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Archives of Ontario Helen McClung Exhibit Area

ANIMALIA: Animals in the Archives, an onsite exhibit at the Archives of Ontario at York University, is outstanding. When I first learned from Alison Little, Senior Coordinator, Educational Programming and Exhibitions at the Archives of Ontario, that the Archives would be mounting an animal-themed exhibit, I envisioned something similar to their (and her) 2017 Family Focus exhibition …

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Sarah Jane Walsh

A Historian’s Plea

For archivists, genealogists, etc., too. If you’ve ever cursed Thoughtless People Of The Past, you may enjoy this most perfect tweet I saw this morning. Couldn’t possibly express it better myself. Ok, so. On behalf of all historians, in all eras, I have three simple things to ask of you all: 1) keep diaries & …

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GLAM2018 Summit

Top Tweets from GLAMs (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums) Summit 2018

In frigid Toronto, on January 30, 2018, a beautifully organized Summit for Canadian Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAMs) was hosted by Library and Archives Canada, the Canadian Museums Association, and the Ottawa Declaration Working Group. I was thrilled to attend, representing The Ontario Historical Society. It was an extraordinary event, filled with insights from top …

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Family

10 Tips from the AAO Workshop on Research Methods for Genealogy and Local History

I was lucky to have the opportunity to attend the Archives Association of Ontario’s (AAO) recent workshop on Research Methods for Genealogy and Local History, held at the Archives of Ontario in Toronto. The full-day workshop was intended to guide information professionals on how to support their users’ genealogical and local history research needs. Working with …

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