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Guide to visitors to the Peter Redpath Museum of McGill University

the Peter Redpath Museum, the gift of the donor whose name it bears, was announced by him as a donation to the University in 1880, and was formally opened to the public August 1882.

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Published by Printed for the University in [S.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Redpath Museum.,
  • Museums -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (14 fr.).
    Number of Pages14
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18845684M
    ISBN 100665523661

      The museum itself happens to be the oldest building in Canada to be specifically built as a museum. It was gifted to McGill University in by sugar baron, Peter Redpath. The coolest part about that is that this guy not only has his name on a museum, iconic sign and bags of sugar in practically everyone’s home he has also gone down in.   The Redpath Museum (research areas only) is one of the buildings slated to reopen on June 22 as part of Phase 3 of the gradual resumption of on-campus research activities. Neale McDevitt The following message was sent to the McGill community earlier today by Fabrice Labeau, Deputy Provost (Student Life and Learning).

    Visit the Collections at the Redpath Museum. TripSavvy / Taylor McIntyre. The Redpath Museum, built in as a gift to McGill University from the sugar baron Peter Redpath, is the oldest museum in Canada that was built specifically for that purpose. The museum houses natural history collections including biology, paleontology, and geology. The Redpath Museum situated on the campus is the first building built to be a All reviews beautiful campus redpath museum downtown campus pretty campus book store sherbrooke st mont royal worth a visit nice walk walk around school library stroll architecture campuses canada academic Beautiful and old McGill University is a stretched in.

    The Redpath Museum explains this and much more as it tells the history of life on earth. Named after its donor, industrial magnate and philanthropist Peter Redpath, the museum was originally built to house the collections of Sir William Dawson, leading Canadian naturalist of the Victorian era.   Musee Redpath: The Redpath Museum at McGill University and Cute Find of the Beaten Path - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Montreal, Canada, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews.


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Guide to visitors to the Peter Redpath Museum of McGill University Download PDF EPUB FB2

Redpath Museum Sherbrooke Street West Montreal, Quebec H3A 0C4 Tel.: Fax: Kindly note the museum remains closed due to COVID19 We hope to see you soon. Send us your comments, questions and/or suggestions. Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Redpath Museum.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title. 7, [1] p. ; 22 cm. Get this from a library. McGill University, Peter Redpath Museum: guide to visitors. [Redpath Museum.]. THE PETER REDPATH MUSEUM AT McGILL UNWERSITY: The Genesis, Expression, and Evolution of an Idea About Natural History BY SUSAN BRONSON SSAC BUllETIN SEAC Figure 1.

The Peter Redpath Museum () at McGill University: the first Canadian building designed specifically to house a museum of natural history. (Journal. Toit (University of the Free State) on McGill University's purchase of fragments believed to belong to the Dead Sea Scrolls is being readied for publication at McGill-Queens Press.

An article on the fragments, purchased in the s and part of the Redpath Museum collection will be published next year in an official edition of.

Tea and Fossils: A Brief History of the Redpath Museum (, 21 pages, colour cover with black and white illustrated interior). Over years of the history of the Redpath Museum, from its origin as a few cabinets labelled "McGill College Collection" to its opening in and transformation into a leading research and teaching facility that houses over three million objects.

THE PETER REDPATH MUSEUM, A gift of Peter Redpath, the museum opened in The first major museum to be built in Canada, it houses the palaeontological collection gathered by Principal William Dawson, as well as other palaeontological, mineralogical and zoological collections. The Peter Redpath Museum, McGill University.

(Courtesy of Notman Photographic Archives) The Peter Redpath Museum, An Architectural Analysis of Taylor and Gordon between andas well as providing some $, for the construction and endowment of the ~useum.~ His generosity in regard to the Museum was inspired by admiration for.

Papers from the Peter Redpath Museum No. Organisms and organization / Title Variants: Alternative: Alaskan glacier worms (Oligochaeta) Alternative: Organisms and organization Alternative: Scope of biology Related Titles.

Series: Bionomical leaflets / McGill University ; nos. As a visitor to Montreal you may want to visit McGill University just to witness the great architecture of its historic old buildings, or you may wish to visit the Redpath Museum; one of the oldest in the research museum features an extensive collection of artefacts and fossils pertaining to the evolution of life, world cultures, and the study of minerals.

Peter Redpath, whose family made its fortune through the Redpath Sugar Refinery, built the museum in to house the natural sciences collection of McGill’s fifth principal, Sir William Dawson.

Dawson had been offered a position at Princeton, but what he truly wanted was a state-of-the-art research institute where he could complete his work. Notes on the North American species of dadoxylon with special reference to type material in the collections of the Peter Redpath Museum, McGill University / Related Titles.

Series: CIHM/ICMH microfiche series ; no. Penhallow, D. (David Pearce), The Redpath Museum provides access to the collection for research, education and public programs. Access is provided in a number of ways, including permanent exhibits, public program events, school visits, electronic catalogues and loans.

Access to the collections of Zoology, Paleontology and Mineralogy Access to the collections is restricted to curators and curatorial staff, faculty and. Book your tickets online for McGill University, Montreal: See reviews, articles, and photos of McGill University, ranked No on Tripadvisor among attractions in Montreal/ TripAdvisor reviews.

A $ fee will be levied for any items left behind at the Museum after the event. It is the event organizer's responsibility to fully clear the area of all items related to the event.

Requests to serve alcoholic beverages at events must be made through this form (for McGill organizations) or by contacting McGill Events (non-McGill organizations). Located on the McGill campus, the Redpath Museum is an academic unit of the University. “Its mandate is to foster understanding and appreciation of the diversity of our biological, geological, and cultural heritage through scientific research, collections-based study, and education.”.

McGill University: Redpath Museum at McGill University. - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Montreal, Canada, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews. McGill University: Redpath Museum - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Montreal, Canada, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews.

Excerpt from On Specimens in the Peter Redpath Museum of McGill University: Illustrating the Physical Characters and Affinities of the Guanches, or Extinct People of the Canary Islands I present here a short summary of the more important facts which seem to be certainly known respecting the : J.

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Peter Redpath, Governor and Benefactor of McGill University and Founder of the Museum, Library and Author: J. Dawson. The Redpath Museum, one of the oldest museums in Canada, was opened in to preserve and display the valuable collections of Sir William Dawson, a noted Canadian natural scientist.

Initially it was intended that the museum and its contents should be in the first place for the professors and students of McGill College and University, and.Full text of "On specimens in the Peter Redpath museum of McGill university, illustrating the physical characters and affinities of the Guanches, or extinct people of the Canary a paper to be read before the Victoria institute" See other formats CzDz ANTHROPOLOGY LtBRA^V V UC-NRLF B 3 llfi Dlfi.^ ON SPECIMENS IN THE PETER REDPATH MUSEUM OF McGILL UNIVERSITY.

The Museum also includes photographs, letters, documents, and other material relating to Rutherford’s revolutionary work. Individuals or groups should arrange their visit with the museum’s curator via email (preferred) or by phone at +1 during business hours.