Fonds MSS 178 (A2003-078) - Royal Commission on Manitoba Pool Elevators Limited fonds

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Royal Commission on Manitoba Pool Elevators Limited fonds

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CA UMASC MSS 178 (A2003-078)

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  • 1931 (Creation)
    Royal Commission on Manitoba Pool Elevators Limited

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25 cm of textual material.

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In 1931, a provincial Royal Commission inquired into charges against Manitoba Pool Elevators Ltd. The Commissioner was E. K. Williams. The charges were set out in a letter written by James R. Murray to John Bracken, Premier of Manitoba, on March 10, 1931.

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The fonds was donated to the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections by Paul Earl in 2003.

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The fonds consists of 25 volumes of evidence from the Royal Commission and a folder of Grain Trade News clippings

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These records are organized into two series: the Grain Trade news clippings and the Royal Commission evidence.

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The finding aid was created and encoded by Vladimira Zvonik (December 2003). Revision History: July 26, 2005 - Mss 178 (A.03-78) converted from EAD 1.0 to 2002 by v1to02.xsl (sy2003-10-15). Revised by N. Courrier (September 2019). Revised by M. Horodyski (March 2020).

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