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Breckenridge, Lester P. fonds Lester Breckenridge was born in Meriden, Conn. May 17, 1858. He taught Mechanical Engineering at various institutions. He invented an automatic recording machine in 1901 and contrived and equipped dynamometer cars 1897-1899. He was a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and Western Society of Engineers. The fonds consists of four brief communications to Breckenridge from Anson Stokes, William H. Taft, A.T. Hadley and Hiram Bingham dating from 1912 to 1921.
Johnston, Herbert fonds
Herbert Johnston was City Engineer of Kitchener 1910-1917. From 1917 on he worked in private practice as a consulting engineer and Ontario Land Surveyor. He was Engineer for Waterloo County, as well as for the towns of Hespeler, Preston, Elmira and New Hamburg, and for the Townships of Waterloo and Wilmot. He was appointed as a member of the Kitchener Road Commission and Kitchener Planning Board. The fonds consists of a large quantity of maps, drawings etc., largely unlisted at this time. Rough card file available.
Pequegnat, Marcel fonds
Marcel Pequegnat (1886-1988) was a civil engineer in Kitchener, Ontario, and spent his professional career with the Kitchener Water Commission as superintendent and consultant. He was also involved in the Grand River Conservation Commission and the Arthur Pequegnat Clock Company. Fonds consists of records accumulated by Marcel Pequegnat in his professional roles with these bodies, and records collected by him relating to their history. Includes correspondence, contracts and other legal documents, reports, minutes, architectural and technical drawings, photographs and other visual material, press clippings, ephemera, and advertising material.