Residential Schools. School boys. These children live too far away to go home in the summer. Aklavik, c. 1941 - Saich - NWT Archives, N-1990-003:0223

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National, Provincial and Territorial Archivists Conference (NPTAC)
Declaration on guiding principles relating to the acquisition of private-sector archival records

 

In June 2016, members of the National, Provincial and Territorial Archivists Conference (NPTAC) agreed to a declaration on guiding principles relating to the acquisition of private-sector archival records. This declaration is now available on LAC’s website in both official languages:

 

Statement of Guiding Principles for Identifying ‘Best-Fit’ Repositories for Private-Sector Archival Records [Bilingual PDF 149 KB]

 

The NPTAC’s vision for collaborative acquisition involves all members of the Canadian archival community at the national, provincial and territorial levels working co-operatively to acquire archival material in a manner that effectively preserves and facilitates public access to Canada’s documentary heritage.

 

NPTAC is a long-standing consultative body comprised of the heads of the 13 provincial and territorial archives, and the Librarian and Archivist of Canada. Meeting twice-yearly within a federal-provincial-territorial framework, NPTAC facilitates broad discussion on matters of mutual interest, and undertakes small collaborative projects that support specific goals and objectives of the Canadian Archival System.

 

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