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Digital exhibitions & collections

Explore more than 80 digital projects covering a wide array of subjects including, art, architecture, history and literature, engineering, medicine, maps, music, and urban design. For any questions please contact digitization.library [at] mcgill.ca (subject: Question%20-%20Digitization%20exhibition%20%26%20collections) (.)

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Art Deco and the Decorative Arts in the 1920s and 1930s

This exhibition pays homage to Art Deco on the occasion of the 10th World Congress that was held in Montreal, 2009. Discover over 150 examples of Art Deco design in various formats and styles including ephemera, popular magazines, book-bindings, typography and advertisements.

http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/artdeco/

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Digital Exhibition

Rare Books and Special Collections

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Tower of Babel or Universal Understanding? The Art of Translation in the Eighteenth Century

This exhibition showcases over 80 works of translation from the 18th century, following the themes of literature, women as translators, the tools of translation, architecture and art, science and exploration, religion, and politics.

http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/babel/

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Digital Exhibition

Rare Books and Special Collections

Bibliotheca Canadiana: A Historical Survey of Canadian Bibliography

This exhibition celebrates the legacy of Dr. Lawrence M. Lande, the eminent Canadian bibliophile. Explore ca. 70 items including bibliographies and the individual works listed in them from McGill’s Rare Books & Special Collections and the Lande Collection.

http://www.library.mcgill.ca/rarebook/bibcanho.htm

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Digital Exhibition

The Lawrence Lande Collection of Canadiana in the Redpath Library McGill University

 

 

 

The John Bland Archive (Building Canada)

A guide to the contents of the John Bland Archive that includes drawings, photographs and reports relating to 71 projects, student work and unpublished work as well as articles, books and the Building Canada digitized slide collection from Bland’s personal collection.

http://cac.mcgill.ca/bland/

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Digital Guide

Canadian Architecture Collection

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The Birdman of McGill: Casey Wood

Explore 119 drawings, manuscripts, photographs and publications by and about Dr. Casey Wood whose research into diseases of the eye led him to ophthalmology, the study of the eyesight of birds and fueled his interest in birds themselves as well as his passion for collecting books on these subjects.

http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/caseywood/

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Digital Exhibition

Rare Books and Special Collections

Champlain Revisited: Celebrating the foundation of Quebec 1608

This exhibition celebrates the 400th anniversary of the founding of Quebec City in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain. The selection of 80 items include Champlain’s original published voyages and other documents offering valuable iconographic and cartographic information about early New France.

http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/champlain/

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Digital Exhibition

Rare Books and Special Collections

McGill Library's Chapbook Collection

The Chapbook Collection contains over 900 searchable English-language chapbooks published in England, Scotland, Ireland and the northeastern United States. They contain stories based upon medieval romance, English legends and folklore, or are abridged from popular literature for adults.

http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/chapbooks/

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Digital Collection

Rare Books and Special Collections

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