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Region of Waterloo Archives Series
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Financial Records

This series contains financial records generated by the Ayr Public Library over the Library's lifetime as an independent organization, between 1899 and 1968. These financial records represent the day-to-day operations of the Library, as the s...

Wartime Newspapers

This series consists of newspapers saved by the Ayr Public Library during the Second World War. The newspapers were saved by staff likely for their great historical interest. The full newspapers are either from the beginning of the War in Septembe...

British Empire Newspapers

This series consists of newspapers collected by the Ayr Public Library that were of interest to the staff as they pertained to moments of historical importance for the British Empire (and Canada). Since Canadians felt stronger ties to Britain duri...

Ayr School Centennial

This series consists of a scrapbook created by the Ayr School Centennial Committee to collect newspaper clippings, documents and photographs relating to the celebration of the One Hundred Anniversary of the Ayr Public School in June of 1990. The s...

Kitchener-Waterloo Local History Reference

This series contains materials relating to the history of the Kitchener-Waterloo area as collected by the Ayr Branch of the Region of Waterloo Public Library. The series consists of several publications about the history of Waterloo County, the Ci...

Reports

This series contains reports generated about the Ayr Public Library. This series consists of a single 2002 report from Beckman Associates Library Consultants Inc., and relates to the construciton of a new building for the Ayr Branch of the Region ...

Insurance Policies

This series consists of insurance policies taken out by the Ayr Public Library between 1911 and 1962. These policies were taken out with several different companies, including the Wellington Mutual Fire Insurance Company and the Gore District Mutu...

Visitor Records

This series consists of records relating to the visitors of the Ayr Public Library. The series contains a ledger with an alphabetical listing of the residents of Ayr in 1947, so that they could keep track of who was eligible to borrow books. There...

Ontario Library Association

This series contains documents sent by the Ontario Library Association to the Ayr Public Library. These documents include reminders to update their membership, programmes for the Annual Meetings and various announcements and circular letters meant...

Library Board

This series contains records created during the routine duties of the board of the Ayr Public Library. It consists of minutes and motions generated by the Board as they made decisions concerning the governing of the Library, along with publication...

Carnegie Library Construction

This series consists of the records relating to the planning, construction and opening of the Ayr Public Library's Carnegie building in 1911. Although the Public Library used part of Ayr's Masonic Hall in its early years, disagreements o...

Photographs

This series contains photographs of the members of the Ayr Seniors Club at various events between 1986 and 1993. Events included potluck dinners, celebrations, mock weddings and fundraisers.

Scrapbooks

This series contains two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings about the Ayr Seniors Club. The clippings document the Club's various activities, meetings and events. The clippings run from 1986 to 1999. At the rear of each scrapbook are a collect...

Mock Trial Vows

This series consists of a set of humorous vows used during mockwedding events held by the Ayr Senior's Club. A mock wedding was a humorous (and often bawdy) parody of a wedding party often used for funding raising purposes. The wedding vows u...

Minute Books

This series consists of the Minute Books kept by the Ayr Travel Club. Each meeting of the club is recorded, and the records state who attended, where the Club met, what was discussed, as well as comments on the Hostess' refreshments and the t...

Annual Programs

This series contains yearly programs for the Ayr Travel Club. Each member of the club was responsible for hosting a meeting and for also reading a paper on a subject related to the country the Club was studying that year. The programs show the sch...

Annual Reports

This series contains several annual reports from the Ayr Travel Club, dating between 1933 and 1940. These annual reports summarized the Club's activities during the previous 'season' , including the number of meetings, how well they...

Financial Records

This series consists of the financial records of the Ayr Travel Club for 1951-1977. It contains a record of revenue and expenditure, and also tracked whether club members have paid their dues. The series is arranged chronologically.

United Emergency Fund for Britain

This series consists of letters addressed to the members of the Ayr Travel Club by Britions who had received food packages from the Club. After the Second World War, Britain remained under heavy rationing. To help allieviate the limited diets of t...

Anniversary Celebration Papers

This series consists of documents used at celebrations of the Ayr Travel Club's Anniversaries. Documents include photographs of 'days gone by', old menus for dinners and reproductions of the first meeting minutes of the Club in 1911...

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