PL prefix - Public Liaison Office [graphic material]

  • Record Information – Brief
    Hierarchical level:
    Sub-sub-series
    Date:
    ca. 1940-1965.
    Type of material:
    Photographs, Textual material
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    4218371
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    Date(s):
    ca. 1940-1965.
    Place of creation:
    Canada
    Extent:
    ca. 120,000 photographs : negatives
    Language of material:
    English
    Accession:
    Scope and content:
    This sub-series consists of negatives created or collected by the Public Liaison Office of the Department of National Defence. The Office was created in 1940 in order to help disseminate information and imagery related to Canadian military activities during the Second World War. The Office continued to operate into the 1960s, when it was discontinued. Items in this sub-series are unique from images found in other sub-series in this collection in that the major source of PL images constitute selections of items from other sub-series deemed suitable for press publication and release. Also may be referred to as the "Press Liaison" prefix.
    Finding aid no.:
    24-513P-PL
    Additional information:
    Source of title:
    The PL prefix sub-series title represents "Public Liaison" sometimes also described as "Press Liaison Office".
    Custodial history:
    Part of the PL prefix material was transfered in 1967, as part of accession 1967-052, and the remainder of the material was transferrred in 2008 along with other analogue photography from the National Defence Image Library, Canadian Forces Joint Imagery Centre (NDIL / CFJIC)
    Arrangement note:
    Arranged in numerical order.
    Container note(s):
    30457
    36144
    36145
    30291
    30292
    30293
    30294
    30295
    30296
    30297
    30298
    30299
    30300
    30301
    30302
    30303
    30304
    30305
    30306
    30307
    30308
    30309
    30310
    30311
    30312
    30313
    30314
    30315
    30316
    30317
    30318
    30319
    30320
    30321
    30322
    30323
    30324
    30325
    30326
    30327
    30328
    30329
    30330
    30331
    30332
    30333
    30334
    30458
    30459
    30460
    30461
    30462
    31036
    31037
    31038
    31039
    31040
    31041
    31042
    31043
    31044
    31045
    31046
    31047
    31048
    31049
    31050
    31051
    31052
    31053
    31054
    31055
    36136
    36137
    36138
    36139
    36140
    36141
    36142
    36143
    36611
    36612
    30208
    30209
    30210
    30211
    30212
    30213
    30214
    30215
    30216
    30217
    30218
    30219
    30220
    30221
    30222
    30223
    30224
    30225
    30226
    30227
    30228
    30229
    30230
    30231
    30232
    30233
    30234
    30235
    30236
    30237
    30238
    30239
    30240
    30241
    30242
    30243
    30244
    30245
    30246
    30247
    30248
    30249
    30250
    30251
    30252
    30253
    30254
    30255
    30256
    30257
    30397
    30398
    Source:
    Government
    Related control no.:
    1967-052 NPC
    2008-00195-4
    NPC
    PL-1748
    PL-1749
    PL-43228
    R112
    R112-941-8-E
    R15497-0-2-E
    RG24
    Former archival reference no.:
    RG24
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