George W. McCracken fonds. [textual record, graphic material, cartographic material]
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George W. McCracken fonds. [textual record, graphic material, cartographic material]Hierarchical level:FondsDate:1940-1968.Reference:R802-0-8-E, MG31-E10Type of material:Textual material, Photographs, Maps and cartographic materialFound in:Archives / Collections and FondsItem ID number:140656Context of this record:
Record Information – DetailsFonds includes:2 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)Date(s):1940-1968.Place of creation:No place, unknown, or undeterminedExtent:1.9 m of textual records.
16 photographs b&w.
20 maps.Language of material:EnglishScope and content:Fonds consists of papers concerning the Wartime Information Board, 1942-1945, the Bureau of Current Affairs, 1951-1957, and the Dominion Coal Board, 1957-1968.
Fonds also includes photographs with views of the colleries at Lethbridge and Canmore, Alta.; views of the Dominion Coal Board, Ottawa, Ont., and a portrait of Hon. J. Watson MacNaught, P.C. O.C., n.d..
The fonds also includes maps of Canada and Canadian provinces; most are topographic maps done for federal government departments; some are thematic relating to agricultural and geology, 1940-1967.Provenance:Biography/Administrative history:Mc Cracken, George W., ca. 1905- : George W. McCracken joined the public service following a term as editor and managing editor of the Kingston Whig-Standard. He came to the Wartime Information Board at its inception in 1942. He was subsequently editor of Current Affairs, published by the Bureau of Current Affairs, Department of National Defence 1951-1957, and Secretary of the Dominion Coal Board 1957-1968.Finding aid:Textual records (Electronic) The finding aid is a list of contents of volumes 1 to 9. MSS0786 (90: Open)
http://data2.archives.ca/pdf/pdf001/p000001727.pdfCartographic material (Paper) Finding aid is available. Please consult lower level descriptions. McCracken, George W. 72/11295. (90: Open)Subject heading:Source:Private
Cartographic material : No restrictions on access. Credit Library and Archives Canada. Reproduction is subject to conditions outlined in the Canadian Copyright Act.
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