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Fonds F 10

Mitchell F. Hepburn fonds

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Mitchell F. Hepburn fonds
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

3.79 metres of textual records

309 photographs : black and white prints

21 film reels (73 minutes)

8 audio discs (120 minutes)

8 albums (201 photographs : black and white prints)

7 photographs : black and white panoramas

5 drawings

4 volumes of textual records

Scope and Content

Fonds consists of chronologically or alphabetically correspondence files, correspondence with William Lyon Mackenzie King, subject files, financial records, speeches, invitations, clippings and other material related to Mitch Hepburn's personal life and political career. It includes material created and/or accumulated by Hepburn during his career as a federal Member of Parliament, Member of Provincial Parliament, leader of the Ontario Liberal Party, and Premier of Ontario.

Included are photographs and photograph albums that document Hepburn's political career, particularly his terms as Premier and photographs depicting events associated with the Hepburn era in Ontario, such as the Depression and the Dionne Quintuplets. There are a significant number of photographs of Hepburn's leisure activities with friends at Bannockburn Farm and elsewhere. Finally, there are a number of family photos, particularly of Hepburn with his wife and children. Also included are a small number of editorial cartoons, audio recordings of Hepburn's war-time speeches and moving image recordings including home movies and several excerpts from various newsreels of the day, which feature Hepburn throughout most of his career as Premier of Ontario.

Fonds has been arranged into 10 series and 4 sub-series.

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Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

Mitchell Hepburn (1896-1953) was a politician and the Liberal Premier of the Province of Ontario between 1934 and 1942.

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Hepburn, Mitchell F. (Mitchell Frederick), 1896-1953

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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Fonds was acquired by the Archives of Ontario from Mrs. Eva Hepburn at an unknown time. Sound and moving image materials were kept together at Bannockburn Farm for many years as part of Mr. Peter Hepburn's personal collection prior to their transfer to the Archives.

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Former Codes

Accession 16152.

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Records series that make up this fonds

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Reference Code Series Title
F 10-1 Hepburn family sound and moving image recordings
F 10-2 Mitchell F. Hepburn photographs and cartoons
F 10-3 Mitchell F. Hepburn correspondence files
F 10-4 William Lyon Mackenzie King correspondence
F 10-5 Mitchel F. Hepburn subject files
F 10-6 Receipts and accounts
F 10-7 Speeches and notes
F 10-8 R. J. Deachman articles
F 10-9 Newspapers, clippings, scrapbooks
F 10-10 Miscellaneous material