New acquisitions - archives: Highlights

Map of Canada Including Manitoba and the Northwest Territories and Showing Railway Lines and Scandinavian Colonies.

Map of Canada Including Manitoba and the Northwest Territories and Showing Railway Lines and Scandinavian Colonies.

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 2019

Map of the Dominion of Canada. Karta Öfver Canada Inberäknade Manitoba och Nordvest Territorierna och visande Jernvägsystemet och de skandinaviska Colonierna [single item]

(R16166, MIKAN 5111490) Published and overprinted in a combination of Swedish and English by the Department of the Interior, this map documents the existence of Swedish communities and describes Canada for those who may wish to visit or immigrate

Peter Rindisbacher collection

(Accrual, R8203, MIKAN 185961) Two portrait miniatures by Peter Rindisbacher depicting Peter Rindisbacher Sr. and Barbara Ann Rindisbacher, the artist’s parents. The Rindisbachers were Swiss colonists who lived the Red River Settlement from 1821 to 1826.

Self-portrait by Georgina E. Barker [single item]

(MIKAN 5109397)

This painting is by and of the first child of writer Elizabeth Smart and British poet George Barker. Smart’s existing fonds at LAC contains much documentation about the childhoods of the four children she had with Barker. Georgina bears a striking resemblance to her mother. 

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