The series consists of Richard Henry Secord’s daily journals, including event and financial notes, 1891-1928 (incomplete), and account books relating to various business activities, 1890-1919 (incomplete), and correspondence and other documents relating to his life activities and involvements. Some daily journals contain entries written by Richard’s wife, Annie York Secord
The fonds consists predominantly of textual records of Richard Henry and Annie York Secord, and their son Richard York Secord, and to a lesser extent Margaret Calder Secord (wife of Richard York), Lena Secord McFayden and Isobel Secord (sisters of Richard York), and Richard Calhoun Secord (grandson of Richard York).
The photographs consist of family and friends, farming and business activities, events and street scenes of Edmonton.
The fonds has been arranged into seven series: Series 1 - Richard Henry Secord Series 2 - Annie York Secord Series 3 - Richard York Secord Series 4 - Margaret Calder Secord Series 5 - Lena Secord McFadyen Series 6 - Isobel Secord Series 7 - Richard Calhoun Secord