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Executive Officers Files : James Holmes

Series consists of records accumulated and used by James Holmes in his role as chairman of the board and CEO from 1976 to 1979. Includes press clippings, ms. notes, and an ms. draft of a paper.

Electrohome

White Mist

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Barbara Smucker relating to her work White Mist. Includes typescripts, a bibliography, research notes, and reviews.

Smucker, Barbara

Essays

Series consists of manuscript and typescript essays written by John Herbert regarding topics such as theatre and the actress, Greta Garbo.

Herbert, John

MisEducation : Women and Canadian Universities

Series consists of material relating to Anne Innis Dagg's book MisEducation : Women and Canadian Universities, Written with Pat J. Thompson. Includes research files containing correspondence, ms. notes, ephemera, and copies of publications. Also includes a ts. of the draft accepted for publication.

Dagg, Anne Innis

Charles E. Greb : Ontario Summer Games

Series consists of material relating to the Ontario Summer Games, held in Waterloo on August 26-29, 1977, and also includes some material relating to the City of Waterloo's bid to host the 1981 Canada Summer Games. Includes press clippings, scrapbooks, ephemera, promotional material, correspondence, and other material. Charles E. Greb was Chairman of the Ontario Summer Games committee from 1975-1977, and in this role also sat on the Canada Summer Games bid submission committee.

Greb, Charles E. family

Weekly Bulletins

Series consists of copies of the weekly bulletin for the Rotary Club of Kitchener. The weekly bulletin provides a summary of the events of the weekly meeting, as well as other member and Rotary news. One copy of the bulletin from the Kitchener-Conestoga club is also present.

Rotary Club of Kitchener

Biographical and Personal

Series consists biographical and personal materials relating to the life of Robert Dorney. Also includes posthumous materials such as condolences, obituaries, and plans for the Robert Starbird Dorney Memorial Garden.

Dorney, Robert

Sound Recordings : Audio Reels

Series consists of sound recordings produced for internal and external use, for development, education and promotion, some meant to accompany slide shows. Also includes recordings of annual reports.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Personal and Professional

Series consists of correspondence received by Dendy over the period 1977-1991. Also includes some supporting documents in the form of clippings, photographs, and other items.

Dendy, William

President's Files : Phyllis Parker

Series consists of two files of correspondence created and accumulated by Phyllis (Mrs. Rex) Parker during her term as president of the MLA from 1977-1978. Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, including some carbon copies and draft correspondence. Series is not comprehensive.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Advertisements : Product Literature : Service

Series consists of product literature promoting Service Electrohome and AABEX Electronic Services and the consumer service and commercial systems available from these divisions. The Consumer Service Division, with branches and franchised outlits across Canada, became known as Service Electrohome in 1977 as it diversified into the commercial and industrial sectors, and in 1982, the department was renamed AABEX Electronic Services.

Series includes single-sheet advertisements intended for insertion into a binder or portfolio with other product literature, leaflets, fliers, brochures, catalogues, and other advertising material.

Electrohome

Correspondence : Published

Series consists of items of correspondence between John Herbert and others that have been published.

Herbert, John

Proposals : Publications, Research

Series consists of material relating to proposals for research and publications prepared by Rienzi Crusz. Includes ms. and ts. drafts of proposals and other material.

Crusz, Rienzi

Reports and Theses

Series consists of studies and reports prepared by or for the MLA and university student theses about issues of interest to the association. Subjects of the reports and theses include: planning, the environmental impacts of planning and development, property taxation, the financing of education in Ontario, and the historical geography of resorts in Muskoka. Series also includes some correspondence, the official plan for the District Municipality of Muskoka, and amendments to the plan.

Muskoka Lakes Association

James Downey's Memorabilia.

Series consists of files relating to the activities and interests of James Downey from 1979 to 1996, most relating to New Brunswick. Includes clippings, biographical material about him, reports, and published contributions by him. Includes as well material relating to his teaching and students.

Downey, James, 1939-

Public Relations Manager's Files

Series consists of records accumulated and used by Robert Lovell in his role as Public Relations Manager (1963-1988). Includes mainly material relating to services provided by Electrohome for NASA at the John F. Kennedy Space Centre for the launch of the space shuttle Columbia on November 12, 1981: correspondence and memoranda, ms. notes, newsletters, advertising and promotional material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other material.

