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Head, Archives & Special Collections Heather Bidzinski alongside pieces from the archives.


The Manitoban: A journey into U of M’s ‘untapped treasure’

January 27, 2023 — 
In a room on the third floor of Dafoe library, right beside the Icelandic reading room, a small group of archivists work to preserve history.


Indigenous students meeting around a table.


Indigenous librarian internship opportunity

April 4, 2022 — 
Are you looking for a career that provides exciting potential and immense satisfaction in developing and serving your community? Become part of the transformation of libraries and information services by pursuing a career in librarianship.

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CBC: Lost campus: Virtual tour exposes bizarre, forgotten history at University of Manitoba

March 29, 2022 — 
'You just get a sense of a different kind of lifestyle,' former archivist says

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Come in. Libraries are open.


Libraries re-opening February 28

February 18, 2022 — 
Seven UM libraries, along with our print collections, will be opening for students, faculty and staff beginning February 28, 2022, with extended hours. 

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desk with a open notebook and open laptop. the screen is open to athe university of manitoba libraries webpage.

Faculty of Arts

Student’s passions for activism, feminism and history connect with Undergraduate Research Award

February 10, 2022 — 
Hannah Guenther-Wexler, a third year political studies student talks about her experiences as an Undergraduate Research Award recipient.

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Front page with headlines on Flu pandemic


A brief history of pandemics

May 27, 2020 — 
With the 1918 'Spanish flu,' UM suspended classes, hockey's Stanley Cup called off

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Exhibit: Exploring the natural world through artist books

January 14, 2019 — 
An exhibition of extraordinary handmade books revealing the biological world from miniature to gigantic format

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Frank Baragar (left) with his brothers Frederick [BA/1914] and Charles [BA/1910, MD/1914] in 1918. All three brothers enlisted and survived the First World War.

‘Won’t peace be wonderful?’: saluting our WWI alumni

November 6, 2018 — 
Reflecting on some of our alumni who served in the First World War and lived to become influential Manitobans

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Ernest and Elizabeth Stock stand outside their Rooster Town house in a 1959 Free Press photo


Rooster Town: The History of an Urban Métis Community

October 20, 2018 — 
'Winnipeg has been waiting to learn the whole history of Rooster Town'

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The 2017 Brown & Gold Brunch.

Let’s Make a Deal!

September 21, 2018 — 
Brown & Gold Brunch features exclusive grand opening of the Marilyn & Monty Hall Retrospective Exhibit

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