Fonds F 5
3.26 metres of textual records
9 volumes of textual records
Fonds consists of records documenting the personal, political, legal, and business activities of Sir James Whitney. Fonds details Conservative political strategies in elections and in the legislature, as well as in regard to proposed legislation. Contents include requests from residents in Whitney's home region of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry concerning issues such as employment and local improvements.
Fonds includes certificates of election expenses, certificates from returning officers, election leaflets, financial statements of Ontario, insurance policies, mortgages, promissory notes, estate records, correspondence, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings, notes for political speeches, memoranda, and copies of speeches given in the legislature. Outgoing correspondence is personal in nature, though its contents also concern Sir James Whitney's professional life. Fonds also includes some newsclippings concerning the death of Lady Whitney in 1922.
Sir James Pliny Whitney (1843-1914) was Premier of Ontario from 1905 to 1914.
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Additional records relating to Sir James P. Whitney can be found in the records of the Office of the Premier (series: RG 3-2).
Title based on content of fonds.
MU 3112 - MU 3143.
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|Reference Code||Series Title|
|F 5-1||Correspondence of Sir James Whitney|
|F 5-2||Sir James Whitney speeches, petitions and memoranda|
|F 5-3||Sir James Whitney scrapbooks|
|F 5-4||Letter books of Sir James Whitney|