Tag Archives: Archives Awareness Week

Meet the Local History Librarian – Eva Saether, Oshawa Public Library

Up next is Eva Saether, Local History and Genealogy Librarian for the Oshawa Public Library. What do you do at Oshawa Public Libraries? I am the Local History and Genealogy Librarian for Oshawa Public Libraries. The purpose of the local … Continue reading

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Meet the Curator – Earl Wotton, Ontario Regiment Museum

Today we have the opportunity to learn a bit more about a very unique site in Durham Region, the Ontario Regiment Museum.  Up until 2015, this amazing site had been run entirely by dedicated volunteers like Earl Wotton. These passionate … Continue reading

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Meet the Curator – Sonya Jones, The RMG

As we welcome the first full week of April with a spring in our step, we also celebrate Archives Awareness Week!  Once again this year, we begin our celebrations by introducing you to some of the amazing people, and their … Continue reading

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Archives Awareness Week

Once again this year, DRAAG is celebrating Archives Awareness Week.  Throughout the week of April 4th until the 8th we will be putting the spotlight on those who care for our documentary history throughout the Region and beyond!  Visit here … Continue reading

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My Favourite Collection – Megan Pugh, Whitby Archives

Cullen Hay Perry Letters One of my favourite collections at the Whitby Archives is the Cullen Hay Perry Letters from the First World War. Cullen Hay Perry was born in Whitby, Ontario on August 15, 1893 to John Ham Perry … Continue reading

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My Favourite Collection – Sarah Ferencz, Whitby Archives

Whitby Knitting Club Fonds The Whitby Knitting Club fonds is small enough to fit into one box but the story behind the club and its activities never cease to inspire me. Originally known as the Ten Monday Nighters, the club … Continue reading

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My Favourite Collection – Jennifer Weymark, Oshawa Museum

Up until the summer of 2013, my answer to this question would have been clear cut “My favourite collection is the Garrow Collection”.  This is a collection of letter written by an Oshawa resident from the Western Front during World … Continue reading

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Meet the Archivist – Ciara Ward

The next member we are profiling is Ciara Ward. Ciara earned her Bachlor of Arts (honours) in Art History from Queen’s.  She then was awarded a Master of Library and Information Sciences from the University of Western Ontario. Ciara isalso … Continue reading

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Meet the Archivist – Leah-Ann Logel, Port Hope Archives

Our next member is Leah-Ann Logel of the Port Hope Archives. Leah-Ann is new to this position as she just started in February 2014, replacing Erin Walsh while she is off on maternity leave. She completed her honours degreee in … Continue reading

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Meet the Archivist – Sarah Ferencz, Whitby Archives

Our next member profile is that of Sarah Ferencz of the Whitby Archives. Sarah began as the Digitization Technician in 2009, in 2011 she became the Archivist Librarian and took on the role of Archivist in 2013 after the retirement … Continue reading

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