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Grand River Conservation Commission : report on Luther Marsh storage on the Grand River.

Consists of ts.(carbon copy) report prepared by H.G. Acres & Company, Consulting Engineers, Niagara Falls, Ont. for the Grand River Conservation Commission, regarding a proposed Luther Marsh storage development. Includes blackline contour plans, and blackline drawing of the Luther Dam prepared by H.G. Acres & Company, March 15, 1950.

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Grand River Conservation Commission : preliminary report on flood control measures for the City of Galt, Ontario, January 16, 1951.

Consists of ts. (carbon copy) preliminary report prepared by the Grand River Conservation Commission for submission to Hon. Wm. Greisinger, Minister of the Ontario Department of Planning and Development and A.H. Richardson, Chief Conservation Engineer, Ontario Department of Planning and Development, regarding flood control measures on the Grand River in the City of Galt, Ontario.

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Publicity : Clippings : Originals : Photocopies 1953-2002

Series consists of spiral-bound volumes and scrapbooks of original and photocopies of newspaper clippings relating to the activities of the Grand River Conservation Commission, Grand Valley Conservation Authority and Grand River Conservation Authority. The materials are organized chronologically; scrapbooks of clippings devoted to particular events such as floods on the Grand River are present.

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Grand River Conservation Commission : Conestogo Dam : report on hydraulic model tests of sluiceway, 1953.

Consists of ts. report prepared by H.G. Acres & Company, Limited, Niagara Falls, Ont. for the Grand River Conservation Commission regarding design and testing of a model sluiceway for the Conestogo Dam, near Glen Allan, Ont. undertaken in 1953. Includes blueline drawings of the general arrangement of spillway, dam model, and stilling basin, prepared by H.G. Acres and Company in November, 1953, and photographs of the sluiceway model. Correspondence between the Grand River Conservation Commission and the Ontario Department of Planning and Development is inserted.

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Report on a plan of ancillary conservation measures for the construction of the Conestogo Dam : a recommendation from the Executive to the Grand Valley Conservation Authority presented by the Chairman of the Advisory Board on Reforestation, Elora, Ontario, October 16, 1953

Consists of ts. report concerning conservation measures including reforestation to be taken in the lands to be affected by the proposed Conestogo Dam near Glen Allan, Ont. Also contains a ts. report titled : Grand Valley Gorge Park : a report submitted to the Grand Valley Conservation Authority at Elora, Thursday, March 26, 1953 by the GVCA Advisory Board on Recreation. Includes photoreproductions of photographs of the Elora Gorge.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Advisory Board on Soils and Water : Luttrell's Creek Valley conservation report, 1953.

Consists of ts.(photocopy) report concerning conservation in Luttrell's Creek Valley submitted to the Grand Valley Conservation Authority by the Advisory Board on Soils and Water. The report is based upon a survey undertaken by the Ontario Department of Planning and Development; printed copies of the land use survey and forestry measures required are included.

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Minutes, January, 1953 to December, 1954.

Consists of ts.minutes of meetings of the Grand Valley Conservation Authority, in a bound volume.

The volume is divided into the following sections :
General Meetings : minutes (Annual Meetings are not specifically identified in this volume) ; Executive Committee : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Finance, Rules and Procedure : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Pollution : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Recreation : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Soils and Water : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Education and Publicity : minutes of meetings; and Advisory Board on Reforestation : minutes of meetings.

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Clippings.

Consists of newsclippings relating to activities of the Grand River Conservation Commission, and the Grand River Conservation Authority.
Also present are the covering letters accompanying clippings: letter from Hugh Templin, Fergus, Ont. to E.F. Roberts, Secretary-Treasurer, Grand River Conservation Commission, April 14, 1954, ; letter from Geo. W. Rayner, Rayner Construction Limited, Leaside, Ont. to E.F.Roberts, December 30, 1954.

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Field Officers' Conference, 1954.

Consists of ts. materials relating to a Field Officers' conference organized by the Ontario Department of Planning and Development, Conservation Branch, held in Toronto, Ont., February 15, 17, 1954. Includes agenda, background documentation including copies of legislation, and papers presented at the conference. The binder belonged to Mac Coutts, Field Officer of the Grand Valley Conservation Authority, who presented a paper at the conference.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Laurel Creek : preliminary report on Laurel Creek project, City of Waterloo, Ontario.

Consists of ts. preliminary report prepared by Kilborn Engineering Company, Consulting Engineers, Toronto, Ont. for the Grand Valley Conservation Authority, concerning possible sites for storage runoff of Laurel Creek and its tributary Clair Creek, in the city of Waterloo, Ont. Includes blueline maps and damsite drawings by Kilborn Engineering Company, March, 1954.

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Minutes, 1955.

Consists of ts.minutes of meetings of the Grand Valley Conservation Authority, in a bound volume.

The volume is divided into the following sections : General Meetings : minutes (Annual Meeting is not specifically identified in this volume); Executive Committee : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Finance, Rules and Procedures : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Conservation Areas (includes Luttrell Creek Advisory Board and Nith Valley Flood Control Advisory Board) : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Recreation : minutes of Meetings; Advisory Board on Soils and Water(referred to as Land, Water Use Advisory Board on section tab) : minutes of meetings; and
*Advisory Board on Reforestation : minutes of meetings.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : report on improvements to pond, Township of Wellesley, Ontario.

Consists of ts. report prepared by R.K. Kilborn & Associates, Ltd., Consulting Engineers, Toronto, Ont. for the Grand Valley Conservation Authority concerning improvements to an artificially-created pond in the Village of Wellesley, Township of Wellesley, Ont.

