The fonds consists of materials created or collected by L. D. Pollard of Edmonton between 1904 and 1956. The materials include tenders, bills, plans, and building specifications relating to Mr. Pollard's business. There is also correspondence relating to union and labour matters. The fonds also includes personal records (including materials on such diverse topics as the Edmonton Exhibition Association, World War I, the Edmonton Tax Sale of 1920, the Royal Visit of 1939, the Edmonton Labour Temple, utility rates and the birth and schooling of Pollard's son, Stanley and daughter, Blanche, as well as correspondence of the Pollard family. Photographs are catalogued separately.
The fonds consists of materials created or collected by Roderick Cook of Edmonton and dating from 1912 to 1969. The fonds consists of programmes from concerts and theatrical presentations including 1912 commencement exercises of the Edmonton Public Schools, the Edmonton Symphony, the Little Theatre, the Empire Theatre, the Edmonton Civic Opera Company, the Edmonton Philharmonic Orchestra, Sunday Musical Series at the Jasper Park Lodge, and air force and navy revues among others collected by Roderick Cook.