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Wedding invitation.

Wedding invitation to the January 10, 1906 marriage of Martha Anthes to Talmon Rieder at the Anthes' family home at 34 Weber Street issued by John and Lydia Anthes.

Rieder and Anthes family

Christmas card.

File consists of one Christmas card from Dare Foods featuring a cartoon illustration by Ken Gray.

Dare Foods Limited

Christmas card.

File consists of one Christmas card from Dare Foods for the year 1953 featuring a cartoon illustration by Ken Gray.

Dare Foods Limited

Dare sign.

Contains one double-sided sign. The sign is red and white and is in the shape of the Dare logo [ca. 1976]. The sign was most likely used in a store display.

Dare Foods Limited

Florida '92 sweatshirt.

Contains one white sweatshirt. The sweatshirt has the Dare Foods Limited centennial logo embroidered on the left breast of the sweatshirt. Beneath the logo "Florida '92" is also embroidered.

Dare Foods Limited

Centennial jacket.

Contains one centennial jacket. The jacket is blue with the centennial logo embroidered over the left breast. The jacket is extra-large in size.

Dare Foods Limited

Centennial pins.

Contains two centennial pins. The pins are in the shape of the centennial logo and are made of both plastic and metal.

Dare Foods Limited

Correspondence from Talmon Henry Rieder : 1921.

File consists of 20 letters (one consists of last page only) received by Martha Rieder from Talmon Henry Rieder mostly during the year 1921. Some letters include envelopes; 12 envelopes contain stamps. Also present are: one empty envelope, manuscript notes by Talmon, a newspaper clipping, a promissory note and receipt between Martha and Talmon, and funeral notice cards for Talmon.

Rieder and Anthes family

Centennial sign.

Contains one sign. The sign includes an image of the centennial logo in front of the Canadian flag. The sign also reads, "100% Canadian" in both French and English. The sign measures 7.5 x 14 cm when in use and folded and otherwise 14 x 15 cm.

Dare Foods Limited

Miscellaneous (file 2 of 2).

File consists of miscellaneous press clippings, including some newspaper advertisements for Electrohome products. Subjects include the manufacture and distribution of televison sets, former Electrohome employees, a temporary plant shut-down, the Circa '75 home entertainment concept, the Electrohome-sponsored art exhibition A Provincial Elegance, Arthur B. Pollock, the Kitchener Public Library, and CN train service.

Electrohome

Press clippings : 1956-1961 (file 1 of 2).

File consists of press coverage relating to Electrohome and Carl A. Pollock. Includes clippings from Canadian newspapers and industry-related publications. Subjects of clippings include Pollock's speeches and activities; the development of industry, creativity, and engineering training in Canada; export and import activity and policy; management issues; pensions; and Electrohome's history and success.

Electrohome

Carl A. Pollock : press clippings.

File consists of press clippings relating to Carl A. Pollock for the year 1961. Subjects include Pollock's involvement with the Canadian Manufacturers' Association, the National Design Council, and the Ontario Research Foundation; his comments about free enterprise, Canadian industry, and education; and Pollock's house.

Electrohome

Friends.

File consists of materials accumulated by Kay Rex created by, and based on, her friends. Includes correspondence, photographs, clippings, ephemera, etc. Correspondents include:

  • Burcher, Dorothy
  • Helferty, Dorothy
  • Hodgson, Dorothy
  • Hollobon, Joan
  • Wright, C.F.
  • Wysong, Peggy
  • [?], Alixe
  • [?], May
  • [?], Joan and Suki.

Rex, Kay

Correspondence.

Correspondence sent and received by James Downey related to different areas of Downey's professional life. Includes letters of appreciation, tributes, newspaper clippings, and ephemera related to awards received and work performed by Downey in different roles and associations.
Also contains drafts of speeches and addresses related to Downey's work or roles, such as "Remarks by the Chancellor" during the official launch of Lord Beaverbrook and the Kennedys by James Downey (May 15, 2012) or "Commencement Address the University of Waterloo" by Trina McQueen, president, Discovery Channel (June 18, 1999).

Downey, James

Card of thanks.

A press clipping addressed to the Editor News Record from the Bechler family photo album. Clipping consists of a card of thanks from Frederich Bechler to the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., the employers of Russell's Cigar Factory, friends, and family thanking the addressed for support after the death of his daughter, Wilhelmina Henrietta Bechler.

Bechler family

Card of thanks.

