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Grand River Conservation Commission Secretary : correspondence from J.P. Bruce Hydrometeorologist, August 25, 1957.

Consists of a letter from J.P. Bruce, Hydrometeorologist, Ontario Department of Planning and Development to E.F. Roberts, Secretary-Treasurere of the Grand River Conservation Commission concerning weather advisory services offered by private meteorological firms. Includes copy of a Department of Transport Intra-departmental memorandum, and two ts. reports by the American Meteorological Society.

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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.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Speed River Dam, City of Guelph, Ont. : contract documents for sluice gates : instructions to tenderers, forms and specifications, February, 1957.

Consists of ts.contract documents for the construction of sluice gates for the Wellington Street dam on the Speed River in the City of Guelph, prepared by R.K. Kilborn & Associates Ltd., Toronto, Ont. for the Grand Valley Conservation Authority.

Includes instructions to tenderers, form of tender, general conditions and specifications. Also includes advertisement from the Daily Commercial News and Building Record, (undated) notifying prospective tenders of the closing date for bidding for the supply and installation of sluice gates for the dam, and a letter from Ardelt Industries of Canada Limited to the Grand Valley Conservation Authority.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : contract documents for the removal of silt, Wellesley Pond, Village of Wellesley, Ontario.

Consists of ts. contracts documents prepared by R.K. Kilborn & Associates, Consulting Engineers, Toronto, Ont. for the Grand Valley Conservation Authority concerning the removal of silt from the Wellesley Pond, Wellesley, Ont. Includes form of tender, specifications, contract form, general conditions. A blueline drawing of the Wellesley Reservoir prepared by R.K. Kilborn & Associates, Ltd., December 21, 1954 is inserted.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Speed River : tender submission on sluice gates on the Speed River in the City of Guelph.

Consists of a binder containing ts. tender documents relating to the construction of sluice gates on the Speed River in Guelph, Ont., prepared by Ardelt Industries of Canada Limited, Kitchener, for submission to the Grand Valley Conservation Authority. Includes completed form of tender, technical description, blueprints of sluice gates, blueline schematic wiring diagram and 5 photographs of samples of gates supplied by Fried, Krupp, Germany, the parent company of Ardelt Industries.

Inserted are the following : cover letter and additional correspondence from Ardelt Industries to the Grand Valley Conservation Authority and correspondence from R.K. Kilborn & Associates, Toronto, Ont. to the Grand River Conservation Authority.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Speed River : contract documents for the construction of Edinburgh Road bridge on the Speed River in the City of Guelph, Ont. : information to bidders, forms and specifications.

Consists of ts. contract documents including information to bidders, forms of agreement, general conditions of the contract and specifications regarding the construction of the Edinburgh Road bridge on the Speed River, Guelph, Ont. prepared for the Grand Valley Conservation Authority by R.K. Kilborn Associates, Toronto, Ont.

Also present are the following inserts : 2 blueline maps of the Edinburgh bridge site and the Speed River Dam in Guelph, Ont., prepared by R.K. Kilborn & Associates; correspondence to contractors from the Grand Valley Conservation Authority and R.K.Kilborn & Associates; insurance bond for E. & E. Seegmiller Limited, Kitchener, Ont.; and completed form of tender by E. & E. Seegmiller, Limited.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Speed River : general contract for the construction of a dam on the Speed River, in the City of Guelph, Ont. : instructions to tenderers, forms and specifications.

Consists of ts.contract documents prepared by R.K. Kilborn, Consulting Engineerings, Toronto, Ont., April 11, 1957 for the Grand Valley Conservation Authority regarding the construction of a dam on the Speed River, Guelph, Ont. Includes forms of tenders and agreements, and specifications. Two completed tender forms from C.A.Scharfe Limited, Toronto, Ont.are present.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Speed River : general contract for the construction of channel improvements on the Speed River in the City of Guelph, Ont. : instructions to tenderers, forms and specifications.

