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Correspondence to Dorothy Etta Russell from St. John Ambulance Association Ontario Branch.

1 post card announcing that Dorothy Russell succeeded in an examination.

Date and Place from: December 10, 1943 Toronto [Ontario] To Russell, Dorothy Etta, 1900-2005 From St. John Ambulance Association Ontario Branch Attachments: No envelope, the post card is stamped. This is a Canada Post card announcing that Dorothy Russell succeeded in an examination.

Schantz Russell Family

Employees serving in WWII.

Portraits of Schneider employees serving in the armed forces during World War II, most identified. These were published in issues of the in-house newsletter, The Voice. Also includes a group of nine photographs and postcards with messages to Norman C. Schneider from Lieut. R.A. Klaehn

Schneider, J.M. family

Family Letters: 1952-2008.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family and Wilhelm and Helga Höpken. Wilhelm and Helga Höpken are Gisela Sommer’s brother and sister-in-law. Of special interest is a programme for an exhibit presented by the University of Guelph from January 12, 2001 to March 17, 2001 titled, The John & Gisela Sommer Collection: 40 years of collections at Gallery House Sol. The exhibit featured 111 items, mostly books and prints, collected by Ulrich and Gisela Sommer for their art gallery, Gallery House Sol. All of the items featured in the exhibit were subsequently donated to the University of Guelph. Records include letters, greeting cards, post cards, a programme, press clippings and, photographs of family members, friends, plants, art, and animals.

Familienbriefe: 1993-1999.

  • SCA344-GA393-21
  • File
  • [August 1977?]-[December 14, 1999?], predominant 1993-1999
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as information about Angelika Sommer’s partner Gunther (surname unknown) and Angelika’s concern for Isle Stein’s well-being. Isle Stein was a friend of the Sommer family and she lived in Germany. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, press clippings and, photographs of family members, flowers, buildings, Christmas decorations, and art.

Familienbriefe: 1988-1992.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as Angelika Sommer’s training and participation in a local choir and Cornelius Sommer’s trip to Hamburg, Germany in 1993. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, press clippings, and photographs of family members, events, pets, and a choir.

Familienbriefe: 1985-1987.

  • SCA344-GA393-19
  • File
  • November 22, 1979-June 8, 1996, predominant 1985-1987
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters sent between Gisela Sommer and Ulrich Sommer that were written while Gisela visited her parents in Germany. Of special interest is a letter by Ulrich to Gisela that describes his experience attending Barker Fairley’s birthday celebration at University College in Toronto, Ontario on May 21, 1986. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, funeral invitations, and photographs of family members.

Betty Forbes's wedding planner.

A wedding planner notebook containing correspondence, sketches, advertisements, and notes pertaining to Betty Forbes's wedding ceremony with Bill Land on May 29, 1954 in Hespeler, Ontario.

Forbes, Betty

Betty Forbes's diary.

A diary containing daily entries written by Betty Forbes in 1948. Several entries describe Betty’s work in British Columbia, family events, dances, a trip to Alaska, holidays, and Peg Forbes’s wedding to Colin Andrew (Joe) Wilson. The diary contains letters, invitations, lists, a patch, and press clippings including one titled, Girls advised to train for career and marriage published in The Globe and Mail on January 27, 1948.

Forbes, Betty

Betty Forbes's diary.

A diary containing daily entries written by Betty Forbes in 1949. Several entries describe Betty’s work as a nurse, family events, and holidays. The diary includes press clippings, postcards, notes, letters, invitations, a program from Maple Leaf Gardens, tickets, a national credit card from Imperial Oil Limited and four photographs of unknown individuals.

Forbes, Betty

Betty Forbes's diary.

A diary containing daily entries written by Betty Forbes in 1950. Several entries describe Betty’s work as a nurse, family events, and holidays. The diary includes press clippings, invitations, telegrams, postcards, two photographs of unknown individuals, a certificate for a rare blend of Crown Royal whiskey from the House of Seagram, and a registration card from the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario.

