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Rome.

Bronze dupondius from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Nero and on the reverse winged victory holding a wreath and a palm branch.

Pyke, Edgar William

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

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

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

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

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

Urquhart, Jane.

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

Urquhart, Jane

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

Mytilene.

Bronze coin from Mytilene, Lesbos showing possibly a bust of Sapphos on the obverse and a lyre with the letter MYTI on the reverse.

Pyke, Edgar William

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

Dijon/Dole, France.

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

Urquhart, Tony

Auvers, France.

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

Urquhart, Tony

Lyon, France.

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

Urquhart, Tony

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

Besancon, France.

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

Urquhart, Tony

Nevers, France.

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

Urquhart, Tony

Vichy, France.

File consists of sixteen slides showing grave markers in Vichy, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Trip to Yugoslavia.

File consists of materials relating to Kay Rex's trip to Yugoslavia. Includes ephemera, itineraries, postcards, notes and travel information.

Rex, Kay

Familienbriefe: 1981-1982.

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 are German press clippings about the development of the German Democratic Republic in the 1980s. Records include letters, greeting cards, and press clippings.

Card and photographs.

File consists of a card addressed to Hynes from Joan [Venn] and two photographs taken at Hirnant (Wales), research stations 5 and 6.

Hynes, H.B.N.

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

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

La Pique, France.

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

Urquhart, Tony

Tarbes, France.

File consists of fourteen slides showing grave markers in Tarbes, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Toul, France.

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

Urquhart, Tony

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: 1979-1980.

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. Also contains a copy of the last will and testament of Friederich Höpken. Friederich Höpken was Eduard Höpken’s brother and he lived in Brazil. Records include letters, greeting cards, and postcards.

Nice, France.

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

Urquhart, Tony

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

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.

Royal Air Forces Ex-P.O.W. Association reunion : programme and press clipping.

A programme outlining the events and activities of the Royal Air Forces Ex-P.O.W. Association international reunion for kriegies held in London, England from May 13-16, 1977. The programme belonged to Cameron Hill who attended the reunion.

Also includes one press clipping from an unknown publication describing a dinner held during the reunion where attendees, including more than 300 Canadians, dined with Prince Philip, consort of Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain.

Hill, Cameron Clare

Familienbriefe: 1976-1978.

  • SCA344-GA393-14
  • File
  • [January 6, 1976?]-November 19, 1980, predominant 1976-1978
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as Cornelius Sommer’s university graduation and his plans to open his own law firm as well as Angelika Sommer’s move to Hamburg, Germany. Also contains letters describing Isle Stein’s upcoming visit with Ulrich Sommer and Gisela Sommer in Canada. Records include letters, greeting cards, and postcards.

Florence, Italy.

File consists of fifteen slides showing grave markers in Florence, Italy.

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

Genoa, Italy.

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

Urquhart, Tony

Rome.

Silver denarius from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Vespasian and on the reverse priestly implements

Pyke, Edgar William

Ontario trade and investment mission to the United Kingdom.

File consists of material relating to John A. Pollock's participation in an Ontario trade and investment mission to the United Kingdom led by Premier William G. Davis, in May 1973. Includes a group portrait and typed list identifying the people in the photograph, a letter from Premier Davis, and ephemera.

Electrohome

Arcachon, France.

File consists of twenty four slides showing grave markers in Arcachon, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Carcasonne, France.

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

Urquhart, Tony

Familienbriefe: 1971-1973.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters expressing concern for Angelika Sommer because she was increasingly committed to Communist ideologies and involved in politics in Germany during the 1970s. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, and a press clipping.

Frangy, France.

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

Urquhart, Tony

Annecy, France.

File consists of thirty one slides showing grave markers in Annecy, France.

Urquhart, Tony

Eloise, France.

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

Urquhart, Tony

Grenoble, France.

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

Urquhart, Tony

Rome.

Silver denarius from Rome (Italy) showing on the obverse the head of Vespasian and on the reverse Pax seated holding and olive-branch and a caduceus.

Pyke, Edgar William

Briefwechsel mit Ilse Stein: 1970-1982.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family and Isle Stein. Isle Stein was a friend of the Sommer family and she lived in Germany. Includes letters that discuss Angelika Sommer’s impending divorce from her husband Uwe Schriever. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, and photographs of Christmas decorations.

Familienbriefe: 1969-1971.

Correspondence between various members of the Sommer family including letters that describe Cornelius Sommer’s European vacation and Angelika Sommer’s political involvement in Germany, her Marxist beliefs and her plans to pursue post-secondary education in Germany. Some letters also indicate that Angelika Sommer met and was dating Uwe Schriever, who later becomes her husband. Also includes greeting cards, postcards, a pamphlet, and photographs of Uwe Schriever, and the wedding of Friedemann and Petra (surnames unknown) in March 1970.

Familienbriefe: 1967-1969.

  • SCA344-GA393-9
  • File
  • February 6, 1966-[January 8, 1970?], predominant 1967-1969
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as Ulrich Sommer and Cornelius Sommer’s studies in university, Angelika Sommer’s pending visit with her grandparents, and Lina Neumeyer Raatz’s declining health. Lina Neumeyer Raatz was Ulrich Sommer’s aunt and she lived in Germany. Also contains correspondence between the Sommer family and the Altenmueller family from Cooksville, Ontario. Records include letters, postcards, and pamphlets.

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.

Lloret, Spain.

File consists of twelve slides showing grave markers in Lloret, Spain.

Urquhart, Tony

Familienbriefe: 1962-1966.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Of special interest is a letter written by Eduard Höpken on May 29, 1965 revealing that he was a dedicated member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany since 1930. Eduard claimed that he reinstated his support for the political party after 1945. In this letter, Eduard wrote about the development of laws to provide the state increased control during emergencies. Also contains correspondence between the Sommer family and Friederich Joachim. Friederich Joachim adopted Ulrich Sommer as an adult and he lived in Germany. Records include letters, post cards, birth announcements, and a funeral invitation.

Visit of Mr. R.C. Kirkwood in Frankfort.

File consists of a photograph of a group of men standing on a street in front of several buildings during the visit of Mr. R.C. Kirkwood in Frankfort from February 22-27, 1961. The men are identified by surname on an accompanying piece of paper (typescript).

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Unidentified couple.

File consists of a snapshot of an unidentified couple standing together and smiling a the camera while visiting Bad Gastein.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Familienbriefe: 1958-1962.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters describing Eduard and Elisabeth Höpken’s impending trip to Canada and letters discussing Ulrich Sommer’s adult adoption by a man named Friedrich Joachim who lived in Germany. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, floor plans, and a wedding invitation.

Kaufman, A.R. : Russian trip memories.

Typescript carbon notes and photocopies of manuscript and typescript materials relating to A.R. Kaufman's travels in 1929, 1958-1959 and 1963 to various destinations in the world including England, India, New Zealand and Russia. Includes a photocopy of a CKCO TV interview about his trip to Russia in 1963.

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