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New online: Public Address

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Guest post by Annelise Dowd. Annelise is a McGill University Master of Information Studies student who has been doing a practicum project working with the Student Newspaper Collection.
Public Address was View Original

Alice Munro’s Maple Mousse

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When the Culinary Historians of Canada announced that “Maple” was the March topic for the Canada 150 Blogging Challenge, I immediately thought of Alice Munro. Munro once famously described her View Original

Connectivity. A Conference

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Looking forward to this event tomorrow. Bringing together researchers from different disciplines to develop models of cultural connectivity. Connectivity has become the dominant framework through which contemporary knowledge is increasingly View Original

Land of Cakes

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“Canada is the land of cakes.” So states Catharine Parr Traill confidently in the cake section of her Female Emigrant’s Guide of 1854. It is to one such recipe, for View Original

New online: Mailing envelope designed for the Readers Club

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From Rare Books & Special Collections – Colgate Collection. Colgate Dwiggins Coll. I.
Mailing envelope designed by W.A. (William Addison) Dwiggins (1880-1956) for the Readers Club. 1941. 17 x 24 cm
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