Title and statement of responsibility area
City of Edmonton. Management Services Department fonds
General material designation
- Textual record
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Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
1931-1976, predominant 1969-1976 (Creation)
Physical description area
4.2 m of textual materials. - 3 photographs
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Archival description area
Name of creator
Management Services, under Superintendent H. B. Fraser, provided a wide range of technical and informational assistance to all other City Departments. Its sole purpose was to service the changing requirements of the City as evidenced in the particular demands of operating departments and other service functions.
Major functions of the department were organizational planning and analysis, equipment selection, office layout, forms design and control, a complete computing service which included systems design, operation and maintenance, records management, printing and reproductions. The department was divided into five main branches: Analytical Services, Computer Systems, Computer Operations, Microfilm and Records (Mail Services), and Printing and Reproductions.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of reports, correspondence, speeches, samples of print and microfilm jobs, relating to the various functions performed by the Management Services Department.
An order has been imposed on the material. The arrangement includes 3 series. The series are as follows:
Series 1 – Administrative Records
Series 2 – Printing and Reproductions Branch
Series 3 – Microfilm and Records Branch
Immediate source of acquisition
Transferred to the City of Edmonton Archives by the Department of Management Services between 1972 and 1978.
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Restrictions on access
There are no restrictions on access.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Finding aid available at repository.
No further accruals are expected.
During the 2009 review of this material much of the material was deaccessioned as transitory or of little historical value, including daily cash reports, distribution of cash deposit reports, monthly cash summaries, equipment and inventory lists, resumes, tax returns and reports, sales tax summaries, course descriptions, mileage reports, form design requests, mail accounts, I.D.O. files, Library log sheets, membership in external organizations (National Microfilm Association), invoices and orders, 4th Floor alteration correspondence, bi-weekly statistical reports, Commissioners Memoranda, newsletters from external organizations (Keats, Peat, Marwick), system bulletins, billing summaries and union correspondence re: employee benefits.