Series GR-0888 - Administrative records

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Administrative records

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  • 1943-1969 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Child Welfare Division

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2.7 m of textual records, cartographic material and photographs

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This collection is comprised of the administrative records of the province's involvement in the field of child welfare through its Child Welfare Division and Superintendent of Child Welfare. It covers all aspects of child welfare work, including foster homes, delinquency, adoptions, illegitimacy, child welfare organizations, federal provincial relations, and professional approaches. The bulk of the collection covers the period 1950-1969, although some files are as early as 1943. There is a conversion list form the ministry's numbering system to this arrangement at the rear of the finding aid.

The series has been divided into the following sub-series and sub-sub-series:

Section A. Correspondence
Section B. Policy
Section C. Statistics
Section D. Administration
Section E. Staff (Including Training)
Section F. Federal Government
Section G. Other Jurisdictions
Section H. Related Organizations
Section I. Conferences And Committees
Section J. Native Indians
Section K. Doukhobours
Section L. Children's Aid Societies
Section L. Part 1. General
Section L. Part 2. Catholic Children's Aid Society
Section L. Part 3. Victoria Agencies
Section L. Part 4. Vancouver C.A.S.
Section M. Protection And Children In Care
Section M. Part 1. Administration
Section M. Part 2. Miscellaneous
Section M. Part 3. Resources
Section N. Foster Homes - General
Section O. J.E.F.F. Project (Joint Effort For Fostering)
Section P. Juvenile Delinquency
Section Q. Unmarried Parents
Section R. Adoption
Section S. Miscellaneous Subject Files

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Received from Ministry of Human Resources in 1979.


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These records are restricted. Please contact the BC Archives for information about access.

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See GR-0883 for earlier records

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Accession number(s): GR-0888; 198102-006; M856041

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