Series 6 - Photographs

John Walters House, Built In 1874 The Ferry Parks & Recreation Association Conference Parks & Recreation Association Conference Indian Village Storyland Valley Zoo Bush Pilots at Cooking Lake Native Canadians at King William Island Native Family [at] Cambridge Bay Hoyhoyok at Coppermine Showing Native Dress Hoyhoyok at Coppermine Showing Native Dress
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Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper


General material designation

  • Graphic material - photograph

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

Level of description


Reference code

CA EDM RG-21-6

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  • [ca.1930] - 1984, predominant 1950 - 1984 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

9742 photographs

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Archival description area

Custodial history

Scope and content

This series consists of photographs documenting the work of the Parks and Recreation Department. Photos numbered EA-20 include images of civic properties, leisure programs, special events, sports, green spaces such as boulevards and parks, and City staff. It also includes a photographic inventory of several thousand images of schools, community halls, playgrounds, pools, parks, and facilities from around 1968. Photos numbered ET-28 were created as a slide library to be used by staff in presentations.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

This material was transferred to the City of Edmonton Archives between 1967 and 2000, with two other images found in the collection in 2015 and repatriated to RG-21.


The photographs were assigned item numbers with the prefix EA-20 and ET-28.

Language of material

  • English

Script of material

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Restrictions on access

These records contain information that is protected in alignment with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act. There are no restrictions on access.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Copyright may apply.

Finding aids

See Scope and content above.
Photographs have been described at the item level; some are available in the online database, with the remainder available in the Reference Room.

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No further accruals are expected.

General note

Accession numbers: A67-590, A68-120, A69-66, A73-12, A73-14, A74-71, A75-118, A76-116, A77-1, A78-35, A78-123, A79-6, A79-9, A79-25, A79-26, A79-67, A79-128, A79-132, A79-150, A80-137, A81-124, A81-130, A84-74, A84-82, A85-10, A85-89, A85-97, A2000-97, A2015-6, A2019-61

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City of Edmonton Archives

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



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Physical storage

  • Box: Library : Box