Canadian politicians’ collection. Robert Laird  BORDEN, DIEFENBAKER John, Joe  CLARK, Edward BLAKE.
Canadian politicians’ collection
Canadian politicians’ collection
Canadian politicians’ collection
Canadian politicians’ collection
Canadian politicians’ collection
Canadian politicians’ collection
Canadian politicians’ collection
Canadian politicians’ collection
Canadian politicians’ collection
Canadian politicians’ collection
Canadian politicians’ collection
Canadian politicians’ collection
Canadian politicians’ collection

Canadian politicians’ collection

Place Published: Various
Publisher: Various
Date Published: 1888 to [1991]
Binding: No binding

5 Canadian politicians are represented in this collection of 13 item dating from 1888 to [1991], specifically, 3 letters, 6 photos, 1 pamphlet, 1 card, 1 statement and 1 signed envelope.

Robert Laird Borden, (Canadian Prime Minister). 7 items.

• TLS to Colonel [William] Wood, Quebec, 11 February 1929, thanking Wood for his generous appreciation of his book [Canada in the Commonwealth: From Conflict to Co-operation]: “Dr. Doughty revised and enlarged the bibliography for me… The index was prepared in England, and it is a very poor affair.” Letter in 2 sections, each 8 x 4-1/2 inches

• Partial cover of a book, signed by Borden, 22 February 1934.

• B&w photo of Borden playing golf at Hot Springs, Virginia (Borden wrongly identified as a former Governor General of Canada), 11 November 1922, Central News Photo Service.

• B&w photo of Borden leaving the White House with Vincent Massey, both in top hats, after visiting President Coolidge, 11 February 1928, N.E.A.

• Tobacco photo card of Borden, Major Drapkin & Co., London, [1916?].

• Photo postcard of sketch of Borden, published by Tulane, New York,

• n.d. Speeches at a Dinner to the Right Hon. Sir Robert Borden… on his appointment as the Cecil Rhodes Lecturer at Oxford University… at the Hotel Victoria London 18 May 1927, pamphlet wire-stitched, 14 pp., issued by the Pilgrims of Great Britain on Borden’s appointment as Cecil Rhodes Lecturer at Oxford University.

John Diefenbaker, (Canadian Prime Minister).

• TLS to Mary Whipp, 24 March 1971, re autographing the six Bill of Rights for her friend, Mr. Smith, her father was Diefenbaker’s friend, he remembers her when she was a young girl.

• Signed commemorative envelope signed by John Diefenbaker, 8 December 1957?, re U.S. Rocket Research Facilty at Fort Churchill, Manitoba.

Joe Clark, (Canadian politician and Prime Minister).

• Signed (autopen) printed statement on government letterhead 8-1/2 inches, against apartheid in South Africa [1988-91] in English and French, 2 pp. At the time Clark was Secretary of State for External Affairs and Chair of the Commonwealth Committee of Foreign Ministers on Southern Africa.

Edward Blake, (the second Premier of Ontario, 1871-2, and leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, 1880-7).

• ALS to J. Castell Hopkins (journalist and encyclopedist), 28 November 1888, replying to Hopkinson’s letter of 24 November 1888, referring Hopkinson to his note to Mr. Swayzie, declines to submit Hopkinson’s proposed catechism. Letter 7-3/4 x 10 inches mounted on a 9-1/4 x 11-3/4 inch foam-core board.

Bob Stanfield, (17th Premier of Nova Scotia and leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada).

• 2 small colour photos 3/-3/4 x 3-1/2 inches, of Stanfield talking to people in a crowd, Stratford, Ont., federal election, 1968.

Collection on consignment with LDRB.


Good. Item #8450

$1,200.00 USD
$1,519.15 CAD