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Engineer's Department Records, 1911-1968
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- Textual record
- Graphic material - photograph
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1911 - 1968 (Creation)
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4.6 m of textual records. - 333 photographs
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Scope and content
This series consists of correspondence, contracts, financial records, production records, paving blueprints, and payroll ledgers, as well as photographs of construction projects undertaken by the Engineer's Department. The series includes the following classes:
Class 1: Financial Records, 1919-1942
This class consists of records listing financial debits and credits.
Class 2: Gravel Records, 1958-1961
This class consists of gravel supply contracts and ledgers illustrating the amount and types of gravel supplied from different pits.
Class 3: Miscellaneous Files, 1922-1963
This class consists of correspondence with the City of Edmonton Engineer's Department, records illustrating employee performance, and labour union contracts.
Class 4: Paving Blueprints, 1929-1967
This class consists primarily of blueprints showing the progressing of road pacing during the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. The class also includes financial graphs and statistics in addition to correspondence. Files in this class corresponding to Edmonton addresses are organized alphabetically by name, by avenues (lowest to highest) and streets (lowest to highest).
Class 5: Traffic, 1965-1967
This class consists of correspondence with the Engineer's Department relating to concerns over traffic in the city.
Class 6: Winter Works, 1959-1968
The class contains correspondence and payroll statements listing labour costs for winter works projects. Payroll statements are listed by project and claim number rather than alphabetically or chronologically.
Immediate source of acquisition
This material was transferred to the City of Edmonton Archives in 1969 by the Engineering Department.
The material was arranged by the archivist.
The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-75. They include EA-75-1 through EA-75-331, as well as EA-75-337 and EA-75-338.
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Copyright may apply.
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File list available online.
Photographs have been described at the item level and are available in the Reference Room.
No further accruals are expected.
Accession number: A69-71
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