Wednesday, December 21, 2016

New archives open for research 2017

Archives arranged and described in 2016 are now open for research. We are most grateful to all our generous donors!

Thursday, November 24, 2016

University of Waterloo Archives 60th Anniversary Image Bank

2017 is a year of many campus celebrations!

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Digitization of Bloomfield texts

Students, researchers, and regional history enthusiasts will be happy to learn that 61 titles by historians Elizabeth Bloomfield and Gerald T. Bloomfield have been digitized and made available via the Internet Archive.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

New exhibit : B.P. Nichol Library of Science Fiction

Did you know that Special Collections & Archives has more than 500 science fiction titles from the private library of the late Canadian writer, B.P. Nichol? Beam on down to the Doris Lewis Rare Book Room to see our exhibit showcasing some of these rare titles and the far out examples of cover art common to this genre.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

New exhibit : Banned books

Special Collections & Archives is celebrating Banned Books Week throughout the month of September. Visit us to learn why the Tarzan series was banned, in Tarzana of all places, or why two California school districts were not happy with Little Red Riding Hood.

The “Banned books” exhibit in the Doris Lewis Rare Book Room will be available until the end of Banned Books Week on October 1st

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