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CIHM Monograph Collection
CIHM Monograph Collection
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44M
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The University of Alberta Library Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions (CIHM) monographs is a collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians, scanned from microfiche. The full set of metadata records for this collection can be downloaded from:  https://doi.org/10.7939/DVN/10710 The CIHM Monograph Collection represents an important part of our national story. It is a collection of...
Topic: University of Alberta - The CIHM Monograph Collection
Peel's Prairie Provinces
Peel's Prairie Provinces
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44,278
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1.7M
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The Peel's Prairie Provinces collection hosted in Internet Archive is a subset of this larger resource, containing duplicate items or new material that we are not yet able to mount on the main Peel site. Over the next few years, we will be working to gather the collection in a single digital repository, but, until then, we invite you to search in both the main Peel site and its IA companion. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that...
Peel's Prairie Provinces - Newspapers
Peel's Prairie Provinces - Newspapers
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33,460
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617,920
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Government of Alberta Publications Collection
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
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18,505
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2.9M
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A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which include some headings (e.g.,...
Prairie Postcard Collection
Prairie Postcard Collection
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20,380
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605,395
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The University of Alberta Libraries Prairie Postcard Collection consists of postcards depicting various aspects of life on the Canadian Prairies from the late 19th through the mid 20th centuries.  The majority of the cards are individuals. However, there are several ‘booklets’, some of which consist of a set of individual cards together in an ‘envelope’ which is a postcard in its own right, others of which consist of a set of smaller cards that are all attached to each...
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The items in this collection are digitized versions of resources (textbooks, readers, etc.) listed on the Alberta School Curriculum Historical Bibliographies 1885-1985 ( Elementary and Secondary ). Item records include approval statements and dates which show when and for which subjects they were used. Although there are similar collections of digitized historical K-12 textbooks used in Canadian schools, to our knowledge the Wiedrick Collection is the only one that includes date and subject...
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A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which include some headings (e.g.,...
University of Alberta Theses and Dissertations
University of Alberta Theses and Dissertations
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9,994
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566,749
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A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which include some headings (e.g.,...
Circumpolar pamphlets
Circumpolar pamphlets
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3,008
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74,048
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Alberta Education Historical Curriculum Guides
Alberta Education Historical Curriculum Guides
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3,154
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1.4M
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The items in this collection are digitized versions of Alberta Education curriculum guides (programs of study, teacher's guides, guides to implementation, resource lists, etc.).  Also of interest is the Wiedrick Historical Education Curriculum Collection - Textbooks . For more information on copyright and terms of use of University of Alberta Library digital collections, see Copyright and Terms of Use . A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta...
Bruce Peel Special Collections
Bruce Peel Special Collections
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2,424
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137,234
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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...
University of Alberta Archives
University of Alberta Archives
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1,452
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64,921
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University of Alberta Archives main page. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject...
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies (CIUS) is a prominent centre of Ukrainian studies outside Ukraine and an integral part of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Alberta. Founded in 1976, it provides an institutional home for Ukrainian scholarship in Canada. CIUS is dedicated to the development of Ukrainian studies in Canada and supports such studies internationally. CIUS consists of a number of centres, programs, and projects whose activities range from research to publishing,...
Added t.-p. in Ukrainian: Kyshenkovy ukrains'ko-anhliis'ky i anhliis' ky-ukrains'ko slovarets'
Topics: Ukrainian language, English language, Ukrainien (Langue), Anglais (Langue)
William C. Wonders Map Collection
William C. Wonders Map Collection
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2,342
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60,141
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The William C. Wonders Map Collection is one of the largest collections of cartographic materials in Canada.  As part of the University of Alberta Science & Technology Library, the collection includes maps, atlases, aerial photographs and other cartographic materials. The collection contains maps for all parts of the world and has strengths in the following areas: Western Canada, Northern Canada, Poland, Germany, France, and archival collections for Ukraine, British Isles, and...
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Learning; Alberta. Learner Assessment Branch
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Title from cover
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Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
Vulcan Review and Vulcan Advocate newspapers
Vulcan Review and Vulcan Advocate newspapers
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2,757
ITEMS
193,048
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A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which include some headings (e.g.,...
Historical School Resources
Historical School Resources
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457
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43,036
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The items in this collection either pre-date or are not listed on the Alberta School Curriculum Historical Bibliographies 1885-1985 ( Elementary  and  Secondary ).  Print versions are housed in the University of Alberta Library  Research & Collections Resource Facility  (RCRF) and can be viewed by appointment. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource...