Series also includes records accumulated by Lovell in his role on the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Kitchener-Waterloo Inc.: agendas and minutes of meetings, correspondence to board members, etc.

Electrohome

Operations : Conservation Areas : Luther Marsh : Biological Area Data Records

Series consists of reports on areas of Luther Marsh . The cover page of each consists contains a block image taken from an air photo, with further compartment lines superimposed, labelled and highlighted. Each report contains a "Wildlife Compartment Data Record" (8. p.) and a "Wetland Evaluation Record" (3 p.).

Grand River Conservation Commission

Days of Terror

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Barbara Smucker relating to her work Days of Terror. Includes typescripts, research notes, reviews and more.

Smucker, Barbara

Operations : Conservation Areas : Luther Marsh : Wildlife Priority Woodlots.

Series consists of reports on areas of Luther Marsh . The cover page of each contains a block image taken from an air photo, with further compartment lines superimposed, labelled and highlighted. Each report contains a "Wildlife Compartment Data Record" (8. p.) and a "Wetland Evaluation Record" (3 p.).

Grand River Conservation Commission

Family Information Sheets : Questionnaires and Data

Series consists of questionnaires and other data collected from descendants and other informants about families. It is arranged alphabetically by family name of the Petworth emigrant with the name of the correspondent(s) also noted in the file title. These files contain correspondence to and from Wendy Cameron, Mary McDougall Maude and Brenda Dougall Merriman, as well as questionnaires and photocopies from sources containing information about individuals or families.

The Jackman Foundation

Biographical : General

Series consists of biographical and autobiographical information about Rienzi Crusz. Includes ts. and ms. biographies, curriculum vitae, published material (photocopies), etc.

Crusz, Rienzi

Legal Documents

Series consists of documents of a legal and incorporative nature essential to the operation of the Muskoka Lakes Association as a legal entity. Includes the Association's constitution, letters patent, by-laws, and correspondence.

Muskoka Lakes Association

President's Files : William F. Clark

Series consists of material created and accumulated by William F. Clark in his role as president of the MLA from 1988-1990.

Includes material related to the various committees of the association, meetings of the board of directors, and issues of importance in the Muskoka region. Includes photocopied documents: correspondence, memoranda, reports, newspaper clippings, typed notes, lists of members and terms of reference for committees, official plan amendments and by-laws, financial reports, meeting agendas and minutes, an application for the incorporation of the association, and other material.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Biographical : Awards

Series consists of material relating to awards received by William H. Kaufman from the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital, the Canadian Footwear Council and National Health and Welfare. Includes clippings, correspondence, ephemera, speech notes, etc. Arranged alphabetically.

Kaufman, William Hutton

Projects and Events

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by the Architectural Conservancy of Ontario : North Waterloo Region Branch relating to projects and events put on by the organization or attended by members, including workshops, presentations, newsletters, etc.

Architectural Conservancy of Ontario : North Waterloo Region Branch

Correspondence

Series consists of one folder of correspondence to W.H. Kaufman, including cards, clipping, one typed note, colour photocopy of a photograph.

Kaufman, William Hutton

Works : Published

Series consists of published works, including essays and books, written by Stan Johannesen. Includes primarily journals and offprints as well as two book mockups. Also includes journals for which Stan Johannesen was the editor.

Johannesen, S.K.

Book Reviews and Announcements.

This series contains book reviews of Eric McCormack's works of fiction including Inspecting the Vaults, The Paradise Motel, The Mysterium, and First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women. Some press announcements for these works of fiction are also contained in this series. This series also includes reviews of anthologies in which a short-story by Eric McCormack is contained.

Two other reviews relate to works of fiction written by other authors whose literary style is compared to that of Eric McCormack by the reviewer.

McCormack, Eric P.

Works by Eric P. McCormack: Fiction (Manuscripts).

This series contains manuscripts of Eric McCormack's works of fiction including Inspecting the Vaults, The Paradise Motel, The Mysterium, and First Blast of the Trumpet Against the Monstrous Regiment of Women. They take the form of holograph notes, and handwritten and typed (both computer output and photocopies) drafts of Eric McCormack's works of fiction. Many of these are working drafts with holograph corrections and revisions, while some are described as "penultimate" or "final" drafts.

McCormack, Eric P.

About Nancy-Lou Patterson

This series contains folders maintained by Nancy-Lou Patterson. For published items about Nancy-Lou Patterson, see Series: Publications and Printed Items.

