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Dartmouth (N.S.). Board of Health records
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1880-1891, 1935-1966, 1989-1995 (Creation)
- Dartmouth (N.S.). Board of Health
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23.5 cm of textual records
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The Board of Health, which existed 1935-1995, was established under the Provincial Health Act. It was composed of three members of Council, three citizens-at-large, and one representative from the Atlantic Division of the Registered Nurses Association of Nova Scotia. The Board met monthly.
Most materials were transferred from HRM's Municipal Clerk's Office in 2005. A second accession was transferred in 2008. One volume in this series containing minutes and regulations from 1880-1891 was transferred from the Dartmouth Heritage Museum in 2008. Their reference code for it was 1.2.A.3.2. It had been transferred to the museum in 1978 from the City of Dartmouth.
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Sub-series consists of the correspondence, regulations and minutes of the Town/City of Dartmouth Board of Health.
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Board of Health minutes, 1935-1966 are also available on microfilm at the Archives and Alderney Gate Library.
Restrictions on access
Parts of this series may contain personal information. Access to correspondence and in-camera minutes is restricted for 100 years after the record was created, or 20 years after the death of the identified individual. Other minutes can be viewed now. Contact an archivist for details.
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Minutes of this committee also exist in 101-67A for the years 1972-1993.