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Readings

Series consists of materials relating to readings given by Rienzi Crusz.

Crusz, Rienzi

Grants

Series consists of materials relating to grant applications made by Rienzi Crusz.

Crusz, Rienzi

Manuscripts : Books

Series consists of handwritten document and typed drafts of books published by Rienzi Crusz.

Crusz, Rienzi

Miscellaneous

Series consists of miscellaneous material prepared by Rienzi Crusz.

Crusz, Rienzi

Readings

Series consists of materials relating to readings given by Rienzi Crusz.

Crusz, Rienzi

Trips.

Materials related to travels by A. R. and Jean Kaufman. Includes postcards of Egypt, Greece, Turkey, Austria, Thailand, India, Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Ceylon, Pakistan, Danish West Indies, Martinique and Guadeloupe, Antigua, St. Lucia, Panama, Jamaica, Cuba, and Florida (United States of America) most with annotations on the verso. Also contains notes of trips covering Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Bangkok, Ceylon, India, Pakistan, Egypt, Greece, Turkey, and Austria.

Kaufman, A. R. (Alvin Ratz)

Kaufman Rubber Company and professional affiliations.

Materials related to A. R. Kaufman's professional life. Includes materials related to the Young Men Christian Association (YMCA), the Kitchener Young Men Club (KYMC), and the Parents' Information Bureau mainly. Also contains photographs related to Kaufman Rubber Company, machine loads computer charts, and plans for Dominion Rubber Company stores.
Also includes some photographs related to Jean Kaufman's professional affiliations, possibly the Young Women Christian Association (YWCA).

Kaufman, A. R. (Alvin Ratz)

Kaufman family and personal affiliations.

Materials related to A. R. Kaufman's family. Includes family photographs with Jacob and Mary Eidt Kaufman's family, A. R. and Jean Kaufman and their children, and other members of the extended family and friends; correspondence received by A. R. and Jean Kaufman; materials related to A. R. and Jean Kaufman's wedding and anniversary celebrations and birthdays; A. R. Kaufman legal documents; and materials related to A. R. Kaufman retirement and passing.
Also contains materials related to A. R. Kaufman's personal affiliations in the Grand River Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, the Royal City Lodge of Perfection, Springfield College, and a Silver Jubilee medal awarded to Kaufman.

Kaufman, A. R. (Alvin Ratz)

Interviews.

Series consists of cassette tapes of interviews conducted with Jerzy Pandera. The interviews were done by Aneta Magolon as part of her Honours BA in History. The interviews are primarily concerned with Pindera's early life and life during the Holocaust, but also discuss his founding of the German exchange program at the University of Waterloo.

Pindera, Jerzy Tadeusz

Photographs.

Photographs of Westmount and the house at 178 Claremont Avenue from the 1950s to the 1990s. Includes photographs of the hills of Westmount, the house, and the Reive family engaged in different activities.

Reive Family

Correspondence.

Professional and personal correspondence sent and received by James Walker to and from different people and organizations mostly before communications moved to an electronic medium. Includes correspondence related to his research, the University of Waterloo, programs and courses he taught at the University of Waterloo, events he attended and in which he participated, and correspondence from colleagues, friends, and students.

Walker, James

University of Waterloo administration.

Materials related to the University of Waterloo administration and James Walker's involvement in it. Includes committee and department reports; meeting agendas and minutes; agreements with other institutions; organization of study programs, events, and conferences; reviews of programs and task forces; and related correspondence and ephemera.

Walker, James

Writer and public speaker life.

Materials related to James Walker's writer and public speaker life. Includes printouts, drafts, summaries, and abstracts of presentations and guest lectures delivered by Walker in different events; various ephemera and correspondence related to those events; and writings and publications published by Walker as stand-alone texts or as part of encyclopedic works.

Walker, James

Teaching life.

