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Series consists of correspondence between Elizabeth Long and others.

Long, Elizabeth


File consists of various newspaper and magazine clippings on the personal and professional life of Martha Black.

Black, Martha Louise

Administration : Board Minutes : Secretary-Treasurer's Files

Series consists of successive Secretary-Treasurer's copies of GRCC minutes and supporting documentation. Files contain in addition to minutes all pertinent correspondence sent and received by the Secretary-Treasurer, some copies of executive minutes, ms. notes and drafts of correspondence and documents. Annual meeting files contain lists of commission members for the year commencing, also correspondence form the various municipalities re attendance, members, etc.

Grand River Conservation Commission

Correspondence from Jamie Martin.

Correspondence from Jamie Martin, written from Alberta, Halifax, and Europe. Includes six letters to his mother and father and one letter to his Aunt Anna. One letter includes the original envelope. Most letters not dated.

Martin, John Gartshore

Architectural Drawings

Series consists of architectural drawings and specifications for residences commissioned by H.L. Guy. Includes architectural drawings and specifications for his family home at 110 John Boulevard in Waterloo, as well as architectural drawings for the family summer cottage.

Guy, James Rutherford and George Harrington

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.

Family Files

Series consists of records documenting aspects of the lives, careers, and interests of Charles E. Greb, Harry Greb, Clara May Greb, Erwin C. Greb, and Charles E. Greb Sr.; and the lives and disappearance of basset hounds Velvet and Jasmine. Includes press clippings; correspondence; birth, marriage, and death certificates; wills; photographs; certificates and awards; ephemera; and other material. Material probably collected and compiled by Charles E. Greb.

Greb, Charles E. family

Greb, Charles E.

File consists of material documenting the career, community involvement, and achievements of Charles E. Greb. Includes press clippings, certificates and awards, ephemera, correspondence, personal profiles and biographies, a news release, etc. Includes a letter from Ontario Premier William G. Davis and Secretary of State Walter McLean.

Greb, Charles E. family

Office of Mayor notebook.

Notebook containing speech notes by Mayor Leavine related to a number of events he attended from 1950-1951. It includes speeches made by Leavine in 1950 at the official opening of a bus terminal in Kitchener; speeches given on the occasion of the opening of the baseball season; and at the opening of a new hospital. It also includes speech notes for graduation ceremonies at Waterloo College and at St. Mary's Hospital in 1950, as well as a speech made by the Leavine on Decoration Day in June, 1950, and addresses made by him on Labour Day in 1950 and 1951. Notebook also appears to contain notes taken by Leavine at meetings of the city's boards and commissions.

Leavine, Stanley Francis

Background : petition on acid rain.

File consists of material relating to the causes and effects of acid rain as well as potential action in response to the problem. Includes reports, fact sheets, and pamphlets published by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Environment Canada, the Great Lakes Science Advisory Board, and the United States-Canada Research Consultation Group on the Long-Range Transport of Air Pollutants; a children's colouring and story book; and notes and handouts created and collected by Judy Godfrey at a citizen's conference on acid rain (Action Seminar on Acid Precipitation). Contains vol. 5 (1982) of the Canada-United States Law Journal, which is a special issue on acid rain.

Godfrey, Judy

Burrett, Alida : Personal

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Alida Burrett relating to her personal life and interests. Includes a CV, an essay written as a student and two copies of a student newspaper from when she attended Trent University.

Burrett, Alida and George

Lina (Nini) Neumeyer Raatz: letters, photographs, cards.

Correspondence primarily between Ulrich Sommer and Lina Neumeyer Raatz. Lina Neumeyer Raatz was Ulrich Sommer’s aunt and she lived in Germany. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as Lina’s death on January 21, 1969. Records include letters, postcards, poems, amateur drawings, and photographs of family members and friends.

Sommer family

Family Papers.

Material related to the lives and activities of members of the Augustine and Kaufman families of Kitchener, Ontario and of the Ham family of Toronto, Ontario, in particular of the parents, aunt and grandparents of Mary Ham.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

A ballad of Cape Breton.

