Archives & Research Collections
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Every year, the McMaster libraries add tens of thousands of new books, e-books, journals, and online resources to the collection, spanning the wide range of subject areas that the libraries support.
It can be challenging for faculty and students to keep up as new items flow into the library each day, but there’s a tool built into the Library Catalogue to help everyone do just that.
An oversized column written by distinguished McMaster alumnus Gary Lautens that once adorned the walls of Toronto’s Honest Ed’s department store, was recently donated to McMaster University Library.
While examining a rare botanical textbook contained in McMaster’s William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections, visiting scholar Anna K. Sagal made an unexpected discovery.
Distinguished Canadian author Austin Clarke passed away over the weekend. A manuscript of his Giller Prize-winning novel “The Polished Hoe” is among the extensive materials belonging to Clarke that are housed in McMaster’s archives.
A new video digitization project, made possible by the class of 1950, is digitizing vintage McMaster films and making them publicly available online for the first time.
World-renowned concert pianist, Valerie Tryon recently performed in Convocation Hall at an event celebrating the donation of her personal archives to McMaster University Library.
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Until the end of February, McMaster University Library is inviting faculty and graduate students to participate in a survey related to “hidden collections,” undescribed materials that currently can’t be found by students or researchers.
McMaster University Library is inviting faculty and graduate students to participate in a survey related to “hidden collections,” undescribed materials that currently can’t be found by students or researchers.
A recently donated archive of letters, photos and maps that once belonged to McMaster alumnus, Major Stuart Ivison, provides a ‘very special insight' into WWII.
A handwritten letter penned by Alice Munro and housed in McMaster's archives has provided the backdrop for a stamp recently issued by Canada Post honouring the Nobel Prize winning author.