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Bruce Braden Peel (1916–1998) was Chief Librarian at the University of Alberta from 1955 to 1982. The publication of his A Bibliography of the Prairie Provinces in 1956 was a landmark achievement that documents the early settlement and publishing history of western Canada, and his bibliography continues to grow today as an online database called "Peel's Prairie Provinces." Named to honour Peel's accomplishments, Bruce Peel Special Collections houses a world-class collection of more than 100,000 ...



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Bruce Peel Special Collections - Playbills
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From the late 1960s through the early 1980s, major accessions of English playbills were acquired by the University of Alberta Library. Purchased for study and research in the Department of Drama the collection of 800+ playbills document in detail casts, contents, dates and prices of the performances staged in the major playhouses of the United Kingdom from 1779 though 1949. The playbills also provide a wealth of information and opportunity for research in the study of history, graphic design...
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As a student of entomology, Ronald Madge spent his summers working for Canada’s Department of Agriculture on insect surveys in southern Canada, Alaska, and the Canadian high arctic. After completing his doctoral dissertation on the classification of the coleopteran genus  Lebia  at the University of Alberta, under the supervision of Dr George E. Ball, and a post-doctoral fellowship at the Natural History Museum in London, Dr Madge was employed from 1965 to...
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This important collection comprises over 2,500 volumes related to North and South American Indigenous peoples and cultures. The  University of Alberta Library  acquired the "Gregory S. Javitch Native Peoples of the New World Collection" in 1980, as half donation and half purchase. It was the finest private collection of its kind in Canada at the time, and it is a cornerstone of the holdings in  Bruce Peel Special Collections...
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by Tinctor, Johann, approximately 1405-1469
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Burgundian ms
Topics: Witchcraft, Demonology, Magic
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by Catholic Church
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Ms. codex
Topics: Books of hours, Books of hours
iv, 165 p. ; 17 cm
Topics: Caterpillars -- Great Britain -- Collection and preservation, Lepidoptera -- Great Britain --...
2 v. in one : 20 cm
Topic: Insects -- Biology
4 v. in 8. : 29 cm. (4to)
Topics: Entomology, Insects
2 v. in 1 (T.1: XXVII, 274 p. T.2: 71 p., XXXII leaves of plates) : 26 cm
Topics: Insects -- Early works to 1800, Insects -- Pictorial works
222 p., 24, [8] leaves of plates : 21 cm
Topic: Parnassius
5 v. : 25 cm (4to)
Topic: Beetles -- Pictorial works
viii, 45, 75, 62, 99, 28, 7 p. : 36 cm
Topics: Natural history -- Great Britain, Natural history -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works
xii, 288 p., VIII leaves of : 19 cm
Topics: Insects -- Collection and preservation, Insects -- Development
2 pt. in 1 v., VII leaves of plates : 17 cm
Topic: Insects -- Europe
xv, 280, [16] p., [16] leaves of plates : 20 cm
Topic: Beetles -- Great Britain
[4], 64, [6] p., xxxiii leaves of plates (4 folded) : 36 cm. (fol.)
Topics: Histology -- Early works to 1800, Microscopy -- Early works to 1800, Microscopes -- Early works to...
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by Royal Lyceum Theatre
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by Vejdovský, František, 1849-1939
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iv, 401 p. ; 27 cm. +
Topics: Embryology -- Worms, Oligochaeta
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by Gadamer, Hermann Friedrich Rudolf Heinrich, 1818-1885
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1 v. : 31 cm
Topic: Insects -- Sweden
4 v. : 26 cm
Topics: Moths -- Great Britain, Moths -- Pictorial works
xxix, 367 p., 40 leaves of plates : 26 cm
Topics: Caterpillars, Lepidoptera -- Great Britain
2 v. ([4], 102, [8], 50 leaves of plates; [4], 100, [4] p., 100, [2] leaves of plates) : 21 cm (4to)
Topics: Lepidoptera -- Pictorial works, Caterpillars -- Pictorial works, Insects -- Pictorial works, Botany...
viii, 135 p., xvi leaves of plates : 26 cm
Topics: Butterflies, Caterpillars
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1 sheet ; 50 x 71 cm
Source: folio
viii, 185 p., [1] leaf of plates : 15 cm
Topic: Insects
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by Blackwall, John, 1790-1881
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2 vol. in 1 (vi, 384 p., XXIX leaves of plates) : 37cm
Topics: Spiders -- Great Britain, Spiders -- Ireland
xiii, 91 p., [2] leaves of plates, [6] leaves of samples : 29 cm
Topics: Flies, Artificial, Fly tying, Fly casting
8 v. in 4 : 33 cm. +
Topics: Butterflies -- Europe -- Early works to 1800, Butterflies -- Europe -- Pictorial works
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by Royal Lyceum Theatre
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14 pages : 20 cm
Topics: Rowland Ward Ltd -- Catalogs, Taxidermists -- England -- London, Taxidermy
viii p., 1 l., 322 p. 22 cm
Topic: Butterflies
[40] p. : 28 cm
Topics: Entomologists -- 19th century -- Portraits, Naturalists -- 19th century -- Portraits, Carte de...
