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McGill’s John Peters Humphrey’s legacy work, original draft of Declaration of Human Rights, featured at Canadian Museum of Human Rights Grand Opening & exhibit

Detail from Humphreys handwritten draft of the original Declaration of Human Rights

By: Lori Podolsky, Acting University Archivist, McGill University Archives In Winnipeg, on Friday, September 20th, 2014, the Canadian Museum of Human Rights (CMHR) opens its doors up to the world. McGill University Archives (MUA) is honoured to play a small …

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McGill’s Chapbook Collection: Discover tiny treasures online or on-site

The history of Whittington and his cat. London : Ryle and Co., [between 1846 and 1859]

Some are the size of a “stickie note” while others fit into the palm of your hand. All are small, rare, materials that make up McGill Library’s Chapbooks Collection.  What are chapbooks? Chapbooks are small in size and number of …

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Rare items from McGill Library featured in the National Gallery of Canada’s exhibit “Artists, Architects and Artisans”

In Ottawa over the holidays? The National Gallery’s exhibit “Artists, Architects and Artisans” features about 80 pieces from McGill’s Rare and Special Collections including: rough sketches, presentation watercolours, hand-drawn scale drawings of exteriors, photographs of the interiors, and even pieces …

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Exhibit: The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and The Yellow Wallpaper. A Biography of Neurasthenia in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries

The Osler Library of the History of Medicine is pleased to announce the opening of its newest exhibition, The Literature of Prescription: Charlotte Perkins Gilman and The Yellow Wallpaper.  A Biography of Neurasthenia in the late 19th and early 20th …

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News Release: BAnQ and McGill sign a partnership agreement

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) and McGill University signed a partnership agreement today that creates a formal framework for future collaborative projects involving the two institutions. The agreement was signed by Suzanne Fortier, Principal and Vice-Chancellor of McGill …

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Exhibit | Exposition: An Intellectual Heritage: Rediscovering McGill’s Early Printed Works | Un héritage intellectuel : à la découverte des imprimés anciens de McGill

McLennan Library Building Lobby | Foyer du pavillon McLennan de la Bibliothèque From August 19, 2013 to January 31, 2014 | Du 19 août 2013 au 31 janvier 2014 Curators: Ann-Marie Hansen & Kristin Neel, Inventaires des imprimés anciens au …

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Exhibit: The Alcuin Society Awards For Excellence In Book Design In Canada 2012

McLennan Library Building : main floor,  3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9 On July 2013 Free entrance. Accessible during opening hours. Since 1981 the Alcuin Society has sponsored the only national competition for book design in Canada. Each year, …

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Exhibit: Designing Doctors

Designing Doctors: An exhibition highlighting the contributions of physicians to hospital architecture at the Osler Library of the History of Medicine Curated by Prof. Annmarie Adams, Director, School of Architecture, McGill University McIntyre Medical Building : Osler Library of the History of …

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