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Finding Aid - Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP fonds (PF189)

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP fonds

1868-2006, printed 2012 

2.92 m of textual records
213 photographs : b&w and col. ; 35 x 41.5 cm or smaller
51 photographs : col. negatives ; 35 mm
26 microfilm reels ; 16 mm
3 architectural drawings
1 plaque

Administrative History
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP is a law firm in Toronto, Ontario. The firm began as Beatty and Chadwick in February 1863, and has evolved through various firm names over the years.

Researchers interested in the history of the firm should consult:
  • Kyer, C. Ian. "New Light on an Old Firm." Law Society Gazette (June 1984): 205-9.
  • Kyer, C. Ian. "The Transformation of an Establishment Firm: From Beatty Blackstock to Faskens, 1902-1915." In Inside the Law: Canadian Law Firms in Historical Perspective, ed. Carol Wilton, 161-206. Toronto: Published for The Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History by University of Toronto Press, 1996.

Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records created and accumulated by members of the Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP law firm and its predecessor firms. These records document the nature of the firm's legal practice, its finances, the internal organization of the firm, and its administrative processes, as well as biographical information about firm partners and records pertaining to the history of the firm. Records in this fonds include correspondence, memoranda, financial statements, ledgers, photographs, certificates, reports, newspaper clippings, committee minutes and partnership agreements. The fonds has been arranged alphabetically in seven series. Also included is a sous-fonds containing records of firm partner Walter Williston.
 
Restrictions
There are various access restrictions in place for the material in this fonds. Consult the individual file/item record for access details on that unit.

PF189-1 Administrative records

1868-2007
1.03 m of textual records
3 architectural drawings
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm

Scope and Content
Series consists of a variety of administrative records created and accumulated by partners and staff members of the firm. These records are divided into three sub-series: administrative files, committee files, legal opinions and partnership agreements. 

PF189-1-1 Administrative files

1868-2007
75.5 cm of textual records
3 architectural drawings
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 15 cm
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of records relating to the operation and administration of the firm, its members and offices. These records document changes in partnership, firm mergers, firm policies, the administration of the law firm, and human resources issues. Records in the sub-series include memoranda, correspondence, lease agreements, manuals, reports, newspaper clippings, financial statements, brochures, day planners, deeds, letterhead, notes, floor plans, telephone books, partnership agreements, and office directories.