File consists of one ts. (original, 22 pp.) A ballad of Cape Breton, by Helen Creighton. Ms. note indicates the item was "presented to the Lady Aberdeen Library to accompany Songs & Ballads from Nova Scotia by Helen Creighton."

Hamilton-Gordon, Ishbel Maria Marjoribanks

Motz Family

Series is comprised of general materials related to the Motz family and their history. Includes a family history, and family correspondence.

Motz Family

Anniversaries, Events, Open Houses.

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by the Kitchener-Waterloo Record and the various newspaper and companies that make up the history of its operations. Contains materials relating to anniversaries, events and open houses at the newspaper including correspondence, invitations, clippings, ephemera, etc.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record


Series consists of approximately 2600 pieces of correspondence to and from Dr. J.D. Detwiler. Correspondents include many names prominent in science, conservation and public life, including William A. Albrecht, Ian McT. Cowan, L.A. DeWolfe, J.R. Dymond, Archibald Gowanlock Huntsman , W.W. Judd, Fred Landon, Robert F. Legget, Harrison F. Lewis, Georges Maheux, K.W. Neatby, Ernest C. Oberholtzer, Edward G. Pleva, Dana Porter, D.S. Rawson, A.H. Richardson, R. Omar Rilett, William Rowan, Jacques Rousseau (1905-1970), E.S. Russenholt, T.M. Sonneborn, Robert J.C. Stead, Hugh Templin, Ross B. Willis.

Detwiler, John D.

Circus Parade, King Near Benton.

Copy negatives of elephants walking down city streets. The first is of an old photograph of elephants walking down a city street captioned: "Circus Day in Berlin". Caption accompanying negative reads: "1) Circus Day in Berlin nr p/o at Benton." The second is of elephants walking down a city street, taken from behind, while passing the Market Hotel accompanied by a caption that reads: "5) circus parade king near benton 1904". File also includes caption notes for the next 6 files in series titled PARADES.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record


File consists of one indenture between Daniel Lehnen, and Henry and John Nahrgang.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Annual Meetings and Committee Minutes

Series consists of records relating to the administration and activities of the Muskoka Lakes Association, and in particular the annual meetings, meetings of the executive committee, and meetings of association directors. The records demonstrate the concern for and activity surrounding the MLA's involvement in issues affecting the environment and the quality of life in the Muskokas and address such topics as water quality, acid rain, planning and land use, water levels, taxation, etc. Series includes minutes for the annual meeting of the MLA (1894-1947), meetings of the executive committee (1972-1980), and meetings of association directors (1980-1986), as well as attachments and supporting documents including agendas, financial statements, budgets, association newsletters, correspondence, lists of board members, reports, surveys and questionnaires, minutes of board sub-committees, ephemera, photocopied clippings, etc.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Correspondence (file 1 of 2).

File consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence of Phyllis Parker relating to the activities of the association. Includes carbon copies and some draft correspondence.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Benton St. Baptist Church.

Loose papers relating to the Benton St. Baptist Church, for which E.B. Dunke was the treasurer. Includes Annual reports for 1919, 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923; annual financial statements for 1920, 1923 and 1925; insurance policies, a few invoices and statements.

Dunke, Edwin B.


Includes originals and photocopies of an article about Dendy by Adele Freedman which appeared in The Globe and Mail on Sept. 14, 1991. Additionally includes photocopy of a clipping (1988?) which appeared in The Toronto Star which focused on Dendy's career as an architectural historian.
This file also includes a photocopy of a review of Toronto Observed: Its Architecture, Patrons, and History by Dendy and Kilbourn. This appeared in Books in Canada in May 1987. Invitations to the launching event for this publication from Oxford University Press in association with Ballenford Books are also among the items included in this file.

