Ephemera

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Scope note(s)

  • Transient everyday items, usually printed and on paper, that are manufactured for a specific limited use, then often discarded. Includes everyday items that are meant to be saved, at least for a while, such as keepsakes and stock certificates.

Source note(s)

  • Library of Congress Basic Genre Terms for Cultural Heritage Materials

Display note(s)

Hierarchical terms

Ephemera

Equivalent terms

Ephemera

  • UF Programmes, leaflets, receipts, menus, playbills, pamphlets, flyers, greeting cards, business cards, invitations, coupons, tickets

Associated terms

Ephemera

1199 Archival description results for Ephemera

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118th Battalion clippings.

Clipping of an article (ill.) from the October 4, 1966 edition of the Kitchener-Waterloo Record titled "Memento of Kaiser bust given to Pioneer Village" and an undated clipping with caption: "The dunked bust of German emperor was salvaged from mud of Victoria Park lake."

Schneider, Norman Christoph

1950's.

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more from the 1950's. Includes wedding announcement regarding marriage to Ian Dagg and letters to her mother, Mary Quayle Innis.

Dagg, Anne Innis

1960's.

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more for the 1960's.

Dagg, Anne Innis

1970-1973

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more for the years 1970-1973.

Dagg, Anne Innis

1974

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more for the year 1974.

Dagg, Anne Innis

1975-1976.

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more for the years 1975-1976

Dagg, Anne Innis

1977

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more for the year 1977.

Dagg, Anne Innis

1978

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more for the year 1978.

Dagg, Anne Innis

1979

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more for the year 1979.

Dagg, Anne Innis

1980

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more for the year 1980.

Dagg, Anne Innis

2000's.

File consists of correspondence, ephemera, articles, and more for the 2000's.

Dagg, Anne Innis

5 Counties : 1957.

File consists of material relating to administration and activities of the Five Counties Art Association for 1957. Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, meeting agendas and one set of minutes (possibly draft copy), handwritten notes, an exhibition program, and a newspaper clipping.

Couling, Gordon

5 Counties : 1957 : exhibition.

File consists of material relating mainly to the coordination of the regional art exhibitions of the Five Counties Art Association for 1957. Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, meeting agendas, exhibitors lists and exhibition programs, flyers, lists of art works received or for auction, handwritten notes, etc.

Couling, Gordon

5 Counties : 1958.

File consists of material relating to the administration and activities of the Five Counties Art Assoication for 1958. Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, exhibitors' lists, minutes for meetings of the teacher's council and for a Leaders Institute planning meeting, handwritten jury score sheets from an exhibition, handwritten notes, etc.

Couling, Gordon

5 Counties : 1959.

File consists of material relating to the administration and activities of the Five Counties Art Assoication for 1959. Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, exhibitors' lists, minutes for meetings of the teacher's council, handwritten notes, reports on seminars, flyers and invitations, a draft outline for a course by Gordon Couling at the 1959 Leader's Institute, and other material.

Couling, Gordon

5 Counties : 1960.

File consists of material relating to the administration and activities of the Five Counties Art Association for 1960. Includes a bulletin, an exhibitors' list, newspaper clippings, ts. notes regarding the teachers' council, etc.

Couling, Gordon

60th anniversary celebration.

File consists of materials created and accumulated during the planning and execution of the Rotary Club of Kitchener 60th anniversary celebration. Includes programmes, invitations, a news release, correspondence and a speech transcript.

Rotary Club of Kitchener

Administrative correspondence.

Correspondence related to administrative matters. Includes a welcome letter to Access Copyright (the Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency), a letter and cheque from the Public Lending Right Commission for the year 2004, and a welcome letter to the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia.
Also contains an invitation to the 2008 Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia Masterworks Arts Award.

McCarthy, Julia

Adv[anced] Sc[hool] Writing program.

Correspondence related to Hollobon’s studies at the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University. Includes correspondence between Hollobon and the Columbia University in New York about writing programs and fellowships, grants, events; a pamphlet about the Journalism Day from Columbia; articles about Hollobon winning the Fellowship in the Advancement of Science Writing from Columbia University; correspondence with John Foster (Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University); Columbia alumni list; and a notebook with email addresses of staff and alumni from Columbia University.

Hollobon, Joan

Ahrens family.

Biographical article by Ernie Ronnenberg published in the November 21, 1975 edition of the Kitchener-Waterloo Record titled "Charles A. Ahrens founded a Berlin shoe firm in 1882".

Schneider family

Ahrens, Charles Andrew.

A memorial card for Charles Andrew Ahrens dated Aug. 21, 1903, a list of the names and birth dates of Charles Andrew and wife Henrietta's children, and letter from Charles Andrew to his daughter Wilhelmine on her 21st birthday dated April 29, 1876. Also in the file is a clipping of an obituary for Charles August Ahrens.

