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Name Bell Piano and Organ Company Limited

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1974.15.4 - Book

The Annals of the Town of Guelph book by C. Acton Burrows, printed in 1877. The book has a beige cover with black print. At the top written in blue ink is A.R.W. Davidson 16 Arthur St. N. Guelph, Ont." The book is 170 pages in length and contains a history about the founding of Guelph up to 1877. The book also contains ads from local businesses.

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2012.29.1 - Map

Illustrated Map of Guelph with illustrations of businesses around the edge. The title of the map is along the bottom edge "City of Guelph Canada with Views of Principal Business Buildings". The map shows the layout of the City with all of the buildings built in the city are drawn in. There are 41 illustrations of businesses around the outside of the map. The businesses represented are: Guelph Carriage Top Co. Commercial Hotel - C. Reinhart Proprietor Penfold's Carriage Works Murton's Oatmeal Mill Geo. J. Thorp Seedsman Canadian bank of Commerce James Hewer Flour Feed and Produce Mercury Guelph and Ontario Investment and savings Society James Hough Jr. Guelph Wine Vaults G.A. Rich

Image of 2012.11.1 - Newspaper

2012.11.1 - Newspaper

Royalaries 1961 Souvenir Newspaper. Front page has title, photo of competition with band kneeling in a heart shape, the Royalaires logo and list of competition results for 1961. The back cover is a full page congratulations from John Sutherland & Sons insurance firm. This type of congratulations advertisement is mimicked by many Guelph businesses throughout the paper. The paper is 28 pages of Royalaires news, history and accomplishments, with images of band competitions and particular members.

1995.6.1 - Book, Piano

Grey cardboard covered piano book with black writing. The cover has a border of bells and has written in black. "Bell Piano Method published by the Bell Piano and Organ Co. Limited Guelph, Ontario, Canada. Largest Makers in Canada, Pianos, Organs, Piano Players and self-Playing Organs". there is also a drawing of a harp on the cover. the back cover has the same Bell border and has 2 sketches of pianos and the addresses of the Guelph Factory and the addresses of their branch offices in England, and Toronto. the inside has sheet music and playing instructions. Illustrations: Printed On inside cover: "AMANDA K. LOURS, PAISLEY, ONT." No of Pages: 108

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2004.27.4 - Booklet

Paper Booklet, 8 pages. The front has a red border with a drawing of boy and girl holding hands. The girl is blowing a red horn and wearing a pink dress. The boy has a blue sailor suit with a red tie. The title of the booklet is "Musical Games", printed in pale blue. Printed in black: "WITH COMPLIMENTS OF THE BELL PIANO AND ORGAN CO. LIMITED GUELPH, ONT./ TORONTO BRANCH./ 146 YONGE STREET." On the front printed in black along the bottom red border: "COPYRIGHT 1904 WOLF & CO. PHILA." The booklet contains children's songs and games as well as musical notes and words. On the reverse is a black and white illustration of a Bell Piano with text: "FOR ALL MUSICAL GAMES USE A BELL PIANO/ IT IS

2017.61.1 - Program

Guelph Choral Society Program, April 18, 1922. The program is 28 pages printed on cream coloured paper with black text and a grey paper cover with black text. Along with the program for the evening there is also a list of committee members and members of the chorus, song titles and lyrics and numerous advertisements for Guelph businesses. The songs are numbered 1-12 through the program. Front Cover: "Guelph Choral Society, James R. Pears, Conductor, Second Season, Eight o'Clock, Tuesday Evening, April Eighteenth, m.c.m.xxii. {1922}, Guelph Armory" Front Inside Cover: Advertisement Page 1: Black and white photograph of James R. Pears as well as a list of officers, committee members an

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2014.33.2 - Book

The OAC Review, VOL XVII Issue No. 6, March 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 "March 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 111 pages lon

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

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M2006X.11.1 - Book

A beige book, yellowed with age, titled "The King's Daughter's Cook Book" in red writing. The title inside add's to the title "And Domestic Helps". The book was compiled by the Guelph Circle of the King's Daughters, from St. Andrew's Church in Guelph. The book was created in 1908 and is worn from frequent use. The recipes are from various women. The book contains advertisements from various companies in the city. The front page on the inside of the book contains handwritten words of "Jean Scott", "Janet McCrae", and "Janefield Christmas 1908". On the back cover is a page from another book pasted to the back, upside down. It is giving instructions of how to measure properly when cooking.

