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Personal.

Materials relating to the personal life of Harry J. Byers. Includes correspondence, ephemera, clippings, etc.

Byers, Harry J.

Reports and Theses

Series consists of studies and reports prepared by or for the MLA and university student theses about issues of interest to the association. Subjects of the reports and theses include: planning, the environmental impacts of planning and development, property taxation, the financing of education in Ontario, and the historical geography of resorts in Muskoka. Series also includes some correspondence, the official plan for the District Municipality of Muskoka, and amendments to the plan.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Centennial Celebration

Series consists of material relating to the 100th anniversary of the MLA in 1994 and the centennial celebrations held during that year. Includes commemorative books produced by the association, ephemera, correspondence, photocopied material on the history of the association, and other material.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Scrapbooks, Local History, Historical Documents

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by the Kitchener-Waterloo Record on the history of the Waterloo Region as well as scrapbooks kept by the Record. Includes clippings, publications, ephemera, scrapbooks and a series of correspondence from "Joe Klotzkopp", the pseudonym of John Rittinger.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Negatives: K-W Record History

Series consists of negatives created by the K-W Record of the history of the newspapers and the companies which owned it. Contains approxamitely 2500 negatives.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Forms, Publications : Unnumbered

Series consists of printed and ts. material issued by the Parents' Information Bureau, but not as part of the numbered series, in 1969 and 1976. Two are tss. by A.R. Kaufman relating to birth control.

Parents' Information Bureau

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence to and from A.R. Kaufman of a variety of topics, including birth control.

Parents' Information Bureau

Parents' Information Bureau : Photographs

Series consists of three photographs: one image of the exterior of the Eastview Town Hall where the trial of Dorothea Palmer took place, one portrait of F.W. Wegenast who defended Dorothea Palmer in the Eastview trial, and one image of nurses marching in a parade.

Parents' Information Bureau

Motz, John and Motz, Helena Vogt

Series is comprised of materials relating to the life of John Motz and his wife Helena Vogt. Includes correspondence, ephemera, legal documents and clippings.

Motz Family

Motz, John George

Series is comprised of materials relating to the life of John George Motz. Includes a postcard photograph, funerary cards and a handkerchief.

Motz Family

Birth Control

Series consists of materials regarding birth control and other related maters. Includes newspaper clippings, articles, and ephemera.

Stopes, Marie

Films

Series consists of two local history films accumulated by the Kitchener-Waterloo Record. Includes one of downtown Kitchener, and one of the 118th battalion of Kitchener during First World War.

Kitchener-Waterloo Record

Legal Documents

Series consists of documents of a legal and incorporative nature essential to the operation of the Muskoka Lakes Association as a legal entity. Includes the Association's constitution, letters patent, by-laws, and correspondence.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Publications

Series consists of publications of the Muskoka Lakes Association, including the Association handbook, newsletters, and the yearbook.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Fish Hatchery Investigations

Series consists of material relating to fish hatchery investigations and brook trout feeding experiments carried out by Dr. John D. Detwiler from 1920-1932 in Ontario. Includes notebooks, diaries, reviews of activities, minutes, correspondence, etc.

Detwiler, John D.

Subject Files

Series consists of publications such as offprints, reprints, maps, correspondence on various topics related to conservation.

Detwiler, John D.

Clippings

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.

Scrapbooks

Series consists of two scrapbooks containing loose and pasted-in clippings, as well correspondence (letters and cards), speech notes, invitations, programs, photographs, and other ephemera predominantly relating to Dr. S.F. Leavine's election as Mayor of Kitchener in 1949. Also included are clippings from after he died in 1958, outlining his professional accomplishments and impact on the community.

Leavine, Stanley Francis

Ephemera

Series consists of ephemera collected by Robert Alden Sanborn including a booklet of poetry by Bonnie Elizabeth Parker, greeting cards, and clippings regarding his writing and general interests.

Burrett, Alida : Environmental Protection

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Alida Burrett relating to her interest and work in environmental protection, particularly air quality and deforestation. Includes materials related to Clayoquot Sound, materials from the Citizens Advisory Committee and Air Quality including clippings, correspondence, municipal publications, surveys and ephemera as well as a speech by Alida Burrett.

Burrett, Alida and George

Correspondence

Series consists of seventy seven items of correspondence to and from Alice Riggs Hunt and a number of correspondents. Correspondents include Jane Addams, Carrie Chapman Catt, Romain Rolland and Phyllis E. Wheelock. Arranged by name of correspondent.

