Item - PE004880 - House of Commons Debates on Religious Education for Native Children

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

PE004880 - House of Commons Debates on Religious Education for Native Children

General material designation

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description


Reference code

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area


  • Feb. 27, 1951 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

31.5 x 21.5 cm typewritten report, 2.5 pages long

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Custodial history

Scope and content

Report on a debate within the House of Commons regarding the appropriateness of providing native children with a denominational education. The debate features an opposition of a) Mr. Higgins, who recommends providing native children religious/spiritual education that is traditional to their people, and b) Mr. Brown, who argues that it is in the best interest of native children to receive a Christian education.

Notes area

Physical condition

It is legible although the papers have yellowed and the ink has faded.

Immediate source of acquisition


Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Bruce Peel Special Collections is part of University of Alberta Libraries.

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Associated materials

Related materials


Alternative identifier(s)

Internal Use


Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier


Rules or conventions


Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language of description

Script of description


Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres