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Social Credit campaign pamphlet, Lethbridge, Alberta, [ca. 1953]
M1767

John Horn Blackmore fonds

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Table of Contents

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Series 1 Personal Records. - 1939- 1964
Series 2Personal- Political correspondence. - 1945-1964
Series 3Personal- Family correspondence. - 1951
Series 4Teaching Records, Raymond, Alberta. - 1921-1931
Series 5Member of Parliament, Lethbridge, Alberta- Office Administration records. - 1943-1958
Series 6Member of Parliament, Lethbridge, Alberta- Speeches. - 1935-1958
Series 7 Scanned Document Member of Parliament, Lethbridge, Alberta- Radio broadcasts. - 1935-1958
Series 8Member of Parliament, Lethbridge, Alberta- Subject files. - 1935-1950
Series 9 Scanned Document Member of Parliament, Lethbridge, Alberta- Publications- Drafts and Correspondence. - 1936-1944
Series 10Member of Parliament, Lethbridge, Alberta- Letter books. - 1939, 1947
Series 11Member of Parliament, Lethbridge, Alberta- Subject files. - 1949, (1950)-1958
Series 12Member of Parliament, Lethbridge, Alberta- Nominal files. - 1950-1958
Series 13Member of Parliament, Lethbridge, Alberta- Annotated publications. - 1935-1958
Series 14Political activity- Social Credit Party. - 1958-1963
Series 15Political activity- Speeches. - 1959-1963
Series 16Political activity- Annotated publications. - 1960-1962

Inventory

Series 1

Personal records. - 1939-1964. - John Blackmore was a man of varied concerns and this series, arranged chronologically, contains information he collected and/or wrote on a number of his interests. Prominent amongst the material are various religious tracts and correspondence about Latter Day Saints Church doctrine. Included as well are some letters on family, financial and political affairs; an autobiography of Blackmore's early life; invitations and programmes from both Cardston and Ottawa; and copies of radio scripts (see also Series 12- radio broadcasts, 1935-1958). A copy of R. W. Pilling's The Blue Flame is held within these records as are a few family photographs.

M-100-1Personal- general. - n.d.
M-100-2"The Story of My Life" by John Blackmore (photocopy fragment). - 1935
M-100-3Notes and drafts of letter to George R. Heath regarding Angels. - 1949
M-100-4 Personal- general. - 1940-1949
M-100-5Personal- general. - 1950-1951
M-100-6Personal- general. - 1952-1957
M-100-7Personal- general. - 1958
M-100-8Personal- general. - 1959
M-100-9Personal- general. - 1960-1964
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Series 2

Personal- Political correspondence. - 1945-1964. - This series consists of notes between Blackmore and his colleagues in the House of Commons, clippings from magazines and newspapers about his career, and letters received from constituents and friends asking for assistance or expressing their support, particularly over the Lethbridge Herald brouhaha.

M-100-10Political correspondence. - 1945-1964
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Series 3

Personal- Family correspondence. - 1951. - The Blackmore family were prolific letter writers and this series contains their correspondence from 1951. Files M-100-11, M-100-12, M-100-15, and M-100-16 contain notes sent by John to his wife, Emily, while he was in Ottawa for sessions of the House of Commons. Messages commence on March 3 and continue until June 20 then resume on October 5 and go until December 19. For much of this period John wrote daily, sometimes, reporting on mundane matters like the weather and his routine, often times critiquing his and others' performance in the House, but always, expressing his love and affection for Emily. File M-100-13 contains one letter from Emily to John reporting on family happenings and Cardston events. File M-100-17 contains more of the same type of letters from the Blackmore children, especially Verla, who tells of life in Washington, D. C. where she spent time as a Mormon missionary. M-100-18 contains invitations.

M-100-11John Blackmore to Emily Blackmore. - March-April 1951
M-100-12John Blackmore to Emily Blackmore. - May-June 1951
M-100-13Emily Blackmore to John Blackmore. - September 1951
M-100-14John Blackmore to Emily Blackmore. - October 1951
M-100-15John Blackmore to Emily Blackmore. - November 1951
M-100-16John Blackmore to Emily Blackmore. - December 1951
M-100-17 Correspondence with children. - 1950-1951
M-100-18Family invitations. - 1951
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Series 4

Teaching Records, Raymond, Alberta. - 1921-1931. - Blackmore's chosen vocation was teaching and a preferred avocation was leading Sunday school classes for his church. The material here reflects those interests. File M-100-19 has an annotated copy of the 1931 Departmental Examination and the 1921 results for thirteen students. File M-100-20 has three Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints' Teacher Training Texts with lesson questions prepared by Blackmore himself.

