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Description found in Archives

Dominion Lands Branch [textual record, cartographic material]. 

Series consists of

Date(s)

1870-1946

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

? aperture cards
280.58 m of textual records
380 maps some blueprints
2 atlases (2 portfolios (109; 62 maps)) +

Scope and content

Series consists of a wide range of records created and maintained by the Dominion Lands Branch. Cartographic material consists of township plans and sectional maps of the Canadian West; included are portfolios which contain sectional maps for railway lands, in the old style.

Textual records: microform
99: Closed pending processing
Textual records
99: Closed pending processing
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC17769
90: Open
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC18469
90: Open
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC17549
90: Open
Cartographic material
90: Open
Box
from 2000014937 to 2000014953
from 2000929760 to 2000929761
2001065369 Item no. assigned by LAC 1 -- 32
Item no. assigned by LAC 33 -- 55
Item no. assigned by LAC 56 -- 81
Item no. assigned by LAC 82 -- 94
Item no. assigned by LAC 95 -- 126
Item no. assigned by LAC 127 -- 146; 151
Item no. assigned by LAC 165 -- 169
Item no. assigned by LAC 170 -- 195
Item no. assigned by LAC 196 -- 207
Item no. assigned by LAC 216 -- 220; 228 -- 240
Item no. assigned by LAC 249 -- 279
Item no. assigned by LAC 285 -- 305
Item no. assigned by LAC 308 -- 316; 345
Item no. assigned by LAC 369 -- 380
Item no. assigned by LAC 393 -- 399
Item no. assigned by LAC 415 -- 428; 448 -- 450
Item no. assigned by LAC 459 -- 466; 475 -- 478; 488 -- 495
Item no. assigned by LAC 502
Item no. assigned by LAC 503
90: Open
Archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown.

Cartographic material Finding aid consists of an item listing. Available in main reference room. RG15M 78903/92 90 (Paper)

Biography / Administrative history

The Dominion Lands Branch was established in 1871 and was absorbed by the Lands, Northwest Territories and Yukon Branch in 1934.

Additional information

Custodial history
RG15M 78903/92 transferred from the Dept. of Indian and Northern Affairs in 1974; received from P.R.D., accession 73-4/89, in March 1979.

Source of title
Title is based on the contents of the series.

Related materials
Cartographic material: For related materials, consult Sectional maps : [of Western Canada, six miles to one inch, old style] in the Topographical Surveys Branch series; and township plans of the Canadian West in the Department of the Interior fonds.

Cartographic math data
RG15M 78903/92: Scale [1:380 160].

Arrangement note
RG15M 78903/92: Township plans are arranged from east to west by meridian, range, and township number.

Availability of other formats note
RG15M 78903/92: Some items bear MIC nos., which are recorded in the finding aid.

Original extent note
RG15M 789030/92: Originally received 501 maps, 2 atlases.

Subject heading

Government

Related control no.

1. 1997-98/051 GAD
2. 1997-98/366 GAD
3. 1997-98/581 GAD
4. 78903/92 CA
5. 1997-01050-X
6. 1997-01365-7
7. RG15
8. RG15M 78903/92
9. RG15-D-II-1