Textual records The finding aid consists of a verified file list produced by the archivist based on data supplied by the Department consisting of the accession number, box number, prefix (departmental responsibility code), file number, volume number, file title and date range. Word Perfect 10-503 1 2 (Microform)
This accession consists of textual administrative and operational records created and/or maintained by the Manitoba Regional Office and the Tompson Distict Office (and/or its predecessor, The Pas District Office) of the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada between 1948-1981. Subjects covered by the administrative and operational files include but are not limited to the following: Organization and Administration; School Buildings; Handicraft; Farming; Law Enforcement; Economic Development; Natural Resources; Placement of Indians; Indian Education; Welfare of Indians; Social Development etc. These files are arranged according to the department's old modified duplex numeric system and are grouped by office of origin. However, Social Development and Indian Education - Student files are exceptions in that these records appear to have been grouped separately according to these subjects and are arranged alphabetically therein by surname.
Although grouped separately, records from the Manitoba Regional Office and the Thompson District Office of the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs were brought together as one accession before being sent to the MRFRC.