Hunt, Alice Riggs

Manuscripts

Series consists of typescripts by Alice Riggs Hunt, primarily concerning her experiences at the Paris Peace Conference in 1919 as an accredited press correspondent attached to the American Commission to Negotiate Peace, as well as documenting her tour through seven countries of Europe at that time. Also includes notes on suffrage and some autobiographical notes.

Hunt, Alice Riggs

Personal

Series consists of materials created and accumulated by Alice Riggs Hunt documenting her personal life, and the lives of her family members. Includes photographs, clippings, ephemera and artefacts.

Hunt, Alice Riggs

Audio Visual

Series consists of audio visual materials created or accumulate by Robert Dorney and his estate.

Dorney, Robert

Works : Published

Series consists of works published by G. Elmore Reaman. Includes one article by Reaman.

Reaman, George Elmore

Personal, Biographical

Series consits of personal and biographical materials created and accumulated by members of the Reaman family. Includes one scrapbook, three valentine's cards, degrees and certificates.

Reaman, George Elmore

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence to and from Jenny Pincock, Fred and Minnie Maines, and others.

Maines Pincock Family

Realia

Series consists of realia including plaques and awards, and badges.

Dorney, Robert

Manuscripts : Poems : Individual

Series consists of ms. and ts. drafts of poems by Rienzi Crusz. Includes photocopies. Some drafts contain ms. corrections or annotations by the author.

Crusz, Rienzi

Manuscripts : Books

Series consists of manuscripts of books of poetry by Rienzi Crusz. Manuscripts consist of ts. and ms. drafts of poems (some are photocopies), and some also include drafts or working notes for covers, title pages, contents pages, illustrations, etc. Some drafts include ms. corrections.

Crusz, Rienzi

Correspondence To Rienzi Crusz

Series consists of correspondence recieved by Rienzi Crusz. Includes letters from other authors and poets, some containing criticism and editorial comments on Crusz's work; letters from publishers; and other correspondence. Includes photocopies. Some letters are annotated by Crusz.

Crusz, Rienzi

Biographical : General

Series consists of biographical and autobiographical information about Rienzi Crusz. Includes ts. and ms. biographies, curriculum vitae, published material (photocopies), etc.

Crusz, Rienzi

Alcohol General: ephemera

Series consists of alcohol-related ephemera for which no direct Seagram connection is apparent, and includes an advertisement, bill of lading, charter, invoice from a Galt merchant, liquor permits, a temperance pledge card, prohibition ribbon, and wine lists.

Seagram Museum

Seagram Museum

Series consists of materials relating to the history and operation of the Seagram Museum. Includes acquisitions registers, source and purchase records, and more.

Seagram Museum

Research: Electronic Files

Series consists of 21 high-density 3.5" floppy diskettes and printouts of some of the files stored on them. In the case of the files for which printouts are available, they are stored on these floppy disks in one of four different directories created by Dendy: "BILLSDIS", "FHARCH", "FHPERMIT" and "SWARTZ" (as reflected in file titles for this series). Note, however, that due to problems converting files with extensions .bdc and .doc in the "BILLSDIS" directory, printouts could be generated for the majority but not all of the files in this directory.

The files on these twenty-one floppy disks are stored in one of seven different directories. Printouts of files for the four directories specified above are available in this series. However, note that printouts are not yet available for the remaining three directories: "FHSTREET", "FHLOSTTOR" and 'RLWAYSTA". Note that a file list for each of the seven directories is available in file 438 of this series. Moreover, a list of all files for which printouts are available is also contained in file 438.
A description of the information contained in the files for which printouts are available follows here: Files contained in "BILLSDIS" directory (see archival files 425-428) take the form of correspondence, reports, feasability studies, terms of reference for individual projects and other documentation re projects which Dendy worked on as architectural historian to the Property Restoration Branch of the Ontario Heritage Foundation between 1987-1989. Information relating to individual projects is stored in separate files. The computer file name reflects the project name and are organized in alphabetical order. Files contained in the "FHARCH" directory (see archival files 429-433) contain information re the building department files for Forest Hill organized alphabetically from A-Z by architect. The files contained in the "FHPERMIT" directory (see archival files 434-436) include information from the building department files for Forest Hill organized by Permit no. Files contained in the "SWARTZ" directory (see archival file 437) include correspondence sent by Dendy to Tom Schwartz, President of the Intraurban Projects which relates to the work which Dendy carried out as consultant architectural historian on the 1070 Queen Street East project.
*Finally the last file (file 14) contained in this series is entitled "FILE LISTINGS" and contains file lists for the directories "BILLSDIS", "FHARCH", and "SWARTZ".

