UBC Library Digital Collections
A collection of historical photographs from the Alma Mater Society of the University of British Columbia Vancouver.
Included in this collection, developed and maintained by the Alma Mater Society (or AMS, the student society of UBC Vancouver), are digitized photographs from the earliest days of the University until the present day. …
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 explorarion and settlement of North America.
This web exhibit features maps and prints from Dr. Andrew McCormick’s fine print collection and acts as an …
As a young man H. Bullock Webster (1855-1942) came to Canada from England and began working as an apprentice clerk for the Hudson's Bay Company in 1874. While in the service of the company Webster travelled extensively to HBC posts throughout the Canadian west and in particular northern Alberta and British Columbia. By 1878 he was …
The Capilano Timber Company Collection forms part of UBC Library's Rare Books and Special Collections. The images are originally from a single photograph album, and depict the operations of the Capilano Timber Company, including loggers, logging camps, and views of the Capilano Valley and the Capilano Suspension Bridge in North …
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 Digital Initiatives site includes more about our projects, equipment, and documentation, as well as information on proposing a digitization project.