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Titania's palace : postcards.

Eight postcards which constitute the complete first set of Titania's Palace series no. 1 postcards by Tuck's Post Cards. A note on verso of card 4 indicates that they were produced sometime after 1904.

Schantz Russell Family

Betty Forbes's scrapbook.

A scrapbook containing press clippings, cards, postcards, telegrams, tickets, programs, report cards, certificates, a diploma, invitations, correspondence including notes of congratulations to Betty Forbes on her engagement to Bill Land, the birth certificates of Millicent Lyall Forbes and Betty Forbes, and other textual material. Also includes three watercolour paintings by Willie Winklemann and photographs of the Forbes family featuring Peg Forbes and Joe Wilson's wedding and other family events.

Forbes, Betty

Personal correspondence from Domanski.

Personal correspondence received by Julia McCarthy from Don Domanski in the form of letters, emails, and postcards. Includes poem written by Domanski titled "Good bruin in the heart" and two photographs of Domanski.
Also contains a bookmark made from a line Domanski had put in an email to McCarthy after the release of her second or third book.

McCarthy, Julia

Family Letters: 1952-2008.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family and Wilhelm and Helga Höpken. Wilhelm and Helga Höpken are Gisela Sommer’s brother and sister-in-law. Of special interest is a programme for an exhibit presented by the University of Guelph from January 12, 2001 to March 17, 2001 titled, The John & Gisela Sommer Collection: 40 years of collections at Gallery House Sol. The exhibit featured 111 items, mostly books and prints, collected by Ulrich and Gisela Sommer for their art gallery, Gallery House Sol. All of the items featured in the exhibit were subsequently donated to the University of Guelph. Records include letters, greeting cards, post cards, a programme, press clippings and, photographs of family members, friends, plants, art, and animals.

Familienbriefe: 1947-1957.

  • SCA344-GA393-2
  • File
  • June 16, 1946-December 2003, predominant 1947-1958
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Höpken and Sommer families. Includes several candid letters from Eduard Höpken that describe his experiences during and after World War II as well as the political climate in Germany during the 1950s. Of special interest is a family newsletter written on January 6, 1971 by Eduard and his wife Elisabeth Höpken that provides biographical information about their children including Gisela Sommer and her husband Ulrich Sommer, Johann Höpken, Walter Höpken, Karl Höpken, Wilhelm Höpken, and Peter Höpken. Records include letters and postcards.

Eschwege, Germany.

Snapshots, postcards and tourist information relating to Eschwege, Germany, home of the Roth family (Reichen Sachsen on the Werre, Hesse). Henrietta Charlotte Roth was the wife of Charles Andrew Ahrens.

Schneider family

Album von Leipzig.

File consists of a booklet of 12 photochrom prints as postcards containing views of Leipzig.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Breslau.

File consists of a booklet originally containing 10 black and white postcards [rotogravure prints?] with views of Breslau (Poland). Five postcards remain; one has been separated from the booklet.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

München.

File consists of 11 postcards containing views of Munich. Some are photochrom and some are black and white [rotogravure prints?].

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Royal family and coronation.

File consists of 12 sepia-toned and black and white postcard photographs of members of the royal family and the coronation of King George IV and Queen Elizabeth in 1937. The postcards are by Valentine's, Raphael Tuck & Sons, and Elliott & Fry.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Wittenberg, Bez. Halle.

File consists of a booklet of 10 black and white postcards [rotogravure prints?] containing views of Wittenberg.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Berlin.

File consists of a booklet containing 12 black and white postcards [rotogravure prints?] with views of Berlin.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Album von Berlin.

File consists of a booklet containing 16 black and white postcards [rotogravure prints?] with views of Berlin.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Loose postcards.

File consists of 212 loose postcards, including black and white and sepia-toned photographs, black and white and sepia-toned rotogravures, photochroms, and other colour prints. Postcards contain views of numerous European cities and landforms (including Binz, Potsdam, Oberammergau, Berlin, Wittenberg, Lucerne, the Rhine, and the Alps), as well as views along the Canadian Pacific Railway in British Columbia and Alberta (photographed by Byron Harmon) and the Columbia River Highway in Oregon (photographed by Cross & Dimmitt), and views of Banff, the Rocky Mountains, Stratford (Ontario), and other places and scenes. Some duplicates are present. Six postcards contain a stamp (four German, one Canadian, and one Czechoslovakian). Two postcards were sent through the mail; one from Keffer to his wife, and one from Max [last name illegible] to Keffer (in German). Six of the postcards were published by Valentine & Sons.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Norderney.

File consists of a booklet of ten black and white postcards [rotogravure prints?] containing views of Norderney.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Postcards.

