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.
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)
Collection consists of a range of materials collected by Alice Weir’s mother. The materials, including photographs, recital programs, pamphlets, and newspaper clippings, document her dancing and teaching careers and serve as a record of Weir’s achievements. Collection also contains photographs and programs that document the activities of Weir’s dance studio and her students.
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)
The fonds consists of a small sample of records typically created and administered by an insurance company in the early years of the twentieth century. Of note are copies of the architectural plans for the company’s head office in Winnipeg, and a guest book from the November 1, 1957 Open House, complete with photographs of the facility, equipment and staff.
Fonds consists of minutes, printed materials, correspondence and working papers.
The Board of Commissioners was created in 1972 and was responsible for providing leadership to all civic departments. In particular, the Board provided advice to Council on key issues; initiated administrative changes and improvements; led civic responses to crisis situations; provided mentoring to department heads; pursued federal and/or provincial funding for civic works; and coordinated service delivery. The Board was abolished in 1997.
The records have been organized into two series:
Series 132: Reports, Speeches, Pamphlets, 1977-1991
Series 133: Bound Correspondence, 1989-1997
Collection consists of photographs and related records created by a wide variety of sources and collected by the City of Winnipeg Archives and Records Control Branch. The photographs were originally collected as part of a proposed Winnipeg museum; further records were added to the collection after being transferred from various City of Winnipeg departments or received as unsolicited donations from the public. The photographs depict municipal government activities and infrastructure, geographical features, business and personal activities. In addition to municipal governments, creators of the photographs include professional photographers, private individuals and various publishers.
The Abe Yanofsky fonds consists of textual records, photographs, memorabilia, and artifacts that relate to his education, his legal and political careers and his involvement in the world of chess.
Collection consists of 9 series. Series 209 consists mostly of reports and published accounts. Series 210 documents the work of the Emergency Preparedness and Coordination Committee (EEPC) under the finding aid heading “Emergency Program”. Collection includes textual and electronic records, correspondence, fact sheets, property listings, press releases, bulletins, public inquiry forms, newspapers, maps, pictures, and video tapes.
The fonds consists of records created and maintained by the North American Indigenous Games Host Society (Winnipeg) Incorporated from 1997 to 2002. Materials are in eight series.
Series 163: (A) Host Society Management Division, 1994-2002.
Series 164: (B) Administration & Finance Division, 1998-2002.
Series 165: (C) Communications Division, 1994-2002.
Series 166: (D) Cultural Division, 1997-2002.
Series 167: (F) Fundraising Division, 2001-2002.
Series 168: (O) Operations Division, 1999-2002.
Series 169: (S) Sport Division, 1995-2000.
Series 170: (V) Volunteer Division, 2001-2002.
Collection consists of circa 7000 images (photographs, slides/negatives and Polaroids) that capture views of major parks, local playgrounds, golf courses, community club grounds and recreational activities over the whole of the City.
The collection consists of material relating to Winnipeg and its music history, particularly its jazz, blues, and big band music from the late 1890s to 2007. This material was used by Clark in Musical Ghosts: Manitoba’s Jazz and Dance Bands, 1914-1966. As well, the collection includes vintage photographs and related material on Winnipeg-based musicians, music and dance venues, and the bands, singers and performers who worked in these establishments. The collection also records the architecture of dance halls and clubs in Winnipeg and in Manitoba and Saskatchewan towns. In addition, social and cultural activities in Manitoba are represented in the descriptions recorded on many of the photographs. The collection contains digital, visual and audio media of interviews and musical sessions by musicians captured in many of the photographs.
The main body of the Owen Clark Collection contains records given to Owen Clark or records from his private collection. It also contains a bound scrapbook that was compiled by Manuel Finkelman, a dancer at the Orpheum Theatre from 1922-1923. It contains newspaper clippings (many from The Winnipeg Tribune) documenting the entertainment scene in Winnipeg, Manitoba, especially the Orpheum Theatre and vaudeville acts from 1921-1927. The scrapbook was discovered by Gene Shelley (Eugene Schibler) during demolition of the Theatre in 1948 and given to Owen Clark around 2004.
Textual records and ephemera in the Collection include local band business cards, newspaper clippings, music magazines, telegraphs, letters, menus from restaurants in Winnipeg, achievement certificates, and newsletters, among other items.
Consists of ca. 400 pieces of art that range from paintings to large photograph collages, to three dimensional objects. The dates likely range from 1872 to 2011. Most of the artwork is framed.
Fonds consists of textual records, photograph albums, framed memorabilia, and artifacts. The materials have been organized into five distinct series based on Thompson’s adult life:
Series 1: Entrepreneur (1977-1991)
Series 2: Politician (1992-1998)
Series 3: Diplomat (1998-2002)
Series 4: Legacy Builder (2002-2011)
Series 5: Prime Time (2011–present)
Collection consists of five craft works, a folder of conceptual drawings, and a photographic record of the project. Photographs are organized into folders as follows: one folder for each participating recreation centre; installation; press conference; opening. Photographs were taken by William Eakin.
Collection consists of current and historic material that documents the development of the City of Winnipeg and amalgamated municipalities. It includes hard-to-find published and unpublished reports, many of which did not receive wide distribution.