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The Chung Collection documentary- airing tonight!

A documentary film produced by UBC Library about its renowned Wallace B. Chung and Madeline H. Chung Collection premieres on Knowledge Network on Friday, May 16, 2014.

Passage of Dreams: The Chung Collection features UBC alumnus Dr. Wallace B. Chung and his love of collecting Canadian Pacific items – a passion that began in childhood and grew to encompass more than 25,000 items. Featuring personal stories shared by Dr. Chung on his beloved artifacts, the film provides an important and insightful look at B.C. history from the perspective of early Chinese-Canadian pioneers. 

A short trailer and photo stills from the documentary can be viewed in the media advisory available at http://news.ubc.ca/2014/05/14/ubc-chung-collection-celebrated-in-new-documentary/.

The documentary airs on Knowledge Network (Channel 5 in Metro Vancouver areas) on May 16 at 10:30 p.m. PST and will be streamed online at the same time at http://www.knowledge.ca. We hope you tune in!

"Menu from the Empress of Russia," 1930 from the Chung Collection CC-TX-225-56-7

Bon Voyage / Bon Appétit

Whether you prefer quick eats or fine dining, you’re sure to enjoy Bon Voyage / Bon Appétit: Menus from the Canadian Pacific Railway Company’s Ships, Trains, Planes, and Hotels, RBSC’s new exhibition of eye-catching and mouth-watering Canadian Pacific Railway Company menus dating from the 1890s through the 1980s from the renowned Wallace B. Chung and […]

Art of the Book open house!

This Thursday, May 8, at 5:30 p.m., please join RBSC for an open house that offers a chance to view the delightful and surprising Art of the Book 2013 exhibition and to hear local book artists and members of Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild (CBBAG) discuss the works featured in the exhibition. The open house […]