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Phoebe Watson

Image of Phoebe Watson standing outdoors wearing a feathered hat and formal cloak.

Maines Pincock Family

Letters from Betty and Peg.

Letters and postcards from Betty and Peg Forbes to their parents, Millicent Lyall Forbes and George Alex Forbes. Also includes drawings as well as letters to the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus written by Betty Forbes and Peg Forbes.

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence to and from Jenny Pincock, Fred and Minnie Maines, and others.

Maines Pincock Family

Church of the Divine Revelation : membership.

File consists of one notebook listing names and contact information of members of the Church of the Divine Revelation. Also includes materials relating to the church such as correspondence, a treasurers report and clergyman's records.

Maines Pincock Family

Kitchener Downtown Mall

Film approximately 7:20 minutes in length of Kitchener Mall a pedestrianized stretch of King Street East in downtown Kitchener during the summer months. Pedestrians and cyclists are seen moving along sidewalks and crossing streets, with the occasional trolleybus passing by. Parking spaces are painted in white hash marks with numerous tree-filled planters, flowerbeds, and benches positioned within and along them. Shots of flower beds, sculptures, a water fountain donated by the Big Brothers Association, and people seated on patios and benches appear through out. Buildings and storefronts visible include: Odeon, Eaton's, Kresge, Dutch Boy Food Market, Strand Bowl, Palladium Restaurant, Lyric theatre, Pennsylvania Kitchen, Goudies Department Store, the Walper Hotel, Queen's Restaurant, the Toronto Dominion Bank, Grafton's, Woolworth's, Sally's, Zeller's, Jack Fraser, Herman Lippert Mens Wear, Young's Jewellers, Samer's, and Frank's Mens Wear.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Muskoka Lakes Association: Minute Book, 1894-1910.

File consists of an untitled ms. volume containing minutes of the annual and general meetings starting with the first organizational meeting of Feb. 19, 1894. This was considered the 1st annual meeting. Annual meeting minutes are present for the years 1894, 1895, 1896, [1897], 1898, [1899], [1900],1901, 1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910.

Other minutes: Regatta Committee, 1894, Cottagers' Committee, 1896, as well as two leaves containing a list of prizes (medallions, etc.) with prices.

The volume also contains loose inserts:
1a) Minutes, Cottagers' Committee, Dec. 26, 1895,
1b) Telegram from the King, Aug. 6, 1906,
1c) certificates of measurement, undated, for named boats, signed Jno Rogers, Official Measurer.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Correspondence : between others.

File consists of five items of correspondence to others from others, that was found with the Motz family materials. In some cases the letters are to distant relatives, and some related to business operations. Correspondents include:

Gil Purcell to Stu; Mackenzie Bowell to George Lang; Rittinger and Motz; J. Allard to Edward Hayes;
*William Lyon Mackenzie King to George Lang.

Motz Family

Prayer book

Item is a manuscript prayer book dating back to 1783. Acting as a small mass book, the prayer book serves partly as a table of contents by describing the kinds of prayers included as well as the inclusion of an index. On the front cover page there is a caption that reads "Together put for me, Johann Lorentz Garle from Knigswehrt. F.A.B." Along with the prayers, there are also coloured, hand-drawn illustrations (Fraktur art) of various religious figures in ink and watercolour with caption written under neath in Latin. Some of the figure include S. Cunigunta, Christus in Horto, Conceptio B.A. Maria, S. Iosephus.

Notebook

File consists of a notebook kept by Minnie O'Hara Maines with minutes from meetings with the Executive Committee, the Education Committee, the Committee for English-speaking classes at the YWCA, and the Canadian Affairs Group. Also included are two reports from 1957 and 1958 summarizing the activities of the Council's Service, Education, and Social committees; brochures from 1966 and 1967 outlining the general responsibilities and scope of the council; as well as a 1960 letter from Victoria Ullman to Maines, in which Ullman is thanking Maines for the bursary she received, are also included in the file.

Ham, Mary Caroline : diary for the summer of 1949.