Forbes, Betty

Betty Forbes's diary.

A diary containing daily entries written by Betty Forbes in 1947. Several entries describe family events, parties, dances, trips to Buffalo, Sudbury and British Columbia, and Betty’s work at Claremont Nursery School. The diary includes letters, telegrams, invitations, programs, press clippings, pressed flowers, a napkin, and a photograph of an unknown individual.

Forbes, Betty

Betty Forbes's diary.

A diary containing daily entries written by Betty Forbes in 1951. Several entries describe Betty’s work as a nurse, family events, and holidays. The diary includes press clippings, invitations, telegrams, letters, and a photograph of an unknown individual.

Forbes, Betty

Betty Forbes's diary.

A diary containing daily entries written by Betty Forbes in 1944 during her time as a student at the School for Nurses at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario. Several entries describe Betty’s work at the hospital, student exams and marks, school dances, class dinners, and capping ceremony. The diary includes press clippings, letters, notes, event programs, and a photograph of an adult and child. In addition, numerous entries describe events and activities related to the Second World War including an entry written on D-Day (June 6, 1944). Some of these entries contain attached items such as press clippings related to military personnel and banknotes including a 1 lire banknote issued by Italy in 1939, 5-francs Type 1942 issued by Banque de l'Algérie, a 10-AM lire banknote as well as a one shilling and a half shilling Japanese government-issued Oceanian Pound.

Forbes, Betty

Betty Forbes's diary.

A diary containing daily entries written by Betty Forbes in 1945 during her time as a student at the School for Nurses at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Ontario. Several entries describe Betty’s work at the hospital, student exams, patient care, and school dances. The diary includes press clippings, a convocation program, letters, telegrams, notes, pressed flowers, restaurant menus, business cards, event programs, and a photograph likely of Betty and an unknown individual. In addition, numerous entries describe events and activities related to the Second World War including an entry written on Victory in Europe Day (VE Day) on May 8, 1945, an entry written on Victory over Japan Day (VJ Day) on August 15, 1945 as well as entries describing food rationing, and the death of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd president of the United States (1933–45). Also includes one United States Army Anti-Aircraft Command sleeve insignia. The insignia is circular with an embroidered white background, blue border, and two red capital letter A's in the centre.

Forbes, Betty

Betty Forbes's photograph album.

An album containing photographs of the Forbes family and their friends including Millicent Lyall Forbes, George Alexander Forbes, Peg Forbes, Betty Forbes, Bill Land, Jennifer Land, Janet Land, Thomas Land, and Greg Clark. Several photographs feature the Hillhead estate, Lake Tyson, the Toronto Hunt Club, and a party held at Dr. Biglow’s residence in honour of Greg Clark receiving an L.L.D. from the University of Western Ontario (now Western University) on June 4, 1960. Also includes a letter written by Janet Land to Dampa regarding an attached photograph of Bill and Betty Forbes along with their children.

Forbes, Betty

Forbes family and friends.

Photographs of the Forbes family and their friends including Mary Evelyn "Effie" Buck (nee Agnew), Millicent Lyall Forbes, George Alexander Forbes, Betty Forbes, Peg Forbes, Phyllis Agnew Buck, Isabelle Alexandra Burt (nee Buck), Florence Mary Louise Middleton (nee Buck), Evelyn Alice Foster Ferguson, Mary Ferguson, Norman and Barbara Forbes, Pamela Wilson, Stephanie Diane Forbes Derenzo, Robert Allen Forbes Derenzo, Nicholas Anthony Michael John Derenzo, Robert Forbes, A.R. Kaufman, and Dr. Robert James Lockhart. Also includes photographs featuring Royal Air Force members, Camp Forty at Tyson Lake, Ontario and the dining room of George Philip Buck and Mary Evelyn "Effie" Buck (nee Agnew) at 70 Dufferin Ave in Brantford, Ontario. Additionally, contains some correspondence between family members, primarily regarding the photographs.

