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Fonds MS 22 - Fort Steele Government Agent fonds

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Fort Steele Government Agent fonds

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  • Textual record

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  • 1901-1904, 1914-1915 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Government Agent (Fort Steele, B.C.)

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3 cm of textual records

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British Columbia. Government Agent (Fort Steele, B.C.) ([1901-1915])

Administrative history

J.F. Armstrong served as provincial government agent at Fort Steele, B.C., in the early 1900's. A.C. Nelson served as assessor for the Fort Steele Assessment District at this time.

Custodial history

Records were found in the provincial government building by E.L. Hedley, government agent in Cranbrook, and donated by J. Riley.

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Fonds consists of records of the Fort Steele government agent and assessor. Includes correspondence, financial records, and lists.

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  • Alpha-numeric designations: BCAUL control number: FTST-44

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MS 22

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Fort Steele Heritage Town Archives

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Revised 9 January 2011.
Revised by BCANS Coordinator 24 January 2011.

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