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Subseries 3 - Celebrations research files

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Celebrations research files

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  • Textual record

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  • 1980-1987 (Creation)

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0.11 m of textual records

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Subseries consists of records pertaining to research carried out by the Vancouver Centennial Commission with regard to similar celebrations held in Canada, the United States, and internationally. Records include correspondence and reports pertaining to research conducted into the preparation for celebrations in Toronto, Montreal, Los Angeles, Texas, Boston, Philidelphia, Johannesburg and Australia.
Records in this subseries were originally arranged into the following five filing blocks: Celebrations research - general; Celebrations research - B.C.; Celebrations research - Canada; Celebrations research - U.S.A.; and Celebrations research - international.

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The block numeric code range assigned to this subseries is 6000 to 6999, although 6402-1 was the last number assigned.

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Access to some files within this subseries is restricted. Please consult the Archivist.

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General note

A small proportion of the original files in this series was retained. The majority of files consisted of promotional material, minutes and other records created by third parties hosting centennial or similar public events; these files were created and maintained solely for reference purposes. Alternatively, files that were retained contained records concerning the Commission's activities and its interpretation of these other events.

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