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Exhibition: Celebrating Voltaire/ Célébrer Voltaire

Mon, 2016-02-15 (All day) - Sun, 2016-05-15 (All day)
McLennan Library Building : Lobby, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9
Price: Free

La version française suit

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Rare Books & Special Collections Bilingual Guided Tour

Sun, 2015-10-25 14:00 - 15:00
McLennan Library Building : Meet at the Library Service Desk, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9
Price: Free

Join us for a 1 hour bilingual guided tour of Rare Books & Special Collections as part of McGill's Open House. It's an amazing opportunity to get an up-close look at this wonderful collection!

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Exhibition: Across the Channel: English literature on the Continent in the 18th century

Tue, 2015-07-07 12:15 - Sun, 2016-01-31 00:00
McLennan Library Building : main floor, lobby, 3459 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C9

Please note: This exhibition is accessible during opening hours.

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Library acquires important collection on Voltaire

Exhibit of sampling of the J. Patrick Lee Voltaire Collection runs from October 27 to January 31
Thu, 2013-10-24 13:30

The McGill Library will celebrate the recent acquisition of the J. Patrick Lee Voltaire Collection by launching on Sunday, Oct. 27 an exhibit presenting a sampling of the collection. Belonging to the late, eminent Voltaire scholar J. Patrick Lee, the collection of books and manuscripts by and about Voltaire includes 1,994 items representing 3,189 volumes. In addition to the large number of older editions and more recent editions of Voltaire’s work, in different languages, the collection includes an ensemble of manuscripts and letters written or received by Voltaire. The collection, acquired thanks to the generosity of numerous donors, also includes over 1,000 books published in the 18th century.

Contact Information

Contact: Julie Fortier
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-6751
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Amy Buckland & Ed Bilodeau - Digitizing Chapbooks

Wed, 2013-10-02 15:00 - 16:30
Sherbrooke 688 : rm 461, 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1

McGill Librarians Amy Buckland & Ed Bilodeau will discuss the methods and process of digitizing McGill’s large and growing early modern chapbooks. All are welcome