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Series consists of records created and maintained by the Office of the Deputy Minister between 1873 and 1936. The records relate to the following subjects: the Canadian Arctic; Dominion lands; the Royal Commissions on the Natural Resources of Saskatchewan and Alberta; and departmental organization.
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Biography / Administrative history
The Deputy Minister of the Department of Interior was responsible for the general administration of the department. The office was filled by Edmund A. Meredith (July, 1873 - October, 1878); William Buckingham (October, 1878 - November, 1878); Lt. Col. John S. Dennis (November, 1878 - December, 1881); Lindsay Russell (January, 1882 - June, 1883); Alexander M. Burgess (July, 1883 - March, 1897); James A. Smart (April, 1897 - December, 1904); William W. Cory (January, 1905 - March, 1930); H. H. Rowatt (April, 1930 - June, 1931). RG15 General Inventory
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