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Bruce Braden Peel (1916–1998) was Chief Librarian at the University of Alberta from 1955 to 1982. The publication of his A Bibliography of the Prairie Provinces in 1956 was a landmark achievement that documents the early settlement and publishing history of western Canada, and his bibliography continues to grow today as an online database called "Peel's Prairie Provinces." Named to honour Peel's accomplishments, Bruce Peel Special Collections houses a world-class collection of more than 100,000 ...



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As a student of entomology, Ronald Madge spent his summers working for Canada’s Department of Agriculture on insect surveys in southern Canada, Alaska, and the Canadian high arctic. After completing his doctoral dissertation on the classification of the coleopteran genus  Lebia  at the University of Alberta, under the supervision of Dr George E. Ball, and a post-doctoral fellowship at the Natural History Museum in London, Dr Madge was employed from 1965 to...
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The Gregory Javitch Collection comprises over 2,500 volumes related to Indigenous peoples and cultures in what is now North and South America. The  University of Alberta Library    acquired the Javitch Collection in 1980, as half donation and half purchase. It was the finest private collection of its kind in Canada at the time, and it is a cornerstone of the holdings in  Bruce Peel Special Collections . Beginning in 1960, Gregory...
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From the late 1960s through the early 1980s, major accessions of English playbills were acquired by the University of Alberta Library. Purchased for study and research in the Department of Drama the collection of 800+ playbills document in detail casts, contents, dates and prices of the performances staged in the major playhouses of the United Kingdom from 1779 though 1949. The playbills also provide a wealth of information and opportunity for research in the study of history, graphic design...
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The  Indigenous Photograph Collection   in   Bruce Peel Special Collections   profiles the lives of Indigenous peoples living in Western Canada in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. University of Alberta Library is   open to collaborate . If you would like to contribute information about these photographs, please use this contribution  form  or leave a message at 780-492-5998 and we will fill out the form on your behalf. The...
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by Tinctor, Johann, approximately 1405-1469
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Burgundian ms
Topics: Witchcraft, Demonology, Magic
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96 p., [2] leaves of plates : 25 cm
Topic: Indian sign language
100 p. ; 22 cm
Topic: Trail of Tears, 1838-1839
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by Missionary of the Society of Jesus in the Rocky Mountains
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x, 242 p., [1] leaf of plates : 24 cm
Topic: English language -- Dictionaries -- Nez Percé
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by Skinner, Alanson, 1886-1925
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217-546 p. 25 cm
Topics: Menominee Indians -- Legends, Indians of North America -- Folklore
[6], 464 p., [1] folded leaf of maps ; 29 cm. (4to)
Topics: Indians of North America -- Southern States, Indians -- Origin
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by Matthews, Washington, 1843-1905
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p. [21]-63 ; 28 cm
Topics: Navajo language, Navajo Indians -- Religion and mythology
4 v. : 26 cm
Topics: Moths -- Great Britain, Moths -- Pictorial works
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by Petter, Rodolphe Charles, 1865-1947
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viii, 1126 p. 32 cm
Topics: English language -- Dictionaries -- Cheyenne, Cheyenne language -- Dictionaries -- English
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10 v. ; 23 cm
Topic: Lepidoptera -- Great Britain
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8 v. in 4 : 33 cm. +
Topics: Butterflies -- Europe -- Early works to 1800, Butterflies -- Europe -- Pictorial works
2 v. : 26 cm
Topic: Butterflies -- Europe
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by Fuessli, Johann Caspar, 1743-1786
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8 v. in 1, [51] leaves of plates : 24 cm (4to)
Topic: Insects -- Classification
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2 v. : 24 cm
Topic: Zoology -- Sweden -- Periodicals
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3 v. : 52 cm
Topics: Indians of North America -- History, Indians of North America -- Biography, Indians of North...
[10], 767, [45] p. : 35 cm. (fol.)
Topics: Invertebrates -- Early works to 1800, Insects -- Early works to 1800, Zoology -- Pre-Linnean works,...
xi, 259 p., 22 leaves of plates : 18cm
Topics: Flies, Artificial, Fishing
XXVIII leaves of plates : 33 cm. (fol.)
Topics: Insects -- Pictorial works?, Insects -- Early works to 1800, Reptiles -- Pictorial works, Reptiles...
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by Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907
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l v. in 2. 30 cm
Topics: Klamath Indians, Klamath language
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5 v. : 25 cm (4to)
Topic: Beetles -- Pictorial works
420, 10 p. : 18 cm
Topics: Catholic Church -- Prayers and devotions, Mohawk language -- Texts
15, [1], [1] leaf of plates : 20 cm
Topic: Caddisflies -- Early works to 1800
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by United States. Office of Indian Affairs
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v. : 23 cm
Topics: Indians of North America -- Periodicals, Indians of North America -- Government relations --...
