Much of the character of the University of Alberta can be discovered in the fascinating Historical Objects Collection within the University of Alberta Art Collection that accompanies a century of growth, campus life, academic excellence and technological change.
Important individuals and noteworthy achievements are represented by the artifacts in the collection, including:
- furnishings from early buildings;
- student and staff memorabilia; and
- machinery and scientific instruments.
History is alive, and acquisitions in the historical objects collection are ongoing.