This guide supports faculty, staff, students, and guests by providing information about the Fanshawe College archives and research activities pertaining to our documented history.
Our resources are open to all for the purposes of research, teaching, publication, and general interest.
Throwback Thursdays with the Fanshawe Archives
Come and join College Archivists in the Library Learning Commons, F1066, on the last Thursday of every month to learn about Fanshawe’s history and the extensive digitization project to make our whole collection available online at archives.fanshawec.ca.
Duplicate and functionally obsolete items that have already been digitized will be available for staff to take for their personal collections.
What are the Fanshawe College Archives and why are they important?
- They serve as the college’s institutional memory and illustrate its history, growth and development
- We collect, digitize and preserve historical, legal, fiscal, administrative, promotional and permanently valuable records
- We provide easy digital access to our archival records through our searchable database
- We offer support and services for departments wishing to preserve and digitize their historical material
Donating or Transferring Materials to the Archives
Fanshawe College Archives collects materials internally from all departments within the college, alumni, and industry partners closely affiliated with Fanshawe.
- Departmental Archives Guide
- Donation Form (for alumni or community partners)
- Transfer Form (for departments within Fanshawe College)
Resources & Links
- Archives Association of Ontario
- the AAO fosters a community of information specialists by representing and serving archives and records professionals.
- Archeion brings together information about archives held by organizations all over Ontario. Search Archeion to find records of businesses, individuals, families and organizations from all periods of time in the province’s history.
- Definitions of Archival Terms
Statement on Historical Perspectives, Vocabulary & Imagery
The offensive and racist imagery, vocabulary and language depicted in some uploaded historical photos and documents do not represent the current perspectives and views of our archivists or the college.
Contact the Archivist