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: […]
With Earth Day approaching, can records relating to the environment be found in the Region of Peel Archives collection? While we don’t have the papers of any household names from the Canadian […]
It’s Archives Awareness Week in Ontario, and that means our blog is celebrating its first anniversary. We launched one year ago this week with the post Why Archives Matter. The […]
From cheeky war posters to the world’s tightest roundabout, we look at five things in the archives that are funny.
In the 2014 movie Paddington, based on the popular books about Paddington Bear, the titular character is aiming to find an explorer from the the fictitious British Geographer’s Guild, who […]
Caroline Armington struggled to become an artist, in an era where her gender was a liability to art sales.