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    • A Dickensian Holiday 

      Sparks, Jillian (2015-12-16)
      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 ...
    • A Selection of Gifts to Special Collections from Queen's Alumni 

      Special Collections Staff (2001-09)
      A Selection of Gifts to Special Collections from Queen's Alumni Libary Exhibit, September - October 2001 Presented for Homecoming Weekend, September 2001, this exhibition is one way of saying, “Thank you” to all our ...
    • Bible through the Ages: an exhibit to honour Dr. Fraikin, Queen's University Theological College 

      Special Collections Staff (2002-12-06)
      Bible Through the Ages Library Exhibit, 6 December 2002 - 26 January 2003 On display are selected items from the Jordan Library's collection of about 1200 Bibles, representing many historically significant versions. ...
    • Bookbindings in Paper and Cloth, 1800 - 1925 

      Lock, Margaret (2004-03-03)
      This exhibition featured both utilitarian and quality bindings. Most were publishers’ bindings or edition bindings; that is, one of many copies of the same title given an identical binding by the publisher. Modern book ...
    • Catherine Parr Traill, Jessie Roy and Annie Boyd - Early Canadian Botantists 

      Crowder, Adele (2001-11)
      The W. D. Jordan Special Collections & Music Library and The Fowler Herbarium at Queen's University, are pleased to present an exhibit & lecture relating to three early Canadian botanists - Catherine Parr Traill, Jessie ...
    • Charles Dickens at 200 

      Special Collections Staff (2012-04-02)
      Charles Dickens at 200 Library Exhibit, 2 April - 31 December, 2012 Queen's Special Collections joins the global celebration of the man and his great achievements by showing some of the treasures in its rare and valuable ...
    • Contemporary Book Arts in Eastern Ontario 

      Special Collections Staff (2013-03-01)
      Library Exhibit, 1 March - 31 May, 2013 Opening Reception: Thursday, 7 March, 5:00pm - 6:30pm. Contributing Artists: Hugh Barclay, Wendy Cain, Rebecca Cowan, Holly Dean, Roberta Heubener, Mary Kritz, Margaret ...
    • Vero Wynne-Edwards and the 1937 MacMillan-Thebaud Expedition 

      Special Collections staff (2016-01)
      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) ...
    • A Dickensian Holiday, Dec. 16 – Jan 4, 2016 

      Special Collections staff (2015-12)
      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 

      Special Collections staff (2015-07)
      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 ...
    • Photography and the Book in the Nineteenth Century 

      Special Collections staff (2015-04)
      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 ...
    • The Search for Sir John Franklin: The Erebus and The Terror 

      Special Collections staff (2015-02)
      The Search for Sir John Franklin: The Erebus and The Terror–29 January, 2015 – 28 February, 2015 @ W.D. Jordan Special Collections Library.
    • Vesalius at 500 

      Special Collections staff (2014-11)
      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, ...
    • Summer Exhibition 2013 

      Special Collections staff (2013-06)
      Summer Exhibition 2013 Library Exhibit, June - August 2013 In celebration of summer, the W. D. Jordan Special Collections and Music Library offers a selection of the tourism pamphlets available in our extensive ...
    • Edward Gibbon and the Age of Quarto 

      Special Collections staff (2011-09)
      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 ...
    • The Aliquando Century: The First One Hundred Books from The Aliquando Press of William Rueter 

      Special Collections staff (2009-02)
      The Aliquando Press was established by William Rueter in Toronto early in 1963. His aim was to personally explore all aspects of the hand-produced book. One essential aspect of a private press is that the proprietor ...
    • Once Upon a Time: An Exhibition of Artist's Books 

      Special Collections staff (2006-10)
      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 

      Special Collections staff (2006-01)
      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, ...
    • John Buchan: His Life, His Library, His Legacy 

      Special Collections staff (2004-10)
      An Exhibition presented on the occasion of the visit of the John Buchan Society (UK), October 2004 Featuring Buchan's Private Library and Papers held by the Library and Archives of Queen's University at Kingston John ...
    • Propaganda - the Medium is Never the Message! 

      Special Collections staff (2003-03)
      What is Propaganda? It is a public action or display of doctrines, ideas, arguments, facts or allegations spread by deliberate effort through any medium of communication in order to influence others, to further one's ...