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Information sheets.

File consists of three copies of information sheets completed by Olive Ruth Russell for "Contemporary Authors", "World Who's Who of Women" and "Who's Who of American Women". The responses outline Russell's educational and professional achievements, including notable publications.

Russell, Olive Ruth

Minutes of Branch Meetings.

Minutes, accounts, reports and notes for annual and general meetings (September 23, 1969-May 30., 1972) of the Canadian Women's Press Club, Toronto Branch to 1971 and of the Media Club of Canada, Toronto Branch thereafter.

Women's Press Club of Toronto


One folder of loose pencil and pen and ink sketches by David Hill.

Hill, David

Sewing patterns.

Contains one Butterick pattern envelope for doll clothes dated 1899, two copies of a McCall's doll's dress pattern and an envelope of Walker's hot iron transfer patterns for baby clothes.

Reaman, Flora J.


One wanderbuch (journeybook) recording Jacob Hailer's journeyman as a wheelwright. A wanderbuch served as both a passport and a resume and has pages for local authorities to give approval to work and for employers to make statements about the worker's qualifications. Hailer worked in various cities across Germany including Durlach, Muhlburg, and Kehl.

Hailer, Jacob

The Lang Tanning Co. Limited building.

Contains a photograph of a drawing of the Lang Tanning Company Limited building on King St. West in Kitchener as it was in 1850. Includes a note on the photograph stating that it burned down in 1853.

Lang Tanning Company, Ltd.

Correspondence and contract at time of construction, 1887-1888.

File consists of records relating to the construction of the Berlin water works system by Moffett, Hodgkins & Clarke (Watertown, NY); the contract between the Berlin Water Works Company and the Corporation of the Town of Berlin for the construction, maintenance and operation of the system; approval of the system by the Provincial Board of Health; and bylaws of the Town of Berlin relating to the construction.

Includes a contract (plus a carbon copy), correspondence (including a telegram), a report, an inventory of water mains and hydrant connections, and other documents.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Grand Valley Authority, Kitchener, Ont., Oct. 3, 1944.

File consists of agenda, minutes, supporting documents and related correspondence. Includes ts. originals of some items. Includes newspaper clippings and ms. notes. The main purpose of the meeting was to discuss with other county and township councils the "advisability of organizing a conservation association throughout the territory bordering the Grand River and tributary streams and in Grey County to the north for the purpose of carrying out conservation in all its branches." Includes a memorandum from J.R. Dymond, Secretary, concerning the "Guelph Conference," forwarded to E.F. Roberts by Wm. Philip with note: "This is your baby, Roberts. "

Grand River Conservation Commission


File consists one mortgage between George Randall and William Roos, and Catharina Heiman. Attached is a reciept from David Knipfel and Arthur Pequegnat.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

110th Anniversary.

Contains memo and ephemera from Kitchener's Business Heritage which honoured the Record among others on Nov. 19, 1987, also contains nes coverage of 110th birthday, Feb. 1988.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Carol and Auden

Consists of typescript drafts of two letters heavily annotated and revised by Sanborn. A loose note also appears in the file. The first letter is addressed to Mrs. Bancker regarding her daughter Carol's appearance as a child model in photo shoot by Helen Lee that appeared on page 167 of the October 26, 1953 edition of LIFE magazine. Some of the drafts make reference to Gulliver's Travels. The second letter is addressed to [W. H.] Auden regarding children in the writing of Lewis Carroll following a review written by Auden titled The Man Who wrote Alice that appeared in [the February 28, 1954 edition] of the New York Times. Revision annotations appear throughout.

Maps and Plans

Series consists of maps and plans, some created by Dorney during his education and through the course of his work. Also includes plans of the Robert Dorney Memorial Garden.

Dorney, Robert

Scenes during seance

Image of three people looking at the camera while seated with hands on a round table. The person at center has wide, seemingly startled, eyes. Blurry shapes are visible at the edges of the photo.

Maines Pincock Family

Photographs and Videos

Series consists of one photograph of Stanton and one videocassette showing him receiving his honourary doctorate from the University of Natal.

Stanton, Ralph G.

Dare Foods Limited : Dare Foods (Potato Chip Division) Limited

Series consists of financial statements, accounts payable, legal records, correspondence, property records, potato chip packages, and records pertaining to the Surrender of Potato Chip Division. Includes records of Saratoga Products, Toronto; Saratoga Products Toronto and Hamilton; Saratoga Products Limited and Dare Foods (Potato Chip Division) Limited. Series is arranged chronologically.

Dare Foods Limited

Supplementary letters patent, 1975.

File consists of supplementary letters patent to Dare Foods (Biscuit Division) Limited confirming the alteration of capital provided by the corporation's by-law no. 11. File also includes by-law no. 11 and a copy of a letter to the Minister of Consumer and Corporate Affairs in Ottawa from Thorne Riddell & Co., chartered accountants, regarding the by-law.

Dare Foods Limited

Dare Foods Limited strike.

Press clippings, correspondence and legal documents accumulated by Dare Foods Limited during the course of the 1972 strike.

