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Luther Marsh management plan : maps.

Two oversize items. One is an aerial image of the Luther Marsh Wildlife Management Area compiled from aerial photography flown 1979-1980; it has markings in red and blue ink and is titled, "5 yr. plan." The other is "Luther Marsh Wildlife Management Area," black-line map with title: "Wildlife swamps, non-forestry priority." Includes highlighting, annotations relating to tree information.

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Grand River Conservation Commission fonds.

  • SCA206-GA184
  • Fonds
  • 1931-1990, predominant 1938-1966

Fonds consists primarily of records relating to the operation and activities of the Grand River Conservation Commission from 1938 to 1966, mostly records maintained by successive secretary-treasurers, but including some chairman's files (William Philip), and operations files. Includes a wide range of documentation, including correspondence, financial records, minutes, personnel records, reports, maps and plans and environmental monitoring records. Documentation includes construction of the Shand and Conestogo Dams, property acquisition and management, relations and interactions with municipalities and government departments at the provincial and federal levels, flood management and monitoring, implementation and management of health care, unemployment insurance, provincial and federal taxes, rental and leasing of cottage lots and other properties, reforestation and nursery operations, management of motor vehicles and other equipment.

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M. Pequegnat.

File consists of outgoing correspondence from E.F. Roberts to Marcel Pequegnat relating to expenses and taxes. Includes expense summaries.

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Maps: Two maps, one showing lands required in the Township of east Garafraxa, October 13, 1939, attached to a second map showing interference with roads, West Garafraxa Township, by the Grand River Conservation Commission for the Shand Dam, November 12, 1941

Two oversized rolled maps attached to each other: map of interference with roads, West Garafraxa Township by the Grand River Conservation Commission for the Shand Dam, by Herbert Johnston, Ontario Land Surveyor, November 12, 1941, shows property ownership, and is annotated in pencil with notes regarding incidents including an airplane crash and deaths due to drowning. Second attached map showing lands required in the Township of East Garafraxa, County of Dufferin, by C.C. Fairchild, Ontario Land Surveyor October 13, 1939. Includes the Belwood area.

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Maps: Two maps, one showing lands required in the Township of east Garafraxa, October 13, 1939, attached to a second map showing interference with roads, West Garafraxa Township, by the Grand River Conservation Commission for the Shand Dam, November 12, 1941.

Two oversized rolled maps attached to each other: map of interference with roads, West Garafraxa Township by the Grand River Conservation Commission for the Shand Dam, by Herbert Johnston, Ontario Land Surveyor, November 12, 1941, shows property ownership. Second attached map showing lands required in the Township of East Garafraxa, County of Dufferin, by C.C. Fairchild, Ontario Land Surveyor October 13, 1939. Includes the Belwood area.

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Luther.

William Philip's copies of material relating to the Luther Marsh Dam project. Includes correspondence, reports, an agreement, map [Lake Superior showing northern Ontario, including Sault Ste. Marie, and northern Michigan] and minutes. Includes notes by William Philip on some correspondence.

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J10.

"J" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts, in this case J.M. Jordan, County Engineer re the proposed new County Bridge at Blair, requesting comments and future flood crest information. Includes blue-line print plan of proposed bridge and road diversions. Includes map "Plan of proposed bridge and road diversions at Blair : lot 9 : Beasley's old survey, Township of Waterloo."

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G7.

"G" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts and others, primarily concerning the Village of Grand Valley and pollution of the Grand River there. Correspondents on this topic include the Ontario Dept. of Health and W. Philip. Includes a sketch map by H.A. Cameron of Grand Valley and "Grand River Conservation Committee Contamination Plan." Also includes correspondence with the Dept. of Lands and Forests concerning fire hazards on the Commission tree planting around Belwood Lake. Also includes routine correspondence concerning gauge reading and insurance.

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P.M. Rogers : weekly reports.

Material relating to activities of P.M. Rogers, Forester, GRCC, including reforestation projects, Lake Belwood woodlands policies and reports, Conestogo land clearing project, employees hired, etc. Includes correspondence, Luther Lake reforestation and woodlot map, newspaper clippings, reports. Includes newspaper article "Men restore Shand forests after 150 years of abuse," Kitchener-Waterloo Record, Thursday June 28, 1956, Section 2, p. 25. Also includes J. Lynton Martin article concerning GRCC reforestation: "Trees and water go together," Forest and Outdoors (April 1957): 16. Includes handwritten notes.

