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Name Gow, James
Occupation 1908 proprietor of Gow's Grocery at the corner of Ontario and Short Sts.

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Image of 1974.15.7 - Booklet

1974.15.7 - Booklet

Booklet , entitled "The Royal City of Canada, Guelph and Her Industries" - Special Industrial Souvenir Number of the Guelph Daily Mercury, Guelph, Canada" published by Authority of the City Council and Guelph's Old Home Week Committee. Printed in 1908 for Guelph Home Week and booklet has a programme for the festivities occurring from Sunday to Thursday on pages 6 to 8. On page 54 is an index of the contents of the booklet. Paperback cover, white with organ pillar design with b/w photograph of Guelph in the center. Black printed lettering. No. of pages; 54 glossy paper typeset in black printed 1908 "Containing a comprehensive review of the natural advantages and resources of Guelph, togeth

Image of 1976.40.27 - Program

1976.40.27 - Program

Program, "Guelph Old Home Week, August 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 - 1908." Paper Cover - front cover is blue and white with blue and white printed lettering, with photo of the "Priory" with "For auld Lang Syne" printed at top of photographs. 44 pages, white paper with black print and b/w photograph. Advertisements, articles and pictures promote Guelph as a City. Has a schedule of events for Old Home Week. No. of pages:44 NB. To view the entire program and its pages, please see 1979X.00.632 which is a duplicate of this program. Inside front cover - ad for Dominion Garment Co. Page 1 - Old Home Week Executive Page 2 - Silvercreek Brewery ad and George Sleeman Light and Power Commissioner Page 3 - Imag

Image of M1968.167.1 - Scrapbook

M1968.167.1 - Scrapbook

This scrapbook was made between the years of 1880 and 1920. It is a black album made up of photographs, white leaves (36), lace black fastener, grained black cover, and newspaper clippings of John McCrae and his family. Includes the newspaper clipping on the death of Thomas McCrae as well as other clippings about his life as a doctor. Newspaper clipping about the death of Geills McCrae Kilgour. A newspaper clipping about the history of Eckford family. Newspaper clipping about Clan McCrae dedication in 1925. Newspaper clippings about the death of Jean McCrae Matthews. Small newspaper clipping about Lt. Col. T.M. Leask being in charge of the 10th Field Ambulance 1916. Clippings on the Le

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 1970.9.91 - Poster

1970.9.91 - Poster

Flyer advertising program of the "Centennial Anniversary of Burns!" in the Town Hall in Guelph, Tuesday, January 25, 1859. Rectangular yellow paper sheet with printed black lettering. At the bottom under the printed programme is a note that affirms "Supper at Ten p.m." and the "Ball" is to "Open with the Highland Reel, in Costume, at 11 P.M.". Single Ticket costs $1. and a Ticket to admit a Lady and Gentleman is $1.75." "Admission by Tickets only, to be had at the Bookstore of P.C. Allan, and of the Members of Committee."

1972.20.24 - Program

Guelph Collegiate Institute Annual Commencement Program, held at the Opera House, Friday, November 17,1905. The program has a blue paper cover with gold print. On the inside front cover is an illustration of GCVI. The next page lists the staff and Board of Education and the following three pages list the graduates in the different forms. There are two pages listing the evening's program and then the remaining pages list the prize winners from 1900 to 1905. On the back cover is a gold printed vase with flowers with "Mercury Press" underneath.

Image of 1978.139.13.8 - Newspaper

1978.139.13.8 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury Centennial Edition, July 20, 1927. The paper is in 8 sections and the total number of pages is 132. .1 Section 1 - pages 1-16. On the front cover is a picture of Guelph circa 1832 and a picture of John Galt. The front story is about Guelph's founding. The front page is in very poor condition. The first section looks mainly at the early settlement of Guelph. .2 Section 2 - pages 17-32. On the cover is a story about men from Eramosa and their ordeal during the 1837 rebellion. The rest of the section looks at the Canada Company, the Priory, the Justice system in Guelph, Settlement in Guelph, and the Railway in Guelph. .3 Section 3 - pages 33-48. The cover story looks at t

1979.7.32.3 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury "Test of Time" edition February 28, 1948. This is a section of the paper that looks at businesses in Guelph that have been in existence for 25 years or more. The section is ten pages in length. .1 pages 1-2, 9-10 .2 pages 3-4 .3 pages 5-8

1971.47.6.8 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury Centennial Edition, July 20, 1927. The paper is in 8 sections and the total number of pages is 132. .1 Section 1 - pages 1-16. On the front cover is a picture of Guelph circa 1832 and a picture of John Galt. The front story is about Guelph's founding. The front page is in very poor condition. The first section looks mainly at the early settlement of Guelph. .2 Section 2 - pages 17-32. On the cover is a story about men from Eramosa and their ordeal during the 1837 rebellion. The rest of the section looks at the Canada Company, the Priory, the Justice system in Guelph, Settlement in Guelph, and the Railway in Guelph. .3 Section 3 - pages 33-48. The cover story looks at t

Image of M1991.9.1.1 - Album, Photograph

M1991.9.1.1 - Album, Photograph

Worn brown leather cover with a cross in the centre and geometric designs embossed, outlined in gold. Pages of album outlined in gold. The album is filled with carte-de-visite photos, cards and souvenirs of family, friends and Guelph area; they date from 1868-1900. Photographs have been removed from the album and are in a separate box. "J.S. McCrae 26th April 1870" on inside front cover. Page 1 .2 J.S. McCrae, Windsor .3 Queen Victoria .4 Prince Albert .5 Corp. Cockburn, Puslinch Page 2 .6 Walter Gow .7 Margaret Christie .8 James Eckford and wife .9 James and Annie Gow, 15 Feb., 1866 Page 3 .10 Janet McCrae

Image of M1991.9.1.149 - Photograph

M1991.9.1.149 - Photograph

Fourth image on page 36 of album is a black and white cabinet card studio portrait of an unknown man. Handwritten on reverse of image and below image in album 'James Gow'.

Image of M1991.9.1.9 - Photograph

M1991.9.1.9 - Photograph

Fourth photograph on page 2 of album is a black and white cabinet card studio portrait of James Gow and Annie Gow dated 15 Feb., 1866. On the reverse side of image is printed 'W. Marshall. artist, Guelph. Copies may be obtained'. The names Annie Gow and James Gow and the date, 15th Feby 1866 are also handwritten in pen on reverse of image. James and Annie Gow is handwritten in pencil under photograph in album.

Image of M1991.9.1.33 - Photograph

M1991.9.1.33 - Photograph

Fourth photograph on page 8 of album is a black and white cabinet card studio portrait of James Gow as a baby. Handwritten in pen on reverse of image 'James Gow one year old'. He is sitting resting one hand on the arm of the chair, feet crossed and wearing what appears to be a dress. Image is an oval shape in centre of card.

Image of M1991.9.1.127 - Photograph

M1991.9.1.127 - Photograph

Third image on page 31 of album is a black and white cabinet card studio portrait of an unknown man and two women. Handwritten on reverse of image 'Mr and Mrs Gow and Miss Eckford' and below image in album 'Mr and Mrs Gow and Miss McCrae'. Printed on reverse of image 'Burgess. Artist, Guelph. Copies may be had'