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Image of 1999.55.31 - Booklet, Instruction

1999.55.31 - Booklet, Instruction

Instruction Booklet, The Guelph Cemetery Commission Rules and Regulations for Woodlawn Cemetery, 1944. Blue paper cover. Stapled. Rules and regulations inside. Page 1 notes that these rules were "Adopted after Revision September 7th, 1934". Index at back. Booklet addresses the following topics: interments; sale of lots; re-possession of lots; lots under perpetual care; conditions governing deferred payments; single graves; care of lots; trees, plants and flowers; monuments, foundations and markers; underground vaults; crypts in the mausoleum; special rules for monument dealers; rules concerning visitors; and tariff of charges. Illustrations: Printed No of Pages: 31 N.B. This booklet is a

Image of 2005.30.1 - Map

2005.30.1 - Map

Street Guide & Map; off-white paper with black print. Folded into 20 rectangular sections. "A" "B" "C" "D" "E" divided within border along top and bottom, "1" "2" "3" "4" "5" "6" along right hand side, the same with "7" at the bottom on other side. The map depicts an area spanning from College Ave. at the bottom to Woodlawn Road at the top, and Silvercreek Road on the left to a little past Victoria road on the right. Street names are listed in a section at the bottom of the map in alphabetical order along with their corresponding coordinates on the map. The rectangular section that is visible when the map is folded has a border made up of three black lines around it. Inside these lines is wri

Image of 2005.30.2 - Map

2005.30.2 - Map

Map, City of Guelph, Revised July 1958. Beige cardboard cover (booklet-style) with folded map attached to back cover. Cover of booklet: thin green 'lightning' or 'jagged' style double border top and bottom. All printing on cover in green. In large print at top: "MAP". Underneath this is a large round dot in the centre of the cover. Below this: "City of Guelph", with another round dot underneath it. Below dot: "REVISED JULY, 1958". To the right of the first dot (in the upper half of the cover) is a stamp in blue ink that reads: "JOHNSON'S ENTERPRISES / 28 PEARL ST., GUELPH / PHONE TA. 2-5441". There is a circular swirl of blue ink at the top right from a pen. Inside left cardboard (all printin

Image of 2003.83.1 - Map

2003.83.1 - Map

City of Guelph map. Background of city is white, streets are blue, highways are red. Outside of Guelph city boundries is yellow. On the bottom section of map is the street index, and along the right side is the cover (when folded up), and specific indexes such as "Interesting Points", "Golf Courses", and Shopping Plazas". The cover is blue with photo of City Hall. Reverse side of map is blank.

Image of 2002.23.10 - Map

2002.23.10 - Map

Map; One side of map depicts Guelph and surrounding townships; Township of Guelph and Township of Puslinch. Along the bottom of this side is the street index. The opposite side of the page contains four smaller maps. The first is considerably larger than the others. It shows Guelph in relation to the surrounding areas, this includes the Wellington County, Peel, part of York, Halton, Hamilton, Wentworth, part of Brant, and Waterloo. The other three maps depicts the Township of Eramosa, Erin and Nichol.This side also contains a street index for Elora-Fergus and a legend.

Image of 2006.40.1 - Map

2006.40.1 - Map

City of Guelph Transit and recreation map for 2005-2006. The map is colour with a cover that has an illustration of a bus and a silhouette of the horizon with Church of Our Lady. The back cover has Guelph Transit hours of operation and fare information. The map is folded accordion style and on one side has the map of Guelph with the bus routes marked in different colours. The other side of the map has a legend of the leisure and recreation services in Guelph. There is also a list of Guelph Schools, a small map of the Bus stop locations at St. George's Square, a list of ticket agents, riding tips and information of the Guelph Mobility Service.

Image of 2006.40.2 - Map

2006.40.2 - Map

Rand McNally Guelph, Georgetown and Acton street map, 2004. The map is colour with a red and blue front and back cover. The map is folded accordion style. One side of the map is the Guelph Street Map. On the other side of the map are several smaller maps of surrounding communities. The maps are of the township of Centre Wellington (Fergus and Elora), Town of Erin, Township of Guelph Eramosa (Rockwood), Acton, Georgetown, Downtown Guelph and a regional map.

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 2007.34.2 - 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 1991.48.28.1 - Reward Of Merit

1991.48.28.1 - Reward Of Merit

Reward of merit to Amy Grace Dunbar for her work as commissioner for the Guelph Cemetery Commission (1945-1972).

Image of 2008.55.2 - Program

2008.55.2 - Program

Program of the 1971 Guelph Spring Festival from May 1st to May 15th. Front cover is a picture of four individuals, two playing instruments and two singing. A dog stands under the feet of one of the musicians and a table with win on it stands in front of one of the singers. The floor is a blue diamond pattern, the wall is pink with stars, and the ceiling is yellow with clouds. Picture is "The Quartet" by Marc Saint-Saens. The program is 36 pages in length and consists of the lists of performers, their biographies, the pieces performed, and acknowledgement of corporate benefactors, donors and patrons. Gordon Couling has written an article, "A Gallery of Guelph Sculpture". No. of pages: 36

Image of 1980.114.84 - Map

1980.114.84 - Map

1962 Map. Black and white paper inside a green on brown paper folder. "Map of the City of Guelph". Drawn by Wm.S. Haras: Amended April 1962, Scale 900 feet to an inch. Copyright by Guelph Police Association. map shows 1962 Street Plan of Guelph bounded by Woodlawn, Victoria College and Silvercreek Road; map is secured to brown folder with green "Map of City of Guelph Revised - Sept 1962" printing.

