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Chung Collection - Scottish Canadian materials

Chung Collection - Scottish Canadian materials

A collection of textual material, images, and maps relating to the settlement of Scottish, English and Irish immigrants in 19th century Canada. In the years following World War I, the Scottish-born Benedictine priest Roderick Andrew MacDonell (1870-1960) was instrumental in bringing...
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Community Health Online Digital Archive Research Resource (CHODDARR)

Community Health Online Digital Archive Research Resource (CHODDARR)

A publicly accessible digital archive of research materials related to health and social welfare, with an emphasis on housing, gender, aboriginal issues, HIV and mental health. The CHODARR archive includes documents that are not normally published by commercial publishers. Most of the...
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Doukhobor Collection of James Mavor

Doukhobor Collection of James Mavor

A collection of print materials and images focusing on Doukhobor settlement in late 19th to early 20th century Canada. The Doukhobors, a religous group originating in Ukraine, suffered periodic discrimination by Tsarist authorities. At the end of the 20th century, during a period of...
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Doukhobor Collection of Simon Fraser University

Doukhobor Collection of Simon Fraser University

A collection of digitized images, print materials, and ephemera relating to the settlement of the Doukhobors in Canada, primarily in the late 19th and early 20th century. During this time period, thousands of Doukhobors fled religious persecution in their native Ukraine. This collection...
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Editorial Cartoons Collection

Editorial Cartoons Collection

A collection of thousands of original drawings published in Canadian newspapers between 1952 and the present. Cartoonists included are: Bob Bierman, Graham Harrop, Bob Krieger, John Larter, Brent Lynch, Dan Murphy, Len Norris, Roy Peterson, Adrian Raeside, Ingrid Rice, Jim Rimmer, and...
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Fisherman Publishing Society Photographs image

Fisherman Publishing Society Photographs

The Fisherman Publishing Society was formed in 1937 to publish The Fisherman, a bi-weekly newspaper. Sponsored by the Salmon Purse Seiners Union and the Pacific Coast Fishermen's Union, and now the United Fisherman and Allied Workers' Union (UFAWU), the newspaper documents industry...
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German Canadians Collection

German Canadians Collection

The history of Canada’s relationship with German-speaking immigrants is a complex one, marked by a series of policy reversals under the influence of world events. Although this group makes up one of the largest immigrant groups in Canadian history, it was internally diverse and included...
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Gerontology Collection

Gerontology Collection

This collection of selected digitized publications from the Simon Fraser University Gerontology Research Centre (GRC) is a companion to the SFU Library's Summit Institutional Repository's Simon Fraser University Gerontology Research Centre...
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Indo-Canadian Oral History Collection

Indo-Canadian Oral History Collection

A selection of interviews conducted with early Indian immigrants to Canada, almost all of them British Columbians, in 53 audio files.

In the mid to late 1980s, two groups of researchers conducted detailed interviews with early Indo-Canadian settlers in Canada, almost all of them...
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Italian Canadian Collection

Italian Canadian Collection

A collection of books, newspapers and government documents focusing on the history and culture of Italian-Canadians. Italians began arriving in Canada as early as the 1400s and in earnest after World War II. This collection of digitized print materials includes books, newspapers and...
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