Forbes, Betty

Betty Forbes's scrapbook.

A scrapbook containing press clippings, cards, postcards, telegrams, tickets, programs, report cards, certificates, a diploma, invitations, correspondence including notes of congratulations to Betty Forbes on her engagement to Bill Land, the birth certificates of Millicent Lyall Forbes and Betty Forbes, and other textual material. Also includes three watercolour paintings by Willie Winklemann and photographs of the Forbes family featuring Peg Forbes and Joe Wilson's wedding and other family events.

Forbes, Betty

Letters from Peg and Betty.

Letters from Peg and Betty Forbes to their mother, Millicent Lyall Forbes. Correspondence also includes press clippings of Betty and Bill Land's wedding and a postcard to Millicent Lyall Forbes from Bill Land.

Forbes family letters.

Letters exchanged between George Alexander Forbes, Millicent Lyall Forbes, Betty Land, Peg Wilson, Ross Wilson, Pamela Wilson, Janet Land, Jennifer Land, and Thomas Land. Correspondence also contains press clippings, drawings, and greeting cards.

Forbes, Betty

Letters to Betty and Bill.

Letters, cards, and postcards written to Betty Forbes and Bill Land from Millicent Lyall Forbes, Helene, Isabelle Alexandra Burt (Aunt Diddy), and Uncle Art. File also includes letters from Ray McMurphy to Betty Forbes, an account with Smuck's China and Gift Shop in Kitchener, and a wedding program for Thomas Land and Sylvia Wink.

Forbes, Betty

Letters to Betty Forbes.

Letters addressed to Betty Forbes and Lois from Peg Forbes and letters from Millicent Lyall Forbes to Betty Forbes.

Forbes, Betty

Letters and postcards to Peggy and Betty Forbes.

Letters to Betty and Peg Forbes from their mother, Millicent Lyall Forbes. Also includes letters to Betty Forbes from Jack, Lois, and Sally and a postcard addressed to Betty Forbes with a photograph of Central Park, Calgary, Alberta from Helena Williams.

Forbes, Betty

Letters from Betty and Peg.

Letters from Betty and Peg Forbes to their mother, Millicent Lyall Forbes, during their time as students at Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, Ontario.

Letters from Peggy and Betty.

Letters and postcards from Peg and Betty Forbes to their mother, Millicent Lyall Forbes. Letters from Betty Forbes during her time as a nurse in Vancouver are included.

Letters and postcards from Betty and Peg.

Letters and postcards from Betty and Peg Forbes to their parents, Millicent Lyall Forbes and George Alexander Forbes, during their time as students at Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, Ontario.

Letters from Peg and Betty.

Letters from Betty and Peg Forbes to their mother, Millicent Lyall Forbes, during their time as students at Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, Ontario.

Letters from Betty and Peg.

Letters from Betty and Peg Forbes to their mother, Millicent Lyall Forbes, during their time as students at Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, Ontario.

Letters from Betty and Peg.

Letters from Betty and Peg Forbes to their parents, Millicent Lyall Forbes and George Alexander Forbes, during their time as students at Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, Ontario.

Letters from Betty and Peg.

Letters from Betty and Peg Forbes to their mother, Millicent Lyall Forbes, during their time as students at Bishops Strachan School in Toronto, Ontario.

Letters from Betty and Peg.

Letters from Betty and Peg Forbes to their mother, Millicent Lyall Forbes, during their time as students at Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, Ontario.

Letters from Betty and Peg.

Letters from Betty and Peg Forbes to their parents, Millicent Lyall Forbes and George Alexander Forbes, during their time as students at Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, Ontario.

Letters from Betty and Peg.

Letters and postcards from Betty and Peg Forbes to their parents, Millicent Lyall Forbes and George Alexander Forbes, during their time as students at Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, Ontario.

