Fonds 033 West Sexsmith Mutual Telephone Company fonds

West Sexsmith Mutual Telephone Company fonds. — 1936 – 1967. — 7.7 cm of textual records, 2 blueprints.

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Agency History

The West Sexsmith Mutual Telephone Company was formed in 1936 to provide telephone services for 25 shareholders in the area between the towns of Sexsmith and Buffalo Lake. Legally, the company covered parts of Townships 73 & 74, Range 6 & 7, West of the 6th meridian. The company was active until 1965 when Alberta Government Telephones agreed to supply multi-party service to the area. Dissolution occurred in 1965 and the company’s license was revoked in 1967.

Scope and Content

The fonds consists of one metal binder containing minutes of organizational and annual meetings, financial records and shareholders lists; two maps showing the area covered by the exchange; correspondence between West Sexsmith Telephone Co. and Alberta Government Telephones; and the Minutes of Special Meeting, June 7, 1965, dealing with the dissolution of the West Sexsmith Telephone Co.

Table of Contents

Series 033.01 Records Binder
Series 033.02 Correspondence
Series 033.03 Maps


Series 033.01 Records Binder. — 1936 – 1966. — 7.5 cm of textual records.Series consists of minutes, cash accounts, payable accounts, control account, and customer accounts for approximately 28 customers bound together in a metal binder.
Series 033.02 Correspondence. — 1965 – 1967. — 0.2 cm of textual records.Series consists of correspondence between Alberta Government Telephones and the West Sexsmith Telephone regarding license agreements and the provision of multi-party service to the area. It includes the minutes of a special meeting on June 7, 1965, dissolving the company.
Series 033.03 Maps. — 1951 – 1952., 2 blueprints.Series consists of 2 maps (plan no. 642) approved by the Deputy Minister of Telephones, which show amendments to the original area covered by the license agreement. The 1951 amendment adds 1/4 section; the 1952 amendment transfers 1/2 section to the Pine Creek Rural Mutual Telephone Co.