Marcel Pequegnat fonds. - 1868-1869, [ca. 1899]-1987, 2008, predominant [ca. 1897]-1961. - ca. 2.6 m of textual records and other material.

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.

Born in Berlin (now Kitchener) to clockmaker Arthur Pequegnat and his wife Hortense, Marcel studied engineering at the University of Toronto. After graduating he taught at the University and worked for several summers for the Berlin City Enginneers. In 1910-1911, he surveyed land in Manitoba, and in 1913, he was appointed assistant city enginneer in Berlin. In 1919, he became superintendent of the Kitchener Water Commission, holding this position until 1957 when he became a consultant until retiring in 1970. Marcel also served for 27 years on the Kitchener Planning Board and for 30 years on the Kitchener Suburban Roads Commission. He was president of the Arthur Pequegnat Clock Company from 1940 to 1964, though for most of that time the company was dormant, having ceased clock production by 1942.


Marcel Pequegnat was a founding member of the Grand River Conservation Commission when it formed in 1932 and served as vice-chairman from 1938 to 1952, chairman from 1953-1959, and chief engineer from 1962 to 1965. His period of service with the GRCC coincided with the building of the Shand, Luther, and Conestogo dams.

Marcel Pequegnat was a Life Member of the Engineering Institute of Canada, a charter member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario, and received their Citizenship Award in 1973. He also was awarded Life Membership in the American Waterworks Association. (Source: Varkaris, Jane and Costas, The Pequegnat story: the family and the clocks, Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., 1982; and Waterloo County Hall of Fame biography on Region of Waterloo website.)

Contents: fonds consists of records accumulated by Marcel Pequegnat in his professional roles as superintendent of the Kitchener Water Commission, vice-chairman of the Grand River Conservation Commission, and president of the Arthur Pequegnat Clock Company; and records collected by him relating to the history of these bodies. Records relating to the Kitchener Water Commission and its predecessor, the Berlin Water Works Company, span from ca. 1887 to 1961, and are mainly from 1898 to the 1930s. Records relating to the Grand River Conservation Commission cover the period from 1939 to 1943. Includes correspondence, contracts and other legal documents, reports, minutes, architectural and technical drawings, photographs and other visual material, press clippings, ephemera, and advertising material.


Fonds is arranged in the following series:
1. The Arthur Pequegnat Clock Company
2. Berlin Water Works Company
3. Board of Water Commissioners of the Town of Berlin
4. Berlin/Kitchener Water Commission
5. Berlin Water Commission : Correspondence
6. Grand River Conservation Commission
7. Visual Material
8. Marcel Pequegnat : Personal
9. Local History


Title from content of the fonds.
Includes 492 photographs, 24 architectural and technical drawings, 3 glass slides, 3 contact prints, 1 printing proof, 1 negative, and 1 CD-ROM.
The extent is measured in linear metres of shelf space occupied by the fonds.
Donated in 2008.
Some material is in German.
Detailed finding aid available.

Series 1 : The Arthur Pequegnat Clock Company

The Arthur Pequegnat Clock Company. - [19--]-1987. - 1.5 cm.

Arthur Pequegnat (1851-1927) was a jeweler and watch repairman in Berlin (now Kitchener). In the mid-1890s, he added a bicycle repair shop to his jewellery store and then built a three-storey building on Frederick Street for manufacturing specialist bicycles, which he called "racycles". Arthur and his brother Paul established the Berlin and Racycle Manufacturing Company in 1900, and continued to produce bicycles until 1923. In 1903, Arthur also began to produce clocks in the same building, and unofficially changed the name of the company to the Arthur Pequegnat Clock Company. The company produced around ninety models of clocks until it closed the factory in 1942. After Arthur's death in 1927, his brother Leon became president and son Edmond manager; with Edmond's death in 1963, son Marcel became president of the dormant company, and the final disposition was made in 1964 when the charter was presented to the Ontario government. (Source: Varkaris, Jane and Costas, The Pequegnat story: the family and the clocks, Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Co., 1982; and Torrens, Paul, The Arthur Pequegnat Clock Co. in Bulletin of the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors, vol. 23, no. 5, 1981.)
Contents: series consists of records relating to the history of The Arthur Pequegnat Clock Company and the Pequegnat family, probably collected and kept by Marcel Pequegnat. Includes a photocopy of part of the letters patent for the Berlin and Racycle Manufacturing Company, Racycle and Pequegnat clock advertising material, clock catalogues, press clippings, ephemera, and property agreements.
Title from the content of the series.
Series arranged alphabetically.

File 1
Berlin and Racycle Manufacturing Company Limited : letters patent. - Photocopied [19--] (originally created 1900).
Contents: file consists of a photocopy of the first page of the letters patent incorporating the Berlin and Racycle Manufacturing Company Limited.

File 2
Come and ascertain how you may secure Racycle bicycles free. - [ca. 1900].
Contents: file consists of a leaflet advertising Racycle bicycles from the Berlin and Racycle Manufacturing Company Limited.

File 3
Letterhead. - [19--], 1924.
Contents: file consists of two samples of letterhead, one for The Arthur Pequegnat Clock Company, and one for a Pequegnat family reunion held on July 1, 1924.

File 4
Pequegnat clocks : catalogue no. 6. - 1928.
Contents: file consists of a clock catalogue for 1928. Includes four copies; one copy is marked "wholesale" and includes ms. price annotations.

File 5
Pequegnat clocks : price list. - 1919.
Contents: file consists of a price list (photocopied) for Pequegnat clocks.
Two copies, one containing photocopied ms. notes on verso.

File 6
Pequegnat clocks : sign. - [19--].
Contents: file consists of an embossed cardboard sign advertising Pequegnat clocks. Sign reads: Say "Peginaw" / Pequegnat clocks / the clocks with better movements / made in Canada.

File 7
Press clippings and ephemera. - 1974-1987.
Contents: file consists of press clippings relating to the history of The Arthur Pequegnat Clock Company and members of the Pequegnat family. Includes clippings from the Kitchener-Waterloo Record and photocopied articles from the National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors. File also includes ephemera relating to exibitions of Pequegnat clocks at the Joseph Schneider Haus (Kitchener, 1984) and the National Museum of Science and Technology (Ottawa, 1975).
Loose material.

File 8
Property agreements. - 1907, 1953, 1964.
Contents: file consists of three agreements relating to the transfer of the property at Frederick and Weber Streets in Kitchener (53 to 61 Frederick Street) from Michael Massel to Arthur Pequegnat in 1907, the lease of the building owned by The Berlin and Racycle Manufacturing Company on the property to Dominion Electrohome Industries Limited (1953), and the transfer of the property to the City of Kitchener in 1964. The latter agreement is a photocopy.
Loose material.

