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Revisions.

File consists of two architectural drawings showing revisions to original plans of the YWCA for the second floor, ground floor kitchen, basement, and third floor laundry. Plans are by architectural firm Barnett, Rieder and Hymmen.

Young Women's Christian Association of Kitchener-Waterloo

YWCA floor plans.

File consists of four architectural drawings by Rieder, Hymmen and Lobban Architects, showing floor plans for the basement, ground floor, second floor and third floor of proposed renovations at the YWCA building.

Young Women's Christian Association of Kitchener-Waterloo

YWCA floor plans.

File consists of four architectural drawings by Knechtel and Shmalz Architects, showing floor plans for the ground floor, second floor, third floor and basement of a proposed addition to the YWCA building.

Young Women's Christian Association of Kitchener-Waterloo

43 Schneider Avenue, Kitchener, Ont.

A hand drawn floor plan for the Schantz family home located at 43 Schneider Avenue, Kitchener, Ont. This is likely the original floor plan for the house. It is possible that not all of the rooms shown on this floor plan were physically constructed when the house was built.

Schantz Russell Family

Roseneath : plans.

File consists of architectural drawings for the resort proposed for the Roseneath property. Plans created by Strong and Associates Architects and Planners. Includes a site plan for the property and drawings of the various buildings (administration, staff, restaurant/athletic centre, housing units, etc.).

Muskoka Lakes Association

Lake Joseph Club settlement agreement.

File consists of a signed agreement between the Lake Joseph Club and the Muskoka Lakes Association regarding a condominium development by the Club. Also present are a master plan of the development and a plan of Phase 1 of the development as schedules to the agreement.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Schneider Memorial Fountain at Rockway Gardens.

Material relating to the fountain erected as a memorial to J.M. and Helena Schneider by their children in 1964 at Rockway Gardens, Kitchener, Ont. Includes correspondence regarding Niagara Fountains, costs and maintenance, clippings, blueprints, and the original typescript dedication by given by Norman C. Schneider on September 27, 1964.

Schneider, Norman Christoph

New building for Dare Foods Limited : Holt Kennedy Site : Surrey, British Columbia, February 1962.

Contains sheets 1, 9 and 10 of 17 of architectural and technical drawings relating to Dare Foods Limited building in Surrey, B.C. The drawings are by Dominion Construction Co. Ltd., engineers and contractors, Vancouver, B.C. All three are drawn by Sorensen. The architectural drawing is a plot plan for the plant. The technical drawings consist of septic tank, structural steel, and miscellaneous steel details.

Dare Foods Limited

Western Division.

Consists of material relating to the Dare Foods Limited biscuit plant in Surrey, B.C. File contains invitations; programs; newspaper clippings; agenda; speeches from the plant opening 1962; three b&w photographs each 20.5 x 25.5 cm, 1961-1962; one promotional pamphlet for new plant 1962; and one plan by the Canadian Industrial Risks Insurers plan of Dare Foods Ltd., Surrey B.C. plant 1981.

Dare Foods Limited

Biscuit Division plant tour.

Contains records pertaining to the Biscuit Division plant tour. File consists of notes on the company profile of Dare Foods, notes on the role of Dare Foods in the Quebec economy, notes on the purpose and objectives of Dare Foods, a plan of the Kitchener biscuit plant, and descriptions of each area, special rooms and machines in the biscuit plant.

Dare Foods Limited

Spooner Machinery (Canada) Limited specifications and tender.

Contains correspondence between Ronald L. Panton of The Spooner Machinery Company Limited and Jack Russell and C.M. Dare regarding the purchase of a Sandvik Steel Band Oven with Terminal Length for biscuit manufacturing. File includes price listing, specifications, tender, and 5 sheets of technical drawings of the biscuit plant, biscuit oven, and zone control cubicle.

Dare Foods Limited

Ground breaking, September 14, 1993.

Contains one architectural drawing of the Southland plant. The drawing was done by The Haskell Company and is a watercolour, pen and pencil crayon drawing of the exterior of the Southland plant.

Dare Foods Limited

CN [Canadian National Railway Company] land purchase proposal.

File consists of material relating to the purchase of land by Electrohome from the Canadian National Railway Company, Real Estate Management (Toronto, ON). Includes agreements, correspondence and memoranda (including e-mail print outs and faxes), ms. notes, photocopies of insurance certificates and cheques, and a notice of hearing (City of Kitchener). File also includes a Plan of Survey of Lot 33, Municipal Compiled Plan 763 in the City of Kitchener, Regional Municipality of Waterloo.

