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This site was created by faculty, staff and students of the History Department at the University of Guelph.

Funding through the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and the Canada Research Chairs Program was indispensable and is gratefully acknowledged.

Particular appreciation is expressed to the following for their contributions to this site.

Shawn Day: who had full responsibility for overall design, detailed development, and much of the content.

Jon Studiman: who provided the Tweedsmuir histories section. The students in HI 4620 (fall 2003) also contributed substantially to this section.

Jennifer Legare: who prepared the section on farm diaries and related rural records. The students in HI 4620 (fall 2002) also contributed substantially to this section.

Josh MacFadyen: who prepared the sections on geographic information systems and business accounts, and managed the site.

Jennifer Marvin: the Librarian whose advice was invaluable to the Geographic Information Systems page.

Terry Crowley whose advice on design and content shaped and improved many sections.

Catharine Wilson, who dedicated energies and funding toward the 2012 site update.

Nicholas Van Allen updated and modified sections of the website for the 2012 update.

Lorne Bruce: who shaped all aspects of the site related to Archives and Special Collections.

Staff at Woolwich Historical Foundation, Waterloo County Museum and Archives, University of Guelph Archives, University of Western Ontario Archives, Aylmer Museum and Archives, and the Kitchener Public Library: who helped compile the list of business account books. Special thanks is due to Elinor Rau and Marion Roes of the WHF, and to Elysia DeLaurentis, Ian Easterbrook, and Karen Wagner of the WCMA.

 


      
     
  
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This research was undertaken, in part, thanks to funding
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