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RBSC Finding Aids Go Digital!

The revision of the “Manuscript” section of the Rare Books and Special Collections website is now complete. Where previously there was only a general description of the collection there is now a general or detailed description and an inventory. In total there are 433 inventories for RBSC manuscript collections accessible online in PDF format. Please […]

New Circulation System

Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC) and University Archives (UA) are now using an electronic system to circulate our materials to the Reading Room. If you are a non-UBC user and would like to use RBSC or UA materials, we ask that you first register using our Patron Registration Form available at: http://french.util.itservices.ubc.ca:7001/webvoyage/servlet/PatronRegistrationForm

Collection Policy

For a short overview of the Rare Books and Special Collection’s collection policy, click here. For a detailed description of RBSC’s print and archival collections, see UBC Library Rare Books and Special Collections General Guidelines for Collecting and List of Major Collections Print and Archival, click here (note: this is a Microsoft Word document).

Empress of Japan newel post

Empress of Japan newel post

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Yip family collage

Yip family collage

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Head tax certificate

Head tax certificate

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Canadian Pacific NavigationCompany log book

Canadian Pacific NavigationCompany log book

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Carrying basket

Carrying basket

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