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University of Alberta Libraries - The CIHM Monograph Collection

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 publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians. To facilitate access, users can easily browse through the collection by topic: Arts and Literature, History and Geography, Religion, Science and Technology, and Social Science; and can then narrow their search by language, place, subject, and other facets. Highlights of the collection include books and other documents relating to Confederation, prohibition, popular medicine, immigration, statistics, the war of 1812, World War I, Louis Riel, and the building of Canada’s national railway.

The items in this collection were originally gathered by the Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions (CIHM) from collections across the country and then made available through libraries using the best technology of the day, microfiche. Now, using high-quality digitization processes, new life has been breathed into these important historic materials.

A multi-year digitization effort was funded through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) National Platforms Fund with matching funds from 67 universities and provincial governments, in a project called the Digital Content Infrastructure for the Human and Social Sciences (DCI) project managed by CRKN. Canadiana.org provided master copies of the microfiche that the Internet Archive used for scanning onsite at the University of Alberta Libraries.

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Page de titre additionnelle en anglais; introd. et texte en anglais et en français
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Topics: Linguistique mathématique, Mathematical linguistics
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)
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by Colonial and Indian Exhibition (1886 : London, England)
texts
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Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the National Library of Canada
Topics: Exhibitions, Expositions
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Bibliothèque nationale du Québec
Topics: Peninsular War, 1807-1814, Guerre péninsulaire, 1807-1814
"Vol. II."
Topics: Toronto Public Library, Toronto Public Library, Library catalogs, Catalogues de bibliothèques
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by Brown, George S. (George Stayley)
texts
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Includes considerable genealogical material
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Library of the Public Archives of Canada
Topics: Mosher family, Mosher (Famille), Genealogy, Généalogie
Includes index
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Topics: Crocheting, Knitting, Travaux au crochet, Tricot
Vol I
Topics: Toronto Public Library, Toronto Public Library, Library catalogs, Catalogues de bibliothèques
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Library of the Public Archives of Canada
Topics: English language, Anglais (Langue)
"Volume 3."
Topics: Toronto Public Library, Toronto Public Library, Library catalogs, Catalogues de bibliothèques
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by University of Toronto
texts
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Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the University of Toronto, Archives
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Topics: University of Toronto, University of Toronto, Universities and colleges, Universités
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the National Library of Canada
Topics: Commerce, Commerce, St. John's (Nfld.) -- Directories, St. John's (Terre-Neuve) -- Répertoires
"With ... pages relating to the Cilley, Clark, Hodgdon, Jones, Merrill, and Norris families."
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Topics: Sinclair family, Sinclair (Famille), Genealogy, Généalogie
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texts
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Columbus' Journal translated from the original Spanish
Topics: Voyages and travels, Explorers, Discoveries (in geography), Voyages, Explorateurs, Découvertes...
"Vol. XXIII."
Topics: Almanacs, Canadian, Almanacs, Canadian, Almanachs canadien, Almanachs canadiens
Vol. 1
Topics: United Empire Loyalists, United Empire Loyalists
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Seminary of Québec, Library
Topics: French language, English language, Français (Langue), Anglais (Langue)
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by Colonial and Indian Exhibition (1886 : London, England)
texts
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Includes advertising matter
Topics: Colonial and Indian Exhibition (1886 : London, England), Colonial and Indian Exhibition (1886 :...
Tables
Topics: Fordyce family, Fordyce (Famille), Genealogy, Genealogists, Généalogie, Généalogistes
Preface in French and English
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Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the National Library of Canada
Topics: Ontario -- History 19th century, Quinte, Bay of (Ont.), Ontario -- Histoire 19e siècle, Quinte,...
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Library Division, Provincial Archives of British Columbia
Part of a CIHM set. For individual microfiches in this set see CIHM microfiche nos. 05792-05794
Topics: Fordyce family, Fordyce (Famille), Genealogy, Genealogists, Généalogie, Généalogistes
Title from page 67
"Esta obra contiene la historia, causas, síntomas y medios ..."
