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Karolyn Smardz Frost

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014

Karolyn Smardz Frost

Karolyn Smardz Frost is an archaeologist, historian and award-winning author who teaches at York and Acadia. Her book I’ve Got a Home in Glory Land won the Governor General’s Award for Non-Fiction in 2007. She co-edited A Fluid Frontier: Slavery, Resistance and the Underground Railroad in the Detroit River Borderland, which won the Historical Society of Michigan Book Award.

Bryan Walls

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014

Bryan Walls

Bryan Walls is a dental surgeon, historian, and author. Bryan has received the Order of Canada (C.M.) 2003; and the Order of Canada (O.Ont.) 1994, among other honours.

Hilary Bates Neary

Posted by Dundurn Guest on December 6, 2014

Hilary Bates Neary

Hilary Bates Neary has been a librarian trustee, as well as a researcher, editor, and writer of Ontario history. In the 1970s, she contributed to Ontario History's "Book Notes," and edited, along with Robert Sherman, the Index to the Publications of the Ontario Historical Society, 1899-1972. More recently, she co-edited with Michael Baker London Street Names (2003) and 100 Fascinating Londoners (2005).

Frederick H. Armstrong

Posted by Kendra on October 30, 2014

Frederick H. Armstrong

Frederick H. Armstrong, a graduate of the University of Toronto, is a Professor of History at the University of Western Ontario, and Fellow of the Royal Historical Society. He is the author or editor of numerous books and studies on Upper Canada including a new edition of Henry Scaddings Toronto of Old; Aspects of Nineteenth Century Ontario; and Toronto: The Place of Meeting.