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President's Files : Phyllis Parker

Series consists of two files of correspondence created and accumulated by Phyllis (Mrs. Rex) Parker during her term as president of the MLA from 1977-1978. Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, including some carbon copies and draft correspondence. Series is not comprehensive.

Muskoka Lakes Association

President's Files : Michael Vaughan

Series consists of the working files of Michael Vaughan containing material created, accumulated and used by Vaughan during his involvement with the MLA from 1969 to 1986. Records relate mainly to his role as member (1969-1975), vice-chair (1975-1977), chair (1977-1982), and past chair (1982-1984) of the Committee on Land Use, Taxation, and Highways; and as vice-president (1982-1984) and president (1984-1986) of the association.

Series also includes records relating to various other committees, issues, and events. The Committee on Land Use, Taxation, and Highways was responsible for examining and responding to town planning, development, and other land use issues in the Muskoka region. One of the developments of major concern during Vaughan's tenure as chair was a proposed resort at the Roseneath property on Beaumaris Island, and several files in this series relate to this issue.

Series includes correspondence, memoranda, reports, studies, presentations, meeting agendas and minutes, handwritten and typed notes, newspaper clippings, newsletters, agreements, maps and plans, and other material.

Muskoka Lakes Association

President's Files : William F. Clark

Series consists of material created and accumulated by William F. Clark in his role as president of the MLA from 1988-1990.

Includes material related to the various committees of the association, meetings of the board of directors, and issues of importance in the Muskoka region. Includes photocopied documents: correspondence, memoranda, reports, newspaper clippings, typed notes, lists of members and terms of reference for committees, official plan amendments and by-laws, financial reports, meeting agendas and minutes, an application for the incorporation of the association, and other material.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Political Portfolio Chairperson's Files : Robert Topp

Series consists of material created and accumulated by Robert Topp in his role as Chair of the Political Portfolio and its Taxation Committee (1994-1995) and member of the Political Portfolio and Chair of its Taxation Committee (1995-1996).

The Political Portfolio was involved in political and tax-related issues, and during this period was especially focused on property taxation and a group appeal of the 1992 property assessment to the Assessment Review Board launched in 1995 on behalf of over 1000 MLA members with property on Lakes Muskoka, Rosseau, and Joseph.

The appeal resulted in a decision favourable for the association that was then appealed by the Assessment Commissioner to the Ontario Municipal Board, where the association was partly successful and was granted leave to appeal to the Ontario Divisional Court.

Series includes correspondence (some drafts), reports, presentations, newspaper clippings (some photocopied), ARB and OMB notices and decisions, lists of members of the group appeal, handwritten notes, news releases, and other material.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Environmental Portfolio Chairperson's Files : Peter W. Hand

Series consists of material created and accumulated by Peter Hand in his role as Chair of the Environmental Portfolio from 1997-1999 and co-chair in 2000-2001. The Environmental Portfolio was responsible for addressing issues of water quality, forest, land use, waste management and wildlife; during this period, much of the focus was on land use, especially resort development on the Muskoka lakes.

The series contains material relating to MLA responses, sometimes in partnership with other local associations, to proposed developments at the Lake Joseph Club, the Lake Rosseau Beach Resort, the Muskoka Sands Resort, and other locations. Responses include submissions to the Township of Muskoka Lakes and the District Municipality of Muskoka relating to re-zoning applications and amendments to site plans, as well as appeals to the Ontario Municipal Board.

Series includes correspondence and memoranda, reports, notices, handwritten and typed notes, photocopied newspaper clippings, meeting minutes and agendas, draft amendments and by-laws, photocopied plans and maps, and other material. Most material is faxed or photocopied.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Committee Files

Series consists of records relating to the work of several MLA committees. Most records relate to the Regatta Committee and the planning, organization, and results of the annual sailing and aquatic regattas (1930-1932, 1965-1986). Series also includes one file each for the Antique Boat Committee (1978), the Election Committee (1979-1989), and the Recreational Safety Committee 1985-1986).

Includes correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes and agendas, handwritten and typed notes, reports, budgets, invoices, regatta results charts, regatta flyers and programs, newspaper clippings, and other material.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Administration : Office Files

Series consists of material created and accumulated in the course of the administration and operation of the MLA office in Port Carling and the role of the office in supporting the work of the association executive and committee members. Some of the files were created and maintained by Kathy Aitken, Executive Director from 1997 to 1999, and other files were possibly created and maintained by Cheryl Hallows, bookkeeper from 1996 to 1999 and Executive Assistant from 1999 to [200-], and Cheryl Watt, office assistant from 1999.

Material relates to property assessment and taxation and the group appeal to the Assessment Review Board launched by the MLA, the activities of the Political Portfolio and Safety Portfolio, as well as various other issues and events including crime and policing, safe boating, municipal elections, the antique boat show and an annual general meeting.

