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World Ballet Day : Behind-the-scenes photographs of the National Ballet of Canada

Lawson documented 25 years of CBC production
With World Ballet Day falling on a Thursday, it’s the perfect opportunity to highlight “Throwback Thursday” photographs of the National Ballet of Canada. The fonds of Robert Lawson, a Canadian Broadcasting Company production designer in the 1950s and 1960s, is an invaluable collection of over 11,000 photographs documenting the early days [...]

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CBC's 75th Anniversary : 75 tweets of 75 archival fonds

On November 2, 2011, I decided to try to find 75 archival fonds in the Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections that had some connection to the CBC.  I was inspired by the ongoing efforts of the team researching and promoting the anniversary (@cbc75) and staff at the CBC Archives (@cbc_archives) and the University of [...]

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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 [...]

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