This series consists of correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, studies, agreements, and assorted material relating to the involvement of different civic departments in the preparation for the 1978 Commonwealth Games.
This series has been divided into the following subseries:
Subseries 1: Administration records (1971-1978)
Subseries 2: Background Material records (1967-1975)
Subseries 3: City '78 records (1971-1978)
Subseries 4: XI Commonwealth Games Canada (1978) Foundation records (1972-1978)
Subseries 5: Consultants' records (1973-1977)
Subseries 6: Equipment records (1975-1978)
Subseries 7: Financial records (1974-1978)
Subseries 8: Management Advisory Committee records (1974-1978)
This sub-series contains records created in the planning and operation of Fort Edmonton Park. The material includes research, reports, proposals, and planning documents.
The sub-series also includes photographs taken of Fort Edmonton Park, John Walter Museum, the Historical Exhibits Building, the Cromdale Warehouse (former Cromdale Bus Barns), the Nature Centre, the C.W. Cross Residence at 12729 Stony Plain Road, the McCauley House at 10042 92 Street, general shots of Riverdale and the Edmonton skyline, and an interior photo of the Ukrainian Bookstore.
This series consists of records of some of the clubs described above, but predominantly Club 70, The Imperial Sovereign Court of the Wild Rose (ISCWR) and The Roost Nightclub. There are early administrative records for Club 70, as well as newsletters and photographs. ISCWR records include Coronation programs and information from the first coronation in 1976, and then further programs and records from courts held from 1985 to 2009. There are numerous event and promotion files for The Roost Nightclub, including monthly event calendars, broadsheets and flyers, news clippings and event posters. Included with the records were Roost Nightclub plaques and trophies.
The fonds consists of photographs of the sports teams organized by the Canadian Athletic Club. Teams are named after various sponsors. The photographs are predominantly hockey teams with only a few baseball or soccer teams.
This fonds consists of publications, plays, and newspaper articles written by Cyril Wates, as well as assorted correspondence and records relating to the Edmonton chapter of the Alpine Club of Canada. The fonds also contains an article and correspondence of Helen Adela (Burns) Wates, as well as photographs of Helen Adela (Burns) Wates' family, ca. 1870-1880, Cyril Wates' telescope, 1942 and mountain climbing activities, ca. 1924-1938.
This sub-series contains correspondence, reports, minutes, and other material relating to City recreation facilities. It also contains material from community organizations that worked closely with recreation facility staff.
This series consists of records created and collected by the Jasper Place Recreation Commission. It includes scrapbooks as well as administrative materials such as meeting minutes, correspondence with other organizations, staffing, and facility rentals and maintenance. The series also includes an event poster for the Jasper Place Sports Centre.