Alberta. Dept. of Agriculture

Identity area

Type of entity

Primary Agency

Authorized form of name

Alberta. Dept. of Agriculture

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

  • Alberta. Department of Agriculture
  • Alberta. Agriculture Department

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence



The Agriculture Department already established in the North-West Territories was continued upon the formation of the new province of Alberta in 1905. The Agricultural Department Act officially established the Alberta Department of Agriculture in 1906 with the function and duties related to matters of agriculture, colonization, statistics, wildlife management, and public health, including hospitals.


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Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

North-West Territories. Dept. of Agriculture (1897-1905)

Identifier of the related entity

GA 51

Category of the relationship


Type of relationship

North-West Territories. Dept. of Agriculture

is the predecessor of

Alberta. Dept. of Agriculture

Dates of the relationship


Description of relationship

Functions transferred to provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta upon their founding.

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Place access points


Control area

Authority record identifier

Institution identifier

Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion


  • English


  • Latin


Provincial Archives of Alberta. An Administrative History of the Government of Alberta, 1905-2005. Edmonton: Provincial Archives of Alberta, 2006.

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