Dendy, William

Slides

Series consists of approximately 40,000 slides depicting architecture, urban space, and landscape in Canada and elsewhere. The total number of Canadian slides in this collection is 17,550 and the total number of American slides is 7,000. This represents sixty-one percent of the slides in the total collection. The remaining slides cover European countries (especially England), as well as Central and South America, the Far East and other places.
Eighty percent of these slides were taken by Dendy himself. The remaining slides are graphic in nature i.e. they depict plans, maps, old photographs, architectural drawings, paintings. Many of these slides have been taken from city archives and appear to be in the public domain.

Dendy, William

Benefits.

Information on medical, pension, and profit sharing benefits for members of the Schneider Employees' Association.

Schneider Employees' Association

Research : Canada : Brenda Dougall Merriman

This series consists of research files belonging to Brenda Dougall Merriman whose work concentrated on settlements of Petworth emigrants in Canada. There is correspondence with the other project members in both Canada and England, as well as correspondence with descendants of and informants on Petworth emigrants and their settlement in Canada. A good deal of the research is on settling details of biography and genealogy of individual family names associated with the various geographical clusters of settlement.

The Jackman Foundation

Electronic

Series consists of electronic records created or accumulated by the Walter Bean Grand River Community Trails Foundation. Includes digital scans of Bill Downey's paintings of the Walter Bean Trail.

Walter Bean Grand River Community Trails Foundation

Photographs and Slides

Series consists of photographs and slides created and accumulated by the Walter Bean Grand River Community Trails Foundation. Includes images of the Walter Bean Trail and of trail events.

Walter Bean Grand River Community Trails Foundation

Visual : Slides by Category : General

Series consists of categorized hanging pages and boxes of slides primarily concerned with natural features, buildings and programs associated with Grand River Conservation Authority conservation areas. Also contains slides relating to GRCA water management and land use programs and general topics such as conservation techniques, educational programs and the Grand Valley Conservation Foundation.

The slides are organized topically in hanging pages. A ts. listing of the slide collection by topic including alphabetical codes to the storage system is included. The slides are in no particular order within each topical section; some of the slides are not present.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Visual : Uncategorized Slides in Boxes

Series consists of categorized hanging pages and boxes of slides primarily concerned with natural features, buildings and programs associated with Grand River Conservation Authority conservation areas. Also contains slides relating to GRCA water management and land use programs and general topics such as conservation techniques, educational programs and the Grand Valley Conservation Foundation.

The slides are organized topically in hanging pages. A ts. listing of the slide collection by topic including alphabetical codes to the storage system is included. The slides are in no particular order within each topical section; some of the slides are not present.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Artifacts

Series consists of discrete items, including the first river flow recording gauge used by the GRCA, the GVCA banner and several engraving plates of GRCA logos.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Board Minutes : Grand River Conservation Authority

Series consists of minutes of the Board of Directors of the Grand River Conservation Authority, as well as minutes of various advisory boards and committees including the Planning and Operations Committee, as well as the Administration, Finance and Personnel Committees.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Operations : Division : Forestry and Wildlife Branch

Series consists of materials relating to the Forestry and Wildlife Division of the GRCA, including materials created by the GRCA and submitted to the GRCA. Includes a report on a tree planting machine and an Annual Report submitted to the GRCA from the Department of Lands and Forests, Lake Huron District.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Correspondence Received by Others

Series consists of correspondence received by various individuals in the Anthes family: Martin Anthes, Carrie Anthes Breithaupt, and Leo Anthes. Includes letters, invitations, clippings, and a postcard.

Rieder and Anthes family

Exhibitions : Curated by Urquhart.

Series consists of materials relating to the planning and execution of the exhibit "Vimy and After: Drawings by Walter Seymour Allward" curated by Tony Urquhart.

Urquhart, Tony

Sales, Marketing and Advertising

Series consists of material relating to the sales, marketing, and advertising of Greb Shoes and its various brands, including Hush Puppies, Bauer, Mohicans, Ramblers, and Cat Treads. Includes magazine and newspaper advertisements, fliers, point-of-purchase advertisements, advertisements for Greb retailers and sales staff, speeches given at a sales meeting, a marketing case study, and other advertising material.

