Featured collections from Special Collections

Learn more about some of the rare and unique material held by Special Collections and Rare Books, including recently acquired or digitized collections.


Items from the Arjan Singh Brar Collection
Arjan Singh Brar Collection


image of man in gas mask  from the  Dispatches from the poetry wars web archive

Dispatches from the Poetry Wars (web archive)

Dispatches from the Poetry Wars' was a lively, often contentious North American literary website with a strong satirical, anti-academic and pro-New American Poetry bent.  It published poetry, fiction, letters, interviews, documents, polemics, satire, art work, video and audio material.


still from documentary 65 red roses
Film and television materials from Force Four Entertainment


The Fisherman Publishing Society fonds


Gordon E. McCaw Photograph Collections
Gordon E. McCaw Photograph Collections


photo of Grace McCarthy speaking, Premier W. A. C. sitting in the background
Grace McCarthy Scrapbooks Collection


Judith Marcuse dancing
Judith Marcuse Dance Collection


 Shoreworkers leaving the Confisco plant
Pacific Tribune Photograph Collection  


Posters from the Perry the Poster Man Collection
'Perry the Poster Man' Collection

Group on peak of Frosty
Richard Harwood (Dick) Chambers Alpine Photograph Collection


Kelmscott Press book from the Robert Coupe Collection
Robert Coupe Collection of works by and about William Morris


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SpokenWeb project