A Public History Intern’s Work Week 2

Hello and thank you for reading! We have been rather busy this week, in particularly for setting up for the coming World Diabetes Day. We are setting up an exhibit which will display several of the tattoos which people have sent relating to diabetes. Personally, I have been noting the information for each of the... Continue Reading →

A Public History Intern’s Work Week 1

Hello and thank you for reading. My name is Jesse Sturgill and I am a Graduate Student Research Assistant from Western University’s Public History Masters course working at Banting House National Historic Site for the next two terms. I am an International student, coming from Goshen, Ohio (USA). So far, much of what I have... Continue Reading →

Archival Corner – Week 2: Banting as an Artist’s Subject

Throughout his career, Frederick Banting was drawn to the company of artists. Whether A.Y. Jackson, Lawren Harris and the Group of Seven landscape painters, sculptors Frances Loring and Florence Wyle, or portrait photographers Charles Ashley and James Crippen, Banting intuitively shared the artist's passion for the creative process. He also commissioned and collected their art;... Continue Reading →

Archival Corner – Week 1: Banting as an Artist

Welcome to our newest Banting House National Historic Site Blog Feed— Archival Corner. My name is Lorraine Tinsley and I am an MA candidate in University of Western Ontario’s Public History Program. This fall, I am pleased to be following in my classmate Kat MacDonald’s footsteps as an intern at Banting House, where I’ll be... Continue Reading →

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