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Hamilton-Gordon, Ishbel Maria Marjoribanks
Kent County Home Economics Association
Ontario History Collection
Detwiler, John D.
Davis, Bertram R.
Reaman, George Elmore
Kitchener Waterloo Sales and Ad Club
Muskoka Lakes Association
Larrington, Jane Stuart, 1890-1987
Haney, Haney, Kendall & Melville
Shoults, J.H., Rev.
Brown, Robert J.
McCormack, Eric P.
Fonds contains a deed of bargain and sale on vellum. The deed, dated December 12, 1834, details a transaction between Vincent Dewell, and his wife Harriet, with Henry Smith regarding a plot of land in exchange for 50 pounds. The plot of land is identified as the west part of lot 29 on the 8th concession of Hope Township in Durham County, Upper Canada. Two red wax seals appear on the bottom right corner of the deed.
Dunke, Edwin B.
Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association
Hespeler Furniture Co.
Graham, J. Wesley (James Wesley)
Fonds contains a notebook and records collected by Minnie O'Hara Maines from 1948 to 1971 in her capacity as a member of the Executive of the Kitchener-Waterloo Council of Friendship. There are blank forms regarding tax deductions and employment contracts for English-speaking classes, along with newspaper clippings that cover registration for and advertisements of these classes in Kitchener. The fonds also includes other promotional pamphlets and cards for the classes and for the Council in general, along with lists of winners for the Council's scholarship funds and names of contributors.
Kitchener-Waterloo Council of Friendship
United Way of Kitchener-Waterloo and Area
Westmount Golf and Country Club (Kitchener, Ont.)
Walter Bean Grand River Community Trails Foundation
The Jackman Foundation
Creighton, Charles Dickens
Short, W.E. (William E.)
Cowan, Donald D.
Stanton, Ralph G.
Parents' Information Bureau
Dare Foods Limited
Martin, John Gartshore
Collection of day books maintained by Samuel Franklin French. Includes five account books and one book listing missionary and religious activities.
French, Samuel Franklin
One accounts book kept by George W. Neale between the period 1850-1874. It is likely that Neale lived in the region of Loudon, New Hampshire and did business with those nearby. Others named in his account book include Newel Lovering, Luther Copp, S. Neale, Benjamin Neale, Samuel B. Lovering, Alonzo B. Lovering, Alvin S. Taylor, Isaac B. Giddings, Stephen Moore, John Messer, Warren Gleason, and Dick Rogers.
Account book kept by William Henderson during the period 1841-1880. Some personal diary entries are also written, including a reference to William's 74th birthday and losing his sister's spectacles. William Henderson likely lived in Dover, New Hampshire and makes references to the Piscataque RIver, Wolfeboro New Hampshire, and Nottingham New Hampshire.
Shaw, K. Mary E.
Consists of one group photograph of a construction crew, purportedly for Bridgeport School. They are posed with a sign: "John V. Gray Construction Co. Ltd, General Contractors, head office Toronto ...."
Downey, James, 1939-
Greb Industries Limited
Guy, James Rutherford and George Harrington
Rubber Machinery Shops
Young Women's Christian Association of Kitchener-Waterloo
Hagey, Joseph Gerald
Grand River Conservation Commission
Pindera, Jerzy Tadeusz
Peter Rieder Family
Contains items from the A.R. Kaufman fonds, the W.H. Kaufman fonds, and the Kaufman Footwear fonds.
Burtness, Paul S.
Fonds consists of one Upper Canada deed of enrollment from Richard Beasley to David Gingrich for a parcel of land in Waterloo County. The parcel in question is noted as being "a certain parcel on tract of land in the Township of Waterloo in Richard Beasley Lower Block on the Northside of the Grand River containing one hundred acres ... being composed of the Eastern half of lot number four in the Second Concession beginning at a post planted equal distance from the front to rear on the division line between lotts number three and four which is the south east corner of Jacob [M] half of the same lott. Thence move seventy seven degrees East forty chains more or less to within fifty links of the rear of the said concession. Thence North thirteen degrees west twenty five chains more or less to the north east of Jacob [M] said half lott thence south thirteen degree east twenty five chains more or less to the place of beginning containing one hundred acres..."
23 photographs from the wedding of Gordon Fraser and Olive A. Rennie, June 20, 1946 at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church. Includes photographs of the church interior, as well as of the bridal party at the reception at the bride's home at 35 Fairview Ave., Kitchener. Also includes one mounted photograph of the wedding of George Biehn to Elva Capling, in which Gordon Fraser was best man.