Greb Industries Limited

Company Newsletters

Series consists of company newsletters, produced and distributed for internal communications and publicity purposes. The Cobbler, published by the Greb Shoes Employees' Association, was begun in 1952. It was replaced with the Greb Newshound in 1962, and was published until [ca. 1971?]. In 1978, a new company newsletter, Greb Footnotes, was launched. Series may not include a complete run of any one publication, and some issues may be missing.

Greb Industries Limited

Board of Directors Secretary Files

Series consists of records accumulated and used by William M. Alguire in his role as secretary of the Board of Directors from 1992 to ca. 1997, as well as by his predecessor Robert Bolden. Includes correspondence, agreements, reports, company and management information, and other material.

Electrohome

Executive Officers Files : James Holmes

Series consists of records accumulated and used by James Holmes in his role as chairman of the board and CEO from 1976 to 1979. Includes press clippings, ms. notes, and an ms. draft of a paper.

Electrohome

Administration : Annual Reports

Series consists of the annual reports of Electrohome. Series also includes some interim reports to shareholders, annual meeting notices, and photocopies of selected pages of the reports.

Electrohome

Publicity : External Publications

Series consists of material about Electrohome, its history, its divisions, and its facilities, produced for publicity purposes and intended for distrubtion outside of the company. Includes brochures, leaflets, interim reports to shareholders, and other material.

Electrohome

Publicity : Internal Publications

Series consists of company newsletters and bulletins, produced and distributed for internal communications and publicity purposes.

The employee newsletter Sparks and Chips was begun by Carl A. Pollock to foster inter-employee relationships and management-employee relations. The first issue was published on December 18, 1942, with Pollock as the first editor. It ran until ca. 1977. In 1980, a new company newsletter, Electrohome Update, was introduced to provide employees news on company people, products, and policies. In 1990, this newsletter was merged with Electrohome World, which contained news of the corporation's marketing activities for the dealer/distributor network in North America and abroad; the new Electrohome World was published for employees and dealer/distributors. Sparks and Chips: the next generation was introduced in 1994 as an informal newsletter for reporting plant activities, news, and ideas.

Several other internal newsletters and bulletins were published over the history of Electrohome.

Publications in the series include: Sparks and Chips (employee/company newsletter), 1943-1977, 1994-1997 Super-News (supervisor's newsletter), 1946-1962 Electrohome World/E World (dealer/distributor newsletter), 1963-1964, 1968-1974, 1983-1989 E Dealer News (US dealers), 1967-1968 AV E News (US commercial distributors), 1973 E Service Now (Electrohome Service newsletter), 1974 Cambridge Capers (Plant 10 newsletter), 1975-1977 Electrohome Update (company newsletter), 1980-1989 AABEXpress (AABEX newsletter), 1983 Electrohome International (international marketing bulletin for distributors), 1985-1987 Motor Mania (Plant 10 newsletter), 1985 CAPsule (CAP Communications newsletter), 1985 Electrohome Display Systems (Display Systems newsletter), 1986 Electrohome World/E World (company newsletter), 1990-1992

Series may not include a complete run of any one publication, and some issues may be missing.

Electrohome

Sales and Marketing : Projection Systems Marketing and Communications Manager Files

Series consists of records accumulated and used by Jeffrey Brum, Marketing and Communications Manager, Projection Systems. In 1987, the Electrohome Electronics group was divided into four business sectors: Display Systems, Projection Systems, Digital Video (i.e. Jazz Systems), and Operational Services (e.g. circuit board operations). At that time, it seems that the marketing, communications, and public relations functions were transferred from a centralized department to each of these sectors.

Records in this series relate to the development of marketing and communications plans for the Projection Systems sector, the design and production of product literature and publicity material, advertising plans and activities in co-operation with dealers, and the development of a long-range strategic plan for the sector.

Includes correspondence and memoranda (including faxes and some e-mail print-outs); marketing, communications, and advertising proposals, plans and budgets; product literature, including dummies, layouts, and blueline proofs; news releases; meeting agendas and minutes; agreements; and other material.

Electrohome

Press Clippings

Series consists of press coverage of Electrohome; the company's operations, activities, and products; issues of interest to the company; and Electrohome personnel. Includes press clippings, photocopies of press clippings, magazines containing articles about Electrohome, and reprints of magazine and newspaper articles. Some of the press clippings were obtained through the Canadian Press Clipping Service. Some of the clippings are loose, and some were compiled into binders corresponding to a specific time period.