Materials related to James Walker's teaching life at the University of Waterloo. Includes seminar and lecture notes and scripts, course schedules and overviews, handouts for class, and printouts of courses for correspondence versions of the courses.
Codes and titles for courses changed throughout the years. Courses included are:

  • “Black History” (course number unknown),
  • “Minorities” (course number unknown),
  • History 100 / 100T “Landmarks in World History”
  • History 102 / 259 / 291 / 292 / 351A “African History,”
  • History 103 / 104 “The emergence of the Third World,”
  • History 107 / 204V / 221 / 226 / 227 / 228 "‘Race’ in Canadian History,”
  • History 250 “The Art and Craft of History” and “Public History,”
  • History 321 / 407A / 407B / 421 / 607 / 608 / 635 "‘Race’ in Modern History” and “Human rights in historical perspectives,”
  • History 351 “Black History from Slavery to Revolution,”
  • History 403A (course title unknown),
  • History 411 (course title unknown),
  • History 436 / 635 “Black History in North America,”
  • History 601 “Canadian Social History,”
  • History 650 / 651 “Public History and Public Policy,”
  • Master's Field Seminar History 696,
  • Seminar History 436 / 635 “Black History in North America,”
  • Doctoral seminar History 717 “‘Race,’ Slavery & Imperialism.”

Walker, James

Student life.

Materials related to James Walker's student life during his Master's degree at the University of Waterloo and his Ph.D. research and dissertation at Dalhousie University. Includes Walker's Master's thesis, essays written as a student, research notes with primary and secondary materials, correspondence with Dalhousie University Professor John E. Flint, and Walker's Ph.D. dissertation.
Also contains a report on the Dalhousie Ph.D. History program prepared by James Walker and Robert McCormack.

Walker, James

Work by other authors.

Materials created or accumulated by Julia McCarthy about or by other authors. Predominantly includes materials received from or about Don Domanski, such as his poems or anthologies and McCarthy's nomination for Domanski for the Lieutenant Governor masterworks Arts Award and award. Also contains materials related to Wayne Boucher's exhibition “Radiance and counterpoint" and a poem by an unidentified author.

McCarthy, Julia

Submissions, awards, and interviews.

Materials related to Julia McCarthy's administrative affairs. Includes materials related to the submission of her work for publication in different media, interviews and reports about McCarthy, applications for grants and awards, reception of awards, and other general administrative matters.

McCarthy, Julia

Creative process, book edition, and published works.

Materials related to Julia McCarthy's creative process. Includes drafts of poems at different stages, research materials accumulated by McCarthy during her writing, drafts of McCarthy's books and copy-edit notes and comments received from her editors and Don Domanski, published poems in different media, and promotional materials for her publications.

McCarthy, Julia

Personal life.

Materials related to Julia McCarthy's personal life. Includes personal journals and diaries she kept between the years 1985 and 2006, personal correspondence she received or sent to multiple individuals (with the preeminence of correspondence received from Don Domanski), and eulogy for McCarthy's second husband Graham Stewart.

McCarthy, Julia

Newsgirls research.

Materials accumulated and created by Donna Jean MacKinnon during the research for her book Newsgirls : gutsy pioneers in Canada’s newsrooms, published in 2017. Includes photographs, newspaper materials, handwritten notes and audio interviews, database searches, contact information and correspondence, and drafts of chapters of Newsgirls (oftentimes, these drafts were sent to the subjects of the chapter for corrections).
For twenty years, MacKinnon researched women journalists of the Canadian 20th Century. During her research, she conducted interviews, accumulated articles written by and about the journalists, and performed other research activities (such as database searches and bibliographical reads). Over the years, Newsgirls varied considerably. As a result, Donna Jean MacKinnon accumulated or created materials for journalists that were not part of the final project (for more information about the journalists covered, refer to the General Note in the notes section of this series).

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

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

Lectures, speeches, and classes.

Materials created or accumulated by John English in relation to lectures, speeches, and university courses. Includes drafts and scripts for speeches in different events, course handouts and lecture materials, and course planning in different institutions.

English, John

Political life.

Materials related to John English's political life, including his political campaigns and his association with the Liberal Party of Canada and the Kitchener Liberals. Includes ephemera and campaign materials and information about the Kitchener Liberals and the Canadian Liberal party.

English, John

Arctic.

