Central registry files [textual record]
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Central registry files [textual record]Hierarchical level:Sub-seriesDate:1876-1995.Reference:R164-15-X-E, RG46-C-II-1, RG46-F-VType of material:Textual materialFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:134730
Record Information – DetailsSub-series includes:5456 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):1876-1995.Place of creation:No place, unknown, or undeterminedExtent:592,19 m of textual recordsLanguage of material:EnglishAdded language of material:English, FrenchScope and content:Sub-series consists of files from the successive central registry systems of the Board of Railway Commissioner (1904-1938), Board of Transport Commissioner (1938-1967) and the Rail Transport Committee of the Canadian Transport Commission (1967-1989). A large number of these records are case files dealing with railway safety occurrences.
The records listed under finding aid 46-21 are entirely composed of accidents files.Finding aid:Additional information:Source of title:Title is based on the contents of the sub-series.Custodial history:The records in volumes 1878-1910 were transferred to Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) when it was established in 1990. These records were created by the Rail Transport Committee of the Canadian Transport Commission and its predecessors, and did not become part of the operational records of the TSB. Accordingly, upon transfer to the National Archives, they have been integrated into this sub-series of the Rail Transport Committee, where similar records also reside.Accruals:Further accruals are expected.Related material:Related records may also be found in the central registry system series (MIKAN 134729, RG46-C-II-1, R164-14-8-E).Source:Government
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