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Biographies of Women

Series consists of files of clippings, articles, ephemera, etc. relating to women, some internationally and others locally. The files were created and maintained by Long. Some of the files include original photographs of the women. Typed and handwritten notes directed to staff at the University of Waterloo Library also occasionally appear throughout.

Long, Elizabeth


Series consists of photographs of John Herbert, his personal and professional life.

Herbert, John


Series consists of approximately 5,900 items of correspondence between 165 correspondents. Includes correspondence to and from Bertram R. Davis, correspondence to and from unknown correspondents, and correspondence between others. Also includes two files of correspondence on a specific topic. One file is on portraits of Southey and the other is on the Portugues author Jose Maria de Eca de Queiroz.
Correspondents include:

  • All American Cables
  • Baldwyn, L.
  • Bathietwell, William
  • Beddoe, Dorothy
  • Bell, Whitefield Jr.
  • Bennett, Rhoda
  • Bentley, G.E. Jr.
  • Bernard Quariten Ltd.
  • Blunden, Edmund
  • Boots Cash Chemists
  • Boult, Nellie A.
  • Boyce, R.R.
  • Brace, Keith
  • Bremer, Heather
  • Bremner, Robert
  • British Council, The
  • British Museum, The
  • Bronson, Bertrand
  • Browning, Daphne DuMaurier
  • Buchan, Alexander M.
  • Cabral, Adolfo De Oliveira
  • Cabral, Maria de Gloria Ramos de Oliveira
  • Calme, John
  • Carnall, Geoffrey
  • Cartwright, Revd. Canon R.F.
  • Cascas, Artur Simoes
  • Charles Lamb Society Bulletin
  • Cheyne, A.D. Gordon
  • Christ’s Hosptial
  • Coburn, Kathleen
  • Collis, Ivan
  • Crook, Arthur
  • Crowsley, Ernest G.
  • Curry, Kenneth
  • Darbshire, Helen
  • Davis, Annabel
  • Davis, Doris
  • Davis, Watson
  • de Eca de Queiroz, Antonio
  • de Eca de Quieroz de Castro, Maria
  • De Sousa-Lead, J.
  • do Ceu Costa, Maria
  • Early, Benjamin W.
  • Early, Margaret Sue
  • Edward, P. Welson
  • Espstein, Jason
  • Faliscue-Brickdale, Matthew
  • Filler, Louis
  • Fisher, Dorothy
  • Fitzgerald, Maurice
  • Flack, Ellis
  • Flack, G. Ellis
  • Fox, Levi
  • Gandy, Norman
  • Gardner, WH.
  • Garlick, Kenneth
  • Gayford, J.C.
  • Gibbs, Donald T.
  • Goodland, Alice
  • Green-Armytage, R.N.
  • Griggs, Earl Leslie
  • Haller, William
  • Harris, Roy
  • Haugh, W.S.
  • Havens, Raymond D.
  • Heaton, P.
  • Highman, Norman
  • His Excellency the Portuguese Ambassador
  • Hoover, Ben
  • Hope, Warren T.
  • Hough, Henry B.
  • Howe, H.W.
  • Hynes, Mary
  • Kaderley, Nat Lewis
  • Kaderly, Nat Lewis
  • Kaufman, Paul
  • Keens, R. Lyall
  • Kew, S.F.
  • Kopaitic, Boris (Commander)
  • Kuhn, A.J.
  • Kurahashi, J.
  • Lamoine, Georges
  • Laverick, D.M.
  • Lee, Chi-Pui
  • Lindsay, Philip C.
  • Looker, Samuel J.
  • Lowes, John Livingston
  • Mabbott, Thomas Ollive
  • Manogue, Ralph Anthony
  • Mansfield, John
  • Mason, A.S.
  • Massey-Stewart, John
  • McElderry, Bruce Robert
  • Merritt, Theodore E.
  • Metford, J.C.J.
  • Meyerstein, E.H.W.
  • Middendorf, John H.
  • Middleton, Arthur Pierce
  • Miller, C.A.
  • Mooman, Mary
  • Moore, R.W.
  • Morgan, P.F.
  • Morley, E.J.
  • Morris, Christopher
  • Munday, Katherine
  • Mure, G.R.G.
  • New House Museum
  • Nowell, Charles
  • Nunes de Silva, Henrique
  • Ober, Warrun U.
  • Ormond, R.L.
  • Osborne, Edgar
  • Peck, Walter Edwin
  • Penney, Clara L.
  • Pinney, Hester
  • Pinto, Abranches
  • Pleasance, Antony C.
  • Polhemus, George W.
  • Prabhakar, T.
  • Pugsley, N.S.E.
  • Purchase, J.L.
  • Raepe, Elizabeth
  • Ramos, Charles
  • Rawnsley, E.F.
  • Rawnsley, H.D.
  • Reeves, Florence S.
  • Rich, Norman
  • Rodgers, Betsy
  • Ross, Archibald
  • Ross, James
  • Russell, P.E.
  • Shaffer, Elinor
  • Shaver, Chester L.
  • Simmons, Jack
  • Smith, Elsie
  • Smith, H.G.
  • Sproule, Hugh
  • Sypher, Gale
  • Sypher, Lucy
  • Sypher, Wylie
  • Taylor, Donald
  • Taylor, L. Acland
  • Taylor, Rachel
  • Thompson, J.E.
  • Thone, Frank
  • Times Literary Supplement, The
  • Times, The
  • Times, The
  • Turnbull, J.M.
  • University of Toronto Quarterly
  • Usher, H.W.F.
  • Wakefield, [?]
  • Waller, Robert
  • Wallis, F.S.
  • Wasserman, Earl R.
  • Watson, Rowland
  • Wells, Charles
  • West, S. George
  • Whalley, George
  • Whiting, F.
  • Wilkinson, Norman B.
  • Williams, M.G.
  • Williams, Rev. H. Fulford
  • Wilson, R.A.
  • Woof, Robert

