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Victory Loan Campaign Commission [textual record]. 

Series consists of


1908-1940; predominant 1917-1919

Place of creation


4.8 m of textual records.
Inventory no.: 19-31

Scope and content

Series consists of correspondence of the office of the Commission appointed to organize the Victory Loan Campaign of the First World War. 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
96: Restrictions vary
from 4005 to 4013
90: Open
Textual records
96: Restrictions vary
from 6074 to 6077
32: Restricted by law
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown.

Textual records The finding aid's file level descriptions can be accessed through the "consists of field" in the MIKAN record. A paper copy is also available in the Reference room. The finding aid is unverified. 19-64 90 (Electronic)

Biography / Administrative history

The Victory Loan Campaign Commission was appointed to organize the Victory Loan Campaign during the First World War. Victory Loans were sold to the public as a means of raising money for the war effort. The first Victory Loan for 50 millions was floated by the Minister of Finance in 1917 and yielded more than 00 millions. Subsequent Victory Loans were floated in 1918 and 1919 and proved to be equally successful. RG19 General Inventory

Additional information

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

No further accruals are expected.


Related control no.

1. 1999-00158-3
2. RG19-E-5-h