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Name Armstrong, J.B.
Occupation Wagon maker
1876 East Ward Councillor

Associated Records

Image of 1986.18.183 - Postcard

1986.18.183 - Postcard

Divided back, tinted postcard with correspondence and 1-cent postage stamp on back. Correspondence is to Mr. Tom Wilson, RR4 Guelph from Addie (Wilson?) It is a view of St. George's Square and upper Wyndham St. showing Tovell Building, Post Office, flower bed and Blacksmith Fountain in centre of Square. The spire of St. George's Church and Bank of Commerce are visible. There is a street car on the road. front: "ST. GEORGE'S SQUARE, AND UPPER WYNDHAM STREET, GUELPH, ONT." back: "THE VALENTINES & SONS PUBLISHING CO. LTD. MONTREAL AND TORONTO" "PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN"

Image of 1999.26.1 - Map

1999.26.1 - Map

Paper map rolled on textile backing. Two wooden dowels at each end. Illustrated sketches of town hall and county courthouse & jail. "Map of the Town of Guelph in County of Wellington Province of Ontario from Actual Surveys and original Plans by T.W. Cooper, C.E & PLS. Includes wards, street lamps, streets and watermains and properties and landowner names outside the city.

Image of 2008.44.1 - Map

2008.44.1 - Map

1877 Map of the Town of Guelph with 1890 markings of sewers and watermains surveyed by T.W. Cooper. The map has three illustrations at the top. One of City Hall, one of the Town of Guelph and one of the Court House and Jail. The map has painted red dots to mark water valves and watermains. On the back of the map is written in black pencil "1877 Cooper Map with waterworks system" The map is attached to a wooden dowel at the top and bottom that is painted black. The map is varnished.

Image of 1980.114.81 - Booklet

1980.114.81 - Booklet

"Guelph Ontario - The Royal City 1907" "A City of Great Enterprises - Wholesale and Manufacturing Agricultural Resources Unsurpassed" Booklet of trade information on the City of Guelph from 1907 Covers missing 31-0 cm W X 23-0 cm H pages missing 16 pages total left

Image of 1986.18.178 - Postcard

1986.18.178 - Postcard

Divided back postcard with correspondence on the back. Image is black and white and rectangular. Also on the card behind the image is a coloured painting of a maple leaf. The image is a view of St. George's Square showing Tovell Building, Post Office, St. George's Church, east side of the Square and flower bed and Blacksmith Fountain in the centre of the Square. Street cars on the road. front: "LAND OF THE MAPLE. THE GORE, GUELPH" "COPYRIGHTED A.H. COOPER, TORONTO" back: "LAND OF THE MAPLE SERIES COPYRIGHT AGT TRADEMARK PRINTED IN CANADA"

Image of 2005.18.2 - Map

2005.18.2 - Map

Paper map attached to textile backing, glossy finish. Black round pole with decorative ends attached with nails to bottom of map. Inscription in pencil on back reads "P. Ryan" . Black rectangular wooden pole with two metal loops and one fabric tie attached with nails to the top of the map. Three lithographic illustrations along top; first of "TOWN HALL & MARKET HOUSE." (city hall has clock tower), the next of the "TOWN OF GUELPH." (shows mostly small residences with church towers in background), last shows the "COURT HOUSE & JAIL." Writing upper left corner with decorative swirly lines around it: "MAP / OF THE / TOWN OF GUELPH / in the / County of Wellington / PROVINCE OF ONTARIO. / From actu

Image of 2002.88.1 - Advertisement

2002.88.1 - Advertisement

Advertisement. Black and white printed ad from Massey's Magazine Advertiser for J.B. Armstrong Cutters. The ad has an illustration of the cutter - a Portland No. 54 by the J.B. Armstrong Mfg. Co. Ltd. Below this ad is an ad for the Toronto Furniture Supply Co. Ltd. On the back there are advertisements for several companies including the Canadian Rubber Co., the Canadian Home Journal, and the Graham Nail Works. Illustrations: Illustrations, B/W

