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Paul S. Burtness and Warren U. Ober Pearl Harbor research collection.

  • SCA251-GA261
  • Collection
  • 1960-2013

Collection consists of materials created and accumulated by Paul S. Burtness and Warren U. Ober relating to their research on the events surrounding the attack on Pearl Harbor during World War II. Includes correspondence with prominent members of the U.S. Forces during World War II, as well as published articles that came out of the research.

Burtness, Paul S.

S.K. Johannesen fonds.

Fonds consists of materials created and accumulated by Stan Johannesen over the course of his education, teaching career, and pursuit of personal interests. Includes correspondence, course materials created as a professor at the University of Waterloo and continuing education lecturer at Laurier University, juvenilia, and a variety of published and unpublished fiction and non-fiction works.

Johannesen, S.K.

Group at Swope Park.

Snapshot of Violet Byers and two unidentified men behind a picnic sign at Swope Park in Kansas City, Missouri.

Byers, Harry J.

Moyer, Dorothy Louise.

One full body studio portrait of Dorothy Louise Moyer, age 10 1/2 months. Dorothy is shown sitting on a chair looking at the camera and dressed in a white gown.

Schantz Russell Family

Postcards.

File consists of two unused postcards showing Letchworth State Park in New York and the Administration Building of the State University Teacher's College in Geneseo, New York.

Innis family

Projection Systems application photographs.

File consists of photographs, transparencies, and slides depicting Electrohome Projection Systems products and their applications in various corporations and organizations. Applications pictured include: CSX Transportation Control Center (Jacksonville, FL), Canadian Embassy (Tokyo, Japan), Rochester Gas and Electric (Rochester, NY), Thames River Water System (London, UK), National Bowling Stadium (Reno, NV), the Barcelona Stock Exchange (Spain), and others.

Electrohome

CalComp application story for Jan. 1994 TRAINING magazine.

File consists of material relating to the writing and publication of an application case history on the use of Electrohome's ECP 3100 projection system at the California Compensation Insurance Co. (CalComp, Novato, CA) in the January 1994 special advertising section of TRAINING magazine. Includes memoranda and correspondence, two issues of the section, faxed draft and final versions of the article, a clipped copy of the article, transparencies illustrating the application, and promotional material from TRAINING magazine.

Electrohome

INGOLF Plaza, Sunnyvale, CA : ECP 2100 projector sale.

File consists of material relating to the announcement of Electrohome's contract with INGOLF Plaza (Sunnyvale, CA) for the supply of ECP 2100 projection units for use with INGOLF's computerized golf simulator. Includes a portfolio of material about INGOLF, press clippings, copies of a news release, and five photographs of the projectors in use at INGOLF.

Electrohome

Martin Marietta application story : April, 1991.

File consists of material relating to the writing and publication of an application case history about the the use of Electrohome's ECP 4000 projectors at Martin Marietta space launch systems interactive demonstration centre (Denver, CO). Includes correspondence and memoranda (some faxed), edited draft and final typed versions of story outlines and of articles (some faxed), ms. notes, a photograph of the projection system at the demonstration centre, and other information about Martin Marietta.

Electrohome

Schneider, Herbert J. family.

Snapshots of Herb and Betty: skiing, fishing, hiking and sailing in New Zealand, Alaska, Austria, Switzerland and Georgian Bay. Includes two postcards, one to Herb from Carl Holman, head brewer for Carlsberg Beer.

Schneider family

Plants and product testing facilities.

File consists of photographs and negatives of Electrohome plants and product testing facilities. Includes photographs of the Morristown, TN, plant; the Electrohome (U.S.A.) Inc. branch in Ontario, CA; an aerial photograph of Plant 10 (Cambridge, ON); and photographs of employees testing television and video monitors. One photograph has been mounted on board and retouched.

Electrohome

Facilities : U.S.

File consists of a photograph of the Electrohome motor plant in Morristown, TN, and a glossy print of a drawing of the building for International Electrohome, Inc.

Electrohome

Funeral service card.

A funeral service card for the service of memory for Berdiena "Birdie" Cartheuser held on September 13, 1986 at the Church of the Hills in Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, California. Berdiena was William Cartheuser's second wife. Berdiena was born on April 20, 1896 and died on September 11, 1986.

Survival Research Institute of Canada

Publicity : 1982-1983 (file 1 of 2).

File consists of material relating to public relations activities for the years 1982 and 1983. Includes news releases, memoranda, copies of form letters to employees and dealers from John A. Pollock, product photographs with typed cutlines, typed remarks by John A. Pollock given at the 1982 annual meeting, the first issue of the newsletter Electrohome World, and press kits for Electrohome Electronics, Deilcraft furniture, and the 1982 annual meeting.

