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Image of 2013.39.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

2013.39.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

Very poor condition and should only be handled when absolutely necessary City of Guelph fire insurance plan February 1897 revised to 1907 and then revised again in September 1916. The plan has a black hard cloth cover. The first page has a street index. In the upper right corner there is a blue label that describes the revisions "Surveyed Feb'y 1897 revised to Sept. 1916 new sheets 35 to 38 are added population 16,738 ..." Page 2 is the map of the city with colour coding showing which page each area is shown. There is also a legend showing what each abbreviation or symbol means. There are 38 pages and each page shows a particular area. Each page shows the buildings in that area and t

Image of 1977.137.2 - Postcard

1977.137.2 - Postcard

Postcard Receipt; cream-coloured rectangular cardboard. On front is printed in black at top: "CANADA POST CARD / THE ADDRESS TO BE WRITTEN ON THIS SIDE." Address is typed in blue lettering: "Messrs. A & J Meicklejohn, Harriston, Ont." In upper right corner is a one cent blue stamp of Queen Victoria. Postmarked Guelph Aug. 11, 1900. On reverse, in handwritten black ink, card is dated "Guelph, Ont. 11 Aug, 1900" and addressed to Messrs. A & J. Meicklejohn, Harriston, Ont." In black printed text: Dear Sir: Your valued favour of yesterday duly to hand, containing books for $1.04 in settlement as stated, for which receive our thanks. It has been duly passed to your credit. Awaiting your f

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 1986.32.4 - Map

1986.32.4 - Map

City of Guelph Map, 1907. Paper mounted on cardboard, black printing. "Map of the City of Guelph Canada 1908. Drawn and published by Frank P. Lloyd 561 Euclid Ave. Toronto price 25 cents Entered according to Act of Parliament of Canada in the year 1907 by Frank P. Lloyd Toronto at the Department of Agriculture Ottawa". Map of city of Guelph showing street names, ward boundaries, city limits, steam railways, electric lines, 42 references of places of business and municipal buildings, rises in land, lot numbers, Ontario Agricultural College and Experimental Farm

Image of 1999.33.8 - Videotape

1999.33.8 - Videotape

Videotape in black plastic case. Social History Project by GIRC. Summary of this tape: Arrival in Guelph; Farms-description, location, chores, tractor, vegetables, milk, livestock, hired men, 4-H Clubs, Fairs, OAC, Ploughing Matches, electricity, machinery; Entertainment- Games, Skating, Sports, toys, Guelph Lake, Radio, music; Education- Highschool, University, Discipline, music lessons, subjects studied, one-room schoolhouses, Sunday School.

Image of 2002.88.1 - Advertisement

2002.88.1 - Advertisement

Advertisement. Black and white printed ad from Massey's Magazine Advertiser for J.B. Armstrong Cutters. The ad has an illustration of the cutter - a Portland No. 54 by the J.B. Armstrong Mfg. Co. Ltd. Below this ad is an ad for the Toronto Furniture Supply Co. Ltd. On the back there are advertisements for several companies including the Canadian Rubber Co., the Canadian Home Journal, and the Graham Nail Works. Illustrations: Illustrations, B/W

Image of 1980.114.94 - Booklet

1980.114.94 - Booklet

Booklet, "Guelphscape 70"...The Field Trip." Don Coulman compiled this 50 page booklet is dated Friday October 24, 1970. This is a photocopy of the original typewritten booklet. The contents are divided into five sections: a map of the field trip route; the field trip programme itself; notes including references; "how it was done"; and "Field trip suggestions." The field trip begins at King George School and covers what was the more historic areas of Guelph and its downtown. Throughout are maps, photographs, illustrations, and questions for students to ponder when observing the present cityscape - its buildings and streets. Cover, paper, stapled in upper left corner. Cover is yellow sheet o

Image of 2014.23.10 - Letter

2014.23.10 - Letter

Letter from J. B. Armstrong Mfg. Co. Ltd. In the upper left corner is the printed letterhead which says "J.B. ARMSTRONG MFG. CO. LTD. (The Guelph Carriage Goods Co.) GUELPH, CANADA. On the top middle to right side is the date of "July 18th/92" On the top middle section there are two hole punches 6.3cm a part. The letter is written in black ink. As well, due to the thin nature of the paper the ink can be seen mirrored on the back of the page.

Image of 2002.88.2 - Advertisement

2002.88.2 - Advertisement

Advertisement, black and white print advertisement from Massey's Magazine Advertiser for J.B. Armstrong "THE ARMSTRONG STANDARD BUGGY." The ad has an illustration of the buggy - a Portland No. 54 by the J.B. Armstrong Mfg. Co. Ltd. Below this ad is an ad for the Aylmer Spry Pump and several other companies. On the back there are ads for several companies including the Smith Fall's Malleable Iron Works, Peterborough Canoe Co. and more..

