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J Rodney Sykes fonds.
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J Rodney Sykes fonds.

  • CA ACU SPC F0079
  • Fonds
  • 1921, 1956, 1964-1989, 1994

Fonds consists of records created and collected during Mr. Sykes' three terms as Mayor of the City of Calgary, personal files accumulated during his seven years in City Hall, consulting records after his term in office, publications and other material. In 1975, the Mayor's role was defined as: political, in which the Mayor acts as chairman of City Council and as facilitator to citizens' issues; administrative, in which the Mayor contributes to policies and program implementation; and ceremonial, where the Mayor represents the City at all ceremonial functions and assemblies. The fonds is divided into eight series including: (I) Political records, 1969-1978; (II) Administrative records, 1921, 1959-1960, 1963-1985, 1994; (III) Ceremonial records, 1969-1988; (IV) Personal, 1963, 1968-1984; (V) Press clippings, 1969-1977, (VI)Consulting records, 1973-1989; (VII) Publications, 1964-1985; and (VIII) Husky Tower records, 1967, 1996. Series I, II, III, IV and VI have been further subdivided due to the extent and nature of the records they contain.

Sykes, J. Rodney