Title and statement of responsibility area
Development and Planning
General material designation
- Textual record
- Cartographic material
- Architectural drawing
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title based on contents of series.
Level of description
Edition statement of responsibility
Class of material specific details area
Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
Statement of coordinates (cartographic)
Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
1926 - 1969 (Creation)
Physical description area
12.88 m of textual records. - 45 maps. - 35 architectural drawings
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Archival description area
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Scope and content
This series of records is related to the Commissioners' role of overseeing all issues of land ownership within the City's limits. Residential and industrial development had to be managed and eventually planned for. Standards were required for buildings and construction and the resulting enforcement duties. This series contains the following subseries:
This subseries includes records dealing with the purchase, sale, and management of land resources within the city, including subdivision of land, easements, urban renewal, future planning, and land sales, leases and purchases.
This subseries consists of records relating to the restrictions placed on development and changes to that system over the years.
3.3 Architects and Inspections
This subseries consists of the records generated between the Architect's Department and the Commissioners, including records relating to the enforcement of building and zoning bylaws, including the management of civic office buildings (such as the Civic Block).
3.4 Economic Development
This subseries consists of the records relating to the promotion of the City for tourism, conventions and other special events to encourage economic development.
Immediate source of acquisition
This material was transferred to the City of Edmonton Archives in 1973 by the Office of the City Commissioner.
This material was re-arranged by the archivist between 2007 and 2011 to make it more accessible. The original class and file numbers have been retained in columns on the right hand side of the finding aid.
The cartographic material was assigned item numbers with the prefix EAM-172 and EAM-114.
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
There are no restrictions on access.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Copyright may apply.
Reproduction restrictions may apply.
File list available online.
Further accruals are expected.
Accession numbers: A73-52
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