Finally this file includes a folded flyer listing the winners of the City of Toronto Book Awards in the period 1974-1991.Lost Toronto received this award in 1979, while Toronto Observed: Its Architecture, Patrons and History received this award in 1987.The program produced for the City of Toronto's Civic Honours Day 1979 is also included in this file. City of Toronto Book awards were presented to William Dendy and other authors as part of this program.

Dendy, William

Biographical and Personal

Series consists biographical and personal materials relating to the life of Robert Dorney. Also includes posthumous materials such as condolences, obituaries, and plans for the Robert Starbird Dorney Memorial Garden.

Dorney, Robert

Appointment books.

File consists of ten appointment books for Robert Dorney spanning the years 1976-1986.

Dorney, Robert


Series consists of correspondence between G. Elmore Reaman and others. Correspondents are listed at the file level. Correspondence covers such topics as publications of Reaman's works, personal correspondence and research correspondence.

Reaman, George Elmore

Administration and Membership

Series consists of records relating to the administration of the COAA and to the association membership, accumulated by various individuals in the association. Records primarily relate to the development of the constitution and by-laws, the maintenance of membership lists for the COAA and for the association's teachers' council, and to some specific positions and committees: president, secretary, secretary-treasurer, and program committee. Series includes correspondence; membership lists; minutes of annual, executive, and teachers' council meetings (including the original minute book); the association constitution and by-laws (as well as drafts of these); reports; notebooks and handwritten notes; flyers, event programs, and exhibitors' lists; and other material. The series is not comprehensive in that not all years are equally documented and not all aspects of the association's administration and governance are represented in the records.

Central Ontario Art Association

Constitution and miscellaneous.

File consists of the COAA constitution and by-laws, one piece of correspondence to Gery Puley, and several loose pages from the association news bulletin. One of these pages contains the minutes of a special executive meeting in which association historian and past president William Vickers reported that he had commenced recording the historiay of the association.

Central Ontario Art Association

Correspondence, 1913-1919.

  • Date and Place from 1915 April 5 Whitby, Ont. To Pincock, Jenny From Hare, J.J. Attachments Letter of reference. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1913 December 31 Toronto, Ont. To Pincock, Jenny From Harrison, J.W.F. Attachments One leaf excerpts from newspaper reviews, of Jenny O'Hara's piano recital. Envelope, stamp removed. Notes ALs. Letter of reference from her piano teacher.

Maines Pincock Family

Animal family drawings.

File consists of drawings by Anne Innis Dagg of herself and her family members as animals. Family members drawn as animals include: Dad, Don, Mary, Mother and Hugh.

Dagg, Anne Innis

Diary of Frederick Arthur Edmonds.

Contains one brown cloth and leather bound notebook with graph paper pages. Some pages are numbered. Entries are sporadic, written in in pencil, and are dated. Includes lists of Platoon members, their identification numbers, and whether they were wounded or killed, as well as contact addresses for Edmonds' family and friends. The diary entries detail such things as activities at camp, destinations, progress of battles, names of relieving troops, and where the troops were billeted.

Edmonds, Frederick Arthur


Series consists of material relating to Anne Innis Dagg's research on locomotion. Includes correspondence, ms. and ts. notes.

Dagg, Anne Innis

Anthes Manufacturing Company : employees under factory sign.

Mounted photograph of employees standing in a row, posed for the camera, at the side front of the Anthes Manufacturing Company building under a painted sign that reads: "The Anthes Mfg. Co. of Berlin. Limited." J.I. Frank Anthes is visible standing in a doorway behind the employees at right.

Rieder and Anthes family

McDonald, Zella Dexter

Photograph of Zella Dexter McDonald posed for the camera with left hand at back of head, on the edge of a bed. She is seen in what may be Romani inspired dress and is wearing multiple bracelets and necklaces.

Rieder and Anthes family

Victoria Park trees

Photograph of trees, one with a stump seat, in Victoria Park. A wrought iron bench and lampposts are visible in the background.

Schantz Russell Family

Bowman family.