M-100-19High School Matriculation Examinations. - 1921, 1931
M-100-20Mormon Teacher Training manuals, annotated. - 1924- 1927
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Series 5

Member of Parliament, Lethbridge, Alberta- Office Administration records. - 1943-1953. - These records, comprised of forms, notices, correspondence, bills, and index, diaries, and a cash receipt book; result from workings of Blackmore's office from 1943-1958. With rare exceptions, the diaries are not an account of his feelings, but rather a collection of facts like reading lists, addresses, appointments, and other reminders. There are, however, jottings on the action Blackmore took in response to constituents' requests which provide greater insight into how his time was spent each day.

M-100-21Office Administration- general. - 1943-1958
M-100-22File index. - [ca.1945]
M-100-23Diaries. - 1949-1956
M-100-24Diaries. - 1957-1958
M-100-25Mail contacts on Communists. - 1954
M-100-26Book distribution records. - [ca. 1955]
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Series 6

Member of Parliament, Lethbridge, Alberta- Speeches. - 1935-1958. - Like any politician, Blackmore gave speeches and this series contains one he delivered in the House of Commons, to groups on Ottawa, and among constituents back in Alberta. Spanning the entire length of his parliamentary career and ranging over the variety of his interests, but particularly focussed on Social Credit economic theory and the Communist conspiracy, the speeches are written with distinctive red and blue pencil in note form. Some complete are presented as recorded in the House of Commons Debates. Another sense of Blackmore's ideas can be gleaned from the research notes and pamphlets contained within the files. Finally, a few examples of Blackmore's preparation of questions for committee hearings are included.

M-100-27Banking and Commerce Committee- notes. - n.d.[ca. 1955]
M-100-28"Canaan's Sons"- draft [fragment]. - n.d.
M-100-29"The Communist Conspiracy in the United States"- notes [fragment]. - n.d.
M-100-30Guernsey Island- notes and drafts. - n.d.
M-100-31Guernsey Island- notes. - n.d.
M-100-32Korea- notes. - n.d.
M-100-33"Our Tragedy in China and Asia"- notes and draft. - n.d. [ca. 1954]
M-100-34Religious matters- notes and drafts. - n.d.
M-100-35Report of Speech at Cardston Rotary Club on International Communism. - n.d.
M-100-36Social Credit- monetary proposals- notes. - n.d.
M-100-37Social Credit- monetary proposals- notes. - n.d.
M-100-38Social Credit- monetary proposals- notes. - n.d.
M-100-39" The Struggle for Water"- notes. - n.d.
M-100-40United Nations- notes. - n.d.
M-100-41War effort [fragment]. - n.d.
M-100-42"What of Our Indians"- draft. - n.d.
M-100-43"White and Communism". - n.d.
M-100-44Monetary reform- draft. - 1935
M-100-45Excerpts used in speeches. - 1935-1936
M-100-46Monetary reform- notes and drafts. - 1936
M-100-47Monetary reform- drafts [fragments]. - 1939
M-100-48Speech- draft. - 1943
M-100-49House of Commons- notes and drafts. - 1944
M-100-50House of Commons- notes and drafts. - 1945
M-100-51Evolution- notes and drafts. - 1945
M-100-52Sugar- notes. - 1946
M-100-53United Nation Organization- notes. - 1947
M-100-54Speeches- notes. - 1948
M-100-55Speeches- notes and drafts. - 1949
M-100-56House of Commons- Japanese Peace Treaty- notes. - 1952
M-100-57British-Canadian relations. - 1952
M-100-58Carnegie Library- Social Credit Philosophy lectures. - n.d.
M-100-59House of Commons- Sugar I-VII- notes. - 1952- 1953
M-100-60House of Commons Debates- annotated offprints. - 1952
M-100-61House of Commons- Senator Joseph McCarthy; Communist Espionage- notes and drafts. - 1953
M-100-62House of Commons- notes. - 1953-1954
M-100-63House of Commons Debates- annotated offprints. - 1953
M-100-64House of Commons- note. - 1954
M-100-65Constituent's course on Communism- notes. - 1955
M-100-66"Laying the Cornerstone of Enduring Peace"- draft. - 1955
M-100-67House of Commons- Alberta Social Credit Government Record- notes. - 1955
M-100-68House of Commons. - 1955
M-100-69House of Commons- Dean Acheson- notes. - 1955
M-100-70House of Commons- finance and budget matters- notes. - 1955
M-100-71House of Commons- notes and drafts. - 1955
M-100-72House of Commons Debates- annotated offprints. - 1955
M-100-73"Rule Britannia and the British are Jacob"- notes. - 1956
M-100-74House of Commons- notes. - 1956
M-100-75House of Commons Debates- annotated offprints. - 1956
M-100-761957 Election Campaign- notes and drafts. - 1957
M-100-77"Sacred Fallacy" by W. B. Harvey and Blackmore's reply- draft. - n.d.
M-100-78House of Commons- notes and drafts. - 1957
M-100-79House of Commons Debates- annotated offprints. - 1957
M-100-801958 Election Campaign- notes and drafts. - 1958
M-100-81Guernsey Island- notes and drafts. - 1958
M-100-82"Notes on a speech delivered before the Cardston Rotary Club". - 1958
M-100-83"What Social Credit Has Done in the Twenty-two and One-Half Years of its Administrative Experience in Canada, from 1935 to 1958"- draft. - 1958
M-100-84House of Commons Debates- annotated offprints. - 1958
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Series 7

