University of New Brunswick (UNB) Archives & Special Collections is honoured to be the repository for Deborah Joy Corey’s archival collection, which currently consists of material from her award-winning first novel, Losing Eddie, and will expand, as Corey has agreed to contribute all of her archival papers to UNB!
To celebrate this fantastic acquisition, UNB Libraries will host a reception and reading, which will feature Corey’s latest memoir about growing up in rural New Brunswick, Settling Twice.
The event will take place on Thursday, October 5 at the Harriet Irving Library, Milham Room (#100), UNB Campus, 5 MacAulay Lane, Fredericton, NB from 5-7 p.m. All are invited to attend. Corey will sign books during the event.
A new collection of books dedicated to women in the engineering profession has been established in the Engineering & CS Library.
Founded with donations from the Women in Engineering (WiE) Society at the University of New Brunswick, this collection aims to promote leadership, creativity, and professional development.
The collection has its own location code (ENG-WIE) and will be maintained in a prominent spot in the library to facilitate browsing.
The Women in Engineering Society at UNB was created in 2015
to promote the role of women within the faculty and the profession.
For more information about the WiE Collection, please contact Saran Croos, Engineering Librarian at UNB Fredericton, (506-458-7959).
UNB Libraries offers a variety of resources that support research into black history, such as the following databases:
Find more resources:
Also check out the blog posts on Atlantic Loyalist Connections:
- “The Importance of the Book of Negroes”
- “Black Refugees of the War of 1812”
If you are in the Harriet Irving Library, take a look at the Black History Month book display in the Learning Commons in front of the Research Help Desk.
Please note UNB Archives & Special Collections’ hours for the Winter term:
10am-12pm, Tuesday to Thursday
1pm-4pm, Monday to Friday
Consultation of Archival Manuscript Collections:
By appointment only (firstname.lastname@example.org | 506-453-4748).
For more information, please contact Archives & Special Collections (email@example.com | 506-453-4748).
Junior Gleaners and Beaver Books:
The colourful children’s books of Fredericton’s Brunswick Press in the 1950s and 60s
H. R. Stewart Exhibition Room
5th floor of the Harriet Irving Library
This book/archival exhibit of Brunswick Press materials follows the Milham Lecture presented by Susan Fisher, Curator of the Eileen Wallace Children’s Literature Collection in the Harriet Irving Library, UNB Fredericton.
With over 70 titles for children, ranging from newly illustrated classic poems and tales to locally authored poetry, fiction and non-fiction, Fredericton’s Brunswick Press was an early innovator in Canada, defining what regional children’s publishing could be.