File also includes a portfolio from the Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce (Morristown, TN) containing news releases about Electrohome's purchase of a production facility there and 16 photographs of the plant during construction.

Electrohome

Publicity : 1982-1983 (file 2 of 2).

File consists of material relating to public relations activities for the years 1982 and 1983. Includes news releases, memoranda, copies of form letters to employees and dealers from John A. Pollock, product photographs with typed cutlines, typed remarks by John A. Pollock given at the 1982 annual meeting, the first issue of the newsletter Electrohome World, and press kits for Electrohome Electronics, Deilcraft furniture, and the 1982 annual meeting.

File also includes a portfolio from the Morristown Area Chamber of Commerce (Morristown, TN) containing news releases about Electrohome's purchase of a production facility there and 16 photographs of the plant during construction.

Electrohome

Electrohome dealers and branches.

File consists of a photograph of an Electrohome dealer in New York, the store front of the Hydro Shop (Waterloo, ON?), and the Vancouver branch of Electrohome.

Electrohome

Tire testing.

File consists of publicity photographs from United States Rubber and Uniroyal of tires being tested primarily in Laredo, Texas. Note that United States Rubber was the former name of Uniroyal.

Dominion Rubber Company

Diary : 1977.

Black notebook containing trip diary: Florida trip, 1st March to 14th March 1977.

Schantz Russell Family

Introduction to Psychism of Color.

A lecture by Reverend Dean S. Psaras explaining the psychism of colour. The lecture describes what aura colours mean, the positive and negative aspects, ray power, and the role colours play in healing. The lecture was published by Serenity Publishing Company in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Gauthier, Sofie

Map of Henry Wagner homestead.

Two maps created by Gordon Wagner that show the location of Henry Wagner's homestead in upstate New York, near the town of Rose. One map shows the location in relation to the large geographical area and the other shows the exact plot and surrounding farms with notes on the location of the home, etc.

Wagner, Gordon

Techniques for Reflection, Introspection, Contemplation and Meditation as taught by Reverend Dr. Dean S. Psaras.

A lecture by Reverend Dr. Dean S. Psaras containing instruction and techniques for reflection, introspection, contemplation, and mediation practices. The lecture includes outlines and steps for achieving these practices, the benefits to integrating techniques in everyday life, and suggested topics for contemplation practices. The lecture was published by Serenity Publishing Company in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Gauthier, Sofie

Clippings.

File consists of a letter and postcard to Carl A. Pollock from John Koegler, photographs of Koegler and his house in Hawaii, and 2 press clippings on award-winning annual reports and Electrohome's developments in reverse osmosis.

Electrohome

The Charismata of Healing as taught by Reverend Dr. Dean S. Psaras.

A lecture by Reverend Dr. Dean S. Psaras explaining the healing philosophy and the healing purpose. Psaras details specific types of healing (divine healing, spiritual healing, faith healing, magnetic healing, vibration healing, suggestive therapy, charismatic healing) and provides instruction for healing practices. The lecture was published by Churchill's of Birmingham in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Gauthier, Sofie

The Human Aura as taught by Reverend Dr. Dean S. Psaras.

A lecture by Reverend Dr. Dean S. Psaras explaining the auras surrounding animate or inanimate objects. The lecture details how highly sensitive, psychic, or super receptive people can see/feel the aura. Psaras explains how aura reading works in the context of spiritualism, chakras, and what aura colours mean. The lecture was published by Churchill's of Birmingham in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Gauthier, Sofie

The First Principles of Metaphysics by Dr. Dean S. Psaras.

A lecture by Dr. Dean S. Psaras detailing the principles of metaphysics and the mental philosophy of dealing with the nature and causes of being. The lecture includes the topics of meditation, invisible forces, thought power, healing, the power of prayer, helping those who have passed into spirit, and the power of combined thought. The lecture was published by Churchill's of Birmingham in Lake Forest, Illinois.

Gauthier, Sofie

Sturbridge?

One image of what appears to be a stable, identified on the verso as possibly from Old Sturbridge Village in Massachusetts.

Rempel, John I.

Betty Forbes's photograph album.

An album containing photographs of the Forbes family and their friends including Millicent Lyall Forbes, George Alexander Forbes, Betty Forbes, Peg Forbes, Pamela Wilson, Ross Wilson, Margaret Neilson, Jean Lyttle, Isabel Taylor, Jane Drope, Betty Hall, Joan MacPhail, Joan Norwich, Jayne Clement, Jack Vincent, Betty and Lou Breithaupt, Eleanor Snyder, Jean Augustine, Patty Ann Augustine, Barbie Augustine, and many others. Several photographs feature Camp Forty at Lake Tyson, Thistletown (part of the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto), Christmas celebrations, christenings, and trips to British Columbia, Arizona, California, Texas, South Carolina, and Yellowstone National Park. Also includes a ticket stub or name card for Millicent Lyall Forbes when she attended the Canadian Nurses Association 25th biennial meeting at the University of British Columbia between June 26-30, 1950.

