Monthly Archives: April 2010

Archives Awareness Week

To celebrate Archives Awareness Week, held the first week of April, the archives has installed a small exhibit outlining the values and uses of archives and highlighting a recent news item featuring a former York University Master's student, Julia Gaffield.  Earlier this year, Gaffield, now a PhD student at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, [...]


Special Collection Highlight : The Yolton Collection

The Yolton Collection is a collection of rare books ranging from the seventeenth to nineteenth centuries, collected and donated by John W. Yolton (1921-2005), professor of Philosophy at York University from 1963-1978 and former acting president from 1973-1974 . The collection focuses on early editions by or connected to Scottish philosopher John Locke, the subject [...]


Exhibit : Women's Studies at York

The Archives has facilitated the creation of a new resource guide and exhibit highlighting York University's archival holdings in Women's Studies, launched to celebrate International Women's Day.
08 March - 31 March 2010
Scott Library, 2nd floor atrium
As part of the larger York University 50th Anniversary celebrations, the graduate programme in Women's Studies undertook the revision and [...]