An engaging program introducing students to the Toronto Archives and the world of primary sources. Learn how the Archives collect, preserve and make available the city’s archival records. Explore key documents from Toronto’s collections and learn useful research techniques. The Archives can customize this program to fit your group’s needs. Topics to explore can include:
Life 100 years ago in Toronto’s Ward neighbourhood
Archival letters and documents
The history of Toronto’s Public Health Department
Geography using historic maps
Discover your own neighborhood or community through photographs and maps
Program is free and lasts 60-75 minutes.
Book on Tuesdays or Thursdays between 9:30 a.m. – noon or 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Program is offered in-person at the City of Toronto Archives, 255 Spadina Rd., or virtually on the WebEx platform.
For in-person programs the minimum group size is 10 participants and maximum group size is 30 participants.
Ontario Curriculum Connections: Canadian History, Social Studies, Literature, Communications, Geography.