Forbes, Betty

Snow loaded trees, Mt. Hood.

Print of a photograph of snow covered trees on Mount Hood taken by Ackroyd Photography Inc. and published in a Portland, Oregon newspaper.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Trip diary.

File consists of one trip diary kept by Florence Bray. The diary details trips to Europe (1926), California (1938 & 1939), New York and Atlantic City (1932), Virginia (1950), Florida (1930 & 1938), Scotland (1892), Gaspe (1946), Muskoka (1946). Also included in the diary are addresses of people met while on trips, a list of hotels stayed in and a fold out map of the United States and Mexico. The 1926 trip to Europe is of particular interest, with descriptions of major European cities and First World War battlefields.

Bray Family

Schneider, Herbert.

One snapshot from a trip with Fred H., Ella and Fred P. Schneider to Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Envelope.

A used envelope that was addressed to Reverend W. Cartheuser in Buffalo, New York. The envelope was stamped with the date July 25, 1949. It is not known what was sent to William inside this envelope or who the sender was.

Survival Research Institute of Canada

Fish salvage.

File consists of plans and drawings of fish collecting systems for two dams in Oregon: Bonneville Dam and McNary Dam.

Detwiler, John D.

Betty Forbes's diary.

A diary containing daily entries written by Betty Forbes in 1948. Several entries describe Betty’s work in British Columbia, family events, dances, a trip to Alaska, holidays, and Peg Forbes’s wedding to Colin Andrew (Joe) Wilson. The diary contains letters, invitations, lists, a patch, and press clippings including one titled, Girls advised to train for career and marriage published in The Globe and Mail on January 27, 1948.

Forbes, Betty

Betty Forbes's photograph album.

An album containing photographs of the Forbes family and their friends including Betty Forbes, Peg Forbes, Millicent Lyall Forbes, Robert Forbes, Grace Forbes (nee Bickford), Judy Forbes, George Alexander Forbes, Jim Johnson, Bill Stuart, Bob O’Connor, and others. Several photographs feature camping activities, cars, picnics, family pets, planes, parades, trips to British Columbia and Alaska, Lake Tyson, Puslinch Lake, Tobermory, Bishop Strachan School, St. George’s Nursery School, Thistletown, part of the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, and Club Kingsway in Toronto. Also includes photographs of Betty and Forbes in their nursing uniforms and their graduation ceremonies, and images related to the World Wars including George Alexander Forbes in uniform, prisoner of war Jack Currie [?] and many other individuals in military uniform.

Forbes, Betty

Betty Forbes's diary.

A diary containing daily entries written by Betty Forbes in 1947. Several entries describe family events, parties, dances, trips to Buffalo, Sudbury and British Columbia, and Betty’s work at Claremont Nursery School. The diary includes letters, telegrams, invitations, programs, press clippings, pressed flowers, a napkin, and a photograph of an unknown individual.

Forbes, Betty

Unidentified man.

Studio portrait postcard of an unidentified man in military uniform, seen smiling at camera, from the Bechler family photo album. Postcard made in the United States of America and bottom right corner of portrait signed Holloway.

Bechler family

Kaufman, Emma : 1941.

Four pieces of personal correspondence one written to Emma Kaufman, and three written by Emma Kaufman. These three letters are written to friends in Japan and are dated Dec. 4, 5 and 7 respectively, and describe her efforts to gather material to send back with a Japanese friend on the Dec. 14th sailing of a ship from Los Angeles to Japan.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Schantz, Austin : Colorado.

Snapshots taken between 1917 and 1942 of Austin Schantz and his life in Colorado. The photographs are largely unidentified, although some identifications are present. Includes images of Denver, Colorado during a snowstorm ; Colorado mountains and landscapes ; mining operations ; Christmas and New Years decorations ; animals ; buildings, ; Arthur Schantz at his cabin and holding fish ; as well as unidentified others.

Schantz Russell Family

Home movie / Guy family.

One film reel, a home movie showing members of the Guy family and friends. Film shows family activities in New York, Waterloo and Bermuda including children, winter activities, fishing, vacationing and more. A scene list by Jim Guy is included.

Guy, James Rutherford and George Harrington

Album 4.

