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I Know We’ll Meet Again

I Know We’ll Meet Again

Explore an online exhibition of letters written by Japanese Canadian teenagers after their forced dispersal from the coastal regions of British Columbia in 1942.

Mapping Asian Canadian Archives

Mapping Asian Canadian Archives

A StoryMap version of our Asian Canadian History and Archives Research Guide is now available.

A new way to picture Canada

A new way to picture Canada

Join us for a student-curated exhibition: Picturing Canada!

Chung Collection videos and tour

Chung Collection videos and tour

Enjoy a Chung Collection video series, virtual exhibition tour, and a wealth of digitized collections!

“For All Time” satellite display

“For All Time” satellite display

Join us for a display in celebration of our exciting new acquisition and to compliment the exhibition, “For All Time – The Shakespeare FIRST FOLIO”, at the Vancouver Art Gallery.

Shakespeare’s First Folio at UBC

Shakespeare’s First Folio at UBC

RBSC is excited to announce the acquisition of a complete first edition of Shakespeare’s “Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies,” also know as the First Folio.

Chung Collection room open

Chung Collection room open

The Chung Collection exhibition tells some of the most compelling stories of Canada’s past.

Science Literacy Week 2021

Science Literacy Week 2021

In honour of Science Literacy Week 2021, explore RBSC’s archives related to British Columbia’s environment.

Celebrating UBC’s Kelmscott Chaucer on International Kelmscott Press Day

In honour of International Kelmscott Press Day on June 26, 2021, we’re celebrating and reflecting on the acquisition of the UBC Library’s own Kelmscott Chaucer. The poet William Butler Yeats described it as the “most beautiful of all printed books.” Artist and illustrator Edward Burne-Jones likened it to a “pocket cathedral.” At UBC Library’s Rare […]

Archival work in a global pandemic

Archival work in a global pandemic

RBSC archivist Krisztina Laszlo talks about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected her archival work over the past year and a half.