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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

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 2012.68.17 - Book, Year

2012.68.17 - Book, Year

96 page Central School Yearbook. Yellow cover with black and red details. Front cover says "Central Senior Public School Guelph Ontario; The Central Comet 1964." The second part mentioned above surrounded by a fine line border and the word comet is on an angle and the letters gradually increase in size with a red shadow effect. In the upper left corner is a divided red and black shield logo for the school with a torch in the center and a maple leaf at the bottom and "CSPS" at the top. the back cover is a black printed advertisement for John Sutherland and sons. Inside front cover has an advertisement for Guelph Hydro and Brown's Sports Store. The first and the last page are two halves of the

Image of 1976.66.16 - Pamphlet

1976.66.16 - Pamphlet

Printed insurance policy with hand written information. Policy is for Charles Martin, total amount insured $3,350. Printed by Mercury Electric Press Guelph. The statutory conditions are printed in black on inside page. The Variations in Conditions are printed in red. The policy covers the house, contents of house, piano, framed bank barn, shed and stables and ordinary contents of barn.

Image of 1986.37.18 - Program

1986.37.18 - Program

Program for a concert in aid of the Guelph General Hospital "In Aid of Ye Generale Hospitalle / Ye Old Folkes Concerte" that took place at the Big Town Hall Room on December 14, 1886. Off-white paper with black print on all sides. Printed by Mercury Print. Text of the program uses non-standard (earlier) spellings. The concert featured pieces from "Olden Tyme", composed in the 1600- to early 1800's. Two separate, double-sided pages. The page detailing the concert "notices" and "Ye Programme" has 1887 written on in pencil and another small piece of paper adhered to the centre at the top on the front and other pencil marks on the back. The second page features advertisements for local busine

Image of 2002.27.61 - Invoice

2002.27.61 - Invoice

Invoice; White with black print. Pertinent information is filled in in black ink. Top of the invoice provides information on who was sold to and the business sold from. The bottom third of the invoice is lined and divided into 8 vertical columns of various widths, by red and blue lines. This portion of the invoice lists the items sold. There are two small hole punched into the top of the invoice. "No. 21 Lower Wyndham Street", "GUELPH, Ont. Oct 2(rest of date has hole punched through it) 1901" "GENUINE Walter Baker's COCOA and CHOCOLATES. Durkee's SALAD DRESSING Lea & Perrins' WORCESTERSHIRE SAUCE and other FANCY GOODS.", "M Central Hotel", "BOUGHT OF ROBERT MITCHELL, THE GROCER", "IMPORTER

Image of 1978.16.13 - Program

1978.16.13 - Program

Program for "Queen's Jubilee Service" in the Royal Opera House, Guelph, on Sunday, July 20th, 1897. Rectangular off-white paper with blue print, folded in half to form four pages. Front cover has illustration of a crown at the top. Front cover lists the individuals conducting the service and those providing the music. It notes that "a special offering will be taken in aid of the Guelph General Hospital." At the bottom of front cover is printer's name: "Mercury Print. The rest of the program is the order of service.

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 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 2002.27.18 - Invoice

2002.27.18 - Invoice

Invoice; Top third of the invoice gives information on the store. The rest of the invoice is lined and divided into 7 vertical columns by red and blue lines. This portion gives information on the items sold. There are two small holes punched into the top of the invoice. The text is printed in blue or hand written in black ink. "STATEMENT Guelph, Ont, Nov 25 1907 Mr. Saunders The Dowler Company. 85 Upper Wyndham Street." between top and bottom sections- "Mercury Print" insignia printed upside down and backwards, with words "TYPOGRAPHICAL GUELPH UNION LABEL", "Guelph, Ont." bottom section, "Nov. 15 Suit 6.50", "Coat 9.50", "/16.00", "Nov 25 Received Payment in full The Dowler Co B.B"

Image of 1973.30.4 - Receipt

1973.30.4 - Receipt

Statement/ Receipt from C. Campbell, Soap and Candle Manufacturer. Black print and ink on off-white paper. Lower half of paper is marked off into six columns with red and blue lines. Addressed to Mr. A. Micklejohn Esq. and dated "Nov. 9th, 1870." Letterhead in top half of invoice, printed: "PERTH STREET, NEAR THE ERAMOSA BRIDGE, GUELPH, BOUGHT OF C. CAMPBELL, SOAP AND CANDLE MANUFACTURER. TERMS ---CASH". On the right side of the horizontal red and blue lines is printed: "MERCURY PRINT". Handwritten ink notes "? 23 Boxes ? 4.60" and signed "C. Campbell." On reverse of receipt is "@for $4.60 C. Campbell, Nov.9/70".

1978.165.717 - Invoice

Invoice from Robert Mitchell, Grocer to John McAteer on January 1, 1894. The bill is signed by Robert Mitchell and marked paid on January 3, 1894.