The Gateway
The Gateway
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3,550
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242,294
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The Gateway made its debut at the University of Alberta on 21 November 1910. The newspaper was founded when a group of students gathered at the home of Libby Lloyd to discuss the creation of a student newspaper. Albert Edward Ottewell was The Gateway's first editor-in-chief. A special centenary edition issued as vol. XCIX (19 September 2008.  Past issues are also available on the Peel's Prairie Provinces website  http://peel.library.ualberta.ca/newspapers/GAT/  A...
Alberta Homestead Records
Alberta Homestead Records
collection
496
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95,870
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A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which include some headings (e.g.,...
Ukrainian News
Ukrainian News
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660
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1,503
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Ukranian News newspaper.
University of Alberta Archives Photographs
University of Alberta Archives Photographs
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571
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24,398
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This collection of archival photographs depicts life and activities at the University of Alberta and surrounding communities. This is a small sample of the over 200,000 photographs that are currently housed in the University of Alberta Archives .   Images in the public domain or licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution licence ( CC BY ) may be used without obtaining additional permissions. Images subject to copyright are free to use in any way that is permitted by the Copyright...
Edmonton Independent News & Media
Edmonton Independent News & Media
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1,688
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41,898
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A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which include some headings (e.g.,...
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Books. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress...
by University of Alberta
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A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which include some headings (e.g.,...
University of Alberta Yearbooks
University of Alberta Yearbooks
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226
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10,400
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A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which include some headings (e.g.,...
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The  Indigenous Photograph Collection   in   Bruce Peel Special Collections   profiles the lives of Indigenous peoples living in Western Canada in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. University of Alberta Library is   open to collaborate . If you would like to contribute information about these photographs, please use this contribution  form  or leave a message at 780-492-5998 and we will fill out the form on your behalf. The...
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies Research Reports. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of...
by Bruce Peel Special Collections
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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...
University of Alberta Library - Special Projects
University of Alberta Library - Special Projects
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171
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27,888
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A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which include some headings (e.g.,...
World communism in the 20th century
World communism in the 20th century
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601
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78,929
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A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which include some headings (e.g.,...
by Bruce Peel Special Collections
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The Gregory Javitch Collection comprises over 2,500 volumes related to Indigenous peoples and cultures in what is now North and South America. The  University of Alberta Library    acquired the Javitch 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 . Beginning in 1960, Gregory...
University of Alberta Course Calendars
University of Alberta Course Calendars
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132
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5,428
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by University of Alberta
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A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which include some headings (e.g.,...
Compiled by Awnsham and John Churchill--Facing t.p
Topics: Voyages and travels, Voyages
Peel's Prairie Provinces - Map Collection
Peel's Prairie Provinces - Map Collection
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859
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25,444
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A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the Library of Congress Subject Headings, which include some headings (e.g.,...
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Learning; Alberta. Learner Assessment Branch
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Title from cover
Topics: English language, English literature, Twelfth grade (Education), Examinations
Wiedrick Collection - Alberta Schools Historical Textbooks
by Thorndike, Edward L. (Edward Lee), 1874-1949
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3 p. l., ix-xii p., 1 l., 274 p. 25 cm
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Topics: English language -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc, Vocabulary
CIHM Monograph Collection
by Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
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Vol. IX
Topics: Washington, George, 1732-1799, Irving, Washington, 1783-1859, Presidents, Présidents
CIHM Monograph Collection
by Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
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Vol. VI
Topic: Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
"Corrected and improved by information derived from official documents, actual observations, and the most experienced pilots"
Topics: Pilot guides, Navigation, Nautical charts, Guides de pilotage, Cartes nautiques
William C. Wonders Map Collection
by Creative Merchandising Services
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Schematic map with drawings to illustrate location of sponsoring businesses and to illustrate historical aspects, each accompanied by a short statement on a scroll type symbol.  Verso has enlarged view of downtown with same type of devices. Also a brief chronological history of the city.
Topics: Alberta, Edmonton, Human and cultural geography.
Bibliography: p. 309-310
Topics: Bantu-speaking peoples, Afrikaners, Bantous
Government of Alberta Publications Collection
by Alberta. Alberta Learning; Alberta. Distance Learning
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Approved for use in Alberta schools
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Topic: French language
Administrative History of Technocracy Inc.
Administrative History of Technocracy Inc.
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201
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71,921
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Technocracy is a uniquely North American movement which had its inception in 1919 in New York City. It was founded by Howard Scott, an American engineer, who along with a number of other scientists and engineers, impressed by the results of the mobilization of resources and production during the First World War, organized a group known as the Technical Alliance. The Technical Alliance proposed to study the working of the entire social system, and elected Howard Scott to serve as Chief...