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In the wake of Hurricane Hazel : a review of flood problems.

Consists of ts. paper entitled "In the Wake of Hurricane Hazel : a review of flood problems," by R.L Clinch and H.J. Saaltink, H.G. Acres & Company Ltd., presented at the Engineering Institute of Canada, May 11, 1955. The paper deals in part with the Grand River. Includes blackline storm tracking diagram, and isoheytal maps and flood hydrographs of the Grand River prepared by H.G. Acres & Company Limited, May 1955. Also includes a cover letter from A.W. F. McQueen, Vice-President, H.G. Acres & Company Ltd.

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Grand River Conservation Commission : Conestogo Dam : sluice gates and accessories : tender documents.

Consists of ts.(carbon copy and mimeograph) tender submission document prepared by the Dominion Bridge Company Limited, Lachine, Quebec for the Grand River Conservation Commission regarding the construction of sluice gates for the Conestogo Dam near Glen Allan, Ont. Includes copy of specifications from the Grand River Conservation Commission.

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Grand River Conservation Commission : Conestogo Dam : regulating valve : form of tender.

Consists of ts. tender submission documents prepared by Dominion Engineering Company Limited, Lachine, P.Q. for the Grand River Conservation Commission. Includes completed form of tender, specifications and blueline drawings prepared by the Dominion Engineering Company.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Speed River : report on flood control measures : for the City of Guelph, Ont.

Consists of ts.(carbon copy) Report on Flood Control Measures for the City of Guelph, Ont., prepared for the Grand River Conservation Authority by R.K.Kilborn & Associates, Ltd, Professional Engineers, Toronto, Ont. The report reviews water flow conditions and flooding at the confluence of the Speed and Eramosa Rivers in Guelph, Ont. and provides recommendations for a flood relief program.

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Pinehurst Lake Conservation Area opening : article.

Contains a photocopy of an untitled article from the Ontario Department of Planning and Development Conservation Authorities Branch periodical : Our Valley, Vol. 2, no.1(January, 1956), concerning the Pinehurst Conservation Area, which was opened by the Grand Valley Conservation Authority in the summer of 1955.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Speed River : supplementary report on flood control measures : for the City of Guelph, Ont.

Consists of ts. supplement, dated February 16, 1956, to a Report on Flood Control Measures for the City of Guelph, Ontario, December 1, 1955 prepared by R.K. Kilborn & Associates Ltd, for the Grand Valley Conservation Authority. Includes cover letters and ts.(photocopy) resolutions of the City of Guelph regarding projects to control flooding of the Speed River.

Also present are 3 blueline drawings of the Speed River Dam and Edinburgh Road Bridge prepared by R.K. Kilborn & Associates Ltd, which are enclosed in pocket labelled : Plans submitted to Department of Lands and Forests, May 7, 1957.

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Minutes, 1956.

Consists of ts. minutes of meetings of the Grand Valley Conservation Authority, in a bound volume. The volume is divided into the following sections : General Meetings : minutes (Annual Meeting is not specifically identified in this volume); Executive Committee : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Finance, Rules and Procedure : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Land Use : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Recreation : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Land Use: minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Education, and Publicity : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Speed Flood Control : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Reforestation : minutes of meetings; and Miscellaneous which includes Advisory Board on Recreation, Advisory Board on Reforestation and Advisory Board on Soils and Water : minutes of joint meetings; Advisory Board on Pollution : minutes of meeting; Advisory Board on Nith Valley Flood Control : minutes of meeting; and
*Brant Flood Control Survey : minutes of meeting.

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Conestogo Lake photos.

One b&w construction snapshot taken June 22, 1956 and 16 col. snapshots of Conestogo Lake in the 1960's. These latter have tape on the verso and have adhered to each other.

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Grand River parks and recreation sites : maps and photographs of present and proposed sites.

Maps and proof pages of photographs with captions, in an envelope from the Ontario Dept. of Planning and Development. Sites include: Whiteman Creek; topographic regions of the Grand River Valley; Elora Gorge Park; picnic site of the Grand River Valley; parks of the lower Grand River; Spottiswood Lake Park and Pinehurst Lake Park; Byng Island Park; Doon Park; Rockwood Park.

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Grand River Conservation Commission Secretary : correspondence from J. P. Bruce, Hydrometeorologist, November 7, 1956.

Consists of a letter from J.P. Bruce, Hydrometeorologist, Ontario Department of Planning and Development to E.F. Roberts, Secretary-Treasurer, Grand River Conservation Commission concerning rain gauging stations in the Grand basin. Included with the letter is a seminar paper titled, "Hydrometeorology in Ontario," by J.P. Bruce, presented at the University of Toronto, October 9, 1956.

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Minutes, 1957.

Consists of ts. minutes of meetings of the Grand Valley Conservation Authority, in a bound volume. The volume is divided into the following sections : General Meetings : minutes (Annual Meeting is not specifically identified in this volume); Executive Committee : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Finance, Rules and Procedure : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Land Purchase : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Water Conservation : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Recreation : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Education and Publicity : minutes of meetings;
Advisory Board Minutes on Speed Flood Control : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Doon Conservation Area : minutes of meetings; and Advisory Board on Reforestation : minutes of meetings.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Speed River : the opening of the Wellington Street Dam : newsrelease and programme, October 8, [1957].

Consists of a ts. newsrelease prepared by the Grand Valley Conservation Authority regarding the opening of a new control dam on the Speed River just below the Wellington Street Bridge, and an Opening Ceremony programme with schedules of events by the Grand Valley Conservation Authority and the City of Guelph.

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