Print Collections

Schulich-Woolf Collection
W.D. Jordan Rare Books & Special Collections Schulich-Woolf Rare Book Collection

The main strength of the Schulich-Woolf Rare Book Collection is British history and culture of the 16th through 18th centuries.

Rare Books Collection
W.D. Jordan Rare Books & Special Collections Rare Books Collection
Complementing the Dated Collection, these books are printed after 1700 and include many examples of contemporary bindings and prominent printers.
Canadian Sheet Music & Non-Canadian Sheet Music Collection
W.D. Jordan Rare Books & Special Collections Canadian Sheet Music & Non-Canadian Sheet Music
A large collection of sheet music by Canadian composers and a complementry collection of non-Canadian sheet music.
Cartwright Collection
W.D. Jordan Rare Books & Special Collections Cartwright Collection
The Cartwright Collection is an example of a typical 19th century gentleman's library. The content relates to history, politics, literature, law, philosophy, religion.
Alexander Watt Collection
W.D. Jordan Rare Books & Special Collections Alexander Watt Collection
The Watt Collection consists of books about theosophy, occult, and related topics. This material was originally collected by Alexander Watt.
Robertson Davies Collection
W.D. Jordan Rare Books & Special Collections Robertson Davies Collection
The Robertson Davies Library has been preserved in its original order and is comprised of more than 5000 volumes, theatre prints, and ephemera.
McNicol Collection
W.D. Jordan Rare Books & Special Collections McNicol Collection
The collection contains books, pamphlets, journals and archival resources on the experimental history and development of the telegraphic, telephonic and radio sciences.
Mitchell Gift Collection
W.D. Jordan Rare Books & Special Collections Mitchell Gift
The original six volumes donated to Queen's in 1840 by Judge James Mitchell, M.A. are still in the Jordan Library collection.
Canadian Programme Collection
W.D. Jordan Rare Books & Special Collections Canadian Programme Collection
A collection of art openings, plays, and other cultural event programs across Canada.