File consists of two unused postcards showing Letchworth State Park in New York and the Administration Building of the State University Teacher's College in Geneseo, New York.

Innis family

10 ansichten von Berlin.

File consists of a booklet of 10 black and white postcards [rotogravure prints?] containing views of Berlin.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Souvenirs.

Items probably collected as souvenirs. Includes a photograph album with a leather cover (empty); blank postcards depicting Clachaig (Scotland), a Vancouver parade, and the University of Toronto; business cards for a hotel in California; autograph booklets; and a print of a boy and a police officer.

Martin, John Gartshore

Familienbriefe: 1993-1999.

  • SCA344-GA393-21
  • File
  • [August 1977?]-[December 14, 1999?], predominant 1993-1999
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as information about Angelika Sommer’s partner Gunther (surname unknown) and Angelika’s concern for Isle Stein’s well-being. Isle Stein was a friend of the Sommer family and she lived in Germany. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, press clippings and, photographs of family members, flowers, buildings, Christmas decorations, and art.

Briefwechsel mit Ilse Stein: 1983.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family and Isle Stein. Includes letters indicating that Isle Stein moved from Essen, Germany to Reutlingen, Germany. Isle Stein was a friend of the Sommer family. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, and photographs of Christmas decorations, animals, buildings, and landscapes.

Co-operative housing.

Twenty-seven postcards featuring handwritten messages and drawings by constituents sent to Andrew Telegdi during his tenure as a Member of Parliament. The postcards document the opinions of constituents regarding co-operative housing and the potential transfer of operating agreements between housing co-ops and the federal government to the Ontario provincial government.

Telegdi, Andrew

Familienbriefe: 1985-1987.

  • SCA344-GA393-19
  • File
  • November 22, 1979-June 8, 1996, predominant 1985-1987
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters sent between Gisela Sommer and Ulrich Sommer that were written while Gisela visited her parents in Germany. Of special interest is a letter by Ulrich to Gisela that describes his experience attending Barker Fairley’s birthday celebration at University College in Toronto, Ontario on May 21, 1986. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, funeral invitations, and photographs of family members.

Familienbriefe: 1988-1992.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as Angelika Sommer’s training and participation in a local choir and Cornelius Sommer’s trip to Hamburg, Germany in 1993. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, press clippings, and photographs of family members, events, pets, and a choir.

Schneider, Herbert J. family.

Snapshots of Herb and Betty: skiing, fishing, hiking and sailing in New Zealand, Alaska, Austria, Switzerland and Georgian Bay. Includes two postcards, one to Herb from Carl Holman, head brewer for Carlsberg Beer.

Schneider family

Briefe von Annemarie Boden, Max Boden, Axel and Sibylle Boden, 1954 mit einige briefe von John und Gisela Sommer an Annemarie Boden.

Correspondence primarily between the Sommer family and the Boden family. The Boden family lived in Bonn, Germany and included Annemarie Boden, Max Boden, Axel Boden and Sibylle Boden. Of special interest are letters commenting on social and political matters such as issues of ethnicity, Quebec separatism, and World War II. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, press clippings, a funeral invitation, and photographs of a family home and the University of Bonn in Germany.

Familienbriefe: 1983-1985.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as information related to Angelika Sommer’s partner Gunther (surname unknown) and Cornelius Sommer’s request to his grandmother, Elisabeth Höpken, for a loan of money to buy a house near Toronto, Ontario. Records include letters, greeting cards, and postcards.

Trip to Yugoslavia.

File consists of materials relating to Kay Rex's trip to Yugoslavia. Includes ephemera, itineraries, postcards, notes and travel information.

Rex, Kay

Briefwechsel mit Ilse Stein: 1970-1982.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family and Isle Stein. Isle Stein was a friend of the Sommer family and she lived in Germany. Includes letters that discuss Angelika Sommer’s impending divorce from her husband Uwe Schriever. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, and photographs of Christmas decorations.

Familienbriefe: 1979-1980.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters sent between Gisela Sommer and Ulrich Sommer that were written while Gisela visited her parents in Germany. Also contains a copy of the last will and testament of Friederich Höpken. Friederich Höpken was Eduard Höpken’s brother and he lived in Brazil. Records include letters, greeting cards, and postcards.

Briefwechsel mit Ilse Stein: 1954-1969.

  • SCA344-GA393-4
  • File
  • June 21, 1954-December 1, 1980, predominant 1954-1969
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family and Isle Stein. Isle Stein was a friend of the Sommer family and she lived in Germany. Records include letters, a postcard and photographs of Isle Stein, her family, and the Sommer family.

