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NEW BOOK RELEASE

This Withering Disease of Conflict:  A Canadian Soldier's Chronicle of the First World War

by Edward Butts

NEW Book Herb PhilpA first-hand account of the First World War through the eyes of Guelph journalist Herbert (Herb) Philp.  Author Edward Butts has woven a narrative of Philp's life and experience as a soldier on the front line, as told through his letters home to his family.  Print and e-book format available.

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Evenings with History are back in 2022!  

 We are pleased to annouce that our popular Evenings with History lectures are back online in 2022! 

Next Event: Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at 7:30 pm.  

BARN RAISINGS, THRESHING AND QUILTING BEES: THE STORIES FARM DIARIES TELL

with Guest Speaker Catharine Wilson, History Professor, University of Guelph and Director of the The Rural Diary Archive website. 

REGISTER HERE on Eventbrite (a Zoom link will be sent to you when you register).

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Online Membership 

We are pleased to announce ONLINE MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTION!   Not a member yet? Now is the time - we've made becoming a member easier than ever. Support our work celebrating Guelph's history.  Sign up now!

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Members should have now received their complimentary copy of the 2020-2021 issue of Historic Guelph in the mail.  Not a member?   Easy as pie!  Link to our Online Membership and join now.  

In this issue:

The Spanish Flu Pandemic 1918-1920

The HMCS Guelph

The Bookbinding Industry in Guelph

The Many Lives of C.L.C. Allinson