A press clipping from the Bechler family photo album. Clipping consists of a card of thanks from Mr. and Mrs. August Gralke to the Ancient Order of United Workmen after the death of their son, August.

Bechler family

Card.

One card from the Bechler family photo album. Card is signed from Mr and Mrs. J J Wilkinson and Florence.

Bechler family

Sims, Harvey J. : ephemera.

Wide range of ephemera retained by Harvey J. Sims between 1886 and 1912. Includes invitations to "at homes" and organized social events, dance cards, dinner menu, also a copy of the The Second Annual Meeting of the Ontario Associated Boards of Trade, Toronto, Feb. 22-23, 1912.
Some ephemera is associated with local clubs, most of which Harvey was a member: Berlin H.S. Musical and Literary Society, The Beavers' Club, Grand River Lodge, Bachelors of Berlin and Waterloo, The Berlin Club and Young Men of the Ark.
Includes an 1896 curling scorecard with heavily illustrated covers, advertising the Dominion Brewery, Toronto, and Harvey J.'s Trinity University convocation program, June 27, 1896.

Sims family

Citizenship: an address delivered on August 4th, 1925, by The Right Honorable W.L. Mackenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada, at the complimentary luncheon in his honour on the occasion of the Old Boys' Reunion, Kitchener, Ontario, 1925, under the auspices of the Canadian, Rotary and Kiwanis Clubs.

One pamphlet containing the text of Mackenzie King's address at the luncheon held in his honour by the Canadian, Rotary, and Kiwanis Clubs, "printed for distribution among members."

Sims family

Miscellaneous Biographical and Historical Research

Documents, mostly printed items, found loose among the other papers, containing information on the following: Kathleen Blake "Kit" Coleman, Emily Murphy, Nellie McClung, Kate Aitken, and a story on the 1947 By-Line Ball written by Ruth Hammond and Cay Moore Miller. Included is a May 1978 edition of Content: Canada's National News Media Magazine (Number 85) with a feature about Kit Watkins and an article regarding women journalists in the west, such as Isobel Armstrong, E. Cora Hind, and the Beynon sisters - Lillian and Frances Marion. Also in the file is information about Judith Robinson: a note by Kay Rex and a copy of News, the paper Robinson started during the war.

Women's Press Club of Toronto

Sims Family collection.

  • SCA369-GA427
  • Collection
  • 1833-1963

The Sims family collection encompasses records of the Sims and Cook, Davidson and Garden families retained by members of the two family branches that came together when Harvey James Sims and Florence Katherine Roos married in 1902. Their Sims and Davidson forbears were equally significant in the history of the Waterloo-Wellington area and in the growth and development of agriculture, education, business and government. Harvey James Sims and Florence Katherine Roos were deeply involved in their local community of Berlin, (later Kitchener) Ontario and their own records contain significant additions to our knowledge of local personalities and affairs. Harvey was a childhood and lifelong friend of William Lyon Mackenzie King; they wrote and visited each other regularly. King's sister Bella was also a close friend of Florence from school days on.

Sims family

Cook, Jemima : ephemera : valentines.

Three paper lace valentines, possibly handmade:
Paper lace and coloured floral valentine with lift-up flowers hiding three heart-shapes to write messages on. Inside the card is a hand-written poem to the "Belle" of the ball, signed "Valentine"
Paper lace overlay of bird's nest and flowers over second layer with a two-piece embossed lift up figure of a woman with cherub on her shoulder, purple ribbon and coloured floral decoration applied on her skirt, under this is a third layer with a coloured metallic bird flying into pasted-on coloured floral decorations. A gold and white banner is pasted at the bottom of the page, with "A Token of True Love" printed in blue.The back of this card is signed "from Jemima." Maker's name embossed on back: "Meek"
Pink paper folded valentine with embossed gold floral design surrounding pasted-on die-cut flowers and leaves, below this a white and gold banner reading "A Pledge of Love" in blue. Inside the card is signed" Miss Mary Jemima Cook"

Sims family

Native peoples.

File consists of magazine and newspaper clippings pertaining to Indigenous peoples in Canada, with particular focus on northern communities. Many of the clippings are from the Winnipeg Free Press. Also in the file is a Canadian Indian Workshop (July 4th - August 12th, 1966) pamphlet and an envelope containing Birch bark bite photographs by Mrs. [Angelique?] Merasty, a Cree woman from Beaver Lake, Saskatchewan and clippings regarding birch bark biting.

Long, Elizabeth

Clippings.

