Fonds F 2105
5 reels of microfilm (textual records)
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.
A. E. Ames & Co., founded in 1889, was a brokerage firm based in Toronto, Ontario.
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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.
Accession number 24190.
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