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Wawanosh, Sands, Mern Family fonds

  • CA ON00353 AFC 405
  • Fonds
  • 1807 (transcribed 18--), 1827 (copied 19--), 1835-1964

Fonds consists of records created and collected by Agnes Effie Sands Mern and other members of the Wawanosh family. Included are records relating to the life and work of various family members. In particular, the fonds contains records relating to the work of Joshua, David and William as chiefs of the Chippewas of Sarnia. Also included are the personal records of the family including correspondence, financial records, memorandum and account books and personal records relating to births, marriages and deaths. The records of most of the family members are intermingled, possibly a reflection of how Agnes Sands Mern kept them. Also included are the records of Agnes Effie Sands Mern (which make up the majority of the fonds) including her correspondence, financial records (including the records of the Wawanosh Post convenience store), records relating to her musical and artistic interest and records relating to her work in the Church and her activities organizing cultural events and concerts. Also included are the records of Agnes' husband John Phillips Mern such as his correspondence, financial records, notebooks and personal records relating to his son John P. Mern Jr.
Fonds also contains several sketches of members of the Wawanosh family as well as a large assortment of photographs. Photographs include portraits of family members, ministers and missionaries, friends and others as well as images depicting the daily life and travels of Agnes and John P. Mern. Photographs of John P. Mern consist of several albums documenting his time in the US navy and the childhood of his son. Several photographic processes are represented including tintypes, cartes de visite, cabinet cards, postcards and prints.

Wawanosh, Sands, Mern Family

Varpu Lindström fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0558
  • Fonds
  • 1887-2012

Fonds consists of Lindstrom's professorial and scholarly research files throughout her career, as well as records documenting her academic activities. Research files pertain to her publications and monographs such as "Defiant Sisters : A Social History of Finnish Immigrant Women in Canada, 1890-1930" (both the English and Finnish editions), and "From Heroes to Enemies : Finns in Canada, 1937-1947," as well as book chapters, articles, papers, presentations and lectures, and her involvement with the National Film Board production "Letters from Karelia," and subsequent research. The research files span the activities of Finnish and Finnish-Canadian organizations across the political spectrum, such as the Finnish Organization of Canada (left wing), and Loyal Finns in Canada (right wing). Records include oral history interviews (audio cassettes and transcripts), research notes, clippings, a significant and extensive number of photograph and letter collections passed down through generations of Finnish Canadians, diaries, correspondence, publication drafts, academic and professorial notes, microfilm of Finnish language newspapers published in Canada and archival records, financial records of Finnish-Canadian organizations such as newspapers and post-World War II relief funding bodies, scrapbooks, photocopies of rare and unusual documents such as two volumes of a Soviet register of Finnish War Crimes, a list of persons found in the mass grave at Karhumaki, and Soviet lists of North American Finns who journeyed to Karelia to help build a socialist utopia there, academic and professorial files, publicity files, files pertaining to her work with the School of Women's Studies, and her own papers as a university student. The fonds also includes letters written by Lindstrom as a newly-arrived teenaged immigrant to Canada to her best friend in Finland; many of these letters were published in Finnish with English translation in 'Letters from an immigrant teenager' in 2012.

Lindström, Varpu

South Hastings Film Council fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1935-1966

The fonds consists of 1 b/w photograph, 9 notebooks, a projectionist manual, 4 film directories, a pamphlet on selected films, souvenir programme, an envelope, film schedules, banking records and minute notes.

Detailed listing:
B/W photograph of Jim and Connie Churchill at their wedding, 1935.

