Wartime Information Board [textual record, cartographic material]

  • Record Information – Brief
    Hierarchical level:
    Series
    Date:
    1939-1947.
    Reference:
    R165-124-1-E, RG36-31, RG36M31 78903/73
    Type of material:
    Textual material, Maps and cartographic material
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    627346
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    Context of this record:
  • Series includes:
    471 lower level description(s)
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    Date(s):
    1939-1947.
    Bilingual equivalent:
    Click here
    Place of creation:
    Canada
    Extent:
    3 maps
    9.0 m of textual records.
    Language of material:
    English
    Scope and content:
    Series consists of records created and/or maintained by the Wartime Information Board.
    Provenance:
    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:
    Accruals:
    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.
    Source:
    Government
    Former archival reference no.:
    RG36-31
    RG36M31 78903/73
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