Series GR-3359 - Ministry of Agriculture films

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Ministry of Agriculture films

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  • moving images

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.

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  • 1928-[ca. 1981] (Creation)
    British Columbia. Ministry of Agriculture and Food (1980-1986)

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Physical description

95 film reels + additional film elements

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Biographical history

In 1980 the Ministry of Agriculture was renamed as the Ministry of Agriculture and Food (SBC 1980, c. 29). In 1986 the ministry was again renamed the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (OIC 1493/1986 and OIC 1494/1986).

Custodial history

Scope and content

The series consists of films created or acquired by the Ministry of Agriculture and Food, and its predecessor agencies, between 1928 and ca. 1981.

The agencies responsible for creating the films are:
Ministry of Agriculture and Food, 1980-1981
Ministry of Agriculture, 1976-1980
Dept. of Agriculture, 1928-1976

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Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Received from the Ministry of Agriculture in multiple accessions between 1970 and 1986.


At the time of acquisition, each film was given an individual accession number that acted as the reference code, although it is likely that they were acquired in batches.

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No access restrictions apply.
Conservation restriction: Material in cold storage is inaccessible.

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No further accruals are expected.

General note

Archives code(s): Series description was previously numbered AAAA8068.

General note

Accession number(s): F1980:008-F1980:099 with gaps, F1980:139, F1980:234, F1981:03, 2016:01


Moving image originals are in cold storage. Contact staff for specific details.

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