Small black notebook listing films at different schools 1945-47.
Black notebook, Treasurer of Foxboro and District Film Council 1948 and 1949 includes information on membership, mailing list, film rentals and receipts.
Black notebook 1950, Jan. 1 – Sept. 1, records memberships, film rentals and receipts.
Blue notebook, 1950-51, records memberships, film rentals, receipts and attendance.
Black notebook 1956-58 records film titles, number of showings and attendance at each.
Small black notebook, Mar. 5, 1945- Jan. 8, 1947, Wanda I. Sine Foxboro Public School, records meeting minutes, pages cut out, poor condition, pages falling out, back cover detached, other things tucked between pages, notices, letter, envelope.
Black notebook, Wanda I. Sine Secretary-Treasurer, 1947 records meeting minutes, receipts, secretaries report.
2 ring notebook, Jan. 14, 1948, report of the secretary of Foxboro and District Film Council for 1947, Treasurers report and meeting minutes from 1948, typed with handwritten notes at the end.

Green minute book, Dec. 1950.
Manual of Projectionist Training, no date.
Film Directory 1962-63.
Films 1963, catalogue of films.
2 loose pages, information on film strips.
Pamphlet on eight programs of selected films featuring stories from our history, no date.
Souvenir programme, NFB Jubilee 25, 1964.
Envelope to Mrs. C. Churchill from NFB.
2 film directories, 1963 and 1965, note from M.T Montgomery, Corrections to 1965 Directory
Pamphlet on history of Ontario Film Association Inc.
2 Annual Meeting and Fall Conference programmes
Envelope to Mrs. Churchill.
Film schedules from 1963 and 1965
2 notes from secretary-Treasurer
Zone B Special meeting Feb. 9, 1963
Minutes of annual meeting, Ontario Association of Film Councils Bulletin Sept. 1965
Minute notes from 1958-59, 61-62, 62-63, 63-64
Sidney circuit and Thurlow-Tyendinaga, list of teachers and schools
Map of Sidney Township
Notice from Mrs. R.B Hamilton
2 letters from Rev. W.A Smith
Banking records, receipts, invoices, statements and 2 bank books.
Zone A schedule 1965-1966

South Hastings Film Council

Six Nations of the Grand River fonds

  • CA ON00353 AFC 406
  • Fonds
  • 1828-1834, 1837, 1843, 1873

Fonds consists of a letter book kept by John Brant during his time serving as resident superintendent of the Six Nations of the Grand River. In it, he recorded outgoing correspondence as well as proceedings of general councils of the Six Nations. James Winnett recorded council proceedings in the letter book following Brant's death for the years 1833 and 1834. The letter book contains an index.
Also included are four loose letters that were found in the letter book dating to after the death of Brant. Letters touch on subjects such as the survey of drowned lands, navigation of the Grand River, Six Nations Chiefs waiting on the Governor General and the settlement of claims in Brantford.

Six Nations of the Grand River

Rona Rustige fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1880-2000

The fonds consists of 1 box of textual records and 7 audio tapes. The fonds consists of research notes and 7 tapes of interviews with the Tyendinega Mohawk elders relating to the research, writing and production of Rona Rustidge's book "Tyendinega Tales".

Rustige, Rona

Political and personal photographs

Series consists of amateur and professional photographs taken and accumulated by Jean Augustine during her personal and professional life in Canada. This series documents Augustine's personal and family life in Grenada and Canada from the 1940s through to 2005, including her emigration to Canada, her social activities as a young woman in Toronto, her life as a young mother, social activist, teacher and student. Photographs also document her early involvement in the 1970s and 1980s in community movements, cultural events, social justice and political organizations, as well as her professional career as an elementary school teacher and principal in the Metropolitan Separate School Board, her activities as part of Premier David Peterson's 'transition team' in 1985 and her work as chair of the Metro Toronto Housing Authority. Events documented include the election campaign of American politician Jesse Jackson, the earliest celebrations of the Caribana parade in Toronto, women's rights events and protests, and local Black History Month celebrations. Photographs also document Augustine's activities as a federal politician, including her activities on Parliament Hill, her administration of federal committees and the Secretariats of Multiculturalism (later Multiculturalism and Status of Women), as well as her election campaigns (including door-to-door campaigning; fund raising; speeches; debates and promotion), and local activities (including celebrations at her constituency office; round table discussions and meetings with community organizations; annual Christmas parties; summer picnics; community celebrations; banquets; and Remembrance Day ceremonies). Photographs also document Augustine's extensive travel overseas in the Caribbean, the United States, South America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Asia, Central Asia and the Far East, both in her official capacity as a politician and cabinet member, and as a tourist and traveller.

