Collection C0006 - Canadian Cold War pamphlet collection

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Canadian Cold War pamphlet collection

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  • Textual record

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CA MRUASC C0006

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  • 1947-1985 (Publication)

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16.4 cm of textual records (30 pamphlets + 2 bulletins)

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Collection consists of pamphlets published by the Canadian government and other organizations during the Cold War, mostly concerning the threat of nuclear war. Pamphlets were published by the Government of Canada, Combined Universities Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, Canadian Chamber of Commerce, and others. The collection is arranged into five series, and subjects include civil defence, the anti-nuclear movement, nuclear war, survival planning, communist threats, and Canadian Army training. Other items discuss radioactive fallout, rescue operations, and first aid.

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Pamphlets were purchased from various book vendors in April 2018. Item 0054-07A was donated by Grant Paterson in November 2019.

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  • English
  • French

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Created May 24, 2018 by RP.

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