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.
Posted in Carousel, General | Tagged with BC Electric Fonds, community engagement, local history, Metro Vancouver Transit Police, Rare Books and Special Collections, special collections, Vancouver history
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 March 3, 2017
Meet Sarah and Laura, the student curators behind From Apple Pies to Astronauts, an alphabet book exhibition.
Posted in Events, General | Tagged with alphabet books, children's literature, exhibits, Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (IKBLC), Master of Library and Information Studies, profile, Rare Books and Special Collections, SLAIS, Student curators, students
By michelle blackwell on February 3, 2017
Exciting upgrades and renovations will be made to Irving K. Barber Learning Centre between February 6 and March 31, 2017.
By michelle blackwell on January 24, 2017
Meet Karen, Karol and Kathryn, the student curators behind the Ever Austen exhibition.
By michelle blackwell on January 9, 2017
Unfortunately, due to weather conditions, the Ever Austen panel event planned for this aft has been postponed. Revised date to come.