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Name Galt, John

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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),

1970.39.15.2 - Book

Beige soft cover book "St. Andrew's Church Centennial Anniversary 1832-1932" The book is 29 pages in length and has several black and white photos and illustrations. The book chronicles the 100 year history of St. Andrew's Church. The book is string bound with a gold cord.

2012.117.631 - Booklet

A booklet titled "A Century of Care and Concern: Guelph General Hospital. The booklet contains a brief history of Guelph and gives a detail history of the hospital from 1875 to 1974. The front cover of the booklet is red with the black and white photograph of the new hospital building and a black image of the original hospital building. The back cover has three black and white photographs displayed at top. The first photograph at the top has two men escorting a patient in a hospital bed leaving an ambulance. The second photograph has a nurse holding a baby. The third photograph shows two doctors and a nurse performing surgery. At the bottom of the back cover there is a black and red drawing o

Image of 2009.28.1 - Booklet

2009.28.1 - Booklet

A Guidebook to the city of Guelph. This is the 2nd Edition as part of the Centennial Project of the Guelph Chamber of Commerce. The cover is green and has a collage of Guelph pictures in the shape of G. Inside of front cover - Gilson Page 1 - Guelph Chamber of Commerce; Message from the Mayor: Paul W. Mercer Page 2 - Bucyrus-Erie Company of Canada Ltd.; The Bank of Nova Scotia Page 3 - Guelph City Hall and Memorial Gardens; Guelph Public Library Page 4 - Guelph Statistics; City Officials: Mayor Paul W. Mercer, City Administrator F.M. Woods, City Clerk W.G. Hall, City Treasurer M.R. Sather, Assessment Commissioner R.W. Brydon, City Engineer W.P. Taylor, Industrial Commissioner R.S. Macp

1981.30.2.8 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury 1981 Progress edition February 28, 1981. The paper is in 8 sections. .1 Front section with a colour cover showing a man working in a foundry. The section covers the day's news. 12 pages .2 Section 2 is a continuation of the day's news. 12 pages .3 First section of the Progress edition with a full page ad for John & Johnson celebrating the year of the disabled. 1A-16A .4 Section 2 of Progress edition with a full page ad for the Co-operators. 1B-16B .5 Section 3 of Progress edition with full page ad for Euclid on front cover. Pages 1C-12C. .6 Section 4 of progress edition with a full page ad for Muer Construction on the yellow front cover. Pages 1D-12D .7 Sec

Image of 2010X.17.1 - Book, Account

2010X.17.1 - Book, Account

Account Book of Robert Thompson Esq. The cover is brown with a blue water like pattern on it. The spine is a darker brown. there is a white rectangle in the centre of the front cover stating the date, and the owner of the book. Inside there are entries by pen and ink, which state name, date, purchase, and cost of purchase. Some pages are ripped,

Image of 1986.18.7 - Postcard

1986.18.7 - Postcard

Tinted, divided back postcard with correspondence and a one cent Canada postage stamp. It is a view of the Priory being used as the CPR Station. There are railway tracks in front and vines are partially covering the building. There is a ladder resting against the building and a white border at the bottom. There is correspondence from Guelph to Miss Etta McDonald, Acton West. front "C.P.R. DEPOT. FIRST HOUSE IN GUELPH" back "WARWICK BROS. & RUTTER LIMITED, PUBLISHERS, TORONTO"

1972.10.22.2 - Newspaper

Guelph Evening Mercury, April 23rd 1927. The paper's main story is of the founding of Guelph 100 years ago to the day. The title reads "This Is Guelph's red letter day". The paper is in two sections. .1 section 1 pages 1 - 18. .2 section 2 pages 19-28.

2016.47.1 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury Progress Edition, Tuesday March 1, 1966. The paper is six sections with the first section mainly covering the day's news and then the following five sections (sections A-E) looking at Guelph's progress and business. The front page of section 1 has a colour zodiac ring with a map of Ontario in the center with Guelph highlighted. In the upper right corner is an illustration of a satellite. The title reads "It's been a great year and in '66 Guelph Means Business." Index with names and search terms in the media section Section 1 (pages 1-26): The section is 26 pages and contains the current news both locally and abroad. The headline on page 3 (front page excluding cover) is

2002.42.2 - Book

Book; John Galt's The Last of the Lairds. Edited from the original manuscript by Ian A. Gordon. Published in 1976. Hard cover with paper jacket. The original was published in 1826. Edition Date: 1976 Edition: 1 No of Pages: 170

Image of 1986.18.6 - Postcard

1986.18.6 - Postcard

Tinted, divided back postcard with correspondence and a one cent Canada postage stamp. It is a view of the Priory being used as the CPR Station. There are railway tracks in front and vines are partially covering the building. There is a ladder resting against the building and a white border at the bottom. front "FIRST HOUSE IN GUELPH, ONT. NOW C.P.R. STATION" back "WARWICK BROS. & RUTTER LIMITED, PUBLISHERS, TORONTO"

Image of 1971.40.23 - Booklet

1971.40.23 - Booklet

A 1958 reprint of an 1877 pamphlet by Mr. Robert Thompson, who came to Guelph a few months after Guelph was founded. Titled "An Early View of Guelph," and published in "Western Ontario History Nuggets, No.27," by Lawson Memorial University, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario. Reprint is edited by Hugh Douglass. Blue paper covers with three staples left hand side. No. of typed pages - 19.

