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American Water Softener Company Proposal

File consists of material relating to a proposal by the American Water Softener Company (Philadelphia, PA) to install a filtration system for water from Shoemaker's Lake. Includes the proposal, operating instructions, and technical drawings of various components of the system.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Construction and repairs to facilities : tenders and correspondence.

File consists of material relating to the contracting out of water tank and tower repair work and well-drilling by the Kitchener Water Commission. Parties contracted include the Western Waterproofing Company (Toronto, ON), G.E. Hartley (driller of wells), The Canada Gunite Company Ltd. (Montreal, QC), and H. Boehmer & Company Ltd. (Kitchener, ON). Includes correspondence, tenders, guarantees, invoices, and a bond. Most correspondence is with Marcel Pequegnat, superintendent of the commission.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Berlin Water Commission : Correspondence

Series consists of incoming correspondence relating to the operation of the Berlin Water Commission for the years 1899, and 1901-1905. Correspondence is addressed to the water commissioners in general, or to individual commissioners (mainly chairman J.C. Breithaupt) or the superintendent (W. Mahlon Davis and his successor Henry Hymmen).

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1899 : C.

File consists of 17 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "C". Includes a telegram.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1899 : H.

File consists of 30 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "H". Includes tenders. File also includes a sketch of proposed counter railing for the water works office in Berlin.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1899 : T.

File consists of 12 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "T". Includes receipts.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1899 : W.

File consists of nine pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "W". Includes a tender.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1901 : N, O.

File consists of 8 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "N" and "O". Includes receipts.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1901 : T, U, V.

File consists of 12 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "T", "U", and "V". Includes a telegram and receipts.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1903 : E, F.

File consists of 4 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "E" and "F". Includes receipts.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1904 : B.

File consists of 12 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "B". Includes boiler inspection reports, tenders, and a flier.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1904 : C.

File consists of 25 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "C". Includes tenders and a telegram.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1904 : E.

File consists of four pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "E". Includes an invoice.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1904 : R.

File consists of four pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "R". Includes an invoice.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1904 : S.

File consists of four pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "S". Includes tenders.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1905 : M.

File consists of 19 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "M". Includes tenders, invoices and receipts.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Grand River Conservation Commission : minutes (file 1 of 2).

File consists of minutes of meetings of the Grand River Conservation Commission from 1938 to 1943. Includes minutes of annual meetings from 1939 to 1943, and minutes of executive committee meetings from 1942 and 1943. File also includes copies of reports and statements of accounts, as well as meeting notices and covering letters for the minutes addressed to Marcel Pequegnat from secretary-treasurer F.P. Adams (to 1941), and his successors P.A. Ballachey (1941-1942), and E.F. Roberts (from 1942).

Pequegnat, Marcel

Conestogo dam : engineer's (photo) monthly reports, 1955-1957.

File consists of progress photographs of the construction of the Conestogo Dam and associated roads and bridges in the form of montly reports from H.G. Acres & Company, Limited, consulting engineers (Niagara Falls, ON) to the Grand River Conservation Commission. Photographs are mounted on paper with typed captions, and pages are stapled together to form the montly reports. File also includes an artist's sketch of the dam and a CD-ROM containing the scanned images of the pages.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Edward Street water tower.

File consists of two photographs and a postcard of the Edward Street (now Duke Street) water tower in Kitchener.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Grand River Conservation Commission : Shand dam, Fergus, Ont. : Sept. 19, 1939.

File consists of a photograph of members of the Grand River Conservation Commission inspecting the construction of the Shand dam near Fergus, Ontario. Identification beneath photograph: Udney Richardson (commissioner), W. Phillips (president), K. Fellows (resident engineer, in charge of construction), M. Pequegnat (vice-president), G.W. Waring (general superintendent, Rayner Construction Ltd.), and Hugh Templin (commissioner).

Pequegnat, Marcel

Portrait.

File consists of a portrait of an unidentified woman.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Shand dam and area.

File consists of photographs relating to the construction of the Shand Dam, near Belwood, ON. Includes photographs of the construction progress, photographs taken from Belwood Road and Orangeville Road, and photographs of a group of men visiting the dam. Some photographs include descriptions on verso.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Shoemaker Avenue pump house : interior.

File consists of seven photographs (plus one duplicate) of the interior of the Shoemaker Avenue pumping station. Photographs show pumping machinery, including Goldie-McCullock pumps (two million gallons per day) and 150 horsepower English electric motors. Photographs include descriptions on verso.

Pequegnat, Marcel

[Shoemaker's Lake wells?].

File consists of four mounted photographs (plus duplicates) of artesian wells, probably located near the pumping station at Shoemaker's Lake. Two of the photographs show two men near the wells, and one photograph shows 10 men gathered around a well and the drilling rig.

Pequegnat, Marcel

St. George Street water tower.

File consists of two photographs (plus duplicates) of the water tower on St. George Street in Kitchener, one taken during construction, and one upon completion.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Wells.