Patterson, Nancy-Lou

Incredible Jumbo

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Barbara Smucker relating to her work "Incredible Jumbo." Includes tss., research notes, and reviews.

Smucker, Barbara

Speeches and Speech Notes

Series consists of speeches, speech notes, briefs, presentations and reviews, by James Downey, most in his official capacity as President of the University of New Brunswick and the University of Waterloo. Some have Downey's ms. notes and corrections. Some pieces are photocopies; some are original tss.

Downey, James, 1939-

Publications

Series consists of publications published by John Herbert or by his Coutyard Studio Press.

Herbert, John

Research: Card Files

Series consists of the detailed hand-written card files prepared by Dendy as a guide to research materials available in his fields of interest in the subject area of Architectural History.
These card files provide different types of information: Bibliographic references to materials in a number of subject areas. This includes special interest topics of Dendy's such as Frank Darling's library and the Massey Patronay. Additionally, an A-Z index of architects (mostly Canadian) is also available. This features bibliographic references to journal articles where information on each architect can be found. In some cases these cards also provide information on the office or home address of these architects. Building permit information for Canada (mainly Toronto) for late nineteenth century or early twentieth century. This includes building permit no. and year, address of building, description of building, and name of architect. This information is organized either by architect, by date, or by street or region. However, in some cases no apparent order applies. Alphabetical index to architects. Information provided on these card files includes the name of the building, address of the building, and year of construction of the building designed by each architect listed. In some cases a brief description of the building is also provided in additin to a bibliographic reference to the source from which information on the building was obtained. Most of the buildings listed in this index were designed in the late nineteenth or early twentieth century. Architect and subject index. Card files are filed alphabetically by name of architect, author name, publication title, or architectural topic. These cards take the form of bibliographic references to publications. Subject indexes. This includes an alphabetical subject index to various Canadian and foreign architectural topics, as well as a subject index relating specifically to the history of Toronto's architecture. Miscellaneous card files. Some small sections of card files can also be found which relate to various topics and which are organized in different ways. This includes an index of designs (pencil drawings, prints, and photographs) for buildings in Toronto and other parts of Ontario, an index to topics relating to foreign architecture, and miscellaneous card files re Toronto architecture.

Dendy, William

Ross Dixon Financial Services

Series consists of material relating to Ross Dixon Financial Services from the late 1980s to 2002.

In 1977 Ross Dixon became a local agent for a trust company and soon established Ross Dixon and Associates. [At some point in the 1980s, Ross Dixon Investments Inc. also existed.] He then sold a majority of his shares to a holding company and formed Ross Dixon Financial Services. In 1992, the holding company Canadian First Financial Group was formed and included Ross Dixon Financial Services among its subsidiaries In 2002, Dundee Wealth Management Inc. purchased all of the assets of this company.

The series is not comprehensive, but contains a small amount of material relating to ownership and administration of Ross Dixon Financial Services, the operation of franchises, and a 1998 employee conference. Includes reports, clippings, correspondence, photographs, leaflets, conference agendas and programs, handwritten notes, a speech, ephemera, and other material.

Dixon, Ross

Voices of Authority, The Feminine Gaze, and Early Canadian Women Non-Fiction Writers

Series consists of material relating to the research for and publication of Anne Innis Dagg's book The Feminine gaze: a Canadian compendium of non-fiction women authors and their books, 1836-1945, published in 2001, as well as an article, "Voices of Authority" (1992). Includes correspondence, clippings, articles, reviews, notes and drafts, offprints.

Dagg, Anne Innis

Speeches, Presentations, Conferences

Series consists of material relating to speeches and presentations given by Rienzi Crusz and conferences attended by Crusz. Includes ms. and ts. speech drafts, ms. and ts. notes, and ephemera.

Crusz, Rienzi

Dare Foods Limited : Big V Drug Stores Anniversary Books

Series consists of the Big V Drug Stores twentieth and twenty-fifth anniversary books. The twenty-fifth anniversary book includes a letter addressed to Richard Harris, District Sales Manager for Dare Foods Limited, Kitchener from Mahlon M. Dyer, Executive Vice-President, Big V Pharmacies Co. Limited, London, Ontario. The books consist of black and white photographs of Big V staff, stores, events, and includes some text.