Image of 1970.40.58.2 - Letter

1970.40.58.2 - Letter

.1 and .2 Two handwritten letters to Mr. Higinbotham from Alexander Tilloch Galt. .1. Handwritten letter to Mr. Higinbotham from Alexander Tilloch Galt, dated "Toronto, October 26, 1938." "Please address: Columbia Bible College, Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.A. / Toronto, October 26, 1938. Dear Mr. Higinbotham, Your letter, October 10th was very welcome and, I hope you will be able to write me again soon. If you have time, do please read "The ?" by my Grandfather. No doubt it is in the Guelph Library. This morning I gave the young gentleman who forwards my letters, - Bank of Montreal - Yonge and Queen address - a copy of "The Annals of the Parish" and "The Ayrshire Leg?", (one volume i

Image of 1981.33.1 - Program

1981.33.1 - Program

Programme for the "Unveiling and Dedication of a Public Sculpture commemorating John Galt, the founder of Guelph." Black print on a single sheet of off-white good quality textured paper that has been folded in half to form four pages. The cover has a black line drawing of the John Galt sculpture in the foreground with Guelph City Hall in the back ground. Cover: Printed at the top: "Unveiling and Dedication of a Public Sculpture commemorating John Galt, the founder of Guelph," and just under this in smaller print: " The ceremony will take place in front of City Hall, Carden St. Guelph, Ontario / FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5th, 1979 / 2.30 P.M." On opening the programme, the left side is an outline of t

2016.47.2 - Newspaper

The Guelph Mercury Progress Edition, February 24, 1979. The paper has eight sections. The front page reads "Guelph Today - Tomorrow, This is Guelph 1979...Standing Tall for Progress" in blue and black text. The paper includes articles about numerous Guelph businesses as well as articles about Guelph clubs, heritage, arts, life, sports and general interest. Section 1 (pages 1-14): The section is 14 pages and contains the current news both locally and internationally. Section 2 (pages 15-28): The section is 14 pages and includes special interest, sports and classified advertisement. Section 3 (pages 1a-12a): The section is 12 pages and has articles and advertisements for Guelph busi

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 1980.114.74 - Booklet

1980.114.74 - Booklet

Paper booklet with "Guelph Canada The City That Owns a Railroad" on front cover two colour Black and Purple. Graphic image on cover of a hand on a tree stump, a steam locomotive, and ploughing with two horses in black and purple Back cover has purple City of Guelph logo Graphic images throughout the book in purple ink. Pages 1 through 7 are the story of Guelph and the Guelph Junction Railway. On page 8, just below the Guelph Junction Railway Company logo are "Notes on Guelph Junction Railroad" as they relate to the year 1966. Page 9 lists statistics related to the population and development of Guelph in 1966. 10 pages.

Image of 2007.34.1 - Scrapbook

2007.34.1 - Scrapbook

Large, thick cardboard blue and maroon scrapbook. The front and back covers are blue with maroons triangular tips and spine. There are metal grommets and details all over the outside. There are two large spikes coming out of the spine that attach all the pages together (spine is open). At the bottom of the spine in silver printing "Made in Canada/Biltrite/Patented 1955" On the inside cover there are three metal hinges. Sticker at the bottom "Luckett's/Sterling/ Line/Made in Canada/No. 171032" A postcard has been glued to the cover. It is a festive image with a bowl of fruit and wrapped packages. The Title page reads: "City Clerk's Office, Guelph, Ontario" "Scrap Book: Year 1970 to" there are

Image of 2008.41.1 - Scrapbook

2008.41.1 - Scrapbook

Large home made scrapbook with Guelph related letters, newspaper articles, photos, telegrams, and information from 100 year anniversary of confederation. Specific focus on the Galt family and the founding of Galt and Guelph.

Image of 2017.10.4 - Booklet

2017.10.4 - Booklet

Guelph Guide, Spring 1985. The booklet contains advertisements and promotions for various businesses in Guelph and surrounding areas. The booklet offers many suggestions for dining, shopping, attractions, and activities visitors or residents can partake in. Front Cover: A picture of Guelph in the distance from the top of a hill, with some bullet-points in red describing what's in the book. Page 2: (inside of Front Cover) Ad for Stone Road Mall Page 3: Intro and Index Page 4: "Places to See" and Photo of St. George's Church Page 5: "Places to See" cont'd. with sketches of buildings Page 6: "Places to See" cont'd. Page 7: Ad for Brancier Page 8: "Places to See" cont'd. plus "Places to