Black and white photographs of six people.

What are the chances?

Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 10:31 AM

Survival of archival materials is a hit-and-miss affair. Many are destroyed by people who don’t see them as important, or who are not aware that there might be somewhere to send...

Reading Room with social distancing measures in place.

Community Archives reopening

Posted on Thursday, July 23, 2020 01:14 PM

The Community Archives reopened to the public and to volunteers on August 10th. To help ensure the safety of everyone, the following arrangements are in place: 

  • Opening hours:...

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Donkey baseball, anyone?

Posted on Sunday, July 19, 2020 10:05 AM

In July 1950, more than 1,000 people attended an unusual game of baseball in the grounds of Deseronto Public School. Local businessmen and officials took part in a game of Donkey...

Detail from Government of Canada Covid-19 leaflet.

Collecting Covid-19 Stories

Posted on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:28 AM

The Community Archives is planning to create a record of our region’s experience of the coronavirus crisis and we need the help of local residents, businesses, and organizations.


Detail of Carlow Mayo assessment roll

Archives from home

Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2020 11:54 AM

If you are missing interacting with archival materials while the COVID-19 restrictions are in place, a new project from the Community Archives might be of interest to you. We have...