27 October 2016

Ryan Taylor/ J. Brian Gilchrist Memorial Lecture

This annual lecture organized by the Ottawa Branch/OGS sees Carol Reid, collections specialist, (Archives) speaking on The Canadian War Museum's Military History Research Centre - Resources Available for the Genealogist.

The Canadian War Museum’s Military History Research Centre houses, in one convenient location, the George Metcalf Archival Collection and the Hartland Molson Library. These extensive national collections of research material document Canada’s military history from the colonial period to the present.
The George Metcalf Archival Collection contains unique archival documents and photographic materials, and is especially strong on First and Second World Wars.
The Hartland Molson Library Collection has approximately 60,000 volumes including regimental histories, published personal memoirs, periodicals and newspapers, wartime pamphlets, military technical and field manuals, multi-media, and 5,000 rare books.
Saturday, 29 October, 13:00 – 15:00
City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive, Nepean (Room 115)

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