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Name Janefield
Details Mrs. W.J. Beaty Home, 1912

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Image of M1968X.285.1 - Letter

M1968X.285.1 - Letter

Letter; From David McCrae to brother William, discusses family affairs, Janefield cattle, indicates Mill is still in operation but with financial difficulty; Family life, family history. Signed "Yours truly, D. McCrae".

Image of M2005.6.1 - Envelope

M2005.6.1 - Envelope

Small envelope, cream coloured paper. The envelope has been slit open at the right side. Hand written on front in black ink: "Mr Mrs McCrae / Care Thos McCrae Esqs[?] / Janefield Guelph / Canada America". Black circular stamp upper right, writing inside: "B CREWE AP 14 70". Red stamp upper right corner: Double-line border with "A" in upper left hand corner, "C" in opposite corner, letters reversed in bottom corners. Oval shaped banner with "THREE PENCE POSTAGE" inside of it. In the middle there is a portrait of a woman (the queen[?]) in profile. The stamp has been marked with black ink. The black ink forms a square shape with "96" in the middle. There are three thick black lines below the num

Image of M2007.3.1 - Booklet

M2007.3.1 - Booklet

The Torch Yearbook - Vol. V. Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch 1938. The yearbook has had various articles about John McCrae pasted into the book. The original articles and photos of McCrae remain, but when there were advertisements or other stories a McCrae articles was glued over top. Information about the Royal Couple, Guelph War Memorial and Memorial Gardens have been added. The collection of these articles was created by padre of the Colonel John McCrae Legion Captain The Rev. D. H. Marshall

Image of 2007.34.1 - Scrapbook

2007.34.1 - Scrapbook

Large, thick cardboard blue and maroon scrapbook. The front and back covers are blue with maroons triangular tips and spine. There are metal grommets and details all over the outside. There are two large spikes coming out of the spine that attach all the pages together (spine is open). At the bottom of the spine in silver printing "Made in Canada/Biltrite/Patented 1955" On the inside cover there are three metal hinges. Sticker at the bottom "Luckett's/Sterling/ Line/Made in Canada/No. 171032" A postcard has been glued to the cover. It is a festive image with a bowl of fruit and wrapped packages. The Title page reads: "City Clerk's Office, Guelph, Ontario" "Scrap Book: Year 1970 to" there are

Image of 2016.42.38 - Map

2016.42.38 - Map

City of Guelph Restricted Area Zoning By-Law, 7666 - Defined Area 15, 1971. Printed on white paper with black text and map. The defined area on the map runs from the Hanlon Expressway to Edinburgh Road and from College Avenue to Waterloo Avenue. Text along the top reads "City of Guelph By-Law (1971) - 7666, Schedule 'A', The Restricted Area (Zoning) By-Law, Defined Area 15".

Image of 2012.43.6.2 - Booklet

2012.43.6.2 - Booklet

.1 "The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. VI 1939" The booklet is beige with an illustration of a hand holding a red torch. The Legion crest is in red at the top of the cover. At the bottom of the cover is a quote "They Served Till Death - Why Not We?". The booklet is 32 pages and is filled with legion related articles and ads from local businesses. Page 1: List of officers of Legion Page 3: Remembrance of the royal visit of King and Queen to Guelph on June 6, 1939 Page 5: Image of a war memorial Page 7: "History of the McCrae's" by Dr. McCrae Matthews (Cousin of the Poet) Page 9: Continuation of story on page 7 Page 11: Continued

Image of 1983.27.2 - List, Membership

1983.27.2 - List, Membership

Blue leather book with gold lettering "Guelph Social Register". Published by the Watchful Circle of the King's Daughters. Includes alphabetical names of women, their addresses and days of the week they are at home. 34 pages in total.

