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M.P.P for Waterloo North, 1951-1956.

START HERE Clippings regarding the activities, political recommendations, and policy changes put forward by Leavine in his capacity as Progressive Conservative M.P.P for Waterloo North from 1951-1956. One clipping shows a photograph of Leavine together with his wife, Desta, and daughter, Pauline, after his election as M.P.P. in November 1951. Another clipping reports that for the first time in a quarter-centry Waterloo North elected a Progressive Conservative to the Ontario Legislature when Leavine won a 201-vote majority over Libearl candidate J.G. Brown. The remainder of the clippings cover topics including: proposed policy measures in the areas of health, particularly the damage caused to the general practitioner by the medical monopoly of hospitals, his belief, as chairman of the Ontario legislature's health committee, that a preventive vaccine for polio would be discovered within two years; his urging of the speedy completion of the Windsor-Toronto section of Highway No. 401 by the Ontario government; and Leavine's desire to see government officials to discuss the problems arising from the use of horse-drawn buggies by the Mennonites with Mennonite leaders.

Leavine, Stanley Francis

Maines, Frederick J.T. : reference and material for sermons.

File consists of one notebook kept by Frederick J.T. Maines with reference materials on a variety of topics for sermons. The subjects are indexed at the beginning of the notebook and include topics such as demonic possession, Buddha, ectoplasm, necromancy, superstition and more. Also included are clippings and notes that were inset into various pages.

Maines, Frederick J.T.

Martin, John Alexander : in memoriam.

Material relating to the funeral of John Alexander Martin, who died on June 7, 1959. Includes a memorial guest book containing details about the funeral service and a register of visitors, flowers, and gifts of remembrance. Includes a poem, the message given at the funeral by Rev. F.G. Stewart, lists of donations, and a clipping of the obituary (several copies).

Martin, John Gartshore

Mary Quayle Innis : biographical.

File consists of biographical information on the life of Mary Quayle Innis. Includes correspondence to researchers from both Anne Innis Dagg and Mary Cates as well as a draft article by David Burns.

Innis family

Mayor of Kitchener, 1950-1951, 1957-1958.

Clippings regarding Leavine’s activities as Mayor of Kitchener from 1950-1951. They cover Mayor Leavine and Mayor Bauman of Waterloo attending the official opening of the K-W Family Service Bureau in November 1950, of which both because the first members; Leavine's stance on the issue of civil defence; Leavine's involvement in the plans to build the Kitchener Memorial Arena in 1950; and Leavine’s daily morning walk to work as Mayor in the early 1950s. Another clipping from the Kitchener-Waterloo Record, dated June 17, 1958, during Leavine’s second term as Mayor, reports on Leavine's attendance at the official sod turning ceremony for the Kitchener police building.

Leavine, Stanley Francis

McMichael Gallery file (file 1 of 2).

File consists of material relating to the McMichael Gallery in Kleinburg, Ontario, and mainly to legislation changes in the early 1980s affecting the McMichael Canadian Collection and the response of interested parties (including COAA members) regarding the changes. Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, newspaper clippings, politicians' statements given at the Legislative Assebmly of Ontario, transcripts of parliamentary committee meetings (Standing Committee on Social Development), newsletters, fliers, etc. File also contains copies of the Act to Establish the McMichael Canadian Collection (1972) and the Act to amend the McMichael Canadian Collection Act (1981). File probably belonged to Oreen Campbell and most correspondence belongs to Campbell, but some correspondence is also addressed to Doris Law. Includes a letter from Premier William G. Davis.

Central Ontario Art Association

McMichael Gallery file (file 2 of 2).

File consists of material relating to the McMichael Gallery in Kleinburg, Ontario, and mainly to legislation changes in the early 1980s affecting the McMichael Canadian Collection and the response of interested parties (including COAA members) regarding the changes. Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, newspaper clippings, politicians' statements given at the Legislative Assebmly of Ontario, transcripts of parliamentary committee meetings (Standing Committee on Social Development), newsletters, fliers, etc. File also contains copies of the Act to Establish the McMichael Canadian Collection (1972) and the Act to amend the McMichael Canadian Collection Act (1981). File probably belonged to Oreen Campbell and most correspondence belongs to Campbell, but some correspondence is also addressed to Doris Law. Includes a letter from Premier William G. Davis.

Central Ontario Art Association

Members' show.

File consists of material relating to the COAA members' shows for 1992 amd 1994-1995. Include draft and final entry forms, exhibitors' lists, maps, a press release, a newspaper clipping, and a brochure for Crossection '95 (annual juried member's show).