Electrohome

Grand River Railway Company : agreement.

File consists of material relating to business conducted with Grand River Railway Company (Preston, ON) concerning a water main undercrossing of the railway siding at the Electrohome plant on Goodrich Drive (Plant 6). Includes correspondence, agreements, and one architectural drawing created by Bennett & Wright Contractors Ltd. and includes covering letter and a stamp permit.

Electrohome

Operations and Environment Committee meeting : May 20, 1970.

File consists of material relating to a meeting of the Operations and Environment Committee on May 20, 1970 to discuss a proposal for a new facility and other business. Includes a meeting agenda, a memorandum, a proposal and other information for the meeting, and two folded lot plans.

Electrohome

Corporate Facility Planning Proposal : May 1971.

File consists of a proposal, distributed to members of the Operations Committee in May 1971, regarding warehouse additions at Plant 6 and Plant 3. Includes two folded lot plans (scales differ).

Electrohome

Electrohome Facility File.

File consists of two copies of a document entitled Electrohome Facility File, a reference guide to information on the company's facilities prepared by Onorio Cicchini, Facilities Planning. Includes 25 folded lot, plot, and floor plans (scales differ). One copy includes a memorandum annotated "C.A. Pollock".

Electrohome

505 Conestoga Boulevard, Cambridge : excess land option.

File consists of material relating to the severance of a portion of the property at 505 Conestoga Boulevard in Cambridge, ON, by Fasco Motors Inc., and the purchase and sale of portions of this property by Electrohome. Includes correspondence (some faxed), forms and agreements (faxed, carbon, and photocopies), photocopies of site plans, ms. notes, and other photocopied material. File also includes two folded copies of a draft plan of survey of part of lot 23, registrar's complied plan 1379 in the City of Cambridge, prepared by J. Douglas Ansley Ltd., Ontario Land Surveyors (Kitchener, ON).

Electrohome

809 Wellington Street property.

File consists of material relating to the property at 809 Wellington Street in Kitchener, ON; a zone change application and the potential purchase of parts of the property by Northport Landing (Waterloo, ON); and the purchase of parts of the property by First Gulf Development Corporation (Mississauga, ON).

Includes correspondence and memoranda, ms. notes, maps and folded site plans (and some photocopies of same), photocopies of extracts of zoning by-laws, copies of forms, a draft purchase agreement, and other material. Plans depict part 2 of lot 32 and 34, reg. plan 763, reference plan 58R-3130, in the City of Kitchener.

Electrohome

Central Ontario Television Limited : Building Committee operations (file 1 of 2).

File consists of material relating to the operations of the Building Committee established at Central Ontario Television Limited in 1972 to respond to the need for new studio and office facilities, and material relating to a zone change application and the purchase of land. Includes correspondence and memoranda (some carbon copies), agendas and minutes of Building Committee meetings, draft and final versions of legal documents, draft and final versions of reports, eight folded architectural drawings (including plot plans and site plans), and ms. notes.

Electrohome

Central Ontario Television Limited : Building Committee operations (file 2 of 2).

File consists of material relating to the operations of the Building Committee established at Central Ontario Television Limited in 1972 to respond to the need for new studio and office facilities, and material relating to a zone change application and the purchase of land. Includes correspondence and memoranda (some carbon copies), agendas and minutes of Building Committee meetings, draft and final versions of legal documents, draft and final versions of reports, eight folded architectural drawings (including plot plans and site plans), and ms. notes.

Electrohome

Air purifiers.

File consists of incoming and outgoing correspondence regarding electrostatic air purifiers, including inquiries from potential customers in response to an news article. File also includes memoranda, draft and final versions of news releases, copies of a product fact sheet, press clippings, and a drawing of the layout for an instruction booklet.

Electrohome

Electronic organ.

File consists of material relating to publicity for electronic organs (including Electrohome's first electronic organ, the Allegro), the license for Kinsman electronic organs, and the product line for 1968/69. Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence and memoranda, draft and final versions of news releases (some edited) ms. notes, press clippings, several Kinsman brochures, schedules for a press conference and exhibitions, and four blueline drawings of organs. File also includes six photographs of people playing and posing with organs.

Electrohome

Guelph/Waterloo Education LINK (file 1 of 2).