Image of 1980.114.94 - Booklet

1980.114.94 - Booklet

Booklet, "Guelphscape 70"...The Field Trip." Don Coulman compiled this 50 page booklet is dated Friday October 24, 1970. This is a photocopy of the original typewritten booklet. The contents are divided into five sections: a map of the field trip route; the field trip programme itself; notes including references; "how it was done"; and "Field trip suggestions." The field trip begins at King George School and covers what was the more historic areas of Guelph and its downtown. Throughout are maps, photographs, illustrations, and questions for students to ponder when observing the present cityscape - its buildings and streets. Cover, paper, stapled in upper left corner. Cover is yellow sheet o

Image of 1986.18.172 - Postcard

1986.18.172 - Postcard

Divided back, sepia postcard with correspondence and a 1-cent Canada postage stamp on the back. It is a view of St. George's Square Guelph, east side of Upper Wyndham Street. Flower bed and blacksmith fountain in centre of Square. front: "ST. GEORGE'S SQUARE & UPPER WYNDHAM ST. GUELPH, CANADA" "PUBLISHED FOR C. ANDERSON & CO. GUELPH, CANADA 5493" "WARWICK BROTHERS & RUTTER, LIMITED, PRINTERS, TORONTO"

Image of 1986.18.211 - Postcard

1986.18.211 - Postcard

Divided back, sepia toned postcard. It is a view of east side of Wyndham St. Guelph. looking north from Macdonell St. The Petrie-Kelly building in foreground. It has a high corner tower, mansard roof, cast-iron roof cresting. There is a streetcar and horse drawn vehicles on road. Blacksmith Fountain in St. George's Square. front"WYNDHAM ST. GUELPH, CANADA" back "PUBLISHED FOR C.ANDERSON & CO. GUELPH" "WARWICK BROS & RUTTER, PRINTERS, TORONTO"

Image of 2002.88.2 - Advertisement

2002.88.2 - Advertisement

Advertisement, black and white print advertisement from Massey's Magazine Advertiser for J.B. Armstrong "THE ARMSTRONG STANDARD BUGGY." The ad has an illustration of the buggy - a Portland No. 54 by the J.B. Armstrong Mfg. Co. Ltd. Below this ad is an ad for the Aylmer Spry Pump and several other companies. On the back there are ads for several companies including the Smith Fall's Malleable Iron Works, Peterborough Canoe Co. and more..

Image of 1986.18.196 - Postcard

1986.18.196 - Postcard

Black and white postcard with correspondence and a one-cent postage stamp on back. It is a view of the east side of St. George's Square and Douglas Street, in cartouche surrounded by tinted scenes of Canada. Alex Stewart Pure Drugs can be seen and the spire of St. George's Church. There is a street car and fountain in foreground. front "ST. GEORGE'S SQUARE, GUELPH, CANADA" "CANADA" back "WARWICK BROS & RUTTER, LIMITED, PRINTERS, TORONTO"

Image of 1981X.220.1 - Map

1981X.220.1 - Map

Map c. 1875. Paper with cotton backing. Black on yellow paper. Map is nailed to two wooden slats at top and black wooden slat at base. "Map of the Town of Guelph in the County of Wellington Province of Ontario from actual Surveys and Original Plans by T.W. Cooper, C.E & P.L. S". Copp Clark & Co. Lith., Toronto; scale 4 chains to an inch, date unknown. Map shows wards, divisions, survey plans, buildings, street lamp and water tank locations, 3 black and white photographs along top, City Hall, Market Hall on aerial landscape; courthouse and Jail. Black border.

