Fonds F 4339 - Ian Scott fonds

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Ian Scott fonds

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CA ON00009 F 4339

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  • 1972-1990, predominant 1985-1990 (Creation)

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Extent146 photographs : colour prints
31 photographs : black and white prints
23 photographs : colour negatives
120 centimeters of textual records

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Ian Scott was born in Ottawa on July 13, 1934 and served as Ontario's Attorney General/Solicitor General (1985-1990).

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Scope and content

Fonds consists of records created and accumulated by Ian Scott during his political and legal career. The records document Scott's political and legal career during the time he served as Liberal MPP for the St. David (1985-1987) and St. George-St. David (1987-1990) ridings.

Records include: annotated copies of Scott's speeches and notes of remarks (1985-1990), election materials (1981-1990) including a diary/memoir manuscript by Scott of his 1985 campaign, some material related to Liberal Party fund-raising, and Scott's Queen's Park Reports (1985-1990). Records also consist of records related to his research on legal cases at the time he served as Attorney General, particularly, research material and handwritten notes on cases pertaining to the Ontario Energy Board. In addition, records contain personal papers including biographical information, correspondence and condolences on the death of his parents in 1989. A number of photographs pertaining to his fundraising and election campaigns are also part of this fonds.

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The records were donated to the Archives of Ontario on July 12th, 1995 by Ian Scott.


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No restrictions on access for non-textual records. No restrictions on access for textual records as of July 13, 2010.

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Consult the individual series descriptions for information on terms governing use of this material.

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For a more detailed description, use this link to the Archives of Ontario's descriptive database:

Associated materials

For records of the Office of the Attorney General, see Series RG 4.

For related personnel records of other Attorney Generals of Ontario see Bob Welch fonds (F 112).

For additional records created by Ian Scott, see series F 4475-5 (Files related to Wellesley Central Hospital mergers).

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No further accruals are expected.

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F 4339

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  • English

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