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Series 2 : Berlin Water Works Company

Berlin Water Works Company - [ca. 1887]-1898. - 2 cm. - 2 architectural drawings : blueprint and blackline print ; 28 x 32 cm and 27 x 51 cm.

The Berlin Water Works Company was formed in 1887. At that time, the Berlin Town Council was attempting to develop a municipally-owned water works system, but faced resistance from the rate-payers. The Council let tenders for town water supply by private company and awarded the contract to the Berlin Water Works Company, which was made up of American Company Moffett, Hodgkins & Clarke, as well as Berlin town solicitor Alexander Millar. The company began construction of the water works at Shoemaker's Lake in Februrary, 1888, and began to supply service in October that year. When the town's contract with the company expired in 1898, after another period of debate about municipal owership, the Corporation of the Town of Berlin purchased the water works for $102,000. The new water commissioners began their duties in January, 1899. Superintendents of the BerlinWater Works Company included Herbert J. Bowman and W. Mahlon Davis. (Source: Bloomfield, G. and Bloomfield, E., A history of municipal water services in the Region of Waterloo, Kitchener: Regional Municipality of Waterloo, 1998; and Badgley, Janice A., Public decision making on water supply planning and management: a cast study of the waterloo region (1846 to 1988) (MA thesis), Waterloo: University of Waterloo, 1991.)
Contents: series consists of records relating to the operation and activities of the Berlin Water Works Company and the sale of the company to the Corporation of the Town of Berlin. Includes correspondence, reports, contracts and other legal documents, architectural drawings, and other material.
Title from the content of the series.
Linear extent of series does not include oversized materials.
Series arranged chronologically.

File 9 OVR
Berlin water works plans. - [ca. 1887]. - 2 architectural drawings : blueprint and blackline print ; 28 x 32 cm and 27 x 51 cm.
Contents: file consists of a plan of the Berlin water works at Shoemaker Avenue, showing the proposed outlet of the dam; and a plat of the land of the Berlin Water Works Company. Plat shows land owned by Alexander Shoemaker, Jane Ann Shoemaker, James Potter, Berlin Water Works Company, and Moffett, Hodgkins, & Clarke.
Loose material.
Oversized material.

File 10
Correspondence and contract at time of construction, 1887-1888. - 1887-1888.
Contents: file consists of records relating to the construction of the Berlin water works system by Moffett, Hodgkins & Clarke (Watertown, NY); the contract between the Berlin Water Works Company and the Corporation of the Town of Berlin for the construction, maintenance and operation of the system; approval of the system by the Provincial Board of Health; and bylaws of the Town of Berlin relating to the construction. Includes a contract (plus a carbon copy), correspondence (including a telegram), a report, an inventory of water mains and hydrant connections, and other documents.

File 11
Letter to mayor and council, Town of Berlin. - 1891.
Contents: file consists of a letter from Herbert J. Bowman, superintendent of the Berlin Water Works Company, to the mayor and council of Berlin regarding the extension of the water main on Waterloo Street.

File 12
Indenture between John F. Moffett et al. and the Berlin Water Works Company. - 1896.
Contents: file consists of a contract between John F. Moffett et al. and the Berlin Water Works Company, transferring the water works property at Shoemaker's Lake to the Company.

File 13
Water works statistics for the year 1896. - 1896.
Contents: file consists of one leaf of statistics relating to the revenue and profits of water works systems in various Ontario towns for in the year 1896.
Includes two copies.

File 14
Correspondence at time of purchase by Berlin : 1898. - 1898.
Contents: file consists of correspondence from the period of March to July, 1898, relating to the negotiations between the Berlin Water Works Company and the Fire and Water Committee of the Town of Berlin about the purchase of the water works by the Town. Correspondence, which includes originals and carbon copies, is among the Berlin Water Works Company, Karl Mueller (chairman of the Fire and Water Committee of Berlin), Willis Chipman (civil engineer and consultant on the case), Bowlby & Clement (solicitors), and others. File also includes one press clipping.

File 15
Sale of private company to Town of Berlin : 1898. - 1898.
Contents: file consists of records relating to the valuation of the Berlin water works system and the sale of the water works by the Berlin Water Works Company to the Corporation of the Town of Berlin in September, 1898. Includes the offer of sale, drafts of legal documents including a memorandum of agreement, a valuation report by Willis Chipman (civil engineer), correspondence, and a press clipping.

File 16
Report of superintendent W. Mahlon Davis, city engineer : Dec., 1898. - 1898.
Contents: file consists of an ms. report submitted to the chairman and members of the Fire and Water Committee by W. Mahlon Davis, superintendent of the Berlin Water Works.

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Series 3 : Board of Water Commissioners of the Town of Berlin

Board of Water Commissioners of the Town of Berlin. - 1899-1914, [ca. 1970]. - 0.5 cm.

The Berlin Water Commission was formed in 1899 when the Town of Berlin purchased the water works from the Berlin Water Works Company. The initial commissioners were: J.C. Breithaupt (chairman), H.J. Bowman (secretary), Mayor George Rumpel, John S. Anthes, and P.S. Lautenschlager. W. Mahlon Davis was the first superintendent of the water works, followed by Henry Hymmen in 1901. The Berlin Water Commission became the Kitchener Water Commission when the city changed its name in 1916. (Source: contents of the fonds.)
Contents: series consists of minutes of the Board of Water Commissioners for the town of Berlin, from the first meeting on January 4th, 1899, to May 30, 1914; and annual reports from 1899-1901.
Title from the content of the series.
Linear extent of series does not include oversized materials.

File 17 OVR
Minutes. - 1899-1914, [ca. 1970].
Contents: file consists of a leather-bound volume containing the ms. minutes of the Board of Water Commissioners for the town of Berlin, from the first meeting on January 4th, 1899, to May 30, 1914. Includes three loose leaves inside front cover, one containing statistics about well elevations, and two containing statistics about water meters (photocopy).
Material is oversized.

File 18
Annual reports. - 1899-1901.
Contents: file consists of the first, second, and third annual reports of the Water Commissioners of the Town of Berlin.
Includes multiple copies.

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Series 4 : Berlin/Kitchener Water Commission

Berlin/Kitchener Water Commission. - 1899-1961. - 9 cm. - 20 architectural and technical drawings : blueprints and blueline prints ; 92 x 48 cm or smaller.
Contents: series consists of records relating to the operation of the Berlin Water Commission, later the Kitchener Water Commission, in the operation and maintenance of the water works and the construction of wells, reservoirs, pump houses, water towers, and other infrastructure. Includes construction project specifications, tenders, contracts and other legal documents, correspondence, reports, blueprints, etc.
Title from the content of the series.
Linear extent of series does not include oversized materials.
Series arranged chronologically.

