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Visual : Slides : Historic : GRCC 1957-1966

Consists of "historic" original and duplicate slides belonging to the Grand River Conservation Commission, that depict various aspects of its operations including reforestation, flood regulation, general maintenance, nursery, and parks and recreation. A lined notebook with ms. entries listing the title and date of each slide by topic is included in the series.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Visual : Slides : Historic :"Archival Slides"

Series consists of two metal cases of "Archival" slides belonging to the the Grand River Conservation Authority which illustrate the history of the management of the Grand River Watershed including water management and conservation efforts primarily during the 1950s and 1960s.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Visual : Slides by Category : Conservation Areas

Series consists of categorized hanging pages and boxes of slides primarily concerned with natural features, buildings and programs associated with Grand River Conservation Authority conservation areas. Also contains slides relating to GRCA water management and land use programs and general topics such as conservation techniques, educational programs and the Grand Valley Conservation Foundation.

The slides are organized topically in hanging pages. A ts. listing of the slide collection by topic including alphabetical codes to the storage system is included. The slides are in no particular order within each topical section; some of the slides are not present.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Visual : Slides by Category : General

Series consists of categorized hanging pages and boxes of slides primarily concerned with natural features, buildings and programs associated with Grand River Conservation Authority conservation areas. Also contains slides relating to GRCA water management and land use programs and general topics such as conservation techniques, educational programs and the Grand Valley Conservation Foundation.

The slides are organized topically in hanging pages. A ts. listing of the slide collection by topic including alphabetical codes to the storage system is included. The slides are in no particular order within each topical section; some of the slides are not present.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Visual : Slides by Category : Land Use

Series consists of categorized hanging pages and boxes of slides primarily concerned with natural features, buildings and programs associated with Grand River Conservation Authority conservation areas. Also contains slides relating to GRCA water management and land use programs and general topics such as conservation techniques, educational programs and the Grand Valley Conservation Foundation.

The slides are organized topically in hanging pages. A ts. listing of the slide collection by topic including alphabetical codes to the storage system is included. The slides are in no particular order within each topical section; some of the slides are not present.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Visual : Slides by Category : Nature Centres.

Series consists of categorized hanging pages and boxes of slides primarily concerned with natural features, buildings and programs associated with Grand River Conservation Authority conservation areas. Also contains slides relating to GRCA water management and land use programs and general topics such as conservation techniques, educational programs and the Grand Valley Conservation Foundation.

The slides are organized topically in hanging pages. A ts. listing of the slide collection by topic including alphabetical codes to the storage system is included. The slides are in no particular order within each topical section; some of the slides are not present.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Visual : Slides by Category : Water Management

Series consists of categorized hanging pages and boxes of slides primarily concerned with natural features, buildings and programs associated with Grand River Conservation Authority conservation areas. Also contains slides relating to GRCA water management and land use programs and general topics such as conservation techniques, educational programs and the Grand Valley Conservation Foundation.

The slides are organized topically in hanging pages. A ts. listing of the slide collection by topic including alphabetical codes to the storage system is included. The slides are in no particular order within each topical section; some of the slides are not present.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Visual : Uncategorized Slides in Boxes

Series consists of categorized hanging pages and boxes of slides primarily concerned with natural features, buildings and programs associated with Grand River Conservation Authority conservation areas. Also contains slides relating to GRCA water management and land use programs and general topics such as conservation techniques, educational programs and the Grand Valley Conservation Foundation.

The slides are organized topically in hanging pages. A ts. listing of the slide collection by topic including alphabetical codes to the storage system is included. The slides are in no particular order within each topical section; some of the slides are not present.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Visual : Uncategorized Slides in Folders

Series consists of categorized hanging pages and boxes of slides primarily concerned with natural features, buildings and programs associated with Grand River Conservation Authority conservation areas. Also contains slides relating to GRCA water management and land use programs and general topics such as conservation techniques, educational programs and the Grand Valley Conservation Foundation.

The slides are organized topically in hanging pages. A ts. listing of the slide collection by topic including alphabetical codes to the storage system is included. The slides are in no particular order within each topical section; some of the slides are not present.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Waldemar Dam : cost estimates.

Consists of ts.(carbon copy) cost estimates for the proposed Waldemar Dam reported by the Grand River Conservation Commission on August 31, 1936. Also includes a document titled "Estimated Cost of the Waldemar Dam," prepared by the Hydro Electric Power Commission of Ontario, ca. 1934.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Water control operations, 1981.

Consists of ts. and ms. river watch reports and transcripts of telephone calls regarding ice, water flow and flood conditions on the Grand River and its tributaries. Also includes ms.and ts.(original and photocopy) test and actual flood warning advisory messages issued by the Grand River Conservation Authority to member municipalities and police forces.

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Water management.

An ms. note added to the listing accompanying the slides relates that the Water management slides contain "some key May' 74 flood aerials."

Grand River Conservation Authority

Wildflower slides : no. 1.

Consists of slides of various wildflowers identified by species on an ms. list on the interior lid of the slide tray case. Includes large groupings of orchids and lilies.
According to the original GRCA listing, the slides were taken by Bill Miller.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Wildflower slides : no. 2

Consists of slides of various wildflowers identified by species on an ms. list on the interior lid of the slide tray case. Also includes slides of insects and amphibians.
According to the original GRCA listing, the slides were taken by Bill Miller.

Grand River Conservation Authority

William H. Breithaupt : letter to William Philip, June 20, 1932.

Consists of a ts. letter from W.H. Breithaupt to William Philip, Chairman, Flood Prevention Committee, Grand River Valley Boards of Trade, dated June 20, 1932. The letter contains comments from W.E. Breithaupt, who was a member of the Grand River Valley Boards of Trade, regarding a Department of Lands and Forest report concerning Grand River drainage. Also present is a cover page of a Department of Lands and Forest report titled, Report on Grand River Drainage, (Toronto, 1932).

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William H. Breithaupt and Grand River Control.

Consists of ts. (photocopy) of what appears to be a chapter section transcribed from the book History of Kitchener by William V. Uttley. The material details William H. Breithaupt's early interests and activities in flood control and water regulation of the Grand.

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William H. Breithaupt and Grand River Control.

Consists of ts. (photocopy) of what appears to be a chapter section transcribed from the book History of Kitchener by William V. Uttley. The material details William H. Breithaupt's early interests and activities in flood control and water regulation of the Grand.

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Young Canada Works project on the Lower Grand River, Summer, 1977.

Consists of a ts. (mimeograph) research document compiled by unidentified students employed by the GRCA under the Young Canada Works Project in the summer of 1977. Includes indices of books, transcripts of articles and excerpts from books, charts and handdrawn maps concerning the history of various communities located on the lower Grand River River Valley.

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