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Berlin water works plans.

File consists of a plan of the Berlin water works at Shoemaker Avenue, showing the proposed outlet of the dam; and a plat of the land of the Berlin Water Works Company. Plat shows land owned by Alexander Shoemaker, Jane Ann Shoemaker, James Potter, Berlin Water Works Company, and Moffett, Hodgkins, & Clarke.

Pequegnat, Marcel

43 Schneider Avenue, Kitchener, Ont.

A hand drawn floor plan for the Schantz family home located at 43 Schneider Avenue, Kitchener, Ont. This is likely the original floor plan for the house. It is possible that not all of the rooms shown on this floor plan were physically constructed when the house was built.

Schantz Russell Family

Architectural drawings for the Berlin Y.M.C.A.

  • SCA303-GA339
  • Collection
  • 1895

File consists of three architectural drawings of the building of the Berlin [Kitchener] Y.M.C.A. at 22 Queen Street North. Includes a side elevation, main and upper floor plans, and details of the locker room.

Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association

Dominion Tire blueprints.

File consists of one blueprint for the Dominion Tire factory on Strange Street in Kitchener. Blueprint shows the front and side elevations. Design by Albert Kahn, architects.

Dominion Rubber Company

Dominion Tire powerhouse blueprints.

File consists of one blueprint for the powerhouse for the Dominion Tire factory on Strange Street in Kitchener. Blueprint shows the front elevation and floor plan. Design by Albert Kahn, architects.

Dominion Rubber Company

Water works project specifications.

File consists of material relating to the construction of a water tower (on Edward Street, later Duke Street) and a concrete water reservoir and pumping station (at Shoemaker Avenue) for the Berlin water works; sewage disposal works and a trunk sewer extension for the Town of Waterloo; and water works for the Town of Hespler (later Cambridge).

Includes typed specifications and information for bidders (carbon copies), post cards from potential contractors, a proposal (including an architectural drawing), draft and blank contracts, and other documents.

Proposal for water tower from Chicago Bridge & Iron Works; but contract went to L. Mensch (Chicago).

Pequegnat, Marcel

L.J. Mensch blueprints.

File consists of two architectural drawings by civil engineer and contractor L.J. Mensch (Chicago, IL) probably submitted as part of a tender. Drawings are entitled: "500,000 gallon tank in reinforced concrete for Berlin, Ontario, Canada" and "Reinforced concrete reservoir for Berlin, Ontario, Canada".

Pequegnat, Marcel

American Water Softener Company Proposal

File consists of material relating to a proposal by the American Water Softener Company (Philadelphia, PA) to install a filtration system for water from Shoemaker's Lake. Includes the proposal, operating instructions, and technical drawings of various components of the system.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Proposed municipal building for Kitchener, Ontario suggested by Mr. W. Harttung.

File consists of architectural drawings of the proposed municipal building for the city of Kitchener. Plans were drawn by Hall & Duerr, architects and industrial engineers. Sheet one shows a presentation drawing, section thru council chambers, section thru assembly room, ground floor plan, first floor plan, second floor plan. Sheet two shows a first floor plan (in situ) a second floor plan and a third floor plan. Sheet three shows King st elevation, rear elevation, longitudinal section, basement floor plan and perspective view.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Kitchener Park layout.

  • SCA375-GA435
  • Collection
  • ca. 1920

One proposed plan for a home and 1/4 acre vegetable garden called Kitchener Park, designed by Landscape Architect John H. Melady.

Melady, John H.

Municipal building, Kitchener, Ontario.

File consists of architectural drawings of the proposed municipal building for the city of Kitchener. Plans are unsigned but are probably by W.H.E. Schmalz. Sheet one shows the ground floor plan, elevation of comfort station, comfort station floor plan, mezzanine floor plan. Sheet two shows the basement floor plan and the comfort station basement floor plan.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Competition for city hall, Kitchener, Ont.

File consists of architectural drawings for the proposed Kitchener city hall, by W.H.E. Schmalz. The plans are dated Oct. 10, 1921. A small moon drawing is present where an architect's signature would usually be found. Sheet one shows two elevations and a cross section, sheet two shows four floor plans (ground floor, first floor and two small rooms), sheet three shows a basement floor plan and a block plan.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Hopkins Crank, kitchen etc.

File consists of one architectural drawing of a house called "Hopkins Crank." Includes a floor plan, front and side views, and elevations. Also includes a photocopy.

Gill, Eric

Competition for city hall, Kitchener, Ont.

