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Image of 2004.32.116 - Newspaper

2004.32.116 - Newspaper

"Guelph Daily Herald" newspaper from April 6, 1891. One large sheet of newsprint folded in half and printed on all sides to form four pages of printing. The paper is brittle. "GUELPH DAILY HERALD./ VOL. XXXVIII - No. 79./ GUELPH, CANADA, MONDAY, APRIL 6, 1891./ WHOLE No. 5988"

1994.38.1 - Newspaper

Guelph Mercury with news, ads and announcements on the front. Article on McCrae and homecoming of "D" Battery during Boer War. *Note misprint of date on last page -reads Jan 12, 1900 should read Jan 12, 1901.

Image of 2002.27.89 - Invoice

2002.27.89 - Invoice

Invoice; Beige with blue print letterhead at top. Pertinent information is filled in with black ink. The top third of the invoice provides information on who was sold to and the business sold from. The rest of the invoice is lined and divided into 7 vertical columns of various widths by red and blue lines. This portion of the invoice lists the items sold. There are two small holes punched into the top of the invoice. There are two small holes punched into the top of the invoice. "255", "Direct Importer of Cloves, Timothy, Turnip, Carrot, Rape, Mangel, and a

Image of 2002.27.88 - Bill-of-sale

2002.27.88 - Bill-of-sale

Counter Bill; Beige rectangular paper with black print. Pertinent information is filled in with pencil. The top third of the invoice provides information on who was sold to and the business sold from. The rest of the invoice is lined and divided into 3 vertical columns of various widths by black lines. This portion of the invoice lists the items sold. There are two small holes punched into the top of the invoice. "Market Square and McDonnell St.", "Branch-Elevator, Rockwood", "BOUGHT OF GEO. J. THORP SEEDSMAN", "Direct Importer of Vegetable Flower and Field Seeds.", "DEALER IN ALL KINDS OF GRAIN, FLOUR, FEED, BALED HAY, STRAW, POTATOES, TURNIPS, ETC.", "Guelph, Ont. 10/12 1901", "Mr WH Saund

Image of 1997.23.1 - Directory

1997.23.1 - Directory

Directory; Paper cover, stapled; Blue and white cover with printing and photograph of Agricultural College. Inside has photographs and drawings and advertisements for each of the above cities. Businesses are highlighted as well as a brief history about the city. Illustrations: Advertisements/Sketches, Pencil/Photographs, B/W/Sketches, B/W/Drawings/Illustrations "Guelph, Berlin, Waterloo, Galt, Preston and Hespeler Industrial Edition 1903". Pages 1 through 8 are devoted to Guelph. No of Pages: 24

2001.24.3 - Newspaper

Cream coloured newspaper with black print. The Guelph Weekly Mercury, January 1, 1914. There is no huge headline but some of the front page stories are :"Eight will hav to be left at home" "Hood and Benallick Moving Today" "Christmas At The Children's Shelter Was A Great Event - Friends Had Given Freely". The paper has a photo of a ploughing scene in late December in Alberta. The paper is six pages (three double sided).

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 1976.40.37 - Catalogue

1976.40.37 - Catalogue

Catalogue - "Souvenir Catalogue / First Amalgamated Ontario Provincial Winter Fair / Guelph, Dec. 11 to 14, 1900." Cover is heavy purple paper with printed text in gold lettering. There is a double lined gold border around the outside of the front cover. At the bottom of front cover, the border becomes more elaborate with gold swirls. Cover is stapled and catalogue is comprised of 36 pages of beige coloured paper with black printed text and illustrations. Besides numerous commercial advertisements, book contains the list of officials, executives and committees, an extract of the Rules and Regulations, Show Classes and a list of the winners. Some Guelph Advertisements have pictures of the

Image of 1977.33.5 - Program

1977.33.5 - Program

Program, The Royal City Grand Dominion Day Celebration Program, Wednesday July 1, 1891. Rectangular paper covered booklet of 20 pages bound together with two staples. Cover is white paper with blue print. There is a print in blue of City Hall on front cover, above and below which is printed: "THE ROYAL CITY GRAND DOMINION DAY CELEBRATION. / Wednesday, July 1st, 1891. / AT THE CITY OF GUELPH. / One Thousand Dollars in Prizes. / Mayor Goldie, Hon. Chairman; Ald. Jas. Hough, JR., Chairman; A.W. Alexander, Vice-Chairman; Ald. F. Dowler, Secretary; A. Robertson, Treasurer." Other prints within program: View of Upper Wyndham St. and St. George's Square; View of Lower Wyndham Street; View of C

