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Runes from rare Scandinavian book.

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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)

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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

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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.

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A survivor who joined the Royal Winnipeg Rifles

January 22, 2021 — 
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we remember UM alum Hans Wolpe

Black and white photo of Inuit couple, Pangullaq with wife Ulujak, Ennadai Lake, 1954.

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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.

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The seance room headline Psychic News January 16 2943.

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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.

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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

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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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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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