Family papers

Letters Home : a selection of wartime correspondence from the Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections

In honour of Remembrance Day, the archives has installed a new online exhibit. Letters home is based on a previous physical exhibit installed in Scott Library in 2009. The current exhibit features a selection of correspondence and photographs exchanged between soldiers and their families during the First and Second World Wars.
The exhibit features letters from [...]


Favourite fonds : Celebrating Margaret Laurence's birthday

This week's favourite fonds is the Margaret Laurence fonds,  in celebration of what would have been the writer's eighty-fourth birthday.  Born 18 July 1926 in Neepawa Manitoba, Laurence is perhaps best know for her novels, The Diviners and The Stone Angel.
The Margaret Laurence fonds consists of the manuscripts, research notes, short story drafts, children's stories, [...]