Member of Parliament, Lethbridge, Alberta- Radio broadcasts. - 1935-1958. - Social Credit politicians realized radio was an important means of communication and Blackmore used the airwaves to reach his constituents. Through an arrangement with the radio bureau programme and news service in Ottawa and CJOC, a Lethbridge station, he had a ten minute programme every second Sunday evening to speak to southern Albertans. - This series contains the actual scripts used and mimeographed transcripts that apparently were distributed to listeners. The speeches themselves can be placed into two general categories; one where Blackmore comments on issues of the day, as in the April 20, 1956 broadcast concerning the devil in the Queen's hair and the other where he deals with long term concerns like the set delivered from January 24 to May 9, 1954 about the Communist menace. Of particular interest, too, are the speeches Blackmore made in response to Lethbridge Herald reports and editorials which provide fascinating insight into the interplay between politics and the media. There is also a small amount of research material and business correspondence.

M-100-85 Radio broadcasts- draft. - 1935 Scanned Document View now.
M-100-86 Radio broadcasts- draft and transcripts. - 1939 Scanned Document View now.
M-100-87 Election Campaign- radio. Broadcast with Premier William Aberhart. - 1940 Scanned Document View now.
M-100-88 Radio broadcasts- drafts and transcripts. - 1943 Scanned Document View now.
M-100-89 Radio broadcasts- drafts and transcripts. - 1946 Scanned Document View now.
M-100-90 Radio broadcasts- drafts and transcripts. - 1947 Scanned Document View now.
M-100-91 Radio broadcasts- drafts and transcripts. - 1948 Scanned Document View now.
M-100-92 Radio broadcasts- drafts and transcripts. - 1949 Scanned Document View now.
M-100-93 Radio broadcasts- drafts and transcripts. - 1950 Scanned Document View now.
M-100-94 Radio broadcasts- drafts and transcripts. - 1951 Scanned Document View now.
M-100-95 Radio broadcasts- sugar- notes. - 1952 Scanned Document View now.
M-100-96 Radio broadcasts- sugar- notes. - 1953 Scanned Document View now.
M-100-97 Radio broadcasts- sugar- notes. - 1954 Scanned Document View now.
M-100-98 Radio broadcasts- German re-armament- notes. - 1955
M-100-99 Radio broadcasts- Sugar- notes. - 1955 Scanned Document View now.
M-100-100 Radio broadcasts- drafts and transcripts. - 1956 Scanned Document View now.
M-100-101Lethbridge Airport- drafts and transcripts. - 1956
M-100-102 Radio broadcasts- drafts and transcripts. - 1957 Scanned Document View now.
M-100-103Radio broadcasts- notes, drafts and transcripts. - 1958
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Series 8

Member of Parliament, Lethbridge, Alberta- Subject files. - 1935-1950. - This series contains the correspondence, press releases, government documents, committee submissions, periodicals, newspaper clippings and other assorted material accumulated by Blackmore's office over a fourteen year period. Much of it dates from the Second World War period and it has been left in its original order, that is alphabetically arranged subject files. From them, it is possible to gain insight into the areas of expertise Blackmore developed (files M-100-190-M-100-207 which deal with various aspects of the sugar beet industry is a good illustration), the work he was called upon to do not only by his constituents, but also by other Canadians (such as the requests for passports found in file M-100-169 and assistance rendered veterans in files M-100-222-M-100-228 respectively), and finally the people who regularly passed on ideas and theories to him (the C. W. Deans letters file M-100-120 are among Blackmore's more intriguing correspondents).

