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Correspondence re. congratulations (1 of 3).

File consists of two hundred and forty six items of correspondence congratulating Dana Porter on his appointment as Ontario Chief Justice, as Chancellor of the University of Waterloo and as a member of the Board of Directors of the University of Toronto.
Correspondents include : Allen, Francis J.
Althouse, Mayme Anderson, Hugh A. Archer, William L.
Armstrong, C.H.A. Armstong, James S.P. Armstrong, V.W. Ash, W.M.V. Ball, Gordon R. Band, James S. Beaudoin, Gerard Beck, Frederick A. Bell, Dick Bell, Thomas H. Belyea, Roy E. Berlin, S.S. Berry, Nixon T. Berry, J. Wilson Bickle, E.W. Bigelow, S. Tupper Biggar, H.W. Bishop, A.L. Bissell, Claude Bind, H.I. Birbaum, S.U. Blackwell, Les lie Blaird, Sid Blair, Willis L. Blatz, Anne and Bill Boland, John F. Borden, Henry Bowlby, A.T. Bowman, W.C. Brebner, F.R. Brown, Mannie Bruce, Herbert A. Bruce, Maxwell Buckland, Babs and Bert Bunnell, Arthur E.K. Campbell, Fred A. Cawthorne, Frederick Chalmers, Floyd S. Clark, Christie T. Coon, Burwell R. Crate, Alexander V. Currey, Jessie G. Davies, Robertson Duggan, R.B. Duncan, James S. Dunlop, W.J. Durie, Helen Dymond, M.B. Edmonds, George E. Erichsen-Brown, F. Farewell, C.A. Featherstone, Edna Feinberg, Rabbi Abraham L. Fell, Charles P. Forsyth, Bob Frankel, Egmont Fraser, D.G. Gelber, Marvin Gibson, D.H. Gilmour, G.P. Glassco, U. Grant Goodman, E.A. Goodwin, L.H.; Graham, Beatrice B. Graydon, Allan Green, Robert M. Gregory, Wilfrid P. Griffin, John Grossberg, Ben Gundy, Clarke Hall, Emmett M. Hamilton, William E. Hammell, John E. Hanna, John W. Harkness, W.U.K. Harris, Roland A. Hart, G. Arnold Hastings, Mable Heal, R.F. Hearing, George J. Herbert, Rober Hermant, Sydney Hewitt, Gordon; Hilton, John D. Hobson, J.A. Hasting, R.S. Huffman, John Hughes, Frank J. Hukee, Margie Magone Hungerford, Jack Inch, George Innes, H.B. Isber, Rose M. Jamieson, H.T. Jasperson, Fred K. Johnston, Roddy Jones, Oakah L. Kelly, J.M. Kents, Palmer Kingston, R.A. Kirkpatricks, A.M. Kirkwood, Helen Kucherepa, John Laidlaw, Robert Langford, Henry Leal, Allan H. Leal, W. Allen Levinter, Isodore Lough, Donald Lewis, Dev Long, Norman W. Lowe, Carl Luxenberg, Benjamin Lyle, F. MacLean, Ian McLaughlin, Hugh J. McCutcheon, M. Wallace McGibbon, J.A.
*McLead, Douglas J.

  • McKenzie, A.C. McTague, Charles P. Mabee, Oliver B. Mack, Ron L. Maddocks, Fred Mahoney, Ed. Martin, Walter M. Mauskell, J.Q. Mendels, M.M. Mernill, S.B. Millar, J.D. Mills, Ralph S. Milner, H.R. Mitchell, George Montague, W.H. Moore, Trevor Morrison, William Mungovan, Lenore Monteith, J. Waldo Murray, Gladstone Nickle, W.M. Normandin, Rodrigue Ormsly, Gerald Osborne, L. Pepler, H.W.E. Pepper, Elliott R. Porteous, J.G. Purcell, G.M. Portstein, Meyer Powel, W. Kent Reilly, Gladys and Edward Rigney, T.J. Robbins, Harry M. Robertson, N.S. Robinette, T.L. Robinson, Cecil W. Rodgers, A.B. Rogers, Arthur W. Rogers, H.W. Roebuck, Joseph Rooney, Veronica Plunkett Rosenburg, Henry Ross, A. Ross, Allan Ross, Douglas Ross, James F.W. Sale, Rhys M. Samuel, Sigmund Sedgwick, Joseph Sowby, Rev. C.W. Schwenger, William F. Savage, Claude C. Schmon, Arthur A. Seed, Jack A. Seitz, Joseph L. Shenstone, Norman S. Simpson, D.G. Slemin, J.A.D. Smalley-Baker, Dean C. E. Smith, Adam W. Simpson Soward, Reginald H. St. John, Bascom, Starr, Anne Stephen, Alan G.A. Sullivan, Joseph A. Tayts, Paddy Templeton, Gilbert Thaufrou, Joe Torrance, F.W. Trebilcock, A.J. Tyrrell, T.A.C. Wadsworth, J.P.R. Walker, C.L. Walker, David J. Walker, J.W. Ward, Alfred B. Wardrope, G.C. Warrender, W.K. Weiss, Herbert J. Weldon, D.B. Weldon, J.O. Whalley, J.F.C. Williams, E.K. Wilson, Harry H. Wilson, Roland F. Wilton, Glen Wintermeyer, John J. Winters, Robert Woodland, F.A.L. Wren, Albert Yaremko, John Yavell, L.L.

