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Commonwealth Games collection
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City of Edmonton records

This series consists of correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, studies, agreements, and assorted material relating to the involvement of different civic departments in the preparation for the 1978 Commonwealth Games.

This series has been divided into the following subseries:

  • Subseries 1: Administration records (1971-1978)
  • Subseries 2: Background Material records (1967-1975)
  • Subseries 3: City '78 records (1971-1978)
  • Subseries 4: XI Commonwealth Games Canada (1978) Foundation records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 5: Consultants' records (1973-1977)
  • Subseries 6: Equipment records (1975-1978)
  • Subseries 7: Financial records (1974-1978)
  • Subseries 8: Management Advisory Committee records (1974-1978)
  • Subseries 9: Pre-Games Events records (1976-1978)
  • Subseries 10: Protocol records (1978)
  • Subseries 11: Related Events records (1972-1977)
  • Subseries 12: Studies (1971-1975)
  • Subseries 13: Venues records (1973-1981)

Commonwealth Games collection

  • CA EDM RG-78
  • Fonds
  • 1967-1981, predominant 1972-1978

This collection consists of correspondence, blueprints, design proposals, reports, and a wide variety of records generated by the City of Edmonton and the XI Commonwealth Games Canada (1978) Foundation. The Foundation records, which make up over fifty percent of the collection, have been organized according to an existing file index and numbering system.

The collection has been divided into the following four series. Wherever possible this division was done with respect to the original order of the records. The series are as follows:

  • Series 1: City of Edmonton records
  • Series 2: XI Commonwealth Games Canada (1978) Foundation records
  • Series 3: Festival '78 records
  • Series 4: Publications and Manuals

The XI Commonwealth Games Canada (1978) Foundation

Festival '78 records

This series consists of correspondence, brochures, and newsletters relating to Festival '78 held in conjunction with the Commonwealth Games in Edmonton.

Publications and Manuals

Series consist of books, brochures, manuals, official guides, scrapbooks, and souvenir publications relating to the XI Commonwealth Games.

XI Commonwealth Games Canada (1978) Foundation records

This series consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, studies and reports, financial statements, contracts and agreements, statistics, technical specifications, invitations, newsletters, press releases, and assorted material relating to the operation of the 1978 Commonwealth Games.

It contains the following subseries:

  • Subseries 1: Accreditation Division records (1975-1978)
  • Subseries 2: Advisory Board Division records (1973-1977)
  • Subseries 3: Association (British Commonwealth Games Association of Canada) records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 4: Ceremonial Division records (1970-1978)
  • Subseries 5: Communications Division records (1973-1978)
  • Subseries 6: Coins and Stamps records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 7: Federation (Commonwealth Games Federation) records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 8: Finance Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 9: Foundation (XI Commonwealth Games Canada (1978) Foundation) records (1971-1978)
  • Subseries 10: Fund-raising Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 11: Headquarters records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 12: Host Broadcaster records (1976-1978)
  • Subseries 13: Legal Committee records (1969-1978)
  • Subseries 14: Lotteries Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 15: Management Advisory Committee records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 16: Marketing Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 17: Media '78 Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 18: Medical Division records (1971- 1978)
  • Subseries 19: Miscellaneous records (1971-1978)
  • Subseries 20: Other Games records (1967-1978)
  • Subseries 21: Public Affairs and Awareness Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 22: Planning and Production Committee records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 23: Protocol Committee records (1973-1978)
  • Subseries 24: Security Committee records (1973-1978)
  • Subseries 25: Services Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 26: Special Events Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 27: Sports Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 28: Tickets and Accommodation Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 29 Transportation Division records (1973-1978)
  • Subseries 30: Venues Division records (1973-1978)
  • Subseries 31: Village Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 32: Welcome and Entertainment records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 33: Personnel (1978)