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Administration Branch [textual record]. 



Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

0.9 m of textual records

Scope and content

Series consists of five (5) ledger books providing details of salary payout to permanent employees of Dominion Bureau of Statistics between 1939 and 1950, as well as temporary help hired to process the 1941 census returns. Each list provides the name of the individual, the salary paid, and sometimes the date of the first appointment and the date of resignation, release or transfer (see Volumes 1572-1576). Also included are files from the Statistics Canada library, including letters to Sir Wilfred Laurier concerning British and American treaties affecting Canada, the Skelton Committee, the organization of the department etc., (see Volume 1300).

Textual records
96: Restrictions vary
32: Restricted by law
Textual records
96: Restrictions vary
from 1572 to 1576
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown.

Finding aid 31-10 is a typed file list referring to volumes 1300. 31-10 (Paper)

Finding aid 31-14 is a typed file list referring to volumes 1572-1576. 31-14 (Paper)

Biography / Administrative history

The Administration Branch of the Dominion Bureau of Statistics was established in 1918, when the organization was furst created. The branch was in existence, in various forms, until 1971 when Statistics Canada was created. The Administration Branch was responsible for all matters dealing with personnel, staffing, pay and benefits, finance and records.

Additional information

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

No further accruals are expected.


Related control no.

1. 1981-82/061 GAD
2. 1985-86/022 GAD
3. RG31
4. RG31-G