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Clippings

File consists of two photocopied clippings of articles; "Good display plus power of promotion sells complete office installations" by Phyllis Mitchell in the June 1962 Canadian Stationer & Office Equipment Deal p. 10-11 & 30 and "Muirheads a Family Affair Plus" by John Sturtridge in the May 1993 The Downtowner Herald p. 10

Correspondence

File consists of Muirheads' correspondence including a memo and a fax.

Fax

One photocopy of a fax, dated December 4, 1991, to Wendy Watson of MCTV from Alan Querney of Muirheads. Attached to the fax are photocopies of a newspaper clipping ("Scottish Sailor opened store 100 years ago" by Harold Carmichael, The Sudbury Star, October 30, 1991) and two photocopies of sections in books regarding the history of Muirheads ("Muirhead Stationers Inc." in The Sudbury Region by Richard P. Baine, 1969, p. 147; and "The first 75 years : a headline history of Sudbury, Canada" by Charles Dorian, 1958, p26-27).

History

File consists of a two-page typed, annotated history of Muirhead Stationers Limited. This history was most likely written by an employee at Muirhead Stationers.

Invitations

File consists of a colour, one page computer printout Grand Opening invitation for Querney's Office Plus. The date of the Grand Opening was listed as Thursday, October 21 2010 from 3 to 7pm at 67 Elm Street, Sudbury, Ontario. RSVP's requested prior to the event.

Memo

One memo dated May 18, 1972 and sent by W.C. Muirhead [Bill Muirhead] concerning the sale of Muirhead Stations Limited to Alan Querney. This memo, while not addressed, was most likely sent to the employees of Muirhead Stations Limited at the time of purchase.

Murheads

Series consists of records the Querney family kept of Muirheads after selling the company to Grand & Toy, an OfficeMax company.

O'Flynn Cash Grocery

  • ON00120 031
  • Fonds
  • 1914

Fonds consists of one price list for O'Flynn Cash Grocery.

O'Flynn Cash Grocery

O'Flynn Cash Grocery Price List

Item is an annotated price list printed for O'Flynn Cash Grocery by Sudbury Star Print. Inside the volume are price lists for household items and foodstuffs. Household items include brooms, soaps and powders, polishes and starches. Foodstuffs include dried and canned fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, cereals, jams and jellies, fish, nuts, rice, pickles and soup. O'Flynn Cash Grocery also carried baking goods, such as flour, spices, syrups, salt, yeast, sugars, lard and butter. Items such as coffee, tea, chocolate and candy could also be purchased. Written on the inside front cover is a short note from the O'Flynn Cash Grocery expounding on the benefits of paying cash for groceries versus paying with credit. The store appeals to the "old-fashioned people" in the area to buy their fresh goods with cash and save money. On the back cover of the booklet are instructions on how to order from the store. According to the price list, no shipment was too great or too small, orders just had to be plainly written on only one side of a sheet of paper and cash had to be sent with the order. The front and inside covers are designed with a swastika in each corner, a symbol used for good luck in many cultures and religions.

Press Releases

File consists of a press release concerning the purchase of Muirheads by Grand & Toy, an OfficeMax company.

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