Highlights and Publications
  • Sarah Story was awarded the William Gordon Dodds Award for Archival Studies for 2017. The Dodds Award is given to the graduating student in a given year who has done outstanding work in the archival studies program.

  • Sarah Story was awarded the 2017 W.L. Morton Gold Medal for outstanding performance in the master's program in history for work accomplished in the archival studies program.

  • Sarah Ramsden was awarded the William Gordon Dodds Award for Archival Studies for 2016. The Dodds Award is given to the graduating student in a given year who has done outstanding work in the archival studies program.

  • Sarah Ramsden was awarded the 2016 W.L. Morton Gold Medal for outstanding performance in the master's program in history for work accomplished in the archival studies program.

  • Natalie Vielfaure was awarded the William Gordon Dodds Award for Archival Studies for 2015. The Dodds Award is given to the graduating student in a given year who has done outstanding work in the archival studies program.

  • Daniel Elves was awarded the William Gordon Dodds Award for Archival Studies for 2013. The Dodds Award is given to the graduating student in a given year who has done outstanding work in the archival studies program.

  • Konrad Krahn was awarded the 2012 W.L. Morton Gold Medal for outstanding performance in the master's program in history for work accomplished in the archival studies program.

  • Konrad Krahn was awarded the William Gordon Dodds Award for Archival Studies for 2012. The Dodds Award is given to the graduating student in a given year who has done outstanding work in the archival studies program.

  • Margaret Anne Lindsay was awarded the 2011 W.L. Morton Gold Medal for outstanding performance in the master's program in history for work accomplished in the archival studies program.

  • Alicia (Ala) Rekrut of the Archives of Manitoba was awarded the 2010 W.L. Morton Gold Medal for outstanding performance in the master's program in history for work accomplished in the archival studies program.

  • JMP (Archival Studies) graduate Scott Goodine appointed Archivist of Manitoba. He leaves the post of Head, Private Records, at the Provincial Archives of Alberta to take up his new duties in Manitoba. He is also the past President of the Association of Canadian Archivists.

  • Archival Studies graduate Deidre Simmons publishes award-winning history of the Hudsons Bay Company Archives. (see pg.6)

  • Archival Studies student Leah Sander reports on her year of work at the National Archives of Scotland. (At this link see page 44 of the Annual Report of the Keeper of the Records of Scotland, 2002-03.)

  • Andrea Paci of the Archives of Manitoba was awarded the 2001 W.L. Morton Gold Medal for outstanding performance in the master's program in history for work accomplished in the archival studies program.

  • Congratulations to Kathleen Epp of the Provincial Archives of Manitoba for honourable mention in the 2000-01 W. Kaye Lamb Prize Award competition for the best article in Archivaria for that year. Kathleen's article, "Telling Stories Around the 'Electronic Campfire': The Use of Archives in Television Productions" Archivaria 49 (Spring 2000), is based on her archival studies master's thesis of the same title.

  • the symposium "What's It All About?: 'Postmodernism' and Archives" sponsored by the Association for Manitoba Archives held at the Grey Nuns' Archives, St. Boniface, Winnipeg - the nine Manitoba Graduate Fellowships won by archival studies students - the two archival studies students who have won the Donald V. Snider Memorial Fellowship - the teaching visits of Hugh Taylor, Terry Cook, Ed Dahl, Ernie Dick, Sue McKemmish, Michael Roper, Candace Loewen, and Joan Schwartz

  • the teaching support provided by Peter Bower (former Provincial Archivist of Manitoba), Gordon Dodds (Provincial Archivist of Manitoba), Jane Dalley (former Chief Conservator, Provincial Archives of Manitoba), Ala Rekrut (Chief Conservator, Provincial Archives of Manitoba), Shelley Sweeney (University of Manitoba Archives), Michael Moosberger (University of Manitoba Archives), and Jane Duffy (St. Paul's College Library)

  • the establishment of the Association for Manitoba Archives Thesis Prize

  • the award of the 1994-95 James H. Gray Medal by the University of Manitoba history department to Geraldine Alton Harris

  • former Dominion Archivist Dr. Wilfred Smith's donation of his personal archival library to the University of Manitoba

