Tag Archives: Rare Books

Archives Awareness Week : a week in the life of the archives

One of the most reliable aspects of working in a university archives is that no two days are the same.  Every day one can expect surprises, an unexpected challenge or a serendipitous connection that can send an archivist (or a … Continue reading

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In Memorium: Rabbi Gunther Plaut (1 November 1912 – 8 February 2012)

Rabbi Wolf Gunther Plaut was a Reform rabbi and author.  An important figure in the history of the Jewish community in Toronto, he served as rabbi of Holy Blossom Temple from 1961 to 1977 and later as a Rabbi Emeritus … Continue reading

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Recent Acquisition: “Working Man”

We recently acquired a bound volume of issues of the late Victorian periodical, The Working Man: A Weekly Record of Social Progress and Industry from 1886, featuring a wealth of detailed illustrations.
The call number for this item is 12449 and … Continue reading

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Special Collections Highlight : Hymnal Collection

Through the Internet Archive, a selection of items from our collection of early 19th and 20th Century hymnals  from the Clara Thomas Archives & Special Collections have been digitized.
A listing of the 23 digitized items can be found here: http://bit.ly/lxcZun.
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