Topics: Medicine, Tropical medicine, Médecine, Médecine tropicale
Title from page 13
Includes advertising matter
Preface dated London, 1867
Topics: English language, English language, Anglais (Langue), Anglais (Langue)
Includes some text in various languages
Topics: Grammar, Comparative and general, Grammaire comparée et générale
University of Ottawa
texts
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Comprend du texte en anglais
Topics: Notaires, Notaires, Juridiction gracieuse, Notaries, Notaries, Non-contentious jurisdiction
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by Baraga, Frederic, 1797-1868; Lacombe, Albert, 1827-1916
texts
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"Let foreign nations..."
Topics: Ojibwa language, English language, Ojibwa (Langue), Anglais (Langue)
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by Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada
texts
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"October, 1875."
Topics: Railroads, Chemins de fer
Title from page [13]
"Published for the family."
Topics: Dorland family, Dorland (Famille)
Title from page 61
Attributed to: Henry Harisse --Encyclopedia Americana
Topics: Rare books, Bibliographie
Cover title
Topics: Geography, Géographie
University of Ottawa
texts
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Tables
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Topics: Propriété immobilière, Propriété, Real property, Property
Some plates accompanied by guard sheet with descriptive letterpress
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Topics: Freemasons, Francs-maçons
Title from page 17
"Of most disastrous chances ..."
Topics: Great Britain. Army. Corps of Royal Engineers, Great Britain. Army, Great Britain, Grande-Bretagne....
Title from page 81
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by Baird, Charles W. (Charles Washington), 1828-1887
texts
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Comprend des références bibliographiques
Topics: Huguenots, Huguenots, Huguenots, Huguenots
Advertising matter included in paging
Topics: Businessmen, Hommes d'affaires
Vol. 1
Topics: United Empire Loyalists, United Empire Loyalists
"First year of publication."
Title from page 69
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by Methodist Church (Canada)
texts
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"Speaking one to another in psalms ..."
Topics: Methodist Church, Eglise méthodiste, Hymns, English, Cantiques anglais
Tables
Topics: Hardware, Hardware stores, Quincaillerie, Quincailleries
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by Baillairgé, Charles, 1827-1906
texts
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Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the National Library of Canada
Topics: English language -- Homonyms, Anglais (Langue) -- Homonymes
Includes index
Topics: Scotch Presbyterian Church (Montréal, Québec), Scotch Presbyterian Church (Montréal, Québec)
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by Brinley, George, 1817-1875; Fletcher, William I. (William Isaac), 1844-1917; Trumbull, J. Hammond (James Hammond), 1821-1897
texts
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"Alphabetical index to the entire catalogue [Part I-V] compiled by William I. Fletcher"--Pref
Topics: Books, Livres
Cover title
Topics: Almanacs, Canadian, Almanachs canadiens
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the National Library of Canada
Topics: Bibliography, Books and reading for children, Books and reading for girls, Book clubs (Discussion...
"Price
Attributed to Henry Cook Todd--National Union Catalog pre-1956 imprints
Title from page 55
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by Southworth, Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte, 1819-1899
texts
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At head of title: Popular reading at popular prices
In double columns
Includes index
Topics: Freemasons. St. John's Lodge (Saint John, N.B.), Francs-maçons. St. John's Lodge (Saint-Jean,...
Title from page [17]
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by Pitman, Isaac, Sir, 1813-1897
texts
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"Centenary edition, 1813-1913."
Topics: Shorthand, Sténographie anglaise
Title page, first two pages, and pages 675-690 missing
Topics: Business, Affaires
Includes index
Topics: Law reports, digests, etc, Jurisprudence
Text in English and French
Topics: Business enterprises, Business enterprises, Entreprises, Entreprises
Title from page 21
Tables
Topics: Atlases, Canadian, Atlas canadiens
Includes index
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Topics: Chute family, Chute (Famille)
Tables
Topics: Chemin de fer de Québec, Montréal, Ottawa et occidental, Quebec, Montreal, Ottawa and Occidental...
At head of title: 1894
Topics: Horse-racing, Courses de chevaux
Cover title
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texts
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At head of title: McGill University, Montreal
Topics: McGill University. Library, McGill University. Library, Academic libraries, Bibliothèques...
Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Metropolitan Toronto Library, General Reference Department
Topics: Toronto Public Library, Toronto Public Library, Library catalogs, Catalogues de bibliothèques
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by Connor, James W; Adam, G. Mercer (Graeme Mercer), 1830-1912
texts
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Includes appendix
Topics: English language, English language, English language, Anglais (Langue), Anglais (Langue), Anglais...