FCOA/AAVO

FCOA/AAVO

Reminder: FCOA AGM Nov. 2, 2014 | Rappel: AGA des AAVO--2 nov. 2014

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This Sunday, November 2nd, the Friends of the City of Ottawa Archives will meet at the City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Avenue, for the FCOA Annual General Meeting.

Featured speaker Silvia Kindl, conservator with the City of Ottawa Archives, will talk about ongoing projects at the Archives and describe some of the problems and solutions in her conservation work with the collections, including the Andrews-Newton photo collection.

Also on the agenda are updates from the City of Ottawa Archivist and the FCOA Board, plus the election of the FCOA Directors. If you’d like to lead a special project or get more involved with the group, this is a chance to join our volunteer board.

Everyone is most welcome to attend.

Sunday, 2 November 2014, 2pm 

James Bartleman Centre – City of Ottawa Archives – 100 Tallwood Drive, Ottawa (corner of Woodroffe Avenue)  more / suite

You Are Invited | Vous Êtes Invités

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Exhibit Opening ‏

Ashes : A City Shaped By Fire

You are invited to the opening reception in celebration of the City of Ottawa Archives’ 2014-2015 feature exhibit on Thursday September 25th 2014 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.

Learn about the legendary fires that shaped the capital and the effects those fires had on Ottawa Fire Services.

James Bartleman Centre
Gallery 112
100 Tallwood Drive, Ottawa

RSVP : Archives@ottawa.ca

 

Family Fun Day

Stop Drop and Roll into the Archives

City of Ottawa Archives and Ottawa Fire Services present a day of fun and fire safety! Tour a fire truck, watch demonstrations, play games, do a craft, and enjoy a BBQ.

Free admission to the event. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Saturday, September 27, 2014 10am - 2pm

James Bartleman Centre
100 Tallwood Dr.

Free parking at Ben Franklin Place - Lots D & E 

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Thinking about Reconciliation | Penser à la réconciliation

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Presented by
the Friends of the City of Ottawa Archives &
the City of Ottawa Archives

Reconciliation: In Our City, In Our Archives

Monday, Sept 15, 2014 7:00 pm
at the Ottawa Public Library Main Branch (120 Metcalfe)

In recent years, two Canadian truth commissions - the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and the Qikiqtani Truth Commission (QTC) - have shone light on the devastating impact of federal policies on First Nations and Inuit communities, and on the resulting damage to relations between Aboriginal peoples and settler communities.

Now that we have begun to acknowledge the past, Canadians need to ask what course reconciliation can take and explore the role archives and archival research can play in building new relationships. more / suite

The Andrews-Newton Digital Access Project / Project d’accès numérique Andrews-Newton

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Hello Friends of the City of Ottawa Archives!

A Lens to the Past: The Andrews-Newton Digital Access Project

We’re celebrating the digitization of 10,000 photographs! This collection of 1950’s photographs captured by Bill & Jean Newton’s photography documented not only politicians, celebrities, and special events, but the stories of everyday citizens of Ottawa.

Join us for some refreshments and a live demonstration of this collection.

May 29, 2014 10:30 am – 11:30 am

James Bartleman Centre - City of Ottawa Archives

100 Tallwood Drive, Ottawa

RSVP: archives@ottawa.ca or 613-580-2857


Bonjour, chers Amis des Archives de la Ville d'Ottawa! more / suite

Reminder: AGM 17 November 2013 / Rappel : AGA 17 novembre 2013

Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the City of Ottawa Archives

17 November 2013 at 2 pm

James Bartleman Centre – City of Ottawa Archives – 100 Tallwood Drive, Ottawa (corner of Woodroffe Avenue)

Everyone is welcome to attend.

Our guest speaker, Danielle Shrestha, will present “Building Ottawa’s Photographic Narrative: The Andrews-Newton Digital Access Project”, an introduction to her work of digitizing 10,000 negatives from the City Archives photo collection.

 

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Assemblée générale annuelle des Amis des Archives de la Ville d’Ottawa

Le dimanche, 17 novembre 2013, à compter de 14 heures

Centre James-Bartleman – Archives de la Ville d’Ottawa - 100, promenade Tallwood, Ottawa (à l'angle de l'avenue Woodroffe)

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Upcoming Event: AGM / À venir: L'AGA

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Hello Friends of the City of Ottawa Archives!

Friends of the City of Ottawa Archives AGM

Please join us on Sunday, November 17, 2013, from 2pm to 4pm at the City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive, for our annual general meeting. All are welcome!

Our guest speaker, Danielle Shrestha, will present “Building Ottawa’s Photographic Narrative: The Andrews-Newton Digital Access Project”, an introduction to her work of digitizing 10,000 negatives from the City Archives photo collection.

This is a chance to find out what’s new at the City of Ottawa Archives and to meet and mingle with fellow FCOA members. Also on the agenda is the election of the FCOA Board of Directors. If you’d like to lead a special project or get more involved with the group, please let us know as we’re looking for individuals to serve on our volunteer board.

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What’s On at the Archives / À l’affiche aux Archives

Workshops

The City of Ottawa Archives will host a set of workshops this month:

Saturday, May 25, 2013 – Preserving Your Artwork

Learn the basics of preserving your artwork from a professional conservator: practical, budget conscious tips about selecting materials, framing, and storage. Register online at www.ottawa.ca using barcode 835859.

Sunday, May 26, 2013 – Digital Photography

The City of Ottawa Digital Records Archivist will provide professional advice for the care and storage of your digital photographs. Come with questions to get expert solutions to problems. Register online at www.ottawa.ca using barcode 835887.

The cost for each workshop is $28.25 and will be held from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm at the Central Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive.

Gallery Show

Enjoy the joint photographic exhibit by the R.A. Photo Club and the Camera Club of Ottawa in the on-site gallery at the Central Archives until May 24, 2013. more / suite

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