Baldwin Room

The Baldwin Room houses the Library's collections of primary source material relating to the history of Canada. It is named after Robert Baldwin, the nineteenth-century statesman and reformer, who established the constitutional principle of responsible government in pre-Confederation Canada. The collection consists of over 25,000 volumes in all subject areas, printed before 1900. In addition to books and periodicals, the collection also features manuscripts, broadsides, newspapers and ephemera.

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Gooderham and Worts Distillery Upper Canada Almanack 1837 Trials of James McDermott and Grace Marks Poster for Pyrotechnic Pageant Phrenology Illustrated Inhabitants of York
Letter from Henry Lewis to William Jarvis Resolution of thanks to William Glenholme Falconbridge Plans of dwelling for J. Cochrane Esquire History of the Indian Tribes of North America Les singularitez de la France antarctique Views of military operations in Canada
Journal of Simon Fraser Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean Prisoners Box

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