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Dana Harris Porter fonds.
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What if a Day.

File consists of a typed passage from What if a Day by A.E.H. Swaen from Modern Philology Vol. 5 p. 384.

Poem.

File consists of a handwritten poem, possibly by Dana Porter to his wife.

Porter, Dana Harris

Conservative Port Hope conference.

File consists of materials relating to the Conservative Party Port Hope Conference of 1942. Includes notes, copies of the Port Hope Proposals, ephemera, and forty five items of correspondence. Correspondence relates primarily to concerns with leadership and amendments to the Conservative Party constitution, as well as to the Port Hope Proposal. Correspondents include: Bell, John A.M. Benson, Donald Bowlby, A.T. Bryce, Robert A. Diefenbaker, John Easterbrook, W.T. Finlayson, R.K. Frost, Cecil Hopper, Harry McClinton, James Mackay, Hugh Martin, Argue Milner, H.R. Monette, Gustav Nobel Scott Company Reid, Fred H. Sabourin, Ivan Smith, Charles B. Smith, Sidney Thomas, W.H.A. Thorvaldson, G.S. Timmins, Harold W.
*Tupper, R.H. ;

Porter, Dana Harris

Campaign speeches.

File consists of transcriptions of speeches and articles by Dana Porter from when he was campaigning in anticipation of the 1943 election.

Porter, Dana Harris

Writings

Series consists of works authored by Dana Porter that are not on the topic of Shakespeare. Includes essays and a play.

Porter, Dana Harris

Campaign flyer.

File consists of one campaign flyer for Dana Porter for the Progressive Conservative party for the St. George's Riding Toronto in 1943.

Porter, Dana Harris

Scrapbook.

File consists of one scrapbook with clippings, speeches and articles on Dana Porter, his work, life, and interests.

Porter, Dana Harris

Ontario Cabinet.

File consists of one photograph showing members of George Drew's cabinet from 1945. Includes: Percy Vivian, Dana Porter, Charles Daley Arthur Welsh, Bill Goodfellow, Roland Mitchener, Bill Gresinger, Scott, George Dunbar, George Doucette, Leslie Frost, George Drew, Tom Kennedy, Les Blackwell, George Challies.

Porter, Dana Harris

Porter, Dana .

File consists of two portraits of Dana Porter, as well as twelve prints of the portraits.

Porter, Dana Harris

Ontario Cabinet.

File consists of one reprint photograph showing members of George Drew's cabinet from 1945. Includes: Percy Vivian, Dana Porter, Charles Daley Arthur Welsh, Bill Goodfellow, Roland Mitchener, Bill Gresinger, Scott, George Dunbar, George Doucette, Leslie Frost, George Drew, Tom Kennedy, Les Blackwell, George Challies.

Porter, Dana Harris

Porter, Dana , Robert Fabian and Keith Simpson.

File consists of five photographs of Dana Porter with Robert Fabian and Keith Simpson taken by Gerry Kainz of the Hamilton Spectator. In the photographs the men are seen examining evidence. Inscription on verso of one reads "A string bag! The main duo which took Sidney Sinclair or Harold Hagger to the gallows for the murder of Dagmar Petrzywalski otherwise Peters. Wrotham, Kent, England." Also includes two items of correspondence between Ed. Black of the Hamilton Spectator and Dana Porter regarding the photographs.

Porter, Dana Harris

Scrapbook.

File consists of one large scrapbook with pasted-in clippings on Porter, his life, and his work. Includes many clippings on the British immigration of 1947.

Porter, Dana Harris

Immigration photographs.

File consists of forty one photographs showing immigrants coming to Canada under Dana Porter's 1947 plan to airlift 10,000 British immigrants to Canada. Individual photographs feature descriptions on the verso.

Porter, Dana Harris

Scrapbook.

File consists of one scrapbook documenting the immigration of British and Dutch citizens to Canada following the Second World War, in which Porter was involved. Includes clippings and photographs, most of which have captions.

Porter, Dana Harris

Clipping.

File consists of two photocopies of a clipping from the May 20, 1948 edition of the Toronto Evening Telegram. Clipping discusses Porter's position as Minister of Planning and Development.

Porter, Dana Harris

Hamilton Teacher's Council Banquet.

File consists of one photograph showing Dana Porter with H.E. Plewman (Chairman of the Hamilton Board of Education) and W.A. Tindale (President of the Hamilton Teacher's Council) at the Hamilton Teacher's Council Banquet.

Porter, Dana Harris

Steele's Restaurant grand opening.

File consists of two photographs showing Dana Porter and others at the opening of Steele's Restaurant in Toronto. Also includes one item of correspondence from Steele regarding the photographs.

Porter, Dana Harris

Attendees of the graduation exercises of the 42nd Session of the FBI National Academy.

