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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 … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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World Ballet Day : Behind-the-scenes photographs of the National Ballet of Canada

Lawson documented 25 years of CBC production
With World Ballet Day falling on a Thursday, it’s the perfect opportunity to highlight “Throwback Thursday” photographs of the National Ballet of Canada. The fonds of Robert Lawson, a Canadian Broadcasting Company production designer in the … Continue reading

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Pens, Pencils, and Markers: Drawing Canada with Allan Robb Fleming (1929-1977)

Post by Christopher Long, Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections Co-Op Student
What makes a logo iconic? What is it about a particular shape or image which instantly makes you think of a time or a place, an experience, or even … Continue reading

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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada.
Established in 1991 by Parliament, this day marks the anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 women at l’École Polytechnique de Montréal.
As well as … Continue reading

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Recent Acquisition: Paul-Émile Borduas’ copy of “Refus global”

Written By: Lisa Sloniowski, English Literature Librarian and Chair, Special Collections Working Group.

Le Refus global
“Make way for magic! Make way for objective mysteries! Make way for Love.”
York Libraries is pleased to announce our recent acquisition of artist Paul-Émile Borduas’ personal … Continue reading

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