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Name Grand Trunk Railway Station

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Image of 1986.18.15 - Postcard

1986.18.15 - Postcard

Sepia toned divided back postcard. It is a view of the Grand Trunk Railway station on Carden St., south side and west end. Carden street in background. It is a long 1 storey brick building with steeply pitched roof and large tower at right side. Railway tracks in front. There is correspondence on back and a one-cent postage stamp. front"G.T.R. STATION, GUELPH, CANADA" back "PUBLISHED FOR C. ANDERSON & CO., GUELPH, ONT." "WARWICK BROS & RUTTER, LIMITED, PRINTERS, TORONTO" "PRINTED IN U.S.A"

Image of 1986.18.17 - Postcard

1986.18.17 - Postcard

Sepia toned divided back, unused postcard. It is a view of the Grand Trunk Railway Station, Carden St., Guelph, the west end and south side. The railway tracks in foreground with parked railway cart on them. Bell Piano factory in the background. front"G.T.R. STATION, GUELPH, CANADA" back "THE INTERNATIONAL STATIONERY CO. PICTON CANADA"

Image of 1986.18.162 - Postcard

1986.18.162 - Postcard

Black and white divided back postcard with correspondence and a one cent Canada postage stamp on back. It has three photographs in a cartouche, against a beige coloured background. The pictures are of the Priory in use as a CPR station, The Royal Opera Building, and the Grand Trunk Railways Yards and Jubilee Park, Guelph Canada. on front "CHAS. L. NELLES" "GUELPH'S EARLIEST BUILDING NOW OWNED BY THE CPRY" "ROYAL OPERA BUILDING" "RAILWAY YARDS AND JUBILEE PARK, GUELPH, CANADA" Date Made Notes: Postmarked.

Image of 1986.18.16 - Postcard

1986.18.16 - Postcard

Black and white divided back postcard with correspondence on back. It is a view of the G.T.R. station east end showing express and baggage section. Engine on tracks. Bell Piano and Organ factory in background. People in front of station. Horse and bicycle to left. front"G.T.R. STATION, GUELPH, CANADA" back "RUMSEY & CO. 1528 QUEEN ST. WEST TORONTO, CANADA."

Image of 2003.5.1 - Postcard

2003.5.1 - Postcard

Black and white postcard of Jubilee Park (where the VIA Rail Train station is currently). The postcard shows freight trains in the foreground (one with Grand Trunk written on it). Just past the trains is Jubilee park with a pathway that splits apart at one point and joins up again at the other end. There are some benches along the path and by the gate at one end there seems to be a gazebo or stage of some sort. In the background is Carden street and Wyndham street showing several buildings. The Bell Organ factory is to the right, City Hall with the tower to the left and the King Edward Hotel in the centre. In the very back, Church of Our Lady, without the spires is visible as

Image of 2002.23.8 - Postcard

2002.23.8 - Postcard

Postcard; Postcard showing aerial view of the central downtown area of Guelph. Colour photograph. The back of the postcard gives a description of the photograph, the name of the photographer, and information on the publisher of the card. There is also a lined space provided for writing a message. "Majestic POST CARD", "POSTAGE STAMP", "Dist. by Kitchener News Co. Ltd., Kitchener, Ontario, Canada", "printed in Canada by lawson graphics pacific limited vancouver, British Columbia", "KS-7425", "Guelph, Ontario Aerial view of the central downtown area of Guelph, famed as the birthplace of John McCrae, author of "In Flanders Fields," and as the home of the University of Guelph.", "Photo b

Image of 1986.18.13 - Postcard

1986.18.13 - Postcard

Tinted divided back postcard unused. It is a view of the Grand Trunk Railway station on Carden St. Guelph, north side and west end, taken from Carden St. It is a long 1 storey brick building with steeply pitched roof and large tower at right side. Horses and buggies and hotel vehicle in driveway. People walking in front. "G.T.R. STATION, GUELPH, ONT. CANADA" back "THE VALENTINE & SONS PUBLISHING CO. LTD. MONTREAL AND TORONTO" "PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN"

Image of 1986.18.14 - Postcard

1986.18.14 - Postcard

Tinted divided back postcard unused. It is a view of the Grand Trunk Railway station on Carden St. Guelph, north side and west end, taken from Carden St. It is a long 1 storey brick building with steeply pitched roof and large tower at right side. Horses and buggies and hotel vehicle in driveway. People walking in front. front"C.N.R. STATION, GUELPH, ONT. CANADA" back "VALENTINE- BLACK CO. LIMITED, TORONTO" "PRINTED IN U.S.A"

