Annual Queen’s University Archives Lecture
Queen’s University Library invites all members of the Queen's and Kingston communities to a special lecture by Guy Berthiaume, Librarian and Archivist of Canada. Dr. Berthiaume assumed the position of Librarian and Archivist of Canada in 2014, prior to which he was the Chair and Chief Executive Officer of the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec between 2009 and 2014, following a 30‑year career in academia. Dr. Berthiaume holds a doctorate in history.
The 35th annual Queen’s University Archives Lecture, titled “Don’t know much about geography*: perspectives on local, regional and national archives," will explore the territoriality of private archives as an issue that has given rise to heated debates for decades.
The Queen’s University Archives lecture will take place on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 2 pm in the 1923 Reading Room, Douglas Library. All are welcome, and refreshments will be served at the conclusion of the lecture. Please RSVP by Friday Oct. 20: 613 533-2378.
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