Collection and Research

Research

Learn more about Canada’s rich and fascinating scientific and technological heritage. Explore research papers and essays written by members of the curatorial and conservation staff of Ingenium. These papers focus on:

  • collecting and conserving artifacts
  • using artifacts in the National Collection to tell the history of Canada
  • presenting unique artifacts in the National Collection

Watch this space grow as more papers are added regularly.

Canadian Dairying - Milking stool and pail Canadian Dairying cafm

Type: Collection Profiles

Follow the development of dairy farming in Canada over the past 200 years with this paper from the curatorial staff in the Collection and Research Branch.

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The Hutterites in Canada: “Communitarians Are We” The Hutterites in Canada: “Communitarians Are We” cafm

Type: Collection Profiles

Discover how Hutterites have driven agricultural technology innovation in this essay from the curatorial staff in the Collection and Research Branch.

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For Home and Country: The Role of the Federated Women’s Institute in Rural Canada For Home and Country: The Role of the Federated Women’s Institute in Rural Canada cafm

Type: Collection Profiles

The members of the Federated Women’s Institutes of Canada were instrumental in developing rural Canada. Learn more about these remarkable women.

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