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AMS Image Collection

A collection of historical photographs from the AMS of UBC Vancouver.

 

Included in this collection, developed and maintained by the AMS (the student society of UBC Vancouver), are digitized photographs from the earliest days of the University until the present day. They present a view of student life including images of the AMS …

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AMS Image Collection
Ancient Artefacts

The Ancient Artefacts Collection contains a number of remarkable items from the University of British Columbia Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections.

 

Greek Papyri

Two fragments, probably originating from Egypt in the 2nd century A.D., were donated to the UBC Library by Arthur Edward Romilly Boak in 1932. One is an invitation …

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Ancient Artefacts
Andrew McCormick Maps and Prints

A diverse collection of historical maps and illustrations, dating from 1503 to 1910, that pertain to the exploration and mapping of the world, the evolution of cartography, and the exploration and settlement of North America.

Dr. Andrew Quinn McCormick (1929-2006) was a long-time faculty member of the Department of Ophthalmology, with …

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Andrew McCormick Maps and Prints
Tremaine Arkley Croquet Collection

The Tremaine Arkley Croquet Collection contains paintings, illustrations, engravings, advertisements, photographs and other ephemera depicting the game of croquet, dating from the 1850’s to the 1950’s. The images range from fine art to cartoons and everything in between, and show the rise in the game’s popularity in England and …

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Tremaine Arkley Croquet Collection
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UBC Library Digital Collections represents many of the locally-created digital collections developed and maintained by the University of British Columbia Library. Collectively they document a diverse range of people and places, activities and events, and serve as a resource for students, historians, genealogists, and other researchers.

 

Our Digitization Centre site includes more about our projects, equipment, and documentation, as well as information on proposing a digitization project.

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