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Cook, Ella Anthes.

Series consists of material created and accumulated by Ella Anthes Cook. Includes autograph albums, a scrapbook, ephemera, and correspondence.

Rieder and Anthes family

Property Transactions and Mortgages

Series consists of documents relating to land transactions. Most materials document the ownership history of the property consisting of Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4, and in particuar Lot 3, on the south (or west) side of Ahrens Street and the north side of Weber Street in David Weber's survey in the town of Berlin (now Kitchener); this property contained the Anthes home at 44 Weber Street and the Rieder home at 58 Roy Street.

Also present are documents relating to other land in Berlin as well as land in the Township of Wilmot, the Town of Moberly, and the District of Parry Sound. Series includes mortgages, deeds and certificates of ownership, abstracts from the Registry Office (Berlin), invoices, etc.

Rieder and Anthes family

Labour Relations

Series consists of material relating to labour strikes at Dare Foods Limited plants in Surrey, British Columbia, and Kitchener, Ontario. Includes newspaper clippings, correspondence and memoranda, notices and press releases, photographs, reports, pamphlets, etc.

Dare Foods Limited

Packaging

Series consists of packaging used for Dare biscuits.

Dare Foods Limited

Photographs

Series consists of photographs of the Dare factories in Kitchener (includes both interior and exterior shots) and photographs of Dare employees. Some photographs were accumulated by William J. Hopp.

Dare Foods Limited

Photographs

Series consists of photographs of Dare Foods Ltd. buildings, processes, and employees.

Dare Foods Limited

Marketing and advertising.

Marketing and advertising material for Dare Food Limited products. Includes print and television advertisements.

Dare Foods Limited

Organization and Administration

Series consists of miscellaneous records concerning the organizational structure and functions of the Grand River Conservation Authority and its predecessors, the Grand River Conservation Commission and the Grand Valley Conservation Authority. Includes minutes of meetings, organizational charts and reports.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Board Minutes : Grand River Conservation Authority

Series consists of the following : Grand River Conservation Authority Board of Directors : minutes of meetings; General Membership : minutes of meetings, which also occurs under the name, General Meetings : minutes, and includes the minutes of the Annual Meetings of the Grand River Conservation Authority; Executive Committee : minutes of meeting.

Also present are minutes of meetings of various advisory boards and miscellaneous committees whose names vary over time. Since 1995, the minutes of meetings of the Planning and Operations Committee, and Administration, Finance and Personnel Committee, respectively, are included.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Visual : Photographs : Reference Prints in Hanging Folders

Series consists primarily of copy prints of images originally taken between 1883 and 2001, maintained in hanging folders for corporate use: reference, publicity, etc. The series is organized numerically with each number representing a category assigned by the GRCA. Includes a "file guide" consisting of a key to the numbering system.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Visual : Slides : Donations : Bill Miller Slide Collection.

Series consists of slides organized topically, originally housed in metal slide tray cases. Includes slides of Luther Marsh and its environs, and a collection of wildflower slides. According to the original GRCA the slides were taken by Bill Miller. Identifications are provided on ms. lists included on the interior lid of each tray. Some of the slides listed are not present.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Dare Foods Limited : Radio Advertisements

Series consists of advertisements that were produced for radio and includes auditions by performers. Advertisements were produced by J. Walter Thompson Ltd., Newberry Sound Studio Co. Ltd., Custom Advertiser’s Commercials, and D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles Canada Inc. Series includes recordings of “Dream Sweet Dare,” “Lemon Creme Jingle,” and “The Magic Name is Dare.” Series consists of audio discs and includes audio reels and an audio cassette.

Dare Foods Limited

Dare Foods Limited : Television Advertisements

Series consists of television advertisements for Dare Foods Limited cookie, cracker and candy products. Television commercials were produced by MacLaren Advertising, Media House Productions, Enterprise Advertising, Benton & Bowles, D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles Canada Inc., TQS le mouton noir de la télé, and Télé-Métropole Inc. Commercials were broadcast throughout Canada, the United States, Japan and Germany and are in French, English, Spanish, Japanese and German. Series includes film reels, videocassettes, a CD-ROM and colour photographs.

Dare Foods Limited

Dare Foods Limited : Price Pages and Lists

Series consists of C.H. Doerr Company Limited price lists for cookie and candy products. The price lists are organized by region with lists for individual stores. Series includes H.S. McCabe’s price lists, formulas for cookies and candies, and “Cookie Sheets.”

