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2006 Lebanon War.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to the 2006 Lebanon War. Telegdi publicly advocated for an immediate and unconditional cessation of hostilities between Israel and Hezbollah and believed the Canadian government should facilitate an end to the war. Records include news releases, speech transcripts, handwritten notes, and other textual material. Also contains correspondence including an open letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper on the Middle East conflict written by Telegdi.

Telegdi, Andrew

Alice Riggs Hunt fonds : 2016 accrual

Accrual consists of materials created and accumulated by Alice Riggs Hunt and her family. Includes correspondence to and from Alice, locks of hair, and photographs. The photographs document other members of the Hunt family including her mother Mary Osgood Riggs Hunt (1860-1953) and her brother Charles Warren Hunt Jr. (1888-1953). Also present are over 500 slides documenting Charles Warren Hunt Jr.'s trip around the world.

Hunt, Alice Riggs

Augustine, Edna Louise : trip to Japan.

Photograph of a group of women taken outdoors at a tourist location in Kyoto, Japan that includes Edna Louise Augustine (standing, second from right), Lottie Pequenat (1st on the right) and Eleanor W. Copland (seated 5th from left). Kazuo Kokura Photo Service (Kyoto, Japan) enclosure is signed by women presumably in photo:

  • Florence W. Curtis
  • Henrietta Gibson
  • Lila M. Sadler
  • Frances J.H. Hug[illegible]
  • Eleanor W. Copland
  • Eleanor M. Connor
  • Olga H. [Hungsburg?]
  • [illegible] P. [Jallott?]
  • Lottie Pequegnat
  • Gladdys Van [Kink?]
  • Leona D. Andrew
  • Helene N. Bronson
  • Eleanor W. Copeland

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Bactria.

Silver obol from Bactria (central Asia now parts of Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and Afghanistan) showing on the obverse the head of Eucratides I and on the reverse caps and palms of the Dioscuri.

Pyke, Edgar William

Canada and the Iraq War.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to Canada’s relation to the Iraq War. Records include correspondence from members of the public urging Telegdi to oppose Canadian participation in any military action against Iraq, a report outlining how a war with Iraq might be avoided, a report providing a summary of Canadian views on security and defence issues from various polls, and a fact sheet on the Canadian defence program.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canada’s military involvement in Afghanistan.

Material accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to Canada’s military involvement in Afghanistan, specifically a motion introduced in the House of Commons in May 2006 that extended Canadian military commitments to Afghanistan by two years. Records include correspondence from members of the public urging Telegdi to vote against the motion and help end Canada’s military involvement in Afghanistan.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canada-Cyprus Friendship Group.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to his involvement with the Canada-Cyprus Friendship Group. Records include correspondence, an overview of the European Court of Human Rights ruling regarding the legal consequences of Turkey’s invasion and military presence in Cyprus, a resolution created by Canadian citizens in Montreal to mark the twenty-seventh anniversary of Turkish invasion in Cyprus, and related material. Also includes items related to an address of the President of the Republic of Cyprus at the United National General Assembly, and a news release regarding the presidential elections in Cyprus held on February 16, 2003.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canada-Cyprus Friendship Group.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to his involvement with the Canada-Cyprus Friendship Group. Records include a list of members, correspondence, meeting notices and agendas, invitations, speech transcripts, and other material. Also includes copies of the Cyprus Bulletin published between February 24, 1998 and September 13, 1999 as well as copies of the Cyprus Embassy Newsletter published between March 1998 and October 2000.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canada-Cyprus Parliamentary Committee.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to his involvement with the Canada-Cyprus Parliamentary Committee. Records include correspondence, a list of members, a meeting agenda, and minutes.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canadian Parliamentary Delegation visit to the Republic of China (Taiwan).

