Fonds MS-11-6 - Welfare Council (Halifax-Dartmouth area) fonds

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Welfare Council (Halifax-Dartmouth area) fonds

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  • Textual record

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MS-11-6

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  • 1939 - 1970 (Creation)
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    Welfare Council (Halifax-Dartmouth area)

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Physical description

20.6 cm of textual records (27 folders)

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(1930 -)

Administrative history

The Welfare Council (Halifax-Dartmouth area) was established in October 1930 under the name Council of Social Agencies to serve the interests of social welfare agencies in Halifax, advising the community in areas of health, welfare, and recreation services and programs. In 1951 the name changed to the Welfare Council of Halifax, and in 1963 to the Welfare Council (Halifax-Dartmouth area), when it extended its services outside of the city.

Custodial history

Records were donated to Dalhousie University Archives on December 8, 1980 by the Maritime School of Social Work.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of records documenting the council's role in coordinating health, welfare, and recreation services and programs, and includes newsletters and memoranda, reports and correspondence.

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Arrangement

Order was imposed by the processing archivist. Files are arranged into four series:
Annual reports; Dependents' Allowance; Halifax area welfare; and Research materials on Canadian nursing homes

See the description of each series for notes on the arrangement of files within the series.

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  • English

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English

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Restrictions on access

There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Associated materials

Additional records of the Welfare Council (Halifax-Dartmouth area) can be found at the Nova Scotia Archives (MG 20, vol. 407-416).

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Further accruals are possible, but not expected.

General note

Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Welfare Council (Halifax-Dartmouth area) fonds, MS-11-6, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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2012
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