Reference Code / Title / Date
2009006-001 1916 lease, 1950-1960s lease re: Toronto St.. -- 1915, 1949-1968
2009006-002 1977 office manual. -- 1977
2009006-003 1983-84 articling students. -- 1983-1984 [closed until 2025]
2009006-004 1989 merger materials. – 1989 [closed until 2030]
2009006-005 Billing rates. -- 1973-1992 [closed until 2033]
2009006-006 BRM talks to students. -- 1966, 1970
2009006-007 Brochures. -- [1988?], 1992, 2005
2009006-008 C.G.. -- 1985-1986, 1988 [closed until 2029]
2009006-009 China report. -- 1985, 1989, 1995 [closed until 2036]
2009006-010 Common share warrants: Rio Tinto Mining Co. 1958 from files 36289c & 36290c. -- 1958
2009006-011 Copies of the Rio Reporter (Rio Tinto mines) 1958 from file 36290c. -- 1957-1958
2009006-012 Correspondence and memoranda re: Ruling 16. -- 1965-1967
2009006-013 Current correspondence. -- 1974, 1981 [closed until 2022]
2009006-014 David Salomon. – 1985 [closed until 2026]
2009006-015 Day planner of Collamer Calvin. – 1963
2009006-016 Deeds: Alex Fasken, Fergus 1899 (?). -- 1878, 1886-1899
2009006-017 Draft precedents for students: Bryce MacKenzie. -- 1966-1975
2009006-018 Fasken & Calvin background paper on national law firms or associations. -- Feb. 1985 [closed until Feb. 2025]
2009006-019 Fasken & Calvin letter Oct. 31, 1989 (all lawyers 1 day prior to merger with CGL). -- 1979-1982, 1989 [closed until 2030]
2009006-020 Fasken & Calvin memoranda - confidential. -- 1965-1979
2009006-021 Fasken & Calvin: misc. memoranda - old. -- 1962-1979
2009006-022 Fasken & Calvin partnership meeting, February 9, 1985. – 1985 [closed until 2026]
2009006-023 Fasken & Calvin re: memos. -- 1965, 1967-1972
2009006-024 Fasken & Calvin student booklet. – 1983 [closed until 2024]
2009006-025 Fasken Martineau Davis annual partners' meeting report. -- Nov. 1991 [closed until Nov. 2031]
2009006-026 Fasken Martineau report on integration. – 1993 [closed until 2034]
2009006-027 Faskens precedents. – 1988 [closed until 2029]
2009006-028 Firm correspondence 1883-1915. -- 1883-1917
2009006-029 Firm correspondence 1883-1915. -- 1896-1919
2009006-030 Firm correspondence 1916-1950. -- 1922, 1930-1949, 1979
2009006-031 Floor plans. -- [1987?] [closed until 2028]
2009006-032 GMB, W.C.G., D.G.M., T.E.B.. -- 1976, 1986-1987 [closed until 2028]
2009006-033 Hnatyshyn. – 1989 [closed until 2030]
2009006-034 Information booklets regarding summer and articling students. – 2005 [closed until 2046]
2009006-035 Lease between the Excelsior Life and firm for the period of 1915-1920. -- [191-?], 1984
2009006-036 Local. -- [ca. 1958]
2009006-037 Long distance. -- [ca. 1952]
2009006-038 Mallory. -- 1989-1990 [closed until 2031]
2009006-039 Material relating to firm week-end, 1973. – 1973
2009006-040 Materials from Karl Harries. -- 1964-1991 [closed until 2032]
2009006-041 McInnes. -- 1970-1987 [closed until 2028]
2009006-042 Members of the firm: January 1, 1987. – 1987 [closed until 2028]
2009006-043 Memo by R.B. Tuer to B.R. MacKenzie from file 36685c. -- 26 Feb. 1958
2009006-044 Memo re: salary increase. -- 18 Oct. 1973
2009006-045 Memo re: salary level for new lawyers. -- 16 Feb. 1967
2009006-046 Memo re: staff on payroll in 1929. -- 13 June 1973
2009006-047 Memoranda and letterhead - June 1974 to present. -- 1974-1983 [closed until 2024]
2009006-048 Memoranda and reports. -- 1987, 1989 [closed until 2030]
2009006-049 Memoranda concerning the firm in 1960s and early 1970s. -- 1959, 1961-1969, 1973
2009006-050 Memoranda regarding firm historical records. – 1984 [closed until 2025]
2009006-051 Miscellaneous correspondence and articles of agreement. -- 1882-1964
2009006-052 National assoc. -- 1984-1985 [closed until 2026]
2009006-053 Office directory. -- Dec. 1967
2009006-054 Office procedure memos. -- 1963-1982 [closed until 2023]
2009006-055 Original of letters patent for Beacon Investments Limited: June 19, 1933, from file 38545c. -- 19 June 1933
2009006-056 Practice certificates of E.M. Chadwick. – 1868
2009006-057 Private court. – 1988 [closed until 2029]
2009006-058 Rolls. -- 24 Mar. 1988 [closed until 24 Mar. 2028]
2009006-059 Smoking. -- 1977, 1987-1989 [closed until 2030]
2009006-060 Students. -- 1989-2001, 2004 [closed until 2045]
2009006-061 Students brochure bio. -- 1982-1987 [closed until 2028]
2009006-062 Telephone book. -- [between 1930 and 1950]
2009006-063 White page listings for 1966 directory. – 1966
2009006-243 Dennistown Brothers and Hall letters. -- 1879-1880
2010022-001 Construction contract with Centre Leasehold Improvements Limited. -- 27 Apr. 1973
2010022-002 Expired leases. -- 1965-1984 [closed until 2025]
2010022-003 Fasken Campbell Godfrey Inc. checklist. -- [1996?] [closed until 2037]
2010022-004 Specifications. – 1973
2010022-005 Tippet-Richardson lease and receipts. – 1958
2010022-006 Toronto-Dominion Centre Limited agreement. -- 1 Oct. 1968
2013034-010 Campbell, Godfrey & Lewtas firm directory. -- [198-?]
2013034-011 Fasken Campbell Godfrey: proposal in response to request for proposal from the City of Toronto: Year 2000 legal services. -- Jan. 1999
2013034-012 Toronto office premises: presentation slides and report. – 2007 [closed until 2058]

PF189-1-2 Legal opinions

1914-1984
19 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of correspondence and copies of legal opinion letters sent by the firm in response to inquiries mainly pertaining to financial, administrative and real estate topics.
 
Reference Code / Title / Date
2009006-064 Memoranda regarding firm opinion letters. -- 1980, 1984 [closed until 2025]
2009006-065 Opinion letters. -- 1914, 1927-1935 [closed until 2036]
2009006-066 Opinion letters. -- 1927-1947 [closed until 2048]
2009006-067 Opinion letters. -- 1935-1939 [closed until 2040]
2009006-068 Opinions vol. 3. -- 1939-1941 [closed until 2042]
2009006-069 Opinions vol. 5. -- 1938-1964 [closed until 2065]

PF189-1-3 Partnership agreements

1878-1993
8.5 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of partnership agreements made between the numerous partners of the firm from its beginnings in the 19th century to the late 20th century. These agreements detail the nature of the partnerships between lawyers in the firm, including the role of each partner, the distribution of shares, financial compensation and the nature of their legal practice. The sub-series also includes notes and memoranda regarding these agreements.
 
