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Name Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute (GCVI)

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Image of 2004.52.10 - Certificate, Registration

2004.52.10 - Certificate, Registration

Rectangular certificate acknowledging that Arthur Feek can attend high school. The certificate is dated 1878 and is signed by the Board of Examiners. The inscriptions include the names of Robert Torrance and W. Tojher B.A..

Image of 2004.35.2 - DVD

2004.35.2 - DVD

DVD in a clear yellow case of The Guelph C. V. I. 150th anniversary.The DVD has a white label with a picture of GCVI and a clipart of two children and the title of the DVD "The Guelph C.V.I. Proud of Our Past ... Confident In Our Future 150th Anniversary 1854-2004". The DVD contains a historical view of the school from it's beginnings a 150 years ago to the present day. The DVD includes historic photos, narration and interviews with current and former staff members who share their recollections of the school. The DVD is also set to music in sections and runs approximately 50 minutes.

Image of 2004.35.1 - Cassettte, Video

2004.35.1 - Cassettte, Video

Video Cassette of The Guelph C. V. I. 150th anniversary.The video has a white label with a picture of GCVI and a clipart of two children and the title of the video "The Guelph C.V.I. Proud of Our Past ... Confident In Our Future 150th Anniversary 1854-2004". The video contains a historical view of the school from it's beginnings a 150 years ago to the present day. The video includes historic photos, narration and interviews with current and former staff members who share their recollections of the school. The video is also set to music in sections and runs approximately 50 minutes. The video is in a paper case, that is blue with white type and is Maxell brand. The video also has a spine

Image of M1968X.449.1 - Scrapbook

M1968X.449.1 - Scrapbook

Maroon binding, coloured pages; collection of photographs, newspaper clippings, cards, admit to lecture cards, illustrations and train tickets. It is a developmental collection of a young man's interests from Boy's Own Magazine Illustrations to Foreign Travel and Boer War. Collected from 1882-1900. "John McCrae, Guelph, 30/Nov. 1882." The scrapbook includes the following: Image # 1 Passenger List on R.M.S. Etruria April 24, 1886 which on another page (image 25) includes the 2nd page and the names David McCrae and son. This page also includes a newspaper clipping of the poem "A Thing of Beauty" by John Keats and a black and white print of the downtown Guelph Carden St, facing Market Squa

1997.9.47 - Card, Greeting

Small christmas and new years greeting card from G.C.V.I. with a woodblock print of the school on the cover in sepia tones. In the bottom right corner is the crest of the school in colour. The front cover edges are deckled. Inside the card is printed in black and reads "Time flies and once again rings out the Old Sweet Greeting Wiht Sincere Good Wishes for Christmas and the New Year Collegiate-Vocational Institute Guelph, Ontario".

2000.41.1 - Book, Year

1927 Actra Nostra yearbook. Brown paper cover with black type and black line border. At the top left corner of the front cover is "Douglas Steele" written in black ink. The inside front cover has a directory of advertisers and the inside back cover has an ad for Gilson washing machines. The yearbook contains articles poetry and photographs by and of the students. Edition Date: 1927 JUN 01 Edition: 2 Illustrations: Prints, B/W Printed on front cover "Actra Nostra GCVI Hic Patet Ingenis Campus 1927 Published by the students of the Guelph Collegiate-Vocational Institute" handwritten on cover "Douglas Steele" Medium Label: (2) No of Pages: 120

1997.16.26 - Program

White and green booklet for GCVI, outlining the program for the ceremony, scholarship recipients and lists of teachers. Commencement, the Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute "Here the field lies open to the quest of knowledge" 1979 October 26 8:00 pm

Image of 2000.42.2 - Certificate, Achievement

2000.42.2 - Certificate, Achievement

Beige paper commercial certificate from the High Schools and Collegiate Institutes certifying that Teresa Phelan passed her exams to complete her Commercial certificate in 1891. "High Schools and Collegiate Institutes Commercial Certificate It is hereby certified that Teresa Phelan having pursued a regular course of study in Reading, Drawing, and the Commercial Course prescribed by the education Department of the Province of ontario, has passed the required examinations held at Guelph 1891 in these subjects, and otherwise possesing a good general education, is hereby awarded a Commercial Certificate under the regulations of the Education Department. Dated at Guelph the first day of Septembe

Image of 2003.38.2 - Book, Manual

2003.38.2 - Book, Manual

Off-white paper book. In book form by having full sheets of paper folded once and stapled to produce pages. Front cover is very fanciful with foliage, banners and writing. In small box in upper right corner, the words; "No.2 Object Drawing Rectangular" In middle of cover; "The High School Drawing Course/ Authorized by the Minister of Education. Canada Publishing Co. (Limited) Toronto, Ont." A small maple leaf in the bottom right corner has the words; "Price 10 Cents". To the left of the leaf, the words; "Name Ada Caulfield/City". The lower left corner has a scroll with the words, "By A.C. Casselman/ Drawing Master Normal School/ Toronto". Along the bottom edge of the cover the words, "Entered

Image of 1994.47.9 - Certificate

1994.47.9 - Certificate

Certificate issued June 9, 1936 to Gena Spalding by Guelph Collegiate and Vocational Institute for typewriting 31 words per minute; signed by instructor Margaret D. McDonald and Principal J.F. Ross. "GUELPH COLLEGIATE & VOCATIONAL INSTITUTE" with logo.

