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1978.165.2559 - Invoice

Receipt handwritten in pencil on a pre-printed form. No. 14221 Guelph, Ont., May 6/1921 Received from Mrs McAteer the sum of -----------------------------------25/100 Dollars Auction Petty Account Card Sales Job Transient Accounts .25 The Guelph Mercury J. I. McIntosh, Proprietor per J

Image of 2016.15.4 - Program

2016.15.4 - Program

Program for the 1964 Guelph College Figure Skating Club Show "Rhapsody on Ice, 1964". The program consists of numerous advertisements from various Guelph businesses and surrounding areas and black and white images of various skaters from the club. The program is 16 pages long. Front Cover: White background with and oval logo "Guelph College Figure Skating Club" around the outer edge and a skate blade with wings in the middle. "Presents Rhapsody on Ice, 1964" is below the logo. "Program 25 C" in the bottom right corner". Logo and text is a royal blue colour. "1964" is hand written in the top right corner in black ink. Front Inside Cover: Advertisement Page 1: "Rhapsody on Ice, 1964

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),

1978.165.2547 - Invoice

Invoice handwritten in pen on a pre-printed form. The Mercury Daily - 2700 Weekly - 6800 Combined - 9500 Guelph, Jany 15th 1914 McAteer American Hotel To J. I. McIntosh To Hostler wanted D3 .50 looks like "amt. -of afcs rendered" 2.75 or "readerid" $3.25 Stamped

Image of 2009.28.1 - Booklet

2009.28.1 - Booklet

A Guidebook to the city of Guelph. This is the 2nd Edition as part of the Centennial Project of the Guelph Chamber of Commerce. The cover is green and has a collage of Guelph pictures in the shape of G. Inside of front cover - Gilson Page 1 - Guelph Chamber of Commerce; Message from the Mayor: Paul W. Mercer Page 2 - Bucyrus-Erie Company of Canada Ltd.; The Bank of Nova Scotia Page 3 - Guelph City Hall and Memorial Gardens; Guelph Public Library Page 4 - Guelph Statistics; City Officials: Mayor Paul W. Mercer, City Administrator F.M. Woods, City Clerk W.G. Hall, City Treasurer M.R. Sather, Assessment Commissioner R.W. Brydon, City Engineer W.P. Taylor, Industrial Commissioner R.S. Macp

1981.30.2.8 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury 1981 Progress edition February 28, 1981. The paper is in 8 sections. .1 Front section with a colour cover showing a man working in a foundry. The section covers the day's news. 12 pages .2 Section 2 is a continuation of the day's news. 12 pages .3 First section of the Progress edition with a full page ad for John & Johnson celebrating the year of the disabled. 1A-16A .4 Section 2 of Progress edition with a full page ad for the Co-operators. 1B-16B .5 Section 3 of Progress edition with full page ad for Euclid on front cover. Pages 1C-12C. .6 Section 4 of progress edition with a full page ad for Muer Construction on the yellow front cover. Pages 1D-12D .7 Sec

1977.148.1.2 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury, April 16, 1977. The paper is two sections and is 28 pages. The paper contains news of the day, international and local. .1 On the front cover are the top stories of the day including "Energy Warning" and "Municipal Elections in November". 12 pages .2 Section 2 front page is the City Page with a variety of Guelph stories. 16 pages

1978.165.711 - Invoice

Invoice from The Mercury, J.I. McIntosh proprietor to the American Hotel, February 5, 1917. The invoice is for a female help wanted ad.

Image of 1986.18.217 - Postcard

1986.18.217 - Postcard

Divided back, tinted postcard of Wyndham St., Guelph looking north from Carden Street. Shows King Edward Hotel and Macdonald Block. There is a streetcar on the road. front"LOWER WYNDHAM STREET, GUELPH" back "W.G. MACFARLANE, PUBLISHER, TORONTO AND BUFFALO"

Image of 2008.55.9 - Program

2008.55.9 - Program

Program of the 1980 Guelph Spring Festival from May 2 to May 15. The front cover is mainly a yellowish colour with the picture of a growing tree that represents sheet music. The text below reads: "Celebrating the Centennial of Healey Willan." The program is 40 pages in length and lists the performers, their biographies, the pieces performed, and lists of private and corporate sponsors. Article on Healey Willan is written by Godfrey Ridout. No. of pages: 39

Image of 2008.55.21 - Program

2008.55.21 - Program

Program of the 1992 Guelph Spring Festival, the 25th Anniversary, from May 1st to May 23rd. The front cover is a silver colour with the silhouette of a green and purple flower and a red violin, with sheet music in the background. The back cover is an ad for the co-operators. The program is 36 pages in length and lists the performers, their biographies, the pieces performed, and advertisements from many Guelph businesses. This program is a celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Guelph Spring Festival and pays tribute to Edward Johnson. Edwina Carson has written a tribute to Murdo MacKinnon who recently retired as president of the Edward Johnson Music Foundation. No. of pages: 36

