New acquisitions - archives: Highlights

   Watercolour of lake and rowboats

“People in Rowboat,” watercolour,
by Henry Edward Baines, June 26, 1866.
 (Source : MIKAN 5056803)

Below is a selection of archives that we have recently acquired. These records will be available for consultation once they have been processed and described.

Some of the acquisitions are accruals or additions to existing fonds.

Please see New acquisitions - archives: Complete list to consult the complete listing of all our new archival acquisitions.


Summer 2018

Henry E. Baines fonds

(Accrual, R12032, MIKAN 3696171)

This donation from the Cluett and Seguin families of Prince Edward County, Ontario, consists of 20 watercolours by artillery officer Henry E. Baines (1840–1866). The watercolours show scenes from the vicinity of the city of Québec, where Baines was stationed.

Max Films Inc. fonds

(Accrual, R9529, MIKAN 194225)

This accrual comprises the feature film Hochelaga, Land of Souls, funded by Telefilm Canada. François Girard’s latest film tells the history of Montréal, including its first inhabitants. The movie won various Iris and Canadian screen awards, notably best for cinematography and art direction.

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