Consists of ts.contract documents prepared by R.K. Kilborn & Associates Ltd., Consulting Engineers, Toronto, Ont. for the Grand Valley Conservation Authority regarding the construction of channel improvements on the Speed River in Guelph, Ont. Includes instructions to tenderers, forms of tender and agreement, general condtions, general conditions of contract, general clauses and specifications,

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Speed River : general contract for the construction of channel improvements on the Speed River in the City of Guelph, Ont. : Contract A : instructions to tenderers, forms and specifications.

Instructions to tenderers, forms of agreement, general conditions and specifications relating to the construction of channel improvements on the Speed River, Guelph, Ont., prepared for the Grand Valley Conservation Authority by R.K. Kilborn & Associates, Ltd., Toronto, Ont. Includes 2 blueline maps for the Speed River channel, Guelph, Ont., prepared by R.K. Kilborn & Associates Ltd.

Also present are the following inserts : correspondence from the Grand Valley Conservation Authority and R.K. Kilborn & Associates Ltd, to Mann Construction, Guelph, Ont.; insurance bond for Mann Construction; and form of tender and contract completed by Mann Construction.

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Minutes, 1958.

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 Conservation : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Recreation : minutes of meetings (includes minutes of joint meeting with the Advisory Board on Education and Publicity); Advisory Board on Education and Publicity : minutes of meetings; Advisory on Speed Flood Control Board : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Doon Conservation Area : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Reforestation : minutes of meetings; and
Advisory Board on Conestoga Land Use : minutes of meetings.

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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.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Speed River : general contract for the construction of channel improvements on the Speed River in the City of Guelph, Ont. : Contract B : instructions to tenderers, forms and specifications.

Consists of revised contract documents prepared by R.K. Kilborn & Associates,Consulting Engineers, Toronto, Ont. for the Grand Valley Conservation Authority regarding the construction of channel improvements on the Speed River in Guelph, Ont. Includes instructions to tender, forms of tender and agreements and specifications. Includes 5 blueline maps of the Speed River channel in the city of Guelph, Ont. prepared by R.K.Kilborn & Associates Ltd., June 28, 1957.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Whiteman and Horner Creeks : streambank erosion control experimental scheme : submitted for approval to the Honourable Minister of Planning and Development, Ontario, August, 1958.

Consists of ts.(carbon copy) report on an streambank erosion control experimental scheme for Whiteman Creek, Brantford Township, Brant County, Ont. and Horner Creek, Burford Township, Brant County, Ont. submitted by the Grand Valley Conservation Authority to the Ontario Minister of Planning and Development in accordance with the requirements of the Conservation Act (R.S. 1950, Ch.62).

Includes blueline drawings of the Whiteman Creek site. Also present are : correspondence to and from the Ontario Department of Planning and Development; and copies of invoices, and accounts concerning the Whiteman Creek project.

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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.

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Ontario Muncipal Board : decision on appeal, April 10, 1958.

Consists of ts. (photocopy) decision of the Ontario Municipal Board issued on April 10, 1958 regarding an appeal of the apportionment of benefits afforded to participating municipalities by the Grand River Conservation Commission which came into effect on May 15, 1953. The appellant in the case was the Corporation of the Town of Paris; the respondents were the Grand River Conservation Commission and the Corporations of the Cities of Brantford, Kitchener, Galt and Waterloo and the Towns of Preston, Fergus and the Village of Elora

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Minutes, July 25, 1958 to October 14, 1960.

Consists of ts.(mimeographed) minutes of meetings of the Executive Committee of the Grand River Conservation Commission, pasted into a bound volume. Also present are memoranda of meetings of Special Committees of the Grand River Conservation Commission with provincial and federal ministers, respectively.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Speed River : flood protection : general contract for the construction of concrete culverts at Silver and Pond Creeks and sewer extensions at Bristol Street on the Speed River in the City of Guelph, Ont. : information to bidders, forms and specifications.

