Category Archives: Points of Interest

A Window in Time – 1899

What is that date on the window? The Archives and Special Collections (A&SC) windows feature a series of seemingly random numbers worked into the window’s graphic pattern. The numbers are actually dates, chosen by ASC staff, that are significant to … Continue reading

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Practical Nursing – nursing notes from The Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Association fonds

The Wellesley Hospital School of Nursing Alumnae Association fonds came to the Ryerson Archives and Special Collections in 2011. In it are several notebooks filled with course notes, and practical knowledge for the student nurse. One of the notebooks dates to … Continue reading

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SPECIAL COLLECTIONS IS ON THE MOVE!

Beginning Monday May 16 Special Collections will be rooming with the Ryerson University Archives while renovations happen on the 4th floor. The Archives is located on the 3rd floor in the Library in room LIB387. The move will take several … Continue reading

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Special Collections: Celebrating 10 Years

2015 marked the 10 year anniversary of Special Collections at the Ryerson University Library and Archives. It seems like a good time time to have a look back at where we came from, and where we are headed. The Special  Collections department … Continue reading

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Points of Interest from the Collections – The Creation of the Archives

For the month of August, Archives and Special Collections will blog bi-weekly with points of interest from our collections. This week we look at documents connected to the birth of the Archives at Ryerson. In 1970 Ryerson Polytechnical Institute invited … Continue reading

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