Materials related to Arctic research and organizations. Includes articles and drafts of articles by different authors and published in different media; official reports, magazines, and publications; materials related to Arctic conferences and events; related correspondence; and materials related to organizations and committees, including the Arctic Council and Arctic 360.

English, John

Research and articles.

Materials created or accumulated by John English during research activities. Includes articles and drafts of articles he authored, applications to related programs, notes on research topics, writings by other authors that were reviewed by English, and other research projects in which he participated.

English, John

Administrative.

Materials created or accumulated by John English in relation to administrative matters. Includes records related to conferences, presentations, and events he either attended, participated in, or organized. Also contains records related to organizations, committees and associations with which he was involved, and related correspondence.

English, John

Newsgirls edition and publication.

Materials accumulated or created by Donna Jean MacKinnon during the writing, edition, and publication of her book Newsgirls : gutsy pioneers in Canada’s newsrooms, published in 2017. Includes drafts of the book in different phases of its creation, as well as manuscript evaluations and chapters that were not included in the final version of the book. Also contains correspondence with editors and publishers, and records related to the publication and promotion of Newsgirls.
Materials document the evolution of the project from title selection (which began as Newsgirls : pre-Feminism in print journalism) and authorship (the first drafts included Catherine Smyth as author (reporter at the Toronto Star and communications specialist)), to the chapters included in the book. The first drafts of the book included chapters for twenty journalists, whereas the final version covered ten (for more information about the journalists covered, refer to the General Note in the notes section of this series).
Materials also document the process of final edition and publication taken on by MacKinnon and different persons at York University (most of the edition and publication tasks were performed by Leaping Lion Books are undertaken by students as part of course activities). Newsgirls was published in 2017 by Leaping Lion Books at York University and promoted in different events and venues.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Professional life.

Materials created by Donna Jean MacKinnon during her career as a journalist. Articles are either under the byline Donna Jean MacKinnon or Isabella Street, or ghostwritten by MacKinnon in different media. Media include:

  • Toronto Star
  • Washington Post
  • Great Expectations
  • City and Country Home
  • Toronto Life
  • Fifty-Five Plus 25
  • Canadian Living
  • House and Home
  • Select Homes
  • Free Saturday Star

Includes some materials related to the edition and publication of MacKinnon’s book Newsgirls : gutsy pioneers in Canada’s newsrooms. Call number: G24635.

MacKinnon, Donna Jean

Member of Parliament.

This series documents Andrew Telegdi’s career in federal politics, primarily his tenure as a Member of Parliament representing the Liberal Party in the constituency of Waterloo or Kitchener-Waterloo between 1993 and 2008. The material in this series reflects Telegdi’s efforts to address local and national issues raised by constituents and advance the platform and priorities of the Liberal Party. The series also highlights Telegdi’s long-standing interest in reforming citizenship and immigration legislation, strengthening diplomatic relations, supporting the funding of post-secondary educational institutions, and other matters.

Telegdi, Andrew

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration.

This series includes material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his appointment as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration that began on July 16, 1998 and lasted until his resignation on May 18, 2000. The material reflects Telegdi’s efforts to assist the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration in carrying out their duties in the House of Commons. Records include correspondence, ephemera, speech transcripts, briefing notes for parliamentary secretaries as well as documents related to immigration and citizenship legislation.

Telegdi, Andrew

Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister with special emphasis on Aboriginal Affairs.

This series includes material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his appointment as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister with special emphasis on Aboriginal Affairs that began on January 30, 2004 and lasted until June 27, 2004. The material reflects Telegdi’s efforts to assist the Prime Minister in carrying out their duties in the House of Commons, support key government initiatives and engage with Indigenous communities. Records include correspondence, news releases, material from conferences and roundtable discussions, a copy of the Coast Salish News, and other textual items.

Telegdi, Andrew

Post-political career.

This series includes material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi following his departure from federal politics. Records include correspondence, invitations, notes, and several files related to specific issues such as crime prevention, citizenship, and immigration, and programs at the Grand Valley Institute for Women. In addition, this series contains material related to the Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre’s equity and inclusion fundraising dinner held in honour of Andrew Telegdi.