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to the Canadian Parliamentary Delegation's visit to the Republic of China (Taiwan) between March 31 and April 7, 1996. Telegdi and his wife, Nancy Curtin-Telegdi, travelled to the Republic of China (Taiwan) as part of this delegation. Records include tickets, briefing notes, correspondence, invitations, business cards, guest lists, menus, schedules, press clippings, and other textual records and ephemera. Also contains a published copy of an article titled, The Republic of China on Taiwan belongs in the United Nations by Lien Chan. The article was originally printed in the Fall 1993 issue of Orbis: A Journal of World Affairs published by the Foreign Policy Research Institute.

Telegdi, Andrew

Charity support in Pakistan.

File consists of a small photo album with photographs from life in Josephabad, Pakistan. Also includes related items of correspondence about the sponsorship of children that the Zeta chapter has undertaken and letters from the children.

Alpha Delta Kappa. Province of Ontario Chapter

Costume party : minuet.

Two photographs of two different couples in 18th-century costume likely taken at the Tokyo Young Women's Christian Association (Y.W.C.A.). Both photographs contain inscriptions on the verso.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Eco-planning and environmental management in coastal communities in China.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to a project focused on eco-planning and environmental management in coastal communities in China that received funding from the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA). Records include a project proposal prepared by Dr. Geoff Wall, Program Director and David Johnston, President of the University of Waterloo and correspondence confirming funding approval. Also contains material related to the formal announcement of CIDA funding for the project held at the University of Waterloo on January 15, 2002 including an event schedule, news release, and Telegdi’s speaking notes. Andrew Telegdi attended this event as a guest speaker.

Telegdi, Andrew

Edgar William Pyke coin collection.

  • SCA367-GA423
  • Collection
  • 585 BCE-1935

Collection of coins ranging from the Persian Empire of the 6th century BCE to 19th century Britain. The coins reflect the development of the monetary systems, art, religion and shifting borders of the world. Also included are a coin weight and various electrotype coin reproductions.

Pyke, Edgar William

Forty-sixth anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Cyprus.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to celebrations commemorating forty-six years of independence for the Republic of Cyprus. Records include a formal congratulatory statement to the members of the Canadian Justice for Cyprus from Telegdi and an invitation to Telegdi from the Canadian Justice for Cyprus Committee (PSEKA Canada) for a dinner celebrating the anniversary in Scarborough, Ontario.

Telegdi, Andrew

Harry Byers fonds

Materials relating to the professional and personal life of Harry J. Byers. Includes biographical documents, including his passport and WW1 papers, ephemera, clippings and correspondence as well as approximately 270 photographs of Harry Byers and his family. Also included are photographs from Byers' time living in Russia, and a diary recounting the two years he was there.

Byers, Harry J.

Harry Byers fonds : 2018 accrual.

Materials relating to the personal and professional life of Harry J. Byers. Includes photographs, coins, artefacts, correspondence, ephemera and more. Most of the items relate to Byers' time working in Russia from 1930-1931.

Byers, Harry J.

Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Records include a copy of a speech given by Telegdi on April 9, 2002 in the House of Commons regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a copy of an article titled, A Clean Break: A New Strategy for Securing the Realm by Richard Perle, and a letter received by Telegdi from Eric Vernon, Director of Government Relations at the Canadian Jewish Congress, regarding the possible deregistration of Canadian Magen David Adom for Israel (CMDA), an organization in Canada that provides ambulances, medical equipment, supplies, and blood testing kits to Magen David Adom in Israel.

Telegdi, Andrew

Kaufman family photograph album.

Photographs recording a trip to Japan taken by Jacob and Mary Kaufman and their daughter Edna Louise Augustine, accompanying their other daughter Emma Ratz Kaufman who was returning to Japan to work with the Young Women

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Kaufman, A.R. : Russian trip memories.

Typescript carbon notes and photocopies of manuscript and typescript materials relating to A.R. Kaufman's travels in 1929, 1958-1959 and 1963 to various destinations in the world including England, India, New Zealand and Russia. Includes a photocopy of a CKCO TV interview about his trip to Russia in 1963.

