Volume 48

Building Guelph's Loretto Convent

Author: Dr. Gil Stelter Publication Date: 2009     From the time that Guelph founder John Galt chose the most prominent location in the new town site for the institution headed by his friend Bishop Alexander Macdonell, what became known as "Catholic Hill" has been a place of special significance for the entire community. An important part of the eventual...

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Caring for Body, Mind and Soul: The Legacy of the Ladies of Loretto

Author: Dr. Debra Nash-Chambers Publication Date: 2009 Please note that due to the digitization process typographical and grammatical errors have occurred in the articles. We are working to re-edit all articles on our website. Please be patient with us as we work to solve this problem. Thank you - the GHS Team.   Dance class at the Loretto Convent, 1947....

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The Royal City Goes to War: How the Guelph Evening Mercury covered the First World War

Author: Jenn Annis Publication Date: 2009 Please note that due to the digitization process typographical and grammatical errors have occurred in the articles. We are working to re-edit all articles on our website. Please be patient with us as we work to solve this problem. Thank you - the GHS Team.   Any Guelphite who was awake and downtown at...

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A Fire in Quebec City, A Burning Question for Guelph: Who Was George Wallick, The Hero of St. Sauveur?

Author: Dr Jason F. Kovacs and Dr. Brian S. Osborne Publication Date: 2009 Please note that due to the digitization process typographical and grammatical errors have occurred in the articles. We are working to re-edit all articles on our website. Please be patient with us as we work to solve this problem. Thank you - the GHS Team.   What...

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The Role of Education in the Early Years of the Women's Institutes

Author: Andrea Gal Publication Date: 2009  Please note that due to the digitization process typographical and grammatical errors have occurred in the articles. We are working to re-edit all articles on our website. Please be patient with us as we work to solve this problem. Thank you - the GHS Team.   This postcard shouts the Macdonøld lnstitute (Ieft) and...

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The First Stone Schoolhouse in Guelph and the Matthews Family

Author: Henry Law Publication Date: 2009 Please note that due to the digitization process typographical and grammatical errors have occurred in the articles. We are working to re-edit all articles on our website. Please be patient with us as we work to solve this problem. Thank you - the GHS Team.   In 1827, John Galt, an agent of the...

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Soldiers of the Future: The Militarization of Boys within the Ontario Public School System, 1857-1937

Author: Jennifer McCulloch Publication Date: 2009 Please note that due to the digitization process typographical and grammatical errors have occurred in the articles. We are working to re-edit all articles on our website. Please be patient with us as we work to solve this problem. Thank you - the GHS Team.   Last Boy Scout Troop, Guelph, circa 1905.    Photograph...

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