A rich, diverse collection of broadsides and posters, ranging from Canadian poetry and Alcuin Society Keepsakes to history (local and national), politics, arts, culture, and travel, as well as international topics. Included are a series of Canadian and British broadsides and proclamations dating from 1700 to the present. Topics include: World War I and II, Victory Bonds, War Loans, conscription and recruitment issues, Russian politics and economics, Nazi Germany, propaganda, and cultural arts. A finding aid contains a subject list of the broadsides available.
Chinese Poster Collection
The Chinese Poster collection includes numerous posters from the Chinese Cultural Revolution collected by Evelyn Reid in the 1970s and donated to Special Collections in 2002. Additionally, we have 25 paper cut posters with more scenes from the Chinese Cultural Revolution. A finding aid is available for this collection.