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Name Robson Motor Corporation

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Image of 2005.43.1 - Yearbook

2005.43.1 - Yearbook

Brown soft cover GCVI 1928 Yearbook. The book has an irridescent title "Acta Nostra GCVI Hic Patet Ingeniis Campus". At the bottom centre is "1928 published by the students of the Guelph Collegiate-Vocational Institute" in green. The book is filled with stories, anecdotes and black and white photos and illustrations. The book also has ads from many area merchants. The book is 132 pages long.

Image of 1980.114.83 - Booklet

1980.114.83 - Booklet

Booklet, "Commercial, Industrial and Progressive Edition of Guelph, Ontario," issued 1916. 24 page booklet with detailed information about Guelph industries, commercial and civic operations. Has numerous B/W photographs of industries and buildings in Guelph. Rectangular booklet with pink construction paper cover with black printed text. Front cover has photograph of the Guelph Carnegie Public Library on the front cover. Written in ink at top: "Chamber of Commerce 1964 / Ross Maltby." Under picture of library is written in ink "1916". Printed on front cover: "Commercial, Industrial and Progressive Edition of Guelph, Ontario / A Descriptive Review of a Number of Manufacturing and Mercanti

Image of 1976.40.21 - Program

1976.40.21 - Program

Program, "Guelph Centennial Old Home Week Official Programme, August 1-6, 1927". Rectangular pale yellow paper cover, stapled, with black printed lettering. City Crest is on front cover. Inside pages are off-white with printed black text and b/w pictures of various public buildings and sites in Guelph. Contains a schedule of events for each day of Old Home Week, as well as small essays about the past and present history of Guelph. Included are two poems: "Guelph - Our Heritage" by Anne Sutherland; and "In Flanders Fields" by Lt. Col. John McCrae. As well there are numerous commercial advertisements placed by Guelph businesses. Front Cover: "Guelph Centennial Official Programme / City C

Image of 1989.2.1 - Advertisement

1989.2.1 - Advertisement

Ink Blotter type paper advertisement of Guelph businesses, circa 1930. Printed at top "Patronize these Firms and get a Square Deal". 21 advertisers. The advertisement for the King Edward Hotel in the middle is printed in red and includes the regulations for guests.

Image of 1977.51.49 - Invoice

1977.51.49 - Invoice

Invoice; black print and green ink on rectangular off-white paper. Top third has letterhead printed in black and the address and customer's name is written in green ink. The lower two thirds is lined with blue lines and is divided into columns with red and blue print lines. Letterhead: "Guelph, Ont. IN ACCOUNT WITH Robson Motor Car Company / MACDONNELL STREET". Issued Oct. 1, 1915 and addressed to Mr. W. Frye Colwill c/o Colwill, Booth & Co." and acknowledges the receipt of a payment of $42.65". In the columns is written: "Oct. 1 / To a/c recd. 42.65".

Image of 1991.32.1 - Booklet

1991.32.1 - Booklet

Souvenir Booklet, Programme of events for Guelph's Centennial Celebrations, July 31st to August 6th, 1927. It also includes various pictures and articles on the city and its institutions, as well as advertisements. There is an article on the Guelph War Memorial (in Trafalgar Square) which was to be unveiled at this time. Book is stapled. Pages are light brown paper with black printed lettering and B/W illustrations. No. of pages - 36.

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 1978.139.13.8 - Newspaper

1978.139.13.8 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury Centennial Edition, July 20, 1927. The paper is in 8 sections and the total number of pages is 132. .1 Section 1 - pages 1-16. On the front cover is a picture of Guelph circa 1832 and a picture of John Galt. The front story is about Guelph's founding. The front page is in very poor condition. The first section looks mainly at the early settlement of Guelph. .2 Section 2 - pages 17-32. On the cover is a story about men from Eramosa and their ordeal during the 1837 rebellion. The rest of the section looks at the Canada Company, the Priory, the Justice system in Guelph, Settlement in Guelph, and the Railway in Guelph. .3 Section 3 - pages 33-48. The cover story looks at t

1971.47.6.8 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury Centennial Edition, July 20, 1927. The paper is in 8 sections and the total number of pages is 132. .1 Section 1 - pages 1-16. On the front cover is a picture of Guelph circa 1832 and a picture of John Galt. The front story is about Guelph's founding. The front page is in very poor condition. The first section looks mainly at the early settlement of Guelph. .2 Section 2 - pages 17-32. On the cover is a story about men from Eramosa and their ordeal during the 1837 rebellion. The rest of the section looks at the Canada Company, the Priory, the Justice system in Guelph, Settlement in Guelph, and the Railway in Guelph. .3 Section 3 - pages 33-48. The cover story looks at t

Image of 1987.14.1 - Photograph

1987.14.1 - Photograph

Unmounted black and white photograph with white border. It is a profile of Beverley Robson, Mayor of Guelph, wearing a dark jacket, white shirt with soft turned down collar, dark four-in-hand necktie with jewel set stickpin. on back "MAYOR ROBSON OF GUELPH- R, BEVERLEY ROBSON"

Image of 2006.49.1 - Photograph

2006.49.1 - Photograph

Black and white photo on a brown mat. The photo is of two men, Wallace Drew (on left) and R. Beverly Robson (on the right) in a race car at Exhibition Park. The car is light coloured and has a 4 on the side and on the grill. The license plate is "3251" and has 1917 on it. The men inside the car are wearing racing gear and goggles. The car is on the track and lined up along the side of the track are hundreds of people. Many people are also on a platform just above the track. Hanging from the platform is a Union Jack. The mount is brown with dark brown around the photo and around the edge of the mat. On the back in pen is "Wallace Stewart Drew behind the wheel is R.B. Robson 1917"

Image of 2012.103.6 - Print, Photographic

2012.103.6 - Print, Photographic

Black and white photograph of a Robson Motor Company tow truck. The photo shows a truck with gears and pulleys on the back. The door of the truck has "Robson Motor Corporation of Canada Guelph GMC Maronette Buick" The upper right corner of the photo is missing.