Dare Foods Limited

Philanthropy

Series consists of material relating to the philanthropic activities of Ross and Doris Dixon, and in particular their charitiable giving to the Big Brothers Association of Kitchener-Waterloo, the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, and other charities and organizations in the Kitchener-Waterloo region and in Hamilton. Includes some material relating to the Ross and Doris Dixon Charitable Foundation and student awards and scholarships provided by the Dixons.

Series includes correspondence and thank-you letters, certificates and plaques, newspaper clippings, statements of contributions, award applications and agreements, donation appeals and other material from charities, financial statements and committee and annual reports of charities, photographs, etc.

Dixon, Ross

Sales and Marketing : Reports and Plans

Series consists of records relating to the sales and marketing activities of Electrohome, and in particular to Canadian consumer attitudes and patterns toward stereos, televisions, and other home electronics; and the company's corporate marketing policies and guidelines. Includes reports and accompanying material.

Electrohome

YMCA

Series consists of William H. Kaufman's files relating to his work with the YMCA, local and international. Includes clippings, correspondence, agendas, minutes, reports, etc. Arranged alphabetically.

Kaufman, William Hutton

Research : Canada : Brenda Dougall Merriman

This series consists of research files belonging to Brenda Dougall Merriman whose work concentrated on settlements of Petworth emigrants in Canada. There is correspondence with the other project members in both Canada and England, as well as correspondence with descendants of and informants on Petworth emigrants and their settlement in Canada. A good deal of the research is on settling details of biography and genealogy of individual family names associated with the various geographical clusters of settlement.

The Jackman Foundation

Amish Adventure

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Barbara Smucker relating to her work "Amish Adventure." Includes tss. and reviews.

Smucker, Barbara

Nuclear Disarmament and Peace

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Alida Burrett and George Burrett relating to their shared interest and work in nuclear disarmament. Includes materials on the topic from Voice of Women, federal publications, and notes. Also includes materials created and accumulated by George Burrett relating to the Waterloo Region Peace Network including Peace Network News, materials relating to the symphony for survival and to the peace caravan campaign.

Burrett, Alida and George

Committees : Minutes

Series consists of material relating to the meetings of the committees of the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation. Includes minutes and supporting documents from meetings of the:

  • Ad Hoc Committee,
  • Advisory Council
  • Asset Development Committee
  • Donor Recognition Task Force
  • Audit Committee
  • Canada Trust Merv Lahn Community Development Fund Committee
  • Communications Committee
  • Executive Committee
  • Fundraising and Public Relations Committee
  • Fundraising Committee
  • Grand River Project Committee
  • Grants Committee
  • International Plowing Match Grants Committee
  • Investment Committee
  • Nominating Committee
  • Operating Committee
  • Operating Endowment Committee
  • Promotion and Public Relations Committee
  • Youth Advisory Council Committee

Series also contains agendas, accounts, donor lists and donation records, memoranda, corresopndence, policies, reports, and grant records.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

Exhibitions: Curator.

This series contains folders maintained by Nancy-Lou Patterson. For separately published and printed items relating to Nancy-Lou Patterson's exhibitions, see Series: Publications and Printed Items.

Patterson, Nancy-Lou

Clippings

Series consists of clippings and articles relating to the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation. Includes newspaper clippings, advertisements, a financial statement and budget, articles, correspondence, memoranda, exhibit announcements, photographs, newsletters, brochures, and flyers.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

Correspondence to Eric P. McCormack.

This series includes correspondence to Eric McCormack in the form of letters, faxes, and a few e-mail print-outs. Also includes some supporting documents including news clippings, application forms, grant agreements, press releases, typed literary biographies, handwritten notes, typed copies of book reviews written by Eric McCormack, and ephemera. This includes correspondence conducted by Eric McCormack with his publishers as well as with the editors of literary journals and anthologies to which this author has contributed his work.

Some of this correspondence was conducted with other authors, poets, and artists regarding Eric McCormack's works or their own work. Also contains correspondence with the organizers of conferences, workshops, readings/lecture series, literary festivals and other literary events in which Eric McCormack took part. Some correspondence relates to reviews of Eric McCormack's works, while other correspondence relates to reviews of other peoples' works written by him primarily for The Globe and Mail.

Additional correspondence relates to literary competitions in which Eric McCormack was invited to be an adjudicator. Applications for grants from the Canadian government, literary awards won by this author, requests for permission to reproduce Eric McCormack's works of fiction, as well as praise for this author's works from fans, form the subjects of other correspondence.