File consists of architectural drawings for the proposed Kitchener city hall, probably by W.H.E. Schmalz. The plans are dated Aug.4, 1921. Sheet one shows two elevations and one cross section. Sheet two shows six floor plans. The plans are unsigned, but thought to be by W.H.E. Schmalz based on similarity to other signed plans. A small beehive drawing is present where an architect's signature would usually be found.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Kitchener land acquisitions : 1921.

File consists of ten plans by S. Sharpe (city engineer) showing property in downtown Kitchener acquired by the City of Kitchener in 1921. File also includes a plan by Chas Knechtel (architect) showing the subdivision of the Consolidated Rubber Co. Ltd. in Kitchener, locating semi-detached houses.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Competition for municipal building, city of Kitchener.

File consists of architectural drawings of the proposed municipal building for the city of Kitchener. Plans are unsigned and are dated Aug. 3, 1921. Sheet one shows a presentation drawing and side elevation as well as a data sheet; sheet two shows longitudal section, transverse section, section thru fire hall, elevation waiting room, King st elevation, rear elevation and market elevation; sheet three shows first floor plan, second floor plan and basement plan as well as three smaller room plans.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Ratz, Elmer, estate : blueprints.

Blueprints illustrating property owned by various members of the Ratz family including John Ratz, George Ratz, Simon Ratz and Daniel Ratz.

Ratz Family

110 John Boulevard : specifications.

Specifications for the building of 110 John Boulevard, Waterloo, Ont, owned by H.L. Guy, Esq., drawn up by Forsey, Page & Steele Registered Architects, Toronto, Ont. The specifications include a table of contents and 28 pages outlining masonry, carpentry, painting and glazing, lathing and plastering, electric wiring, plumbing, tiling, and heating for the home.

Forsey, Page & Steele

Radio wiring : diagrams and notes.

File consists of material relating to the design and production of radio receivers. Includes 35 blueprints of wiring diagrams, typed descriptions of the diagrams, and typed parts lists.

Electrohome

10" fan development : blueprint.

File consists of a graph relating to the development of a 10-inch diameter fan blade. Graph depicts the maximum watts consumed by the fan and the free air flow.

Electrohome

Research : humidifier patent.

File consists of a patent (carbon copy) with specifications and a technical drawing for a humidifier, invented by Carl A. Pollock.

Electrohome

YWCA floor plans.

File consists of four architectural drawings by Knechtel and Shmalz Architects, showing floor plans for the ground floor, second floor, third floor and basement of a proposed addition to the YWCA building.

Young Women's Christian Association of Kitchener-Waterloo

Radio Production Alliance.

File consists of material relating to the formation and operations of the Radio Production Alliance and the securing of contracts from the Department of National Defense for the production of radio equipment during World War II. Includes carbon copies of correspondence and memoranda, ms. notes, one technical drawing, and other documents. Correspondence is among the members of the Alliance, and with the Department of National Defense, Department of Munitions and Supply, and the Royal Canadian Air Force. File probably belonged to Carl A. Pollock.

Electrohome

Telephone receiver cover : diagram.

File consists of a diagram of a telephone receiver cover (part no. B-2694) reprinted on photographic paper, with the original date of 1942. Drawing includes note: "for approval of Dept. of National Defence for air R.C.A.F. ref. no. 10A/4286 type C4".

Electrohome

H.G. Acres Correspondence : labour and progress (file 1 of 2).

File consists of correspondence from H.G. Acres, chief engineer, mainly to secretary-treasurer F.P. Adams and his successors P.A. Ballachey (1941-1942) and E.F. Roberts (from 1942), regarding the contracts for the construction of the Shand dam and related work. Letters are carbon copies sent to Marcel Pequegnat. File also includes a blueprint relating to repairs to the Shand dam.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Sales and technical information : fans.

File consists of material relating to technical specifications and sales information for fans and their motors, and pricing for merchandise (including furniture and home entertainment products) manufactured for other stores. Includes product literature for fans; typed lists of prices, discounts, distributors, and agencies; memoranda and correspondence; four photographs of fans; and two blueprints of graphs relating to motor operations. Material is divided into the following tabs: Electrohome motor, Eaton's, Simpson's, Hudson's Bay, and Macleod's Limited (latter three tabs are empty).

Electrohome

Edbrook and Edwood models.

File consists of plans for the Edbrook and Edwood model model houses by N.O. Hipel Ltd. (Preston, Ontario).

