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Edmonton Building and Investment Company fonds
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- Textual record
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- Source of title proper: Title based on contents of fonds.
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CA EDM MS-50
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1889 - 1897 (Creation)
- Edmonton Building and Investment Company
Physical description area
1 cm of textual records
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Name of creator
The Edmonton Building and Investment Company was established in 1889 by a group of Edmonton business men for the purpose of acquiring land in the Northwest Territories and the erection and improvement of buildings. Among the investors were Richard Hardisty, chief factor of the Hudson's Bay Company at Fort Edmonton, Campbell and Harrison Young, both Hudson's Bay Company employees, George Johnstone Kinnaird who was an accountant and an employee of the company in the Athabasca region, and Alex Taylor.
J.D.K. Kinnaird is a descendant of one of the principals of the company, George Johnstone Kinnaird.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of original letters patent for the Edmonton Building and Investment Company, August 30,1889, with emendations, 1897 and a letter relating to the emendations, January 5,1897.
Immediate source of acquisition
The fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by J.D.K. Kinnaird in 1970.
The material was arranged according to the filing system of the creator.
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There are no restrictions on access.
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Copyright may apply.
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See Scope and content above.
No further accruals are expected.
Accession number: A70-25
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City of Edmonton Archives
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