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Administration : Personnel

Series consists of records relating to the administration of personnel within Electrohome, including employee orientation, training, and recognition. Series includes files accumulated and used by Gary Alcock, Director of Human Resources from ca. 1980 to 1987, and J.R. Boehmer, Director of Human Resources from 1987. Includes correspondence, memoranda, pamphlets, manuals, agreements, press clippings, manuscript notes, organizational charts, and other material.

Electrohome

Administration : Personnel

Series consists of material relating to the administration of personnel, primarily salary information. Contains paybooks from 1909 to 1912, cheque information, unclaimed wage information and pay worksheets.

Kaufman Footwear

Administration : Secretary Treasurer's Files : 1938-1941 : F.P. Adams

Series consists of files belonging to F.P. Adams, Secretary Treasurer of the Grand River Conservation Commission, dating from 1938 until 1941concerning all aspects of the organization, administration and operations of the Commission. Includes finance and accounting; personnel; land acquisition and management; dam project records; relations with municipalities, government departments and ordinary citizens. Includes correspondence, financial records, minutes, reports, clippings, blueprints, sketches and ephemera.

Grand River Conservation Commission

Administration : Secretary Treasurer's Files : 1960-1966 : Ilmar Kao

Series consists of records created and maintained by Ilmar Kao in his position as Secretary Treasurer of the Grand River Conservation Commission, with some overlap to his previous position as Manager and Assistant Secretary. Includes material relating to the Ayr and Montrose Dams proposal, to assessment costs and notices, insurance, personnel, relations with municipalities and government departments, operations including dam, forestry, maintenance, land acquisition and management, cottage lots and rentals, etc. Contains correspondence, financial records, reports, memoranda, blueprints, ms. notes and calculations.

Grand River Conservation Commission

Administration : Secretary Treasurer's Files : E.F. Roberts

Series consists of files belonging to E.F. Roberts, Secretary Treasurer of the Grand River Conservation Commission, dating from 1942 until 1960 concerning all aspects of the organization, administration and operations of the Commission. The Secretary-Treasurer's position was where all roads crossed with one person overseeing finance and accounting; personnel; land acquisition and management; dam project management; relations with municipalities, government departments and ordinary citizens; environmental monitoring and reforestation. Includes correspondence, financial statements accompanied by supporting invoices etc., minutes, reports, clippings, land deeds, blueprints, sketches and ephemera. The early years of E.F. Roberts tenure are not well represented in these records, most likely the result of a space-saving exercise conducted at some time in the past.

Grand River Conservation Commission

Administration : Splashguards

Series consists of material relating to the production and marketing of splashguards, which are installed on trucks to control spray from the tires. The series is not comprehensive. Includes correspondence, designs, ephemera, memoranda and photographs.

Kaufman Footwear

Administration : Subsidiary Plants

Series consists of a small amount of material relating to two subsidiary pants owned by kaufman, the Dushore Plant in Dushore, Pennsylvania, and the Sherbrooke, Québec plant. Contains correspondence, clippings, ephemera and memoranda.

Kaufman Footwear

Administration : Summer Student Employment Programs

Series consists of reports of projects undertaken by students hired by the Grand River Conservation Authority under federal and provincial employment programs. The reports were submitted in fulfilment of requirements by the various federal and provincial ministries who funded or subsidized the students' employment.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Administration and Membership

Series consists of records relating to the administration of the COAA and to the association membership, accumulated by various individuals in the association. Records primarily relate to the development of the constitution and by-laws, the maintenance of membership lists for the COAA and for the association's teachers' council, and to some specific positions and committees: president, secretary, secretary-treasurer, and program committee. Series includes correspondence; membership lists; minutes of annual, executive, and teachers' council meetings (including the original minute book); the association constitution and by-laws (as well as drafts of these); reports; notebooks and handwritten notes; flyers, event programs, and exhibitors' lists; and other material. The series is not comprehensive in that not all years are equally documented and not all aspects of the association's administration and governance are represented in the records.