An 18 page typescript diary titled, Go west young lady, go west written by Mary Ham with entries from July 9 to August 11, 1949 detailing the events of a summer trip from Port McNicol, Ontario to the Canadian west including Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

1937 Royal visit.

Material relating to the 1937 Royal visit to Canada of Queen Elizabeth and King George VI. Includes two postcards and one photograph.

Bolender Ball Family

Bolender family : scrapbook.

One large scrapbook about the personal and professional life of the Bolender family. The scrapbook consists of 41 pages containing 97 photographs, b&w and col., and 91 other items including clippings, correspondence, programs, brochures, greeting cards, postcards, a business card, plane and train tickets, patches, ribbon and a napkin.

Bolender Ball Family

Personal

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Alice Riggs Hunt documenting her personal life, and the lives of her family members. Includes photographs, clippings, ephemera and artefacts.

Hunt, Alice Riggs

Personal.

Materials relating to the personal life of Harry J. Byers. Includes correspondence, ephemera, clippings, etc.

Byers, Harry J.

Miscellaneous correspondence

File consists of incoming correspondence and copies of outgoing correspondence from Sanborn. Topics of discussion include the hatred of the Yankees by Boston Red Sox fans; the work of Carl Jung; Sandborn's writing and that of his correspondents; and Sanborn's involvement with a girl named Lee-Ann Salzer.

Correspondence includes:

  • John Lardner (August 27, 1953) [outgoing carbon copy]
  • Floyd (June 15, 1955) [outgoing carbon copy]
  • Jane [Merchant] (December 10, 1958)
  • Graham Greene (August 2, 1957) [outgoing carbon copy]
  • Olive Burchfiel (May 15, 1959) [outgoing carbon copy]
  • Olive Burchfiel (May 24, 1959)
  • Olive Burchfiel (April 10, 1960)
  • Mrs. Frances Brown (March 1, 1961)
  • Isa (October 6, 1960) [outgoing hand and type written copy]
  • Bill (December 1, 1961) [outgoing hand and type written copy]
  • May [Bresnahan] (December 21, 1961) [outgoing carbon copy] [RESTRICTED]
  • William Berenberg (April 23, 1962) [outgoing carbon copy]
  • Harry (June 8, 1964) [outgoing carbon copy]
  • May Bresnahan (October 1, 1964) [outgoing carbon copy] [RESTRICTED]
  • May Bresnahan (October 13, 1964) [outgoing carbon copy]

Trip diary.

File consists of one trip diary kept by Florence Bray. The diary details trips to Europe (1926), California (1938 & 1939), New York and Atlantic City (1932), Virginia (1950), Florida (1930 & 1938), Scotland (1892), Gaspe (1946), Muskoka (1946). Also included in the diary are addresses of people met while on trips, a list of hotels stayed in and a fold out map of the United States and Mexico. The 1926 trip to Europe is of particular interest, with descriptions of major European cities and First World War battlefields.

Bray Family

Biographical.

File consists of two typescript leaves by Catherine Taylor describing her employment and activities.

Taylor, Catherine

Juvenilia

Series consists of materials created or accumulated by Bernard Suits when he was a student in both public school and at university. Includes student work, class notes, term papers, one bound manuscript with manuscript notes and a year book.

Suits, Bernard

Research

Series is comprised of a photocopy of one essay written by C.A. Panabaker written in 1946 entitled "One Hundred Years in Canadian Industry". The essay gives details on the history of the R. Forbes Company Ltd. mill, from 1888 to its purchase by Dominion Woollens and Worsteds in 1928.

Dominion Woollens and Worsteds Ltd.

Clippings.

Clipping of portraits with caption from unidentified newspaper: "By-election candidates in May 26 voting include (left to right) Herbert Roy Scott, 54-year-old Seagrave farmer and CCF choice in Ontario riding; Miss Elizabeth Janzen of Kitchener, Progressive Conservative candidate in Waterloo North, and her Liberal opponent Norman C. Schneider, packinghouse executive."

Schneider, Norman Christoph

Rieder, Margaret.