File consists of an album probably compiled by Paul Rieder. Includes snapshots of friends and family members and snapshots taken on trips to the US and around Ontario. Album also includes ts. notes "Tour of Western States," describing a trip to the US. Some photographs include date/captions. Some photographs appear to be missing.

Rieder, Talmon and Anthes family

Photograph collection.

  • SCA83-GA53
  • Collection
  • [186-?]-[19--?]

Collection consists of 169 19th century American photographs. Included are 115 carte-de-visites, 40 cabinet portraits, 2 albums, 11 miscellaneous photographs and 1 envelope of miscellaneous business and greeting cards.

The photographs vary in size, but many of are 1 x 1 cm and mounted on card. Most are albumen type photographs depicting various people including infants, children, and adults. The photographs come from various studios across the United States though the majority come from studios in New York, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Illinois. The photographs, since rehoused, were originally housed in two albums decorated with an intricate relief on the cover and a metal clasp lock.

Propaganda Research Papers : Series 3B Week No. 64 Intake Report : U.S.A. Broadcasts in English for North America during week 19th – 25th Nov.

Weekly intake report on broadcasts in English for North American listeners mainly from the United States of America, Germany, Italy and England. Copy no. 27.

University of Waterloo. Department of Political Science.

Propaganda Research Papers : Series 3B Week No. 63. Intake Report : U.S.A. Broadcasts in English for North America 12th – 18th Nov.

Weekly intake report on broadcasts in English for North American listeners mainly from the United States of America, Germany, Italy and England. Copy no. 27.

University of Waterloo. Department of Political Science.

Studies in Broadcast Propaganda Study No. 23 : the British Action at Taranto in Foreign Broadcasts (12th-14th November, 1940).

Report providing an analysis of the collaboration between the Axis Powers (Germany, Italy, and Japan) to minimize and discredit the British success at Taranto, Italy in broadcasts from Greece, Turkey, Russia, United States of America, Madrid, Free France and Switzerland. Copy no. 192.

University of Waterloo. Department of Political Science.

Propaganda Research Papers : Series 3B Week No. 62. Intake Report : U.S.A. Broadcasts in English for North America during week 5th – 11th Nov.

Weekly intake report on broadcasts in English for North American listeners mainly from the United States of America, Germany, Italy and England. Copy no. 27.

University of Waterloo. Department of Political Science.

Propaganda Research Papers : Series 3A Week No. 60. Intake Report : U.S.A. Broadcasts for the American Listener during week 21st – 27th Oct.

Weekly intake report on broadcasts in English for North American listeners mainly from the United States of America, Germany, Italy and England. Copy no. 27.

University of Waterloo. Department of Political Science.

What do you mean fascism?

Leaflet titled "What do you mean fascism?" issued by the American League Against War and Fascism based in New York City. Includes mail in membership card and encouragement to read "Fight," a newspaper produced by the league.

Schneider, J.M. : trip to California.

Portrait of (left to right) Louise Ahrens, Helena Schneider, J.M. Schneider taken in an outdoors courtyard, possibly of a hotel. Helena is seen seated in a chair with an [orange] in her left hand with Louise and J.M. standing at her sides. The group is posed next to a table with a large bowl of [oranges] on top. File also includes photocopies and identifications of a postcard of the same individuals with Charles and Emma Ahrens taken at the Mexican border.

Schneider family

Group of people in the Court of the Little Theatre.

Informal group portrait of 7 unidentified individuals sitting by a fountain in a court. Caption on verso reads: "Note your big sis taken in the Court of the Little Theatre first of its kind in America and in the Old French Quarters a beautiful court, April 19 - 1930."

Byers, Harry J.

Notebook : movies, plays and concerts.

A promotional notebook published in 1912 by the Alaska Feather & Down Co., Montreal, used by Dorothy Russell to record movies, plays and concerts she attended in Kitchener, Ont., Toronto, Sarnia, Chatham and Chicago, 1921-1928. Included are the names of actors and actresses, the theatre and the date.

Schantz Russell Family

SAS Kansas City : plate 1157, January 3, 1928.

Group portrait of Harry Byers (front row, centre) with and what appears to be his Kansas Sweeney Tractor Machine Company class. There is a banner above the class that says "SAS Kansas City" [Sweeney Automobile School], and Harry Byers is holding a sign that says "Plate 1157 Jan. 3, 1928."

Byers, Harry J.

Sol Eisen collection.

Collection consists of four files donated as part of the Sol Eisen collection of Canadiana. These items include a ms. of Mexican plays, a music manuscript, a receipt for work completed by a slave on chain gang, and materials related to the life of Frederic William Wile.

Eisen, Sol

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