Beginning on May 28 for the 134rd year in a row, U of M students will receive their diplomas at spring convocation. (Congratulations class of 2013!) But for those wanting to see a different sort of diploma, they should take the short walk from the ceremony’s hall and arrive at the U […]
Entries Tagged as 'Archives'
May 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Archives, Convocation
March 8th, 2013 · No Comments · Archives, History, Images, Media, News Release, Peace and Justice, Research, political studies
At a recent auction of civil war memorabilia halfway around the world from us in South Yarra, Australia, thirteen items known as cartes de visite were for sale. They were part of a collection that included a folding moustache comb and a Spenser repeating carbine machine gun.
But some of these cartes de visite at auction […]
February 7th, 2013 · No Comments · Agriculture, Archives, Education, Environment and Geography, History, Images, Indigenous, Media, News Release, Outreach, Research, human ecology, libraries
Manitobia, a resource-rich website that highlights the role of our province in the early history of the country, has completed phase one of a project aimed at providing internet access to local histories produced by communities across the province.
The publication of the histories of towns and municipalities goes back to the 1880s, with an estimated […]
December 3rd, 2012 · No Comments · Archives, Film, History, Media, News, News Release, Research, libraries
You are cordially invited to a screening of the film: The Trib: Story of an Underdog Newspaper.
A documentary tribute to the life and times of the Winnipeg Tribune and its historic place in the city’s newspaper culture has been produced for MTS TV, and will premiere on MTS this Thursday, December 6, 2012.
However, a “sneak […]
September 26th, 2012 · No Comments · Archives, History, Images, News Release, Research, libraries
A presentation and discussion about reported levitation phenomena associated with paranormal events will take place in the University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections next week. The presentation will include photos and other materials from experiments conducted in Winnipeg by noted physician, civic leader and spiritualist Dr. T. Glendinning Hamilton early in the last century.
May 31st, 2012 · No Comments · Archives, History, Media, News Release, Outreach, Peace and Justice, Research, arts, libraries, political studies
The Manitoba Gay and Lesbian Archives that have been acquired by the University of Manitoba Libraries are now available in Archives and Special Collections.
The collection was originally accumulated and catalogued by the Winnipeg Gay and Lesbian Resource Centre which became the Rainbow Resource Centre in 1999. This new organization maintained custodial ownership over the Manitoba […]
May 28th, 2012 · No Comments · Archives, Convocation, News
Beginning on May 28 for the 134rd year in a row, U of M students will receive their diplomas at spring convocation. (Congratulations class of 2013!) But for those wanting to see a different sort of diploma, they should take the short walk from the ceremony’s hall and arrive at the U of M’s Archives […]