Another month has come and gone and that means another month of Special Collection highlights! Please enjoy learning about some of ASC's newest acquisitions.
Vimy Memorial Dedication Collection
Canada is known for its assault at Vimy. It is seen as a moment when Canada emerged as a nation. All four divisions of the Canadian Corps fought together [...]
Tag Archives: World War II
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 [...]
Love in the Archives: a #loveheritage Valentine's Day twitter wrap-up
Yesterday, the archives participated in a Twitter event hosted by @AskArchivists. Using Valentine's Day as a lens in which to interpret our holdings, archives across the globe tweeted about their holdings.
For more information about the #loveheritage event, see Ask Archivists' blog here.
For our primary post for Valentine's Day, see our feature on love songs from [...]
Remembrance Day exhibit
In honour of Remembrance Day, the archives has installed an exhibit of letters written by servicemen and women during the First and Second World Wars. A complement to the online exhibit Letters Home, patrons can browse the physical exhibit material now on display on the first and third floors of the Scott Library.
The physical exhibit [...]
CBC's 75th Anniversary : 75 tweets of 75 archival fonds
On November 2, 2011, I decided to try to find 75 archival fonds in the Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections that had some connection to the CBC. I was inspired by the ongoing efforts of the team researching and promoting the anniversary (@cbc75) and staff at the CBC Archives (@cbc_archives) and the University of [...]
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 [...]