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Name Guelph Elastic Hosiery Company

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Image of 2005.15.1 - Map

2005.15.1 - Map

Map, paper. Appears to be copy of hand-drawn original. Upper left corner is written: "MAP / OF THE / CITY OF / GUELPH / IN THE / PROVINCE OF ONTARIO" in stylized writing with floral designs around it. Underneath this is written: "Showing:- Public Buildings - Black / Factories by Number / Scale - 10 Chains to one Inch." On left there is a numbered list of factories, headed by "Location of City Factories etc.". Bottom left is "Published by / C.L. NELLES / Bookseller & Stationer / GUELPH. ONTARIO.". Map covers area from Forest St. at the bottom to "Road at the North West Limit of the City" at the top, and from Silvercreek Road on the left to Victoria Road on the right.

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 2006.33.1 - Invoice

2006.33.1 - Invoice

Guelph Elastic hosiery Invoice. The invoice is paper with a header at the top with an illustration on each side of the company name. The illustration on the left is a leg showing different bandages wrapped around the knee and the ankle. On the right, the illustration is of a jock strap with athletes around it. There is a diver to the left and a football player to the right. At the top of the jock strap are a baseball player and catcher. The invoice is to a Miss Hazel White of Owen Sound and it is for 4 Jerseys and 4 crests for a total of $10.82. "Shipped Via P. Post, Ins."

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

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:

Image of 2008.33.2 - Label

2008.33.2 - Label

Label for a jock strap; small " 'Protex' Protects", orange, black and white jock strap label. Picture of a man with a discus in the middle at the top of the label. Text on the front reads: "Safety Security Comfort Vitality, Endorsed by World Champions, 'Protex' Protects, Protex supports are a necessity for athletics. Only Protex can guarantee 100% lift, insuring against strains and ruptures. See Vital Zone Chart (inside). A Good Suggestion." The bottom of the label has partially ripped and part of text is gone. Inside of label describes how this type of jock strap is more comfortable and well fitting than other brands. It also describes how to put it on properly. The back of the label give

Image of 1981.24.2 - Map

1981.24.2 - Map

Black and white "Map of the City of Guelph". This map was made possible by the Industries and Businesses advertising and listed herein to commemorate the visit of Their Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to this City in 1939. Produced by Palin Advertisements printed on front cover, no scale, map shows street names and locations of the sponsoring industries and their location on the map, sponsoring businesses with their street addresses and phone number and numerous rectangular business advertisements. Population 21,714 (1938 Assessment) printed on front cover.

Image of 1977.120.43 - Letterhead

1977.120.43 - Letterhead

Letterhead, black print on white paper that has been trimmed so there is only the letterhead and date remaining. "The Central Ontario Sporting Goods Co. / Wholesale and Retail Dealers in SPORTING AND ATHLETIC GOODS / McKenna and LaFontaine / PHONE 2108F / 158 Wyndham Street, GUELPH, ONTARIO." In upper left corner: "Local Distributors for Products of GUELPH ELASTIC HOISERY CO. Limited." In upper right corner: "Wholesale and Retail Distributors for A.J. REACH, WRIGHT & DITSON SPORTING GOODS." Dated in handwritten black ink: "June 13, 1929."

Image of 1977.123.37 - Letter

1977.123.37 - Letter

Promotional Letter for Guelph Elastic Hosiery Company; rectangular white paper with company letterhead printed in black. Letter typewritten in black print. In upper left corner is a sketch of a woman bound in various bandages. Under sketch is printed "ROYAL CITY ELASTIC BANDAGES". Letterhead: " Guelph Elastic Hosiery Company, Joseph S. Cartledge & Son, Manufacturers of SURGICAL ELASTIC STOCKINGS, SURGICAL ABDOMINAL SUPPORTERS, SUSPENSORY BANDAGES, JOCK STRAPS, PADDED KNEE CAPS, ANKLETS, SANITARY BELTS, ELASTIC CORSETS, ETC." Letter announces "the new Royal City display Carton and Container" and introduces "new Royal City Brand Lines.... The samples forwarded are made from woven elastic a

Image of 1977.123.38 - Letter

1977.123.38 - Letter

Promotional Letter for Guelph Elastic Hosiery Company; rectangular white paper with company letterhead printed in black. Letter typewritten in black print. In upper left corner is a sketch of a woman bound in various bandages. Under sketch is printed "ROYAL CITY ELASTIC BANDAGES". Date is written in ink in lower left corner: "200 - June 13, 1924" Letterhead: " Guelph Elastic Hosiery Company, Joseph S. Cartledge & Son, Manufacturers of SURGICAL ELASTIC STOCKINGS, SURGICAL ABDOMINAL SUPPORTERS, SUSPENSORY BANDAGES, JOCK STRAPS, PADDED KNEE CAPS, ANKLETS, SANITARY BELTS, ELASTIC CORSETS, ETC." Letter announces "the new Royal City display Carton and Container" and introduces "new Royal City