Collection consists of 11 albums of Schwaben music and sketches. Note that in the titles of the albums the word "Nazi" does not relate to the National Socialist German Workers' Party. Nazi is an abbreviation of the name Ignatz, a colloquialism used to signify someone who is clumsy or foolish.
File consists of one photograph of the employees of the head office of the Dominion Life Assurance Company in Waterloo, Ontario. The photograph was taken July 1939. The employees are standing in front of the building at 14 Erb Street West.
Dominion Life Assurance Company
Fonds consists of one lithography stone used to print materials for Joseph E. Seagram and Sons.
Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Ltd.
Fonds consists of one bound ms. volume of sermons by Reverend Joseph Irons for the year 1828. The book appears to have been written by his son William Josiah Irons (note on p. 26 reads taken by W.J.I.)
Irons, Reverend Joseph
Fonds consists of one handwritten letter from W.R. Inge addressed to "Dear Sir."
Inge, William Ralph
Fonds consists of ephemera relating to the unionization of furniture makers and woodworkers in the Kitchener, Stratford, and Woodstock area. Includes a mock liberty bond for the defence of workers arrested protesting, a card promoting socialist industrial unionism, a handbill outlining union desires, a letter from Canada Furniture Manufacturers regarding an adjustment to pay rates, a handbill encouraging furniture workers to unionize, and a photocopy of a letter to Herman Kreuger.
Furniture and woodworkers unions.
Fonds consists of ephemera relating to the Presbyterian Canadian Girls in Training program. Includes song and lyric sheets, programs from the 1970 vesper service, notes on overcoming denominational difference in CGIT, a booklet by Marilyn Kalbfleisch on Christian living and a brochure for the 1967 New Hamburg relief sale.
Presbyterian Canadian Girls in Training
Bolender Ball Family
Fonds consists of one daybook from The Standard Life Assurance Company, believed to have been kept by Samuel Daniel Buckberrough. Also includes a clipping re the January 21, 1904 snow storm in Kitchener.
Buckberrough, Samuel Daniel
Fonds consists of one birth-and-baptismal certificate (Geburts-und-Taufschein) for Margareta Riehl. The certificate is written in German and is a fraktur text featuring examples of decorative calligraphy and artwork.
Fonds consists of two ts. leaves with directions for the tanning process used by the Lang Tanning Company for their contract with the RCAF.
Stowell, Clarence Loran
Fonds consists of five items of correspondence from John Jay Chapman to others. Includes four letters to Edwin F. Edgett of "The Lookout" and one to the Boston Evening Transcript.
Chapman, John Jay
Fonds consists of one photograph of students of the First Mennonite Church bible school. Students are shown outside in front of the church building.
First Mennonite Church
Photograph of the entertainment committee of the [Guelph?] Knights of Columbus. Photograph was taken March 1, 1917.
Knights of Columbus
Fonds consists of one ms. copy (1 vol. 299 pp.) of the 1839 edition of John Clare's "Shepherd's calendar with village stories and other poems" transcribed by G. Silverlock and presented to his son Orestes Silverlock. The text includes an introduction from "Village minstrel" as well as poems from other works by Clare. The work is written in fine calligraphy and includes a hand drawn frontispiece, title page, and publishers advertisements. Accompanying the ms. is one item of correspondence from E. Blunden to Mrs. Wrangham discussing the text.
File consists of three architectural drawings of the building of the Berlin [Kitchener] Y.M.C.A. at 22 Queen Street North. Includes a side elevation, main and upper floor plans, and details of the locker room.
Kitchener-Waterloo Young Men's Christian Association
File consists of nine puzzle picture advertisements for Barker's Powder. The advertisements were snipped from a newspaper and feature a short story with a puzzle picture. The versos show astrology charts as well as letters of recommendation for Barker's Powder.
Fonds consists of seven caricature prints from Vanity Fair of "men of the day." Includes images of Mr. R. Richardson-Gardner; Mr. Herbert Spencer; Marquis of Winchester; Admiral Sir H.R. Yelverton; Mr. Joseph Ernest Renan; The Reverend Arthur Tooth; Lord H.F. Thynne.
File consists of nineteen woodcut prints by Elizabeth Rivers. Some of the prints are signed and numbered and include captions.
Fonds consists of prints of Sir Robert Peel and Lord Nelson. They are printed by George Baxter as an oil colour picture print, the first commercially viable colour printing.
Fonds consists of one print of a work by Thomas Austen Brown. The drawing shows ships in the water at night underneath a moon. Signed by the artist.
Brown, Thomas Austen