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Image of 2004.69.3 - Certificate, Achievement

2004.69.3 - Certificate, Achievement

Certificate for Blood Donors from the Canadian Red Cross Society for Taylor Forbes Ltd. The top of the poster has blue lettering and gold ribbon below that says "Blood Donor Honour Roll". In the middle is a red cross. The background is a leaf pattern that is peach and blue. There are two gold lions at the top of the list and just above that is "Taylor Forbes Limited". There are 23 names listed on the honour roll. At the bottom, in red and white is written "They also serve". Beside each name are red stars to indicate the number of donations.

Image of 2004.17.8 - Program

2004.17.8 - Program

Program, "Victoria Ice Frolics of 1948 Presented by Victoria Skating Club of Guelph" on December 3rd and 4th, 1948 at Guelph Memorial Gardens Arena. Purple paper covered program with line drawing of a female figure skater in mid-jump. The souvenir program is for the 1948 Victoria Ice Frolics. The program contains photos of the participants in the event, advertisements of local businesses, and the agenda for event. Illustrations: Printed, Photographs B/W No. of pages: 32

Image of 2004.27.14 - Envelope

2004.27.14 - Envelope

Envelope with advertisement on back; White rectangular paper envelope. There is a red two cent postage stamp on the upper right corner. There is black ink postage stamp "Toronto Canada/ SEP 16 / 5-PM / 1905". There is also blue typed lettering in the centre and blue printed company address in upper left corner. Just under return address is a purple stamped return address. On reverse side, there is an advertisement in large printed lettering in blue ink: "THE LARGEST MANUFACTURERS OF LAWN MOWERS AND GENERAL HARDWARE IN CANADA." Stamped in black near center bottom: "SYRACUSE N.Y. RECD. / SEP 17 / 6.30 AM / 1905". On front in blue print: "IF NOT CALLED FOR RETURN TO TAYLOR-FORBES COMPANY, LIMI

Image of 2004.69.1 - Certificate, Achievement

2004.69.1 - Certificate, Achievement

Certificate of staff members of Taylor Forbes Ltd. that volunteered for active service with Canada's Fighting Forces in World War II. The poster is on cream coloured card stock with a red and cream coloured border. At the top, in full colour, is the Canadian crest with the coats of arms representing the provinces at the time surrounding the crest. The crest has the lion on one side, the unicorn on the other, the Canadian coat of arms in the center, a lion with a crown on top and "A MARI USQUE AD MARE" Below the crest is "For King and Country members of Taylor-Forbes Limited who have volunteered for active service with Canada's Fighting Forces". Below that is a decorative design

Image of 2004.69.2 - Certificate, Achievement

2004.69.2 - Certificate, Achievement

Certificate of staff members of Taylor Forbes Ltd. that volunteered for active service with Canada's Fighting Forces in World War II. The poster is on cream coloured card stock with a red and cream coloured border. At the top, in full colour, is the Canadian crest with the coats of arms representing the provinces at the time surrounding the crest. The crest has the lion on one side, the unicorn on the other, the Canadian coat of arms in the center, a lion with a crown on top and "A MARI USQUE AD MARE" Below the crest is "For King and Country members of Taylor-Forbes Limited who have volunteered for active service with Canada's Fighting Forces". Below that is a decorative design

Image of 2004.69.4 - Certificate, Achievement

2004.69.4 - Certificate, Achievement

Certificate of staff members of Taylor Forbes Ltd. that volunteered for active service with Canada's Fighting Forces in World War II. The poster is on cream coloured card stock with a red and cream coloured border. At the top, in full colour, is the Canadian crest with the coats of arms representing the provinces at the time surrounding the crest. The crest has the lion on one side, the unicorn on the other, the Canadian coat of arms in the center, a lion with a crown on top and "A MARI USQUE AD MARE" Below the crest is "For King and Country members of Taylor-Forbes Limited who have volunteered for active service with Canada's Fighting Forces". Below that is a decorative design

Image of 1998.30.1 - Book

1998.30.1 - Book

"The King's Daughter's Cook Book" Small book with an off white cover. The text on the front cover is orange and decsribes the title od the cook book. There is a circular leaf and ribbon design in the middle of the front cover. The back cover has a piece of paper attched to the top left corner. The inside pages are loose from the spine. There are drawings and black and white photographs, and advertisements through out. There are 246 pages. There are blank pages in the book to provide space for the owner to write their own which is the case in this book.

Image of 2002.3.1 - Postcard

2002.3.1 - Postcard

Advertising Postcard designed as a promotional device for Taylor Forbes Lawn Mower Co. The front of the postcard has an illustration of a woman pushing a lawnmower across a neatly kept lawn. The name of the lawnmower company (Taylor-Forbes) and a sales slogan are given on the front of the card. The back of the card gives a description of the illustration on the front and the importance of the postcard. There is also a lined area for addressing the card. The postcard has a one cent stamp on the right top corner and is stamped, top center with the date and the location, "GUELPH ONT. 0 AM MAR 8 1922" Illustrations: Illustrations, Colour front, "MADE IN CANADA", "Keep your Lawns Beautiful with

