This fonds contains records dealing with every aspect of the Manitoba Pool Elevators organization, from the events leading to its formation in the 1920's, to its amalgamation as part of Agricore beginning in the late 1990's. Fonds includes records of the local co-operative elevator association established in the period 1925 - 1968 under the Co-operative Associations Act including organizational papers, minutes of executive board, minutes of shareholders annual meeting, financial statements, correspondence, membership lists, miscellaneous. Also to be found are documents related to the Royal Commission re the Manitoba Pool Elevators Limited ca. 1931 and miscellaneous documents, 1925 -1952, central office papers consisting of annual reports, circulars to local co-operative elevator associations and documents related to various other activities of the Manitoba Pool Elevators organization. Fonds also contains documents pertaining to the Manitoba Co-operative Poultry Marketing Association Limited and its successor, the Manitoba Dairy and Poultry Co-operative Limited, and related agencies.Books acquired for the Manitoba Pool Elevator Library,a complete run of both the Scoop Shovel (the Pool's first newspaper)and the Manitoba Cooperator, photographs, slides, audiotapes, and reel-to-reel video's, dating from the 1890's to 2001 round out the fonds which also includes a small number of miscellaneous items are also included, such as banners, and company issued briefcases.