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Finding Aid - William Mulock fonds (PF75)

Mulock family fonds

1860-2018

20 cm of textual records
45 photographs : b&w ; 20.3 x 30.1 cm or smaller

Biographical Sketch
William Mulock was born on January 19th, 1844 in Bond Head, Ontario, to Thomas Holman Mulock and Mary Cawthra. Mulock earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto in 1863, was admitted as a student-at-law by the Law Society of Upper Canada that same year, and called to the Bar in 1868. Mulock practiced in Toronto and was appointed a Queen's Counsel in 1890. Mulock served as Chief Justice of the High Court (Exchequer) of the Supreme Court of Ontario (1905-1913), Chief Justice of the High Court of Justice of the Supreme Court of Ontario (1913-1923), and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Ontario (1923-1936). He was an ex-officio bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada from 1936 to 1944. 
  
Mulock served as a Member of Parliament for the riding of York North from 1882 to 1905, and served as Postmaster General and Minister of Labour under Prime Minister Laurier. He was Vice-Chancellor (1881-1910) and later Chancellor (1924-1944) of the University of Toronto and president of Farmer's Loan and Savings. Mulock died in Toronto on October 1st, 1944.

William Pate Mulock (1897-1954) was the son of William Mulock and grandson of Sir William Mulock (1844-1944). After attending the University of Toronto, Mulock was admitted to Osgoode Hall Law School in 1915. He was called to the Bar in 1920 and appointed a King’s Counsel in 1934. Mulock represented the riding of York North in Parliament from 1934 to 1945. He served as Postmaster General of Canada from 1940 to 1945.

Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records relating to the Mulock family, particularly Sir William Mulock and his grandson William Pate Mulock. The fonds includes correspondence, bound volumesnewspaper clippings, a scrapbook, programmes, and photographs documenting both men and their family. 

Restrictions
No restrictions on access.

PF75-1 Sir William Mulock

1921-[between 1990 and 2010]
16 cm of textual records

 

Scope and Content
Series consists of materials relating to the life and career of Sir William Mulock. Records in the series include bound volumes, a commission, illuminated manuscript, a radio address, programmes, and other items relating to achievements in Mulock's life as a judge, Postmaster General of Canada, and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Toronto. 

Reference Code / Title / Date
994048-001 Souvenir list of members of the Canadian Bar Association. -- July 1924
994048-002 A complimentary luncheon to Sir William Mulock. -- 13 Feb. 1930
994048-003 Presentation by the Justices of the Supreme Court of Ontario. -- 19 Jan. 1931
994048-004 Guest book. Complimentary dinner to Sir William Mulock. -- 19 Jan. 1934
994048-005 Presentation by the City of Toronto. -- Sept. 1936
2020010-001 Sir William Mulock and the origins of the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. -- [198-?]
2020010-002 Printouts of Sir William Mulock painting. -- [198-?]
2020010-003 A few of Sir William’s decisions. -- [between 1990 and 2010] 
2020010-004 Commission appointing Sir William Mulock Administrator of the Government of the Province of Ontario. -- 20 July 1921
2020010-005 Illuminated manuscript honouring Sir William Mulock. -- [between 1921 and 1944]
2020010-006 To The Right Honourable Sir William Mulock, P.C., K.C., M.G., M.A., LL.D. from Canadian Blind Readers. -- 13 June 1938
2020010-007 The Canadian National Institute for the Blind annual reports. -- 1938, 1940
2020010-008 Radio Address by Sir William Mulock, P.C.. -- 29 Mar. 1940
2020010-009 Sir William Mulock’s 100th birthday . -- 1944
2020010-010 Unveiling ceremony of historical plaque to honour the memory of Sir William Mulock in Bond Head Memorial Park on Sunday, September 28, 1958 at 2.30 o'clock. -- 28 Sept. 1958
2020010-011 Programme of the official opening: Sir William Mulock Building. -- 18 Sept. 1964
989037-001 Guest book presented to Sir William Mulock. -- 19 Jan. 1938 

PF75-2 William Pate Mulock

1921-1947, 1970-2018
4 cm of textual records

Scope and Content
Series consists of materials relating to the life and career of William Pate Mulock. Included in the series are newspaper clippings, correspondence, and programmes for events. 

