The fonds consists of records referring to Peter Lester's time as mayor. There is one item of correspondence from the State of Alaska thanking Peter for travelling to Ketchikan for the inauguration of MV Wickersmith in 1968. There are photographs taken between 1958-1992 of trips to China and Japan, the unveiling of the restored Japanese fishing boat Kazu Maru in Prince Rupert's Mariner's Park, the interior of the courthouse and CityWest, city crews, road construction, streets, official openings, presentations and visits by politicians. There are also photographs of the fire hall on Fulton Street, the swimming pool on 2nd Ave., parks, housing, the airport ferry, golf course, ball fields, sawmill, the seaplane base at Seal Cove, Philip M. Ray Insurance and Travel, the Chatham Daycare, RCMP and RCMP ball, a baseball team and Bernice Liu being honoured at a celebration. There is also a photograph of mayor and council when Dr. R.G. Large became Freeman of the City in 1977. There are cassette recordings from interviews on radio with Peter and some of dictated letters from the mayor's office, a diary from 1961, newspaper clippings from 1958-1966, and certificates. It contains a certificate Mary received from the Prince Rupert Community Council and negatives, film cassettes and film indexes that depicting community celebrations and family events such as birthdays, parades, dance recitals, weddings and graduations from 1988 to 1993.