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Name Crowe, John
Occupation 1872 West Ward Councillor
1873 West Ward Councillor
1874 West Ward Councillor
1875 West Ward Councillor

Associated Records

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

Image of 2004.32.116 - Newspaper

2004.32.116 - Newspaper

"Guelph Daily Herald" newspaper from April 6, 1891. One large sheet of newsprint folded in half and printed on all sides to form four pages of printing. The paper is brittle. "GUELPH DAILY HERALD./ VOL. XXXVIII - No. 79./ GUELPH, CANADA, MONDAY, APRIL 6, 1891./ WHOLE No. 5988"

Image of 1976.40.37 - Catalogue

1976.40.37 - Catalogue

Catalogue - "Souvenir Catalogue / First Amalgamated Ontario Provincial Winter Fair / Guelph, Dec. 11 to 14, 1900." Cover is heavy purple paper with printed text in gold lettering. There is a double lined gold border around the outside of the front cover. At the bottom of front cover, the border becomes more elaborate with gold swirls. Cover is stapled and catalogue is comprised of 36 pages of beige coloured paper with black printed text and illustrations. Besides numerous commercial advertisements, book contains the list of officials, executives and committees, an extract of the Rules and Regulations, Show Classes and a list of the winners. Some Guelph Advertisements have pictures of the

Image of 2007.4.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

2007.4.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

A large brown book with maroon spine and tips with a blue label in the centre with black printing. Title reads; "Insurance Plan/of/ Guelph./Ontario./Published by/Chas. E. Goad. Civil Engineer,/Montreal" Stamped at the top and bottom of the label is "F. Grundy". It is also stamped 3 times on the inside cover. There are three pieces of paper here: the first is part of the book, "This plan has been revised to" written in pencil "June 1888 & Nov 1892". "Free of expense to the Company owning it, and is returned to the local agent," the name has been erased and a dark smudge left so the name cannot be made out....The next piece of paper is white and has been taped inside just below. It is hard to m

Image of 1973.48.20 - Booklet

1973.48.20 - Booklet

Booklet, "A Brief History of the Guelph Congregational Church by the Reverend George H. Knighton," edited by Greta M. Shutt. Published in "Ontario History," Vol.LIV (1962), No. 3. Booklet is bound together by two staples and black print on white paper. Front page has a b/w drawing of the Congregational Church on Quebec Street in 1840. First two pages are an introduction by Shutt to Knighton's history: "A Brief Statement of the Main Facts in the History of The Guelph Congregational Church" written by Knighton in 1927. Knighton's account is followed on page 7 by an account written by Miss Hannah Hodgskin in 1901: "Supplementary Quotations, Miss Hannah Hodgskin's Account". Illustrations: B

1985.82.121 - Book

Jubilee Souvenir of the Norfolk St. Methodist Church 1836-1906. The book is soft cover with a string binding. The cover is a light brown with dark brown print. the string is tied at the front and was at one time red but has faded. On the back it reads "Copies of this Souvenir Book can be obtained from Mr. Homer Precious, cor. Paisley and Arnold Streets, at 35 cents each, or three for $1.00. Postage 5 cents each copy." The book is 50 pages and has a detailed history of the Church along with many black and white photographs of the church and its parishoners.

Image of 2004.52.2 - Program

2004.52.2 - Program

Program - "Special Thanksgiving Services, Norfolk St. Methodist Church, Guelph" for Sunday January 25, 1914 and Monday January 26, 1914. The church is celebrating the paying off of its mortgage. Pale green sheet of paper folded in half to form a four page leaflet. Text is printed dark blue lettering. Thanksgiving services, January 25-26, 1914. On opening the program, the left side has the order of services for both the morning and evening services on Sunday, January 25th, 1914. On the right side is printed "Notices for the Week". Back cover has listed members of the "Trustee Board" and "the Finance Committee." Front cover: "Special Thanksgiving Services/ Norfolk St. Methodist Church, Guelph

