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Description found in Archives

Planning Branch [textual record, architectural drawing, cartographic material]. 

Series consists of



Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

19.4 m of textual records
533 architectural drawings
123 maps

Scope and content

Series consists of records created and maintained by units within the Centennial Commission's Planning Branch. RG69M 890705 consists of copies of architectural drawings for 72 projects submitted to the Centennial Commission, which had put out the call for projects to commemorate the centennial of Canada's confederation in 1967. The drawings depict cultural and recreation centres across Canada; included are archives, libraries, museums, auditoriums, government administrative buildings, medical centres, theatres, youth centres, athletic facilities, and parks. The majority of the projects present in this collection originated in Quebec but all the provinces and territories are represented.

Textual records
90: Open
Architectural: technical drawings
90NA: Open but not available
Cartographic material
90NA: Open but not available
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.
Former BAN no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown.

Architectural drawing A handwritten project list is available. Project list available in main reference room. RG69M 890705 90 (Other)

Biography / Administrative history

The Planning Branch was responsible for the preparation and implementation of the programs and projects considered necessary for a successful Centennial celebration. The Branch received and evaluated thousands of suggestions before a suitable program was approved by the Board of Directors. RG69 General Inventory

Additional information

Custodial history
Architectural drawings were transferred from Government Archives Division ca. 1969.

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

No further accruals are expected.


Related control no.

1. 890705 CA
2. 117-040704-7
3. RG69M 890705