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Does the Canadian Encyclopedia accept archival donations?

We do not have an archive of historical materials and cannot receive archival material. Please consult with a local museum or Library and Archives Canada:

Can the Canadian Encyclopedia help me reach an author?

For reasons of privacy we cannot provide contact information for our authors or for the subjects of biographies.

How can I get my antiques and instruments appraised?

The Canadian Encyclopedia contains several articles on instrument manufacturing and antiques, including background information about Canadian companies. However, reliable appraisals require physical examination by an expert. Check directory listings or Canadian Chapter of The International Society of Appraisers:

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A project of the not-for-profit organization Historica Canada, The Canadian Encyclopedia is non-partisan and apolitical. It is not affiliated with any government or political party.

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