Dare Foods Limited

Annual Meetings : Budget Information Packages

Series consists of budget information for the Annual Meeting of the Grand River Conservation Authority appended to the agenda and GRCA membership list. This information does not appear to be included in the bound volumes of minutes. The bound volumes appear to contain only the minutes and resolutions, not the agendas and supporting documents.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Operations : Divisions : Forestry and Wildlife Branch

Series consists of annual reports of the Forestry and Wildlife Branch of the Grand River Conservation Authority. The reports contain information regarding reforestation programs, wildlife management and control and maintenance of nursery stocks. Some of the annual reports from the 1970s include black and white and colour photographs of the Forestry and Wildlife Branch operations, which have been pasted or otherwise affixed to the reports.

Grand River Conservation Authority

Publicity : Articles and Essays 1936-1988

Series consists of spiral-bound volumes and scrapbooks of original and photocopies of newspaper clippings relating to the activities of the Grand River Conservation Commission, Grand Valley Conservation Authority and Grand River Conservation Authority. The materials are organized chronologically; scrapbooks of clippings devoted to particular events such as floods on the Grand River are present.

Grand River Conservation Authority

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

Dare Foods Limited : Big V Drug Stores Anniversary Books

Series consists of the Big V Drug Stores twentieth and twenty-fifth anniversary books. The twenty-fifth anniversary book includes a letter addressed to Richard Harris, District Sales Manager for Dare Foods Limited, Kitchener from Mahlon M. Dyer, Executive Vice-President, Big V Pharmacies Co. Limited, London, Ontario. The books consist of black and white photographs of Big V staff, stores, events, and includes some text.

Dare Foods Limited

Incorporation and Legal Documents

Series consists of material relating to the incorporation of Dare Foods Limited, changes to the corporate name over the company's history, and other aspects of the company's legal existence. Includes letters patent, supplementary letters patent, by-laws, agreements, an insurance appraisal, and other legal documents.

Dare Foods Limited

Sound Recordings

Series consists of sound recordings. Some recordings relate to management theory, created or acquired for training purposes. Recordings also contain interviews with Electrohome employees, product advertisements, as well as other events including a board meeting and the 75th anniversary concert. Includes audiocassettes and audio reels.

Electrohome

Miscellaneous

Series consists of miscellaneous material relating to a contribution by Electrohome to a charitable cause in the community and to the activities of company president Zoltan D. Simo. Includes a certificate and a thank-you card.

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

Consulting and Advisory Files

Series consists of files relating to consulting and advisory work by James Downey on behalf of provincial governments. James Downey was special advisor to the premier of New Brunswick from 1990 to 1993 and was co-chair of the Commission on Excellence in Education in New Brunswick. In 2003 he was appointed advisor to the Minister of Education on Ontario's Rural Education Strategy review. Includes correspondence, briefing notes, submissions, reports, clippings, publications and ephemera.

Downey, James

James Downey's Memorabilia.

Series consists of files relating to the activities and interests of James Downey from 1979 to 1996, most relating to New Brunswick. Includes clippings, biographical material about him, reports, and published contributions by him. Includes as well material relating to his teaching and students.

Downey, James

James Downey's Papers and Articles from Carleton University Years

Series consists of files relating to the activities and interests of James Downey during his years at Carleton University. Includes clippings biographical material about him, reports, and published contributions by him. Includes as well material relating to his teaching and students.

Downey, James

Works by James Downey: Manuscripts

Series is comprised of works written by James Downey. Includes offprints of scholarly articles, articles published in university publications and materials related to his works on Sterne.

Downey, James

Speeches and remembrances.

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

Downey, James

Financial

Series is comprised of financial materials created by the George Pattinson Woollen Mill and its predecessors. Includes journals, a general ledger, figure slips, a coal account book and a ledger index.

George Pattinson Woollen Mill

Personal Life

Series is comprised of materials created and accumulated by Kay Rex relating to her personal and family life. Includes photographs, clippings, ephemera, etc. Also includes materials on Kay Rex created posthomously.

Rex, Kay

Trips

Series is comprised of materials created and accumulated by Kay Rex relating to trips taken both for pleasure and for business. Includes materials from trips to Mexico, Nigeria and Yugoslavia including photographs, clippings, correspondence, ephemera, etc.

Rex, Kay

Photographs

Series is comprised of photographs acculumated by Kay Rex. Photos include those of Rex, her family and friends as well as of holidays and events.

Rex, Kay

Gill, Eric and Family

Series consists of materials created or accumulated by Eric Gill and members of his family. Includes one item of correspondence and two Christmas cards.

Gill, Eric

Miscellaneous

Series is comprised of miscellaneous materials related to Alice Munro. The materials were created or accumulated by Walter Martin and Warren Ober for their research.

Martin, Walter R.