M-100-104"A". - 1933-1934
M-100-105"Aberhart, Hon. William. - 1938-1940
M-100-106Agriculture. - 1943-1947
M-100-107Alberta Government. - 1949
M-100-108Atomic Energy. - 1946
M-100-109Banking and commerce. - [ca. 1944]
M-100-110Bennett, Rt. Hon. R. B.- transcripts and speeches. - 1935
M-100-111Blackmore [family]. - 1940-1941
M-100-112Bowman, A. - 1947
M-100-113British Empire. - 1941-1945
M-100-114British Empire. - 1941-1945
M-100-115British North America Act. - 1935
M-100-116"C". - 1944
M-100-117Coal. - 1943-1948
M-100-118Coal. - 1945
M-100-119Cooperative Commonwealth Federation. - [ca. 1941- 1945]
M-100-120"D". - 1943-1945
M-100-121Dependent's allowance. - 1944-1945
M-100-122Empire Parliamentary Association. - 1941
M-100-123"F". - 1943-1944
M-100-124Fitzgerald, John J. - 1945
M-100-125"G". - 1944-1945
M-100-126Hansard. - 1944
M-100-127Hutterites. - 1941-1943
M-100-128Immigration. - 1947
M-100-129Indians. - 1944, 1947-1949
M-100-130Indian Affairs. - 1944
M-100-131Industrial Relations Committee- submissions, and notes. - 1946
M-100-132Industrial Relations Committee- submissions and notes. - 1946
M-100-133Industrial Relations Committee- submissions and notes. - 1946
M-100-134Industrial Relations Committee- submissions and notes. - 1946
M-100-135International Monetary Arrangements. - 1939- 1944
M-100-136International Joint Commission- Saint Mary and Milk Rivers- Briefs and Appendices A-F. - 1931
M-100-137International Joint Commission- Saint Mary and Milk Rivers- Brief Appendix D. - 1931
M-100-138International Joint Commission- Saint Mary and Milk Rivers Water Development Committee report. - 1942
M-3751 International Joint Commission- Submission regarding Saint Mary and Belly Rivers. - 1950
M-100-139International Joint Commission- report on Sage Creek Investigation in Alberta. - 1946
M-100-140International Joint Commission- Sage Creek Reference Submissions. - 1946-1950
M-100-141International Joint Commission- Sage Creek Reference Submission. - 1947
M-100-142Irrigation. - 1937-1939
M-100-143Irrigation. - 1939-1941
M-100-144Irrigation. - 1940-1945
M-100-145Irrigation. - 1949-1950
M-100-146"J". - 1943
M-100-147Jewish Problem. - 1941-1943
M-100-148Jewish Problem. - n.d.
M-100-149Justice Department. - 1944
M-100-150"K". - 1943
M-100-151"L". - 1943-1945
M-100-152Labour- General. - 1945
M-100-155Legislation- Federal and Provincial. - 1944
M-100-156Lethbridge Constituency. - 1939-1940
M-100-157Maritimes. - 1935-1936
M-100-158Mennonites. - 1949
M-100-159Monetary matters. - 1935-1945
M-100-160Monetary matters. - 1945-1947
M-100-161Monetary matters- Caucus questionnaire. - 1949
M-100-162Monetary matters- extracts. - 1935-1936
M-100-163Monetary matters- extracts. - 1936-1942
M-100-164"O". - 1949
M-100-165Oil and Gas. - 1940-1948
M-100-166"P". - 1944-1945
M-100-167Palestine. - 1944-1947
M-100-168Palestine. - 1947-1948
M-100-169Passports. - 1947-1949
M-100-170Pension and Health Department. - 1944- 1946
M-100-171Potato Starch. - 1949
M-100-172Post Office Department. - 1944-1946
M-100-173Press releases. - 1949
M-100-174"Q". - 1943
M-100-175"R". - 1944-1945
M-100-176Railway [Resolution against CNR Unification-Town of Dauphin, Manitoba]. - 1938
M-100-177Resolutions. - 1944-1945
M-100-178Resolutions. - 1947
M-100-179Robert, W. H. - 1936
M-100-180Rowell-Sirois Report- extracts and notes. - 1940- 1945
M-100-181"S". - 1944-1945
M-100-182Social Affairs. - 1941-1949
M-100-183Social Credit- general. - 1935-1940
M-100-184Social Credit- general. - 1943-1949
M-100-185Social Credit- Alberta Social Credit Hour. - 1948
M-100-186Social Credit- Saskatchewan. - 1948
M-100-187Social Credit- publications. - 1941-1949
M-100-188Speaking Invitations. - 1944
M-100-189St. Lawrence Seaway. - 1941
M-100-190Sugar- general. - 1936
M-100-191Sugar- general. - 1937
M-100-192Sugar- general. - 1938
M-100-193Sugar- general. - 1939
M-100-194Sugar- general. - 1940
M-100-195Sugar- general. - 1941
M-100-196Sugar- general. - 1942
M-100-197Sugar- general. - 1943
M-100-198Sugar- general. - 1944
M-100-199Sugar- general. - 1945
M-100-200Sugar- general. - 1946
M-100-201Sugar- general. - 1947
M-100-202Sugar- general. - 1948
M-100-203Sugar- general. - 1949
M-100-204Sugar- information.. - 1923-1935
M-100-205Sugar- information. "Sugar Beet Industry in Canada" by Paul Martin. - 1936
M-100-206Sugar- information. - 1947
M-100-207Sugar- information. Sugar Facts. - 1948
M-100-208Secretary of State. - 1937-1938
M-100-209Taxation. - 1943
M-100-210Technocracy. - 1944
M-100-211Torey, Henry E. - [ca. 1940]
M-100-212Trade and Commerce Department. - 1943
M-100-213Trans-Canada Highway. - 1947-1949
M-100-214"U". - n.d.
M-100-215United Nations- [annotated information]. - 1945
M-100-216Veterans- general. - 1941-1944
M-100-217Veterans- general. - 1945-1946
M-100-218Veterans- general. - 1947
M-100-219Veterans- general. - 1948
M-100-220Veterans- general. - 1949
M-100-221Veterans- cases- Burns, Edwin. - 1949
M-100-222Veterans- cases- Campbell, Lowell T. - 1946- 1947
M-100-223Burns, Veterans- cases- Connonton, Frank. - 1947- 1948
M-100-224Veterans- cases- Crowhurst, Albert B. W. - 1944- 1946
M-100-225Veterans- general- Ewan, Allen Lawrence. - 1948- 1949
M-100-226Veterans- cases- Harvey, Thomas P. - 1948- 1949
M-100-227Veterans- cases- Hong Kong Prisoners of War. - 1947-1948
M-100-228Veterans- Kirchner, Walter H. [Canadian Combat Veterans' Association]. - 1948-1950
M-100-229Veterans- McCann Commission. - 1948- 1950
M-100-230Veterans- Psychiatrists. - 1946-1948
M-100-231Veterans- Widows. - 1944
M-100-232Wartime Prices and Trade Board. - 1947
M-100-233War Assets Corporation. - 1944
M-100-234Waterton Lakes National Park. - 1940, 1943
M-100-235Wool. - 1943
M-100-236World Natural Resources. - 1935-1939
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Series 9

