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Australia and Tasmania.

File consists of 17 maps of various locations in Australia and Tasmania, collected by Hynes in the process of his research. Scales vary. Maps published by government agencies, tourism agencies, and oil companies. Locations include:

  • Minnamurra Falls Reserve;
  • Western Australia;
  • South Australia;
  • New South Wales;
  • Wilson's Promontory National Park;
  • State Reserves & Conservation Areas (Tasmania);
  • Kangaroo Island;
  • Cooloola Coast;
  • Tasmania's Power in the mountains (Hydro-Electric Commission);
  • Sunshine Coast of Queensland;
  • Warragul, Victoria;
  • Tallangatta, Victoria/New South Wales;
  • Warburton, Victoria;
  • Wangaratta, Victoria;
  • Melbourne, Australia; and
  • Barinsdale, Victoria.

Hynes, H.B.N.

Canadian Consolidated Rubber Co. Limited Dominion Tire Factory & Rubber Machinery Shops Kitchener, Ont.

File consists of one fire insurance plan from the Plan Department of Associated Mutual Insurance Company, Boston, showing Dominion Tire and Rubber Machinery Shops. Map was surveyed and drawn by F.A. Lougee on October 9, 1923 and traced by W.G. Harlow. The map shows 3D renderings of the buildings on the property along with descriptions of each building.

Dominion Rubber Company

Candy Division documents, Toronto and Hamilton.

Contains Candy Division documents pertaining to Candy Division buildings and property in both Hamilton and Toronto. File includes correspondence, memoranda, plans and copies of plans, the Agreement of Purchase and Sale for properties in Hamilton, an advertisement for an opportunity to sublet a building in Toronto, and maps.

Dare Foods Limited

Computing in Canada.

Slides featuring images of text and two maps used during a presentation likely titled, "Computing in Canada." The presentation appears to include an explanation of educational software and computer programs at secondary schools, community colleges, universities, and the University of Waterloo.

Cowan, Donald D.

Dominion Rubber Company Ltd. Dominion Tire Factory Rubber Machinery Shop Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.

File consists of one fire insurance plan of Dominion Rubber Company Ltd. Dominion Tire Factory and Rubber Machinery Shop. Plan was originally surveyed by Johnson and Higgins, N.Y. June 18, 1926 and was revised September 25, 1930. Plan also includes architectural details about the buildings.

Dominion Rubber Company

Drawing : map of Africa.

File consists of one drawing of a map of Africa signed by Willie Schmalz. The map is divided into countries and areas of occupation and is coloured accordingly.

Schmalz, W.H.E.

Grand River watershed.

File consists of three maps of the Grand River watershed, collected by Hynes in the process of his research. One map shows Grand River Conservation Authority forest areas; one shows small reservoirs, impoundments and channel work; and one shows a plan of flood control and water conservation.

Hynes, H.B.N.

Great Britain.

File consists of a map of Bala and Welshpool, Great Britain, collected by Hynes in the process of his research.

Hynes, H.B.N.

Keswick - Port Carling.

File consists of material relating to the property and camp at Port Carling owned by the Ontario conference of the Seventh Day Adventist Church, known as Canadian Keswick Conference, the rezoning of the lands, and the development of a resort there. Includes correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, photocopied agreements, photocopied Ontario Municipal Board decisions, reports, handwritten notes, etc.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Map : 4th Canadian Armoured Division.

Map showing the movements (with dates) of the 4th Canadian Armoured Division from the UK, the crossing to Normandy, and the advance into Holland and then across northern Germany. John Gartshore Martin's regiment (Lincoln and Welland) was part of this division. The border of the map includes the crests of all regiments in the division.

Martin, John Gartshore

Map of Berlin.

One map of Berlin with smaller maps of various Olympic sites including the Olympic Village, Reich sports grounds, the marathon course, the regatta courses and a map of the plan for the winter games in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Dresdner Bank

Map of Henry Wagner homestead.

Two maps created by Gordon Wagner that show the location of Henry Wagner's homestead in upstate New York, near the town of Rose. One map shows the location in relation to the large geographical area and the other shows the exact plot and surrounding farms with notes on the location of the home, etc.

Wagner, Gordon

Map of Manitoba.

Map shows: township boundaries, sectional survey and railways. On verso: Manitoba farming information.

Schantz Russell Family

Map of Orville and vicinity.

A hand drawn map of Orville, Ontario and the general vicinity. The map shows roads and lakes and marks out the location of a camp ground to the east of Sugar Lake. Around the border of the map are drawings of four figures: Bill, Frank, Bert, and a rube.

Schantz Russell Family

Map of the City of Montreal

Map of the City of Montreal produced by A. T. Chapman in 1925. The map includes an index of streets and a numbered chart of tramway routes and is stamped "John Walter 32 Fairview Ave. Kitchener, Ont."


Series consists of cartographic items collected by the Hobson family. Includes two maps of Southern Ontario showing train and maritime routes.

Hobson Family


File consists of maps of the Muskoka region. Includes maps of Lake Muskoka, Lake Rosseau, and Lake Joseph by the Canadian Hydrographic Service, Department of the Environment, Ottawa; the road system in the District Municipality of Muskoka by A.R. Ferguson, Gravenhurst; and 6 blueline prints of topographical maps of the Humphrey, Medora, Wood, Muskoka, Monck, and Watt townships in Muskoka by the Ontario Forestry Branch, Perry Sound (1933-1942). Material probably collected by Michael Vaughan.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Maps and tourist information.

