Tag Archives: bipoc

Archival material at CTASC related to Black Canadian Studies

Over the years, the Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections has acquired material which preserves the histories of the lived experience of Black Canadians. This post highlights a selection of fonds which contain a significant portion of records with content related to Black Canadians. Additional material can be found using CTASC's descriptive database.
Archival fonds from [...]


York Libraries houses collection by Caribana founding member

Originally published in yFile: York University’s News.
As Toronto hosts the annual Caribbean Carnival that began more than 60 years ago to recognize Black emancipation from slavery, York University Libraries (YUL) celebrates its role in preserving and sharing the historic origins of the festival.

Photo credit: Kenneth Shah in costume for the Caribana parade, 1970. ASC, Shah [...]


York library exhibits to reflect on Congress theme Reckonings and Re-Imaginings

Originally published in yFile: York University’s News.
Congress 2023 at York University will involve more than academic presentations and panel discussions, as York University Libraries is set to showcase its unique archival holdings built through five decades of preserving cultural heritage.
Michael Moir, University archivist, and his team have been working for many months to create thought-provoking, [...]


Recently described acquisitions

The following archival records have recently been processed, described, and are now available for researcher access!

The Abbott Ferguson Productions Ltd. fonds documents the creative and business aspects of several radio and television shows, predominantly the Royal Canadian Air Farce comedy troupe which aired on CBC from 1973 to 2019.
The records of Professor Stephen Lyon Endicott [...]