Telegdi, Andrew

Personal.

This series includes material related to Andrew Telegdi’s personal life and activities. Records include Telegdi’s cab driver picture card, planning diaries, memo books, resumes, photographs, eulogies and obituaries for friends and family members, and artwork. In addition, this series contains the program for Telegdi’s funeral service.

Telegdi, Andrew

Member of Provincial Parliament candidate.

This series includes material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his campaign to be nominated and elected as the Member of Provincial Parliament representing the Liberal Party in the riding of Waterloo North in the 1990 Ontario general election. Records include news releases, speech transcripts, a resume, correspondence, photographs, and election campaign material such as a candidate survey, press clippings, newspaper advertisement mock-ups, pamphlets, and invitations.

Telegdi, Andrew

City and Regional Councillor.

This series documents Andrew Telegdi’s career in municipal and regional politics, primarily his activities as a Councillor for the City of Waterloo and the Regional Municipality of Waterloo. The material in this series reflects Telegdi’s efforts to represent constituents and support the interests, services, policies, and operations of the city and region.

Telegdi, Andrew

Political associations.

This series includes material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi as a member of several political associations and parties including the Waterloo Federal Liberal Association, the Kitchener Federal Liberal Association, the Kitchener-Waterloo Federal Liberal Association, the Liberal Party of Canada (Ontario), and the Liberal Party of Canada. Records include a membership card, correspondence, invitations, news releases, speech transcripts, and material related to several conventions.

Telegdi, Andrew

Founder and Executive Director, Youth in Conflict with the Law.

This series includes material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi while he worked with Youth in Conflict with the Law. Telegdi was a founding member of the organization and served as Executive Director from 1976-1993 and 2013-2017. Records include Telegdi’s name badge, correspondence, reports, a scrapbook, bulletins and newsletters, an invitation, material related to the planning of Crime and Justice in the Community Week and Law Day, and other textual items.

Telegdi, Andrew

Education.

This series includes material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi during his time as a student and President of the Federation of Students (now the Waterloo Undergraduate Student Association) at the University of Waterloo. Records include coursework, copies of periodicals and other publications, campaign material, photographs, reports, and other textual items.

Telegdi, Andrew

Owner, Village Bistro.

This series includes material created or accumulated by Andrew Telegdi when he owned the Village Bistro, a coffee house located at 2081 West 4th Avenue in Vancouver, British Columbia. The Village Bistro also served as a concert venue for rock and folk music performers and some of the material in this series documents Telegdi’s activities as a rock music promoter. Records include correspondence, posters advertising concerts, performance contracts, and photographs of The Poppy Family and Poor Souls bands.

Telegdi, Andrew

Correspondence

Series consists of correspondence to and from Dana Porter regarding a variety of topics in his personal and professional life. Includes approximately three hundred and thirty-six items. Correspondents are listed at the file level. Note that where applicable items of correspondence have been left in their original file and subsequently correspondence can also be found in :

  • Series 2. Dana Porter and Dorothy Parker Family ;
  • Series 4. Ephemera ;
  • Series 5. Political and Legal Career ;
  • Series 6. Scrapbooks and Clippings ;
  • Series 7. Shakespeare ;
  • Series 8. Speeches and Addresses ;
  • Series 9. Visual Materials.

Porter, Dana Harris

Rieder, Talmon Henry

Series consists of material created and accumulated by Talmon Henry Rieder relating to his personal life and his career, as well as material accumulated by Martha Rieder during the process of settling Talmon's estate. Material relating to Talmon's career pertains to his involvement in the Canadian Consolidated Rubber Company, Canadian Consolidated Felt Company, and Ames Holden McCready, as well as with the Westmount Improvement Company.

Series contains material relating to the construction of the Rieder house at 610 Belmont Avenue, Montreal; the vulcanization of rubber; the formation of the felt syndicate; and Talmon's property in Calgary. Includes:

  • incoming and outgoing correspondence;
  • agreements and other legal documents;
  • diaries;
  • ephemera;
  • life insurace applications and policies;
  • company newsletters (Foot-prints and The Dominion from the Canadian Consolidated Rubber Company, and From the Ground Up from Ames Holden McCready);
  • membership cards, certificates, and other personal documents;
  • clippings;
  • ms. notes;
  • estate statements;
  • a prospectus (Westmount); and
  • other material.