File consists eleven of items of correspondence addressed to Margaret Rieder. Includes primarily Christmas cards, with 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, Talmon and Anthes family

Articles.

Photocopy of a biographical piece on John Metz Schneider in The province of Ontario : a history, 1615-1927 by J. E. Middleton and Fred Landon. Toronto : Dominion Publishing, 1927-28: 615-616. Includes biographical information about J.M. Schneider and the history of the company.

Schneider, J.M. family

Employee picnics : men's picnic.

Six snapshots taken at men's Schneider employee picnic. Includes photos of attendees in white paper hats eating and conversing, and photos of entertainers at the event.

Schneider, J.M. family

Employees in service.

List of Schneider employees in service published in the January 1943 edition of Canada Food Packer titled "We carry on."

Schneider, J.M. family

Birthplace of Hon. Mackenzie King, Kitchener, Ont.

Postcard featuring photograph of Mackenzie King standing at the front of his childhood home. He is seen standing with right hand in suit pocket and left on the cope of a walking cane. Top of postcard reads: Birthplace of Hon. Mackenzie King, Kitchener, Ont.

Schneider, J.M. family

Schneider, Charles Alexander.

Biographical information compiled by Betty Schneider relating to Charles Alexander Schneider and his family. Consists of computer output of genealogical charts and information, reminiscences, photocopies of photographs, a photocopy of a marriage registration, and clippings of obituaries.

Schneider, J.M. family

Schneider, Ethel Lapsley.

Biographical information compiled by Betty Schneider relating to Ethel Lapsley Schneider and her family. Consists of genealogical charts and information, clippings, ephemera, a statement of death, a photocopied certificate of marriage, and reminiscences.

Schneider, J.M. family

Schneider, Anna Elizabeth Metz.

Genealogical information compiled by Betty Schneider relating to Elizabeth Metz and the Metz family. Consists of photocopies and transcriptions of correspondence and documents.

Schneider, J.M. family

Gofton, Elizabeth Schneider.

Biographical information compiled by Betty Schneider relating to Elizabeth Schneider Gofton and her family. Consists of genealogical charts and information, reminiscences, a photocopied clipping of an obituary of Roger Gofton, and a photocopied last will and testament of Anna Elizabeth Schneider.

Schneider, J.M. family

Alles, Maria Anna Schneider.

Biographical information compiled by Betty Schneider relating to Maria Anna Schneider and her family. Consists of genealogical charts and information, computuer printouts of statistical information, and reminiscences.

Schneider, J.M. family

Correspondence from Ernie.

Photocopy of a letter to Jean Hawkings and Frederick P. Schneider from their cousin Ernie [?] in which he expresses admiration for his Aunt Ella and Uncle Fred dated Dec. 8, 1967.

Schneider, J.M. family

Kitchener-Waterloo Record February 7, 1986.

February 7, 1986 issue of the Kitchener-Waterloo Record. The front-page features an article about the life of Harry Huehnergard printed for his retirement. It also showcases three of his photographs he took for the Record during his career.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Botanical specimen album.

File consists of one ledger book used as a botanical specimen album maintained by an unknown collector. Includes approximately 94 flower and leaf samples from across the United States, Canada and Cuba including Quebec, British Columbia, Vermont, New Hampshire, Alaska, Florida, Massachusetts, Arkansas and Georgia. Many of the samples are identified and also include information on where and when they were found.

Soapine advertisement

Advertisement trade card for Soapine by Kendall Manufacturing Company of Providence Rhode Island and illustrated by Charlotte Perkins Gilman showing a woman from behind dusting figurines that spell out Soapine on a mantel piece. Verso reads "Cleanliness in the house, laundry, kitchen and workshop is best secured by the use of Soapine. All wise people continue to use it after one trial. Kendall Mfg. Co. Established 1827. Providence, R.I."