Image of 1975.4.4 - Magazine

1975.4.4 - Magazine

Wellington Deanery Magazine, Guelph, November 1900. Black print and illustrations on beige paper. Front Cover has picture of St. James Church, Guelph in its centre. Printed text reads: "WELLINGTON DEANERY MAGAZINE / GUELPH / NOVEMBER 1900 / Price: Single Copies, 5 cents; 50 Cents per Annum in Advance." Back cover has advertisements from Guelph businesses. Page one notes that this is Vol.1 No. 5 and that it is "the official organ of the Church of England for the Deanery of Wellington in the Diocese of Niagara, published monthly." Also noted it that "all communications of a business character, ... must be addressed to the Advocate Publishing Co., Guelph, Ont. / Articles and communications f

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 2010.8.13 - Magazine

2010.8.13 - Magazine

St. George's Church Parochial Magazine. Front cover is yellow with a photograph of the church. There is some text below the picture describing name and date. Inside all text is black with some orange highlights. Various drawings, photographs, and small images are throughout. There twenty-seven pages in total. Advertisements are inside the front cover as well as the inside and outside of the back cover.

Image of 2010.8.14 - Magazine

2010.8.14 - Magazine

St. George's Church Parochial Magazine. Front cover is pink (fading at the sides) with a photograph of the church. There is some text below the picture describing name and date. Inside all text is black with some orange highlights. Various drawings, photographs, and small images are throughout. There twenty-seven pages in total. Advertisements are inside the front cover as well as the inside and outside of the back cover. There is an article on page 34 titled "Christian Devotion of the Free Indians".

Image of 2010.8.15 - Magazine

2010.8.15 - Magazine

St. George's Church Parochial Magazine. Front cover is pink, but is fading on the left hand side and top and bottom. In the centre there is a photograph of the church. There is some text below the picture describing name and date (October, 1902). Inside all text is black with red highlights. Various drawings, photographs, and small images are throughout. There twenty-seven pages in total. Advertisements are inside the front cover as well as the inside and outside of the back cover. There is a small rip 1.5 cm on the lower right hand side of the page.

Image of 2010.8.16 - Magazine

2010.8.16 - Magazine

St. George's Church Parochial Magazine. Front cover is pink, but is fading on the left hand side and bottom. In the centre there is a photograph of the church. There is some text below the picture describing name and date (November, 1902). Inside all text is black with red highlights. Various drawings, photographs, and small images are throughout. There twenty-seven pages in total. Advertisements are inside the front cover as well as the inside and outside of the back cover.

Image of 2010.8.17 - Magazine

2010.8.17 - Magazine

St. George's Church Parochial Magazine. Front cover is pink, but is fading all over. In the centre there is a photograph of the church. There is some text below the picture describing name and date (February, 1903). Inside all text is black with red highlights. There are some green images and brown writing. Various drawings, photographs, and small images are throughout. There twenty-nine pages in total. Advertisements are inside the front cover as well as the inside and outside of the back cover.

Image of 2010.8.18 - Magazine

2010.8.18 - Magazine

St. George's Church Parochial Magazine. Outer cover is pink. In the centre there is a photograph of the church. There is some text below the picture describing name and date (May, 1903). Inside all text is black with red highlights. Various drawings, photographs, and small images are throughout. There twenty-seven pages not including the Report. Advertisements are inside the front cover as well as the inside and outside of the back cover. Just inside the front cover is the "Annual Reports" for Easter, 1903. This report consists of twelve pages. The front cover has a hole on it measuring 4.5cm L x 1.5cm W.

Image of 2010.8.19 - Magazine

2010.8.19 - Magazine

St. George's Church Parochial Magazine. Outer cover is pink. In the centre of the cover there is a photograph of the church. There is some text below the picture describing name and date (June, 1903). Inside all text is black with red highlights. Various drawings, photographs, and small images are throughout. There are twenty-five pages. Advertisements are inside the front cover as well as the inside and outside of the back cover. Two stains from the staples are apparent on the left side of the front cover as well on the right hand side of the back cover.

Image of 2010.8.20 - Magazine

2010.8.20 - Magazine

St. George's Church Parochial Magazine. Outer cover is pink. In the centre there is a photograph of the church. There is some text below the picture describing name and date (July, 1903). Inside all text is black with red highlights. Various drawings, photographs, and small images are throughout. There are twenty-six pages. Advertisements are inside the front cover as well as the inside and outside of the back cover. One stain from the staple are apparent on the centre of the left side of the front cover as well on the right hand side of the back cover. Fading is occurring along the top, left side, bottom of the front cover. The word "Mrs. Nichols" is written in pencil on the top right had co

Image of 2010.8.21 - Magazine

2010.8.21 - Magazine

St. George's Church Parochial Magazine. Outer cover is pink. In the centre there is a photograph of the church. There is some text below the picture describing name and date (August, 1903). Inside all text is black with red highlights. Various drawings, photographs, and small images are throughout. There are fifty pages. Advertisements are inside the front cover as well as the inside and outside of the back cover. A stain from the staple is apparent on the centre of the left side of the front cover. Fading is occurring along the bottom, left side of the front cover and bottom right corner at the back. The word "Deibel" is written in pencil on the top right had corner on the front of the page.