Davis, Bertram R.


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

Slides and Glass Plates

Series consists of glass plate slides, both negative and positive, most likely used for teaching purposes by John D. Detwiler. Includes prepared microscope slides of salmon scales, negatives of cocoons and insect damage, positive images of scientific drawings.

Detwiler, John D.


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.

Teaching and Miscellaneous Notes

Series consists of material prepared by John D. Detwiler for instructional purposes. Includes course outlines, lecture notes, exam questions, references, student attendance and marks, and illustrations.

Detwiler, John D.


Series consists of approximately 2600 pieces of correspondence to and from Dr. J.D. Detwiler. Correspondents include many names prominent in science, conservation and public life, including William A. Albrecht, Ian McT. Cowan, L.A. DeWolfe, J.R. Dymond, Archibald Gowanlock Huntsman , W.W. Judd, Fred Landon, Robert F. Legget, Harrison F. Lewis, Georges Maheux, K.W. Neatby, Ernest C. Oberholtzer, Edward G. Pleva, Dana Porter, D.S. Rawson, A.H. Richardson, R. Omar Rilett, William Rowan, Jacques Rousseau (1905-1970), E.S. Russenholt, T.M. Sonneborn, Robert J.C. Stead, Hugh Templin, Ross B. Willis.

Detwiler, John D.

Exhibit clippings

Series contains clippings documenting memorial exhibits for Homer Watson and articles reviewing his life. There are two scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings between 1936 and 1947. One scrapbook contains mostly newspaper memorabilia and exhibition advertisements, while the other contains clippings focused mainly on announcing exhibits throughout Ontario along with press and editorial comments. There are also files of clippings that discuss the closure of Watson’s art gallery and studio in 1947. One of the clippings is a print, from a magazine, depicting Homer Watson.

Suffrage Material

Series consists primarily of material created and /or accumulated by Alice Riggs Hunt, documenting her involvement in the suffrage movement in the United States. Includes clippings, ephemera, photographs, artifacts and textual material, including reports by A.R.H. of campaigning work for the right to vote. Photographs include a series of snapshots of the Suffragist Parade in New York City, 1911. Artifacts include breast banners, a flag and a ceramic geese match holder.

