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Discovery and Exploration of North America

The strength of the collection is the discovery and exploration of North America. Among the earliest accounts of voyages to North America is Ramusio's Navagationi et Viaggi (Venice, 1556). Maps of...

John Bland Canadian Architecture Collection

The John Bland Canadian Architecture Collection holds drawings, photographs, architectural models and textual records dating from the 19th century that document the evolution of the McGill campus,...

British History

The collection holds three large archives of British political papers and a number of smaller collections and single manuscripts covering the period from the late Middle Ages to the early twentieth...

English (grammar and writing)

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Arthur Rackham Collection

The Arthur Rackham Collection was acquired in 1955 from the collector Dr. Arthur C. Hill of Sherbrooke, Quebec. Additional items have been added since and the collection now comprises some 200...

Italian Manuscripts

The collection holds a number of interesting Italian manuscripts from the late fifteenth to the early nineteenth centuries. These include literary, historical and theological works and some...

Norman Friedman Rudyard Kipling Collection

The nucleus of the collection was given to the library in 1946 by the Montreal book collector Norman H. Friedman. To this was added the library's holdings of Kipling and subsequent purchases. The...

Canadian History

The holdings of private papers and archives relevant to Canadian history are extensive. They can be grouped under a number of subjects: the fur trade and early business papers, family papers,...

Staff

mary.yearl [at] mcgill.ca (Mary Yearl) 514-398-4475 ext. 09847 Head Librarian bozena.latincic [at] mcgill.ca (Bozena Latincic) 514-398-4475 ext. 09867 Documentation Technician

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