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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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New Exhibition: Canada 150, Picturing the Canadian Landscape

The plains of the prairies, the forests of the interior, and the seascapes of the Atlantic and the Pacific have served as muses for Canadian artists and writers for centuries. In Canada 150: Picturing the Canadian Landscape, photographs and ephemera … Continue reading

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The 2017 First Edition Book Award Winners

Award Recipients Adrian Walton-Cordeiro – Contesse De Bertren Ailene Devries – Two Cities and a River Fehn Foss – Remembering, Faring Julia Garnet – Elements Feline Gerhardt – About Mankind and the Attempt to Increase Significance Warren Rynkun – The … Continue reading

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The New Archives and Special Collections Reading Room is Open for Business!

Now open to all students, staff, faculty! The new Archives and Special Collections reading room is now open for business. We are now located on the 4th floor of the Library in LIB 404, adjacent to the new quiet study … Continue reading

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Archives & Special Collections Re-Opening Monday January 30th, 2017

We have successfully re-located to the 4th floor! WE WILL RE-OPEN MONDAY JANUARY 30th, 2017 We ask during this time, if you need to contact the Archives or Special Collections to please use email: archives@ryerson.ca and specialcollections@ryerson.ca.

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CLOSING December 9th – Archives and Special Collections is on the move!

Move time is  almost here and the staff here in Archives and Special Collections could not be more excited. Please note – Archives and Special Collections will be closing at end of day Friday December 9th, 2016 and re-opening Monday … Continue reading

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Integrated Pest Management 2.0 in A&SC

Pokémon Go pests infesting your reading room? Who you gonna call? Student intern! Problem: your once peaceful reading room has been overrun with strange colourful pests. Drowzees were found all over the place, whether it be hiding with our reel collection… …or … Continue reading

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It’s Preservation Week, do you know where your photos are?

ALA’s Preservation Week. It’s Preservation Week, an initiative headed up by the American Library Association to raise awareness around the millions of artifacts in public collections that require special preservation attention. Photographs, films, videos, manuscripts, artworks and digital material can … Continue reading

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First Edition Book Award 2016 Award Winners

The Photography Studies program at Ryerson University together with Ryerson Archives & Special Collections is pleased to announce the 2016 recipients: THE 2016 FIRST EDITION PHOTOBOOK AWARD Book Award Recipients Andrea Chartrand Kaya Kelley Mina Markovic Terence Reeves Gabriel Steele Alia Youssef … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Ryerson Library Archives and Special Collections

As the Holiday season approachs, Ryerson students are making their final mighty push to get assignments done and exams written before the winter break. Featured from our collections are some Holiday and Winter scenes from around campus and beyond for … Continue reading

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