(same as IP115). The subject is identified through a story in The Winnipeg Tribune, 5 May 1962
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by Wm Notman & Son
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v. : 32 cm
Topic: Indians of North America -- Periodicals
[5 v. in 1] : 29 cm
Topics: Butterflies -- Europe, Moths -- Europe
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by Godart, Jean Baptiste, 1775-1825
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11 v. : 22 cm
Topic: Lepidoptera -- France
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v. : 25 cm
Topics: Canada. Department of Indian Affairs -- Periodicals, Indians of North America -- Canada --...
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by Starr, Frederick, 1858-1933
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x, 242 p. : 19 cm
Topics: Indians of North America, Indians of Mexico, Mayas
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by Humphreys, Henry Noel, 1810-1879
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xii, 138, [2] p., 42 leaves of plates : 29 cm
Topic: Butterflies -- Great Britain
viii, 45, 75, 62, 99, 28, 7 p. : 36 cm
Topics: Natural history -- Great Britain, Natural history -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works
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by Royal Alhambra Theatre
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8 vol : 25 cm
431 p., [35] leaves of plates (1 folded) : 25 cm
Topics: Inuit -- Greenland, Greenland -- Description and travel
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by Zeisberger, David, 1721-1808
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ii, 189 p. ; 24 cm
Topics: Indians of North America, Indians of North America -- New York (State), Indians of North America --...
663 p., [17] leaves of plates (1 folded) : 30 cm
Topics: Scientific expeditions, Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration, Northwest, Canadian
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by Bedford Rooms
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by Duke of York's Theatre
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by Royal Lyceum Theatre
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by G.A. Hanes & Co
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2 v. : 25 cm
Topic: Insects -- North America
118 p. : 23 cm
Topic: Bees
[98] p., [50] leaves of plates : 30 cm. (4to)
Topic: Insects -- China
318 p. 32 cm
Topics: Grasshoppers, Orthoptera -- Australia
[4], 443, [4] p., [1], xxv leaves of plates : 26 cm (4to)
Topics: Plant anatomy, Flowers -- Anatomy, Fertilization of plants
5 v. : 25 cm (4to)
Topic: Beetles -- Pictorial works
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by Hübner, Jacob, 1761-1826
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v. : 26 cm
Topics: Lepidoptera -- Pictorial works, Lepidoptera -- Europe
xx, 244 p., [1] leaf of plates : 18 cm
Topics: Bee culture, Women beekeepers
[24] p., [2] leaves of plates : 33 cm
Topic: Curtis, Edward S., 1868-1952. North American Indian
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by Garland, Hamlin, 1860-1940
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274 p., [35] p. of plates : 32 cm
Topic: Indians of North America
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by Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960
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p. [319]-356 ; 28 cm
Topic: Indians of North America -- California -- Religion
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by William Notman & Son
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by Hahn, Carl Wilhelm, 1786-1835
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8 parts in 1 ([2], 14, [20] p., [32] leaves of plates) : 26 cm
Topic: Spiders -- Germany
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by Gerbi, Ranieri, 1763-1839
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269 p., [1] fold. leaf of plates : 19 cm (8vo)
Topic: Musk thistle weevil
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by Speck, Frank G. (Frank Gouldsmith), 1881-1950
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vii, 21, v p., [43] leaves of plates : 25 cm
Topics: Algonquian Indians, Indians of North America -- Canada -- Art
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by Hoefnagel, Jacob, 1573?-approximately 1632
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16 leaves of plates : 20 cm
Topic: Insects -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800
2 volumes (x, 362 pages, 56 unnumbered leaves of plates) : 26 cm
Topics: Lepidoptera -- United States, Nature prints -- Specimens
xxxvi, [2], 324, [2] p. ; 23 cm (8vo)
Topics: Insect pests, Botany
xii, 66, [4] p., 33 leaves of plates : 28 cm
Topic: Butterflies -- Great Britain
15 p., [1] leaf of plates : 27 cm
Topic: Antennae (Biology)
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by Dejean, Pierre François Marie Auguste, comte, 1780-1845
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443 p. ; 20 cm
Topic: Beetles
4 v. : 25 cm
Topics: Noctuidae -- Europe, Geometridae -- Europe, Lepidoptera -- Europe
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by Hübner, Jacob, 1761-1826
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v. : 26 cm
Topics: Lepidoptera -- Pictorial works, Lepidoptera -- Europe
8 vol : 25 cm
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v. : 25 cm
Topics: Canada. Department of Indian Affairs -- Periodicals, Indians of North America -- Canada --...
[15] leaves of plates : 20 cm
Topics: Grasshoppers -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800, Butterflies -- Pictorial works -- Early...