History of Science Journalism

1870-1920: Wall 2

1870-1920: Wall 2

The journalist's desk is along the left wall.

Click on a newspaper posted on the wall to view sections of newspapers from the era.

This is what may be found by clicking on the newspapers

Titles of articles from the era concerning science journalism.

Le Courrier de Saint-Hyacinthe
November 6, 1883
Electric power transmission at a distance

Le Courrier de Saint-Hyacinthe
October 13, 1883
Inventions and inventors

Le Courrier de Saint-Hyacinthe
October 13, 1883
Milk and butter

La Presse
April 10, 1907
A perfect remedy for drunkenness

La Presse
November 27, 1920
The mysteries of the universe

La Presse
January 19, 1923
Darwin's theory loses all credit

Le Devoir
November 6, 1917
How the world was created

L'album industriel
December 22, 1894
Time and the sun

L'album industriel
December 22, 1894
Nutritional power of vegetables

L'album industriel
December 22, 1894
How to destroy diphtheria bacillus

L'album industriel
December 22, 1894
Determining where noise comes from in a machine

Le Naturaliste canadien
Research, observation and discovery bulletin on natural history in Canada
Abbot L. Provancher, writer-owner
1890
Zoology or animal kingdom

Le Naturaliste canadien
Research, observation and discovery bulletin on natural history in Canada
Abbot L. Provancher, writer-owner
1890
The mammoth, a new mastodon

Le Naturaliste canadien
Research, observation and discovery bulletin on natural history in Canada
Abbot L. Provancher, writer-owner
1890
A partridge's meal

Le Canada Français
Abbot Joseph-Clovis-K. Laflamme
1891
Mercury, satellite of the Sun

Le Canada Français
Abbot Joseph-Clovis-K. Laflamme
1891
Long-term meteorological predictions

Le Canada Français
Abbot Joseph-Clovis-K. Laflamme
1891
Germs under the fingernails

L'Écho de France
Foreign magazine on science and literature
1865
The muscular strength of insects

Following is a list of objects:

Image Description
Quill pen

Quill pen

Photo of a quill pen Eagle Pencil Co. Dimensions: 21 cm x 1.3 cm

Year: Around 1920
NAC: 68-1829

Collection of Musée de la civilisation

Oil lamp

Oil lamp

Photo of an oil lamp Materials: metal, glass. Dimensions: 65 cm x 27 cm

Year: Around 1920
NAC: 88-4059

Collection of Musée de la civilisation

Wastepaper basket

Wastepaper basket

Photo of a wastepaper basket Material: metal. Dimensions: 31 cm x 28 cm

Year: Around 1920
NAC: 88-634

Collection of Musée de la civilisation

Secretary

Secretary

Photo of a secretary

Year: Around 1890
NAC: 90-650

Collection of Musée de la civilisation

Inkwell

Inkwell

Photo of an Inkwell Materials: glass, metal, brass, cork. Dimensions: 4.1 cm x 4 cm x 4 cm

Year: 19th Century
NAC: 79-1523-3-2

Collection of Musée de la civilisation