Reference Code / Title / Date
2009006-070 Partnership agreement (cont.). -- [197-?]
2009006-071 Partnership agreements. -- 1878-1934
2009006-072 Fasken & Calvin partnership agreements 1906-1918. -- 1906-1918
2009006-073 Former partnership agrts. etc. -- 1923-1964
2009006-074 Partnership agreements (1925-1970) & related documents. -- 1925, 1939, 1944-1969
2009006-075 Partnership agreements. -- 1965, 1968
2009006-076 Summary of partnership agreement. -- [197-?], 1974
2009006-077 Partnership agreement. -- 31 Dec. 1971
2009006-078 FMW - agt.. -- 1988, 1993 [closed until 2034]

PF189-2 Biographical material

1913, 1930-2006, printed 2012
32 cm of textual records
16 photographs : b&w ; 14 x 18 cm or smaller

Scope and Content
Series consists of records created and accumulated by a variety of people associated with the firm, pertaining to its history and firm partners, as well as genealogical material about the Fasken family in particular. The series has been divided into two sub-series: biographical subject files and Fasken family histories.

PF189-2-1 Biographical subject files

1913, 1930-2006
17 cm of textual records
16 photographs : b&w ; 14 x 18 cm or smaller
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of records pertaining primarily to firm partners, including Alexander Fasken, J.W. Pickup, Bryce MacKenzie, Fraser Fell, J.B. Robinson and C.C. Calvin. The material, in the form of personal reminiscences, newspaper clippings, obituaries and other biographical material, documents the firm's interest in its own history but also the activities and accomplishments of its partners. Also included are lawyer biographies and profiles of the firms that merged to form the modern version of the firm, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin.
 
Reference Code / Title / Date
2009006-079 The Advocates' Society Journal, autumn 1998. – 1998
2009006-080 Alex Fasken. -- 1932-1945
2009006-081 Alexander Fasken (1903- ) KC 1921. -- 1940, 1982-2006
2009006-082 B.R. MacKenzie. -- 1973, 1986
2009006-083 Bryce MacKenzie interview. -- 1973-1974
2009006-084 Bryce MacKenzie interview. – 1974
2009006-085 Drafts for articling student brochure. – 1983
2009006-086 The Excelsior Life Banner (David Fasken article). -- Jan. 1930
2009006-087 Fraser Fell. -- 1953, 1974, 1983
2009006-088 Hand-written notes of the memoirs of J.B. Robinson. -- [197-?]
2009006-089 J.D. Pickup. -- 1945, 1947, 1953
2009006-090 John B. Robinson death notice. -- 6 Nov. 1981
2009006-091 J.W. Pickup. -- 1942-1973
2009006-092 Material of Bryce MacKenzie. -- 1931-1982
2009006-093 Memorandum from Michele Miles re: Mabel Humphreys. -- 1913, 1997
2009006-094 Notes of J.B. Robinson (including transcription of notes). -- [197-?]
2009006-095 Obituary notices etc for C.C. Calvin. -- 1938-1983
2009006-096 Obituary notices for J.W. Swackhamer. -- 1943-1973
2009006-097 Obituary notices for J.W. Swackhamer. -- 8 Aug. 1973
2009006-098 Personal reminiscences and a history of the law firm of Campbell, Godfrey & Lewtas, 1870-1975 / John M. Godfrey. – 1983
2009006-099 Roger Wilson. -- [1940?], [197-?]
2009006-100 R.S. Robertson. -- 1935-1978
2009006-101 Sneaky Sunday. -- Oct. 1978
2009006-102 Toronto Western Hospital. -- 1956, 1974-1976
2009006-103 Walter Williston. -- 1943-1983
2012015-004 Mahlon Cowan. – 1985
2012025-003 Crockford memo. – 1983
2013034-013 Campbell, Godfrey & Lewtas: firm profile. – 1989
2013034-014 Fasken & Calvin: firm profile. -- [ca. 1989]
2013034-015 Members of Fasken Martineau Walker. -- [ca. 1989] [closed until 2040]

PF189-2-2 Fasken family histories

1939-1979, 1990, printed 2012
15 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of records created and accumulated by members of the Fasken family regarding its lineage and members. These records include correspondence, notes, histories of the Fasken family, family trees and lists of descendants.
 
Reference Code / Title / Date
2009006-104 David Fasken family tree. -- 1966, 1968
2009006-105 Fasken family. -- 1939-1979, 1990
2009006-106 Fasken family history book. -- [ca. 1966]
2009006-107 Fasken family tree: material related to next of kin of David Fasken. -- 1966, 1972, 1974
2009006-108 Marion Fasken MacKenzie's family tree. -- 1947, 1949
2012015-005 Fasken family trust (book) - genealogy. -- [between 1960 and 1969]
2012015-006 Fasken genealogy/issue. -- 1964-1966
2012025-001 Chronological family tree of "The Hardscrabblers" of "Hardscrabble". -- Printed 2012
2013034-016 Chronological family tree of "The Hardscrabblers" of "Hardscrabble". -- [196-?]
2013034-017 Introduction to Hardscrabble's Hardscrabblers' Fasken clan from the Family of Faskens by Brig. Gen. W.H. Fasken. -- [196-?]
2013034-018 The MacKenzie Hardscrabblers. -- [196-?]
2013034-019 My memoirs of Hardscrabble's Hardscrabbler Ken. -- [196-?] 

