To make a donation of manuscripts, images, books, or costumes relating, in particular, to early twentieth-century women’s literature and culture, please contact our staff at 416-979-5000, ext. 7668.
We look forward to hearing from you.
We gratefully acknowledge the following generous donations:
2014: 71 Books for the Modernism Collection donated from Dr. Karen Mulhallen
2013: Modernist Fashion and fine objects donation from Dr. Karen Mulhallen.
2013: "The Child’s Magazine as a Pleasure Ground”: Donation of St. Nicholas: Scribner’s Illustrated Magazine for Boys and Girls (1873-1943)
2013: Poets’ Souls Reunited: Two Nellie McClung Mementoes Donated to MLC Collections
2013: Kindred spirits: Calgary donor gifts precious letter signed by renowned author L. M. Montgomery to MLC collections.
2013: Collection of vintage sheet music, including songs such as "Dear Heart,” "My Yukon Rose,” and "Lullaby,”. Donated by Dr. Karen Mulhallen, MLC Research Associate and a long-time member of the English Department at Ryerson University
2009: Donation of L.M. Montgomery books and children’s magazines facilitated by Dr. Jason Nolan (over 550 books—including several first editions of Montgomery’s works—and children magazine issues)
2008: The Karen Mulhallen Modernism Collection (including 350 books including first editions, a rare diary, and catalogue of beauty icons)
2008: Letter by L.M. Montgomery to Bella Briansky, January 11, 1935. Donated by Bella Briansky.
Our research has benefited from the support of the following agencies:
- Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
- Canada Research Chair Programme
- Aid to Scholarly Publications Programme
The establishment of the Modern Culture Multimedia Centre (MCMC) is generously funded by:
- Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)
- Ministry of Research and Innovation (MRI)
- Ryerson University
The Centre enables research at the interface of cutting-edge technology, communication, and mediated artistic experience. Exhibitions have been hosted in conjunction with and with the generous support of the following partners:
- Literaturhaus Berlin
- Hauptstadtkulturfonds (Berlin)
- Cabaret Voltaire (Zurich)
- Francis Naumann Fine Art (New York)
Toronto Performance Studies Working Group
The Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre is proud to support the Toronto Performance Studies Working Group, organized by MLC Research Associate Dr. Julia Fawcett. Performance Studies is a growing field that has influenced scholars across several disciplines. Performance Studies methodologies inform numerous MLC projects including our work on Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven.