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MSS 175, TC 107, PC 172

Title: Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association fonds

Dates: 1970-2003

Physical description: 1.6 m of textual material, 58 audio tapes, 12 video tapes

Administrative history/biographical sketch: The Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association is a non-profit, voluntary farm organization founded in 1970 as Palliser Triangle Wheat Growers Association. The first president of the Association was Wally Nelson. The Association helps individual wheat farmers to represent their interest to government and other sectors of the agriculture. The association head office is in Regina. Revision of the Association name to Western Canadian Wheat Growers Association happened in 1985. The president of the Associaiton at that time was George Fletcher. The Board of Directors is elected at the annual conventions. WCWGA is active and strives for establishement of the flexible system for individual farmers to maximaze their profitablity. The Association is entirely supported by member contributions.

Scope and content: The fonds constists WCWGA's Regina, Winnipeg, and Calgary office records - minutes of the meetings; financial records; convention records; newspaper clipping; WCWG publications; video and audio tapes.

Source of supplied title: Title based upon contents of the fonds.

Restrictions: Two folders have been designated confidential.

Accruals: No further accruals are expected.

Finding aid available