Member of Parliament, Lethbridge, Alberta- Publications- Drafts and Correspondence. - 1936-1944. - This series is concerned with Blackmore's writing and publishing. The five files here contain notes, drafts and completed manuscripts along with correspondence detailing requests for books, reviews, and dealings with the publishers.

 

His published book, Money : The Master Key (Toronto and Gardenvale : Garden City Press, 1939) is held by the Glenbow Library (call number 332.4 B629m).

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M-100-237"Cause of War", 1936-1938
M-100-238 Money : The Master Key- correspondence. - 1939-1941
M-100-239 Money : The Master Key- correspondence. - 1943-1944
M-100-240 Money : The Master Key- manuscript, drafts. - [ca. 1939]
M-100-241 Money : The Master Key- manuscript, drafts and notes. - [ca. 1939]
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Series 10

Member of Parliament, Lethbridge, Alberta- Letter books. - 1939-1948. - For a short time one of the procedures in Blackmore's office was the keeping of day files. The first of these covers the period from October to November 1939 while the second which also has some incoming letters filed in it, ranged intermittently over the months of August 1947, October 1947 and August 1948. In them, Blackmore lays out his feelings about taking on the leadership of the Social Credit Movement and responds to a series of constituents' requests, including the possibility of transporting southern Albertan farmers and combines to help with the Argentinian harvest.

M-100-242Letter book- outgoing correspondence. - 1939
M-100-243Letter book- outgoing correspondence. - 1947- 1948
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Series 11

Member of Parliament, Lethbridge, Alberta- Subject Files. - 1949 (1950) -1958. - As with Series 8 - Member of Parliament, Lethbridge, Alberta- Subject files 1935-1949, this series appears to be the files from Blackmore's parliamentary office. They continue on to cover the period from 1949 to 1958 and remain arranged alphabetically in subject areas. Many of the topics carry over from the previous series so added information can be found here on the sugar beet industry, veterans cases, as well as other topics. In addition, there arose many new concerns, like the reaction to Blackmore's defence of Senator Joseph McCarthy (files M-100-309-M-100-329) and his effort to aid in Social Credit organizing (files M-100-347-M-100-349), which can be examined from the correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, brochures, newsletters, briefs, policy statements, petitions, and sundry other materials contained within this series.

