PCHC is offering an exclusive event–a guided tour of UBC’s Chung Collection with the collector himself Dr. Wallace Chung–for our active Volunteers and Members!
If you are an active volunteer or member and haven’t received an email invite, please update your contact with Eleanor at firstname.lastname@example.org. Pre-register soon as spots are limited!
Date and Time: Friday, August 26, 2016 (10:30am-12:00pm)
Come join PCHC-MoM for a tour of UBC’s treasured Wallace B. Chung and Madeline H. Chung Collection, guided by Dr. Wallace Chung, the collector himself. The Chung Collection, housed in the Rare Books and Special Collections department in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, is a beautiful and extensive research collection made up of more than 25, 000 rare and unique items relating to Chinese-Canadian history. The collection includes documents, books, maps, posters, paintings, photographs, silver, glass, ceramic ware, and more, and is a window into the lives of early Chinese-Canadian migrants. Come listen to Dr. Chung recount stories about these items and learn more about the details and anecdotes behind his extensive collection.
As the collection contains many precious and historically significant items, bags are not permitted inside. Please expect to have your bags and belongings put aside in lockers before entering the room. If you are taking notes, please use pencil only, as accidental ink marks can ruin artefacts. Thanks for your consideration!