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Neil McQueen fonds






















































































































































































































Series 1 Personal and family papers. — 1904-1977
  Personal papers – Neil McQueen’s university records
M-7484-1 University notes. — 1921 and n.d.
M-7484-2 University of Pittsburgh yearbook. — 1923
M-7484-3 Fraternity certificate. — 1920
  Personal papers – Hugh Murray McQueen’s First World War papers. — 1915-1919. — Murray was Neil McQueen’s older brother. He enlisted in April 1916, was wounded at the Somme, later gassed, and was killed in action on September 30, 1918.
M-7484-4

Murray McQueen’s First World War correspondence. — 1915-1916. — Consists of letters written to his family. Includes a 1915 letter in which he indicates his intention to enlist.


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M-7484-5a

Murray McQueen’s First World War correspondence. — 1917


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M-7484-5b

Murray McQueen’s First World War correspondence. — 1918


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M-7484-6

Murray McQueen’s obituary; scroll from Buckingham Palace; and letters to family re his military estate. — 1918-1919


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  Personal papers -Neil McQueen’s horse racing activities
M-7484-7 Lions Gate Riding and Polo Club program, Vancouver. — 1939. — Neil McQueen was Vice-President and Chairman of the Executive and Mrs. McQueen was an Executive Member.
M-7484-8 Stable record book, Vancouver. — [ca. 1933-1939]. — Consists of records of bloodlines and racing performances of Neil McQueen’s horses, newspaper clippings about various races, and accounts for the stable.
M-7484-9 Racing newspaper clippngs. — [ca. 1937-1944]
M-7484-10 Canadian National Live Stock records re McQueen’s horses. — [ca. 1933-1937]
  Personal papers – Neil McQueen’s miscellaneous personal correspondence
M-7484-11 Letters from Don G. Mclean (Royal Flying Corps) and Kitty Radcliffe (some re death of Murray ). — 1917-1919
M-7484-12a Military correspondence. — 1917-1918. — Includes his registration under the Military Service Act, a letter of rejection because he was underage, and a permit to leave Canada during the First World War.
M-7484-12b Last letters written to Neil “Mac” Mcqueen from his mother Susan. — 1926
M-7484-13 Brief letter from Victor Ross. — n.d.
M-7484-14 Correspondence with Reg Payn re Weyburn field. — 1955-1956
M-7484-15 Letter from Norman MacLeod re University of Pittsburgh. — 1964
M-7484-16 Letters from Murray McKinnon and Frank McMahon. — 1969-1970
  Personal papers – Family certificates, documents, etc.
M-7484-17 Letters of congratulations to Neil McQueen on his marriage. — 1928
M-7484-18 1899 Almanac – Gift in 1956
M-7484-19 Notebooks. — 1920-1927. — 4 small volumes. — Consists of addresses, reminders to himself, and jottings.
M-7484-20 Income tax records. — 1954-1956. — Includes information about Neil McQueen’s assets.
M-7484-21 Three passports. — 1952-1972. — Includes miscellaneous material about his citizenship.
M-7484-22 Newspaper clipppings. — 1929, 1948, 1956. — 3 items. — Re Montana oil field and Neil McQueen’s activities.
M-7484-23 Family obituaries. — 1966-1977. — For Jean C. McKinnon (1966), Sydney Frank “Bob” Heard (1967), Margaret Catherine Heard (1967), Neil McQueen (1976), and Douglas David McKinnon (1977)
M-7484-24 Certificates. — 1940, 1976. — For Neil McQueen as member of the British Columbia Regiment (1940), and PanCanadian memoriam (1976). Note: photocopies only.
M-7484-25 Billfold and its contents. — 1921, 1960s
M-7484-26 “Mack” McQueen’s Bible. — 1904. — Annotated “Very precious”.
M-7484-48 Family Bible with birth dates of the McQueen children in the centre. Also includes locks of hair of some family members.

Series 2 Early Career – Imperial Oil. — 1926
M-7484-27 Speech re Imperial Oil: “Recent operations in Alberta”. — 1926. — By Neil McQueen, Imperial Oil geologist.

Series 3 Central Del Rio / PanCanadian Petroleum. — 1950-1970s
  Leduc discovery
M-7484-28 Newspaper clippings, telegrams, etc. re Leduc discovery. — [ca. 1947]
  Central Del Rio directors’ meetings
M-7484-29 Minutes of Central Del Rio directors’ meetings. — 1965-1966
M-7484-30 Minutes of Central Del Rio directors’ meetings. — 1966
M-7484-31 Minutes of Central Del Rio and Central Leduc Oils directors’ meetings. — 1967-1968
M-7484-32 Minutes of Central Del Rio and Central Leduc directors’ meetings. — 1968
M-7484-33 Minutes of Central Del Rio directors’ meetings. — 1969
M-7484-34 Minutes of Central Del Rio directors’ meetings. — 1969
  Annual reports
M-7484-35 Central Del Rio annual reports. — 1959-1966
M-7484-36 Central Del Rio annual reports. — 1967-1970
M-7484-37 PanCanadian annual reports. — 1972-1974
M-7484-38 PanCanadian annual reports. — 1974-1975, 1977-1978
M-7484-39 Central Del Rio interim reports. — [1960s-1970s]
  Miscellaneous
M-7484-40 Agreement: Frank E. Ruben and Inter-State Royal Corporation Ltd. and Neil McQueen and North Canadian Oils Ltd. — 1948
M-7484-41 Central Del-Rio. — 1950-1971
M-7484-42 Employment contracts. — 1961-1970
M-7484-43 Rainbow Lake report. — 1967
M-7484-44 Central Del-Rio shareholders circulars. — [ca. 1971]
M-7484-45 Central Del-Rio corporate information. — [1960s-1970s]
M-7484-46 Letterhead for Central Del Rio and Central Leduc Oils
M-7484-47 Stock purchase plan. — 1965-1967

Series 4 Photographs. — [ca. 1910s]-1957. — 680 photographs


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PA-2927 Views of Neil McQueen (oil man), family and petroleum industry. — [ca. 1915-1950s]. — 375 photographs
PB-711 Racing horses, ranches and visitors to Bralorne Mines. — 1937-1957. — 6 photographs
PC-246 McQueen family members, university class and racing activities. — [ca. 1910s-1930s].– 7 photographs
PD-235 views of Neil McQueen’s travels, geological survey to Fort Norman, and Leduc oil field. — 1920-[ca. 1940s]. — 3 albums (260 photographs)
PE-131 Panoramas of Turner Valley oil field. — 1929. — 4 photographs
NA-5056 Family, oil industry work and horses. — [ca. 1915]-1951. — 30 photographs. — Consists of views of Murray McQueen during war; Neil’s parents Alexander and Susan McQueen and his siblings; Neil on geological surveys in the north and in his Calgary office; Fort Norman oil drilling and wells; Leduc #1, and race horses.