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Image of 2007.34.2 - Scrapbook

2007.34.2 - Scrapbook

Black, thick cardboard covers around yellowed ledger sized pages. All of the pages have come away from the spine of the book. It is filled with newspaper clippings, starting on this inside cover. The scrapbook also includes; voting ballots and results, referendum ballots and results, sports items, death announcements, wedding annoucements, public notices, job postings, advertisements, election campaign adverts, historical articles, polling results (numbers added in pencil crayon),

Image of 1973.23.26 - Program

1973.23.26 - Program

Program and Souvenir Booklet for Old Home Week, Guelph, August 2-6 1908. White glossy paper cover with purple printed lettering and border. Pages are glossy white paper with printed black lettering and b/w photographs of city officials and public buildings and tourist sites. Booklet is stapled bound. On back cover in lower right corner, in small purple print is name of printing/publishing company: "MILN-BINGHAM, TORONTO". Illustrations: Printed B/W No. of pages: 28

Image of 1980.114.84 - Map

1980.114.84 - Map

1962 Map. Black and white paper inside a green on brown paper folder. "Map of the City of Guelph". Drawn by Wm.S. Haras: Amended April 1962, Scale 900 feet to an inch. Copyright by Guelph Police Association. map shows 1962 Street Plan of Guelph bounded by Woodlawn, Victoria College and Silvercreek Road; map is secured to brown folder with green "Map of City of Guelph Revised - Sept 1962" printing.

Image of 1998.51.21 - Videotape

1998.51.21 - Videotape

Black plastic video tape with clear plastic tape. Interview with Marion "Mel" Finkbeiner who talks about growing up in Guelph, getting a gas tove, shopping from catalogues, local industries, schools, downtown Guelph, Court House, skating, sports, The Depression, Catholics vs. Protestants, Salvation Army, Loretto Academy, WWII, working for the County of Wellington, Exhibition Park, Unions, Guelph Community, etc.

Image of 2012.14.4 - Scrapbook

2012.14.4 - Scrapbook

Green scrapbook with the word "Scraps" embossed on the front in gold. Pages were bound by a black cotton string with plastic spacers in between both covers. The book contains 42 beige craft paper pages with newspaper clippings and festival stubs adhered to either side of each page.

Image of 1999.26.1 - Map

1999.26.1 - Map

Paper map rolled on textile backing. Two wooden dowels at each end. Illustrated sketches of town hall and county courthouse & jail. "Map of the Town of Guelph in County of Wellington Province of Ontario from Actual Surveys and original Plans by T.W. Cooper, C.E & PLS. Includes wards, street lamps, streets and watermains and properties and landowner names outside the city.

Image of 1976.40.20 - Program

1976.40.20 - Program

Program for Guelph Centennial Old Home Week, August 1st to 6th,1927. Grey paper cover with printed black lettering and single line black border on both front and back covers. Booklet is bound with two staples. Within cover are 16 pages, off-white with black printed lettering. Published by the Centennial Committee. Contains schedule of events and attractions for each day, plus commercial advertisements. Front Cover: "Guelph Centennial Old Home Week / AUGUST 1st 6th / OFFICIAL PROGRAM / Historical Pageant / Sports / Attractions / Published by the Centennial Committee". Back Cover: "DALZIEL Chautaugua Carnival Show / MERRY-GO-ROUND / FERRIS WHEEL / AERIAL SWING / SHOWS / CONCESSIONS / WATER

Image of 2014.84.351 - Postcard

2014.84.351 - Postcard

Black and white photo of 11 men in baseball uniforms standing in a line. Their button up shirts say "Guelph" and they are wearing striped socks up to their knees. They all have baseball caps on. There is a man in a suit and hat standing in the centre of the line. The Exhibition buildings are visible in the background. BACK: White stickers with information about the photo. Reads "Post Card" at the top with a square for the stamp in the top right corner. There is a small vertical line in the centre with "Correspondence Here" on the left side and "Name and Address Here" on the left side.

Image of 2008.30.1 - Postcard, Souvenir

2008.30.1 - Postcard, Souvenir

Blue coloured souvenir folder of Guelph with a drawing of a scroll on the front and the Union Jack flag on the back. Postcards double-sided with a total of 16 photos including: Wyndham Street, the Circle, the Ontario Reformatory, MacDonald Institute, Ontario Veterinary College, In the grounds of the Ontario Agricultural College, Birthplace of Laura Lemon, a Beauty Spot in Guelph, a picture of the pool at the Ontario Reformatory, the Administration Building of the OAC, the Speed River, Church of Our Lady, John McCrae Memorial, Exhibition Park, a Corner of the Lake Ontario Reformatory.

Image of 2008.44.1 - Map

2008.44.1 - Map

1877 Map of the Town of Guelph with 1890 markings of sewers and watermains surveyed by T.W. Cooper. The map has three illustrations at the top. One of City Hall, one of the Town of Guelph and one of the Court House and Jail. The map has painted red dots to mark water valves and watermains. On the back of the map is written in black pencil "1877 Cooper Map with waterworks system" The map is attached to a wooden dowel at the top and bottom that is painted black. The map is varnished.

