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    The references below feature the strengths of CRL’s holdings. Links point to more detailed descriptions in our catalog, and where available point to digital version of the content or digitized finding aids for microfilm. Collecting in this area continues through the purchase programs.

    Archives

    Canadian Parliamentary committee reports and minutes of proceedings and evidence, 1935-1970
    Canada. Parliament
    Micro Media
    1935–70

    GUIDE: Reference Folder #158: This is the microfiche of the English language edition of Parliamentary committee reports from House and Senate standing, special, and House legislative committees.

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    Governor General’s papers: despatches from Colonial Secretary to Governors
    Canada. Governor General
    Public Archives of Canada
    1841–67

    Contains despatches from the Colonial Secretary to the Governor General of the United Provinces (184167). Originals are held by Library and Archives Canada, shelfmark "C155-C157."

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    Public Archives of Canada. Inventaire analytique a serie C11A, vols. 1-126, Archives des colonies.
    Archives nationales, Paris
    1540–1784

    This is an analytical inventory compiled from transcripts of volumes 1126 of Series C11A (Fonds des Colonies. Correspondance générale; Canada). 

    The original C11A series (held by Library and Archives Canada [LAC]) contains correspondence from Canada received by the Secretary of State (secrétaire d'État de la Marine et des Colonies): letters, reports, and petitions addressed to the Minister (or king) by the governors general, civil and military officers, traders, and other individuals; copies of letters exchanged between people of the colony; copies of correspondence with authorities in other colonies (English or French); and more. Series C11A has 126 volumes, about 100,000 pages of documents, generally organized by year and type of documentation, from 1540 to 1784.

    Library and Archives Canada holds microfilm of both the original material contained in the series (shelfmark F-1 to F-128) as well as transcripts (C-2374-C-2412). A substantial portion of the original have also been digitized by LAC (access through Archivianet).

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    Census

    Census of Canada, 1860–61
    Public Archives of Canada
    Public Archives of Canada
    1860–61

    Original hardcopy of the report of the census of Canada containing both population and non-population statistics. The census covers Ontario and Quebec.

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    Canada. Dominion Bureau of Statistics. Census of Canada, 1901.
    1901

    This is the original hard copy of the report of the census of Canada, containing both population and non-population statistics.

    Canada. Dominion Bureau of Statistics. Census of Canada, 1911.
    1911

    This is the original hard copy of the report of the fifth census of Canada, containing both population and non-population statistics.

    Canada. Dominion Bureau of Statistics. Census of Canada, 1921.
    1921

    This is the original hard copy of the report of the sixth census of Canada.

    Census of Canada, 1851–52
    Public Archives of Canada
    Central Microfilm Unit, Public Archives of Canada
    1851–52

    Original hard copy of the report of the census of Canada containing both population and non-population statistics. The census covers Ontario and Quebec.

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    Census of Canada, 1870–71
    Public Archives of Canada
    Central Microfilm Unit, Public Archives of Canada
    1870–71

    Report of the census of Canada, covering New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Quebec. Includes information on earlier censuses from 1665 to 1871, and vital statistics for 16081876.

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    Census of Canada, 1890–91
    National Archives of Canada. National Library of Canada
    National Archives of Canada: National Library of Canada
    1890–91

    Original hard copy of the report of the census of Canada.

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    Recensement Canada Ouest, 1881. Canada Census, Ontario, 1881
    Public Archives Canada
    Central Microfilm Operations, Public Archives Canada.
    1880–81

    Original hard copy of the report of the census of Canada.

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    Government Documents

    Despatches from United States consuls
    United States. Consulate
    United States. National Archives and Records Service
    1835–1906

    CRL holds numerous sets published by the U.S. National Archives and Records Service on relations between Canada and the United States. Each set is cataloged individually. Currently CRL holds despatches from United States consuls in Campbellton, Charlottetown, Clifton, Coaticook, Fort Erie, Halifax, Hamilton, Kingston, Ottawa, Port Stanley and St. Thomas, Quebec, St. John, Toronto, Windsor, and Yarmouth. Time coverage varies per set: see individual records for details.

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