Augustine, Jean

Philip Givens fonds

  • CA ON00210 51
  • Fonds
  • [192-]-1990

Fonds consists of records documenting the personal, professional and communal activities of Phil Givens. The bulk of the material is graphic and most of the photographs relate to his tenure as Mayor of Toronto and to his Jewish communal work. The records also include general correspondence, speeches, campaign material, scrapbooks, cartoons, certificates and awards, biographical writings, audio and visual materials and artifacts. The records have been arranged into nine series representing Givens’ various roles and activities and have been described to the file level and item level when necessary. These series are: 1. Personal life; 2. City of Toronto Alderman; 3. City of Toronto Controller; 4. City of Toronto Mayor; 5. Metropolitan Toronto Police Commissioner; 6. Provincial politics; 7. National politics; 8. Legal career; 9. Jewish communal service.

Givens, Philip Gerard

Peter S. Schmalz fonds

  • CA ON00031 A2010.099
  • Fonds
  • 1844 - 2006

This fonds reflects Dr. Peter S. Schmalz’s career as an educator, researcher and author from the late 1960s to early 2000s. He used these resources in the creation of a Master's Thesis, a Doctoral Thesis, numerous learned articles, several books, and reports for the Ministry of Natural Resources, First Nations communities, the provincial government and federal government. The focus of his research and writing concerned First Nations as well as Town of Walkerton history.

This fonds includes over 700 published books (not including duplicates) which reflect Dr. Schmalz's primary interest in aboriginal contact with Europeans.

The fonds also consists of documents related to the history of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation Territory (Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation) which reflect the communications and relationship between the First Nations and the Imperial and Canadian governments. These documents consist of photocopied records, many of which were copied from microfilm held by the National Archives of Canada, including material from NAC's reference number RG 10 (parts of the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development fonds). Records also include microform, brochures, audiotapes and videotapes, newspapers and clippings, magazines and research cards.

Material in the fonds also reflects the history and experience of First Nations across North America.

The material further reflects Dr. Schmalz’s leadership in education, particularly as it relates to both the education of First Nation students and the education of others about the history of First Nations. Records relate to a co-operative education project, field archaeology and native studies summer course, as well as curriculum created by Peter Schmalz and other education resources.

Dr. Schmalz’s work, activities and interests are also reflected through his correspondence, publications, theses, and essays.

Finally, the fonds consists of articles, maps and original records reflecting Dr. Schmalz’s interest and research concerning the history of the Town of Walkerton and other regional history resources.

Series / File List:

Series 1 Research library of published books
File 1 Books about books
File 2 North American Native books
File 3 Canadian Indian archaeology books
File 4 Canadiana books
File 5 Non-Canadian books
File 6 Local history books
File 7 Black studies books
File 8 Music books and sheet music

Series 2 Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation related documents
File 1 Saugeen-Nawash rights and claims
File 2 Newspaper clippings, articles and manuscripts
File 3 Microform
File 4 Experience '81 project
File 5 Fishing rights
File 6 Bruce County censuses
File 7 Potawatomi among the Saugeen and Cape Croker
File 8 Currently not open to the public
File 9 Saugeen First Nation and Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation publications
File 10 Research cards

Series 3 North American First Nations resources
File 1 Visual materials
File 2 Theses and manuscripts
File 3 Published works
File 4 Letters, working papers, reports and other records
File 5 Audio and video materials
File 6 Newspapers, magazines and journals
File 7 Black studies resources

