Archives & Special Collections is the primary destination for researchers interested in the history of the University of Manitoba. Archives holds textual, photographic, cartographic, and audio and video records of university faculties, offices, staff and faculty members. In addition, the Archives has produced several projects devoted to the history of the university. Archives has compiled a list of prominent graduates, a list of Rhodes Scholars, a chronological listing of important events in the university's history, brief histories of University of Manitoba faculties and campus buildings, plus interesting anecdotes about many of these buildings as found in historical plaques inside the buildings. In addition, Archives has created a database listing vital information pertaining to individuals affiliated with the University of Manitoba who served in the Second World War. Below is a list of these resources as well as historical resources created by other organizations.
Digitized copy of One University: A History of the University of Manitoba, 1877-1952
Digitized copy of University of Manitoba, Roll of Honour, 1914-1918
Selection of Prominent Graduates
List of Honorary Degree Recipients
List of Rhodes Scholars
List of University Librarians
University of Manitoba Chronological History
History of the Faculty of Science
History of Actuarial Science
History and Development of the Soils Department in the Faculty of Agriculture at M.A.C. and the University of Manitoba, 1906-1955
Building History Plaques
Historic Sites of Manitoba (search or browse map for information on University of Manitoba buildings and plaques/cairns)
History of Taché Hall
Historypin - University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections
Public Art at the University of Manitoba
World War I - Convocation at the Front
World War II Service Database
Brown and Gold Yearbooks
The interactive campus maps of the University of Manitoba include some details about the histories of buildings across both the Fort Garry and Bannatyne campus locations.
Web Archiving Project
The University of Manitoba Libraries (UML) is currently engaged in a Web Archiving project to target, capture and preserve important web-based content that only exists online or is at risk of being deleted. Learn learn more about the Web Archiving Project and see the archive here.