Note that the large majority of correspondence in this series consists of correspondence received by Eric McCormack, which was subsequently divided into titled folders by him. A small amount of the correspondence in this series was sent by Eric McCormack.

There is much overlap in terms of themes and correspondents between series 2.1 and series 2.2 and in some cases where the topic or matter being addressed in correspondence in one file is unclear, this is often clarified by reference to other files where the same topic forms the subject of the correspondence.

McCormack, Eric P.

Executive Director's Files

Series consists of material relating to the responsibilities of the Executive Director. Includes budgets, accounts, memoranda, Fall Update newsletters, correspondence, subscription forms, information requests, job descriptions, letters of appreciation, promotional material, exhibit material, reports, news releases, lists of award winners, records of donations, committee records, focus group records, fundraising event records, Gala Dinner records, town meeting records, speeches, newspaper clippings, invitations, television and video scripts, and records of the launching luncheon.

Records relating to the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation's relationship with the Canadian Centre for Philanthropy, Centre In The Square, Community Foundations of Canada, Ernst & Young, Estate Planning Council, K-W Symphony Concert, Waterloo Law Association, Waterloo-Wellington Fund Raising Executives, and Leadership Waterloo Region are also included.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

Presentations and Speeches

Series consists of speeches and presentations pertaining to the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation. The material was presented to the Foundation as well as other organizations. Series includes originals and photocopies of speeches and presentations, draft remarks, correspondence, ephemera, agendas, a newsletter, overheads and transparencies.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

Historical and Topical

Series consists of material collected by Kenneth G. Murray and the Our millennium scrapbook. Includes an agenda, correspondence, notes, brochures, booklets, photographs, newspaper clippings, invitations, announcements, reports and "Our millennium" gift registry.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

Environmental Portfolio Chairperson's Files : Peter W. Hand

Series consists of material created and accumulated by Peter Hand in his role as Chair of the Environmental Portfolio from 1997-1999 and co-chair in 2000-2001. The Environmental Portfolio was responsible for addressing issues of water quality, forest, land use, waste management and wildlife; during this period, much of the focus was on land use, especially resort development on the Muskoka lakes.

The series contains material relating to MLA responses, sometimes in partnership with other local associations, to proposed developments at the Lake Joseph Club, the Lake Rosseau Beach Resort, the Muskoka Sands Resort, and other locations. Responses include submissions to the Township of Muskoka Lakes and the District Municipality of Muskoka relating to re-zoning applications and amendments to site plans, as well as appeals to the Ontario Municipal Board.

Series includes correspondence and memoranda, reports, notices, handwritten and typed notes, photocopied newspaper clippings, meeting minutes and agendas, draft amendments and by-laws, photocopied plans and maps, and other material. Most material is faxed or photocopied.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Incorporation

Series consists of material relating to the incorporation and organization of the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation. Includes originals and photocopies of bills, by-laws and an Order in the Supreme Court of Ontario.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

Burrett, Alida : Environmental Protection

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Alida Burrett relating to her interest and work in environmental protection, particularly air quality and deforestation. Includes materials related to Clayoquot Sound, materials from the Citizens Advisory Committee and Air Quality including clippings, correspondence, municipal publications, surveys and ephemera as well as a speech by Alida Burrett.

Burrett, Alida and George

Video Recordings

Series consists of videocassettes relating to the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation. Includes interviews, commercials, dinners, meetings, instructional videos, presentations, a tribute, and a documentary. Several of the videos were produced by Kitchener : Rogers Community 20 and Kitchener : CKCO-TV.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

Executive Director's Files : Board of Directors

Series consists of the Executive Director's material relating to Board of Directors meetings and general Board information. Includes lists of Board and committee members, correspondence, agendas, minutes, memoranda, accounts, donation lists, and general records relating to the organization of non-profit boards of directors. The majority of records between 1988-1997 were distributed by Executive Director Jane Humphries.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

Newsletters

Series consists of the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation's newsletters. The newsletter was published as "Fall Update" between 1985 and 1999. In 2000 the newsletter was renamed "Encounters" and continued to be published annually in the fall.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

Board of Directors Secretary Files

Series consists of records accumulated and used by William M. Alguire in his role as secretary of the Board of Directors from 1992 to ca. 1997, as well as by his predecessor Robert Bolden. Includes correspondence, agreements, reports, company and management information, and other material.

Electrohome

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