Porter, Dana Harris

Correspondence re. Royal Commission on Banking and Finance.

File consists of forty-eight items of correspondence to and from Dana Porter and his secretary regarding the Report of the Royal Commission on Banking and Finance.
Correspondents include: Abbott, Justice Douglas Barber, Clarence L. Cromer, The Earl of Diefenbaker, John Frost, Leslie Gillanders, E.B. Hampson, H.A. Harris, W.C. Haug, Edgar Heward, Brian Hewitt, H.J. Holtroy, Marius Johnson, Harry G. Keir, David Lindsay Kim, John Lafrance, Leo Litchfield, E. Lundberg, Erik McKinnon, Neil J. McLaughlin, W. Earle Mansur, David B. Matthews, Beverley Mercure, G. Neufeld, E.P. Parizeau, Jacques Prentis, Margaret R. Shearer, Ronald A. Sproul, Allan Stanley, David Tanz, Mark M.
*Trudeau, Pierre.

Porter, Dana Harris

Dana Porter and Dorothy Parker Family

Series consists of materials relating to the family of Dana Porter, including his wife Dorothy Porter nee Parker, and his sons Dana Jr. and Julian. Also includes materials created about Dana Porter posthumously and collected by his family.

Porter, Dana Harris

Canadian School Journal.

File consists of a copy of the September-October 1967 edition of the Canadian School Journal which features an obituary for Dana Porter.

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

Diaries

Series consists of pocket diaries and one daily diary kept by Dana Porter. The pocket dairies cover the period 1953-1966, excepting the years 1955 and 1964. The daily diary covers the years 1955-1959.

Porter, Dana Harris

Diary.

File consists of one pocket diary for the year 1956.

Porter, Dana Harris

Diary.

File consists of one pocket diary for the year 1957.

Porter, Dana Harris

Diary.

File consists of one pocket diary for the year 1960.

Porter, Dana Harris

Ephemera

Series consists of ephemera created and accumulated by Dana Porter. Includes business cards, programmes and invitations, typed materials, honourary degrees and campaign materials.

Porter, Dana Harris

Business card : Porter, Dana.

File consists of one business card for Dana Porter which reads "With the Compliments of Hon. Dana Porter, Q.C. Treasurer of Ontario. Parliament Buildings, Toronto."

Porter, Dana Harris

Business cards : other.

File consists of five business cards from associates of Dana Porter. There are for: F.J. Lyle, Director Trade and Industry Branch ; E.V. McNeill, Commissioner of Police for Ontario ; Mr. and Mrs. E.D. Carrere ; Ray Timson, London Free Press ; Arthur Welsh, Department of Planning and Development.

Porter, Dana Harris

Dinner invitation.

File consists of one dinner invitation to an informal dinner for commissioners and their wives at the Porter residence to meet the Prime Minster.

Porter, Dana Harris

Press gallery folios.

File consists of a variety show titled Press Gallery Folios performed at the Arts and Letters Club, Toronto, March 22nd at 9 p.m.

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

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

Book reviews.

File consists of two book reviews by Dana Porter on works about Shakespeare : Shakespeare Unmasked by Pierre S. Porohovshikov and The Murder of the Man Who Was Shakespeare by Calvin Hoffman.

Porter, Dana Harris

Correspondence : Chariton, Morris.

File consists of five items of correspondence between Dana Porter and Morris Chariton regarding Chariton's request to lecture in Shakespeare at the University of Waterloo, as well as an essay on Shakespeare that Chariton sent to Porter.

Porter, Dana Harris

Correspondence re. publication of Shakespeare manuscripts.

File consists of sixty five items of correspondence regarding the review and potential publication of Dana Porter's manuscripts on the Sonnets of Shakespeare. Includes correspondence between Dana Porter, publication houses, reviewers, and friends who he asked to read the works.

Porter, Dana Harris

The Familiar Ghost, by Dana Porter.

File consists of an easy on Shakespeare's Sonnets by Dana Porter titled The Familiar Ghost. File includes hand written versions as well as a typed annotated version, notes and a second untitled essay.