Photographs of Hervey Bowman, a house on Church St., Kitchener, and a house on Roland St., Kitchener. Note that the photographs were found with correspondence between Franklin Abram Schantz and Franklin Bowman regarding Hervey Bowman's death.

Schantz Russell Family

Letters patent.

File consists of the letters patent incorporating The C.E. Doerr Company, Limited.

Dare Foods Limited

Dare Foods Limited

Series consists of materials created and accumulate by Dare Foods Limited relating to the administration, organization and history of Dare Foods Limited. Includes ephemera such as candy wrapping, advertising and stationary, clippings, sales manuals, historical information, information on the biscuit industry as well as Dare recipes and information on the 1971 strike.

Dare Foods Limited


File consists of three advertisements, one for Doerr's pure candy, one for Dare Foods Ltd. opening a factory in British Columbia and one for Dare sandwich biscuits as well as two order forms.

Dare Foods Limited


Material related to the operation and history of Dare Foods Limited and its predecessors.

Dare Foods Limited

Bowman, Arthur M.

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

Bowman family

Correspondence With Department of the Interior, Technical Branch, regarding Surveying.

Correspondence from the Department of the Interior, Technical Branch, addressed to A.M. Bowman, Dominion Land Surveyor, in answer to his queries regarding interpretation of the instruction manual for filling out returns, as well as one draft letter in his hand. The geographical area in question is not mentioned but is probably the Township of Gladman[sp?], Nippissing, as a survey crew for this area is listed in SCA274-GA417-2-17 Notebook, for the fall of 1890.)

Bowman family

Unidentified woman.

Full body studio portrait of unidentified woman seen looking off camera while standing next to a table, holding a document..

Schantz Russell Family


Series consists of materials relating to the mathematical education of Ralph Stanton. Includes course and lecture notes, as well as an essay and an examination.

Stanton, Ralph G.

School binder: botany.

One binder kept by Michael Fritsch while he was a student at the Ontario College of Pharmacy. The binder contains class notes, handouts, and exams from the course Botany.

Fritsch Pharmacy

Grand River Navigation Act, 1837.

Consists of a ts. (thermograph) Province of Upper Canada act entitled "An Act to Incorporate a Joint Stock Company to improve the navigation of the Grand River,"(Grand River Navigation Act) dated November 18, 1837.

Grand River Conservation Authority

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


Series consists of material relating to the incorporation and organization of the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation. Includes originals and photocopies of bills, by-laws and an Order in the Supreme Court of Ontario.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation


Twenty six postcards sent between Montgomery and her family while she was studying in Paris at the Sorbonne. Also includes one postcard sent to Kay Rex by her mother, and Montgomery's sister, Grace Montgomery Rex.

Montgomery, Frances Kathleen

Scrapbook : 2003-2005

File consists of one scrapbook documenting the history of the Concordia Club through the years 2003-2005.

Concordia Club

Ratz, John, estate.

Series contains materials relating to the estate of John Ratz. Includes correspondence, tax records, receipts and invoices, cheques, ledger books and legal documents.

Ratz Family

Ratz family history and genealogy.

Material related to the Ratz family history and genealogy. Includes artifacts, photographs, genealogy research notes and booklets, correspondence, a diary excerpt, press clippings, and ephemera.

Ratz Family

Annual statistics.

File consists of annual statistics for Uniroyal Ltd. for the year 1980. Includes details on raw materials purchased, major services purchased, and work force.

Dominion Rubber Company

The Kaufman Rubber Company Ltd.

File consists of materials created and accumulated by Gordon Good while he was an employee at The Kaufman Rubber Company. Includes Good's own work as well as work done by others in the company. File contains catalogues, an accounting manual, clippings, materials relating to strikes, ephemera and a register with cutting room scrap percentage information.

Good, Gordon


Series consists of ca. 1479 items of personal and professional correspondence between Stan Johannesen and others, including family, friends, academic colleagues, and publishers in the forms of letters, greeting cards, postcards, invitations and memos.