Image of 1971.47.2.7 - Newspaper

1971.47.2.7 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury 1954 Progress Edition, January 30, 1954. The paper is seven sections, the first two sections the regular news while the other sections are part of the Progress edition. The paper is incomplete with one section of the Progress Edition missing (Section D). .1 Section 1 of the paper with a blue cover with an image of Guelph with hands superimposed over the image. The title is "1954 Progress edition - The Future of Guelph is in Our Hands". This section covers the news of the day. Pages 1 - 12. .2 Section 2 is a continuation of the news of the day. Pages 13 - 28. .3 Section 3 - First section of the Progress edition with a collage of photos on the front cover. pages A1- A16

Image of 1994.47.33 - Receipt

1994.47.33 - Receipt

Letterhead-type statement (bill); rectangular off-white paper with company letterhead printed in black. Issued June 30, 1912 to Mr. Spaulding (sic), care of the Mercury office, by the Guelph Hardware Co. regarding the purchase of a hose nozzle and lawn sprinkler on June 18, 1912. Total amount $1.25; paid July 29, 1912. Mr. Spaulding is presumably John Spalding. "IN ACCOUNT WITH THE GUELPH HARDWARE CO. LIMITED, 20 LOWER WYNDHAM ST., GUELPH. PHONE 31. GENERAL HARDWARE." Stamped in purple: "GUELPH HARDWARE CO. PAID Jul. 29, 1912"

Image of 1992.42.9 - Contract

1992.42.9 - Contract

Advertising Agreement or Contract from the Guelph Mercury; black print and handwritten black ink on rectangular white paper. Issued August 28th, 1848 and signed by W. Telfer, Advertising Salesman of the Guelph Daily Mercury. This agreement is entitled: "(IN DUPLICATE) Memorandum of Agreement for Advertising in The Guelph Daily Mercury" and states that the Mercury will insert advertising "30 lines or more twice weekly for one year from August 28, 1948 for which I [the customer] will agree to pay monthly at the rate of 4 cents per line." Under this agreement, printed in smaller print are the specific conditions: "THIS AGREEMENT does not include insertions in the Classified section, reading m

Image of 2016.36.1 - Scrapbook

2016.36.1 - Scrapbook

Guelph Figure Skating Club Scrapbook 1960 to 1964. It is 20 pages long with a peach coloured cover. The scrapbook contains newspaper clippings about Guelph Figure Skating Club activities and events between 1960 and 1964. Handwritten in black in the top right corner of the front cover is "Marjorie Payne".

1971.47.1 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury Progress edition, January 27, 1951 - section 2 of paper only. This section contains pages 17-32. The title on the front of the section is "Progress with Guelph" and has a photo of Guelph and a photo of each of the councillors and the mayor.

Image of 1977.137.2 - Postcard

1977.137.2 - Postcard

Postcard Receipt; cream-coloured rectangular cardboard. On front is printed in black at top: "CANADA POST CARD / THE ADDRESS TO BE WRITTEN ON THIS SIDE." Address is typed in blue lettering: "Messrs. A & J Meicklejohn, Harriston, Ont." In upper right corner is a one cent blue stamp of Queen Victoria. Postmarked Guelph Aug. 11, 1900. On reverse, in handwritten black ink, card is dated "Guelph, Ont. 11 Aug, 1900" and addressed to Messrs. A & J. Meicklejohn, Harriston, Ont." In black printed text: Dear Sir: Your valued favour of yesterday duly to hand, containing books for $1.04 in settlement as stated, for which receive our thanks. It has been duly passed to your credit. Awaiting your f

Image of 2016.42.5 - Newsletter

2016.42.5 - Newsletter

Guelph Humane Society January 1978 newsletter. Printed on white paper with black text. It is six pages long and offers updates to members about the Society. Page 1-3: An update about the various events and programs happening at the Humane Society by Sandra Jefferies, President. Page 4: A letter from manager Sean Pennylegion about the City of Guelph Dog Control Program Page 5-6: A letter from the Project Committee by Edna Jones.

Image of 2010.7.1 - Booklet

2010.7.1 - Booklet

100 Years of Memories, Ontario Reformatory in Guelph Booklet. The book is covered with a page of clear plastic on the front and blue on the back and spine. On the front cover there is a picture of the Guelph Correctional Centre with green text above and below the picture. The text states the title of the booklet, what is inside of the booklet, and the author (Karl Grottnthaler). The booklet consists of 136 pages. Through out the booklet there are articles, pictures, maps, and facts. The booklet covers the history of the Guelph Correctional Centre from the beginnings to the present. There are loose pages at the back of the booklet and throughout

1982.33.1 - Newspaper

Metal printing plate of Guelph Mercury Saturday, April 17, 1982. The page is the front cover and is celebrating the Constitution Act.