Image of 1987.62.18 - Booklet, Instruction

1987.62.18 - Booklet, Instruction

Guelph Cemetery Commission Rules and Regulations for Woodlawn Cemetery, 1944. Rectangular book with blue heavy paper cover with printed black text. Inside pages are white with printed black text. Bound together with two staples. No. of pages: 31 Front cover: "The Guelph Cemetery Commission / INCORPORATED BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT 1919 / Rules and Regulations for Woodlawn Cemetery / GUELPH - ONTARIO 1944. Page 1 is the title page and notes that these Rules and Regulations were "Adopted after Revision September 7th, 1934". The index is on page 30 to 31. Page 3 - List of those serving on the Guelph Cemetery Commission. pp.5-6 A brief history of Woodlawn Cemetery . pp.7- Rules and Regulations

Image of 1987.44.9 - Booklet

1987.44.9 - Booklet

Booklet, "Guelph Horticultural Society 1967 Annual". Commemorates Canada's Centennial, 1867-1967 and the anniversary of the Guelph Horticultural Society (1852-1967). White printed cover with red, white and green printed lettering and design on front cover. Pages are white with black print. Contents include officers and directors, the annual program of monthly meetings, information about upcoming competitions and exhibitions, as well as advertisements of local businesses. There are also articles commemorating Canada as well as the "Guelph Horticultural Society and the Evolution of the City Beautiful." On page 23 are a list of the past presidents and secretaries of the GHS from 1900-1967. Incl

Image of 1987.44.23 - Booklet

1987.44.23 - Booklet

Booklet, "Guelph Horticultural Society 1983 Annual". White paper cover with printed green lettering and a green toned photograph of John Curtis' vegetable exhibit at the C.N.E.. The photo is courtesy of Ed Israel. On front cover below photograph is printed: "A Vegetable Garden To Ease Your Budget." There is an article on "Allotment Gardens in Guelph", as well as "Favourite Varieties of Vegetables for the Guelph Area." Contents also include: list of officers and directors, the 1983 program for the G.H.S., index of events in 1983, bus tours, honour awards, information about upcoming competitions and exhibitions; youth program and exhibition. Illustrations: Printed No. of Pages: 24

Image of 1986.33.6 - Program

1986.33.6 - Program

Program for the I.O.O.F. Progress Lodge No.158, Decoration Ceremony which took place at Woodlawn Cemetery on June 16th, 1940 at 2.30 p.m. Rectangular white paper with printed black lettering, folded in half to form a four page program. The centre and back page detail the Order of Service which includes the decoration of graves of those seven members listed under "In Memoriam" on the back page. This ceremony is taking place on the 121st Odd Fellows' Anniversary. Front Cover reads: "121st ODD FELLOWS' ANNIVERSARY / Progress Lodge, No. 158 / Decoration Ceremony / WOODLAWN CEMETERY / Sunday Afternoon, June 16th, 1940, AT 2.30 O'CLOCK / Music by the Guelph Musical Society Band / BRO. ROBERT KI

Image of 1978.16.17 - Clipping, Newspaper

1978.16.17 - Clipping, Newspaper

May 26, 1942 Newspaper Clipping, "Miss H. Kelly Passes Very Suddenly." Black print on white newsprint. Article is not complete. It is a continuation of an article "from page three". The article is an obituary of Miss Hattie Kelly, daughter of Charles Kelly. It describes her musical career from age twelve and her specific contributions to Guelph. The article concludes by informing readers that her funeral will take place at two o'clock on Thursday afternoon from McIntyre's Funeral Home to Woodlawn Cemetery. Transcription of complete obituary in Notes Section.

Image of 2009.62.1 - Book

2009.62.1 - Book

This book tells the story of the history of the Guelph police. Guelph's first police officer was Thomas Brown when the town first began in 1827. The book is filled with stories of the early years of the town of Guelph up until present time. The book covers a wide variety of topics from the police uniform, badge etc. to the subject of women police officers. The book also features segments called crime stories featuring stories of criminal encounters in Guelph. Illustrations: Printed No. of pages: 158

1975.36.1 - Book

History of Woodlawn Cemetery booklet compiled by Frank H. Cooke, secretary treasurer of the Guelph Cemetery Commission. Blue soft cover booklet with staple binding. On the front cover is a photo of the Cutten obelisk memorial. Stapled to the front cover is a business card for Frank H. Cooke with "Compliments of" written in pen. The book contains a history of the Cemetery along with several black and white photos. The book is 45 pages in length.

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