Includes correspondence and memoranda (some drafts), photocopied newspaper clippings, reports and presentations, lists of MLA members and roll numbers, meeting agendas and minutes, typed and handwritten notes, financial statements for 1988 and 1989, posters, photographs, a handbook, and other material.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Publications

Series consists of the Muskoka Lakes Association yearbook for the years 1993 to 2006, and an association handbook from 1988.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Newspaper Clippings

Series consists of newspaper clippings collected by Michael Vaughan during his involvement with the MLA as a member and then chair of the Committee on Land Use, Taxation, and Highways (1969-1982); and then as vice-president (1982-1984) and president (1984-1986) of the association.

Clippings relate to the activities of and issues of interest to the MLA. Includes clippings from newspapers in the Muskoka region and some clippings from Toronto or national newspapers. Some clippings are photocopies, and some include memoranda or annotations for or by Vaughan.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Reports and Theses

Series consists of studies and reports prepared by or for the MLA and university student theses about issues of interest to the association. Subjects of the reports and theses include: planning, the environmental impacts of planning and development, property taxation, the financing of education in Ontario, and the historical geography of resorts in Muskoka. Series also includes some correspondence, the official plan for the District Municipality of Muskoka, and amendments to the plan.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Centennial Celebration

Series consists of material relating to the 100th anniversary of the MLA in 1994 and the centennial celebrations held during that year. Includes commemorative books produced by the association, ephemera, correspondence, photocopied material on the history of the association, and other material.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Administration : Personnel

Series consists of records relating to the administration of personnel within Electrohome, including employee orientation, training, and recognition. Series includes files accumulated and used by Gary Alcock, Director of Human Resources from ca. 1980 to 1987, and J.R. Boehmer, Director of Human Resources from 1987. Includes correspondence, memoranda, pamphlets, manuals, agreements, press clippings, manuscript notes, organizational charts, and other material.

Electrohome

Correspondence

Twenty-two letters received by E.M. Catley. Correspondents include Nellie McClung (2 letters), Laura Goodman Salverson, Sir Charles G.D. Roberts. Most are in response to correspondence from Catley about her writing, with personal updates included throughout.

Catley, Elaine Maud

Ahrens family

Series consists of material relating to Charles A. Ahrens family, primarily photographs, genealogical and biographical information.

Schneider, J.M. family

Organizational.

Materials created by Electrohome Limited and its predecessors relating to the operations, functions, employees, and history of the company. Includes minutes, patents, ephemera, written histories and more.

Electrohome Limited

Manufacturing.

Materials created by Electrohome Limited and its predecessors relating to the manufacturing processes and products made at the factories. Includes technical drawings, notes, parts lists, and more.

Electrohome Limited

Advertising.

Advertising materials created by Electrohome Limited and its predecessors. Includes promotional materials such as brochures as well as advice on sales tactics.

Electrohome Limited

Photographs.

Photographs created and accumulated by Electrohome Limited and its predecessors. Includes images of employees, products, facilities and manufacturing operations.

Electrohome Limited

Ahrens family.

Series consists of material relating to the Charles A. Ahrens family, primarily photographs, genealogical and biographical information.

Schneider, J.M. family

Schneider family collection.

Fonds consists of material relating to descendants of Johann Christoph and Anna Elizabeth Schneider, their families, friends and activities. It also contains genealogical information about the Schneider and Ahrens family origins in Germany and relatives there. Includes clippings, correspondence, ephemera, films, manuscripts, photographs, slides, etc.

Schneider, J.M. family

Gofton, Alfred S.

Series consists of material relating to Alfred S. Gofton family. Includes correspondence, World War I ephemera, certificates and artifacts, one piece of J.M. Schneider ephemera, genealogical information about the Braun family and the will of Elizabeth Schneider.

Schneider, J.M. family

Hawkings, Jean May.

Series consists of material relating to the family of Jean May Hawkings. Includes correspondence and photographs.

Schneider, J.M. family

Personal

Series consists of material, much of it personal or biographical, accumulated and kept by Ross Dixon and documenting his activities and interests outside of his career and businesses. Includes material relating to Dixon's time as a student at Hillfield School (later Hillfield Strathallan College), his involvement in the Toronto Skating Club and planning skating carnivals, his wedding to Doris McRae Whiting, their cottage at Paradise Lake, his role in the Belmont Business Association, his political interests, honours he received, etc.

Series includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, handwritten notes, agreements, photographs, biographies, certificates, honourary degrees, personal documents, agendas and minutes, a scrapbook, and other material.

Dixon, Ross

Career

Series consists of material documenting Ross Dixon's search for employment and his career up until the time he began working at the Dominion Rubber Company, and includes material from his time at Toronto Radio & Sports, Research Enterprises Limited, Otaco Limited, and other companies.

Series also includes material documenting his professional activities and associations from throughout his career, such as his involvement with the Industrial Accident Prevention Association, the Grand Valley Personnel Association, the Canadian Public Relations Society, and the Canadian Manufacturers' Association.

Series includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, forms, manuals, brochures, certificates, financial statements, agendas, handwritten notes, resumes, ephemera, and other material.

Dixon, Ross

Career : Uniroyal

Series consists of material documenting aspects of Ross Dixon's career at Uniroyal (formerly the Dominion Rubber Company), where he worked from 1947 until his retirement in 1977, as Manager and then Director of Industrial Relations. Material relates to industrial relations, employee relations, management, and workplace safety as well as political and economic issuse of interest to Dixon, and other aspects of his role in the company.

