- [ca. 1973] - 1996
Part of John McDermid fonds
Series consists of textual records created and collected over the course of John McDermid’s working life, excluding correspondence, which is found in Series 3. This includes campaign material, predominantly from the 1984 federal election campaign, invitations and programmes for events, and certificates for awards and parliamentary appointments. The series is arranged chronologically within file groupings:
Files 1 - 30 are records accumulated during McDermid’s career, including records from before running for office, and ends with his retirement from politics.
Files 31 - 32 are signature books for multiple events, which span from his 1979 election victory to an open house held in 1989.
Files 33 - 35 are blank documents with McDermid’s professional letterhead. Note that file 20 in this series has letterhead from his 1988 election campaign.
Files 36 - 37 are records from after McDermid’s retirement, but still thematically connected to his political career.
Files 38 – 39 consist of political ephemera.
Files 40 – 41 contain certificates for an award and parliamentary appointments that McDermid received as a public figure and politician. Note that Series 7 also contains certificates.
Note that Series 2 also contains records that chronicle McDermid’s election campaigns and his achievements as a member of Parliament.