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Young, C.R., Consulting Engineer.

File consists of material relating to soil analysis investigation work on the Shand Dam site to be carried out by C.R. Young. Includes correspondence with F.P. Adams. Includes also an 8 page ts. carbon set of specifications for digging test pits at the dam site,.

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X-Y-Z25.

File consists of routine "X-Y-Z" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts. Contains one letter relating to lease of cottage lots.

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Workmen's Compensation Board, 1957-1960.

File consists of material relating to the Workmen's Compensation Board. Includes correspondence to and from the Board and E.F. Roberts and later I. Kao. Includes working tables calculating individual employee wages and totals by month as well as copies of accident and other forms submitted.

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Workmen's Compensation Board : 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950

File consists of material relating to the Workmen's Compensation Board. Includes an "Employer's Pay Roll Statement" that lists total wages by month for the years 1945, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949 and 1950. Includes for each year E.F. Roberts working table calculating individual employee wages and totals by month.

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Wm. Philip.

File consists of outgoing correspondence from E.F. Roberts to W. Philip relating to Commission business such as leases, salaries, etc. Includes replies from W. Philip and copies of expense summaries.

Outgoing correspondence sent out over W. Phillips signature includes one to W.Ross Macdonald, K.C., M.P., re flood control and to and from Dr. Charles G. Abbot of the Smithsonian Institution concerning his theory that sun spots cause varying degrees of rainfall and droughts, of which W. Philip notes: "I am very much interested in this theory and want to have positive information." The latter correspondence includes graphs.

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William Philip, Galt.

File consists of outgoing correspondence from E.F. Roberts to W. Philip relating to Commission business such as leases, salaries, etc. Includes also some W. Philip outgoing correspondence and notes from W. Philip to E.F. Roberts. Includes an ms. and ts. draft by W. Philip of a speech or memorandum to members of the GRCC.

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Weather reporting gauges and equipment : correspondence.

Two pieces of correspondence relating to weather reporting equipment. The first, dated April 28, 1947, from E.F. Roberts to W. Philip, titled "Spring run off Grand River watershed 1947" describes the single recording gauging station for the entire watershed, located in Galt. The second, dated Jan. 11, 1955, is from E.F. Roberts to Marcel Pequegnat, concerns weather reporting stations to be established. Attached is a clipping describing this as Ontario's first "organized flood warning system".

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Water.

File consists of correspondence (originals and carbons) to and from W.M. Philip, Chairman, GRCC and as well E.F. Roberts, Secretary Treasurer, GRCC, re water flow and level in the Grand River watershed.

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Water Management division.

Document with title "Reorganization of the Water Management Division, Oct. 30, 1984"; document with title "Water Management Division" describing objectives and organization of the division; maps and tables relating to snow survey data 1987-1989.

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W24. Correspondence

File consists of "W" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts on a variety of topics, including with Township of Woolwich, City of Waterloo, County of Waterloo, Township of West Garafraxa. Includes a letter from Eldon Weber accompanied by a letter copy to Dana Porter, then Minister of Planning and Development for Ontario; considerable correspondence to E.F. Roberts from Marcel Pequegnat, W. Philip and others re the Belwood Ball Park; a letter from Dana Porter to W. Philip re "prison labour." Includes ms. notes from W. Philip to E.F. Roberts, land deeds, blueprint, sketch maps, and product ephemera.

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W24.

File consists of "W" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts. Includes correspondence with the City of Waterloo and others, as well as individual "Pay Records" forms relating to wages.

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W24.

File consists of routine "W" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts. Correspondents include employees, individuals concerning cottage lots, requests for information about the Conestogo Project, Townships concerning weed control.

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W24.

File consists of "W" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts. Correspondents include the City of Waterloo, Fenceviewers of West Garafraxa, and C.A. Fry, Secretary-Treasurer of the "Welland River Conservation Authority."

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W24.

File consists of File consists of "W" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts. Includes correspondence with the City of Waterloo and with J.K. Woodyat re expenses.

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W24.

File consists of "W" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts and the Whaling Turkey Ranch re Conestogo Valley development.

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W24.

File consists of "W" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts, including correspondence with the Township of Waterloo concerning the Hunsperger Drain, accompanied by folded blueprints.

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W24.

