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Name Carter, J. Ernest
Occupation 1907 St. James Ward Alderman
1908 St. James Ward Alderman
1910 St. George's Ward Alderman
1911 St. Patrick's Ward Alderman
1912 St. George's Ward Alderman
1913 St. George's Ward Alderman
1915 St. David's Ward Alderman
1919-1921 3 year term as Alderman
1919 elected Mayor by fellow Aldermen

Associated Records

Image of 2007.34.2 - Scrapbook

2007.34.2 - Scrapbook

Black, thick cardboard covers around yellowed ledger sized pages. All of the pages have come away from the spine of the book. It is filled with newspaper clippings, starting on this inside cover. The scrapbook also includes; voting ballots and results, referendum ballots and results, sports items, death announcements, wedding annoucements, public notices, job postings, advertisements, election campaign adverts, historical articles, polling results (numbers added in pencil crayon),

Image of 1973.23.26 - Program

1973.23.26 - Program

Program and Souvenir Booklet for Old Home Week, Guelph, August 2-6 1908. White glossy paper cover with purple printed lettering and border. Pages are glossy white paper with printed black lettering and b/w photographs of city officials and public buildings and tourist sites. Booklet is stapled bound. On back cover in lower right corner, in small purple print is name of printing/publishing company: "MILN-BINGHAM, TORONTO". Illustrations: Printed B/W No. of pages: 28

Image of 1973.23.26 - Program

1973.23.26 - Program

Program and Souvenir Booklet for Old Home Week, Guelph, August 2-6 1908. White glossy paper cover with purple printed lettering and border. Pages are glossy white paper with printed black lettering and b/w photographs of city officials and public buildings and tourist sites. Booklet is stapled bound. On back cover in lower right corner, in small purple print is name of printing/publishing company: "MILN-BINGHAM, TORONTO". Illustrations: Printed B/W No. of pages: 28

Image of 2012.43.14 - Booklet

2012.43.14 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. XIV 1947" The booklet is beige with an illustration of a hand holding a red torch. The Legion crest is in red at the top of the cover. At the bottom of the cover is a quote "They Served Till Death - Why Not We?". On the page cover there is an ad for John Sutherland and Sons Insurance. The booklet is 64 pages and is filled with legion related articles and ads from local businesses. Page 1: Image of John McCrae and In Flanders Fields poem Page 3: "The Cross and the Sword" by D. Crawford Smith Page 5: Greetings from the President Page 7: List of Legion 234 Executive Page 9: "Edward Johnson" by J.E. Cart

Image of 1977.120.54 - Announcement, Meeting

1977.120.54 - Announcement, Meeting

Shareholders' Notice of Meeting; rectangular white paper with company letterhead in black and grey print. Typewritten in black type. Dated January 19th, 1924. Letterhead: "Dalyte Electric limited / MANUFACTURERS OF "Dalyte" NITROGEN LAMPS , "Dalyte" TUNGSTEN LAMPS, "Kraft Cord" FLEXIBLE CONDUIT, Guelph, Ont. / J.E. CARTER PRESIDENT J.S. WHEELER SEC.TREAS. / SALES OFFICES IN ALL PRINCIPAL CITIES IN CANADA.'" In lower left corner is an image of factories with a smoke stack. Letter in typewritten black letters is a notice of a shareholders' meeting at City Hall. " NOTICE / The annual meeting of Shareholders of Dalyte Electric Limited will be held in the Council Chamber of the City Hall, Guelp

1975.36.1 - Book

History of Woodlawn Cemetery booklet compiled by Frank H. Cooke, secretary treasurer of the Guelph Cemetery Commission. Blue soft cover booklet with staple binding. On the front cover is a photo of the Cutten obelisk memorial. Stapled to the front cover is a business card for Frank H. Cooke with "Compliments of" written in pen. The book contains a history of the Cemetery along with several black and white photos. The book is 45 pages in length.

2012.62.1 - Book, Minute

Hard cover 500 page meeting minute and account book for the Guelph Union Curling Club. Brown cover with tan corners and what was originally a dark brown spine. Edges of pages have marbling effect in blue, red and yellow. Inside covers have a blue diagonal striped background with a red, black and yellow marbling effect on top. Title page reads "Guelph Curling Clubs Minute Book 1887." Meeting minutes make up the first 243 pages dating from January 11, 1887 to January 9, 1936 and financial records start on page 418 until the last page of the book. Records were kept from back to front starting in 1888 with the final entry recording the membership from 1908-09 on page 418. Pages 482-484 are f

1971.47.1 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury Progress edition, January 27, 1951 - section 2 of paper only. This section contains pages 17-32. The title on the front of the section is "Progress with Guelph" and has a photo of Guelph and a photo of each of the councillors and the mayor.

