Posted by: Jan Meisels Allen
At the request of the Government of Lithuania, Library and Archives Canada (LAC) is today transferring 1400 original consular files of Lithuanian Canadians to the Lithuanian State Archives. This move is in accordance with LAC's initiative to collaborate with peer institutions in determining the most appropriate place for a collection to reside.
Digitized versions of the files, which cover the period from 1924 to 1960, will remain part of LAC's holdings for future consultations by Canadians, including researchers and Lithuanian Canadians interested in their history.
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Thank you to Hilary Henkin for alerting me to this records transfer.
Jan Meisels Allen
Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee