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Description found in Archives

Registry files dealing with the Wartime Information Board [textual record]. 

Date(s)

1943-1951

Place of creation

Canada

2.4 m of textual records.

Scope and content

Series consists of registry files no. 121-7 and 129W dealing with the activities of the Wartime Information Board. These records have become a part of the Department of Finance fonds because of the department's role as a central agency whose terms of reference extend to financial matters across all government activities.

Textual records
32: Restricted by law
Volume
from 4024 to 4031
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Government of Canada.

Textual records The finding aid consist of volume number, file number, title and outside dates. 19-33 90 (Paper)

Biography / Administrative history

The Wartime Information Board was established in September 1942 (PC 8099) to co-ordinate federal information services during the war, and existed as an enlarged version of its predecessor the Bureau of Public Information. The Board assumed all powers of public information for the duration of the war, and was responsible directly to the Prime Minister. The Board was absorbed by the Canadian Information Service 28 September 1945.

Additional information

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

Accruals
No further accruals are expected.

Government

Related control no.

1. 1958-226 NPC
2. 1969-006 PIC
3. 1975-032 PIC
4. 1981-035 PIC
5. 1983-030 PIC
6. 1984-121 PIC