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Photograph collection.

  • SCA83-GA53
  • Collection
  • [186-?]-[19--?]

Collection consists of 169 19th century American photographs. Included are 115 carte-de-visites, 40 cabinet portraits, 2 albums, 11 miscellaneous photographs and 1 envelope of miscellaneous business and greeting cards.

The photographs vary in size, but many of are 1 x 1 cm and mounted on card. Most are albumen type photographs depicting various people including infants, children, and adults. The photographs come from various studios across the United States though the majority come from studios in New York, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Illinois. The photographs, since rehoused, were originally housed in two albums decorated with an intricate relief on the cover and a metal clasp lock.


Series documents anti-war and anti-fascist sentiments during the early 1930s. Includes various leaflets of poems and songs on peace by William E. Dyer, a Toronto-based poet. Other leaflets relate to the 1934 Ontario provincial election and promotion for the Socialist Party of Canada in the Waterloo North constituency There is also a membership advertisement for the “American League against War and Fascism”, based in New York, and a Pax International issue from 1934 about the persecution of pacifists and promotion of peace.


Series documents John Walter’s correspondence with William Daum Euler and the Kitchener Daily Record. The correspondence focus on Walter’s request for a public debate with Euler over capitalism and the economy. Other correspondence and newspaper clippings cover the Record’s refusal to publish, in their newspaper, the letters Walter sent about challenging Euler. There are also clippings of Euler's speech which Walter references in his letters.

Walter, John


Series consists of clippings from newspapers, some containing articles or editorials by John D. Detwiler, some about him and/or his work and some collected by him as of subject interest.

Detwiler, John D.

Death of the late Miss Gonder of Black Creek.

File consists of one typescript of an obituary "death of the late Miss Gonder of Black Creek - a pioneer resident of Willoughby Township", a clipping of said obituary, and a manuscript tribute to her memory which was read at her funeral service.

Royal visit to Canada.

File consists of the official programme of the Royal Visit to Canada by their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York [George V and Queen Mary].

Staff Party, 1960's.

Contains printed reports with pictures of parties held in 1961 and 1964, menus from 1969 and 1970, invitation from 1974, photocopied items for 25-Year Club dinner held in 1976.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Staff Party, 1920's.

Contains printed programs/menus for the fifth, sixth and seventh annual banquets of the Daily Record Staff held in 1924, 1925 and 1926.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

News Clippings.

Contains news stories and ephemera regarding Record employees and board, including appointments, retirements, etc.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record


Contains correspondence, news clippings, etc. regarding awards won by the Kitchener-Waterloo Record for outstanding reporting, sports writing, typography etc.

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 news coverage of 110th birthday, Feb. 1988.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Open House, March, 1952.

This open house was held to mark the "75th year of daily newspaper publishing in Kitchener-Waterloo". File contains correspondence, facsimile of the first issue of the )Daily News, Feb. 9, 1878, instructions for guides, tour scripts, invitations, reports.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Election campaign.

Material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his campaign to be elected as a Member of Parliament representing the Liberal Party for the riding of Kitchener-Waterloo in the 2004 Canadian federal election. Records include business cards, invitations, flyers, pamphlets, questionnaires, correspondence, speech transcripts, a sticker, an unsigned candidate agreement, elections results summary, and a return of writ. Also includes letters of congratulations received by Telegdi after he was elected.

Telegdi, Andrew

Canada Barrels and Kegs, Limited.

Clipping of The Independent Business Man article "Family Business Changes with Times" about the Seagram family’s purchase of the company from the Mueller Cooperage and its later transition into Canbar Marine Company.

Joseph E. Seagram and Sons, Ltd.

Clippings : personal.

File consists of a series of clippings accumulated by Florence Grace Clement regarding her life and interests. Includes clippings on Florence herself (a golf score, her age, and her musical activities) and on life and events at Preston Springs Gardens retirement home where she lived.

Clement Bowlby Family

Clement, David Ward 1897-1917.

File consists primarily of newspaper clippings regarding the death of David Ward Clement who was shot down in action during First World War. Also includes genealogical notes on David.

Clement Bowlby Family

Stewart, Elizabeth (Betty) née Clement 1916-1977 and Peter Stewart 1915-1980.

File consists of materials relating to the life and death of Elizabeth (Betty) Clement Stewart and husband Peter Stewart. Includes clippings on Betty's schooling, achievements, and death as well as obituaries for Peter and marriage announcements for the two. Also includes correspondence between Betty and William Pope Clement. As well, the file includes materials on Betty and Peter's daughter Janet including a programme from the 1978 Five Outstanding Young Londoners Awards Banquet at which she was honoured and correspondence between her and Beatrice Hagey.

Clement Bowlby Family

Forbes, Margaret (Peggy) Chellew née Adams Clement 1921-2010 and Donald Rossell Forbes 1920-2005.

File consists of materials relating to Margaret (Peggy) Chellew Adams Clement Forbes and husband Donald Rossell Forbes. Includes a clipping, an invitation to Peggy and Donald's wedding as well as to the wedding of their son Jock to Rosemarie Ann Wilson, a poem written for Florence Grace Clement on her 90th birthday, family agendas and a series of correspondence.

Correspondents include:

  • Florence Grace Clement,
  • Carlton and Mary Clement,
  • Edward Meijer (Valhalla Inn),
  • Janet Stewart,
  • Walper Hotel,
  • John [?].

Clement Bowlby Family

Ephemera : invitation.

File consists of one invitation for Janie Bowlby to attend a ball. Invitation reads "The Aide-de-Camp in waiting is commanded by Their Excellencies The Governor General and The Countess of Dufferin to request the pleasure of Miss Bowlby's Company at a Ball on Wednesday the 27th of Feb. at 9 o'clock." Also includes accompanying envelope.

Clement Bowlby Family


File consists of three clippings relating to the life and work of Rienzi Crusz. Includes one clipping on the donation of Rienzi's works to the University of Waterloo. Also includes one typed copy of a brief article that was published in the Kitchener-Waterloo Record and a computer print out of the LAUW [Librarian's Association of the University of Waterloo] online newsletter.

Crusz, Rienzi


File consists of two clippings on Rienzi Crusz.

Crusz, Rienzi


Material relating to readings given by Rienzi Crusz, by hismself and with others. Contains clippings, ephemera, ms. notes. Contents overlap with material in other files, eg. Speeches and presentations.

Crusz, Rienzi

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