Canadian Red Cross Society fonds [textual record, graphic material, moving images]

  • Record Information – Brief
    Hierarchical level:
    Fonds
    Date:
    1915, [ca. 1965-1984].
    Reference:
    R5039-0-0-E, MG28-I39
    Accession number:
    1975-0291 (VSA)
    Type of material:
    Textual material, Art, Moving images
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
    Item ID number:
    99414
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    Context of this record:
    • Canadian Red Cross Society fonds
      Canadian Red Cross Society fonds
  • Date(s):
    1915, [ca. 1965-1984].
    Place of creation:
    No place, unknown, or undetermined
    Extent:
    5 cm of textual records.
    4 prints offset lithograph reproductions.
    2 film reels (24mn); 16mm.
    Language of material:
    English
    Added language of material:
    English
    French
    Scope and content:
    Fonds consists of records of British Red Cross Society (parent of the Canadian body until 1919), relating to a three-day fundraising campaign by the Central Committee for Ontario, including circular letters, chiefly issued by Sir John S. Hendrie, Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario and government and church officials, 1915, vol. 1, 2.5 cm; and copy of audited financial statement, 1915, vol. 1, 1 page. Circular letter from the Honorary Secretary of the Canadian Red Cross Society regarding the place of the annual meeting, February, 1917, vol. 2, 1 page. The fonds also contains posters encouraging people to donate blood to the Canadian Red Cross Society. Fonds also consists of the title SWIMMING INSTRUCTIONS.
    Provenance:
    Biography/Administrative history:
    Canadian Red Cross Society: In 1906, the Canadian Red Cross Society was founded, following the formation of a Canadian branch of the British Red Cross Society in Toronto in 1896, and in 1909 it was incorporated by Act of Parliament (8-9 Edw. VII, Cap. 68). It was admitted as an independent member of the League of Red Cross Societies in 1919, and following the Imperial conference of 1926, recognition of its independent status was formally accorded by the international committee.
    Finding aid:
    (No finding aid)

    Moving images (Electronic) See MISACS for item level description. (90 90: Open)

    Subject heading:
    Source:
    Private
    Other system control no.:
    MAINS17662
    Related control no.:
    1975-0291 (VSA)
    1985-017 PIC
    2012-00253-6
    Former archival reference no.:
    MG28-I39
    Other accession no.:
    1975-0291 (VSA)
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    Terms of use:
    Prints: No restrictions. Copyright belongs to the Canadian Red Cross Society. Credit: National Archives of Canada.

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