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Collection · 1918-2017, predominant 2014-2017
Collection consists of Cahill's research files on the Halifax Relief Commission that were used for his book "Rebuilding Halifax: A History of the Halifax Relief Commission." Files include copies of correspondence, reports, and news articles. CR75
Blind Relief
File · [Photocopied 2014-2017 (originally created 1917-1928)]
Part of Barry Cahill's Halifax Relief Commission historical research files
File consists of copies of materials related to blind relief following the Halifax Explosion. Items include: correspondence between Halifax Relief Commissioners within the Rehabilitation Department, the North End Mission, the Commission for the Blind in Massachusetts, and others. CR75-2
Borden
File · [Photocopied 2014-2017 (originally created 1917-1918)]
Part of Barry Cahill's Halifax Relief Commission historical research files
File consists of copies of correspondence between Sir Robert Borden, the Prime Minister in office at the time of the explosion, and individuals connected to the Relief Commission. The file also includes a copy of the Deputy Minister's agenda/minutes related to the explosion. CR75-3
Falk, J.H.T.
File · [Photocopied 2014-2017 (originally created 1950-2015)]
Part of Barry Cahill's Halifax Relief Commission historical research files
File consists of probate records for J.H.T. Falk, Chief of Staff of the Rehabilitation Committee in 1918. File also includes a letter to Cahill from researchers at the Northampton courthouse regarding Falk, and a profile for Falk completed by Canadian Welfare. CR75-6
Miscellanea
File · [Photocopied 2014-2017 (originally created 1917-2017)]
Part of Barry Cahill's Halifax Relief Commission historical research files
File consists of miscellaneous research materials including: archives finding aids and library holdings lists, copies of images taken by Cahill, Auditor General's reports, email correspondence, and conference programs. CR75-9