M-100-244Agriculture- general. - 1951-1952
M-100-245Agriculture- general. - 1956
M-100-246Agriculture- general. - 1956-1958
M-100-247Agriculture- Abundance on Earth. - 1954- 1958
M-100-248Agriculture- Farm Storage. - 1955-1956
M-100-249Anti-vivisection. - 1950
M-100-250Atlantic Charter. - [ca. 1956]
M-100-251Banking and Commerce. - 1955-1957
M-100-252Britain. - 1951-1952
M-100-253Britain. - 1951
M-100-254British-Israel World Federation. - 1951-, 1955
M-100-255Byrne, L. D., "Some Startling Facts of Recent History". - [ca. 1949]. - Annotated. - [ca. 1954]
M-100-256Calgary Herald. - 1954-1957
M-100-257Canadian Federation of Agriculture. - 1957
M-100-258Canadian Wheat Board. - 1955-1957
M-100-259Carleton College. - 1953
M-100-260China. - 1954-1955
M-100-261Communism. - 1953-1958
M-100-262CPR Strike. - 1956-1958
M-100-263Dairying. - 1957-1958
M-100-264De Lorimer, Major V. G. - 1951-1952
M-100-265Economic Council Letter [Annotated]. - 1954
M-100-266Election- Campaign literature. - 1957
M-100-267Farmer's Union - Alberta and Saskatchewan. - 1956
M-100-268Fish Development- general. - 1954-1955
M-100-269Fish Development- Minnesota. - 1955
M-100-270Fish Development- Montana. - 1955
M-100-271Fish Development- Nevada and Utah. - 1955
M-100-272Fluorine. - 1958
M-100-273Gas Pipeline. - 1955-1956
M-100-274Gouzenko, Igor. - 1954-1955
M-100-275Gouzenko, Igor- newspaper clippings. - 1953
M-100-276Gouzenko, Igor- Gouzenko's visit with USA Senators Lenner and McCarran. [newspaper clippings]. - 1953
M-100-277Gouzenko, Igor- offers advice regarding routing of communists [newspaper clippings]. - 1957
M-100-278Gouzenko, Igor- four articles he wrote himself [newspaper clippings]. - 1953
M-100-279Gouzenko, Igor- "Names were mentioned" [newspaper clippings]. - 1954
M-100-280Gouzenko, Igor- spy rings still operating [newspaper clippings]. - 1954
M-100-281Gouzenko, Igor- evidence. - 1954
M-100-282Howe, A. G. R.- regarding farm financing and operations- replies. - 1952
M-100-283Immigration. - 1957
M-100-284Indian Affairs. - 1950-1951
M-100-285Indian Affairs. - 1954-1958
M-100-286International Joint Commission- correspondence. - 1950
M-100-287International Joint Commission- information. - 1951- 1955
M-100-288International Joint Commission- information. - 1951
M-100-289International Joint Commission- Waterton and Belly Rivers reference. - 1952
M-100-290International Joint Commission- Waterton and Belly Rivers reference submission- address [not delivered]. - 1950
M-100-291International Joint Commission- draft. - 1950
M-100-292International Joint Commission- draft. - 1950
M-100-293International Joint Commission- draft. - 1950
M-100-294International Joint Commission- draft, notes. - 1950
M-100-295International Joint Commission- notes. - 1950
M-100-296Interprovincial Farm Union Council. - 1957
M-100-297Irrigation. - 1951-1953
M-100-298Japanese Peace Treaty. - 1952-1953
M-100-299Japanese Trade. - 1953-1954
M-100-300Jews- general. - 1952-1958
M-100-301Jews- annotated publications. - 1956-1958
M-100-302Kaiser (Castlegar) Dam project- general. - 1954- 1955
M-100-303Kaiser (Castlegar) Dam project- speeches by politicians. - 1955
M-100-304Labour Organizations. - [ca. 1951]
M-100-305Lethbridge - general. - 1951-1957
M-100-306Lethbridge- Income Tax Office. - 1956
M-100-307Lethbridge Herald. - 1956- 1957
M-100-308Lewd Literature. - 1950
M-100-309McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- Blackmore. - 1956- 1958
M-100-310McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- letters- Alberta. - 1953- 1955
M-100-311McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- letters- British Columbia. - 1953-1956
M-100-312McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- letters- Manitoba. - 1953- 1954
M-100-313McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- letters- New Brunswick. - 1953
M-100-314McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- letters- Newfoundland. - 1953-1954
M-100-315McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- letters- Nova Scotia. - 1953-1954
M-100-316McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- letters- Ontario. - 1953- 1954
M-100-317McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- letters- Quebec. - 1953
M-100-318McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- letters- Saskatchewan. - 1953-1954
M-100-319McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- letters- US - 1953- 1954
M-100-320McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- letters- negative. - 1953
M-100-321McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- press coverage. - 1953
M-100-322McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- press coverage. - 1952- 1954
M-100-323McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- press coverage. - 1953- 1955
M-100-324McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- press coverage- Press Red influenced. - 1953
M-100-325McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- press coverage- Blackmore/Low. - 1953-1954
M-100-326McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- press coverage- editorials. - 1953
M-100-327McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- press coverage- radio. - 1953
M-100-328McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- McCarthy's record. - 1954-1955
M-100-329McCarthy, Sen. Joseph R.- speeches. - 1953- 1954
M-100-330Monetary matters. - [ca. 1950-1958]
M-100-331National Federation of Christian Laymen. - 1956- 1958
M-100-332Pensions. - 1955-1957
M-100-333Pensions- Members of Parliament. - 1952- 1957
M-100-334Potatoes. - 1952-1954
M-100-335Queen's Hair (Devil in it). - 1956
M-100-336Religion. - 1957
M-100-337Religious freedom. - 1950-1951
M-100-338Roman Catholic question. - 1950-1952
M-100-339Rule Britannia. - 1950
M-100-340Social Credit- general. - 1950
M-100-341Social Credit- genera. - 1951
M-100-342Social Credit- general. - 1951
M-100-343Social Credit- general. - 1952
M-100-344Social Credit- general. - 1953
M-100-345Social Credit- general. - 1954-1957
M-100-346Social Credit- Caucus. - 1953-1957
M-100-347Social Credit Leagues- Nelson-Creston, B. C. - 1952
M-100-348Social Credit Leagues- Saskatchewan. - 1950
M-100-349Social Credit Leagues- Young Social Creditors of Alberta. - n.d.
M-100-350St. Mary's Dam- Sod-Breaking ceremony. - 1950
M-100-351Schools. - 1958
M-100-352Steel. - 1955
M-100-353Sugar- general. - 1952
M-100-354Sugar- general. - 1953
M-100-355Sugar- general. - 1953
M-100-356Sugar- general. - 1953
M-100-357Sugar- general. - 1953
M-100-358Sugar- Paper on US Sugar Policy by David L. MacFarlane. - 1952
M-100-359Sunflower. - 1949-1952
M-100-360Trade. - 1954-1957
M-100-361Trans-Canada Highway. - 1951, 1956
M-100-362United Nations- Spies. - 1952-1956
M-100-363Veterans- general. - 1951-1952
M-100-364Veterans- general. - 1957
M-100-365Veterans- cases- Brown, Stuart. - 1950- 1952
M-100-366Veterans- cases- Knight, Arthur. - 1952- 1953
M-100-367Veterans- cases- McClellan, Sholto D. - 1949- 1951
M-100-368Veterans- cases- Read Allen. - 1951-1952
M-100-369Waterton Lakes National Park. - 1950- 1953
M-100-370Waterton Lakes National Park. - 1953- 1956
M-100-371Wheat. - 1950-1958
M-100-372Workmen's Compensation Board. - 1957
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Series 12