Rieder and Anthes family

Personal life.

Materials created or accumulated by Joan Hollobon as part of her personal life. Includes income tax, passports and other official documentation, educational materials related to Hollobon’s time at Columbia University, and materials related to house renovations. Also contains materials created by or about Kay Rex, such as information about Rex’s book launch, articles and correspondence, and posthumous materials.

Hollobon, Joan

Awards and speeches.

Materials created or accumulated by Joan Hollobon related to awards and recognitions she received throughout her life. Includes correspondence, related articles, drafts of speeches, and official certificates and awards. Also contains a nomination of Hollobon for the Order of Canada.

Hollobon, Joan

Correspondence.

Materials created or accumulated by Joan Hollobon as part of her professional and personal life. Primarily comprised of correspondence sent or received by Hollobon and associated articles and research documentation (such as newspaper clippings, articles, and photographs) either gathered and created by Hollobon or received by Hollobon from other professionals. Also contains drafts of articles and speeches and letters of appreciation received by Hollobon congratulating her for her articles and reportages. Includes personal correspondence both related to Hollobon and her colleagues and friends.

Hollobon, Joan

Professional life.

Materials created or accumulated by Joan Hollobon as part of her professional life as a journalist. Includes research materials, drafts of articles, and articles written by Hollobon and other journalists in different media. Media include:

  • Northern Daily News
  • North Bay Nugget
  • Globe and Mail
  • Globe Magazine
  • Canadian Family Physician
  • CAA
  • The Pass Promoter
  • Toronto Star
  • Star Weekly Magazine
  • University Affairs from the University of Toronto
  • New York Times
  • Scientific American
  • Time Magazine
  • Canadian Museum of Health and Medicine at the Toronto Hospital
  • CARPNews
  • Newsweek
  • Science Medicine
  • Science Forum
  • Homemaker’s Digest

Also contains related correspondence and drafts of speeches for different events, as well as articles about Hollobon’s professional career and awards.

Hollobon, Joan

Essays

Series consists of essays and reviews written by John Herbert. Files often include notes written on behalf of Herbert about the context and nature of the writing.

Herbert, John

Visual : Moving Images

Series consists of moving images relating to various aspects of Electrohome. Many of the items were created for the purposes of public relations, sales and marketing, and advertising and promotion, as well as to document some of the company's facilities, operations, and history. Subjects include:

  • company presentations and reports;
  • meetings;
  • product presentations and demonstrations;
  • promotional material;
  • footage relating to services provided by Electrohome for NASA at the John F. Kennedy Space Centre for the launch of space shuttles in the early 1980s;
  • CKCO-TV news footage relating to Electrohome, the Pollocks, and other senior management;
  • company events including the 75th anniversary celebrations and employee Christmas parties; etc.

Notable titles include: "The Changing World of Electrohome," "Circa 75," "Mark of a Man : C.A. Pollock," "Then and now : Electrohome Electronics Group," "John Pollock interview : Sunday AM," "Howard Main interview with Gary MacLaren," C.A. Pollock : talk to employees" (1958), and "Pollock funeral" (Carl A. Pollock). Includes videocassettes, video reels, film reels, and DVDs. Some videocassettes and the DVDs appear to be transferred from the film and video reels.

Electrohome

Video Recordings

Series consists of video recordings relating to the activities of Rienzi Crusz, including judging for the Dorothy Shoemaker Literary Awards and an interview and poetry reading.

Crusz, Rienzi

Miscellaneous

Series consists of miscellaneous notes, fragments and lists.

Crusz, Rienzi

Readings

Series consists of materials relating to readings given by Rienzi Crusz.

Crusz, Rienzi

Grants

Series consists of materials relating to grant applications made by Rienzi Crusz.

Crusz, Rienzi

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