Litchfield Steam Laundry letterhead

Correspondence from Litchfield Steam Laundry of Litchfield, Illinois. The letterhead shows women at work in the laundry engaged in tasks such as using washing drums, pressing, and folding clothes. The letter reads "...from 40 to 69 lbs. Also, the water is clear now to what is was one month ago. It is also a compound which if you would let stand one month no settling would be acceptable. But hoping you have a machine which can master it. [illegible] yours truly, Hugh Snell"

Correspondence.

Series consists of correspondence from William Lyon Mackenzie King to his nephew Arthur King, also to Arthur's wife Kathleen Marion King, written between January 8, 1923 and July 5, 1950. Although Mackenzie King's first letters are directed towards the interests of a growing boy, over the years he stays involved in Arthur's progress through school, university and ultimately in the workplace. He mentions his own activities although often not in detail, sends thank you letters and holiday greetings. He gives Arthur advice on his career, mentions books of interest, and talks about politics, friends, family and visitors to Kingsmere.
Arranged chronologically.

King, William Lyon Mackenzie

Correspondence

Series is comprised of correspondence between Paul S. Burtness and Warren U. Ober and others, primarily military figures associated with the U.S. Forces during World War II, and in specific those who had knowledge of the event surrounding the attack on Pearl Harbor. The letters were received during the course of research by Burtness and Ober into the events of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which ultimately culminated in their book "The Puzzle of Pearl Harbor." Includes ms. and ts. letters from generals, admirals and lieutenants as well as a Pearl Harbor historian and the secretary to John F. Kenndy. Details about the correspondence are listed at the file level.

Correspondents include: Brereton, Lewis H.; Hart, Thomas C.; Ingersoll, Royal E.; Kimmel, Husband E.; Lincoln, Evelyn; MacArthur, Douglas; Miles, Sherman; Stark, Harold R.;
*Wohlstetter, Roberta.

Burtness, Paul S.

Reel 2.

One audio reel. Side 1. Material on this reel was reproduced latter part of 1962. Nov. 7/60 - preachers. Music - beyond the sunset; Amirah; Vale Owen; Walter; John Welsley; Hymn - he lifted me; Swedenborg; Dr. Hoffman; Garnet Schultz - refers to July 1961 - mentions the university.

Side 2. Thursday Sept. 3/62 rescue night. Music - at evening; Amirah - opens meeting; Billy Sunday; Rev. William Dynes - pastor of Baptist Church Elmira - mentions G. Steiss; Lord Twelvetrees - this is exceptional; Indian Boy - Brantford reservation - manifests drowning accident - Pelle Point; Walter Brown - recovered from tragedy; Joe Meinzinger. Reel ran off.

Lacey, Thomas

Report of a lecture given by Abudha Khan.

A report of a lecture given by the spirit Abudha Khan through Thomas Lacey. The lecture was given at a séance held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Sheldon in Waterloo, Ontario. The report states that the usual sitters were present at this circle.

Lacey, Thomas

Biographical

Series consists of materials relating to the personal life of Jane Urquhart. Includes correspondence, clippings, calling cards, CVs, a diary, etc.

Urquhart, Jane

Taxes and estate disbursement.

Contains municipal and federal tax records pertaining to John Ratz as well as records regarding the disbursement of his estate. Also contains correspondence relating to the sale and rental of family property in Elmira, Ontario.

Ratz Family

Arts Award Jury, 1988.

Contains correspondence, handwritten notes, photocopied typed list of jurors, photocopied typed document about awards policies, and copies of jury meeting schedules re the judging of the first annual Kitchener-Waterloo Arts Awards in 1988. Nancy-Lou Patterson was one of the members of this Arts Awards Jury.

Patterson, Nancy-Lou

About Eric McCormack.

Series consists of material about Eric McCormack, his life, activities and career. Includes, clippings, correspndence and ephemera.

McCormack, Eric P.

Cloud.

File consists of one typed (computer output, original, 328 pp.) draft with handwritten annotations and corrections of McCormack's novel "Cloud" published by Penguin, September 2014.

McCormack, Eric P.

No II memoranda of missionary visits, Washington, D.C.

