Archives & Research Collections
Family, friends, and more than 100 members of the McMaster community paid tribute last night to the extraordinary life and work of the late Stuart McLean – one of Canada’s most beloved story-tellers – at a special event to celebrate the gift of McLean’s personal and literary archive to McMaster.
This year, McMaster University Library is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the acquisition of the archives of renowned peace activist, philosopher and Nobel laureate Bertrand Russell, widely considered one of the great intellectuals of the 20th century.
The archives of Stuart McLean – CBC journalist, best-selling author and host of the perennially popular radio program the Vinyl Cafe – have found a new home at McMaster.
Join Bryan Prince Booksellers in partnership with McMaster University Library for a conversation with award-winning novelist and McMaster alumnus Terry Fallis on his latest novel, One Brother Shy.
Jamaica’s first lady, the Most Honourable Juliet Holness, was recently at McMaster to view the archives of Louise Bennett Coverley, or “Miss Lou,” one of Jamaica’s most iconic and beloved performers.
McMaster’s renowned Bertrand Russell Archives – the university’s largest research collection – will soon have a new home.
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The University Library and Health Sciences Library have now launched the new Library Catalogue.
On the University Library and Health Sciences Library websites, you will find Quick Search, which integrates journal articles with books and other library collections, as well as options to search only the catalogue and a refreshed 'classic' catalogue. We’ve created an FAQ document with tips and information about the new search interfaces that may be helpful in getting started.
McMaster archivists have delved into the Library’s collections to select artifacts that shine a light on some of Canada’s most beloved figures, our national heritage, and our place in the world.
More than 150 students, colleagues, friends, and alumni gathered at the University Club to celebrate the donation of Henry Giroux’s archive to McMaster University Library and hear him talk about Trump's America.
A newly expanded online exhibit uses moving personal accounts and other primary sources to help scholars and the public better understand the Holocaust and resistance movements of World War II.