File 19
Well drilling contract, 1899 : Harvey. - 1899.
Contents: file consists of two letters addressed to W.M. Davis, superintendent of the water works, from contractors John H. Frazer and Joseph Harvey (Petrolia ON) regarding a contract to drill artesian wells in Berlin. Includes a tender.

File 20
Contract for laying water mains, 1899. - 1899.
Contents: file consists of material relating to the laying of water mains in Berlin by contractors Boehmer and Bishop in 1899. Includes project specfications, a tender, and a contract.

File 21
Discharges to workmen, 1899 to 1914. - 1899, 1913-1914.
Contents: file consists of material relating to the settlement of claims between workers and the Board of Water Commissioners for accidents sustained by workers. Includes signed forms releasing and discharging the commissioners from further claims and liabilities, and a ts. statement by a worker regarding an accident.

File 22
Coal tender, 1903. - 1902-1903.
Contents: file consists of a tender and a memorandum from R. Boehmer & Co. regarding the delivery of coal to a pump house.

File 23
Contract for services : Peter Hymmen, 1903. - 1903.
Contents: file consists of a tender and an agreement regarding the supply of lead water services to the Berlin water works system by Peter Hymmen, plumber and hardware merchant.

File 24
Construction of reservoirs and pumping station : specifications and contracts. - 1903-1913.
Contents: file consists of material relating to the solicitation and acceptance of tenders for the construction of concrete water reservoirs at Glasgow Street and Shoemaker Avenue, a pumping station at Shoemaker Avenue, and the installation of other pumping machinery for the waterworks. Includes information and specifications for bidders, tenders, contracts and other agremeents, and correspondence.

File 25
Water works project specifications. - 1907-1912. - 1 architectural drawing : blueprint ; 35 x 22 cm.
Contents: file consists of material relating to the construction of a water tower (on Edward Street, later Duke Street) and a concrete water reservoir and pumping station (at Shoemaker Avenue) for the Berlin water works; sewage disposal works and a trunk sewer extension for the Town of Waterloo; and water works for the Town of Hespler (later Cambridge). Includes ts. specifications and information for bidders (carbon copies), post cards from potential contractors, a proposal (including an architectural drawing), draft and blank contracts, and other documents.
Loose material.

File 26
Agreement for sale of land between Franz Bialkowski and Benjamin Charles Schulte. - 1911.
Contents: file consists of an agreement for the sale of land in Berlin by Franz Bialkowski to real estate agent Benjamin Charles Schulte for and the transfer of land to the Berlin Water Commissioners, and a ts. description of the land by the Engineers Office of Berlin.

File 27
Option on property between Annie Joseph and Henry Knell. - 1911.
Contents: file consists of an agreement regarding the option to purchase the Berlin property of Annie Joseph by real estate agent Henry Knell and the transfer of the option to the Berlin Water Commissioners.

File 28
By-law number 1143 : to fix the salary of a water commissioner as therin mentioned (H. J. Bowman). - 1912.
Contents: file consists of a carbon copy of the Town of Berlin by-law number 1143, to fix the salary of Water Commissioner H.J. Bowman for the year 1912.

File 29
Water works improvement report of Henry C. Hodgkins, consulting enginner. - 1912.
Contents: file consists of a report by Henry C. Hodgkins, consulting engineer, to the Board of Water Commissioners of the Town of Berlin regarding the conservation of the town's water supply.

File 30a
Elevated tower and Mensch contract (file 1 of 2). - 1912.
Contents: file consists of material relating to a contract with L.J. Mensch, general contractor (Chicago, IL), for the construction of a concrete water reservoir and elevated tank on Edward Street (later Duke Street) in Berlin. Includes a tender, agreements, a contractor's bond, and correspondence.

File 30b OVR
Elevated tower and Mensch contract (file 2 of 2). - 1912. - 1 architectural drawing : blueprint ; 91 x 74 cm, folded to 24 x 11 cm.
Contents: file consists of a blueprint drawn by L.J. Mensch, general contractor (Chicago, IL) of the 500,000 gallon reinforced concrete tank to be built on Edward Street (later Duke Street) in Berlin.
Oversized material.

File 31 OVR
L.J. Mensch blueprints. - 1912. - 2 architectural drawings : blueprints ; 92 x 48 cm and 67 x 49 cm.
Contents: file consists of two architectural drawings by civil engineer and contractor L.J. Mensch (Chicago, IL) probably submitted as part of a tender. Drawings are entitled: "500,000 gallon tank in reinforced concrete for Berlin, Ontario, Canada" and "Reinforced concrete reservoir for Berlin, Ontario, Canada".
Loose material.
Oversized material.

File 32
Addition to Shoemaker pump house : agreement. - 1914.
Contents: file consists of an agreement between S.P. Hinschberger, contractor, and the Berlin Water Commissioners for the construction of a one-storey brick building as an addition to the pump house at Shoemaker Avenue.
Loose material.

File 33
American Water Softener Company Proposal - 1914. - 5 technical drawings : blueprints and blueline prints ; 32 x 29 cm and 28 x 22 cm, folded to 8 x 20 cm.
Contents: file consists of material relating to a proposal by the American Water Softener Company (Philadelphia, PA) to install a filtration system for water from Shoemaker's Lake. Includes the proposal, operating instructions, and technical drawings of various components of the system.
Loose material.

File 34
Bricknell papers. - 1917-1918.
Contents: file consists of material relating to the defalcation of Harvey E. Bricknell, who worked as a cashier for the Kitchener Water Commission and was in default to the commission by $4072.40. Includes carbon copies of correspondence from the commission's accountant, carbon copies of ledgers of customer accounts, and legal documents relating to a parcel of land sold by Bricknell to Henry Hymmen.

File 35
Kitchener waterworks extensions : application to Ontario Railway and Municipal Board. - 1920-1921.
Contents: file consists of records relating to extensions of the Kitchener waterworks, including a new pumping plant at Strange Street. Includes carbon copies of ts. reports and cost and revenue estimates, correspondence, and an affidavit. Affidavit concerns an application by the City of Kitchener to the Ontario Railway and Municipal Board for the validation of a bylaw relating to this matter. Some material prepared by Marcel Pequegnat.

File 36 OVR
Kitchener land acquisitions : 1921. - 1921. - 11 architectural drawings : blueprint ; 58 x 72 cm or smaller.
Contents: file consists of ten plans by S. Sharpe (city engineer) showing property in downtown Kitchener acquired by the City of Kitchener in 1921. File also includes a plan by Chas Knechtel (architect) showing the subdivision of the Consolidated Rubber Co. Ltd. in Kitchener, locating semi-detached houses.
Loose material.
Some material is oversized.

