National Archives sign at Kew Gardens Station

National Archives sign at Kew Gardens Station


New website for Chung Collection, Rare Books & Special Collections, UBC Library, Vancouver, Canada

As announced on various mailing lists (02010 05 05):

"The Wallace B. Chung and Madeline H. Chung Collection, a designated national treasure, has a new virtual home.

The handsome website, found at, highlights the Chung Collection’s three main themes: immigration and settlement, early British Columbia history and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company.

Focus groups consisting of faculty, staff, students and community
members provided feedback on the development of a new site for the Chung Collection, which is housed at UBC Library's Rare Books and Special Collections division.

Highlights include quick search and advanced search functions, a 'most
viewed items' feature, an appealing re-design and an extensive catalogue of digitized items.

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