Familienbriefe: 1976-1978.

  • SCA344-GA393-14
  • File
  • [January 6, 1976?]-November 19, 1980, predominant 1976-1978
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as Cornelius Sommer’s university graduation and his plans to open his own law firm as well as Angelika Sommer’s move to Hamburg, Germany. Also contains letters describing Isle Stein’s upcoming visit with Ulrich Sommer and Gisela Sommer in Canada. Records include letters, greeting cards, and postcards.

Postcard album.

Photograph album with ninety-two postcards of Danish West Indies, Martinique and Guadeloupe, Antigua, St. Lucia, Panama, Jamaica, Cuba, and Florida (United States of America).

Kaufman, A. R. (Alvin Ratz)

Postcards and notes.

Materials related to travels by A. R. Kaufman. Includes sixty-seven postcards of Thailand, India, Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Ceylon, Pakistan, and Egypt with annotations on the verso. Also includes notes of trips covering Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Bangkok, Ceylon, India, Pakistan, Egypt, Greece, Turkey, and Austria.

Kaufman, A. R. (Alvin Ratz)

Letters from Mr. Hollobon.

Personal correspondence received by Joan Hollobon from her father (Ernest Frederick "Tony" Hollobon), her step-mother, and other family members and friends in the United Kingdom. Also contains correspondence between Joan Hollobon and doctors requesting information about her father's health, and a letter written by her father to his Officer Commanding.
Includes postcards and sections of the publication Eastbourne Paris Church monthly news from March 1973. Also includes photographs of Joan Hollobon's father.

Hollobon, Joan

Familienbriefe: 1971-1973.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters expressing concern for Angelika Sommer because she was increasingly committed to Communist ideologies and involved in politics in Germany during the 1970s. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, and a press clipping.

Familienbriefe: 1969-1971.

Correspondence between various members of the Sommer family including letters that describe Cornelius Sommer’s European vacation and Angelika Sommer’s political involvement in Germany, her Marxist beliefs and her plans to pursue post-secondary education in Germany. Some letters also indicate that Angelika Sommer met and was dating Uwe Schriever, who later becomes her husband. Also includes greeting cards, postcards, a pamphlet, and photographs of Uwe Schriever, and the wedding of Friedemann and Petra (surnames unknown) in March 1970.

Familienbriefe: 1967-1969.

  • SCA344-GA393-9
  • File
  • February 6, 1966-[January 8, 1970?], predominant 1967-1969
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as Ulrich Sommer and Cornelius Sommer’s studies in university, Angelika Sommer’s pending visit with her grandparents, and Lina Neumeyer Raatz’s declining health. Lina Neumeyer Raatz was Ulrich Sommer’s aunt and she lived in Germany. Also contains correspondence between the Sommer family and the Altenmueller family from Cooksville, Ontario. Records include letters, postcards, and pamphlets.

Letters to Betty and Bill.

Letters, cards, and postcards written to Betty Forbes and Bill Land from Millicent Lyall Forbes, Helene, Isabelle Alexandra Burt (Aunt Diddy), and Uncle Art. File also includes letters from Ray McMurphy to Betty Forbes, an account with Smuck's China and Gift Shop in Kitchener, and a wedding program for Thomas Land and Sylvia Wink.

Forbes, Betty

Lina (Nini) Neumeyer Raatz: letters, photographs, cards.

Correspondence primarily between Ulrich Sommer and Lina Neumeyer Raatz. Lina Neumeyer Raatz was Ulrich Sommer’s aunt and she lived in Germany. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as Lina’s death on January 21, 1969. Records include letters, postcards, poems, amateur drawings, and photographs of family members and friends.

Kaufman, Emma : 1968.

Postcard featuring a Japanese woman in traditional dress sent to Emma Kaufman by Mary Eleanor (surname unknown), likely her niece Mary Eleanor Kaufman Merritt.

Message reads: Nov. 23. Dear Aunt Emma - Received your card. This week is out + I don't see my way clear until after Christmas. I apologize for seeming so ungrateful. I'm really not, but these next weeks are so full of activities. If I may, perhaps in January. Love Mary Eleanor.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Familienbriefe: 1962-1966.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Of special interest is a letter written by Eduard Höpken on May 29, 1965 revealing that he was a dedicated member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany since 1930. Eduard claimed that he reinstated his support for the political party after 1945. In this letter, Eduard wrote about the development of laws to provide the state increased control during emergencies. Also contains correspondence between the Sommer family and Friederich Joachim. Friederich Joachim adopted Ulrich Sommer as an adult and he lived in Germany. Records include letters, post cards, birth announcements, and a funeral invitation.

