Title and statement of responsibility area
Ministry of Agriculture films
General material designation
- moving images
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title based on the contents of the fonds.
Level of description
Edition statement of responsibility
Class of material specific details area
Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
Statement of coordinates (cartographic)
Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
1928-[ca. 1981] (Creation)
- British Columbia. Ministry of Agriculture and Food (1980-1986)
Physical description area
95 film reels + additional film elements
Publisher's series area
Title proper of publisher's series
Parallel titles of publisher's series
Other title information of publisher's series
Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series
Numbering within publisher's series
Note on publisher's series
Archival description area
Name of creator
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).
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
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.
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
No access restrictions apply.
Conservation restriction: Material in cold storage is inaccessible.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Item level descriptions are available.
No further accruals are expected.
Archives code(s): Series description was previously numbered AAAA8068.
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.