after the official closing of the company has been included in this fonds.

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0.15 m of textual records. -- 7 maps

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The Carmangay West Mutual Telephone Company was incorporated under <em>The Companies Act</em> on January 29, 1935 and served the area around Carmangay, Alberta. Specifically, it included Townships 12 and 13, Ranges 23, 24, and 25, West of the 4th Meridian (12,13-23,24,25-W4). Alberta Government Telephones (AGT) assumed provision of communication services in the area on May 20, 1974, though the Carmangay West Mutual Telephone Company was not officially dissolved by shareholders until November of that year.

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Fonds consists of the business records of the Carmangay West Mutual Telephone Company and includes minutes, financial records, subscriber accounts, subscriber lists, certificate of incorporation, agreements, telephone statistics, share certificate subs, subscriber lists, line maintenance records, newspaper clippings, an auction poster, telephone publications, and maps.

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Mr. Eric Collier deposited these records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1975. Mr. Collier was the Secretary-Treasurer of the Carmangay West Telephone Company.


Some records of the Carmangay West Mutual Telephone Company were mixed with the records of the East Carmangay Mutual Telephone Company. The mixed records are in file numbers 10, 23, 24, 26, 32,33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 40, 46, and 48.

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  • The material is in English.

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Access Conditions: None. Use Conditions: Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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Records of various other telephone companies are also located at the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

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Further accruals are not expected.

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This fonds was donated at the same time, and in the same accession as the following unrelated fonds: PR0737 East Carmangay Mutual Telephone Company fonds. The region serviced by the mutual telephone company is represented according to the Alberta Township Survey (ATS) system.<br><br>Record No. Fonds consists of the following accessions: PR1975.0136<br><br>

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