Image of 1995X.30.2 - Program

1995X.30.2 - Program

Program, "The Guelph Creative Arts Association 11th Annual Exhibition 1958". Yellow rectangular paper booklet with red print. The cover has a drawn seal of the Arts association in the upper proper right corner. Along the proper left side there is a drawn "chain" listing the six groups involved in the exhibition. In the middle of the page is "11th Annual Exhibition, the Guelph Creative Arts Association Guelph Armoury November 1958". The programme lists the exhibiting members of each guild, along with their addresses, and is filled with advertisements for art schools, art supply stores, etc. "11TH ANNUAL EXHIBITION THE GUELPH CREATIVE ARTS ASSOCIATION". No. of pages: 10

Image of 1992.5.2 - Guide, Street

1992.5.2 - Guide, Street

Street Guide. Small blue street guide with navy blue writing on the cover. On the inside are photographs and advertisements for local services and industries. The locations of all the streets in Guelph are listed. Dated 1955. "Proposed Street Name Changes after 1956" can be viewed on page 103. Illustrations: Printed Printed on cover: "CITY OF GUELPH STREET GUIDE" "PRICE 35 CENTS". At bottom of page 3 is printed that the street guide has been sponsored by "the Guelph Police Association 1955 with the support of our advertisers." Under this is copyright and trademark of "Typographical Union Label, Guelph." No of Pages: 112

Image of 2000.47.2 - Certificate, Achievement

2000.47.2 - Certificate, Achievement

Beige certificate "Part 1 Senior Leaving Examination". The certificate is for Annie Card stating that she was a candidate for the part 1 senior leaving exam. On the right side are her marks in English Composition, English Literature and Rhetoric, English and Ancient History, Algebra, Euclid, Trigonometry. The exams were held in July 1903 in Guelph and certificate was issued by the Education Department of Ontario in Toronto, August 1903. "Part 1 Senior Leaving Examination. (County Boards of Examiners and all official bodies are advised that this document gives no standing other than as indicated in the Schedule and defined in the Addenda.) Annie Card a candidate at the Part 1. Senior Leaving

1997.16.27 - Program

White and green booklet for GCVI, outlining the program for the ceremony, scholarship recipients and lists of teachers. Illustrations: Sketches, B/W Commencement, the Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute "Here the field lies open to the quest of knowledge" October 28 1977 8:00 pm

Image of M1968X.168.1.23 - Scrapbook

M1968X.168.1.23 - Scrapbook

Assorted loose pages, photographs, newspaper clippings, poems, stories in journals all dealing with the McCrae family. There are a number of different illustrations of the poem "In Flanders Fields" as well as reply poems. Newspaper clippings on unveiling the tablet at GCVI. Newspaper clipping about a psychic who had contact with McCrae "Look after those who returned and those left behind" were his words from the dead. Newspaper clipping about Memorial Window at McGill. Newspaper and program about the Soldier's Tower and memorial at U of T. .1 Front Cover .2 Article on McCrae and some poetry on one side and We Shall Not Sleep poem on the eother side .3 In Flanders Fields and America's

Image of 1986.18.54 - Postcard

1986.18.54 - Postcard

Black and white undivided back postcard with 2cent postage stamp on back. It is a view in a cartouche of Collegiate Institute, Guelph, west end and front. It is a Second Empire style building with mansard roof with dormer windows and a tower at the right corner. Gymnasium building can be seen at extreme right. The image is at top left and correspondence at right of card. front "COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE, GUELPH, ONTARIO." Date Made Notes: postmarked 1894.

Image of 1997.22.3 - Program

1997.22.3 - Program

Program, "The Guelph Presto Music Club Opening Concert - Monday, November 26th, 1945-1946." Paper cover with black and white photographs of piano players. The inside printed names, program, a history of the Guelph Presto Music Club, and advertising. On page one, there is a b/w photograph of Edward Johnson, Honorary President of the Presto Music Club. Illustrations: Photographs, B/W/Advertisements/Printed "The Guelph Presto Music Club Opening Concert- Monday, November 26th 1945-1946 / The First Piano Quartet" No. of pages: 36

Image of 1997.22.4 - Program

1997.22.4 - Program

Program, "The Guelph Presto Music Club - Portia White, Canadian Contralto" on Friday, January 4th, 1946. White paper cover with black and white photograph of Portia White.Contents include: printed names, program, history and advertising. On page one is a b/w photograph of Edward Johnson, the club's honorary president. Illustrations: Photographs, B/W/Advertisements/Printed "The Guelph Presto Music Club Friday January 4th, 1946 - Portia White, Canadian Contralto / (See Pages 17, 18, 19, 20 for Program). No of Pages: 36

Image of 2003.38.1 - Book, Manual

2003.38.1 - Book, Manual

Off-white paper book. In book form by having full sheets of paper folded once and stapled to produce pages. Front cover is very fanciful with foliage, banners and writing. In small box in upper right corner, the words; "No.1 Object Drawing Circular" In middle of cover; "The High School Drawing Course/ Authorized by the Minister of Education. Canada Publishing Co. (Limited) Toronto, Ont." A small maple leaf in the bottom right corner has the words; "Price 10 Cents". To the left of the leaf, the words; "Name Ada Caulfield". The lower left corner has a scroll with the words, "By A.C. Casselman/ Drawing Master Normal School/ Toronto". Along the bottom edge of the cover the words, "Entered accordi

Image of 1997.22.5 - Program

1997.22.5 - Program

Program, "The Guelph Presto Music Club" Concert Program for Friday, March 1, 1946. White paper cover with black print on the front. Contents include members' names, program, a history of the club, and advertising. On the first page is a b/w photograph of Edward Johnson, honorary president of the club. Illustrations: Photographs, B/W / Advertisements/Printed "The Guelph Presto Music Club Presents Conrad Thibault baritone and Dorothy Sarnoff soprano in joint recital Fri., March 1st, 1946" No of Pages: 36