Central Ontario Art Association

Administrative records

Series consists of material relating to the administration and operation of the Lang Tanning Company in Kitchener Ontario, from approximately 1888 to 1974. Contains minutes, agreements, and clippings. Also contains a colour photocopy of a site plan from 1938

Lang Tanning Company, Ltd.

Advertisements

Series consists of advertising material, including advertisements distributed to Electrohome dealers for publication in local media, advertisements prepared for publication in national magazines and newspapers in Canada and the US, point-of-purchase advertisements, and advertisements and clippings collected in scrapbooks. Series also includes advertisements that did not belong in the category of product literature (Series 38-41). Advertisements cover the range of Electrohome products, including appliances, television and stereo, display monitors, projection systems, and service.

Electrohome

Advertisements : Product Literature : Commercial Electronics

Series consists of product literature promoting commercial electronic products and services available from Electrohome, including display monitors, projection systems, Jazz systems, educational monitor/receivers, projection television, circuit board operations, computer graphics-related products, and contract assembly. Includes single-sheet advertisements intended for insertion into a binder or portfolio with other product literature, brochures, leaflets, price lists, and product bulletins.

Electrohome

Advertisements : Product Literature : Consumer Products

Series consists of product literature promoting Electrohome consumer products, including air conditioners, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, fans, electrostatic air cleaners, electronic bug killers, microwave ovens, heaters, satellite receivers, cable and pay TV equipment, furniture, lamps, organs, phonographs, radios, stereo hi-fi, televisions (including projection television), turntables, and other appliances and home entertainment products.

Series includes advertisements for products distributed by Electrohome (Marantz, Imperial Lighting), produced by an Electrohome subsidiary (Campbell Electric, Fry & Blackhall, Flexsteel), or produced by Electrohome as a private trade label (Viking, for Eaton's, and Serenader, for Simpson's), as well as the Acoustech, Soundesign, Planar, Phonola, and Trendholm product lines. Includes single-sheet advertisements intended for insertion into a binder or portfolio with other product literature, brochures, catalogues, leaflets, price lists, instruction manuals, service manuals and parts lists, etc.

Electrohome

Advertisements : Product Literature : Motor and Industrial

  • SCA207-GA186-40
  • Series
  • 1957- [ca. 1987], predominant [197-]-[ca. 1987]
  • Part of Electrohome fonds.

Series consists of product literature promoting motor and industrial products available from Electrohome, including AC motors, DC motors, blowers, and other motor products; industrial and commercial rigid plastic components; and reverse osmosis and ultrafiltration systems. Includes single-sheet advertisements intended for insertion into a binder or portfolio with other product literature, brochures, catalgoues, and price lists.

Electrohome

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

Advertising

Series consists of advertising materials for Dominion and Uniroyal products. Includes print, radio and television ads as well as mockups.

Dominion Rubber Company

Advertising : Working Files

Series consists of material used in the production of advertisements and product literature, and some records relating to the planning of advertising activities. Includes transparencies, negatives, photographs, and other visual material, as well as some correspondence, ms. notes, price lists, advertising budgets, product literature, and other material. Series includes advertising working files that did not belong in Series 33-36, such as those relating to organs, projection systems, and motors.

Electrohome

Advertising : Working Files : Appliances

Series consists of material used in the production of advertisements for Electrohome appliances, including humidifiers, dehumidifiers, air conditioners, fans, microwaves, and other products. Includes photographs, transparencies, slides, and negatives, as well as drafts of advertising copy, dummies, final versions of advertisements, etc. Most of the material was used for the production of single-sheet advertisements intended for insertion into a binder with other product literature, as well as brochures advertising the "summer comfort" line of products.

Electrohome

Advertising : Working Files : Display and Communications

Series consists of material used in the production of advertisements for display and communications products, including data and video display monitors, educational receiver/monitors, satellite receivers, Telidon videotex terminals, and accessories for these products. Includes photographs, negatives, and other visual material, as well as final versions of product literature and news releases. Most of the material was used for the production of single-sheet advertisements intended for insertion into a portfolio with other product literature.

