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Vesalius at 500
A lecture by Dr. Jacalyn Duffin, Professor and Hannah Chair: History of Medicine, and Dr. Alvan Bregman, Curator of Special Collections celebrating the 500th birthday of Andreas Vesalius. Bracken Health Sciences Library, ...
Once Upon a Time: An Exhibition of Artist's Books
An exhibition of handmade books created by Lise Melhorn-Boe 2006 Department of Women's Studies Visitor and Visiting Artist-in-Residence
The Ruddell Collection of Early Maps
In 2003, Albert H. Ruddell, Queen's B.Sc. 1952 (Mechanical Engineering), donated a collection of 175 maps to Queen's University Library. The collection includes maps of the world and North America, detailed maps of Canada, ...
Postcards from the Past - Tourism Then and Now
A colourful glimpse into the history of tourism in early Canada, with an emphasis on the Thousand Islands region. Included in the Exhibit are a range of resources from our collection dating back to the 18th Century: ...
Edward Gibbon and the Age of Quarto
Thanks to the generosity of a donor, the Library has recently acquired a set of the first editions of Gibbon's History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776-1788). To commemorate this acquisition, Special ...
Vero Wynne-Edwards and the 1937 MacMillan-Thebaud Expedition
The Jeannie and Vero Wynne-Edwards Book Collection consists of over 1800 books, pamphlets, periodical and ephemeral pieces in the field of natural history. It was the working library of Vero C. Wynne-Edwards (1906-1997) ...
Photography and the Book in the Nineteenth Century
The introduction of photography to book illustration forever changed the experience of the book. Photographic imagery revealed the famous people of the day as they really looked, accurately recorded the latest scientific ...
A Dickensian Holiday, Dec. 16 – Jan 4, 2016
A Christmas Carol is arguably Charles Dickens best Christmas story, but he wrote several other Christmas stories including two more novellas: The Chimes and A Cricket by the Hearth. Dickens’ other Christmas stories appeared ...
Sir Sandford Fleming Exhibit: W.D. Jordan Library
This exhibit examines the life of Sir Sandford Fleming: engineer, innovator and Queen’s Chancellor for 35 years. Curated by Pam Manders and Dr. Alvan Bregman, W.D. Jordan Special Collections and Music Library, and Deirdre ...