Image of 2004.32.57 - Postcard

2004.32.57 - Postcard

Sepia divided back postcard showing a picture of GTR railway station with people in front. the postcard has a border around the picture with printing below. The back of the card has brown printing and spaces for an address, stamp and writing. Front: "G.T.R. Station, Guelph, Can." Back: "128 THE INTERNATIONAL STATIONARY CO., PICTON, CANADA/ POST CARD/ ADDRESS ONLY/ MADE IN SAXONY"

Image of 2004.32.58 - Postcard

2004.32.58 - Postcard

Sepia brown and beige divided back postcard showing a picture of GTR railway station with people in front. the postcard has a border around the picture with printing below. The back of the card has brown printing and spaces for an address, stamp and writing. Front: "G.T.R. Station, Guelph, Can." Back: "190 THE INTERNATIONAL STATIONARY CO., PICTON, CANADA/ POST CARD/ ADDRESS ONLY/ MADE IN SAXONY"

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 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

Image of 1971.40.23 - Booklet

1971.40.23 - Booklet

A 1958 reprint of an 1877 pamphlet by Mr. Robert Thompson, who came to Guelph a few months after Guelph was founded. Titled "An Early View of Guelph," and published in "Western Ontario History Nuggets, No.27," by Lawson Memorial University, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario. Reprint is edited by Hugh Douglass. Blue paper covers with three staples left hand side. No. of typed pages - 19.

Image of 1974.15.7 - Booklet

1974.15.7 - Booklet

Booklet , entitled "The Royal City of Canada, Guelph and Her Industries" - Special Industrial Souvenir Number of the Guelph Daily Mercury, Guelph, Canada" published by Authority of the City Council and Guelph's Old Home Week Committee. Printed in 1908 for Guelph Home Week and booklet has a programme for the festivities occurring from Sunday to Thursday on pages 6 to 8. On page 54 is an index of the contents of the booklet. Paperback cover, white with organ pillar design with b/w photograph of Guelph in the center. Black printed lettering. No. of pages; 54 glossy paper typeset in black printed 1908 "Containing a comprehensive review of the natural advantages and resources of Guelph, togeth

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 2006.22.1 - Map

2006.22.1 - Map

Map on yellow paper titled "Appendix A Royal Tour 1959". The map shows a small portion of Guelph from Downtown to Exhibition Park. The route of the tour started at City Hall, went north on Wyndham St. to Woolwich and made a left at London Rd. and then a right onto Exhibition St. The tour turned left at Division and right on to Woolwich St. The tour then went south on Woolwich and Wyndham back through downtown and ended up at the train station. The route is marked out in red pencil.

Image of 2006.22.2 - Map

2006.22.2 - Map

Map on yellow paper titled "Appendix B Traffic Detour". The map shows a small portion of Guelph from Surrey Street to Speedvale Avenue. The map shows where traffic is being rerouted while the royal tour is on. There are three different colours of pencil on the map. The green shows where the streets are open to traffic, the red shows what streets are restricted and the red arrows show where barricades where placed. The yellow dots indicate duty locations.

Image of 2006.22.3 - Map

2006.22.3 - Map

Map on yellow paper titled "Appendix C Royal Tour 1959 Location of School Children". The map shows a small portion of Guelph from Downtown to Exhibition Park. This map shows where each school was lined up along the tour route. Along Woolwich between Wyndham and Norfolk the Collegiates and Jr. classes from all schools were standing. Along Norfolk, between Woolwich and London Road, More Jr. classes and the Notre Dame and Loretto schools were also standing. Along London were McCrae, Tytler and St. George Public Schools. Along Exhibition were the Scouts, Cubs, Guides, etc. and the rural pupils. Along Division were St. Josephs, St. Johns, and St. Stanislaus Students. Along Woolwich, between Divisi

Image of 2006.22.4 - Map

2006.22.4 - Map

Map on yellow paper titled "Appendix D Royal Tour 1959 Bands & Veterans". The map shows a small portion of Guelph from Downtown to Exhibition Park. This map shows where each band or veterans group was lined up along the tour route. The 11th Field Artillery Band were at the train station and the Guelph Musical Society band was at City Hall. The Salvation Army Band was located in St. George's Square, while veterans were lined up along Upper Wyndham Street. The Sea cadets were at the corner of Woolwich and Norfolk and the Guelph Pipe Band was at the corner of woolwich and London Rd. The arthur High School Band was at the corner of London and Exhibition and the Royalaires were at the corner of Ex

Image of 2006.22.5 - Schedule, Activity

2006.22.5 - Schedule, Activity

1959 Royal Tour Information. 5 Pages of white, legal sized paper, stapled in upper left. The information is typed in black ink. The information contains the schedule of the Royal Tour. The General Information (refers back to maps 2006.22.1-.4). There is a section on the events, a section on traffic control, parking and police.