Electrohome

Sound Recordings

Series consists of sound recordings containing mainly interviews with Electrohome employees. Includes audio cassettes and an audio reel.

Electrohome

Computer Disks

Series consists of computer disks originally found in other files. Includes 5 1/4 " and 3.5" computer disks.

Electrohome

Public Relations Manager's Files

Series consists of records accumulated and used by Robert Lovell in his role as Public Relations Manager (1963-1988). Includes mainly material relating to services provided by Electrohome for NASA at the John F. Kennedy Space Centre for the launch of the space shuttle Columbia on November 12, 1981: correspondence and memoranda, ms. notes, newsletters, advertising and promotional material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other material.

Series also includes records accumulated by Lovell in his role on the board of directors for Junior Achievement of Kitchener-Waterloo Inc.: agendas and minutes of meetings, correspondence to board members, etc.

Electrohome

Administration : Corporate Planning Files

Series consists of material relating to the philosophy, objectives, and policies of Electrohome and to management theory and practice. Includes workshop manuals and other information about management and business principles, policy statements, research reports, article reprints, memoranda, and other material.

Electrohome

Administration : Legal Files

Series consists of legal records relating to the activities and operation of Electrohome. Includes agreements, draft agreements, correspondence (including faxes and some e-mail print-outs), memoranda, forms, and other material.

Electrohome

Subsidiaries : CAP Communications

Series consists of records relating to the formation, evolution, and history of CAP Communications Limited, and material relating to the television and radio stations the company operated and the network of which it was a part. Includes agreements (photostat and original copies) and other legal documents, correspondence, memoranda, share certificates, reports, meeting minutes, histories, advertising material, radio scripts, photographs, press clippings, architectural drawings, and other material.

Electrohome

Public Relations Manager's Files

Series consists of records accumulated and used mainly by Robert Lovell in his role as Public Relations Manager (from 1963 to ca. 1988). Series includes correspondence files (including correspondence with community organizations, shareholders, and customers); subject files; records relating to the preparation and distribution of annual reports and the planning of annual meetings; records relating to the publicity of products, events, and board and management appointments; and other records relating to publicity of Electrohome.

Includes correspondence; memoranda; news releases (including some drafts); press clippings; draft speeches prepared for Carl A. Pollock, John A. Pollock, and other senior managers; reports to shareholders; product literature; photographs and other visual material; internal publications; and other material.

Electrohome

Advertising : Working Files : Display and Communications

Series consists of material used in the production of advertisements for display and communications products, including data and video display monitors, educational receiver/monitors, satellite receivers, Telidon videotex terminals, and accessories for these products. Includes photographs, negatives, and other visual material, as well as final versions of product literature and news releases. Most of the material was used for the production of single-sheet advertisements intended for insertion into a portfolio with other product literature.

Electrohome

Advertising : Working Files : Furniture

Series consists of material used in the production of advertisements for furniture collections, mainly Deilcraft but also Trendholm, Flexsteel, and Electrohome. Includes photographs, negatives, transparencies, and other visual material, as well as final versions of the single-sheet advertisements, which were intended for insertion into a portfolio with other product literature.

Electrohome

Advertisements

Series consists of advertising material, including advertisements distributed to Electrohome dealers for publication in local media, advertisements prepared for publication in national magazines and newspapers in Canada and the US, point-of-purchase advertisements, and advertisements and clippings collected in scrapbooks. Series also includes advertisements that did not belong in the category of product literature (Series 38-41). Advertisements cover the range of Electrohome products, including appliances, television and stereo, display monitors, projection systems, and service.

Electrohome

Advertisements : Product Literature : Motor and Industrial

  • SCA207-GA186-40
  • Series
  • 1957- [ca. 1987], predominant [197-]-[ca. 1987]
  • Part of Electrohome fonds.

Series consists of product literature promoting motor and industrial products available from Electrohome, including AC motors, DC motors, blowers, and other motor products; industrial and commercial rigid plastic components; and reverse osmosis and ultrafiltration systems. Includes single-sheet advertisements intended for insertion into a binder or portfolio with other product literature, brochures, catalgoues, and price lists.

Electrohome

Operations : Electronic Products Division Manager's Files

Series consists of records accumulated and used by W.E. Curry in his role as Manager of the Electronic Products Division, and as a member of a committee for planning activities related to the official opening of the Electrohome plant on Wellington Street, Kitchener, in 1957. Includes correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, a speech, ephemera, and other material.

Electrohome

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