Consists of contract documents prepared by R.K. Kilborn, Consulting Engineers, Toronto, Ont. for the Grand Valley Conservation Authority, regarding the construction of concrete culverts for flood control on the Speed River at Silver and Pond Creeks, Guelph, Ont. and sewer extensions on Bristol Street, Guelph, Ont. Includes information to bidders, forms of tender and agreements, general conditions of contract and specifications.
Includes 3 blueline plans (maps) of culverts at Silver and Pond Creeks, prepared by R.K. Kilborn & Associates. Inserted is a completed tender form by A. Mior Construction, Guelph, Ont.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Speed River : flood protection: general contract for the construction of concrete culverts on the Speed River in the City of Guelph, Ont. at Silver and Pond Creeks : information to bidders, forms and specifications.

Consists of ts. contract documents prepared by R.K. Kilborn, Consulting Engineers, Toronto, Ont. for the Grand Valley Conservation Authority, regarding the construction of concrete culverts for flood control on the Speed River at Silver and Pond Creeks, Guelph, Ont. Includes information to bidders, forms of tender and agreements, general conditions of contract and specifications. Also includes blueline plans of culverts at Silver and Pond Creeks, respectively, prepared by R.K. Kilborn & Associates.

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Visual : Slides : Donations : Bill Miller Slide Collection.

Series consists of slides organized topically, originally housed in metal slide tray cases. Includes slides of Luther Marsh and its environs, and a collection of wildflower slides. According to the original GRCA the slides were taken by Bill Miller. Identifications are provided on ms. lists included on the interior lid of each tray. Some of the slides listed are not present.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Minutes, 1959.

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)Executive Committee : minutes of meetings Advisory Board on Finance, Rules and Procedure : minutes of meetings Advisory Board on Land Use : minutes of meetings(includes 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 on Speed Flood Control : minutes of meetings Advisory Board on Doon Conservation Area : minutes of meetings
*Advisory Board on Reforestation : minutes of meetings.
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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Byng Island Conservation Area : general contract for the construction of a foot bridge and road culvert.

Consists of ts. contract documents prepared by R.K. Kilborn & Associates, Consulting Engineers, Toronto, Ont. for the Grand Valley Conservation Authority regarding the construction of a footbridge and road culvert at the Byng Island Conservation Area near Dunnville, Ont. Includes instructions to tenderers, forms of tender and agreement, general conditions and specifications. The form of tender has been completed by Doly Construction Ltd., Galt, Ont., July 10, 1959. Includes a blueline drawing of the Byng Island footbridge by R.K.Kilborn & Associates.

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Minute Book no. 8, June 17, 1960 to July 26, 1962.

Contains ts.(mimeographed) minutes of meetings of the Grand River Conservation Commission pasted into a bound volume. Includes minutes of annual meetings of the GRCC, 1961-1962.
Also present are a list of executive officers and commissioners for 1962, correspondence, reports, and audited financial statements.

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Minutes : November 11, 1960 to June 6, 1963.

Consists of ts.(mimeographed) minutes of meetings of the Executive Committee of the Grand River Conservation Commission, pasted into a bound volume. Also present are memoranda, and notes of meetings between members of the Grand River Conservation Commission and the Grand Valley Conservation Authority.

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Minutes, 1960.

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 Land Use (includes Water Conservation) : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Education and Publicity : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Speed Flood Control : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Recreation : minutes of meetings; Advisory Board on Reforestation : minutes of meetings; and
Advisory Board on Finance, Rules and Procedure : minutes of meetings.

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Grand Valley Conservation Authority : Laurel Creek : report on proposed reservoir F.

Consists of ts. report prepared by R.K. Kilborn and Associates, Toronto, Ont. for the Grand Valley Conservation Authority concerning the proposed construction of a dam and reservoir on Laurel Creek at a site in the Township of Waterloo, County of Waterloo. Includes blueline site map of the proposed dam and reservoir site and blueline chart of unconfined compression test prepared by R.K. Kilbornn & Associates, December, 1960.

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