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City of Edmonton. Parks and Recreation Department fonds

  • CA EDM RG-21
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1828]-2017, predominant 1959 - 2000

This fonds consists of minutes, reports, correspondence, ledgers, and other records relating to the various functions performed by the Parks and Recreation Department and its successors.

An order has been imposed on the material. The arrangement includes 6 series and multiple sub-series. The series are as follows:

  • Series 1: Administration
  • Series 2: Heritage
  • Series 3: Parks
  • Series 4: Facilities
  • Series 5: Agencies and External Community Groups
  • Series 6: Photographs

City of Edmonton. Parks and Recreation Department

City of Edmonton. Business Development Department fonds

  • CA EDM RG-23
  • Fonds
  • [ca.1871]-1989, predominant 1946-1989

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:

  • Series 1: Business and Industrial Records
  • Series 2: Departmental Records
  • Series 3 Government Records
  • Series 4: Media and Public Relations Records
  • Series 5: Photographs

Business Development Department

City of Edmonton. Office of the City Clerk fonds

  • CA EDM RG-8
  • Fonds
  • 1875 - 2016

Fonds consists of minutes, reports, correspondence, invoices, clippings, scrapbooks, bylaws, contracts, minutes, and records relating to voter and census enumeration.

An order has been imposed on the material. The arrangement includes 15 series. The first 10 (RG-8.0 - RG-8.9) were processed in the 1970s and 1980s. Due to the size of the collection, the processing archivist decided to create a new division for each accession. From the 1990s onward the records were processed and arranged based on function, as reflected in RG-8.10 - RG-8.14.

RG-8.0: The Papers of the Edmonton Town/City Secretary (1892-1912). The records include outgoing and incoming correspondence from 1892 until the City of Edmonton's amalgamation with the Town Strathcona in 1912.

RG-8.1: Edmonton Financial Accounts (1892-1915). The records consist of four ledgers detailing the profits and expenditures of the Town/City of Edmonton, receipts, cash journals and other materials relating to the financial administration of the Town/City of Edmonton.

RG-8.2: Debenture (1897). The records consist of a single debenture issued by the Town of Edmonton payable to the order of the Bank of Hamilton.

RG-8.3: Office of the City Clerk (1891-1913). The records consist of a scrapbook, taxation records, legislation, building specifications and other materials.

RG-8.4: Election Scrapbooks (1918-1963). The records consist of scrapbooks compiled by the City Clerk's office relating to local elections and election procedures.

RG-8.5: Bylaws regarding Royal Visits (1939-1951). The records consist of bylaws relating to visits to Edmonton by members of the British Royal Family.

RG-8.6: Office of the City Clerk (1935-1972). The records contain correspondence, financial documents, election materials, personnel correspondence and other materials.

RG-8.7: Public Affairs Committee (1968-1973). The records consist of correspondence created by the Public Affairs Committee.

RG-8.8: Office of the City Clerk (1969-1974). The records consist of correspondence with the City Clerk concerning news media coverage of city affairs, public notices and university funding.

RG-8.9: Office of the City Clerk (1965-1973). The records consist of correspondence, reports, minutes and other materials related to the City of Edmonton's Finance and Budget Committee.

RG-8.10: Special Committee Reports of the City Clerk (1907-1966). The records consist of reports submitted by Special Committees appointed to study specific problems and issues.

RG-8.11: Civic Elections and Census Enumeration (1895-1974). The records consist of voter's lists, census documents, and other materials created by the Elections Office of the City of Edmonton.

RG-8.12: Bylaws (1892-2014). The records consist of repealed municipal bylaws.

RG-8.13: Contracts (1893-1989). The records consist of certified copies of municipal agreements for Edmonton and Strathcona with other parties.

RG-8.14: Minutes (1892-1991). The records consist of Council minutes.

Office of the City Clerk

City of Edmonton. Assessors' Department fonds

  • CA EDM RG-3
  • Fonds
  • 1892 - 1974

This fonds contains the records of the City Assessor's Department and its predecessor body, the Office of the City Assessor, including correspondence, forms, and tax assessment and tax collector's rolls.

