The fonds consists of by-laws, council minutes, agreements, development policies, assessment records, administrative files, building plans and specifications of buildings. When the Town was annexed each City of Calgary Department was incrusted to examine the Town's records and to incorporate the appropriate records into the Department records. The bulk of the Bowness municipal records were taken over by the Finance Department. Although they appear to have been largely unaltered, some files contain correspondence and other documents dated after the Town was annexed on 1964 August 15, indicating that they were used an updated by City of Calgary employees for a few weeks following the annexation. By-laws, council minutes, voters' lists and assessment cards were closed records at the time of annexation, and were unaltered by City of Calgary employees after the 1964 annexation. Series I: Consists of by-laws. Series II: Consists of council minutes. Series III: Consists of the Secretary Treasurer's files, which include correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, briefs, receipts and invoices, maps, plans and drawings, and some publications. Series IV: Consists of agreements, draft agreements, and correspondence and other records related to agreements. Series V: Consists of assessment cards, assessment and tax rolls, tax arrears lists, and other records related to assessment, taxation, and other financial matters. Series VI: Consists of building specification and plans.