File 37
Dopp vs. City of Kitchener, to prevent erection of St. George Street tower. - 1927.
Contents: file consists of material relating to the case of Charles Dopp vs. The Municipal Council of the City of Kitchener, heard before the Supreme Court of Ontario in May, 1927. Dopp, on behalf of himself and the inhabitants of Kitchener, applied for an injunction to prevent the City from erecting a water tower on St. George Street in Kitchener, which was authorized by the Kitchener Water Commission. Includes carbon copies of legal documents relating to the case, ms. notes, press clippings, and a letter. Marcel Pequegnat, superintendent and clerk of the Kitchener Water Commission, received a subpoena as part of the proceedings. The water tower was constructed as planned.

File 38
Report for Ontario Department of Health. - 1928.
Contents: file consists of a copy of a report prepared by the Kitchener Water Commission for the Ontario Department of Health. The information in the report was supplied and checked by Marcel Pequegnat.

File 39
Construction and repairs to facilities : tenders and correspondence. - 1928-1961.
Contents: file consists of material relating to the contracting out of water tank and tower repair work and well-drilling by the Kitchener Water Commission. Parties contracted include the Western Waterproofing Company (Toronto, ON), G.E. Hartley (driller of wells), The Canada Gunite Company Ltd. (Montreal, QC), and H. Boehmer & Company Ltd. (Kitchener, ON). Includes correspondence, tenders, guarantees, invoices, and a bond. Most correspondence is with Marcel Pequegnat, superintendent of the commission.
Loose material.

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Series 5 : Berlin Water Commission : Correspondence

Berlin Water Commission : correspondence. - 1898-1905. - 25 cm.
Contents: series consists of incoming correspondence relating to the operation of the Berlin Water Commission for the years 1899, and 1901-1905. Correspondence is addressed to the water commissioners in general, or to individual commissioners (mainly chairman J.C. Breithaupt) or the superintendent (W. Mahlon Davis and his successor Henry Hymmen).
Title from the content of the series.
Series arranged chronologically.
Some material is in German.

File 40
Correspondence : 1899 : A. - 1899.
Contents: file consists of six pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "A".

File 41
Correspondence : 1899 : B. - 1899.
Contents: file consists of 12 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "B". Includes a tender and a boiler inspection report.

File 42
Correspondence : 1899 : C. - 1899.
Contents: file consists of 17 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "C". Includes a telegram.

File 43
Correspondence : 1899 : D. - 1898-1899.
Contents: file consists of 11 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "D". Includes a telegram.

File 44
Correspondence : 1899 : E. - 1899.
Contents: file consists of five pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "E".

File 45
Correspondence : 1899 : F. - 1898-1899.
Contents: file consists of eight pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "F". Includes a telegram and a tender.

File 46
Correspondence : 1899 : G. - 1899.
Contents: file consists of 35 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "G". Includes receipts, a bill of lading, an invoice, and tenders.

File 47
Correspondence : 1899 : H. - 1898-1899.
Contents: file consists of 30 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "H". Includes tenders. File also includes a sketch of proposed counter railing for the water works office in Berlin.

File 48
Correspondence : 1899 : I, J. - 1899.
Contents: file consists of five pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "I" and "J". Includes a tender.

File 49
Correspondence : 1899 : K, L. - 1899.
Contents: file consists of eight pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "K" and "L".

File 50
Correspondence : 1899 : M. - 1898-1899.
Contents: file consists of 39 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "M". Includes tenders and a telegram.

File 51
Correspondence : 1899 : N, O. - 1898-1899.
Contents: file consists of 11 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "N" and "O". Includes tenders.

File 52
Correspondence : 1899 : P, Q. - 1897-1899.
Contents: file consists of eight pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "P" and "Q".

File 53
Correspondence : 1899 : R. - 1899.
Contents: file consists of 9 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "R".

File 54
Correspondence : 1899 : S. - 1898-1899.
Contents: file consists of 40 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "S". Includes tenders.

File 55
Correspondence : 1899 : T. - 1898-1899.
Contents: file consists of 12 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "T". Includes receipts.

File 56
Correspondence : 1899 : U, V. - 1899.
Contents: file consists of 35 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "U" and "V". Includes telegrams and invoices.

File 57
Correspondence : 1899 : W. - 1898-1899.
Contents: file consists of nine pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "W". Includes a tender.

File 58
Correspondence : 1899 : Y, Z. - 1899.
Contents: file consists of a telegram from an individual whose name begins with "Y".

File 59
Correspondence : 1901 : A. - 1901.
Contents: file consists of three pieces of incoming correspondence from corporate bodies beginning with "A".

File 60
Correspondence : 1901 : B. - 1901.
Contents: file consists of 13 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "B". Includes tenders and boiler inspection reports.

File 61
Correspondence : 1901 : C. - 1900-1901.
Contents: file consists of 11 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "C". Includes a telegraph.

File 62
Correspondence : 1901 : D. - 1901.
Contents: file consists of 11 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "D".

File 63
Correspondence : 1901 : E, F. - 1901.
Contents: file consists of 7 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "E" and "F". File also includes ms. notes.

File 64
Correspondence : 1901 : G. - 1900-1901.
Contents: file consists of 10 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "G". Includes a telegraph, receipts, and invoices.

File 65
Correspondence : 1901 : H, I, J. - 1901.
Contents: file consists of 11 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "H". Includes receipts.

File 66
Correspondence : 1901 : K, L. - 1901.
Contents: file consists of 14 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "K" and "L". Includes an invoice.
One letter is in German.

File 67
Correspondence : 1901 : M. - 1901.
Contents: file consists of 7 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "M". Includes an invoice.
One letter is in German.

File 68
Correspondence : 1901 : N, O. - 1901.
Contents: file consists of 8 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "N" and "O". Includes receipts.

File 69
Correspondence : 1901 : P, Q. - 1901.
Contents: file consists of 6 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "P" and "Q". Includes receipts and a flier.

File 70
Correspondence : 1901 : R. - 1901.
Contents: file consists of 8 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "R". Includes a receipt, tenders, and a catalogue page.

File 71
Correspondence : 1901 : S. - 1901.
Contents: file consists of 7 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "S".

File 72
Correspondence : 1901 : T, U, V. - 1901.
Contents: file consists of 12 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "T", "U", and "V". Includes a telegram and receipts.

File 73
Correspondence : 1901 : W. - 1901.
Contents: file consists of 11 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "W". Includes a telegram and tenders.

File 74
Correspondence : 1901 : Y, Z. - [----].
Empty folder.

File 75a
Correspondence : 1902 (file 1 of 2). - 1902.
Contents: file consists of approximately 70 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "A" to "H". Includes receipts, invoices, tenders, and boiler inspection reports.

File 75b
Correspondence : 1902 (file 2 of 2). - 1901-1902.
Contents: file consists of approximately 80 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "I" to "Z". Includes receipts, invoices, and tenders.

File 76
Correspondence : 1903 : A. - 1903.
Contents: file consists of 8 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "A".

