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Image of 1994.15.1 - Map

1994.15.1 - Map

Multicoloured, rectangular shaped map of Guelph, 1827, shows the original plan of the city. The map is mounted in a brown matte. Guelph is written as "Guelf" on map. Engraved by J.C. Walker

Image of 1984.4.8 - Map

1984.4.8 - Map

Plan of subdivision Lots # 63 & 64. Town of Guelph, Canada West. Lots are shown on the north side of Woolwich on Speed River, just east of the Court house. 16 building lots identified, Church of Our Lady, Cork Wyndham, Macdonnell, Quebec and Grand Trunk Railway Station. Survey drawn by Alex W. Simpson. Plan of John Wilson's Survey hand written on back. of plan.

Image of 1986.18.243 - Postcard

1986.18.243 - Postcard

Black and white, divided back, unused postcard of Speed River, dam and footbridge at Riverside Park. printed front "SPEED RIVER, RIVERSIDE PARK GUELPH, ONTARIO, CANADA-6" back "PHOTOGELATINE ENGRAVING CO. LTD. OTTAWA"

1972.19.1 - Book

Book, Picturesque Canada: The Country as it Was and is. Edited by George Monro Grant Illustrated under the Supervision of LR. O'Brien. Volume II. Published in Toronto by Belden Bros. Black and white illustrations of Guelph (Speed River and city) on page 469. There is a description of Guelph, The Priory and landscape pages 468-470.

Image of 1986.18.275 - Postcard

1986.18.275 - Postcard

Divided back, sepia toned postcard with correspondence. It is a view of Heffernan Foot bridge across the Speed River, Guelph looking south-east. House on left. printed front "FOOT BRIDGE, RIVER SPEED, GUELPH, CANADA" back "THE INTERNATIONAL STATIONERY CO. PICTON CANADA" "PRINTED IN SAXONY" Date Made Notes: postmarked 1913.

Image of 1986.18.239 - Postcard

1986.18.239 - Postcard

Divided back, tinted postcard of the Speed River in Guelph with Gow's Bridge, a stone structure with 2 arched underpasses. There is a stone wall visible along the left bank of the river. printed front "SPEED RIVER FROM GORDON STREET BRIDGE, GUELPH, ONTARIO,CANADA -8" back "PHOTOGELATINE ENGRAVING CO. LIMITED OTTAWA". Postmarked 1946.

Image of 1986.18.248 - Postcard

1986.18.248 - Postcard

Tinted divided back postcard with correspondence and 2 one-cent Canada postage stamps on back. It is a view a canoe on the Speed River with mature heavily wooded banks. Correspondence regarding Christmas and skating. printed front "SCENE ON SPEED RIVER, GUELPH, ONT., CANADA" back "THE VALENTINE & SONS PUBLISHING CO. LTD. MONTREAL AND TORONTO" "PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN" Date Made Notes: postmarked 1918.

Image of 2006.9.1 - Postcard

2006.9.1 - Postcard

This is a postcard with a black and white photograph of the Speed River at the Foot Bridge, in Guelph ON. It is a picture of two house, the river and the bridge with two or three people at the end of the bridge. On the backside, it says: "Moved from Hill(?)"

Image of 1986.18.271 - Postcard

1986.18.271 - Postcard

Divided back, tinted postcard, unused. It is a view of Speed River, Guelph from Grand Trunk Railway Bridge showing east bank. Home in foreground. Heffernan bridge in background. printed front "RIVER SPEED, FROM G.T.R. BRIDGE, GUELPH, ONT"

Image of 1998.15.1 - Postcard, Souvenir

1998.15.1 - Postcard, Souvenir

Souvenir colour postcard of Laura Lemon's birthplace in Guelph. Framed by a gold frame with the words Guelph, Canada carved into it. Birthplace of Laura Lemon, Author of "My Ain Folk" Guelph, Ont. Guelph Canada.

Image of 1986.18.257 - Postcard

1986.18.257 - Postcard

Sepia toned, divided back postcard with correspondence and a one-cent Canada postage stamp on back. It is a view of Speed River, Guelph-buildings on river banks reflected in water. St. George's Church in background. printed front "RIVER SPEED, GUELPH, CANADA" back "THE INTERNATIONAL STATIONERY CO. PICTON, CANADA"

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.

Image of 2008.30.1 - Postcard, Souvenir

2008.30.1 - Postcard, Souvenir

Blue coloured souvenir folder of Guelph with a drawing of a scroll on the front and the Union Jack flag on the back. Postcards double-sided with a total of 16 photos including: Wyndham Street, the Circle, the Ontario Reformatory, MacDonald Institute, Ontario Veterinary College, In the grounds of the Ontario Agricultural College, Birthplace of Laura Lemon, a Beauty Spot in Guelph, a picture of the pool at the Ontario Reformatory, the Administration Building of the OAC, the Speed River, Church of Our Lady, John McCrae Memorial, Exhibition Park, a Corner of the Lake Ontario Reformatory.

Image of 2010.7.1 - Booklet

2010.7.1 - Booklet

100 Years of Memories, Ontario Reformatory in Guelph Booklet. The book is covered with a page of clear plastic on the front and blue on the back and spine. On the front cover there is a picture of the Guelph Correctional Centre with green text above and below the picture. The text states the title of the booklet, what is inside of the booklet, and the author (Karl Grottnthaler). The booklet consists of 136 pages. Through out the booklet there are articles, pictures, maps, and facts. The booklet covers the history of the Guelph Correctional Centre from the beginnings to the present. There are loose pages at the back of the booklet and throughout

Image of 1981X.229.1.4 - Map

1981X.229.1.4 - Map

Map of Guelph, 1913. 4 sections of waxed fabric. Map shows divisions, surveys, lots and owners of large land holdings, black border. By the late F.J. Chadwick P.L.S., 1891 Corrected to June 1913 by E.E. Clawson. .1 Willow Road, Edinburgh Road, Paisley, Hanlon 58.2 x 45.2 cm .2 Speedvale, Woolwich, Oxford, Edinburgh 62 cm x 40.5 cm .3 Paisley, Oxford, Norfolk, Gordon, Forest, Hanlon 71.5 x 64 .4 Speedvale, Victoria, Speed River, Dundas Road, Gordon St., Norfolk, Woolwich St. 120 cm x 76. 8 cm

Image of 1984.4.7 - Map

1984.4.7 - Map

Plan of building lots laid out in Guelph for John Mitchell ESQ. Multi lot subdivision plan west of Eramosa Road north of Speed River. Surveyor Fraser Kerr, PLS

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"

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 1986.18.247 - Postcard

1986.18.247 - Postcard

Tinted divided back postcard with correspondence and a one-cent Canada postage stamp on back. It is a view a canoe on the Speed River with mature trees on the river banks. Man is paddling with derby hat on. printed front "ON RIVER SPEED, GUELPH" back "W.G. MACFARLANE PUBLISHER TORONTO" Date Made Notes: postmarked 1905.

Image of 1986.18.253 - Postcard

1986.18.253 - Postcard

Tinted, undivided back postcard. View of a canoe and rowboat on Speed River, Guelph. Wooded banks. Trees are reflected in the calm water. Two men in canoe, one man in Rowboat, sitting on dock. Postcard is unused. printed front "VICTORIA PARK LANDING ON THE SPEED, GUELPH" back "MADE IN GERMANY. A.L. MERRILL, TORONTO"