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Name Colwill, William Frye

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Image of 1986.18.296 - Postcard

1986.18.296 - Postcard

Black and white, divided back postcard, with correspondence, of Public Library (Carnegie Library), a stone looking building with towering columns surrounding the main entrance which has stairs leading up to it. There is a concrete dome above the entrance. The photograph is situated in a painted metallic gold frame-like border. on front "PUBLIC LIBRARY, GUELPH, ONT." Date Made Notes: Postmarked 1910.

Image of 1986.18.298 - Postcard

1986.18.298 - Postcard

B & W undivided back postcard, of Public Library (Carnegie Library), Norfolk and Yarmouth Streets., a stone looking building with towering columns surrounding the main entrance which has stairs leading up to it. There is a concrete dome above the entrance. There is a horse and buggy on Norfolk St. The image is oval shaped and the background of the card is beige. There is correspondence on the front of the card. on front "FREE LIBRARY, AND NORFOLK STREET, GUELPH CANADA" "CHAS. L. NELLES" Date Made Notes: Postmarked 1905.

Image of 1986.18.287 - Postcard

1986.18.287 - Postcard

Tinted divided back postcard of Guelph Public Library (Carnegie Library), a stone looking building with towering columns surrounding the main entrance which has stairs leading up to it. There is a concrete dome above the entrance. The library building is over to the left side in the picture. on front "CARNEGIE LIBRARY,NORFOLK AND YARMOUTH STREETS GUELPH, ONT. CANADA" on back "VALENTINE & SONS PUBLISHING CO. LTD. TORONTO."

Image of 1986.18.60 - Postcard

1986.18.60 - Postcard

Divided back sepia postcard with correspondence and a one cent Canada postage stamp on back. Front and east view of Torrance School, Waterloo Ave., Guelph. It is a monumental looking structure with entrance at each side, and accentuated with columns at each corner. A shallow dome tops the Beaux Arts style building. on front "THE NEW TORRANCE SCHOOL, GUELPH CANADA" on back "THE INTERNATIONAL STATIONERY CO. PICTON, CANADA" Date Made Notes: Postmarked 1914.

1994.38.1 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury with news, ads and announcements on the front. Article on McCrae and homecoming of "D" Battery during Boer War. *Note misprint of date on last page -reads Jan 12, 1900 should read Jan 12, 1901.

Image of 1986.18.290 - Postcard

1986.18.290 - Postcard

Tinted, unused, divided back postcard of Guelph Public Library (Carnegie Library), a stone looking building with towering columns surrounding the main entrance which has stairs leading up to it. There is a concrete dome above the entrance. on front "FREE LIBRARY, GUELPH, ONT" back"WARWICK BROS & RUTTER LTD. TORONTO"

Image of 1986.18.292 - Postcard

1986.18.292 - Postcard

Tinted, divided back postcard with correspondence on back, of Public Library (Carnegie Library), a stone looking building with towering columns surrounding the main entrance which has stairs leading up to it. There is a concrete dome above the entrance. There is a 1 cent postage stamp on back. on front "PUBLIC LIBRARY, GUELPH, ONT" back"THE VALENTINE & SONS PUBLISHING CO. LTD. TORONTO"

Image of 1986.18.295 - Postcard

1986.18.295 - Postcard

Black and white, divided back postcard, with correspondence, of Public Library (Carnegie Library), a stone looking building with towering columns surrounding the main entrance which has stairs leading up to it. There is a concrete dome above the entrance. The photograph has been taken vertically. on front "PUBLIC LIBRARY, GUELPH, ONT." back"BC PRINTING & LITHO LTD. VANCOUVER" Date Made Notes: Postmarked 1935.

Image of 1986.18.285 - Postcard

1986.18.285 - Postcard

Tinted divided back postcard with correspondence and 2 one cent stamps on back. It is Guelph Public Library (Carnegie Library), a stone looking building with towering columns surrounding the main entrance which has stairs leading up to it. There is a concrete dome above the entrance. on front "PUBLIC LIBRARY, GUELPH, ONT. CANADA" on back "VALENTINE-BLACK CO. LTD. TORONTO. PUBLISHER" Date Made Notes: Postmarked 1936.

Image of 1986.18.286 - Postcard

1986.18.286 - Postcard

Tinted, divided back postcard with no correspondence, of Guelph Public Library. It is a stone looking building with towering columns surrounding the main entrance which has stairs leading up to it. There is a concrete dome above the entrance. on front "FREE LIBRARY, GUELPH, ONT." on back "WARWICK BROS. & RUTTER LTD. PUBLISHER" Date Made Notes: Postmarked 1936.