File 77
Correspondence : 1903 : B. - 1903.
Contents: file consists of 3 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "B". Includes boiler inspection reports and a tender.

File 78
Correspondence : 1903 : C. - 1903.
Contents: file consists of 34 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "C". Includes receipts.

File 79
Correspondence : 1903 : D. - 1903.
Contents: file consists of 5 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "D".

File 80
Correspondence : 1903 : E, F. - 1903.
Contents: file consists of 4 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "E" and "F". Includes receipts.

File 81
Correspondence : 1903 : G. - 1903.
Contents: file consists of 5 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "G". Includes a receipt and an invoice.

File 82
Correspondence : 1903 : H, I, J. - 1903.
Contents: file consists of 8 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "H" and "J".

File 83
Correspondence : 1903 : K, L. - 1903.
Contents: file consists of 4 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "K" and "L". Includes a tender.

File 84
Correspondence : 1903 : M. - 1903.
Contents: file consists of 4 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "M".

File 85
Correspondence : 1903 : N, O. - 1903.
Contents: file consists of 15 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "N" and "O". Includes receipts.

File 86
Correspondence : 1903 : P, Q. - 1903.
Contents: file consists of 16 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "P" and "Q".

File 87
Correspondence : 1903 : R. - 1903.
Contents: file consists of 8 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "R". Includes tenders.

File 88
Correspondence : 1903 : S. - 1903.
Contents: file consists of 3 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "S". Includes a tender.

File 89
Correspondence : 1903 : T, U, V. - 1903.
Contents: file consists of 7 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "T". Includes receipts.

File 90
Correspondence : 1903 : W. - 1903.
Contents: file consists of 8 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "W".

File 91
Correspondence : 1903 : Y, Z. - [----].
Empty folder.

File 92
Correspondence : 1904 : A. - 1904.
Contents: file consists of four pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "A".

File 93
Correspondence : 1904 : B. - 1904.
Contents: file consists of 12 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "B". Includes boiler inspection reports, tenders, and a flier.

File 94
Correspondence : 1904 : C. - 1904.
Contents: file consists of 25 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "C". Includes tenders and a telegram.

File 95
Correspondence : 1904 : D. - 1904.
Contents: file consists of 12 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "D". Includes tenders.

File 96
Correspondence : 1904 : E. - 1904.
Contents: file consists of four pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "E". Includes an invoice.

File 97
Correspondence : 1904 : F. - 1904.
Contents: file consists of three pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "F".

File 98
Correspondence : 1904 : G. - 1904.
Contents: file consists of 11 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "G". Includes receipts.

File 99
Correspondence : 1904 : H. - 1904.
Contents: file consists of 11 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "H". Includes receipts and tenders.

File 100
Correspondence : 1904 : I, J. - [----].
Empty folder.

File 101
Correspondence : 1904 : K, L. - 1904.
Contents: file consists of six pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "K" and "L".

File 102
Correspondence : 1904 : M. - 1904.
Contents: file consists of 19 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "M". Includes receipts, invoices, and tenders.

File 103
Correspondence : 1904 : N, O. - 1904.
Contents: file consists of 16 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "N" and "O". Includes receipts and tenders.

File 104
Correspondence : 1904 : P, Q. - 1904.
Contents: file consists of three pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "P".

File 105
Correspondence : 1904 : R. - 1904.
Contents: file consists of four pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "R". Includes an invoice.

File 106
Correspondence : 1904 : S. - 1904.
Contents: file consists of four pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "S". Includes tenders.

File 107
Correspondence : 1904 : T. - 1904.
Contents: file consists of 12 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "T". Includes receipts.

File 108
Correspondence : 1904 : U, V. - 1904.
Contents: file consists of five pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "V". Includes receipts.

File 109
Correspondence : 1904 : W. - 1904.
Contents: file consists of 12 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "W". Includes invoices and a tender. File also includes an ms. note.

File 110
Correspondence : 1904 : Y, Z. - [----].
Empty folder.

File 111
Correspondence : 1905 : A. - 1905.
Contents: file consists of one piece of incoming correspondence from an individual whose name begins with "A".

File 112
Correspondence : 1905 : B. - 1905.
Contents: file consists of 11 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "B". Includes boiler inspection reports, invoices, and a sketch of water mains and hydrants on Victoria Street.

File 113
Correspondence : 1905 : C. - 1904-1905.
Contents: file consists of 19 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "C". Includes invoices and receipts.

File 114
Correspondence : 1905 : D. - 1905.
Contents: file consists of 7 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "D". Includes a telegram.

File 115
Correspondence : 1905 : E, F. - 1905.
Contents: file consists of 4 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "E" and "F". Includes an invoice and a circular.

File 116
Correspondence : 1905 : G, H. - 1905.
Contents: file consists of 29 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "G" and "H". Includes receipts, invoices, and tenders.

File 117
Correspondence : 1905 : I, J. - [----].
Empty folder.

File 118
Correspondence : 1905 : K, L. - 1905.
Contents: file consists of 10 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "K" and "L". Includes tenders.

File 119
Correspondence : 1905 : M. - 1905.
Contents: file consists of 19 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "M". Includes tenders, invoices and receipts.

File 120
Correspondence : 1905 : N, O. - 1905.
Contents: file consists of 46 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "N" and "O". Includes tenders, invoices and receipts.

File 121
Correspondence : 1905 : P, Q. - 1905.
Contents: file consists of 6 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "P" and "Q". Includes invoices and receipts.

File 122
Correspondence : 1905 : R. - 1905.
Contents: file consists of 6 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "R". Includes tenders and invoices.

File 123
Correspondence : 1905 : S. - 1905.
Contents: file consists of 9 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "S". Includes tenders.

File 124
Correspondence : 1905 : T. - 1905.
Contents: file consists of 20 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "T". Includes tenders and receipts.

File 125
Correspondence : 1905 : V, W. - 1904-1905.
Contents: file consists of 14 pieces of incoming correspondence from individuals and corporate bodies beginning with "V" and "W". Includes tenders and invoices. File also includes a water meter test report.

File 126
Correspondence : 1905 : Y, Z. - 1905.
Contents: file consists of two pieces of incoming correspondence from a company beginning with "Y". Includes a tender.

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Series 6 : Grand River Conservation Commission

Grand River Conservation Commission. - 1938-1943. - 9 cm. - 2 architectural drawings : blueprint : 69 x 134 cm, folded to 29 x 22 cm, and 28 x 22 cm.