Diary kept by Samuel Franklin French detailing his missionary activities in Washington, D.C. from December of 1860 to August of 1861. Highlights include descriptions of Washington neighbourhoods such as English Hill (north east of Judiciary square) and The Island (south of the mall) as well as references to the beginning of the American Civil War. In the back of the diary are lists including parishioners in Tewksbury, Massachusetts 1871, list of parishioners in Wallingford, Vermont, 1889, record of school Wallingford, Vermont, 1883, and list of members of an unknown committee in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, 1875.

French, Samuel Franklin

Newton's Principia

One handwritten notebook with select passages and mathematical diagrams from Newton's Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica. A note in the text indicates that this was likely copied from an 1826 edition of the work.

Stowell, Thomas Pollard

Correspondence and Information Files.

This series contains correspondence sent by or received by Mary Johnston as well as other administrative and legal documents maintained by her relating to the activities and affairs of the teachers' organizations of which she was a member. These include the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario, The Federation of Women Teachers' Associations of Ontario, the Waterloo County Board of Education, and the Waterloo County Women Teachers' Association.

This series also includes materials maintained by Mary Johnston when she worked for the Waterloo County Women Teachers' Association in various capacitites including Key Teacher, President of Unit 1, as a W.C.W.T.A. Past President, as the association's County Adviser and P.R., and as a member of the Book Project Committee.

Also included in this series is a file containing correspondence sent to parents by Mary Johnston when she worked with the Kindergarten at Brighton School.

Johnston, Mary

Biographical : encylopedia article by Anne Innis Dagg.

In 1992 Anne Innis Dagg was asked to contribute an article to a proposed Biographical Dictionary of Women Economists to be edited by Mary Ann and Robert Dimand and published by Elgar Publishing Ltd. This folder contains correspondence (original and copies) to and from Anne Innis Dagg, the Dimands, and others, and includes notes and photocopies made in the course of Anne Dagg's research, as well as ts. drafts (computer output) of the completed biographical article.

Innis, Mary Quayle

Day book.

Contains a day book that is handwritten and lists employees, amount paid for pay periods, and number of days worked.

Dare Foods Limited

W. D. Euler correspondence

File consists of 5 letters between John Walter, the Kitchener Daily Record and William Daum Euler regarding Walter's request for a public debate with Euler over capitalism and the economy following comments made by Euler about private profit at an address in London, Ontario.

Included in the file: John Walter to the Kitchener Daily Record Oct. 18, 1933 (2 copies); John Walter to William Daum Euler, Kitchener Oct. 21, 1933; William Daum Euler to John Walter, Kitchener Oct. 24, 1933; John Walter to William Daum Euler, Kitchener Oct. 28, 1933;
*William Daum Euler to John Walter, Kitchener Nov. 14, 1933;

Correspondence on locomotion 1959 on.

Contains material relating to Anne Innis Dagg's research on locomotion. Includes correspondence on the subject of locomotion and a questionnaire regarding locomotion of dogs that Anne Innis Dagg submitted to breeders, a note made by her uncle Fred Quayle regarding the gait of giraffe, and some notes transcribed for her by her PhD supervisor Antoon de Vos on morphology and behaviour along with some notes on mice on the back of some of the correspondence. Includes a carbon copy of a review of Anne Innis Dagg and D.E. Windsor's article on the gaits of marsupialia and a list of equipment bought by Anne Innis Dagg to study locomotion.

Correspondents consist of:

  • Ballantyne, J.H.
  • Bourns, T.K.R.
  • Cameron, T.W.M.
  • Clarke, Michael
  • Corbin, Jim
  • Elder, William H.
  • Fisher, J.
  • Foster, Bristol
  • Gardner, Catherine
  • Hepburn, Robin L.
  • Hildebrand, Milton
  • Kruuk, Hans
  • Linnard, Larry
  • Manville, Richard H.
  • Nilson, Bob & Sheryl
  • Rabb, George B.
  • Roelofs, Paul F.
  • Simon, Noel
  • Vincent, J.
  • Voss, Gunter
  • Zug, George R.

