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Couling building inventory collection - Guelph Public Library
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- Variations in title: Formerly known as the Guelph Public Library Couling Building Inventory collection.
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1967, 1969, predominant 1970-1975 (Collection)
- Guelph Public Library
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ca. 4000 photographs : b&w ; on sheets 28 x 21.5 cm
ca. 4 cm of textual records
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Precise custodial information for this collection is not fully known. For a period of time the collection may have resided with the Planning and Development Department, City of Guelph. It is believed the library acquired the collection in the mid 1980s.
Scope and content
Collection consists of photographs and corresponding textual records for an inventory of homes built in Guelph before 1927. The inventory was created and/or accumulated by Gordon Couling, an artist and architectural expert.
Records are arranged alphabetically into series by street name and then generally by street number, often with even numbered buildings filed separately from odd numbered buildings.
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Availability of other formats
The Couling building inventory is also available on self-serve microfilm.
Restrictions on access
Access to these records is restricted for conservation reasons. Please contact the Guelph Public Library archivist to gain access to these records.
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
The Guelph Public Library has been granted permission by the City of Guelph to exercise copyright for educational and non-profit purposes only. Contact the Guelph Public Library Archivist for further information.
To access records in this collection view the series descriptions.
No further accruals of records are expected.
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