PF189-3 Case material

1881-1981
33.5 cm of textual records
3 photographs : col. ; 12.5 x 9 cm

Scope and Content
Series consists of records pertaining to some of the legal work of firm partners and lawyers. These records are predominantly correspondence and reports, as well as legal and court documents, invoices, cheques, and share documents. Preparatory materials are also in this file, including resources such as notebooks, case and precedents books. Records pertaining to J.W. Swackhamer's work for the Commission of Inquiry into Certain Disturbances at Kingston Penitentiary are also included.
 
Reference Code / Title / Date
2009006-109 Bank of Toronto and Royal Markets. -- 1941-1943 [closed until 2044]
2009006-110 The Bank of Toronto re: James T. Rutherford. -- 1938, 1945-1951 [closed until 2052]
2009006-111 Bankruptcy case materials. -- 1970-1981 [closed until 2082]
2009006-112 Bryce MacKenzie notebook. -- [19--] [closed until 2087]
2009006-113 Cancelled cheque (with stamps) written on Bank of Montreal, Dawson City, Yukon, August 15, 1934 & affidavit by sheriff to whom cheque was written, from file 38676c Patton v. Yukon. -- Aug. 1934 [closed until 2035]
2009006-114 Case book: International Railway Co. v. The Niagara 1940 Parks Commission. – 1940 [closed until 2041]
2009006-115 Case book: Wood v. Wood. – 1937 [closed until 2038]
2009006-116 Correspondence between R.S. Robertson & C.C. Calvin while R.S.R. was in England 1936 & 1937 from file 38676c Patton v. Yukon. -- 1936-1937 [closed until 2038]
2009006-117 Correspondence of August 1945 including handwritten letter from Mr. Justice Greene and a handwritten memo to J.W. Pickup from C.C. Calvin from file 38676c Patton v. Yukon. -- Aug. 1945 [closed until 2046]
2009006-118 Credit Foncier Franco-Canadien. -- 1881-1882, 1885
2009006-119 Draft report pertaining to the Commission of Inquiry into Certain Disturbances at Kingston Penitentiary during April, 1971. -- [ca. 1973] [closed until 2074]
2009006-120 Fergus Brewing 1883. – 1883
2009006-121 Halifax Breweries Limited - prospectus etc., 1895. -- 1895, 1897
2009006-122 Letter from J.W. Pickup to R.S. Robertson (in Ottawa) March 8, 1934 from file 38676c Patton v. Yukon. -- Mar. 1934 [closed until 2035]
2009006-123 Letters from C.C. Calvin to J.W. Pickup February 1942 from file 38676C Patton v. Yukon. -- Feb. 1942 [closed until 2043]
2009006-124 Letters on firm letterhead and signed by R.S. Robertson Sept./Oct. 1934 from file 38676c Patton v. Yukon. – 1934 [closed until 2035]
2009006-125 Letters signed by Robertson on firm stationery 1937 (Yukon Consolidated Gold Corp.). -- 1936-1937 [closed until 2038]
2009006-126 Materials relating to lawsuit between John Scully and Alex Faskin, 1942. -- 1941-1942 [closed until 2043]
2009006-127 Notes of Bryce MacKenzie with respect to investment of Rio Tinto in Canada. -- 18 Feb. 1974 [closed until 2075]
2009006-128 On appeal from the Court of Appeal for Ontario - appeal no. 70 of 1937: Leslie Colbatch Clark and Yukon Consolidated Gold Corporation Limited. – 1937 [closed until 2038]
2009006-129 Precedent book: J.W. Swackhamer. -- [between 1945 and 1965] [closed until 2066]
2009006-130 Report of the Commission of Inquiry into Certain Disturbances at Kingston Penitentiary during April, 1971. – 1973
2009006-131 Report of J.W. Swackhamer, Q.C., hearing officer: site for Toronto II airport. – 1972 [closed until 2073]
2009006-132 Response to synopsis report of the hearing officer: new Toronto airport. -- [ca. 1972] [closed until 2073]
2009006-133 Sulpetro Minerals on Gold Fields cash tender. – 1981 [closed until 2082]

PF189-4 Committee files

1964-1994
44.5 cm of textual records

Scope and Content
Series consists of records documenting the activities and responsibilities of several firm committees during the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. The records in this series include correspondence, memoranda, minutes and reports. The series has been arranged into three sub-series: Administration Committee files, Executive Committee files, and Management Committee files.

PF189-4-1 Administration Committee files

1981, 1984-1986
5.5 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of memoranda and minutes pertaining to meetings of the firm's Administration Committee in the early and mid-1980s. These records document the role of the Administration Committee to manage a variety of issues for the firm, including cash and credit card statements, student recruitment, computer systems, office space, holiday hours, office security, health plans, and other miscellaneous administrative issues.
 
