Advertising collection. First accrual. 1867-1975 1 folder
of textual records. 61 oversize items.
F.1 Leaflets, pamphlets, trade cards and other smaller items
Amphi Motors Ltd., Toronto, Ont. re Amphicar, the car that swims, 1960s
Bank of Toronto, 1937; with images of the British Royal family
Bickle Fire Engines Ltd., Combination Chemical and Hose Truck in service
in Point Edward. See also Hillcrest Motors
Blue Ribbon Tea Co. Ltd., Montreal, blank notebook distributed by Messrs
Jackson & Sons, celluloid blotter, 1890s
Bricklin Vehicle Corp., Scottsdale, Arizona, 1975
Harmonica Distribution Corp. of America, New York, re Borrah Minevitch
Carhartts, Railroad Time Book, Detroit, 1941. Note:
This pamphlet belonged to a man living in Gardenville, N.Y., who has
filled out the tables.
Charles E. Frosst & Co., Montreal, Ostoco Safety Book for
Children by Dingbat, 1960
Coca-Cola Bottling Company. Our America: Oil is a Modern Necessity,
Deering Harvester Company, Chicago, An Explanation of the Union
Dominion Organ and Piano Co., Bowmanville, Ont., distributed by George
Rife & Son, Walkerton
Hillcrest Motors, Quebec, Camion à combinaison for Eau Chimique
et Boyaux; photograph of a Niagara Falls fire truck.
Kellogg Company, Battle Creek, Mich., corn flakes box marked
for display purposes only, 1950s?
Laura Secord Candy Shops. The History of Our Flag. Coronation
Leggo &Co., leggotypers, Montreal, ca. 1875
Merchants Rubber Co., Berlin, Ont. n.d. but before 1916. Ribbon
with rubber in the shape of boot attached
Peter Puppet Playthings Inc., Long Island City, N.Y., marionettes, 1952
Red and White Stores, distributed by H.J. Harrison, Fonthill and Welland,
Robinson Cartage and Storage Co., Orillia, Ont., n.d.; labels for fruit
Robson Leather Company Limited, Oshawa, Ont., ca. 1935
St. Lawrence Starch Co. Ltd., Port Credit, Ont. re Ivorine Starch
Seitz & McEvenue Ltd., Insurance Brokers, Toronto, 1920
Sydney I. Robinson Fur Co., Fort William and Winnipeg, Nov. 1945 and
Thomas Myers, Toronto, Myers Royal Spice for Cattle,
endorsements from Sandringham Palace and Buffalo Bill. Distributed by
William Donne, Newmarket, Ont.
Traders Bank of Canada, Ingersoll, blank notebook
W. Goldbloom Fur Store, Prince Rupert, B.C.; this store also sold slate
and wood totem poles made by Indians of this district, n.d.
Willys-Overland Motors, Inc., Toledo, Ohio re the Aero-Lark automobile,
1950s; two leaflets, one without a dealers identification.
-Hamilton Automobile Club, calendars for 1947-1949
-James Dunlop Co. Ltd., Flour Feed and Grain, Hamilton, Ont. 1943, illustrated
with artwork by Reylyea depicting a young girls with horses and a dog.
-John Tantardini, Guelph, Ont.; part of the Red and White chain, 1931,
illustrated with a drawing of fruit
-Lake of the Woods Milling Company Ltd. 1937 calendar featuring Five
Roses Flour; text is in French, illustrated with artwork by Frank Downey,
Frontenac en route à Cataraqui
Display cards (meant to be stood in stores those have fold out
supports or placed in windows):
-Eatons. Give Our Best to the Chief. Fathers Day,
Sunday, June 16, features a father with a headdress of ties.
-Canadian Shredded Wheat Co. Ltd.; The Home of Shredded Wheat
Niagara Falls; The Vitally Different Food, with illustrations
of the Falls and the factory.
-Central Motor Company Ltd., 67 High St. West, for Economical
Transportation Chevrolet, 1930s
-Cott Corporation, Wont you join me? Cott Quality Beverages,
features young woman in a bikini, 1950s.
-Imperial Oil Ltd., Toronto. Cluny Mario, calved Mar. 26, 1934.
Stall display card,hand-lettered and painted, presumably for the Royal
-Kinney Bros., Sweet Caporal cigarettes, features young woman in a two-piece
bathing suit, 1940s
-Life Savers Ltd. Everybodys doing it .. chewing it! Life
Savers Spearmint Chewing Gum, n.d. Note: Life Savers are hard
candies, nothing could be found on this company ever producing gum.
-Liggett & Myers Tobacco Co., Granger Pipe Tobacco, features Jimmy
Wilson, Manager of the Chicago Cubs smoking a pipe. ca. 1941-1944
-Parke-Davis & Co., London W.1, shaving cream, features army, air
force, and navy uniformed men, 1940s
-Stanfields Ltd., underwear, 1940s, features two men wearing long
-Trans Canada Air Lines. Use Air mail for speed; has drawing
of a TCA plane. 1964 or earlier
-Waterman Pen Company, Smart people know
the smartest gifts
[sic] a Watermans, features a mother and daughter looking
a pens at Christmas time. The card was lithographed in Canada.
-Winnipeg Free Press: Imperial Conference Now in Session in London;
read Grant Dexters Illuminating Despatches. Note: The last
Imperial Conference was held in 1937. Has Germany Gone Mad? Read
The Truth about Hitler
-Michael Asselstine, Upper Canada Spinning and Carding Mill,
Mill Creek, Dundas county, 21 March 1867
-R. Barkley, Morrisburgh, Canada West. Oxen for Sale! for
lumbering for farming. N.d. but 1841 to 1867
-John Chrysler, Wholesale & Retail. Onondaga Salt for
sale at Spencers Wharf, Morrisburgh, Canada West. N.d. but 1841
-T.H. Estabrooks, St. John N.B. Red Rose Tea Is Good Tea,
illustrated with roses and a mill pond scene. 1890s
-Libbys. Libbys Comes Only from Hawaii, re pineapple
chunks and crushed pineapple. Features scenes from Hawaii.
-William Rennie Co. Rennies Seeds are fresh, every package
is dated, illustrated with drawings of flowers and vegetables
-Wynola Corp. Ltd. Toronto, Drink Wynola, Good Anytime
-Eatons. Newspaper inserts, mainly 1969, the companys centennial
year. Twenty-six are printed on newsprint, in col. & b&w, for
Ontario stores. In addition to ads for products, there is a Santa Claus
Parade and Christmas inserts. Nine, all b&w, are printed on glossy
paper. One has the Globe, Wed. 15 May printed on it.
-Montreal Cotton Co., Valleyfield, P.Q., fabric sample illustrating
-Simpsons Department Store, press proof from the Toronto Evening
Telegram, 12 Dec. 1934
-Simpsons Department Store, proof for childrens toys, 
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