This fonds contains copies of photos donated by the Edmonton Public Library, as well as reports written by the Edmonton Public Library, and early architectural drawings of the proposed Civic Centre. It has been divided into the following three series:
Series 1: Photographs
Series 2: Reports
Series 3: Morrell & Nichols Proposed Civic Centre Drawings
This series consists of building, sewer, and plumbing permit ledgers for the City of Edmonton from 1902-1976, and 1996-1998, as well as aggregates of building permits issued based on type of building between 1947 and 1973. The City requires a building permit be issued prior to the beginning of construction of any project. The ledgers contain information regarding these permits and the prices paid to attain them.
This series contains material created through the inspection of buildings, an annotated and amended copy of the 1935 building code used by department staff, and records from the Edmonton Plumbing Board and the City Examination Board.
This series contains records relating to the care and operation of municipally owned buildings and property in Edmonton. Included are project files from the office responsible for building maintenance between 1965 and 1969.
This series contains annual reports and correspondence relating to the operations of the City Architect and Building Inspector's Department, as well as a general ledger detailing financial information concerning the department.