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City of Edmonton. Office of the City Clerk fonds

  • CA EDM RG-8
  • Archief
  • 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

Office of the City Clerk. Current Bylaws

  • CA OCC OCC-1
  • Collectie
  • 1900 - 2021

This collection consists of current Bylaws scanned by the Office of the City Clerk.

Note: this does not represent all the current Bylaws at the City of Edmonton as only a selection of Bylaws has been scanned.

Frederic B. Robertson Family fonds

  • CA EDM MS-207
  • Archief
  • [ca. 1885] - [ca. 1935]

The fonds consists predominantly of photographs covering three generations and five of the six branches of the W. Scott Robertson family. The photographs include Frederic’s parents (Robert and Isabel Robertson), siblings, as well as aunts, uncles, and cousins.

There are also many unidentified photographs but it is likely these belonged to Frederic’s mother-in-law, Cassie Bain Foley, as ‘C.B.’ is written on the back of the photos.

The textual records consist of one birthday card from Alice J. Wright (Frederic’s maternal grandmother) to Bob, likely Robert Robertson (Frederic’s father) (n.d.) and a calendar card from Isabel Wright Robertson (Frederic’s mother) to ‘Dolly’ (1939).

Frederic B. Robertson Family

Walter Scott Robertson fonds

  • CA EDM MS-44
  • Archief
  • 1899 - 1905

The fonds consists of invoices and receipts from various businesses in account with W.S. Robertson for Robertson Hall.

Robertson Hall, sometimes called Edmonton Opera House, was located on the south side of east Jasper Ave, at approximately 9671 Jasper Avenue, across from the Jasper House Hotel and Mathers’ Photograph Studio. The building was a two-storey frame structure, 45 feet x 65 feet. It had a large cellar, two shops on the main floor with the large hall on the second floor. The hall was entered via a five foot wide stairwell, seated 300 to 350 people, and featured an 18 foot stage with dressing rooms on either side.

Robertson’s Hall was used for a variety of events including town meetings and receptions, dances, musical and dramatic performances, concerts, political debates, charitable events, and variety shows. Robertson himself managed the hall for many years, until Neville White was hired as manager in 1899.

Robertson’s Sheriff office was located in Robertson Hall for many years. Later, Robertson’s son Frederick M. Robertson had a Provisions, Flour and Feed shop in the second office.

Robertson Hall is considered as Edmonton’s first theatre or venue and was in regular use until it burned down on May 23, 1906.

Robertson, Walter Scott

Annie Robertson Harrison fonds

  • CA EDM MS-601
  • Archief
  • [ca. 1910], [ca. 1962]

The fonds consists of a manuscript “Memoirs of Anna Laura” written by Annie Robertson Harrison recounting her life in Edmonton at the end of the 19th century and one photograph of Annie.

The memoir mentions Annie’s family – parents (W. Scott and Harriet Robertson), siblings (Harry, Nell, Carrie, Fred, Robert, Grace), husband (Dr. John Darely Harrison), as well as her children and grandchildren. It also covers family activities and buildings including her father’s Cooking Lake residence, Spruce Lodge, and her father’s opera house, Robertson Hall, including the night the hall burned down.

It also includes references to various events and people: the 1885 Rebellion, 1897 Klondike Gold Rush, construction of the CPR and EY&P railroads, Strathcona, Fort Edmonton, Long Lake, St. Albert, Herschel Island, Athabasca Landing, Eggies Halfway House, Louis Daniels, Grasshopper, Mrs. Grey, Mary Bobsleigh, Kenny McLeod, Colonel Jamieson, Dr. and Mrs. McKay, Casey family, and Muchias,

The memoir describes a number of "firsts" in Edmonton, such as the first: public school (McKay Avenue School), sheriff, women's hockey team, theatrical hall, and piano. There are also references to many original settler families, such as, the Olivers, Walters, Macauleys, Griesbachs, Mckays and McDougalls.

There is also a photocopy of a newspaper article about Annie Robertson Harrison and her memoir, "'It Was Wonderful To Be Young In Edmonton'... As Mrs. Harrison Recalls Settlement 72 Years Ago", by Ruth Bowen, Edmonton Journal, September 1, 1955.

Harrison, Annie Laurie Robertson

Edmonton Radial Railway Society fonds

  • CA EDM MS-399
  • Archief
  • 1944 - 1995

The fonds consists of records both collected and created by the ERRS.