File consists of routine "W" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts relating to leases, vehicles and forestry. Correspondents include the City of Waterloo, War Assets Corporation and Wellington Lumber and Supply

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W24.

File consists of "W" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts, primarily with the Township of West Garafraxa concerning culverts. Includes sketch.

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W24.

File consists of routine "W" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts. Correspondents include cottagers concerning road conditions, selection of solicitor, supplier and a farmer inquiring about construction impact on his land.

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W.C. McKay, Belwood, Ont.

File consists of correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts, W.C. McKay and others relating to rental of property at Belwood. Includes ms. notes, some from W. Philip and sketch maps.

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W. Philip.

File consists of outgoing correspondence from E.F. Roberts to W. Philip relating to Commission business such as leases, salaries, etc. Includes replies from W. Philip and copies of expense summaries.

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W. Philip.

File consists of outgoing correspondence from E.F. Roberts to W. Philip relating to Commission business such as leases, expenses, etc. Includes replies from W. Philip and copies of expense summaries. Includes a one-page ts. report by W. Philip concerning the Commission, written at the request of the Chamber of Commerce; also includes a letter from E.F. Roberts to W. Philip reporting on the deferral of the Conestogo Project due to "the present war emergency."

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W. Philip, Galt.

File consists of outgoing correspondence from E.F. Roberts to W. Philip relating to Commission business such as leases, salaries, etc.. Includes replies from W. Philip and copies of expense summaries. A newspaper clipping concerning the failure to establish a Thames Valley Conservation Authority is accompanied by this comment by W. Philip, dated June 2, 1947: "Dear Roberts, With the supposed superiority of the organizing ability applied to the Thames Valley they do not appear to have been as successful as in our local effort. Our friend in Toronto should give this some thought. Yours, W.P.

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W. Philip, 1952.

File consists of correspondence between E.F. Roberts and W. Philip, Chairman of the GRCC, and others. Includes ms. Chairman's report concerning gauges installed on Grand River.

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W. Philip, 1948.

File consists of outgoing correspondence from E.F. Roberts to W. Philip relating to Commission business such as leases, insurance, Galt gauging station report, etc. Includes replies from W. Philip and copies of expense summaries.

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V23.

File consists of "V" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts, concerning Rodger farm rental.

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V23.

File consists of routine "V" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts concerning property rentals.

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V23.

File consists of "V" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts, relating to spraying a private woodlot to control an infestation of "European Shoot Moth." Correspondents include the Dept. of Lands and Forests and the Waverly Pest Control Co.

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Untitled file.

File consists of material removed from original files at some later date for an unknown purpose, also material found loose as a result of file box damage. Includes correspondence to Frank P. Adams, Secretary, Grand River Conservation Commission and others. letters include H.G. Acres concerning properties and clearing in the Shand flowage; W. Philip to W.L. Mackenzie King, June 11, 1940(ts. carbon). Includes a drawing with title "P.W.C. : Shand Dam, Ont. : construction 1939-1940", which includes inset sections, some hand colouring.

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Untitled file.

File consists of material belonging to Ilmar Kao. Includes a mimeograph copy of the minutes of the GRCC meeting held Oct. 6 1958 at which Ilmar Kao was appointed Manager and Assistant Secretary. Includes a 1959 GRCC staff list and payroll records for Jan. 1960.

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Untitled file.

File consists of material removed from original files at some later date for an unknown purpose, also material found loose as a result of file box damage. Includes correspondence to and from F.P. Adams and P.A. Ballachey, respectively secretaries of the GRCC. Includes ts. carbon " Shand Dam expenditures to date," dated Sept. 8, 1941, 4 p. ms. list of dam names, 2 leaves ts. carbon "Re: C.P.R. abandonment," dated Jan. 30, 1941.

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Untitled file.

File consists of material removed from original files at some later date for an unknown purpose, also material found loose as a result of file box damage. Contains clippings, product ephemera for a fire pump, ts. list of cottage lots leased, one piece of correspondence concerning leasing. The item of correspondence contains Anti-Semitic and racist rhetoric.

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Untitled file.

Material removed from original files at some later date for an unknown purpose, also material found loose as a result of file box damage. Contains four maps and plans: "Road map of the County of Wellington," 1939, marked with green pencil numbers; "Shand Dam Geologic Section" dated Feb. 15, 1939, two copies (one ink on linen, one blueprint) of a "Plan of that part of the Village of Belwood formerly Douglas lying South of the Grand River, Plan No. 78," by C.C. Fairchild, Aug. 22, 1939.

