Advertising collection. Third accrual (48-2011). 1877-1991.
20 cm of textual records and graphic material. 13 oversize items.
- T. Milburn and Co., Toronto, Burdock Blood Bitters Almanac,
1895. The back cover contains a printed message from J.A.Loucks, Campbellford,
- Wells, Richardson and Co, Montreal, The Diamond Dye Almanac,
1885. The front cover has an image of Queen Victoria; the back cover
is stamped G.G. Eakins, Chemist and Druggist, Campbellford, Ont.
- Henry, Johnson and Lord, Burlington, Vermont and Montreal, Quebec,
The Household Almanac, 1888. The col. cover illustration
is of Cedar Beach near Burlington, Vt.; the back cover is stamped P.D.
Goldsmith, druggist, Campbellford.
F.21 Monthly calendars printed on card stock (blotters):
- Canada Printing Ink Co. Ltd., Winnipeg: four items, February, March,
May, June 1943
- W.L. Donnelly, Electrical Supplies, Ottawa, April 1921
- A.S. Kennedy, Toronto, November 1947
- Robin Hood Mills, Montreal, Toronto, Moose Jaw, Calgary, Saskatoon:
three items, May 1931; April 1932; May 1932
F.22 Dominion Bank, Toronto, Ont., June-December 1948. Small desk
F.23 Exclusive Fish Market, Fort William, Ont., 1923; illustrated
with printed image of two fishermen in a stream
F.24 Masco Company Ltd., Toronto, Ont; 2 leaves (June and July)
from 1918; three leaves (March, June, October) from 1920
F.25 Stone Church, Davenport at Bay, and CKEY, Good News Broadcast
every Sunday, 1946; illustrated with an image of Pastor H.J. McAlister
as well as members of the congregation in the CKEY studio.
Note: Larger calendars are unboxed.
Cards (small printed card stock)
- Athlete Straight Cut Cigarettes; col. image of cricket
- Barrett, Seguin & Co., Toronto, Ont., Trading Department
Jasper Porcupine mines, 11 May 1946
- Brigdens Ltd., Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Artists, Photographers,
Engravers, Printers, The Right Angle, tips for firms both
exhibiting and not exhibiting at the C.N.E.
- Coca-Cola Ltd., Coke knows no season; col. image of two
skiers in winter
- Canadian Bank of Commerce
- G.R. Carmichael, Kenora, Ont., insurance
- Smith Transport Ltd., Toronto, Ont.
- Trudeau Motors Ltd., Belleville, Ont.
F.27 Canada Printing Ink Co. Ltd., Toronto, Ontario; 13 items printed
on card stock, one is dated 1925; various images including birds. Three
cards with addresses in Montreal and Winnipeg in addition to Toronto.
One card with a Montreal address. Four cards with a Winnipeg address.
F.28 Nabisco Shredded Wheat: Sound-Jet Space-Ship Glider: 3
cards, instructions, motor, glider; the latter two can be punched out
of the cards
- Anthony Fence, Walkerville, Ont.
- Canadian Department Stores, Ottawa, Ont.; B&w image of the store
- Dodge Dart, 1961; col. image of Lawrence Welk with the automobile
- Liptons Teas Coffees; illustrated with col. drawings of plants
- Selkirk Fence Co., Hamilton, Ont., pmk., Feb. 1908
- Dennys, Grand Slam Menu, double sided, 1991
- Olympia Restaurant, Owen Sound, Ont., [1950s?]
Leaflets, pamphlets, tear-sheets and other printed items
F.31 Beatty Bros Ltd., Electric Washer, cover col. illustration
of a woman with an electric washer, The back cover notes that the company
has been in business for over 53 years. Although it has been dated by
hand in pencil 1921; the correct date is ca. 1927. Stamped A.J.
Desand, St. Catharines Ont.
F.32 Bentley Sporting Goods Ltd., Niagara Falls, Ont. In addition
to products sold, it contains badminton and tennis rules. Stamped Robertsham
Book Store, Oshawa, Ont., [ca. 1932]. The bottoms of some of the
pages have been cut off.
F.33 Birks Jewellers, Toronto, leaflet containing facts on the Hope
Diamond, Dudley Necklace and the Star of the East, as well as the new
F.34 T.E. Bissell Company Ltd., Elora, Ont., The King
of the Disk Harrows, The Bissell
F.35 Boyles Drug Store, Brampton, Ont., Childrens
Pictures, Monthly Snapshot Contest, 1936
F.36 Bradley-Garretson Co. Ltd., Brantford, Ont., Farmer
Hardings Peculiar Predicament, solved by the Every-Ready
Note: Box 2 contains oversize items from the first accrual.
F.1 The Canada Life, Canadas Oldest Life Assurance Company,
A Cavalcade of Canadian Events, illustrated by Tom McLean,
F.2 Climax Baler Co. Ltd., Hamilton, Ont., 1 leaf re No. 124 Climax
F.3 Consumers Lumber Company Limited, Hamilton, Ont., two cards
each one with a cartoon by Lou Skuce, [1930s?]
