Fonds MJ-044 - National War Finance Committee fonds

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National War Finance Committee fonds

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MJ-044

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  • 1941-1945 (Creation)
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    National War Finance Committee

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10.0 cm of textual records.

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(1941-1945)

Administrative history

During the Second World War, the National War Finance Committee was established by the Minister of Finance to organize, advertise and conduct all public loans used to finance Canada’s war effort.
They undertook a series of nine Victory Loan campaigns, promoting the sale of war bonds, war savings certificates and war savings stamps. Local committees were organized to promote sales in each community.
The chair of the Moose Jaw committee was Guy R. Tretheway, K.C.. The Campaign office was located at 16 High Street East. The Moose Jaw committee produced high per capita results for every drive.

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This fonds consists of two albums relating to specific campaigns [these include photographs, newspaper clippings, radio scripts, campaign promotional materials, etc.], two certificates and reports on the results of the various campaigns.

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A portion of accession number 43.BA was donated to the archives by Mrs. Gordon Ferguson.

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See Bank of Canada Archives - National War Finance Committee fonds.

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No further accruals expected.

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Note in box stating that “Several photos were processed from scrapbooks 2000 & 2001". No record of which photographs or their current reference numbers is included.

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This fonds was re boxed and foldered in 2004

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Boxes V-22, OS-7

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