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Elmer E. Roper fonds

  • CA EDM MS-11
  • Fonds
  • 1959 - 1967

The fonds consists of political papers relating to Dr. Roper's tenure as Mayor of Edmonton from 1959 to 1963.
The photographs are from an album, presented to Elmer Roper by Chief Constable M.F.C. Anthony, commemorating the official opening of Police Headquarters Building, October 16, 1962.
The textual material was arranged as follows:

  • Speeches, includes proclamations, briefings and other statements.
  • General Correspondence, containing invitations and acknowledgements; complaints and compliments, and general commentaries on civic business; also includes files created by his immediate predecessors as mayor, William Hawrelak, mayor until his resignation in September 1959 and F.J. Mitchell, acting mayor until the municipal election in October 1959.
  • Miscellaneous Papers, including new clippings, reports, and incidental documents

Roper, Elmer E.

Police Headquarters Building

Officially opened 12 October 1962.
From a photo album presented to His Worship Mayor E.E. Roper by Chief Constable M.F.E. Anthony, to Commemorate the Official Opening of the Police Headquarters Building, Edmonton, Alberta.

The Official Party

Police Headquarters Building - Opening Day.
Leave the main lobby to tour the building.
From a photo album presented to His Worship Mayor E.E. Roper by Chief Constable M.F.E. Anthony, to Commemorate the Official Opening of the Police Headquarters Building, Edmonton, Alberta.

The Identification Offices

Police Headquarters Building - Opening Day.
Are shown to a group of visitors by Sgt. J. Bradley.
From a photo album presented to His Worship Mayor E.E. Roper by Chief Constable M.F.E. Anthony, to Commemorate the Official Opening of the Police Headquarters Building, Edmonton, Alberta.

Deputy Chief F.E. Sloane

Police Headquarters Building - Opening Day.
Shows a party through the garage.
From a photo album presented to His Worship Mayor E.E. Roper by Chief Constable M.F.E. Anthony, to Commemorate the Official Opening of the Police Headquarters Building, Edmonton, Alberta.

Communications Information Counter - Main Floor

Police Headquarters Building - Opening Day.
From a photo album presented to His Worship Mayor E.E. Roper by Chief Constable M.F.E. Anthony, to Commemorate the Official Opening of the Police Headquarters Building, Edmonton, Alberta.

Case Supervisors Section - Main Floor

Police Headquarters Building - Opening Day.
From a photo album presented to His Worship Mayor E.E. Roper by Chief Constable M.F.E. Anthony, to Commemorate the Official Opening of the Police Headquarters Building, Edmonton, Alberta.

Staff Sergt. A. Mackintosh

Police Headquarters Building - Opening Day.
Patrol Division - second floor.
From a photo album presented to His Worship Mayor E.E. Roper by Chief Constable M.F.E. Anthony, to Commemorate the Official Opening of the Police Headquarters Building, Edmonton, Alberta.

Supt. of Operations J.O. McMurray

Police Headquarters Building - Opening Day.
In his third floor office.
From a photo album presented to His Worship Mayor E.E. Roper by Chief Constable M.F.E. Anthony, to Commemorate the Official Opening of the Police Headquarters Building, Edmonton, Alberta.

Corner Of Accounting & Payroll Office - Third Floor

Police Headquarters Building - Opening Day.
In his third floor office.
From a photo album presented to His Worship Mayor E.E. Roper by Chief Constable M.F.E. Anthony, to Commemorate the Official Opening of the Police Headquarters Building, Edmonton, Alberta.

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