Executive Director's Files : Board of Directors

Series consists of the Executive Director's material relating to Board of Directors meetings and general Board information. Includes lists of Board and committee members, correspondence, agendas, minutes, memoranda, accounts, donation lists, and general records relating to the organization of non-profit boards of directors. The majority of records between 1988-1997 were distributed by Executive Director Jane Humphries.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

Executive Director's Files : Conferences, Seminars, Workshops

Series consists of material relating to conferences, seminars and workshops at which the Executive Director of the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation attended and often presented. Series contains records from events at the Banff Centre for Management, Canadian Association of Gift Planners, Community Foundations of Canada, Council of Foundations, Journeys in Charitable Giving and Social Entrepreneurship presentation sponsored by the Notre Dame Child and Family Institute in St. Agatha.

Includes conference agendas, lists of conference participants and exhibitors, conference proceedings, Jane Humphries' presentation notes and material, handouts, biographies, correspondence, newsletters, and presentation texts.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

Newsletters

Series consists of the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation's newsletters. The newsletter was published as "Fall Update" between 1985 and 1999. In 2000 the newsletter was renamed "Encounters" and continued to be published annually in the fall.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

Sound Recordings

Series consists of audio cassettes for the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation. Includes professional growth cassettes produced by California : Audio Archives International Inc., interviews with Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation staff, an excerpt from Jerr Boschee's presentation at the National Leadership Forum, and a radio spot from CKWR FM. The majority of cassettes consist of interviews with past presidents of the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

Video Recordings

Series consists of videocassettes relating to the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation. Includes interviews, commercials, dinners, meetings, instructional videos, presentations, a tribute, and a documentary. Several of the videos were produced by Kitchener : Rogers Community 20 and Kitchener : CKCO-TV.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

Artifacts

Series consists of a guest book for the Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation. The guest book was used to record guests at town meetings and Our Millennium project between 1991 and 1999.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

Genealogy

Series consists of genealogical materials on the Hagey family. Includes a biography of Menno Hagey and a genealogical chart.

Hagey, Joseph Gerald

Photographs

Series consists of photographs taken and accumulated by Joseph Gerald Hagey. Includes two albums containing snapshots of Hagey, his family and friends, as well as his time at Waterloo College. Also include reprint photographs, and a CD-R with scans of various unrepresented family photos.

Hagey, Joseph Gerald

Works by Others

Series consists of works written by other authors that were sent to Virgil Burnett. Includes the works themselves as well as correspondence and notes. Includes a copy of the manuscript "Yrs. V" by Athur Morey which is a collection of letters and drawings sent to Morey from Burnett.

Burnett, Virgil

Correspondence : Received

File consists of correspondence received by Virgil Burnett from friends and family. Includes ephemeral items found in the correspondence such as clippings, articles, poems, etc. Note that correspondence has been left in original order. Correspondents include:

  • [?], Al;
  • [?], Bill;
  • [?], Chad;
  • [?], Chris;
  • [?], Ford;
  • [?], Josephine;
  • [?], Kim;
  • [?], Marcella;
  • [?], Martin;
  • [?], Melina;
  • [?], Peggy;
  • [d’Almeida?], George;
  • [Lindsay], Marion;
  • [Switzer], Dave;
  • AIDS Committee of London;
  • Boegehold, Alan;
  • Cruz, Rienzi;
  • Culhane, John and Hind;
  • Devrient, Michel;
  • Ducornet, Guy;
  • Ducornet, Rikki;
  • Edmunds, Helen;
  • Erb, Deb;
  • Erenberg, Ellen;
  • Gallery Stratford;
  • Gentilli, Jeremy;
  • Goldman, Barbara;
  • Hanewich, K.Y.;
  • Harbringer Gallery;
  • Haverford College;
  • Heller, Grace;
  • Hine, Daryl;
  • Horner, Judith and Hammond;
  • Liidemann, Ryan;
  • Littlewood, Jill;
  • Magowan, Robin;
  • Manchester, Barbara;
  • Mavor, Susan;
  • McGann, Jerome;
  • McInnery Burnett, Maud;
  • Morey, Arthur;
  • Morgan, Robert;
  • Morgan, Thomas;
  • Mulhallen, Karen;
  • National Gallery of Canada Foundation;
  • Nordley Beglo, Jo;
  • Otter, Sandra;
  • Pippin Burnett, Anne;
  • Plaskett, Joseph;
  • Rago, Juliet;
  • Roth, Martha;
  • Salvation Army;
  • Shute, Laurence;
  • Stefanescu, Isabella;
  • Tahon, Jean-Luc;
  • United Way;
  • Urquhart, Jane;
  • Wilbur, Richard;
  • Yamashige, Lloyd.

Burnett, Virgil

Financial : Fundraising Campaigns

Series consists of files containing materials on various K-W YWCA fundraising campaigns and events. Includes programme brochures, event information, correspondence, reports, budgets, etc. Also includes all fundraising materials relating to the United Way and their allocations to the K-W YWCA.

