File UA-26, Box 15, Folder 9 - Correspondence and other papers about the Africville relocation study

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Correspondence and other papers about the Africville relocation study

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UA-26, Box 15, Folder 9

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  • 1968-1971 (Creation)

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1 cm of textual records ; 22 x 28 cm

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File contains correspondence between researchers and other people involved in a study on the forced migration of residents of Africville. The study was conducted by Don Clairmont and Dennis Magill in the late 1960s. Items include correspondence between employees at the Institute of Public Affairs at Dalhousie University (including Dennis Magill and Donald Clairmont) and people from the Halifax Department of Welfare, the Office of the City Manager of Halifax, the family court for the County of Cape Breton, the National Harbours Board, Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation, the Halifax Herald Limited, the University of Toronto School of Social Work, and the Canadian Special Senate Committee on Poverty. The file also contains memorandums from the Institute of Public Affairs; research diaries and notes about interviews; a letter template; an invitation list and list of attendees for a meeting for the Africville relocation study; classification categories for Africville Typology; and a blank questionnaire for the study.

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  • Box: UA-26, Box 15