Electrohome

Advertising : Working Files : Furniture

Series consists of material used in the production of advertisements for furniture collections, mainly Deilcraft but also Trendholm, Flexsteel, and Electrohome. Includes photographs, negatives, transparencies, and other visual material, as well as final versions of the single-sheet advertisements, which were intended for insertion into a portfolio with other product literature.

Electrohome

Advertising : Working Files : Television and Stereo

Series consists of material used in the production of advertisements, catalogues, and brochures for Electrohome television and stereo products, as well as the company's Acoustech, Marantz, Planar, and Soundesign lines, and Ortofon components. Includes transparencies, photographs, negatives, slides, and printing proofs, as well as final versions of some advertisements, catalogues, and brochures.

Electrohome

Ahrens family

Series consists of material relating to Charles A. Ahrens family, primarily photographs, genealogical and biographical information.

Schneider, J.M. family

Alcohol General: ephemera

Series consists of alcohol-related ephemera for which no direct Seagram connection is apparent, and includes an advertisement, bill of lading, charter, invoice from a Galt merchant, liquor permits, a temperance pledge card, prohibition ribbon, and wine lists.

Seagram Museum

Alcohol General: topical files

Series consists of articles and clippings on prohibition and bootlegging in Ontario and in the United Staes ca. 1918-1928 as well as a ts. history of Canadian whiskey.

Seagram Museum

Amish Adventure

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

Smucker, Barbara

Anniversaries, Events, Open Houses.

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by the Kitchener-Waterloo Record and the various newspaper and companies that make up the history of its operations. Contains materials relating to anniversaries, events and open houses at the newspaper including correspondence, invitations, clippings, ephemera, etc.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Annual Meetings : Budget Information Packages

Series consists of budget information for the Annual Meeting of the Grand River Conservation Authority appended to the agenda and GRCA membership list. This information does not appear to be included in the bound volumes of minutes. The bound volumes appear to contain only the minutes and resolutions, not the agendas and supporting documents.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Annual Meetings and Committee Minutes

Series consists of records relating to the administration and activities of the Muskoka Lakes Association, and in particular the annual meetings, meetings of the executive committee, and meetings of association directors. The records demonstrate the concern for and activity surrounding the MLA's involvement in issues affecting the environment and the quality of life in the Muskokas and address such topics as water quality, acid rain, planning and land use, water levels, taxation, etc. Series includes minutes for the annual meeting of the MLA (1894-1947), meetings of the executive committee (1972-1980), and meetings of association directors (1980-1986), as well as attachments and supporting documents including agendas, financial statements, budgets, association newsletters, correspondence, lists of board members, reports, surveys and questionnaires, minutes of board sub-committees, ephemera, photocopied clippings, etc.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Annual Meetings and Reports

Series consists of files containing a variety of materials relating to the YWCA annual reports and meetings. Includes copies of annual reports, and organizational files from the annual meetings. Also includes a file on the 100th annual meeting celebration.

Young Women's Christian Association of Kitchener-Waterloo

Annual files.

Contents: series consists of annual files maintained by Anne Innis Dagg from the 1950's to the 2000's. Files contain correspondence, ephemera, personal notes and more.

Dagg, Anne Innis

Anthes, J.I. Frank

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by J.I. Frank Anthes. Includes ribbons collected by J.I. Frank.

Rieder and Anthes family

Anthes, J.I. Frank.

Series consists of material accumulated by J.I. Frank Anthes relating to securities investing. Includes correspondence, flyers, and brochures.

Rieder and Anthes family

Anthes, John S.

Series consists of material created and accumulated by John S. Anthes and material accumulated by Talmon Henry Rieder and Martha Rieder during the process of settling his estate. Some of the latter material relates to the administration and eventual sale of the Anthes Furniture Company. Series includes correspondence, agreements, wills, estate statements, financial statements of the Anthes Furniture Company, share certificates, an accounting journal, a cemetary map and grant of burial lots, a marriage certificate, and other material.

Rieder and Anthes family

Appendices

Series is comprised of seven appendices, as well as a table of contents, for materials relating to the oral history interviews. This includes letters mailed to participants, advertisements placed, consent forms, samples of weavers knots, one interview with notes, and abstracts of each interview.

