Collection MS-4 - Northern Alberta Institute of Technology collection

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Northern Alberta Institute of Technology collection

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  • Textual record
  • Architectural drawing
  • Graphic material - photograph

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on contents of fonds.

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Physical description

30 cm of textual records. – 2 photographs

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Administrative history

The Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) was opened in October 1963 as part of a nationwide expansion of technical institutes and vocational colleges. NAIT accommodated 10,000 students annually, attending day and night courses. Initially the programs offered at the institute were divided into four areas; the apprenticeship division; the technology division; the business education and vocational division; and the evening division.

Custodial history

Scope and content

The collection consists of records created or collected by various departments of the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology.
The textual records include reports prepared by students enrolled in the Architecture Department in conjunction with the English Department and created in 1969. Each report contains technical and historical information on a different building of architectural significance in Edmonton. There are 28 reports in total and include commercial, educational, religious, public and industrial buildings.
The photographs include the Edmonton Monarchs hockey teams [ca. 1960 and 1970].

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Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

This fonds was donated to the City of Edmonton Archives by the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology Architecture Department in 1969 and 1971, and by the NAIT Library in 1985.


The textual material was arranged in alphabetical order.
The photographs were arranged in no chronological order and assigned item number(s) with the prefix EA-648.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

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Restrictions on access

There are no restrictions on access.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Copyright may apply.
See item level descriptions for copyright status on photographs.

Finding aids

File list available online.
Photographs have been described at the item level and are available in the Reference Room.

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Further accruals are expected.

General note

Accession number: A69-70, A71-75, A85-124

General note

This fonds formerly known as NAIT - Architectural Department fonds. The photographs were formerly know as the NAIT - Library fonds.


Tears on some blueprint pages; have been repaired.

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City of Edmonton Archives

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Rules of Archival Description (RAD)
Archives Society of Alberta Subject Terms


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Physical storage

  • Box: MS Vault : Box
  • Map cabinet: MS Vault : Map Cabinet
  • Box: Library : Box