Image of 1984.19.1 - Booklet

1984.19.1 - Booklet

Booklet, "Guelph General Hospital, ... Historical Sketch, By-laws and Rules, 1898". Rectangular booklet with pale green cover with title & border in black print. Pages are off-white with black printed text and illustration. Booklet is held together with three staples. Front Cover: "Guelph General Hospital, Guelph, Ont. / Historical Sketch, By-laws and Rules, 1898". Page 1: B/W engraving of "The Guelph General Hospital Buildings." Page 2: "Board of Directors; Medical Staff of Guelph General Hospital". Pages 3 -10 : "Historical Sketch". Pages 11 - 32 : "By-Laws, Rules and Regulations of The Guelph General Hospital". Topics addressed are: Board Meetings; Committees and Duties; Lady Super

Image of 2012.68.38 - Book, Year

2012.68.38 - Book, Year

32 page year book. Off-white cardstock cover white pages and black print. Front cover has a black and white photo of the church in the center with the title "Norfolk Street Methodist Church Guelph; Year Book, 1911-12" above and below the photo is the pastor's name and the recording steward in Gothic font. The entire cover is bordered in a pair of wavy lines. Back cover is blank. First page has an oval photo of "Rev. J.D. Fitzpatrick, Pastor." Middle-aged man with hair parted down the center and a moustache wearing a white shirt and light tie in a dark jacket. Pg 2 has the pastors forward to the booklet, followed by a church calendar, list of office bearers and choir members. Record of membe

Image of 2001.24.2 - Newspaper

2001.24.2 - Newspaper

Cream coloured newspaper with black print. The Guelph Weekly Mercury, June 7, 1877. There is no huge headline but some of the front page stories are :"Wellington County Council" "Local News Items" Wellington June Sessions" "The War In The East". The paper is eight pages (four double sided). .

Image of 2012.43.4 - Booklet

2012.43.4 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. IV 1937" The booklet is yellow 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 "Never elated while one man oppressed - Never dejected while another blest". The booklet is 32 pages and is filled with legion related articles and ads from local businesses. Page 1: List of officers of Legion Page 3: Memorial to the Dead Page 5: Image of JOhn McCrae Bench at Wimereux Cemetery Page 7: "Memorial For Soldier Poet" by R.L. Torrance Page 9: Continuation of story on page 7 Page 11: Image of John McCrae with Bonf

Image of 2014.66.1 - Program

2014.66.1 - Program

The Presto Choral Club Program First Season Front cover - Plain beige coloured paper. "The Presto Choral Club of Guelph, W. E. Williams, I. S. M. Eng. Conductor, First Season, Monday April Eighth 1907" on cover in black ink. Title Page - "The Presto Choral Club of Guelph, Royal Opera House". The "Artists" listed are Mary Hissem-deMoss (Soprano) and Edward P. Johnson (Tenor). Orchestra Director is William Thain. As well the orchestra is listed Page 2 - List of members of the Committee, Officers, President, Honorary President, Secretary - Treasurer, Librarian, Assistant Librarian and Accompanist. "Under the patronage of the Presto Piano Club" three columns of women are listed. Page

Image of 2015.27.1 - Scrapbook

2015.27.1 - Scrapbook

Scrapbook of History in Homes articles written by Edward Rae Stuart in the 1970s and 1980s. The articles appeared in a local Guelph newspaper. Each article explores the history of a different historic home or building in Guelph while also telling a part of Guelph's history. Each article is taped into the scrapbook (some taking up more than one page). The pages of the scrapbook are a grey colour. Some pages throughout are blank. Front Cover: Faux brown leather cover with "Scrap Book" printed in gold along the top. Title Page: Hand written in blue ink in the middle of the page "History in Homes by Edward Rae Stuart". Below is text printed by the manufacturer "No. 83", "Hutchings and Patri

Image of 1976.40.15 - Program

1976.40.15 - Program

Program for The Guelph Rifle Association 20th Annual Prize Meeting at the Ranges on Tuesday, 28th September 1886. Rectangular buff-coloured paper with printed black lettering on one side only. States "Firing is to commence at 9 a.m. There are four matches listed and for each match, there is a list of prizes. At the bottom is printed: "God Save the Queen. / Geo. Sleeman, President / John Crowe, Sec.-Treas. / Mercury Steam Print."

