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Daniel Bechtel Detweiler Collection

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Part Of
Daniel Bechtel Detweiler Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Date Range
1880-1919
Collection
Archival Collection
Scope and Content
Collection consists of personal papers, correspondance, reports and newspaper clippings.
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Part Of
Daniel Bechtel Detweiler Collection
Description Level
Fonds
Creator
Detweiler, Daniel Bechtel
Fonds Number
MC5
Material Details
Documents
Date Range
1880-1919
History / Biographical
1860-1919 Daniel B. Detweiler was one of the three "fathers of hydro" in Ontario. After years of hard effort, in association with others, his dream of hydro electric power as a provincial undertaking became a reality. He travelled dusty county roads on his bicycle seeking the support of councils in the project. A cairn erected in 1935 in his native Roseville is a monument to his participation in the enterprise. In 1963, Ontario Hydro named the transformer station at Petersburg after him. In 1918 he developed water power near Michipicoten on Lake Superior and organized the Algoma factory and in 1901 joined a shoe company. Detweiler was a leading member and President of the Board of Trade and a member of the Kitchener Light Commission
Scope and Content
Collection consists of personal papers, correspondance, reports and newspaper clippings.
Storage Location
GSR Archives
Name Access
Detweiler, Daniel Bechtel
Subject Access
Ontario Hydro
Great Waterways Union of Canada
Berlin (Kitchener) Board of Trade
Algoma Power Company Limited
Union Natural Gas Company
Panama Pacific National Exposition
Waterloo County Grand River Park Limited
Mining
Geographic Access
Berlin, Ontario
Finding Aid
Finding aid available. 25 pages.
Copyright Status
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
Archival Collection
Documents

MC5 Daniel Bechtel Detweiler.pdf

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City and County Directories Collection

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Description Level
Fonds
Date Range
1864-2014
Collection
City and County Directories Collection
Scope and Content
Collection consists of city directories, which usually contain an alphabetic listing of people’s last names giving their occupation and home address, and of street names. The directories may also contain advertisements of local area businesses and brief facts on population and average household inc…
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Description Level
Fonds
Material Details
Books
Date Range
1864-2014
Scope and Content
Collection consists of city directories, which usually contain an alphabetic listing of people’s last names giving their occupation and home address, and of street names. The directories may also contain advertisements of local area businesses and brief facts on population and average household income.
County directories include sections for each municipality with an alphabetical list of owners or tenants.
Storage Location
GSR Reading Room
Subject Access
Directories
Copyright Status
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Source Organization
Kitchener Public Library
Collection
City and County Directories Collection
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