The Grand River Conservation Commission (GRCC) evolved from the activities of the Grand River Valley Boards of Trade, and was established to manage flood prevention and water conservation in the Grand River watershed, the first such agency in Canada. The GRCC was incorporated by letters patent on August 13, 1932, and held its first independent meeting on May 30, 1934. The formal establishment of the GRCC occurred on April 8, 1938, acording to the provisions of a provincial statute entitled, The Grand River Conservation Act. In 1948, a related organization, the Grand Valley Conservation Authority, was created and the two organizations operated independently until 1966 when they amalgamated to form the Grand River Conservation Authority. (Source: GA 183).
Contents: series consists of records accumulated and used by Marcel Pequegnat in his role as vice-chairman of the Grand River Conservation Commission. Records pertain to the administration and activities of the Commission. Includes correspondence (including carbon copies) and minutes of regular, annual, and executive committee meetings.
Title from the content of the series.
Linear extent of series does not include oversized materials.
Series arranged alphabetically.
Other records relating to the GRCC can be found in GA 183, Grand River Conservation Authority fonds.

File 127
Correspondence from secretary-treasurer. - 1940-1943.
Contents: file consists of correspondence to vice-chairman Marcel Pequegnat mainly from the secretary-treasurer of the Grand River Conservation Commission, F.P. Adams (to 1941), and his successors P.A. Ballachey (1941-1942), and E.F. Roberts (from 1942). Correspondence relates to the activities and operation of the commission.

File 128a
Grand River Conservation Commission : minutes (file 1 of 2). - 1938-1943.
Contents: file consists of minutes of meetings of the Grand River Conservation Commission from 1938 to 1943. Includes minutes of annual meetings from 1939 to 1943, and minutes of executive committee meetings from 1942 and 1943. File also includes copies of reports and statements of accounts, as well as meeting notices and covering letters for the minutes addressed to Marcel Pequegnat from secretary-treasurer F.P. Adams (to 1941), and his successors P.A. Ballachey (1941-1942), and E.F. Roberts (from 1942).

File 128b
Grand River Conservation Commission : minutes (file 2 of 2). - 1938-1943.
Contents: file consists of minutes of meetings of the Grand River Conservation Commission from 1938 to 1943. Includes minutes of annual meetings from 1939 to 1943, and minutes of executive committee meetings from 1942 and 1943. File also includes copies of reports and statements of accounts, as well as meeting notices and covering letters for the minutes addressed to Marcel Pequegnat from secretary-treasurer F.P. Adams (to 1941), and his successors P.A. Ballachey (1941-1942), and E.F. Roberts (from 1942).

File 129
H.G. Acres Correspondence : engineering and C.P.R. - 1939-1943.
Contents: file consists of correspondence from H.G. Acres, chief engineer, to secretary-treasurer F.P. Adams and his successors P.A. Ballachey (1941-1942) and E.F. Roberts (from 1942), as well as to William Philip (chairman), Col. B. Ripley (engineer with Canadian Pacific Railway), and others. Letters are carbon copies sent to Marcel Pequegnat and relate to the construction of the Shand Dam and of the associated railway diversion.
Original title: Acres Engineering & C.P.R.

File 130a
H.G. Acres Correspondence : labour and progress (file 1 of 2). - 1939-1943. - 1 architectural drawing : blueprint : 28 x 22 cm.
Contents: file consists of correspondence from H.G. Acres, chief engineer, mainly to secretary-treasurer F.P. Adams and his successors P.A. Ballachey (1941-1942) and E.F. Roberts (from 1942), regarding the contracts for the construction of the Shand dam and related work. Letters are carbon copies sent to Marcel Pequegnat. File also includes a blueprint relating to repairs to the Shand dam.
Original title: Acres - labour & progress.
Some material is oversized.

File 130b OVR
H.G. Acres Correspondence : labour and progress (file 2 of 2). - 1939-1943. - 1 architectural drawing : blueprint : 69 x 134 cm.
Contents: file consists of a blueprint relating to repairs to the Shand dam.
Original title: Acres - labour & progress.
Oversized material.

File 131
H.G. Acres Correspondence : land and roads. - 1939-1942.
Contents: file consists of correspondence mainly from H.G. Acres, chief engineer, regarding land valuations and expropriation proceedings in relation to the construction of the Shand dam. Letters are carbon copies sent to Marcel Pequegnat.
Original title: H.G. Acres land & roads.

File 132
H.G. Acres Correspondence : power supply for Shand dam. - 1939-1940.
Contents: file consists of correspondence from H.G. Acres, chief engineer, to secretary-treasurer F.P. Adams mainly regarding the power supply to the Shand dam. Letters are carbon copies sent to Marcel Pequegnat.
Original title: Acres - equipment, power lines, bridges, etc.

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Series 7 : Visual Material

Visual material. - 1868-1869, [ca. 1899]-1960, 2008. - 15.3 cm. - 492 photographs : b&w, col., and sepia-toned ; 26 x 20 cm or smaller. - 3 glass slides : b&w ; 8 x 10 cm. - 3 contact prints : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. - 1 printing proof : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. - 1 negative : b&w ; 7 x 13 cm. - 1 CD-ROM.
Contents: series consists of photographs and other visual materials relating to the Kitchener Water Commission and the Grand River Conservation Commission. Photographs relating to the Kitchener Water Commission depict construction of water works facilities, pump houses, and pumping equipment mainly at the Shoemaker (now Greenbrook) and Strange Street pumping stations. Some photographs include the water commissioners. Photographs relating to the GRCC depict the the construction of the Shand and Conestogo dams. Series also includes a mid-19th century portrait and cartes-de-visite of unidentified women and men, perhaps friends or relatives of the Pequegnat family.
Title from the content of the series.
Linear extent of series does not include oversized materials.
Series arranged alphabetically.

File 133
Bridgeport well. - 1935. - 5 photographs : b&w ; 8 x 13 cm.
Contents: file consists of photographs of the test wells at Bridgeport (now northeast part of Kitchener).
Title from envelope.
Ms. note on envelope: "Test, July 31/35; Final, Oct., Sept. /35."
Some photographs include descriptions on verso.

File 134
Carte-de-visite. - 1868-1869. - 14 photographs : sepia-toned ; 10 x 6 cm.
Contents: file consists of carte-de-visite photographs. Some subjects are identified: Mrs. Dail from Holland Mills, Mary Riddell, Lydia Chaplin, and Thomas [----ston] from Holland Mills.
Photographer: John Owen (Stratford, C.W.)
Photographer: D. Paterson (Lucknow, ON).
Photographer: P. Doebereiner (Caledonia, ON).
Photographer: P.G. Lewis (Ingersoll, ON).

File 135 OVR
Conestogo dam : engineer's (photo) monthly reports, 1955-1957. - 1955-1957, 2008. - 292 photographs : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm or smaller. - 1 CD-ROM.
Contents: file consists of progress photographs of the construction of the Conestogo Dam and associated roads and bridges in the form of montly reports from H.G. Acres & Company, Limited, consulting engineers (Niagara Falls, ON) to the Grand River Conservation Commission. Photographs are mounted on paper with ts. captions, and pages are stapled together to form the montly reports. File also includes an artist's sketch of the dam and a CD-ROM containing the scanned images of the pages.
Oversized material.

