New exhibit : new items obtained in 2019

Friday, January 3, 2020

Special Collections & Archives is pleased to unveil our new exhibit featuring material donated or purchased during 2019. Visit us in the Dana Porter Library to view items from our Cameron Clare Hill fonds including Cam’s flying helmet and haversack as well a rifle cartridge and bullet that was made into a cross.

Cam Hill's helmet

Cam Hill's haversack

 

Also on display are new pulp fiction books, Indigenous hymn and prayer books, Sims family correspondence and even William Lyon Mackenzie King’s school text book (doodles included!).

This material is on display until March 27, 2020.

Exhibit curated by Nicole Marcogliese, Sue Plouffe, and Nick Richbell.

Cover of novel The Feminists

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