Parents' Information Bureau

Kaufman, Emma : [1923 or 1939]

A typed first-hand account of the earthquake on September 1, 1923 as experienced in Karuizawa, Japan. The account is dated to September 9, 1923 or 1939 and was written by an unknown author. Also contains reports of the destruction in Tokyo and Yokohama in Japan.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Kaufman, Emma : 1936.

Six pieces of personal correspondence from Emma Kaufman to her mother Mary Kaufman, brother A.R. Kaufman and sister Edna (holograph, typescript, and carbons), one of which discusses the situation in Shanghai, China and another the situation in Formosa.

Also includes six reports relating to activities of the Tokyo Young Women's Christian Association (Y.W.C.A.), three by Emma Kaufman, two by Margaret Hockin and one unsigned. Also contains a typed transcript with title, "The psychology of Christian personality" by Ernest M. Ligon.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Kaufman, Emma : 1938.

One piece of personal correspondence from Emma Kaufman to her sister Edna. Also includes one report relating to activities of the Tokyo Young Women's Christian Association (Y.W.C.A.) by Emma Kaufman and a report by Margaret Hockin on the ceremonies relating to the 25th anniversary of Emma Kaufman's arrival in Japan. Additionally contains a leaflet memorializing Hedwig Dora Hobrecker, a pamphlet on the Airindan Settlement in Nippori, Arakawa Ku, Tokyo, Japan and an annual report of the Tokyo Y.W.C.A. for 1938.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Kaufman, Emma : 1939.

Three pieces of personal correspondence from Emma Kaufman to her sister Edna and others. Also includes three reports relating to activities of the Tokyo Young Women's Christian Association (Y.W.C.A.), one by Emma Kaufman, one unattributed with typescript notes on a lecture, and one providing details of a ceremony honouring Emma Kaufman held June 24, 1939. Also contains the annual report of the Tokyo Y.W.C.A. for 1939, a report included in the "World's Y.W.C.A. Monthly Oct. 1939," and clippings. The letter dated May 6, 1939 is headed "Confidential" and describes conditions in Shanghai and Nanking (Nanjing) in China as witnessed by and reported to Emma Kaufman.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Kaufman, Emma : 1941.

Four pieces of personal correspondence one written to Emma Kaufman, and three written by Emma Kaufman. These three letters are written to friends in Japan and are dated Dec. 4, 5 and 7 respectively, and describe her efforts to gather material to send back with a Japanese friend on the Dec. 14th sailing of a ship from Los Angeles to Japan.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Kaufman, Emma : 1966 : 85th birthday.

Letters solicited for presentation at a"pre-birthday party" held on May 18, 1966 at Covenant College in Toronto, Ontario. Contains 57 letters, telegrams and notes written between May 10, 1966 and May 18, 1966 to Emma Kaufman. One letter has a photograph pasted-on of a party held in Emma Kaufman's home in Tokyo, Japan on March 19, 1937.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Kaufman, Emma : biographical.

Correspondence solicited for a biography of Emma R. Kaufman. Includes reminiscences of her and of her work with the Young Women's Christian Association (Y.W.C.A.) in Japan written by friends and family. Some records are original, some are transcriptions.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Kaufman, Emma : ephemera.

A packet of "Emergency Issue Earth Quake Stamps" from the Young Women's Christian Association (Y.W.C.A.) Japan, dated September 1923 to April 1924. Also includes a Christmas card from Emma Kaufman. The photo on the card is of Emma Ratz Kaufman's summer cottage at Drag Lake, Haliburton, Ontario.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Kaufman, Emma receiving an International Co-operation Year medal from His Eminence, Cardinal Leger, University of Montreal.

A photograph of Emma Kaufman receiving the International Co-operation Year medal from His Eminence, Cardinal Leger at the University of Montreal on March 7, 1965. Also includes a photo mat and brief typed overview of Emma Kaufman's work in Japan.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Kaufman, Emma receiving an International Co-operation Year medal from His Eminence, Cardinal Leger, University of Montreal.

A photograph of Emma Kaufman receiving the International Co-operation Year medal from His Eminence, Cardinal Leger at the University of Montreal on March 7, 1965. Also includes a photo mat and brief typed overview of Emma Kaufman's work in Japan.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Parthia.

