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Italy.

Silver denarius from a military mint, possibly in Italy, showing on the obverse an elephant trampling a horned serpent over the word Caesar and on the reverse priestly implements. Stuck during the reign of Julius Caesar after his crossing of the Rubicon into Italy. This coin was possibly struck from the horde at the State treasury at the Temple of Saturn in Rome.

Pyke, Edgar William

Rome.

Bronze coin from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Claudius and on the reverse Minerva advancing with a spear and a shield and the letters SC.

Pyke, Edgar William

Rome.

Bronze coin from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Germanicus and on the reverse the letters SC.

Pyke, Edgar William

Rome.

Bronze coin from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Augustus and on the reverse the facade of the Ara Providentiae Augusti with Provident below. This coin was minted during the reign of Tiberius in honour of the deification of Augustus.

Pyke, Edgar William

Nemausus.

Bronze Dupondius from Nemausus (Nice, France) showing on the obverse back-to-back heads of Agrippa and Augustus and on the reverse a crocodile chained to a palm tree.

Pyke, Edgar William

Culinary and medicinal household recipe book.

  • SCA400-GA466
  • Collection
  • [18-]-[19-]

Culinary and medicinal manuscript household recipe notebook including recipes for food (such as jelly and lemonade), medicinal remedies (such as an earache cure and a cough syrup), and household remedies (such as furniture cream and cement).
Contents are divided into sections. First 25 pages are not numbered and include lists of contents. Pages 1 to 73 are numbered and contain culinary recipes, medicinal remedies, and household remedies. Pages 74 to 108 are numbered and left blank with a few pencil-written sums and calculations. Pages 109 to 112 were numbered and are missing. Pages 113 to 115 are numbered and contain culinary recipes and household remedies.
Includes unbound pages with recipes inserted in the book.
Script is in black, blue, and red ink and graphite pencil.

Rome.

Silver denarius from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Tiberius and the reverse Livia seated on a throne. This is often referred to as a Tribute Penny, being the coin that Jesus refers to during his �Give unto Caesar speech.�

Pyke, Edgar William

Lyon.

Silver denarius from Lyons (France) showing on the obverse the head of Augustus and on the reverse Gaius & Lucius standing front, each with a hand resting on a round shield.

Pyke, Edgar William

Gaul.

Silver coin from Gaul (modern day France) minted by the Gallic Aedui people. The image on the obverse shows the helmeted head of Roma and the reverse a horse.

Pyke, Edgar William

Familienbriefe: 1947-1957.

  • SCA344-GA393-2
  • File
  • June 16, 1946-December 2003, predominant 1947-1958
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Höpken and Sommer families. Includes several candid letters from Eduard Höpken that describe his experiences during and after World War II as well as the political climate in Germany during the 1950s. Of special interest is a family newsletter written on January 6, 1971 by Eduard and his wife Elisabeth Höpken that provides biographical information about their children including Gisela Sommer and her husband Ulrich Sommer, Johann Höpken, Walter Höpken, Karl Höpken, Wilhelm Höpken, and Peter Höpken. Records include letters and postcards.

England.

Silver sixpence from England showing on the obverse the head of Elizabeth I with a rose and on the reverse a square topped shield with the date 1561.

Pyke, Edgar William

Macedon.

Electrotype coin from Macedon showing on the obverse the head of Herakles wearing the skin of the Nemean Lion and on the reverse Zeus seated holding an eagle. Original coin dates from the time of Alexander the Great.

Pyke, Edgar William

Urquhart, Jane.

File consists of two photographs of Jane Urquhart speaking at the John Adams Institute in Amsterdam.

Urquhart, Jane

The Petworth Project fonds.

  • SCA162-GA136
  • Fonds
  • 1979-2000

Consists of material relating to the research for, writing and publication of two volumes relating to the Petworth Emigration Scheme: Assisting Emigration to Upper Canada : the Petworth Project, 1832-1837 / by Wendy Cameron and Mary McDougall Maude, and English immigrant voices : labourers letters from Upper Canada in the 1830's, both of which were published by McGill-Queen's University Press in 2000.

The files retained by the Project fall into three broad categories :

1) the "results of genealogical research in England and the family history files used in creating the list in Part 2 of Assisting emigration;
2) files relating to research in Canadian genealogical resources;
3) files dealing with the process and creation of the books."

Included are correspondence among the primary researchers and to and from individuals relating to families and individual emigrants, data sheets and electronic databases relating to Petworth emigrants and sponsors, photocopies of original correspondence and documents, research notes, drafts and working papers relating to the editing of the final manuscripts.

The Jackman Foundation

Album von Leipzig.

File consists of a booklet of 12 photochrom prints as postcards containing views of Leipzig.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Breslau.

