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Special Collections and Rare Books provides researchers with access to a vast array of unique primary and published materials, including rare books, archival materials and manuscripts.

SFU Library Special Collections and Rare Books has in-depth holdings in:

  • twentieth century avant-garde literature (Contemporary Literature Collection)
  • William Wordsworth collection
  • significant and expanding collections of British Columbia literary, social, political, and publishing material
  • editorial cartoons.

To locate materials held in Special Collections see Access the collections.

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Special Collections
Room 7100
W.A.C. Bennett Library
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6
Canada

Telephone: 778.782.8842

You are here

Special Collections and Rare Books: Home

Special Collections and Rare Books provides researchers with access to a vast array of unique primary and published materials, including rare books, archival materials and manuscripts.

SFU Library Special Collections and Rare Books has in-depth holdings in:

  • twentieth century avant-garde literature (Contemporary Literature Collection)
  • William Wordsworth collection
  • significant and expanding collections of British Columbia literary, social, political, and publishing material
  • editorial cartoons.

To locate materials held in Special Collections see Access the collections.

Features

  • Philip Francis Post Card Collection

    New B.C. postcards online

    View some of the nearly 6,000 items digitized from the Philip Francis British Columbia Postcards Collection.

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  • Carl Peters

    Readings by Carl Peters

    You are Invited!

    Simon Fraser University Library (Burnaby Campus) is pleased to invite you to the noon hour talk in Special Collections on Thursday, October 6th, 2016

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  • Perry the Poster Man Collection

    'Perry the Poster Man' Collection

    Learn more about this recent acquisition by Special Collections & Rare Books.

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  • Pacific Tribune photograph collection now online

    View over 4,500 newly digitized photographs from the Pacific Socialist Education Association’s Pacific Tribune Photograph Collection.

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  • Arjan Singh Brar collection

    Arjan Singh Brar collection

    Special Collections is home to a fascinating collection of diaries, scrapbooks, photographs, and other unique items from the Arjan Singh Brar collection.

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  • Richard Harwood (Dick) Chambers alpine photograph collection

    Richard Harwood (Dick) Chambers alpine photograph collection

    Photographs from the Richard Harwood (Dick) Chambers Alpine Photograph Collection provide a unique and visually stunning record of mountaineering culture in B.C.

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  • forcefour

    Force Four Entertainment Collection

    This multimedia archive documents a unique history of the burgeoning film and television production industry in British Columbia.

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