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Name McCrae, Thomas (b. 1820 - d.1892)

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Image of M1968X.449.1 - Scrapbook

M1968X.449.1 - Scrapbook

Maroon binding, coloured pages; collection of photographs, newspaper clippings, cards, admit to lecture cards, illustrations and train tickets. It is a developmental collection of a young man's interests from Boy's Own Magazine Illustrations to Foreign Travel and Boer War. Collected from 1882-1900. "John McCrae, Guelph, 30/Nov. 1882." The scrapbook includes the following: Image # 1 Passenger List on R.M.S. Etruria April 24, 1886 which on another page (image 25) includes the 2nd page and the names David McCrae and son. This page also includes a newspaper clipping of the poem "A Thing of Beauty" by John Keats and a black and white print of the downtown Guelph Carden St, facing Market Squa

Image of 2001.21.1 - Deed

2001.21.1 - Deed

Blue lined paper document, two pages, with handwritten information in black ink. On the front is "Deed William Hood to Gedion Hood of Lot 390 Town of Guelph 1853". The two pages are filled with the writing of a contract stating that William Hood paid Gedion Hood 100 pounds for lot 390 in Guelph. In the Upper left corner of the pages is an embossed mark "May & Dean". On the second page, the document has been signed by William Hood, Mary Hood and witnessed by Thomas McCrae. "Know all men by these presents that J. William Hood of the Township of Guelph County of Wellington and province of Canada ..." No of Pages: 2

Image of 2001.24.1 - Newspaper

2001.24.1 - Newspaper

Cream coloured newspaper with black print. The Guelph Herald, May 22, 1878 Industrial supplement. This supplement highlights many of Guelph and Wellington County's prosperous industries of the time including Raymond Sewing Machine, Bell Organ, and Crowe Iron Works. The supplement is four pages in length (two back and front). No of Pages: 4

Image of M2005.6.1 - Envelope

M2005.6.1 - Envelope

Small envelope, cream coloured paper. The envelope has been slit open at the right side. Hand written on front in black ink: "Mr Mrs McCrae / Care Thos McCrae Esqs[?] / Janefield Guelph / Canada America". Black circular stamp upper right, writing inside: "B CREWE AP 14 70". Red stamp upper right corner: Double-line border with "A" in upper left hand corner, "C" in opposite corner, letters reversed in bottom corners. Oval shaped banner with "THREE PENCE POSTAGE" inside of it. In the middle there is a portrait of a woman (the queen[?]) in profile. The stamp has been marked with black ink. The black ink forms a square shape with "96" in the middle. There are three thick black lines below the num

1994.52.1 - Newspaper

Guelph Herald Newspaper supplement. The paper is laid out in 8 columns wide in black print. This supplement describes many of the businesses in Guelph and Wellington County.

Image of M2006X.9.1 - Telegram

M2006X.9.1 - Telegram

This is a telegram that was written by David McCrae to John McCrae (his uncle) regarding the death of his father Thomas McCrae. It is printed and written on a beige coloured, thin recycled paper. "Father died this morning Funeral Tuesday two o clock"

Image of M2006X.18.1 - Bible

M2006X.18.1 - Bible

McCrae Family Bible. The Bible is a brown leather bound Bible with an old and new testament. On the front page there is an inscription "Thomas McCrae and Jane Campbell's Book 1842". It is inscribed also with "Thomas McCrae and Jane Campbell's Book 1850". Halfway into the book - at the New Testament section - the book is inscribed with McCrae family information. There is a loose piece of paper that says "Mareon Munro was born 12 Oct. 1793". To the left of the New Testament front page is a blank page inscribed with the family history. It reads: "Thomas McCrae & Jane Campbell was married the 15 of March 1842. William McCrae their son was born October 29, 1842 & died September the 8 1844. Davi

Image of 1979.75.5 - Journal

1979.75.5 - Journal

Journal, "Records of The Wellington Historical Society, Vol. 3, 1934." Published for the Society by The Confederate, Mount Forest, Ontario, 1935. Rectangular booklet with brown paper cover with printed black lettering & illustrations. Booklet has 23 pages off- white paper with printed black text. Bound together with 2 staples. Front Cover: "Records of The Wellington County Historical Society, Volume 3, 1934 / Papers, Memorial Notices and Report from October, 1933, to October 1934. / Published by the Society / 1935 / PRICE 50 CENTS." On page 3, it notes that the booklet is "Published for the Society by The Confederate, Mount Forest, Ontario, 1935". Includes a b/w photograph of an oil portra

