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Catalog Number 1981.1.6
Object Name Newspaper
Title "The Nut-Shell." Newspaper, Vol. 1 No.2, Published by J.D. Williamson & Co.
Date May 1890
Year Range from 1890.0
Year Range to 1890.0
Description "The Nut-Shell" Newspaper, Volume 1, No. 2; one sheet of off-white newspaper paper folded in half to form four pages; Black print on white paper. Published by J.D. Williamson & Co. and is dated "Guelph, Ont. May 1890". Contents include various stories, poems, advertisements.
Front page: "The Nut=Shell. / "MULTUM IN PARVO." / Volume 1 / Guelph, Ont. May 1890 / Number 2".
Under publisher's name is printed information about subscriptions: "SUBSCRIPTION - Ten Dollars a year; To friends and Customers of the publisher - Free."
"This miniature journal ..... and future numbers should be carefully preserved as they will prove not only a curiosity, but will furnish or reference a large amount of valuable information not to be obtained elsewhere."
Page 2 has a large advertisement for "The Golden Lion/ GUELPH AND GLASGOW / SPRING GOODS ARRIVING DAILY / We expect this season to place before our customers the best selected stock of DRY GOODS Ever seen in the Lion/ Housekeepers wishing CARPETS would do well to see our stock and prices/ J.D. Williamson & Co."
The back page has a number of advertisements, many of which are placed by local Guelph merchants - "Noted Tea Store; G.D. Pringle, Watchmaker and Jeweler, Issuer of Marriage Licenses/ Harvey and Company".
People Williamson, J.D.
Pringle, G. D.
McElderry, J. E.
Search Terms Golden Lion
Harvey and Company
Noted Tea Store
Nut-Shell Newspaper
Pringle (G.D.) Jewellery Store
Williamson (J.D.) and Company
Subjects ADVERTISEMENT
NEWSPAPERS
HISTORY - LOCAL
COMMERCIAL - PRINTERS/PUBLISHERS
COMMERCIAL - JEWELLERS
COMMERCIAL - HARDWARE
COMMERCIAL - DRY GOODS
COMMERCIAL - TEA MERCHANTS
Dimensions 17.5 x 13.0 cm. - L x W