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Image of 1986.18.220 - Postcard

1986.18.220 - Postcard

Divided back, tinted postcard of the east side of Wyndham St. Guelph looking north from Macdonell St. Shows Cutten Building, Petrie Building. Post Office on St. George's Square, streetcar, and horse drawn vehicles on road. Savage Opticians is also visible. The postcard is unused. front"LOWER WYNDHAM STREET, GUELPH, CANADA" back "THE INTERNATIONAL STATIONERY CO. PICTON, CANADA"

Image of 1973.23.26 - Program

1973.23.26 - Program

Program and Souvenir Booklet for Old Home Week, Guelph, August 2-6 1908. White glossy paper cover with purple printed lettering and border. Pages are glossy white paper with printed black lettering and b/w photographs of city officials and public buildings and tourist sites. Booklet is stapled bound. On back cover in lower right corner, in small purple print is name of printing/publishing company: "MILN-BINGHAM, TORONTO". Illustrations: Printed B/W No. of pages: 28

Image of 1980.114.84 - Map

1980.114.84 - Map

1962 Map. Black and white paper inside a green on brown paper folder. "Map of the City of Guelph". Drawn by Wm.S. Haras: Amended April 1962, Scale 900 feet to an inch. Copyright by Guelph Police Association. map shows 1962 Street Plan of Guelph bounded by Woodlawn, Victoria College and Silvercreek Road; map is secured to brown folder with green "Map of City of Guelph Revised - Sept 1962" printing.

1981.30.2.8 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury 1981 Progress edition February 28, 1981. The paper is in 8 sections. .1 Front section with a colour cover showing a man working in a foundry. The section covers the day's news. 12 pages .2 Section 2 is a continuation of the day's news. 12 pages .3 First section of the Progress edition with a full page ad for John & Johnson celebrating the year of the disabled. 1A-16A .4 Section 2 of Progress edition with a full page ad for the Co-operators. 1B-16B .5 Section 3 of Progress edition with full page ad for Euclid on front cover. Pages 1C-12C. .6 Section 4 of progress edition with a full page ad for Muer Construction on the yellow front cover. Pages 1D-12D .7 Sec

Image of 1986.18.177 - Postcard

1986.18.177 - Postcard

Divided back, B & W postcard with correspondence to Geo. McAteer from A.D. Savage. There is a printed message from Savage's optical business on the back. It is an advertising postcard with a view of St. George's Square, Post Office Building, St. George's Church and east side of square. Blacksmith fountain, streetcar and horse drawn vehicle and the Victoria Hotel. There is an arrow directed towards the location of A. D. Savages optical business. front: "A.D.SAVAGE, OPTICIAN, OUR NEW ADDRESS RIGHT AT POST OFFICE CORNER OF WYNDHAM & DOUGLAS ST. GUELPH, ONT.

Image of 1986.18.222 - Postcard

1986.18.222 - Postcard

Black and white, unused, divided back postcard. It is a view of Old Home Week parade on Wyndham St. looking north from just above Macdonell St. Buildings decorated with flags and bunting people lined on both sides of street. front "HOLIDAY AT GUELPH CANADA" back "THE INTERNATIONAL STATIONERY CO. PICTON, CANADA"

Image of 1986.18.223 - Postcard

1986.18.223 - Postcard

Black and white, divided back postcard with correspondence on back. It is a view of St. George's Square during Old Home Week parade in 1908. Buildings decorated with flags and bunting people lined on both sides of street. Blacksmith fountain, Post Office and Douglas St. can be seen. There is a one-cent Canada postage stamp on back.

Image of 2004.32.53 - Postcard

2004.32.53 - Postcard

Rectangular post card, coloured brown with raised green, red and yellow maple leaves, and a drawing of a canoe on a lake at night in a small rectangle near top of postcard. In the middle of the postcard is a red book which opens to reveal a long strip of paper which is folded to fit inside the book. The strip of paper has black and white photos of various buildings of Guelph. The back of the postcard has a piece of paper glued on with black printing and spaces for a stamp and writing. Front: "Souvenir Greetings" Middle: "Greetings from Guelph, Ont./ C.P.R. Station, Guelph, Ont, The Old Historic Galt Residence/ Ontario Agriculture College Campus, Guelph, Ont/ Court House, Guelph, Ont/ Lower W

1971.47.1 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury Progress edition, January 27, 1951 - section 2 of paper only. This section contains pages 17-32. The title on the front of the section is "Progress with Guelph" and has a photo of Guelph and a photo of each of the councillors and the mayor.

1978.165.491 - Invoice

Guelph Post Office invoice to John McAteer of the Western Hotel for 1 year rental of post office box for the year of 1891. The bill is marked paid in pencil by David Stirton.