F.4 Copp, Clark Co. Ltd., Toronto, Ont., Americas
Best School Slates
F.5 Colonial Motor Club Ltd., Toronto, [192-]
F.6 Dominion Soap Company, Hamilton, Ont. Letterhead created by
Duncan Litho. Co. Ltd., Hamiton. Original artwork (text differs from
finished product); Duncan interoffice envelope stamped 26 Mar 1908;
circular letter using the letterhead to announce the firm will be the
sole manufacturer and distributor for Andrew Jergens Co. The circular
letter is on a sheet of paper folded in quarters; the remaining three
contain the new letterhead only.
F.7 Dundas Drug. Co., Dundas, Ont., Hard Nuts to Crack.
Fifty Famous Puzzles, complied by Prof. Wagner Haxton (Toronto:
Specialty Co., 1897)
F.8 T. Eaton Co. Ltd., Montreal; two printed col. Christmas cards
with messages in French from Père Noël; one contains cut-outs
of Santa Claus, his sleigh, reindeer, sack, and gifts; the other has
Santa Claus as well as a variety of nursery rhyme characters. One card
is dated in ink 1930.
F.9 T. Eaton Co. Ltd., Canada, Eatons Toyland, 1954,
includes sample b&w photograph of Santa with young girl, information
on pricing and ordering.
F.10 T. Eaton Co. Ltd., Toronto, Modern Wall Decorations,
col. illustrations, [192-]
F.11 Fisher Motor Co. Ltd., Orillia, Ont., manufacturers of automotive
equipment and counter display cases; col. illustrations of a variety
of cases, [ca.1916-1929]
F.12 E.W. Gillett Co. Ltd., Toronto, makers of Magic Baking Powder,
Frank in Fairyland, 1926; image of the factory on the back
F.13 Hobbs Mfg. Co. Ltd., London, Ont., mailing card re its radio
programme containing a b&w image of the Hobbs Glass Melody
F.14 James Texts, Belleville, Ont., illustrations of fountain pens
and pencils, 1931-1932
F.15 Kellogg Co. of Canada Ltd., London, Ont., Mother Goose
as told by Kelloggs Singing Lady with pictures by Vernon Grant,
F.16 City of Kingston [Ont.] Business Directory, 1887
F.17 Kroehler Mfg. Co. Ltd., Stratford, Ont., The Care of
F.18 Lamarre & Co. Ltd., St. Remi, Quebec, stove and heaters,
F.19 Lou Skuce Studios, Toronto, Lou Skuce Comic Jigaw Puzzles.
The cover, Comic Jig-saw Puzzle, has a Skuce cartoon featuring
Gold Metal Tea & Coffee and Red & White Tea
& Coffee; inside is a puzzle, Monkey Business
F.20 Hugh McKay & Co., St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Royal
Gift Soiree, list of gift amounts, 28 Feb. 1879 (lottery)
F.21 McLary Mfg. Co., London, Ont., Sunshine Furnace
F.22 Renfrew Machinery Co. Ltd., Renfrew, Ont., illustration of
the Renfrew Acorn stove
F.23 Robert Dean, Montreal and Toronto, First Prize Trunk
F.24 Rolland, Paper Samples; folder containing paper
of different colours for use in business letters. The paper samples
have a variety of different letterheads with a connection to Canada,
e.g. Vancouver, B.C. and Hamilton, Ont. The folder is made from Rolland
de Luxe, India. [193-]
F.25 Seaman Kent Co. Ltd., Toronto, Ont., Se-Ke and the Beaver,
Beaver brand hardwood floors; family stamped on the front cover is Arthur
A. Sills, Hardwood Floors, Belleville, Ont. 
F.26 A. Schoenhut Co., Philadelphia, manufacturers of toys and novelties,
toy piano instruction pamphlet with some printed sheet music; other
items such as dolls are featured near the end; only half of the back
F.27 Sharples Separator Co., West Chester, Pa., Sharples Salesman,
7 no. 9 (Sept. 1913).
F.28 Sherindale Farms, Woodbridge, Ont., breeders of chickens, order
F.29 Swift Canadian Co. Ltd., Toronto, Ont., Eat Right to
Work and Win, 1942. Comic characters donated by King Features
Syndicate. Contributed by Swift Canadian Co. Limited to Canadas
All-Out War Effort through the Canadian Nutrition program.
F.30 Tippet-Richardson Limited, Toronto, Ont. contract bridge score
pads (6), cover illustrations of flowers (4), reproduction of a painting
by Frances Tipton Hunter of a boy and his dog, reproduction of unsigned
painting of a clown with a dog, [1940s?]
F.31 Topps Company, New York, 3 bubble gum wrappers featuring hockey
F.32 Toronto Asphalt Roofing Manufactuirng Co. Ltd., Toronto, Ont.,
Note Book, cover illustration of a house, printed information
on back cover about asphalt; the first page of the note book contains
a list of materials.
