Tag Archives: digitization

Archives Awareness Week : 2 – 8 April 2012

To celebrate Archives Awareness Week, held the first week of April, we’re compiling a idiosyncratic and completely biased list of interesting news stories involving archives, historical documents or rare books and the compelling stories they generate.  These can cover a … Continue reading

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Election Propaganda of Yore

Inspired by a twitter post by the Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) we’ve pulled a few historical pieces of election propaganda from federal and provincial elections of the nineteenth century.
All of these items have been digitized by the Internet Archive … 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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The Gibson Collection

The Gibson Collection was established at the Clara Thomas Archives in 1994 when Robert Chalmers Gibson, after almost fifty years of collecting rare books and manuscripts, donated his Canadiana collection to York University.
Recently library staff from the archives and Scott … Continue reading

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