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Accession Number: 72-002

Title

Progressive Conservative Association of Ontario fonds. -- 1931-1980. -- 1.7 m of textual records.

Biography / History

The Progressive Conservative Association of Ontario was developed to provide a support network for Progressive Conservative MP's and candidates in Ontario ridings. Each riding has its own association to address concerns and draft policies that can be presented by MP's in the government.

Custodial History

This fonds was created by and in the custody of the Progressive Conservative Association of Ontario until it was donated to the Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This fonds consists of the minutes and proceedings of conventions and annual meetings of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Association (OPCA), and its Liberal-Conservative and Conservative predecessors. It also includes a minute book of the Women's Advisory Committee of the OPCA, (January 13, 1945-November 4, 1957); and the minutes and proceedings of the National Conservative Association Leadership Convention, Winnipeg, December 9-11, 1942.

Notes

Title based on the Association which created the fonds.

The fonds was donated by L.M. Frost and Charles Addington of the Progressive Conservative Association of Ontario.

The fonds is arranged chronologically.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

Associated materials are located at the National Archives of Canada (MG 28) and the University of Western Ontario Library.

For related records see: 77-024 (Leslie M. Frost fonds). FINDING AID

Box 1

Folder

1: Leadership Convention (Toronto), June 24, 1931; minutes, proceedings.

2: Eleventh Annual Meeting (Toronto), Nov 9, 1932; minutes, proceedings.

3: Annual Meeting (Toronto), May 27, 1936; minutes, proceedings. Leadership Convention (Toronto), May 27, 1936; minutes, proceedings.

4: Fifteenth Annual Meeting (Toronto), July 21, 1938; minutes, proceedings. (The prefix "Liberal" was dropped from the Association's name at this meeting. It continued in this way until 1945) Executive of the Ontario Conservative Association, as elected in 1938.

5: Leadership Convention (Toronto), Dec 8- 9, 1938; minutes, proceedings.

Box 2

Folder

1: Annual Meeting (Toronto), Nov 12, 1943; minutes, proceedings.

2: Annual Meeting (Toronto), Jan 13, 1945; minutes, proceedings. (The Association added the prefix "Progressive" to its name)

3: Annual Meeting (Toronto), Dec 3, 1945; minutes, proceedings.

4: Annual Meeting (Toronto), Dec 18, 1946; minutes, proceedings.

5: Annual Meeting (Toronto), Oct 21, 1947; minutes, proceedings.

Box 3

Folder

1: Leadership Convention (Toronto), Apr 25- 27, 1949; minutes, proceedings (2 copies).

2: Annual Meeting (Toronto), Nov 8, 1949; minutes, proceedings.

3: Annual Meeting (Toronto), Nov 4, 1952; minutes, proceedings.

4: Annual Meeting (Toronto), Nov 2, 1954; minutes, proceedings.

Box 4

Folder

1: Annual Meeting (Toronto), Nov 5, 1957; minutes, proceedings (2 copies).

2: Special General Meeting (Toronto), Oct 17, 1960; minutes, proceedings (2 copies).

3: Leadership Convention (Toronto), Oct 23- 25, 1961; minutes, proceedings.

Box 5

Folder

1: Annual Meeting and Election of Officers (Toronto), Feb 19, 1963; minutes, proceedings.

2: Annual Meeting (Toronto), Nov 3, 1964; minutes, proceedings (2 copies).

3: Annual Meeting (Toronto), Nov 1, 1966; minutes, proceedings (2 copies).

4: Annual Meeting (Toronto), Nov 3-5, 1968; minutes, proceedings.

Box 6

Folder

1: Women's Advisory Committee of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Association - Minute Book; Jan 23, 1945 to Nov 4, 1957.

 

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