Fonds C 9

Fred Davis and Yvonne Leroux fonds

About these records

Fred Davis and Yvonne Leroux fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

33 centimetres of textual records

ca. 1525 photographs

40 drawings

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of materials created and received by Yvonne Leroux Davis and Fred Davis relating to their involvement with the Dionne quintuplets. The textual records consist of correspondence, diaries, financial and legal papers, medical records of the quintuplets, publicity materials including interview scripts and notes, and publications. Also included are drawings made by the Dionne quintuplets. The largest portion of the fonds consists of photographs of the quintuplets.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Fredrick Robson (Fred) Davis (1896?-1963) was the first and official photographer of the Dionne quintuplets.

Yvonne Mary Blanche Leroux (1912- 1981) was the first nurse of the Dionne quintuplets.

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Davis, Fred, 1896?-1963

Leroux, Yvonne, 1912-1981

Restrictions on Access
No restrictions on access.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright transferred to Archives of Ontario by donor. No restrictions on reproduction or publication of material for which the donor is authorised to transfer copyright to the Archives. Other material may require permission of third party copyright holders. Copyright on photographs has expired. Consult a Reference Archivist for further information regarding reproduction and publication of photographs.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Fonds was acquired from the Yvonne Davis Estate on 30 March 1988.
Related Material

The Archives has a microfilm copy of the Dr. Allan Roy Dafoe Papers (F 1359), the originals of which are held by the North Bay Area Museum and Archives. Consult the appropriate inventory for access to these materials.

Availability of Other Formats

Microfilm copies of the textual records in this fonds have been made.

Fonds formerly known as the Davis- Leroux Collection.

Former Codes

Accession 21165.

Finding Aid
An inventory is available for this fonds.

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