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The Return of “The Iron Pulpit”!

As part of UBC Library’s commemoration of Canada’s National Aboriginal History Month, Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC) is pleased to present the return of last fall’s popular exhibition “The Iron Pulpit”: Missionary Printing Presses in British Columbia. The exhibition features materials produced on missionary printing presses in British Columbia between the 1850s and 1910s, […]

Come visit for Alumni weekend!

Come celebrate UBC Alumni Weekend 2013 on Saturday May 25th at the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre (home of the Chung Collection!), which will host a program featuring UBC alumnus Dr. Laifong Leung. Professor Leung will talk about the Chinese community in Canada in the 20th century as part of “Chinese Canadian Stories: From Early Literature to Modern Archives.” 
Following the talk, we will offer a tour of the Chung Collection at Rare Books and Special Collections. The collection will also be open for self-guided tours from noon to 4 p.m.

And by the way… you don’t need to be an Alumni to visit the Chung Collection on May 25th! Drop by anytime between noon and 4 pm and you’re welcome to visit the exhibition.