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Dr. Jessica Stacey on Voltaire

Dr. Jessica Stacey is a recipient of the 2019 Raymond Klibansky Collection Research Travel Grant, awarded to pursue research with McGill’s Voltaire Collection. At the McGill Library last autumn, I was putting the finishing touches on a foreword to the …

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Nicholas Cronk on Voltaire at McGill

AN AMERICAN VOLTAIRE: The J. Patrick Lee Voltaire Collection at McGill By: Nicholas Cronk, Voltaire Foundation, Oxford University (le texte en français suit) Pat Lee, who died in 2006, was a life-enhancing friend as well as a Voltaire enthusiast and …

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A conversation with Enssib student-intern Élise Breton

Enssib intern Elise Breton working with rare materials in Rare Books & Special Collections

From February 3rd to May 2nd, McGill’s Rare Books & Special Collections (RBSC) welcomes Élise Breton, a student from l’École nationale supérieure des sciences de l’information et des bibliothèques (Enssib) in Lyons, France.  Communications Officer Merika Ramundo sat down with …

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Voltaire is in the house

  Moving day came early at the library today. A collection of rare and special materials by and about Voltaire made its way into the McLennan Library Building today. What is this all about? Stay tuned. Library Matters will fill …

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