Category Archives: Exhibits

Exhibit: Black History Month 2011

The Archives will be installing our annual Black History Month exhibit in the Scott Library for the month of February 2011.
Running
01 February – 28 February 2011
Highlights
This year we will be highlighting selections from the Toronto Telegram fonds used … Continue reading

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What Am I? exhibit update: Identity of Object # 3 revealed!

A piece of the Ross Ramp

Donated as part of :
Most likely Murray Ross fonds, F0398
Context:
This is a piece of concrete saved after the destruction of the Ross Ramp which began in 1988.
The Ross Social Sciences and Humanities Building, opened … Continue reading

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What am I? exhibit update: Identity of Object #2 revealed!

Diploma embosser

Donated as part of :
York University Convocation Office fonds,  F041
Context:
This tool was developed by members of York’s Physical Plant and the Convocation Office in the late 1970s or early 1980s.
Designed and created by Steve Dranitsaris, Fred Matthews and … Continue reading

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New Exhibit: What Am I? Objects in the Archives

Often archives accumulate objects and tools in the course of acquiring archival records.  For the month of January, we will exhibit three objects from the holdings of the Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections. We invite people to visit the … Continue reading

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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 … 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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