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    • Leather and Vellum Bookbindings, 1500 - 1920 

      Special Collections staff (2003-01)
      An exhibition curated by Margaret Lock of Locks' Press Kingston, illustrating the history of bookbinding with examples from the Jordan Library collections. The exhibition is arranged chronologically, covering the history ...
    • Highlights from the 18th Century Political and Historical Collections 

      Special Collections staff (2002-10)
      An exhibition in honour of the retirement of Professor J.A.W. (Jock) Gunn, D. Phil., Oxon., F.R.S.C. 17 October 2002 - 3 December 2002 In selecting items for the exhibition, Dr. Gunn compares Queen's collections with the ...
    • Learn Well and Progress Daily - Posters from the Chinese Cultural Revolution 

      Special Collections staff (2002-06)
      This exhibition presented images of youth in propaganda posters produced during the Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976. Chairman Mao Zedong called on all youth to build a new China in accord with Communist and Maoist ...
    • Postcards from the Past - Tourism Then and Now 

      Special Collections staff (2002-05)
      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: ...
    • Ink Paper Lead, Board Leather Thread 

      Special Collections staff (2002-03)
      An exhibition of hand-printed books and fine bindings presented by The Loving Society of Letterpress Printers and The Binders of Infinite Love The exhibition includes works by: - Wesley W. Bates, West Meadow ...
    • In Memoriam: Arthur E. Covington, Canada's Pioneer Radio Astronomer 

      Special Collections staff (2001-03)
      Arthur E. Covington, a donor of the Riche-Covington Collection to Queen's Libraries, passed away recently. In his honour, the staff of Queen's W.D. Jordan Special Collections and Music Library have put together a modest ...