Title and statement of responsibility area
General material designation
- Textual record
- Cartographic material
- Architectural drawing
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Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title based on contents of series.
Level of description
Edition statement of responsibility
Class of material specific details area
Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
Statement of coordinates (cartographic)
Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
1926 - 1969 (Creation)
Physical description area
3.75 m of textual records. - 38 maps. - 18 architectural drawings
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Archival description area
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Scope and content
This series of records is related to the Commissioners' role of overseeing all issues of public transportation and mass transportation within the City's limits. The Commissioners were very involved in many issues and projects related to planning and implementing transportation corridors, for railways, industrial, and commercial uses as well as private vehicles. They were also responsible for the public transportation system within, and air traffic into, the City. This series contains the following subseries:
This subseries consists of records relating to Edmonton's Municipal Airport (also known as the Industrial Airport, the City Centre Airport and Blatchford Field).
4.2 Public Transit
This subseries consist of records relating to the Edmonton Radial Railway system, and the street car and bus service in Edmonton, later known as the Edmonton Transit System.
Immediate source of acquisition
This material was transferred to the City of Edmonton Archives in 1973 by the Office of the City Commissioner.
This material was re-arranged by the archivist between 2007 and 2011 to make it more accessible. The original class and file numbers have been retained in columns on the right hand side of the finding aid.
The cartographic material was assigned item numbers with the prefix EAM-6 and EAM-145.
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Restrictions on access
There are no restrictions on access.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Copyright may apply.
Reproduction restrictions may apply.
File list available online.
Further accruals are expected.
Accession number: A73-52
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