Image of 2002.27.3 - Invoice

2002.27.3 - Invoice

Invoice; white paper with black, red and blue print. Top third of the invoice gives information on the store. The rest of the invoice is lined and separated into 8 vertical columns by red and blue lines. The bottom portion give information on the item sold. There are two small holes punched into the top of the invoice. top portion, "THE MARVELLOUS TEA STORE AND CHINA HALL" underlined with plain blue line, "Guelph, Ont. July 15th 1901", "Bought of PETER ANDERSON GENERAL GROCER Provisions, Crockery, China and Glassware.", "Terms Strictly Cash. Telephone No. 128." small insignia says "Typographical Guelph, UNION LABEL", underneath insignia, printer's name, "Mercury, Guelph." bottom, "July 13 a

Image of 2014.33.3 - Book

2014.33.3 - Book

The OAC Review, November 1909, Volume XXII Issue No. 2. Front cover is a dark grey colour, with a black and white photograph of the original Johnston Hall on the upper half. Beneath the photograph is a stock of wheat, with "THE OAC REVIEW" in big white letters. Below the title is a white circle with "November 1909" in black letters. The back cover is white with an advertisement. The content of the booklet is advertisement and articles pertaining to the OAC. The topics of the articles are as follows: The Canadian Seed Growers Peace (Poem) Modern Socialism Experimental Horticulture Editorial College Life Athletics Alumni MacDonald Schools' and Teachers' Department Locals

Image of 1972.10.1 - Book, Cook

1972.10.1 - Book, Cook

"The King's Daughter's Cook Book" Small book with an off white cover. The text on the front cover is orange and describes the title of the cook book. There is a circular leaf and ribbon design in the middle of the front cover. The outer cover is covered in black marks and stains. The inside pages are loose from the spine. There are drawings and black and white photographs, and advertisements through out. There are 246 pages. Between the inside of the front cover and the first page there is a recipe for Ripe Cucumber Pickle. Attached to page 126 there is a handwritten recipe for marmalade. There is a name, Miss Robena Stewart.

Image of 1980.114.83 - Booklet

1980.114.83 - Booklet

Booklet, "Commercial, Industrial and Progressive Edition of Guelph, Ontario," issued 1916. 24 page booklet with detailed information about Guelph industries, commercial and civic operations. Has numerous B/W photographs of industries and buildings in Guelph. Rectangular booklet with pink construction paper cover with black printed text. Front cover has photograph of the Guelph Carnegie Public Library on the front cover. Written in ink at top: "Chamber of Commerce 1964 / Ross Maltby." Under picture of library is written in ink "1916". Printed on front cover: "Commercial, Industrial and Progressive Edition of Guelph, Ontario / A Descriptive Review of a Number of Manufacturing and Mercanti

Image of 2005.43.1 - Yearbook

2005.43.1 - Yearbook

Brown soft cover GCVI 1928 Yearbook. The book has an irridescent title "Acta Nostra GCVI Hic Patet Ingeniis Campus". At the bottom centre is "1928 published by the students of the Guelph Collegiate-Vocational Institute" in green. The book is filled with stories, anecdotes and black and white photos and illustrations. The book also has ads from many area merchants. The book is 132 pages long.

Image of 1994.47.78 - Receipt

1994.47.78 - Receipt

Receipt; beige rectangular paper receipt with black printing stating the address of company, and in black in the name of customer and date of purchase. Below is a list of charges written in black ink. At the very bottom it is written that the account is paid in full and is signed by Frederick Smith. "JULY 28TH 1910, MR. SPALDING, MERCURY OFFICE, FITTING IN GAS HEATER.. SEPT 19 BY DISC, CASH IN FULL FREDERICK SMITH"

Image of 1976.76.8 - Invoice

1976.76.8 - Invoice

Invoice; off-white rectangular paper with printed blue and typewritten blue lettering. Top portion has company letterhead printed in blue. In typed blue lettering, invoice is dated "27th April 1900" and issued to Messrs. A & J. Micklejohn, Harriston, Ont." The lower portion is divided into nine columns with blue printed lines. In these columns are listed the item purchased by the customer: "1 Woodyatt L.M. Drive Wheel Lft Hd .80 .80 / Less 40% .32 .48c." Outstanding balance of 48 cents was charged to J.E. Gray (handwritten in pencil." Letterhead: "CABLE ADDRESS / "WOODYATT, GUELPH." A.R. WOODYATT/ J.F. AULD / A. R. Woodyatt & Co. Manufacturers of Lawn Mowers and General Hardware.

Image of 2002.27.14 - Invoice

2002.27.14 - Invoice

Invoice; Top half of the invoice gives information on the store. The rest of the invoice is lined and divided into 7 vertical columns by red and blue lines. This portion gives information on the items sold. There are two small holes punched into the top of the invoice. The text is printed in black or hand written in pencil. "23 Lower Wyndham Street Guelph, Dec 31 1901 M Wm Saunders Central Hotel To John Davidson, Dr., DEALER IN Furniture and Upholstered Goods. Phone 159 P.O. Box 382. TERMS CASH.", "Mercury Press" beside this is an insignia mark with the words "TYPOGRAPHICAL GUELPH, UNION LABEL", "Dec 4 Loau of 6 Beds 1.50", " 6 Sp..(can't make out the rest) 1.50", " " 9 6 M (can't make out t