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Fonds F 8

Howard Ferguson fonds


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Title
Howard Ferguson fonds
Dates of Creation
1905-1951
Physical Description

2.4 metres of textual records

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of correspondence, reports, memoranda, clippings, and other records relating to Ferguson's political career and personal life.

Fonds contains correspondence relating to personal and family life; records arising from Ferguson's work as Canadian High Commissioner in Londonl; records relating to the attempts of the Ontario government to regulate the newsprint industry; records regarding the development of the St. Lawrence Seaway; correspondence and other records regarding the Department of Education and the Bilingual Schools issue; records pertaining to the establishment of the Ontario Research Foundation; records regarding the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario (including records pertaining to the Kaministiqua Power Company, Niagara Falls, and the cancellation of Hydro contracts between Ontario and Quebec in 1935.

Fonds also includes records relating to the temperance issue in Ontario, as well as miscellaneous records on a number of different subjects.

Fonds has been arranged into ten series, arranged chronologically within the series.

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Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

George Howard Ferguson (1870-1946) was the Conservative Premier of Ontario from 1923 to 1930.

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Ferguson, Howard, 1870-1946
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The records were donated to the Archives of Ontario in 1957 by the estate of Mrs. G.H. Ferguson.
Related Material

Additional records relating to Howard Ferguson can be found in the records of the Office of the Premier (series: RG 3- 6, RG 3-7)

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Title based on content of fonds.

Former Codes

Accession Number: 2001

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Records series that make up this fonds

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Reference Code Series Title
F 8-1 Howard Ferguson private correspondence
F 8-2 Howard Ferguson Canadian High Commissioner in London records
F 8-3 Howard Ferguson newsprint industry records
F 8-4 Howard Ferguson St. Lawrence Seaway Development records
F 8-5 Howard Ferguson correspondence and reports pertaining to the bilingual schools controversy
F 8-6 Howard Ferguson records concerning the Department of Education
F 8-7 Howard Ferguson records concerning the Ontario Research Foundation
F 8-8 Howard Ferguson records concerning the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario
F 8-9 Howard Ferguson records concerning the Temperance Question in Ontario
F 8-10 Howard Ferguson miscellaneous records