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Name Tolton, Benjamin

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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

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 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 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 2012.51.3 - Card, Cabinet

2012.51.3 - Card, Cabinet

Black and white cabinet card mounted photo of Benjamin Tolton's first wife Harriet Hawes. Woman standing in highly decorated room with floral wallpaper and large plant in the back left. Table with a Greek marble bust on the woman's left and a chair with a monogram blanket to her right. Ottoman directly in front of her. Wearing a cropped sleeve velvet button down jacket and skirt with a paper in her right hand resting on the table in to her left. She is looking directly at the camera with a somber expression. Photo was taken by "C. Hetherinton Guelph, Ont." as expressed at the bottom of the front of the photo mount card. A hand written note on the bottom of the mount card in blue ink says "Har