Monthly Archives: April 2011

International Day of Dance

In recognition of International Dance Day, here are a selection of our archival holdings from choreographers, dance companies, dance critics, dancers and organizations that have significant content related to dance.

F0172 Canadian Association for Professional Dance Organizations (CAPDO) fonds
F0199 Canadian Dance Festival fonds
F0285 Centre for Experimental Art & Communication fonds
F0198 Dance Umbrella Of Ontario fonds
F0142 Paul [...]


Election Propaganda of Yore

Inspired by a twitter post by the Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) we've pulled a few historical pieces of election propaganda from federal and provincial elections of the nineteenth century.
All of these items have been digitized by the Internet Archive and be found by browsing through our holdings here:
These pamphlets are part of the [...]


Recent Acquisitions: City Life

The Archives & Special Collections are always on the look out for historical or scarce items that may be of interest to our teach faculty or students. Here are a few items we've picked up this year that relate to city life in the 19th and 20th centuries, which may be of particular interest to [...]


Archives Awareness Week 4-8 April 2011

To celebrate Archives Awareness Week, held the first week of April, the archives installed a small exhibit outlining the values and uses of archives, including a number of publications that have used the Clara Thomas Archives own holdings for their research.
We also co-hosted an information booth at the Scott Library with our colleagues from the [...]