Fonds F 4164 - Ross McClellan fonds

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Ross McClellan fonds

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CA ON00009 F 4164

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  • 1969-1987 (Creation)

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Extent1 photograph : colour print
2.4 metres of textual records

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Biographical history

Ross A. McClellan (1942-) was an Ontario Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) representing Toronto's Bellwoods riding for the New Democratic Party (NDP) from 1975 to 1987.

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Fonds consists of records created and received by Ross McClellan in his capacity as a New Democratic Party member of the Ontario Legislature, and MPP for the riding of Bellwoods.

Fonds includes McClellan's constituency office records and correspondence. Fonds also includes correspondence and subject files created and collected by McClellan while he was NDP critic for the health, housing, social services, and the Workers' Compensation Board; while he served on various standing committees; and while he was NDP house leader.

Records include correspondence, press releases, news clippings, constituency files, research documentation concerning legislative issues, speeches, files related to advocacy work, meeting notes, newsletters, and bulletins.

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The records were donated to the Archives of Ontario by Ross McClellan in 1987.


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Restrictions on access

The Archives of Ontario has imposed access restrictions on some records in this fonds that contain personal information. Access to files F 4164-33 (Box 2) and F 4164-70 (Box 3) are restricted for 100 years from the date of creation. Otherwise, no restrictions on access.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Copyright primarily held by Ross McClellan. Fonds also contains material owned by various other copyright owners. To find out more about the copyright status of the particular material you wish to use, consult a Reference Archivist.

There are no restrictions on reproduction for research and private study. If you wish to use other than for research and private study any of this material, submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.

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

Associated materials

Records created by Ross McClellan can also be found in RG 3-97 Premier Bob Rae's special advisor's policy and issues records.

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No further accruals are expected.

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F 4164

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  • English

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