Case books of the Victoria Industrial School Help


Ontario Government Record Sub-Series RG 8-51-7

Case books of the Victoria Industrial School


About these records

Title
Case books of the Victoria Industrial School
Dates of Creation
1887-1929
Physical Description

11 volumes of textual records (includes photographs)

Sub-series forms part of

RG 8-51 Victoria Industrial School records

Scope and Content

Sub-series consists of 11 volumes created by staff of the Victoria Industrial School pertaining to inmates of the school.

The first two volumes contain the following personal information about each boy: date, case number, name, age, residence, height, complexion, eye colour, occupation, birthplace, religion, nationality, and parents' names, residence, and occupations. The volumes also include remarks by staff, often following the boys' discharge from the school, reflecting on their progress.

The remaining volumes contain the same information as listed above as well as additional information about the boys' educational levels, personal antecedents, and the dates of their commitment and parole. Some of the later books also contain photographs of each inmate.

Volumes are arranged by case number with an index at the front. The case numbers in this series are the same as those in Sub- series RG 8-51-8 (Case files of the Victoria Industrial School).

Restrictions on Access
Records in this series 100 years old or less are subject to review in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Records from 1908 onward may also be subject to the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act. Requests for access must be submitted in writing to the Information and Privacy Unit of the Archives of Ontario.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright is primarily held by the Crown. There are no restrictions on reproduction, however permission of the Archives of Ontario is required for publication; submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Availability of Other Formats

RG 8-51-7-1 (Case Book, 1887-1895) and RG 8-51-7-2 (Case Book, 1896-1905) are available on microfilm.
Finding Aid
No list is available.

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From our Reading Rooms

Access restrictions on RG 8-51-7-1 (Case Book, 1887-1895) and RG 8-51-7-2 (Case Book, 1896-1905) have expired and these volumes are available on self service microfilm reels MS 7589 and MS 7683 respectively.

Requests for the remainder of these records must be submitted in writing to the Information and Privacy Unit of the Archives of Ontario.

Please note that this material may be stored off-site. A minimum of 1 business day is required to retrieve off-site material from storage. Please contact a Reference Archivist for more information.

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By Microfilm Interloan
RG 8-51-7-1 (Case Book, 1887-1895) is available through Interloan.

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