An order has been imposed on the material. The arrangement includes 2 series, which are as follows:

  • Series 1: Administrative Records
  • Series 2: Assessment Records

City of Edmonton. City Assessor's Department

Nicholas D. Beck fonds

  • CA EDM MS-231
  • Fonds
  • 1893 - 1906

The fonds consists of personal papers of Nicholas Beck, including:

  • 8 pages of Beck's account with John Cameron General Wholesale and Retail, from 9 Feb 1893 to 1 Aug1894 (itemized list with the prices each item)
  • 2 pages of Beck's account with John Cameron General Wholesale and Retail for August & September 1894 (itemized list with the prices each item);
  • 2 cancelled cheques, Imperial Bank of Canada, 1906;
  • employment contract between the Town of Edmonton and Nicholas Beck, as Solicitor and Advocate for the Town of Edmonton, dated 28 Feb 1900.

Beck, Nicholas D.

John Joseph Duggan fonds

  • CA EDM MS-28
  • Fonds
  • 1897 - 1939

This fonds consists of personal papers of John J. Duggan as well as some records for the Town/City of Strathcona, including Duggan’s mayoral candidacy.
The photographs are predominantly of the activities of the Old Timers’ association but there is also one of the first hand car into Edmonton.

Duggan, John Joseph

Thomas H. Jones fonds

  • CA EDM MS-489
  • Fonds
  • 1900 - 1907

The fonds consists of records from Thomas Henry Jones life in Edmonton, Lizzie Boyle and the Edmonton Exhibition.

File 1:
Municipality of the Town of Edmonton Tax Assessment for T.H. Jones of lots 83 & 84, 3 block HBR (Hudson’s Bay Reserve), 1902;
Northwest Territories Summon For Jurors to Thos. H. Jones, to appear at Court in Edmonton Wednesday October 1, dated September 19, 1902;
City of Edmonton Voter’s List 1904 (includes Jones, T.H.).

File 2:
Dominion Lands receipt, issued to Lizzie Boyle for scrip purchase of land, SE ¼ and E ½ of SW ¼, of Section 4, in Township 56, Range 24, west 4 Meridian, December 19, 1900 (land is near Morinville);
Envelope addressed to Miss Lizzie Boyle, c/o Harry Jones Esq (likely for Dominion Lands receipt).

File 3:
Printed programme – Alberta’s Grand Summer Fair, July 1 to 4, 1901, Edmonton (includes Citizens’ Day, Old Timers’ Day, Farmers’ Day, Americans’ Day), by the Edmonton Industrial Exhibition Association Limited;
Printed programme – Edmonton’s Annual Exhibition, 1907 (July 1-4), Official Race Programme.

Jones, Thomas H.

Kenneth William MacKenzie fonds

  • CA EDM MS-40
  • Fonds
  • 1901, 1904

The fonds consists of records belonging to Kenneth William MacKenzie. They include:

  • An Address to Governor-General, Sir Gilbert John Elliott Murray Kynnymond [sic], 4th Earl of Minto, signed on behalf of Town of Edmonton, Kenneth William MacKenzie, September 1901;
  • A petition requesting Kenneth MacKenzie to stand as Mayor of the City of Edmonton, 1904.

MacKenzie, Kenneth William

City of Edmonton. Finance Department fonds

  • CA EDM RG-18
  • Fonds
  • 1901 - 2008

This fonds contains records relating to the financial administration of the City of Edmonton. It has been divided into the following series:

  • Series 1: Debentures
  • Series 2: Annual Financial Statements and Reports
  • Series 3: Payroll
  • Series 4: Employee Pensions
  • Series 5: General Ledgers
  • Series 6: Investment Management
  • Series 7: Reports
  • Series 8: Budget Documents
  • Series 9: Office of the Comptroller
  • Series 10: Contracts

Finance Department

City of Edmonton. Engineer's Department fonds

  • CA EDM RG-50
  • Fonds
  • 1901 - 1968

This fonds consists of records created by the Engineer’s Department, and includes correspondence, financial information, and other records created as a result of doing their work. An arrangement has been placed on the records. They have been placed into the following series:

  • Class 50.0: Engineer’s Department Records, 1901-1962
  • Class 50.1: Engineer’s Department Records, 1911-1968
  • Class 50.2: Royal Visits
  • Class 50.3: Photographs

City of Edmonton. Engineer's Department

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