Rare Books and Special Collections

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New in Collections:

Teleny and Des GrieuxTeleny, or the Reverse of the Medal

With the help of PhD candidate Justin O’Hearn, Rare Books and Special Collections has scored a coup by acquiring two exceptional examples of early gay literature that share a connection with famed Victorian writer Oscar Wilde. (Read more)

Featured Exhibition:

Views of Yokohama

This exhibition features Japanese maps and plans of Yokohama from the Tokugawa period as part of a series of events to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Vancouver’s sister-city relationship with Yokohama. (Read more)


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