University of Alberta Art Collection

The Historical Objects Collection

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.