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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 1993.28.1.4 - Plan, Fire Insurance

1993.28.1.4 - Plan, Fire Insurance

Laminated coloured reproduction fire insurance plans of Guelph. Map of Guelph in 1875 but revised in 1878. .1 Blue, yellow, black and pink colour code. Blue for water and stores. Some stores are yellow also. Pink for building. There is a key for symbols. .2 Map of Guelph. Pink, green and blue buildings. Some pencil markings on the face of the map. .3 Map. Includes index. Colours blue, pink, green and blue denote the structure of building. .4 Index

Image of 2007.4.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

2007.4.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

A large brown book with maroon spine and tips with a blue label in the centre with black printing. Title reads; "Insurance Plan/of/ Guelph./Ontario./Published by/Chas. E. Goad. Civil Engineer,/Montreal" Stamped at the top and bottom of the label is "F. Grundy". It is also stamped 3 times on the inside cover. There are three pieces of paper here: the first is part of the book, "This plan has been revised to" written in pencil "June 1888 & Nov 1892". "Free of expense to the Company owning it, and is returned to the local agent," the name has been erased and a dark smudge left so the name cannot be made out....The next piece of paper is white and has been taped inside just below. It is hard to m

Image of 2009.26.1 - Map

2009.26.1 - Map

A reproduction of a Fire Insurance Map from 1892. There are land use designation, and a key identifying various elements. On the right side is a message on how the map was made, and what it took, by Phil Keddie. Department of Geography, University of Guelph. February 2009. On the bottom are acknowledgements to: "Dr. Gil Stelter; Professor Emeritus, Department of History, University of Guelph, for his interest and encouragement; and Kathleen Wall, Guelph Civic Museum, for providing me with access to the Insurance Plan and a place to do proof reading. My greatest thanks to Robert Miller and Adam Bonnycastle. This map was printed by Marie Puddister, Cartographer, Department of Geography, Univers

1976.40.46 - Book

Book "Souvenir of the 28th Annual Convention of The Trades and Labour Congress of Canada in Guelph, Ontario, September 1912" The book is hardcover with a dark red cover with gold print. The book is 102 pages in length and has photos of different unions, members of Guelph Labour Council and ads from companies all over the country.

Image of 1992.69.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

1992.69.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

London Assurance Company Fire Insurance Plan for 1881 revised to 1892. The plan is a hard cover book with a brown cloth cover with leather spine and corners. The book has a paper label on the front cover. On the inside front cover there is another paper label from the insurance company. The book contains twelve pages of maps that cover the downtown area of Guelph. On each page the different colour buildings represent the different building materials used. There are sections of the maps that have been overpasted when it was revised.

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 2013.39.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

2013.39.1 - Plan, Fire Insurance

Very poor condition and should only be handled when absolutely necessary City of Guelph fire insurance plan February 1897 revised to 1907 and then revised again in September 1916. The plan has a black hard cloth cover. The first page has a street index. In the upper right corner there is a blue label that describes the revisions "Surveyed Feb'y 1897 revised to Sept. 1916 new sheets 35 to 38 are added population 16,738 ..." Page 2 is the map of the city with colour coding showing which page each area is shown. There is also a legend showing what each abbreviation or symbol means. There are 38 pages and each page shows a particular area. Each page shows the buildings in that area and t

Image of 2014.84.497 - Postcard

2014.84.497 - Postcard

Cardboard post card with a photo of Macdonnell Street in winter glued on in the centre. The post card has a geometric red border, with sun ray illustrations coming from each corner. The sepia toned photo shows a row of commercial buildings with sleighs and horses in front of them. Th Union is the building closest to the foreground. "Photo by W.H. Bibby (Medalist) Guelph, Ont." is printed at the bottom. BACK: Top reads "Pictorial Post Card, Guelph, Ont." There is a 'T' shaped red line across the back. Guelph Historical Society stamp on back.

Image of 2006.43.1 - Album, Photograph

2006.43.1 - Album, Photograph

Green hardcover photograph album with brown Art Nouveau style floral decoration on front cover with "Album" in the centre. The album contains 24 black and white images - two on each page and below each image is a number. On the very last page is a list of what each image is, corresponding to the number below the image. #1 Richardson Family on their farm - Image of a man, his wife and their two children in a field. #2 Richardson Family Farm - Image of a stone farmhouse with Two women, each holding children standing in front of the house. Sitting in front of the house is a man holding a third child. #3 Mr. Richardson's Farm - Image of a young boy (same as in #1-2) playing with 4 or 5 p

Image of Grundy 221 - Photograph

Grundy 221 - Photograph

Photo of a drawing of a map of Royal City Pioneer Inns and Taverns. The map was drawn by Hugh Douglass in 1963 based on the research of A.E. Leone Hinds and is of the downtown core. All of the early hotels are marked out on the map, along with street names and the Speed River. On the back there is also a black stamp "F. Grundy"

Image of 2013.72.92 - Photograph

2013.72.92 - Photograph

Digital image of Macdonell Street takenfromthe Guelph Mercury, November 26, 1958. The view is of Macdonell from Norfolk Street and looking east. To the left is a row of buggies lined up in front of the Albion hotel stables and farther down the street as well. In the background are the two water towers that are part of the Bell piano and organ factory. Below the image is a brief write up about the street and the water towers.

Image of 2016.29.34 - Print, Photographic

2016.29.34 - Print, Photographic

Colour photograph of La Cucina, Morning Light. The image shows the front facade of a stone building with various businesses along the bottom including La Cucina, Gallery LaFayette, Vienna Restaurant and Trank Monico Barber Shop and Hairstylists. The building is flooded with a soft glow of sunlight. There are two trees, one on either side of the image, partially obstructing the storefronts on the left and right. The photograph is mounted on matte board that is black on the front and white on the back. A label is attached to the back top left corner "Richard H. J. Johnston, 321 Exhibition St., Guelph, Ont, N1H 4S1". Handwritten below in black "Morning Light". The photograph is a landscape orien