Fort Smith District Office [textual record]

  • Record Information – Brief
    Hierarchical level:
    Sub-series
    Date:
    1921-1953, 2007.
    Type of material:
    Textual material
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    138083
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    Context of this record:
  • Sub-series includes:
    3 lower level description(s)
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    Date(s):
    1921-1953, 2007.
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    Place of creation:
    Canada
    Extent:
    1.62 m of textual records.
    Language of material:
    English
    Scope and content:
    Sub-series consists of central registry files and Wardens' reports created and maintained at the Fort Smith District Office between 1922-1953. Sub-series also includes an accounts ledger of expenses, accompanied by a 2007 document compiled by the Parks Canada Agency, detailing the ledger's historical context.
    Additional name(s):
    Biography/Administrative history:
    Fort Smith District Office: The Department of the Interior opened a district office in Fort Smith in 1921 for the local administration of the Northwest Territories. One of the most important functions of this office was the supervision of Wood Buffalo National Park, which from its creation in 1922 until 1964 was administered by the northern rather than national parks branches of the federal government. RG85 General Inventory
    Additional information:
    Source of title:
    Title is based on the contents of the sub-series.
    Accruals:
    No further accruals are expected.
    Source:
    Government
    Former archival reference no.:
    RG85-C-4
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