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University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections Accession
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A.H Reginald Buller fonds

This accession contains personal and professional correspondence of Dr. Buller's. It also contains hand painted wall charts created by and under the direction of Buller for use in his classes and lectures.

Buller, A.H. Reginald

Agricore United accrual

The fonds consist of 6 ledger books used by United Grain Growers in the management of their property in the three Prairie Provinces. The ledgers are generally organized by province, and then locale alphabetically. The buildings include elevators, warehouses and any other structure used by the company. Entries focus on the payment of mortgages and the cost of repairs and improvements.

Agricore United

Agricore United accrual

The fonds consist of a small manuscript collection (MSS 268) relating to Shares, Allotments, Dividends, Bonds, & Ledgers. The photograph collection (PC 226) consists of 5 VHS video cassettes of the United Grain Growers Video Magazine and 5 sheets of grower and producer lists.

Agricore United

Agricore United accrual

These materials are divided into the following series: annual reports; community liaisons; constitutions, by-laws, and structures; reports; subsidiaries; annual meetings; correspondence and materials related to publications; publications; publicity; financial; correspondence and memoranda; Crow Benefit; inquiries and commissions; legal; tape collection (TC 131); and slide collection (PC 266).

Agricore United

Agricore United accrual

The 2007 accession (A.07-68) contains publications and financial records of the United Grain Growers Ltd., as well as some annual reports of Public Press Ltd., a subsidiary of U.G.G.

Agricore United

Agricore United accrual

The fonds consist of a small manuscript collection(MSS 268) relating to operating manuals for various grain elevator machinery. The map collection (MC 25) holds various blueprints of grain elevators and their components.

Agricore United

Agricore United accrual

The 2008 (A.08-155) accession consists of U.G.G. minutes and correspondence from the years 1918-1952.

Agricore United

Agricore United accrual

The fonds consist of a small manuscript collection (MSS 268) containing a U.G.G. operation manual for elevator managers. The large photo collection (PC 226) contains photographs, slides, and slide scans of nearly every Agricore/U.G.G. elevator site throughout Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta

Agricore United

Agricore United accrual

Finally, the collection includes 1546 slides, 676 photographs, 31 sheets of negatives, 10 VHS tapes, 19 audiocassette tapes, 1 DVD, and 2 CDs, most of which document the activities (including annual meetings) of United Grain Growers Ltd.

Agricore United

Agricore United accrual

The 2011 accession (A.11-57) consists of a UGG financial ledger from the years 1919 to 1935.

Agricore United

Agricore United accrual

The 2012 accession (A12-101) consists of a few textual records, and photographs of grain elevators in Alberta, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan.

Agricore United

Albert D. Cohen Accrual

  • CA UMASC Mss 153, Pc 160, El 2 (A02-41, A2015-078)-A2015-078
  • Accession
  • 1905-2011
  • Part of Albert D. Cohen fonds

This accrual consists of 8 series. The first series consists of records relating to biographical information compiled by Albert Cohen tracing his family ancestry immigrating from Europe and contains records documenting successive generations including Cohen's immediate family and grandchildren. The series also contains a few of Cohen's day planners and personal correspondence generated by Cohen and his family and friends. The second series contains records created by corporate entities related to General Distributors Ltd. (GDL) and its successor Gendis Inc. The corporate entities are separated into subseries that trace the history of the company relating to the early operations of General Distributors Ltd., its partnership with Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo Ltd. later the Sony Corporation, The Frawley Corporation (Paper Mate), and Gillette Corporation. Subseries also include records created by GDL and Gendis Inc. relating to the purchasing of Metropolitan Stores of Canada Ltd., Greenberg stores, and creation and branching of SAAN stores. Following subseries deal with GDL and Gendis Inc.'s acquisition and ventures in petroleum interests. Other professional activities related to Cohen are also included in the subseries like professional correspondence, publicity, invitations, business research, and litigation. The third series documents Cohen receiving local and national awards relating to his entrepreneurial success and community involvement including Man of the Year, the Canadian Business Hall of Fame award, and Member and later Officer of the Order of Canada with certificates, photographs, and related records. The fourth series compiles Cohen's committee and professional involvement with medical and academic committees in Winnipeg, club membership with The Manitoba Club, his extensive work in planning International Distinguished Entrepreneurship Award (I.D.E.A.) ceremonies and numerous conference attendance records accompanied by speech drafts. The fifth series contains research notes, drafts, manuscripts, correspondence, and related publishing records pertaining to Cohen's five books including The Entrepreneurs: The Story of Gendis Inc., The Triangle of Success: The Gendis/Saan Story, The Story of SAAN, I.D.E.A., and Reminiscences of an Entrepreneur - How Sony came to Canada and then to the World in 1955. The sixth series relates to Cohen's personal interest in golfing, auctioning personal correspondence of Ian Fleming and donating proceeds to charity, and film and screenplay research. The seventh series consists of various booklets and brochures from airlines, tourist destinations, and hotels collected by Cohen during his international trips. The eighth series comprises 296 photographs, 66 negatives, and 12 contact sheets. The series gives a detailed visual account of Cohen's extended and immediate family, business relationships, and acquisitions along with the development of the Gendis Inc. building in Winnipeg. In addition, the series holds 12 videocassettes, 9 DVDs and 6 Betamax tapes that contain copies of mainstream movies, sports, I.D.E.A. ceremonies and footage related to Gendis Inc. milestones.

Albert D. Cohen Accrual

  • CA UMASC Mss 153, Pc 160, El 2 (A02-41, A2015-078)-A2002-041
  • Accession
  • 1982-2002
  • Part of Albert D. Cohen fonds

This accrual consists of 5 series: International Distinguished Entrepreneur Award 1983-2002; Books 1985, 2002; Photographs/Videos (PC 160) 1987-2000; Electronic Records (EL 2), 1985-1990. The first series consists of records relating to the University of Manitoba's Distinguished Entrepreneur Award (IDEA). This includes materials relating to the coordination of the award and the annual IDEA dinner. The Books series contains two books written by Cohen. The Photograph Collection comprises photographs pertaining to the IDEA. Digital copies of IDEA dinner videos were placed in EL 2.

Alexander Baran accrual

This fond consists of Rev. Baran's identification documents; education documents; travel documents; awards and honors; his father's (Viktor Baran) diary; and a photograph collection depicting his childhood and 50 years of priesthood.

Baran, Alexander

Alexander Baran accrual

TC 58 - audiotape collection has recordings of Andrej Sakharov's visit to Winnipeg on February 17, 1989; audiorecordings of Ukrainian-Canadian Conferences and Ukrainian visitors to Winnipeg.

Baran, Alexander

Alumni Association Inc. of the University of Manitoba fonds

The fonds contains: minutes and correspondence of the Board of Directors and Committees, including the Centennial Committee; files on awards, fund raising and advertising activities; correspondence with branches of the Association and other Canadian and American Alumni Associations; annual reports; miscellaneous correspondence of former Alumni Executive Director, John M. Gordon. Most records date from 1950 to 1975.

Alumni Association Inc.

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