- 1857-1905 (Creation)
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7 boxes (1 metre)
Name of creator
Arthur Harvey was a Canadian journalist. He was born in Suffolk, England, in 1834 and was educated in Holland and at Trinity college, Dublin. In 1856, he emigrated to Canada, where subsequently he became editorially connected with the Hamilton Spectator newspaper. He was secretary of the commission that was appointed to negotiate a new treaty with the United States. Harvey suggested and rendered effective the insurance legislation of the Dominion, and in 1870 assumed the management of the Provincial Insurance Company in Toronto. He died in 1905.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Gift of Dr. Charlotte Horner and the estate of Dr. Horner, December 1993.
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Scope and content
This collection of Harvey family papers includes: correspondence to Arthur Harvey about his writings and other interests, to Jane Grist Harvey, his wife; photographs from the studios of Notman, Notman & Fraser, Simpson Bros., Stanton, Eldridge Stanton, Archambault & McCorkingdale, and Livernois; printed appearances and clippings.
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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-request
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