Canada Foundation fonds [textual record, graphic material]
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Canada Foundation fonds [textual record, graphic material]Hierarchical level:FondsDate:1942-1969.Reference:R2743-0-9-E, MG28-I179Type of material:Textual material, PhotographsFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:100075Context of this record:
Record Information – DetailsFonds includes:7 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):1942-1969.Place of creation:No place, unknown, or undeterminedExtent:19.40 m of textual records.
130 photographs b&w.Language of material:EnglishScope and content:Fonds consists of textual material concerning meetings, administration, finances, correspondence, subject files, clippings and the Canadian Cultural Information Centre.
Fonds consists of photographic material that depicts the supplying of information on Canada to Allied military personnel during World War II; dignitaries attending a benefit performance of the film The Red Shoes at the Odeon Theatre, Ottawa, Ontario; handicrafts such as woodcarving in Quebec and the Maritime Provinces; portraits of Mr. Justice J.T. Thorson and Mr. W.B.Herbert of the Canada Foundation. Photographs are by Karsh, T.V. Little, Bill and Jean Newton, Capital Press, Henri Paul, B.B. Salmon and The National Film Board.Provenance:Biography/Administrative history:Canada Foundation : "The Canadian Committee", a non-government organization, was created in 1942 to provide information about Canada to British and American servicemen stationed in this country. In 1945 the group was incorporated by federal charter as the Canada Foundation. The main objective of the post-war organization was to encourage the development of Canadian cultural activities.Finding aid:Additional information:Subject heading:Source:Private
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