Series 4 Education
File 1 Co-operative education project
File 2 Reports and documents concerning development of education of First Nations people
File 3 Curriculum created by Peter Schmalz
File 4 Field Archaeology and Native Studies summer course
File 5 Education resources
File 6 Reservation : a role-playing simulation game

Series 5 Personal documents and publications
File 1 Correspondence
File 2 Manuscripts, theses and essays
File 3 Published books, articles and related documents
File 4 [There is no file 4]
File 5 Conferences and trips
File 6 Restricted reports
File 7 Miscellaneous personal documents

Series 6 Walkerton and area history resources
File 1 Research notes and newspaper clippings
File 2 Arthur James Kendall murder trial
File 3 Original records
File 4 Articles, manuscripts and reports
File 5 Photographs

Series 7 Regional history resources
File 1 Reports and photocopied documents
File 2 Articles and manuscripts
File 3 Maps

Schmalz, Peter Stanley

Music Department fonds

  • ON00421 RG 10-2
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1981; predominant 1974-1980

The Music Department fonds, RG 10-2, is arranged and described at the series level, with an accompanying file list. The fonds consists of two series: Jack Arthur files (RG 10-2-1) and Subject Files (RG 10-2-2).

Textual records in the fonds consist of correspondence, reports, schedules, minutes, and publicity material related to the Music Department and Grandstand show staff, musicians, performers and other entertainers, competition contestants, and CNE visitors. Graphic and printed materials include photographs of dancers, performer headshots, and other events coordinated by the Music Department, as well as sheet music from the 1953 Grandstand show.

Few documents exist for the years 1960, 1962, 1973, and 1981. No records exist for the years 1954 to 1956, 1959, and 1963 to 1972.

Music Department

London Township History Book Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1997-2001

The fonds contains resources used and created in the compilation of The London Township History Book. The two-volume book details the history of London, Ontario and its surrounding areas, detailing multiple elements such as geography, industry, and community. The fonds contains thirty two series; series 1-9 relate to the administration of the book project proper; series 10-25 relate to the chapters of VOlume 1 of the London Township History Book (one series per chapter).

London Township History Book Committee

Lennox and Addington Historical Society sheet music collection

  • Fonds
  • 1867-1939, predominant 1891-1932

The collection contains sheet music of some classical music, but consists mostly of popular tunes arranged for piano. Included are parlour pieces from the gay ‘90's; favourites from the Edwardian period; songs of the First World War; hits from the early days of recorded music; and music made popular by performers of early days of radio (1920's and 1930's). Some of the cover designs are as interesting as the music. Fonds is comprised of the following series: Mary Daly sheet music Beatrice Baughan sheet music Miscellaneous sheet music

Daly, Mary Christina, 1905-1962

Komoka Women's Institute Fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1913-1995

The records include three series: Series 1 is the minute books from 1913-1977; Series 2 is the Tweedsmuir History books and Series 3 is miscellaneous items relating to the Komoka Women's Institute.

Komoka Women's Institute

Innerkip West 4-H Club fonds

  • ca. 1972-1992

The fonds consists of a Treasurer’s Book (ca. 1972-1992) and a Scrapbook of various materials related to the operation and activities of the Innerkip West 4-H Club between the years 1980-1982. Such materials include:

Attendance sheets

Awards Programmes

Minutes of the Meetings (or Secretary Reports) of the Innerkip West 4-H including such groups as the Homemaking Club, Munchkins, “Breadwinners”, Quilting Club, Etiquette for the 80’s, Social Recreation, etc.

Newspaper clippings

Photographs including the Innerkip 4H Club “What shall I wear” group

Treasurer’s Book – ca. 1972-1992

Innerkip West 4-H Club

Heart-Links sous-fonds

  • CA ON00279 F01 SF07
  • Sous-fonds
  • 1976-2014

Sous-fonds contains correspondence, newsletters, documentaries, project files, school donor files, publications, and records of the administration of and work supported by Heart-Links.

