Toronto Emigrant Office financial records

Reference Code: Series - RG 11-5
Title: Toronto Emigrant Office financial records
Date of Creation: 1831-1879
Physical Description:

4 volumes of textual records

Scope and Content:

Series consists of account books which were used to record the income and expenditures of the Toronto Emigrant Office including offices expenses, salaries, and amounts spent to provide assistance to immigrants. The earlier volumes also contain entries for the Office of the Commissioner of Crown Lands under a variety of headings and for both crown land agents and emigrant agents.


Administrative History or Biographical Sketch:

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Canada (Province). Crown Lands Dept.

Canada (Province). Emigrant Office

Canada (Province). Bureau of Agriculture

Ontario. Dept. of the Commissioner of Agriculture and Public Works. Immigration Branch

Ontario. Dept. of the Commissioner of Agriculture and Public Works

Ontario. Dept. of Immigration

Ontario. Office of the Commissioner of Crown Lands

Upper Canada. Emigrant Office

Hawke, A.B. (Anthony Bowden), 1793-1867

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Finding Aid:

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Structure of Collection:

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Restrictions on Access:

Original records closed for conservation. Researchers must use microfilm.

How to order these records:

Reading Rooms: To view this material, consult self-service microfilm reel MS 6915.

By Microfilm Interloan: These records are available through the Archives of Ontario's Microfilm Interloan Service, which allows you to borrow microfilmed archival records through a library or other institution that participates in the interlibrary loan system.

http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/en/microfilm/i_immigration_t.aspx#one
Terms For Use and Reproduction:

Copyright is primarily held by the Crown. There are no restrictions on reproduction. Permission of the Archives of Ontario is required for publication; submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.

Immediate Source of Acquisition: Records were acquired by the Archives of Ontario from the Butler Library, Columbia University, in December, 2000.
Availability of Other Formats:

Series is available on microfilm.

Related Material:

See also Series RG 1-597 (Surveyor General's Office and Crown Lands Department miscellaneous financial accounts) for records of a similar nature to these.

Associated Material:

Library and Archives Canada holds records of accounts submitted by emigrant agents to the Board of Audit. See series RG 1, E-15-B Upper Canada Board of Audit of the Provincial Public Accounts.

Other/Former Codes:

Volume RG 11-5-0-1 was formerly Toronto Emigration Office Records, X325 T63, volume 8.

Volume RG 11-5-0-2 was formerly Toronto Emigration Office Records, X325 T63, volume 9.

Volume RG 11-5-0-3 was formerly Toronto Emigration Office Records, X325 T63, volume 12.

Volume RG 11-5-0-4 was formerly Toronto Emigration Office Records, X325 T63, volume 23.

Place:

Toronto (Ont.)

Authority:

Agency or agencies that created these records

1831-1833 Crown Lands Department (AA100) Office of the Commissioner of Crown Lands (CA44)
1833-1841 Crown Lands Department (AA100) Emigrant Office (CA515)
1841-1852 Emigrant Office (BA586)
1852-1867 Bureau of Agriculture (BA73) Emigration Office (CA1575)
1867-1874 Department of the Commissioner of Agriculture and Public Works (AA70) Immigration Branch (CA612)
1874-1879 Department of Immigration (BA172)