|Scope & Content
Burgundy hard-backed scrapbook, with stamp on rear marked "PAT. MARCH 1876." Contains newspaper clippings related to the political career of Joseph Patrick Downey, and includes poetry by him, press coverage of speeches, letters, etc. as well as limited primary documentation. Included are a series of political cartoons, and the notice of JPD's appointment to the Ontario Hospital School as Superintendent, and his subsequent resignation as editor of the Guelph Herald and Member of the Legislative Assembly for Ontario. Included in the clipping from the Lindsay Daily Post Oct. 9, 1925, is on page five, Lucky 7, a Dumbells movie. Photo of Al. Plunkett.