Fonds MS-50 - Edmonton Building and Investment Company fonds

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Title proper

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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Fonds

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CA EDM MS-50

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  • 1889 - 1897 (Creation)
    Creator
    Edmonton Building and Investment Company

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Physical description

1 cm of textual records

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Name of creator

(1889-[ca. 1905])

Administrative history

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.

Custodial history

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.

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Immediate source of acquisition

The fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by J.D.K. Kinnaird in 1970.

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The material was arranged according to the filing system of the creator.

Language of material

  • English

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There are no restrictions on access.

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Copyright may apply.
Reproduction restrictions may apply.

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See Scope and content above.

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No further accruals are expected.

General note

Accession number: A70-25

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City of Edmonton Archives

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Final

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Physical storage

  • Box: MS Room
  • Map cabinet: MS Room