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AAO East/est presents a virtual archives tour to celebrate Archives Awareness Week

16 Mar 2021 4:12 PM | Anonymous

Join the Archives Association of Ontario, East/est Chapter on Thursday, April 8 as we virtually explore three archives in Eastern Ontario and beyond. See behind the scenes of the newly built Ingenium Archives, the Port Hope Archives, and the City of Ottawa Archives. Archivists from each institution will introduce their video tour and be available for questions. 

Date: Thursday, April 8, 2021

Time: 7–8:30 PM  EDT

Cost: Free (registration is required)

Location: Virtual (Zoom)

Register by April 7:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Ingenium Archives – Adele Torrance :

Adele Torrance is Archivist at Ingenium (Canada Aviation and Space Museum, Canada Science and Technology Museum, and Canada Agriculture and Food Museum) in Ottawa. Prior to joining Ingenium in 2017, Adele worked for UNESCO in Paris, the International Monetary Fund Archives in Washington, D.C., and at the Halifax Regional Municipality Archives as a Young Canada Works intern. She graduated with a Master of Archival Studies from UBC in 2005.  

Port Hope Archives - Rachel Arnaud:

For the past 4 years, Rachel has been the sole archivist at Port Hope Archives, located in a former Land Registry office in Port Hope, Ontario. This small town has a rich history stemming from the mighty Ganaraska River which runs through the middle of town down to Lake Ontario. The Archives exists to collect, preserve, and provide public access to the history of the town of Port Hope and Hope Township. 

City of Ottawa Archives – John D. Lund:

John D. Lund is the Digital Records archivist at the City of Ottawa Archives. He is an active member of the Association of Canadian Archivists (ACA) and is the President of the AAO Eastern Chapter, AAOEe. John specializes in the history of photography, digital records management, and copyright. He holds a Master's of Archival Studies from UBC and an MA in History from UVic.

For questions, please contact the AAOEe at

705-1 Eglinton Ave. East

Toronto ON

M4P 3A1

(647) 343-3334

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