Image of 1986.18.175 - Postcard

1986.18.175 - Postcard

Divided back, unused, tinted postcard. It is a view of St. George's Square showing Tovell Building, Kelso Printing Office, and Post Office. Flower bed and Blacksmith Fountain in centre of Square. Street Cars and horse-drawn vehicles on road. front: "ST. GEORGE'S SQUARE, GUELPH, CANADA" back: "PUBLISHED BY STEDMAN BROS LTD. BRANTFORD CANADA, MADE IN GERMANY"

Image of 1986.18.185 - Postcard

1986.18.185 - Postcard

Divided back, B & W postcard with correspondence and a 1-cent Canada postage stamp on back. It is a view of the Post Office, east side of Upper Wyndham St. and flower bed and Blacksmith Fountain in centre of the square. Traders Bank is showing on left and Victoria Hotel is on right. There are horse drawn vehicles, and people walking on street. There are street cars on the road one labelled "COLLEGE" and one has an advertisement for the "OPERA HOUSE" on the back. The correspondence on the card discusses the OAC boys painting the blacksmith fountain yellow and blue on Halloween. It also mentions the street car that travels to OAC which is in the picture. hand written on front by sender: THE BU

Image of 1986.18.173 - Postcard

1986.18.173 - Postcard

Divided back, B & W postcard, that is unused. It is a view of St. George's Square Guelph, east side of Upper Wyndham Street. Flower bed and blacksmith fountain in centre of Square. Streetcars and horse-drawn vehicles on roads. front: "ST. GEORGE'S SQUARE, GUELPH, ONTARIO"

Image of 1986.18.182 - Postcard

1986.18.182 - Postcard

Divided back, tinted postcard with correspondence and 1-cent postage stamp on back. It is a view of St. George's Square and upper Wyndham St. showing Tovell Building, Post Office, flower bed and Blacksmith Fountain in centre of Square. The spire of St. George's Church and Bank of Commerce are visible. There is a street car on the road. front: "ST. GEORGE'S SQUARE, AND UPPER WYNDHAM STREET, GUELPH, ONT." back: "THE VALENTINES & SONS PUBLISHING CO. LTD. MONTREAL AND TORONTO" "PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN"

Image of 1986.18.181 - Postcard

1986.18.181 - Postcard

Divided back, tinted postcard with correspondence on the back and a 1-cent Canada postage stamp. It is a view of the east side of Upper Wyndham Street from St. George's Square showing Post Office and flower bed and Blacksmith's Fountain in centre of Square. People are walking and there are horse & buggies on the street. There is a white border at the bottom of the card with the description of the scene. The stamp on back of card reads "3 Centuries of Quebec 1608-1908. front: "UPPER WYNDHAM STREET FROM ST. GEORGE'S SQUARE, GUELPH" back: "WARWICK BROS & RUTTER LIMITED PRINTERS TORONTO"

Image of 2011X.2.1 - Ledger

2011X.2.1 - Ledger

Black fabric covered ledger with dark red leather spine and corners. Inside front cover has a pasted sheet with the names of the agents for the business written. The other inside cover is a mottled blue and orange paper. The ledger itself is a minute book of the Guelph and Ontario Investment and Savings Society founded on November 30, 1875. The ledger starts at the inaugural meeting and continues until 1885. Attached to the minute book is a small red ledger that is an index of the minute book. This book is divided alphabetically and lists all of the names of people and what pages they are listed.

Image of 1986.18.169 - Postcard

1986.18.169 - Postcard

Tinted divided back, unused postcard. It is a view of St. George's Square showing Blacksmith fountain, push cart and horse & wagon, the Post Office, streetcars with ads on back and buildings on east side of Upper Wyndham St. St. George's Church is seen at the end of Douglas St. There is a woman in the foreground with a long skirt, wide hat and holding an umbrella. front: "POST OFFICE AND WYNDHAM STREET LOOKING NORTH GUELPH, ONT. back: "PUBLISHED BY A.B. PETRIE" "THE VALENTINE & SONS PUBLISHING CO. LTD. MONTREAL AND TORONTO" "PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN"