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SFU Football Memorabilia

SFU Football Memorabilia

SFU Clan football team memorabilia donated by Fred Pazarena containing materials gathered from Fred Pazarena, Gary Conley, Joe Bell, Jim Jordine, Rob McLaren, Clay McEvoy, Glenn Colwell, Mrs. June Davies, SFU Archives, with material from publications including The Peak, Vancouver Sun,...
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SFU Library and Student Learning Commons

SFU Library and Student Learning Commons

Instructional resources from the SFU Library, its Research Commons, and its Student Learning Commons.
Contributed by Simon Fraser University Library.


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SFU Library Licensed Material

SFU Library Licensed Material

Various types of content licensed by the SFU Library on behalf of the University.

Contributed by Simon Fraser University Library.


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Tech BC Memory Project

TechBC Memory Project

The TechBC Memory Project is a collection of thirty interviews that documents the experiences and reflections of the community of the Technical University of British Columbia in Surrey, British Columbia. This public university was established by the Mike Harcourt New Democratic Party...
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The Shirley Petten Collection

The Shirley Petten Collection

In December 1991, Beverly Holmwood, Petten's partner of 20 years, died of hepatitis C. The disease had been the result of a needlestick injury from a contaminated needle while Holmwood was working as a nurse at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria. In November 1992, Petten won a landmark...
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Ukrainian Collection

Ukrainian Collection

Ukrainians began arriving in Canada perhaps as early as the 18th century, however the mass immigration began in 1891. By 1914 there were 170,000 Ukrainians in Canada, most of which were specifically desirable to Canada as farmers experienced in working in a similar environment. They were...
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Ukrainian Collection of John Luczkiw

Ukrainian Collection of John Luczkiw

This collection was assembled by John Luczkiw (1923-1974), a Ukrainian immigrant who arrived in Canada in 1950. It contains material on Ukrainians published in Canada from 1900 to 1950. Much of the material pertains to the first wave (1891-1914) and second wave (1919-1939) of Ukrainian...
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Vancouver Punk Rock Collection

Vancouver Punk Rock Collection

"A brief noisy movement which still reverberates" is how the New York Times (12 June 2008) described Punk, a movement which was much more than music or clothes; it supported and promoted various social political causes, such as the environment, women's rights, and opposition...
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Vietnamese Boat People Collection

Vietnamese Boat People Collection

Between 1975 and 1976, Canada admitted 5,608 Vietnamese immigrants. In 1979 and 1980, another 50,000 people from Vietnam, refugees who later became known as the "Boat People," settled in Canada. Unlike earlier groups of Vietnamese immigrants, the "Boat People" were internally diverse:...
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Wayang Kulit Collection of Shadow Puppets

Wayang Kulit Collection of Shadow Puppets

The real beginnings of Indonesian immigration to Canada can be traced to the late 1960s and political unrest in Indonesia. Many Indonesians settled in the cities of Toronto and Vancouver. In 2006 the census recorded a total of 14,320 people of Indonesian origin living in Canada, with 6,...
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