Fonds F 4420
2777 photographs : colour slides
2725 photographs : colour prints
1179 photographs : black and white prints
11 photographs : black and white photomechanical reproductions
2 photographs : colour prints mounted on particle board
2 photographs : colour prints mounted on canvas
2 photographs : colour photomechanical reproductions
1 photograph : colour print mounted on foam core
1 photograph : colour print mounted on board
17 drawings : black and white photomechanical reproductions
27 drawings : ink on paper
7 drawings : ink and watercolour on paper
6 drawings : pencil and ink on paper
4 drawings : graphite on paper
3 drawings : colour photomechanical reproductions
1 drawing : pastel on paper
1 drawing : brown pencil on paper
1 drawing : pencil on paper
1 drawing : lithograph
1 drawing : ink and watercolour on paper
1 painting : photomechanical reproduction
1 painting : acrylic on paper
1 painting : oil
2.8 metres of textual records
64 volumes of textual records
120 audio cassettes (111 hours, 2 minutes)
7 audio reels (2 hours, 27 minutes)
1 sound recording : paper record
11 film reels (3 hours, 40 minutes)
2 DVD (25 minutes)
2 copper coins
1 leather band : beaded
1 pen mounted in wooden stand
1 artifact : stone
243 photographs : colour contact prints
41 photographs : black and white negatives
10 photographs : colour negatives
14 videocassettes : VHS
1 album (10 photographs)
Fonds consists of records created, accumulated and used by William Grenville Davis in his private life and political career as a member of the Ontario Legislature, Minister of Education, Minister of University Affairs and Premier of Ontario. Records document his campaigns, family life, public appearances, interviews, political activities and charitable work. Textual records in the fonds include campaign material, correspondence and scrapbooks of newspaper articles about his career.
Fonds consists primarily of photographs that depict Davis' political activities, home life, family, vacations, and campaigns. They also depict him in his roles as Minister of Education, Minister of University Affairs and Premier of Ontario, and as leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario. Photographs also document activities after his political career, including convocations and events thrown in his honour.
Textual records in the fonds include personal correspondence, ephemera and other material related to events attended by the Davis' and records that document Kathleen Davis' appearances at events while Mr. Davis was Premier of Ontario.
Sound recordings in the fonds include interviews, speeches, campaign events, and other political events.
Films in the fonds record appearances and speeches made by Davis and his wife, Kathleen Davis.
Artifacts in the fonds include campaign materials such as stickers and pins, plaques honouring Davis and a plaque commemorating his father, Grenville Davis` oath to Ontario, as well as other artifacts commemorating significant events in his career.
William (Bill) Grenville Davis was a Progressive Conservative member of the Ontario Legislature who served as Minister of Education between 1962 and 1971 and Premier of Ontario between 1971 and 1985.
Click on the link(s) below for more information.Davis, William G. (1929-) Davis, William G. (1929-) Davis, William G. (1929-) Davis, William G. (1929-) Davis, William G. (1929-)
Records relating to William G. Davis appear in: Ministry of Education (RG 2), PC Party Papers (F 2134), Claire Westcott fonds (F 2094), and Premier's Office (RG 3-49 to RG 3-110).
Additional records relating to William G. Davis can be found in the records of Davis' colleagues and cabinet ministers: James Auld fonds (F 2097), Claude Bennet fonds (F 118), Leo Bernier (F 1431), Robert Elgie (F 123), Fern Guindon (F 2123), Sidney Handleman (F 4166), George Kerr (F 114), Frank Miller (F 16), Keith Norton (F 121), Margaret Scrivener (F 4325), Gordon Walker (F 124), Robert Welch (F 112), Thomas Wells (F 120), John White (F 4151), Tom Campbell (F 1430), Hugh Latimer Papers (F 95), Cabinet Office (RG 75), Osie Villeneuve (F 111).
Some of the records in this fonds contain mold and may be restricted
Title based on contents of the fonds
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|Reference Code||Series Title|
|F 4420-1||William G. Davis Ontario general election campaign photographs and ephemera|
|F 4420-2||William G. Davis: Progressive Conservative leadership rally photographs and ephemera|
|F 4420-3||William G. Davis' collected campaign material from other politicians|
|F 4420-4||William G. Davis personal photographs and related records|
|F 4420-5||William G. Davis honorary degrees; certificates and photographs|
|F 4420-6||William G. Davis official duties photographs and other materials|
|F 4420-7||William G. Davis political cartoons|
|F 4420-8||William G. Davis post-retirement photographs|
|F 4420-9||William G. Davis pin collection|
|F 4420-10||Kathleen Davis' records of events and appearances|
|F 4420-11||William G. Davis scrapbooks of news clippings|
|F 4420-12||William G. Davis records of events and appearances|
|F 4420-13||William G. Davis Parliament of Ontario photographs and ephemera|
|F 4420-14||William G. Davis' personal copies of his agendas|
|F 4420-15||William G. Davis' personal correspondence|