Image of 2014.84.1045 - Scrapbook

2014.84.1045 - Scrapbook

Scrapbook that contains a collection of newspaper clippings pertaining to sports, but primarily baseball in Guelph. In particular, a large portion of the articles discuss The Maple Leaf Base Ball Club: their game outcomes, schedules, and standings. Not all clippings are from Guelph newspapers; but there is typically a connection to Guelph. The scrapbook has a green cover with a brown trim on the outer corners and along the binding. It has thick brown paper and is composed solely of newspaper clippings and a few handwritten sheets that are glued to the paper or inserted. It is 140 pages long with some blank pages. The clippings are organized by year from 1971-1975. After 1975, there are lat

2016.47.1 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury Progress Edition, Tuesday March 1, 1966. The paper is six sections with the first section mainly covering the day's news and then the following five sections (sections A-E) looking at Guelph's progress and business. The front page of section 1 has a colour zodiac ring with a map of Ontario in the center with Guelph highlighted. In the upper right corner is an illustration of a satellite. The title reads "It's been a great year and in '66 Guelph Means Business." Index with names and search terms in the media section Section 1 (pages 1-26): The section is 26 pages and contains the current news both locally and abroad. The headline on page 3 (front page excluding cover) is

Image of 1998.51.13 - Videotape

1998.51.13 - Videotape

Black plastic video tape with clear plastic tape. Interview with Irene Morrison who talks about coming to Guelph and growing up in Guelph, school, her husband, WWII, development around the University, downtown, parks, etc.

1986.14.10 - Book

"Guelph, Canada" book filled with printed images of Guelph. The front cover is brown with silver title. The book is bound with brown string. On the front cover is the Carnegie library. On the first page is a paragraph describing the City of Guelph. The images are: The H. Ellis Private Ambulance Service Panorama of Guelph St. George's Square and Lower Wyndham Street Collage of City Hall, Court House, Armoury, Post Office Collage of Speed River from Allan's bridge, Speed from Foot bridge, Guelph from Goldie's Mill, The Old dam at Riverside Park Woolwich and Cardigan Streets and Eramosa Hill Footbridge and St. George's Church Interior of Church of Our Lady Macdonald Hall and Macdonald I

Image of 1976.40.73 - Ticket

1976.40.73 - Ticket

Ticket, City of Guelph Inauguration Child's Ticket. Rectangular green cardboard ticket, printed in black. "CITY OF GUELPH / INAUGURATION. / EXHIBITION PARK. / CHILD'S TICKET. / GEO. SLEEMAN, PRESIDENT JAS. HEWER, SECRETARY."

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 2014.84.858 - Postcard

2014.84.858 - Postcard

Post card of military drill at Exhibition Park during WWI. The photo shows a long line of soldiers in uniform standing at attention. There are spectators in front and behind the soldiers. There are a few cars in the foreground with people inside them, watching the drill. In the background park of the Crystal Palace building is visible. In the background to the right is a man in white church vestments. This is the Canon of St. George's Church who is blessing the colours. BACK: "Post Card" printed at the top. There is a vertical line in the centre with "Correspondence Here" printed on the left side and "Name and Address Here" printed on the right side. There is also a designated area for the

Image of 2017.10.3 - Map

2017.10.3 - Map

Guelph Transportation Commission Map, 1971. Printed on tan coloured paper with red and blue text. When completely unfolded there is a large map of the City of Guelph with the bus routes highlighted in a thicker blue line. A legend for the map, the bus routes and a street index appear along the bottom. The reverse side of the map lists information including the schedule for nine bus routes, fares, points of interest and information about a charter service. The front cover reads "25 cents, Official Schedules and Route Map, Guelph Transportation Commission, Effective August 3, 1971".

Image of 2005.18.2 - Map

2005.18.2 - Map

Paper map attached to textile backing, glossy finish. Black round pole with decorative ends attached with nails to bottom of map. Inscription in pencil on back reads "P. Ryan" . Black rectangular wooden pole with two metal loops and one fabric tie attached with nails to the top of the map. Three lithographic illustrations along top; first of "TOWN HALL & MARKET HOUSE." (city hall has clock tower), the next of the "TOWN OF GUELPH." (shows mostly small residences with church towers in background), last shows the "COURT HOUSE & JAIL." Writing upper left corner with decorative swirly lines around it: "MAP / OF THE / TOWN OF GUELPH / in the / County of Wellington / PROVINCE OF ONTARIO. / From actu

2016.47.2 - Newspaper

The Guelph Mercury Progress Edition, February 24, 1979. The paper has eight sections. The front page reads "Guelph Today - Tomorrow, This is Guelph 1979...Standing Tall for Progress" in blue and black text. The paper includes articles about numerous Guelph businesses as well as articles about Guelph clubs, heritage, arts, life, sports and general interest. Section 1 (pages 1-14): The section is 14 pages and contains the current news both locally and internationally. Section 2 (pages 15-28): The section is 14 pages and includes special interest, sports and classified advertisement. Section 3 (pages 1a-12a): The section is 12 pages and has articles and advertisements for Guelph busi