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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 2002.23.8 - Postcard

2002.23.8 - Postcard

Postcard; Postcard showing aerial view of the central downtown area of Guelph. Colour photograph. The back of the postcard gives a description of the photograph, the name of the photographer, and information on the publisher of the card. There is also a lined space provided for writing a message. "Majestic POST CARD", "POSTAGE STAMP", "Dist. by Kitchener News Co. Ltd., Kitchener, Ontario, Canada", "printed in Canada by lawson graphics pacific limited vancouver, British Columbia", "KS-7425", "Guelph, Ontario Aerial view of the central downtown area of Guelph, famed as the birthplace of John McCrae, author of "In Flanders Fields," and as the home of the University of Guelph.", "Photo b

Image of 1986.18.105 - Postcard

1986.18.105 - Postcard

Divided back tinted unused postcard. Shows front view of Church of Our Lady and the Rectory. The Rectory is a red coloured barn-like building with a mansard roof. The church has the twin towers. front "CHURCH OF OUR LADY AND RECTORY, GUELPH, ONTARIO, CANADA" back "THE PHOTOGELATINE ENGRAVING CO. LTD. TORONTO"

Image of 1999.26.1 - Map

1999.26.1 - Map

Paper map rolled on textile backing. Two wooden dowels at each end. Illustrated sketches of town hall and county courthouse & jail. "Map of the Town of Guelph in County of Wellington Province of Ontario from Actual Surveys and original Plans by T.W. Cooper, C.E & PLS. Includes wards, street lamps, streets and watermains and properties and landowner names outside the city.

Image of 2005.30.1 - Map

2005.30.1 - Map

Street Guide & Map; off-white paper with black print. Folded into 20 rectangular sections. "A" "B" "C" "D" "E" divided within border along top and bottom, "1" "2" "3" "4" "5" "6" along right hand side, the same with "7" at the bottom on other side. The map depicts an area spanning from College Ave. at the bottom to Woodlawn Road at the top, and Silvercreek Road on the left to a little past Victoria road on the right. Street names are listed in a section at the bottom of the map in alphabetical order along with their corresponding coordinates on the map. The rectangular section that is visible when the map is folded has a border made up of three black lines around it. Inside these lines is wri

Image of 2005.30.2 - Map

2005.30.2 - Map

Map, City of Guelph, Revised July 1958. Beige cardboard cover (booklet-style) with folded map attached to back cover. Cover of booklet: thin green 'lightning' or 'jagged' style double border top and bottom. All printing on cover in green. In large print at top: "MAP". Underneath this is a large round dot in the centre of the cover. Below this: "City of Guelph", with another round dot underneath it. Below dot: "REVISED JULY, 1958". To the right of the first dot (in the upper half of the cover) is a stamp in blue ink that reads: "JOHNSON'S ENTERPRISES / 28 PEARL ST., GUELPH / PHONE TA. 2-5441". There is a circular swirl of blue ink at the top right from a pen. Inside left cardboard (all printin

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 2005.18.2 - Map

2005.18.2 - Map

Paper map attached to textile backing, glossy finish. Black round pole with decorative ends attached with nails to bottom of map. Inscription in pencil on back reads "P. Ryan" . Black rectangular wooden pole with two metal loops and one fabric tie attached with nails to the top of the map. Three lithographic illustrations along top; first of "TOWN HALL & MARKET HOUSE." (city hall has clock tower), the next of the "TOWN OF GUELPH." (shows mostly small residences with church towers in background), last shows the "COURT HOUSE & JAIL." Writing upper left corner with decorative swirly lines around it: "MAP / OF THE / TOWN OF GUELPH / in the / County of Wellington / PROVINCE OF ONTARIO. / From actu

Image of 1970.15.51 - Booklet

1970.15.51 - Booklet

Booklet: "Guelph, The Royal City", Compiled by Albert William Drummond, 1924. Green paper cover with title printed in gold letters. Book is 56 pages of white paper with black print and b/w photographs and illustrations. Stapled. Photographs are of various buildings and parks in Guelph. A brief record of the history of the City of Guelph

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 1999.33.7 - Videotape

1999.33.7 - Videotape

Videotape in black plastic case. Social History Project by GIRC. Summary of this tapes: Parents Immigration to Canada-dad's passport, arrival, impressions, experiences; Jobs-dad worked at lime kiln (pay, hours, safety), Matthew Wells Pickles, Biltmore, babysitting, real estate; Education-placed in grade 4 at age 17, uniforms, night school, importance; Church-importance, Latin Services, activities; Discrimination-against immigrants, gender, racial slurs; Marriage, customs, pregnant brides, unwed mothers, loss of identity, working mothers, no talk of sex in family-education left to schools; Differences between Canada and Europe; Cars of the '50s, downtown.