Porter, Dana Harris

Poetry notes.

File consists of notes on poetry handwritten and typed by Dana Porter. Includes notes on Sonnets, excerpts from poems, etc.

Porter, Dana Harris

Shakespeare notes.

File consists of typed and handwritten notes on Shakespeare, Edmund Spencer, and related topics. Notes primarily consists of passages and sentences from books, articles, etc.

Porter, Dana Harris

The Shakespeare Sonnet Sequence.

File consists of Dana Porter's essay The Shakespeare Sonnet Sequence. This essay is sometimes also titled The Shakespeare Sonnets. Also includes notes on the vowel sounds of the sonnets.

Porter, Dana Harris

Speeches and Addresses

Series consists of transcripts and notes of speeches and addressed given by Dana Porter. Includes speeches from convocations, luncheons, meetings, etc. Some speeches are described individually and some in files grouped together by year.

Porter, Dana Harris

Visual Materials

Series consists of visual materials created and accumulated by the Porter family. Includes photographs, prints, paintings, drawings, and printing plates.

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

Federal Provincial Conference.

  • Photograph of members of the Federal Provincial Conference (October 3-5), 1955. Identifications from enclosed sheet.
    Porter, Dana Harris
  • Winters, Robert
  • Manning, Ernest C.
  • Bennett, William Andrew Cecil
  • Frost, Leslie
  • Douglas, Thomas Clement
  • Smallwood, Joseph
  • Duplessis, Maurice
  • Gardiner, James

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

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 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.

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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 .

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

Porter, Dana Harris

Porter, Dana : reproductions of paintings.

File consists of six high quality colour photocopies of original paintings by Dana Porter. The paintings are typically Northern Ontario landscapes and were stylistically inspired by the Group of Seven. Porter's maternal uncle was Group of Seven painter Lawren Harris.

Porter, Dana Harris

Regular Appellate Judges Seminar, by New York University.

File consists of one photograph showing members of the Regular Appellate Judges Seminar held at New York University Law School in 1966. Seated L-R: Bischoff, N.Y.U. ; O' Connell, Oregon ; Hamley, 9th Cir. ; Brennan, U.S. Supreme Ct. ; Traynor, Calif. ; Schaefer, Ill. ; Kenison, N.H. ; Leflar, N.Y.U. ;
*McKay, N.Y.U.

Standing L-R: Hill, Kentucky ; Kaul, Kansas ; Hodges, Oklahoma ; Heffernan, Wisconsin ; Gibson, 8th Cir. ; Thornberry, 5th Cir. ; Tremblay, Quebec ;
Dufresne, Maine ;
Herrmann, Delaware ; Finch, Missouri ; Paolino, Rhode Island ; Porter, Ontario ; McEntee, 1st Cir. ; Goodwin, Orgeon ; Ramirez Bages, Puerto Rico ; Rodgers, Mississippi ; Spear, Idaho ; Bergan, New York ; Summers, Louisiana ; Gordon, Virginia ; Richardson, Hawaii ; Mason, Iowa ; Smith, Nebraska ;
*Pope, Texas.

Identification from recto.

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

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

Porter, Julian : precedents book.

File consists of one handmade precedents book. Includes an alphabetical listing of precedent setting cases for a variety of legal concerns. Some entries appear to be photocopied from a previous book, and some are new.

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Diary.

File consists of one pocket diary for the year 1954.

Porter, Dana Harris

Daily diary.

File consists of a daily diary for Dana Porter from October 6, 1951- July 24, 1959. Not all dates feature an entry. Gives a detailed account of how he received the position of Attorney-General of Ontario.

Porter, Dana Harris

Diary.

File consists of one pocket diary for the year 1959.

Porter, Dana Harris

Campaign materials.

File consists of campaign materials for the 1955 election. Includes materials for Dana Porter, George Drew, James H. Rooney, George Hees, Roly Michener, and Joe Keenan.

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

Legal notes.

File consists of a binder with typed notes on various legal topics and cases.

Porter, Dana Harris

Political notes.

File consists of handwritten notes on various political topics such as sovereignty, law, and German political history.

Porter, Dana Harris

Clippings.

File consists of clippings primarily related to the interests of Dana Porter, including ones on higher education and book reviews. Also includes two from 1968 on the George Drew years of Ontario parliament.

Porter, Dana Harris

Scrapbook.

File consists of one large scrapbook with clippings relating to Dana Porter, his life, work and interests.

Porter, Dana Harris

Scrapbook : University of Waterloo Convocation.

File consists of a scrapbook relating to the University of Waterloo Convocation where Dana Porter was installed as Chancellor. Includes a programme, clippings, and photographs. All items are glued onto scrapbook pages. Also includes later materials collected by Julian Porter on the Dana Porter Library.

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