News & Events
September 16, 2019
Congratulations go out to Elise Geschiere, the first student to graduate from Western with a Minor in Public History!
“Spanning the Gap: Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Transition from World War II to Peace in London, Ontario”: A Historypin Collection!
June 19, 2019
This year in History 3813E: Public History, three students worked with Archivist Tom Belton at Western Archives to create a fabulous new collection on the Historypin website. “Spanning the Gap: Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Transition from World War II to Peace in London, Ontario” displays and describes eleven relevant photographs taken between 1944 and 1947 and contained within the London Free Press Collection of Photographic Negatives at Western Archives.
March 25, 2019
To commemorate the upcoming centenary of Western’s School of Nursing in 2020, History 3813E students Karen McAllister, Faith Sebastian, and Courtenay Smith researched, designed and installed a new exhibit on display this spring at the John A. Schweitzer Gallery of Western Archives in DB Weldon Library. The exhibit highlights several aspects of Nursing history here at Western, with particular emphasis on education, training, campus life and graduation!