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Exhibitions & Events

View exhibitions in the Archives & Special Collections reading room and hallway exhibit cases. Learn what’s happening in the Library now, or find out more about using our materials in the classroom.


Library 4th Floor

Toronto Area Archivists’ Group (TAAG) Tour of the Archives & Special Collections

On Friday, July 14th, 2023, the Archives & Special Collections held a special tour for the Toronto Area Archivists’ Group (TAAG). The tour, spread out in two rooms over the fourth floor, including the Archives & Special Collections reading room, was a sold-out event of over 40 attendees who came to browse our materials on display as well as learn more about the campus and history from Archives & Special Collections staff. Contact us if you would like to do something similar! 

About the group: 

The Toronto Area Archivists’ Group (TAAG) is the Toronto Chapter of the Archives Association of Ontario. Known as TAAG, this group organizes professional development and social events for Toronto-area archives professionals, including workshops, tours, and social events.

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Currently on Display

Archives and Special Collections Display Cases

Grant Collingwood Fonds : May 15, 2023 – August 18, 2023

Introducing the Collingwood Fonds! This collection of 35 mm and  2 ¼ negatives, prints, and textual records was donated to the Archives & Special Collections in 2021 by a relative of the photographer, Grant Collingwood. As an avid photographer, he documented well-known jazz musicians, street views, buildings, events and local venues. He was also a commissioned photographer for numerous companies, namely the Mclean Hunter newsletter and Chatelaine magazine A sample of his portfolio is currently on display on the 4th floor of the library.