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Charlotte Daws fonds

  • CA EDM MS-139
  • Archief
  • 1928 - 1933

The fonds consists of records relating to Charlotte Daws’ track and field successes, including news clippings, programmes of track and field events (in some of which she competed), and a programme of the first British Empire Games, Hamilton, Ontario, Aug. 16-23, 1930.
The photographs include a portrait of Charlotte with trophies and medals, and photo of the Canadian Men’s Track & Field Team. Both photographs taken at the first British Empire Games, Hamilton, Ontario, Aug. 16-23, 1930. The objects include a British Empire Games pin, numerous track and field medals, and four commemorative Women's Amateur Athletic Association of Canada spoons.

Daws, Charlotte

Margaret Weir Andrekson fonds

  • CA EDM MS-733
  • Archief
  • 1963-1983

This fonds consists of documents relating to Andrekson’s work as a volunteer for various organizations. The majority of the material is related to Andrekson’s work with the Edmonton Civic Centennial Committee, an organization formed to celebrate Canada’s 100th anniversary of Confederation.

The remainder of the material consists of records from Andrekson’s other activities as a volunteer, namely as part of the Commonwealth Games hosted in Edmonton in 1978, and the 1983 Universiade Games, also hosted in Edmonton. The records related to these events are comprised of both organizational material, such as minutes and reports of the boards, as well as promotional material meant to be given to the public or displayed during the specific events.

The photographs are of events at Universiade ’83, including the opening and closing ceremonies and a variety of athletic events.

Some photographs are of Kaleidoscope ’83, the cultural arm of Universiade ’83, which consisted of a variety of cultural performances and displays held during the Universiade games.

Andrekson, Margaret Weir

Edmonton Kennel Club fonds

  • CA EDM MS-638
  • Archief
  • 1926 - 2006

The fonds consists of minutes, financial statements, newsletters, photographs, objects, moving images, and catalogues of events and dog shows the Edmonton Kennel Club held, and helped organize, throughout the twentieth century. The fonds also consists of commemorative material created to celebrate achievements of the Club’s members, such as for birthdays or anniversaries, in the form of scrapbooks and certificates. Also included are objects gathered by Edmonton Kennel Club members who performed judicial duties for dog shows hosted by the Edmonton Kennel Club, as well as for other organizations across the world.

The photographs of the fonds are images primarily taken of the Club’s dog shows with a smaller number of images drawn from the Club’s various social activities.

Edmonton Kennel Club

Edmonton Horticultural Society fonds

  • CA EDM MS-89
  • Archief
  • 1909-2013

The fonds consists of textual records relating to the administration of the Edmonton Horticultural Society and the events of the organization.

This fonds is divided into six series:

  • Series 1 - Administrative records: including incorporation documents, insurance, leases and rental agreements, documents related to board activities, minutes of the Board of Directors, annual reports and membership information.
  • Series 2 - Financial records: including audits, financial statements and general ledgers, fundraising records, grants and budgets.
  • Series 3 - Program and Event records: including those relating to programs such as the annual bench shows, the annual garden competition, the vacant lot gardening program, the monthly speakers' program and others. Of note are the vacant lot rental records.
  • Series 4 - Publications: of the society, including histories, newsletters and annual prize lists. Of note is the almost continuous collection of annual bench show prize lists from 1921 to the present.
  • Series 5 - Miscellaneous and oversize documents and artifacts: includes guest books, ribbons and posters.
  • Series 6 - Other Societies: material related to horticultural organizations, primarily in Alberta, that are linked to the Edmonton Horticultural Society through partnerships, affiliate ties or through common interests. These include the Alberta Horticultural Association, the Edmonton Exhibition Association and various horticultural and gardening organizations around the city.

Edmonton Horticultural Society

XI Commonwealth Games Canada (1978) Foundation records

This series consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, studies and reports, financial statements, contracts and agreements, statistics, technical specifications, invitations, newsletters, press releases, and assorted material relating to the operation of the 1978 Commonwealth Games.

It contains the following subseries:

  • Subseries 1: Accreditation Division records (1975-1978)
  • Subseries 2: Advisory Board Division records (1973-1977)
  • Subseries 3: Association (British Commonwealth Games Association of Canada) records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 4: Ceremonial Division records (1970-1978)
  • Subseries 5: Communications Division records (1973-1978)
  • Subseries 6: Coins and Stamps records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 7: Federation (Commonwealth Games Federation) records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 8: Finance Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 9: Foundation (XI Commonwealth Games Canada (1978) Foundation) records (1971-1978)
  • Subseries 10: Fund-raising Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 11: Headquarters records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 12: Host Broadcaster records (1976-1978)
  • Subseries 13: Legal Committee records (1969-1978)
  • Subseries 14: Lotteries Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 15: Management Advisory Committee records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 16: Marketing Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 17: Media '78 Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 18: Medical Division records (1971- 1978)
  • Subseries 19: Miscellaneous records (1971-1978)
  • Subseries 20: Other Games records (1967-1978)
  • Subseries 21: Public Affairs and Awareness Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 22: Planning and Production Committee records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 23: Protocol Committee records (1973-1978)
  • Subseries 24: Security Committee records (1973-1978)
  • Subseries 25: Services Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 26: Special Events Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 27: Sports Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 28: Tickets and Accommodation Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 29 Transportation Division records (1973-1978)
  • Subseries 30: Venues Division records (1973-1978)
  • Subseries 31: Village Division records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 32: Welcome and Entertainment records (1972-1978)
  • Subseries 33: Personnel (1978)

Valley Zoo

This sub-series contains records created in the planning and operation of the Storyland Valley Zoo. The material includes correspondence as well as records relating to administration, strategic planning, facility and exhibit development, animal acquisition and care, programming, finances, personnel, external organizations, and media coverage.

The sub-series includes photographs of animals and zoo facilities around 1970 (EA-20-623 to EA-20-633), as well as postcards of Edmonton and photos of Fort Edmonton Park (EA-20-635 to EA-20-641), and historic photographs of the construction of the High Level Bridge, Fort Edmonton, the Legislature, and the Edmonton Ski Club (EA-20-642 to EA-20-645). The subseries also includes a set of postcards depicting the Valley Zoo from ca. 1970 (EA-20-5471 to EA-20-5500).

The file list was arranged by type of record.

Edmonton Valley Zoo

Universiade '83

The Parks and Recreation Department was very involved in the 1983 World University Games. The Department worked in conjunction with the Federation Internationale du Sportif Universitaire to schedule and prepare facilities for the games. The City of Edmonton also appointed an International Events Coordinator to deal almost exclusively with Universiade '83. The role of the Parks and Recreation Department also included finance and budgeting, transportation, and media and public relations.

This subseries includes administrative records including correspondence, reports, and minutes of committee meetings from the Universiade '83 Corporation and the City of Edmonton Parks and Recreation Department relating to the bid to host the 1983 World University Games and the subsequent organization of the event. There are also records relating to the organization and construction of facilities for Universiade '83, as well as correspondence, brochures, and programs from other major sporting events held in Edmonton and their relationship to Universiade '83. There are also bulletins, notices, and minutes of meetings from the Federation Internationale du Sportif Universitaire, and press clippings and media releases relating to Universiade '83.

Agencies and External Community Groups

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
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