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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 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 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 1992.47.1.2 - Catalogue

1992.47.1.2 - Catalogue

.1 - Booklet/ Catalogue: "Ontario Provincial Winter Fair (OPWF) Review, 1883-1919, and Programme for Winter Fair, December 8, 9, 10, 11". Reviel celebrates its 27th year and commemorates its history. The review is 31 pages in length. It gives a history of the fair over its years, lists the accolades of the past and gives a brief synopsis on Guelph as a centre of manufacture - see page 27 which lists the companies and product made in Guelph. On back cover is printed in black and red lettering the programme for the fair held in December 1919. Surrounded by a green border. Front cover; white paper, stapled. Has title printed in red letters and photographs are printed in green. Illustrations:

Image of 2009.26.1 - Map

2009.26.1 - Map

A reproduction of a Fire Insurance Map from 1892. There are land use designation, and a key identifying various elements. On the right side is a message on how the map was made, and what it took, by Phil Keddie. Department of Geography, University of Guelph. February 2009. On the bottom are acknowledgements to: "Dr. Gil Stelter; Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of Guelph, for his interest and encouragement; and Kathleen Wall, Guelph Civic Museum, for providing me with access to the Insurance Plan and a place to do proof reading. My greatest thanks to Robert Miller and Adam Bonnycastle. This map was printed by Marie Puddister, Cartographer, Department of Geography, Univers

1968.111.1 - Book

Blue soft cover book "Historical Highlights of Wellington County" by Hazel Mack. The book has black type on the cover along with an illustration of a man chopping a log. On the inside front cover, in ink is an inscription "Donated to the Guelph Civic Museum by Mrs. Hazel Mack from Fergus, Ont. Dec. 1968" The book was published in 1956. The book tells a brief history of some of the towns in Wellington County. Guelph's history is from page 5 to 12.The book is 32 pages in length and covers the history of Rockwood, Arkell, Ennottville, and Eden Mills.

Image of 1992.53.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

1992.53.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

City of Guelph 1929 Fire Insurance Map Book. The ledger is a large red cloth covered book with post binding. The spine has two loops for pulling the book off a shelf. The book of maps was originally compiled in 1922 by the Underwriter's Survey Bureau and then it was revised in 1929. The book is 40 pages with an index at the front. The book has burgundy tabs for each page number but some are missing. The fire insurance plans are divided into different areas and each building is identified in a different colour depending on its construction material. Many of the pages have over pasted areas where something was revised for in 1929.

Image of 1992.69.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

1992.69.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

London Assurance Company Fire Insurance Plan for 1881 revised to 1892. The plan is a hard cover book with a brown cloth cover with leather spine and corners. The book has a paper label on the front cover. On the inside front cover there is another paper label from the insurance company. The book contains twelve pages of maps that cover the downtown area of Guelph. On each page the different colour buildings represent the different building materials used. There are sections of the maps that have been overpasted when it was revised.

Image of 1976.40.38 - Catalogue

1976.40.38 - Catalogue

Booklet/ Catalogue: "Ontario Provincial Winter Fair (OPWF) Review, 1883-1919, and Programme for Winter Fair, December 8, 9, 10, 11". Reviel celebrates its 27th year and commemorates its history. The review is 31 pages in length. It gives a history of the fair over its years, lists the accolades of the past and gives a brief synopsis on Guelph as a centre of manufacture - see page 27 which lists the companies and product made in Guelph. On back cover is printed in black and red lettering the programme for the fair held in December 1919. Surrounded by a green border. Front cover; white paper, stapled. Has title printed in red letters and photographs are printed in green. No. of pages 31

1978.165.729 - Invoice

Invoice from Murton's Oatmeal Mill, bought of H. Murton, to John McAteer, December 28, 1891.

Image of 2012.29.1 - Map

2012.29.1 - Map

Illustrated Map of Guelph with illustrations of businesses around the edge. The title of the map is along the bottom edge "City of Guelph Canada with Views of Principal Business Buildings". The map shows the layout of the City with all of the buildings built in the city are drawn in. There are 41 illustrations of businesses around the outside of the map. The businesses represented are: Guelph Carriage Top Co. Commercial Hotel - C. Reinhart Proprietor Penfold's Carriage Works Murton's Oatmeal Mill Geo. J. Thorp Seedsman Canadian bank of Commerce James Hewer Flour Feed and Produce Mercury Guelph and Ontario Investment and savings Society James Hough Jr. Guelph Wine Vaults G.A. Rich

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 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 Grundy 130 - Photograph

Grundy 130 - Photograph

This is a photograph of a photo of the Duke and Duchess visit to Guelph in 1901. There is a huge crowd of people gathered on Carden Street in Jubille Park. In the centre is the platform where the Duke and Duchess would be with many people on the platform. A train is on the tracks, either arriving or leaving with the Duke and duchess. In the background are several buildings including the Gooderham and Worts granary. Dodd's Knitting company is covered with bunting and in the far right is part of the Aspinwall Manufacturing Company. On the back, in pen is "Duke and Duchess of York 1901". A black stamp "F. Grundy" is also stamped on the back.

Image of Grundy 132 - Photograph

Grundy 132 - Photograph

This is a photograph of a photo of the Duke and Duchess visit to Guelph in 1901. There is a huge crowd of people gathered on Carden Street in Jubille Park. In the centre is the platform where the Duke and Duchess would be with many people on the platform. A train is on the tracks, either arriving or leaving with the Duke and duchess. In the background, on the right, are several buildings including the Gooderham and Worts granary and Dodd's Knitting company which is covered with bunting. On the left in the background are both of the Bell Organ Factories with the Royal Hotel sandwiched in the middle. On the back, in pen is "Duke and Duchess of York 1901". A black stamp "F. Grundy" is also s