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History of Dalhousie University

A research guide for the history of Dalhousie University


Questions about the history of Dalhousie frequently lead people to the University Archives.  We've prepared this guide to assist people doing historical research on Dalhousie University. 

Use the guide to help you find information about various aspects of Dalhousie University, including:

  • Past convocations
  • Honourary degree recipients
  • Buildings on Dalhousie's campuses
  • Past Presidents of Dalhousie
  • Faculties, departments, schools, and other branches of the university

Research Bootcamp for Research Assistants & Teaching Assistants

Register now for the 3rd annual Dalhousie Libraries Research Bootcamp! Bootcamp sessions are free to Dalhousie graduate students.

Sessions will run from May 15-June 13 and will cover library basics; literature reviews (searching & writing); citation tools; writing abstracts & grant proposals; copyright, open access & academic publishing; legal resources; engineering resources; Pubmed & other health sciences databases; humanities resources; Canadian data & stats; grey literature; research data management; Excel; data visualization; conference posters.

Full list of sessions and the schedule
Free registration