  • Hugh Taylor's gift of publications from his personal archival library

Student Publications

  • Sarah Story, Co-Producer, Co-Director, and Archival Researcher for the film Stories of Decolonization: Land Dispossession and Settlement (Flicker & Rise Productions, 2016). Available at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTruP6r2cAA
  • Leah Sander, “Stories in the Archives,” Signatures, The Magazine of Library and Archives Canada (Fall/Winter 2015).
  • Anne Lindsay, Clare Cook, and David Cuthbert, “A Cup of Cold Water: Alfred Kirkness and the Brandon Residential School Cemeteries,” Manitoba History, 78, (Summer 2015).
  • Ala Rekrut, “Matters of Substance: Materiality and Meaning in Historical Records and Their Digital Images,” Archives and Manuscripts, 42, no. 3, (2014).
  • Jennifer Rutkair (foreword), E. J. Hart, ed., Mary T. S. Schäffer: A Hunter of Peace (Banff, Alberta: Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, 2014; Second edition).
  • Karen Simonson, David Cheoros, Debbie Marshall, Her Voice, Her Century: Four Plays About Daring Women (Victoria, B.C.: Brindle and Glass Publishing, 2012).
  • Jordan Bass, “A PIM Perspective: Leveraging Personal Information Management Research in the Archiving of Personal Digital Records,” Archivaria 75 (Spring 2013).
  • Anna Shumilak, “A System of Their Own: Records Creation and Recordkeeping in Canada’s Department of External Affairs in the 1920s,” Archivaria 75 (Spring 2013).
  • Guillermo Fiebelkorn, et al. “Ethical and Legal Considerations for Canadian Registries,” Canadian  Journal of  Neurological  Sciences 40: Supplement 2 (July 2013) (Special Issue: Neurological Registry Best Practice Guidelines): S5-S23; “Linkage Between Neurological Registry Data and Administrative Data,”  S 32-34; and  “Validation and Interpretation of Neurological Registry Data,” S51-53.
  • Sarah J. Ramsden,  “Developing a Better Model: Aboriginal Employment and the Resource Community of Leaf Rapids, Manitoba (1971-1977),” Manitoba History 6 (Spring 2012).
  • Ala Rekrut, "Connected constructions, constructing connections: materiality of archival records as historical evidence," in Kathleen Garay and Christl Verduyn, eds. Archival Narratives for Canada: re-telling stories in a changing landscape. Fernwood, 2011.
  • Anne Lindsay, "Archives and Justice: Willard Ireland's Contribution to the Changing Legal Framework of Aboriginal Rights in Canada, 1963-1973," Archivaria 71 (Spring 2011).
  • Katherine Timms, "New Partnerships for Old Sibling Rivals: The Development of Integrated Access Systems for the Holdings of Archives, Libraries, and Museums," Archivaria 68 (Fall 2009).
  • Graham Stinnett, "Archival Landscape: Archives and Human Rights," Progressive Librarian no. 32 (Winter/Spring 2009).
  • Heather Beattie, "Where Narratives Meet: Archival Description, Provenance, and Women's Diaries," Libraries and the Cultural Record, 44, no. 1 (2009).
  • Crista Bradley, "'Gloaming' to Growing: The Experience of the Institutionalized Elderly at Winnipeg's Middlechurch Home, 1907-1984," in Esyllt W. Jones and Gerald Friesen, eds., Prairie Metropolis: New Essays on Winnipeg Social History (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 2009).
  • Mark Vajcner, "The Importance of Context for Digitized Archival Collections," Journal of the Association for History and Computing vol. 9, no. 1 (April, 2008).
  • Martin Comeau, "Historic Records and the Study of Climate Change," Queen's Quarterly, 114, no. 4 (Winter 2007)
  • Deidre Simmons, Keepers of the Records: The History of the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives, (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2007) - read the Bulletin's coverage (pg. 6) of the book launch
  • Brian Hubner, "'This is the Whiteman's Law': Aboriginal Resistance, Bureaucratic Change and the Census of Canada, 1830-2006," Archival Science 7, no. 3 (July 2007)
  • Crista Bradley, "Meditate, Mediate, Celebrate: Public Programming in a Postmodern World," Archives and Manuscripts Vol. 34, No. 2 (November 2006). (Journal of the Australian Society of Archivists.)
  • Karen Simonson, "Memories Resurrected in Context: Gender and Remembrance in Charlotte Black's Scrapbook," Archivaria 62 (Fall 2006)
  • Ala Rekrut, "Material Literacy: Reading Records as Material Culture," Archivaria 60 (Fall 2005).
  • Jenara Franklin, "Revelation Hydro Kitchen: My New Electric Range Reveals the Secret of Successful Meals," Manitoba History 48, (Autumn/Winter) 2004-2005.
  • Lori Podolsky Nordland, "The Concept of 'Secondary Provenance': Re-interpreting Ac ko mok ki's Map as Evolving Text," Archivaria 58 (Fall 2004).
  • Deidre Simmons, "Provenance of Hudson's Bay Company Journals," in Stuart Houston, Tim Ball, and Mary Houston, Eighteenth-Century Naturalists of Hudson's Bay (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2003).
  • Brian Massachaele, "Electronic Records Management Strategies for the Future", Municipal World, (June 2002)
  • Brian Massachaele, "Archival Records and Restructuring", Municipal World 111, no. 3 (March 2001)
  • Kathleen Epp, "Television from the Trenches: An Archival Review of No Price Too High", Archivaria 50 (Fall 2000).
  • Kathleen Epp, "Telling Stories Around the 'Electronic Campfire': The Use of Archives in Television Productions", Archivaria 49 (Spring 2000).
  • Brian Masschaele, "Memos and Minutes: Arnold Heeney, the Cabinet War Committee and the Establishment of a Canadian Cabinet Secretariat During the Second World War," Archivaria 46 (Fall 1998).
  • Deidre Simmons, "The Hudson's Bay Company Archives: The Role of the Hudson's Bay Record Society," Epilogue 11, no. 1 (1996)
  • Deidre Simmons, "The Archives of the Hudson's Bay Company," Archivaria 42 (Fall 1996).