Letters from Betty and Peg.

Letters from Betty and Peg Forbes to their parents, Millicent Lyall Forbes and George Alexander Forbes, during their time as students at Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, Ontario.

Letters from Betty and Peg.

Letters from Betty and Peg Forbes to their parents, Millicent Lyall Forbes and George Alexander Forbes, predominantly during their time at Camp Wapomeo in Algonquin Park. Also included are letters to Millicent Lyall Forbes from a camp counsellor at Camp Wapomeo.

Letters and postcards from Betty and Peg.

Letters and postcards from Peg and Betty Forbes to their parents, Millicent Lyall Forbes and George Alexander Forbes, and Isabelle Alexandra Burt (Aunt Diddy). Letters are predominantly from Camp Wapomeo in Algonquin Park with some letters from the Lake of Bays.

Letters from Betty and Peg.

Letters from Betty and Peg Forbes to their mother, Millicent Lyall Forbes, during their time as students at Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, Ontario. Letters also include a package of test questions.

Letters and postcards from Betty and Peg.

Letters and postcards from Betty and Peg Forbes to their parents, Millicent Lyall Forbes and George Alexander Forbes. Postcards feature illustrations and photographs of the Bigwin Inn in Lake of Bays, Ontario and Huntsville, Ontario.

Letters and postcards from Betty and Peg.

Letters and postcards from Betty and Peg Forbes to their parents, Millicent Lyall Forbes and George Alexander Forbes, during their time at Camp Wapomeo in Algonquin Park. Includes a postcard photograph of Taylor Statten, founder of Camp Ahmek in Algonquin Provincial Park.

Letters from Betty and Peg.

Letters from Betty and Peg Forbes to their parents, Millicent Lyall Forbes and George Alexander Forbes, during their time as students at Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, Ontario.

Letters from Peg and Betty.

Letters from Betty and Peg Forbes to their mother, Millicent Lyall Forbes, during their time as students at Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, Ontario.

Letters from Peg and Betty.

Letters from Betty and Peg Forbes to their mother, Millicent Lyall Forbes, predominantly during their time as students at Bishop Strachan School in Toronto, Ontario.

Letters from Betty and Peg.

Letters and postcards from Betty and Peg Forbes to their parents, Millicent Lyall Forbes and George Alex Forbes. Also includes drawings as well as letters to the Easter Bunny and Santa Claus written by Betty Forbes and Peg Forbes.

Contracts with Grolier.

Two publishing contracts detailing E Palmer Patterson's agreement to sell publishing rights for two books to Grolier. One book was to be titled, "Native Peoples of Canada - Indians" and the other was to be titled, "Inuit Peoples of Canada." Each contract specifies legal provisions such as compensation, copyright and other obligations to be fulfilled by E Palmer Patterson and Grolier respectively. Both of the contracts are signed by E Palmer Patterson, a representative of Grolier, and a witness. Also includes related correspondence and notes.

Patterson, E Palmer

Correspondence.

Letters sent by Mary Ham to her family during her trip to Europe. From June to September in 1950, Mary travelled with her friend Marion Gellatly (nee Eckel) to the United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, France, the Netherlands, and Sweden.

Ham, Mary

Correspondence.

Letters received by Mary Ham from family and friends during her trip to Europe. From June to September in 1950, Mary travelled with her friend Marion Gellatly (nee Eckel) to the United Kingdom, Germany, Denmark, France, the Netherlands, and Sweden.

Augustine, Ham, Kaufman family

Apple bushels

Letter from Jacob Anthes to his parents, Martin and Catharine, regarding the shipment and selling of bushels of apples. Anthes makes reference to a trip he took with Brother Miller to transport an almost too heavy load of apples and shares his wishes for how they are to be sold and distributed, and at what price.

Rieder, Talmon and Anthes family

Correspondence to Martin Anthes.