Clippings relating to the life of Bean family members. Includes obituaries for Margaret Hailer Wagner Bean and Susanna Bean Schnittker.

Wagner Hailer family

Clippings.

File consists of clippings relating to the personal, volunteer and professional life of William Pope Clement and wife Muriel Kerr Clement.

Clement Bowlby Family

Clippings : oversize.

File consists of clippings relating to the personal, volunteer and professional life of William Pope Clement and wife Muriel Kerr Clement.

Clement Bowlby Family

Ephemera : invitation.

File consists of one invitation for Mr. and Mrs. W.P. Clement to attend a party at Buckingham Palace. Invitation reads "The Lord Chamberlain is commanded by Her Majesty to invite Mr. and Mrs. W.P. Clement to an Afternoon Party in the Garden of Buckingham Palace on Thursday 21st July, 1955, 4 to 6 o'clock. (Weather Permitting.) Morning Dress or Uniform or Lounge Suit."

Clement Bowlby Family

Interests.

File consists of materials related to the interests of Florence Grace Clement. Includes newsletters of the Trinity United Church, newsletters and information on Preston Springs Gardens, and a letter and membership card from the Tom Thomson Memorial Gallery and Museum of Fine Art which Florence financially supported.

Clement, Florence Grace

Scrapbook 1.

Scrapbook created by John Gartshore Martin about his experiences in WWII. Includes snapshots, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and correspondence. Snapshots were taken during John's training in Canada and his time in Europe, and show sporting events; fellow officers and soldiers; towns, buildings, and countryside in Normandy, Belgium and Holland; tanks and other equipment; a post-war ceremony; and other subjects.

Scrapbook includes a telegram from John's parents informing him of his brother Jamie's death, ts. Information relating to battles, a letter to Jessie Martin regarding John's DSO, and other items. Clippings relate to John's involvement in the war and his decoration with the DSO by the Governor General Viscount Alexander. The scrapbook pages are not in order and have been left as found. Some pages contain identification for the photographs.

Martin, John Gartshore

Clippings.

Clippings, primarily relating to both the [1894?] Lacrosse championship and the 1959 Kitchener downtown fire.

Martin, John Gartshore

Photograph album 2 : Martin family.

Album containing snapshots of members of the Martin family, including Wilson, Jamie and John in uniform posing alone and with other relatives and friends; Jamie with friends in Europe during the war; the three brothers as young children; and John Alexander and Jessie Martin. Album also includes photographs of Jamie's grave and the cemetery at Beny-sur-mer in France; John Alexander and Jessie visiting the grave; and other memorials and plaques dedicated to Jamie.

Album includes newspaper clippings mostly relating to the involvement of Wilson, Jamie and John in the war; Jamie's death and the memorial services for him; and Wilson's post-war career.

Martin, John Gartshore

International Platform Association (file 1 of 4).

File consists of correspondence to and from G. Elmore Reaman during his tenure as the first Canadian president of the International Platform Association, a non-profit organization for promoting to the public "high grade platform presentations." (Flyer, ca. 1950). The correspondence is mostly to and from other members and is concerned with internal affairs of the organization. Includes two letters from John Diefenbaker dated Nov. 3, 1949 and Jan. 28, 1950. Also includes a small amount of ephemera from individual artists.

Reaman, George Elmore

World War I.

This folder actually contains material on a variety of topics and probably belonged to F.J.T. Maines. Includes two envelopes of material dating from 1915-1916. These include manuscript material: untitled sermon (?) on loyalty and war, 7 leaves; a hymn with music; a second untitled ms. sermon, 4 p.; manuscript notes on "Christian brotherhood". Includes ephemera and pamphlets produced for troops "On Active Service." Includes clippings relating to the war, to politics, and to topics of interest to F.J.T. Maines. A third gathering of material dates from 1931- 1939 and consists of clippings on topics such as world politics, Grey Owl, Niagara Falls, hawks, liquor legislation, poems, letters to the editor, etc.

Maines, Frederick J.T.

Loose papers

Contents:

  • Galt YMCA Circus Program 1928
  • F.T. Maines: correspondence & ephemera regarding subscription to "light".
  • Minnie Maines: Kitchener-Waterloo Philharmonic Choir ephemera.
  • Minnie Maines: membership cards and receipts: K-W YMCA and YWCA.
    5: Minnie Maines: household receipts and ephemera.

Maines Pincock Family

Maines, Frederick J.T. : reference and material for sermons.