Reference Code / Title / Date
2009006-134 Administration Comm. 1981. – 1981 [closed until 2022]
2009006-135 Admin. Committee 1984-6. -- 1984-1986 [closed until 2027]

PF189-4-2 Executive Committee files

1976-1977, 1986-1994
19 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of memoranda, reports, notes, and minutes pertaining to the activities and responsibilities of the firm's Executive Committee. Members of the committee represented the various departments of the firm and included the managing partners.These records document the committee's mandate within the firm to manage partnership issues, pension plans, business plans, other firm committees and subcommittees, and firm expansion and/or merger plans. Some files in this sub-series pertain to the activities of other committees and subcommittees of the firm, including its Board of Directors, Finance Committee, and Management Committee, particularly regarding the election of the managing partner and various committee representatives.
 
Reference Code / Title / Date
2009006-136 Elections 91-92. -- 1991, 1994 [closed until 2035]
2009006-137 Executive Committee: F&C. -- 1990-1991 [closed until 2032]
2009006-138 F.M.W.: comm. minutes. -- 1986-1991 [closed until 2032]
2009006-139 Firm election materials. -- 1992-1994 [closed until 2035]
2009006-140 Hildebrandt report. – 1989 [closed until 2030]
2009006-141 Integration : FMD. -- 1989-1993 [closed until 2034]
2009006-142 London trip, January 17-27, 1987: findings and recommendations / R.B. Potter, R.L. Shirriff, R.D. Wilson. -- 5 Feb. 1987 [closed until 5 Feb. 2027]
2009006-143 Memoranda and Executive Committee minutes. -- 1977, 1986-1989 [closed until 2030]
2009006-144 Merger report. – 1989 [closed until 2030]
2009006-145 Points: for Feb. 1/91. -- 1976, 1990-1991 [closed until 2032]

PF189-4-3 Management Committee files
1964-1986, 1989-1994
20 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of correspondence, memoranda, financial records, minutes, reports, surveys, and notes pertaining to the firm's Management Committee. These records document the activities and mandate of the Management Committee, which appears to have been a precursor to the Administration Committee, including management of office space, billings and disbursements, cash statements, student salaries, benefits and pensions, firm expenses, personnel issues, committee elections, and firm governance in general. Some records pertaining to the Finance Committee are also included in this sub-series.
 
Reference Code / Title / Date
2009006-146 Committee re: "old accounts receivable". -- 1981-1982 [closed until 2023]
2009006-147 Fasken & Calvin Finance Committee. -- 1976-1978
2009006-148 Fasken & Calvin Management Committee. -- 1970-1975
2009006-149 Finance Committee prior years. -- 1964-1970, 1974
2009006-150 Firm governance materials. -- 1993-1994 [closed until 2035]
2009006-151 Management Comm.: Jan. 7/76-Sept. 6/78. -- 1976-1978
2009006-152 Management Comm.: Sept. 15/78-Nov. 21/79. -- 1978-1979
2009006-153 Management Committee election materials. -- 1991-1994 [closed until 2035]
2009006-154 Management Committee minutes. – 1991 [closed until 2032]
2009006-155 Management Committee re: agency fees. -- 1972-1979
2009006-156 Management Cttee. -- 1970, 1979-1986 [closed until 2027]
2009006-157 Minutes of Management Committee meetings: FCG. -- 1989-1991 [closed until 2032]
2009006-158 Planning. – 1984 [closed until 2025]

PF189-5 Financial records

1915-1993
56.5 cm of textual records
26 microfilm reels ; 16 mm

Scope and Content
Series consists of records accumulated by the firm and its predecessor firms over a 100-year period pertaining to firm and client finances. The series has been arranged into two sub-series: accounting records and payroll ledgers.

PF189-5-1 Accounting records
1919-1993
39.5 cm of textual records
26 microfilm reels ; 16 mm
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of trust journals, cash books, ledgers, financial statements, memoranda, notes, reports, receipts, warranties, and transfer sheets pertaining to firm clients and firm finances. Many of these records, particularly ledgers, transfer sheets and trust journals, have been transferred to microfilm.
 
