Halifax Citadel, 1906-51 : The Canadian Period. Manuscript Report Number 284.

By: DUNN, Brenda.

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DUNN, Brenda. The Halifax Citadel, 1906-51 : The Canadian Period. Manuscript Report Number 284. [Ottawa] : Parks Canada, 1977. Pp [i]-xiii,(1),[1]-282. Illustrated with 41 plates and plans. 4to, blue printed card covers. “TheHalifax Citadel was under the jurisdiction of the Canadian military betwee n 1906, when it was transferred by the Imperial government to the Canadian Department of Militia and Defence, and 1951, when it was transferred to theDepartment of the Interior and became a national historic site. Canadian f orces occupied the Citadel from 1906 to 1931 and during World War II. A prisoner-of-war camp operated at the Citadel during World War I, while an unemployment relief camp for 300 men was located on the site during the depression, one of two restoration projects at the Citadel in the 1930s. This study examines the structural changes made at the Citadel during the Canadian period. The first chapter gives a brief narrative background, while subsequent chapters provide information on the 27 buildings on the parade and the ramparts between 1906 and 1951, the 61 casemates and some of the 50 demi-casemates. The work done by the two restoration projects ls examined is examined in a study of the Citadel walls.” (from the Abstract). Inkstamp, else very good. 140.00

Title: Halifax Citadel, 1906-51 : The Canadian Period. Manuscript Report Number 284.

Author Name: DUNN, Brenda.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Parks Canada, Ottawa, 1977,:

Seller ID: 95677

Keywords: HALIFAX CITY ARCHITECTURE MILITARY HISTORY CANADIAN ARCHITECTURAL NOVA SCOTIA CANADA FORTS FORTIFICATIONS,