Digital RBSC Collections

UBC Library’s Open Collections include digital photos, books, newspapers, maps, videos, theses, and more. These publicly-accessible collections are constantly growing and reflect the research interests of the UBC community and beyond. Open Collections are comprised of materials from RBSC’s holdings, as well as other collections from around the University. RBSC-specific digitized collections are listed below, but be sure to browse all available collections.

Ancient Artefacts

Andrew McCormick Maps and Prints

Association of University and College Employees (AUCE) fonds

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Documents

Berkeley 1968-1973 Poster Collection

Capilano Timber Company Fonds

Charles Darwin Letters

Chinese Rare Books

The Chung Collection

David Conde fonds

Dorothy Burnett Bookbinding Tools

Emma Crosby Letters

Fisherman Publishing Society Collection

Florence Nightingale Letters

French Revolution

German Consulate fonds

H. Bullock-Webster fonds

H. Colin Slim Stravinsky Collection

Historical Children’s Literature Collection

Interim Forest Cover Series Maps

Japanese Canadian Photograph Collection

Japanese Maps of the Tokugawa Era

Japanese Special Collection

John Keenlyside Legal Research Collection


MacMillan Bloedel Limited fonds

Meiji at 150

Peter Anderson fonds

R. Mathison Collection

RBSC Bookplates

Royal Fisk Gold Rush Letters

Shakespeare First Folio

Tremaine Arkley Croquet Collection

UBC Library Framed Works Collection

Uno Langmann Family Collection of British Columbia Photographs

Western Manuscripts and Early Printed Books

World War I British press photograph collection

WWI & WWII Posters