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We help Library and Archives Canada to celebrate the past, honour the present and ensure the future of Canada's remarkable documentary heritage.

The Sherbrooke Collection

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) and the Canadian Museum of History have acquired the Sherbrooke Collection, the largest and most complete collection of War of 1812 documentation ever, which has been in the Sherbrooke family exclusively for the last 200 years.

Map of York (now Toronto) Great example from the Collection – Plan of York

Plan of York surveyed and drawn by Lieutenant E.A. Smith of the 70th Infantry. In August 1817.

This map of York (now Toronto) was executed in pen, ink and coloured washes and shows the town in 1817. It includes details of individual homes, street names, and prominent buildings such as the Garrison. It was presented to Sir John Coape Sherbrooke by Lieutenant-Colonel Christopher Myers, CB, Deputy Quartermaster General of Upper Canada.

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The Jacob M. Lowy Collection

Jacob M. Lowy The Jacob M. Lowy Collection consists of old and rare Hebraica and Judaica ...

New Acquistion for Lowy Collection

The Form of Prayers according to the Spanish and Portuguese Jews. Sidur Sifte Tsadikim - New Edition





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