UBC and the last great pandemic, 1918-19

Businesses, educational institutions, and many other institutions have closed or at least severely limited public access.  Hospitals are struggling to deal with waves of sick individuals, with other facilities being converted into makeshift hospitals.  Citizens are being told to stay home as much as possible, and to avoid gathering in groups.  Everybody is listening to […]

University Archives’ closure (UPDATED)

The University of British Columbia Archives is now closed to the public until further notice. Archives staff are working remotely and are able to assist with some reference questions. Inquiries can be sent through our contact form. During this period, be sure to explore digitized materials from the Archives’ collections available on our website and through UBC […]

Enhanced access to our historical photographs

The University Archives has added a feature to our website that enhances access to our historical photograph collections. Most of our photographs are acquired as part of a distinct fonds or collection.  As the records are arranged and described, each photograph is given a distinct catalogue number or “identifier”.  Each identifier has two parts, a […]

Laurenda Daniells, University Archivist Emerita (1923-2017)

Laurenda Daniells, University Archivist Emerita (1923-2017)

[Update: A Memorial will be held at the University Hill Congregation, 6050 Chancellor Blvd. (Google Maps), Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. The service will be preceded by lunch at noon and followed by a reception. Parking is available at the UBC Rose Garden parkade.] Laurenda Daniells, first Archivist of the University of British […]