Category Archives: News

Caribana’s Golden Anniversary: An archival research guide

Fifty years of celebrating Caribbean culture, playing mas, and dancing to the beat of the steel pan are preserved in archival records across Ontario. Over the years, the cultural event has grown from a community’s centenary gift to Canada to North … Continue reading

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Out of the Box : Winter 2017 : Helen Lucas & Yorkville Folk Music Scene

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 winter semester, archival holdings played a starring role in two public … 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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Going for Gold: The records of Arnold Hoffman

Post by Christopher Long, Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections Co-Op Student
Arnold Hoffman was a geologist, prospector, and New York stockholder who became associated with gold mining in Quebec, Manitoba, British Columbia and the Northwest Territories.
Reports, maps, correspondence, geological studies, … Continue reading

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Passing of Lois Lilienstein (1936-2015)

Guest post by Stacy Allison-Cassin, W.P. Scott Chair in E-Librarianship
It was with great sadness I heard of the passing of Lois Lilienstein yesterday. Like so many Canadian children growing up in the 1980s the music of Sharon, Lois and Bram … Continue reading

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Exhibit: Canadian Soldiers of the First World War

Exhibit: Canadian Soldiers of the First World War
Author and curator: Ryan Targa
Location: Scott Library, Second Floor Atrium
13 April 2015 – 1 May 2015
The years between 2014 and 2018 mark the 100th year anniversary of the First World War. During this … Continue reading

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