Central Ontario Art Association

Memorial exhibit typescripts and pamphlets

Series contains leaflets relating to Homer Watson’s life and memorial exhibits. Leaflets contain information about memorial exhibits such as one held by the Waterloo Trust and Savings Company building in Kitchener. One of the leaflets also contains a photocopied sketch of a graveyard scene. The series also contains a typescript biography of Watson written by his friend, Ross Hamilton. Another typescript covers a speech by Watson to shareholders of the Waterloo County Grand River Park. The speech calls for the conservation of a woodland area called Cressman Bush.

Typescripts
14. Address by H. Watson “Conservation of Cressman Bush for Waterloo County”
15. Homer Watson Paintings
16. Expense Account of Ross Hamilton in Connection with H. Watson Estate Feb. 4-10

Pamphlets
17. Homer Watson, Artist - A Tribute
18. Biography of Homer Watson by Ross Hamilton
19. Catalogue Memorial Exhibition of Original Paintings by Homer Watson, R.C.A., L.L.D. 1947

Miscellaneous (file 1 of 2).

File consists of material relating mainly to Five Counties Art Association events and workshops as well as the Leader's Institute held in 1954 at McMaster University (Hamilton) and an oil painting teachers' seminar. Includes correspondence, a report and a timetable for the Leader's Institute, reports on various seminars and events, summaries of adult night school classes held in various towns, handwritten notes, lists of members by type of art and region, and other material.

Central Ontario Art Association

Miscellaneous (file 2 of 2).

File consists of miscellaneous press clippings, including some newspaper advertisements for Electrohome products. Subjects include the manufacture and distribution of televison sets, former Electrohome employees, a temporary plant shut-down, the Circa '75 home entertainment concept, the Electrohome-sponsored art exhibition A Provincial Elegance, Arthur B. Pollock, the Kitchener Public Library, and CN train service.

Electrohome

Miscellaneous (file 2 of 2).

File consists of material accumulated by Gordon Couling relating to the administration and events by the Five Counties Art Association and material accumulated and created by him relating to art. Includes handwritten and typed draft papers about art, handwritten notes, incoming and outgoing correspondence, a meeting agenda, a newspaper clipping, etc.

Couling, Gordon

Miscellaneous Biographical and Historical Research

Documents, mostly printed items, found loose among the other papers, containing information on the following: Kathleen Blake "Kit" Coleman, Emily Murphy, Nellie McClung, Kate Aitken, and a story on the 1947 By-Line Ball written by Ruth Hammond and Cay Moore Miller. Included is a May 1978 edition of Content: Canada's National News Media Magazine (Number 85) with a feature about Kit Watkins and an article regarding women journalists in the west, such as Isobel Armstrong, E. Cora Hind, and the Beynon sisters - Lillian and Frances Marion. Also in the file is information about Judith Robinson: a note by Kay Rex and a copy of News, the paper Robinson started during the war.

Women's Press Club of Toronto

Miscellaneous.

File consists of some material relating to one or several art weekends at Geneva Park: a brochure, a program and workshop participant lists, and handwritten notes from an annual meeting. File also includes a guest list for a K-W Society of Artists exhibition, and completed surveys of art teachers in the five counties area.

Central Ontario Art Association

Miscellaneous.

Two clippings which appear to contain reports on issues or events which were of interest to Leavine during his political career.

Leavine, Stanley Francis

Mt. Penn Stove Works advertisement

Advertisement trade card for Mt. Penn Stove Works featuring decorative floral illustration surrounding a woman cooking on a range with a caption reading "a complete kitchen always contains a pretty cook and a Penn Esther range." A large line of sizes and a great variety of styles. For sale by G.W. Rinesmith & Sons 114 North Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA. Made by Mt. Penn Stove Works, Reading, Pa."

NB folder : COAA.

File consists of material relating mainly to the early history of the COAA/Five Counties Art Association, probably removed from other files (especially those belonging to Gordon Couling; see Series 2) for the purpose of researching and writing a history of the association. Includes meeting minutes, reports, exhibition lists and catalogues, flyers and brochures, association bulletins, an outgoing letter from Gordon Couling, a mailing list for the Five Counties Art Association Teachers' Council, an article by Gordon Couling about an art exhibition held by the association, news releases prepared by the association, etc. Some items have been marked "N.B." File also includes a 2002 newspaper clipping about a mural at St. Joseph's Hospital (Guelph) painted by Gordon Couling.