File consists of material relating to the Guelph/Waterloo Education LINK and the donation of equipment for the electronic classroom by Electrohome. Includes invoices, donation request forms, correspondence, brochures about Guelph-Waterloo collaborative science graduate programs, portfolios of material about the University of Guelph and its Research Park, and a blueline print depicting the layout of the electronic classroom.

Electrohome

Guelph/Waterloo Education LINK (file 2 of 2).

File consists of material relating to the Guelph/Waterloo Education LINK and the donation of equipment for the electronic classroom by Electrohome. Includes invoices, donation request forms, correspondence, brochures about Guelph-Waterloo collaborative science graduate programs, portfolios of material about the University of Guelph and its Research Park, and a blueline print depicting the layout of the electronic classroom.

Electrohome

Sales and technical information : fans.

File consists of material relating to technical specifications and sales information for fans and their motors, and pricing for merchandise (including furniture and home entertainment products) manufactured for other stores. Includes product literature for fans; typed lists of prices, discounts, distributors, and agencies; memoranda and correspondence; four photographs of fans; and two blueprints of graphs relating to motor operations. Material is divided into the following tabs: Electrohome motor, Eaton's, Simpson's, Hudson's Bay, and Macleod's Limited (latter three tabs are empty).

Electrohome

Radio wiring : diagrams and notes.

File consists of material relating to the design and production of radio receivers. Includes 35 blueprints of wiring diagrams, typed descriptions of the diagrams, and typed parts lists.

Electrohome

10" fan development : blueprint.

File consists of a graph relating to the development of a 10-inch diameter fan blade. Graph depicts the maximum watts consumed by the fan and the free air flow.

Electrohome

Type 5 DC motor : technical drawings.

File consists of material relating to the development of the component parts for the type 5 series of DC motors. Includes technical drawings of the parts, one memorandum, and carbon copies of inspection reports. Titles of technical drawings, issued by Electrohome and Universal Electric Company (Owosso, MI), include: brush spring, spacer, bearing, shaft, wedge, washer, lead eyelet, mounting bracket, field coil, insulator cap, armature winding, armature assembly, field assembly, and communicator assembly. Duplication among drawings may exist.

Electrohome

Radio Production Alliance.

File consists of material relating to the formation and operations of the Radio Production Alliance and the securing of contracts from the Department of National Defense for the production of radio equipment during World War II. Includes carbon copies of correspondence and memoranda, ms. notes, one technical drawing, and other documents. Correspondence is among the members of the Alliance, and with the Department of National Defense, Department of Munitions and Supply, and the Royal Canadian Air Force. File probably belonged to Carl A. Pollock.

Electrohome

Telephone receiver cover : diagram.

File consists of a diagram of a telephone receiver cover (part no. B-2694) reprinted on photographic paper, with the original date of 1942. Drawing includes note: "for approval of Dept. of National Defence for air R.C.A.F. ref. no. 10A/4286 type C4".

Electrohome

Research : Art Metal Inc.

File consists of material relating to a trip to Art Metal Inc. (office furniture manufacturer in Jamestown, NY) by John Koegler. Includes a memorandum and report about the trip and the company, three Art Metal Inc. sales manuals, ms. notes, photostat press clippings about the electrocoating paint application technique, and four technical drawings. The drawings were prepared by The Globe Tool and Engineering Co. (Dayton, OH), and are titled: "Electrical circuit", "Hydraulic assembly", "Gear counter assembly", and "Counter disengage".

Electrohome

Research : humidifier patent.

File consists of a patent (carbon copy) with specifications and a technical drawing for a humidifier, invented by Carl A. Pollock.

Electrohome

Research : map and parking facilities study plan.

File consists of a map of Kitchener-Waterloo depicting dates and types of aerial photography that had been mapped, and a study plan of parking facilities on Lancaster and Arnold streets in Kitchener. Both items prepared by the City of Kitchener, planning department.

Electrohome

Berlin water works plans.

File consists of a plan of the Berlin water works at Shoemaker Avenue, showing the proposed outlet of the dam; and a plat of the land of the Berlin Water Works Company. Plat shows land owned by Alexander Shoemaker, Jane Ann Shoemaker, James Potter, Berlin Water Works Company, and Moffett, Hodgkins, & Clarke.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Water works project specifications.

File consists of material relating to the construction of a water tower (on Edward Street, later Duke Street) and a concrete water reservoir and pumping station (at Shoemaker Avenue) for the Berlin water works; sewage disposal works and a trunk sewer extension for the Town of Waterloo; and water works for the Town of Hespler (later Cambridge).

