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Chattertonian Manuscript

File consists of one manuscript titled "Chattertonian ms." The manuscript itself is a transcribed typed copy of the original, which was compiled and written by George Catcott. Catcott was the first person to be approached by Chatterton regarding the Thomas Rowley poems. The manuscript includes passages from works by Thomas Chatterton, letters to and from Catcott and Chatterton, as well as notes by Catcott on Chatterton and the Thomas Rowley affair. Inlaid in the front of the book is a signature of Thomas Chatterton's as well as a letter addressing the authenticity of the signature. Also included is a print of George Catcott. The bookplate reads "Conrad P. Fry oneth me is me jure tenet, and this booke confesse to be quieunque me invenit."

Davis, Bertram R.

Schantz, Mary Moyer.

Includes one diary belonging to Mary Schantz (nee Moyer). Includes names, addresses and death dates of friends and family.

Schantz Russell Family

Visual Material

Series consists of photographs and other visual materials relating to the Kitchener Water Commission and the Grand River Conservation Commission. Photographs relating to the Kitchener Water Commission depict construction of water works facilities, pump houses, and pumping equipment mainly at the Shoemaker (now Greenbrook) and Strange Street pumping stations. Some photographs include the water commissioners. Photographs relating to the GRCC depict the the construction of the Shand and Conestogo dams.

Series also includes a mid-19th century portrait and cartes-de-visite of unidentified women and men, perhaps friends or relatives of the Pequegnat family.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Diaries

This series includes the diaries of Rev. J. H. Shoults over the period 1870-1884. There are nineteen diaries in total and they are kept in copy books, bound diary books, and notebooks. The majority of diary entries relate to Rev. Shoults' work as a Minister with the Christian Church, though reference is also made to his work as a teacher, to family affairs, to farming and gardening activities, to shopping and errands, to prices of food and farm goods, to his personal finances, to social visits (Rev. Shoults had many friends and acquaintances), and to weather conditions.

Shoults, J.H., Rev.

Bowlby, Adam 1792-1883

Series consists of materials relating to the life and death of Adam Bowlby. Includes one obituary and a photocopy of the obituary.

Clement Bowlby Family

Schantz, Mary.

Material created and accumulated by Mary Schantz (nee Moyer). Includes a genealogy notebook and school essays.

Schantz Russell Family

White, Etta Lydia Mary.

One diary belonging to Etta Lydia Mary White (nee Schantz). The diary was given to Etta in 1882 for her sixteenth birthday and in it she has written poems, songs and diary entries. Also includes clippings, drawings, fabric swatches and writings that were inserted into the diary.

Schantz Russell Family

Bowman, Arthur M.

Material created and accumulated by Arthur M. Bowman. Includes one item of correspondence.

Bowman family

Schantz, Florence Annie Catherine.

Material relating to the personal life of Florence Annie Catherine Schantz. Includes gifts from her brother Austin Tobias Schantz and her sister Etta Lydia Mary White (nee Schnatz).

Schantz Russell Family

Dare Foods Limited : Day Books and Payroll Journal

Series consists of day books and a payroll journal in tabular format that were used to record employees, pay, pay periods and number of days worked. The ledgers were maintained at the Kitchener head office.

Dare Foods Limited

Berlin Water Works Company

Series consists of records relating to the operation and activities of the Berlin Water Works Company and the sale of the company to the Corporation of the Town of Berlin. Includes correspondence, reports, contracts and other legal documents, architectural drawings, and other material.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Joseph E. Seagram

Series consists of originals and photocopies of correspondence, invoices, partnership agreements re the business interests of Joseph Emm Seagram, George Randall and William Roos from 1869-1899.

Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Ltd.

Schantz, Orpheus Moyer.

Material created and accumulated by Orpheus Moyer Schantz and family. Includes ephemera from Orpheus and his wife Carrie Schantz (nee Flagler).

Schantz Russell Family

Manuscripts Held in Trust

Series is comprised of a collection of manuscripts held in trust, given to the archive by Doris Davis, widow of Bertram R. Davis. The items include letters, poetry, an indenture and other miscellaneous notes by romantic poets and their relatives including Robert Southey, William Wordsworth, and Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

Davis, Bertram R.

White, Etta Lydia Mary.

Material created and accumulated by Etta Lydia Mary White (nee Schantz). Includes one photograph, ephemera, cards, certificates, examinations, and other records.

Schantz Russell Family

Photographs.

Photographs of members of the extended Schantz family and friends. Includes primarily studio portraits, with some tintypes.

Schantz Russell Family

Anthes, J.I. Frank

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by J.I. Frank Anthes. Includes ribbons collected by J.I. Frank.

Rieder and Anthes family

Berlin Water Commission : Correspondence

Series consists of incoming correspondence relating to the operation of the Berlin Water Commission for the years 1899, and 1901-1905. Correspondence is addressed to the water commissioners in general, or to individual commissioners (mainly chairman J.C. Breithaupt) or the superintendent (W. Mahlon Davis and his successor Henry Hymmen).

