Looking at Archives from a Bird's Eye View: Flights of Fancy, Recreation or Re-Creation

  • Barbara Lazenby Craig

Author Biography

Barbara Lazenby Craig
Barbara L. Craig is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto where she is taking the lead hand in the development of an archives programme for the Faculty of Library and Information Science. Prior to her appointment in August 1993, she was the Archivist of York University (NorthYork, Ontario) and the Head of the Archives and Special Collections Department of the Scott Library from 1989, and an archivist at the Archives of Ontario from 1970. She has a Ph.D in Archive Studies and has undertaken extensive research into hospital archives in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. She has published widely on the history of record-keeping, on the history of medicine, and on archival theory. Dr. Craig has been the Chair of the Ontario Council of Archives, an officer of the Association of Canadian Archivists in many capacities, and a Director of the Ontario Women's History Network. Her most recent monograph, Medical Archives: What they are and how to keep them, was published by the Hannah Institute for the History of Medicine in January 1991. She edited The Archival Imagination: Essays in Honour of Hugh A. Taylor, published by the ACA in 1992. She is currently compiling and editing a guide to the holdings of York University's archives, which will be published in 1994.
How to Cite
Craig, Barbara Lazenby. 1993. “Looking at Archives from a Bird’s Eye View: Flights of Fancy, Recreation or Re-Creation”. Archivaria 36 (February), 194-97. https://archivaria.ca/index.php/archivaria/article/view/11943.

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