The funding will expand the existing physical archive and establish a digital archive of images, documents, video and other assets that are related to Greek Canadian history.When Christopher Grafos entered the Graduate Program in History at York University, he encountered the same problem time and time again.“When I spoke to Greek Canadians about their immigration [...]
Archival material related to Indigenous peoples and communities at the Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections are located in several historic holdings. This post highlights a selection of fonds* which contain a significant portion of records with content related to First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities.
On November 23, 2020, the Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections contributed several digitized historical maps to Wikimedia Commons, an online repository of free images and other media. With these scans later embedded into Wikipedia articles, the maps are now viewed nearly 2.4 million times per year.
Students enrolled in visiting professor and course director Gilberto [...]
The Home Made Visible project has been shortlisted for the Governor Generals History Award for Excellence in Community Programming. The Governor General’s History Awards are Canada’s top honours in the field of history and heritage. They celebrate the very best in Canadian achievements to ensure our national past has a vibrant presence in our society [...]
In anticipation of York University’s first-ever virtual Red & White Day, the archives has selected a number of historical images featuring Keele campus, Glendon campus, and York University Libraries. These images provide a great opportunity to upgrade your virtual background and show off your #YUspirit on Thursday, October 29th, 2020.
Originally published in yFile: York University’s News.
The York University Libraries’ Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections (CTASC) hosted its first-ever virtual class visit on May 27 with Professor Miguel Gonzalez’s SOSC 3800 Development Studies Research Methods course, part of the International Development Studies program in the Department of Social Science.
For the past several years, Gonzalez [...]