Image of 1999.33.16 - Videotape

1999.33.16 - Videotape

Videotape in black plastic case. Social History Project by GIRC. Summary of this tape: Childhood Memories-school, fun, discipline, eating electrical wire; Family Life-Farm (milk cows, rhubarb), dad's farm and restaurant, siblings, mother's chores, house he lived in; dating, marriage, 5 children, birth control, birthing process, family traditions; Employment-first jobs, wages, labour rates; War-rations, war games; how was home heated during; Discrimination-b/c of money, ethnicity, religion; Entertainment-bowling, tv&radio, movies; Religion-uniforms at school, prayers and religion classes (Catholic).

Image of 1998.51.21 - Videotape

1998.51.21 - Videotape

Black plastic video tape with clear plastic tape. Interview with Marion "Mel" Finkbeiner who talks about growing up in Guelph, getting a gas tove, shopping from catalogues, local industries, schools, downtown Guelph, Court House, skating, sports, The Depression, Catholics vs. Protestants, Salvation Army, Loretto Academy, WWII, working for the County of Wellington, Exhibition Park, Unions, Guelph Community, etc.

Image of 2000.21.2 - Postcard

2000.21.2 - Postcard

Black and white postcard of an aerial view of the city in 1919. In the foreground is Church of Our Lady, without its spires. Other buildings in view are City Hall and the Market Square buildings, the YMCA on Quebec and Yarmouth, and the Arena located where Baker st. parking lot is today. At the base of the postcard is the title "Guelph, Ont., taken from an aeroplane." On front of postcard "Guelph, Ont., taken from an aeroplane." On back in pencil, "1919".

Image of 2006.22.3 - Map

2006.22.3 - Map

Map on yellow paper titled "Appendix C Royal Tour 1959 Location of School Children". The map shows a small portion of Guelph from Downtown to Exhibition Park. This map shows where each school was lined up along the tour route. Along Woolwich between Wyndham and Norfolk the Collegiates and Jr. classes from all schools were standing. Along Norfolk, between Woolwich and London Road, More Jr. classes and the Notre Dame and Loretto schools were also standing. Along London were McCrae, Tytler and St. George Public Schools. Along Exhibition were the Scouts, Cubs, Guides, etc. and the rural pupils. Along Division were St. Josephs, St. Johns, and St. Stanislaus Students. Along Woolwich, between Divisi

Image of 2007.4.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

2007.4.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

A large brown book with maroon spine and tips with a blue label in the centre with black printing. Title reads; "Insurance Plan/of/ Guelph./Ontario./Published by/Chas. E. Goad. Civil Engineer,/Montreal" Stamped at the top and bottom of the label is "F. Grundy". It is also stamped 3 times on the inside cover. There are three pieces of paper here: the first is part of the book, "This plan has been revised to" written in pencil "June 1888 & Nov 1892". "Free of expense to the Company owning it, and is returned to the local agent," the name has been erased and a dark smudge left so the name cannot be made out....The next piece of paper is white and has been taped inside just below. It is hard to m

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 2008.13.1 - Book, Account

2008.13.1 - Book, Account

Large book that kept all the accounting records for C. H. Conery Furniture Company for the years of 1911-1912. In total are 259 pages, titled 'Reference Book' in black ink on the front page. Many stains on the front page, a brown cover across the binding, and triangular covers for the four corners of the book. The rest of the covers, front and back, are a greenish-greyish colour. On the inside top left cover there seems to be a safe combination.

Image of 2008.44.1 - Map

2008.44.1 - Map

1877 Map of the Town of Guelph with 1890 markings of sewers and watermains surveyed by T.W. Cooper. The map has three illustrations at the top. One of City Hall, one of the Town of Guelph and one of the Court House and Jail. The map has painted red dots to mark water valves and watermains. On the back of the map is written in black pencil "1877 Cooper Map with waterworks system" The map is attached to a wooden dowel at the top and bottom that is painted black. The map is varnished.

Image of 1977.52.1 - Diploma

1977.52.1 - Diploma

Diploma issued to Marion Cartledge for proficiency in Bookkeeping and represents the highest honours. Signed by Watson, Examiner.