Dagg, Anne Innis

Kitchener-Waterloo Orphanage Society : certificate of appreciation to Frank C. Schantz.

One certificate that includes coloured calligraphy signed F.H. Budd, dated Nov. 9, 1942. Signed by [?] Slumkoski, Mrs. F.H. Schneider, H.B. Brubaker, Mrs. L. Jaeger, Mrs. C.H. Janzen, Mrs Mary Kaufman, L.G. Bauman, O.C. Wright, Herb Schaus, A.R. Kaufman, Anna S. Weber, Florence M. Bray, Anna E. Batt, Mrs N. Seebach, M. C. Cressman, Lydia L. Dankert (matron).

Schantz Russell Family

Y.W.C.A. Camp Report to Board of Directors, Sept. 15, 1952.

[5] p. ms. Y.W.C.A. camp report presented by Margaret Schreiter to Board of Directors. In this report Margaret Schreiter describes her own personal observations and impressions as "Camp Mother" at the Y.W.C.A.'s Camp Tinawatawa on Paradise Lake. She praises the camp staff for their good work during the duration of the camp. She also refers to the the camp program and all the activities embraced by it including "Carnival Night", "Dress Up Night", the "Family Picnic", drama productions, singing, and the Christian teachings which were "woven into each day".

Schreiter, Margaret

Lyle Hallman and Hallman Construction : biographical and historical.

Contains material relating to the history and biography of Lyle Hallman and his company, Hallman Construction.

Includes a photocopy of an article on "Our place in history since 1945" by Lyle S. Hallman [after 1992], Hallman Property Management Ltd. "Our background" synopsis of the history of Hallman Construction, a list of human interest questions for Lyle Hallman, notes, biographical notes, biographical time line, correspondence to Lyle Hallman, a "Memo of understanding" between Hallman Construction Ltd. and Urie A. Bender for a book on "The Lyle Hallman story" with a note from Lyle Hallman stating that the book was due out in 1992 or 1993.

Hallman, Lyle S.

Seagram, Blanche Alexandrine ("Adine"), 1871-1919: Scrapbook.

Clippings, ephemera, telegrams. The subject matter includes events of personal and family interest, such as weddings, obituaries, society events, sports, etc. Family names which occur often are Bland, Warnock, Bowlby and Seagram. Also included are items of national and international scope, such as items concerning the death of Queen Victoria, items about other royalty and items pertaining to musicians and composers.

Of particular interest are original telegrams to Mayor Bowlby concerning the visit to Berlin on Oct. 10, 1901 of the Duke and Duchess of York. During their scheduled stop of five minutes they were met by Mayor Bowlby, introduced to Mrs. J.E. Seagram, Mr. and Mrs. L.J. Breithaupt and Mrs. G.H. Bowlby, and were presented with a bouquet tied with Seagram colours.

Local ephemera is also present, some of it loose: Church of St. John the Evangelist, Berlin, Ont.: Opening of the New Church Building, Order of Services, Sunday, October 7th, 1894; Hymns: Opening Services, New Church of St. John the Evangelist, Berlin, Sunday October 7th, 1894;
*In Memoriam [Queen Victoria] 1819-1901, The Church of St. John the Evangelist, Berlin, Saturday, Feb. 2nd, 1901.

Seagram Family

Correspondence from Gabrielle Moule.

One item of correspondence relating to the centenary events planned by the K-W Y.M.C.A., as well as to the donation of the Y.M.C.A. papers and memorabilia to the archives of the University of Waterloo. R. J. Brown is asked to donate any relevant Y.M.C.A. materials he may have for preservation in this university's archives. Gabrielle Moule was the chair of the K-W YMCA Centenary Committee.

Brown, Robert J.

About Eric McCormack: Biographical.

This series contains primarily news clippings and serial publications containing articles with a biographical and/or critical focus. They relate to Eric McCormack's life history with special emphasis on the development of his career as an author and on the works of fiction which he has had published to date. A large number of these materials also relate specifically to Eric McCormack's receipt of and/or nomination for receipt of various literary awards.

