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Book Arts Lab Collection

  • BALC
  • Collection
  • 1957-2023

Part One of The Book Arts Lab Collections is comprised of both published and ephemeral material brought together to help support the Carleton University Library's Book Arts Lab. Part Two is comprised of material produced by Quad Press and the Book Arts Lab.

Canadian Heritage Conservation Collection

  • CHCC
  • Collection
  • 1952-1988

The fonds consists of documents, grey literature, and records from various sources such as Parks Canada, Heritage Canada Foundation and ICOMOS on heritage conservation.

Lantern Slide Collection

  • LSCL
  • Collection
  • 1862 - 1955

Collection consists of 109 lantern slides that display various subjects and scenes. The material is represented by two series: Geographic locations, and Education and entertainment.

Medieval Manuscript Collection

  • MMC
  • Collection
  • c1200-1573

The collection is comprised of several dozen manuscripts, some of which are bound, from the medieval and Renaissance periods (13th to 16th century). The Medieval Manuscript Collection includes both religious and secular material in Latin, Dutch, Old English, and Italian.

Rosalind Boyd Uganda Collection

  • BOYD
  • Collection
  • 1953 - 2005

The collection of materials on Uganda was gathered during various field trips that Dr. Rosalind Boyd took to that country beginning in 1987. The original schema for organizing the material was put together by the late Andrew Forbes.

The collection is comprised of reports (unpublished papers, articles, speeches, etc.); government publications; individual issues of various serials; and books. The material focuses primarily on gender issues, the economy and reconstituting the polity (i.e., the 1998 Land Bill, the 1995 Constitution, etc.).

Rosalind Boyd

The Uganda Collection

  • UACO
  • Collection
  • 1970 - 2017

This collection consists of material that highlights the expulsion of South Asian people from Uganda in 1972, and the resettlement of Ugandan Asian refugees in Canada. The collection includes 3 scrapbooks, hundreds of clippings from national and international newspapers, and a memoir that documents the Canadian immigration team's experiences in Kampala during the expulsion

The collection also includes numerous oral history interviews from Ugandan Asian refugees who recall their experiences of the expulsion decree and their subsequent resettlement in Canada.

The initial collection was transferred to Archives and Research Collections through the efforts of the Canadian Immigration Historical Society, and continues to be built upon by members of the Ugandan Asian community.

Additional items in the collection include a handwritten log book that documents the arrival of Ugandan Asian refugees at the Longue-Pointe Canadian Armed Forces base reception centre, as well as personal documents and ephemera.