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City Clerk’s Department, Municipal Manual, City of Winnipeg (1874-1971)

Forms part of Fonds 1: Series consists of publications produced by the City Clerk’s Department on an annual basis. Information was gathered from city departments and includes a broad range of data, past and present, reflecting Winnipeg’s political and administrative structure and general activities under the city’s jurisdiction. Volumes contain historical facts, election results, a description of Council, appointments to Standing and Special Committees and Public Boards, descriptions of civic departments and statistics on services delivered by the City. The first issue in 1904 consisted of only 20 pages. The manual changed over the years and grew in size as new material was added. The series continues after the formation of Unicity in 1972.

City of Winnipeg (1874-1971), City Clerk's Department, Municipal Manual

Correspondence and other material

Series forms part of Helen Creighton fonds and consists of correspondence received by Creighton primarily from the 1930s to the late 1980s, including letters from colleagues and collaborators, folk singers and musicians, informants, employers, publishers, some letters from friends, family and admirers, and a small portion of copies of outgoing correspondence. Series also contains scrapbooks assembled by Creighton and others, which include newspaper clippings, articles, programs and other ephemera concerning her career, ca. 1918-1986; her field journals and notebooks which contain daily descriptions of collecting trips, [193-?]-1960; transcripts of folk music and folk tale recordings; sheet music, 1885-1924; lyrics; personal diaries, ca. 1937-1962; draft manuscripts of books including <i>Songs and Ballads of Nova Scotia, Traditional Songs from Nova Scotia, Bluenose Ghosts</i>, and her autobiography <i>A Life in Folklore</i> ; published and unpublished articles, short stories, songs, and poems by Creighton and other writers; research notes; newspaper clippings; contracts and royalty statements; lectures; broadcast scripts; reports; file cards; biographies of informants; index to songs and singers; certificates; and ephemera such as programs, brochures, and posters. Under the general subject of Maritime folklore and history, aspects of Creighton's work include folk songs, supernatural beliefs and superstitions, dances, games, cures, proverbs, and children's folklore. Series also contains records relating to Creighton's personal activities and her involvement with the Canadian Authors' Association, CBC, and other organizations.

Certificates

  • ON00120 015-.1-3
  • Series
  • 1948-1951
  • Part of Heit Family

Series consists of an annotated Ontario Department of Mines Certificate of Mine Rescue Training issued to J.H. Heit of Falconbridge, Ontario in June 1948 by Chief Inspector of Mines W.O. Tower and Superintendant of Rescue Station G.G. McPhail. The certificate signified the completion of mine rescue apparatus training at the Sudbury Rescue Station. Training included hard labour in noxious and irrespirable gases and the participant was required to give evidence of being qualified to care for and use rescue apparatuses in mines (basic training). This certificate includes three seals signifying completion of additional training; The Standard Mine Rescue Training seal (in the colour red) dated 1949 and signed by Rescue Station Superintendent G.G. McPhail, the Advanced Mine Rescue Training seal (in a gold) dated 1951 and signed by Inspector of Rescue Training P.C. Smith, and the Supervisory Advanced Mine Rescue Training seal (in gold) dated 1961 and signed by Inspector of Rescue Training G.G. McPhail.

Reference Letters

Series consists of two handwritten reference letters; one for Anna Koivula (Kantokoski/Koski) and one for her daughter Ann Chisholm (Ann Eva Kantokoski/Koski). The reference letter for Anna Koivula (born 1903) was written by Lydia Lofman, a pharmacist's wife, in Lapua Finland, dated May 1, 1921, regarding work in a kitchen, while the reference letter for Ann Chisholm (nee Koski, born 1924) was written by Mrs. J. Ferrier from Sudbury, Ontario, dated June 14, 1942 concerning her job doing housework.

Canadian Naturalization Certificates and Correspondence

Series consists of a letter dated April 6, 1939, to Matti Kantokoski from E.D. Wilkins, Clerk of the Peace, with his Certificate of Naturalization (dated March 30, 1939) attached; and a certificate of greetings from the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (I.O.D.E.) to Matti Kantokoski on the occasion of him becoming a British subject and Canadian citizen by naturalization in Sudbury, Ontario.

Building Permit Registers

Series consists of two handwritten, bound volumes, of a list of building permits granted by the Town of Sudbury. These records acted as both registers and account books to determine the fees charged for water for construction purposes and, by 1919, an additional fee for the building permit itself. Entries are recorded by date and include the permit number, the name of the company or person doing the work, the address, the cost of construction listed as amount or value (only listed after 1920), a description of what was being built or renovated, who the work was for, what materials were used, and the fees for water and building permits. A Town of Sudbury Waterworks Department Application for Water for Construction Purposes and various Town of Sudbury Treasurer's Office Receipts are included as attachments in the books along with 2 cent Canada Postage stamps. The stamps, when used, were placed by the totals and included annotations of a date and initials written on them. This was most likely done as a check for auditing purposes.

Aberdeen Street Architectural and Historical Inventory

Series consists of textual records with corresponding photographs for buildings built on Aberdeen Street before 1927. Information about the location, architect, contractor, original owner, original use, construction dates, and the building materials used in construction may be identified.

Buildings are arranged sequentially with odd numbered buildings listed first.

Harris Street Architectural and Historical Inventory

Series consists of textual records with corresponding photographs for buildings built on Harris Street before 1927. Information about the location, architect, contractor, original owner, original use, construction dates, and the building materials used in construction may be identified.

Buildings are arranged sequentially in descending order with odd numbered buildings listed first.

Hayes Avenue Architectural and Historical Inventory

Series consists of textual records with corresponding photographs for buildings built on Hayes Avenue before 1927. Information about the location, architect, contractor, original owner, original use, construction dates, and the building materials used in construction may be identified.

Buildings are arranged sequentially with even numbered buildings listed first.

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