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Untitled file.

File consists of material removed from original files at some later date for an unknown purpose, also material found loose as a result of file box damage. Includes correspondence to and from P.A. Ballachey and E.F. Roberts, respectively secretaries of the GRCC. Includes ts. carbon lists of farms and houses rented, correspondence concerning rents, catalogue of generators, ts. carbon copy of the minutes of the GRCC Nov. 5, 1942 announcing the appointment of E.F. Roberts as Secretary-Treasurer, pencil sketch of Con. V, lot 8 showing beach lots and bathing areas, list of invitees to the dam opening.
*Includes correspondence with the C.P.R. and a telegraph re the first train to pass over the new location, March 18, 1942 (from 5B-23), list of accounts re track laying near Fergus, correspondence concerning insurance and a job application.

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Untitled file.

File consists of material removed from original files at some later date for an unknown purpose, also material found loose as a result of file box damage. Includes correspondence to and from P.A. Ballachey and E.F. Roberts, respectively secretaries of the GRCC. Includes Wartime Prices and Trade Board "Notice of Disapproval of Application to Sell Farm Machinery and Equipment" concerning Beatty Bros. application to purchase a deep Well Pump for the GRCC. Correspondents include the R.C.A.F. re photograph use, individuals re road closures and properties, Wellington County Fish and Game Protective Association re conservation, from Hugh Templin re expenses incurred over a period of years on Commission business, Dept. of National Revenue re National Defence Tax. Includes a letter about a road closure, Jan. 28, 1943. Includes a publication: "Industrial Survey of Brantford, Ontario, Canada prepared by Brantford Industrial Commission with the co-operation of The Canadian National Railways, Sept. 1943; and documents as follows: 2 p. ts. carbon history of the Commission and the dam, dated June 22, 1943; ts. carbon minutes of Commission meeting March 25, 1943 (some of the correspondence comprises attachments to these minutes); ts. lists of properties (previous owner, purchase price etc.).
*Includes clippings.

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Union Gas Company of Canada Ltd., 1959-1960.

File consists of material relating to gas pipelines. Includes correspondence to and from the GRCC and E.F. Roberts, accompanied by blueline prints: pipe line crossing the Grand River in Galt, 1960; Grand River bridge at Freeport (general layout), 1959; proposed location of gas pipeline in Brantford, 1959; Waterloo Township Bridge No. 12 over the Grand River, 1959. Includes ms. notes from Marcel Pequegnat to E.F. Roberts.

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Unemployment insurance, 1964.

File consists of correspondence to and from I. Kao, supporting documentation and remittance forms. Includes an envelope of completed forms labelled "Employees unemployment insurance contribution statements -- forms UIC-443, earnings sheets. " Includes ms. notes.

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Unemployment insurance chart, 1955 up to 1961.

File consists of material relating to unemployment insurance for GRCC employees, originally maintained by E.F. Roberts and then by Ilmar Kao. Includes correspondence, forms, handbooks, ms. notes and calculations, and an ms. table of contributions for an unspecified year.

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U22.

File consists of routine "U" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts relating primarily to unemployment insurance.

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U22.

File consists of routine "U" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts relating primarily to unemployment insurance.

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U22.

File consists of "U" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts, in this case advertising ephemera from Universal tractors ltd.

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U22.

File consists of routine "U" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts as well as carbon copies of letters issued to employees concerning unemployment insurance books.

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Travel and publicity.

File contains correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts and the Ontario Dept. of Travel and Publicity relating tourism promotion. Includes publications and ephemera, such as the first four information bulletins issued by the Dept. of Travel and Publicity, the first of which was issued before the end of WWII. Includes also a brief from the Canadian Youth Hostels Association, and a publication with title "Canada Calls : Canadian Lakehead, Port Arthur, Fort William" with a printed insert about the war.

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Tractors and equipment.

File consists of correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts relating to purchase of and repairs to tractors and other large equipment. Includes purchase orders, invoices and John Deere catalogues and operator's manuals.

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Tractor : re. purchase of, 1956.

File consists of material related to the acquisition of a tractor for GRCC operations. Includes correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts and suppliers, quotations, invoices and product ephemera. Includes ms. notes.

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