File consists of a booklet originally containing 10 black and white postcards [rotogravure prints?] with views of Breslau (Poland). Five postcards remain; one has been separated from the booklet.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Burgenstock.

File consists of a booklet containing 12 black and white photographs of Burgenstock.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

München.

File consists of 11 postcards containing views of Munich. Some are photochrom and some are black and white [rotogravure prints?].

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Wittenberg, Bez. Halle.

File consists of a booklet of 10 black and white postcards [rotogravure prints?] containing views of Wittenberg.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Zugspitze im winter.

File consists of a set of black and white photographs in a folded paper covering containing views of the Zugspitze mountain peak in winter. The original set contained 12 images, but some from another unidentified set have been added for a total of 22.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Dordogne, France.

File consists of thirteen slides showing grave markers in Dordogne, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Marville, France.

File consists of fifteen slides showing grave markers in Marville, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Montauban, France.

File consists of three slides showing grave markers in Montauban, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Nimes, France.

File consists of twelve slides showing grave markers in Nimes, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Ornans, France.

File consists of two slides showing grave markers in Ornans, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Photograph album.

File consists of one photograph album (some photos have been removed) showing photographs of Kay Rex, friends and family at school, on vacation, and at home. Also includes photographs of Niagara Falls, Dublin, and Paris (Ontario) and of a float plane.

Rex, Kay

Eschwege, Germany.

Snapshots, postcards and tourist information relating to Eschwege, Germany, home of the Roth family (Reichen Sachsen on the Werre, Hesse). Henrietta Charlotte Roth was the wife of Charles Andrew Ahrens.

Schneider family

Caen, France.

File consists of six slides showing grave markers in Caen, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Corsica, France.

File consists of eighty eight slides, largely showing grave markers in Corsica, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Nancy, France.

File consists of one slide showing grave markers in Nancy, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Normandy, France.

File consists of eleven slides showing grave markers in Normandy, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Berlin.

File consists of a booklet containing 12 black and white postcards [rotogravure prints?] with views of Berlin.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Wien.

File consists of a booklet containing 64 black and white images [rotogravure prints?] of Wien.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Album von Berlin.

File consists of a booklet containing 16 black and white postcards [rotogravure prints?] with views of Berlin.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Loose postcards.

File consists of 212 loose postcards, including black and white and sepia-toned photographs, black and white and sepia-toned rotogravures, photochroms, and other colour prints. Postcards contain views of numerous European cities and landforms (including Binz, Potsdam, Oberammergau, Berlin, Wittenberg, Lucerne, the Rhine, and the Alps), as well as views along the Canadian Pacific Railway in British Columbia and Alberta (photographed by Byron Harmon) and the Columbia River Highway in Oregon (photographed by Cross & Dimmitt), and views of Banff, the Rocky Mountains, Stratford (Ontario), and other places and scenes. Some duplicates are present. Six postcards contain a stamp (four German, one Canadian, and one Czechoslovakian). Two postcards were sent through the mail; one from Keffer to his wife, and one from Max [last name illegible] to Keffer (in German). Six of the postcards were published by Valentine & Sons.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Lucerne.

File consists of two souvenir cards containing views of Lucerne.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Norderney.

File consists of a booklet of ten black and white postcards [rotogravure prints?] containing views of Norderney.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Bourges, France.

File consists of five slides showing grave markers in Bourges, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Langres, France.

File consists of one slide showing grave markers in Langres, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Le Bugue, France

File consists of nine slides showing grave markers in Le Bugue, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Sete, France.

File consists of twenty nine slides showing grave markers in Sete, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Le Havre.

Film canister includes handwritten notes about film that read: "War monument - Schneiders, Harbour, Sailing boat, Street scenes, Semi open toilets, Movie ad, Butcher shops, Who? spills beer, Harbour + Restaurants."

Schneider family

Publicity photographs.

File consists of seven reprint and original photographs showing various aspects of YWCA programs and services. All photographs are undated. Includes photographs of Camp Clover, YW Daycare Centre, fundraising campaigns, and YW in Romania.

Young Women's Christian Association of Kitchener-Waterloo

Slides.

File consists 324 of slides. Slides shows Kay Rex's trips to Mexico, Africa, Greece and Yugoslavia as well as images of friends and family and Ontario. Some slides belong to Kenneth Rex.

Rex, Kay

Arles, France.

File consists of twenty two slides showing grave markers in Arles, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Loudun, France.

File consists of seven slides showing grave markers in Loudun, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Lourdes, France.

File consists of one slide showing grave markers in Lourdes, France.

Urquhart, Tony

10 ansichten von Berlin.

File consists of a booklet of 10 black and white postcards [rotogravure prints?] containing views of Berlin.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Bridalcups.

