Series 5 - Davenport-Dovercourt Liberal Association

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UTA 1462-B1997-0024-5

Title

Davenport-Dovercourt Liberal Association

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  • 1952-1968 (Creation)

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0.10 m of textual and cartographic records and artifacts

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(1927-2016)

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Brian Land’s involvement in party politics was primarily in the Liberal party at the federal level. He was a member of the executive of the Davenport-Dovercourt Liberal Association, for which, in 1965, he carried out a study of the Davenport voting record by conducting a poll analysis for the years 1952-1963. In February of 1968 he was elected as a delegate to the forthcoming Liberal leadership convention that chose Pierre Elliott Trudeau to succeed Lester Pearson as Prime Minister.

This series contains files consisting of: the constitution, lists of executive officers, minutes, correspondence and press clippings documenting the activities of the Davenport-Dovercourt Liberal Association from 1965-1968; the questionnaire, notes, correspondence, maps and report relating to the Davenport voting record; local press coverage, poll results and capitulation sheets for Eglinton riding in 1963 when Mitchell Sharp was elected for the first time (in oversized folders); campaign literature and press clippings relating to Walter Gordon’s successful re-election in 1965; and credentials (including buttons and decals) for and press clippings about the Association’s delegates to the 1968 convention.

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Accruals

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B1997-0024/010(04)-(09): 1952-1968
B1997-0024/005(06)-(08); 1963, 1965
B1997-0024/002Art-/003Art: 1968

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Open

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  • Oversized maps from B1997-0024/010(05) /005(06).
  • Material relating to the 1963 election campaign is stored in B1997-0024/005(07)-(08).
  • Buttons associated with the material in B1997-0024/010(08) have been removed to /002Art and /003Art.

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B1997-0024/010(04)-(09), /005(06)-(08)

Retrieval code (artifacts)

B1997-0024/002Art-/003Art

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