Fonds 86-002 - National and Provincial Parks Association of Canada fonds

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National and Provincial Parks Association of Canada fonds

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    • 1952-1978 (Creation)
      National and Provincial Parks Association of Canada

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    1.8 m of textual records.

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    The National and Provincial Parks Association of Canada (NPPAC) was founded in 1963 and is dedicated to preserving Canada's natural heritage. It is an educational non-profit organization and provides the public with information regarding the status of Canada's parks. It is specifically involved with park and wildland protection. In 1986, NPPAC underwent a name change and became the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS).

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    This fonds was created by and in the custody of Parks Canada before it was donated to the Trent University Archives.

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    This fonds consists of personnel files, general correspondence, financial records and publication materials all relating to the National and Provincial Parks of Canada. This includes many files on environmental concerns and the involvement of the Association.

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    This fonds was donated by Parks Canada.


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        Associated material at the Library and Archives Canada, Ottawa and the Archives of Ontario, Toronto.

        For related records see: 80-017 (Parks Canada).


        86-023, 98-004, 99-009, and 01-014 are additions to the fonds.

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