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Budget draft for 1960.

File consists of Ilmar Kao's work on budget estimates for 1960. Includes correspondence between E.F. Roberts and I. Kao, ms. notes, charts, tables, calculations etc. and a blue-line map titled "Lake Conestogo Reforestation and Woodlot Map" dated Oct. 1961.Includes ms. notes drafts and ledgers.

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Untitled file.

Material removed from original files at some later date for an unknown purpose, also material found loose as a result of file box damage. Contains four maps and plans: "Road map of the County of Wellington," 1939, marked with green pencil numbers; "Shand Dam Geologic Section" dated Feb. 15, 1939, two copies (one ink on linen, one blueprint) of a "Plan of that part of the Village of Belwood formerly Douglas lying South of the Grand River, Plan No. 78," by C.C. Fairchild, Aug. 22, 1939.

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B2.

File consists of "B" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts on a variety of topics, with construction equipment supplier W.L. Ballentyne Co. Ltd.; A.A. Baddley re Elora development (mentions of Dana Porter); City of Brantford and with individuals.

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Motor Pool : general rules.

File consists of correspondence, warranties, insurance certificates, vehicle registration slips, receipts and reports relating to vehicles owned by the GRCC. Includes ms. by Ilmar Kao containing a list of vehicles and general rules and regulations.

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Forestry Department : P.M. Rogers, 1960.

File consists of material maintained by I. Kao relating to forestry department operations supervised by P.M. Rogers. Includes correspondence and inter-office memorandum between I. Kao and P.M. Rogers, correspondence to and from suppliers and others, brochures, information booklets and reports. Includes ms. notes.

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Grand River Board of Engineers : Stapleton farm.

File consists of material relating to the valuations of several properties, primarily the Stapleton farm. Includes correspondence, reports, hand drawn map of land plots, ms. notes and receipt. The file appears to have belonged to C.C. Fairchild, Secretary, Board of Engineers, GRCC.

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M13.

File consists of "M" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts. Includes correspondence concerning construction of a water tank by H.E. Mott Co., accompanied by a blueprint and ms. sketch. Includes material relating to a proposed by-law to provide for drainage work in the Township of Melancthon: clippings, Commission reaction to the by-law's impact on Luther Marsh plans, correspondence to and from the Hon. Dana Porter, notes by W. Philip and Hugh Templin.

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W24. Correspondence

File consists of "W" correspondence to and from E.F. Roberts on a variety of topics, including with Township of Woolwich, City of Waterloo, County of Waterloo, Township of West Garafraxa. Includes a letter from Eldon Weber accompanied by a letter copy to Dana Porter, then Minister of Planning and Development for Ontario; considerable correspondence to E.F. Roberts from Marcel Pequegnat, W. Philip and others re the Belwood Ball Park; a letter from Dana Porter to W. Philip re "prison labour." Includes ms. notes from W. Philip to E.F. Roberts, land deeds, blueprint, sketch maps, and product ephemera.

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Snow surveys, 1963.

File consists of two booklets containing pre-printed pages for entering snow data. One is filled in as an ms. draft; the other is the final ts. copy, with data recorded intermittently for several locations by H.A. Cameron.

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Snow surveys, 1964.

File Consists of two booklets containing pre-printed pages for entering snow data. One is filled in as an ms. draft; the other is the final ts. copy, with data recorded intermittently for several locations by H.A. Cameron.

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Gauge cards, 1967.

File consists of weekly and daily gauge cards. Weekly cards: The weekly cards are titled "Gauge and Weather Report" and are present for the following: Grand River at Waldemar, Jan. 1-Feb. 11, 1967; Nith River at Canning, Jan. 8-21, 1967; Luther Dam at Monticello, Jan. 22-Feb. 18, 1967. Cards entitled "Weekly Report" are present for the following: Brantford Gauge Station, Jan. 5-Feb. 16, 1967. Cards entitled "Daily Report" are present for the following: Conestogo Dam, Jan. 1-Feb. 23, 1967; Shand Dam, Jan. 1-Feb. 24, 1967.

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