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Description found in Archives
Collection consists of
1. Laurier House collection [graphic material]
2. Laurier House collection [graphic material]
3. Laurier House collection [graphic material]
4. Laurier House collection [graphic material]
5. Laurier House collection [graphic material]
6. Laurier House collection [graphic material]
7. Laurier House collection [graphic material]
8. Laurier House collection [graphic material]
9. Laurier House collection [graphic material]
10. Laurier House collection [documents iconographiques]
11. Laurier House collection [graphic material]
12. Laurier House collection [graphic material]
13. Laurier House [graphic material] (1996-02621-6)
14. Laurier House [graphic material] (1997-02102-1)
[ca. 1850-ca. 1970]
Place of creation
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Scope and content
Collection consists of: portrait of Sir Wilfrid Laurier with William Lyon Mackenzie King; Sir Wilfrid Laurier campaigning for the federal election of September 1908; portrait of William Lyon Mackenzie King; Sir Wilfrid Laurier's tomb in Notre Dame Cemetery, Eastview (now Vanier), Ontario; Robert L. Borden with Joseph Mailof, confidential messenger to Sir Wilfrid Laurier, February 5, 1922; portrait of Lady Susan Tweedsmuir, by Elliot and Fry; portrait of Lady Marie Evelyn Moreton Byng; Sir Wilfrid Laurier and his secretary M. Boudrais, in his library, Ottawa, Ontario, 1897; Laurier addressing a crowd; Laurier at Les Cèdres Chalet Club, Victoriaville, Quebec; Laurier walking with a group, 3 September 1896; portrait of Sir Wilfrid Laurier; William Lyon Mackenzie King at Laurier House; portrait of a young woman, probably from the King family, by Esson of Prestion; full-length photograph of a man by Crawford of Hamilton; group photograph entitled "Trois Mousquetaires"; a montage of photographs marking the opening of the Laurier House Annex, May 22, 1952; montage of portraits of Sir Wilifrid Laurier. Other photographs depict Lester Bowles Pearson with foreign dignitaries and heads of state including: British Prime Minister Harold Wilson in Ottawa, Ontario, 10 February 1968, and Harold Macmillan, photo by Ashley & Crippen; United States President Lyndon Baines Johnson, Washington D.C., 26 November 1963, and John Fitzgerald Kennedy; Queen Elizabeth II at Ottawa Airport, Ottawa, Ontario, 1964. Cabinet session in East Block, Parliament Building, Privy Council Chamber, Ottawa, Ontario, 1930 including: Peter J. Veniot, J.C. Elliott, Pierre J.A. Cardin, Charles Stewart, Raoul Dandurand, W.L.M. King, Ernest Lapointe, W.R. Motherwell, Charles A. Dunning, Lucien Cannon, William D. Euler, W.F. Kay, Thomas A. Crerar, James L. Ralston, Fernand Rinfret, James Malcolm, Peter Heenan, Cyrus McMillan, and Ian A. Mackenzie. Photograph collection held by the owners of Laurier House, including the Leslie Family, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, William Lyon Mackenzie King and Lester B. Pearson comprised mainly of portraits of prominent Canadians and international figures and politicians from the late 19th century and the 20th century. Photographs pertaining to the Leslie Family: portraits of various members of the Leslie family, the original owners of Laurier House. Many of these are in the CDV format and are not identified and originate from Great Britain, mainly Scotland. Sir Wilfrid Laurier: portraits of Sir Wilfrid Laurier with P.C. Larkin, in Vancouver 1910, with John B. McColl, at the Imperial Conference of 1911 with Louis Botha, Mr. Asquith and Sir Joseph Ward, in his study at Laurier House, with Prime Minister Gladstone at Hawarden Castle, portrait of Henri W. Laurier in his christening robes; portraits of Sir Wilfrid Laurier and Lady Laurier in Laurier House, with the Aberdeens at the family home in Arthabaska, Quebec, Members of the House of Commons 1893 and 1902, the Diamond Jubilee Parade in London 1897, Sir Wilfrid Laurier at Les Cèdres Chalet Club, Vicoriavillle, Quebec, the class reunion of Sir Wilfrid Laurier in Arthabaska, Quebec 1889, Election de Québec 1877, Laurier's last public assembly in St. Lin 1915, Laurier outside the Windsor Hotel, Montreal, Quebec ca. 1914, International Commission, Quebec 1898. William Lyon Mackenzie King: portraits of W.L.M. King at Kingsmere 1929, with General Eisenhower at the House of Commons 1946, opening Sir Wilfrid Laurier's birthplace in St. Lin, an album of prints of the various room in Laurier's St. Lin home, portraits of Alexander and Margaret Alexander of Tunis; portraits of the Duke of Gloucester 1929, the Duke of Connaught 1924, Edward, Prince of Wales n.d., Peter II of Yugoslavia, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth 1939, General and Madame Chiang Kai-Shek 1942, Adolf Hitler 1937, Governor General Silvercruys and his wife Suzanne, Lady Isabel Aberdeen, Lord Aberdeen, Emperor Hirihito and his wife, Queen Willhemina of the Netherlands 1942, Alice Mary and the Earl of Athlone, William H. Taft, Lord and Lady Tweedsmuir, King George V 1923, Arthur Balfour 1926, F.D. Roosevelt 1941, Mackenzie King's second administration 1926-30, William Lyon Mackenzie, Lord and Lady Willingdon 1931, Pope Pius XI 1923 and various portraits of William Lyon Mackenzie King at Laurier House, at conferences and performing official duties. Lester B. Pearson: portraits of Lester B. Pearson lighting the Centennial Flame, Parliament Hill 1967, addressing the nation from Parliament Hill 1966, receiving an Honorary Membership in the Blackfoot Indian Confederacy, Lethbridge, Alberta, portraits of General Charles DeGaulle 1964, Prime Minister Dudley Senanyake of Ceylon 1967, Dean Acheson 1952, Alex Douglas-Home; portraits of Governor General Roland Michener, Queen Elizabth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Pierre Elliott Trudeau 1968, Right Honourable Vincent Massey 1959, Lester B. Pearson during the election campaign of 1949 and at Espanola, Ontario 1953, with President Lyndon B. Johnson, at the Commonwealth Conference on Foreign Affairs, Colombo, Ceylon 1950, with students from the riding of Algoma East 1967, as Chairman of N.A.T.O., Pearson and Mrs. Pearson with the new Canadian flag 1965, receiving a Doctor of Civil Law degree from the Universitry of Saskatchewan, 1965 and the Pearson Day Care Centre, Peterborough, Ontario 1968.
Conditions of access
Copy negative C-009060
Copy negative C-080345
Copy negative C-001990
from PF 0075/X1 to PF 0075/X2
Photographs, except those by Y. Karsh: No restrictions on use. Copyright expired on items greater than 50 years old; various copyrights on items less than 50 years old. Credit: name of photographer / National Archives of Canada / copy negative number.
Photographs by Y. Karsh: See accession no. 1987-054 for restrictions and copyright.
Finding aid is a list of photographs including dates. Only those photographs with a check mark are in the holdings of the National Archives. FA-373 (Paper)
Creator / Provenance
Biography / Administrative history
Laurier House, Ottawa, Ontario.
Related control no.
1. 1957-052 NPC
2. 1967-007 NPC
3. 1969-133 NPC
4. 1969-179 NPC
5. 1969-181 NPC
6. 1973-410 NPC
7. 1974-312 NPC
8. 1975-188 NPC
9. 1985-136 NPC
10. 1986-204 NPC
11. 1987-084 NPC
12. 1997-029 DAP
13. 1997-321 DAP
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