New archives open for research
Archives arranged and described during 2010 are now open for research. Most of these are accruals to existing collections.
Hugh Bernard Noel Hynes BSc, PhD, DSc, ARCS, FRSC (1917-2009), was a biologist and professor at the University of Waterloo and credited with founding the field of lotic limnology, the study of flowing fresh water. These records include his field notes, reports, and publications from throughout his career and cover his work in the British Isles, Trinidad, East Africa, Australia, and at the University of Waterloo.
This accrual includes several recipe books containing cookie and cracker formulae (1930s-1950s), training materials relating to the manufacture of cookies and crackers, and documents of incorporation for the C.E. Doerr Company, Limited, which became Dare Foods Limited, in Kitchener, Ontario.
These records document the lives, interests, and activities of members of the Rieder and Anthes families of Berlin (later Kitchener), Ontario, with a focus on Martha (Anthes) Rieder (1879-1971) and her husband and local rubber company executive Talmon Henry Rieder (1878-1922). Accrual includes over three metres of correspondence, diaries, photographs, and other material.
The Muskoka Lakes Association works on behalf of residents of Lakes Muskoka, Rosseau and Joseph. This accrual contains records documenting the activities of the association and its committees from 1978 to 2003, mainly relating to concerns over land use and resort development, taxation, and water quality.
Material relating to John English's personal and professional interests and activities from the early 1960's to 2010. Includes correspondence, manuscripts and research files, and records of organizations and political bodies in which he plays a role as well as University of Waterloo teaching files.
Material collected by William Kindree, an undergraduate student of mathematics at the University of Waterloo in the 1960s and part of the team that developed the WATFOR 360 compiler in 1966-1967. Includes design notes, WATFOR guides, and other material.
Mainly moving images, sound recordings, and slides relating to public relations, sales, and advertising at Electrohome, an international manufacturer of consumer and commercial electronics, appliances, and furniture that was based in Kitchener.