Image of 1985.82.117 - Booklet

1985.82.117 - Booklet

Booklet, "The McCraes of Guelph" by A.E. Byerly. Printed January 1932 by the Elora Express. Includes the history of the McCrae family and attempts to give a more complete picture of the life of John McCrae than heretofore published. Soft blue paper cover with a b/w photograph of John McCrae (Notman photo) on the front. Printed on newsprint and stapled. There is also a b/w photo of McCrae House on the back page. Illustrations: Photographs, B/W Printed No. of pages: 14

1972.20.16 - Book, Year

The Torch 1944 Yearbook Vol. XI. The book has a light brown cover with and illustration of a hand holding a torch. The book tells of the happenings of the Col John McCrae Branch of the Legion over the year 1944. The book is also filled with ads of local businesses.

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

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 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 2012.23.1 - Letter

2012.23.1 - Letter

Leather bound meeting minute book for the United Presbyterian Church. Spine and corners are brown leather and back and front cover are cardboard with a paper surface which appears as a marbled pink and blue finish. The same marble paper is used on the inside covers of the book. The bottom center of the cover is worn almost through and is mimicked on the inside by a stain through the majority of the pages that has left most of them torn. The book has 124 pages and many have clearly been removed from the back allowing the binding to fall apart.

2012.117.706 - Mortgage

Mortgage documents detailing the agreement between Guelph General Hospital and Thomas McCrae to lend the hospital a sum of $4,000. The mortgage is folded into a pamphlet and is four pages in length. The text is printed in blue ink and the pages are lined with red coloured margins. A stamped seal made of red wax and red ribbon is fixed to the top right corner of the document. The design of the seal is an arm holding a sword.The front of the mortgage is dated 21st September, 1887 and reads: Guelph General Hospital to Thomas McCrae Mortgage I ce

2012.117.707 - Indenture

Agreement of mortgage for a property on Delhi street granted to Thomas McCrae by the Guelph General Hospital in repayment for of the loan of $4000 at the interest of 6 %. The document is folded into a pamphlet, two pages in length, and is printed in blue ink. The text on the front of the document is handwritten in black ink. The document is dated September 20, 1887. The last page of the document is signed by Thomas McCrae, George Elliot, Edwin Newton, and witnessed Rob N. Rodgn. At the top of the mortgage document the numbers 0059-02 are handwritten in pencil. These numbers represent the old catalogue numbers used by the GGH Alumnae Association.

Image of M2015X.1.1 - Book

M2015X.1.1 - Book

Royal blue coloured leather bound hardcover book entitled "Representative Canadians: A Cyclopedia of Canadian Biography". The book is part of Roses National Biographical Series by Rose Publishing Company. The book is 807 pages long. The text and images on the spine and front cover are tooled into the leather in a gold and black. The book is "A collection of persons distinguished in professional and political life; leaders in the commerce and industry of Canada, and successful pioneers" and consists of "Chiefly men of the time" (as stated on the publishers page). Each person is listed in the index at the front of the book. Within the pages of the cyclopedia the individuals names is in bold wit

Image of M2015X.17.1 - Book

M2015X.17.1 - Book

Light olive green coloured leather bound hardcover book entitled "The Last Journals of David Livingstone in Central Africa". The book is 346 pages long plus illustrations and a fold out map at the back. The text, images and border on the front and back covers and spine are tooled into the leather in gold. Front Cover: The front cover has a light olive green coloured background with no text or images printed on it. There is a border around the outside edge in gold repeated three times. The outermost border as well as a slightly smaller interior border is a solid gold line. In between both lines is a thicker patterned rectangle. Spine: At the top "Last Journals of Livingstone" in gold. Th

Image of 1994.50.4 - Attachment, Maid Bell

1994.50.4 - Attachment, Maid Bell

Small metal spike with a triangular attachment screwed to the top of the spike. The attachment can swing right around.

Image of M1987.4.13 - Fob, Watch

M1987.4.13 - Fob, Watch

This watch fob is made of crystal with a gold "U" shaped loop to attach fob to chain. The underside of the crystal fob is inscribed in scrolled writing "TMcC" and engraved line along outside base of fob. The fob rises from base to form a geometric tower. There is a hole through the top of the crystal fob which provides a joint for the gold loop.