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Rodeo Collection

Rodeo Collection

A digital collection of documents related to rodeos across Western Canada and the role they played in building communities in the west. These materials are primarily from the first half of the 20th century and include rodeo programs, newspaper articles, Cowboy Protection Association meeting...
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Scottish Oral History Collection

Scottish Oral History Collection

"Scottish Voices from the West" oral histories is a collection of 52 oral histories of Scottish immigrants to British Columbia that were recorded in 2003 and 2004 by SFU's Centre for Scottish Studies.

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Scowlitz Artifact Assemblage Project

Scowlitz Artifact Assemblage Project

The Simon Fraser University Scowlitz collection is comprised of nearly 2,000 artifacts excavated from the Scowlitz site at the confluence of the Harrison and Fraser Rivers between 1992 and 1999. Excavation activities were hosted by the Scowlitz First Nation in partnership with SFU, UBC and...
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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 Peak newspaper

The Peak

The Peak, the official Simon Fraser University (SFU) student newspaper, has been published since 1965, when the University was founded on the peak of Burnaby Mountain in Burnaby, British Columbia. It is currently a weekly publication in both print and electronic versions.

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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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