The Municipal Archives Interest Group (MAIG) holds an annual meeting each Fall and also publishes MAIGazine, a newsletter focused on municipal archives issues.
Check out the latest issue of the MAIG Newsletter - MAIGazine Issue 8 - Please note, members will need to be logged into their accounts in order to access this document.
MAIG Newsletter No. 8
This year’s MAIG Open House will be held on October 26th, 2012 at the new County of Oxford Archives located in Woodstock, ON. The morning will be dedicated to a presentation by Iona McCraith, Preservation Consultant, and Carolynn Bart-Riedstra, Archives Advisor on “Building or Renovating your Archives”. The afternoon will include a tour of our new facilities and the yearly MAIG meeting to discuss what is happening with Municipal archives across the province. Lunch will be provided at $20/person. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Liz Mayville, Secretary-Treasurer by October 5th. Liz can be contacted by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone: 519-539-9800 ext 3071.
We hope to see you there!
In the fall of each year, the members of MAIG host an open house at a model municipal archives in the province. Municipal officials and the general public are invited for an inside look at such a program in the hopes that this will foster interest in the development of similar programs throughout the province. It is also an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the host institution. Municipal archivists are, furthermore, on-site to answer any questions.
Since 1999, the following institutions have served as host of this event:
1999 – Simcoe County Archives
2000 – Stratford – Perth Archives
2001 – City of Cambridge Archives
2002 – Peterborough Centennial Museum and Archives
2003 – Wellington County Museum and Archives
2004 – Kawartha Lakes Records and Archives Facility
2005 – Grey Roots Museum and Archives
2006 - Bruce County Museum and Cultural Centre
2007 - Dufferin County Museum and Cultural Centre
2008 - Elgin County Archives
2009 - Peterborough Museum and Archives
2010 - Wellington County Museum
Keep an eye out in Off The Record and please join us in 2011 for this annual event.
Mandate: To provide a forum for discussion of matters affecting municipal archives, to promote the development of archives in municipalities, and to complete special projects of interest to MAIG and the AAO.
For more information, please contact the chairperson, Mary Charles at email@example.com.
Address: 411 Richmond Street East, Suite 200, Toronto, ON M5A 3S5
Phone: 647-343-3334 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org