File 136
Edward Street water tower. - [19--], 1960. - 2 photographs : b&w and col. ; 24 x 19 cm and 13 x 9 cm.
Contents: file consists of two photographs and a postcard of the Edward Street (now Duke Street) water tower in Kitchener.
Loose material.
Ms. note on verso: 500 000 gallon capacity.

File 137 OVR
Edward Street water tower. - [ca. 1913]. - 1 photograph : b&w ; 24 x 20 cm, in mat 35 x 30 cm.
Contents: file consists of a mounted photograph of the water tower on Edward Street (now Duke Street) in Berlin (now Kitchener).
Photographer: Perrin (Berlin, ON).
Oversized material.
Contains some markings probably from the retouching process.

File 138
Glasgow Street conduit construction, 1943. - 1943. - 7 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 9 cm and 9 x 13 cm.
Contents: file consists of photographs of the laying of conduits on Glasgow Street in Kitchener (Waterloo?).
Title from envelope.

File 139 OVR
Grand River Conservation Commission : Shand dam, Fergus, Ont. : Sept. 19, 1939. - 1939. - 1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 26 cm, on mount 26 x 31 cm.
Contents: file consists of a photograph of members of the Grand River Conservation Commission inspecting the construction of the Shand dam near Fergus, Ontario. Identification beneath photograph: Udney Richardson (commissioner), W. Phillips (president), K. Fellows (resident engineer, in charge of construction), M. Pequegnat (vice-president), G.W. Waring (general superintendent, Rayner Construction Ltd.), and Hugh Templin (commissioner).
Two pieces of the mat have been torn off.
Oversized file.

File 140
Kitchener Water Commission : miscellaneous. - 1933-1960. - 7 photographs : b&w and col. ; 9 x 13 cm or smaller.
Contents: file consists of miscellaneous photographs relating to the Kitchener Water Commission. Includes two photographs of the water commissioners and their wives at a dinner (1960), a photograph of flooding in Bridgeport after Hurricane Hazel (1954), two photographs of Kitchener City Hall taken from the rear (1933), a photograph of [water main construction?] on Queen Street outside of J. E. Wiegand & Co (1937), and a retouched photograph of the Shoemaker Avenue pump house (1935).

File 141
Kitchener Water Commissioners. - [ca. 1923], 1934. - 2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. - 1 contact print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. - 1 printing proof : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Contents: file consists of two photographs (plus duplicates) and a contact sheet depicting the Kitchener Water Commissioners seated around a table [ca. 1923] and in 1934. File also includes a printing proof containing a portrait of Marcel Pequegnat and J.C. Breithaupt [ca. 1934].
Loose material.

File 142
Lancaster Street pump house. - 1935. - 1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 13 cm.
Contents: file consists of a photograph of the exterior of the Lancaster Street pump house.
Loose material.

File 143
Lancaster Street pump house : interior. - 1939. - 2 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm and 20 x 24 cm.
Contents: file consists of two photographs of the interior of the Lancaster Street pumping station, showing two pumps.
Loose material.
Ms. note on verso: 2 one million gallons per day pumps

File 144
Lancaster Street reservoir construction. - 1938. - 21 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 8 cm and 8 x 13 cm. - 1 negative : b&w ; 7 x 13 cm.
Contents: file consists of photographs and a negative of the construction of the water reservoir on Lancaster Street, Kitchener, and photographs of the interior and exterior of the pump house.
Title from envelope.

File 145
Layne test well. - 1935. - 3 photographs : b&w ; 16 x 11 cm.
Contents: file consists of three photographs of the drilling of the Layne test well near the Shoemaker Avenue pump house in Kitchener.
Loose material.

File 146
Layne well, Shoemaker Avenue. - 1935. - 8 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 8 cm and 8 x 13 cm.
Contents: file consists of photographs of the Layne well near the Shoemaker Avenue pump house in Kitchener.
Title from envelope.
Ms. note on envelope: "July 1935, final tests; Oct. 1935, pump, pump house, flow."

File 147
Mannheim reservoir : construction. - [ca. 1950?]. - 11 photographs : b&w ; 13 x 9 cm and 7 x 17 cm.
Contents: file consists of photographs of the construction of the water reservoir at Mannheim (southwest Kitchener).

File 148
Portrait. - [18--]. - 1 photograph : sepia-toned ; 9 x 7 cm (oval) (sight) in mat 21 x 14 cm.
Contents: file consists of a portrait of an unidentified woman.
Photographer: A.S. Taylor (Galt, Canada).

File 149
[Prokap?] well, Strange Street. - 1935. - 1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 13 cm.
Contents: file consists of a photograph of the [Prokap?] well at Strange Street.
Loose material.
Ms. note on verso: this well was connected to system in Oct. 1936 / 500,000 imp gals per day / last [or lost?] well / used in my report.

File 150
Shand dam and area. - 1940-1941. - 16 photographs : b&w ; 12 x 8 cm and 8 x 12 cm.
Contents: file consists of photographs relating to the construction of the Shand Dam, near Belwood, ON. Includes photographs of the construction progress, photographs taken from Belwood Road and Orangeville Road, and photographs of a group of men visiting the dam. Some photographs include descriptions on verso.
Original title: Roads, Shand dam, Belwood.

File 151
Shand dam and area. - 1941-1945. - 18 photographs : b&w ; 28 x 21 cm or smaller.
Contents: file consists of four 1943 photographs of the Shand dam upon completion, a 1945 photograph of a body of water (either the Grand River or Lake Belwood, or possibly a flooded area), and 13 photographs of the area surrounding the Shand dam that was flooded by the reservoir before the dam was built. Some photographs include indentifcation on verso.
Original title: Photos of Shand dam when completed (1943) plus shots of areas flooded by the reservoir before the dam was built.
Photographer: L. Suffolk (Kitchener, ON).

File 152
Shand dam slides. - 1941. - 3 glass slides : b&w ; 8 x 10 cm.
Contents: file consists of three lantern slides depicting the construction of the Shand dam, taken during October and November of 1941.
Fragile.

File 153
Shoemaker Avenue pump house. - 1957. - 17 photographs : b&w ; 10 x 13 cm.
Contents: file consists of photographs of the interior and exterior of the pump house at Shoemaker Avenue in Kitchener, as well as some photographs of the grounds surrounding the pump house.
Title from envelope.

File 154
Shoemaker Avenue pump house : 2400 gallon per minute unit. - 1945. - 1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm on mat 27 x 31 cm.
Contents: file consists of a photograph of a 2400 gallon per minute pumping unit at the Shoemaker Avenue pumping station. Photograph has been mounted on board and retouched.
Loose material.