Dare Foods Limited

Bowman, Maud to Uncle and Aunt [Simon and Elizabeth Bowman].

One item of correspondence from Maud Bowman addressed to her Aunt and Uncle [Simon and Elizabeth Bowman]. The letter is dated and addressed October 13, 1893 Goderich St., Perth [Australia]. Maud and her husband Oliver are recently married and Maud discusses life in Australia including a dried flower competition that she entered and that she is no longer teaching. She also complains that Oliver is away a lot, leaving her a "grass widow." Maud also asks after Annie and Howard, presumably the children of her aunt and uncle.

Bowman family

The Greb Story

Series consists of records relating to the book The Greb Story by Tom Briggs and Charles E. Greb (Kitchener: Grebco Holdings Inc., 2008), and in particular, files of supporting documentation corresponding to the endnotes in the book. Includes press clippings (some photocopied), agreements, reports, correspondence and memoranda, speeches, news releases, ephemera, a ledger, photocopied pages from company newsletters and employees association meeting minutes, and other material.

File also includes photographs used as illustrations in the book.

Greb Industries Limited

Accounts book.

File consists of one personal accounts book kept by Kay Rex for the year 1940.

Rex, Kay

Field and collecting notes.

File consists of a hardcover notebook containing ms. field notes, most of which were recorded by Hynes. Most notes relate to his research in the British Isles and include data about stoneflies and amphipods. Some notes relate to research in Germany. Notebook includes enclosures (maps, ts. notes, ms. notes).

Hynes, H.B.N.

Sorel Strut ski system.

Correspondence, clippings and drawings from Lionel Burt to William H. Kaufman, concerning the "Sorel Strut" ski system.

Kaufman, William Hutton


A notebook kept by Florence Annie Catherine Schantz. The cover is dated Feb. 28, 1908, Didsbury, Alberta and contains hymns transcribed from memory.

Schantz Russell Family

Special orders : 1945-1990.

Contains correspondence, orders and invoices regarding special orders, mostly orthopaedic. Includes orders from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Kaufman Footwear

Operations : Factory, Laboratory

Series consists of material relating to rubber compounding and manufacturing processes and procedures at Kaufman Rubber Co. Includes binders of formulae and instructions owned and/or written by W.H. Bechtel, J. C. Howard Irvin K. Weber, as well as research reports on production requirements, "Written standard practice" reports illustrating production and processes. These include photographs.

Kaufman Footwear

MacDonald, Edith (née Ahrens).

Material relating to Edith MacDonald, daughter of Henry Jacob Ahrens and wife of Hyalie MacDonald. Includes photocopy of a clipping about her wedding in 1925 and her obituary. Also includes two portraits, one informal of Edith and Hyalie MacDonald outdoors, and one proof ca. [198-?]

Schneider, J.M. family

White, John, Arthur, and Elizabeth.

Copy negative and modern prints of an old formal portrait of the children of Catherine Schneider White and John White. Includes identifications:
Left to right: John White, Arthur White, Elizabeth White.

Schneider, J.M. family

Ontario housing action.

Contents: file consists of materials relating to the Ontario housing shortage, and solutions for it. Includes reports, clippings, maps, etc.

Thomson, William

Tree Ball Washing advertisement

Tree Ball Washing crystal advertisement trade card showing an illustration of three women washing, hanging out, and ironing laundry. The women are accompanied by a dog and a bird in a cage. Verso reads "Nellie - mama, shall I go for the washerwoman, as you have been sick lately and are not able to do the washing? Mother - Oh no, my dear child, you just go to our grocer and get me a large 5 cents package of the Three Ball Washing Crystal, it makes washing so easy that no washwoman is required. Manufactured by C.H. Fischer & Co., New York"

Writings and letters of Florence Reid.

Series consists of James Downey's files relating to friend and former student, Florence Reid. Includes correspondence to and from Florence Reid, clippings, manuscripts, tss., photographs, etc.

Downey, James, 1939-


File consists of of handwritten and typed notes and drafts, as well as photocopies of research materials and handwritten research notes for Uruqhart's novel "Away."

Urquhart, Jane

Member Pins

A gold pin, once owned by Florence Steiner, an early member of the Toronto Branch of the C. W.P. C which was founded in 1909. This pin was later passed on to Florence Steiner's niece, Florence (King) Blackwell, who belonged first to the Montreal Branch of the C. W.P.C and later to the Toronto Branch.

The other two pins contained in this file are sterling silver and are from Birks Jewellers. They belonged to members of the Toronto Branch of the club but it is not clear what period they date from.

Women's Press Club of Toronto

Correspondence : Newton W. Rowell.

