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Forms part of Series 26, Fonds 1. Subseries consists of By-laws passed by the Public Parks Board and the Winnipeg Board of Parks and Recreation.


Forms part of Series 54. Subseries consists of Communications packfiles from the Committee on Finance. Packfiles include letters, estimates, and reports from other committees and organizations.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Finance

Committee on Finance Claims

Forms part of Series 54. Subseries consists of the packfiles of the Committee on Finance Claims, a sub-committee of the Committee on Finance. Packfiles include communications records. Minutes for the sub-committee may be found within the Minute books of the Committee on Finance.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Finance


Sub-series consists of minutes and indexes to the minutes for the Committee on Legislation and Reception, a standing committee of Council. Minutes record members present at meetings, communications received from the public, Council or other committees and action taken.

In some years the index and the minutes are in the same volume and in separate volumes for some years.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Legislation and Reception


Forms part of Series 98. Subseries consists of minutes for the Committee on Urban Renewal and Redevelopment, a standing committee of Council. Minute volumes include original indexes.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Urban Renewal and Redevelopment


Forms part of Series 181. Subseries consists of minutes and related reports for the Committee on Public Works and its predecessors for the years 1876-1971.

Winnipeg (Man.). Committee on Public Works

Metro, By-laws, General Files.

Sub-series consists of by-laws and attachments in multiple formats. Larger by-laws are bound individually into volumes.

Records consist of selected by-laws and related documents created during Metro’s existence. By-laws are kept in various formats including volumes, folders, binders and notebooks.

Metropolitan Corporation of Greater Winnipeg (Man.)

Aerial photographs [1950 flood]

Subseries consists of black and white aerial photographs, maps, and communications that were created, collected and/or maintained by the City Engineering Department as a record of the 1950 flood. Aerial photographs provide a comprehensive view of Winnipeg and surrounding areas. They capture details related to flooding, the street system, and the built environment. Smaller details like the condition of buildings and signs are not visible. Aerial photographs were taken in May 1950 by an unknown photographer. A key grid for the aerial photographs is included.

A few letters and reports from City Engineer W.D. Hurst appear in this series, including a copy of his report The Red River Valley Flood Problem (March 31, 1949).

Winnipeg (Man.). City Engineer

Scrapbook B

Subseries consists of a scrapbook assembled by the City Engineering Department to document the 1950 flood. It contains newspaper clippings from primarily the Winnipeg Free Press and Winnipeg Tribune. Clippings from the Illustrated London News also included.

Newspaper coverage of the 1950 flood starts in Scrapbook A (April 4, 1950 to May 9, 1950) and continues in Scrapbook B (May 9, 1950 to August 16, 1950).

Winnipeg (Man.). City Engineer

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