Includes typed specifications and information for bidders (carbon copies), post cards from potential contractors, a proposal (including an architectural drawing), draft and blank contracts, and other documents.

Proposal for water tower from Chicago Bridge & Iron Works; but contract went to L. Mensch (Chicago).

Pequegnat, Marcel

L.J. Mensch blueprints.

File consists of two architectural drawings by civil engineer and contractor L.J. Mensch (Chicago, IL) probably submitted as part of a tender. Drawings are entitled: "500,000 gallon tank in reinforced concrete for Berlin, Ontario, Canada" and "Reinforced concrete reservoir for Berlin, Ontario, Canada".

Pequegnat, Marcel

American Water Softener Company Proposal

File consists of material relating to a proposal by the American Water Softener Company (Philadelphia, PA) to install a filtration system for water from Shoemaker's Lake. Includes the proposal, operating instructions, and technical drawings of various components of the system.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Kitchener land acquisitions : 1921.

File consists of ten plans by S. Sharpe (city engineer) showing property in downtown Kitchener acquired by the City of Kitchener in 1921. File also includes a plan by Chas Knechtel (architect) showing the subdivision of the Consolidated Rubber Co. Ltd. in Kitchener, locating semi-detached houses.

Pequegnat, Marcel

H.G. Acres Correspondence : labour and progress (file 1 of 2).

File consists of correspondence from H.G. Acres, chief engineer, mainly to secretary-treasurer F.P. Adams and his successors P.A. Ballachey (1941-1942) and E.F. Roberts (from 1942), regarding the contracts for the construction of the Shand dam and related work. Letters are carbon copies sent to Marcel Pequegnat. File also includes a blueprint relating to repairs to the Shand dam.

Pequegnat, Marcel

Plans.

File consists of four plans. Includes two plans by N.J. Goebel entitled "City of Berlin," and two copies of a plan entitled "Canada Furniture Manufacturer's Limited, Berlin, Ont., Simpson Factory and Gaukel Street Properties."

Rieder, Talmon and Anthes family

Aberta Scott, Decho Properties.

File consists of material relating to property in Walkerton, Ontario, owned by Dixon. He purchased property from Alberta Scott in 1969 and sold property to Decho Properties Ltd. in 1970; he also sold to Robert Foreman in 1972. File includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, deeds, agreements, tax notices and assessments, notices and by-laws for the Corporation of the Town of Walkerton, handwritten notes, etc. File also includes plans of subdivisions in Walkerton (duplicates are present).

Dixon, Ross

Cottage addition, 1967.

File consists of material relating to an addition built to the Dixon cottage at Paradise Lake. Includes architectural drawings (duplicates and photocopies present), handwritten notes, lists of materials, invoices, agreements, brochures for materials, a building permit, a sketch, and other documents relating to the construction of the addition.

Dixon, Ross

Beechwood.

File consists of material relating to the Beechwood Park subdivision in Waterloo. Includes a newspaper clipping, a memorandum, information relating to restructions on residential lands, and a plan of the subdivision (plus a duplicate).

Dixon, Ross

Belmont buildings : cost & return.

File consists of material relating to the costs for Job #124 (Belmont store no. 3). Includes handwritten notes and calculations, cost analysis summary charts, quotations, material lists and estimates, etc. File also includes some cost analysis and material lists relating to other jobs.

Dixon, Ross

Doors : wood & folding.

File consists of brochures, leaflets, and catalogues advertising doors, including folding doors and garage doors. File also includes an architectural drawing of a door.

Dixon, Ross

House plans.

File consists of material collected by Dixon relating to house plans and building trends. Includes brochures, articles, and advertisements clipped from magazines and newspapers (for builders, housing developments, etc.; some with annotations) and handwritten notes. File also includes plans for the Maple Heights and Beechwood Park subdivisions in Waterloo (some with annotations) and other architectural drawings, as well as a photostat list of lot prices for Beechwood Park.

Dixon, Ross

Large ranch style.

File consists of material collected by Dixon relating to house plans and building trends, and primarily to larger ranch-style house plans. Includes articles and advertisements clipped from magazines and newspapers (for house plans, housing developments, etc.; some with annotations), brochures, and architectural drawings (house plans).

Dixon, Ross

Lindsay cost analysis, plans, lot sketch.

