Archives and Special Collections News Archive
November 3, 2023 —
On the eve of Winnipeg's 150th anniversary, it may come as a surprise to learn that the city has had an official song for close to 100 years.
August 8, 2023 —
UM chancellor Henry Duckworth, called him "one of the genuine heroes of the Atomic Age"
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.
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.
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)
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
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.
January 22, 2021 —
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we remember UM alum Hans Wolpe
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.