Sunday Sundries

Miscellaneous items I found of interest during the week.

The Year of the Rabbit, or Cat
Kung Hei Fat Choy! (Cantonese) or Gong Xi Fa Cai! (Mandarin).

A Chronology of Items of Meteorological Interest
An outline of developments in understanding weather and climate.

How NARA is digitizing over 200 million pages of government records (podcast)
How many is LAC digitizing?

All About Ledgers in the Archives
From Arnprior & McNab/Braeside Archives

Should We Cancel Martin Luther King Jr.?
The latest from Dan Gardner

Tracing your Theatrical Ancestors: a Guide for Family Historians
New from Pen and Sword.

Archives Time! – Comic

Last minute notice: Home Child presentation.
The Halton-Peel Branch will welcome author Carol Marie Newall to speak online meeting today, Sunday, 22 January at 2:00 pm about her book: “Outside the Gate: The True Story of a British Home Child in Canada.”  Register in advance at:–grTsrE9SUq3a3fqsq1KZIRLdpsoVD

Thanks to this week’s contributors: Anonymous, Brenda Turner, gail benjafield, Nick Mcdonald, Teresa, Unknown.

One Reply to “Sunday Sundries”

  1. passed on the Archive comic to other librarian/archivist/historians.
    Also commented on MLK Jr to note that Historical Context IS everything to historians. Think Tchaikovsky, Shakespeare, Leonardo and the times they worked in. And on and on … mumble mumble

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