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Art Images digital collection

Art Images

SFU Library's Art Images is a collection of online images documenting a broad range of art in support of teaching, learning, and research at SFU. Currently the collection is composed of over 2000 images with an emphasis on the history of Western Art. Images are licensed for research and...
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BC Multicultural Photograph Collection at the Vancouver Public Library

BC Multicultural Photograph Collection at the Vancouver Public Library

This collection of photographs depicts the contributions of immigrants and First Nations peoples to BC. The photographs feature significant events and activities such as the development of Vancouver’s Chinatown, the Chinese contribution to railroad construction in B.C., East Indians and...
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Bill Reid Centre Collection

Bill Reid Centre Collection

The Bill Reid Centre Collection is a collection of images that records the arts and architecture of the various First Nations of the Pacific Northwest, focusing on their many and varied artistic and material expressions. The records in the collection are images brought together in a vast...
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Blair Henshaw HIV AIDS Stamp Collection

Blair Henshaw HIV AIDS Stamp Collection

A digitized collection of HIV/AIDS-related stamps, philatelic materials and ephemera collected by Canadian AIDS activist and stamp collector Blair Henshaw (1949-2002), the man responsible for successfully lobbying the Canadian federal government to issue an HIV/AIDS stamp. It features a...
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British Columbia Fine Printing Collection

British Columbia Fine Printing Collection

Fine/private presses have a distinguished history in British Columbia. Founded in Vancouver in 1946, the Private Press of Robert R. Reid was the first of its kind in Canada. The British Columbia Fine Printing collection contains digitized publications and ephemera of several B.C. fine/...
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British Columbia Postcards Collection

British Columbia Postcards Collection

This is an historically significant collection of over 6,000 B.C. postcards that visually and vividly capture a wide array of places, people, events, industries, geographic landmarks, architectural highlights, modes of transportation – all associated with British Columbia. Many are...
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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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Harrison Brown Collection

Harrison Brown Collection

Photographs by Harrison Brown (1893-1977), a freelance journalist, writing for The Evening Standard, The New Chronicle, The New Statesman, and the Fortnightly Review between the World Wars. He also worked as a broadcaster for the BBC. Harrison moved to Hornby Island, British Columbia in...
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Italian Canadian Women Photograph Collection

Italian Canadian Women Photograph Collection

A collection of archival images dating from 1950 to 1975 celebrating the contributions of Italian women immigrants to Canadian history and culture. In 1948, Canada began accepting family-sponsored Italian immigrants. Between 1950 and 1975, over 100,000 Italian women came as sojourners...
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Mai '68 Collection

Mai '68 Collection

The mai '68  poster collection in SFU Library Special Collections consists of posters and handbills created largely by the Atelier Populaire. The collection is important as a source of documentary, artistic and historical evidence of the student protests in France during May 1968. Each day...
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