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CA EDM MS-748 · Fonds · 1916 - 1917

This fonds consists of a photograph of Alexander Naismith Mouat, 1916 and a certificate of appreciation on his resignation as City of Edmonton’s Comptroller, 1917.

Mouat, Alexander Naismith
Alfred Blyth fonds
CA EDM MS-775 · Fonds · 1908-1968

The fonds consists of composites and photographs taken by Alfred Blyth Studios of City of Edmonton police, fire department, school board, and departments. Several of the composites were created for the City of Edmonton's centennial celebrations in 1967. Also included in the fonds is a photograph of the Edmonton police in 1908.

Blyth, Alfred
Bertha Lawrence Fonds
CA EDM MS-688 · Fonds · 1921 - 1988

The fonds consists of records created or collected by Bertha Lawrence through her involvement in various organizations and subcommittees related to the operation of the United Nations Association in Canada, specifically those of the Edmonton Branch. The organizations represented in the records include the United Nations in Canada - Edmonton Branch, The Miles for Millions UN Association subcommittee, the Edmonton & District International Aid Society, UNICEF, the Public Education Committee, as well as the League of Nations.

The records themselves consist of correspondence, minutes, receipts, financial documents, publications of both the United Nations and the UN Association, fundraising information, handbooks, a history of the United Nations Association in Canada - Edmonton Branch transcript written by Bertha Lawrence, and photographs.

The photographs consist of the activities of the United Nations In Canada - Edmonton Branch and are all described under File 15 and 50 of the file list.

Lawrence, Bertha
Bessie McAvoy fonds
CA EDM MS-526 · Fonds · 1922-1992
  • The fonds consists of materials created or collected by Bessie McAvoy of Edmonton and dating from 1922 to 1992. The fonds consists of clippings; a list of the city mayors; a history of the Edmonton school district with documentation from that history's research; a manuscript of Irene Cornwall re: George Hustler and Lotta Dempsey; Miss McAvoy's memoirs and an autobiography, including details of her old neighbourhood - now the downtown core of Edmonton; miscellaneous articles and a copy of "News for Seniors", October 1992; and photocopies and clippings on her life, and her teaching and tennis careers.
  • MS-526.3: This fonds consists of related to the life and career of Bessie McAvoy, including her childhood home, her sister Doris Redman, her tennis career, and her education (including two university papers and a copy of "The Souvenir -- Calgary Normal School, 1925-26". This fonds also includes information on clothing, the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital, Dr. Chase's Marvelous Medicinal Almanac, and the Second World War Homefront.
McAvoy, Bessie
CA EDM MS-376 · Fonds · 1966-1971

The fonds consists of materials created by the Better Civic Governement Committee of Edmonton between 1966 and 1971. The fonds consists of minutes and correspondence of the Committee as well as biographical information on the candidates supported by the committee. There are also clippings, newsletters, presentations and scrapbooks from the Concerned Citizen's Committee.

Better Civic Government Committee
Brian Mason fonds
CA EDM MS-722 · Fonds · n.d.

This fonds consists of resource material gathered during Brian Mason's career as an alderman for the City of Edmonton, including records on Unions, Epcor, Ed Tel, Taxi commission Highlands sewer, waste management, community business associations, as well as a number of other political issues faced by the city while he was on council.

Mason, Brian
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
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
CA EDM RG-25 · Fonds · 1978 - 1983

This series contains the records of the Building Inspection Branch of the Bylaw Enforcement Department. It currently has a single series:

  • Series 1: Building Inspection Branch
City of Edmonton. Bylaw Enforcement Department
CA EDM RG-16 · Fonds · 1871-1977, predominant 1945-1970

Fonds consists of reports, minutes, correspondence, blueprints, and other records relating to the business of the Architect and Building Inspector's Department and its predecessors.

An order has been imposed on the material. The arrangement includes 7 series which are as follows:

  • Series 1: Administrative Records
  • Series 2: Civic Buildings
  • Series 3: Inspection Services
  • Series 4: Other Photos
  • Series 5: Architectural Panel
  • Series 6: Permanent Revisions Committee for the City of Edmonton Building Code
  • Series 7: Board of Examiners and Appeals From the City of Edmonton Building Code
City Architect and Building Inspector's Department