Dear Colleagues,

 

Please excuse cross-postings

 

The Association of Canadian Archivists Foundation (ACAF) supports the education and research needs of the Canadian archival profession. 

 

If you need the perfect gift for someone special, you can also help support the scholarships for three graduate students pursuing archival studies by visiting our auction at eBay Canada, http://myworld.ebay.ca/associationofcanadianarchivistsfoundation 

 

The auction opens at 12 noon on Tuesday Dec. 1, continuing until noon on Sunday Dec. 6.  Auction items are available for viewing and bids during this time period.  We ship worldwide . Shipping costs quoted are for Canadian customers.  If you live outside of Canada please contact us for shipping cost.  

 

Here are some of the great items on offer:

 

Scholarly

.               A complete set of the ACA's world famous journal Archivaria, Issues 1 through 67, 1975-2009

.               An eleven-volume set of The Makers of Canada, 1910 edition

 

Romantic

.               A certificate for a Friday or Saturday night stay in a Gold level guestroom at Calgary's historic Fairmont Palliser Hotel (valid through 2010)

.               A certificate for a two-night stay at any Delta Hotel across Canada (valid to Nov. 30, 2010)

 

Practical

.               A laptop case and wheelie combined in one

.               A highly sought-after Calgary 2009 ACA mug with the word "Archives" appearing in 21 languages (two mugs available)

 

Artistic

.               A diptych of photographs by archivist and photographer Patrick Cummins - who was recently featured in a Globe and Mail article by John Bentley Mays (Nov. 13, 2009)

.               A gorgeous hand-crafted necklace with a dichroic glass pendant on a silver chain

 

High-Flyers

.               One round-trip ticket voucher from any city served by Porter Airlines to one of three destinations: Ottawa, Halifax or Toronto

 

For Toronto Lovers (what's not to love?)

.               A copy of Toronto's Visual Legacy, a wonderful book celebrating Toronto's 125th  anniversary, with scores of photographs from the collection of the City of Toronto Archives

.               A Tourism Toronto VIP passport with free admission for two to many of the area's attractions

 

If all this doesn't stimulate your bidding interest, I don't know what will!

 

Michele Dale

ACA Secretary-Treasurer and ACAF Chair

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