Subseries - Government

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  • 1908-1975, predominant 1922-1935 (Creation)

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1.75 m of textual records
7 photographs : b&w
1 object

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Subseries consists of records related Manson's work as a politician and MLA in the British Columbia government, predominantly during his time as Speaker and as Attorney-General and Minister of Labour. The records in this subseries highlight many of Manson's political interests and activities, such as railways and game conservation. Particularly well-represented among this subseries are papers related to the Liquor Control Board, the Workmen's Compensation Board, and records related to Old Age and Mothers' Pensions.

These records include papers from legislative sessions, proposed and enacted legislation, regulations and licences, speeches and speech notes, meeting minutes, recommendations for positions (including police commissioners, notaries public, justices of the peace, and King's Counsel), Attorney-General cases, public accounts, expense reports, royal commissions, governmental reports, governmental publications, and correspondence with various governmental departments.

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Political materials may also be found in the "Speeches" subseries and the "General Correspondence" series in this fonds. Newspaper clippings on political matters may be found in the "Photographs, Scrapbooks, and Ephemera" series.

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