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 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)
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The collection consists of material relating to Winnipeg and includes vintage photographs of local businesses, buildings and civic government employees, works and operations; stereoscopic views published by the T. Eaton Co. Limited, the Keystone View Company and Underwood & Underwood, Publishers; postcards of Winnipeg published by Henry Kalen Ltd., and Alex Wilson Publications Limited; line drawings and sketches extracted from various publications; maps and plans of the City of Winnipeg; publications including telephone directories for the City of Winnipeg and Report on a Future Water Supply for the City of Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1897; ephemera including letterhead of local businesses, stock certificates, invoices, property tax receipts and statements, philatelic items (souvenir stamps created for civic events); miscellaneous artifacts including a souvenir ashtray, pin, sterling silver spoon, and coins.
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 It includes hard-to-find published and unpublished reports, many of which did not receive wide distribution.
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.
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.
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.