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The Australian Museum has an international reputation in the fields of natural history and indigenous research, community programs and exhibitions. The Museum was established in 1827 and is Australia's first museum, with unique an...
UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish ...
Connexions Archive seeks a new home
Connexions Information Sharing Services
The Connexions Archive, a Toronto-based library dedicated to preserving the history of grassroots movements for social change, needs a new home.
Grassroots Archives: Preservation as subversion?
Ulli Diemer of Connexions, a social justice library and archive - www.connexions.org - discusses problems facing grassroots archives at a talk sponsored by the Humanist Association of Toronto (HAT).
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Leaving a social justice legacy
Many of us have made working for social justice a lifetime commitment. If you are thinking about leaving a legacy for social justice that will live on, you might want to consider leaving a bequest to ...
The Case for Grassroots Archives
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Grassroots archives play a valuable role in what has been called "the battle of memory". People's history projects such as grassroots archives preserve and share stories of resistance, hidden historie...
Is that an archive in your basement... or are you just hoarding?
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Are you an 'accidental archivist'? Have you been saving the publications and documents produced by the social justice projects you've been involved in? Then Connexions would like to hear from you.
Memory as Resistance: Grassroots Archives and the Battle of Memory
Preservation as subversion: Do grassroots archives have a future?
Connexions and Beit Zatoun
CONNEXIONS and Beit Zatoun are spotlighting grassroots archives this November with an open house and networking event November 24, a talk and discussion November 27, and an exhibit (November 16-27). G...
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Public history is a term that describes the broad range of activities undertaken by people with some training in the discipline of history who are generally working outside of specialized academic set...
The treasures of Timbuktu
The race is on to preserve papers dating back to a west African golden age
The Guardian Weekly
West African scholars are quickly discovering the wealth of manuscripts burried in and near Timbuktu dating from the 11th century. Governments and universities are building archives in which to house ...
Libraries and the Assault on Paper
Double Fold examines the preservation of books in United States libraries over the past 50 years. It details the libraries' "war" on books -- the alarming lack of preservation and the destruction of ...
Government Ministries & Agencies
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
The museum's collection policy is to illustrate the development of the flying machine in both peace and war from the pioneer period to the present time.
Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board
An independent tribunal of the Department of Canadian Heritage, the board certifies cultural property for income tax purposes and reviews appeals of applications for export permits that have been deni...
Department of Canadian Heritage
Amalgamation of certain programs from former Department of the Secretary of State, Parks Canada, Multiculturalism and Citizenship, Amateur Sport, and Communications Canada. Mandate is to ensure a stro...
Environment Canada is dedicated to safeguarding people's health and property from harmful substances and environmental changes; their quality of life, based on society's development in harmony with it...
Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada
The statutory advisory body to the Minister of the Environment and, through the Minister, to the Government of Canada on the commemoration of nationally significant aspects of Canada's history.
National Battlefields Commission
To highlight and preserve the Plains of Abraham and the Des Braves Park, to honour the memory of both French and British combatants.
National Capital Commission
The steward of federal lands and buildings in the National Capital Region.
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