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Name Stirton, David
Occupation 1908 Board of Directors, Guelph & Ontario Investment & Savings Society

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Image of 2004.66.15 - Map

2004.66.15 - Map

Historical Atlas of Wellington County, 1906. Black fabric cover with leather spine and corners. The cover has embossed gold lettering and gold detail along the corners. Inside are pages describing each of the areas in the county and photographs of many of the prominent men in each area. The book also has several colour maps of the area as well as maps of the world, Canada and each province. The book has 71 pages of text and 121 pages of maps.

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.

Image of 1997.23.1 - Directory

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

1999.14.1.3 - Newspaper

Black and white illustrated newspaper. Includes photographs and stories about various companies in Guelph. Includes Pages 5-12. Pages 9-12 are ripped in half.

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 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

Image of 1984.19.1 - Booklet

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

Image of 1976.40.18.2 - Booklet

1976.40.18.2 - Booklet

Commemorative Booklet celebrating the sixtieth anniversary of the founding of Knox Presbyterian Church in Guelph. Booklet has white glossy paper with blue printed text and illustrations / photographs. Bound together with one staple. Front Cover: Blue print on white paper: "Diamond Jubilee Souvenir / 1844-1904". In small print in lower right corner: "Kelso, Printer, Guelph". Back Cover advertises the Jubilee Services held at Knox: "Jubilee Services: October 9th and 10th, 1904. / Sunday. / Sermons at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. by Rev. Principal Gordon, D.D. of Queen's University, Kingston./ Special Music at both Services. Content of book includes: "Historical Sketch of Knox Church; biographies and

Image of 2009.46.2 - Postcard

2009.46.2 - Postcard

The postcard has on the front a picture of the Post Office. Also seen in the picture are some old fashioned cars in the parking lot, and the street that runs in front of the Post Office. This postcard unlike typical postcards has rounded corners. The back of the post card leaves room for a personal message and a stamp in the top right hand corner. Writing on the reverse of the postcard says that the postcard is a Genuine Kodachromme Reproduction, and was made by The Photogelatine Engraving Co. Ltd. Toronto.

1976.40.18.1 - Booklet

Knox Presbyterian Church Diamond Jubilee Souvenir booklet 1844-1904. The booklet has a brown paper cover with gold print and is string bound with a red string tied in a bow at the front. the booklet contains a history of the church with several pictures of the church and its members.

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.

1976.40.53.1 - Booklet

Knox Church Centennial Anniversary Booklet 1844-1944. The booklet is soft cover with staple binding. The cover is brown paper with black print and in the centre is a logo of a burning bush with a Latin saying encircling it "Nec Tamen Consumebatur". the booklet is 56 pages in length and tells the history of the church and contains several photographs. Pasted to the inside back cover is the program for Knox's 104th Anniversary service in 1948. On the inside front cover, written in blue ink is "Wm. Lyon".

1976.40.53.2 - Booklet

Knox Church Centennial Anniversary Booklet 1844-1944. The booklet is soft cover with staple binding. The cover is brown paper with black print and in the centre is a logo of a burning bush with a Latin saying encircling it "Nec Tamen Consumebatur". the booklet is 56 pages in length and tells the history of the church and contains several photographs.

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

1973.36.3 - Book

Historical Atlas of Wellington County, 1906. Black fabric cover with leather spine and corners. The cover has embossed gold lettering and gold detail along the corners. Inside are pages describing each of the areas in the county and photographs of many of the prominent men in each area. The book also has several colour maps of the area as well as maps of the world, Canada and each province. The book has 71 pages of text and 121 pages of maps.

1983.29.1 - Book

Historical Atlas of Wellington County, 1906. Black fabric cover with leather spine and corners. The cover has embossed gold lettering and gold detail along the corners. Inside are pages describing each of the areas in the county and photographs of many of the prominent men in each area. The book also has several colour maps of the area as well as maps of the world, Canada and each province. The book has 71 pages of text and 121 pages of maps.

1978.165.491 - Invoice

Guelph Post Office invoice to John McAteer of the Western Hotel for 1 year rental of post office box for the year of 1891. The bill is marked paid in pencil by David Stirton.

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 2011X.2.1 - Ledger

2011X.2.1 - Ledger

Black fabric covered ledger with dark red leather spine and corners. Inside front cover has a pasted sheet with the names of the agents for the business written. The other inside cover is a mottled blue and orange paper. The ledger itself is a minute book of the Guelph and Ontario Investment and Savings Society founded on November 30, 1875. The ledger starts at the inaugural meeting and continues until 1885. Attached to the minute book is a small red ledger that is an index of the minute book. This book is divided alphabetically and lists all of the names of people and what pages they are listed.