Hunt, Alice Riggs


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

Biographical : Awards

Series consists of material relating to awards received by William H. Kaufman from the Kitchener-Waterloo Hospital, the Canadian Footwear Council and National Health and Welfare. Includes clippings, correspondence, ephemera, speech notes, etc.

Kaufman, William Hutton

Dana Porter and Dorothy Parker Family

Series consists of materials relating to the family of Dana Porter, including his wife Dorothy Porter (nee Parker), and his sons Dana Jr. and Julian. Also includes materials created about Dana Porter posthumously and collected by his family.

Porter, Dana Harris


Series consists of correspondence to and from Dana Porter regarding a variety of topics in his personal and professional life. Includes approximately three hundred and thirty-six items. Correspondents are listed at the file level. Note that where applicable items of correspondence have been left in their original file and subsequently correspondence can also be found in :

  • Series 2. Dana Porter and Dorothy Parker Family ;
  • Series 4. Ephemera ;
  • Series 5. Political and Legal Career ;
  • Series 6. Scrapbooks and Clippings ;
  • Series 7. Shakespeare ;
  • Series 8. Speeches and Addresses ;
  • Series 9. Visual Materials.

Porter, Dana Harris

Librarian and Archivist Employment Handbook.

Records created and accumulated by the Librarians' Association of the University of Waterloo (LAUW) related to the evolution of the Librarian and Archivist Employment Handbook (Handbook). Includes previous versions and draft copies of the Handbook, correspondence, notes, meeting minutes, a report, and other textual records.

Librarians' and Archivists' Association of the University of Waterloo

Subject files.

Records created and accumulated by the Librarians' Association of the University of Waterloo (LAUW) on various topics and activities such as librarian job descriptions, librarian salaries, the LAUW constitution, the appointment and review of the University Librarian position, and more. Includes correspondence, reports, lists, and other textual records.

Librarians' and Archivists' Association of the University of Waterloo

Faculty representation and academic status.

Records created and accumulated by the Librarians' Association of the University of Waterloo (LAUW) related to the associations attempts to obtain faculty representation and academic status. Includes meeting minutes, reports, timelines, lists, correspondence, notes, reference items, and other textual materials.

Librarians' and Archivists' Association of the University of Waterloo


Materials relating to Lydia Dotto's personal life.

Dotto, Lydia


Realia and artefacts collected by Lydia Dotto during the course of her professional life.

Dotto, Lydia


Articles and short stories written by Lydia Dotto that were both published and unpublished.

Dotto, Lydia

Kaufman, A.R. : Scrapbooks : Birth Control

Includes Mr. Kaufman's personal scrapbooks he maintained relating to birth control in general, to the Parents' Information Bureau, and to the trial of Dorothea Palmer. Also includes two scrapbooks relating to the Toronto Birth Control Clinic.

Kaufman, A. R. (Alvin Ratz)


Series consists of diaries maintained by Panabaker over the course of more than fifty years.

Panabaker, John H.


Materials created or accumulated by Lydia Dotto as part of her professional life as a journalist. Includes Dotto's published articles, research materials, reports, and articles about Dotto and her work.

Also includes speeches given by Dotto at different events and related correspondence.

Media with Dotto's published articles are:

  • University of Toronto Magazine
  • National. The Canadian Bar Association magazine
  • Content for Canadian Journalists
  • Dimensions: Canada's Science Newsmagazine
  • Business Journal
  • Alternatives Journal
  • Challenges. Ontario's business: issues & opportunities magazine
  • Equinox: the magazine of Canadian discovery
  • Canadian Aviation Magazine
  • The Globe and Mail
  • Science Forum
  • Legion Magazine
  • CIPS review
  • Canadian Business
  • en Route Magazine
  • ComputerData
  • Business Journal
  • Airborne
  • Canadian Geographic
  • In search
  • InfoAge
  • Canadian Medical Association Journal
  • High Technolog
  • The Journal. Published by the Addiction Research Foundation
  • Inside Information
  • Health Watch
  • News Canada
  • The Graduate
  • Doctor's Review
  • Quest. Canada's Urban Magazine
  • Information Technology
  • City Woman
  • Science Link
  • Circle
  • The DMR Letter
  • Doctor's Access
  • The Edmonton Journal
  • The Carleton
  • Toronto Daily Star
  • The Globe and Mail Weekend Magazine
  • @Biz
  • Arthur Newspaper from Trent University and Peterborough-Nogojiwanong's independent student press
  • Farewell to the 70s
  • Spar Horizons
  • Impact published by Ryerson University
  • CBC News
  • Wardar. The Magazine of Wardair Canada
  • Engineering Dimensions

