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Description found in Archives

Soundex card index to names of children in selected first central registry files [textual record (microform)] [1892-1932].


Microfilmed [ca. 1959]

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

33 microfilm reels

Scope and content

Sub-series consists of a soundex card index to the names of some of the immigrant children arriving in Canada, 1892-1932. The names appear in lists collected in Immigration Branch subject files relating to specific juvenile immigration schemes and sponsoring organizations such as the Barnardo, Middlemore, Macpherson, Cossar and Quarrier Homes, the Salvation Army, the Church of England Waifs and Strays Society, and others.

Textual records: microform
Microfilm reel T-535
90: Open
Textual records: microform
Microfilm reel T-534
90: Open
Textual records: microform
Microfilm reel T-536
90: Open
Textual records: microform
96: Restrictions vary
Microfilm reel
from T-534 to T-536
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown.

Finding aid 76-39 is a typed microfilm shelf list, a list of the files indexed, and an information sheet explaining how to use the Soundex system. 76-39 (Paper)

Additional information

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

No further accruals are expected.

Related materials
Most or all of the files on which the lists are found are in the First central registry system sub-series, (MIKAN 134829, RG76-B-1-a). A few of the file parts indexed may later have been destroyed.

Dates of creation note
This card index was apparently compiled or completed in 1959, when the other Records of Entry were microfilmed under microfilm authority M6-62. The original cards were destroyed after filming.