Series 4 - Facilities

Recreation Facilities Valley Zoo Fort Edmonton Park Universiade '83 Muttart Conservatory The Queen Elizabeth Planetarium, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada A.C.T. Recreation Centre interior A.C.T. Recreation Centre interior Bonnie Doon Pool interior Coronation Pool interior
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  • Textual record
  • Graphic material - photograph
  • Technical drawing

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on contents of series.

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Reference code

CA EDM RG-21-4

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  • [ca. 1910] - 2012, predominant 1959 - 1997 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

13.18 m of textual records. - 4157 photographs. - 7 technical drawings

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Custodial history

Scope and content

This series consists of records relating to the erection, operation and maintenance of sports, athletic, recreation and leisure facilities, pools and arenas. It contains records relating to organizations and facilities providing sports and recreation opportunities, including special events (like the Universiade Games in 1983) and festivals, for the citizens of Edmonton. It includes specialty and educational attractions such as the zoos, Fort Edmonton Park, John Janzen Nature Centre, the Queen Elizabeth Planetarium, the Edmonton Science Centre, and the Muttart Conservatory, and includes the programming aspects of animating those facilities.

This series contains the following sub-series:

  • Subseries 4.1: Recreation Facilities
  • Subseries 4.2: Valley Zoo
  • Subseries 4.3: Fort Edmonton Park
  • Subseries 4.4: Universiade ‘83
  • Subseries 4.5: Muttart Conservatory

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

This material was transferred to the City of Edmonton Archives between 1973 and 2018, as well as some material that was found in the collection in 2019.


The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefixes EA-20, EA-263, EA-320, EB-45, ET-18, and ET-27.

Language of material

  • English

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Some files are restricted.
Some files are restricted under FOIP.

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Copyright may apply.
Reproduction restrictions may apply.

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Further accruals are expected.

General note

Accession numbers: A73-12, A73-66, A75-91, A75-126, A76-16, A76-37, A76-55, A76-57, A76-76, A76-93, A77-8, A77-11, A77-67, A77-100, A77-119, A77-115, A78-114, A78-137, A78-149, A79-25, A79-49, A79-96, A79-122, A79-127, A80-5, A80-20, A80-37, A80-47, A81-129, A82-78, A84-54, A84-138, A84-171, A86-79, A89-55, A89-106, A92-142, A93-63, A93-74, A93-90, A94-50, A94-130, A94-152, A95-3, A95-64, A95-197, A96-2, A96-181, A97-8, A99-52, A99-171, A2000-97, A2000-158, A2001-44, A2005-80, A2005-81, A2005-86, A2005-87, A2005-88, A2005-93, A2005-176, A2005-179, A2006-74, A2006-81, A2006-86, A2006-90, A2006-91, A2006-98, A2006-133, A2006-135, A2006-139, A2006-141, A2006-184, A2006-186, A2007-5, A2007-58, A2007-80, A2008-50, A2009-53, A2009-66, A2010-1, A2010-41, A2011-72, A2011-75, A2013-34, A2013-35, A2013-37, A2013-113, A2013-114, A2013-127, A2013-138, A2013-141, A2013-163, A2014-25, A2014-121, A2014-133, A2015-99, A2015-135, A2016-2, A2018-21, A2019-60

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City of Edmonton Archives

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Rules for Archival Description (RAD)
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