Image of 2012.68.39 - Book, Year

2012.68.39 - Book, Year

32 page year book. Off-white paper cover white pages and black print. Front cover has a black and white photo of the church in the center with the title "Norfolk Street Methodist Church" and the pastor's name above and below the photo is the location "Guelph, Ontario" in addition to "Year Book, Nineteen Fourteen, Nineteen Fifteen." The entire cover is bordered by a line. Back cover is blank. First page has a black and white photo of "Rev. Wilfred F. Gaetz, Pastor." Middle-aged man with hair parted down the center and wearing a white shirt and light tie in a dark jacket. Pg 2 has the pastors forward to the booklet, followed by a church calendar, and a list of Church Officiaries and choir membe

Image of 1977.51.30 - Statement

1977.51.30 - Statement

Statement: rectangular cream coloured paper with letterhead in grey and black print, and handwriting in black ink. Lower portion of paper is divided into columns with blue and pink lines. Issued to Mr. P. Spragge and dated "Sep 30 1895". Letterhead: "CROWE'S IRON WORKS, GUELPH / TO JOHN CROWE, Dr., MANUFACTURER OF Superior Grey Iron Castings." Printer's name is printed on the left side of the horizontal pink line dividing paper: "HOUGH, PRINTER". In handwritten ink is listed various iron related items purchased on credit by Spragge for a balance of $92.25. Mr. Spragge returned on chain for $18.75, leaving a balance of $73.50."

1979.61.1 - Book

Red hard cover book "A Picture History of Guelph 1827-1978 Volume Two" by Robert Stewart. The book contains a series of clippings an historic photos telling the history of Guelph. On the inside front cover the book has been autographed by the author with the note "February 21st 1979 To the Guelph Civic Museum with my compliments Robert A M Stewart". Pages 2-18 Stewart Family history Pages 19-27 Stewart Lumber history Page 28 Robert Stewart history Pages 29-38 Guelph's 150th birthday Pages 39-44 Guelph Hotels Pages 45-56 Guelph Churches Pages 57-66 Guelph Industries Pages 67-71 Guelph Mayors Pages 72-99 Education Page 100 Library Page 100-107 Hospitals Page 108-122 Sports Page 1

Image of 2012.68.40 - Book, Year

2012.68.40 - Book, Year

36 page year book. Tan cardstock cover white pages and black print. Front cover title "Norfolk Street Methodist Church Guelph" and the pastor's name is at the bottom in Gothic font along with the name of the recording steward. "Year Book Nineteen Seventeen, Nineteen Eighteen" is printed in the center surround by a double line border on either side and a single line border on top and bottom the top and bottom also have enclosed decorative strips with a repeated detail. The same detail is repeated in a border all the way around the content of the front cover. Back cover is blank. First page has a black and white photo of the church and a small oval photo in the upper left of the church image is

Image of 1977.51.32 - Statement

1977.51.32 - Statement

Statement: rectangular buff coloured paper with letterhead in black print lettering, and handwriting in black ink. Lower third is marked off into four columns with red and blue lines. Letterhead: "CROWE'S IRON WORKS / NORFOLK STREET . GUELPH / BOUGHT OF JOHN CROWE, MANUFACTURER OF Machinery, Plough, Architectural & all kinds of Grey Iron Castings." Issued to Mr. Wm. H. Banfield, 80 Wellington St. W. Toronto" and dated 26th Dec 1888". In handwritten ink: "1888 May 11 Amt of a/c rendered 444.78 / July 19 ?? by cash 100. 344.78 / 7% int. from 11th Sept to 11th Dec. 6. [leaving a balance of ] $350.78 / Int to 2nd Jan 1.15 4. $355.98".

Image of 1976.40.16 - Program

1976.40.16 - Program

Program for The Guelph Rifle Association 20th Annual Prize Meeting at the Ranges on Tuesday, 28th September 1886. Rectangular buff-coloured paper with printed black lettering on one side only. States "Firing is to commence at 9 a.m. There are four matches listed and for each match, there is a list of prizes. At the bottom is printed: "God Save the Queen. / Geo. Sleeman, President / John Crowe, Sec.-Treas. / Mercury Steam Print."