Image of 1985.82.119 - Booklet

1985.82.119 - Booklet

Booklet, "Why we chose Guelph - The Story of Guelph - Ontario's Royal City." 32 page booklet, stapled with cardboard cover. Front Cover is green, orange, black and white. Has picture of a family looking at a window that shows various images of Guelph. Printed in black and green letters at the top: "Why we chose GUELPH". At the bottom of the cover is printed: "The Story of Guelph, Ontario's Royal City," above which is a green and white crown. Printed on the back cover is the Coat of Arms of Guelph in orange, black and beige. Printed in black: "COAT OF ARMS OF GUELPH / ONTARIO'S ROYAL CITY / Issued by the CITY OF GUELPH, 1945." Inside front cover is a map showing approximate mileage from Guel

1988.25.1 - Yearbook

1931 GCVI Acta Nostra Yearbook. The cover is a brown/grey textured paper with the title in navy blue. In the centre is a small embossed picture of the school with the latin motton beneath. At the bottom is the date of the yearbook and that it is published by the students of GCVI. The book is filled with essays, artwork, photos etc. of the students of GCVI. There are also ads of local businesses inised. The yearbook is 152 pages in length.

Image of 1976.40.38 - Catalogue

1976.40.38 - Catalogue

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. No. of pages 31

1979.61.1 - Book

Red hard cover book "A Picture History of Guelph 1827-1978 Volume Two" by Robert Stewart. The book contains a series of clippings an historic photos telling the history of Guelph. On the inside front cover the book has been autographed by the author with the note "February 21st 1979 To the Guelph Civic Museum with my compliments Robert A M Stewart". Pages 2-18 Stewart Family history Pages 19-27 Stewart Lumber history Page 28 Robert Stewart history Pages 29-38 Guelph's 150th birthday Pages 39-44 Guelph Hotels Pages 45-56 Guelph Churches Pages 57-66 Guelph Industries Pages 67-71 Guelph Mayors Pages 72-99 Education Page 100 Library Page 100-107 Hospitals Page 108-122 Sports Page 1

Image of 1978.139.13.8 - Newspaper

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

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

Image of 2015.27.1 - Scrapbook

2015.27.1 - Scrapbook

Scrapbook of History in Homes articles written by Edward Rae Stuart in the 1970s and 1980s. The articles appeared in a local Guelph newspaper. Each article explores the history of a different historic home or building in Guelph while also telling a part of Guelph's history. Each article is taped into the scrapbook (some taking up more than one page). The pages of the scrapbook are a grey colour. Some pages throughout are blank. Front Cover: Faux brown leather cover with "Scrap Book" printed in gold along the top. Title Page: Hand written in blue ink in the middle of the page "History in Homes by Edward Rae Stuart". Below is text printed by the manufacturer "No. 83", "Hutchings and Patri

Image of 2012.5.30 - Book, Hand

2012.5.30 - Book, Hand

"Ontario Agriculture College, Students' Handbook, " red cardstock cover with blue printed details on front, including aforementioned title and stylized detail in center. Back cover has a fold paper campus map glued to inside. 160 pages of school organizations information and several empty lined note pages at the back. Pages are white with black details.

Image of 2014.83.1 - Ledger

2014.83.1 - Ledger

City of Guelph Water Meter Reading Ledger, 1927-1933. The ledger is hand held in size and has a thick front and back hard cover covered in a dark brown canvas. Inside are receipt style pages with blue and pink lines. The book contains a page for each business in Guelph using water. The top of the page lists the name of the company and address and below is the size of the water pipe and the rent for the meter. Below that is the meter reading for the site done approximately 5 times a year.

Image of 2014.65.2.2 - Pamphlet

2014.65.2.2 - Pamphlet

Front: "It can happen to any man". Inside is information about groin ruptures inside with images including : "What Rupture Is-How It Occurs", "The Cause of Rupture", "The Results of Rupture", "How to Prevent Rupture" and "Correct Support Conserves Vitality". As well as, "Patented Protex Supports for Every Man" and "Five Exclusive features of Protex Supports". Back: "Nation-Wide Survey Proves Preference for Protex" with results of survey, "Educational Portfolio" and manufacturer's information "Guelph Elastic Hosiery Company Limited, Guelph-Ontario-Canada"