Archives and Special Collections News Archive
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.
October 23, 2020 —
University of Manitoba Libraries' Archives & Digital Collections launch the full Psychic News digital archives - 1932-2010 on October 31, 2020.
September 23, 2020 —
The story behind the Dr. Bruce Chown Canada Post stamp
December 3, 2019 —
'We ourselves might have done a few odd things here and there over the years too.'