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Description found in Archives

Headquarters Division [textual record, architectural drawing, technical drawing]. 

Series consists of



Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

113.075 m of textual records
14 technical drawings
7 architectural drawings

Scope and content

Series consists of records created and/or maintained by Headquarters Division. The series includes operational records as well as records from Chesterfield Inlet, Bache Peninsula and other northern detachments. The architectural and technical drawings pertain to the Regina Chapel and the schooner St. Roch.

Textual records
32: Restricted by law
Access restrictions may vary. Please con
sult the access list.
Architectural: technical drawings
Microfiche NMC142136
90: Open
Architectural: technical drawings
90: Open
90: Open
Architectural: technical drawings
90: Open
2000017823 Item no. assigned by LAC 1 -- 14
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.
Former BAN no.
Other accession no.
901-40 CA

Terms of use

Copyright belongs to the Crown. Credit Library and Archives Canada.

Architectural, technical drawings Finding aid is available in the main reference room. Note that the date given for item #17 in the finding aid should read 1972, not 1872. RG18M 90140. 90 (Paper)

Biography / Administrative history

In 1920, A Division in Maple Creek was reassigned to the National Capital Region in Ottawa where it became known as Headquarters Division. Headquarters was briefly absorbed by A Division between 1947 and 1953. The following year Headquarters was reinstated as a division and retained divisional status until 1987. National Headquarters is currently composed of directorates under the responsibility of the Deputy Commissioner National Headquarters. During the period when M Division was discontinued, 1931-1974, the detachments formerly part of M Division reported to the Commanding Officer, Headquarters Division, Ottawa. These detachments included the posts in Chesterfield Inlet and Bache Peninsula.

Additional information

Custodial history
RG18M 90140 - transferred to the Archives from RCMP Headquarters, Ottawa, Communications and Media Relations Division.

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

Further accruals are expected.


Related control no.

1. 1997-0407 MISA
2. 901-40 CA
3. 118-040275-8
4. 123-000691-5
5. RG18M 90140
6. RG18-F-7
7. RG18-F-8