Gallery House Sol: correspondence, press clippings and related material.

  • SCA344-GA393-7
  • File
  • March 21, 1945-December 21, 1964, predominant 1959-1963
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters discussing Gallery House Sol, an art gallery opened by Ulrich Sommer on Saturday, July 21, 1962. The gallery was located inside Ulrich Sommer’s home at 45 Charles Street in Georgetown, Ontario. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, press clippings, children’s drawings, a matinee program and a photograph possibly of Elisabeth Höpken reading on a ship in 1961.

Scrapbook.

Norman Schneider's scrapbook of clippings relating to the Norman C. Schneider family, local history, local weather, personalities, sports, Kitchener downtown, J.M. Schneider Ltd., Waterloo-Wellington Airport, local postcards.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Clippings and ephemera.

Two pieces of currency: a German hundred million mark note, a note for one million dollars in gold from "The Bank of the United States". File also includes postcards and clippings from The Rotarian.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Familienbriefe: 1958-1962.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters describing Eduard and Elisabeth Höpken’s impending trip to Canada and letters discussing Ulrich Sommer’s adult adoption by a man named Friedrich Joachim who lived in Germany. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, floor plans, and a wedding invitation.

Familienbriefe: 1954-1958.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as Ulrich Sommer and his wife Gisela Sommer’s immigration to Canada with their two children Cornelius Sommer and Angelika Sommer in 1954. Also contains letters confirming Ulrich and Gisela Sommer passed an exam designed for new Canadians that was established by the Government of Ontario’s Department of Education Information Branch. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, children’s drawings, pamphlets, hand-drawn floor plans, wallpaper samples, a cross-stitch sampler, and photographs of family members.

Correspondence : Bill.

File consists of one postcard addressed to Dana Porter from Bill [?] featuring a photo of an Atomic Detonation in Nevada.

Porter, Dana Harris

Letters from Peg and Betty.

Letters from Peg and Betty Forbes to their mother, Millicent Lyall Forbes. Correspondence also includes press clippings of Betty and Bill Land's wedding and a postcard to Millicent Lyall Forbes from Bill Land.

Letters and postcards to Peggy and Betty Forbes.

Letters to Betty and Peg Forbes from their mother, Millicent Lyall Forbes. Also includes letters to Betty Forbes from Jack, Lois, and Sally and a postcard addressed to Betty Forbes with a photograph of Central Park, Calgary, Alberta from Helena Williams.

Forbes, Betty

Ephemera: postcards.

One packet of 20 souvenir photographs of Montreal and six packets of souvenir postcards, including the Canadian Rockies, Lookout Mountain in Colorado, Washington D.C., Canadian National Exhibition and Chatham, Ont.

Schantz Russell Family

Ahrens, Henrietta Charlotte: birthplace in Germany.

Six photographs and one postcard from Anna Evers, Eschwege, Germany. One is a photograph of the birthplace of Henrietta Charlotte Roth, who married Charles Andrew Ahrens (2 copies). Her daughter Helena married J.M. Schneider. A postcard depicts the town of Eschwege and also included is an Evers family wedding photograph. Two snapshots of the Roth home show the plaque with the date 1835 and the name Carl Roth. Also included is a postcard of Reichensachsen, near Eschwege.

Schneider family

Letters from Peggy and Betty.

Letters and postcards from Peg and Betty Forbes to their mother, Millicent Lyall Forbes. Letters from Betty Forbes during her time as a nurse in Vancouver are included.

Photograph album.

A photograph album containing photographs, postcards, press clippings, and greeting cards accumulated by the Bechler family.

Bechler family

Unidentified man.

Studio portrait postcard of an unidentified man in military uniform, seen smiling at camera, from the Bechler family photo album. Postcard made in the United States of America and bottom right corner of portrait signed Holloway.

Bechler family

K.

Correspondents include Bob Kay and L. Keyzer. Bob Kay, an old friend of Harvey Sims, lived in Hartford, CT and Florida, and was acquainted with Harvey's sister Rella and her husband John Ross Stewart. The correspondence concerns mostly the scrapbooks about curling and football that Kay had assembled and their eventual disposition.
Postcard in this file: "RMS Ausonia, White Star Line" from L. Keyzer, a fellow Rotarian, postmarked Brussels.

Sims family

Letters from Betty and Peg.

Letters and postcards from Betty and Peg Forbes to their parents, Millicent Lyall Forbes and George Alexander Forbes, during their time as students at Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, Ontario.

Betty Forbes's photograph album pages.