Member of Parliament, Lethbridge, Alberta- Nominal Files. - 1950-1958. - Containing the office files for the last period of Blackmore's tenure as a Member of Parliament, this series, unlike the others, is arranged alphabetically according to surname of the correspondent. A good portion of the records are letters from constituents requesting their representative's assistance with pension cases, income tax troubles, and immigration requests or local business and towns asking for his aid in tendering for government business and getting federal grants. Certain subjects, particularly Blackmore's concern about communism, carry over from previous series, though the nominal arrangement does not make conducive for finding the material easily. It is easy from the arrangement, however, to see that Blackmore had regular correspondence offering him information and opinions, which affords an insight into the exchange over issues that goes on between a M. P. and the public.

M-100-373Correspondence [unnamed]. - 1958
M-100-374"A". - 1953-1958
M-100-375Allan, Robert T. - 1957-1958
M-100-376Aubin, john L. - 1954-1956
M-100-377"B". - 1951-1958
M-100-378Blackmore, Luana. - 1957
M-100-379Budenz, Louis Francis. - 1954-1955
M-100-380Butt, R. Norman. - 1953-1956
M-100-381"C". - 1956-1957
M-100-382Conway, W. M. - 1953-1956
M-100-383Daniel, Harry. - 1955-1957
M-100-384Dunn, John. - 1955-1957
M-100-385"E". - 1956-1957
M-100-386"F". - 1956-1957
M-100-387Fleming, D. S. - 1954
M-100-388Frank, Gus. - 1957-1958
M-100-389Freek, Mabel. - 1956
M-100-390French, Charles Osburn. - 1956
M-100-391Fryer, Stanley, R. M. - 1954-1958
M-100-392"G". - 1956-1957
M-100-393Gardom, Basil. - 1954
M-100-394Gillis, Ardrie. - 1953-1954
M-100-395"H". - 1957-1958
M-100-396Harvey, Mrs. Fred. - 1954-1957
M-100-397Hughes, Pauline. - 1956
M-100-398"J". - 1954-1957
M-100-399Jones, Mrs. F. R. - 1954
M-100-400"K". - 1956-1957
M-100-401Komm, Mrs. Ernest. - 1957
M-100-402"L". - 1955-1957
M-100-403Lee, Roy S. - 1954-1955
M-100-404Lynch-Staunton, John. - 1953-1954
M-100-405Lyon, H. E. - 1954
M-100-406"M". - 1951-1957
M-100-407Malo-Giguere, Mrs. Marie-Rose. - 1950- 1953
M-100-408"MC". - 1955-1957
M-100-409MacRae, Hector. - 1954-1956
M-100-410Makepeace, L. C. - 1954
M-100-411May, Ronald W. - 1953-1954
M-100-412"N". - 1956-1958
M-100-413"O". - 1956-1957
M-100-414O'Connor, D. J. - 1953-1956
M-100-415"P". - 1956-1958
M-100-416Parks, Carl H. - 1954-1956
M-100-417Pigeon, Roger. - 1953-1954
M-100-418Puszynski, J. 1954
M-100-419"R". - 1956-1958
M-100-420Richardson, William A. - 1953-1956
M-100-421Rogtion, Rev. Brother. - 1954
M-100-422"S". - 1954-1958
M-100-423Shannon, W. A. - 1953-1955
M-100-424Spencer, Miles. - 1957
M-100-425Star, A. D. - 1954
M-100-426"T". - 1956-1957
M-100-427"V". - 1957
M-100-428Varney, Harold Lord. - 1954
M-100-429"W". - 1951-1958
M-100-430Whitehead, W. J. - 1953-1955
M-100-431Widtsoe, John. A. - 1951
M-100-432Williams, E. P. - 1954
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Series 13

