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Special Committee on Post-War Reconstruction

Forms part of Fonds 1. The series consists of communications relating to project identification, coordination and planning for post-war reconstruction within the City of Winnipeg. The records are in three folders labeled A49, A49(2) and A49(3). Communications are arranged in chronological order.

File code (creator): A49.

Winnipeg (Man.). Special Committee on Post-War Reconstruction

Special Committee on the Future of the Winnipeg Board of Parks and Recreation

Forms part of Fonds 1. Series consists of communications relating to proposed changes to the relationship between the Winnipeg Board of Parks and Recreation and the City of Winnipeg occasioned by the Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg's takeover of golf courses and large parks in the greater Winnipeg area. The records are contained in one folder and are in chronological order.

The file code for this special committee was A107.

Winnipeg (Man.). Special Committee on the Future of the Winnipeg Board of Parks and Recreation

Statutory Declarations

Forms part of Fonds 1. Series consists of statutory declarations signed by incoming aldermen, mayors and civic officials. Most declarations are made on printed forms and contain the name and position of the person signing the declaration, as well as information on land ownership in the case of persons elected to council. Included in the series are declarations for the first Mayor of the City of Winnipeg, Francis Cornish, and the first City Clerk for the City of Winnipeg, Alexander MacDougall Brown. The series is not complete. Declarations are also found in Series 2, Election Records.

Winnipeg (Man.)

City Hall Press Cards

Forms part of Fonds 1. Series consists of a handwritten list of the names of journalists issued press cards from circa 1959 until 1977. Included are thumbnail photographs of radio, print and television journalists and a few signed press cards. The entries are chronological.

Special Committee on Arrangement of Committees for Incoming Council

Forms part of Fonds 1. Series consists of information gathered from departments and other jurisdictions in Canada regarding committee roles and the alignment of departments to council committees. Included are: Report of the Special Committee on Survey of Civic Administration and Question of Consolidation of Departments, 1918; organizational charts showing: Suggested Plan of Re-Arrangement of Committees and Supervision of Departments; Present Council and Committees of Civic Departments; draft by-law to amend By-Law No. 9351, being a By-Law of the said City to regulate the proceedings in Council and in the Committees thereof.

Winnipeg (Man.). Special Committee on Arrangement of Committees for Incoming Council

Advisory Traffic Commission

Forms part of Fonds 1. Series consists of minutes, by-laws, correspondence and reports for the Advisory Traffic Commission (1936-1947).

Newspaper clippings were pasted into volumes by the creator or attached to pages with tape. Series is arranged numerically (or chronologically by date of creation).

Series consists of three sub-series:

Sub-Series 27: Minutes, 1936-1947
Sub-Series 28: By-Laws, 1936-1947
Sub-Series 29: Correspondence, 1936-1947

Winnipeg (Man.). Advisory Traffic Commission

Municipal Manuals

Forms part of Fonds 2: Series continues Series 27, after the formation of Unicity. No manual was printed in 1972. The series consists of publications produced by the City Clerk’s Department on an annual basis until 1996, after which time it was produced after each General Civic Election. Information was gathered from city departments and consists of a broad range of data, past and present, reflecting Winnipeg’s political and administrative structure and general activities under the city’s jurisdiction. Every issue contains historical facts, election results, a description of Council, appointments to Standing and Special Committees and Public Boards, descriptions of civic departments and statistics on services delivered by the City. The current publication is available online.

Winnipeg (Man.). City Clerk's Department

Election Records

Forms part of Fonds 4. Series consists of voters lists (1916-1969) and election working papers (1912-1969) for the Rural Municipality of Fort Garry.

Fort Garry (Man.)

By-laws

Forms part of Fonds 6. Series consists of all surviving by-laws for the Rural Municipality of Old Kildonan.

Old Kildonan (Man.)

Building Plans

Forms part of Fonds 7. Series consists of building plans for Tuxedo homes, as well as correspondence, invoices, building and plumbing permits.

Tuxedo (Man.)

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