Schneider family

Ahrens, Florence.

Carbon correspondence relating to the care of Florence Ahrens at Central Park Lodge and the condition of her health. Includes list of nurses who cared for Ahrens, personal account information and two obituaries.

Schneider family

Ahrens, Walter.

Material relating to Walter Ahrens, son of Henry Jacob Ahrens and Caroline Seiler. Consists of a biographical article appearing in the Oak Country Club, Tulsa, Oklahoma newsletter. Includes portrait.

Schneider family

Annotated lists of payments.

Materials related to expenditures and payments made for the building of the house at 178 Claremont Avenue by the Reive family. Includes a cheque for Mabel Reive from 1942, bank statements for Mr. and Mrs. Reive, and proceeds of the sale of the house at 33 Brock Street in Kitchener (Mrs. Reive’s property in September 1951) put towards the purchase of 178 Claremont Avenue.
File arrived in archives with handwritten note by donor that read: “Annot[at]ed list(s) of payments made by W. G. Reive related to building 178 Claremont Ave. Kitchener home of Dr. W. G. Reive & Mabel Reive. (also later sources and uses of funds).”

Reive Family

Arctic Council ephemera.

Ephemera related to the Arctic Council. Includes flyers "PAME (Protection of the Arctic Marine Environment) Working Group of the Arctic Council, 2011-2013,” “Indigenous Peoples in the Arctic Council,” and “Arctic council Fact Sheet, Arctic council Swedish Chairmanship, 2011-2013."

English, John

Armour & Co. advertisement

Advertisement trade card for Armour's Mince Meat and Canned Meats showing an older woman teaching a group of younger women how to cook. Verso reads "It is admitted by every prudent housekeeper, that our Condensed Mince Meat is equal in every respect to the old-fashioned home-made article. Our well known connection with the beef industry, enables us, to put a Mince Meat on the market second to none. We use only the best and purest ingredients, and it is the universal verdict that our product retains its sweetness longer and goes farther than any other brand. Packaged in 12 oz. (net) cardboard cartons. Enough for two large pies. 2 packages for 25 cents. At all first-class grocery stores. Armour and Company, Chicago."

Atlantic Canada workshop.

Materials related to the Atlantic Canada Workshop at Carleton University, in 1991, titled “Political Economy of Region” where James Walker participated in the panel “Studying Afro-Atlantic Canadian Culture.” Includes notes, schedule of the event, travel receipts, related correspondence, and preliminary programme.

Walker, James

Atlantik-Brücke.

Materials related to the "XXIV German-Canadian Conference" (October 23 to 25, 2009, Freiberg/Sachsen, Germany). Includes the delegation list, program, and “Speech by H.E. Ambassador Dr. Georg Witschel German Ambassador in Canada ‘Political and Economic Factor that Shape Canadian and German Approaches to Globalization.’”

English, John

Atlantik-Brücke.

Materials related to the Atlantik-Brücke association. Includes related correspondence, cost breakdown, draft agenda, program for the "Future of Energy, XXIX German Canadian Conference hosted by Atlantik-Bruecke Canada and Atlantik-Brücke" (September 17-20, 2014), and a template for email introducing Atlantik-Bruecke Canada organization.

English, John

Atlantik-Brücke.

Materials related to the "XXX German-Canadian Conference" (April 15-18, 2015, Brussels, Belgium). Includes business card for Eveline Y. Metzen (executive director of Atlantik-Brücke); break-out groups information; handwritten notes on the event; program; agenda for the Trudeau Centre for Peace, Conflict and Justice board meeting (May 6, 2015); program report; agenda for the Regional Governments in International Affairs (September 17-18, 2015).

English, John

Augustine, Mary Caroline : birth ephemera.

Ephemera including Mary Ham's (nee Augustine) birth announcement (press clipping), hand-painted birth announcement card, congratulation and christening cards, and telegrams. Also includes three pieces of ephemera related to Albert William Augustine and John Ross Augustine.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Augustine, Mary Caroline : ephemera.

Birthday, Christmas, Easter and Valentine greetings, and one postcard. Includes a letter from "Santa Claus," a Dionne Quintuplet postcard, and two hand drawn and coloured pieces relating to China and Japan. One is by Emma Kaufman of a child looking into a goldfish bowl and the other, of rabbits and chicks, is initialled H.T.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Awards and biography.

Materials related to awards received by Joan Hollobon and the Hollobon Award. Includes biographical notes and articles about Hollobon, related newspaper clippings and correspondence, photographs of the Hollobon Award ceremony in 1987 and 1990, and a copy of Science Link by Canadian Science Writers’ Association, Vol. 9, No. 3 (June 1989). Also contains the following awards and certificates received by Hollobon:

  • Lifetime Achievement Award by Science in Society Journalism Awards (2010),
  • Certificate of appreciation by the Canadian Science Writers’ Association (1981),
  • Award of Distinction by the Health Care Public Relations Association (1984),
  • Honorary Member recognition of the Ontario Medical Association (1985),
  • Congratulation certificate by the Government of Ontario (2015),

Hollobon, Joan

Awards, events, readings, etc.