Reference Code / Title / Date
2009006-159 A1 Austin, estate of Carl W.: journal, cash book and ledger, July 18/51 - July 1964 and A2 Armstrong, Dr. Lionel T. (prior to death): journal, cash book and ledger, Dec. 31/37 to Feb. 2/58, date of death and B1 Bigwood, estate of Cora E.: journal, cash book & ledger, Feb./40 - Dec./60 (ledger cont'd on roll #22) Dominion of Canada, 8th victory loan. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1937-1964)
2009006-160 B1 Bigwood, estate of Cora E.: ledger cont'd from (Dominion of Canada 9th victory loan), Feb./40 - Dec./60 and B2 Burns, estate of Mary C.: journal, cash book & ledger, Oct. 19/35 - Oct./60 and C1 Corcoran, estate of Joseph: journal, cash book & ledger: Sept. 16/39 - Dec./42 and F1 Fasken, Isabel (prior to death): journal & cash book, Dec./37 - Mar./57. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1935-1960)
2009006-161 Bank statement presented to David Menzel. -- 27 Feb. 1987 [closed until 2028]
2009006-162 BBFC&C cash book #2, page 568 to cash book #4. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created Oct. 1920 - March 1929)
2009006-163 BBFC&C cash books #5, 6, 7. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created April 1929 - March 1938)
2009006-164 BBFC&C cash book #8 to cash book #13, page 204. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created March 1938 - May 1949)
2009006-165 BBFC&C cash book #13 page 205 to cash book #19. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1948-1956)
2009006-166 BBFC&C cash book #20 to cash book #23 (private ledger #1). -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1883-1915, 1956)
2009006-167 Beatty, Blackstock, Fasken & Cowen: accts. rec. #2 page 470 to accts. rec. #3. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1911-1921)
2009006-168 Cash book - current. -- 1965-1970
2009006-169 Clients ledger #1, accts. rec. and clients funds to clients ledger #2. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1917-1929)
2009006-170 Clients ledger #3, accts. rec. and clients funds to clients ledger #4. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1922-1951)
2009006-171 Clients ledgers #5 & 6, accts. rec. and clients funds to Beatty, Chadwick, Thomson and Blackstone trust a/c, ledger 1916-1921 & Chadwick, Fasken trust. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1916-1921)
2009006-172 Clients ledger #7, accts. rec. & clients funds, BBFC&C cash book 1 to cash book #2 page 567. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1915-1922, 1940-1962)
2009006-173 F1 Fasken, Isabel: ledger, Dec./37 - Mar. 4/57 (date of death) and Fasken, Alex (prior to death): ledger 1920 to Sept. 1944 and F2 Fasken, Estate of John W.: journal and cash book, June 8/31 - Dec. 31/60. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1920-1960)
2009006-174 F2 Fasken, estate of John W.: ledger sheets, June 8, 1931 - Dec. 31, 1960 and G1 Galbraith, estate of Francis E.: journal, cash book & ledger, Mar. 12/37 - Dec. 14/60. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1931-1960)
2009006-175 Fasken, Calvin, Robertson, Atichson [sic] & Pickup: private ledger Jan. 1928 - Dec. 1950, fees charged to client acct. #F2, page 276. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1928-1950)
2009006-176 Fasken & Co. trust acct. cash books #1 to #4 Henry Gooderham estate cash book and ledger 1916-1917. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1916-1917)
2009006-177 Fasken, Robertson, Atchison [sic], Pickup & Calvin: clients mtge. & bond ledger #1 to Atchison [sic], Wm. B.. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1919-1947)
2009006-178 Fasken, Robertson, Atchison [sic], Pickup & Calvin: clients mtge. & bond ledger #1 Frank Irwin to end of ledger #1, ledger #2. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1919-1964)
2009006-179 Fasken, Robertson, Chadwick & Sedgewick: private ledger #2 to private ledger #5 page 376. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1913-1927)
2009006-180 Fasken, Robertson, Chadwick & Sedgewick: private ledger #5 page 377 to Beatty, Blackstock, Fasken & Cowen: accts. rec. #2 page 469. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1908-1914, 1922-1927)
2009006-181 FC/CGL - financial. – 1989 [closed until 2030]
2009006-182 Financial analyses etc. re: lawyer. -- 1977-1980 [closed until 2021]
2009006-183 Financial statements. -- 1965-1968
2009006-184 Financial statements. -- 1968-1987 [closed until 2028]
2009006-185 Financial statements and memoranda. -- 1972, 1974-1976, 1978, 1982-1986, 1988, 1992 [closed until 2033]
2009006-186 F.M.W. - financial. -- 1987-1990, 1992, 1993 [closed until 2034]
2009006-187 F.M.W. - inter.. -- 1990-1992 [closed until 2033]
2009006-188 Lawyer - analyses. -- 1978-1989 [closed until 2030]
2009006-189 M1 Merritt, Margaret: trust journal, cash book & ledger, July 27/33 - Sept./44 and M2 Merritt, estate of Margaret: journal, cash book & ledger, Dec. 10/42 - Jan./61 and S1 Smith, Albert Shaw estate: ledgers #5 &6, 1929-1958 and W1 Worthy, estate of Joseph A.: journal & cash book to page 642, June 2/42 - Dec. 2/60. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1929-1961)
2009006-190 Misc fin papers. -- 1919-1959
2009006-191 Old financials. -- 1925, 1933, 1935, 1968-1974
2009006-192 Private ledger Jan. 1928 - Dec. 1950: fees charged to client acct. #F2 page 277 to end of first book and private ledger #2, Jan. 1951-1962, section #1, fees charged to clients, acct. #F3 page 621. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1928-1962)
2009006-193 Private ledger #2 Jan. 1951 - Dec. 1962, section #1: fees charged to clients, acct. #f3 page 622 to end of ledger section #1 and private ledger #3, section #2: disbursements for clients, expenses and salaries. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1951-1962)
2009006-194 Transfer binder. -- 1962-1974
2009006-195 Transfer sheets from accts. rec. (and client's funds) A-G. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1947-1959)
2009006-196 Transfer sheets from accts. rec. (and client's funds) H-Z. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created 1947-1959)
2009006-197 Trans. sheets to 1980. -- 1962-1979
2009006-198 W1 Worthy, Estate of Joseph A.: cash book, page 643, ledger & sub. ledger, June 2/42 - Dec. 2/60. -- Microfilmed 15 Aug. 1967 (originally created June 1942 - Dec. 1960)
2013034-020 Fasken, Robertson, Aitchison, Pickup & Calvin: financial statements. -- 1951-1958

PF189-5-2 Payroll ledgers

1915-1956
17 cm of textual records (10 v.)
Scope and Content
Sub-series consists of ten volumes of payroll ledgers, used to record monies paid by the firm for staff wages, including those of junior lawyers, secretaries, and other office staff.
 
