Collection - Thunder Bay Finnish Canadian Historical Society collection

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Thunder Bay Finnish Canadian Historical Society collection

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    Custodial history

    Records have been donated by many people and families over the years.

    Scope and content

    A vast and varied collection of records documenting the experiences of Finnish immigrants to Northwestern Ontario. Includes correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, interviews, published material, and ephemera. The photograph collection is extensive and covers a wide range of subjects.

    The records are arranged into the following series:
    A - Bay Street Project
    B - Finnpraxis Project
    C - Collections
    D - Photographs
    E - Miscellaneous
    F - Finnish Experience

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    The material has been collected and rearranged, and contains records contributed by many different individuals and organizations.

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    • English
    • Finnish

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      Some oral history records are restricted. Most materials are available for access.

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      Further accruals are expected.

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