Fonds paa-7497 - Abasand Oils Limited fonds

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Abasand Oils Limited fonds

General material designation

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title based on contents of fonds.

Level of description

Fonds

Reference code

CA PAA paa-7497

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • 1926-1943 (Creation)
    Creator
    Abasand Oils

Physical description area

Physical description

0.49 m of textual records and other material

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

Biographical history

Custodial history

Douglas Ball, Max Waite Ball's son, deposited the records in the Provincial Archives of Alberta in 1988.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of records regarding the formation, operation and liquidation of Abasand Oils Limited, including agreements, correspondence, financial records, auditor's reports, share register, reports, newspaper clippings, maps and blueprints.

Notes area

Physical condition

Includes 32 blueprints, 24 negatives, 23 maps, 14 photographs, and 6 technical drawings.

Immediate source of acquisition

Arrangement

Max Waite Ball's involvement in Abasand Oils Limited ceased in 1943. Records from PR1988.0470 dating after 1943 have been included in the Max W. Ball fonds. Some personal correspondence may however be found amongst the Abasand Oils Limited records.

Language of material

  • The material is in English.

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

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

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

No inventory/file list is available.

Associated materials

Also see the Max W. Ball fonds at the Provincial Archives of Alberta. As well, see GR1983.0159 and GR1988.0166. Other records pertaining to Abasand Oils Limited are located in the Earl A. Smith fonds at Library and Archives Canada in Ottawa, Ontario.

Related materials

Accruals

Further accruals are not expected.

General note

Information for the administrative history is taken from the records and from <em>The Abasand Fiasco: The rise and fall of a brave pioneer Oil Sands extraction plant</em>, which is available in the Provincial Archives of Alberta Reference Library, 622.338 C734. The fonds was deposited at the same time and in the same accession as records from the following fonds: the Max W. Ball fonds.<br><br>Record No. Fonds consists of the following accessions: PR1988.0470<br><br>

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

Script of description

Sources

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres