University of Victoria Libraries Special Collections serves as a research and teaching resource for students, faculty, and the community at large. Its mandate is to collect, preserve, and make accessible rare books, manuscripts, architectural plans, photographs, and oral history interviews.
All members of the university community, as well as those outside the university, are welcome to use the resources and services of the department.
About Special Collections
Information for researchers
LocationRoom A005, Mearns Centre for Learning
University of Victoria
PO Box 1800 STN CSC
Victoria BC V8W 3H5
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
- Freedom to Read Week Display
- Pre-Digital Books Seminar This Week
- Anonymous donation: God Save the King by Brian Howard
- Falstaff and Music Exhibit Guided Tour
- Pre-Digital Books Next Week
See more recent stories on our Special Collections blog.