Irving K. Barber
By Jessica Woolman on November 6, 2012
The latest issue of UBC Library’s Friends newsletter is now available online. You’re also invited to take our readership survey and enter for a chance to win!
By Jessica Woolman on August 30, 2012
The Summer 2012 issue of Connects is available – find out about our community engagement efforts, digitization initiatives, student learning support and more.
By Glenn Drexhage on June 13, 2012
“Celebrating Irving K. Barber’s Life,” a video of the June 11 Celebration of Life event held to honour Dr. Barber, appears on the Ubyssey‘s website.
By Glenn Drexhage on June 12, 2012
The latest on UBC Library appears in the Spring 2012 issue of the CPSLD Newsletter, published on behalf of the Council of Post Secondary Library Directors, British Columbia. Scroll to page 27 for the UBC entry – which includes a tribute to Irving K. Barber, an update on the Library’s new Community Report, notable film donations [...]
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By Glenn Drexhage on June 5, 2012
By Jessica Woolman on May 2, 2012
By Glenn Drexhage on April 17, 2012
The legacy of Dr. Irving K. Barber, a UBC alumnus, forester and philanthropist who passed away last week, is covered by the Vancouver Sun, the Province, the Nelson Star, the Surrey Leader, the Prince George Citizen and the Ubyssey. You can also view the UBC media release and a tribute on behalf of UBC Library [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on November 25, 2010
Dr. Irving K. Barber, a renowned forestry executive and long-time supporter of projects at UBC and elsewhere, has been named “Outstanding Philanthropist” by the fourth annual Giving Hearts Award Program, presented by the Vancouver Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). Dr. Barber is the principal donor for the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on July 13, 2010
The Victoria Times Colonist recently published an article on the Colonial Despatches project, which involved the digitization of letters between Vancouver Island and the Colonial Office in London. This project was supported by the B.C. History Digitization Program, an initiative launched by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre in 2006. The article also pays tribute [...]
By Glenn Drexhage on June 25, 2010
An in-depth portrait of Irving Barber appears in the June 24, 2010 issue of the South Delta Leader. You can view the profile here.