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Description found in Archives

William Francis O'Connor fonds [textual record]. 

Date(s)

1887-1940

Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

1.5 m of textual records.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of general correspondence, 1900-1940, 30 cm; business correspondence, 1904-1928, 30 cm; subject files, 1912-1931, 40 cm; and printed material, 1887-1940, 50 cm.

Archival reference no.
Former archival reference no.

Textual records The finding aid is a descriptive list of topics arranged according to the type of material and chronological period. MSS0122 90 (Electronic)
http://data2.archives.ca/pdf/pdf001/p000001341.pdf

Biography / Administrative history

William Francis O'Connor, lawyer and public servant, was appointed law clerk of the Senate in 1934, after having practised law in Halifax, Ottawa and Toronto. He held various official positions during his career, including presiding commissioner of the Board of Commerce, 1919-1920, took an active interest in constitutional matters, and assisted Sir Robert Borden in the arrangement of his papers and the preparation of his memoirs.

Additional information

Received in 1955 from his daughter, Mrs. John A. MacDonald of Ottawa, Ont.

Subject heading

1. William Francis O'Connor - Manuscripts, 1912-1931 Sir Robert Laird Borden, [1900-1940]
2. William Francis O'Connor - Correspondence, 1900-1940 Canada. Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Customs and Excise Department, 1926.
3. Mines and minerals - Canada, 1904-1928.
4. Mining - Canada, 1904-1928.
5. Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.), 1887-1940.
6. Circular letters, 1887-1940.
7. Investments, American, 1904-1928.
8. Investments, Canadian, 1904-1928.
9. Investment, Foreign - Canada, 1904-1928.
10. Investment, Foreign - United States, 1904-1928.
11. Pamphlets, 1887-1940.
12. Constitutional issues, 1916-1926.
13. Constitutional Issue 1926, 1916-1926.
14. Customs duties - Canada, 1926.
15. Elections - Canada, 1917.
16. Canada - Foreign relations, 1912-1931.
17. Law - Cases, 1912-1931.
18. Finance, Public - Canada, 1912-1931.
19. Claims - Canada, 1912-1931.
20. Legislation - Canada, 1912-1931.
21. Lawyers - Canada, [1900-1940]
22. War and emergency legislation - Canada, 1912-1931.
23. Canada. Board of Commerce - Officials and employees, [1919-1940]

Private

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