Archives and Special Collections News Archive
CBC: Buried secrets on the University of Manitoba campus
January 4, 2023 —
A simple stone cairn in front of one of the University of Manitoba's grand buildings, passed daily by thousands of students, contains a little-known secret.
The ‘Suicide’ Battalion’s Chemist
November 7, 2022 —
In the Armes Building at UM’s Fort Garry campus hangs a plaque commemorating Henry P. Armes, for whom the building is named.
Libraries acquires rare medieval Scandinavian book
August 8, 2022 —
UM Libraries, Archives & Special Collections has recently purchased the first edition of Ole Worm’s 'Runir, seu, Danica literatura antiqvissima' (Runes, or, the ancient literature of the Norse people)
Lost campus: a virtual tour of forgotten spaces and places at the University of Manitoba
March 18, 2022 —
Over the years, many spaces and places on campus have come and gone. Some are remembered by past generations of students and staff, but many others now lie beyond living memory. A virtual historical tour has been created for some of UM's sites
Increase your research skills with library online workshops
September 27, 2021 —
From September to December our lineup of workshops will provide you with tools and resources to meet your needs whether you are just beginning your academic career or you are doing graduate research.
A survivor who joined the Royal Winnipeg Rifles
January 22, 2021 —
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we remember UM alum Hans Wolpe
Gabriel Gély’s Arctic Photographs Donated to the University of Manitoba
December 16, 2020 —
Gabriel Gèly (1924-2020) is best known for his artistic portrayals of Arctic life and for his outstanding contribution to the development and promotion of Inuit art.
Contacting the undead
October 23, 2020 —
University of Manitoba Libraries' Archives & Digital Collections launch the full Psychic News digital archives - 1932-2010 on October 31, 2020.
Do you ever look at a stamp and wonder where the image came from?
September 23, 2020 —
The story behind the Dr. Bruce Chown Canada Post stamp
The Grand Reveal: A behind-the-scenes peek at the UM Archives
December 3, 2019 —
'We ourselves might have done a few odd things here and there over the years too.'