File consists of 28 German letters from between 1867 and 1872. The majority of the letters were written by Reverend Jacob Anthes, from the Carrick and Port Elgin areas of Ontario, to his parents Martin and Catharina Anthes, in Baden and New Hamburg in Waterloo County. They document his young family's experience living in a new place while he preached, sometimes at long-distances, attempting to convert people to the Evangelical Association Church. Included are references to the Anthes family's health and living situation, local weather and farming conditions, and happenings related to the day to day lives of people with whom he interacted.
File also includes one unidentified letter; an agreement [?] signed by Rev. Anthes, Glenlyon, Bruce Co.; and invoices, one for Martin Anthes' account at a store in New Hamburg signed by Jacob [Niebel?].

Rieder, Talmon and Anthes family

Familienbriefe: 1983-1985.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as information related to Angelika Sommer’s partner Gunther (surname unknown) and Cornelius Sommer’s request to his grandmother, Elisabeth Höpken, for a loan of money to buy a house near Toronto, Ontario. Records include letters, greeting cards, and postcards.

Briefwechsel mit Ilse Stein: 1983.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family and Isle Stein. Includes letters indicating that Isle Stein moved from Essen, Germany to Reutlingen, Germany. Isle Stein was a friend of the Sommer family. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, and photographs of Christmas decorations, animals, buildings, and landscapes.

Familienbriefe: 1981-1982.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters sent between Gisela Sommer and Ulrich Sommer that were written while Gisela visited her parents in Germany. Of special interest are German press clippings about the development of the German Democratic Republic in the 1980s. Records include letters, greeting cards, and press clippings.

Familienbriefe: 1979-1980.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters sent between Gisela Sommer and Ulrich Sommer that were written while Gisela visited her parents in Germany. Also contains a copy of the last will and testament of Friederich Höpken. Friederich Höpken was Eduard Höpken’s brother and he lived in Brazil. Records include letters, greeting cards, and postcards.

Familienbriefe: 1976-1978.

  • SCA344-GA393-14
  • File
  • [January 6, 1976?]-November 19, 1980, predominant 1976-1978
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as Cornelius Sommer’s university graduation and his plans to open his own law firm as well as Angelika Sommer’s move to Hamburg, Germany. Also contains letters describing Isle Stein’s upcoming visit with Ulrich Sommer and Gisela Sommer in Canada. Records include letters, greeting cards, and postcards.

Correspondence, 1950, May.