Pequegnat, Marcel

Visual Materials

Series is comprised of visual materials accumulated by Bertram Davis. Includes a print of James Sharple's pastel portrait of Robert Southey.

Davis, Bertram R.

Motz, John George

Series is comprised of materials relating to the life of John George Motz. Includes a postcard photograph, funerary cards and a handkerchief.

Motz Family

Cook, Ella Anthes.

Series consists of material created and accumulated by Ella Anthes Cook. Includes autograph albums, a scrapbook, ephemera, and correspondence.

Rieder and Anthes family

Clement, Edwin Perry 1853-1924 and Janie Elizabeth Clement née Bowlby 1859-1919

Series consists of materials relating to the life and death of Edwin Perry Clement and wife Janie Elizabeth Clement née Bowlby. Includes clippings and biographical information on the family, an autograph book owned by Janie, correspondence and ephemera. Note that textiles created by Janie Elizabeth Bowlby Clement are located in Series 22: Textiles.

Clement Bowlby Family

Rieder, Peter family.

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Peter Rieder and his family. Includes a mid nineteenth century scrapbook, correspondence, and ephemera.

Peter Rieder Family

Administration : Personnel

Series consists of material relating to the administration of personnel, primarily salary information. Contains paybooks from 1909 to 1912, cheque information, unclaimed wage information and pay worksheets.

Kaufman Footwear

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Series comprises materials created by W.H.E. Schmalz, primarily when he was a student at RMC and during his professional life. Includes maps, drawings, paintings and architectural plans.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Property Transactions and Mortgages

Series consists of documents relating to land transactions. Most materials document the ownership history of the property consisting of Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4, and in particuar Lot 3, on the south (or west) side of Ahrens Street and the north side of Weber Street in David Weber's survey in the town of Berlin (now Kitchener); this property contained the Anthes home at 44 Weber Street and the Rieder home at 58 Roy Street.

Also present are documents relating to other land in Berlin as well as land in the Township of Wilmot, the Town of Moberly, and the District of Parry Sound. Series includes mortgages, deeds and certificates of ownership, abstracts from the Registry Office (Berlin), invoices, etc.

Rieder and Anthes family

Artifacts

Series consists of artifacts created or accumulated by the Kitchener-Waterloo Record and the various companies and newspapers that it has owned. Includes one vanity plate from owener J.E. Motz, and two printing plates.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Bowman family.

Material created and accumulated by members of the Bowman family. Includes ephemera, an indenture and an agreement.

Bowman family

Clement, David Ward 1897-1917

Series consists of materials relating to the life and death of David Ward Clement. Includes clippings and genealogical notes. Note that David Ward Clement was killed in action in First World War. His war medals can be found in Series 23: Artifacts.

Clement Bowlby Family

Maps

Series consists of cartographic items collected by the Hobson family. Includes two maps of Southern Ontario showing train and maritime routes.

Hobson Family

Correspondence Received by Others

Series consists of correspondence received by Margaret Rieder. Includes primarily Christmas cards, and one birthday card. Correspondents include: Anthes, Carolina; Clarke, Evelyn; Edkins, Phyllis; Morley, Margaret Louise and Anna Elizabeth; Parry, Magaret; Rieder, Emeline Merner; Rieder, Margareth Anthes.

Rieder and Anthes family

Ratz, George, estate.

Series contains materials relating to the estate of George Ratz. Includes correspondence, tax records and receipts.

Ratz Family

Dare Foods Limited : J.R. Worthington

Series consists of material relating to J.R. Worthington's employment in the candy manufacturing industry. Series contains files pertaining to candy manufacturing including machinery, production, suppliers, ingredients, publications and different lines of candies. Series includes formulas, correspondence, and machinery, equipment and ingredient advertisements and pamphlets. Includes correspondence and records relating to J.R. Worthington was employment at McCormick’s Limited, London, Ontario.

Dare Foods Limited

Photographs.

Photographs of the extended Schantz family, as well as friends and dwellings. Includes one snapshot of an unidentified family group.

Schantz Russell Family

Artifacts

Series consists of three war medals given on behalf of David Ward Clement’s service in First World War. Includes the Memorial Cross (given to Janie Elizabeth Bowlby Clement), the Victory Medal and the British War Medal (awarded posthumously to David Ward Clement).

Clement Bowlby Family

Russell, Dorothy: Education.

Material created and accumulated by Dorothy Etta Russell (nee White) during her education, both elementary and high school and during teacher's college. Includes primarily notebooks.

Schantz Russell Family

Suffrage Material

Series consists primarily of material created and /or accumulated by Alice Riggs Hunt, documenting her involvement in the suffrage movement in the United States. Includes clippings, ephemera, photographs, artifacts and textual material, including reports by A.R.H. of campaigning work for the right to vote. Photographs include a series of snapshots of the Suffragist Parade in New York City, 1911. Artifacts include breast banners, a flag and a porcelain figurine of geese.

