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No.: PR2880
TITLE: Sid Wheeler Fonds
CREATOR: Wheeler, Sid
DATE RANGE: 1901 - 1975
EXTENT: 0.40 m of textual records
HISTORY/BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH: Sid Wheeler was a member of the Wheat Pool, beginning in 1923, and served as a delegate for ten years. Sid Wheeler farmed near Ponoka, and he served in World War II.
CUSTODIAL HISTORY:Sid Wheeler received the material related to the Pleasant Hill School District No. 607 from a neighbor. The remaining material he acquired serving as a delegate for the Alberta Wheat Pool.
SCOPE AND CONTENT: The fonds reflects Sid Wheeler's profession as a farmer. The fonds consists of minutes and accounts of the Pleasant Hill School District No. 607 dating from 1901 - 1947; a history of the Pleasant Hill School districts written by an unknown source; Sid Wheeler's diary dating from 1929; a farmer's account book dating from 1936 to 1940; financial statements of the Ponoka Co-op Oils Ltd. 1968; minutes of the Ponoka Co-op Livestock Association dating from the 1960's; minutes of the Alberta Livestock Co-operative dating from the 1950's and 1960's; minutes of the Morningside Farmer's Union of Alberta minutes dating from 1950 to 1974; and a photocopy of the minutes of the Ponoka Co-op Seed Grain Plant dating 1960 - 1962.
GENERAL NOTE: Information for the administrative history/biographical sketch sourced from the fonds.
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