Fonds 2005.01 - 1906 and 1916 CENSUS OF THE NORTHWEST PROVINCES fonds

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CA CPA 2005.01

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  • 1906 (Creation)

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5 rolls of microfilm

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Special census ordered by the Canadian Government to track the high rates of population growth in the prairie provinces (Manitoba and the two newly created provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta). This endeavour continued from 1906 to 1956, at which time the Census of the Northwest provinces became part of the Canada-wide census

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Carpberry Plains Archives purchased these microfilms from Library and Archives Canada

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Fonds consist of 5 rolls of microfilm - T18353, T18354, T18355, T18356 and T18357

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Not available in any other formats as the original census records were destroyed after microfilming in 1955.

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There are no restrictions on access to these records

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Researchers are responsible for observing Canadian copyright restrictions.

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Associated material: Library and Archives Canada

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