Finally, a number of materials, including news clippings, correspondence, and ephemera relating primarily to Eric McCormack's personal interests, are grouped together in a miscellaneous file within this series.

McCormack, Eric P.

Juvenalia.

Contents: series consists of materials relating to the childhood and education of Anne Innis Dagg. Includes materials from her time in the Toronto Public School system, at Bishop Strachan School and at the University of Toronto.

Dagg, Anne Innis

Felice : final draft, originally written in 1955.

File contains photocopy of a manuscript of the play "Felice" by John Herbert.The play was originally created in 1955, with the final draft created in the 1980s. Includes author's note on the envelope: "B1 'Felice' : a one-act, four scene play written in 1955 and never performed. There is a first draft in the earlier part of the collection (1926 to 1980). This final draft was not found until 1982 when J.H. and his sister cleared the family house after the death of their mother. Enclosed: one copy of the final draft, 56 pages."

Herbert, John

Sims, Jemima to Harvey J. Sims.

On hearing a report that Harvey had been struck by a ball, Jemima advises him strongly to give up football as "beneath the dignity of a practicing [sic] barrister" (includes envelope).

Sims family

Biographical.

Biographical material about Cora Hind in a variety of formats including typescript notes by Elizabeth Long; manuscript notes by Mrs. Valance Patriarche, a book review, and an excerpt from a biography published in 1945.

Hind, E. Cora

Sims, Peter Harvey to his wife Jemima Sims.

Letter from Peter H. Sims from Glenelg, September 18, 1869 to his wife Jemima Sims: "My dear wife
I arrived here safely last night and I Can tell you I was pretty tired. I feel somewhat sore this morning but will be all right soon. There was nothing remarkable happened on the way worthy to being related. When I came in sight of the old House in the moon light I then began to feel lonesome. I felt like turning in and staying all night but I knew you were not there to greet me on my return so I went on to mothers where I got a cup of tea and then went to bed. I slept well for  I was very tired. I begin to see now how lonesome I am going to be without you. No one can supply your place and now you are away I begin to feel it . . . I now bid you good bye with a good hearty kiss.
Hoping to hear from you soon.
I remain your loving husband
P.H. Sims.”
Includes a stamped envelope addressed to Jemima at Flora P.O. (later Floradale) and postmarked Walkerton.

Sims family

Housewifery.

File consists of a notebook prepared by K. Mary E. Shaw on housewifery, and appears to be her notes for teaching this course. The syllabus covers all aspects of running an Edwardian household, from scullery, house and parlour work, hygiene, sick nursing, and keeping accounts. Volume contains neat ink ms. on ruled paper with pasted-in cuttings from trade catalogues and books, detailed drawings, etc., in marbled boards covered with original unbleached linen.

Shaw, K. Mary E.

Correspondence : 1895-1899.

File consists of five letters received by Martha Rieder from family members and friends. Some envelopes are included; stamps have been removed. Also present is an empty envelope. Includes letter from J.I. Frank Anthes on Anthes Mfg. Co. of Berlin letterhead and company envelope.

Rieder, Talmon and Anthes family

Genealogy

Series consists of genealogical materials on the Hagey family. Includes a biography of Menno Hagey and a genealogical chart.

Hagey, Joseph Gerald

Adapting to climate change: business planing, risk management, emergency preparedness.

Conference kit from the Adapting to climate change: business planning, risk management, emergency preparedness conference held in Ottawa January 22-23, 2008. Includes slides from keynotes and plenary sessions including Linda Mortsch's talk on The big picture - climate changes effects in Canada by 2027. Also includes notes from Linda on other presentations.

Conference Board of Canada

Financial

Series is comprised of financial materials created by the George Pattinson Woollen Mill and its predecessors. Includes journals, a general ledger, figure slips, a coal account book and a ledger index.

George Pattinson Woollen Mill

Gill, Eric and Family

Series consists of materials created or accumulated by Eric Gill and members of his family. Includes one item of correspondence and two Christmas cards.

Gill, Eric

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