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Alberta Homestead Records
Alberta Homestead Records
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496
ITEMS
92,976
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A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which include some headings (e.g.,...
City of Vancouver Archives - Texts
City of Vancouver Archives - Texts
collection
605
ITEMS
185,361
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The City of Vancouver Archives, a division of the City Clerk's Department, acquires, organizes and preserves Vancouver's historical records and makes them available to the widest possible audience. The Archives is the official repository for City of Vancouver government records and actively acquires the records documenting the social, political, economic, cultural and community life of Vancouver from local non-government organizations, businesses and individuals. The Archives’ varied holdings...
The Canadian Bookman
The Canadian Bookman
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15
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16,382
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The Canadian Bookman This was a specialized periodical dedicated to promoting the literary and artistic culture of Canada. Its focus was books and authors, literary criticism, publishing, book-selling and the library profession. The Bookman commenced publication in 1914 in Toronto as a monthly and lasted for one year. The periodical re-emerged, briefly, in 1915 as The Canadian Bookseller & Library Journal and, finally, took hold as the Canadian Bookman in 1919 to last twenty-two years,...
University of Toronto Archives
University of Toronto Archives
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8,262
ITEMS
2M
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The University of Toronto Archives was established in 1965 as a unit within the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections. Its antecedents, however, date back much further to the Art Room in what is now the Science and Medicine Library. It has been located on the fourth floor of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library since 1972. Along with the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, it forms part of the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto Libraries. The...
Dorothy and Zaven Pachanian Collection
Dorothy and Zaven Pachanian Collection
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24
ITEMS
28,142
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Dorothy and Zaven Pachanian Collection
Toronto Special Projects
Toronto Special Projects
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1,078
ITEMS
93,470
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Special projects and materials from IAC in Toronto, Ontario.
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The foundation of the Dentistry Library's rare books collection was started in 1897 when the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario purchased the personal library of the late Dr. George W. Beers of Montreal. Another significant contribution occurred in 1919, when Walter E. Willmott donated the collection of his father, Dr. James Branston Willmott, first Dean of the Dental College. In 1980, the Dentistry Library transferred over 250 of its rare books to the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library,...