File consists of photographs of artesian wells. Includes three photographs of Roberts well at the Shoemaker Avenue pumping station; two photographs of well 30A, or the Hartley well, also at Shoemaker Avenue; one photograph of #20 well (location not identified); and one photograph of two boys at the Kelly well (location not identified). The boys are identified on a modern handwritten note as Robert and James Pequegnat.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Marcel Pequegnat : Personal

Series consists of material relating to the Marcel Pequegnat Scholarship established by the Grand Valley Conservation Foundation. Includes a letter to Pequegnat and an issue of the Grand River Conservation Authority's newsletter, On the Grand.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Marcel Pequegnat scholarship.

File consists of material relating to the Marcel Pequegnat Scholarship established by the Grand Valley Conservation Foundation. Includes a letter to Pequegnat and an issue of the Grand River Conservation Authority's newsletter On the Grand (vol. 14, no. 3, Autumn 1986), containing an article about the scholarship's first recipient.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence and contract at time of construction, 1887-1888.

File consists of records relating to the construction of the Berlin water works system by Moffett, Hodgkins & Clarke (Watertown, NY); the contract between the Berlin Water Works Company and the Corporation of the Town of Berlin for the construction, maintenance and operation of the system; approval of the system by the Provincial Board of Health; and bylaws of the Town of Berlin relating to the construction.

Includes a contract (plus a carbon copy), correspondence (including a telegram), a report, an inventory of water mains and hydrant connections, and other documents.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence at time of purchase by Berlin : 1898.

File consists of correspondence from the period of March to July, 1898, relating to the negotiations between the Berlin Water Works Company and the Fire and Water Committee of the Town of Berlin about the purchase of the water works by the Town. Correspondence, which includes originals and carbon copies, is among the Berlin Water Works Company, Karl Mueller (chairman of the Fire and Water Committee of Berlin), Willis Chipman (civil engineer and consultant on the case), Bowlby & Clement (solicitors), and others.

File also includes one press clipping.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Annual reports.

File consists of the first, second, and third annual reports of the Water Commissioners of the Town of Berlin.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Contract for laying water mains, 1899.

File consists of material relating to the laying of water mains in Berlin by contractors Boehmer and Bishop in 1899. Includes project specfications, a tender, and a contract.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Discharges to workmen, 1899 to 1914.

File consists of material relating to the settlement of claims between workers and the Board of Water Commissioners for accidents sustained by workers. Includes signed forms releasing and discharging the commissioners from further claims and liabilities, and a typed statement by a worker regarding an accident.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Coal tender, 1903.

File consists of a tender and a memorandum from R. Boehmer & Co. regarding the delivery of coal to a pump house.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Letter to mayor and council, Town of Berlin.

File consists of a letter from Herbert J. Bowman, superintendent of the Berlin Water Works Company, to the mayor and council of Berlin regarding the extension of the water main on Waterloo Street.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Minutes.

File consists of a leather-bound volume containing the handwritten minutes of the Board of Water Commissioners for the town of Berlin, from the first meeting on January 4th, 1899, to May 30, 1914. Includes three loose leaves inside front cover, one containing statistics about well elevations, and two containing statistics about water meters (photocopy).

Pequegnat, Marcel

Berlin/Kitchener Water Commission

Series consists of records relating to the operation of the Berlin Water Commission, later the Kitchener Water Commission, in the operation and maintenance of the water works and the construction of wells, reservoirs, pump houses, water towers, and other infrastructure. Includes construction project specifications, tenders, contracts and other legal documents, correspondence, reports, blueprints, etc.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Well drilling contract, 1899 : Harvey.

File consists of two letters addressed to W.M. Davis, superintendent of the water works, from contractors John H. Frazer and Joseph Harvey (Petrolia ON) regarding a contract to drill artesian wells in Berlin. Includes a tender.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Water works project specifications.

File consists of material relating to the construction of a water tower (on Edward Street, later Duke Street) and a concrete water reservoir and pumping station (at Shoemaker Avenue) for the Berlin water works; sewage disposal works and a trunk sewer extension for the Town of Waterloo; and water works for the Town of Hespler (later Cambridge).

Includes typed specifications and information for bidders (carbon copies), post cards from potential contractors, a proposal (including an architectural drawing), draft and blank contracts, and other documents.

Proposal for water tower from Chicago Bridge & Iron Works; but contract went to L. Mensch (Chicago).

Pequegnat, Marcel

Dopp vs. City of Kitchener, to prevent erection of St. George Street tower.

File consists of material relating to the case of Charles Dopp vs. The Municipal Council of the City of Kitchener, heard before the Supreme Court of Ontario in May, 1927. Dopp, on behalf of himself and the inhabitants of Kitchener, applied for an injunction to prevent the City from erecting a water tower on St. George Street in Kitchener, which was authorized by the Kitchener Water Commission.