Young Women's Christian Association of Kitchener-Waterloo

Historical and Topical

Series consists of historical and topical materials relating to Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation. Includes an information package created by Walter Bean, and biographies and interviews with past-presidents of KWCF.

Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation

Ontario Zeta Chapter

Series consists of materials created by the Ontario Zeta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa. Includes minutes, financial reports, materials relating to chapter activities and events, scrapbooks, etc.

Alpha Delta Kappa. Province of Ontario Chapter

Philanthropy

Series consists of material relating to the philanthropic activities of Ross and Doris Dixon, and in particular their charitiable giving to the Big Brothers Association of Kitchener-Waterloo, the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, and other charities and organizations in the Kitchener-Waterloo region and in Hamilton. Includes some material relating to the Ross and Doris Dixon Charitable Foundation and student awards and scholarships provided by the Dixons.

Series includes correspondence and thank-you letters, certificates and plaques, newspaper clippings, statements of contributions, award applications and agreements, donation appeals and other material from charities, financial statements and committee and annual reports of charities, photographs, etc.

Dixon, Ross

Scrapbooks

Scrapbooks created by Nazla L. Dane primarily documenting her activities and travels with the Business and Professional Women�s Club.

Dane, Nazla L.

Photographs

Photographs of Nazla L. Dane and others.

Dane, Nazla L.

Harvey J. Sims : Chicopee

Records relating to the Harvey J. Sims' development of Chicopee, a 45-acre estate near Kitchener, Ont., where he built a home designed by Forsey Page and Steele, Architects, and designed and landscaped the grounds with the help of Carl Borgstrom of Carl Borgstrom and H.M.S. Carver, Landscape Architects. He was instrumental in the reforestation of the contiguous properties in Chicopee Hills, and in only a few years planted on his property more than 700 varieties of trees and shrubs.
Includes correspondence to and from architects, landscape planners, nurseries, and government agencies concerning the development of Harvey's house and grounds, also the reforestation of the surrounding area, dated 1927 to 1941. The correspondence files described in this series are together as found. Harvey's Personal Business Files in Series 8 contain a great deal of supplementary material in the way of correspondence, invoices, lists, time sheets, etc., with seed houses, nurseries, companies, and individuals supplying material and furnishings for the home and grounds, from water heaters and wiring to billiard table lights.
Harvey was particularly interested in collecting as many native species of trees and shrubs as would grow in this climate and his collecting activities are documented by correspondence with arboreta, university horticulture departments, government nurseries, and government officials and employees who were at that time developing botanical garden plans in Hamilton and Niagara.

Sims family

Harvey J. Sims : Library

Records relating to Harvey J. Sims' development of a library of books at his Chicopee home, in which he was aided by Adam Strohm, Librarian at the Detroit Public Library and Charles R. Sanderson, Chief Librarian of the Toronto Public Library. Harvey turned his planned billiard room into a library instead and set about filling it with books. Although this series contains only two files, it represents a significant activity in Harvey's life.

Sims family

Clippings Files

Series is comprised of clippings accumulated by members of the Smith-Shortt family. Includes primarily clippings on topics of interest such as medicine and women's rights, as well as those relating to members of the family.

Shortt, Elizabeth Smith

Scrapbooks

Series consists of five scrapbooks created by Isabel Mackay. The scrapbooks include clippings of Mackay's works, reviews, obituaries, and photographs of contemporaries.

Mackay, Isabel Ecclestone

Correspondence: Shortt, Adam

Series is comprised of correspondence between Adam Shortt (husband of Elizabeth Smith Shortt) and others. Correspondence is organized by surname of correspondent.

Shortt, Elizabeth Smith

Correspondence: Shortt, Lorraine

Series is comprised of correspondence between Lorraine Shortt (daughter of Elizabeth Smith Shortt) and others. Correspondence is organized by surname of correspondent.

Shortt, Elizabeth Smith

Activities

Series consists of materials accumulated by Elizabeth Long relating to her interests and activities. Includes material relating to organizations of which Long was a member, materials from events attended by Long and publications.

Long, Elizabeth

Biographies of Women

Series consists of files of clippings, articles, ephemera, etc. relating to well known women. The files were created and maintained by Long. Note that some of the files also include original photographs of the women.

Long, Elizabeth

Correspondence: Smith, Gertrude

Series is comprised of correspondence between Gertrude Smith (sister of Elizabeth Smith Shortt) and others. Correspondence is organized by surname of correspondent.

Shortt, Elizabeth Smith

Correspondence: Smith, Violet

Series is comprised of correspondence between Violet Smith (sister of Elizabeth Smith Shortt) and others. Correspondence is organized by surname of correspondent.

Shortt, Elizabeth Smith

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