Collection MG 4319 - McGill University Archives Collection

A Pocket Song Book for the Use of the Students and Graduates of McGill College The McGill University Song Book Two copies of "Ye D.L.B. or Ye Powd'r Monky's Taile" Hand book for member papers of the Canadian University Press Hand book for reporters and night editors of the McGill Daily Addresses delivered at the Victory Convocation and ceremonies commemorating Founder's Day McGill Centennial Endowment Memorandum from the Student's Society of McGill University Two Addresses, Founder's Day Convocation, 1933 Baccalaureate Sermon, Sunday, May 27, 1945, "Ye might have peace," Cyril F. James, Deli...
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McGill University Archives Collection

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CA MUA MG 4319

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  • 1800-2019 (Creation)

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6.1 linear metres of textual materials
0.5 linear metres of graphic materials
8 audio diskettes
5 vinyl records
2 VHS cassettes
107 objects

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Custodial history

This collection was created by McGill University archivists in 2018 to gather a number of small collections and fonds into a single collection representing the activities of McGill University and its students and staff. Where material has been transferred to MG 4319 from another collection or fonds, the original fonds/collection number is stored as an alternate identifier. Fonds integrated into the collection include MG 3081, MG 3040, MG 1034, MG 2073, and others.

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This collection is an artificial collection containing archival material related to McGill University. The material in this collection was created over time by McGill administration, staff, faculty, and students, between roughly 1800 and 2019. The subject of the material varies, but the collection generally documents the activities of the university and its staff, and the experiences of McGill students, both during their studies and after graduation.

The collection is arranged by form/genre into 7 series: 01 Documents, 02 Ephemera, 03 Scrapbooks and notebooks, 04 Graphic materials, 05 Audiovisual materials, 06 Textiles, 07 Artifacts. This arrangement was chosen because of the collection’s size, and because it was artificially created by the University’s archives by combining many smaller collections and fonds.

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There is some material in this collection that includes racist, sexist, or otherwise harmful and offensive images and ideas. Additionally, the McGill men’s teams’ former name – the Redmen – has racist connotations and team paraphernalia has often involved stereotyped or appropriative images of Indigenous men. Files and items that have been identified as containing this kind of material have more specific information about their contents in the file- or item-level notes field.

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