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RBSC is located on Level 1 of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. Photo © Lara Swimmer Photography

Five special items from UBC Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections (RBSC) are highlighted in the Ubyssey, UBC’s student newspaper. These fascinating finds include a letter from Napoleon Bonaparte; Uncle Jim’s Canadian Nursery Rhymes; the Olive Allen Biller collection; an act dealing with “swine and goats” from the John Keenlyside Legal Research collection; and a copy of Alice in Wonderland that features illustrations from the surrealist artist Salvador Dali.

Read Book supplement: 5 incredible relics from UBC Rare Books in the Ubyssey.

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