The fonds documents the mission, structure, administration, programs, activities, facilities, and evolution of the BSC since its founding in 1973.
The records document the BSC relationships with a wide range of external bodies, including others community association, provincial government and federal government, and other entities.
In addition, the records document the demographic history of the Montreal region, in particular the English-Blacks community.
The fonds includes materials that were amassed in part by BSC members, including Dr. Clarence S. Bayne.
The fonds includes correspondence of BSC officials and others, board and committee minutes and related records, program and fund-raising publicity, books, press clippings, newsletters, annual reports, statistical and other reports, demographic studies, lecture notes, photographs, sound recordings on tape and vinyl, videotapes, films and film strips, posters, paintings, and objects.
The fonds is organized in the following series:
F001/01 Administrative management
F001/02 Legislation and juridical affair
F001/03 Human resources management
F001/04 Financial resources management
F001/05 Transferable and real estate resources
F001/06 Informational resources management
F001/07 Communications and publics relationship
F001/08 Membership and member services
F001/09 Recognition and development of the organization
F001/10 Black Community Council of Quebec
F001/11 Research Institute of the National Black Coalition of Canada (NBCC)
F001/12 Collected press clippings
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