The collected records include ‘cancelled notices’ likely from the office of the Superintendant of the Edmonton Radial Railway. These notices cover a variety of topics and issues, including behavior of drivers, changes to routes and services, driving instructions, repairs to trolley cars and employee events. These records reflect the daily operations of the Edmonton Radial Railway.

The records created by the ERRS include proposals for buildings at Fort Edmonton Park, correspondence, and the group’s newsletter ‘The Trip Sheet’.

The photograph was used for an Edmonton Historical Board award given to the ERRS in 1990.

Edmonton Radial Railway Society

Douglas Parker fonds

  • CA EDM MS-153
  • Archief
  • 1994 - 2011

The fonds consists Parker’s research and manuscript for his book ‘The Edmonton Incline Railway’, as well the published book ‘Interurban To St. Albert: The Edmonton Interurban Railway’ by R.F. Corley and Douglas V. Parker (388.4 COR). The photographs consist of Edmonton Transit trolley and transit cars.

File List:

  1. Research material for Parker's book The Edmonton Incline Railway, including:
    ~ Handwritten excerpts (1994-1996) from newspaper articles and government reports (1901-1986, predominant 1905-1913) relating to the Edmonton Incline Railway;
    ~ Notes on Joe Hostyn and family;
    ~ Handwritten excerpts from newspaper articles (1905-1906) relating to Edmonton area steamers;
    ~ Lists of newspaper articles (1905-1913) regarding steamships;
    ~ Lists of newspaper articles (1901-1913) regarding streetcars and the Canadian Pacific Railway;
    ~ 20 February 2007 Canada.com article on proposed funicular in river valley;
    ~ 20 January 2005 RealEstateWeekly.com article on Edmonton Brewing & Malting Company

  2. The Edmonton Incline Railway by Doug V. Parker, including:
    ~ draft manuscript of The Edmonton Incline Railway
    ~ typed excerpts (18 February 2001) from newspaper articles and government reports (1905-1986, predominant 1905-1913) relating to the Edmonton Incline Railway;
    ~ photocopied images of the Edmonton Incline Railway.

Parker, Douglas

Edmonton Eskimos Football Club fonds

  • CA EDM MS-396
  • Archief
  • 1921 - 2007

This fonds includes records dealing with the Edmonton Eskimo Football Club, including game programs, media guides and fact books, bound hardcover team scrapbooks with media clippings dating from 1880-2007, ephemera including material relating to Peggy Miller (a CJCA promotion manager and an advocate for the Eskimos) as well as Canadian Football League publications such as rules manuals, statistics books, records manuals, and media guides for various Canadian teams.
The audio-visual material includes a video of highlights from Eskimos' 1954-55-56 Grey Cups and four films of the 1973, 1974, and 1981 Grey Cups and 1978 Schenley Awards. The photographs include various players, teams and games from 1892 to 1985.
The fonds is arranged as follows:

  • Series 1 – Canadian Football League
  • Series 2 – Ephemera
  • Series 3 – Media Guides
  • Series 4 – Program Guides
  • Series 5 – Publications, Newspapers and Scrapbooks
  • Series 6 – Audio-Visual
  • Series 7 – Objects

Edmonton Eskimos Football Club

Edmonton Art Club fonds

  • CA EDM MS-726
  • Archief
  • 1921-1995

This fonds consists of the records of the Edmonton Art Club, including administrative material (meeting minutes, correspondence, membership books, and financial statements), pamphlets and notices from their annual exhibitions, and scrapbooks.

Edmonton Art Club

City of Edmonton. Planning Department fonds

  • CA EDM RG-17
  • Archief
  • 1902 - 2017

This fonds contains the records of the Planning Department and its predecessors. An arrangement has been placed on the records. They have been placed into the following series:

  • Series 17.0: Planchecker's Files
  • Series 1: Planning Department Records 1970-1982
  • Series 2: Municipal Planning Commission
  • Series 3: Names Advisory Committee
  • Series 4: Address Coordination Committee
  • Series 5: Permits
  • Series 6: Photographs
  • Series 7: Scrapbooks
  • Series 8: Development Appeal Board
  • Series 9: Heritage Planning
  • Series 10: Town Planning Commission

City of Edmonton. Planning Department

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