Fonds 1998 009 C - Office of the Mayor fonds

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Office of the Mayor fonds

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CA NCAI 1998 009 C

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  • [ca. 193-?]-1990, predominant 1983-1990 (Creation)
    Nanaimo (B.C.). Mayor

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31 cm of textual records;ca. 320 photographs

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The Mayor of the City of Nanaimo is the chief executive officer of the municipal corporation. The provincial Municipal Act outlines the statutory duties of the position, which enable the Mayor to chair Nanaimo City Council, create and appoint members to committees of Council and to otherwise oversee the governing of the city. The following individuals have served in the position of Mayor, since incorporation of the city in 1874: Mark Bate, 1875-1879, 1881-1886, 1888-1889, 1898-1900; John Pawson, 1880; Richard Gibson, 1887; John Hilbert, 1890-1891; Andrew Haslam, 1892-1893; Edward Quennel, 1894-1895; Jeff H. Davidson, 1896-1897; William Manson, 1901-1904, Albert E. Planta, 1905-1908, 1910-1911, 1914-1915; Thomas Hodgson, 1909; John Shaw, 1912-1913; Frederick A. Busby, 1916, 1920-1924, 1927-1929; Henry McKenzie, 1917-1920; Victor B. Harrison, 1925-1926, 1938-1944; George A.B. Hall, 1930-1931; John Barsby, 1932-1937; George Muir, 1945-1949, 1953-1955; Earle C. Westwood, 1950-1952, 1956; Peter Maffeo, 1957-1967; Frank J. Ney, 1968-1984; Graeme Roberts, 1984-1986; Frank J. Ney, 1986-1990; Joy E. Leach, 1990-1993; Gary R. Korpan, 1993-Present.

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The fonds consists of records of the Office of the Mayor of Nanaimo during the terms of Frank Ney and Graeme Roberts. Fonds includes correspondence files, including the personal correspondence of Frank Ney; records of meetings and ceremonies, and a series of files relating to the Committee investigating proposals for a natural gas pipeline on Vancouver Island. Fonds also includes photographs of the Mayor (primarily Frank Ney) involved in numerous ceremonies and activities, along with aerial photographs of various areas of Nanaimo. The fonds is arranged in four series: 1) Correspondence; 2) Ceremonies and meetings; 3) Committee; and, 4) Photographs.

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BCAUL control number: NCAI-131

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