Commissioners' correspondence, minutes and financial records

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Commissioners' correspondence, minutes and financial records

General material designation

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description

Series

Reference code

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • 1917-1976 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

2 m of textual records and other material

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Name of creator

Custodial history

Scope and content

Series forms part of the Halifax Relief Commission fonds and consists of commissioners' correspondence, minute books and general financial statements and reports. Correspondence consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence to and from commission members and its committees, other local relief organizations, federal minister of finance and other federal, provincial and municipal government officials, and local businesses and individuals. Correspondence covers the period immediately following the explosion and includes mention of relief activities, personal injuries and deaths, court cases, repair and construction work, general inquiries, and extends to subsequent financial, property, and administrative matters of the commision, the establishment of Fort Needham park, and histories of the explosion. Arranged alphabetically by correspondent or subject. Correspondence files also contain some annual reports of the commission and its committees, newspaper clippings, notes, pamphlets, and miscellaneous documents. Includes lists of the dead kept by the Mortuary Commmittee, some indicating wages at their place of employment, residence, and religious denomination statistics.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Arrangement

Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

File and item lists available.

Associated materials

Related materials

Accruals

General note

Locations: MG 20, vol. 999, no.3,4 (use mfm. 9226-9228, 9237); MG 36, C1-C210, F185-F194, F250a

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Sources

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres