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Image of 2007.34.2 - Scrapbook

2007.34.2 - Scrapbook

Black, thick cardboard covers around yellowed ledger sized pages. All of the pages have come away from the spine of the book. It is filled with newspaper clippings, starting on this inside cover. The scrapbook also includes; voting ballots and results, referendum ballots and results, sports items, death announcements, wedding annoucements, public notices, job postings, advertisements, election campaign adverts, historical articles, polling results (numbers added in pencil crayon),

Image of 1979.75.15 - Booklet

1979.75.15 - Booklet

Booklet, 20 page document with Guelph Industrial and commercial market data, compiled the year prior to Guelph's one hundredth anniversary. Heavy paper cover is light brown with red and black ink print. Glossy white typeset pages with red and black ink, some local landmark photos (not identified). Book is stapled together. Front cover has an illustration of a town in the shape of a circle, printed in red. Below this is printed in red and black lettering: "98% Coverage in the City of Guelph through The Mercury". On page 20, in the lower right corner is printed the date and name of company that compiled this data: "Compiled by Can. Bus. Research Bureau, Toronto, Canada / June, 1926". O

Image of 1981X.267.1 - Map

1981X.267.1 - Map

Wellington County Map, 1885. Black on sepia paper with fabric backing. black wooden slat nailed to map top. "Map of Wellington County Province of Ontario 1885, Published by Wm. W. Evans". Map showing lots, concessions, landowners, villages, roads and railway lines in the county. Short list of references at top right hand side, advertisements along both left and right hand sides. map of Guelph inserted in lower left hand corner. Table of distance for towns in the county.

Image of 1984.19.1 - Booklet

1984.19.1 - Booklet

Booklet, "Guelph General Hospital, ... Historical Sketch, By-laws and Rules, 1898". Rectangular booklet with pale green cover with title & border in black print. Pages are off-white with black printed text and illustration. Booklet is held together with three staples. Front Cover: "Guelph General Hospital, Guelph, Ont. / Historical Sketch, By-laws and Rules, 1898". Page 1: B/W engraving of "The Guelph General Hospital Buildings." Page 2: "Board of Directors; Medical Staff of Guelph General Hospital". Pages 3 -10 : "Historical Sketch". Pages 11 - 32 : "By-Laws, Rules and Regulations of The Guelph General Hospital". Topics addressed are: Board Meetings; Committees and Duties; Lady Super

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 2015.64.1 - Scrapbook

2015.64.1 - Scrapbook

Scrapbook of clippings and a few photographs of Guelph buildings. The scrapbook has a brown paper jacket covering a scrapbook with an illustration of a fishing village on it. The brown paper cover has a white label with pen on it that reads: "First book: Churches, Schools, Old Opera House, Movie Picture Bldgs, Black Smith Fountain, Library - Old, Old and New Court House, History in back cover, Old and New Stations, Various Pictures of Guelph, History of Guelph". Written in pen just below the label is "First Book Begun 1954" Page 1: Several newspaper clippings about early Guelph including "Lord's Reclamation of 1788 earliest record of Territory"; "County Named After Great Military Man"; Ear

Image of 1969.68.1 - Manuscript

1969.68.1 - Manuscript

Memoir, "Some Recollections of James Walter Lyon." J.W. Lyon was a leading book publisher and owned World Publishing Co. Typewritten pages, 45 in total with a blank one at the end. On legal size tissue type paper. Dated 1924. Covers the period from his 1848 birth in Pennsylvania through to 1924. Page 15 is the first mention of Guelph. No. of pages: 45

Image of 1987.62.17 - Booklet

1987.62.17 - Booklet

Booklet entitled "Guelph, Ontario - The Royal City, 1919." Promotional booklet that serves as a commercial and residential guide. Has 32 pages of printed text on glossy paper. Illustrations are: b/w photographs and drawings of Guelph buildings and factories; parks, downtown Guelph. As well, there is a map of Wellington County. Cover: paper, white with a blue grey border. Inside border is a picture of the Guelph Public Library and above and below picture is printed in black lettering: "GUELPH, ONTARIO / ISSUED FOR THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL / GUELPH - ONTARIO / BY HEATON'S AGENCY, TORONTO." in the upper left corner, hand-printed in blue ink is: "R.B.Ward." On back cover is a map of southern Ontari

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.

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

1973.11.1 - Book

Book "The Little Red School House" by Lynda Hale, Joy Nicol and Carol Patterson. The book is soft cover with a red cover with black print and an illustration of a school house. The book tells the history of the small country schools in Wellington County.

Image of 2013.21.12 - Application, Registration

2013.21.12 - Application, Registration

Application for a loan. The loan is being asked for by the trustees for St. Andrews Church for $5000 from the Commercial Bank of Canada. On the first page it is titled to the Trust and Loan Company of Upper Canada and it is titled Application for Loan. At the bottom of the first page it states the terms and conditions. The second page lists the different properties offered as security and the total value of their worth. The third page is a description of the church and at the bottom there is a drawing showing the dimensions of the building. The fourth page lists the trustees for St. Andrews Church as well as information printed about the Commissioners Office located in Kingston.

