Forms part of Fonds 1. The Winnipeg Board of Parks and Recreation was responsible for managing all public parks located in the City of Winnipeg. The Board had the power to employ appropriate staff; pass by-laws regarding the use, protection and governance of City parks; assess and levy rates to cover costs for park improvements; and to acquire, expropriate and dispose of land for park purposes. The Board was required to keep records regarding its decisions and financial transactions.
The minutes, by-laws, communications and reports of the Winnipeg Board of Parks and Recreation trace the development of public park space in Winnipeg.
The records consist of five sub-series:
Sub-Series 10:Minutes, 1893-1964
Sub-Series 11:Minutes, Standing and Special Committees, 1893-1964
Sub-Series 12:Communications, 1901-1931. Bound Letter Press volumes and loose correspondence
Sub-Series 13: Reports, 1892-1971
Sub-Series 14:By-Laws, 1928-1963
Winnipeg (Man.). Board of Parks and Recreation