Fonds ccg-2053 - City of Calgary. Land Department fonds

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City of Calgary. Land Department fonds

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CA ccg ccg-2053

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  • 1884-1988 (Creation)
    City of Calgary. Land Department

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113.8 m of textual records and other material

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The fonds consists of correspondence, memoranda, reports, agreements, registers, lists, ledgers, plans, drawings, and photographic prints documenting all of the Department's functions except housing. The records are arranged into six series by functional area:;Series I. Administration Files. Series II. Tax Recovery Files. Series III. Sales Files. Series IV. Acquisitions Files. Series V. Property Management Files. Series VI. Development Files. These series have various sub-series under each according to the subject, type of document or arrangement in a filing system. Some of the sub-series posses no identifiable arrangement where as others are arranged alphabetically or chronologically. Between 1963 and 1964, the Land Division introduced a new system for filing its records. Block numbering classifications for sales (8-000), acquisitions (7-000), tax recovery, and development were assigned. The arranging archivist has assigned arbitrary file numbers to the files. Where original file numbers existed, these have been listed as well. Oversize plans have been placed in map cabinets and are identified by a M000nnn number. Photographic prints are identified by a PP000nnn number.

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Records were transferred either directly from the City of Calgary, Land Department or from the Civic Records Centre in several separate transfers.



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  • The material is in English.

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In accordance with The City of Calgary's policy on Access to Municipal Information, records more than twenty-five years old are available for public use unless otherwise restricted. Records which are less than twenty-five years old are available for public use unless otherwise restricted by legislation. Please see the City of Calgary Archives Policies and Procedures Manual for further infomation regarding access to records.

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A descriptive finding aid is available at the City of Calgary Archives.

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The City of Calgary Archives may have reference material which may be associated to the fonds. All textual records are in closed storage. To view records please contact the City of Calgary Archives.<br><br>

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