Collecting and Connecting
Curatorial blog from the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation
As the research progressed, and we heard from people around Canada and the world, we realized we were collecting an entire community, not just an aircraft and its instruments.
Toyota Land Cruisers are the mining industries’ vehicle of choice. In fact, the mining sector is one of Toyota’s largest clients in Canada. The customized vehicles are made on order in Japan.
I recently made the trip to Fergus, Ontario to conduct some research at the Wellington County Museum and Archives.
My research on the history of avalanche studies in Canada started in December 2012 when I made several enquiries as to the possible location of a snow study kit developed by George Klein.