Member of Parliament, Lethbridge, Alberta- Annotated publications. - 1935-1958. - Blackmore was a conscientious writer, always striving to document the facts contained in his speeches. This feature is reflected in this series of books and pamphlets. Not only are they reference sources on topics- Social Credit monetary theory and communist conspiracy- which he dealt with frequently, but also are extensively annotated with certain sentences marked, important passages underlined, some pages flagged, and extensive notes made, either in the margins and inside covers or on separate sheets.

M-100-433Publications. - 1948. - File consists of Amery, L. S. The Awakening: The Economic Crisis and the Way Out. London: McDonald and Co. - 1948
M-100-434Publications. - 1948 and n.d. - File consists of Davidson, David. Through the World Chaos to Cosmic Christ: Our Lord's Own Exposition of Prophecy. London: The Covenant Publishing Co.(1944);Drummond-Wolf, Henry. British Declaration of Independence. London: Hutchinson and Co. - n.d.;Drummand-Wolf, Henry. Commonwealth. London: Hutchinson and Co. ( n.d.).
M-100-435Publications. - 1952-1955 and n.d. - File consists of Josephson, Emanuel M. Rockefellow "Internationalist": The Man Who Misrules the World. New York: Chedney Press (1952); Joseph, Emanuel M. Roosevelt's Communist Manifesto. New York: Chedney Press (1955); Larkin, J. Crate. From Debt to Prosperity: An Introduction to the Proposals of Social Credit. New York: New economic Press (n.d.); Lilienthal, Alfred M. What Price Israel. Chicago: Henry Regnery Co. (1953)
M-100-436Publications. - 1934(?), 1946 and n.d. - File consists of Moore, W. H. Grey Days. Pickering, Ont.: The Printer's Guild (1946); "Sir Herbert Holt and Social Credit." The Study Club Instructor, pp. 1-88 (n.d.); Social Credit Secretariat. Elements of Social Credit. Liverpool: K. R. P. Publications (1946); Tutle, W. A. Douglas Social Credit for Canada. Vancouver, B. C.: Social Credit Publishing (1934 ?)
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Series 14

Political Activity- Social Credit Party. - 1958-1963. - This series of records seem to have been collected by Blackmore after his election defeat in 1958. Although not very extensive, the material does contain some interesting items, particularly the Social Credit newsletters and pamphlets which reveal Blackmore's continued interest in the movement and the letters from his former secretary which provide an outlook on the Ottawa political scene after his departure.

M-1767 Social Credit Campaign literature. - 1958
M-100-437Social Credit Party. - 1958-1960
M-100-438Social Credit Party. - 1961-1963
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Series 15

Political Activity- Speeches. - 1959-1963. - Even though he was no longer a public figure, Blackmore continued to speak before audiences. This series contains his notes, still written in distinctive red and blue pencil, for speeches given before a Home and School Association and the 1962 Lethbridge Social Credit nominating convention. Interestingly, in the latter case, two talks were prepared, one in which Blackmore expresses his willingness to accept a second "mission" for the movement and the other in which he alludes to a conspiracy against the British white race. Since the first was used and the second not, these records are interesting for what they do and do not reveal about the man.

M-100-439"Spring Coulee Talk"- notes. - 1959
M-100-440Social Credit Convention Speeches- notes. - 1962
M-100-441Speech- notes. - 1963
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Series 16

Political Activity- Annotated Publications. - 1960-1962. - This single file contains a small selection of material on an interesting variety of topics. It ranges from newspaper clippings on extraterrestrial life through pamphlets published by the Canadian Intelligence Service to, most disturbingly, copies of American Nationalist, a racist publication from the United States.

M-100-442Annotated Publications. - 1960-1962
M-100-osBroadsheet advertising Public Meeting with John H. Blackmore, M. P. - [ca.1945]
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