Series PR0003.001SF.0001 - Provincial Administration series

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Provincial Administration series

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    • 1854-2005 (Creation)

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    13.64 m of textual records
    5,678 photographs
    2,455 negatives
    284 transparencies
    14 floppy disks
    15 videocassettes
    1 compact disk
    6 positive films
    6 vinyl albums
    2 digital video disks
    6 plans
    18 audiocassettes

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    This series consists of records that document the management functions of the Oblates in the course of the work performed by the Provincial Administration throughout Grandin Province. The records consist of administrative and operational correspondence with Oblate administrators at various levels, including Rome and with the various missions and parishes the Oblates served, and also with the Catholic Church and with external organizations. The series also includes correspondence files with the administrators of other provinces, the administrators of various Catholic bodies, with religious organizations of men and women, and with the administration of institutions run by the Oblates, including Indian Residential Schools and the federal government. Administrative records also include those related to Oblate vocational work and clergy formation as well as records pertaining to the establishment of missions, schools, orphanages, hospitals and the operation of chapels and churches in various communities.

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    The records are in good condition.

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    The series is arranged in the following sub-series:

    • Correspondence with the Superior General;
    • General Correspondence;
    • Communiques and Publications;
    • Records of Dealings with Dioceses and Other Bodies;
    • Relations with Subordinates;
    • Publishing Companies;
    • Hospitals; and
    • Provincial’s Office Files.

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        The records are in English, French, Cree, Latin, and Italian.

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        Some files may be restricted.

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        Permission for use required. Subject to the Copyright Act.

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        File list is available.

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        Further accruals are not expected.

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        PR2002.0075, PR2016.0001, PR2018.0050

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