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Archives and Special Collections News Archive

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.'

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Libraries

Head of UM Archives leaves a rich legacy

December 3, 2019 — 
But it's Shelley Sweeney’s passion, infectious energy and enthusiasm that will be missed most

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Event poster for Marshall McLuhan event

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Honouring the groundbreaking legacy of Marshall McLuhan

November 26, 2019 — 
Special symposium and reception at U of M Archives & Special Collections on Nov. 28

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The sketch drawn by Stefan Michalak of the UFO that he encountered near Falcon Lake in 1967

Libraries

The Falcon Lake UFO Files

October 31, 2019 — 
On May 20, 1967, something happened in the wilderness around Falcon Lake, Manitoba, that has never been adequately explained

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‘The Very Model of a Modern Research Scientist’

October 11, 2019 — 
Reginald Buller, one of the first six professors hired by the University in 1904 to teach “modern science,” featured in new Archives exhibit.

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Reginald Buller Exhibit October 17, 2019

Libraries

Exhibition recreates office and lab of prolific, unique founding professor

October 11, 2019 — 
A new exhibition by Archives & Special Collections, UM Libraries, will honour the legacy of Arthur Henry Reginald Buller, one of the first six professors hired by the University in 1904.

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Photo of Main Street in Winnipeg on June 21, 1919 from the Eva Stewart collection with Archives of Manitoba. // Image from Archives of Manitoba/Twitter

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Bloody Saturday, a key moment in Winnipeg’s history

May 7, 2019 — 
Digital archives exhibition provides context for 1919 Winnipeg General Strike

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Winnipeg Riots, 1919. Photo from UM Archives & Special Collections.

Unbreakable: The Spirit of the Strike

April 30, 2019 — 
An exhibition commemorates the Winnipeg General Strike of 1919

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Monument and Spectacle

Faculty of Architecture

Monument & Spectacle: Envisioning Winnipeg in the 1930s

March 26, 2019 — 
The Gallery of Student Art (GoSa) at the UMSU University Centre recently hosted, from February 18 to March 1, 2019, an exhibition of drawings and watercolor renderings produced in the 1930s by students of the Faculty of Architecture.

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Telegram to the family of a fallen soldier

‘Mother, it’s terrible the things we see over here’

November 11, 2018 — 
The experience of one soldier can serve to convey the fragility of life and the tragedy of war as it impacts the lives of those left behind

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