Date: 1935.05.07 Place from: Toronto, Ont. To: Catley, Elaine M. From: Garvin, John W.
Response to letter from Catley regarding her poetry. Includes praise for "a marked improvement in [her] verse" and a request to have include some of her poems in a revised edition of Canadian Poets and Humorous Verse by Canadian Authors.
File records the activities of the Kitchener-Waterloo Council of Friendship regarding their program for English-Speaking classes, dating between 1967 to 1970. Includes blank forms on employee's tax deductions, employment contract forms, as well as citizenship employment with the Ontario provincial government for applications as an ESL (English as a Second Language) teaching position. There are also order forms for language textbooks and news clippings about registration for English classes with the YWCA in Kitchener. Correspondence in the file pertain to exchanges between Minnie Maines and the Ontario government's citizenship branch regarding the establishment of English classes for new immigrants to Canada.
File consists of records documenting activities related to the scholarship fund administered by the Kitchener-Waterloo Council of Friendship between 1958 to 1971 focused on providing financial aid to new, young Canadians for higher education purposes. Included are the names of scholarship winners; the name of contributors to the scholarship fund; as well as correspondence from the Council to contributors explaining how the funds were distributed among the winners. File also contains records regarding the rules and eligibility for the scholarship and some completed applications.
Correspondence from John Jacob Hailer to his son-in-law Jacob Wagner and daughter Margaret Hailer Wagner. The letter discusses the health of their family and local families, including an eye sickness that is going around. As well, John Jacob talks about the plight of their church and the bountiful summer crops. He ends the letter by sending greetings to new born Louis Henry Wagner and infant Catherine Wagner, and a post script indicates that Catherine Wirtz is supposed to come into a sum of money.
Correspondence from S.N. Moyer to Louis Henry Wagner. The postcard discusses a property that Louis Henry held the mortgage to on Golden Lake in Renfrew County. Moyer indicates that the Algonquins of Pikw
Correspondence from Margaret Nusbickel to Margaret Hailer Wagner and Daniel Bean. The letter discusses a failed attempt to send Margaret and Daniel a basket of peaches, her activities at Christmas and the American Civil War. She discusses Philip Wagner being a First Lieutenant in the state militia and that the war is affecting the price of goods.
Correspondence from the Royal Military College to Louis Henry Wagner. The letter is in response to one sent by Louis Henry requesting a copy of the Militia General Orders from the Canada Gazette, which is included.
Correspondence from Mary Staebler to Louis Henry Wagner. The letter discusses Mary's activities over the past week, and ends with Mary accepting an offer from Louis Henry, seemingly to move with him. The letter was written a few months before the couple married.
Correspondence from Catherine Wagner to Margaret Hailer Wagner Bean. The letter indicates that Catherine has returned from Liverpool and is in Lyons, New York. She asks her mother to let her stay for the wedding of Liz Nusbickel (daughter of Elizabeth Wagner Nusbickel) to Emil Luesher and for money for a new dress and hat for the winter.
Correspondence from Heinrich Wagner to the Breithaupt family. The letter seems to discuss the handling of an estate and the care of the children of his son Jacob Wagner (Louis Henry Wagner and Catherin Wagner) by Heinrich. He references them needing a guardian as well as payment for their upkeep. Heinrich ends the letter by noting that Mary's 4 children (Heinrich's grandchildren?) are ill with scarlet fever.
Correspondence from Heinrich Wagner to his son Jacob Wagner. The letter discusses Heinrich's health, and he entreats Jacob to disregard his own health concerns and continue to minister. As well, Heinrich makes mention of Jacob's brother Phillip Wagner and indicates that he expects a letter from him, in German, truthfully updating Heinrich on his life.
Correspondence from Jacob Wagner to his brother and sister in-law. The letter discusses the purchase and repairs of a store, Jacob's health, and his intention to take on an orphaned boy. Jacob asks for advice on the terms that his in-laws took in Jacob Schidrunpf. As Jacob died less than six months after this letter it is unclear if he ever took the boy on.
Correspondence from Louis Henry Wagner to Bishop J.F. Esher. The letter discusses the possibility of the Evangelical Church in Canada merging with the Methodist Church, and seeking Esher's thoughts on the subject.
Correspondence from Louis Henry Wagner to his future wife Mary Staebler. The letter discusses the pressures Louis Henry feels with his roles in the church and his joy at being on a holiday. It closes with Louis Henry discussing how much he misses Mary.
Correspondence from Philip Wagner to brother Jacob Wagner. The letter discusses Philip building a house and the work that is going on on his land, as well as the dry weather and the price of crops and meat. Also included is a carte de visite full body portrait of Philip dressed in military uniform. A note on the verso indicates that he is a captain. Philip would later fight in the American Civil War.
Correspondence from John Schmidt Anthes, Lydia Catherine Anthes and Lydia Louisa Anthes Breithaupt and others to cousin Louis Henry Wagner. The letter discusses their summer at the Breithaupt cottage in Penetang (Penetanguishene) and in Sans Souic, Moon River, the well-being of family and friends and Albert Liborious' upcoming trip to Germany.
Correspondence from Margaret Hailer Wagner Bean to son Louis Henry Wagner. The letter discusses her ill health, the health of Louis Henry's son and half-siblings and the accidental death of Mr. Mayer. A note is appended to the end from Louis Henry's half sister Alma Bean.
Correspondence from Albert Liborius and Lydia Louisa Anthes Breithaupt to cousin Louis Henry Wagner. The letter discusses vacationing at the Breithaupt family cottage in Penetang (Penetanguishene), and in Sans Souci, Moon River, sermons that were attended, and the well-being of family and friends.
Correspondence from Catherine Hailer Breithaupt to her nephew Louis Henry Wagner. The letter discusses spending time at the Breithaupt family cottage in Penetang (Penetanguishene), Ontario including Louis J. Breithaupt buying a houseboat, local preachers and Catherine's wedding anniversary.
Correspondence from Catherine Hailer Breithaupt to her nephew Louis Henry Wagner. The letter discusses spending time at the Breithaupt family cottage in Penetang (Penetanguishene), Ontario including Louis J. Breithaupt buying a houseboat and Catherine's birthday.
Correspondence from Catherine Hailer Breithaupt to her nephew Louis Henry Wagner. The letter discusses travelling for church conferences and the resolutions passed, visiting Louis Henry's sister Catherine and the upcoming American Thanksgiving.
Correspondence from Catherine Hailer Breithaupt to her nephew Louis Henry Wagner. The letter discusses the health of friends and family, the 50th birthday of Albert Liborious Breithaupt and local events.