  • Date and Place from 1950 May 28 Toronto, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Allison Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 18 Toronto, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Bill Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes TLs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 11 Toronto, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Bryan, Ada Attachments Envelope, with stamps. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from [1950 May 12] Kitchener, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Butt, Ruth and Michael Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 20 Toronto, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Cameron, Alexander Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 30 Belleville, Ont To Maines, Minnie From Casement, Irene Attachments Envelope, with stamp Notes ALs. A card with embossed picture of a fawn
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 30 Hamilton, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Chivers, Olga Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 28 Port McNicoll, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From D., Cora and Archie Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 27 Kitchener, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Dunham, Mabel Attachments Envelope, with stamps. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 28 Toronto, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From E., Marion Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 30 St. Catharines, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Ev. and Bert Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 28 Millville, Minn. To Maines, Minnie From Fister, Ann O'Hara Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 12 Toronto, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Ghent, Frank Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 10 Toronto, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Ghent, Mildred Attachments Envelope, with stamp Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 14 Hamilton, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Gladys Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 28 Fort William, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From [Henderson], Marion Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 15 Toronto, Ont To Maines, Minnie From Henry, Lois Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 20 Washington, Penna. To Maines, Minnie From Humphrey, Esther Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 31 Toronto, Ont To Maines, Minnie From Hunter Rose Co. Ltd. Notes TLs. Invoice
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 23 Toronto, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Jaquith, Barbara Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 12 Huntsville, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From de Kindree, Gertrude Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs. Card with picture of Saint Louis Gate, Quebec.
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 26 Ottawa, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Lrasker, Nellie Caldwell Attachments Envelope, with stamp Notes ALs. A card with printed flowers down the left-hand side.
  • Date and Place from [1950] May 19 Toronto, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Marjorie Attachments Includes clipping. Notes TLs.
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 25 Toronto, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Martin, Helen (Dafoe) Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs. A card with the image of a basket of flowers.
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 25 Sarnia, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Mary Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 30 St. Catharines, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From McDermid, Constance Attachments Envelope, with stamps. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 26 New Dundee, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Page, Frank E. Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 22 London, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Patricia Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 30 Woodstock, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Pierce, Will H. Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes TLs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 21 Belleville, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Relackenlit, Jean Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs. Name :[Blackwith?]
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 18 Toronto, Ont To Maines, Minnie From Robinson, Arthur Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 19 Toronto, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Sara Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes A card with painted flowers.
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 23 Los Angeles, Calif. To Maines, Minnie From Van Ausdel, Dorothy Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 19 Vancouver, BC To Maines, Minnie From Watson, Mrs. W.S. Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 11 Toronto, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Wilder, Marion E. Attachments Envelope, with stamp Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 26 To Pincock, Jenny From Hilgartner, Mother Attachments Envelope, no stamp. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 6 Madoc, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Vanderwater, Blanche Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Includes letters from lawyer re: estate; also insurance form. Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from 1950 May 28 Belleville, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Wallbridge, Nettie F., "Miss Feeney" Attachments Envelope, with stamps. Notes ALs. A card with yellow flowers and a blue bird.
  • Date and Place from [1950 May 25] Boston, Mass. To Maines, Minnie From Wihlborg, Celestine Attachments Envelope, with stamp Notes ALs
  • Date and Place from [1950 May 17] Toronto, Ont. To Maines, Minnie From Watson, Phoebe Attachments Envelope, with stamp. Notes ALs. Letter is a card with the image of a little girl carrying an umbrella.

Maines Pincock Family

Familienbriefe: 1973-1975.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as Eduard Höpken’s declining health and Angelika Sommer’s relationship with her parents and her husband Uwe Schriever. Records include letters and greeting cards.

Familienbriefe: 1971-1973.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters expressing concern for Angelika Sommer because she was increasingly committed to Communist ideologies and involved in politics in Germany during the 1970s. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, and a press clipping.

Briefwechsel mit Ilse Stein: 1970-1982.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family and Isle Stein. Isle Stein was a friend of the Sommer family and she lived in Germany. Includes letters that discuss Angelika Sommer’s impending divorce from her husband Uwe Schriever. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, and photographs of Christmas decorations.

McClung, Nellie.

Date: 192-?.11.12 Place from: Victoria, B.C. To: Catley, Elaine M. From: McClung, Nellie
Date: 192-?.03.29 Place from: Victoria, B.C. To: Catley, Elaine M. From: McClung, Nellie

Letters to Catley, one expressing praise for her writing and the other sharing personal updates and well wishes to the Cately family.

Catley, Elaine Maud

Familienbriefe: 1969-1971.

Correspondence between various members of the Sommer family including letters that describe Cornelius Sommer’s European vacation and Angelika Sommer’s political involvement in Germany, her Marxist beliefs and her plans to pursue post-secondary education in Germany. Some letters also indicate that Angelika Sommer met and was dating Uwe Schriever, who later becomes her husband. Also includes greeting cards, postcards, a pamphlet, and photographs of Uwe Schriever, and the wedding of Friedemann and Petra (surnames unknown) in March 1970.

Familienbriefe: 1967-1969.

  • SCA344-GA393-9
  • File
  • February 6, 1966-[January 8, 1970?], predominant 1967-1969
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as Ulrich Sommer and Cornelius Sommer’s studies in university, Angelika Sommer’s pending visit with her grandparents, and Lina Neumeyer Raatz’s declining health. Lina Neumeyer Raatz was Ulrich Sommer’s aunt and she lived in Germany. Also contains correspondence between the Sommer family and the Altenmueller family from Cooksville, Ontario. Records include letters, postcards, and pamphlets.