Dominion Woollens and Worsteds Ltd.

Appointment Calendars

Series consists of daily and weekly appointment calendars, as well as weekly schedules, belonging to James Downey.

Downey, James, 1939-

Architectural Drawings

Series consists of architectural drawings and specifications for residences commissioned by H.L. Guy. Includes architectural drawings and specifications for his family home at 110 John Boulevard in Waterloo, as well as architectural drawings for the family summer cottage.

Guy, James Rutherford and George Harrington

Architectural Drawings.

Series consists of architectural drawings and plans for the Kitchener Plant of Kaufman Footwear, created between 1920 and 1996. Includes work by Albert Kahn, Barnett & Rieder and the Walter Fedy Partnership. Includes blueprints blackprints and blueline prints.

Kaufman Footwear

Artefacts

Series consists of a tin sceance trumpet, a leather briefcase and a metal sign advertising R. Newton Pincock's osteopathy practice.

Maines Pincock Family

Artifacts

Series consists of a guest book for the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation. The guest book was used to record guests at town meetings and Our Millennium project between 1991 and 1999.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

Artifacts

Series consists of discrete items, including the first river flow recording gauge used by the GRCA, the GVCA banner and several engraving plates of GRCA logos.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Artifacts

Series consists of artifacts created or accumulated by the Kitchener-Waterloo Record and the various companies and newspapers that it has owned. Includes one vanity plate from owener J.E. Motz, and two printing plates.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Artifacts

Series consists of discrete items, including Carl A. Pollock's rolodex, gramophone records, radio tubes, and a Kodak Brownie camera.

Electrohome

Artifacts

  • SCA233-GA231-10
  • Series
  • [ca. 1500], [18--?]-1955
  • Part of Kay Rex fonds.

Series is comprised of artifacts accumulated by Kay Rex. Includes two arrowheads, a sock darner, tatting and lace samples and gifts given to her aunt Frances Kathleen Montgomery.

Rex, Kay

Artifacts

Series consists of artifacts created and accumulated by Eric Gill. Includes one original woodblock for the print "The Pardoner's Tale" as well as glass plate negatives of various Gill prints.

Gill, Eric

Artifacts

Series consists of various artifacts created and accumulated by the K-W YWCA. Includes sports patches and badges, YWCA pins, stamps and buttons, and materials created by other YWCA's.

Young Women's Christian Association of Kitchener-Waterloo

Artifacts

Series consists of artifacts presented to Stanton. Includes plaques, a medal, a paper weight and a pen holder.

Stanton, Ralph G.

Artifacts

Series consists of three war medals given on behalf of David Ward Clement’s service in First World War. Includes the Memorial Cross (given to Janie Elizabeth Bowlby Clement), the Victory Medal and the British War Medal (awarded posthumously to David Ward Clement).

Clement Bowlby Family

Artifacts

Series consists of artifacts, primarily relating to the Muskoka Lakes Association's annual regattas. Includes medallions, ribbons, flags, signs, plaques, t-shirts, and sweatshirts.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Artifacts

Series consists of a paperweight made from architectural drawings.

Dendy, William

Artifacts.

Ephemeral items created or accumulated by Dare Foods Limited.

Dare Foods Limited

Artwork, Cartoons, Comics

Series consists of artwork, cartoons and comics created by John Herbert between 1964 and 1998. Many of the drawings illustrate story development and ideas for his plays as well as comics and advertisements. The series is divided into files and arranged chronologically.

Herbert, John

Audio Visual

Series consists of audio visual materials created or accumulate by Robert Dorney and his estate.

Dorney, Robert

Audio Visual Materials

Series consists of audio and visual materials created and accumulated by Bernard Suits. Includes correspondence courses, recorded lectures, personal audio tapes, as well as one videotaped lecture and two episodes of "The Moral Question" from TVO which featured Suits.

Suits, Bernard

Audio Visual and Realia

Series consists of audio visual materials including radio and television advertisements, data tapes, and artefacts relating to tires, Dominion Rubber, and Uniroyal.

