Guest post by Stacy Allison-Cassin, W.P. Scott Chair in E-Librarianship
It was with great sadness I heard of the passing of Lois Lilienstein yesterday. Like so many Canadian children growing up in the 1980s the music of Sharon, Lois and Bram were in heavy rotation. My sister and I had a record player, as did several [...]
The contributions of Black Canadians has historically been underrepresented in the archival record. Often the voice of Black agents of history can be hidden in the records of other donors and organizations. Researchers have to dig deeper into the record to access rich resources that document the activities and agency of historically marginalized groups.
The Archives will be installing our annual Black History Month exhibit in the Scott Library for the month of February 2011.
01 February - 28 February 2011
This year we will be highlighting selections from the Toronto Telegram fonds used in the recent publication Emancipation Day: Celebrating Freedom in Canada by Natasha L. Henry. The [...]
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, [...]