Fonds F 4

Arthur Sturgis Hardy fonds

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Arthur Sturgis Hardy fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

18 centimetres of textual records

ca. 803 photographs

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of the personal and political records of A.S. Hardy, and includes some records of other Hardy family members. Fonds includes Hardy family correspondence, created 1813- 1956, relating to family matters and business. In addition, fonds contains a genealogy of the Hardy and Sturgis family. Also included are a testimonial book presented to A.S. Hardy as well as scrapbooks relating to his political career.

Fonds also contains 803 photographs. Subjects include: A.S. Hardy; Hardy family members; prominent people in Brantford and London; and Fulford Place, Brockville.

The fonds has been described in two series.

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Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Arthur S. Hardy (1837-1901) practised law with his uncle, H.A. Hardy, in Brantford, Ontario, and later entered provincial politics to eventually become the fourth Premier of Ontario, 1896-1899.

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Hardy, Arthur Sturgis, 1837-1901
Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright held by creator. These materials cannot be published without permission of the copyright holder.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Fonds was acquired by the Archives of Ontario in 1978 from Andrew C. Hardy.

Title based on contents of the fonds.

Former Codes

Accession Number: 12081

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Records series that make up this fonds

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Reference Code Series Title
F 4-1 Photographs of A. S. Hardy, the Hardy family and prominent individuals in Brantford and London
F 4-2 A.S. Hardy family correspondence and other textual records