Fonds F 1406 - Latvian National Federation in Canada fonds

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Latvian National Federation in Canada fonds

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CA ON00009 F 1406

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  • 1947-1988 (Creation)

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7.2 m of textual records
18 audiocassettes

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The Latvian National Federation in Canada (LNAK) was established in Toronto, Ontario in 1950 to encourage Latvian immigration to Canada and to assist Latvian immigrants, as well as to support the cause of Latvian independence from the Soviet Union.

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Fonds consists of the records created and received by the Latvian National Federation in Canada. Fonds includes the organisation's constitution, resolutions, by-laws, meetings, minutes, annual reports, correspondence, membership files, and bulletins. Also included are records from the following bureaux: Education, Culture, Political Information, Youth, Immigration/Relief, and Economics. Fonds also contains some administrative records of the Latvian Relief Association. In addition, fonds contains audiocassettes of oral histories.

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Fonds was acquired by the Archives of Ontario in 1988 from the Latvian National Federation.


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Records are closed for fifteen years after the date of their creation unless otherwise stated in the series description.

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Copyright held by creator. These materials cannot be published without permission of the copyright holder.

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Further accruals are expected.

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Title based on contents of the fonds. All records are in Latvian unless otherwise noted.

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