Collection glen-3881 - The Bashford collection

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The Bashford collection

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CA GLEN glen-3881

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  • 1890-1928 (Creation)
    Creator
    Bashford, Christopher

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10 cm of textual records

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Biographical history

The various cerificates and posters in this collection were purchased by Glenbow from Christopher Bashford, 1928-2005, an antiques dealer in Calgary, Alberta. They relate to immigration, land purchases, coal companies, auction sales and livestock, primarily in Alberta, but also in British Columbia and Saskatchewan.

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The collecton consists of Russian death certificates of Joseph and Anna Vlalaitis (1891); Canadian immigration card (1914); miscellaneouss land titles certificates for properties in Pine Creek, Frank, Stavely, Wetaskiwin, Bawlf and High River in Alberta, and the Kootenay district in British Columbia (1890-1912); fire insurance policies in Calgary and Medicine Hat (1907-1913); company incorporation documents for Jenckes Machine Company, H.F. Sandeman Company, Saskatchewan Savings Society, Alberta Loan and Investment Company, and Western Agencies and Development (1906-1919); bonds for Diamond Coal Company, Consolidated Diamond Collieries and Drumheller Consolidated Collieries (1910-1928); livestock certificates for British Americam Live Stock Association and Percheron Society of America (1904-1914); townsite plan for Kindersley, Saskatchewan (1913); map of petroleum and gas rights in the Turner Valley oilfields, and ad for Big Chief Oil shares (1926); posters for farm auction sales at Jackville, Coaldale, Milk River, Chapman and Airdrie (1917-1919); poster for Percheron stallion (1920); and German-American Colonization Company poster (1914).

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Purchased from Bashford's Antiques, 1970.

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  • English

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No restrictions on access.

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Inventory available. Please consult before requesting material.
http://www.glenbow.org/collections/search/findingAids/archhtm/bashford.cfm

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Final

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Record added by Glenbow Archives, April 28, 2015.
Record updated by Glenbow Archives, May 4, 2015.

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  • English

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