Treaties, surrenders and agreements [multiple media]

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    Textual material, Photographs, Objects (including medals and pins), Maps and cartographic material, Art
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    Place of creation:
    No place, unknown, or undetermined
    2.0 m of textual records
    278 photographs
    30 medals.
    1 print : poster.
    42 maps.
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    Scope and content:
    Series consists of various treaties, surrenders and agreements. Users should note that this series is not a comprehensive collection of all historical treaties, surrenders and agreements between the Crown and First Nations. Many such records are held elsewhere, both within and outside the custody of Library and Archives Canada. Series also consists of records closely related to the signature of treaties between the Crown and First Nations, such as photographs and commemorative medals. For more details, please consult the linked accessions and/or lower-level descriptions.
    Finding aid:
    (Electronic) All or some of the documents described have been digitized and are available at the following address: (90 90: Open)

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    Source of title:
    Title is based on the contents of the series.
    Arrangement note:
    The records in this series have been transferred to National Archives custody from the headquarters offices of the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and its historical predecessors. The main body of treaty, surrender and agreement documents, those described in the Treaties and Surrenders sub-series, were arranged and numbered in a particular manner by the transferring agency. Related records acquired by the National Archives from the Department have been added to this series by the National Archives.
    No further accruals are expected.
    Related control no.:
    1971-205 NPC
    1980-81/262 GAD
    1981-82/128 GAD
    Former archival reference no.:
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