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2001.2.1 - Certificate, License

Purchase certificate/warranty; rectangular white paper with black print. From the Bell Piano and Organ Company certifying that piano style M No. 25909 was purchased in Guelph on April 16, 1913 and is under warranty for ten years. In the upper right corner is a drawing of the factory and bordering the certificate is an elaborate floral border. . Illustrations: Letterheads "This certifies that Bell Piano style M No. 25909 is a first class instrument that is made for the term of Ten Years against any defect in material or workmanship developed under proper usage and we will repair same at our manufactory or replace with another of equal value. T^his warranty does not include keeping the piano

Image of 2014.84.141 - Sheet, Balance

2014.84.141 - Sheet, Balance

Trial balance sheet for the Bell Piano and Organ Co. Ltd. dated Dec. 31st, 1926. Paper has full page chart printed in pink ink. Prices have been added with pencil, the top half is the trial and the final balance is on the bottom half of the paper.

Image of 2000X.11.1 - Card, Advertising

2000X.11.1 - Card, Advertising

Thick paper card in the shape of an open envelope. The front is an image of the back of an envelope. There is a fat white&black bird inside the envelope in a nest. On the outside of the envelope, which is blue, is black lettering "The Bell Organ, Made in Guelph, IS THE Peer of all Others." (each phrase is on a different section of the envelope. The inside of the envelope where the bird is, is yellow. The back of the card looks like it was at one time glued to something. "BU" is visible in block letters on the left, but the rest is covered up by brown glued on paper. There is a small blue "234" in the bottom right corner on the front.

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1986.17.1 - Program

Advance Program for the Second Ontario Canadian Wheelman's Association at Guelph, June 30th and July 1st, 1899. Front cover is damaged and detached from booklet. Off-white paper front cover with printed black lettering and green, black and white sketched map of Petrie Athletic Park, Guelph. Inside pages have a number of advertisements of local hotels and businesses, b/w pictures of some of Guelph's landmarks, rules of races, list of prizes, and description of meet events for June 30th and July 1st, 1899. Printed by O.E. Turnbull, Printer and Binder, Guelph. Illustrations: Printed No. of pages: 44

1980.114.95 - Book

Canadian Atlas circa 1873. The Atlas is missing the front and back covers and a few pages at the front. The beginning of the atlas contains several pages outlining the history of Canada, the railways, zoology, and steam navigation. There is also a description of each province as well as maps of the provinces and counties in each province. There are also a few maps of large cities. At the back of the Atlas there are several pages of ads, organized by city, of local businesses. Guelph is listed with some ads on page 247. The atlas also contains a map of the United States and one of Europe. The atlas is 274 pages in length.

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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 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

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1978.84.2 - Advertisement

Bell Organ advertising leaflet for the Diadem Model. The leaflet is printed on cream paper in a green print. There is an illustration of the organ and a smaller drawing with the low rail top version. Below the illustrations are the descriptions of the three different actions available - Action No. 82, No. 85, No. 88. At the bottom of the leaflet is "The Bell Piano & Organ Co. Ltd., Bartholomew Road, Kentish Town, London, N.W. 5"

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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

1976.35.1 - Book

Music book, yellow cover, black writing "Music Popular and Classical arrange especially for The Bell Orchestral Piano" The Piano of Many Tones. compiled and Edited by Martin H. McChesney and A.T. Wittich. Published by the Bell Organ and Piano Co. Ltd. The book contains an illustration of a the factory, index, pedal guide and piano music.

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1972.42.1 - Booklet

Booklet: Official Programme of the "Made in Canada Fair and Poster Show "- under auspices of the Ladies' Committee of the Guelph General Hospital held at the Winter Fair Building the week of June 17, 1907 No. of pages: 28 - glossy off-white paper with black print and b/w photographs. Front cover: printed in black and red type with red highlights. Has B/W photograph of the Guelph General Hospital in lower right corner. Binding of booklet done by Frank Nunan's Up-to-date Bindery, Upper Wyndham St. Booklet has many advertisements for many different Guelph businesses in 1907.