Montreal in Winter

Welcome to the thematic guide on Montreal in the winter. The guide contains Background or External Information, and Primary Sources depicting winter Montreal in textual (often newspapers) and graphic format (often photographs).

To learn more about the resources listed here, please click the external links or images provided to be sent to their institutional pages.

* These sources are unfortunately behind a paywall.

Background/External Information

  • Blitzkrieg and Jitterbugs College Life in Wartime, 1939-1942 - Chapter 5: Winter By: Elizabeth Hillman Waterston
  • Primary Resources

    Textual Materials

    Graphic Materials

    Photograph | St. Jean Baptiste Procession, Montreal, QC, about 1870 | MP-1978.80 Photograph | Clearing Snow, Mackay Street, Montreal, QC, about 1887 | VIEW-1577.1 Photograph | Clearing snow, Notre Dame Street, Montreal, QC, about 1887 | VIEW-1577.A
    Photograph | Montreal wharves in winter, QC, 1865-75 | MP-0000.1452.50 Photograph | Electric snowplough, Montreal, QC, about 1895 | VIEW-2816 Photograph | Sherbrooke Street in winter, Montreal, QC, 1896 | VIEW-2801

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