Image of 1986.18.297 - Postcard

1986.18.297 - Postcard

Hand tinted, divided back postcard, of two separate views. The first view is of the Public Library (Carnegie Library), a stone looking building with towering columns surrounding the main entrance which has stairs leading up to it. There is a concrete dome above the entrance. There is a horse and buggy on Yarmouth St. The second view is of Exhibition Park. on front "FREE LIBRARY, FROM NORFOLK STREET., EXHIBITION PARK, GUELPH CANADA" "CHAS. L. NELLES, HAND COLOURED"

Image of 1986.18.289 - Postcard

1986.18.289 - Postcard

Black & White, unused, divided back postcard of Guelph Public Library (Carnegie Library), a stone looking building with towering columns surrounding the main entrance which has stairs leading up to it. There is a concrete dome above the entrance. on front "PUBLIC LIBRARY, GUELPH, CANADA" "CHAS. L. NELLES."

Image of 1986.18.59 - Postcard

1986.18.59 - Postcard

Divided back tinted postcard with correspondence and a one cent Canada postage stamp on back. It is the front view of Torrance School, Waterloo Ave., Guelph. It is a monumental looking structure with entrance at each side, and accentuated with columns at each corner. A shallow dome tops the Beaux Arts style building. "NEW TORRANCE STREET SCHOOL, GUELPH ONT. CANADA"

Image of 1986.18.293 - Postcard

1986.18.293 - Postcard

Tinted, divided back postcard, unused, of Guelph Public Library (Carnegie Library), a stone looking building with towering columns surrounding the main entrance which has stairs leading up to it. There is a concrete dome above the entrance. on front "PUBLIC LIBRARY, GUELPH" back"THE PUGH MFG. CO. TORONTO"

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 1980.114.83 - Booklet

1980.114.83 - Booklet

Booklet, "Commercial, Industrial and Progressive Edition of Guelph, Ontario," issued 1916. 24 page booklet with detailed information about Guelph industries, commercial and civic operations. Has numerous B/W photographs of industries and buildings in Guelph. Rectangular booklet with pink construction paper cover with black printed text. Front cover has photograph of the Guelph Carnegie Public Library on the front cover. Written in ink at top: "Chamber of Commerce 1964 / Ross Maltby." Under picture of library is written in ink "1916". Printed on front cover: "Commercial, Industrial and Progressive Edition of Guelph, Ontario / A Descriptive Review of a Number of Manufacturing and Mercanti

Image of 1986.18.288 - Postcard

1986.18.288 - Postcard

Tinted divided back postcard of Guelph Public Library (Carnegie Library), a stone looking building with towering columns surrounding the main entrance which has stairs leading up to it. There is a concrete dome above the entrance. The library building is over to the left side in the picture. on front "CARNEGIE LIBRARY,NORFOLK AND YARMOUTH STREETS GUELPH, ONT. CANADA" on back "VALENTINE & SONS PUBLISHING CO. LTD. TORONTO."

Image of 1977.51.49 - Invoice

1977.51.49 - Invoice

Invoice; black print and green ink on rectangular off-white paper. Top third has letterhead printed in black and the address and customer's name is written in green ink. The lower two thirds is lined with blue lines and is divided into columns with red and blue print lines. Letterhead: "Guelph, Ont. IN ACCOUNT WITH Robson Motor Car Company / MACDONNELL STREET". Issued Oct. 1, 1915 and addressed to Mr. W. Frye Colwill c/o Colwill, Booth & Co." and acknowledges the receipt of a payment of $42.65". In the columns is written: "Oct. 1 / To a/c recd. 42.65".

Image of 2007.26.10 - Ornament, Christmas Tree

2007.26.10 - Ornament, Christmas Tree

A round pewter ornament with a maroon fabric tie at the top end. It is mounted (glued) on a piece of maroon cardboard with silver printing. At the bottom of the ornament is stamped Guelph. The cardboard reads; "Downtown Guelph/Carnegie/Library/Collectors Limited Edition/Pewter Ornament" There is an image of a very grand building with a domed roof in the centre and a columned portico at the entrance. The Back reads, "An elaborate Beaux Arts structure. Guelph's Carnegie Library was built 1903-05 in a prominent location on Nelson Crescent (corner of Norfolk and Paisley Streets). The building was constructed of artificial stone with an exterior dominated by a dome and delicate columns topped with

Image of 1981.56.4 - Photograph

1981.56.4 - Photograph

Snapshot with light grey border. B&W. Glossy. Torrance Public School, Waterloo Avenue, photographed before an addition was built. On back: "TORRANCE"