CIHM Monograph Collection
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Translation of: Voyage autour du monde
Topics: La Boudeuse (Frigate), La Boudeuse (Frégate), Voyages around the world, Voyages autour du monde
CIHM Monograph Collection
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Musical examples in text
Topics: Music, Tonic sol-fa, Musique
CIHM Monograph Collection
by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Morisset Library, University of Ottawa
Wiedrick Collection - Alberta Schools Historical Textbooks
by Orwell, George, 1903-1950
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3 p., l., 3-118 p. ; 19 cm
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Topic: English
"Eilfter Band."
Topics: Voyages and travels, Voyages
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The Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies - Journal of Ukrainian Studies. A statement on catalogue and resource descriptions: The University of Alberta Library recognizes that our catalogue and resource descriptions contain language that reflects the biases, norms, and perspectives of the time in which they were created. In particular, for resources about persons and groups, this language is often outdated and harmful. These descriptions also incorporate controlled vocabularies, such as the...
CIHM Monograph Collection
by Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
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Vol. II
Topic: Irving, Washington, 1783-1859
Compiled by William Combe from Captain Colnett's notes--Cf. Dict. of nat. biog., under Combe
Topics: Rattler (Ship), Rattler (Navire), Voyages and travels, Voyages, genealogy
Faux titre: Histoire pittoresque des voyages: les deux Amériques, etc
Topics: Indiens, Indians
Includes index
Topics: Christian ethics, Businessmen, Proverbs, Morale chrétienne, Hommes d'affaires, Proverbes
CIHM Monograph Collection
by Morgan, Henry J. (Henry James), 1842-1913
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"New Parliament."
Topics: Canada. Parliament, Canada. Parlement
CIHM Monograph Collection
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Tables
Topics: Canada. Army, Canada. Armée
CIHM Monograph Collection
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Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Morisset Library, University of Ottawa
Topics: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, Jesus Christ, Marie, Sainte Vierge, Jésus Christ
"Printed for thr [sic] author ..."
Topics: Cull, George Samuel, b. 1840, Cull, George Samuel, né 1840, Deaf, Sourds
The article by Dr. Smith is on p. 85-95
Topics: Horses, Cattle, Sheep, Veterinary medicine, Chevaux, Bovins, Moutons, Médecine vétérinaire
CIHM Monograph Collection
by Methodist Church (Canada)
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"Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns ...--Eph. v. 19."
Topics: Methodist Church, Église méthodiste, Hymns, English, Cantiques anglais
CIHM Monograph Collection
by Collins, John, 1625-1683
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"A discourse thereof insisting on the following heads: I. The several ways of making salt in England, and foreign parts --2. The character and qualities good and bad, of these several sorts of salt, English refin'd asserted to be much better than any foreign --3. The catching and curing, or salting of the most eminent or staple sorts of fish, for long or short keeping --4. The salting of flesh --5. The cookery of fish and flesh --6. Extraordinary experiments in preserving butter, flesh,...
Topics: Salt, Salting of food, Fish, Salted, Sel, Salaison, Poisson salé, cbk
Half title: Smith's captivity with the Indians
Topics: Indian captivities, Indians of North America, Indiens
Bruce Peel Special Collections - Playbills
Bruce Peel Special Collections - Playbills
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29,034
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by Bruce Peel Special Collections
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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...
CIHM Monograph Collection
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Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Scott Library, York University
Topics: Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint, Marie, Sainte Vierge, Crusades, Croisades
Compiled by Awnsham and John Churchill
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Topics: Natural history, Sciences naturelles
Alberta Education Historical Curriculum Guides
by Alberta. Direction de l'éducation française
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Approved for use in Alberta schools
Topics: Felder, Christophe, Pastry, Home economics, Pâtisserie, Économie domestique
CIHM Monograph Collection
by Guerber, H. A. (Hélène Adeline), 1859-1929
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Includes index
Topics: Legends, Swiss, Tales, Swiss, Légendes suisses, Contes suisses
CIHM Monograph Collection
texts

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"Vol. X. Asia. Part III."
Topics: Voyages and travels, Voyages
CIHM Monograph Collection
texts

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"Eight thousand."
CIHM Monograph Collection
by Gemmill, John Alexander, 1847-1905
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"Established 1862."
Topics: Canada. Parliament, Canada. Parlement
Page de titre additionnelle en anglais; introd. et texte en anglais et en français
Topics: Linguistique mathématique, Mathematical linguistics
Titre de la couverture
Topics: Église catholique. Diocèse de Montréal, Catholic Church. Diocese of Montreal, Paroisses, Parishes
CIHM Monograph Collection
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Columbus' Journal translated from the original Spanish
Topics: Voyages and travels, Explorers, Discoveries (in geography), Voyages, Explorateurs, Découvertes...
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Library of the Public Archives of Canada
Topics: Iroquois Indians, Indians of North America, Iroquois (Indiens), Indiens