Local and area archives

Thanks to the internet, it is easy to discover local and area archives collections. As I’ve suggested before, doing an internet search for the area you are interested in joined with the term “history,” for example “Pontiac County Quebec history” can lead to a treasure trove of information. Sometimes a […]

MacEwans of Scotland!

Alistair Moffat has an interesting little book, published by Thames & Hudson, titled The Highland Clans. A nice historical summary, and then a listing of the various clans with some notes on each. The MacEwan notes give a good chuckle. Some things don’t change across the centuries — they must be […]

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