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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 ...
Alfred H. Ruddell Collection of Historical Maps: Finding Aid
Collection of early maps.
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 ...
John Glassco Collection: Finding Aid
The personal and working collection of John Glassco.
Ephemera/Information Files: Finding Aid
Listing of other non-book publications, objects, and furniture held in Special Collections
Architectural Guidebook Collection
Collected guidebooks to various architecturally interesting sites across England.