Series GR-0297 - Children's Overseas Reception Board case files

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Children's Overseas Reception Board case files

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  • 1940-1947 (Creation)
    British Columbia. Child Welfare Division

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2.88 m of textual records

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The series consists of records created by the Child Welfare Division between 1940 and 1947. The records include case files, arranged alphabetically by surname of the individual case, of the Children's Overseas Reception Board, under the direction of the Superintendent of Child Welfare. Accompanying this series is a numeric file register dated 2 May 1941 including the following headings: overseas (#7000-8999; 10,000-12,999), miscellaneous (#9000-9999; 13,000-14,999), general (#15,000-19,000), and adoptions (#5,000-6,999; 19,430).

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Transferred from Topaz Avenue vault, 1977.


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

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Accession number(s): GR-0297

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