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.