Includes carbon copies of legal documents relating to the case, handwritten notes, press clippings, and a letter. Marcel Pequegnat, superintendent and clerk of the Kitchener Water Commission, received a subpoena as part of the proceedings. The water tower was constructed as planned.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Report for Ontario Department of Health.

File consists of a copy of a report prepared by the Kitchener Water Commission for the Ontario Department of Health. The information in the report was supplied and checked by Marcel Pequegnat.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1899 : G.

File consists of 35 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "G". Includes receipts, a bill of lading, an invoice, and tenders.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1899 : S.

File consists of 40 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "S". Includes tenders.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1901 : B.

File consists of 13 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "B". Includes tenders and boiler inspection reports.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1901 : C.

File consists of 11 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "C". Includes a telegraph.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1901 : E, F.

File consists of 7 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "E" and "F". File also includes handwritten notes.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1901 : K, L.

File consists of 14 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "K" and "L". Includes an invoice.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1901 : P, Q.

File consists of 6 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "P" and "Q". Includes receipts and a flier.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1901 : R.

File consists of 8 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "R". Includes a receipt, tenders, and a catalogue page.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1903 : B.

File consists of 3 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "B". Includes boiler inspection reports and a tender.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1903 : G.

File consists of 5 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "G". Includes a receipt and an invoice.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1903 : K, L.

File consists of 4 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "K" and "L". Includes a tender.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1904 : H.

File consists of 11 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "H". Includes receipts and tenders.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1904 : N, O.

File consists of 16 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "N" and "O". Includes receipts and tenders.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1904 : T.

File consists of 12 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "T". Includes receipts.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1904 : U, V.

File consists of five pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "V". Includes receipts.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1905 : B.

File consists of 11 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "B". Includes boiler inspection reports, invoices, and a sketch of water mains and hydrants on Victoria Street.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1905 : D.

File consists of 7 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "D". Includes a telegram.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1905 : K, L.

File consists of 10 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "K" and "L". Includes tenders.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1905 : N, O.

File consists of 46 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "N" and "O". Includes tenders, invoices and receipts.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1905 : R.

File consists of 6 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "R". Includes tenders and invoices.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Correspondence : 1905 : T.

File consists of 20 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "T". Includes tenders and receipts.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Grand River Conservation Commission : minutes (file 2 of 2).

File consists of minutes of meetings of the Grand River Conservation Commission from 1938 to 1943. Includes minutes of annual meetings from 1939 to 1943, and minutes of executive committee meetings from 1942 and 1943. File also includes copies of reports and statements of accounts, as well as meeting notices and covering letters for the minutes addressed to Marcel Pequegnat from secretary-treasurer F.P. Adams (to 1941), and his successors P.A. Ballachey (1941-1942), and E.F. Roberts (from 1942).

Pequegnat, Marcel

H.G. Acres Correspondence : engineering and C.P.R.

File consists of correspondence from H.G. Acres, chief engineer, to secretary-treasurer F.P. Adams and his successors P.A. Ballachey (1941-1942) and E.F. Roberts (from 1942), as well as to William Philip (chairman), Col. B. Ripley (engineer with Canadian Pacific Railway), and others. Letters are carbon copies sent to Marcel Pequegnat and relate to the construction of the Shand Dam and of the associated railway diversion.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Edward Street water tower.

File consists of a mounted photograph of the water tower on Edward Street (now Duke Street) in Berlin (now Kitchener).

Pequegnat, Marcel

Shoemaker Avenue pump house.

File consists of photographs of the interior and exterior of the pump house at Shoemaker Avenue in Kitchener, as well as some photographs of the grounds surrounding the pump house.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Shoemaker Avenue reserve plant.

File consists of three photographs (plus duplicates) of the interior of the Shoemaker Avenue reserve plant, showing the 500 horsepower Ruston diesel engine.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Shoemaker's Lake pump house.

File consists of a mounted photograph of 12 men (probably including the water commissioners) standing around an artesian well and drilling rig in front of the pump house at Shoemaker's Lake.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Strange Street and Shoemaker Avenue pumping stations.

File consists of a photograph of the interior of the Shoemaker Avenue pumping station and three photographs of the million gallon reservoir at the Strange Street pumping station. One photograph includes a typed note about the retouching on the photograph.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Strange Street pump house and reservoir.

File consists of photographs of the Strange Street pump house and reservoir. Includes photographs taken during construction, photographs of the equipment inside the plant, and photographs of the water commissioners outside the pump house. Some photographs include a description and/or Kitchener Water Commission stamp on verso. Duplicate photographs may be present.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Strange Street pump house : interior.

File consists of two photographs (plus duplicates) and two contact prints of the interior of the Strange Street pumping station. Photographs show pumping machinery, including an 8 horsepower, 6 cycle Ruston diesel engine and English electric generators.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Local History

Series consists of two issues of the Kitchener-Waterloo Record, commemorating Canada's centennial and Kitchener's 125th anniversary.

Pequegnat, Marcel

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