Familienbriefe: 1962-1966.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Of special interest is a letter written by Eduard Höpken on May 29, 1965 revealing that he was a dedicated member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany since 1930. Eduard claimed that he reinstated his support for the political party after 1945. In this letter, Eduard wrote about the development of laws to provide the state increased control during emergencies. Also contains correspondence between the Sommer family and Friederich Joachim. Friederich Joachim adopted Ulrich Sommer as an adult and he lived in Germany. Records include letters, post cards, birth announcements, and a funeral invitation.

Gallery House Sol: correspondence, press clippings and related material.

  • SCA344-GA393-7
  • File
  • March 21, 1945-December 21, 1964, predominant 1959-1963
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters discussing Gallery House Sol, an art gallery opened by Ulrich Sommer on Saturday, July 21, 1962. The gallery was located inside Ulrich Sommer’s home at 45 Charles Street in Georgetown, Ontario. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, press clippings, children’s drawings, a matinee program and a photograph possibly of Elisabeth Höpken reading on a ship in 1961.

Familienbriefe: 1958-1962.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters describing Eduard and Elisabeth Höpken’s impending trip to Canada and letters discussing Ulrich Sommer’s adult adoption by a man named Friedrich Joachim who lived in Germany. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, floor plans, and a wedding invitation.

Briefe von Annemarie Boden, Max Boden, Axel and Sibylle Boden, 1954 mit einige briefe von John und Gisela Sommer an Annemarie Boden.

Correspondence primarily between the Sommer family and the Boden family. The Boden family lived in Bonn, Germany and included Annemarie Boden, Max Boden, Axel Boden and Sibylle Boden. Of special interest are letters commenting on social and political matters such as issues of ethnicity, Quebec separatism, and World War II. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, press clippings, a funeral invitation, and photographs of a family home and the University of Bonn in Germany.

Briefwechsel mit Ilse Stein: 1954-1969.

  • SCA344-GA393-4
  • File
  • June 21, 1954-December 1, 1980, predominant 1954-1969
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family and Isle Stein. Isle Stein was a friend of the Sommer family and she lived in Germany. Records include letters, a postcard and photographs of Isle Stein, her family, and the Sommer family.

Familienbriefe: 1954-1958.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as Ulrich Sommer and his wife Gisela Sommer’s immigration to Canada with their two children Cornelius Sommer and Angelika Sommer in 1954. Also contains letters confirming Ulrich and Gisela Sommer passed an exam designed for new Canadians that was established by the Government of Ontario’s Department of Education Information Branch. Records include letters, greeting cards, postcards, children’s drawings, pamphlets, hand-drawn floor plans, wallpaper samples, a cross-stitch sampler, and photographs of family members.

Familienbriefe: 1947-1957.

  • SCA344-GA393-2
  • File
  • June 16, 1946-December 2003, predominant 1947-1958
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Höpken and Sommer families. Includes several candid letters from Eduard Höpken that describe his experiences during and after World War II as well as the political climate in Germany during the 1950s. Of special interest is a family newsletter written on January 6, 1971 by Eduard and his wife Elisabeth Höpken that provides biographical information about their children including Gisela Sommer and her husband Ulrich Sommer, Johann Höpken, Walter Höpken, Karl Höpken, Wilhelm Höpken, and Peter Höpken. Records include letters and postcards.

Lina (Nini) Neumeyer Raatz: letters, photographs, cards.

Correspondence primarily between Ulrich Sommer and Lina Neumeyer Raatz. Lina Neumeyer Raatz was Ulrich Sommer’s aunt and she lived in Germany. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as Lina’s death on January 21, 1969. Records include letters, postcards, poems, amateur drawings, and photographs of family members and friends.

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