Image of 1977.123.27 - Letter

1977.123.27 - Letter

Letter; typed letter on cream coloured paper with company letterhead in black print. Addressed "To Our Employees" and dated "Guelph, Ont. August 8th, 1924." Letter addresses the subject of life insurance. Letterhead: "Dalyte Electric Limited / MANUFACTURERS OF "Dalyte" NITROGEN LAMPS, "Dalyte" TUNGSTEN LAMPS, "Kraft Cord" FLEXIBLE CONDUIT". In the lower left corner is the company logo - a sketch of a factory with a smokestack. Letter notes: "Arrangements have been made whereby all employees of the company may obtain Life Insurance upon a co-operative basis. The amount which each employee may obtain is $500 for Females and $1,000 for Male employees, regardless of age or physical condition. T

Image of 1987.62.18 - Booklet, Instruction

1987.62.18 - Booklet, Instruction

Guelph Cemetery Commission Rules and Regulations for Woodlawn Cemetery, 1944. Rectangular book with blue heavy paper cover with printed black text. Inside pages are white with printed black text. Bound together with two staples. No. of pages: 31 Front cover: "The Guelph Cemetery Commission / INCORPORATED BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT 1919 / Rules and Regulations for Woodlawn Cemetery / GUELPH - ONTARIO 1944. Page 1 is the title page and notes that these Rules and Regulations were "Adopted after Revision September 7th, 1934". The index is on page 30 to 31. Page 3 - List of those serving on the Guelph Cemetery Commission. pp.5-6 A brief history of Woodlawn Cemetery . pp.7- Rules and Regulations

1998.16.1 - Book

Off white cover with a blue spine. The title is written in gold lettering it was compiled by Mrs.G.C. Ashton, August 1975. The Story of Brooklyn Sunday School Harcourt Memorial United Church 1887-1975 No of Pages: 49

Image of 2012.43.15 - Booklet

2012.43.15 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. XV 1948" The booklet is beige with an illustration of a hand holding a red torch. The Legion crest is in red at the top of the cover. At the bottom of the cover is a quote "They Served Till Death - Why Not We?". On the page cover there is an ad for John Sutherland and Sons Insurance. The booklet is 64 pages and is filled with legion related articles and ads from local businesses. Page 1: "Stand To" by Padre D. Crawford Smith Page 3: List of Legion 257 Executive Page 5: Greetings from the President Page 7: "Lieut.-Col. Hon. George Alexander Drew" One of Guelph's famous Sons" by J.E. Carter Page 9: Con

Image of 1969X.00.155 - Magazine

1969X.00.155 - Magazine

Magazine - "The Maple Leaf, The Canadian Club Magazine," Vol.1 No.X, January 1923, S.K. Smith, Editor. Published monthly by the Maple Leaf Publishing Co., Sussex, New Brunswick. Paperback cover; Front cover has picture of Edward Johnson in costume; white background with red and black printed lettering. Under picture of Johnson is printed: "The Canadian Who Wears Caruso's Costumes." Edward Johnson has handwritten a dedication near the bottom of his picture: "To my dear friends, Mr and Mrs Powell Hamilton, with all good wishes, from Edward Johnson." On back cover is an advertisement for Bell Piano. Magazine contains articles about Guelph and Galt, as well as advertisements of various Guelph

Image of 1969X.00.155 - Magazine

1969X.00.155 - Magazine

Magazine - "The Maple Leaf, The Canadian Club Magazine," Vol.1 No.X, January 1923, S.K. Smith, Editor. Published monthly by the Maple Leaf Publishing Co., Sussex, New Brunswick. Paperback cover; Front cover has picture of Edward Johnson in costume; white background with red and black printed lettering. Under picture of Johnson is printed: "The Canadian Who Wears Caruso's Costumes." Edward Johnson has handwritten a dedication near the bottom of his picture: "To my dear friends, Mr and Mrs Powell Hamilton, with all good wishes, from Edward Johnson." On back cover is an advertisement for Bell Piano. Magazine contains articles about Guelph and Galt, as well as advertisements of various Guelph

