United Nations Association in Canada fonds [multiple media]
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United Nations Association in Canada fonds [multiple media]Hierarchical level:FondsDate:1935-1986.Reference:R4955-0-X-E, MG28-I202Type of material:Textual material, Sound recordings, Photographs, Objects (including medals and pins), Maps and cartographic materialFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:100362Context of this record:
Record Information – DetailsFonds includes:13 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):1935-1986.Place of creation:No place, unknown, or undeterminedExtent:12.14 m of textual records.
25 audio reels (ca. 30 h).
1 audio disc (5 min).
3 photographs : 2 b&w.
1 map.Language of material:EnglishScope and content:Fonds consists of the following series of records: Correspondence and memoranda concerning relations with other organizations (including the old League of Nations Society), policies, publications, membership and canvassing, 1935-1973; Administrative and Policy Committee meetings and seminars, 1948-1984; Branches and clubs, 1946-1986; Educational services, 1959-1975; Finances, including those relating to the old League of Nations Society in Canada, 1937-1979; Membership, 1961-1973; Sales and information correspondence, 1948-1978; Projects, 1961-1982; Photographs which the National Photography collection did not accept, 1950-1964, 20 cm, vol. 36; and records relating to the Habitat Conference, 1971-1977.
Fonds also contains audio recordings, in French and English, of various meetings of the United Nations Association in Canada and two songs, ca. 1968-1977, 1979.
Also included are three photographs which are not part of the Photographs series, depicting Dr. Luis P. Nervo of Mexico and Lester B. Pearson, Peter Trueman, and an aerial view of Ottawa, [ca. 1952].
In addition, fonds contains a United Nations in Canada Pearson Peace medal, 1979; and a road map of Jamacia.Provenance:Biography/Administrative history:United Nations Association in Canada : The United Nations Association in Canada was incorporated by Federal Charter in 1946, replacing the League of Nations Society. The aim of the Association is to create a broader and better informed public opinion to support and strengthen the United Nations as an instrument of international co-operation for peace and a better life for mankind. Members in all ten provinces are organized into branches with the central office in Ottawa. The Association publishes a quarterly bulletin and sporadic briefing papers for the media, students and the general public. A catalogue of United Nations and related publications is produced for libraries and other interested institutions and individuals. The Association is funded by the Department of External Affairs, CIDA, corporate finance campaigns and membership fees. Foundations such as the Donner Foundation fund special projects or conferences.Finding aid:Textual records (Electronic) Finding aid describes content of volumes 1 to 63. MSS1150 (90: Open)
http://data2.archives.ca/pdf/pdf001/p000000178.pdfMedal (Electronic) Item level description available in MIKAN and Medal inventory card. FA-7717 (90: Open)Sound recording (Electronic) Refer to MINISIS for select item level descriptions. (90: Open)Sound recording (Paper) Refer to AV Collection File for additional information. (90: Open)Graphic material (Electronic) Refer to MIKAN for select item level descriptions. (90: Open)Additional information:General Note:Received in 1974, 1981, 1984, 1986 and 1994 from the United Nations Association of Canada, with headquarters in Ottawa., The United Nations Association in Canada would like to be notified of any publications, research papers or theses which draw to any extent on the use of these papers. Please contact their Information Officer at the following address: United Nations Association in Canada, Association canadienne pour les nations unies, 130 Slater Street, Suite 900, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6E2.Subject heading:
- Students - Societies, etc., [1959-1971] Geoffrey Grenville-Wood, 1976
- Canada - Students, [1959-1971] Education Bulletin, [1959-1971]
- International agencies, 1935-1986 Monthly Chronicle, [1960-1972]
- International cooperation - Societies, etc., 1953-1986 World Review, [1960-1972]
- Teachers - Canada, [1959-1971] International Co-operation Year, [1961-1974]
- Peace - Societies, etc., 1953-1984 Pennies for Peace, [1961-1974]
- Nonprofit organizations - Finance, 1937-1976 United Nations Conference on Human Settlements (1976 : Vancouver, B.C.), 1976
- Non-governmental organizations - Canada, 1935-1984
- International Relations
Photographs: No restrictions on use. Various copyrights exist. Credit: Name of photographer / Library and Archives Canada / Copy negative number.
Medal: No restrictions on use. Copyright held by the United Nations Association in Canada. Credit: Library and Archives Canada.
Map: No restrictions concerning access or reproduction for research purposes.
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