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Nanaimo Food Conservation Committee fonds
Nanaimo Food Conservation Committee fonds [textual record]. -- 1918.
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The Food Conservation Committee was formed to consider the best way to use vacant and unused land in the City for food production. Mayor McKenzie and Aldermen Ferguson, Busby, Barnes, Sharp, Forrester and Morton attended the formative meeting. Representatives of the I.O.D.E. (Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire), the Next of Kin Association and, at the second meeting, the Red Cross Society also attended. By the second and last meeting, the Committee's named had changed from the Food Conservation Committee to the Food Conservation and Increased Food Production Committee.

Records were transferred to the City Hall Vault at an unknown date. In 1992, they were transferred to the Nanaimo Community Archives.

Fonds consists of the minutes of two meetings of the Committee. Volume also includes the Board of Police Commissioner's minutes.

Title based on the contents of the fonds.
Although the volume was transferred to the Archives in 1992, the minutes of this committee were not identified and described until 2002.
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