Image of 2004.66.14 - Program

2004.66.14 - Program

Program for Complimentary Dinner to C.L. Dunbar, K.C., May 10th, 1934. Cream coloured string bound program for complimentary dinner for C. L. Dunbar at the Caledon Mountain Trout Club, Guelph, Thursday May 10, 1934. The program has a textured cardstock paper cover with blue print and the program is bound with a blue string. Inside is lighter paper pages with blue print that list the event, the menu, the toasts and the committee members. The menu consisted of olives, celery, salted almonds, consomme, baked whitefish, tartar sauce, roast chicken, dressing, red currant jelly, new potatoes, green peas, young carrots, apple pie a la mode, biscuits and cheese, nuts and raisins and coffee.

Image of 2012.113.9 - List, Membership

2012.113.9 - List, Membership

List of past presidents for the Guelph Horticultural Society from 1900-1950. The list is titled "Golden Jubilee 1900-1950". Underneath the title it says "Guelph Horticultural Society" then that its aim is "to create and foster a love for the beautiful, making Guelph a better place to live in". The society was organized Jan. 3rd, 1900.

Image of 1987.44.9 - Booklet

1987.44.9 - Booklet

Booklet, "Guelph Horticultural Society 1967 Annual". Commemorates Canada's Centennial, 1867-1967 and the anniversary of the Guelph Horticultural Society (1852-1967). White printed cover with red, white and green printed lettering and design on front cover. Pages are white with black print. Contents include officers and directors, the annual program of monthly meetings, information about upcoming competitions and exhibitions, as well as advertisements of local businesses. There are also articles commemorating Canada as well as the "Guelph Horticultural Society and the Evolution of the City Beautiful." On page 23 are a list of the past presidents and secretaries of the GHS from 1900-1967. Incl

Image of 2014.79.1 - Booklet

2014.79.1 - Booklet

Guelph Cemetery Commission Rules and regulations Booklet, 1919. The booklet has a green cover with black print. The booklet is staple bound. The booklet is 36 pages in length and the pages are white with black print. The first page lists the members of the committee and then the first few pages are general information about the commission. The booklet is then divided up in sections: General pages 8-9 Interments pages 9-10 Sale of Lots page 11- 12 Boundaries of Lots pages 12-13 Lots Under Perpetual Care page 13 Conditions Governing Deferred Payments pages 14 -16 Single Graves pages 16-17 Care of Lots pages 17-20 Trees, Plants and Flowers pages 20-21 Monuments, Foundations and Marker

Image of 1977.120.52 - Letter

1977.120.52 - Letter

Letter; typed on letterhead stationary in black and grey print. Dated June 30th, 1923. There is no name the letter is addressed to. Letterhead printed along top: "Dalyte Electric Limited / MANUFACTURERS OF "Dalyte" NITROGEN LAMPS, "Dalyte" TUNGSTEN LAMPS, "Kraft Cord" FLEXIBLE CONDUIT / Guelph, Ont." Printed in upper left corner: "J.E. CARTER, PRESIDENT , J.S. WHEELER, SEC. TREAS." In upper right corner: "SALES OFFICES IN ALL PRINCIPAL CITIES IN CANADA." In lower left corner is an image of factories with smoke stacks. Typed in black lettering: "We enclose herewith our cheque payable July 20th, 1923, in payment of Preferred Dividend No. 9. / Yours truly, DALYTE ELECTRIC LIMITED."

Image of 1977.123.26 - Letter

1977.123.26 - Letter

Letter; typed letter on cream coloured paper with company letterhead in black print. Addressed "To Our Employees" and dated "Guelph, Ont. August 8th, 1924." Letter addresses the subject of life insurance with the Aetna Life Insurance Company. Letterhead: "Dalyte Electric Limited / MANUFACTURERS OF "Dalyte" NITROGEN LAMPS, "Dalyte" TUNGSTEN LAMPS" , "Kraft Cord" FLEXIBLE CONDUIT". In the lower left corner is the company logo, a sketch of a factory with a smokestack. Letter notes: "Arrangements have been made whereby all employees of this Company may obtain Life Insurance upon a co-operative basis. The amount which each employee may obtain is $500 for Females and $1,000 for Male employees, reg