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William Pearce fonds

  • CA UOFA uofa-35
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1930

Fonds consists of these series: I Agriculture and forestry (1886-1929). Includes bulletins; correspondence; memoranda. II Calgary (1884-1929). Relates mainly to city administration; educational institutions; parks; planning; services. III Commissions (1894-1921). Relates mainly to the Railway Rates Commission; the Economic and Development Commission. Includes data from 1867. IV Department of the Interior (1881-1929). Relates mainly to correspondence with other officials of the Department. V Historical (1902-1928). Includes correspondence, draft manuscripts and research material (some from 1875-1912) collected for a history of the Canadian North-West. V Irrigation (1890-1927). Includes or relates to general irrigation matters; North-West Irrigation Act; irrigation projects; irrigation associations; private irrigation correspondence; maps. VI Letterbooks (1883-1891). Relates to general business matters; land claims. VII Miscellaneous (1889-1926). Includes clippings; publications. VIII Mountain parks (1887-1925). Relates to their establishment; draft regulations regarding publicity; protection of the Rocky Mountain parks. IX Natural resources and industrial development (1887-1928). Relates in part to coal, gas, oil, petroleum and water power. X Personal and family (1883-1928). Relates to business investments; church matters; education; employment; family matters; finances; health; legal affairs; politics; real estate. XI Personal correspondence (1885-1929). XII Photographs (1858-1902). Persons and places in western Canada; collected, not created by Mr. Pearce (105 images). XIII Settlement (1880-1927). Includes or relates to the Department of the Interior; Canadian Pacific Railway Company; personal files; maps. XIV Statistics (1912-1926). Relates mainly to municipal finances on the prairies; a comparison of certain demographic, social, and economic features of northern and southern Alberta. XV Surveys (1878-1928). Includes or relates to career papers; Department of the Interior; Canadian Pacific Railway Company; surveyors associations; legislation; history of surveys; maps. XVI Transportation (1884-1930). Relates mainly to railways; roads; navigable rivers and lakes.

Pearce, William