Reference Code / Title / Date
2020010-012 Scrapbook clippings of the Mulock family. -- 1921-1931 
2020010-013 Correspondence with the Honourable W.L. Mackenzie King. -- 1933, 1935
2020010-014 William Pate Mulock election declaration. -- 28 Sept. 1934
2020010-015 News article on William P. Mulock’s election to the House of Commons. -- 1935
2020010-016 Mulock Picnic programme. -- 6 July 1935
2020010-017 Appointment to the Honorary Rank of Lieutenant Colonel. -- 31 Aug. 1936
2020010-018 Mulock Picnic programme. -- 20 Aug. 1938
2020010-019 Campaign management and how to win elections. -- Feb. 1940
2020010-020 Telegrams. -- 1944, 1947
2020010-021 Letter from John Palmer Darnall. -- 1 Dec. 1947
2020010-022 News clippings of the Mulock family. -- 1970-2018

PF75-3 Photographs

1860-[Reproduced between 1990 and 2005]
45 photographs : b&w ; 20.3 x 30.1 cm or smaller

Scope and Content
Series consists of photographs of the Mulock family, primarily of Sir William Mulock and William Pate Mulock. 

Reference Code / Title / Date
2020010-01P Photographs of Sir William Mulock at Pickering College. -- [Reproduced between 1990 and 2005]
2020010-02P Photograph of Sir William Mulock at Pickering College. -- [Reproduced between 1980 and 1995]
2020010-03P Photograph of Sir William Mulock and George McCullagh. -- [Reproduced between 1970 and 1985]
2020010-04P Photograph of Mulock men at Armitage. -- [between 1930 and 1944]
2020010-05P Portrait photographs of Sir William Mulock . -- [between 1920 and 1935]
2020010-06P Photographs of Mulock headstone at Newmarket Cemetery . -- [between 1985 and 2000]
2020010-07P Photograph of William Mulock, Jr. -- [between 1920 and 1928]
2020010-08P Photograph of Colonial Conference delegates. -- 1902
2020010-09P Photograph of Sir William Mulock and Sir Wilfred Laurier. -- [191-?]
2020010-10P Portraits of Sir William Mulock. -- 1922-1929
2020010-11P Photograph of the Triangle Association’s second annual picnic. -- Aug. 1929
2020010-12P Portrait photographs of William Pate Mulock . -- [193-]
2020010-13P Photograph of William Pate Mulock from Who’s Who in Canada. -- [between 1935 and 1950]
2020010-14P Photograph of Sir William Mulock and grandson William P. Mulock. -- 20 May 1933
2020010-15P Photograph of Colin Alexander Campbell. -- [1935?]
2020010-16P Photographs of young William Mulock. -- 1860, 1934 
2020010-17P Photograph of Sir William Mulock fishing. -- 25 June 1936
2020010-18P Photographs of Sir William Mulock fishing. -- 7 May 1938
2020010-19P Photograph of Sir William Mulock at Eaton Hall. -- [Reproduced between 1975 and 1990]
2020010-20P Photographs of William P. Mulock at a military camp. -- [between 1940 and 1945]
2020010-21P Photograph of Sir William Mulock and Mackenzie King. -- 10 Mar. 1941
2020010-22P The Quebec Conference . -- Aug. 1943
2020010-23P Photograph of Sir William Mulock celebrating his 100th birthday. -- 19 Jan. 1944
2020010-24P Photograph of William P. Mulock at Camp Borden. -- 23 Jan. 1945
2020010-25P Photographs of Sir William Mulock plaque unveiling. -- 28 Sept. 1958
2020010-26P Drawing of the residence corner Jarvis and Gloucester Streets. -- 1980

 

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