Dixon, Ross

Model homes : N.O. Hipel Ltd.

File consists of house plans by N.O Hipel Ltd. (Preston, Ontario). Includes plans for the Airewood, Belwood, Cliffwood, Dalewood, and Edwood model homes.

Dixon, Ross

Airewood model.

File consists of plans for the Airewood model house by N.O. Hipel Ltd. (Preston, Ontario).

Dixon, Ross

Job 13 : Ferguson residence.

File consists of house plans by N.O. Hipel Ltd. (Preston, Ontario) for the Westmount Construction Co. Duplicates present.

Dixon, Ross

Job 18 : Anderson.

File consists of house plans by N.O. Hipel Ltd. (Preston, Ontario) for the Westmount Construction Co.

Dixon, Ross

Sketches and plans.

File consists of material relating to building houses and house plans. Includes architectural drawings, clippings from magazines and newspapers, and brochures.

Dixon, Ross

Job 30 : office copy.

File consists of house plans by C.E. Voelker for the Westmount Construction Co. Duplicates present.

Dixon, Ross

Job 35.

File consists of several sets of house plans by the Westmount Construction Co. Two sets labelled "office copy." Duplicates present.

Dixon, Ross

Job 26 : preliminary study : Dr. Harvey.

File consists of a preliminary study (revised) for a house plan by the Westmount Construction Co.. A portion of the drawing was cut out and a new portion taped on.

Dixon, Ross

Job 25.

File consists of house plans by the Westmount Construction Co. Plans approved for construction on Lot 83 of Plan 677.

Dixon, Ross

Job 25.

File consists of house plans by the Westmount Construction Co.

Dixon, Ross

Job 30.

File consists of house plans by C.E. Voelker for the Westmount Construction Co. Plans approved for construction on Lot 157 and part of Lot 158 of Plan 677, Street #270.

Dixon, Ross

Job 35.

File consists of house plans by the Westmount Construction Co.

Dixon, Ross

Built-ins sketches.

File consists of architectural drawings for cupboards for Job 63 (Dr. & Mrs. G.F. Watson). Duplicate drawings are present.

Dixon, Ross

Job 72.

File consists of two sets of house plans (revised) by the Westmount Construction Co. Duplicates present.

Dixon, Ross

Job 73.

File consists of two sets of house plans by the Westmount Construction Co. Duplicates present.

Dixon, Ross

Job 64.

File consists of house plans [drawing by E.B.?] for the Westmount Construction Co.

Dixon, Ross

Spooner Machinery (Canada) Limited specifications and tender.

Contains correspondence between Ronald L. Panton of The Spooner Machinery Company Limited and Jack Russell and C.M. Dare regarding the purchase of a Sandvik Steel Band Oven with Terminal Length for biscuit manufacturing. File includes price listing, specifications, tender, and 5 sheets of technical drawings of the biscuit plant, biscuit oven, and zone control cubicle.

Dare Foods Limited

Job 70.

File consists of house plans by the Westmount Construction Co.

Dixon, Ross

Job 62.

File consists of house plans by the Westmount Construction Co. One drawing is titled "Addition to Job 62 Mr. Hagey."

Dixon, Ross

Job 65.

File consists of house plans by the Westmount Construction Co. One plan is stamped "Flannery Heating" (Kitchener, Ontario).

Dixon, Ross

Job 73.

File consists of house plans by the Westmount Construction Co.

Dixon, Ross

Job 79.

File consists of house plans (revised) by the Westmount Construction Co.

Dixon, Ross

Job 74.

File consists of two different sets of house plans by the Westmount Construction Co.

Dixon, Ross

Doors : wood & folding.

File consists of brochures, leaflets, and catalogues advertising doors, including folding doors and garage doors. File also includes an architectural drawing of a door.

Dixon, Ross

Scrapbook (file 2 of 2).

File consists of a scrapbook containing magazine clippings kept by Dixon as ideas for house plans and layouts, home decor, and home furnishing. Most clippings are related to kitchens and bathrooms. Scrapbook also includes brochures, sketches, and an architectural drawing (ornamental iron railing).

Dixon, Ross

Job 101.

File consists of house plans drawn by G.V.H. for the Westmount Construction Co.

Dixon, Ross

Beechwood.

File consists of material relating to the Beechwood Park subdivision in Waterloo. Includes a newspaper clipping, a memorandum, information relating to restructions on residential lands, and a plan of the subdivision (plus a duplicate).

Dixon, Ross

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