Fonds paa-6774 - Alberta. Ministry of Community Development fonds

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Alberta. Ministry of Community Development fonds

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on Order in Council 750/92 pursuant to the <em>Public Service Administrative Transfers Act</em>

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CA PAA paa-6774

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  • 1946-1996 (Creation)
    Alberta. Ministry of Community Development

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470.49 m of textual records and other materials.

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Fonds consists of records created, used and maintained in the fulfillment of the Ministry's mandate. The records relate to: provision of financial support to individuals and organizations in the individuals and groups in the literary, film, performing, and visual arts; provision of a variety of workshops, training, exposure and promotional programs in support of individuals and groups in the literary, film, performing and visual arts; administration of the Archeological Survey of Alberta; provision of financial support to municipal libraries and library associations; planning, creation and delivery of programs to support cultural heritage groups and events; creation and administration of cultural facilities; film classification; planning, creation and operation of historic sites; oversight of the Provincial Archives of Alberta; oversight of the Provincial Museum of Alberta; operation of the Northern and Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditoria; development of parks and recreational facilities; creation and delivery of recreation development programs; operation of the Reynolds Alberta Museum; operation of the Royal Tyrrell Museum; delivery of programs supporting the development of senior citizens' residential facilities; and planning and delivery of programs to promote the welfare of women in Alberta. The fonds includes correspondence, a variety of grant case files, minutes and agendas of branch, division, departmental, interdepartmental and intergovernmental committees, reports, financial records, contracts, action requests, orders and directives, ledgers, promotional materials, briefing books, agreements, brochures, newsletters, news releases, press clippings, and a variety of audio and video materials. The fonds also includes the records of the Alberta Human Rights Commission, the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, the Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation, the Alberta Multiculturalism Commission and the Alberta Government House Foundation. For more information on the records of these subordinate agencies, refer to their respective sous-fonds descriptions. The records have been arranged into the following series: Alberta Achievement Awards program records; Alberta Advisory Council on Women's Issues administrative records; Alberta Advisory Council on Women's Issues executive records; Alberta Art Foundation financial records; Alberta Art Foundation administrative and operational records; Alberta Foundation for the Performing Arts administrative and operational records; Alberta Foundation for the Performing Arts grant case files; Archaeological Survey administrative records; Arts, culture and library programs administrative records; Arts foundations grant programs administrative records; Artstrek operational records; Calgary Olympic Development Committee records; Citizenship programs administrative records;Community and citizenship programs executive records; Community field services administrative records; Culture and multiculturalism executive records; Cultural development executive records; Cultural development operational records; Cultural facilities and historical resources executive records; Cultural Heritage Council administrative and operational records; Cultural Heritage Foundation administrative and operational records; Cultural heritage and multiculturalism grant case files; Cultural heritage and multiculturalism programs records; Department administrative records; Department executive records; Department financial planning records; Departmental library financial ledgers; Film and literary arts general operational records; Film and literary arts grant programs operational records; Film and literary arts programs administrative records; Film classification operational records; Financial services grants records; Financial services operational records; Historic Resources Intern Program records; Historic sites administrative records; Historic sites and archives executive records; Historic sites research and planning records; Historic sites special projects records; Historical resources management executive records; Housing and seniors programs executive records; Human resources records; Information systems development records; Library support programs administrative records; Library support programs operational records; Multiculturalism films; Multiculturalism programs administrative records; Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium operational records; Parks and recreation facilities development contracts; Performing arts grants case files; Performing arts support programs administrative records; Performing arts training and exposure programs operational records; Provincial Archives administrative and operational records; Provincial Museum exhibits and visitor services operational records; Provincial Museum security records; Provincial parks capital project contract records; Provincial parks capital project financial ledgers; Public relations records; Recreation and parks executive records; Recreation and sport films; Recreation and sport programs administrative records; Recreation development executive records; Recreation development programs administrative records; Recreation development programs operational records; Reynolds Alberta Museum administrative records; Royal Tyrrell Museum administrative and operational records; Senior Citizens Facility Grant Program operational records; Seniors services programs administrative records; Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium booking records; Visual arts programs administrative and operational records; Women's and seniors' programs administrative records; Women's programs administrative records; Women's programs executive records; Women's programs operational records.

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Other materials include: ca. 14,000 photographs; ca. 12,000 negatives; ca. 5,500 transparencies; ca. 1,300 audio cassettes; 547 video cassettes; 149 film reels; 114 audio compact discs; 58 audio discs : 45 rpm; 50 audio discs : 33 1/3 rpm; 32 architectural drawings; 14 posters; 6 maps; 4 filmstrips; 3 photograph albums; 2 textile samples; 1 data diskette.

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Records acquired through scheduled transfer from the Ministry of Community Development


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  • The material is in English

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Subject to the <em>Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act</em>;Subject to the <em>Copyright Act</em>

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