Reference Code / Title / Date
2009006-199 Payroll ledger. -- 1915-1917
2009006-200 Payroll ledger. -- 1917-1921
2009006-201 Payroll ledger. -- 1921-1924
2009006-202 Payroll ledger. -- 1924-1928
2009006-203 Payroll ledger. -- 1927-1933
2009006-204 Payroll ledger. -- 1933-1941
2009006-205 Payroll ledger. -- 1941-1945
2009006-206 Payroll ledger. -- 1945-1948
2009006-207 Payroll ledger. -- 1948-1953
2009006-208 Payroll ledger. -- 1953-1956

PF189-6 Memorabilia

1875-2001
13 cm of textual records
64 photographs : b&w ; 25.5 x 20.5 cm or smaller
3 photographs : col. negative ; 35 mm

Scope and Content
Series consists of a variety of records pertaining to the firm and its partners, accumulated by members of the firm and including photographs, programmes, newsletters, correspondence, tickets, certificates, newspaper clippings, business cards, notes, memoranda, letters patent, letterhead, share certificates, pamphlets, invitation, envelopes, and a sketch.

Reference Code / Title / Date
2009006-209 1875 agreement. – 1875
2009006-210 2 envelopes (with stamps) 1942 with handwritten notes by C.C. Calvin from file 38677c (Yukon v. Paton) pleadings. -- Jan. 1942
2009006-211 Alexander Fasken Christmas card. -- [between 1924 and 1944]
2009006-212 British and Foreign Bible Society New Testament Bible. – 1905
2009006-213 Daily agenda for Fasken & Calvin 1988 business meeting. -- 1988 [closed until 2029]
2009006-214 Fasken Campbell Godfrey articling and summer student programmes. -- [199-] [closed until 2040]
2009006-215 Fasken Link newsletter. -- July 1998
2009006-216 Law Alumni dinner. -- 1982-1983 [closed until 2024]
2009006-217 Law firms - newspapers etc.. -- 1982-1990
2009006-218 Legal cards. -- [19-]
2009006-219 Mary Bond material. -- 1929-1967, 1976
2009006-220 Memorabilia. -- 1934-1995 [closed until 2036]
2009006-221 Miscellaneous. -- 1989-2001
2009006-222 Miscellaneous memorabilia. -- 1982, 1984
2009006-223 Miscellaneous newspaper clippings. -- 1928-1952
2009006-224 Miscellaneous newspaper clippings and telegrams. -- 1941-1986
2009006-225 Misspelling of firm’s name (Swackhamer file). -- 1966, 1972-1974
2009006-226 Newspaper clipping and Christmas card. -- [between 1924 and 1944]
2009006-227 Newspaper clipping regarding Robert Robertson. -- 14 June 1947
2009006-228 Newspaper clippings regarding the 1912 cement shortage. – 1912
2009006-229 Press notices and photos. -- 1938, 1940-1942
2009006-230 Programme for the Advocates’ Society annual end of term dinner. -- 22 Jun. 1979
2009006-231 Sketch of Alexander Fasken. -- [between 1924 and 1944]
2012025-002 Anatomy of a 1980s mega-deal: the Hiram Walker take-over bid. -- 11 Aug. 1999

PF189-7 Photographs

[192-?]-[200-?]
125 photographs : b&w and col. ; 28.5 x 35.5 cm or smaller
48 photographs : col. negatives ; 35 mm

Scope and Content
Series consists of photographs and photographic negatives pertaining to the firm, firm partners and staff. Included are photographs of firm events and retreats, as well as formal and informal portraits of firm partners and staff members.
 