F.33 Tudhope-Anderson Co. Ltd., Orillia, Ont. and Winnipeg, Manitoba,
Be Comfortable this Winter, Hutchinson Gas Tight Furnace,
F.34 Vancouver Sun. Edith Adams , Sun Prize Winners, 6th Annual
F.35 Visibile Systems Co., Toronto, Ont., Wheeldex,
tear-sheet from Office Management, April 1934
F.36 James Stewart Mfg. Co., Windsor, Ontario, black and white photograph
pasted on board, of some of their stoves at what appears to be a trade
F.37 Muskoka Foundry Limited, Engineers, Machinists, Iron
and Brass founders, Bracebridge, Ontario, small metal plate affixed
F.38 Preston East Dome Mines Ltd., South Porcupine, Canada, Souvenir
of the Official Opening of the MILL, Saturday, April 29th 1939;
b&w image of the mill
Note: Items similar to those found in Box 3 have been placed here
because of their slightly larger size of some of them.
F.1 Canadian General Electric Co. Ltd., Edison Mazda Lamps,
Go to War, World War II pamphlet
F.2 John B. Stetson Company , Stetson Hats, salesman presentation
folio, The Greatest Promotion Ever Given to a Single Hat-Name,
F.3 Transfer Wrightville Transfer, Lucien Paquette,
Prop. Hull Quebec, text in English and French, display card, dated
in pencil 1944
Leaflets printed on one side only:
Stores in Simcoe, Ont., [187-]
F.4 Hendrys Store, The Golden Bee-Hive, Simcoe, Ont., Oscar
Hendry, Semi-Annual Clearing Sale
F.5 The Golden Bee-Hive, Simcoe, Ont., Oscar Hendry, Be
Glad O ye People!
F.6 Sovereens, Simcoe, Ont., The Great Special Spring
F.7 S.M. Sovereen, Simcoe, Ont., Selling Off!, 18
F.8 Paxton, Tate and Co., Manufactures, Port Perry, Ont., Lanes
Improved Board Machines
Leaflet printed on two sides:
F.9 Ellwood Epps, Clinton, Ont. Mammoth 20th Anniversary
and 88th Sales Bulletin, Lets Go Hunting, mailed to
Burns McKay, St. Marys Ont.; includes fishing tackle
F.10 T. Eaton Co. Ltd., A Souvenir of the Coronation of Their
Most Gracious Majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, May 12th,
1937, leaflet with colour images.
F.11 International Harvester Co. of America, Coronation Souvenir,
June 1911 of George V, pamphlet; illustrated by farm equipment and royalty.
Oversize Calendars (not boxed)
Tufts & Thomson, Madoc, Ont., furniture, January 1913; illustrated
with two ladies and a young girl in an automobile
Waterloo Trust and Savings Company, Kitchener, Waterloo, Galt, Preston,
Waterloo Trust and Savings Company, Kitchener, Waterloo, Galt, Preston,
Note: These three calendars are in the same folder.
Robertson, Stark and Holland Ltd., Toronto, wholesalers and manufacturers,
October-December 1952; Godfrey Wildfowl Pictorial; bottom left corner
is torn (torn part is extant); contains many col. images of wildfowl;
one reproduction image is by Robert P. Holland
Oversize Display Cards (not boxed)
Planters Edible Oil Co., New York City, Hi-Hat Peanut Oil, presents
Sheindele the Chazente, every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings,
Radio Station WEVD. Some of the text is in Hebrew. [ca.1920]
Canadian National Institute for the Blind, Give
yellow with image of womans head [late 1940s or 1950s]
Pepsi, Torontos Time in 89, Roof Raiser, 1989.
Folds into a megaphone
Note: The above three are in one folder.
Red Cross Kidney Plaster Feels Good on the Back, illustrated
with a drawing of a couple at the beach facing the water and holding
a sun umbrella. This item has holes to attach it to backing of some
kind which is no longer extant.
Oversize Posters (not boxed)
Ontario Safety League, Toronto, Ont., Relying on You... Be
Prepared for Babysitting 
The Most Famous Face in Cigarettes Players Navy Cut, illustrated
by an image of a sailor with cap reading Hero inside a life
buoy with ocean and ships
Winchester Shot Shells, New Mark 5, made in Canada. Illustrated with
drawing of the shells box in red, gold and blue as well as a maple leaf.
Wall Paper, Elegant New Designs and Colourings. This is
followed by for sale by with blank space left for the merchants
name. Illustrated with a drawing of a young woman in red classical dress
wearing a laurel wreath. She is holding a painters palette and
sketchbook. Duncan Litho. Co. Ltd. Hamilton. [late 1890s or 1900].
Oversize Photograph (not boxed)
G. H. Waller & Son, Toronto, Ont., 16 x 20 b&w photograph
pasted on board of cold cellar with meat (sheep, rabbit, poultry, venison,
cow, possibly buffalo). The photograph was taken at an exhibition such
as the CNE.
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