Image of 1981.279.3 - Booklet

1981.279.3 - Booklet

Booklet, "History of Medicine in Guelph" by Dr. Lawrence Leggett. Written in 1959 but this booklet is a July 1980 reprint of the 1959 edition, courtesy of 77 Westmount Limited / Westmount Medical Centre. Cover is thick blue paper with black typewritten letters. Book is typewritten, black ink on white pages. Book is stapled together. This monograph is 13 pages and tells the story of medicine, epidemics, and doctors who practiced in Guelph from 1824 to the 1950s. In terms of doctors, the emphasis is given to those practising prior to 1875. There are six sections: "Formative Years; Early Physicians; Epidemics that have Struck Guelph Since its Conception; Hospitals of Guelph; Doctors who Settled

Image of 1977.120.45 - Letterhead

1977.120.45 - Letterhead

Letterhead of "The Children's Aid Society of Guelph and Wellington County." Black print on off-white paper. The bottom of paper has been cut away to leave the letterhead and date only. In center of letterhead is a circular black and white crest of the Children's Aid Society. The crest depicts a warrior in armour with five little children surrounding him. Printed at top: "THE CHILDREN'S AID SOCIETY OF GUELPH AND WELLINGTON COUNTY / INCORPORATED UNDER THE "CHILDREN'S PROTECTION ACT OF ONTARIO." On the left side of letterhead is a list of the officers and address of the Guelph and Wellington County Children's Aid Society. On the right hand side is printed the society's Mottoes: "By saving th

Image of 1997.22.2 - Program

1997.22.2 - Program

Program, "Unveiling of a Historical Plaque Commemorating the Late Dr. Edward Johnson," at Riverside Park, Sunday, September 9, 1969 at 3.00 P.M. Blue textured paper cover with printed black lettering and crest of the County of Wellington. White paper inside with programme in black print on right side. On the left side is printed the text which is on the plaque. Illustrations: Printed "Unveiling of a Historical Plaque commemorating the late Dr. Edward Johnson"

Image of 1981X.226.1 - Map

1981X.226.1 - Map

"Map of Niagara, Gore and Wellington Districts (including also the Southern Front of the Home District), Canada. Compiled from the Township Plan in the Surveyor Generals Office by C. Rankin, D.S. Toronto 18th June 1845, Lith of Hall & Mooney. 25 piece paper map on cotton-like backing. map is nailed to a wooden slat at top and a brown wooden rod at base. map shows survey lot plans for townships in the Niagara, Gore and Wellington Districts, major roadways and villages in 1845.

Image of 1985.65.3.3 - Article

1985.65.3.3 - Article

.1, .2 and .3 - Three page magazine article entitled "The City of Guelph" published in Canadian Progress [Magazine], 1927. Pages have been removed from magazine and are loose. Text is printed in black on rectangular white paper that has yellowed with age. Illustrated with b/w photographs of: St. George's Square, Carnegie Guelph Public Library, Guelph Collegiate Vocational Institute, Church of Our Lady, Ontario Agricultural College and a view of Wyndham Street. Article is a promotional one, advertising the various advantages of living and working in Guelph. .1 - page 257 and 258. Page 257 has been highlighted with red and black marker, and at the top is hand-written:" Guelph was incorporate

Image of 1981X.231.1 - Map

1981X.231.1 - Map

Map of County of Wellington 1861. "Map of the County of Wellington Canada Est, Published by Guy Leslie and Charles J. Wheelack, P.L.S. Orangeville 1861 Lith. by W.C. Chewett & Co., Toronto." Map shows townships, lots, landowners in the rural area,s the businesses and home of major subscribers, lists of major subscribers and map inserts.

1979.75.10 - Book

County of Wellington Centennial book. The book is soft cover with a beige cover with black print and a red crest of the county. Inside is a brief description of the different townships and towns within the County with a red illustration on each page. The township of Guelph is near the end, the City of Guelph is on the second to last page and the Ontario Agricultural College is on the last page.

Image of 1980.114.93 - Booklet

1980.114.93 - Booklet

Booklet, "Guelph Ontario Canada / "The Royal City." Statistical report compiled by the Guelph Industrial Commission and the Guelph Board of Trade. Purpose is to attract new industry to the city. Eight page booklet with bright yellow cover, all stapled together in upper left corner. Cover: bright yellow paper with black typed lettering and Guelph's Coat of Arms at the top: "GUELPH / ONTARIO / CANADA / "The Royal City". under this is a typewritten message from Edward L. A. Whitaker, Industrial Commissioner of the Guelph Industrial Commission. Eight pages are of graduating widths and each page provides facts and figures under eight headings: markets; labour; transportation; water, power,