Category Archives: Family papers

Out of the Box : Summer 2017 : Mariposa Folk Festival, Joyce Wieland & Destination Canada

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 summer, archival holdings play a starring role in a book on … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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John Arpin Collection Launch and Celebration

This Sunday afternoon the Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections participated in a celebration marking the official launch of the John Arpin Archives and Sheet Music Collection and the naming of a practice room in the Music Department in Accolade … Continue reading

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Correspondence of Margaret Laurence (July 18, 1926 – January 5, 1987)

Photograph of Margaret Laurence (left, then Peggy Wemyss) with Helen Warkentin and other students from Union College in Winnipeg, 1944. Image no. ASC02020.
Born July 18, 1926 in Neepawa Manitoba, Laurence is perhaps best know for her novels,The Diviners and The … Continue reading

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Black History Month: Archival Sources Across Ontario

The contributions of Black Canadians has historically been underrepresented in the archival record. Often the voice of Black agents of history can be hidden in the records of other donors and organizations. Researchers have to dig deeper into the … Continue reading

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