Johannesen, S.K.

Fragments of reports.

File consists of a ts. copy of Jerzy Pindera's short story collection "Fragments of Reports" about his time interned at Sachsenhausen concentration camp. The stories found here make up the content of "Records of Life" as well.

Pindera, Jerzy Tadeusz

Recipe book.

File consists of one ms. recipe book with inscription "Melora Neyle 1854" on the flyleaf. The first page lists a partial table of contents. Includes primarily ms. entries written into the book, but also includes some ms. recipes pasted in at a later date, and some pasted in clippings. Includes primarly recipes for food, but also some for health remedies and home care products. Also inset into the manuscript are pressed flowers.

Neyle Family

Christmas cards.

File consists of forty three Christmas cards sent to Kay Rex and Joan Hollobon from friends and family.

Rex, Kay

Biographical and critical articles.

File consists of biographical and critical articles on Barbara Smucker and her works. Includes clippings, ephemera and photocopies. Also includes a typescript curriculum vitae and biographies written by Barbara Smucker and her husband Donovan Smucker.

Smucker, Barbara

Biographical information.

Biographical information copied from the Rankin Family Bible; copy of a letter to John I. Rankin, Montreal, from Sir Patrick Ashley Cooper, London, England, Nov. 14, 1951.

Rankin, Colin

About Nancy-Lou Patterson.

This series contains folders maintained by Nancy-Lou Patterson. For published items about Nancy-Lou Patterson, see Series 9: Publications and Printed Items.

Patterson, Nancy-Lou

Company History

Series is comprised of textual material, photographs, architectural drawings, maps, and ephemera relating to the history of RMS and its parent companies from 1914 to 2003. The series documents the various ownership of RMS; its products, services, machines and employees; and its history and milestones. Includes photographs showing the RMS factory, employees, machines and products; publications by RMS as well as about RMS; newspaper clippings on the company; memoranda; drawings and prints for a calendar; and press releases.

Rubber Machinery Shops

Propaganda broadcasts from Germany : radio transcripts.

Sixteen transcripts of radio broadcasts from regional public radio stations in Germany transmitting from the cities of Hamburg and Bremen. The stations were operated by the regional broadcasting company Nordische Rundfunk AG (NORAG), later renamed Norddeutsche Rundfunk GmbH. These stations transmitted broadcasts to the Prussian provinces of Schleswig-Holstein and Hanover, as well as the Free State of Brunswick, the Free State of Oldenburg and western Mecklenburg-Schwerin.

Eight transcripts of radio broadcasts from the nationwide radio broadcasting station in Germany, known as the Deutschlandsender. Many of the transcripts included appear to be of broadcasts from the station’s second transmitter in Zeesen.

Thirteen transcripts of radio broadcasts from black propaganda stations in the Concordia Offices in Berlin that were part of the English language section of the Reichs-Rundfunk-Gesellschaft (RRG) including the New British Broadcasting Service (NBBS), the Workers’ Challenge, and Radio Caledonia.

University of Waterloo. Department of Political Science.

Spiritualist manuscript : Mr. and Mrs. Pagesmith and circle.

A manuscript notebook that records the details of séances held by a group of individuals in Weston-super-Mare, England between April 16, 1924 and February 27, 1925. The handwritten entries in the notebook describe the manner in which a circle was opened to begin the séance, any images seen or sensed, whether or not a spirit appeared, all questions and answers made by sitters and spirits, and often include a general summation of the séance. An index featuring a list of topics raised during the séances and the name of the spirit who discussed the topic is available at the back of the notebook. Inserted between page 250 and 251 is a poem handwritten on a blue card dated February 17, 1945 and addressed to Dora written by J. & A.P. In addition, the notebook contains a photograph pasted onto the verso of the flyleaf. The photograph shows four men and eight women, possibly the members of the Spiritualist circle in Weston-super-Mare, England.

Mr. and Mrs. Pagesmith

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