Fonds F 1209

Ontario Educational Association fonds

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Ontario Educational Association fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

1.56 metres of textual records

142 photographs : black and white prints

21 photographs : colour prints

1 photograph : black and white negative

Scope and Content

Fonds consist of records created or accumulated by the Ontario Educational Association (OEA), including meeting minutes, records pertaining to the Association's history, addresses and speeches, by-laws, correspondence, financial records, reports, records created by or pertaining to the various sections of the OEA, and the Association's publications.

The fonds includes minutes of the Board of Directors, Committees, and various sections of the OEA; a draft history of the Association, compiled by John Dearness to commemorate the OEA's seventy-fifth anniversary; recommendations on education; reports of the Commissioners of the Teachers' and Inspectors' Superannuation Fund; financial statements; reports by OEA committees; Association conference records and reports; legal records; membership records; proposed constitutions and resolutions; and lists of officers and committee members.

The fonds also contains directories of OEA conventions; copies of the Association news bulletin, Education in Ontario; copies of the Ontario Educational Review, and other newsletters produced by the Association.

Also included are photographs, chiefly consisting of portraits of individuals who are members of the Ontario Educational Association, or who are involved in the field of education. Also included are photographs of various OEA conferences and events.

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Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

The Ontario Educational Association was founded in 1861 to promote the sharing of ideas among those interested in education, and later evolved into a parent organization to communicate with the Minister of Education and the general public.

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Ontario Educational Association
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The records were donated to the Archives of Ontario by the Ontario Educational Research Council in 1986.

Title based on content of the fonds.


No further accruals are expected.

Former Codes

Accession Numbers: 4559, 6533, 2035, and 16924

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Reference Code Series Title
F 1209-1 Ontario Educational Association meeting minutes
F 1209-2 Ontario Educational Association history
F 1209-3 Ontario Educational Association addresses and speeches
F 1209-4 Ontario Educational Association by-laws
F 1209-5 Ontario Educational Association correspondence
F 1209-6 Ontario Educational Association financial records
F 1209-7 Ontario Educational Association reports and miscellaneous records
F 1209-8 Ontario Educational Association general records
F 1209-9 Ontario Educational Association proceedings
F 1209-10 Ontario Educational Association publications
F 1209-11 Ontario Educational Association photographs