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Place of creation

No place, unknown, or undetermined

22 m of textual records.
914 photographs b&w and col.
3 film reels (5 min).
6 medals gold, silver, bronze.
4 objects.
1 ribbon.

Scope and content

Fonds consists of textual records in three series: departmental and political; personal and family; articles, speeches and newspaper clippings. The fonds also consists of photographs pertaining to aspects of the public career of C.D. Howe including depictions of War Committee Cabinet meetings, Canadian-American conferences, and Dominion-Provincial conferences on reconstruction. There are also several albums of photographs that relate to many people and occasions including album documenting an official tour of Small Arms Limited munitions factory, 1942; opening of Mens' Centre, Hamilton, Ontario; and albums documenting the "Official Sod-turning Ceremony, Nuclear Power Demonstration Plant, Sept. 19, 1956". The fonds contains medals, objects, ribbons, 1928-1956: Port of Kobe Bronze Souvenir Medal; Daniel Guggenheim Bronze Medal for Great Achievement in Aeronautics (1928); Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario (1947); Casa de Moneda de Mexico (1949); medal commemorating construction of additional grain elevator space, Three Rivers Grain & Elevator Co. (1956); two Souvenir Steel Rails by the Algoma Steel Company, one inscribed to C.A. Dunning, the other inscribed to William Duff; souvenir of Canada's Radium Silver Mine, Great Bear Lake; Coronation of Elizabeth II Silver Medal (1953); blue pouch with gilt lettering; miniature Ribbon - Order of St. Michael and St. George for neck suspension. One photograph of C.D. Howe with woman tv journalist in his office in Ottawa, ca. 1955. Also included are films consisting of clips of Howe, [ca. 1948-1957].

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Terms of use

Photographic materials: No donor restrictions. Various copyrights on items less than 50 years old. Copyright expired on items more than 50 years old. Credit: Name of photographer / National Archives of Canada / Copy negative no.
Moving images: Reproduction and use of any kind requires the written permission of the copyright owner.
Medals, objects, ribbon: No donor restrictions. Copyright: Unknown. Credit: National Archives of Canada / Accession no. 1960-005.

Textual records: The finding aid is a file list. MSS0505 (Paper)

Textual records: Finding aid. MSS0505 (Electronic)

Photographic materials: See "Photographic inventories, indexes, and caption lists arranged by accession number." FA-500 (Paper)

Medals, objects, ribbon: Medal inventory numbers: 6070, 6072, 6073, 6077, 6078, 6080, 6081, 6082, 6085, 6093, and 6094. (Paper)

Medals, objects, ribbon: Description; on line; item-level. (Electronic)

Moving images: See MISACS for item-level descriptions. (Electronic)

Additional information

Received in 1964 from the C.D. Howe estate.

Availability of other formats note
Medals, objects, ribbon: Copy negatives available.

Subject heading

1. Clarence Decatur Howe - Correspondence, 1922-1961 Dalhousie University (Halifax, N.S.), 1925-1961.
2. Legislators - Canada - Biography, 1922-1961 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Mass.), 1925-1961.
3. Canada. Parliament - Biography, 1922-1961 Canada. Dept. of Railways and Canals, [1922-1961]
4. Polymer Corporation - Records and correspondence, 1922-1961 Canada. Dept. of Marine and Fisheries, [1922-1961]
5. Airlines - Canada, 1922-1961 Canada. Dept. of Transport, [1922-1961]
6. Aircraft industry - Canada, 1922-1961 Canada. Dept. of Munitions and Supply, [1922-1961]
7. Mines and mining - Canada, 1922-1961 Canada. Dept. of Reconstruction and Supply, [1922-1961]
8. Pipe lines - Canada, 1922-1961 Canada. Dept. of Reconstruction, [1922-1961]
9. Cabinet ministers - Canada, 1922-1961 Canada. Dept. of Trade and Commerce, [1922-1961]
10. Nuclear energy - Canada, 1922-1961 Canada. Dept. of Defence Production, [1922-1961]
11. Shipbuilding - Canada, 1922-1961.
12. International cooperation, 1922-1961.
13. Howe family, 1925-1961.
14. Family - Records and correspondence, 1925-1961.
15. Canada. Industrial Defence Board - Records and correspondence, 1922-1961.
16. Universities and colleges - Canada, 1925-1961.
17. Universities and colleges - United States, 1925-1961.
18. Invitations - Canada, 1925-1961.
19. Speeches, addresses, etc., Canadian, 1931-1961.
20. Clarence Decatur Howe - Authorship, 1931-1961.
21. Clarence Decatur Howe - Biography, 1931-1961.
22. Newspapers - Sections, columns, etc., 1931-1961.
23. Sir James Dunn - Estates, 1925-1961.
24. Directors of corporations - Canada, 1925-1961.
25. World War II - Great Britain.
26. World War II - Canada.
27. World War II - United States.
28. Politique et gouvernement Canada
29. Politics and government Canada
30. Hommes politiques Canada.
31. Politicians Canada.


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Related control no.

1. 1960-005 MED
2. 1964-095 NPC
3. 1964-111 NPC
4. 1968-172 NPC
5. 1980-191 NPC
6. 1982-0227 MISA