Volume 44

Karl Briestensky and The Look of Modern Guelph

January 8, 2019 — Author: Gil Stelter Pubication Date: 2005   Karl Briestensky in 1992.   Source: Eileen Macrollo When we think of distinctive Guelph architecture, what usually comes to mind are some of the great buildings of the Victorian era suóh as the County Courthouse, City Hall, and the Church of Our Lady, all designed by distinguished architects. The recent death of Guelph's out-...

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Special Celebrations in Guelph's History

January 8, 2019 — Author: Ross W. Irwin Publication Date: 2005   A century ago, Queen Victoria's Birthday (commemorated on) day 24 beginning in 1845) and Dominion Day (July 1) were the two most widely celebrated occasions for merrymaking in Guelph. The latter date, the anniversary of Confederatiory was first made a holiday in 1868. There have been several other days widely celebrated in...

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Strangers in A Strange Land: Chinese Immigrants From 18885 - 1939

January 8, 2019 —  Author: Unknown Publication Date: 2005   He was a stranger in a strange land and the nurses and physicians sympathized greatly with him in his affliction as they were not able to understand or fulfill his orders.1 The Canada we know today was built through the efforts of immigrants. From its early beginnings, each wave of newcomers added its own...

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Vernon Mcilwraith President 1965 - 1967

January 8, 2019 — Author: Ross W. Irwin Publication Date: 2005   Verne McIlwraith Source: C6-0-0-0-0-986, " McIlwraith, Verne," [197-?] (From the Archives Photograph Collection)     Vernon Mcllwraith was born in Guelph in 1973, a son of Alexander H. Mcllwraith of 41 Grove Street. As a young man he was a Guelph Mercury paper carrier and worked at the Guelph Creamery Co. Vern...

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Index to Historic Guelph

January 8, 2019 — Author: Ross W. Irwin Publication Date: 2005 1978 - 2004 Title Author Year Volume Page Advertising in Guelph Newspapers, 1847-1900 B.M. Durtnall 1998 37 31 Albion Hotel, The History of the (1856-1985) Michele DuCharme 1985 24 56 Awards, Volunteer service to G.H.S.   1986 25 25 Awards, Bicentennial to G.H.S.    1985 24 58 Awards, Volunteer Service to G.H.S.  ...

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