The seventh issue of Signatures is here!

Cover: clockwise from top: 1. Jazz pianist Oscar Peterson, ca. 1940s (source: e010752610); 2. Map from the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection, ca. 1701 (source: e008311021); 3. Playwright and theatre director Paul Thompson with archival items that he donated to Library and Archives Canada, 2017 (photo: Jean-François D’Aoust); 4. Self-portrait by Emily Carr, ca. 1899 (source: e006078795); 5. Attestation paper for the Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1917; 6. Teen activist, speaker and writer Hannah Alper (left) and Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, at the legal deposit of her book Momentus: Small Acts, Big Change, 2017

Cover: Signatures, Fall/Winter 2018

The fall/winter 2018 issue of Signatures magazine provides a look at Library and Archives Canada’s (LAC) collection, its exceptional work, as well as at the technical expertise involved in acquiring, preserving, and supporting access to our shared history.

The theme of this issue is “Acquisition”. Learn more about:

  • 65 years of legal deposit in Canada
  • Curating web collections
  • Our Canadian literature collection
  • The Friends of LAC
  • And more!

Signatures seeks to make known and interpret the living cultural, civic and historical record of Canada, as reflected in its documentary heritage. We hope you find this issue both enlightening and entertaining!

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