Tag Archives: Toronto

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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New Acquisition : Courtesy of an Unknown Donor

Earlier this summer, one of the Scott Library’s staff found a number of items that were not part of the libraries collections, or indeed, any branches’.  One can only surmise that this was a anonymous donation: and what a donation!
The … Continue reading

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Mariposa: Fifty Years of Making Music Exhibit Launch

                                            
This weekend marks the annual return of folk music enthusiasts (not a few of them York alumni) to the town of Orillia for the Mariposa Folk Festival.  To mark the fifty years that the festival has been running, York … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

In anticipation of Mother’s Day, here’s a picture from the Toronto Telegram of a group of women outside the Royal Ontario Museum for the Mother’s Day Vigil for Peace by the NGO group Voice of Women (VOW).  Photographed by … Continue reading

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