Wartime Information Board [textual record, cartographic material]

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    471 lower level description(s)
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    Place of creation:
    3 maps
    9.0 m of textual records.
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    Scope and content:
    Series consists of records created and/or maintained by the Wartime Information Board.
    Biography/Administrative history:
    Canada. Wartime Information Board: The Wartime Information Board was established in September 1942 (PC 8099) to co-ordinate federal information services during the war, and existed as an enlarged version of its predecessor the Bureau of Public Information. The Board assumed all powers of public information for the duration of the war, and was responsible directly to the Prime Minister. The Board was absorbed by the Canadian Information Service 28 September 1945.
    Finding aid:
    Textual records (Electronic) The finding aid is a file list for volumes 1-30.The finding aid's file level descriptions can be accessed through the "consists of" fields in the MIKAN record. 36-25 (90 90: Open)

    Additional information:
    No further accruals are expected.
    Related material:
    See also the series (MIKAN 139213) in the Department of Finance fonds which contains registry files dealing with the activities of the Wartime Information Board.
    Former archival reference no.:
    RG36M31 78903/73
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