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Description found in Archives

Numbered registry files of the Secretary of the Governor General [textual record, cartographic material]. 

Series consists of

Date(s)

1859-1966

Place of creation

Canada

16.05 m of textual records
6 maps

Scope and content

Series consists of numbered registry files created in the office of the Secretary of the Governor General. The files were arranged into the following numbered series: 10 - Addresses, 1940-1952, (Vols. 1-2, 67, 81); 30 - Funds, charitable and relief organizations, 1936-1963, (Vols. 81-82); 40 - Ceremonial, investitures, 1938-1960, (Vols. 49-56, 82); 80 - Honorary degrees, President of the United States, 1941-1944, (Vol. 82); 95 - University of London, 1946-1948, (Vol. 82); 116 - Governor General's Medal, 1883-1950, (Vols. 33-36); 125 - Governor General's Awards for Film and Radio, 1948-1951, (Vol. 82); 140 - Miscellaneous, 1936-1957, (Vols. 82-83); 151 - Girl Guides Association, 1946-1951, (Vols. 66-68); 155 - Personal correspondence, 1940-1960, (Vols. 2, 66, 68, 69); 190 - Awards, 1940-1952, (Vols. 2, 57-64, 69, 83); 199 - Honours, 1940-1949, (Vol. ?); 200 - Requests for interviews, 1946-1952, (Vol. 69); 210 - Invitations, 1940-1956, (Vols. 3-5, 69-70, 83); 230 - Mail, 1938-1950, (Vol. 83); 233 - Messages to organizations, individuals, 1940-1952, (Vols. 9-10, 48,71-72, 80); 240 - Patronage, 1887-1952, (Vols. 9-12, 37-38, 72, 83); 242 - Opening and prorogation of Parliament, 1940-1955, (Vols. 40-46, 48); 250 - Staff, 1867-1962, (Vols. 11, 72, 83-84); 255 - Requests for photographs, 1946-1949, (Vol. 72); 260 - Publicity, 1936-1965, (Vol. 84); 300 - Tours, 1940-1951, (Vols. 5-8, 12-28, 73-76); 305 - Transfer letters. Transfer book, 1931-1960, (Vol. 84); 308 - Transportation, 1929-1965, (Vol. 84); 315 - Victorian Order of Nurses, 1946-1952, (Vols. 66, 76); 320 - Visits, 1936-1944, (Vols. 84-85); 325 - Official visitors, 1901-1952, (Vols. 38-39, 64-66); 1270 - Special days, e.g. Dominion Day, Armistice Day, 1910-1966, (Vols. 86-87); 1290 - Guards of honour, national anthem, interchange of visits with naval officers, 1878-1961, (Vols. 87-88); 1390 - Conferences, 1944-1946, (Vol. 88); 1400 - Canadian foreign policy, 1924-1938, (Vol. 88); 1430 - Correspondence, channels of communication, 1911-1955, (Vol. 88); 1450 - Criminal cases, 1913-1961, (Vol. 88); 1530 - Deaths, 1919-1965, (Vols. 88-89); 1540 - Secret documents, 1937-1955, (Vol. 89); 1550 - Administrator, 1875-1950, (Vol. 89); 1560 - Disasters, 1950, (Vol. 89); 1590 - Dress, 1859-1954 , (Vol. 89); 1690 - Exhibitions, 1946-1965, (Vol. 89); 2085 - Immigration, 1936-1964, (Vol. 90); 2213 - Royal family, 1910-1959, (Vols. 49, 90-95); 2222 - Ceremonial observances, sovereign's birthday, 1903-1949, (Vol. 95); 2315 - Photographs, portraits, 1904-1966, (Vols. 95-96); 2890 - Diplomatic officials, clergy, 1860-1957, (Vols. 96-97); 3000 - King's (Queen's) Plate, 1859-1966, (Vol. 97); 3060 - Red Cross, St. John Ambulance, 1909-1966, (Vols. 97-98); 3080 - Regimental alliances, nomenclature, 1901-1965, (Vol. 99); 3090 - Colonelcies-in-chief, 1902-1954, (Vol. 99); 3110 - Canadian diplomats, 1943-1944, (Vol. 99); 3120 - Canadian consular representation, 1942-1943, (Vol. 99); 3150 - Rifle competitions, 1910-1963, (Vol. 99); 3185 - Royal family, 1913-1965, (Vols. 99-102); 3200 - Royal patronage, 1909-1956, (Vols. 102-103); 3201 - Title "Royal", 1876-1966, (Vols. 103-105); 3210 - Royal warrants, 1885-1962, (Vol. 105); 3420 - Telegrams, 1914-1957, (Vol. 107); 3430 - Foreign titles, 1902-1935, (Vol. 107); 3440 - Treaties, conventions, conferences, 1944-1952, (Vol.107); 3450 - King's bounty for triplets, 1901-1960, (Vol. 107); 3650 - Letters of introduction, 1916-1952, (Vol.107); 3700 - War and war charities, 1939-1945, (Vol.107); 3710 - Declaration of war. Procedure, 1949-1951, (Vol. 107); 3710 - Order of St. John of Jerusalem, 1910-1953, (Vols. 105-106); 56903C - Lord Willingdon, 1926-1931, (Vols. 108-109); 56903C - Honorary aides-de-camp, 1946-1966, (Vols. 109-110); 56903C - Foreign ambassadors, 1926-1962, (Vols. 110-112); 56903C - Canadian ambassadors, 1918-1964, (Vol.112); 56903C - General files, 1940-1952, including an index in volume 76, (Vols. 76-80); 56903C - "Fan letters", (Vols. 46-47); 56903C - Special files including poems requesting autographs, 1940-1945, arranged in alphabetical order (Vols. 29-33).
Series also contains road and highway maps for Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Nova Scotia and a map titled Watershed of Lake St. John.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Textual records
96: Restrictions vary
Volume
from 1 to 41
44
from 46 to 48
from 50 to 55
from 57 to 67
from 70 to 80
83
85
from 91 to 94
100
from 106 to 109
from 111 to 119
90: Open
Textual records
96: Restrictions vary
Volume
from 42 to 43
45
49
56
from 68 to 69
from 81 to 82
84
from 86 to 90
from 95 to 99
from 101 to 105
110
10: Closed
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Government of Canada.
Cartographic material: copyright is held by author/creator.

Finding aid 7-17 is a computer generated box list. 7-17 (Electronic)

Cartographic material Please consult lower level descriptions. RG7M 78903/44. 90 (Electronic)

Additional information

Custodial and reference questions related to these records should be directed to the Government Records Branch (GRB).

Source of title
Title based on the contents of the series.

Accruals
No further accruals are expected.

Government

Related control no.

1. 1985-86/325 GAD
2. 1988-89/081 GAD
3. 1989-90/332 GAD
4. 1990-91/016 GAD
5. 116-000081-X
6. 117-000332-9
7. 118-000016-6
8. RG7-G-21
9. RG7-G-26
10. RG7-G-27