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Acquisition, Appraisal and Accessioning Workshop

We are very pleased to open registration for our last workshop of 2018! With special guest, former Archives Advisor, Jamie Serran. The Core Curriculum “Acquisition, Appraisal and Accessioning” workshop will be offered over 2 days from December 10-11, 2018 at the beautiful Colchester Historeum in Truro! Cost is $125 for CNSA members. Registration and payment…

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Launch of LAMNS

We warmly welcome you to join us in celebrating the launch of our new collaborative network in Nova Scotia, with Librarian and Archivist of Canada, Dr. Guy Berthiaume. The launch of LAMNS (Libraries, Archives & Museums Nova Scotia) is happening on Tuesday, November 20th at the Nova Scotia Archives in Halifax from 10:00-11:30am. Refreshments will…

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Annual Conference 2014

At Your Service: Balancing Access and Outreach in Archives Dates: May 29-30, 2014 Location: Nova Scotia Archives, Halifax, NS Registration is now open! Register before May 9, 2014 for the discounted rate! Payment options are cheque, cash, or PayPal (available with online registration only) You can register online by filling out the form located here:…

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Nova Scotia Provincial Heritage Fair 2013

The Nova Scotia Provincial Heritage Fair was held at Pier 21 on 31 May 2013 and, for the fourth year, the CNSA presented a prize for the best use of primary sources for a history project. This year’s recipient was Sarah Kittilsen for her project “She was There and She Survived” which focused on her…

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Dr. Phyllis R. Blakeley Award 2013 – Highland Village Museum

The winner of the 2013 Dr. Phyllis R. Blakeley Award was the Highland Village Museum for their project An Drochaid Eadarainn / The Bridge Between Us. The Bridge Between Us was a collaborative project initiated by the Nova Scotia Highland Village Society in collaboration with a number of community partners, including the Muncipality of Victoria…

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Anna Hamilton Memorial Award 2013 – Ken Dodsworth

The 2013 Anna Hamilton Award was presented to Ken Dodsworth from the Fort Sackville Foundation. Ken has volunteered with the Foundation for the last 18 years during which time he’s managed their large photographic collections, worked on their website, helped to develop promotional material, served in various positions on the Foundation’s board, and attended Council…

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Carman V. Carroll Award 2013 – St. John’s Anglican Church Archive

The winner of the 2013 Carman V. Carroll Award was the St. John’s Anglican Church Archive for a holdings maintenance project which involved training for archive volunteers (on preservation supplies and techniques as well as arrangement and description) who then re-housed, arranged, and described material according to archival standards. The project was funded through the…

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Anna Hamilton Memorial Award 2012

Catherine presenting the winner of the Anna Hamilton Outstanding Volunteer Award, Susan Hill of Cumberland County Genealogical Society, with her certificate. This year’s Anna Hamilton Memorial Award for outstanding volunteer was presented to Susan Hill of the Cumberland County Genealogical Society (CCGS). Susan is an energetic and enthusiastic volunteer who helped establish the society in…

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Dr. Phyllis R. Blakeley Award 2012

Peter Crowell, Argyle Township Court House and Archives, and Bill Greenlaw, NS Dept. of Communities, Culture & Heritage, being presented with their wall plaque by Catherine Arseneau, President of CNSA. Left to right: Bill Greenlaw, Peter Crowell and Catherine Arseneau The 2012 Phyllis R. Blakeley Award was presented to the Argyle Township Court House and…

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CNSA at Heritage Fair 2012

Cassie Cameron receives her Award from CNSA representatives in front of her display at NS Heritage Fair 2012 held at Pier 21 Canada’s Immigration Museum, Halifax, NS From left: Cassie Cameron and Patti Bannister. The 2012 Nova Scotia Provincial Heritage Fair was held at Pier 21 on 24 May 2012 and, for the third year,…

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