Dotto, Lydia


Correspondence sent and received by James Downey. Contains correspondence related to Downey's professional roles, including letters of appreciation, recommendation requests, correspondence related to events he helped organize, and that related to different responsibilities of his roles. Also includes personal correspondence, especially related to Downey's family life. Personal correspondence has a preeminence of letters to and from Downey's sisters under the heading "Dear Sis" with numerous family photographs and mementos.

Downey, James

Speeches and remembrances.

Materials related to speeches and addresses written and given by James Downey. Includes drafts and final versions of speeches, addresses, and toasts for different events, and remembrances for various persons. Also contains contextual information accumulated by Downey during the research and writing process (such as newspaper articles, photocopies of photographs, and ephemera).
Includes a drawing by Gerard Brender à Brandis titled “Winterton, Newfoundland.”

Downey, James

Commonplace books.

James Downey's commonplace books and related materials. The earlier books consist of notebooks with handwritten annotations and, in some instances, photocopied pages of the notebooks (with later additions by hand). The newer books are printed versions with some handwritten annotations.

Downey, James

Personal notes.

Research materials created or accumulated by Robert Shipley related to different matters. Includes articles, research notes, newspaper clippings, bibliography lists, and related ephemera. Also contains personal correspondence and notes.

Shipley, Robert


Personal and administrative correspondence sent and received by Robert Shipley to and from different persons and institutions. Includes correspondence related to the University of Waterloo, his work and different positions he held, submissions of his writings, applications for grants and jobs, letters of acceptance and rejection, invitations to events, letters thanking him for participating in events, invoices and payments, letters congratulating him for his work, correspondence related to the Canadian Armed Forces, correspondence received from politicians, and personal correspondence.

Shipley, Robert

Early publications.

Materials related to Robert Shipley's publications. Includes publications authored by Shipley and publications in which he collaborated, unpublished works, articles and drawings, related newspaper clippings, and ephemera of events in which he was involved.

Shipley, Robert


Robert Shipley's personal journals for different years. Includes Shipley's daily journaling and personal notes; several of his pencil, pen, and watercolour drawings; photographs and ephemera related to his life and events he attended; and newspaper clippings collected and pasted on the journals.
Most of the journals are accompanied by a document created by Shipley identifying the people and places mentioned.

Shipley, Robert

Lectures and Exhibits

Materials relating to lectures and exhibits given by, organized, or attended by Michael Bird.

Bird, Michael


Essays, books, and articles written by Michael Bird and others. Topics include folk art, fraktur, religious imagery and film.

Bird, Michael


Research files for Michael Bird, including his research on folk art, fraktur, religious iconography, film, and more.

Bird, Michael


Materials relating to the teaching career of Michael Bird. Includes his time as a professor at Renison University College teaching in fine arts and religious studies, as well as teaching summer courses at Cape Breton University.

Bird, Michael


Series consists of miscellaneous materials prepared and collected by Rienzi Crusz.

Crusz, Rienzi

Video Recordings

Series consists of video recordings relating to the activities of Rienzi Crusz. Includes the judging of the Dorothy Shoemaker Literary Awards.

Crusz, Rienzi

Miscellaneous : Family

Series consists of material reating to the family of Rienzi Crusz. Includes an in memoriam publication for Crusz's father and an article written by his brother.

Crusz, Rienzi

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