Heart-Links

Harry Simon fonds

  • CA ON00210 23
  • Fonds
  • 1931-[198-]

This fonds consists of the records related to the professional career of Harry Simon. This includes meeting minutes, general correspondence, speeches, posters, flyers, booklets, programmes and photographs. The bulk of the material is in the form of correspondence sent to or from Harry Simon. There is also a small amount of biographical material and a number of photographs, which have been described at the item level.

Simon, Harry

Fernand Ouellet fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0371
  • Fonds
  • 1825-1984, predominant 1956-1984

The fonds partially documents Fernand Ouellet's research and writing activities for the period 1956-1984. It mainly includes correspondence, notes, manuscripts and archival material collected in the course of his research.

Ouellet, Fernand, 1926-

Falek Zolf fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0614
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1961

Fonds consists of handwritten and typescript manuscripts for Falek Zolf's memoirs, handwritten notes for his memoirs, newspaper articles about Zolf and the Jewish literary community in Winnipeg, a report that quotes from his work in a review of the historical context associated with the Canada Post Corporation's Rural Conversion Program in Saskatchewan, a review of the Yiddish edition of Zolf's autobiography, "On foreign soil," and information regarding its publication in English.

Zolf, Falek

Eric Koch fonds

  • CA ON00370 F0472
  • Fonds
  • 1938-2004

Fonds consists of material that documents his career as a writer and broadcaster and, as such, includes correspondence with publishers, fan mail, research material, newspaper clippings, reviews of his work, notes, drafts and galleys related to his novels and works of non-fiction. The writing files include photocopies of his own letters written to his mother when he was an internee in England and manuscript and photocopies of letters written to Koch from Daria Hambourg and used as research material for his novel, "The Brothers Hambourg". Fonds also includes transcripts of interviews as well as written reminiscences in the form of letters from many former German internees; these letters were subsequently used as resource material for his book "Deemed Suspect: A Wartime Blunder". Fonds includes a complete set of published copies of his books. The broadcasting files contain correspondence, memos, notes and drafts of scripts, scrapbooks and other material that documents his long career with the CBC.

Koch, Eric, 1919-.

Entertainment Department fonds

  • ON00421 RG 10
  • Fonds
  • 1952-1999; predominant 1981-1999

The Entertainment Department fonds, RG 10, is arranged and described at the series level, with an accompanying file list. The fonds consists of a single series: Subject Files (RG 10-0-1).

Textual records in the fonds consist of correspondence, reports, contracts, schedules, minutes, charts and policies related to the Entertainment Department staff, musicians, performers and other entertainers, competition contestants, and CNE visitors. Graphic and printed materials include photographs of dancers, parades and parade floats, costumed characters, music and dance competitions, and other events coordinated by the Entertainment Department, as well as pamphlets and brochures.

Few documents exist for the years 1952-1980 (for further records from this time period, see RG 10-2, Music Department fonds). No records exist for the year 1984. When the CNE became independent in 2013, they retained their administrative and operational records from that year. Those records, and any new records created after that date, are the property of the CNE and are stored in the CNE offices or the CNE Archives. As a result, only one further accrual is expected for RG 10 for the records created between 2000 and 2012, which still fall under the retention schedule as of 2018.

Entertainment Department

Edith Fowke collection

  • CA ON00370 F0368
  • Fonds
  • 1972-1979

The collection consists of the Ontario Folklore Archives which includes student essays and cassettes of folklore in Canada. Subjects discussed in the student essays include folk medicine, folklore from regions in Ontario and Canada (Oshawa, Ontario, Feversham, Ontario, Newfoundland), from cultural groups (Jews, Ukrainians, French Canadians), musical folklore, social folklore (children's jokes, urban graffiti), and related topics. In addition, there are recordings on audio cassettes and audio reels of Scottish folk songs and customs, old-time fiddling, songs of the Scottish regiment and of other subjects.

Fowke, Edith, 1913-1996

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