File consists of a clipping from a souvenir booklet or similar explaining the tradition of bridalcups and stating that original bridalcups can be found at the Germanic Museum in Nuremberg.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Jerzy Pindera fonds.

  • SCA232-GA230
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1999

Fonds consists of materials relating to the life and career of Jerzy Pindera, with a specific focus on his time in World War II and as a prisoner of war in Sachsenhausen concentration camp during the Holocaust. Includes correspondence, articles, war records and short stories, as well as tapes of interviews conducted with Pindera.

Pindera, Jerzy Tadeusz

Familienbriefe: 1993-1999.

  • SCA344-GA393-21
  • File
  • [August 1977?]-[December 14, 1999?], predominant 1993-1999
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as information about Angelika Sommer’s partner Gunther (surname unknown) and Angelika’s concern for Isle Stein’s well-being. Isle Stein was a friend of the Sommer family and she lived in Germany. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, press clippings and, photographs of family members, flowers, buildings, Christmas decorations, and art.

Briefwechsel mit Ilse Stein: 1983.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family and Isle Stein. Includes letters indicating that Isle Stein moved from Essen, Germany to Reutlingen, Germany. Isle Stein was a friend of the Sommer family. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, and photographs of Christmas decorations, animals, buildings, and landscapes.

Rome.

Silver denarius from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Nerva and on the reverse Fortuna standing holding rudder and cornucopiae.

Pyke, Edgar William

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

Familienbriefe: 1985-1987.

  • SCA344-GA393-19
  • File
  • November 22, 1979-June 8, 1996, predominant 1985-1987
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters sent between Gisela Sommer and Ulrich Sommer that were written while Gisela visited her parents in Germany. Of special interest is a letter by Ulrich to Gisela that describes his experience attending Barker Fairley’s birthday celebration at University College in Toronto, Ontario on May 21, 1986. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, funeral invitations, and photographs of family members.

Familienbriefe: 1988-1992.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as Angelika Sommer’s training and participation in a local choir and Cornelius Sommer’s trip to Hamburg, Germany in 1993. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, press clippings, and photographs of family members, events, pets, and a choir.

Liberation anniversary certificates.

Material relating to the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Holland (Bergen op Zoom) and Belgium in WWII. Includes certificates, a photograph of John Gartshore Martin shaking hands with the [Prime Minister of Belgium?], and a photocopied 1945 press clipping.

Martin, John Gartshore

Rome.

Silver denarius from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Domitian and on the reverse Minerva brandishing a spear and a shield.

Pyke, Edgar William

Electrohome Europe.

File consists of five photographs by Jon Baker of the staff and office building of Electrohome Europe in Reading, UK. File also includes a memorandum.

Electrohome

Update photos.

File consists of photographs, negatives, and a slide used in the company newsletter Electrohome Update. Includes photographs, snapshots, and portraits of Electrohome staff and employees; and photographs and snapshots taken at exhibits and meetings and of people receiving awards. Includes a photograph of the Reading, UK, office and a meeting in Singapore. Some photographs include John A. Pollock. Some photographs include identification on verso.

Electrohome

Dijon/Dole, France.

File consists of fourteen slides showing grave markers in Dijon and Dole, France.

Urquhart, Tony

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

Auvers, France.

File consists of seven slides showing grave markers in Auvers, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Genoa, Italy.

File consists of twenty slides showing grave markers in Genoa, Italy.

Urquhart, Tony

Grenoble, France.

File consists of fifty eight slides showing grave markers in Grenoble, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Lyon, France.

File consists of one slide showing grave markers in Lyon, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Carcasonne, France.

File consists of seven slides showing grave markers in Carcassone, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Briefe von Annemarie Boden, Max Boden, Axel and Sibylle Boden, 1954 mit einige briefe von John und Gisela Sommer an Annemarie Boden.

Correspondence primarily between the Sommer family and the Boden family. The Boden family lived in Bonn, Germany and included Annemarie Boden, Max Boden, Axel Boden and Sibylle Boden. Of special interest are letters commenting on social and political matters such as issues of ethnicity, Quebec separatism, and World War II. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, press clippings, a funeral invitation, and photographs of a family home and the University of Bonn in Germany.

Tarascon, France.

File consists of twelve slides showing grave markers in Tarascon, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Millau, France.

File consists of eight slides showing grave markers in Millau, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Najac, France.

File consists of ten slides, largely showing grave markers in Najac, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Yvetot, France.

File consists of eleven slides showing grave markers in Yvetot, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Reims, France.

File consists of thirty two slides showing grave markers in Reims, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Vezelay, France.

File consists of five slides showing grave markers in Vezelay, France.

Urquhart, Tony

La Pique, France.

File consists of one slide showing grave markers in La Pique, France.

Urquhart, Tony

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