File consists of material relating to travelling and sightseeing, probably collected by Carl A. Pollock. Includes road maps and tourist maps, leaflets and booklets from tourist attractions, and typed and ms. notes. Maps are for Kitchener, Ontario, various American states and cities, and Stuttgart, Germany.


Maps of Axis prisoner of war camps.

Three maps showing the locations of Axis prisoner of war camps in Germany, Italy and adjacent countries during the Second World War. The maps were possibly accumulated by Cameron Hill's parents, Britton and Grace Hill, while Cameron was held in custody as a prisoner of war.

Hill, Cameron Clare

No. 2.

File consists of one commercially printed map showing elevations of an unknown location.

Schmalz, W.H.E.


Plan showing a subdivision of Berlin with 642 lots in three parcels. Includes transparent overlay stencil reflecting the locations of current Kitchener buildings and landmarks.

Schantz Russell Family

[Plan of Kitchener (then Berlin)].

This untitled drawing/plan shows part of the city of Kitchener (then Berlin), several lots bounded by Yonge and Railroad Streets. Includes lot numbers, extensive pencil annotations.

Schantz Russell Family

Political action (file 1 of 2).

File consists of material relating to the activities of the Political Action Committee of the MLA during the 1978 and 1980 municipal elections in the District of Muskoka. Includes typed lists of electoral areas and previous election results, newspaper clippings, handwritten notes, the mandate of the committee, a letter to Michael Vaughan, a map of the Township of Muskoka Lakes, etc.

Muskoka Lakes Association

Pollution reports (file 1 of 2).

File consists of material relating to the pollution of rivers in England and Wales, and mainly includes reports on biological surveys of rivers by Hynes and other researchers. Also present are some ms. field notes (summaries), maps, correspondence, a graph relating to the toxicity of DDT, a photograph of smelt specimen, and tables of data relating to a Kenyan rivers. Rivers and other bodies of water surveyed are:

  • River Lea (or Lee) (1952-1954);
  • River Dee (1938-1939, 1948-1950, 1955-1958);
  • River Penk and tributaries (1956-1960);
  • Great Ouse (1955-1959);
  • River Flit (1958);
  • Rivers Ouzel and Flit (1958);
  • River Kent (1960-1961);
  • Peakshole Water, Bradwell Brook, and River Noe (1955),
  • Chard Reservoir (1952), and
  • streams flowing into Rostherne Mere (1964).

The surveys were conducted at the request of various local government departments and committees, river boards, and chemical and paper companies.

Hynes, H.B.N.

Pollution reports (file 2 of 2).

File consists of material relating to the pollution of rivers in England and Wales, and mainly includes reports on biological surveys of rivers by Hynes and other researchers. Also present are some ms. field notes and maps. Rivers surveyed are: River Lea (or Lee) (1946-1954), River Mole (1963), River Derwent (1952-1957), River Dee (1952-1959), River Lune (1961), and Backgill Burn and Smallhope Burn (1960-1963). The surveys were conducted at the request of various town councils and clerks as well as mining and chemical comapnies.

Hynes, H.B.N.

Printed Materials.

Notes and poems; items issued by the K-W Christian Business Men's Committee ca. 1948; an assortment of printed ephemera regarding dreams, sign language, a 1887 Rand-Mcnally railroad map of Canada, the U.S. and Mexico; 1909 Railway Lands Branch, Department of the Interior Map of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta showing lands finally disposed of; a partial book on the Boers in South Africa, 1899; The Voyageur, a broadside poem by Walter Stewart Stinson, 1929 by the Moreau Studio; stories from magazines, ca. 1935.

Maines Pincock Family

Proposed spur to serve Dare Foods Limited : Holt-Kennedy site.

Contains plan by B.C. Electric Co. Ltd., Railway Engineering Department, Proposed Spur to serve Dare Foods Ltd., Holt-Kennedy site, February 9, 1961. Includes revised plan March 22, 1961. Includes a copy of survey of Holt-Kennedy site and a Western Development and Power Limited pamphlet ca. 1960.

Dare Foods Limited

Reference Materials

Series contains reference materials including a 1937 edition of the Canadian Labour Press, book lists, ration coupons and scrips from Germany and United States, and a 1925 map of the city of Montreal.

Research : map and parking facilities study plan.

File consists of a map of Kitchener-Waterloo depicting dates and types of aerial photography that had been mapped, and a study plan of parking facilities on Lancaster and Arnold streets in Kitchener. Both items prepared by the City of Kitchener, planning department.


Scrapbook of British royal family.

A scrapbook containing press clippings and a photograph of the British royal family. The press clippings feature articles regarding King George V’s Silver Jubilee, the death of King George V, the activities of King Edward VIII, as well as the children Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret. One photograph features King George VI and Queen Elizabeth possibly taken during the 1939 royal tour of Canada. Also includes a map of lakes in Ontario and a photograph of Lady Agnew of Lochnaw an oil on canvas portrait of Gertrude Agnew, the wife of Sir Andrew Agnew, 9th Baronet completed by John Singer Sargent in 1892.

Forbes, Betty

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