Fonds consists of a photo album created by William Smaill, Superintendent of the Winnipeg Aqueduct Construction Company, Ltd. The album contains photographs of the aqueduct’s construction, company men and their families, recreation, camps and homes used during construction, the Greater Winnipeg Water District Railway, and the surrounding landscape (Shoal Lake, Whitemouth River, Indian Bay, Birch River). There are also several photos of Winnipeg during Decoration Day 1914, photos of Mayors T.R. Deacon, Thomas Sharpe, and R.D. Waugh, and two photos of an Anishinaabe camp at Kekekoziibii Shoal Lake 40 First Nation.
The photos are heavily annotated. The annotations consist of names, locations, descriptions, and sometimes the section or specific mile of the aqueduct. A few photos appear to be missing and there are several loose pages with similar content. The photos are arranged somewhat chronologically – photos from 1914 generally precede photos from 1915 – but there are many exceptions.
The records consist of minutes, by-laws, agreements and correspondence of the Tuxedo Park Company, Limited for the years 1913 through 1930. The records were contained in a scrapbook, which has been disassembled due to its poor condition. The first page of the scrapbook contains By-Law Number 116 dated July 2, 1913. This and all subsequent by-laws in the scrapbook document the purchase and transfer of ownership of land from the Company to new owners, including legal description. By-law numbers are 116 through to 153, which is dated May 2, 1928. The records are in chronological order.
Tuxedo Park Company, Ltd.
The records consist of correspondence, financial records, meeting minutes, annual reports and balance sheets, and legal agreements documenting the sale of land in and around the Town of Tuxedo from 1905 to 1956.
South Winnipeg (1923) Limited
The Greater Winnipeg Water District fonds contains the records of the GWWD Administration Board and the GWWD Board of Commissioners.
The fonds also contains some records relating to water supply prior to the incorporation of GWWD.
The fonds is arranged into six series: Minutes and Reports; Communications; Financial Reports and Information; Agreements and Contracts; By-laws; and Photographs.
Series 66: Minutes, 1914-1960
Series 67: Communications and Reports, 1912-1960
Series 68: By-laws, 1913-1960
Series 69: Agreements, and Contracts, 1914-1923
Series 70: Financial, 1914-1962
Series 175: Photographs, 1913-1919
Additional records from Water and Waste received in 2015 are available.
Greater Winnipeg Water District
Fonds consists of council minutes and by-laws, secretary-treasurer’s correspondence (including elector’s lists), financial records, legal records relating to local improvements and by-law development, assessment and tax rolls. Series are:
Series 1: Council Minutes and By-laws
Series 2: Secretary-Treasurer’s Correspondence
Series 3: Legal Services
Series 4. Financial Records
Series 5: Tax and Assessment Records
Series 6: Contract Documents
Series 7: Photographs
North Kildonan (Man.)
Old Kildonan (Man.)
East Kildonan (Man.)
The records consist of the following series:
Series 40: Minutes, 1880-1971
Series 84: By-Laws,
Series 41: (Voters Lists) Election Records,
Series 47: Agreements, 1883-1971
Series 48: Advisory and Planning Commission, 1954-1971
Series 49: Public Works, 1933-1968
Series 50: Local Improvements, 1934-1971
Series 51: City Solicitor, 1917-1971
Series 56: Library Board, 1951-1971
St. Boniface (Man.)
St. James-Assiniboia (Man.)
Fonds 1 consists of administrative, legislative, financial and photographic records documenting the operation of the City of Winnipeg prior to amalgamation.
A substantial part of the fonds consists of records documenting the debates and decisions of Council, such as Council minutes and by-laws. Also included are minutes of the Board of Control, as well as minutes and reports of other standing and special committees of Council. These records cover a wide range of municipal functions, including finance, land use planning, public works, social services and other municipal services.
Some municipal responsibilities are documented in greater detail in departmental records or records of various boards and commissions. These include parks and recreation, public health and planning. General information about the City of Winnipeg, including elected representatives, history, and statistics can be found in City Clerk's Department records.
Records that document the financial history of the City include tax assessment records, auditors reports and financial statements.
Photographic records document the growth of the City and activities of elected officials, municipal employees, and citizens.
The records consist of 8 series:
Series 23: Minutes, 1913-1971
Series 55: By-Laws, 1913-1971
Series 46: Financial Statements, 1914-1971
Series 12: Election Records, 1913-1969
Series 52: General Correspondence
Series 53: General Files, 1962-1971
Series 57: Building Plans, 1920-1960 (Access Restrictions)
Series 136: Financial Ledgers, 1911-1969
West Kildonan (Man.)
Fonds documents the administration of and functions related to parks, civil defence, streets and transit, water and waste, planning, finance, assessment, as well as the relationship between Metro and municipalities, provincial and federal levels of government, organizations and citizens.
Common record types include minutes, by-laws, correspondence, reports, maps/plans, and financial records.
Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.)
The records consist of 14 series:
Series 16: Election Records, 1928-1969
Series 85: Minutes, 1913-1971
Series 86: By-Laws, 1913-1971
Series 87: Agreements, 1913-1973
Series 88: Development Agreements, 1956-1975
Series 89: Early Communications and Agreements, 1913-1966
Series 90: Financial Records, 1913-1971
Series 91: Assessment and Taxation Records, 1913-1971
Series 92: Subject Files, 1938-1972 (Access Restrictions)
Series 93: Photographs, 1961-1971
Series 94: Municipal Aid Records, 1934-1973 (Access Restrictions)
Series 95: Town Planning Files, 1947-1972
Series 96: Public Works and Local Improvements Files, 1941-1974
Series 97: Applications for Building Permits, 1948-1961 (Access Restrictions)
Fort Garry (Man.)
The records consist of 16 series:
Series 14: Election Records, 1952, 1961-1971, 1974
Series 25: Minutes, 1909-1911, 1921-1971
Series 105: By-laws, 1880-1971
Series 106: Agreements and Early Documents, 1911-1971, 1973
Series 107: Valuation Forms, 1924-1957
Series 108: Subject Files, 1919-1972 (Access Restrictions)
Series 109: Departmental Files, 1943-1972 (Access Restrictions)
Series 110: Local Improvement Files, 1927-1972
Series 111: Municipal Solicitor Files, 1916, 1920-1972 (Access Restrictions)
Series 112: Advisory Planning Commission Files, 1952-1961
Series 113: Parks Board Files, 1949-1973
Series 114: General Correspondence, 1967-1971 (Access Restrictions)
Series 115: General Files, 1913-1968 (Access Restrictions)
Series 116: Financial Records, 1887-1971
Series 117: City Treasurer Files, 1961-1974, 1978 (Access Restrictions)
St. Vital (Man.)