Hunt, Alice Riggs

Tobias and Mary Schantz family.

Material created and accumulated by Tobias and Mary Schantz and family. Includes one photograph, a clipping, ephemera, song sheets and two books.

Schantz Russell Family

Correspondence Received by Others

Series consists of correspondence received by various individuals in the Anthes family: Martin Anthes, Carrie Anthes Breithaupt, and Leo Anthes. Includes letters, invitations, clippings, and a postcard.

Rieder and Anthes family

Anthes, J.I. Frank.

Series consists of material accumulated by J.I. Frank Anthes relating to securities investing. Includes correspondence, flyers, and brochures.

Rieder and Anthes family

Schantz, Tobias Kolb.

Material created and accumulated by Tobias Kolb Schantz. Includes diaries, ephemera, school material, character references, and household and homesteading records.

Schantz Russell Family

Motz, John and Motz, Helena Vogt

Series is comprised of materials relating to the life of John Motz and his wife Helena Vogt. Includes correspondence, ephemera, legal documents and clippings.

Motz Family

Rieder, Peter.

Series consists of material accumulated by Peter Rieder relating to taxes paid in Saskatchewan and Alberta. Includes correspondence, tax notices, and tax receipts.

Rieder and Anthes family

Photographs

Series consists of photographs created and accumulated by the Hobson family, thier relatives and friends. Includes photographs of a drugstore, a banquet hall, a Kiwanis trip and Victoria Public School students.

Hobson Family

Schantz, Orpheus Moyer.

Material relating to Orpheus Moyer Schantz's activities and interests; primarily entertainment, business and leisure pursuits. Includes ephemera, art, and business cards.

Schantz Russell Family

George Davidson and Margaret Garden Family

Records documenting the family of George Davidson and his wife Margaret Garden, their daughters Margaret Kempt and Elizabeth Roos, and Elizabeth Roos' daughter Florence (the future wife of Harvey Sims.) Although there are very few letters from George extant, they are enough to show his genial and good-natured love of family, his keen and self-deprecating sense of humour, and his stoic acceptance of circumstances beyond his control. He had an unspecified affliction that require him to walk with canes; and two letters from New York City in 1880 describe in vivid detail the treatments he is receiving, most likely some form of electro-magnetic therapy.
Records making up the series include correspondence from George to his wife Margaret, letters written to Margaret by her daughter Maggie Kempt in Glasgow, letters from family in Scotland and friends in Canada, correspondence from Margaret to her granddaughter Florence, ephemera, and printed music. Some of the correspondence concerns Davidson and Sims genealogy.

Sims family

Tobias and Mary Schantz family.

Material created and accumulated by Tobias and Mary Schantz and family. Includes book cars, a daily diary from Arthur Benjamin Schantz and funerary memorials.

Schantz Russell Family

Photographs

Series consists of photographs of Isabel Mackay, as well as her friends and contemporaries.

Mackay, Isabel Ecclestone

Seagram Memorabilia Collection

Series consists of documents illustrative of some aspects of the history of beverage alcohol, particularly in North America. Contains correspondence, ephemera, manuscripts and newspapers relating to the shipment of wine and alcohol to Canada in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, to eighteenth-century distilling processes, to a single piece of ephemera relating to prohibition in Canada in the 1920's.

Seagram Museum

Maps and plans.

Maps and plans collected by members of the Schantz family. Includes maps of the greater Waterloo region, as well as other areas of Canada and the United States. Some of the maps show homesteading areas in which members of the Schantz family owned property.

Schantz Russell Family

Scrapbooks

Series consists of five scrapbooks created by Isabel Mackay. The scrapbooks include clippings of Mackay's works, reviews, obituaries, and photographs of contemporaries.

Mackay, Isabel Ecclestone

Personal.

Contents: series consists of materials relating to the personal life of Anne Innis Dagg. Includes correspondence, childhood records, journals, materials relating to her family and more.

Dagg, Anne Innis

Photographs

Series consists of photographs created and accumulated by the Rieder and Anthes families. Includes ones photograph of a Kiwanis club picnic at Puslinch Lake.

Rieder and Anthes family

Photographs.

Photographs created and accumulated by the Schantz Russell family. Includes one photograph of Tobias Schantz.

Schantz Russell Family

White, Etta Lydia Mary.

Material created and accumulated by Etta Lydia Mary White (nee Schantz). Includes an autograph book, notebooks, and a Christmas card from her husband Ward White.

Schantz Russell Family

Photographs : Album

Series consists of photographs originally contained in a photograph album created to demonstrate the activities of the Kaufman Rubber Co. Limited. It includes photographs of the general offices and production departments.

Kaufman Footwear

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