Projects


Library School, Class of 1936.
Toronto Public Library Digital Archive.

Biographies of Librarians and Information Professionals in Canada

An online collection of historical profiles outlining contributions of various librarians and information professionals to librarianship, book history, scholarship and other fields. I research and compile biographies of prominent librarians and library science faculty in the history of Canadian librarianship: Winifred Barnstead, Bertha Bassam, Olga Bishop, Florence Murray, Mary Silverthorn, and Laurent G. Denis

Ex Libris Association.


BirgeCarnegie Library, Victoria College, circa 1925.
Dean of Men Fonds, Victoria University Archives.

History of Victoria University Library

An upcoming book on the history of Victoria University libraries, part of the University of Toronto. 

Friends of Victoria University Library.


Mimico Insane Asylum, circa 1910.
Archives of Ontario.

Asylum by the Lake

web site dedicated to the history of the patients of the Lakeshore Psychiatric Hospital, an institution located in Etobicoke, Ontario. The page contains archival photographs, patient narratives, timeline, and much more. It has been online since late May, 2005.

Agatha B.