File consists of one notebook kept by Frederick J.T. Maines with reference materials on a variety of topics for sermons. The subjects are indexed at the beginning of the notebook and include topics such as demonic possession, Buddha, ectoplasm, necromancy, superstition and more. Also included are clippings and notes that were inset into various pages.

Maines, Frederick J.T.

City Councillor, 1938-1949.

Three clippings regarding Leavine in his capacity an alderman in the 1940s. One from the Kitchener Daily Record, dated Tuesday, December 31, 1940, reports that Leavine had been named chairman of the finance committee of City Council at the pre-inaugural caucus held on Dec. 30, 1940. Another, also from the Record, dated December 8, 1942 includes names and portraits of Kichener's newly elected 1943 city council, including Leavine. The final clipping is undated and outlines the results of the municipal election in Kitchener during which Leavine was once again elected to city council by 6,169 votes, receiving more votes than any other individual elected to the Kitchener council that year.

Leavine, Stanley Francis

Clippings.

Two clippings which include references to the K-W Collegiate Institute where Dr. S.F. Leavine's eldest daughter, Desta Leavine, was a student. The first, undated, describes how Desta was one of three public speaking contest winners to address the K-W Kiwanis Club at one of their weekly luncheon meetings. Desta's speech focused on the Mary Celeste, a mystery ship of the last century found adrift and crewless in mid-Atlantic. The second clipping, from the July 7, 1945 edition of the Kitchener Record, includes promotion results for the K-W Collegiate .

Leavine, Stanley Francis

Photograph collection.

  • SCA83-GA53
  • Collection
  • [186-?]-[19--?]

Collection consists of 169 19th century American photographs. Included are 115 carte-de-visites, 40 cabinet portraits, 2 albums, 11 miscellaneous photographs and 1 envelope of miscellaneous business and greeting cards.

The photographs vary in size, but many of are 1 x 1 cm and mounted on card. Most are albumen type photographs depicting various people including infants, children, and adults. The photographs come from various studios across the United States though the majority come from studios in New York, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Illinois. The photographs, since rehoused, were originally housed in two albums decorated with an intricate relief on the cover and a metal clasp lock.

5 Counties : 1957.

File consists of material relating to administration and activities of the Five Counties Art Association for 1957. Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, meeting agendas and one set of minutes (possibly draft copy), handwritten notes, an exhibition program, and a newspaper clipping.

Couling, Gordon

5 Counties : 1958.

File consists of material relating to the administration and activities of the Five Counties Art Assoication for 1958. Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, exhibitors' lists, minutes for meetings of the teacher's council and for a Leaders Institute planning meeting, handwritten jury score sheets from an exhibition, handwritten notes, etc.

Couling, Gordon

5 Counties : 1960.

File consists of material relating to the administration and activities of the Five Counties Art Association for 1960. Includes a bulletin, an exhibitors' list, newspaper clippings, ts. notes regarding the teachers' council, etc.

Couling, Gordon

Leader's Institute : 1956 (file 1 of 2).

File consists of material relating to the Leader's Institute held at the Macdonald Institute (Guelph) in 1956. Includes typed reports and feedback about the conference, handwritten notes, correspondence (including a draft), reports on discussion sessions, a list of participants, and statements of purpose for the Leader's Institute.

Couling, Gordon

Events and workshops : 1976-1980 (file 1 of 2).

File consists mainly of flyers, programs, and invitations for events and workshops organized by COAA for the years 1976 to 1980. Events include Christmas parties, field trips, sketching and painting trips, gallery weekends, workshops, and annual meetings. File also includes some correspondence and applications forms relating to grants from the Ontario Arts Council and some correspondence relating to arrangements for a sketching weekend in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Central Ontario Art Association

Geneva Park : art shows & artists : 1989-1990s.

File consists of material relating to programs organized by the COAA, and mainly the annual workshops at Geneva Park (Longford Mills, Ontario) for 1994-1996 and the annual juried exhibition called Crossection for 1980-1982. Material relates to the organization and arrangement of the events. Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, reports, flyers and invitations, brochures, programs, exhibition lists, minutes, budgets, draft workshop descriptions, etc.

Central Ontario Art Association

Miscellaneous.

File consists of some material relating to one or several art weekends at Geneva Park: a brochure, a program and workshop participant lists, and handwritten notes from an annual meeting. File also includes a guest list for a K-W Society of Artists exhibition, and completed surveys of art teachers in the five counties area.

Central Ontario Art Association

Sketch around London.

