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Kippy's Trove:  Family Photographs from 1850s to 1950s
Saturday, September 10
Kippy's Trove: Family Photographs from 1850s to 1950s  (Lectures)
10:30 am
Briarwood Presbyterian Church Hall, 70 Beaconsfield Blvd, Beaconsfield
Speaker: Lorraine Gosselin
In December 2015, Lorraine unexpectedly received hundreds of family photographs that she did not know existed. She will tell you how this happened, what she has done with them so far, and use dozens of them to illustrate for you some of her French, Irish, and German family history.
 
Free Public Lecture



Saturday, October 15
Topic: Keeping the Past for the Present and Future: Preservation Techniques for the Home Archivist  (Lectures)
10:30 am
Briarwood Presbyterian Church Hall, 70 Beaconsfield Blvd, Beaconsfield
Speaker: Kyla Ubbink, Ubbink Book & Paper Conservation
Stop the deterioration of your families historic documents, letters, photographs, albums, books, memorabilia and scrapbooks through the practice of archival preservation. Discuss simple and practical techniques that can be applied in a home setting. Learn how to avoid damage caused by pollutants, poor climate, light, pests, and mould through proper boxing, housing and storage. Demonstrations in cleaning books and paper, removing clips and staples, separating photographs from ‘sticky’ album pages. 
 
Free Public Lecture