The fonds consists of family correspondence and personal papers; agricultural correspondence; legal records; receipts; account books (1912-1917, 1929, 1930); diaries (1923, 1934-1947); correspondence of official Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) and Lieutenant-Governor duties; political and Liberal party correspondence (1922-1959); speeches; CBC board of governors correspondence (1947-1949); City of Calgary Library Board correspondence, monthly and annual reports (1945-1948), and financial statements (1945, 1947); and newsclippings. Includes radio broadcast recordings of political speeches given by John J. Bowlen, Mackenzie King, and Ernest C. Manning; and family, political and official photographs, and photographs of the Klondike gold rush (1897-1902). Also includes some of Maurice's personal papers.
Records related to the following subjects are also in this fonds. See inventory for details: William Aberhart, A.C.L. Adams, D.M. Allan, W.C. Barrie, R.B. Bennett, Nels V. Buchanan, William Ashbury Buchanan, Calgary Library Board, C.H. Conquest, James Kennedy Cornwall, T.A. Crerar, Frank Cusack, J.M. Dechene, A. Dunton, Manley Justin Edwards, P.R. Farnalls, Clinton James Ford, H.F. Francis, Frederick Fraser, T.M. Gainor, James G. Gardiner, S.S. Garson, Fred William Gershaw, J.A. Glen, C.H. Grant, Herbert Greenfield, S.J. Helman, August Hesse, C.D. Howe, J.J. Howson, Hutterites, C. Irving, P.J. Jennings, A.W. Lewis, Solon Low, Hugh John MacDonald, W.H. McGuire, A.A. MacKenzie, James Angus MacKinnon, A.G. MacLachlan, J.F. MacMillan, H. Millican, J. Percy Page, Neil Paterson, M.M. Porter, J. Harper Prowse, Page Rideout, Harold William Riley, G.H. Ross, Gordon Dunbar Ross, A.C.L. Smith, Wesley Stambaugh, Charles A. Stewart, Louis St. Lauren, J.H. Tremblay, Burton J. White, John H. Woods and J.W. Woodsworth.