Libraries, schools, a college, a university, demolitions, a hockey tournament, and the end of Toronto Township.
Archivists here are often asked “What is your favourite record in the collection?” This can be a challenging question to answer, given that there are so many wonderful records in our […]
Typhoid, rubella, polio, and measles: we look through the collection at how these disease were recorded in archival records.
By Kyle Neill, Senior Archivist As a follow up to my colleague Nick Moreau’s post concerning the depiction of archives in the 2014 movie Paddington, I […]
Peel’s Archives, like many municipal archives, covers the food story from farm to table. Let’s take a bite out of the collection, looking at documents and photographs that tell five stories about […]
By Kyle Neill, Senior Archivist I have long harboured a fascination with the history of the road network in the Peel area. We often take for granted the vast network […]
We spoke in a previous post about the value of council records generally. In this post we shall examine one of the most significant and pervasive types of council records: […]