File 155
Shoemaker Avenue pump house : interior. - 1929-1945. - 7 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Contents: file consists of seven photographs (plus one duplicate) of the interior of the Shoemaker Avenue pumping station. Photographs show pumping machinery, including Goldie-McCullock pumps (two million gallons per day) and 150 horsepower English electric motors. Photographs include descriptions on verso.
Photographer: Denton (Kitchener, ON).
Loose material.

File 156 OVR
Shoemaker Avenue pumping station and reservoir construction. - 1912. - 1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 25 cm, in mat 30 x 35 cm.
Contents: file consists of three mounted copies of a photograph of the construction of an in-ground concrete reservoir at the Shoemaker Avenue pump house. Photograph shows 12 men (probably including the water commissioners) in the distance standing beind the excavated construction site.
Title from ms. note (modern) on verso of one copy.
Oversized material.

File 157
Shoemaker Avenue reserve plant. - 1931, 1937. - 3 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 24 cm.
Contents: file consists of three photographs (plus duplicates) of the interior of the Shoemaker Avenue reserve plant, showing the 500 horsepower Ruston diesel engine.
Loose material.

File 158 OVR
Shoemaker's Lake pump house. - [ca. 1899]. - 1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 24 cm, in mat 28 x 35 cm.
Contents: file consists of a mounted photograph of 12 men (probably including the water commissioners) standing around an artesian well and drilling rig in front of the pump house at Shoemaker's Lake.
Oversized material.

File 159 OVR
Shoemaker's Lake well. - [ca. 1899]. - 1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 19 cm, in mat 36 x 29 cm.
Contents: file consists of a mounted photograph of 12 men (probably including the water commissioners) standing around an artesian well and drilling rig at Shoemaker's Lake.
Oversized material.

File 160 OVR
[Shoemaker's Lake wells?]. - [between 1899 and 1913]. - 4 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 24 cm on mat 31 x 38 cm, and 24 x 19 cm on mat 35 x 30 cm.
Contents: file consists of four mounted photographs (plus duplicates) of artesian wells, probably located near the pumping station at Shoemaker's Lake. Two of the photographs show two men near the wells, and one photograph shows 10 men gathered around a well and the drilling rig.
Oversized material.

File 161
St. George Street water tower. - 1927. - 2 photographs : b&w ; 24 x 19 cm.
Contents: file consists of two photographs (plus duplicates) of the water tower on St. George Street in Kitchener, one taken during construction, and one upon completion.
Photographer: Denton (Kitchener, ON).
Loose material.
Ms. note on verso: 500 000 gallon capacity.

File 162
Strange Street and Shoemaker Avenue pumping stations. - 1939. - 4 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 30 cm.
Contents: file consists of a photograph of the interior of the Shoemaker Avenue pumping station and three photographs of the million gallon reservoir at the Strange Street pumping station. One photograph includes a ts. note about the retouching on the photograph.
Photographer: Denton (Kitchener, ON).
Loose material.
Photographs mounted on linen.

File 163
Strange Street pump house and reservoir. - 1922-1923. - 24 photographs : b&w ; 16 x 21 cm.
Contents: file consists of photographs of the Strange Street pump house and reservoir. Includes photographs taken during construction, photographs of the equipment inside the plant, and photographs of the water commissioners outside the pump house. Some photographs include a description and/or Kitchener Water Commission stamp on verso. Duplicate photographs may be present.
Photographer: Denton Photos (Kitchener, ON).
Most photographs are mounted on linen.

File 164
Strange Street pump house construction. - [1922?]. - 3 photographs : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm.
Contents: file consists of three photographs of the construction of what is probably the Strange Street pump house.
Photographer: A.A. Perrin (Kitchener, ON).
Loose material.

File 165
Strange Street pump house : interior. - [19--], 1936. - 2 photographs : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. - 2 contact prints : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
Contents: file consists of two photographs (plus duplicates) and two contact prints of the interior of the Strange Street pumping station. Photographs show pumping machinery, including an 8 horsepower, 6 cycle Ruston diesel engine and English electric generators.
Photographer: Denton (Kitchener, ON).
Photographer: Photographic Arts (Toronto, ON).
Loose material.

File 166 OVR
Strange Street well. - [ca. 1919?]. - 1 photograph : b&w ; 25 x 20 cm, on mat 35 x 30 cm.
Contents: file consists of a mounted photograph of an artesian well at Strange Street in Kitchener. Three men, one of which is J.C. Breithaupt, are standing behind the well.
Oversized material.
Ms. note on verso: Kitchener Water Commission / 500,000 gallon Strange Street well.

File 167 OVR
Water commissioners outside Strange Street pump house. - 1923. - 1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 26, on mat 30 x 25 cm.
Contents: file consists of a mounted photograph of six men (including some or all of the Kitchener water commissioners) standing outside the Strange Street pumping station, constructed in 1922. Includes Marcel Pequegnat, second from right.
Oversized material

File 168
Wells. - 1930, 1932. - 7 photographs : b&w ; 26 x 20 cm or smaller.
Contents: file consists of photographs of artesian wells. Includes three photographs of Roberts well at the Shoemaker Avenue pumping station; two photographs of well 30A, or the Hartley well, also at Shoemaker Avenue; one photograph of #20 well (location not identified); and one photograph of two boys at the Kelly well (location not identified). The boys are identified on a modern ms. note as Robert and James Pequegnat.
Loose material.

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Series 8 : Marcel Pequegnat : Personal

Marcel Pequegnat : personal. - 1986. - 0.2 cm.
Contents: series consists of material relating to the Marcel Pequegnat Scholarship established by the Grand Valley Conservation Foundation. Includes a letter to Pequegnat and an issue of the Grand River Conservation Authority's newsletter, On the Grand.
Title from the content of the series.

File 169
Marcel Pequegnat scholarship. - 1986.
Contents: file consists of material relating to the Marcel Pequegnat Scholarship established by the Grand Valley Conservation Foundation. Includes a letter to Pequegnat and an issue of the Grand River Conservation Authority's newsletter On the Grand (vol. 14, no. 3, Autumn 1986), containing an article about the scholarship's first recipient.
Loose material.

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Series 9 : Local History

Local history. - 1967, 1979. - 64.5 cm.
Contents: series consists of two issues of the Kitchener-Waterloo Record, commemorating Canada's centennial and Kitchener's 125th anniversary.
Title from the content of the series.

File 170 OVR
Kitchener-Waterloo Record. - 1967, 1979.
Contents: file consists of two special issues of the Kitchener-Waterloo Record, both containing four sections: Thursday, June 21, 1979 (Kitchener celebrates 125 years), and Tuesday, June 27, 1967 (Canada's Centennial).
Oversized material.

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