Tag Archives: folk music

Recently described acquisitions

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

The records of Rockette and USO troupe dancer Jeannette Heller.
The videotaped performances of folk musicians by Jonathan Lynn.
The documents of the Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association.
The records of the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science.
The files of the Canadian Association for [...]


Out of the Box : Winter 2017 : Helen Lucas & Yorkville Folk Music Scene

The Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections (CTASC) escape the reading room and reach out to the wider public through the work of its researchers and partnerships. Over the winter semester, archival holdings played a starring role in two public exhibitions featuring Helen Lucas and Yorkville's folk music scene in the 1960s.


Mariposa: Fifty Years of Making Music Exhibit Launch

This weekend marks the annual return of folk music enthusiasts (not a few of them York alumni) to the town of Orillia for the Mariposa Folk Festival.  To mark the fifty years that the festival has been running, York University Libraries, which holds the festival records, has curated a new exhibit of historical photographs, [...]


Mariposa Digitization Project featured on CBC's Metro Morning

Bright and early this morning, the Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections' latest online exhibit was featured on CBC's Metro Morning.  Host Matt Galloway interviewed the founder of the Mariposa Folk Festival and promoted our online exhibit of historical programs, images and sound recordings.
Monday 5 July 2010 is the official launch of the online exhibit [...]