Image of 2003.31.1 - Book, Cook

2003.31.1 - Book, Cook

Cook Book made of full sheets of paper folded over once to create booklet. May have been a cover at one point in time. Title on front is "Selected Recipes" In center of front is black and white photo of "The Church of St. James the Apostle - Established 1890". At bottom of the cover it says "A collection of tested recipes selected and arranged for publication by the members of the Parish Guild of The Church of St. James the Apostle". Inside are recipes and advertisements. The back of the cover has an index. Illustrations: Printed No of Pages: 80 No of Parts: 1 Count:

Image of 1994.20.1 - Booklet, Advertisement

1994.20.1 - Booklet, Advertisement

Advertising Booklet for Taylor-Forbes Company Limited; Beige, glossy paper brochure, folded in accordion style. The front has printed black and red letters. The inside is a catalogue of the heating items they sell complete with black and white drawings, red print, and full descriptions of the displayed models. Illustrations: Drawings, Black and White Pages: 26 Cover: "TAYLOR FORBES SOVEREIGN BOILERS, RADIATOR, HEATING SPECIALTIES/ TAYLOR-FORBES COMPANY LIMITED/ Head Office & Works GUELPH / WINNIPEG, REGINA, CALGARY, TORONTO, MONTREAL, VANCOUVER, Hamilton, London, Windsor; Ottawa, Victoria / QUEBEC /ST. JOHN / HALIFAX".

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 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 1993.36.1 - Guide, Street

1993.36.1 - Guide, Street

Street Guide for City of Guelph, 1955. A small book listing streets, businesses etc. The exterior cover is blue and the interior is cream coloured paper with black ink. Printed on cover in blue print: Guelph Coat of Arms with text::" ..City of Guelph.. Street Guide / Price 35 cents". On page 3, it notes that this street guide "is sponsored by the Guelph Police Association 1955 with the support of our advertisers. / (COPYRIGHT) trademark of Typographical Union Label, Guelph." On page 103 is a list of street names proposed to have their names changed by City Council after May 1956. Illustrations: Advertisements/Printed No. of pages: 112

Image of M2006X.11.1 - Book

M2006X.11.1 - Book

A beige book, yellowed with age, titled "The King's Daughter's Cook Book" in red writing. The title inside add's to the title "And Domestic Helps". The book was compiled by the Guelph Circle of the King's Daughters, from St. Andrew's Church in Guelph. The book was created in 1908 and is worn from frequent use. The recipes are from various women. The book contains advertisements from various companies in the city. The front page on the inside of the book contains handwritten words of "Jean Scott", "Janet McCrae", and "Janefield Christmas 1908". On the back cover is a page from another book pasted to the back, upside down. It is giving instructions of how to measure properly when cooking.

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 2007.35.3 - Program

2007.35.3 - Program

Program, Kiwanis Guelph Club presents the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Sir Ernest MacMillan, conductor, at the Collegiate Auditorium on Friday, November 17th 8:30 PM. The guest artist is Beauna Somerville, violinist. The proceeds in aid of Boys Camp. Cream coloured paper cover with printed black lettering and Kiwanis Club crest. The program has many advertisements from Guelph companies. The first page includes the programme for the evening, plus description of the music, the boys camp and a listing of the Kiwanis members, executive for 1944, and the committees. As well, it lists the members who are in military service. There are also B/W/ photographs of Sir Ernest MacMillan and the guest artis

Image of 2007.35.2 - Program

2007.35.2 - Program

Kiwanis Guelph Club presents the Toronto Symphony Orchestra Sir Ernest MacMillan, conductor at the Collegiate Auditorium on Wednesday Oct 31at 8:30 PM. The proceeds in aid of Boys Camp. Green coloured paper cover with printed black lettering and gold coloured Kiwanis crests on front cover. The program has many advertisements from Guelph companies. The first page includes the progress for the evening, plus description of the music, the boys camp and a listing of the Kiwanis members, executive for 1945 and the committees, as well as those members in military service. It also includes photograph of Sir Ernest MacMillan, and mayor Gordon Rife. Illustrations: B/W Printed No. of pages: 44

Image of 2007.35.4 - Program

2007.35.4 - Program

Program, Kiwanis Guelph Club presents the Toronto Symphony Orchestra Sir Ernest MacMillan, conductor at the Collegiate Auditorium on Wednesday November 5th, 1947 at 8:30 PM. The proceeds in aid of Boys Camp. Zara Nelsova, Guest Artist. Grey coloured paper cover with printed black lettering and blue, cream and gold coloured Kiwanis crest on the front cover. The program has many advertisements from Guelph companies. The second page includes the programme for the evening, plus description of the music, the boys camp. It also includes b/w photograph of Sir Ernest MacMillan. Inside last page includes a list of officers, directors, honorary members and the roster for April 1947. Illustrations: B/W

Image of 2007.35.1 - Program

2007.35.1 - Program

Program, "Guelph Kiwanis Club presents the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Sir Ernest MacMillan, Conductor, Carlo Corelli, Guest Artist" at the Collegiate Auditorium on Wednesday, October 23rd, 8.30 p.m." Gold coloured paper cover with writing on cover and Kiwanis crest. The proceeds of concert in aid of Boys' Camp. The program has many advertisements from Guelph companies. Contents include the programme for the evening, plus description of the music, the boys camp and a listing of the Kiwanis members executive for 1945 and the committees. It also includes photographs of Sir Ernest MacMillan, Conductor, Robert Stewart, Founder of Robert Stewart Limited, and Robert A.M. Stewart, President of Rober