Tag Archives: music

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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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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Black History Month: Selections from Special Collections

This year for Black History Month, the libraries have highlighted a range of research materials that could assist students and faculty studying black history in Canada and beyond.
There is a display of materials on the first floor of the Scott … Continue reading

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Love in the Archives: a #loveheritage Valentine’s Day twitter wrap-up

Yesterday, the archives participated in a Twitter event hosted by @AskArchivists.  Using Valentine’s Day as a lens in which to interpret our holdings, archives across the globe tweeted about their holdings.
For more information about the #loveheritage event, see Ask Archivists’ … Continue reading

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Hitting milestone with the John Arpin Sheet Music Collection: 1000 down, 139,000 more to go!

Today was an exciting milestone for two of our student assistants working on inventorying sheet music from the John Arpin Archives.  In collaboration with librarians and staff from Bibliographic Services, the 1000th piece of sheet music was entered into the … 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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