File consists of a sketch pad belonging to artist and COAA member Pat Walsh. The spiral-bound notebook contains mainly photographs of buildings in and around London, Ontario, and also contains ephemera, newspaper clippings, and other material. It appears to have been created in preparation for or after a COAA sketching trip.

Central Ontario Art Association

Watercolour workshop.

File consists of two copies of a flyer advertising a three-day watercolour workshop by California artist Christopher Schink, sponsored by the COAA.

Central Ontario Art Association

Files from members, 4.

File consists of miscellaneous material accumulated by association members. Includes correspondence, advertisements, page proofs for a bulletin, COAA letterhead, a completed questionnaire, a newspaper clipping (relating to a sculpture at Wilfrid Laurier University), etc.

Central Ontario Art Association

Files from members, 5.

File consists of miscellaneous material probably accumulated by association member Ruth Camplin (also President, 1969). Includes exhibitors lists for various exhibitions (most but not all by the association), association news bulletins (incomplete, without cover pages and some loose pages), correspondence, flyers, and other material.

Central Ontario Art Association

McMichael Gallery file (file 2 of 2).

File consists of material relating to the McMichael Gallery in Kleinburg, Ontario, and mainly to legislation changes in the early 1980s affecting the McMichael Canadian Collection and the response of interested parties (including COAA members) regarding the changes. Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, newspaper clippings, politicians' statements given at the Legislative Assebmly of Ontario, transcripts of parliamentary committee meetings (Standing Committee on Social Development), newsletters, fliers, etc. File also contains copies of the Act to Establish the McMichael Canadian Collection (1972) and the Act to amend the McMichael Canadian Collection Act (1981). File probably belonged to Oreen Campbell and most correspondence belongs to Campbell, but some correspondence is also addressed to Doris Law. Includes a letter from Premier William G. Davis.

Central Ontario Art Association

Working file : chronological 1.

File consists of miscellaneous material probably accumulated during the process of researching and writing the history of the COAA. Includes published material relating to community development and recreation (pamphlets, minutes of proceedings in the House of Commons (Ottawa) of the special committee on reconstruction and re-establishment), material prepared by the Teachers' Council of the association (lectures, articles), handwritten and typed notes, lists of workshop and sketching trip participants. a typed history of the association, an exhibition catalogue, and other material.

Central Ontario Art Association

Keffer reunion.

File consists of material relating to the Keffer reunion held in Waterloo in 1964 and the reunion committee's appeal to raise funds for the Keffer Memorial Chapel at Waterloo Lutheran Seminary. Includes correspondence and a clipping.

Keffer, Ivan Wilbur

Letters to Betty and Bill.

Letters, cards, and postcards written to Betty Forbes and Bill Land from Millicent Lyall Forbes, Helene, Isabelle Alexandra Burt (Aunt Diddy), and Uncle Art. File also includes letters from Ray McMurphy to Betty Forbes, an account with Smuck's China and Gift Shop in Kitchener, and a wedding program for Thomas Land and Sylvia Wink.

Forbes, Betty

Betty Forbes's diary.

A diary containing daily entries written by Betty Forbes in 1948. Several entries describe Betty’s work in British Columbia, family events, dances, a trip to Alaska, holidays, and Peg Forbes’s wedding to Colin Andrew (Joe) Wilson. The diary contains letters, invitations, lists, a patch, and press clippings including one titled, Girls advised to train for career and marriage published in The Globe and Mail on January 27, 1948.

Forbes, Betty

Betty Forbes's diary.

A diary containing daily entries written by Betty Forbes in 1949. Several entries describe Betty’s work as a nurse, family events, and holidays. The diary includes press clippings, postcards, notes, letters, invitations, a program from Maple Leaf Gardens, tickets, a national credit card from Imperial Oil Limited and four photographs of unknown individuals.

Forbes, Betty

Familienbriefe: 1967-1969.

  • SCA344-GA393-9
  • File
  • February 6, 1966-[January 8, 1970?], predominant 1967-1969
  • Part of Sommer family fonds.

Correspondence primarily between members of the Sommer family. Includes letters interspersed with details about family life such as Ulrich Sommer and Cornelius Sommer’s studies in university, Angelika Sommer’s pending visit with her grandparents, and Lina Neumeyer Raatz’s declining health. Lina Neumeyer Raatz was Ulrich Sommer’s aunt and she lived in Germany. Also contains correspondence between the Sommer family and the Altenmueller family from Cooksville, Ontario. Records include letters, postcards, and pamphlets.

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