Couling, Gordon

NB material.

File consists of material relating mainly to the early history of the COAA, probably removed from other files (espeically those belonging to Gordon Couling; see Series 2) for the purpose of researching and writing a history of the association. Includes exhibition catalogues from 1954-1957, 1959; meeting minutes (1955), teachers council meeting minutes (1957-1958); announcements, flyers, and exhibition information; a meeting agenda; and a history of the association. Some items have been marked "N.B."

Central Ontario Art Association

National Sales Executive Club award night.

File consists of two photographs from the 1963 National Sales Executive Club award night. One photograph shows G. William Allendorf receiving an award from Carl Dare and the other shows a group of award winners. Also includes a clipping on the event from the Kitchener-Waterloo Record.

Photo caption from clipping reads: "TOP SALESMEN - Eight Twin City companies honored their top 1963 salesmen last night at the K-W Sales Marketing Executive Club's president night. Shown are (left to right) G. William Allendorf of Galt, Leonard Riley who accepted the award for Reginal Bingeman of Cornwall, Henry Brule of Montreal; (back) Douglas Hall, Joseph Shantzenbacher, who accepted for Marcel Beland of Kapuskasing, Joseph Kustra of Galt and Robert Mitchell."

Dare Foods Limited

Networking : petition on acid rain.

File consists of material relating to the efforts of Judy Godfrey to network among individuals and organizations to raise awareness of and assistance for the petition for action on acid rain. Includes correspondence (some in draft form), newspaper clippings, and notes. Organizations contacted include the Federation of Ontario Cottagers' Association and the Federation of Ontario Naturalists.

Godfrey, Judy

New Year cards.

Two handmade New Year cards. It is not known who made these cards. One card is signed by Gwendoline and the other is signed by Olga.

Bolender Ball Family

New Years card.

New Years card given to Etta Lydia Mary White (nee Schantz) from Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Becker.

Schantz Russell Family

New years card.

A handmade New Yeas card from Orpheus Moyer Schantz, Carrie Schantz and Ruth Schantz to Arthur Benjamin Schantz. The card features calligraphy, small drawings and scherenschnitte edges.

Schantz Russell Family

News : 1983.

File consists of material relating to the association newsletter and flyers for 1983. Includes newsletters, flyers, correspondence and memoranda, a list of members issued a cheque, the agenda for the annual meeting, etc.

Central Ontario Art Association

News : 1984.

File consists of page proofs for the association newsletter and flyers for 1984. File also includes flyers, a small amount of correspondence, and an agenda for the 1984 annual meeting.

Central Ontario Art Association

Newspaper clipping.

File consists of one clipping from the Cambridge Reporter showing a photograph of the mill from 1905. Caption reads "The Geo. Pattinson Woollen Mill in Preston, ca. 1905. Note that Eagle Street had not extended to the is end of the industrial se

George Pattinson Woollen Mill

Newspaper clippings, etc.

File consists of newspaper clippings related to acid rain. Clippings are from Muskoka-area newspapers as well as national newspapers and magazines. File also includes a typed chronology about acid rain, a newsletter from the Federation of Ontario Naturalists, and advertisements for books and videos about acid rain.

Godfrey, Judy

Notebook.

One unlined notebook belonging to Fred J.T. Maines, containing manuscript notes on birds and insects. Material inserted and tipped-in includes manuscript notes, notes, clippings etc.

Maines, Frederick J.T.

Office of Mayor notebook.

Notebook containing handwritten speech notes by Mayor Leavine including a speech given at the YMCA in January 1957 and one at Waterloo County Automobile Club in February 1957. Also contains notes regarding the construction of the new police building, and regarding the municipalities and local politics. Loose ephemeral material includes gas bills sent to Dr. S.F Leavine in 1957; the business card of life insurance broker Syd Davies; the Civil Defence Identification card issued to Leavine on January 31, 1957; a clipping regarding a debate surrounding the appropriate location for the new police building in Kitchener; and a receipt and letter dated March 12, 1957 to Leavine from the Rev. Albert W. Lotz of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church thanking him for a donation.

Leavine, Stanley Francis

Pears' Soap booklet

Eight page booklet advertising the benefits of Pears Soap, specifically for use on women and children and in washing clothes. The cover shows a young girl holding a newspaper which reads "How to improve the complexion Soap" and the verso shows an illustration of a grandmother forcing a young boy into a bath with Pears Soap and the caption "You dirty boy."

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