Marcel Lambert fonds [multiple media]
Record Information – Brief
Marcel Lambert fonds [multiple media]
- Hierarchical level:
- R3245-0-8-E, MG32-B27
- Type of material:
- Textual material, Photographs, Objects (including medals and pins), Sound recordings, Maps and cartographic material
- Found in:
- Archives / Collections and Fonds
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Record Information – Details
- Fonds includes:
8 lower level description(s)View lower level description(s)
- Place of creation:
- No place, unknown, or undetermined
284 photographs : b&w, col.
21.5 m of textual records.
8 audio cassettes (10 h).
1 audio disc (ca. 5 min).
- Language of material:
- Scope and content:
Fonds consists of Member of Parliament files, 1957-1984, and personal files, 1950-1984, including correspondence with constituents and politicians, political files concerning Progressive Conservative Associations, House of Common files concerning services, committees, parliamentary associations and delegations, reference material, speeches and biographical documents. The fonds also consists of photographs depicting Lambert's career as Member of Parliament for Edmonton West, as a Cabinet Minister and as Speaker of the House of Commons as well as Montreal Space Research Institute projects held by the Engineering Development and Firing Laboratory, Highwater, Quebec; Harp Missile experiments and installations, Highwater, Quebec, Barbados, and West Indies, 1962-1967; NORAD project, 1963; Canadian Flag project, 1964; NATO, 1981. Also included in this fonds are 15 political lapel buttons, mostly relating to Progressive Conservative Party leadership conventions. Finally, the fonds also includes sound recordings, ca. 1970-1983, consisting of hearings of the Progressive Conservative Task Force on Productivity led by co-chairman Lambert, M.P. and Senator Lowell Murray. There is also a sound recording of songs by David Haisel about the Progressive Conservative Party and its leader, former Premier of Nova Scotia, Robert Stanfield. Fonds consists of electoral maps, chiefly of Edmonton, acquired by Marcel Lambert during his term as Member of Parliament for Edmonton West.
- Additional name(s):
- Biography/Administrative history:
Lambert, Marcel, 1919-2000 : Marcel Lambert, politician, born on August 21, 1919, at Edmonton, Alberta, was educated at the University of Alberta (Commerce) and Oxford University, England (Law). He served in World War II as Lieutenant King's Own Calgary Regiment 1940-1945 and was Prisoner of War after Dieppe Raid, 1942-1945. He was called to the Bar of Alberta in 1951. Progressive Conservative Member of Parliament for the Constituency of Edmonton West, 1957-1984, he served as Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of National Defence, 1957-8, National Revenue, 1959-1962, Speaker of the House of Commons, 1962-1963 and Minister of Veterans Affairs, 1963. In the Opposition, 1963-1984, he served as critic for Defence, Revenue, Finance etc. He was member of several Committees and Parliamentary Associations.
- Finding aid:
Textual records: (Electronic) Finding Aid No. 1718 consists of a descriptive file list arranged alphabetically. MSS1718Textual records: (Electronic) Finding Aid. MSS1718
http://data2.archives.ca/pdf/pdf001/p000000003.pdfButtons: (Paper) Medal inventory cards. 13921 to 13935Sound recordings: (Electronic) See MISACS for item level descriptions.Cartographic material (Other) Please consult lower level descriptions. (90: Open)
- Additional information:
- General Note:
- Acquired in 1980 and 1984 from Marcel Lambert, Ottawa, Ontario.
- Subject heading:
- Former archival reference no.:
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- Conditions of access:
Photographs: no restrictions on use or reproduction. Various copyrights on items less than 50 years old; copyright expired on items more than 50 years old.
Buttons: no restrictions on use or reproduction. Copyright unknown. Credit: National Archives of Canada.
Sound recordings: Reproductin and use in any form requires the written permission of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada.
Cartographic material: No restrictions. Credit Library and Archives Canada.
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