One of the most reliable aspects of working in a university archives is that no two days are the same. Every day one can expect surprises, an unexpected challenge or a serendipitous connection that can send an archivist (or a researcher) down a rabbit hole of discovery.
Perhaps it's no coincidence that one of the most [...]
Rabbi Wolf Gunther Plaut was a Reform rabbi and author. An important figure in the history of the Jewish community in Toronto, he served as rabbi of Holy Blossom Temple from 1961 to 1977 and later as a Rabbi Emeritus and Senior Scholar of the temple.
Born in Germany, Plaut fled persecution under the Nazis in [...]
We recently acquired a bound volume of issues of the late Victorian periodical, The Working Man: A Weekly Record of Social Progress and Industry from 1886, featuring a wealth of detailed illustrations.
The call number for this item is 12449 and be viewed at the Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections. For the catalogue record, see [...]
Through the Internet Archive, a selection of items from our collection of early 19th and 20th Century hymnals from the Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections have been digitized.
A listing of the 23 digitized items can be found here: http://bit.ly/lxcZun.
A full listing of the over 100 items in this collection can be found here: http://bit.ly/js4DnY