Scope and content
Series consists of correspondence, applications for employment, petitions (against pornography, for example), memoranda, lease and rental agreements, photographs, studies, and maps relating to a wide variety of topics and activities. Examples of larger groups of records within the series include: records relating to libraries (1932-1985), including various branch libraries, the Richmond Advisory Library Committee, and the Richmond Public Library Board; street naming (1950-1988); master street naming lists (1967, 1985); archives (1946-1988); records relating to the S.P.C.A .; Gateway Theatre (1981-1988) and; Greater Vancouver transit system (1967-1987). The miscellaneous series also includes a large number of miscellaneous and subject files, e.g., petitions, inquiries, requests, complaints, library, trap shoots, B.C. Packers, surveys, parades and permits, lotteries, bingos, shopping centres, marinas, trees, churches, and letters (1965-1988). Relations between the City and other organizations, unions, and levels of government are documented.