File consists of various awards received by Barbara Smucker as well as clippings and ephemera relating to events that she has partaken in and readings by her. Includes a transcript of a convocation address at the University of Waterloo given May 29, 1986 at which Barbara Smucker received an honorary doctorate.

Smucker, Barbara

Barbara Clague festival of song.

Materials related to the Barbara Clague Festival of Song. Includes related correspondence and ephemera. Also contains materials related to the Collingwood Neighbourhood House (Vancouver, British Columbia).

Carold Institute

Bermuda.

Materials related to the Bermuda-Canada Conference where James Walker participated in a session titled “Black studies: a comparative perspective” with a paper titled “West Indian immigrants and the Black community in Canada: parallels and promises.” Includes related correspondence, conference schedule, press release, conference program, abstract of Frank E. Manning's presentation for the conference titled “The Black Experience in Bermuda and Canada: Ethnicity, culture, and immigration,” and information about travel and accommodation arrangements.

Walker, James

Berthing card and meal card.

A berthing card and meal card issued to Cameron Hill during the Second World War likely when he traveled on a troopship sailing from Halifax Harbour in Halifax, Nova Scotia to Liverpool, England between August and September 1941.

The berthing card indicates that Cameron was assigned to cabin S22, in section 3 of the Sports deck. The meal card indicates that Cameron was assigned to eat first meal (breakfast) during the second sitting at table number 28. The name of the ship that Cameron traveled on is unknown.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Best wishes.

Christmas card booklet featuring illustrated lilacs and a "Best Wishes" greeting on the front cover "From Eliza to Uncle Tobias". The booklet contains the lyrics for the hymn "Like a river, glorious".

Schantz Russell Family

Betty Forbes's diary.

A diary containing daily entries written by Betty Forbes in 1948. Several entries describe Betty’s work in British Columbia, family events, dances, a trip to Alaska, holidays, and Peg Forbes’s wedding to Colin Andrew (Joe) Wilson. The diary contains letters, invitations, lists, a patch, and press clippings including one titled, Girls advised to train for career and marriage published in The Globe and Mail on January 27, 1948.

Forbes, Betty

Betty Forbes's diary.

A diary containing daily entries written by Betty Forbes in 1949. Several entries describe Betty’s work as a nurse, family events, and holidays. The diary includes press clippings, postcards, notes, letters, invitations, a program from Maple Leaf Gardens, tickets, a national credit card from Imperial Oil Limited and four photographs of unknown individuals.

Forbes, Betty

Betty Forbes's diary.

A diary containing daily entries written by Betty Forbes in 1950. Several entries describe Betty’s work as a nurse, family events, and holidays. The diary includes press clippings, invitations, telegrams, postcards, two photographs of unknown individuals, a certificate for a rare blend of Crown Royal whiskey from the House of Seagram, and a registration card from the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario.

Forbes, Betty

Betty Forbes's diary.

A diary containing daily entries written by Betty Forbes in 1944 during her time as a student at the School for Nurses at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario. Several entries describe Betty’s work at the hospital, student exams and marks, school dances, class dinners, and capping ceremony. The diary includes press clippings, letters, notes, event programs, and a photograph of an adult and child. In addition, numerous entries describe events and activities related to the Second World War including an entry written on D-Day (June 6, 1944). Some of these entries contain attached items such as press clippings related to military personnel and banknotes including a 1 lire banknote issued by Italy in 1939, 5-francs Type 1942 issued by Banque de l'Algérie, a 10-AM lire banknote as well as a one shilling and a half shilling Japanese government-issued Oceanian Pound.

Forbes, Betty

Betty Forbes's diary.

A diary containing daily entries written by Betty Forbes in 1945 during her time as a student at the School for Nurses at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario. Several entries describe Betty’s work at the hospital, student exams, patient care, and school dances. The diary includes press clippings, a convocation program, letters, telegrams, notes, pressed flowers, restaurant menus, business cards, event programs, and a photograph likely of Betty and an unknown individual. In addition, numerous entries describe events and activities related to the Second World War including an entry written on Victory in Europe Day (VE Day) on May 8, 1945, an entry written on Victory over Japan Day (VJ Day) on August 15, 1945 as well as entries describing food rationing, and the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd president of the United States (1933–45). Also includes one United States Army Anti-Aircraft Command sleeve insignia. The insignia is circular with an embroidered white background, blue border, and two red capital letter A's in the centre.

Forbes, Betty

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