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Name Matthews, James

Associated Records

Image of 2008.59.40 - Label

2008.59.40 - Label

Matthew Wells Rose Brand Chutney relish label. It is green around the edge with a leaf and a rose at the top, and red in the middle. The text reads: "Rose Brand, Chutney Relish, contains benzoate of soda, contient benzoate de soude, Matthew-Wells Co., Ltd., Guelph, Canada."

Image of 2008.59.57 - Label

2008.59.57 - Label

Matthew Wells Top Valu Sweet Relish label. The label is white with navy blue font and a picture above of different pickled items in dishes. The texts read: "Sweet Relish, Relish Sucre, contains benzoate of soda, packed for Top Valu Foods Limited, Head Office: Ottawa, Canada."

2008.59.90 - Folder

Folder of Matthew Wells products and the weights of different sized jars and crates, 1968.

Image of 2008.59.64 - Label

2008.59.64 - Label

Matthew Wells Top Valu Sweet Mixed Pickles label. The label is white with navy blue font and a picture above of different pickled items in dishes. The texts read: "Sweet Mixed Pickles, Marinades Sucrees, contains benzoate of soda, packed for Top Valu Foods Limited, Head Office: Ottawa, Canada."

Image of 2008.59.58 - Label

2008.59.58 - Label

Matthew Wells Top Valu Corn Relish label. The label is white with navy blue font and a picture above of different pickled items in dishes. The texts read: "Corn Relish, Relish de Mais, contains benzoate of soda & colour, packed for Top Valu Foods Limited, Head Office: Ottawa, Canada."

Image of 2008.59.47 - Label

2008.59.47 - Label

Matthew Wells Rose Brand Sweet Mixed Pickles large label. It is green around the edge with a leaf and a rose at the top, and red in the middle. The text reads: "Rose Brand, Sweet Mixed Pickles, Marinades Sucrees, contains benzoate of soda, contient benzoate de soude, Matthew-Wells Co., Ltd., Guelph, Canada."

2008.59.83 - Folder

Folder of National Canned Meats Products. Specifically deals with the ingredients from mincemeat and pork and beans and their specific costs to make these products.

Image of 2008.59.124.9 - Album

2008.59.124.9 - Album

Dark Green Booklet with Matthew Wells Co. Ltd. on cover in bottom right silver writing. Clear cover pages on the inside of the photo album which held photos. Made by Grand and Toy Limited in Toronto.

Image of 2008.59.22 - Coupon

2008.59.22 - Coupon

Pad of blank Matthew Wells "cucumber payment vouchers". The vouchers are held together at the top by adhesive. The payment is broken down in categories by size, price per lb., weight (lbs.), and value. Other options are: "Growers Incentive Bonus, Less - Seed, Stamp, Partial Payments, Amount of Cheque." In the bottom left corner are spots for initials of the individual who prepared and checked the voucher.

Image of 2008.59.68.2 - Drawing

2008.59.68.2 - Drawing

Matthew Wells line drawing and letter. .1 - 1 1/2" drawings of different Matthew-Wells products such as pickles, olives, jams, and jellies. All drawings done in black with a white background. .2 Letter from H.F. Bankes to all salesmen of Matthew-Wells Company regarding the drawings of products. Pale green paper with green print and black typewritten print. It reads: "We are enclosing an illustrated sheet showing all the line drawing mats that are available for distribution to the trade and we have enclosed this in a celluloid envelope so that you might put it in the back of your photograph book for ready reference. You will note these are all 1 1/2" mats which seems the most popular size

2008.59.95 - Folder

Folder of Matthew Wells Correspondence 1965.

2008.59.96 - Folder

Folder of Matthew Wells Receipts 1965.

2008.59.89 - Folder

Folder of Matthew Wells Costs of Jams, Jellies and salad Dressings 1959

Image of 2008.59.35 - Booklet

2008.59.35 - Booklet

Matthew Wells collective agreement booklet 1962-1963. The cover is coloured in a light grey with black text in the center, "Collective Agreement, Matthew-Wells Company Limited and United Packinghouse Food and Allied Workers A.F.L. - C.I.O. Local No. 696", and a black border surrounding. The entire booklet describes the collective agreement for the company, including the wages made, the rules of working for the company, classification rates and any other information an employee might need to know. The booklet is 25 pages in length.

Image of 2008.59.65 - Label

2008.59.65 - Label

Matthew Wells Top Valu Sweet Gherkin Pickles label. The label is white with navy blue font and a picture above of different pickled items in dishes. The texts read: "Sweet Gherkin Pickles, Petits Cornichons Sucres, packed for Top Valu Foods Limited, Head Office: Ottawa, Canada."

2008.59.99 - Folder

Folder of Matthew Wells Personnel #1.

Image of 2008.59.36 - Booklet

2008.59.36 - Booklet

Matthew-Wells group insurance booklet plan for employees. The first page of the book is a letter from the General Manager Jim Dunlop which is followed by an outline of the plan. The plan then discusses hospital insurance, weekly sickness, accidental death, surgical insurance, and lists a schedule of operations which is covered by the company. On the back of the booklet reads: "This plan of Group Insurance is underwritten by The London Life Insurance Company."

Image of 2008.59.45 - Label

2008.59.45 - Label

Matthew Wells Rose Brand Sweet Pickettes Pickles label. It is green around the edge with a leaf and a rose at the top, and red in the middle. The text reads: "Rose Brand, Sweet 'Pickettes' Pickles, Cornichons Sucres Pickettes, Matthew-Wells Co., Ltd., Guelph, Canada."

2008.59.121 - Folder

Folder of Matthew Wells Products.

2008.59.84 - Folder

Folder of National Canned Meats Customers 1930-1931. The documents deal with the cost of the products being sold to their customers and other contract information.