This series contains correspondence files from the Public Relations Department. The majority of the files are subject files. However, there are also some files of general correspondence, as well as correspondence around requests for financial contributions through the Department's hosting program.
This series includes all incoming and outgoing correspondence and several administrative registers. The correspondence deals with all matters involving the Town, in particular municipal elections, water and sewer extensions, electric lighting, the street railway system, immigration, the sale of Town debentures, taxation, property alterations, and numerous petitions for extended services. The records have been classified according to subject and provided with an index.
This series contains the following classes:
Class 1: Outgoing correspondence, 1892-1894
Class 2: Outgoing correspondence, 1894-1896
Class 3: Incoming correspondence, 1895-1896
Class 4: Outgoing correspondence and census report, 1896-1899
Class 5: Incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1902-1903
Class 6: Plumbing undertaken for private citizens, 1902-1906
Class 7: Debentures sold, 1893-1906
Class 8: Electric metre recordings and payments, 1903
Class 9: Receipts and disbursements, 1903-1905
Class 10: Incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1904
Class 11: Incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1905
Class 12: Register and index of new buildings, 1905-1911
Class 13: Outgoing correspondence to various school districts, 1905-1907
Class 14: Electric light register, 1905-1906
Class 15: Incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1906
Class 16: Incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1907
Class 17: Debenture register, 1906-1910
Class 18: Electric metre books, 1907
Class 19: Electric metre books, 1908
Class 20: Incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1908
Class 21: Incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1909
Class 22: City Council Finance Committee, recommendations for payment, 1909-1911
Class 23: Disbursements, 1909-1911
Class 24: Incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1910
Class 25: Incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1911-1912
This series consists of records relating to external agencies that have regular dealings with the City of Edmonton in its capacity to provide a safe, healthy and vibrant city, including Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues, School Boards, sports organizations and other community organizations. These organizations may use City facilities to provide programs for recreation, sports, arts, culture, and education.
This series contains the following subseries:
Subseries 5.1: Community Leagues
Subseries 5.2: Sports and Recreational Organizations
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 building applications, building permits, land sale agreements, easements, applications to purchase lots, cancellations of lots, building inspection reports, correspondence, and building specifications. It also includes a public notice for a proposed development.
In 1985 the Edmonton Police Department Museum and Archives opened to the public. Located at Edmonton Police Headquarters, the museum was established to represent the history of law enforcement in Alberta. It was funded by Alberta Culture, the Alberta Museum Association and by private and corporate sponsors, and staffed by volunteers from the Police Department and a curator paid for by grants. By 1997 the museum had closed and the collection was absorbed by Edmonton Police Services.
The series consists of 7 pawn shop ledgers, one file of material found in the ledger of a second hand shop, and 3 photos of Alex Decoteau.