Sub-series SS1 - Project Magnet

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Project Magnet

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CA ON0034 30-003-S1-SS1

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  • 1948-1977 (Creation)

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10.61 cm of textual records
1.29 cm of technical drawings
24 photographs : b&w and col. ; 20.5 x 25.4 cm or smaller

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Sub series primarily consists of Wilbert Smith's correspondence with various individuals pertaining to—but not limited to—Project Magnet, a program established by Transport Canada to study the phenomena of unidentified flying objects. The program was under the direction of Wilbert Smith through its entirety, from 1950 to 1954. The vast majority of the correspondence are only photocopies.

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  • English

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