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Name Melvin, Robert
Occupation 1859 West Ward Councillor
1862 East Ward Councillor
1863 East Ward Councillor
1864 East Ward Councillor
1866 East Ward Councillor
1867 Reeve
1868 Reeve
1875 Mayor
1876 Mayor
1878 East Ward Councillor
1908 Vice President Board of Directors, Guelph & Ontario Investment & Savings Society

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1994.38.1 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury with news, ads and announcements on the front. Article on McCrae and homecoming of "D" Battery during Boer War. *Note misprint of date on last page -reads Jan 12, 1900 should read Jan 12, 1901.

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1997.23.1 - Directory

Directory; Paper cover, stapled; Blue and white cover with printing and photograph of Agricultural College. Inside has photographs and drawings and advertisements for each of the above cities. Businesses are highlighted as well as a brief history about the city. Illustrations: Advertisements/Sketches, Pencil/Photographs, B/W/Sketches, B/W/Drawings/Illustrations "Guelph, Berlin, Waterloo, Galt, Preston and Hespeler Industrial Edition 1903". Pages 1 through 8 are devoted to Guelph. No of Pages: 24

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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 1980.114.81 - Booklet

1980.114.81 - Booklet

"Guelph Ontario - The Royal City 1907" "A City of Great Enterprises - Wholesale and Manufacturing Agricultural Resources Unsurpassed" Booklet of trade information on the City of Guelph from 1907 Covers missing 31-0 cm W X 23-0 cm H pages missing 16 pages total left

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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

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1987.44.9 - Booklet

Booklet, "Guelph Horticultural Society 1967 Annual". Commemorates Canada's Centennial, 1867-1967 and the anniversary of the Guelph Horticultural Society (1852-1967). White printed cover with red, white and green printed lettering and design on front cover. Pages are white with black print. Contents include officers and directors, the annual program of monthly meetings, information about upcoming competitions and exhibitions, as well as advertisements of local businesses. There are also articles commemorating Canada as well as the "Guelph Horticultural Society and the Evolution of the City Beautiful." On page 23 are a list of the past presidents and secretaries of the GHS from 1900-1967. Incl

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1969X.00.155 - Magazine

Magazine - "The Maple Leaf, The Canadian Club Magazine," Vol.1 No.X, January 1923, S.K. Smith, Editor. Published monthly by the Maple Leaf Publishing Co., Sussex, New Brunswick. Paperback cover; Front cover has picture of Edward Johnson in costume; white background with red and black printed lettering. Under picture of Johnson is printed: "The Canadian Who Wears Caruso's Costumes." Edward Johnson has handwritten a dedication near the bottom of his picture: "To my dear friends, Mr and Mrs Powell Hamilton, with all good wishes, from Edward Johnson." On back cover is an advertisement for Bell Piano. Magazine contains articles about Guelph and Galt, as well as advertisements of various Guelph

1982.114.1 - Booklet

Guelph General Hospital School for Nurses Golden Jubilee Booklet. The booklet is soft cover with a grey cover with grey and gold print and a staple binding. The book contains a history of the school of Nursing at Guelph General hospital and contains several photos of the hospital, the school and many of the people involved in the school. There are also lists of the names of the graduates of the school and some photos of the nurses. Written in pencil on the top right corner is R.H. Fairweather.

1968.111.1 - Book

Blue soft cover book "Historical Highlights of Wellington County" by Hazel Mack. The book has black type on the cover along with an illustration of a man chopping a log. On the inside front cover, in ink is an inscription "Donated to the Guelph Civic Museum by Mrs. Hazel Mack from Fergus, Ont. Dec. 1968" The book was published in 1956. The book tells a brief history of some of the towns in Wellington County. Guelph's history is from page 5 to 12.The book is 32 pages in length and covers the history of Rockwood, Arkell, Ennottville, and Eden Mills.

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

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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

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

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

2012.117.398 - Booklet

A booklet tiltled "Guelph General Hospital Established 1875 Golden Jubilee School for Nurses 1888-1938". The cover of the book is light gray. The School of Nursing logo is at the top of the booklet in red and gold. The booklet is thirty-one pages in length. The booklet includes black and white photographs of staff and students, typed articles about the School of Nursing, and a list of graduates.

2012.117.895 - Documents

A typed copy of the brief description of the ceremony for the Guelph General Hospital Victoria Jubilee Wing. At the top of the first page the title reads: "Copy of Material Filed in Corner-Stone of New School December 10, 1957". The first half of the first page details the corner stone being laid infront of officials. The remaining of the page list the names of the Board of Trustees and Directors for the Guelph General Hospital. The second page list the names of the contractors that worked on the building. The document is two pages in length. December 10, 1957 is the date that the new GGH School of Nursing had it's official opening. The old hospital building and the Victoria Jubilee Wing,

2012.117.114 - Booklet

A booklet tiltled "Guelph General Hospital Established 1875 Golden Jubilee School for Nurses 1888-1938". The cover of the book is light gray. The School of Nursing logo is at the top of the booklet in red and gold. The booklet is thirty-one pages in length. The booklet includes black and white photographs of staff and students, typed articles about the School of Nursing, and a list of graduates. The first page of the booklet has the initials "G.G.H" handwritten in blue ink at the top right corner. At the bottom right corner there is a stamp in purple ink, which reads "Guelph General Hospital School of Nurses Reference Library". The name "Dora M. Lambert" is handwritten in black ink at the bot

2012.117.397 - Booklet

A booklet tiltled "Guelph General Hospital Established 1875 Golden Jubilee School for Nurses 1888-1938". The cover of the book is light gray. The School of Nursing logo is at the top of the booklet in red and gold. The booklet is thirty-one pages in length. The booklet includes black and white photographs of staff and students, typed articles about the School of Nursing, and a list of graduates.

2012.117.629 - Booklet

A booklet tiltled "Guelph General Hospital Established 1875 Golden Jubilee School for Nurses 1888-1938". The cover of the book is light gray. The School of Nursing logo is at the top of the booklet in red and gold. The booklet is thirty-one pages in length. The booklet includes black and white photographs of staff and students, typed articles about the School of Nursing, and a list of graduates.

2012.117.110 - Booklet

A booklet tiltled "Guelph General Hospital Established 1875 Golden Jubilee School for Nurses 1888-1938". The cover of the book is light gray. The School of Nursing logo is at the top of the booklet in red and gold. The booklet is thirty-one pages in length. The booklet includes black and white photographs of staff and students, typed articles about the School of Nursing, and a list of graduates. The first page of the booklet has the initials "G.G.H" handwritten in blue ink at the top right corner. At the bottom right corner there is a stamp in purple ink, which reads "Guelph General Hospital School of Nurses Reference Library". There are two loose pages that are attached to the second pag