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Labour History and Archives

Explore the history of the British Columbia labour movement at the UBC Rare Books and Special Collections Library.


This research guide highlights relevant resources and archival material relating to the history of the labour movement in British Columbia. Primary sources from international, national, and local unions, as well as individuals, associations, organizations and political groups important to the development of the labour movement are all available. Labour history is a major collecting area for RBSC; if you have materials you would like us to consider, please contact Krisztina Laszlo at

Students support striking support workers on campus in 1992 strike. 

Image source: [Unknown]. (1992, March 24). The Ubyssey [N]. doi:

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