File consists of material relating to the purchase of land and the development of an apartment complex in Lindsay, Ontario, by the Westmount Construction Co. Includes charts and notes regarding the costs of the project, a newsletter from the Central Mortgage & Housing Corporation, four drawings of the eight-suite apartment building, and two sketches of kitchen cupboards.

Dixon, Ross

Lindsay mortgage offer.

File consists of material relating to the purchase of land and the development of an apartment complex in Lindsay, Ontario, by the Westmount Construction Co. Includes newspaper and magazine clippings, application forms for a loan, an offer to purchase land, a draft propsal for the incorpration of Kawartha Developments Limited, handwritten notes, outgoing correspondence, and a drawing of the proposed apartment complex.

Dixon, Ross

Miscellaneous (file 1 of 2).

File consists of miscellaneous material relating primarly to the activities of the Westount Construction Co., house plans, and housing developments. Includes brochures and magazine clippings, advertisements, plans and drawings, charts and forms, a letter, and other material.

Dixon, Ross

Miscellaneous (file 2 of 2).

File consists of material relating to construction and the contacts of the Westmount Construction Co. Includes issues of the Canadian Building Digest and an issue of the Builder's Bulletin (National Reseach Council, Division of Building Research; and Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation respectively), handwritten notes relating to materials costs comparisons, a handwritten listing of subtrades and their contact information, a floor plan, and newspaper clippings.

Dixon, Ross

Scrapbook (file 2 of 2).

File consists of a scrapbook containing magazine clippings kept by Dixon as ideas for house plans and layouts, home decor, and home furnishing. Most clippings are related to kitchens and bathrooms. Scrapbook also includes brochures, sketches, and an architectural drawing (ornamental iron railing).

Dixon, Ross

Sketches and plans.

File consists of material relating to building houses and house plans. Includes architectural drawings, clippings from magazines and newspapers, and brochures.

Dixon, Ross

Special cupboard built-in and stair details.

File consists of material relating to designs for built-in cupboards and a fireplace as well as decorative railings, for various jobs. Includes sketches and architectural drawings and handwritten notes.

Dixon, Ross

Airewood model.

File consists of plans for the Airewood model house by N.O. Hipel Ltd. (Preston, Ontario).

Dixon, Ross

Apartment building by Ray Haffner Construction Ltd.

File consists of plans for an 11-unit apartment building at 45 Avondale Avenue South, Waterloo by Ray Haffner Construction Ltd. File also includes a leaf of typed information about the building and units (rental rates, expenses, amenities, etc.).

Dixon, Ross

Avon model.

File consists of plans by the Westmount Construction Co. for the Avon model house (possibly Job 74). Verso of one drawing notes "Split, #119."

Dixon, Ross

Belmont building plans.

File consists of material relating to Job #67-14, an office building on Belmont Avenue in Kitchener. Includes proposed, revised, and accepted architectural plans and drawings for the building as well as plans from previous jobs of a similar nature. Some plans contain handwritten annotations. File also contains some handwritten notes.

Dixon, Ross

Belmont shop, Kitchener.

File consists of building plans for Job #67-14, Belmont Shop, Kitchener, by the Westmount Construction Co. Drawn by "A-Plan."

Dixon, Ross

Built-ins sketches.

File consists of architectural drawings for cupboards for Job 63 (Dr. & Mrs. G.F. Watson). Duplicate drawings are present.

Dixon, Ross

Drawings by Frank Adams.

File consists of three pencil drawings of houses by Frank Adams, del., for the Westmount Construction Co.

Dixon, Ross

Edbrook and Edwood models.

File consists of plans for the Edbrook and Edwood model model houses by N.O. Hipel Ltd. (Preston, Ontario).

Dixon, Ross

The Forum.

File consists of plans drawn by J. Crebolder for the Forum model house, prepared for the Westmount Construction Co. File also includes a leaflet from Better Homes and Gardens describing the model.

Dixon, Ross

The Forum.

File consists of plans drawn by J. Crebolder for the Forum model house, for the Westmount Construction Co.

Dixon, Ross

The Forum.

File consists of plans for the Forum model house by J. Crebolder for the Westmount Construction Co.

Dixon, Ross

The Forum.

File consists of The Forum model house plans drawn by J. Crebolder for the Westmount Construction Co.

Dixon, Ross

Job 11 : Darling plan.

File consists of house plans by N.O. Hipel Ltd. (Presten) for the Westmount Construction Co.

Dixon, Ross

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