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Bright Whites: Ryerson receives rare Canadian comics donation

Bright Whites: Ryerson receives rare Canadian comics donation

A windfall anonymous donation of Second World War-era Canadian comics will offer Ryerson researchers a rare look into Canadian cultural history. The donation was received in 2014, and Ryerson’s archives and special collections have since been working on cataloguing all 119 of the rare “Canadian Whites,” so-called for their black-and-white interior pages. During wartime, comics were produced as cheaply as […]

by Emily Joveski· · Arts & Life
South gates to original campus on Gould Street. The parking lot is now Lake Devo, and O’Keefe Breweries Head Office seen in the distance is now Heaslip House (August 1961). (Courtesy Ryerson University Archives)

Archives donation reveals Kerr Hall history

A donated collection to the Ryerson Archives shines a new light on the construction of Howard Kerr Hall. It is the first complete visual collection to document the building’s formation. The Charles Roy Horney collection, gradually donated to Ryerson over the past four years, contains more than 100 scrapbook photographs and more than 200 slides. This collection fills in some […]

by Astoria Luzzi· · News, On Campus