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Fonds consists of
Place of creation
26 photographs : b&w.
20 maps and plans.
10 view cards : col.; double sided; attached; in presentation folder; 10.0 x 14.6 cm (card size); 10.8 x 16.5 cm (folder size).
7 postal covers : postcards.
1 postal stationary item : postal card.
1 medal : tombac; circular shaped surmounted with royal crown; suspension wearing mode; encased; 45 mm., diam.
1 collage : black and white portrait silhouette; laid down on a light card (being white coloured enclosed by a hand drawn black ink border), and which, in turn, is top mounted to another light card (this being grey coloured also with a hand drawn black ink border); 13.2 x 5.8 cm. (primary support); 21.7 x 8.8 cm. (secondary support).
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The fonds consists of three sous-fonds: the Samuel Rollin Hesson sous-fonds, the Charles Ashton Hesson sous-fonds and the Hesson family sous-fonds. The fonds contains archival records that document the personal, financial, political, business and legal activities of Samuel Rollin Hesson, of Stratford, Ontario; the personal, financial, business, legal and research activities of his son, Charles Ashton Hesson, of St. Catharines, Ontario; and the personal and financial activities of the Hesson family of Stratford, Ontario. The fonds consists of textual documents, photographs, view cards in a presentation folder, an encased funerary medal for Sir John A. Macdonald, a silhouette portrait of Charles Ashton Hesson (1860-1936), cartographic documents, philatelic records, a newspaper and various other publications.
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Record must be consulted under the super
vision of an art archivist.
Records must be consulted under the supe
rvision of an art archivist.
Textual records MSS2341 90 (Electronic)
Graphic (photo) List of photographs included in finding aid MSS2341 as well as in the accession file. MSS2341 90 (Paper)
Creator / Provenance
Biography / Administrative history
Samuel Rollin Hesson was a Member of Parliament for North Perth, Ontario, from 1878 to 1891. A complete biographical notice is provided in the description of the Samuel Rollin Hesson sous-fonds.
Charles Ashton Hesson, son of Samuel Rollin Hesson, was a collector in the Internal Revenue Department in St. Catharines, Ontario. A complete biographical notice is provided in the description of the Charles Ashton Hesson sous-fonds.
The Hesson family of Stratford, Ontario, was headed by Samuel Rollin Hesson. A complete biographical description is provided in the description of the Hesson family sous-fonds.
1. Hesson, Samuel Rollin,
2. Hesson, Charles Ashton
3. Hesson family
4. Hesson (Famille)
7. Hommes politiques
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