Image of 2014.33.3 - Book

2014.33.3 - Book

The OAC Review, November 1909, Volume XXII Issue No. 2. Front cover is a dark grey colour, with a black and white photograph of the original Johnston Hall on the upper half. Beneath the photograph is a stock of wheat, with "THE OAC REVIEW" in big white letters. Below the title is a white circle with "November 1909" in black letters. The back cover is white with an advertisement. The content of the booklet is advertisement and articles pertaining to the OAC. The topics of the articles are as follows: The Canadian Seed Growers Peace (Poem) Modern Socialism Experimental Horticulture Editorial College Life Athletics Alumni MacDonald Schools' and Teachers' Department Locals

Image of 1976.76.8 - Invoice

1976.76.8 - Invoice

Invoice; off-white rectangular paper with printed blue and typewritten blue lettering. Top portion has company letterhead printed in blue. In typed blue lettering, invoice is dated "27th April 1900" and issued to Messrs. A & J. Micklejohn, Harriston, Ont." The lower portion is divided into nine columns with blue printed lines. In these columns are listed the item purchased by the customer: "1 Woodyatt L.M. Drive Wheel Lft Hd .80 .80 / Less 40% .32 .48c." Outstanding balance of 48 cents was charged to J.E. Gray (handwritten in pencil." Letterhead: "CABLE ADDRESS / "WOODYATT, GUELPH." A.R. WOODYATT/ J.F. AULD / A. R. Woodyatt & Co. Manufacturers of Lawn Mowers and General Hardware.

Image of 1988.24.10 - Program

1988.24.10 - Program

Advance Program of the Second Ontario Provincial Meet of the Canadian Wheelman's Association at Guelph, June 30th and July 1st, 1899. Paper Cover. Front cover is white with black printed lettering and a sketched green, black and white map of Petrie Athletic Park. Inside pages are white with black print. Contents include numerous advertisements of local hotels and business; b/w photographs of Guelph landmarks; list of rules for races; list of prizes; and description of meet events for days one and two, June 30th and July 1st, 1899. Printed by O.E. Turnbull, Printer and Binder, Guelph. Illustrations: Printed No. of pages: 44

Image of 1973.30.3 - Invoice

1973.30.3 - Invoice

Invoice; off-white rectangular paper with printed blue and typewritten blue lettering. Top portion has company letterhead printed in blue. In typed blue lettering, invoice is dated "4th July 1900" and issued to Messrs. A & J. Micklejohn, Harriston, Ont." The lower portion is divided into nine columns with blue printed lines. In these columns are listed the item purchased by the customer: "1 Phila. L.M. Wheel Washer" and the outstanding balance of 5 cents. Handwritten in pencil under this is: "chg to Ed Johnston". Letterhead: "CABLE ADDRESS / "WOODYATT, GUELPH." A.R. WOODYATT/ J.F. AULD / A. R. Woodyatt & Co. Manufacturers of Lawn Mowers and General Hardware. Guelph, Canada. / IRON AND BRAS

Image of 1977.125.36.2 - Letter

1977.125.36.2 - Letter

Letter and envelope from Flossie to Ethel (Nina) Bailey. .1 Letter written on J.B. Armstrong letterhead from the Flint Michigan plant. The letter talks about writing Halloween letters and Halloween parties that Flossie attended. It also mentions that she just finished exams. .2 Envelope with the J.B. Armstrong logo in the corner. The envelope is postmarked in Michigan and is addressed to Miss Ethel Bailey of Durham street, Guelph.

Image of 2010.8.51 - Yearbook

2010.8.51 - Yearbook

Acta Nostra Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute Yearbook. The cover is blue in colour and textured. The name of the yearbook is in the centre of the front cover in gold text. At the top there is the school's coat of arms in a darker blue. At the bottom in darker blue as well there is the date and text that explains how the yearbook was published. On the back there is an advertisement for Neilson's chocolate in dark blue. Throughout the book there are pictures of the students and teachers, names, pictures of sports teams and various events, and advertisements.

Image of 2014.33.1 - Book

2014.33.1 - Book

The OAC Review, VOL XVII Issue No. 4, January 1905 The cover is a thick brown paper. The front has a red border and black and red writing. The writing, located at the top says, "OAC Review" and at the bottom "January 1905." The picture on the front has two halves. The upper half is of a farmer with a horse drawn flow, in a field. The lower half is of a steam ship at port. On the left side there is a red staff, intertwined with wheat stocks. From the red staff, are two ornate and red "C"'s, which across the page, encompass the two pictures. The back cover contains an advertisement. Contents of the book are advertisements as well articles related to the OAC. The book is 100 pages

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 2007.34.3 - Map

2007.34.3 - Map

Cream coloured paper with writing on the outside folded side. Unfolded it shows a map of the city of Guelph in black outlined drawing. Traced over some roads are red or blue lines. Writing on outside says; "Maps of the City of Guelph (underlined)/Showing Boundaries of/ Wards (underlined) and (??) Polling Sub Divisions (underlined)/ H.J.B. Leadlay (?)/City Clerk/ St. Patricks Ward (underlined) P.S. Div. 1.2.3 & 4/St. George's Ward (underlined) " 5.6.7 & 8/ St. John's Ward (underlined) " 9.10. & 11/St. David's Ward (underlined) " 12.13 & 14/ St. Andrews Ward (underlined) 15.16.17 & 18/ St. James' Ward (underlined) " 19.20.21 & 22" Inside the map's Title reads "The City of /Guelph/ Wellington C

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.

Image of 1992.47.1.2 - Catalogue

1992.47.1.2 - Catalogue

.1 - Booklet/ Catalogue: "Ontario Provincial Winter Fair (OPWF) Review, 1883-1919, and Programme for Winter Fair, December 8, 9, 10, 11". Reviel celebrates its 27th year and commemorates its history. The review is 31 pages in length. It gives a history of the fair over its years, lists the accolades of the past and gives a brief synopsis on Guelph as a centre of manufacture - see page 27 which lists the companies and product made in Guelph. On back cover is printed in black and red lettering the programme for the fair held in December 1919. Surrounded by a green border. Front cover; white paper, stapled. Has title printed in red letters and photographs are printed in green. Illustrations: