Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections
Dr. Clara Thomas, longtime friend, supporter and ally of York University Libraries Archives & Special Collections passed away peacefully on 26 September 2013, the blog posting by Anna St.Onge can be accessed here.
A tribute to Professor Emerita Clara Thomas, one of York University’s founding faculty members, was submitted to YFile by Professor Emeritus of English, John Lennox, can be accessed here.
Donations can be made in her memory to York University at www.ForClara.ca.
Most Special Collections items can be retrieved with minimal delay.
Retrieval of archival and some Special Collections materials from the vault takes place daily at 11am, 1pm and 3pm*
Archival Research Tutorial: If you are new to archives, our Archival Research Tutorial is a good place to start.
Ready to start your research? Go straight to our Inventory of Finding Aids and start browsing!
- Information on the annual competition for the Kent Haworth Archival Research Fellowship
- Y-File articleabout the first recipient of the Kent Haworth Archival Research Fellowship, Carrie Dickenson, and her research.
- Read about the Mariposa Folk Festival exhibit at the Market Gallery
- Online exhibit about the Ruth Dworin Collection.
- Remember to check in regularly with the deantiquate archives blog!
- An update on a significant donation from the estate of Barbara Godard .
- A post in honour of International Women’s Day .
- The annual Kent Haworth Playwriting Contest at Stong College is seeking submissions, please see Y-File article and download the .pdf with contest information here
- New acquisitions and new accessions continue to make their way into the Archives
- Read why York University Archives was renamed
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