Series includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, speeches, company publications, employee newsletters, conference programs, leaflets and brochures, handwritten notes, forms, ephemera, and other material.

Dixon, Ross

Westmount Construction Company

Series consists of files kept by Ross Dixon relating to the operation of the Westmount Construction Company. He formed this company ca. 1952 to build houses in the newly-developing Westmount area of Kitchener-Waterloo, hiring foremen and carpenters and contracting out the basic construction work. Doris Dixon became involved in the accounting work and other administrative aspects of the company.

The material in these files relates mainly to home-building, including construction methods and materials and exterior and interior design features. Also present are files relating to the administration and operation of the company and aspects of specific construction jobs, as well as advertising for homes built by the company.

Series includes brochures, flyers, catalogues, pricelists, advertisements, newspaper and magazine clippings, circulars, bulletins, forms and charts (including estimates, cost analysis, etc.), agreements, handwritten notes, correspondence, sketches, architectural drawings, and other material.

Dixon, Ross

Architectural Drawings

  • SCA220-GA207-5
  • Series
  • [19-], 1947-1977, predominant 1954-1965
  • Part of Ross Dixon fonds.

File consists of architectural drawings prepared for the Westmount Construction Company. Includes mainly house plans but also some plans for an apartment building and several commercial buildings. Many of the drawings do not include the creator's name, but some were prepared by C.E. Voelker, N.O Hipel (Preston), J. Crebolder, and others. A small number of drawings were mass-produced (published in magazines).

Many drawings contain handwritten annotations; some are original plans and some are revisions to plans. The construction jobs for the Westmount Construction Company appear to have been classified as either "residential" or "miscellaneous" and in each category were generally assigned a Job # in chronological order. A log of jobs was kept and can be found in Series 4, File 250. There are duplicate drawings corresponding with many of the job numbers.

Dixon, Ross

Westmont Enterprises Limited

  • SCA220-GA207-6
  • Series
  • 1955-2001, predominant [196-]-[197-]
  • Part of Ross Dixon fonds.

Series consists of material accumulated by Ross Dixon relating to the activities of Westmont Enterprises Limited, a holding company that Ross Dixon formed ca. 1953 for the Westmount Construction Company and other subsidiary companies as well as rental properties. One of these subidiary companies was Jasco, a manufacturer of aluminum windows and doors in Baden, Ontario.

Series consists mainly of material relating to the advertising and sale of real estate in Kitchener and Waterloo, as well as the surrounding region; and real estate and rental properties mainly in the Belmont neighbourhood. Series includes correspondence, deeds and mortgages, agreements, photographs, architectural drawings, handwritten notes, invoices, and other material.

Dixon, Ross

Ross Dixon Financial Services

Series consists of material relating to Ross Dixon Financial Services from the late 1980s to 2002.

In 1977 Ross Dixon became a local agent for a trust company and soon established Ross Dixon and Associates. [At some point in the 1980s, Ross Dixon Investments Inc. also existed.] He then sold a majority of his shares to a holding company and formed Ross Dixon Financial Services. In 1992, the holding company Canadian First Financial Group was formed and included Ross Dixon Financial Services among its subsidiaries In 2002, Dundee Wealth Management Inc. purchased all of the assets of this company.

The series is not comprehensive, but contains a small amount of material relating to ownership and administration of Ross Dixon Financial Services, the operation of franchises, and a 1998 employee conference. Includes reports, clippings, correspondence, photographs, leaflets, conference agendas and programs, handwritten notes, a speech, ephemera, and other material.

Dixon, Ross

Philanthropy

Series consists of material relating to the philanthropic activities of Ross and Doris Dixon, and in particular their charitiable giving to the Big Brothers Association of Kitchener-Waterloo, the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, and other charities and organizations in the Kitchener-Waterloo region and in Hamilton. Includes some material relating to the Ross and Doris Dixon Charitable Foundation and student awards and scholarships provided by the Dixons.

Series includes correspondence and thank-you letters, certificates and plaques, newspaper clippings, statements of contributions, award applications and agreements, donation appeals and other material from charities, financial statements and committee and annual reports of charities, photographs, etc.

Dixon, Ross

Accounting Records

Series consists of accounting records for the Westmount Construction Company, as well as for Westmont Enterprises Limited and its subsidiaries, from around 1952 to 1989. Also present are some accounting records for Ross Dixon Financial Services from around 1982 to 1989. Includes accounting journal pages, general ledger pages, and handwritten notes.

Dixon, Ross

Photographs

Series consists of photographs, including portraits and snapshots, accumulated and kept by Ross Dixon. Includes photographs of Ross and Doris Dixon, relatives of the Dixons, Ross as a child, and houses in the Westmount neighbourhood; and photographs taken at events such as an award ceremony, a Uniroyal conference, and other company events; as well as other subjects.

Dixon, Ross

Visual Materials

Series consists of videocassettes relating to Ross Dixon and Ross Dixon Financial Services.

Dixon, Ross

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