The series consists of correspondence, reports, and various administrative and operational records created between 1937 and 1956 by the New Haven Provincial Boys’ Training Home.
The series consists of correspondence regarding the establishment of the Home, and includes several letters related to a “name-the-institution” contest. The series consists of reports to the New Haven Advisory Board, as well as records defining admission criteria, vocational and academic training programs, and proposed recreational activities. The records provide details of correspondence courses and educational plans, the treatment of inmates, details of the buildings and grounds, and the logistics of establishing the school and hiring staff. The series also consists of warrants of commitment from 1937 to 1940.
The series is covered by ORCS 59840-20 of the Corrections Branch ORC (schedule 891849).
British Columbia. Dept. of the Attorney-General