Harold Daly fonds [multiple media]
Record Information – Brief
Harold Daly fonds [multiple media]
- Hierarchical level:
- R4661-0-1-E, MG27-IIIF9
- Type of material:
- Textual material, Sound recordings, Photographs, Art, Stamps and stamp products, Objects (including medals and pins)
- Found in:
- Archives / Collections and Fonds
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Record Information – Details
- Fonds includes:
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30.3 cm of textual records.
ca. 560 prints lithographs, etchings, engravings, photograph.
152 photographs b&w.
3 objects metal plates on wood blocks, papier-maché.
1 postal cover.
1 audio disc (30 min).
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- Scope and content:
Fonds consists of the personal papers of Harold Mayne Daly, largely concerned with Canadian politics and with Mr. Daly's military experience. Included are correspondence, predominantly 1896-1967; commissions, certificates, invitations, Christmas cards, memoirs, autobiographical notes, clippings, notes, short essays, quotations and short stories, and rhymes of A.T. Thompson.
The fonds consists of prints including portraits of a number of prominent Canadian, American, and British politicians, colonial governors, and others.
There are also 152 black and white photographs including portraits of John A. Macdonald, Charles Tupper, and others; depictions of Overseas Forestry Draft, Exhibition Camp, Toronto, Ontario; Brock Centenary; Niagara in winter, Niagara Falls, Ontario; Inter-Parliamentary Union's 23rd Conference, Ottawa, Ontario.
In addition, the fonds contains a relief papier-maché portrait of Sir John A. Macdonald; two printing plates for portraits of Sir John A. Macdonald and Arthur Meighen produced by the Union Engraving Company.
Philatelic material in the fonds consists of a first-day envelope, prepared especially for the installation ceremony commemorating the first general public operation of a coin letter box (the Mailomat) installed for official testing in Ottawa, Ontario, Postal Station B, 3 February, 1944.
The fonds also contains a sound recording of part of a speech by the Right Hon. Arthur Meighen, about Great Britains's war effort, and isolationism, delivered before the International Affiliation Sales and Advertising Club, Toronto, 1941.
- Biography/Administrative history:
Daly, Harold, 1880-1969 : Harold Mayne Daly, lawyer, was born at Stratford, Ontario, the son of the Hon. Thomas Mayne Daly, who was Minister of the Interior, 1892-1896. He studied law at Brandon, Manitoba, became a lawyer in British Columbia, and later practiced for many years in Ottawa as a departmental and parliamentary agent. He served in the South African War, 1900-1901, and was a staff officer during World War I, retiring in 1919 with the rank of Lieut.-Colonel. He was private secretary to the Leader of the Opposition in 1925, and continued to be active in the Conservative Party. Mr. Daly was also a collector of material relating to political history.
- Finding aid:
Photographic material: (Paper) Finding aid is a list of photographs, including formats (for accession 1932-281). FA-395Textual Records: (No finding aid) No finding aidSound recording: (Electronic) See MISACS for item level description.
- Additional information:
- General Note:
- Received in 1966 from Mr. Harold Daly. Additional correspondence was received in 1975 and 1994 from the Progressive Conservative Party.
- Location of originals note:
- Sound recording: Original audio discs and master tapes are in possession of Don Wright.
- Availability of other formats note:
- Photographic material: copy negative number C-051657.
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- Conditions of access:
Prints: No restrictions on use or reproduction. Various copyrights. Credit: National Archives of Canada.
Photographs: No restrictions on use or reproduction. Copyright expired. Credit: name of photographer / National Archives of Canada / copy negative number.
Printing plates and papier-maché object: No restrictions on use or reproduction. Copyright expired. Credit: National Archives of Canada.
Sound recording: No donor restrictions on use or reproduction. Copyright expired.
Postal cover: No restrictions on use or reproduction. Copyright expired. Credit: National Archives of Canada.
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