  • Date and Place from: March 21, 1928 Edmonton, Alta. To Rowell, Newton W. From Murphy, Emily F. Notes: Ts. carbon, ms. notes.
  • Date and Place from: Aug. 12, 1929 Edmonton, Alta. To Rowell, Newton W. From Murphy, Emily F. Notes: Ts. carbon, signed, 2 copies.
  • Date and Place from: Jan. 13, 1930 Edmonton, Alta. To Rowell, Newton W. From Murphy, Emily F. Notes: Ts. carbon, signed.
  • Date and Place from: May 1, 1928 Toronto, Ont. To Murphy, Emily F. From Rowell, Newton W. Attachments: Enclosures. Notes: Ts. carbon copy.
  • Date and Place from: Nov. 21, 1928 Toronto, Ont. To Murphy, Emily F. From Rowell, Newton W. Attachments: Enclosures.
  • Date and Place from: Aug. 3, 1929 Toronto, Ont. To Murphy, Emily F. From Rowell, Newton W. Attachments: Enclosures.
  • Date and Place from: Jan. 6, 1930 Toronto, Ont. To Murphy, Emily F. From Rowell, Newton W. Attachments: Enclosures.

Murphy, Emily Ferguson

Drawing : house.

File consists of one drawing of a house in the daytime. The house has been coloured in with watercolours. Although unsigned, it is likely by W.H.E. Schmalz.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Related issue : nuclear issues : petition on acid rain.

File consists of material relating to nuclear power and nuclear waste. Includes newspaper clippings (some photocopied); correspondence (some photocopied); draft correspondence; notes; pages photocopied from books, newsletters, and reports about nuclear power; material produced by Ontario Hydro; material produced by independent political candidates; and other material. Includes correspondence between Godfrey and Ontario Premier William Davis.

Godfrey, Judy

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.

Sommer family

Clippings : Death of King George V of Great Britain and John F. Kennedy.

One press clipping from the Kitchener-Waterloo Record regarding the death of King George V of Great Britain published in 1936. File also includes two press clippings about the death of John F. Kennedy from an unknown publication with handwritten notes by Judith Collier (nee Ball), age 10. Judith Collier is Joshua Bolender's mother.

Bolender Ball Family

Motz, John : deed of land.

File consists of a photocopy of one deed of land between John Motz and Eugene Funcken, dated January 21, 1876.

Motz Family

Minutes, 1916.

File consists of minutes for the annual meeting, Aug. 19, 1916, ts. mimeograph, includes separate Executive reports dated 1916, Jan, 1917.

Muskoka Lakes Association


Series consists of a tin sceance trumpet, a leather briefcase and a metal sign advertising R. Newton Pincock's osteopathy practice.

Maines Pincock Family


Series consists of photographs of members of the Reaman family. Also includes a composite photograph of the graduating arts class of Victoria College.

Reaman, George Elmore

Writings and Letters of Florence Reid

Series is comprised of correspondence and writings created by Florence Reid and accumulated by James Downey. Includes tss. and published books of Reid's poetry work as well as correspondence.

Downey, James, 1939-

Executive Director's Files

Series consists of material relating to the responsibilities of the Executive Director. Includes budgets, accounts, memoranda, Fall Update newsletters, correspondence, subscription forms, information requests, job descriptions, letters of appreciation, promotional material, exhibit material, reports, news releases, lists of award winners, records of donations, committee records, focus group records, fundraising event records, Gala Dinner records, town meeting records, speeches, newspaper clippings, invitations, television and video scripts, and records of the launching luncheon.

Records relating to the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation's relationship with the Canadian Centre for Philanthropy, Centre In The Square, Community Foundations of Canada, Ernst & Young, Estate Planning Council, K-W Symphony Concert, Waterloo Law Association, Waterloo-Wellington Fund Raising Executives, and Leadership Waterloo Region are also included.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation


  • SCA233-GA231-10
  • Series
  • [ca. 1500], [18--?]-1955
  • Part of Kay Rex fonds.

Series is comprised of artifacts accumulated by Kay Rex. Includes two arrowheads, a sock darner, tatting and lace samples and gifts given to her aunt Frances Kathleen Montgomery.

Rex, Kay

Residence Files

Series consists of files created and maintained by the K-W YWCA concerning residence operations and activities. Includes information on both Mary's Place and the Lincoln Road Housing Project, as well as on proposed residences. Includes correspondence, reports, information on residence programs, information on the creation of the Lincoln Road Housing Project, budget information, per diem rates, etc.

Young Women's Christian Association of Kitchener-Waterloo

Your passport to friendship.

File consists of one "passport to friendship" given out by Rotary International. The passport was intended to be taken by members of Rotary International to various clubs and to receive a stamp.

Rotary Club of Kitchener

Royal Canadian Air Force buttons.

Six buttons that were issued to Cameron Hill by the Royal Canadian Air Force during the Second World War likely as part of his service dress uniform.

Canada. Royal Canadian Air Force

Schneider family : group at Southampton.

  • Informal group portrait taken at Southampton. Some identifications provided.
  • Ahrens, Florence, 1891-1982
  • MacPhail, Edith Louise Schneider
  • Schneider, Ethel Lapsley, 1894-1988
  • MacPhail, Gord
  • Anthes, Emma
  • Daniels, Lilian
  • Schneider, Norman C.
  • Schneider, Herbert John Jr.

Schneider, J.M. family

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