Loose album pages containing photographs of the Forbes family and their friends including Betty Forbes, Peg Forbes, Evelyn Alice Foster Ferguson (nee Buck), Millicent Lyall Forbes, George Houlding, Marie Swan, Ruth Beynon, Caroline Spencer, Marion Hanneford, George Alexander Forbes, and many others. Several of the photographs feature scenes taken outside in Brantford and Hespeler, Ontario, King’s farm, family pets, and camping activities particularly at Camp Wapomeo in Algonquin Provincial Park. Also includes a postcard photograph of Taylor Statten, founder of Camp Ahmek in Algonquin Provincial Park.

Forbes, Betty

Photograph album 5 : trip to England and Scotland.

Album containing snapshots and souvenir postcards from a trip to England and Scotland. The trip was probably taken by Margaret (Wilson) More and her husband William More [?], Richard S. Wilson, and other members of the Wilson family. Album also includes loose snapshots of members of the Wilson and Martin families and a photograph of Jamie Martin; a Christmas card; and an manuscript Poem.

Martin, John Gartshore

Letters and postcards from Betty and Peg.

Letters and postcards from Peg and Betty Forbes to their parents, Millicent Lyall Forbes and George Alexander Forbes, and Isabelle Alexandra Burt (Aunt Diddy). Letters are predominantly from Camp Wapomeo in Algonquin Park with some letters from the Lake of Bays.

B.

Includes invitation to the Cook family reunion, correspondence about peafowl and other wild stock available, and a postcard showing Hialeah Park Race Track, Florida.

Sims family

Correspondence.

Twenty six postcards sent between Montgomery and her family while she was studying in Paris at the Sorbonne. Also includes one postcard sent to Kay Rex by her mother, and Montgomery's sister, Grace Montgomery Rex.

Montgomery, Frances Kathleen

Letters and postcards from Betty and Peg.

Letters and postcards from Betty and Peg Forbes to their parents, Millicent Lyall Forbes and George Alexander Forbes, during their time at Camp Wapomeo in Algonquin Park. Includes a postcard photograph of Taylor Statten, founder of Camp Ahmek in Algonquin Provincial Park.

Keffer, Ivan W. : Norman C. Schneider's visit to Berlin.

Three photographs of Norman C. Schnedier's trip to Berlin in 1934. Consists of one snapshot of Schneider on board a ship, one of him at the Keffer's piano in Berlin, and one of the Keffer family and guests, including Schneider, at their home in Berlin, Germany. File also includes one postcard of Norman C. Schneider taken in front of Köln Cathedral while on a visit to Ivan W. Keffer. On the verso is a note addressed to his mother and father dated Nov. 9, 1934.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Letters and postcards from Betty and Peg.

Letters and postcards from Betty and Peg Forbes to their parents, Millicent Lyall Forbes and George Alexander Forbes. Postcards feature illustrations and photographs of the Bigwin Inn in Lake of Bays, Ontario and Huntsville, Ontario.

Postcard.

Postcard a photograph of Edna Louise Augustine and her husband Albert William Augustine aboard a ship to Europe in 1930. This postcard was likely sent by Albert William Augustine to his granddaughter Mary Martha Ham in 1970. File also includes a document written by Mary Caroline Ham describing the provenance of the postcard.

Message reads: Dear Mary Martha. "This is taken aboard ship 1930 - 40 years ago - best to you all. Grandad A."

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Alguire, Mabel to Dr. D.O. Alguire.

Postcard from Mabel Cameron Alguire to her grandfather Dr. D.O. Alguire, Cornwall, Ontario. The postcard is watercolour picture of a seashore, with boat, lighthouse, and rocks constructed from cut-up coloured postal stamps.

Sims family

Birthplace of Hon. Mackenzie King, Kitchener, Ont.

Postcard featuring photograph of Mackenzie King standing at the front of his childhood home. He is seen standing with right hand in suit pocket and left on the cope of a walking cane. Top of postcard reads: Birthplace of Hon. Mackenzie King, Kitchener, Ont.

Schneider family

Sims, Florence to Elizabeth Roos.

Photographic postcard (damaged) from Florence Sims dated Prince Rupert B.C. August 18, 1922, to her mother Elizabeth Roos, showing a totem pole in Alert Bay, B.C. The postcard is accompanied by handwritten notes and observations made on a trip.

Sims family

118th Battalion trooping the colours.

One postcard identified by Norman C. Schneider as the 118th Battalion in Victoria Park, Kitchener, Ont., 1916. Also in this image is a photographer with camera and tripod, preparing to take a picture. This postcard was sent to Floss Ahrens in Kansas City by E. Maude Garner and is stamped and postmarked Kitchener, Oct. 16, 1916.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

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