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11 campaign buttons
1 photograph : black and white glass plate negative
209 photographs : black and white prints
5 photographs : black and white negatives
16 photographs : colour prints
1 album (54 photographs)
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Fonds consists of material created and/or accumulated by Allan Grossman that documents his personal life and political career. It includes pins, buttons and membership cards related to his association with the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, scrapbooks and clippings that document his work as a Member of Provincial Parliament and testimonials from numerous friends and colleagues regarding his public service.
Included are numerous photographs that document his personal life including photographs of travel and vacations with friends and family. There are also numerous photographs of his political career including his trade mission to China in 1972.
Also included are the Province of Ontario Letters Patent incorporating the Junior Conservative Association of Ontario, a poster entitled "General rules and orders to be observed and obeyed by the prisoners in the gaol of the United Counties of York and Peel," 1905, and a panoramic photograph of the group of individuals attending the Conservative Forum held at Trinity College, Port Hope, Ontario, 1942.
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Associated material can be found in the Allan Grossman fonds housed at the Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections, York University.
Related material at the Archives of Ontario:
Moving image records of some of Grossman's accomplishments can be found in RG 9-138 Government events and announcements on film. Similarly, photographs of some of his work can be found in RG 65-35-1 Tourism promotion photographs - black and white negatives and prints.
Records of his work as the General Manager of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario can be found in RG 41; records of his work as a cabinet minister can be found among records series related to the Department of Trade and Development , the Department of Correctional Services and the Department of Reform Institutions, respectively.