Reference Code / Title / Date
2009006-01P 1948 photos with explanations. -- Dec. 1948
2009006-02P 1993 FCG ladies' softball team. – 1993
2009006-03P Alexander Fasken - Who's Who in Canada. -- [between 1935 and 1944]
2009006-04P Firm retreat, Florida, 1980s. -- [198-]
2009006-05P FMD office, Brussels. -- [200-?]
2009006-06P Photograph from firm retreat in Florida. -- [between 1983 and 1988]
2009006-07P Photograph of Alex Fasken and Marion McLelland in his law office. -- [1928?]
2009006-08P Photograph of Alexander Fasken. -- [between 1930 and 1944]
2009006-09P Photograph of Alexander Fasken. -- [between 1930 and 1944]
2009006-10P Photograph of Alexander Fasken. -- [between 1930 and 1944]
2009006-11P Photograph of annual meeting of shareholders of Rio Algom Mines Ltd.. -- 1 Apr. 1963
2009006-12P Photograph of Betty McMaster and firm partners on her 25th anniversary at Fasken & Calvin. -- 10 Oct. 1969
2009006-13P Photograph of Bryce MacKenzie. – 1932
2009006-14P Photograph of Bryce MacKenzie, James L. Lewtas, C.C. Calvin and C. Minto Pyle. – 1953
2009006-15P Photograph of C.C. Calvin. -- [between 1955 and 1963]
2009006-16P Photograph of C.C. Calvin and others at a board meeting. -- [1956?]
2009006-17P Photograph of David Fasken. -- Reproduced [199-?]
2009006-18P Photograph of the Fasken touch football team. – 1982
2009006-19P Photograph of female office staff at Fasken firm. – 1928
2009006-20P Photograph of John Douglas Pickup. -- [1941?]
2009006-21P Photograph of John Farley Robertson. -- [1936?]
2009006-22P Photograph of J.W. Pickup. -- [1954?]
2009006-23P Photograph of J.W. Pickup. -- Jan. 1949
2009006-24P Photograph of lawyers at 1st Annual Law Alumni Dinner. -- 30 Oct. 1982
2009006-25P Photograph of Mae McDonald and Joyce Prilchard. -- Reproduced [199-?]
2009006-26P Photograph of Fasken firm accounting staff. -- [192-?]
2009006-27P Photograph of painting of Hugh E. Rose. -- Reproduced 1983
2009006-28P Photograph of painting of J.W. Pickup. -- Reproduced 1983
2009006-29P Photograph of painting of Robert Spelman Robertson. -- Reproduced [198-?]
2009006-30P Photograph of painting of William Renwick Riddell. -- Reproduced [198-?]
2009006-31P Photograph of Peter Lockie, Hilda McKinlay and R.B. Tuer. -- [between 1965 and 1980]
2009006-32P Photograph of Robert M. Sutherland receiving volunteer service award. -- [between 1965 and 1985]
2009006-33P Photograph of Robert Spelman Robertson swearing-in as Chief Justice of Ontario. -- [Jan. 1939?]
2009006-34P Photograph of switchboard receptionists. -- [between 1945 and 1955]
2009006-35P Photograph of Robert McDowell and Walter Williston. -- [197-?]
2009006-36P Photograph of William Henry Beatty painting. -- Reproduced 1984
2009006-37P Photographs from firm retreat. -- [197-?]
2009006-38P Photographs of Fasken & Calvin 1987 Christmas party. -- Dec. 1987
2009006-39P Photographs of Fasken & Calvin offices. -- [between 1980 and 1995]
2009006-40P Photographs of social event. -- [1989?]
2009006-41P Photographs of Fasken & Calvin offices. -- Dec. 1973
2009006-42P Promotional photographs for articling student brochure. -- [ca. 2000]
2009006-43P Robert Spelman Robertson - Who's Who in Canada. -- [between 1921 and 1930]
2009006-66P Photograph of James L. Lewtas. -- Reproduced [ca. 1995]

PF189-SF1 Walter B. Williston sous-fonds

1941-[1979?]
9 cm of textual records
1 plaque ; 28 x 34.5 x 1 cm
4 photographs : b&w and col. ; 28 x 35.5 cm or smaller

Scope and Content
Sous-fonds consists of records created and accumulated by Walter Williston, a partner of the firm. These records pertain primarily to Williston's education and legal qualifications as well as to his legal and scholarly work. The sous-fonds includes certificates, publications and partnership agreements.
 
Reference Code / Title / Date
2009006-44P University College, University of Toronto, graduating class, 1941. – 1941
2009006-45P Graduating class, 1949, Osgoode Hall Law School. – 1949
2009006-46P Portrait of Walter Williston. -- [197-?]
2009006-47P Photograph of Walter Williston. -- [1944?]
2009006-232 Admission certificate to the Court of the Queen's Bench for the Province of Manitoba issued to Walter Williston. -- 4 July 1978
2009006-233 American College of Trial Lawyers plaque issued to Walter Williston. -- 12 Aug. 1972
2009006-234 Certificate of call to the Bar of Manitoba issued to Walter Williston. -- 4 July 1978
2009006-235 Commission appointing Walter Bernard Williston to be a Notary Public in the Province of Ontario. -- 24 June 1944
2009006-236 Commission appointing Walter Bernard Williston to be one of Her Majesty's counsel learned in the law for the Province of Ontario. -- 22 Dec. 1954
2009006-237 Injunction and mandatory injunction: lecture given under the auspices of the Law Society of Upper Canada at Osgoode Hall, Toronto, in March, 1961 / W.B. Williston, Q.C.. -- Mar. 1961
2009006-238 Ontario Association for the Mentally Retarded certificate presented to Walter Williston. – 1972
2009006-239 Precedents in practice: the forms prepared for the Ontario Bar Admission Course conducted by the Law Society of Upper Canada. -- [between 1960 and 1965]
2009006-240 Scallen. -- [197-?]
2009006-241 Walter Williston's copies of partnership agreements. -- 1952, 1962-1963
2009006-242 Partnership agreements. -- 1950-1953, 1956-1958
 
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