Fonds F 2105

A.E. Ames & Co. fonds

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A.E. Ames & Co. fonds
Dates of Creation
[Microfilmed 1991] (originally created 1917-1923)
Physical Description

5 reels of microfilm (textual records)

Scope and Content

Fonds predominantly consists of circulars, letters and brochures sent by A.E. Ames & Co. to its clients, correspondents and salesmen, promoting specific issues of bonds.

The bonds were offered by the company for federal, provincial and municipal governments, public utilities, school boards and a number of private corporations.

The fonds also includes a few letters and telegrams sent to individual investors concerning particular bond issues. In addition to these circulars, the fonds includes issues of the company's employees newsletter, the Ames Salesman, as well as issues of Investor's Reference and Canadian Investors Manual.

Administrative History or Biographical Sketch

A. E. Ames & Co., founded in 1889, was a brokerage firm based in Toronto, Ontario.

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A. E. Ames and Co

Restrictions on Access
No access restrictions.
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 authorized to transfer the copyright to the Archives. Other material may require permission of third party copyright holders.
Custodial History

Fonds was donated to the Archives of Ontario in 1990 by Gary E. French of Elmvale, Ontario.


Title based on contents of fonds.

Due to the fragile condition of the records when acquired, they were microfilmed in 1991 and the originals destroyed in June 1994.

Fonds previously named A.E. Ames & Co. Business Circulars.

Former Codes

Accession number 24190.

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