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Special Collections

About Special Collections

Mount Allison Libraries' Special Collections

The Libraries and Archives’ largest Special Collections are The Edgar and Dorothy Davidson Collection of Canadiana, The Winthrop Pickard Bell Collection of Acadiana, The Mary Mellish Archibald Memorial Library of Folklore.

Among the smaller holdings are a collection of Newfoundlandia, collections of literature by John Galt and Will R. Bird, and other rare books.

The Mount Allison Libraries also makes available The Chignecto Isthmus: Its History and Culture, a database that provides access to historical material on the people and places of the Isthmus of Chignecto held by the R. P. Bell Bell Library.

Questions?

For more information about special collection material, please contact Special Collections and Rare Books Librarian Elizabeth Millar at emillar@mta.ca or 506-364-2386.