Silver drachma from Parthia (modern day Iraq) showing on the obverse the head of Orodes II and on the reverse an archer holding a bow surrounded by the inscription �BASILEOS BASILEON MEGALOU ARSAKOU EPIPHANOUS� or �Of Great Arsaces, King of Kings, God Manifest.�

Pyke, Edgar William

Parthia.

Silver drachma from Parthia (modern day Iraq) showing on the obverse a portrait of Phraates IV and on the reverse an archer holding a bow surrounded by the inscription �BASILEOS BASILEON MEGALOU ARSAKOU EPIPHANOUS� or �Of Great Arsaces, King of Kings, God Manifest.�

Pyke, Edgar William

Parthia.

Silver drachma from Parthia (modern day Iraq) showing on the obverse a portrait of Mithradates II wearing a diadem with a long beard and on the reverse a seated archer surrounded by the inscription �BASILEOS BASILEON MEGALOU ARSAKOU EPIPHANOUS� or �Of Great Arsaces, King of Kings, God Manifest.�

Pyke, Edgar William

Persia.

SIlver siglo from Persia (the Achaemenid Empire) showing on the obverse an archer clad in the Persian "candys", kneeling right on one knee, at his back a quiver, in his right a spear, and in his outstretched left a strung bow and on the reverse an incuse square.

Pyke, Edgar William

Persia.

Silver siglo from the Persian Kingdom (modern day Iran) showing on the obverse a king running with a lance and on the reverse an incuse square.

Pyke, Edgar William

Press clippings : 1970-1974.

File consists of press clippings relating to Electrohome and John A. Pollock for the period 1970-1974. File also includes four snapshots of the Electrohome plant in Malaysia, typed notes about the plant's specifications, and a contact sheet containing portraits of John A. Pollock.

Electrohome

Press clippings : 1980-1982.

File consists of press clippings relating to Electrohome and John A. Pollock for the period 1980-1982. Includes some photocopied clippings. File also includes correspondence and memoranda (from John A. Pollock and Robert Lovell) and one snapshot of John A. Pollock in Tokyo, Japan, with colleagues from Kanematsu-Gosho and JVC.

Electrohome

Projection Systems application photographs.

File consists of photographs, transparencies, and slides depicting Electrohome Projection Systems products and their applications in various corporations and organizations. Applications pictured include: CSX Transportation Control Center (Jacksonville, FL), Canadian Embassy (Tokyo, Japan), Rochester Gas and Electric (Rochester, NY), Thames River Water System (London, UK), National Bowling Stadium (Reno, NV), the Barcelona Stock Exchange (Spain), and others.

Electrohome

Studies in Broadcast Propaganda Study No. 23 : the British Action at Taranto in Foreign Broadcasts (12th-14th November, 1940).

Report providing an analysis of the collaboration between the Axis Powers (Germany, Italy, and Japan) to minimize and discredit the British success at Taranto, Italy in broadcasts from Greece, Turkey, Russia, United States of America, Madrid, Free France and Switzerland. Copy no. 192.

University of Waterloo. Department of Political Science.

Syria.

Silver drachma from Syria showing on the obverse the head of Antiochus III and on the reverse Apollo seated.

Pyke, Edgar William

Tokyo Y.W.C.A. : 25th Anniversary.

A photograph of a presentation of flowers to Mrs. Mata, of the Young Women's Christian Association (Y.W.C.A.) during the Tokyo Y.W.C.A.'s 25th anniversary. The photograph may also include Miss Caroline MacDonald and Miss Michi Kawai.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Update photos.

File consists of photographs, negatives, and a slide used in the company newsletter Electrohome Update. Includes photographs, snapshots, and portraits of Electrohome staff and employees; and photographs and snapshots taken at exhibits and meetings and of people receiving awards. Includes a photograph of the Reading, UK, office and a meeting in Singapore. Some photographs include John A. Pollock. Some photographs include identification on verso.

Electrohome