By michelle blackwell on March 20, 2017
Constable Graham Walker’s deep dive into our Special Collections has culminated in a provincial memorial for Charles Painter, a special constable for the BC Electric Railway who was killed in 1915.
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By Jasmine Devonshire on March 14, 2017
The Cooper Robinson collection consisting of over 4,600 photographic prints, negatives, glass lantern slides, and postcards is one of the most valuable photographic records of this era.
Arthur J. Ray wins the 2017 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for his examination of Aboriginal land claims litigation
By michelle blackwell on March 8, 2017
UBC Professor Emeritus Arthur J. Ray wins the 2017 Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize for Aboriginal Rights Claims and the Making and Remaking of History.
By michelle blackwell on February 27, 2017
Visit Rare Books and Special Collections’ new student-curated English language alphabet book exhibit, featuring books from the late 18th century to the present day.
By michelle blackwell on January 24, 2017
Meet Karen, Karol and Kathryn, the student curators behind the Ever Austen exhibition.
By michelle blackwell on August 25, 2016
Take a tour of Rare Books and Special Collections collections every Wednesday at 11 am.
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