Through the Revolving Door: Fisher Blog
- Jan 6, 2021
- Dec 18, 2020
- Dec 8, 2020
- Dec 1, 2020
Back in 1992, when I was a student in Belgium, I spent Christmas in Salzburg, Austria. It was one of the most perfectly disorienting holidays I had ever experienced. I distinctly remember going to a concert on the afternoon of Christmas Eve in… Read the full post.
- Nov 30, 2020
- Nov 23, 2020
- Nov 19, 2020
There is a sad feeling when exhibitions at Fisher are taken down after their usual three-month run to make room for the next one. That said, the current year notwithstanding, our cases are never empty for long. The exhibitions themselves also… Read the full post.
- Nov 16, 2020
- Nov 10, 2020
Every November 11th, we pause and remember the sacrifice of those who fought and died in defence of this country. This year we acknowledge the 106th anniversary of the onset of the First World War (1914-1918). Due to the… Read the full post.
- Nov 9, 2020
- Nov 2, 2020
Every week the Fisher Library highlights a book from its digitized collections on the Internet Archive, which is open to anyone and great to explore. This week, Rachael takes a look at an item from our Canadiana Collection.
“History of… Read the full post.
- Oct 26, 2020
- Oct 19, 2020
- Oct 13, 2020
- Oct 5, 2020
- Sep 28, 2020
- Sep 21, 2020
Every Monday the Fisher highlights its holdings on the Internet Archive. This week Rachael presents a lovely piece from the Biodiversity Collection.
“I’ve watch’d you now a full half-hour
Self-poised upon that yellow flower;
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- Sep 14, 2020
Every Monday, the Fisher Library highlights its holdings on the Internet Archive. This week, Rachael takes a look at cottage country.
If you have ever been to Muskoka then you can surely attest to its natural beauty, abundant wildlife,… Read the full post.
- Sep 7, 2020
Every Monday (even holiday Mondays) the Fisher Library highlights its holdings on the Internet Archive, which are free to access and great to explore. This week, Rachael takes a look at some classic Canadian cooking.
Over the past few… Read the full post.
- Aug 31, 2020
- Aug 26, 2020
If you are at all like me, chances are that your earliest childhood memories of reading are as intimately associated with book illustrations as they are with the stories themselves. I vividly remember being both terrified and inexplicably drawn… Read the full post.
- Aug 19, 2020
- Aug 17, 2020
- Aug 13, 2020
In 2015, the Fisher purchased a large collection of drawings and sketches by Alexander Scott Carter (1881-1968), documenting over eighty projects designed by him from 1920 to 1960, including bookplates that Carter designed for Toronto patrons.… Read the full post.
- Aug 10, 2020