This fonds consists of material related to land titles and related correspondence in the parts of Sturgeon County that were eventually annexed by the City of Edmonton. The records detail changes pertaining to the land such as the sales, recovery of taxes, building permits, and changes of ownership.
Fonds reflects the evolution of the Community and Family Services Department and the responsibilities it was tasked with during its existence. The textual records consist of: annual reports, statistics, financial statements, correspondence, policy statements, newsletters, minutes, photographs, forms, mission statements, lists of citizens, and other material. The original record order as found in 2016 has been retained, though an intellectual arrangement has been provided in the finding aid.
The fonds consists of a scrapbook, mostly of newspaper clippings, created by Kenneth A. McLeod relating to the Government of Premier A. F. Sifton, Government of Alberta. The clippings cover a variety of topics, subjects and people, including:
Alberta: provincial finances, natural resources, politics and government
railways: the Canadian Northern Railway, Canadian Northern Western Railway, Dunvegan and British Columbia Railway, Grand Trunk and Pacific Railway
people: Donald Baker, R.B. Bennet, J.R. Boyle, G.H.V. Bulyea, Archy Campbell, W.R. Clarke, J.L. Cote, C.W. Cross, W.H. Cushing, Peter Gunn, George Hoadley, Robert Jaffray, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Peter E. Lessard, A.J. McArthur, J.D. McArthur, John A. McDougall, A.J. (Archie) McLean, Duncan Marshall, Edward M. Michener, C.M. O’Brien, Frank Oliver, William Franklin Puffer, E.H. Riley, Harold Riley, Alexander Cameron Rutherford, Walter Scott, Arthur Lewis Sifton, Clifford Sifton, John W. Sifton, Charles Stewart, Robert Taylor Telford, T.M. Tweedie.
current events at the time: freedom of the press, women’s suffrage, World War I (1914-1918). The fonds also includes the book, The Last of the Buffalo: Comprising a History of the Buffalo Herd of the Flathead Reservation and An Account of the Great Round Up, by Tom Jones and Norman Luxtion, 1909 (599.64 JOH o/s).
This fonds consists of agreements, brochures, correspondence, manuals, meeting minutes, newsletters, press clippings, media releases, and promotional material relating to the Business Development Department.
The fonds has been divided into five series. Wherever possible this division was done with respect to the original order of the fonds. These five series are as follows: