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IODE, Major Robert Mutrie Chapter fonds
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150th Anniversary Ball

This picture show Norm Jary, former mayor of Guelph, wearing the chainis of office. To his right is former Lieutenant Governor Pauline McGibbon celebrating Guelph's 150th birthday.


Series consists of sundry and ephemera like materials created and or collected by the IODE, Major Robert Mutrie Chapter of Guelph during the course of their activities. Included are brochures from the National chapter outlining special projects, an IODE 75th anniversary year calendar of events, a guest book with the crest of the IODE, and a brief biography of Margaret Polson Murray.

Financial records

Series consists of financial records including expenses and profits for various fundraising activities and events organized by the chapter. These events include the harvest ball, tours of home and gardens and their annual penny sale. Series also contains newspaper clippings related to IODE events and Tour of Homes pamphlets. These records were created and maintained by the IODE, Mayor Robert Mutrie Chapter to administer their finances and activities.

Records in this series are arranged chronologically by year.

IODE, Major Robert Mutrie Chapter fonds

  • CA ON00126 F57
  • Fonds
  • [19-?], predominant 1952-2007

This fonds consists of minutes, scrapbooks, framed documents, financial records, a photograph album and ephemera created, collected, or maintained by the IODE, Major Robert Mutrie Chapter of Guelph.

This fonds is organized into six series.

Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire. Robert Mutrie Chapter (Guelph, Ont.)

Major Robert Mutrie IODE Anniversary

This picture shows R.L. Hamill, regent of the Major Robert Mutrie Chapter of the IODE, cutting a cake to celebrate the chapter's 25th anniversary. Pictured also is Mrs. W.S. Cowan, left of R.L. Hamill, and Mrs. W.M Foster. The Sword pictured on the table, belonged to Major Robert Mutire who died during the First World War.


Series consists of minutes of general meetings and executive meetings created by the IODE, Major Robert Mutrie Chapter. Included is a document describing the IODE's 50th Anniversary Convention in 1970. These records document the decisions and activities of the chapter.

Photograph album

Series consists of a photograph album bearing the crest of the IODE. The photographs document the chapter’s events and activities such as luncheons, provincial annual meetings, picnic socials and Founders Day activities and participants. Photographs also document an anniversary ball celebrating Guelph's 150th anniversary for which the former Major, Norm Jary, participated.


Series consists of two scrapbooks of the IODE, Major Robert Mutrie Chapter. Included in the scrapbooks are photographs, newspaper clippings and ephemera. These records document the history and activities of the IODE, Major Robert Mutrie Chapter.