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Office of the Chief Geologist [textual record]. 

Series consists of



Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

8.6 m of textual records

Scope and content

Series consists of files that were maintained by two Chief Geologists, George Albert Young, who occupied the position from 1924 to 1943, and George Hanson, 1943 to 1953. The records cover such topics as employment of individuals, publications, field work and dealings with various associations and researchers in the field of geology. The material is arranged in two separate numerical sub-series: the first dating from 1935 to 1952; and, the second, covering the years 1938 to 1954.

Textual records
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown.

Biography / Administrative history

The Chief Geologist of the Geological Survey of Canada was subordinate to the director and was responsible for the planning and co-ordination of the scientific activities of the Survey. The Chief Geologist supervised such matters as field assignments, estimates, programs and the validation of maps preparatory to publication. RG45 General Inventory

Additional information

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

Further accruals are expected.