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2034 Toronto's Past: Your City, Your House, Your Family

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Course Description

When was your house built? What's the history of your family in Toronto? When did businesses or institutions you recognize first open their doors? This course is your guide to researching Toronto history. Whether you're a writer, a researcher or just curious about your city or neighbourhood, we'll follow established principles of local and family research as taught worldwide and apply them in a Toronto context. We'll work our way through a variety of research projects chosen to reflect the group's interests. Start to become a local history sleuth!

Learning Outcomes

  • Know the principles of local, house and family history research and how to apply them to Toronto.
  • Discover the many resources for conducting local, house and family history research, including archives and the library system.
  • Discover remarkable local resources you can draw upon, including some little-known ones.


  2034 - 010 Toronto's Past: Your City, Your House, Your Family    
  Spring/Summer - 16   Status:  Available
Section Schedule:   Thu 6:30PM - 8:30PM
5 May 2016 to 9 Jun 2016
Class Schedule: 6 Sessions
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $245.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
Campus:   St. George Campus
Delivery Options:  IN-CLASS
Instructors: James F. S. Thomson, B.A., J.D.
  Section Notes:  

Textbooks are not required for this class.