Image of M1968.167.1 - Scrapbook

M1968.167.1 - Scrapbook

This scrapbook was made between the years of 1880 and 1920. It is a black album made up of photographs, white leaves (36), lace black fastener, grained black cover, and newspaper clippings of John McCrae and his family. Includes the newspaper clipping on the death of Thomas McCrae as well as other clippings about his life as a doctor. Newspaper clipping about the death of Geills McCrae Kilgour. A newspaper clipping about the history of Eckford family. Newspaper clipping about Clan McCrae dedication in 1925. Newspaper clippings about the death of Jean McCrae Matthews. Small newspaper clipping about Lt. Col. T.M. Leask being in charge of the 10th Field Ambulance 1916. Clippings on the Le

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 M2015X.1.1 - Book

M2015X.1.1 - Book

Royal blue coloured leather bound hardcover book entitled "Representative Canadians: A Cyclopedia of Canadian Biography". The book is part of Roses National Biographical Series by Rose Publishing Company. The book is 807 pages long. The text and images on the spine and front cover are tooled into the leather in a gold and black. The book is "A collection of persons distinguished in professional and political life; leaders in the commerce and industry of Canada, and successful pioneers" and consists of "Chiefly men of the time" (as stated on the publishers page). Each person is listed in the index at the front of the book. Within the pages of the cyclopedia the individuals names is in bold wit

Image of M1997.6.1.2 - Clock, Grandfather

M1997.6.1.2 - Clock, Grandfather

.2 Clock top. Glass front with wooden casing. Finial

Image of M1987.4.8.16 - Saucer

M1987.4.8.16 - Saucer

.16 This saucer is white with a floral design. It has a large rim under saucer (base) which is 10cm in diameter. There is a gold trim along rim. There is a 5.5 cm indented base to support a tea cup, that is also surrounded by a gold trim. There are two floral motifs, both Japanese in style. The motifs have brown branches, green and beige leave and blue flower buds.

Image of M1993.7.1.8 - Spoon

M1993.7.1.8 - Spoon

This is a silver spoon. Both sides of the handle has leaf and flower designs, from the stem of the spoon to the end of the handle. The shape of the handle is narrow at the stem and widens towards the end of the handle with an upturned curve at the top of the handle.

Image of M1992.1.1.6 - Chair

M1992.1.1.6 - Chair

Black walnut chair, neo-classical style (sometimes referred to as "Grecian" chairs). The front legs are tapered and turned. The rail is an up-side down hexagonal shape attached to the back legs. Halfway down the back there is a flat, slightly curved piece of wood that is attached between side posts. The back legs are twice as long as the front and act as back posts. The two posts curve inward at the seat and curve outward again before hitting the floor. The seat was upholstered recently, using a heavy cotton decorated in a floral pattern. The upholstery is bordered with gimp.

Image of M1987.4.8.7 - Teacup

M1987.4.8.7 - Teacup

.7 This tea cup is white with a floral design. The base is 4.4cm in diameter. There is a gold trim around the base of cup, as well as on the outer edge of the "g" shaped handle and along the rim of the cup. The floral motif is Japanese in style. The exterior of cup has brown branches, green and beige leaves and blue flowers and buds. The interior of the cup has a branch of leaves on one side.

Image of M1987.4.8.17 - Saucer

M1987.4.8.17 - Saucer

.17 This saucer is white with a floral design. It has a large rim under the saucer (base) which is 10cm in diameter. There is a gold trim along the rim. This has a 5.5 cm indented base to support a tea cup, which is also surrounded by gold trim. There are two floral motifs, both Japanese in style. The motifs have brown branches, green and beige leaves and a blue flower.

Image of M1968.91.3 - Plate

M1968.91.3 - Plate

Blue Willow pattern. Plate is white with blue pattern painted below glaze. Back of plate is white except for inscription. Edges rise approx. 1.5cm from base of plate. Gold trim along rim.

Image of M1987.4.2 - Goblet

M1987.4.2 - Goblet

This is a clear glass goblet with no markings apart from two side seams. The base of the goblet extends to a 4cm stem, then cup rises from stem.

Image of M1987.4.8.8 - Saucer

M1987.4.8.8 - Saucer

.8 This saucer is white with a floral design. It has a large rim under saucer (base), 10cm in diameter. There is a gold trim along rim. There is a 5.5cm indented base to support cup, which is also surrounded by a gold trim. There are two floral motifs that are Japanese in style. The motifs have brown branches, green leaves and pink flower buds.

Image of M1968.1.1 - Spoon

M1968.1.1 - Spoon

This is a silver spoon. Both sides of the handle have leaf and flower designs from the stem of the spoon to the end of the handle. The handle is narrow at the stem and wider towards the end of the handle with an upturned curve at the tip of the handle.