iv, 204 p., vi leaves of plates : 23 cm
Topics: Insects -- North America, Insects -- North America -- Pictorial works
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3 v. : 23 cm
Topic: Butterflies -- Europe
124 p., XXIX leaves of plates : 31 cm (4to)
Topic: Cicadas
48 p., 8 leaves of plates : 48 cm
Topics: Insects -- Embryology, Embryology -- Invertebrates
[2], xvi, 311, [13] p., [15] leaves of plates (some folded) : 21 cm. (8vo)
Topics: Microscopy -- Early works to 1800, Microscopes -- Early works to 1800
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by Hermann, Jean-Fréderic, 1768-1794
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[8], 144 p., IX leaves of plates : 44 cm (fol)
Topic: Arachnida
[16], 452, [16] p., [12] fold. leaves of plates : 20 cm
Topics: Bees -- Early works to 1800, Bee culture -- Early works to 1800
[4], xvii, 371, [20] p., [1], 20, [2] leaves of plates (3 folded) : 30cm (4to)
Topics: Entomology, Insects -- Great Britain
3 volumes (142 pages, XXX leaves of plates) : 34 cm (4to)
Topics: Insects -- Early works to 1800, Insects -- Pictorial works
xxvii, [2], 10-458, [2], 24 p., [1] leaf of plates : 20 cm
Topics: Huber, François, 1750-1831. Nouvelles observations sur les abeilles, Bee culture, Bees, Honeybee
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by Erichson, W. F. (Wilhelm Ferdinand), 1809-1848
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954 p., V leaves of plates : 23 cm
Topic: Staphylinoidea
[2] leaves, [2] p., [1] leaf of plates : 27 cm
Topic: Scarabaeidae -- South America
118 p. : 23 cm
Topic: Bees
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by Fuessli, Johann Caspar, 1743-1786
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8 v. in 1, [51] leaves of plates : 24 cm (4to)
Topic: Insects -- Classification
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by Hofmann, Ernst, 1837-1892
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178 p., 20 leaves of plates : 20 cm
Topic: Beetles -- Identification
3 v. : 30 cm
Topic: Insects -- Pictorial works
3 v. : 28 cm
Topic: Butterflies
2 v. : 23 cm
Topic: Blowflies
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by Fabricius, Otto, 1744-1822
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287-312 p., [1] leaf of plates : 30 cm (4to)
Topics: Parasitic insects, Fleas
xxii, 269 p. : 20 cm
Topics: Honeybee, Bee culture, Animal welfare, Honey -- Quality
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1 sheet ; 50 x 76 cm
Source: folio
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1 v. in 4 ; 19 cm
Topic: Beetles -- Sweden
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by Theatre Royal in Drury Lane
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318 p. 32 cm
Topics: Grasshoppers, Orthoptera -- Australia
1 leaf of plates : 18 x 26 cm
Topic: Bees -- Anatomy -- Pictorial works
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by Surrey Theatre
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by Kirby, W. F. (William Forsell), 1844-1912
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12 p. ; 22 cm
Topics: Lepidoptera -- Africa, Butterflies -- Africa
1 portfolio ; 21 cm
Topics: Indian children -- North America -- Juvenile fiction, Inuit -- Juvenile fiction
xiii, [3], 328 p., [2] leaves of plates : 21 cm
Topic: Ants -- France
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by Erichson, W. F. (Wilhelm Ferdinand), 1809-1848
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48 p. ; 20 cm
Topic: Dytiscidae -- Classification
2 v. ; 24 cm
Topics: Entomology -- Bibliography, Insects -- Bibliography
xiv, [2], 132 p., [20] leaves of plates : 20 cm
Topics: Flies, Artificial, Fishing lures, Trout fishing, Grayling fishing
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by Gaiety Theatre
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3 v. : 28 cm
Topic: Insects -- Classification
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by Moore, J. B. (John Bradford), 1855-1926
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32 p. : 26 cm
Topics: Navajo textile fabrics -- Catalogs, Indian textile fabrics -- North America
115 (i.e. 117) p., XII leaves of plates : 33 cm
Topic: Lepidoptera -- Ecuador -- Loja (Province)
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1 sheet ; 50 x 72 cm
Topics: Canada -- Treaties, Land tenure -- Canada
Source: folio
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by Erichson, W. F. (Wilhelm Ferdinand), 1809-1848
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2 v. in 1. (740 p.) ; 21 cm
Topic: Beetles -- Brandenburg (Province)
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by Royal Lyceum Theatre
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215 p., 13 leaves of plates (some folded) : 21 cm
Topics: Insects -- Early works to 1800, Invertebrates, Zoology -- Pre-Linnean works, Entomology -- Early...
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by Vaudeville Theatre
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These items have been added to the collection with minimal metadata. Descriptive cataloguing according to standards appropriate for rare and unique items is underway, and records will be updated accordingly as this work continues