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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
  • works by and about William Morris
  • 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
  • works by and about William Morris
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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