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R.P. Brimmell collection
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16th Battery

This picture shows a group of unidentified men standing and sitting in front of city hall during a reunion of the 16th Battery. The 16th Battery was mobilized in Guelph in 1914.

Artillery ball

This picture shows a group of men in dress uniform at the artillery ball held in the Guelph Armoury.

Artillery ball

This picture shows a group of men standing in dress uniform during the artillery ball at the Guelph Armoury.

Artillery ball

This picture shows three men in dress uniform sitting near a leather bound suitcase containing a reel to reel recorder.

Command post

This picture shows the command post of the 11th field regitment during an exercise.

Guelph Cricket Club

This picture shows members of the Guelph Cricket club. Pictured in the front row is Jack Cheetham, Ann Gates and Don Sinclair. In the second row seated are; George Wrigley, A Conny Campbell, Alan Westcott, Gerald Wright, George Phillips, Dennis White and BT U. Brown. Standing in the back row are; C George Isles, D Rudy Harrison, Colin Weir, Hamish Raffan, Eric Lockett, Cliff Gray, Bob Martingell, Nigel Palmer, Dick Brimmell, Wally Ready and E Maurice Harrison.

Guelph Cricket Club

This picture shows the Guelph Cricket Club playing in front of the administrative building at Ontario Agricultural College (University of Guelph).


This picture shows soldiers parading down Wyndham street.

R.P. Brimmell collection

  • CA ON00126 C2
  • Collection
  • ca. 1900-2002

This collection consists of correspondence, books, articles, pamphlets, photographs and clippings collected by R.P. (Dick) Brimmell that document a range of events and subjects in the history of Guelph. Included are files on the 11th field regiment, Italian-Canadians in Guelph, material collected in Mr. Brimmell's capacity as a newspaper columnist, the Guelph Civic Arts Centre construction, the 16th battery, public schooling in Guelph, and the City's coat of arms.

These records also contain an assortment of administrative and executive records from a variety of clubs and organizations in which Mr. Brimmell participated. These include the Guelph Cricket Club, the Guelph Pipe Band, the Guelph Wellington Men's Club, and the Guelph Community Boating Club.

The photographs in this collection include aerial photographs of Guelph, pictures of homes, construction projects, military exercises and events and local landmarks and personalities.

Records are arranged by subject.

Brimmell, R.P. (Richard Philip)

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