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Image of 2013.39.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

2013.39.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

Very poor condition and should only be handled when absolutely necessary City of Guelph fire insurance plan February 1897 revised to 1907 and then revised again in September 1916. The plan has a black hard cloth cover. The first page has a street index. In the upper right corner there is a blue label that describes the revisions "Surveyed Feb'y 1897 revised to Sept. 1916 new sheets 35 to 38 are added population 16,738 ..." Page 2 is the map of the city with colour coding showing which page each area is shown. There is also a legend showing what each abbreviation or symbol means. There are 38 pages and each page shows a particular area. Each page shows the buildings in that area and t

Image of 2012.43.14 - Booklet

2012.43.14 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. XIV 1947" 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?". On the page cover there is an ad for John Sutherland and Sons Insurance. The booklet is 64 pages and is filled with legion related articles and ads from local businesses. Page 1: Image of John McCrae and In Flanders Fields poem Page 3: "The Cross and the Sword" by D. Crawford Smith Page 5: Greetings from the President Page 7: List of Legion 234 Executive Page 9: "Edward Johnson" by J.E. Cart

Image of 2012.43.9 - Booklet

2012.43.9 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. IX 1942" 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 40 pages and is filled with legion related articles and ads from local businesses. Page 1: Image of Winston Churchill Page 3: List of Legion Officers Page 5: Greetings From the President Page 7: "Auxiliary War Services" by Fred Baldwin Page 9: Continued from page 7 Page 11: "Our Glorious Dead, Our Valiant Living" Page 13: Wishes from the City of Guelph Page 15

Image of 2012.43.3 - Booklet

2012.43.3 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. III 1936" The booklet is yellow 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 "Never elated while one man oppressed - Never dejected while another blest". 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: Memorial to the Dead Page 5: Image of the Vimy Memorial Page 7: "His Majesty's Speech at Canadian Memorial Service" Page 9: "Who Is My Neighbour?" by Rev. Charles C. Murray, McCrae Branch Padre Page 11: "Edit

Image of 2012.43.1 - Booklet

2012.43.1 - Booklet

"Keeping the Faith: Colonel John McCrae Memorial branch Yearbook 1934" The booklet is blue with an illustration of crosses and poppies behind the title. The Legion crest is in red in the centre of the cover. at the bottom of the cover is a red quote "Never elated while one man oppressed - Never dejected while another blest". The booklet is 24 pages and is mostly filled with ads from local businesses. The booklet also has some pages related to the Legion: Page 1: Foreword Page 5: Memorial to the dead Page 7: Picture of John McCrae and poem In Flanders Fields Page 9: List of Officers and Members of Legion Page 11: "About Ourselves" Page about McCrae Branch of

1972.10.22.2 - Newspaper

Guelph Evening Mercury, April 23rd 1927. The paper's main story is of the founding of Guelph 100 years ago to the day. The title reads "This Is Guelph's red letter day". The paper is in two sections. .1 section 1 pages 1 - 18. .2 section 2 pages 19-28.

Image of 2012.43.8 - Booklet

2012.43.8 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. VIII 1941" 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 36 pages and is filled with legion related articles and ads from local businesses. Page 1: "Tribute to the Torch" Page 3: "The Price They Paid" Page 5: Continued from page 3 Page 7: Image "23 Canteens To Britain" Page 9: "The Little Boats of Britain" Page 11: The Last Parade: Writings from McCrae's Scrapbook" Page 13: Continued from page 11 and Greetings from the

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 2012.43.15 - Booklet

2012.43.15 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. XV 1948" 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?". On the page cover there is an ad for John Sutherland and Sons Insurance. The booklet is 64 pages and is filled with legion related articles and ads from local businesses. Page 1: "Stand To" by Padre D. Crawford Smith Page 3: List of Legion 257 Executive Page 5: Greetings from the President Page 7: "Lieut.-Col. Hon. George Alexander Drew" One of Guelph's famous Sons" by J.E. Carter Page 9: Con

Image of 2010.8.58 - Yearbook

2010.8.58 - Yearbook

Acta Nostra Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute Yearbook. The cover is green with a gold, white, and red compass of the front. There is also text on the front cover which states the date, name of school, and the name of the yearbook. The back of the book is plain green. There are 176 pages. On the first page there are the coat of arms of the provinces. Throughout the book there are pictures of the students and teachers, names, pictures of sports teams and various events, and advertisements.

Image of 1981.42.26 - Booklet

1981.42.26 - Booklet

"1943 (logo) The Torch Year Book - Vol X - Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch (Torch Logo) Guelph Ontario - "They Served Till Death - Why Not We?" Various WW2 pictures, articles, poems and many commercial advertisements.

Image of 1985.82.120 - Booklet

1985.82.120 - Booklet

"19(logo)41 The Torch - Year Book - Vol VIII - Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch (Torch Logo) Guelph Ontario - "They Served Till Death - Why Not We?" Various WW2 articles about both active and reserve soldiers, pictures, Legion Officers and commercial advertisements are present in year book.

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 2012.43.7 - Booklet

2012.43.7 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. VII 1940" 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: Photo of the King and Queen during royal visit to Guelph Page 2: Good wishes from the Mayor and Aldermen Page 3: Image of Guelph War Memorial Page 5: List of Legion Members - there is also a piece of paper glued to the bottom of the page requesting that people patronize the stores who advertis

Image of 2012.43.13 - Booklet

2012.43.13 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. XIII 1946" 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 64 pages and is filled with legion related articles and ads from local businesses. Page 1: "The Challenge of Peace" by Rev. E. Brillinger Page 3: Greetings from the President Page 5: List of Legion 257 Executive Page 7: "Charles Oswald Knowles" by J.E. Carter Page 9: Continued from page 7 and image of McCrae Memorial Garden Page 11: Wishes from Legion Branch 234, Guelph

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 2012.43.10 - Booklet

2012.43.10 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. X 1943" 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 48 pages and is filled with legion related articles and ads from local businesses. Page 1: "Carrying On" by Rev. David Marshall, Padre Page 3: List of Legion Officers Page 5: Greetings From the President Page 7: "Bert E. Collyer Was One of Guelph's Famous Sons" by J.E. Carter Page 9: Continued from page 7 Page 11: Wishes from Legion Branch 234, Guelph Page 13: "The T

1972.20.16 - Book, Year

The Torch 1944 Yearbook Vol. XI. The book has a light brown cover with and illustration of a hand holding a torch. The book tells of the happenings of the Col John McCrae Branch of the Legion over the year 1944. The book is also filled with ads of local businesses.

Image of 2012.43.4 - Booklet

2012.43.4 - Booklet

"The Torch: Colonel John McCrae Memorial Branch Yearbook, Vol. IV 1937" The booklet is yellow 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 "Never elated while one man oppressed - Never dejected while another blest". 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: Memorial to the Dead Page 5: Image of JOhn McCrae Bench at Wimereux Cemetery Page 7: "Memorial For Soldier Poet" by R.L. Torrance Page 9: Continuation of story on page 7 Page 11: Image of John McCrae with Bonf

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