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King, William Lyon Mackenzie
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William Lyon Mackenzie King collection

  • S718
  • Collection
  • 1899-1999

The collection consists of material related to William Lyon Mackenzie King. It includes publications and correspondence created by King, and other material about King.

Series 1 - C. Mortimer Bezeau Papers contains letters between King and his friend Charles Mortimer Bezeau (1871-1964), Liberal party member and mayor of Kitchener in 1931-1932. Letters from King are originals, and letters to King are copies. Some of the letters are written by King's private secretaries. Also contains correspondence between Bezeau and the CBC regarding a documentary about King. This series includes issues of Kitchener newspapers The Dawn, The Sunset and the Weekly Advertiser, which may have been published by Bezeau.

Series 2 - Hoffman Papers contains letters between King and Mrs. Hoffman (later Mrs. Heather). The letters are related to Hoffman renting her house to King and several other personal greeting letters. Includes correspondence and graphic material, including postcards and photographs. Letters from King are originals, and letters to King are copies.

Series 6 - Newton W. Rowell papers contains correspondence between King and N.W. Rowell, Liberal Party member and former MPP. The letters are strictly related to the political atmosphere in Canada in 1926. Letters from King are originals. Letters to King are copies.

King, William Lyon Mackenzie

Newton W. Rowell papers

This series contains correspondence between William Lyon Mackenzie King and Newton W. Rowell about the Liberal Party and the political situation in 1926. Letters from King to Rowell are originals that are typed and signed. Letters from Rowell to King are unsigned carbon copies.

King, William Lyon Mackenzie

King/Bezeau correspondence

This subseries consists of correspondence between Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King and C. Mortimer Bezeau. Also contains other correspondence. Letters from King to Bezeau are originals. They are usually typewritten and signed, but some letters are handwritten. Letters from Bezeau are carbon copies or copies.

Bezeau, C. Mortimer

C. Mortimer Bezeau papers

This series contains correspondence between William Lyon Mackenzie King and C. Moritmer Bezeau. Also contains issues of The Dawn and The Sunset, newspapers produced in Kitchener, Ontario.

Bezeau, C. Mortimer

Wilhelmie Hoffman papers

This series contains letters between King and Mrs. Hoffman (later Mrs. Heather). The letters are related to Hoffman renting her house to King and several other personal greeting letters. Correspondence from King is original, and correspondence to King is are copies.

Also includes other correspondence to Mrs. Hoffman, newspaper clippings, postcards and photographs.

Hoffman, Wilhelmie