Dominion Rubber Company

Audio-visual

Series consists of material relating to audio-visual presentations prepared by the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation. Includes slides, audio cassettes, audio reels and corresponding scripts. The presentations were prepared to promote the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

Awards

Materials relating to awards and honours given to Mary Johnston.

Johnston, Mary

Awards and Activities

Series consists of material relating to awards received by Rienzi Crusz and his involvement as a judge for literary awards. Includes ms. note, ephemera, clippings, and other material.

Crusz, Rienzi

Benefits.

Information on medical, pension, and profit sharing benefits for members of the Schneider Employees' Association.

Schneider Employees' Association

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

Berlin Water Works Company

Series consists of records relating to the operation and activities of the Berlin Water Works Company and the sale of the company to the Corporation of the Town of Berlin. Includes correspondence, reports, contracts and other legal documents, architectural drawings, and other material.

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

Bertram R. Davis Research Files

Series consists of research files created and accumulated by Bertram R. Davis on his various areas of interest. Includes files on Coleridge, Wordsworth, Chatterton, Southey, Lamb, and others, as well as personal research files.

Davis, Bertram R.

Biographical

Series consists of biographical materials relating to John Herbert.

Herbert, John

Biographical

Series consists of materials relating to the personal life of Jane Urquhart. Includes correspondence, clippings, calling cards, CVs, a diary, etc.

Urquhart, Jane

Biographical

Series consists of biographical material about Alice Riggs Hunt. Includes interview notes (ms. and ts. originals), biographical outline by A.R.H. (ts. carbon), clippings, obituary, ephemera and photographs. Includes an "At Home" card and accompanying clipping describing Alice Riggs Hunt's "Debut" in 1903 and a list of manuscripts.

Hunt, Alice Riggs

Biographical

Series consists of materials relating to Dendy's university education and his career as an architectural historian.
These materials include the Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degree certificates received by Dendy in the 1970's from the University of Cambridge where he studied Architectural History as well as clippings, ephemera and portraits.

Dendy, William

Biographical

Series consists of biographical information on John Herbert.

Herbert, John

Biographical

Clippings, biographical notes, a photograph and a speech relating to the life of Elaine M. Catley.

Catley, Elaine Maud

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

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

Biographical and Correspondence

Series consists of materials accumulated by Marie Stopes including correspondence as well as materials related to her life and work collected after death. Includes correspondence to and from Stopes, a wedding invitation, a biographical entry and more.

Stopes, Marie

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

Biographies of Women

Series consists of files of clippings, articles, ephemera, etc. relating to well known women. The files were created and maintained by Long. Note that some of the files also include original photographs of the women.

Long, Elizabeth

Birth Control

Series consists of materials regarding birth control and other related maters. Includes newspaper clippings, articles, and ephemera.

Stopes, Marie

Board Minutes : Grand River Conservation Authority

Series consists of the following : Grand River Conservation Authority Board of Directors : minutes of meetings; General Membership : minutes of meetings, which also occurs under the name, General Meetings : minutes, and includes the minutes of the Annual Meetings of the Grand River Conservation Authority; Executive Committee : minutes of meeting.

Also present are minutes of meetings of various advisory boards and miscellaneous committees whose names vary over time. Since 1995, the minutes of meetings of the Planning and Operations Committee, and Administration, Finance and Personnel Committee, respectively, are included.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Board Minutes : Grand River Conservation Authority

Series consists of minutes of the Board of Directors of the Grand River Conservation Authority, as well as minutes of various advisory boards and committees including the Planning and Operations Committee, as well as the Administration, Finance and Personnel Committees.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Board Minutes : Grand Valley Conservation Authority

Series consists of minutes of the general meetings of the Grand Valley Conservation Authority (GVCA) together with minutes of the GVCA Executive Committee. Includes minutes of the Grand Valley Conservation Authority Advisory Boards, whose number and official names varied over time. The name order of these bodies also varied, e.g. the Advisory Board on Recreation also appears as the Recreation Advisory Board.

Grand River Conservation Authority

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