File consists of one photograph showing attendees of the graduation exercised of the 42nd Session of the FBI National Academy. Left to right: Mr. W.V. Scott, Fire Marshal for Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ; Mr. W.B. Common, Director of Public Prosecutions, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ; J. Edgar Hoover, Directors of the Federal Bureau of Investigation ; Honourable Dana Porter, Attorney General for Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ; Mr. Clifford R. Magone, Deputy Attorney General for Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada ; Honourable William H. Stringer, commissioner of Police for Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Identifications from caption.

Porter, Dana Harris

Porter, Dana : swearing in ceremony.

File consists of four photographs of Dana Porter with Lieutenant Governor Ray Lawson, George Drew and others at Porter's swearing in ceremony as Attorney General of Ontario. Identification from verso.

Porter, Dana Harris

Ontario Cabinet.

File consists of one photograph showing members of Leslie Frost's Cabinet from 1949. Includes : Louis Cecile ; [Horrsscort] ; Bill Gresinger ; Charles Daley ; Dana Porter ; William Goodfellow ; Arthur Walsh ; George Dunbar ; Tom Kennedy ; Leslie Frost ; George Doucette ; George Challies. Identification from attached sheet, not all names are legible.

Porter, Dana Harris

Porter, Dana.

File consists of twelve portraits of Dana Porter taken during one session at Ballard of Eaton's. Seven photographs are draft copies, and the others are re-touched photographs of the selected image from the session.

Porter, Dana Harris

Porter, Dana and others.

File consists of one group photograph showing Dana Porter and a large group of men seated and standing at tables at an unidentified event.

Porter, Dana Harris

Porter, Dana and Beland Honderich.

File consists of three photographs of Dana Porter with Beland Honderich. Beland is in a wheelchair and appears to be at a hospital or convalescent home. Two of the photos show just Honderich and Porter and the third shows a group of men in wheelchairs gathered around a piano, perhaps at a party.

Porter, Dana Harris

Porter, Dana and others.

File consists of one photograph of Dana Porter with a group of unidentified men. Many of the men are in military dress.

Porter, Dana Harris

Porter, Dana.

File consists of one re-touched photograph used to create zinc plates as well as eight prints made from the plates of a portrait of Dana Porter.

Porter, Dana Harris

Porter, Dorothy and others.

File consists of three group portraits showing a group of women that includes Dorothy Porter. The women are dressed in formal clothes and hats.

Porter, Dana Harris

Porter, Dana.

File consists of nine portraits of Dana Porter by Arthur L. Cole. . Although the images are the same, some of been re-touched in different ways.

Porter, Dana Harris

Notes.

File consists of a series of notes on speeches given by Dana Porter.

Porter, Dana Harris

Probation - a brief.

File consists of a four part report on probation by Dana Porter. Parts consist of A. Historical ; B. Evolution, Procedure, Qualifications, Task ; C. The Need for Probation in Canada and Ontario ; D. What is Probation?

Porter, Dana Harris

Don Jail escape : exhibit photo album.

File consists of an album of photographs used as evidence in the case of the 1952 jail break of the Boyd Gang at the Don Jail. The photographs are listed in the front of the album, but they have been left in original order in the album itself (not chronological). The photographs were taken by Det. Sergt. Maurice Inglis of the Toronto Police. Also includes a clipping from 1990 on the break out.

Porter, Dana Harris

Porter, Dana and Haim J. Zadok.

File consists of two photographs of Dana Porter with Deputy Attorney-General of Israel Haim J. Zadok during Zadok's trip to Canada. Also includes three items of correspondence regarding the photographs.

Porter, Dana Harris

Porter, Dana : caricature.

File consists of one reproduction of a caricature of Dana Porter by Henry H. Bull. Bull was the Crown Attorney for Metropolitan Toronto and the County of York and drew many caricatures of colleagues. The reproduction print is mounted using Durograf technology, a type of screen printing where the image is applied to a spunbonded polyester fibre. The image has been mounted on a piece of acrylic, with a biography of Henry Bull on the back.

Porter, Dana Harris

Porter, Dana : Empire Club.

File consists of three photographs showing Dana Porter with unidentified other members of the Empire Club at a meeting. Also includes one item of correspondence regarding the photographs.

Porter, Dana Harris

Correspondence from Dana Porter to Dorothy Parker.

File consists of ten items of correspondence from Dana Porter to Dorothy Parker from the time of their engagement. These letters are the same as those in the spiral bound collection. Also includes copies of the other materials that are in the bound volume.

Porter, Dana Harris

Fire Protection Conference.

File consists of a transcript of Dana Porter's speech from the Eighty-second Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Manufacturers' Association Fire Protection Conference, royal York hotel, Toronto, May 27th, 28th, 29th, 1953. Item was reprinted from Industrial Canada, July 1953. Also includes a programme and one item of correspondence.

Porter, Dana Harris

Diary.

File consists of one pocket diary for the year 1953.

Porter, Dana Harris

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