Image of 1986.18.194 - Postcard

1986.18.194 - Postcard

Tinted unused divided back postcard. It is a view of The Dominion Public Building (Post Office), Guelph. It is a symmetrical brick tile building with molded metal panels in geometric designs between upper and lower windows. Ornate zigzag mouldings around entrance. front "DOMINION PUBLIC BUILDINGS, GUELPH ONT. CANADA. NO. 12"

Image of 2002.81.19 - Card, Library

2002.81.19 - Card, Library

Beige paper pasted on a thicker paper. Daly's Lending Library membership sheet. The sheet lists the rules of the lending library and below the rules is a section for the books borrowed. The book No. has been filled out as no. 294. The sheet has a black rectangle and circle border. "Daly's Lending Library of Guelph, Ont. Rules Governing the Library Service. Library Membership - A Membership in the Library consists in the permanent ownership of the exchangeable book which carries with it privileges of being exchangeable. The price of this is $2.00. The Exchange Fees - Three cents a day is the rental fee charged; minimum charge of five cents on any one book, or 15 cents a week. members agree

Image of 2002.27.104 - Receipt

2002.27.104 - Receipt

Receipt; Receipt from Post Office to W.H.. Sanders for the rent of a deposit box. Contains receipt No., date, place, amount, deposit box number, signature etc. This information is filled in in pencil.Part of a small border of leaves runs down the left side, along the tear line (where page was torn from receipt book). top left corner, "No. 275", top right corner, "100 books, 300 leaves each- 15-4-1901 55B", main body of receipt, "Post Office at Guelph", "Feby 1902", "Received from W.H. Sanders- the sum of two dollars and -cents for Rent of Box(or Drawer) No 237 from 1 Jany 1902 to 31 De 1902 $..., Deposit on Key.......$..., Total $2.00, Refund of deposit on Key of Box (or Drawer) No.....$....

Image of 1997.11.1 - Album, Postcard

1997.11.1 - Album, Postcard

Souvenir postcard booklet of Guelph. The outside cover includes a car on a road. Includes a space for mailing and a stamp. The back of the package has a Union Jack. Sixteen coloured photographs of Guelph scenes which include: View from Cutten Field, View of Lake on Ont. Reformatory Grounds, Grounds at OAC, Main Buildings at Ontario Reformatory, McCrae Birthplace, The Clubhouse - Cutten Fields Golf Course, Upper Wyndham, Macdonald Institute, Lower Wyndham, OAC, Lower Wyndham St. and St. George's Square, Warm Memorial Hall, Road side Beauty near Guelph, Ont. Vet. College and Macdonnell St. These postcards fold out and are printed on both sides. Souvenir of Guelph, Canada

Image of 1986.18.161 - Postcard

1986.18.161 - Postcard

Tinted, divided back postcard from Mary E. Crane "Forest House", Guelph to Laverne Kramer, St. Catharines. There is correspondence and a one cent Canada postage stamp on back. It is a montage view of Speed River and Guelph buildings. City Hall, Court House, Post Office, Public Library and Church of Our Lady. Background includes Guelph Coat of Arms and joined hands in addition to a series of leaves against a gold background. front "GREETINGS FROM GUELPH CANADA" back "THE VALENTINE AND SONS PUBLISHING CO. LTD. MONTREAL AND TORONTO" "PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN"

Image of 1980.114.81 - Booklet

1980.114.81 - Booklet

"Guelph Ontario - The Royal City 1907" "A City of Great Enterprises - Wholesale and Manufacturing Agricultural Resources Unsurpassed" Booklet of trade information on the City of Guelph from 1907 Covers missing 31-0 cm W X 23-0 cm H pages missing 16 pages total left

1986.14.10 - Book

"Guelph, Canada" book filled with printed images of Guelph. The front cover is brown with silver title. The book is bound with brown string. On the front cover is the Carnegie library. On the first page is a paragraph describing the City of Guelph. The images are: The H. Ellis Private Ambulance Service Panorama of Guelph St. George's Square and Lower Wyndham Street Collage of City Hall, Court House, Armoury, Post Office Collage of Speed River from Allan's bridge, Speed from Foot bridge, Guelph from Goldie's Mill, The Old dam at Riverside Park Woolwich and Cardigan Streets and Eramosa Hill Footbridge and St. George's Church Interior of Church of Our Lady Macdonald Hall and Macdonald I

Image of 1978.150.3.3 - Letter

1978.150.3.3 - Letter

Advertising Circular to the Postmaster from the World Publishing Co.; off-white paper with printed black text on one side only. At top is company letterhead and logo. Under this in large letters is: "THE QUEEN HERSELF IS ONE OF OUR AUTHORS." The letter is addressed to the Postmaster and solicits his help in securing agents to sell the book on Queen Victoria. In upper left corner is company logo: a picture of a globe under which is printed: "THE SUN NEVER SETS ON MY FIELD OF LABOR." The letterhead reads: "WORLD PUBLISHING COMPANY, PUBLISHERS & BOOKSELLERS, GUELPH, ONT / HEAD OFFICE - GUELPH, ONT. / BRANCHES AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND , SOUTH AFRICA, HINDOOSTAN, WEST INDIES, SOUTH AMERICA

1978.165.3591 - Receipt

Guelph Post Office receipt to John McAteer of the Western Hotel for sending a money order. The receipt is part of a triplicate receipt and a lot of the writing is illegible. On the back of the receipt are the terms and conditions.

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