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Let’s feast! Modern takes on rare recipes

Close up of gold cover of "Mrs. Beeton's Everyday Cookery and Housekeeping Book"

Today’s Library staff cooking challenge illustrated just one of the myriad creative ways that Library collections can be brought to life! McGill’s Rare Books and Special Collections is home to around 3,000 cookbooks dating from the early 19th through to the …

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What difference will you make? McGill24 2020

Group of Library staff members holding up McGill flags and signs that say "#McGill24"

McGill24, the University’s fifth annual day of giving is almost here! On Wednesday, March 11, donations will be made around the world with the aim of impacting the current and future McGill community. If we all come together for a …

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Trenholme Dean of Libraries gets in the McGill24 spirit year after year

Dean Colleen Cook wearing a red McGill24 hat, holding a red McGill24 poster.

McGill24, The 5th instalment of McGill University’s annual day of giving is coming up on Wednesday, March 11. In 2019, the Library raised nearly $55K from over 200 generous donors. We are extremely thankful to everyone who participated, either with …

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Library staff reveal their McGill Moments | McGill24 2019

Image of McGill staff holding archival flags/ promotional materials

                    McGill24, the University’s fourth annual day of giving is almost here. On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, the international McGill community will come together in a celebration of McGill Moments. Giving on that …

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Memories (and memorabilia) for McGill’s next generation

Archival McGill memorabilia, including flags

McGill24, the University’s annual day of giving is coming up on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. Over a 24-hour period, donations will be made around the world with the aim of impacting a new crop of students and researchers. This year’s …

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Find your cause | McGill24 2018

Find your cause McGill24, the university’s annual day of giving, will have its 3rd installment on March 14th 2018. We see it as an opportunity for McGill community members to dedicate themselves to a cause that resonates with them. For many, that cause …

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